Water sports holidays - holiday homes near water sports activities

Water sports holidays (21574)

If you're looking for an active break and aren’t afraid of getting wet, book one of these holiday homes near fantastic water sports destinations worldwide.


Water sports holidays by the sea allow you to spend energetic mornings on the water and lazy afternoons chilling on the beach. Inland destinations near lakes and rivers are less tied to the summer season and can offer great windsurfing, canoeing and sailing throughout the year.


If you’re planning an action-packed holiday, choose a villa or cottage with plenty of home comforts. You’ll really appreciate a bubbling Jacuzzi, steamy sauna or cosy log fire after an active day on the water.

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21,574 Holiday homes

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Kenmare holiday home rental

Kenmare / Gortamullen

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“wonderful home and location with a very warm and hospitable owner” This is an immaculate well appointed home. We took day trips then walked into town for dinner and trad music. The location is excellent. When we arrived, Gail O'Sullivan greeted us  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 - £602 / week

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from £43 / night

(15) Excellent 

30

Hua Hin holiday apartment rental

Hua Hin / Khao Takiab

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
SEACRAZE - Two beautifully furnished 2 bed/2 bath apartments each sleeping 4 adults, just 300M back from Hua Hin's Khao Takiab Beach. The apartments are together on the 7th floor (top) offering ideal accommodation for larger families or groups. The apartments are set i  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £420 / week

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from £45 / night

(109) Excellent 

21

Holiday home accommodation

Somerset / Bath

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“Wonderful Christmas” Rented this property for my Daughter & her 2 young children who travelled from USA for Xmas. We had a family Christmas with sons from Bristol plus myself & husband .Plenty of space for all and room for children to play. House sp  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(52) Excellent 

19

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Fife

Fife / St Andrews

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“A great house in a very central location” A lovely 2 bedroom house in a central location within walking distance of the beech, shops, sights etc. A modern light and well fitted out property with wet rooms and a raised sitting room with access out to a  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £700 / week

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from £90 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Portrush

Portrush / West Strand

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely stunning contemporary property, in immaculate condition with all the mode cons. The Best we have stayed in!!” This is a perfect property with all the mod cons you require on holiday and more besides!! I have to say that the attention to det  …see more

from £180 / night

£800 - £1000 / week

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from £180 / night

(34) Very Good 

17

Selsey holiday caravan/mobile home rental

West Sussex / Selsey

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely caravan every thing there , nice campsite” We went in the caravan so we could go to Goodwood speed it was a good to say at. Near beach , there was entertainment on the site but did not have the time to go. But would like to go again as it was l  …see more

from £35 / night

£175 - £550 / week

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from £35 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin accommodation

Ironbridge Gorge / Ironbridge

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Absolutely Gorgeous” Will definitely be returning, went away for valentines weekend, also got engaged at the Willow Lodge. Can not fault the lodge or Tracy they are both absolutely amazing. Will be returning in the Summer.  …see more

from £75 / night

£375 - £430 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

10

Pisa / Marina di Pisa

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £37 / night

£246 / week

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from £37 / night

(1) Excellent 

16

San Giovanni di Sinis holiday apartment rental

Province of Oristano / San Giovanni di Sinis

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
House in S. Giovanni di sinis with terrace facing the sea. The house has 6 places, 1 double, 2 double, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, spacious living room, washing machine, oven. This house has a fantastic terrace on the beach.Mq: 100Rooms: 3Bath: 2Sleeps:  …see more

from £83 / night

£577 - £1424 / week

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from £83 / night

(2) Excellent 

19

Nelson Bay holiday b&b rental

Port Stephens / Nelson Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Air conditioning
L’Olivette Bed & Breakfast offers boutique accommodation in a private new architect designed Mediterranean style home with an emphasis on friendly and discreet service by your French hosts. The Olive Room is for 2 adults only. Non smoking. Sorry No pets. It is spac  …see more

from £91 / night

£615 - £644 / week

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from £91 / night

(6) Excellent 

30

Holiday home accommodation

Norfolk Island / Kingston

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Private garden
Fe'awa (Forever) is a comfortable 2 bedroom home (sleeps 4 comfortably) on over 1/4 acre manicured tiered gardens overlooking your own beautiful green valley and ocean views. This lovely, spacious home will effortlessly complete your relaxing, peaceful Norfolk Isl  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Apartment and Fantastic holiday” Just home from a 10 day stay at this beautiful apartment with 3 kids 17, and twins 11. we loved it!!! .. From the start, when Wilma met us and took us there we had no issues with our holiday at all .The apartm  …see more

from £60 / night

£385 - £840 / week

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from £60 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Port d'Alcudia holiday apartment rental

Port d'Alcudia / Port Alcudia

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Overlooking marina and five minute walk to the beach, lovely clean apartment” This was our first visit to Alcudia and I am so pleased we managed to book this apartment. Owned by a lovely couple Teresa and Jaime who were more than helpful and welcomin  …see more

from £64 / night

£424 - £848 / week

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from £64 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Puerto Banus Centre

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect holiday for the whole family. Highly recommended!!” I stayed at Villa Banus with my husband and 2 small children at the beginning of July and we thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing break! The owner got back to my enquiry straight away and was very  …see more

from £280 / night

£1600 - £2950 / week

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from £280 / night

20

Grande-Terre Island / Saint Francois

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £84 / night

£306 - £394 / week

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from £84 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Dalfaber holiday home rental

Aviemore / Dalfaber

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“A lovely house in a great location for exploring the area.” Before we arrived, while we there and after we left, Alan and Lorna did all they could to ensure our stay was an enjoyable one. Communications were prompt, polite and informative. Instruction  …see more

from £70 / night

£560 - £1310 / week

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from £70 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday barn with golf nearby in Burnham-on-Crouch

Essex / Burnham-on-Crouch

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Beautiful accommodation, superb location, warm welcome” We had a wonderful week staying in the Hayloft with our 2 children and large dog, Buster. The barn has been stylishly and sympathetically restored with bags of character. Great linen and a powe  …see more

from £100 / night

£560 - £770 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Saint James Parish / Holder's Hill

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa with that personal touch from the cleaner” Prior to arrival the owner was very helpful with car hiring and attention to detail as we needed a divider in one of the rooms as we had brother and sister teenagers of different sexes sharing  …see more

from £107 / night

£750 - £900 / week

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from £107 / night

(3) Excellent 

22

Ski apartment to rent in Davos Klosters

Klosters / Davos Klosters

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Awesome Place, Great Owners” We stayed there for a week this July and the owners Amanda and Kevin were incredibly helpful and hospitable. We had a very late arrival yet they waited up and helped us get everything situated. Haus Arve is in a great lo  …see more

from £122 / night

£848 - £2967 / week

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from £122 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in White Beach

Tasmania / White Beach

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Penguins offers guests spectacular views of the beach and bay, less than 500 metres away. The cottage is quickly heated if the weather should be cold. Great hot showers in clean rain water. Spacious kitchen. Large deck & bbq. Surrounded by bird and bush life. Relax.A te  …see more

from £93 / night

£615 / week

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from £93 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Beaumaris

Anglesey / Beaumaris

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
A beautiful end cottage set in the idyllic town of Beaumaris on the Isle of Anglesey. Just a 5 minute walk to the beach and centre of town where you can sample the delights of the many local restaurants and pubs whilst talking in the dramatic views across the very pic  …see more

from £46 / night

£318 - £755 / week

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from £46 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Trearddur Bay with golf nearby

Anglesey / Trearddur Bay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely place, accurately described.” Accurately described really nice bungalow. A pleasant stroll down to the seafront and a few restaurants and very close to Holyhead too. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend staying here. The owners were very helpful too  …see more

from £70 / night

£350 - £700 / week

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from £70 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Lossiemouth holiday apartment rental

Moray / Lossiemouth

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Gorgeous apartment, a home from home you won't want to leave.” A beautifully decorated and well-furnished modern apartment providing everything you could need. Excellent correspondence with the owner throughout and a very warm welcome on arrival - an  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £550 / week

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from £80 / night

(65) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Whitstable

Kent / Whitstable

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“We love Whitstable!” Our first visit but not our last! The flat was immaculate, with everything we needed on hand. The location was ideal, near to the beautiful Harbour and some great restaurants and shops!  …see more

from £80 / night

£415 - £675 / week

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from £80 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Fintona holiday barn rental

County Tyrone / Fintona

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A NEWLY RENOVATED & BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED 5 STAR STONE BARN CONVERSIONSOMETHING DIFFERENT....... SOMETHING SPECIAL..  …see more

from £100 / night

£425 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Average 

19

Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in Gairloch

Scottish Highlands / Gairloch

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Self catering bungalow which looks out towards Gairloch bay. Suitable for families or couples.Outsanding views to Skye, local hills and beach which is within walking distance. Ideally located for all amenities and a short walk will take you to the 'Strath'  …see more

from £65 / night

£395 - £495 / week

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from £65 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / Corstorphine

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This 2 bedroom apartment. Sleeps 6. (7 on request) Situated 15 minutes from the city centre Ideal for all ages and all types of holidays. Travel cot & high chair available.  …see more

from £70 / night

£540 - £1050 / week

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from £70 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Home rental in Lahinch with golf nearby

County Clare / Lahinch

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Overall Fabulous!” I stayed here recently for a weekend with a group of girls. From the start to the finish it was the most enjoyable stay. Everything you could possibly think of was in the house - and plenty of everything! A short stroll from town  …see more

from £382 / night

£1272 - £15509 / week

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from £382 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Kirkcudbright holiday cottage let

Dumfries and Galloway / Kirkcudbright

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Staying with elderly, mobility impaired relatives” Stayed at Rattra with 2 elderly and mobility impaired relatives - both requiring the use of a wheelchair to access the cottage from the car. Although there is a step to get in through the doors, the w  …see more

from £85 / night

£300 - £600 / week

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from £85 / night

(37) Excellent 

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West Country holiday cottage rental

Padstow / Padstow Harbour

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“A most delightful place to chill out relax and enjoy” We can highly recommend staying at this recently modernised holiday cottage in a quiet part of Padstow. Decorated and furnished to a very high standard, clean and comfortable with all modern ameni  …see more

from £105 / night

£725 / week

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from £105 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Ski apartment to rent in Bourg Saint Maurice

Savoie / Bourg Saint Maurice

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Ski
“Great place to stay for ski ing with a family” Had a brilliant weeks ski ing, loads of snow great having not skied for 5 years, apartment very comfortable and ideal for us and our extended family. We met up with friends that Alastair introduced to hi  …see more

from £100 / night

£445 - £815 / week

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from £100 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Ski bungalow to rent in Dalfaber

Aviemore / Dalfaber

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Steam Cottage AviemoreAn attractive two bedroom, self catering cottage centrally located & close to all amenities. With woodburning stove, enclosed garden, wi-fi and off road private parking for two cars it is ideal for couples, families or a small group of friends.  …see more

from £68 / night

£343 - £595 / week

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from £68 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Soldeu

Canillo Parish / Soldeu

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay - good snow, great food, even better bars!” After narrowing down the options to choosing between Andorra and the more traditional ski area of the 'Three Valleys', I was delighted and equally surprised by all that Andorra has to offer. The  …see more

from £180 / night

£700 - £1250 / week

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from £180 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Fuengirola

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Self Catering property with stunning swimming pool and exotic Tropical Gardens, and overlooking the Mediterranean. Just 10 minutes from the beach. Ideal for families seeking relaxation and golfers.  …see more

from £35 / night

£220 - £490 / week

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from £35 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in St Just

Cornwall / St Just

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” A wonderfully located 5-star accommodation. Excellent facilities; clean,bright and roomy. Lovely garden and large area for kids to play. Superb location - quiet, peaceful and sunny all day long. Perfect location for walks to the beach and St.  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £1320 / week

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from £100 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Flamborough

Bridlington / Flamborough

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Cliff edge cottage overlooking Thornwick Bay. One of the finest views in Yorkshire. Watch gannets, puffins, razorbills, auks, cormorants, gulls and short-eared owls from your living room. Breathtaking sea views. Nature walk. Idyllic sunset. Tranquil escape.Visit http://  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £895 / week

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from £57 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Portstewart

County Londonderry / Portstewart

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Great house, in great location” Used the house as a base for a golfing weekend with 3 friends, found the house and location to be excellent for exploring the coast of northern Ireland. Around an hours easy drive from Belfast airport. Enjoyed a great v  …see more

from £80 / night

£525 - £800 / week

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from £80 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Aviemore ski bungalow to rent.

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great stay” Very good holiday, the house has every thing you need and more , good Location , we have being coming to this house for years and hope to come Back for many more !!  …see more

from £110 / night

£525 - £1175 / week

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from £110 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Javea

Javea / Tosalet

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A view to die for!” Fantastic villa for all 15 of us to enjoy together and still find personal spaces.Clean,basic bedrooms,great bathrooms,showers lovely.Location superb,5 mins drive to supermarket,10 mins drive to Arenal beach.Although busy resort,ne  …see more

from £157 / night

£933 - £3560 / week

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from £157 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Montrose holiday home rental

Angus / Montrose

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Cottage Wonderful views” Tastefully decorated & comfortably slept 8, with 2 bedrooms on ground floor helped with elderly relatives. Great views over the basin watching the wildlife.Very clean and well maintained cottage ( felt like new).A sm  …see more

from £120 / night

£675 - £1100 / week

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from £120 / night