Water sports holidays - holiday homes near water sports activities

Water sports holidays (80975)

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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Villa rental in Salondra with swimming pool

Alghero / Salondra

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant place for a relaxed and well looked after holiday.” We just had a great week at Villa Romantica. Lovely house and garden, nicely decorated, very well kept. Received by the owners who also made sure there were food & drinks to get us started.  …see more

from £107 / night

£812 - £2565 / week

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from £107 / night

(10) Excellent 

23

La Roche Chalais holiday cottage rental

Dordogne / La Roche Chalais

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 85 km
  • Swimming pool
If you are looking for a beautiful holiday home in the heart of French culture then look no further......This gite is situated in a very pleasant rural setting in Dordogne.This is a quietly located property, with a park and a large swimming-pool.  …see more

from £52 / night

£513 - £983 / week

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from £52 / night

(7) Excellent 

17

Holiday cottage in Portscatho

Roseland Peninsula / Portscatho

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Child friendly
“SECRET OF THE ROSELAND PENINSULA” Portsscatho is a beautiful area of Cornwall to stay and explore with many beaches and lovely walks.We have hired Sunnyside for the last 2years and holidayed for the last 4 in this village. The accommadation is superb  …see more

from £65 / night

£275 - £865 / week

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from £65 / night

(48) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Gorthleck

Scottish Highlands / Gorthleck

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“The greatest holiday let we've ever been in!” We had a fantastic honeymoon in Samhach! The house was very clean and literally everything was provided, even a bottle of wine in the fridge! The view from the house and the surrounding countryside are ast  …see more

from £55 / night

£275 - £467 / week

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from £55 / night

(6) Very Good 

24

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in New Seabury

Cape Cod / New Seabury

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect vacation” We enjoyed our vacation in this holiday home very much. We found everything we needed and it was perfect. Our little son (1,5 years old) loved the garden and the nice beaches in the surrounding area. The supermarket and the restauran  …see more

from £117 / night

£803 - £2174 / week

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from £117 / night

(27) Excellent 

18

Holiday cottage rental

Lochaber / Fort William

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
This is a brand new open plan eco passive chalet/cottage with stunning views over the sea loch complete with its own shore water front. Only 1 mile outside Fort William shopping centre so easy access to Pubs restaurants etc. Bathroom is equipped with a two person sauna  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1340 / week

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from £90 / night

(12) Excellent 

36

Camber holiday home rental

Rye / Camber

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Delightful property in an excellent position” Recently returned from a lovely week's stay at Rye Bay Beach House in (and practically on!) Camber Sands. On arrival, we were very kindly left a welcome pack of locally made scones with clotted cream and  …see more

from £130 / night

£600 - £975 / week

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from £130 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in The Barrowfields

Newquay / The Barrowfields

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect family apartment” Excellent, modern apartment with great views. 3 large spacious bedrooms one with en-suite. Close to Tesco Express, Aldi and Sainsburys. Parking bay just outside main door. Wi-fi, freeview tv and ipod docking station so my tee  …see more

from £150 / night

£595 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

(56) Excellent 

41

Aberdeen holiday apartment rental

Aberdeenshire / Aberdeen

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous apartment” Excellent stay all round, very comfortable, beautifully furnished and decorated for Christmas. Richard was perfect host, friendly and helpful without being intrusive. He made such an effort to ensure everything was to our liking. W  …see more

from £115 / night

£805 / week

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from £115 / night

(5) Excellent 

15

Cavelossim holiday apartment rental

Cavelossim / Mobor

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Car not necessary
Bright and airey 1st floor modern self catering 90sqm apartment facing main street with 10msq furnished sunny terrace plus additional balcony off master.Spacious bespoke wardrobes and vanity tables,ceiling fans including split A/C's in each bedroom2 wet roo  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £230 / week

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from £25 / night

60

Basse-Terre Island / Sainte Rose

4 16 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £122 / night

£855 / week

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from £122 / night

(29) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage in Clonmany

Clonmany / Urris

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Wonderful house in a wonderful area” Mia's Cottage is a comfortable house situated in the heart of Inis Eoghain. It's a great location from which to view the entire peninsula and all it offers, including the wonderful historic sites that are situated  …see more

from £75 / night

£290 - £560 / week

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from £75 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Moraira

Moraira / Benitachell/Cumbre del Sol

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful view” A very pleasant apartment with the most stunning view. The swimming pools are very good. Lovely and peaceful during our visit. We hope to stay here again before our permanent move to Moraira. Thank you  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £419 / week

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from £47 / night

(8) Excellent 

11

Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Nerja

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Location location location” This apartment is in a absolutely great location everything in easy walking distance ideally suited for one or two people and has everything you could possibly want If you are looking for a good value apartment in N  …see more

from £20 / night

£137 - £197 / week

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from £20 / night

(32) Excellent 

21

Self-catering bungalow with seaview and golf nearby in Brighton and Hove

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“5***** Accomadation with viws to match.” The accomadation was stunning, the views were amazing. This tranquil location is probably the best we have ever stayed at. Everything you could wish for, like being at home, well almost. I would recomend this  …see more

from £165 / night

£750 - £995 / week

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from £165 / night

(22) Excellent 

39

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oliveira do Hospital

Coimbra District / Oliveira do Hospital

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing” We stayed there in June of last year. The villa was spot on, it had everything that you needed, immaculate, well looked after and it was a pleasure to stay there. The views are spectacular and the pool and surrounding gardens added to that  …see more

from £59 / night

£569 - £1167 / week

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from £59 / night

(1) Very Good 

11

Holiday cottage in Castlegregory

Dingle Peninsula / Castlegregory

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Modern cottage built in traditional style in ¾ acre garden with views over Tralee Bay and of the Slieve Mish Mountains (2796ft). Safe sandy beach about 500 yards. Many scenic walks and drives in the surrounding area.  …see more

from £34 / night

£236 - £514 / week

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from £34 / night

(8) Excellent 

29

Holiday home with swimming pool in Pak Nam Pran

Pranburi / Pak Nam Pran

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location for family vacations !” This property is very well maintained, always clean, as a lady came everyday for 2 hours cleaning, well furnished. (Perhaps can you add same kitchen tools & utensils… ) We had plenty of rooms for 8 people… The  …see more

from £138 / night

£918 / week

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from £138 / night

(19) Very Good 

11

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Jomtien Beach

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
BEACHFRONT, Studio/Apartment. Located in a prime area of Pattaya/Jomtien with direct private access to Dongtan Beach (rated as the best beach in the area). Minutes to Pattaya downtown (Walking Street entertainment and shopping centres). Contact the owner for your LONG  …see more

from £15 / night

£95 - £111 / week

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from £15 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Altea

Altea / Altea Hills

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Stayed with Coasta Blanca Direct 3 times and will be going back for a 4th” It is exactly what it looks like in the brochure, both apartments are clean and looked after. The views are worth the rent alone. Rent a small car as the roads are tight. Alt  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £651 / week

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from £57 / night

(3) Excellent 

24

Lamorna holiday studio rental

Penzance / Lamorna

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
Lamorna Hideaway offers stylish boutique rooms in the very heart of the idyllic Lamorna Valley, famed for its beauty and artists it has attracted. Lamorna Cove and majestic cliffs are a five minute walk, with the enchanting stream always in view.  …see more

from £36 / night

£240 - £480 / week

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from £36 / night

16

Private room rental in Subic Bay Freeport Zone with shared pool, tennis court

Central Luzon Region / Subic Bay Freeport Zone

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Sunset Bay View. Under New Management Operated By Filipino-German Family Who offer a Quiet and Tranquil Environment for their Guest. Sunset Bay View Luxury Apartment is located in the very Heart of Subic Bay Zambales. Easily accessible with private Vehicles or Public Tr  …see more

from £17 / night

£154 - £238 / week

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from £17 / night

(6) Very Good 

24

Haute-Savoie / Annecy

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

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from £137 / night

£667 - £753 / week

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from £137 / night

18

Varmland County / Sysslebäck

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £26 / night

£180 - £389 / week

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from £26 / night

(14) Very Good 

23

Two bedroom balcony apartment in Margate

Isle of Thanet / Margate

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excuisite!” Temeraire is a luxurious seaside apartment with stunning seaviews and overlooks the wonderful winter gardens. Well-kept in traditional English style, makes this the perfect place to stay in Margate. 2 generously sized bedrooms (1 double, 1  …see more

from £100 / night

£395 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

10

Port of Soller holiday apartment rental

Soller / Port of Soller

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment and location” Booking a holiday abroad is always a bit nerve-racking, especially when you have a fussy husband and two young sons! However, I needn't have worried because from the moment I contacted the owner of the apartment, he w  …see more

from £73 / night

£509 - £1022 / week

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from £73 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just so perfect” Just the most perfect holiday. We stayed at the Casa dos Molieros during the last week of August. Eight of our family, from Grandad to Grandson. We were just speechless when we walked through the front door, through the dining /sittin  …see more

from £250 / night

£1750 - £2500 / week

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from £250 / night

20

Holiday cottage in Cams Wharf

Lake Macquarie / Cams Wharf

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Child friendly
Catherine Hill Bay is approximately 1.5hours north of Sydney CBD by car. It is 55 minutes from the start of the M1 freeway at Hornsby. This architect designed home is 9 years old, and reflects the architectural and cultural values of this unique and largely intact coa  …see more

from £87 / night

£618 - £1667 / week

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from £87 / night

(19) Excellent 

37

Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£675 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(3) Excellent 

30

Pont Royal holiday villa rental

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Pont Royal

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Swimming pool
RENOVATED !! Luxury villa on a private country club estate with a championship golf course designed by S. Ballesteros. Three bedrooms, bathroom, modern kitchen with dishwasher/washer/dryer. Large lounge and dining area open onto terrace/BBQ/garden/private pool.<br /&  …see more

from £171 / night

£800 - £1945 / week

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from £171 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Ile d'Oleron / Saint-Denis d'Oleron

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

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from £43 / night

£214 - £428 / week

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from £43 / night

(21) Excellent 

20

Elgin holiday cottage rental

Moray / Elgin

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely cottage in peaceful setting” Short stay in this lovely well equipped cottage, felt very much at home right away. Wonderful view from front room and garden just perfect for 2 active dogs, ideal having the gate at the bottom of the garden for wal  …see more

from £70 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £70 / night

(46) Excellent 

22

Home rental in Matlock with golf nearby

Derbyshire / Matlock

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Highfield Peak District in the town of Matlock offers unique group self catering with six bedroom, three reception room accommodation in luxury surroundings, occupying an exceptional south-facing position with breath taking views towards historic Riber Castle, overlook  …see more

from £412 / night

£2290 - £3640 / week

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from £412 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Ilfracombe / Ilfracombe Harbour

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Superb, Fantastic, covenient, great place to stay” We visited in July 2013 when weather was super warm, It was a last minute booking for 3 nights. To start the communication with the owner was top notch, I received an email and a phone call giving al  …see more

from £79 / night

£450 - £980 / week

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from £79 / night

(11) Excellent 

20

Holiday townhouse rental

Vilamoura / Terracos da Vinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great accommodation in a nice open setting” First time we have rented a villa with a shared pool, normally opting for a private pool. 32 properties within a gated secure area sharing one large swimming pool. Some villas privately owned and some rent  …see more

from £74 / night

£513 - £1325 / week

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from £74 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Sutton on Derwent holiday cottage rental

East Riding of Yorkshire / Sutton on Derwent

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“A charming, cosy cottage and a friendly, peaceful, relaxing setting, excellent for families with children and/or a dog” The cottage was very nicely furnished and very clean, giving a warm, cosy feel. The owners have obviously thought about what guests  …see more

from £75 / night

£375 - £500 / week

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from £75 / night

(30) Excellent 

21

Chateau-d'Oex ski apartment to rent

Canton of Vaud / Chateau-d'Oex

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Mountain Scenery” Our stay at La Soldanelle was our best family holiday ever. The location surrounded by mountains is still vividly imprinted in my mind. You could see the mountains from the kitchen and bedroom windows of the apartment and w  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £590 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Mortagua

Viseu District / Mortagua

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Comfortable house with a great view” We enjoyed our stay at this property very much. The house is very comfortable and there's a great view from the terrace. It's in a quiet area, but very convenient for the A1 so you can easily reach places of intere  …see more

from £70 / night

£525 - £1008 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Lydney

Forest of Dean / Lydney

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely Cottage, ideal location.” We stayed for 3 nights with our dog , the location was ideal for exploring, cottage was very clean and comfy and having the Forest at the bottom of the garden was amazing.  …see more

from £41 / night

£238 - £390 / week

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from £41 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday gite in Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq

Vendee / Saint-Michel-le-Cloucq

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent & charming Gite - well equipped” We really enjoyed our 2 weeks here - the gite was full of charm and character, but very well equipped with all modern appliances in the kitchen, etc - all the extra things which really make a difference to a  …see more

from £41 / night

£283 - £595 / week

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from £41 / night