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WHETHER IT'S A ROMANTIC WEEKEND GETAWAY, a peaceful retreat, unwinding after a busy week in the City, wedding accommodation, or making a weekend of a summer concert at one of the nearby venues, spend quality time with friends and family at Baudin's Cottage. …see more
Lovely 3 bedroom cedar cottage. 3 k's S. All cooking facilities, microwave, tv,video, dvd, PIANO, games and Books for your use, pot belly, bath & shower. Electric blankets. Inlet views. Linen included. Outdoor Setting on the verandah.we welcome everyone: yourse …see more
Rachel's Cottage is a historical workers cottage built in 1898 as the family home of the Middleton family. It has been lovingly restored and refurbished by the Middleton Family descendants for guests' comfort.
It is situated in the main street of Texas, just next door …see more
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
“Perfect home from home in wonderful location and lovely hosts” Nothing too much trouble for lovely hosts Bindy, Mick and boys. Great house, two minute walk from Whites beach and a two minute drive to Torquay town centre and further stunning beaches. V
The cottage is on a small property near the Crater Lakes national park, Lake Eacham. It is very quiet and comfortable. It is nestled behind a bamboo fence with views to the near by hills. It is self contained with a potbelly and out door bath to soak in natures beauty. …see more
Byron Bay, Northern Beaches, Gold Coast, Coolangatta Airport, Brisbane, Tweed Heads, Pottsville, Byron BlueFest, child pet friendly, coastal getaway, short-term holiday rental, cottage on hill, surfing, fishing, environmental park, Mt. Warning, Lamington National Park, …see more
“A fabulous property in a delightfully unspoilt area!” A beautifully decorated and maintained property, much more spacious than expected. The kitchen is a great size with all the appliances you may require should you wish to dine at home. The garden an
With 2 separate living areas, separate dining area and huge kitchen, this cottage is perfect for a large group or family. There are high ceilings in the large original living area of this heritage settler's cottage. Sleeps up to 9 with 1 queen room, one twin share room, …see more
The accommodation is a restored stables/carriage cottage situated behind our own c1846 heritage listed convict built sandstone house. On the Heritage Register the building was classified as a ruin. We thought it would be a shame to just let it fall down so we set abou …see more
Nikau cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage with stunning sea views, large doors (screened) face west for afternoon sun and spectacular sunsets. the cottage has a kitchenette and provides a spacious cottage for 2 couples or a family.
Situated on an elevated terrace, we are on …see more
Looking for a tranquil, secluded spot to relax and enjoy nature? This is it. In a rural setting away from the crowds but still very close to shops, cafes, beach and tourist attractions. Soak in the outdoor spa under the stars in complete privacy …see more
Barham Hill Retreat is set amongst 40 acres of gum trees and is truly a place of natural beauty that we share with the native wildlife. Located just 3.5 kms from the township of Apollo Bay where you can dine, shop and explore the beautiful beaches and local markets. …see more
“A moment away from the hustle and bustle” What an amazing property!! The quality of the furnishings and fixtures were what you would expect to find in a 5 star hotel. Everything was thought of, down to the gorgeous slippers and robes in the walk in
“Luxury! Everything you can think of provided and more.”
Reviewed 26 Apr 2014
First the bad news.... once you have stayed here you will go home and want to make home improvements. No expense or luxury have been spared in this new, fully equipped getaway cottage (although cott… More
“Rural luxury on the edge of town”
Reviewed 5 Feb 2014
We had a great stay and enjoyed all of the modern comforts which were akin to staying in a hotel, while being in amongst the trees, birds and other farm animals. Came away totally relaxed and refreshe… More
Reviewed 14 Aug 2015
An exceptional place to stay - very new, spacious and warm with a great deck. Perfect for relaxing. Stephen and his family, as hosts, were superb. Make this place a reason to go to Whanganui.… More
Located in the heart of Tasman, one of New Zealand's most beautiful regions. The cottage's size, character and central location, make it the perfect retreat. Couples will love the private and intimate setting, and families have plenty to keep the kids entertai …see more
Enjoy peaceful surroundings from the comfort of our Cottage. Explore Bruny Island riding our complimentary bicycles.
Bruny Ocean Cottage is a fully self contained holiday home suitable for couples or families set in an ideal place to relax and unwind whilst on holidays …see more
“A cosy cottage by the river” I had a great time with my friends at Jujurana. It offers just the right kind of atmosphere one needs to unwind and to forget the stressful urban lives most of us are living these days.
The perennial stream flowing by t
2014 Award Finalist for (website hidden) and Take a Break Accommodation Guide.Norwood Place is located close to a great variety of restaurants, pubs, galleries - 1.6 km to the heart of Adelaide, the Garden (FRINGE) Botanic Gardens and Tour Down Under.The host loves Ade …see more
You couldn't be closer to the water's edge in our self-catering suite at the head of a slipway and old historic port, now exclusively recreational. Whether your choice is bathing in the warm, clear, Gulf Stream waters, fishing, diving or boating, it is all available rig …see more
Our sunny, traditional Kiwi bach is the perfect spot to relax and rejuvenate in our private, park like grounds! Two lovely bedrooms (one with King bed & one with Queen bed), the kitchen and lounge all look out over Lake Rotorua, with the 3rd twin bedded bedroom having l …see more
Harbour cottage is a recently refurbished holiday house in the heart of Ulladulla. Featuring new kitchen, appliances, flat screen TV's, lounge/dining room, well equiped laundry and large yard.
Well located in the Ulladulla Harbour precinct and only a short walk to club …see more
Delagoa Cottage offers guests self-catering accommodation in Dullstroom, part of the Mpumalanga Highlands Meander.
Situated in the secure complex of Critchley Common Security Village, the cottage is within walking distance of Dullstroom restaurants, shops and activitie …see more
A casa Alto do Tatu tem três suítes com ar condicionado com camas king e queen, varanda ampla, piscina infinito de 10m de extensão e vista do mar, coqueiral e o Rio Tatuamunha de tirar o folego. A casa fica situada em um terreno de 5000m2 com mangueiras centenárias …see more
“A perfect getaway” We had an incredible few days in Para Dos away from our hectic working lives in London. The location is really unique overlooking the orange groves and mountains in Valencia and even though it is a little tough to get to at first th
We wanted a relaxed holiday away from the urban feel of our country. Usually, our holidays are packed with sight seeing so that we absorb as much as possible from the place's culture. This time we dec… More
“"The perfect getaway"”
Reviewed 1 Aug 2013
This was the first holiday together alone for 19 years, so we wanted it to be very special. It was perfect !! didn't want for nothing..
The accommodation was great, had everything you needed. The vie… More
“Beautiful and well appointed getaway cottage” I took my young daughter and friend for a few days, and we were so happy with this beautiful cottage. Perfect location for heading off to both Nelson and Kaiteriteri, or just hanging out in Mapua. The cott
We stayed at Aroha Cottage for a small week. And we really loved it. Everything you need for a great stay is available. The garden is very beautiful and private. If the weather is nice (which in our c… More
Reviewed 21 Dec 2014
Aroha Cottage is cute, charming, spotlessly clean, equipped with everything and more, set in a fabulous garden and literally seconds from the beach. Seriously, what more could you wish for.
Its in th… More
“Perfect location and wonderful cottage, gardens, great for relaxing.”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2016
The location was brilliant for Abel Tasman, Nelson and nearby facilities. Great for walking and cycling, or just relaxing. The cottage was really comfitable with all amenities ...and wifi available to… More
“Heavenly” We had the most perfect holiday here with our 14 month old child. She loved the pool and wandering around the grounds. The house was so beautifully decorated and the prefect place to relax. The couple who come to water the garden were so lov
Inserted in the forest, garden and orchard this property is in the center of the village of Furnas. It is a private property with excellent sights, natural gardens, a lake and a cave. At about 5 minutes walk between the street and the house you will find supermarkets, c …see more
One of the highest points on the Bodrum peninsula, this hand crafted stone and wood house affords magnificent views of the Turkish coast as well as the Greek Islands from Kalimnos to Samos. Interior furnished by noted decorator. One of the most unique and beautiful Aege …see more
Located right on the water. Only three steps off the deck to the beach. One of the last working fishing villages on St Margarets Bay. Fishing, swimming, biking, kayaking. Internet bbq tv close to restaurants and cafes. Lobster dinners at the local Hubbards Beach …see more