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“Wonderful” Having just returned from a 10 day holiday in this house, all I can say is - it was wonderful. There was plenty of room for myself, my son & his family. Upstairs, the outside balcony was huge. Everything you could think of was provided -
“One of our best holidays EVER in Ta Berta!” When we arrived quite late to Malta, we hadn't appreciated that it was Victory Day and therefore a public holiday, however that did not prevent the wonderful hosts of Ta Berta, Sam and Michelle, from warmly
Both the villa and the owners were fantastic. It was clean, perfect location for site seeing the whole island, in a village that had all the amenities you need on a villa holiday. The owners were very… More
“Oh so comfortable villa - and that pool!”
Reviewed 19 Oct 2014
A wonderful, private and oh so comfortable villa - and that pool!
We enjoyed 8 days of peace, quiet and comfort staying in Ta Berta in Sannat. The welcoming Sam and Michelle have created a fantastic … More
“Luxury accommodation in a laid-back location.”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2014
My wife and I were travelling with my 90-year-old mother. When we were looking at booking Berta, Sam was concerned that Mum may not be able to climb the front steps or get in one of the free-standing … More
“Smashing Villa” From start to finish booking this villa with Antonia was simple, easy and hassle free the whole process couldn't have gone easier, there was 9 adults, a 12yr old and a baby, faciltitys in the villa was everything you could of asked for
We were 2 families totalling 9 people. The villa was beautifully laid out with welcoming food and wine. The personal welcome from Antonia was super. There is enough parking off road for 2 cars. The ga… More
“The view is beautiful and the flat is comfortable” The flat is comfortable with everything you need provided. There is a large terrace with a fantastic view of rooftops and the sea. It is perfectly located, close to the station with very easy access
The view is great and we really appreciated the location - very easy access to Lisbon, Sintra, Cascais and Estoril. Paco do Arcos is a quiet place with a nice beach within walking distance, and a pave… More
Thank you very much for your kind comment and for leaving the apartment shining, this shows really respect for our work. As promised, hope to see you soon and if not at my apartment, at least in Portugal. Anything you might need, we´ll be pleased to help.
“Superb villa with excellent facilities and great views” A group of 12 of us ranging from 4-80 stayed here for 2 weeks. What a villa! It is equipped with everything you could ever need and the BBQ was used a couple of times. The pool was lovely and was
We could not be happier with our stay at Villa Rafiki - beautifully furnished, comfortable, spacious and equipped with everything you could need. We loved the outdoor space, perfect for relaxing and d… More
“Very smart, well equipped villa. We had an amazing stay!”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2015
A group of 9 of us just returned home from an amazing holiday in this beautiful villa and we couldn't be happier. The White Company bedding and towels made the stay so comfortable, along with the very… More
“Breathtakingly beautiful property with the most delightful hosts.” The view from Lakeview Villa will literally take your breath away. The house is stunning - beautifully designed with enormous rooms and terraces. The swimming pool is a great size and
My family and I (four adults and three kids ages 9,7,3.5) stayed at the beautiful Lakeview Villa along with my in-laws over our spring break holiday. This was our first trip to Sri Lanaka and having h… More
Reviewed 1 Apr 2015
Great house with stunning views. Very relaxing. Lovely couple living in who prepared fabulous food and were so helpful. We had a wonderful time. … More
“Beautiful villa in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2015
This has to be the best place to relax and repair wear and tear. Perfectly situated overlooking the lake surrounded by a cinnamon plantation, spacious and comfortable - this is a great spot to unwind … More
“Delightful stay in Apartment 28D near Burriana Beach” Apartment 28D had everything required for the family to enjoy the beautiful town of Nerja. Ideally located to the beach and a stone's throw away from the supermarket. From the moment we made our bo
“Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !” Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !
Only a short while since our return home and already longing to go back.
It is hard to describe in a few sentences the overwhelming impressions during our stay.
What a nice experience !!!
Beautiful house, superbe swimmingpool ( the cleanest ever seen) , nice garden that gives straight access to the beach.
Friendly Staf always ready to help ; Pushpa the hou… More
“Paradise does exist!!”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2015
If i have to discribe my stay in villa golden in one word i would say "heaven". The premises are excellent, charming villa and superb gardens. Very nice pool and with a garden that gives into the sea … More
“Beautiful villa, people and setting”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2014
I have just stayed here with my family and its been amazing. Its a beautiful villa, very tastefully done with lots of space and different seating areas so it feels so relaxing. The setting is gorgeous… More
“Perfect studio apartment” Lovely apartment in a great location. The large balcony with a view over Belemadena was fantastic. The owners couldn't have been more helpful. The apartment is equipped with everything you would need for a holiday. The area h
Macarena is ideally situated to accommodate everyone's needs. There are many bars, cafes and restaraunts within easy walking distance and the beach/marina is only a 15 minutes away. Close by you hav… More
Reviewed 18 Oct 2016
Great apartment very clean very nice owners good communication with Michael would certainly use again… More
“Lovely studio, very clean and central for everything.”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2016
Michael and Rita, the owners, are lovely. There to meet and greet and show us the facilities. Coming home we were not flying until evening, as the studio was available they let us keep it until we lef… More
“Lovely apartment with unrivalled sea views” Stayed in this apartment for 10 days with my wife and from the moment we met Manager Mike on arrival to the day we left we loved every single minute of our stay. We were met at the airport by Mike who gave u
“Excellent value for money” This accommodation was perfect for our group. There were a couple of maintenance issues but these didn't hinder our experience. Spacious and light, this villa was perfect for our pre wedding celebrations!
“We enjoyed every moment of our stay in the cozy villa ShaTo” We stayed here between 27th June to the 2nd July 2012. Our group was 3 adults and 4 adolescents. We enjoyed every moment of our stay in the cozy villa ShaTo. Great
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“Fantastic old world house, great host” If you're looking for a quiet, waterside stay in Goa, I can't think of a better house than this. Polished wood and glass abound in this wonderfully quaint house, but the furnishings (Rooms, Kitchen, bathrooms) ar
The stay was just amazing.. It was the best part of Goa...The owner,was very helpful.
But.. TripAdvisor what is the status of my refundable deposit..??????… More
Reviewed 29 Apr 2015
Well, don't want to explicit myself, but need to tell that this villa was perfect oasis after trip around india, captain Leo greeted us with the cold beer in the fridge and smooth and clean service, w… More
Well, what to say & how to say about this place..i believe title of my review gives you a clear perspective.. Captain Lobo has put up a place which is more furnished than the best of our homes..the lo… More
Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park / Cortes de la Frontera
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“A wonderful relaxing place to stay with wonderful convivial owners” This is a wonderful base to explore the mountains and hill towns of Andalucia. The accomodation was extremely comfortable, especially the beds, and my 11 year old son enjoyed the exp
My Husband and I brought our young daughters to Cortes de la Frontera for a second time last september and are planning another trip this April, we have found Breda and her family wonderful hosts, the… More
“Amazing Andalucian Yurt Experience”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2014
This was my second time visiting this part of the world with my family and we left as we did before with plans to return. Our hosts Breda & Thierry were outstanding in their hospitality and local know… More
“Lauren Quinta Villa” This villa is exactly as described and has everything you could possibly need. Sunshine all day in different parts of the grounds. Fabulous location in quiet neighbourhood. We had a query about the pool so messaged owner who respo
“Super family villa also perfect for two to three couples”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2017
The villa is at a lovely quite location with super views to the front of the ocean and would say only people with limited mobility would need a car with the nearest bar , restaurant and mini market a … More
Thank you so much for the review, and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We have tried to ensure that we have everything a family would need when they go on holiday, so if you think there is anything missing, please let me know.
It would be great to have you back sometime
“An amazing two weeks in an amazing villa”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2016
We have just spent two weeks in this villa with my family and I can honestly say it was the best two weeks I've had on holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available fo… More
Thanks so much for taking the time to review the villa, and look forward to you returning. It's always great to receive such positive feedback, but if you have any suggestions as to how to improve things, please let us know, as we always like to have everything you might need (including power cables!)
Jo and Michelle
“The most beautifully appointed villas in a magical setting” We had the most amaxing Christmas and New Year with our children and grandchildren although half the party got caught up in the snow in UkKand didn't make it! The villas are beautiffuly appo