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About the Apartment:
'MANZARALI' is Turkish for 'with a view' and we can guarantee that you will not be disappointed with the panoramic open sea & sunset view...
Only a ten minute easy stroll into the town or harbour or beach yet far enough away for peace and quiet
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Having seen the photos of the apartment and views from the balcony I was really looking forward to our stay. When we arrived the apartment, balcony and views were everything we could have hoped for. T… More
Thank you for your favourable review. I am so pleased that both Manzarali Apartment and the amazing views lived up to all your expectations and that you and your family enjoyed your holiday in very special Kalkan.
“Manzarali apartment - wow what a great view”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2013
We stayed at the Manzaralli apartment from 10th June 2013 for 2 weeks and it was amazing. The apartment is beautiful but the view can only be described as breathtaking. From the moment we arrived we… More
Thank you,I could not have wished for a more complimentary and informative review. I am so glad you enjoyed staying at Manzarali and the beautiful view from the balcony where you also made good use of the BBQ.I agree Kalkan town and all it has to offer with shops, restaurants and boat trips is amazing.
Reviewed 7 Jul 2013
Wonderful apartment, stunning views of the sea & surrounding area from the balcony. lounge and main bedroom. Very well appointed apartment & tastefully decorated. Would book again & again. Kalkan is a… More
Thank you for your complimentary review. I am so glad Manzarali and Kalkan lived up to all your expectations and you enjoyed your holiday.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Designed with indoor/outdoor living in mind, the home has decks on three sides accessed by sliding doors at the back and front. In addition to providing privacy, the extensive plantings of native grasses, trees and shrubs around the home attract a variety of wallabies, …see more
Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Wonderful and romantic villa in Calonge, Catalunya, Spain with private pool for 6 persons. The villa is situated in a hilly, wooded and residential area and at 4 km from San Antoni de Calonge beach. The villa has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, spread over 2 levels. The vic …see more
Beautiful Town House with lovely view over looking communal pools located in a perfect and peaceful location for families and couples. The property is located in a typical Spanish town which has one of the best sandy beaches in Spain and a variety of restaurants, bars, …see more
I instantly felt at home at this lovely apartment. I loved using the kitchen and my partner loved the BBQ. Everything was impeccably clean, including the garden/patio area. The atmosphere sat out t… More
“House from home”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2011
Review of Isabella Property
We booked Isabella property, after a last minute decision to travel to Torrevieja at the latter part of Oct and we were glad we did. From the initial emails to Zhanna en… More
“So relaxing, superb villa”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
We had such a relaxing break at this villa, it was very peaceful, modern and clean. The service recieved was brilliant.
The only thing we would change in the future is to have car hire as you are … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Villa Grace is set on a gated community in the Faro Park area. Faro park has several excellent resturants a few bars,shops and cafe's as well as two supermarkets selling all essential including fresh bread. The shops are less than five minutes on foot from the villa. Th …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
Kuta Villanueva Inn is a castle inspired lodging accommodation. It is located along a main road - Governor's Avenue, a quiet area but the busy town is within reach by a colorful and winding long walk or by a tricycle, which is the popular mode of transportation.
Kuta …see more
This Fantastik Light & Spacious Sea view Flat ! Has all Aminities You Could Possibly need to spend your Holidays
A large Living Room with a Double Sofa Bed . Amex Kitchen Full equipped, Large Bed Room with Space for a Cot if Need it
Bath Room with Shower , And,Nice Terr …see more
From the beautiful sun terrace of Villa Viñales, your views stretch across the Western Mediterranean to the Morroccan coastline beyond. Homing in on the colourful garden beneath you, your eyes and ears are delighted by a myriad of playful songbirds, and on each evening …see more
“Absolutely superb villa with an equally fantastic host simply perfect !”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2012
From my initial contact with Jason (the villa owner) until after we arrived back home Jason genuinely could not do enough for us (a family group of 12) he worked really hard to make our stay perfect f… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Luxurious 2 bedroom 2 en suite bathrooms fully air-conditioned duplex apartment on 2 floors with terraces on both floors. Located 50 meters from the waterfront.Situated in the lovely fishing village of Cabanas, this comfortable two bedroom apartment offers an ideal loc …see more
the apartment very suitable for 4 friends or a family of four but not as advertised for six people and there is only 2 bathrooms. It is also in an ideal location very close to restaurants but still in… More
Bali Sea Villas present a beach front villa, a luxury Balinese style thatched villa for rent, up to 4 guests, two double bedrooms en-suite, spacious open plan kitchen, lounge and dinning area, fully furnished with all amenities and fully staffed, situated right on the b …see more
We had a truly wonderful time. We travelled with two small boys (3 and 7) and the whole experience was just fantastastic. The pick-up was smooth, the property was great, the staff were wonderful and… More
We are happy you enjoyed it so much, we look forward to seeing you again later this year - The Champagne will be on ice waiting for you.
“Bali at its best”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2015
We had a really nice stay at Bali Sea Villas. You can experience Bali at its best at your own pace and without any tourist crowds.
At Bali Sea Villas you have everything you need and more. The staff … More
We are so pleased you enjoyed your Bali Experience, it pleases us immensely that we helped in making your holiday a special one. We hope to see you again.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
A unique, luxury 5th floor rooftop penthouse with a huge 80sq m terrace that provides views across the harbour and surrounding countryside all the way to Rabat Citadel. Newly built, finished and equipped to the highest standards by the owners. The elevator takes you to …see more
This semi-detached villa, with private pool, is ideal for families who are looking to enjoy the benefits of a private villa for budget pricing. The villa has a classic menorquin style, but has fully equipped to offer a stressless holiday. Including a fully equipped kitc …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
Nice villa in a private urbanization Sueño Azul.Located just north of Playa De Las Americas, in the small coastal town of Callao Salvaje, it is ideally located for all the main attractions of Tenerife including its beaches, mountain scenery and night life.
Privat swimm …see more
A brand new 1 bedroom apartment, fully furnished, overlooking the lagoons and salt mines of Ria Formosa National Park, where you can see flamingos and other birds feeding on the salty waters. The apartment is on the 2nd floor, and has a spacious and sunny balcony with a …see more
The apartment is ideally situated, being within easy walking distance to the centre of Olhao, along the waterfront. It is modern, light, bright, extremely comfortable and well equipped. The sea view f… More
“Chilled out stay in Olhao”
Reviewed 27 Jun 2013
We actually rented 2 apartments in this complex but this particular apartment was the superior one because it was more like home from home with lots of extra little touches like the beach umbrella and… More
“Superb apartment situated near the marina.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2012
We loved the apartment which is modern and very comfortable and especially the west facing balcony overlooking the nature park. The swimming pool on the roof was great and there's a fantastic view of… More
This is a spacious 5 star luxury apartment within a top class resort complex..
It is on the Ground floor, is south facing with a large balcony.It contains 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The spacious living room has oak flooring and is furnished to the highest standard wi …see more
“Excellent and very comfortable accommodation with lovely view of the mountain”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2016
Great comfortable and quiet accommodation in very easy walking distance of Luz. Very spacious. Pool facilities and on site restaurant also very good. Would stay again.… More
Thank you for your excellent review
We look forward to your next visit
“Just what we wanted”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2012
travelling; myself, husband and four year old son. It was our first time abroard since having a child. I wanted a family friendly place with a home from home feel, suitable for toddlers but not a "fam… More
Reviewed 14 Jul 2012
Villa baia is a beautiful complex, and this apartment is excellent , spacious and ultra modern. i would highly recommend it to family and friends, you are very close to the beach and excellent restaur… More
Casa Vista Azul is a luxury 327 sq.meter villa situated very close to the main city of the area, Buzios. There is a great ocean view from all 4 suites and the spacious living and dining room as well as the pool area. The villa is designed by the famous Brazilian archite …see more
Our family in December and I must say that this is a lot of bang for your buck! The location is perfect - just a mile from down town and with all the beaches scattered all around the area but still ve… More
The Pad is located just 10 minutes' walk from the award-winning sandy beach lagoon, on the outskirts of the town often referred to as one of Spain's best kept secrets. Quiet and peaceful, yet only 5 minutes from the all amenities, including a weekly local market for bar …see more
'Le Pad' was the most comfortable and well equipped accomodation we have stayed in abroad. We normally go with James Villas and although their villas are a good standard, 'Le Pad' really felt like 'h… More
“Our first holiday for over a decade”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2012
I was in the pool everyday. Loved it.
My daughter and her family has already booked two weeks next year on our recommendation.
You even get to see an air show (Spanish equivalent of the Red Arro… More
Reviewed 6 Jan 2016
Had a wonderful stay at the Pad. It is well located for all local amenities, is lovely and clean, and includes everything you may need to enjoy your stay. James and Julia were brill throughout (thanks… More
Thanks Shireen for the nice review and your welcome back anytime. We will even get a spare set of keys cut especially for you. LOL.
Set in the heart of the Natural Park of Arrábida and right next to Portinho da Arrábida, one of the 7 Natural wonders of Portugal, Casa Sul Mar, has the perfect location for unforgettable holidays all year round. During the summer months you can take advantage the s …see more
Nearest beach 0.1 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Modern and luxury apartment in Castell-Platja d'Aro, Catalunya, Spain for 6 persons. The apartment is situated in a residential beach area, close to restaurants and bars, shops and supermarkets and at 100 m from Platja d'Aro beach. The apartment has 3 bedrooms …see more
Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning; Pets welcome;
Hillcrest Cottage@Berry sits on 5.5 acres detached from the owners house. The cottage sleeps three people with one king size bed and a single. The single can be placed in the lounge room at request. The full bathroom is separate from the bedroom. The cottage has air …see more
Set on expansive grounds (1,300m2) and just a minute from the beach, the luxurious 4+ bedroom The Villa Sanur provides a magical escape for couples, families and friends.Inside, THE VILLA SANUR has 4 bedrooms (plus a sitting room with two single beds if needed), three b …see more
Welcome! This is a two bedroom holiday villa situated in Fitts Village on the spectacular West Coast of Barbados. It is one of fourteen homes just two miles away from Sandy Lane on a small gated estate. They are set in tropical gardens with a shared pool. The villas wer …see more
Organisation - Roz handled the booking really nicely and was helpful in arranging the extra kid-related equipment we needed. We were met on our arrival at the villa, and everything was explained to us… More
“Faboulous, great tranquil location”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2012
Roz the owner was very helpful and accommadating. The propery is well equipt for a family of four. It is in a peaceful location and the pool and garden area is wonderful as are the neighbours.
“Comfortable Base to explore the island”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
Situated off the main road this is a pleasant house with a view of the shared pool. We virtually had the pool to ourselves for the week.
We hired a car as there isn't really much within walking dist… More
Nearest beach 2 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage City built in the16th century during the rule of the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. This grand house dates back to the early 17th century and has been fully renovated with appropriate fixtures and fittings …see more
The apartment was very tidy and had nice furnished and modern rooms. From our balconies we had a beautiful view to Grand Harbor.
The owners, Jon and Philippa, were very friendly and obliging. They … More
“just brilliant: postcard views from the balcony, modern living inside!”
Reviewed 22 May 2012
This really was the perfect place for a week (or 10 days in our case!) away. St Ursula street is smack in the middle of Valletta, literally a 3 minute walk to the lower Barraka. The views from the ter… More
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
I can't add any more comments that haven't already been said in previous reviews. Stunning is what it is. Five minute walk and you are in the centre of Valletta but it's in a really quiet location. Th… More
The Pearl of Naithon is a magnificent gated condominium development, tucked away in a beautiful forested valley, lying directly adjacent to the magical, unspoiled Nai Thon Beach. With numerous near-by restaurants serving delicious Thai food, and sand so clean that it sq …see more
I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this a… More
“Fabulous apartment in a great location!”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We were recommended Nai thon by our friends who said it was a nice place, with a quieter beach, close to the airport and without those loud night bars that Patong is famous for. When we arrived, we s… More
Casa Branco Grande is a 3 bedroomed villa located in the picturesque fishing village of Carvoeiro on Portugal's Algarve coast. The villa is ideal for families or groups of golfers looking to get away for some sun.The villa is on two floors and possesses a private p …see more
This is a lovely villa just suitable in every way for a family with young baby, preschool child and grandparents. Lovely setup, well equipped and so quiet with just a 20 minute walk into town. There w… More
Glad you enjoyed your holiday Annette. Thanks for choosing us.
“Private villa, beautiful resort, great for a beach holiday with the kids!”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2015
This was our first time to stay in a private villa and our first time in Carvoeiro. It is a beautiful resort, great for a beach holiday with the kids
The villa was perfect for us. The kids loved… More
Glad you had a great time Bob, hope to have you stay again some time soon
“The villa on the website looked too good to be true, but it exceeded our expectations”
Reviewed 6 Jun 2012
We only had a small window in May to take a holiday with our 2 grown up sons and partners, so we were surprised we got Casa Branco Grande for 10 days at a great price, the bedrooms , bathrooms were ex… More
Thankyou for your comments. I'm glad you liked the villa, after a lot of work put in to the bathrooms and kitchen last winter I'm glad that people are enjoying it!
Villa Nine is a light & spacious 3 storey detached villa. Very well equipped for all your holiday needs, the villa includes free WiFi, air conditioning, water cooler, DVD player & iPOD docking station. The open plan kitchen has full cooking facilities, a microwave and a …see more
A beautiful modern self-catering villa consists of 6 large bedrooms sleeping up to 12 in the most prestigious holiday area of Tenerife. Everywhere WiFiTake a look the gallery at the bottom.There are three floors. On the top floor:- Main bedroom with double bed- Bathroom …see more
“Fabulous villa, fabulous location - couldn't ask for more”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
We stayed here in September 2012 as a family with 4 generations ranging from 8 months to 80+ years old. We were extremely impressed with what we saw. The villa had an area suitable for every member of… More
“Excellent Villa in great location”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
Staying in this villa really made our holiday. It was lovely and clean when we arrived with plenty of towels in all the bedrooms, even towels to use around the pool. There's just so much space inside … More
“Fabulous spacious clean villa in excellent location would go back again!”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2012
The villa is situated in a fabulous location, walking distance to shops, supermarkets & beaches. No real need to have a car unless you want to travel around the island. Our boys thoroughly enjoyed pla… More
Wonderfully located within a quiet cul-de-sac, this apartment is close to the shops, bars & restaurants of Bolnuevo.
With mountains to the rear & sandy beaches to the front, this property really does offer complete tranquility in perfect setting
The apartment itself is …see more
Love this apartment & will be looking to return later this year. The apartment itself is much brighter & larger than we expected. Nice to find a good quality bed unlike some rented properties, which i… More
“Fantastic setting for a relaxing winter break”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2014
Me and my partner stayed at Cristina apartment for 7 days in mid February 2014 and we found the apartment to be spacious, clean and well equipped. The location of the apartment is close to the sea and… More
“Fantastic place to stay”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2012
This is a really comfortable apartment in a great location. It is only a few minutes walk to the beach, which was not too busy even in August. If you just fancy a quick cool down the swimming pool i… More
LUXURY and very COMPLETE sea-view apartment in the outskirts of Portimao/Praia da Rocha, with wide front line views on the Arade river, the quaint village Ferragudo, the marinas and……….....the Atlantic Ocean. All near lively Praia da Rocha with an abundance of bar …see more
Great location for discovering Portimao and Praia do Rocha. Apartment is clean and modern with many amenities included in the cost. Good communication from owner and management team which are availabl… More
Thanks for your positive review! We do our best and look forward to yoyr next booking :). Frits
Reviewed 12 Aug 2014
a lovely apartment set in a lovely location. Wonderful views from the 2 balconies.
Everything you would need for a self catering holiday was provided...we needed for nothing.
Excellent comunication… More
Thanks, Ian! You are most welcome, of course.
Reviewed 2 Mar 2014
A lovely apartment in between the centre and the beaches of Portimão, with a beautiful river view. Apartment is fully furnished, outside a shared pool and splash pool. Recommended for Summer and Wint… More
Please come again and tell your friends! Thanks, Frits.
Beautiful Villa with private pool and private gardens. Quiet street with restaurants and shops within 100 m's. This is a very beautiful and charming villa with beautiful gardens surrounded by Palm and Olive trees. The garden includes a large covered patio as wel …see more
There were 7 of us holidaying at the villa, ages ranging from 7 – 72 years old. The villa has the all the space and amenities we required. The children really enjoyed the pool and spent a lot of ti… More
Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
This apartment is well-located in the centre of Torremolinos and just a short walk away from the beach. The complex boasts 2 swimming pools as well as a children’s pool.
Near all transport links 10 minutes from Malaga airport, , you can easliy explore the surrounding …see more
The location of this apartment could not be more convenient, it is in the centre of Vilamoura with only a 2 minute walk to the beach and the marina. The 2 bedroom apartment is on the 1st floor of the luxury complex of Moura Praia which has a gated entrance and security …see more
“La Esgueva” is a villa located in San Antonio's bay, with wonderful views of Mediterranean Sea.• It's a peaceful place to rest and suitable for both families and older people.• Precious views of Mediterranean Sea.• A few minutes away from the beaches Port des …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
You will feel on top of the world in this fantastic three bedroom penthouse unit in a prime East Ballina location. This property is certainly all about the views with panoramic ocean views of Shelly's Beach from the front and stunning river views from the back, eve …see more
Nearest beach 90 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Take over one whole floor of this Hacienda (Stately Home) for the most romantic and peaceful getaway holiday. The house is nestled in farmland, with it's own organic vegetable garden, the price for rental includes home grown salads and fresh eggs daily from the free ran …see more
Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; Air conditioning;
This 110 m2 apartment, located on the third floor of an elevator building on the prestigious Carrer de Muntaner in L'Esquerra de l'Eixample, has beautiful period details, including original mosaic floors, high plaster ceilings, stain-glass windows and polished wooden ar …see more
LOS DOLSES, VILLAMARTIN.Fantastically positioned holiday home in Los Dolses, Villamartin, overlooking conservation area of trees and gardens. Beaches, Restaurants, bars, cafes, 3 golf courses and LaZenia mall, all only within 5 to 15 minutes by car.The property is a tw …see more
What a perfect get-away location. We spent ten days in a relaxing, welcoming villa with plenty of space, excellent facilities and wonderful double sun-terrace. In this sort of place you can really mak… More
“What a location! *****”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2014
Great home with two terraces overlooking Pine trees, meet and greet was great, and property facilities superb, and nice pool
Location was perfect a few minutes walk to many restaurants and bars in a … More
“Well furnished nice townhouse in good location”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2014
Stayed with family including 15 month grandson. The town house had all facilities we required very clean well furnished good location 10 mins from Villa Martin Plaza. 5 mins by car from La Zenia boule… More
Swimming pool; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
La Quinta-Santa Ursula-Holiday Rental House, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4.Terraced house with two floors very bright, equipped with a very cool, comfortable and functional decoration. On the ground floor it has fully equipped kitchen with laundry room, living room …see more