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The Boathouse beach villa on Weligama Bay is one of the few private beach houses with direct access to the beach. This beach is fantastic to swim in all year round, plus is famous as a learn to surf beach. Lovely staff provided for breakfast and on demand, walking dis …see more
We spent 7 days at "The Boathouse" and had fantastic time. The house is incredibly spacious, and beautifully decorated, with everything that we needed. We couldn't get much closer to the Indian Ocean… More
Reviewed 6 Mar 2016
We loved every minute at The Boathouse. The house is beautiful and stylishly decorated and in the prime location in the centre of the beach. From the moment we arrived at Colombo we were well taken … More
Ratnakara is an exclusive and private five bed villa built on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The property is set in 1.5 acres of land on top of a small hill overlooking a quiet bay approximately 1km from Dondra Head Lighthouse. The house is ensures a get away from it al …see more
“Relaxing, wonderful stay with all the trimmings :-)”
Reviewed 18 May 2013
We stayed at Ratnakara for only 3 nights and wished it could have been longer! The villa is wonderful and charming on a grand scale. It sleeps 10 with enough space for privacy if you are travelling wi… More
“most luxurious stay in Sri Lanka”
Reviewed 10 May 2013
My girlfriend and I only spend a couple of nights in this amazing villa and had the entire place to ourselfs. This had defnitiely been the most luxurious stay in Sri Lanka and we couldn't help ourself… More
“An amazing place to stay!”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2013
We were fortunate to be the first guests to stay in this amazing property, which is spacious, well laid out with an great pool too.
The staff are very attentive to your every need and nothing is to… More
Delightful ground floor apartment furnished to a high standard with all the comforts and extras on hand to enable you to enjoy your hard earned break.
It is tastefully decorated and benefits from a stereo, DVD player, WIFI and English TV channels.
Our housekeeper will …see more
The Ixora development is situated in Jamestown Park, Holetown, in the heart of Barbados' west coast. The 10 apartments are only a 4 minute walk to Settlers beach; also within walking distance is the very upscale shopping complex Lime Grove, where you can find the f …see more
JUST STROLL TO BEACH!
Stay in our SELF CONTAINED guest 1 bedroom APARTMENT, built in under main roof of our new house. It has a separate entry and own outdoor area. Child over 5 for additional $20 sleep on folding bed.
The apartment is fully furnished in style, with …see more
Newly refurbished and redecorated throughout in 2014. Central location, 2 minutes walk from the beach.
The advantage of this apartment is that shops and restaurants are literally outside of the main front door. Situated on the 4th floor(with a lift from the 1st floor) …see more
Property was very central, and beds where clean. TV did not work, and air condition was in need of repair. Wifi was ok. There was a problem with a cockroach but we bought a trap. Overall I would say i… More
Thank you for the review. I'm sorry about the TV and Air con. There are clear instructions how to work both in the instructions book in the apartment and I have had no further reports from new guests that there is a problem.The air con is serviced every year, if you had called Lee he would have come to sort both out, thats what he is there for.I'm surprised the wifi was only ok as I have always found the signal to be strong as it is located in the lounge. However I am pleased you liked the location and the cleanliness, always an important factor. We believe the apatment offers good value for money compared to similar properties.
First floor apartment in the beautiful Bellresguard complex, located only 100 meters from the beach and at a 10 minutes walk to town center.The private residential complex is sounded by mature well kept gardens and peaceful water streams as well as communal pools and sh …see more
Villa Shanti is a two bedroom air-conditioned villa at Luisa By The Sea, a boutique residential complex in South Goa. The villa is 400 meters (seven minute walk) from the beautiful Cavelossim beach and shares its eastern boundary with the banks of the Sal river delta. R …see more
“The Villa has all the ameneties you need for a perfect holiday.”
Reviewed 22 Mar 2013
Stayed at Villa Shanti February/March 2013 for 3 weeks. On arrival was met with key and were told everything we needed to know regarding the villa. Shant is a very comfortable 2 bedroomed villa. Only … More
“Lovely villa in a beautiful spot”
Reviewed 30 Mar 2012
Stunning position in Cavelossim. Near to shops, restaurants and hotels which all deliver if the heat gets too much to venture out. The large pool on the complex was closed in March for some reason so … More
Excellent location. The apartment benefits from 7 pool, with a shallow end perfect for the children. Leading from the living room is a spacious terraced with stunning vieus, furnished with a table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. With 1double and 2 twin bedro …see more
We had the most ever relaxing holiday. The location of this apartment was excellent for everything. Restaurants supermarkets etc. The pools were all lovely sometimes we had a pool to ourselves!! that'… More
“Brilliant complex and holiday”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2016
We stayed in this apartment for a week in August, two adults and two children aged 3 and 5. The apartment complex was perfect for our needs, there are seven swimming pools in total and we more or less… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2012
This was our first trip to Majorca, so we didn't know what to expect.
The appartment was first class. It had everything we needed to make a relaxing self catering holiday. It was clean and fresh. The… More
A truly unique newly built spacious property situated at the very centre of The Three Cities. Located and serviced by both a lift and internal staircase on the 5th floor, the penthouse occupies the whole rooftop of this large apartment block. The property boasts four …see more
We have recently returned from our stay in Malta, we had an amazing time.
It's a luxury apartment, extremely well equipped with spectacular views from the terrace where we had breakfast every mornin… More
“modern luxury in a location full of culture”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2013
We had a lovely stay at the Penthouse Cottonera and recommend it to anyone planning to visit Malta.
We were welcomed by a friend of the owner who took time to walk us through the apartment, which… More
Thank you for a wonderful review. It is very satisfying for us to know we have managed to deliver exactly what we intended. Great value, luxurious comforts and a warm welcome.
The VIEW, there is nothing but sea view from every room. Sit back, have a glass of wine and watch the sunset as the ferry boat crosses the harbour....(just have a look at the photos of the property and the view from the balcony, pictures speak for themselves)Perched on …see more
“Well designed, comfortable, didn't want to go home!”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2014
This apartment is beautifully and thoughtfully designed, with everything you could possibly need. The air conditioning works well and there is constant hot water. The location is excellent and the vi… More
Thanks for the support, we'll be putting in those hooks asap!
Reviewed 6 Oct 2013
This place was ideal. Pefectly sized and had everything a couple could need for a week or more. We could self cater with ease and yet still eat at wonderful places close to home in beautiful Valetta. … More
Thank you for choosing us, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and the apartment was to your liking. Be sure to drop by again, you know where to find us now!!
“A real gem.”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2013
We loved our stay here. The apartment was very well equipped and very comfortable. The view was spectacular. There was always activity of interest in the harbour. We were very happy to enjoy the scene… More
Glad you enjoyed your time in the Apartment. We try our very best to make sure each stay is comfortable and special. Hope to see you again.
New to the market in 2014, this luxury villa is fully air conditioned with a large open plan living and dining area and a stunning kitchen. From the living area there is access to a large sun terrace and garden. The villa is 1 of only 7 sharing a large swimming pool an …see more
Villa Miro is a old typical house restored maintaining the traditional cosmopolitan spirit of the island. The villa has 4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped (washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, oven, fridge, kettle). The h …see more
We stayed in Villa Can Miro at the start of June 2016 and we had such an amazing experience. Aida (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful. We were arriving late and so all of the shops would be sh… More
Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas
Studio 2 Min stay varies
Min stay varies
Beach / lakeside relaxation
Nearest beach 0.8 km
"California Apartments" offers one outdoor fresh water swimming pool and sun terraces with umbrellas and sun beds. There is also a Snack/Pool Bar serving all sort of light meals and snacks.The hotel is adults only, California apartments are situated in the center of Pla …see more
Just returned from the California Apartments. The apartment was clean, comfortable and well equipped. The apartments are in a central location and close to all amenities. Hand over of the keys went… More
“Excellent apartment, extremely helpful with any issues”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2015
Me and my girlfriend (25 and 23 respectively) stayed in Arturs California apartments last week. It was a lovely apartment with everything required for a sucessful self catered stay in Playas Las Ameri… More
“clean and great location”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2014
stayed here for 1 week 28/03-04/04.
perfect ground floor location, with veranda that got the sun late afternoon/evening.......perfect after a days sunbathing. apartment was clean and comfortable with… More
Private cottage very close to the white sand of Spring Beach. The cottage is on a large block in a bush setting with beautiful views of the beach, Maria Island and the Triabunna lighthouse. Birds are in abundance and there is also a resident echidna and occasional sight …see more
The house is located on the world renowned Knysna heads in a secure, environmentally friendly estate with panoramic views of the championship golf course and Indian ocean. The house is equipped with modern amenities and boasts spectacular views from every room. The open …see more
The house has an excellent location and one of the best views on Pezula - looks out over a hole, a large part of the golf course, and has amazing sea views. And added to that, the house itself is lux… More
“A private spa!”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2011
This is a magical place. It is beautifully equipped and beautifully furnished. It has a very welcoming atmosphere. I would go there again and again!… More
Reviewed 1 Dec 2011
We had the privilege of spending a week at this luxurious property. The house is modern and spacious with all of the amenities you could possibly require. Awesome views of the golf course and sea.
Small, delightful, mountain village houses don't get much better than this, and Casa Muñeca which sleeps 3 could not be situated in a more magical place. Located on one of the tangle of old narrow winding streets and lanes that make up the heart of the village, C …see more
“Blissful retreat in Andalucian village of Gaucin”
Reviewed 19 Nov 2013
Casa Muneca is a place that you will find it difficult to leave, and one to which you will no doubt want to return to time after time. A delightful welcome from key holder Agusutina who keeps the pla… More
“Stunning views in a beautiful village”
Reviewed 4 Dec 2013
I stayed at Casa Muneca for 2 weeks in July of 2013 and loved every minute of it. The house while compact was in a beautiful position high up in the village of Gaucin and from the terrace you could se… More
Stand alone one bedroom property, 400 meters walk from the local train station. Set in the tranquil town of Washinomiya Kuki City Saitama. Fully furnished with all mod cons . Washinomiya Shrine is approximately 800 meters walk from our chalet lodge and is the main loca …see more
Fantastic view to the sea and to the Balcón de Europa! Apartment 100m from the Torrecilla beach and only 300m from the famous Balcón de Europa. Two bedrooms with air conditioning/heating with two single beds each one that can be joined as double beds. On the fifth fl …see more
very modern and clean and comfortable, best suitment, nice view to the sea.Just 100 m to walk to the beach, 5 minutes to walk to the area with restaurants and souvenirs and coffeshops. Street of the a… More
Reviewed 12 Jan 2016
This is a beautifully furnished well equipped apartment. Well situated 5 minutes walk to the Balcon de Europe and a good choice of supermarkets within easy walking distance. The owner Antonella and he… More
“Perfect and beautiful place for visit in Andalusia”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2015
A beautiful apartment, very well situated close to beach and citycenter. Easy access to highway for exploring the surroundings. Comes highly recommended by us.… More
This superb 3rd floor apartment is part of the Vista Das Ondas luxury complex in Olhos D'Agua. Free Wi-fi . The apartment overlooks the communal pools and tennis court and has a stunning sea view from both the living area and the bedroom. You can even see the se …see more
Cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. Stayed here for 7 nights with my children and husband and the apartment is fully equipped with everything you need for the perfect family holiday a real… More
“very comfortable, quiet, good location”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
The property is clean and has all the amenities for a relaxing vacation.
The pool area is very clean.
Travelled with 8 month baby, who enjoyed the kid's pool.
Very close to the local market, the … More
Reviewed 31 Aug 2012
The overall booking process went very well due to the speed at which the owner Geraldine answered bothy phones calls and emails.
All details relating from taxi at the airport to collect us, key col… More
Thank you for your positive feedback, so glad you liked the apartment and the location and I look forward to renting to you in the future.
Comfortably furnished villa, airy and spacious. Located on the outskirts of Almancil, minutes away from all the amenities and a short drive away from the beautiful Algarve beaches.
With 3 bedrooms, this villa is suitable for up to 6 persons. The ground floor consists …see more
We are pleased to be able to offer this wonderful detached villa in the beautiful, tranquil resort of Playa Blanca. The villa is set within aa exclusive development, which is the only development in Playa Blanca to offer guests private access to the seafront promenade …see more
Casa Jemma is a beautiful villa in a very private and secure location. The villa has everything in it to make a super relaxing holiday. It was exceptionally clean and fresh, a big thank you goes to Ka… More
delighted to hear that the villa lived up to your expectations. Best wishes, Michelle
Reviewed 29 Aug 2016
Villa was nice, can't really complain - usual Ants that you get everywhere in Lanzarote, but not too bad.
Furnishings ok, but had been worn out by previous residents this year and the games room ha… More
Apartment in front of Playa de Palma, near the Balneario 6. With two big and beautiful terraces in front of the beach. Frontal sea view. Wi-fi, parking, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Area Playa de Palma - el Arenal. Plenty of animation and well communicated with Palma tow …see more
Two-level penthouse with stunning 180-degree views of the beach, in brand new eight-storey building completed in 2007.
Seafront unit separated from the beach only by an ample beachfront promenade. This quiet unit, high above the hustle and bustle of the streets below …see more
This has to be the nicest place we have stayed in the Algarve, on all counts from dealing with the agent to spending 2 lovely weeks here,
the apartment has every thing you need to enjoy a relaxing h… More
“Fantastic view and centrally located”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2016
The apartment has four verandas, the bathrooms could be more modern, the cleaning of the terraces was bad, very nice and huge beach easily accessible and close to all restaurants.
Wi-Fi could be be… More
“Very good location”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2013
This is a well presented apartment in a good location. The balcony is a sun trap and very private. The settee is comfortable, and my husband liked the armchairs. The downside is the lighting; not enou… More
CLUB VERDIGRIS - Affordable ultra-luxurious Romantic Delight - fabulous idyllic serene couples Retreat. Studio Villa with timber deck to relax under the stars; rural outlook over lake, loads of birds & wildlife. Luxury amenities; we can also supply meals.
The suite has …see more
WiFi Internet, Air Conditioner, Multilingual Satellite TV, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, living-dining area, terrace, direct access to the sea.
Beautiful apartment for 4 people, situated in a quiet residential building. On a floor space of 50 sq.m, it offers a double bedroom, …see more
Great location. We stayed for one week with our baby. The apartment is just across the road from the lovely sandy beach, Alex the owner picked us up from the airport with a car seat for our little one… More
“Great Appartment ,great location”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2016
Been in Santa Ponsa every year now for 20 yrs . Fab location . Beautiful appartment. Everything for a relaxing holiday across from our favourite place the beach. Alex was very helpful from first conta… More
Walking distance to one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve: Praia da Oura (the Golden Beach). The area also offers tens of restaurants and bars. It's just a 5 minutes drive to central Albufeira, one of the most picturesque towns in Portugal.However, the a …see more
Stayed in this apartment with two young children in June.The owner is extremely helpful. The location is excellent as it is so close to the beach. The balcony is huge and gets the sun all day.It overl… More
“Immaculate stay absolutely amazing”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2013
Me and 5 friends stayed in this apartment on the 30th May and didnt want to leave. were should i start the house is spacious,clean and perfect for a group of 6 people. we had a huge balcony with sun l… More
“lovely spacious clean apartment with huge balcony .”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2012
well equipped kitchen , 2 big bedrooms, good facilities , great location had a great holiday . would recommended .… More
Beautiful secluded property set in a verdant lush tropical garden. Wake up to birdsong. Infinity Pool with a fabulous view over the rice paddies of Hikkaduwa. What more could you want? This is as close to Paradise as you can get. This is the place to relax and be pa …see more
“Rainforest paradise with village atmosphere near beach, transport and historic Galle Fort.”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2016
The well furnished and comfortable villa consists of three bedrooms with en- suites and a spacious open living/dining area. The master bedroom has a spacious Bali-style indoor-outdoor bathroom. The … More
Thank you Gudrun for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your holiday in Sri Lanka. Best wishes, Tam
“a Wonderfull relaxing location”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2016
we stayed at the villa for 2 nights and had a Wonderfull time. the place was exactly what we needed to relax after touring sri lanka for 4 days. the villa is well maintained, we faced no issues with b… More
Thank you Larissa for your lovely review. Glad that you had a relaxed holiday at the villa. We would love to welcome you back. Best wishes, Tam
Reviewed 28 Feb 2016
This is a great place! We stayed at this wonderful villa and would highly recommend it to both families and couples. The villa has three large bedrooms all with seperate bathroooms. But it is the gard… More
Thank you for your great review. Wow, you were lucky to be able to snorkle with the sea turtles. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Gallindawatta.
Set in lush tropical gardens, Villa Senang Senggigi is a secluded, comfortable and cosy retreat with private swimming pool and a large private garden, perfect for families and larger groups alike. Located in a beautiful valley, only five minutes’ drive north from Lomb …see more
Nestled in the beautiful mountains of Sierra de las Nieves natural park, this stunning private Villa offers superb views and the natural beauty of this region in"The REAL Spain". The property is mainly on a single level with a spacious well designed interior, …see more
We stayed as a family for a week at Roma's amazing villa. The location was beautiful and so peaceful, it truly was an amazing place.
Spacious and homely, room for everyone. The pool and BBQ areas … More
It was a great pleasure to meet all the family, three generations! And I am so happy you all enjoyed your stay here in Villa Flores and enjoyed the beautiful mountains. You were the perfect family group, perfect guests, and I look forward to your visit another time!!
“It turns out heaven is a place on earth.”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2016
The perfect villa, in the perfect location with the perfect host! We booked the holiday last year so have had a long time to look forward to it and build our expectations and it exceeding on all count… More
It gives me so much pleasure to know how much you enjoyed your holiday and your time in Villa Flores, I am very glad that you are already referring your friends and I look forward to seeing you again very soon, it was a great pleasure meeting you all.
Sun-drenched beachfront studio apartment (self-catering) - sleeps 3 - 4.
This sun-drenched studio apartment is part of the attractive Castillo de Santa Clara complex situated in the heart of the popular resort of Torremolinos. Santa Clara is located on Punta de Torrem …see more
The studio is perfectly located on the "Punto" headland which means that both Torremolinos town and the Carihuela areas for shopping and restaurants are within easy reach and there's a handy private e… More
Residence Club - Casas de Es Trenc
4 Adults + Kids - 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Beach, golf, biking, spa, family, large groups
Mediterranean apartments in Sa Rapita (municipality of Campos). The complex of 28 apartments is located near the beach Es Trenc.
Sleeps 4 adul …see more
Five stars all the way...
recommendable place, luxurious houses and apartments, good surrounding, good equipment, five stars all the way! Even the food in the restaurant of mr. toto needs to be poi… More
Thank you for the nice review! Hope to see you again! Viktoria - Villas Mallorca Team
“5 stars...no complaints at all!”
Reviewed 25 Dec 2014
nice apartment, nice urbanisation, nice hosts! very calm surrounding - need car...
Cosy apartments with high quality equippement! Good for beach lovers and families with children! Sa Rapita and Campo… More
Thank you very much for the nice review! Saludos desde majorca! Nelli - Villas Mallorca Team
“As good as it appears in the reviews!”
Reviewed 25 Dec 2015
Our friends booked these fine and nice apartments with any comfort you are looking for...
New furniture, great and clean! Garden area and whole place very clean and well maintained. Great staff and g… More
Thanks Gloria! Hope to see you back soon! Bernd - Villas Mallorca Team
Deluxe and new 2 bedroom apartment. The apartment has WIFI, air conditioning, swimming pool and a big balcony with sea view.
The beach and the boulevard are at walking distance (4 minute walk).
This makes that the apartment is situated in a calm area, but you're near …see more
This is what Raj Estate Stay invites you to discover. feel completely at home in typical hill station environment. Situates amidst nature, on SH 88, on Madikeri Mangalore high way, 14 km from Madikeri. pick up service is available. Trekking, Nature Walk, Camp fire, Sigh …see more
Limonero is located in a quiet unspoilt village but is central to and easy drive to the golden beaches of El Palmar and Zahara and close to the "white hill top" town of Vejer de la Frontera with its narrow cobbled streets. National parks for walking are very c …see more
We had a lovely relaxing holiday, the pool was great for cooling down and Jerry and Helen made us feel very welcome. The Casita has views of Vejer and is located just off a main road which will lead … More
ABOUT THE HOMEPelican House was principally designed as a family home and has been used as such since it was built approx. 6 years ago. The area was chosen because of the stunning views and for its peaceful and restful ambience being in an area less populated and on the …see more
I am an experienced visitor of Antigua, coming three to five times a year on business for the past ten years or so. For the second time, I took my family along, and we decided to stay for three weeks… More
Very many thanks for such a kind review and we would be delighted to welcome you back to Pelican House.
“Exceeded my expectations”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2013
I have stayed at Pelicsan House on two separate occasions and look forward to my next visit later in the year for more R&R. As I say above, my first visit exceeded my expectations - so often you are d… More
Morocco beach family holiday villa - relax by the pool, soak up the sun and enjoy the sea views at Dar Takama, a beautiful beachside villa just 2 miles from the seaside village of Aglou Plage and 56 miles south of Agadir. This beautifully furnished Moorish style villa o …see more
Cosy Cottage in the Woodville township. Walking distance to all the shops. Fully furnished, self contained. Sunny decking. Short drive to the Manawatu Gorge & walking tracks. Just north of the TUI Brewery at Mangatainoka and their famous fishing river. Woodville offers …see more