Winter wonderlands | Winter breaks in Iceland, Norway & Lapland

Winter wonderlands (1880)

Book a trip to a magical winter wonderland for guaranteed snow this winter. From the mesmerising natural spectacle of the Northern Lights to sledge rides pulled by Donner and Blitzen to Santa’s grotto, a holiday to a fairy-tale winter wonderland will be enough to awaken the child in you.


Take an exhilarating ride on a snowmobile across the seemingly endless pure, white plains. Or wrap up warm and let the husky sledge pull you along. And a horse drawn carriage ride under a starry sky will be sure to add a bit of romance to your trip.


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Ronneby holiday cottage rental

Blekinge County / Ronneby

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
The perfect place for relaxing and socializing. Swedish cosy cottage with livingroom, kitchen, toilet/shower, storage, 2 bedrooms and guestcabin. In all 3 dubblebeds. Fantastic terrace with great view over lake and awning to roll out. Separate jetty for swimming and sun  …see more

from £137 / night

£409 - £455 / week

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from £137 / night

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Cottage rental in Shediac

New Brunswick / Shediac

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
Large Clean Cottage, waterview of the Scoudouc River. Deeded water access. Large recreational park in front of cottage with basketball, badminton, volleyball, horseshoe pits, swings, open field. Close to everything in Shediac. Very private, on private lane, treed en  …see more

from £62 / night

£369 - £522 / week

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from £62 / night

(49) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Mosfellsbaer

Reykjavik / Mosfellsbaer

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful house with spectacular views” We loved our holiday in Iceland, and Brekka was a great place to stay. The house is fabulous - modern, clean, comfortable and extremely well equipped. The views are stunning. We loved the hot tub, of course, and  …see more

from £173 / night

£1035 - £1826 / week

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from £173 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Tromsø holiday cottage rental

Troms / Tromsø

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
The cabin is situated in the small village of Ersfjordbotn, just outside Tromsø. The house is 85 m2 in to floors. The second floor has to rooms. One sleeping room is possible to arrange as one double bed or to single beds. The other room in the second floor is ei  …see more

from £134 / night

£863 - £1188 / week

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from £134 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Victoria

Prince Edward Island / Victoria

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
These newly renovated 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom cottages are a 2-minute walk from Victoria's beautiful Red Sand beaches and in 1 minute you'll walk to a historic village with amazing restaurants, chocolate factory and other charming art galleries and little shops.  …see more

from £99 / night

£491 - £614 / week

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from £99 / night

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Holiday cottage in Muskoka Lakes

Muskoka District / Muskoka Lakes

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Muskoka Silver Pines Cottage is a very private waterfront 4 season cottage with all the comforts of home. It is conveniently located less than 2 hours from the GTA, on beautiful McTaggart Lake. The Muskoka cottage is all set for a Family Fun Retreat or a relaxing  …see more

from £183 / night

£824 - £1622 / week

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from £183 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Borgarnes

West Region / Borgarnes

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Fantastic cottage in a spectacular location” We stayed at the property for 1 week during August 2014. On arrival, the cottage was exceptionally clean with all instructions to use the facilities clearly laid out for us. The property is designed for mod  …see more

from £219 / night

£1528 - £2437 / week

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from £219 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

South Region / Laugarvatn

4 6 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Bright and beautiful” We have just returned from a family trip to Iceland, where we spent 5 days in the Golden Circle area. The house is just as described; we found it to be generally well-equipped, comfortable and most memorably bright and modern. Pe  …see more

from £125 / night

£710 - £1300 / week

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from £125 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski cottage to rent in Akaslompolo

Lapland / Akaslompolo

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Charming detached log cottage in Äkäslompolo, deep in Finnish Lapland - Sleeps 6 - Ideal for magical winter holidays  …see more

from £135 / night

£800 - £1800 / week

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from £135 / night

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Holiday cottage in Borlange

Dalarna County / Borlange

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
Welcome to Sifferbo in Dalarna!This newly built cottage is suitable for 2 persons and perfect for a longer stay. It is very convenient and modern, furnished with a cosy livingroom and a kitchen, a bedroom with 2 single beds and a bathroom with toilet and shower.  …see more

from £69 / night

£409 - £434 / week

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from £69 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Vik

South Region / Vik

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
A cozy litle house that is located in the heart of Vík in Mýrdalur. The house (Lækjarmót) was build 1904.There are 2 bedrooms, a comfortable living room, bathroom, a kitchen and an outside area to enjoy your morning coffee.Includin WiFi intern  …see more

from £164 / night

£983 / week

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from £164 / night

(1) Excellent 

5

Holiday cottage in Fogo Island

Newfoundland / Fogo Island

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Newly built, tastefully decorated, homemade quilts, fully equipped kitchen, on-site laundry facilities. Restaurant and convenience store located across the street. Private sheltered patio complete with comfortable Adirondack chairs and your own barbecue, overlooking bea  …see more

from £61 / night

£426 / week

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from £61 / night

24

Holiday cottage in Sundridge

Northeastern Ontario / Sundridge

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Come stay in a newly constructed off-grid Eco-cabin on 104 acres with a river and lake, and all the necessities set within a tranquil pine forest overlooking a large natural pond with the river only 80 ft. away. There are many trails for hiking, exploring, snow shoeing,  …see more

from £58 / night

£580 / week

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from £58 / night

30

Cottage rental in Bruce Peninsula

Bruce County / Bruce Peninsula

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
Welcome to Birch & Stone, on scenic Miller Lake in the heart of the Bruce Peninsula. Here you will find a vacation opportunity which combines amenities, privacy, location and value: - finely built cottage with unique architectural features - beautiful waterfront  …see more

from £141 / night

£982 / week

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from £141 / night

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Sollefteå ski cottage to rent.

Vasternorrland County / Sollefteå

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
Our cottage is a cosy timberbuilding in the middle of the swedish forest. Here you can relax and listen to the silence. The unique fresh air and the silence makes you to come back to yourself. A perfect place for a time out! Or book some activities as dog sledding duri  …see more

from £55 / night

£318 / week

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from £55 / night

15

Ski cottage to rent in Jamsa

Central Finland / Jamsa

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Four modern cottages in the best location of the resort Himos Each cottage has a sauna, full kitchen,TV and free internet. All the fun within walking distance : restaurants, equipment rental, golf, skiing, fishing, etc. Wonderful views of the lake and mountain slopes. N  …see more

from £86 / night

£431 - £854 / week

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from £86 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Kirkkonummi

Uusimaa / Kirkkonummi

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Cottage by the sea, sauna, swim, fishing, sea  …see more

from £81 / night

£725 / week

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from £81 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Norrtalje

Stockholm County / Norrtalje

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Sea view cottage. Rowing boat with 5 hp motor + canoe included. 30 meters to the sea and 70 m to pier/swim. Wi-Fi. Dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator/freezer, floor heating in bathroom/shower. Water toilet. Located in Roslagen in a beautiful part of the Stockhol  …see more

from £130 / night

£700 - £1060 / week

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from £130 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Arborg

Arborg / Grimsnes

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Beautiful cottage in a beautiful and peaceful rounding at Hraunborgir in Grímsnes- and Grafningshreppi, just by the Golden circle.  …see more

from £98 / night

£686 / week

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from £98 / night

(15) Excellent 

25

Thingvellir holiday cottage rental

South Region / Thingvellir

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
A luxury cottage which is built very high up on a hill so it offers a panoramic mountain view there is also amazing to see the northern lights / aurora. The view is truly amazing!! The cottage is newly built so all the equipment are new. 100m2 porch with bbq and hot tub  …see more

from £121 / night

£716 - £1457 / week

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from £121 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Quathiaski Cove holiday cottage rental

Quadra Island / Quathiaski Cove

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
Cabin On The Cove is beautifully situated on Quadra Island, BC, the largest of the Discovery Islands. Visitors come in all seasons, drawn by the breathtaking coastal scenery and many recreational opportunities offered by this small group of islands located along the Ins  …see more

from £80 / night

£531 - £767 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Excellent 

25

Visby holiday cottage rental

Gotland / Visby

3 4 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
You will find scenic landscapes, especially sheep-grazing, as well as the Hanseatic city of Visby with its ring wall, which was declared a world heritage by the UNESCO in 1995.<br />Welcome to Gotland, your holiday destination in the traces of the Vikings, the Han  …see more

from £36 / night

£249 - £707 / week

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from £36 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Ski cottage to rent in Akureyri

Northeast Region / Akureyri

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Accommodation Akureyri Summer House AkureyriVacation Rental AkureyriCottage Akureyriwww.hrimland.is  …see more

from £259 / night

£1380 - £1660 / week

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from £259 / night

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Southwest Nova Scotia / Digby

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £61 / night

£423 - £475 / week

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from £61 / night

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Holiday cottage in Tampere

Pirkanmaa / Tampere

1 6 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
High quality cottage with lake view and own beach only 30 minutes from Tampere.  …see more

from £56 / night

£388 / week

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from £56 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Huntsville

Muskoka District / Huntsville

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
In search of privacy, stunning views, beautiful natural waterfront and outstanding accommodation? This impressive architect owned and designed cottage delivers. Watch heron fly into the wetlands or otter swim by. Relax ... you have found "Serenity".  …see more

from £482 / night

£4572 - £6279 / week

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from £482 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Southern Finland / Hauklappi

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Beautiful cottage in the bank of the lake in Finland.  …see more

from £104 / night

£768 / week

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from £104 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Turkey Point

Norfolk County / Turkey Point

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
This sweet 2-bedroom cottage, also has an adjacent room with a day bed, an outside shower, and a great outdoor lounge equipped with a BBQ. There is direct beach access and a hammock to nap, read, really just relax. Close by there is the Burning Kiln local winery, a zip  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 / week

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from £79 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Gastrike Hammarby holiday cottage rental

Gastrike Hammarby / Ginborn

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.03 km
  • Child friendly
“Peaceful and relaxing” We stayed at this property for a week. It is located in a very peaceful location but it is also easy to travel out for days by car, a really nice balance. The property is very well appointed and everything worked (unusual in ou  …see more

from £61 / night

£425 - £625 / week

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from £61 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Thingvellir holiday cottage rental

South Region / Thingvellir

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
Two bedrooms, creative cottage in a fairy tail. Good living space and easy access-free parking. Quietness and clean adventurous nature. 10 min. to town. Worlds best drinking water running. Perfectly situated if you want much out of your travel. Elves included! Bringing  …see more

from £113 / night

£707 - £1009 / week

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from £113 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Geiranger

Stranda / Geiranger

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Air conditioning
“Big Impression” Sometimes a holiday leaves such a deep impression that you can't stop thinking about it when you return home. The dramatic landscape of Norway and Geiranger fjord left us spellbound. Wildair was the perfect choice of accommodation -  …see more

from £475 / night

£3319 / week

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from £475 / night

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Holiday cottage in Borlange

Dalarna County / Borlange

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Welcome to Sifferbo in Dalarna!This newly built cottage is suitable for 6 persons and perfect for a longer stay. It is very spacious, convenient and modern, furnished with a cosy livingroom and open kitchen, a bedroom with a double bed, a bedroom with 2 single b  …see more

from £109 / night

£652 - £736 / week

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from £109 / night

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Holiday cottage in Luleå

Norrbotten County / Luleå

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
New renovated fully equipped cottage close to beaches and shopping. Inside the cottage you will find a magnifique sauna. The cottage is of course equipped with wifi, wasching machine, dishwasch machine, 50" Tv with a lot of channels, charcoil grill comfortable beds  …see more

from £64 / night

£363 / week

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from £64 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Hagfors

Hagfors / Sunnemo

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“AS GOOD AS IT GETS!!!” This is a property never to be forgotten. As a landscape painter i was looking for a place that would inspire me in some way. And this house and its surrounding certainly did that. The house itself is as if it were part of a 19t  …see more

from £125 / night

£375 - £400 / week

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from £125 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Hella

South Region / Hella

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
Cozy typical icelandic country cottage near a lake: views into the surrounding landscape and onto EYJAFJALAJÖKULL! Private garden & deck. Beautiful & practical interior. A great "home away from home" to return to after a day trip to Geysir, Wetsma  …see more

from £86 / night

£569 - £690 / week

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from £86 / night

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Holiday cottage in Kesälahti

North Karelia / Kesälahti

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Summer holiday at Pahkina” We had the most wonderful holiday. Four adults and we spent the entire two weeks fishing, walking (picking mushrooms and fruit/berries) and swimming in the lake. All the facilities needed are in the cottage including two sau  …see more

from £87 / night

£518 - £776 / week

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from £87 / night

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Holiday cottage accommodation

Norfolk County / Turkey Point

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This cute cottage by the lake is a sweet relaxing spot to get away from city life and the weekly grind of work. Turkey Point is a quick drive from Brampton, Burlington, and only 2 hours out of Toronto on Lake Erie it's a great place to kick back read a book, tan  …see more

from £97 / night

£675 / week

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from £97 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Mosfellsbaer

Reykjavik / Mosfellsbaer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Well equipped cottage--great location.” Despite the fact the weather wasnt great we enjoyed our stay at this cottage. The owner was very efficient at answering my queries when booking and everything ran smoothly. The beds were already made up when we  …see more

from £97 / night

£679 / week

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from £97 / night

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Cottage rental in Kawartha Lakes with golf nearby

Ontario / Kawartha Lakes

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A year-round fully equipped home/cottage on Gull river - perfect for a family vacation . This charming property features: 3 bedroom with brand new Queen beds with memory foam mattresses, extra folding single bed for your guests . Blankets and pillows are supplied,bed  …see more

from £123 / night

£737 - £1089 / week

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from £123 / night

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Ski cottage to rent in Myrkdalen

Voss Municipality / Myrkdalen

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
A clean, nice and calm place to be by the river in beautiful Myrkdalen. The nature around offer beautiful scenery with good opertunities for fishing in the river and by the lake. Only minutes away from Myrkdalen Skiarea in the middle of the skiing and mountain eldorado  …see more

from £78 / night

£544 / week

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from £78 / night