Winter wonderlands - winter breaks in Iceland, Norway and Lapland

Winter wonderlands (1828)

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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23

Mill Bay holiday apartment rental

Vancouver Island / Mill Bay

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Bay Bluff Place - Mill Bay; self contained, with all rooms facing the ocean. Spectacular views over the Saanich Peninsular, Mill Bay and Salt Spring Island. Conveniently situated mid-point between Victoria/Swartz Bay and Nanaimo ferries and airports. A warm welcome to B  …see more

from £100 / night

£631 - £938 / week

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from £100 / night

13

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 £65 / night

£385 - £409 / week

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from £65 / night

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21

Holiday cottage in Kangasniemi

Southern Savonia / Kangasniemi

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The Tiilikka holiday home comprises a main cottage, beach sauna and barbecue hut. They are situated on a hectare of land on the tip of Tiilikka Island. Tiilikka is ideal if you want to spend a holiday on your own island but still conveniently reach your cottage by car.  …see more

from £160 / night

£843 - £1343 / week

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from £160 / night

(8) Excellent 

14

Vancouver Island / Campbell River

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden

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from £80 / night

£560 / week

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from £80 / night

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67

Holiday apartment in Egilsstadir

East Region / Egilsstadir

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A nice, quiet apartment located in town Egilsstaðir the home of the lake monster Lagarfljotsormurinn. Great location in East Iceland, only 2 minutes walk to an outdoor swimmingpool and hot tub, you might see reindeers and norhern lights on your stay if youre lucky!We w  …see more

from £118 / night

£673 - £820 / week

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from £118 / night

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Holiday cottage in Punkaharju

Southern Savonia / Punkaharju

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
On top of rest and relaxation you can do all kinds of activities in Naaranlahti holiday resort: the near by forests offer trekking and horseback riding possibilities, we also rent canoes, rowing and motor boats, fishing equipment, skiing equipment and snow mobiles.  …see more

from £118 / night

£799 / week

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from £118 / night

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26

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Nelson

Kootenay Rockies / Nelson

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
There's plenty of light in this newly built 2 bedroom suite! King size beds, full bathroom, in-suite laundry, fully equipped kitchen, wifi, cable television. ALL NEW FURNISHINGS AND DECOR will be set-up as of April 1, 2016-- a light, modern and minimalist feel! Clos  …see more

from £47 / night

£356 - £438 / week

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from £47 / night

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5

Nunavut / Rankin Inlet

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

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11

Ski home to rent in Akureyri

Northeast Region / Akureyri

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
We offer comfort and seclusion in self-catering accommodation in an historic house in Akureyri, nestled on Eyjafjörður in north Iceland. Lækjargata 4 sits in the beautiful old town, ideally situated to allow you to explore the wonders of the north of Iceland, and to  …see more

from £253 / night

£1765 / week

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from £253 / night

11

British Columbia / Salmon Arm

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £98 / night

£592 - £1332 / week

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from £98 / night

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23

Holiday guest house in Bridgewater

Southwest Nova Scotia / Bridgewater

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Our cosy newly built wooden guest cabin is located overlooking our Haskap Orchard in Baker Settlement, South Shore, Nova Scotia. It comfortably sleeps 4 guests in two bedrooms with room for 1-2 more on the sofa bed. Come and explore the farm and surrounding area, or jus  …see more

from £42 / night

£267 - £350 / week

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from £42 / night

19

Bleik holiday apartment rental

Andoya / Bleik

4 13 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
We offer a guesthouse with 5 rooms/13 beds, 2 bathroom with shower, fully equiped kitchen, livingroom with fireplace and dining area. We offer dogsledding in winter or dogcart tours in summer. Ski- and snowshoetours in winter and hiking tours in summer in our beautiful  …see more

from £114 / night

£716 - £1751 / week

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from £114 / night

21

Quebec / Chertsey

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £84 / night

£504 / week

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from £84 / night

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30

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 £213 / night

£1490 - £2375 / week

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from £213 / night

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32

Holiday log cabin in Saint Sauveur des Monts

Quebec / Saint Sauveur des Monts

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This luxury two bedroom, two bathroom log cabin constructed of 15" logs is situated on a gated resort close to Fiddlers Lake approximately 15 Minutes to the Ski Resort of St-Sauveur with its many shops and restaurants. It is situated 45 Minutes North of Montreal.A Meet  …see more

from £178 / night

£711 - £1184 / week

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from £178 / night

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Holiday home in Kuopio

Northern Savonia / Kuopio

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
High quality beautifully furnished log house at lake Saimaa in Taipalsaari, Eastern part on Finland - 30 km from Lappeenranta and 250 km from St Petersburg and Helsinki  …see more

from £114 / night

£799 - £1639 / week

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from £114 / night

(3) Excellent 

20

Holiday cottage letting

Aurland Municipality / Flam

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fretheim Fjordhytter are four high quality self catering cottages/chalets beautifully situated on the waters edge in a small bay in Flam, Aurland at the end of the Aurlandfjord -part of the Sognefjord. The cottages are situated only 500m from the Flam railway station an  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 / week

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from £143 / 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 £59 / night

£412 - £463 / week

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from £59 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

St. Petersburg / Central Saint Petersburg

3 9 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
3 bedrooms, wifi, tv, washing machine, microwave oven, garden  …see more

from £85 / night

£530 / week

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from £85 / night

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19

Holiday home in Osoyoos

Okanagan Valley / Osoyoos

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Are you Looking for peace,serenity and absolute privacy. This gorgeous lake shore retreat is located at the North end of Osoyoos lake on a private lot. The quiet north end of the lake is a paradise for water sports (skiing, boarding) and swimming! This gorgeous property  …see more

from £208 / night

£1243 - £2486 / week

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from £208 / night

14

Holiday apartment rental

Petrodvortsovy District / Strelna

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Private apartment 43 m2 with bathroom, kitchen and bedroom. Near Konstantinovsky Palace, also near the palaces, parks, fountains of Peterhof, Lomonosov. The apartment is located in a new building, with a fresh renovation and new furniture. Nearby are shops, sports cente  …see more

from £24 / night

£182 - £441 / week

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from £24 / night

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26

Crowsnest Pass / Blairmore

3 14 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £237 / night

£1181 - £2051 / week

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from £237 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa in Reykjavik City

Reykjavik / Reykjavik City

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Each of the four guest bedrooms have new (2013) luxurious beds.  …see more

from £278 / night

£1553 - £3942 / week

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from £278 / night

(1) Very Good 

30

Ski cottage to rent in Jyväskylä

Central Finland / Jyväskylä

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Ask about pets
After your holidays week , clean the cottage yourself or please, pay 100 € , when you book. No towels.  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 / week

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from £43 / night

(13) Excellent 

27

Holiday cottage rental

Arborg / Grimsnes

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“The best cottage I have ever stayed in” This cottage has it all for whatever type of break you would like. For me, it was to spend some romantic time with my girlfriend in the hope we could see the Northern Lights together in-between taking in all of  …see more

from £122 / night

£765 / week

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from £122 / night

24

British Columbia / Lillooet

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £66 / night

£460 / week

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from £66 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Kelowna

Okanagan Valley / Kelowna

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
Enjoy the luxury of a hotel with all the comforts of home in this luxurious and peaceful, bright and spacious, newly renovated 1300 sq ft air conditioned 2 bedroom suite with your own private entrance and stunning lakeview. Perfect for families and friends! Well equip  …see more

from £58 / night

£353 - £1007 / week

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from £58 / night

38

Quebec / Coaticook

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £131 / night

£503 - £740 / week

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from £131 / night

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30

Borgarnes holiday cottage rental

West Region / Borgarnes

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
“Great cottage, great location, for a more relaxing holiday” We had a fantastic stay in Helluskogur. The house and location were both excellent and to top it all, we watched the northern lights from the hot tub! I would recommend this accommodation  …see more

from £373 / night

£2606 - £4157 / week

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from £373 / night

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24

Holiday apartment in Helsinki

Uusimaa / Helsinki

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely Scandinavian modern decors with white and black with all basic amenities that you need for living available within this apartment, Central train station 5 minutes walk and Kamppi main bus and subway terminal just 2 minutes walk from the apartment and its located  …see more

from £85 / night

£505 / week

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from £85 / night

(14) Very Good 

68

Holiday home rental

Vancouver / North Vancouver

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“fabulous location so close to the city, difficult to imagine a more perfect spot” This property is perched on a steep hillside in Deep Cove overlooking the inlet of Indian Arm and the mountains beyond. It is difficult to imagine a more perfect spot wh  …see more

from £31 / night

£1082 - £2122 / week

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from £31 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nacka

Stockholm County / Nacka

5 8 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely surprise” I booked this apartment for a family holiday mostly because it was one of the few places left available in Stockholm over a very busy weekend! I was a little put off by the lack of photographs on the website, however during my email  …see more

from £152 / night

£1051 / week

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from £152 / 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 £103 / night

£614 - £693 / week

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from £103 / night

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11

Newfoundland / Brigus

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from £74 / night

£518 / week

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from £74 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg / Central Saint Petersburg

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
Historical city center: you can see St. Isaac's Cathedral, Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), Palace Bridge, Neva Embankments, Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island, Nevsky Prospekt , Anichkov Bridge, Church of the Savior on Blood, Hermitage, State Russian Museum.Feel lik  …see more

from £25 / night

£154 / week

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from £25 / night

(25) Excellent 

43

Zealand / Copenhagen

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly

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from £133 / night

£788 - £1615 / week

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from £133 / night

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Jonkoping County / Forsheda

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £62 / night

£430 / week

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from £62 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

St. Petersburg / Central Saint Petersburg

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Luxury 4-room apartment in the heart of St Petersburg with river views & infrared sauna. Modern & contemporary design. 3 bedroom apartment to sleep up to 8. Total area of 135 sq.m. Historic city centre. Near the Neva & Nevsky. 1 minute from Chernishevskaya m  …see more

from £84 / night

£536 / week

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from £84 / night

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Quebec / Mont Tremblant

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £92 / night

£530 / week

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from £92 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Ontario / Prince Edward County

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £89 / night

£444 - £767 / week

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from £89 / night