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Going on holiday and visiting some of the best beaches in Europe really makes for a fantastic time. The great thing is that you can even find some holiday villas and cottages nearby, so getting plenty of sun, sea and sand every day is a given.


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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ski
Fantail Cottage is perched on the lakefront of Lake Hawea * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes* FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - Set of Golf Clubs,Cricket/tennis gear,DVDs, books & children's boardgames. Ski  …see more

from $192 / night

$1340 / week

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from $192 / night

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in L'Escala

L'Escala / Riels

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Swimming pool
HUTG-012385 Special villa for holidays in L´Escala, in 300m from the beach with private pool and large garden. Villa del Sol is located in the best area of L´Escala. This area is surrounded by Riells Beach and the magnificent promenade overlooking to the bay  …see more

from $161 / night

$2343 - $3294 / week

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from $161 / night

(68) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Valletta

Island of Malta / Valletta

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
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)Per  …see more

from $101 / night

$679 - $795 / week

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from $101 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Vacation bungalow in Jambiani

Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
KoMe beach house located at Jambiani, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, with miles of deep white sand. At KoMe you will never feel lonely as are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby; such as Coral Rock 2 minutes walk, Kimte and Art Hotel around the c  …see more

from $40 / night

$199 - $660 / week

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from $40 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sunset Crest

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
Located within easy walking distance of the West Coast beach, supermarket, restaurants and duty free shopping, Villa Mango offers affordable holiday luxury on the Gold Coast of Barbados. This gracious property was recently renovated, and affords comfortable living with  …see more

from $348 / night

$2431 - $2679 / week

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from $348 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Vacation home with swimming pool in Kokkino Chorio

Chania Prefecture / Kokkino Chorio

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
This villa has been designed for a perfect holiday. It enjoys spectacular uninterrupted views to the beautiful, azure Souda Bay. The villa has 3 bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. There is a very well equipped kitchen/dining room. The living room is comfortably fu  …see more

from $143 / night

$992 - $1798 / week

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from $143 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Salondra with swimming pool

Alghero / Salondra

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool
Villa Romantica is a location recommended for those people that are looking for privacy and tranquility.The villa, very stylish home with antique wooden forniture and paintings, is situated in the middle of a 1000m garden with antique typical sardinian and fruits tr  …see more

from $133 / night

$1007 - $3180 / week

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from $133 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Carbis Bay Vacation apartment rental

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
AZURA is situated in a quiet location away from through traffic and 4 minutes walk to Carbis Bay's beautiful sandy beach. With it's Blue Flag status and sheltered shoreline it is perfect for paddling, playing and swimming; a real children's paradise. Ne  …see more

from $93 / night

$620 - $1216 / week

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from $93 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Sunderland Vacation apartment rental

Tyne and Wear / Sunderland

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
A luxury frontline Beach Apartment with superb views over Roker Beach, the Piers and beyond. Positioned literally a 10 metres from the beautiful sandy beach. This contemporary 2 bedroomed , first floor apartment is uniquely designed in a ` Beach Hut` style . Pier Point  …see more

from $93 / night

$521 - $806 / week

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from $93 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage with golf nearby in Southwold

Suffolk / Southwold

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 mi
  • Child friendly
A quiet, cosy spot to enjoy a comfortable holiday. Loom Cottage is situated in a private road, right in the heart of Southwold off Southwold Common and Southwold golf course, with easy access to all amenities and everything Southwold has to offer on your doorstep... .  …see more

from $81 / night

$540 - $1036 / week

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from $81 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Vacation villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
Appealing, airy, light and spacious. Particularly relaxing location, detached Villa Citrus with its own private heated pool. Villa Citrus is open plan and accessible situated on the well established private, peaceful, development of Villas del Sur. There are three c  …see more

from $82 / night

$571 - $1062 / week

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from $82 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Hout Bay Vacation home rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Swimming pool
This luxury self catering property offers accommodation for up to 4 persons in a quiet and relaxed environment with an outdoor swimming pool and within 300 m of the beach and harbour. Situated in Hout Bay with views of Chapman's Peak and the surrounding mountains a  …see more

from $93 / night

$651 - $1023 / week

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from $93 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Galle

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
The Rose Villa offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Indian Ocean that can be taken in upon stepping out from the private plunge pool located on the scenic ocean terrace.The chic open-plan living area is built on two levels where you get to enjoy Satellite  …see more

from $217 / night

$1488 - $1953 / week

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from $217 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
The apartment is located in the Marina de Albufeira just 15 minute walk from the beach, on the outskirts of Albufeira Old Town often referred to as one of Albufeira´s best kept secrets. Quiet and peaceful, the apartment has easy access to all amenities, including  …see more

from $59 / night

$318 - $831 / week

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from $59 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment with shared pool in La Zenia

La Zenia / La Zenia Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 mi
  • Swimming pool
This bright, spacious apartment with wifi connection is very secure and is well-equipped to cater for all your needs. It is located on the third (top) floor and can be accessed either by stairs or by means of a lift. The South facing balcony is very private and is not o  …see more

from $32 / night

$212 - $520 / week

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from $32 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Home rental in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Swimming pool
A perfect choice for a beach holiday near the sea, the Villa on the Bay provides ultimate comfort in luxury self catering accommodation.Fully eqippped with all mod cons. Luxury 4 bed villa . Ideally suited for guests looking for the luxury of a top class hotel while enj  …see more

from $348 / night

$2356 - $3038 / week

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from $348 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Almyrida

Chania Prefecture / Almyrida

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
Villa Helia sits on top of a small hill just above the sea side village resort of Almyrida and it's beautiful beach and clear waters. Its fantastic ,peaceful and private location gives panoramic views across olive slopes to the sea , the beautiful wide blue bay of  …see more

from $31 / night

$217 - $1228 / week

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from $31 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Royan / Saint-Georges-de-Didonne

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi

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from $32 / night

$223 - $371 / week

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from $32 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Cagliari Centre

Cagliari / Cagliari Centre

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Child friendly
The "Santa Maria" terrace apartment offers one double bedroom with king sized bed, well equipped kitchen one bathroom, and good sized open living area for exclusive use of the guests to enjoy the Sardinian sun, relax in the sofa with a book and a glass of wine  …see more

from $32 / night

$159 - $456 / week

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from $32 / night

(88) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Colwyn Bay

Conwy County / Colwyn Bay

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
29-31/Oct last minute availability This lovely wooden beamed cottage comes with seaview from bedroom, lounge and bathroom set in an acre garden of open seaview and tennis court in the main garden. It comes with private garden and patio area. The welcome cake and flower  …see more

from $69 / night

$335 - $670 / week

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from $69 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 mi
  • Child friendly
´Casa Rocío del Mar' is a 2 bedroom attractive apartment of 77 sq m, situated over 2 floors in the southern end of Conil near the River Salado, about 5 minutes walk from the town beach and 5 minutes into the old town. The location is in a quiet side st  …see more

from $43 / night

$340 - $742 / week

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from $43 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Lodge rental in Bilene with shared pool

Gaza Province / Bilene

10 28 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 28
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Swimming pool
Our accommodation Sleeps 2/4/6/8/10 to 20 guests.1 Lux Villa( sleeps 8) ,4 Lux tents sleep 2 each and 1 family tent sleeps 4 on a 9km lagoon. Tropical Paradise!!! extra pop up tents for extra 8 guests. We are ideal for Family and Friend groups. Also Specialize in WEDDIN  …see more

from $50 / night

$348 / week

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from $50 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Supetar Vacation apartment rental

Brac Island / Supetar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
BASIC FEATURES : The apartment has 4 bed/s for adults + 1. Capacity (adults) is (4). It has 3 stars. Apartment has 60 m2. It is on the ground floor. Access possible for the disabled. Number of bedrooms: 2. Number of bathrooms: 1. Number of balconies: 1.BEDROOM (1):  …see more

from $53 / night

$371 - $446 / week

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from $53 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Vacation chalet in Hemsby

Great Yarmouth / Hemsby

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
Our refurbished chalet is situated within the well-known Belle Aire site, Hemsby, Great Yarmouth. with free onsite parking. Our comfortable and fully equipped 2 bedroom chalet sleeps up to 4/5 people. We aim to offer self catering holidays to hotel standards without p  …see more

from $44 / night

$248 - $496 / week

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from $44 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Barn rental in Dale

Pembrokeshire / Dale

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 mi
  • Child friendly
Welcome to The Old Cowshed The Old Cowshed is situated in the centre of the Dale peninsula up a private drive and as its name suggests was once the Cowshed at the Butterhill estate in St Ishmaels. The spot is utterly tranquil and genuinely far from the maddening crowd.  …see more

from $81 / night

$490 - $1302 / week

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from $81 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Lodge rental in Lytham St Anne's with golf nearby

Lancashire / Lytham St Anne's

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
*SPECIAL OFFER* 1or 2 night stays available for January and February ONLY This recently renovated 2 bedroom holiday home is ideal for 2 couples or a small family. The detached property is set within a walled garden and offers parking for 2 cars, with space to enjoy out  …see more

from $87 / night

$806 / week

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from $87 / night

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Vacation apartment in Pomena

Mljet Island / Pomena

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Our family owned property of 600 m2 is situated in a lovely and peaceful village Pomena on the island of Mljet which is the eighth largest and greeniest Croatian island. It is characterized by a Mediterranean climate, dry summers and mild winters and is one of the sunni  …see more

from $58 / night

$401 / week

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from $58 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Uplyme

Lyme Regis / Uplyme

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Ask about children
A newly-refurbished, one bed self-catering cottage - ideal for two - lovely rural retreat only one mile from Lyme Regis town and the Jurassic coast. Walk to local pub 10 mins, 5 miin drive to Lyme Regis town or leave the car behind and follow lovely riverside walk to t  …see more

from $100 / night

$620 - $732 / week

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from $100 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Swimming pool
Marbella's most private Hideaway destination.. Licence Nº VFT/MA/00653 This secret hideaway is set in the heart of glamorous Marbella, just 30 minutes drive from Malaga airport, 10 minutes walk from the beach and 5 minutes drive from Puerto Banus marina. Thi  …see more

from $775 / night

$4086 - $7440 / week

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from $775 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Les Angles

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

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from $42 / night

$212 - $318 / week

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from $42 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Praia da Luz Vacation villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
This large townhouse offers a peaceful retreat with all the comforts of home. Close to the village of Luz with magnificent sea views, this property offers something for everyone from families to golfers Casa Gaivota is situated in a quiet and enviable position, with fa  …see more

from $168 / night

$1178 - $1922 / week

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from $168 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment rental

Istria / Pula

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The house is located in an attractive touristic settlement of Pula in the vicinity of the Auto camp Stoja and is only 30 meters from the beach. There are 4 apartments with a sea view available for 3-5 person. This apartment is located on the 3rd floor with an amazing vi  …see more

from $43 / night

$297 - $609 / week

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from $43 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Jaffa

Tel Aviv / Jaffa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
A truly unique experience! To live in an authentic Jaffa apartment, which was carefully renovated, from bottom to top. The original beautiful elements such as high ceilings and the floors' ornamented tiles, were carefully preserved, while, for the comfortableness  …see more

from $120 / night

$794 - $1300 / week

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from $120 / night

(61) Excellent 

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Vacation bungalow in Pagham

Arun District / Pagham

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Straight onto the beach! A beach-side bungalow converted from an early 1900's southern railway carriage, complete with etched glass and the old slam doors. Often described as quirky it has been extended to provide cozy accommodation, with an easy living, open plan  …see more

from $106 / night

$707 - $1240 / week

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from $106 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Killorglin Vacation cottage rental

County Kerry / Killorglin

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Spacious detached 3 bedroom bungalow with 2 bathrooms. One bedroom has double bed with ensuite facilities. 2nd bedroom with one double bed. and third room has 2 single beds. Furnished and equipped to a very high standard with a large enclosed garden with BBQ and Cl  …see more

from $117 / night

$477 - $742 / week

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from $117 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Vacation home in Ballygarrett

Gorey / Ballygarrett

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
Second year on the Irish holiday market, recently renovated and refurbished three double bedroomed cottage/house situated on the coastal headland of Cahore, Co. Wexford Accommodation:- Entrance/dining area with patio sliding doors, separate kitchen with breakfast bar,  …see more

from $69 / night

$467 - $721 / week

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from $69 / night

(80) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment rental

Perth and Kinross / Kenmore

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
The apartment is situated on the shores of Loch Tay and in close proximity to Kenmore. It has panoramic views from Ben Lawers all the way down to Kenmore itself. With watersports on your doorstep, great walking and cycling opportunities plus golf and horseriding nearby  …see more

from $112 / night

$806 - $992 / week

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from $112 / night

(2) Good 

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Penthouse rental in Roche Caiman with shared pool

Eden Island / Roche Caiman

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Swimming pool
Location, fabulous views, style and elegance - this beautifully built and decorated one bedroomed penthouse is in the exclusively designed purpose built marina of Eden Island connected to the breathtaking island of Mahe, situated in the shimmering turquoise Indian Ocean  …see more

from $155 / night

$1054 / week

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from $155 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Swimming pool
La Mer" is a well featured holiday home in the northern coastal suburb of Quinns Beach. Just 300 meters to the Indian Ocean, enjoy the views from the timber deck at the large outdoor pool area. ''La Mer'' is equipped with tropical styled furnitu  …see more

from $108 / night

$632 - $1493 / week

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from $108 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Vacation bungalow in Aldeburgh

Suffolk / Aldeburgh

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Close to the beach and short walk to the interesting ancient fishing town of Aldeburgh. Traditional pubs, the best Fish and Chips in Britain and lots of other restaurants, shops and art galleries make this a great location for relaxing holidays for walking and bird watc  …see more

from $162 / night

$1092 - $1922 / week

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from $162 / night