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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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Vacation cottage with golf nearby in Lytham St Anne's

Lytham St Anne's / Lytham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Child friendly
See our cottage on youtube: https://youtu.be/I7iowOlKG14 Shrimpers Cottage "Certificate of Excellence" 2014 Trip Advisor (4 Garlicks Cottage) "Winter Special" pay for 5 nights and get 2 free" (1st December - 1st March excludes Christmas and New Year) Shrimpers  …see more

from $121 / night

$756 - $1080 / week

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from $121 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Killybegs

Killybegs / Fintragh

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 mi
  • Child friendly
Built in the late 19th century, The Old farmhouse is a picture perfect Donegal Farmhouse which has been sympathetically renovated. Great care has been taken to retain the old farmhouse's original charm i.e. low ceilings and exposed beams whilst providing all the facilit  …see more

from $77 / night

$572 - $635 / week

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from $77 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Lingwood Vacation cottage rental

Norfolk / Lingwood

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Piglets is a modern conversion on one level consisting of one bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The property has its own separate enclosed private garden. The owners bungalow is situated next to the cottage and access to the rest of 3 1/2 acre grounds is permitted.<  …see more

from $70 / night

$428 - $616 / week

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(24) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Willikies

Willikies / The Peninsula

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
This villa is for those who enjoy peace and tranquillity. The stunning waterfront location at the Peninsula along with the contemporary style is what sets this holiday home apart from others. The villa looks out from the Peninsula, towards Pelican Island and the reef  …see more

from $218 / night

$1524 - $3048 / week

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from $218 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Portstewart Vacation apartment rental

County Londonderry / Portstewart

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
This is an attractive second floor apartment, and is thirty metres from the sea with uninterrupted panoramic views of the surrounding coastline. It has been well furnished with two double bedrooms (one with ensuite), large kitchen / dining / living area and a bathroom.  …see more

from $96 / night

$477 - $762 / week

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from $96 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Langebaan

Western Cape / Langebaan

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 mi
Located on the 3rd floor of this large dwelling the apartment offers one bedroom, a living/dining room with a double sofabed and an indoor barbeque, fully equiped kitchen and a bathroom. The bedroom and living room lead onto a large balcony with partly shaded pergola wi  …see more

from $89 / night

$553 - $667 / week

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from $89 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage in Amlwch Port

Amlwch / Amlwch Port

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Pilots cottage is a spacious, well furnished traditional cottage with exposed beams and inglenook fireplace housing a coal burning effect gas fire. Sea views from every room with the WOW factor being the view from the kitchen window. Gas fired central heating makes this  …see more

from $89 / night

$445 - $889 / week

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from $89 / night

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Vacation apartment in Waikawa

Picton / Waikawa

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Car not necessary
Two double bedroom flat, spacious, private, pleasant garden, off street parking, SKY TV, unlimited WiFi, self contained, quiet, 10 minutes walk to Waikawa Marina and Waikawa Bay and 5 minutes drive to Picton. Cafes and restaurants at Waikawa Marina and in Picton. Walkin  …see more

from $81 / night

$565 / week

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from $81 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Vacation boathouse in Combeinteignhead

Newton Abbot / Combeinteignhead

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
The boathouse is located right on the shore of the Teign estuary, with stunning views of the river and surrounding landscape. Waterfront patio for outdoor living, private launching for a boat and doorstep access for any kind of water sports make the boathouse a totally  …see more

from $127 / night

$762 - $1143 / week

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from $127 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Vacation farmhouse with swimming pool in Competa

Competa / Venta de Palma

10 20 3 nights min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A stunning property in Andalucia, set on the edge of the natural park of the Almejera Mountains, only 15 minutes from the beach. 5 mins from historic, white washed mountain town of Competa. Finca Los Pinos offers a large 3 bedroom Villa farmhouse, a separate 4 bedroom  …see more

from $354 / night

$2153 - $3014 / week

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from $354 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage with golf nearby in Rosemarkie

Ross and Cromarty / Rosemarkie

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Rowan cottage is situated in the quaint seaside village of Rosemarkie less than a 2 minute walk from a long sandy beach. Chanonry Point, at the far end of the beach, is a well known spot for dolphin watching.The property has been fitted to a high standard with many  …see more

from $96 / night

$432 - $737 / week

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from $96 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Lovina Beach

Bali / Lovina Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Absolute beach font villa with al luxury and private staff for your housekeeping and cooking wishes. Surrounded by a lush tropical garden you will be able to relax in one of the Bale's (typical balinese relax hut) or plunch in the infinity swimming pool . As the fr  …see more

from $107 / night

$746 - $1981 / week

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from $107 / night

(64) Excellent 

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Vacation barn in Dereham

Dereham / East Tuddenham

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 41 mi
  • Child friendly
Set within 23 acres of farmland fronting the River Tudd with private lake and pets corner; ideal for the young. The Retreat is in an ideal location for country pursuits; walking, cycling, birdwatching, horse riding, golf and is the perfect base for exploring neighbourin  …see more

from $127 / night

$635 - $1142 / week

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from $127 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Home rental in Carloway

Isle of Lewis / Carloway

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Cliscro offers spectacular sea and mountain views from its vantage point above Loch Carloway. The house is set at the edge of the peaceful village of Borrowston. It has been tastefully renovated to offer you comfort and relaxation in its stunning setting. You are ideal  …see more

from $115 / night

$604 - $686 / week

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from $115 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Vacation home with golf nearby in Lamlash

Isle of Arran / Lamlash

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Doricmorr is a fabulous 4 bedroomed, 8 person bungalow situated just outside Lamlash in the village of Cordon. It is offered on a unique "leave it as you would expect to find it" basis with no cost being added to the rental price for an external cleaning agen  …see more

from $178 / night

$1245 - $1334 / week

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from $178 / night

(14) Excellent 

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St Monans Vacation cottage rental

Fife / St Monans

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Rockslea has the one of the best locations in St Monans with views out over the Firth of Forth and the local harbour, where there is always life and activity. Set on the sea front and on the Fife Coastal path with unobstructed views over the Firth of Forth, Rockslea is  …see more

from $121 / night

$604 - $889 / week

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from $121 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Akaroa

Canterbury Region / Akaroa

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Akaroa Apartment - upstairs modern Queen bedroom fully self contained apartment. With a full bathroom – fully tiled shower – and bath with views. Architecturally designed to blend well in the historic precinct. Separate bedroom, and open plan kitchen dining, living  …see more

from $159 / night

$1016 / week

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from $159 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Vacation villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxury and recently completely renovated villa. The house consits of two separate apartments and we have chosen to rent out the ground floor apartment. There will be no guests in the other apartment when you rent the ground floor. You will have access to all the house&#  …see more

from $119 / night

$808 - $1432 / week

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from $119 / night

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Vacation apartment rental

Fife / Anstruther

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
A luxurious 3 bedroomed self catering property. Very spacious ground level apartment with spectacular sea views looking towards the Isle of May and Anstruther harbour. 2 minutes walk from Anstruther Golf club. 15 minutes from St Andrews, the home of golf and historic U  …see more

from $191 / night

$889 - $1143 / week

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from $191 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Vacation penthouse in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
This very large penthouse is situated on the 8th floor of la large block of apartments, close to the Torrecilla beach and is within just 5 minutes walk of the famous Balcon De Europa. Due to its excellent position, amazing views from the majority of the rooms and its si  …see more

from $108 / night

$754 - $1507 / week

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from $108 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Vacation cottage in Ventnor

Isle of Wight / Ventnor

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
The house is perfect for: • a family holiday - just 2 minutes walk from the beach, private parking, pubs & restaurants & cafés within 5 minutes walking distance. • sunbathing in the garden while enjoying the sight and sound of the sea. • wonderful coastal walks  …see more

from $89 / night

$623 - $1118 / week

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from $89 / night

(60) 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 $102 / night

$686 - $1270 / week

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from $102 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in Southport

Merseyside / Southport

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Car not necessary
THIS APARTMENT IS ABSOLUTELY TOP QUALITY SITUATED IN THE BEST PART OF SOUTHPORT Owners, Val and Brian Bolger, have established something fresh and exciting here, maintaining the traditional features of yesteryear whilst creating a luxury retreat with all the cutting e  …see more

from $153 / night

$889 - $8255 / week

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from $153 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Groomsport Vacation home rental

County Down / Groomsport

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
NITB approved, built in 2004, this spacious 4 bedroom self catering accommodation with sea-facing sun room is ideal for a beach holiday, as a base to visit the many heritage sites, or to explore the natural beauty of Northern Ireland. Suitable for up to 6 people, 4 bedr  …see more

from $127 / night

$731 - $1010 / week

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from $127 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Home rental in Fife with golf nearby

Fife / St Andrews

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
Beautifully presented single storey house in St. Andrews. Situated a short walk from the East Sands beach and St. Andrews Harbour. The House has been recently refurbished to a very high order with no detail overlooked and there are quality fittings and furnishings throu  …see more

from $159 / night

$655 - $1080 / week

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from $159 / night

(55) Excellent 

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Newcastle Vacation apartment rental

County Down / Newcastle

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
This 4 star luxurious and stylish apartment bordering the immaculate grounds of the Royal County Down Golf Course, is tucked in a private courtyard with ample parking space. The newly built apartment is finished to an extremely high standard. The beautifully fur  …see more

from $127 / night

$635 - $731 / week

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from $127 / night

(123) Very Good 

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St. Pierre du Bois Vacation apartment rental

Guernsey / St Pierre du Bois

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
La Pointe Farm is set in one of the most idyllic parts of a beautiful island. This 11 acre property sits on a hill in the parish of St. Peter in the Wood (St. Pierre du Bois) with sea views to the front and a peaceful green valley behind. La Pointe Farm consists of four  …see more

from $127 / night

$648 - $1556 / week

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from $127 / night

(43) Excellent 

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Kissimmee Vacation villa rental

Kissimmee / Westside

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
5 night gap in December for just £450 - a saving of £75 from the advertised price. This exclusive luxury property, with beautiful Italian themed fixtures and fittings is set in the highly desirable community of (Tuscany/Calabria) surrounded by small lakes, conservati  …see more

from $115 / night

$756 - $1080 / week

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from $115 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Stamford Vacation apartment rental

Lincolnshire / Stamford

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
FOR AVAILABILITY PLEASE CHECK MY CALENDAR AS IT IS ALWAYS COMPLETELY UP TO DATE The holiday apartment is in a beautiful Listed grade II townhouse in the centre of the conservation town of Stamford. The house itself is in Rutland Terrace which is a well known town land  …see more

from $75 / night

$464 / week

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from $75 / night

(37) Excellent 

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West Country Vacation cottage rental

Padstow / Padstow Harbour

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
A 200 year old recently modernised and redecorated cottage,situated in the older quite part of Padstow within walking distance of the town centre and harbourside,with it's own garage and off road parking space for a standard sized car.  …see more

from $134 / night

$921 / week

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from $134 / night

(14) Excellent 

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South Galson Vacation lodge rental

Isle of Lewis / South Galson

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Ready for a Hebridean escape? Heather Hut is the perfect hideaway on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Perched on the edge of a working croft with spectacular views of the Atlantic ocean, this luxury eco-cabin is the ideal base from which to explore all that the  …see more

from $120 / night

$762 / week

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from $120 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Vacation home in Castiglione Della Pescaia

Province of Grosseto / Castiglione Della Pescaia

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
Nice and quite apartment 75sqm , delightful outside terrace with splendid view on Orbetello lagoon and Giglio island. Car parking with sun shield. Two bedrooms, one with queen size bed and one with 2 single beds, shower/WC, kitchen and large living-room, Digital LCD TV.  …see more

from $77 / night

$539 / week

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from $77 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Sassari / Tissi

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from $27 / night

$189 - $942 / week

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from $27 / night

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Vacation apartment in All Saints

All Saints / Buckleys Heights

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
The Buckleys Country Club has its own distinctive flavour that will exceed your expectations and transform your moments on the island into everlasting memories. Land, water, wind and sun in perfect harmony as nature intended will greet you daily. Indulge yourself and d  …see more

from $70 / night

$445 - $623 / week

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from $70 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Barn rental in Bonchurch

Isle of Wight / Bonchurch

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Strawberries, our lovingly restored two bedroom cottage is based on a former strawberry farm set on the southern slopes of St Boniface Down. The cottage is cascading with seaside charm whilst featuring a modern open plan interior and huge south facing windows. The cen  …see more

from $318 / night

$1143 - $1385 / week

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from $318 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Wallasey

Wirral / Wallasey

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
Marine Point View is a luxury, newly refurbished one bedroomed apartment located within a purpose built Art- Deco apartment building, which offers electronic access and live in building management. There are lifts to all floors. Free Wi-Fi is available to guests. It is  …see more

from $81 / night

$481 - $667 / week

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from $81 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Vacation home rental

County Sligo / Enniscrone

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
Cahermore Holiday Village - Within 5 minutes walk of the wonderful village & beach in Enniscrone, 23 miles from Sligo town and 8 miles from Ballina, this spacious,well equipped & decorative holiday home is in pristine condition & truly the ideal location to enjoy the lo  …see more

from $97 / night

$512 - $835 / week

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from $97 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Vacation villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
PRIVATE detached villa 'Casa José' overlooks the 10th tee box and 18th green on Fuerteventura's premier golf course which was host to the Spanish Open 2004. Location location location - Quiet and peaceful with spectacular views of sea and mountains thi  …see more

from $191 / night

$889 - $1264 / week

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from $191 / night

(6) Excellent 

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South Queensferry Vacation apartment rental

Edinburgh / South Queensferry

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 mi
  • Child friendly
'Shore Road' is an absolutely unique luxury property situated almost unbelievably only 15 feet from the waters edge - 'IT IS ALMOST LIKE LIVING ON A BOAT ! !'.Three sets of patio doors, one from each bedroom and one from the lounge, afford ac  …see more

from $127 / night

$572 - $953 / week

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from $127 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Kommetjie Vacation villa rental

Cape Town / Kommetjie

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
Unique Luxury Self-catering Beach HouseSeaside living at its natural best in one of the most beautiful places on earth.Exquisite position and design Misty Mornings offers a pure holiday experience. 4 Star accredited by Tourism Grading Council of  …see more

from $229 / night

$1601 / week

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