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Country house in Ireland This Fathers’ Day treat Dad to something really special and take him away for some quality bonding time on an activity break. As Fathers’ Day only happens once a year, show him you really care with a fun-filled family break in the UK, or further afield in Portugal, Spain, France or Ireland, which are all perfect destinations for all the activities Dads love, such as golf, fishing, sailing, tennis and other sports. , the UK’s number one holiday rentals website, features more than 170,000 properties worldwide available to rent over the Fathers’ Day weekend in mid-June.  

Join your Dad in his favourite pastime, be that tennis, water skiing, fishing or sailing, on a short break to a lakeside lodge in the Cotswolds, or spoil him with a holiday to some of the world’s most renowned golf courses in Spain or Portugal. Alternatively, for a Fathers’ Day break with a difference, rent a sailing yacht in the gulf of St. Tropez, or a charming period home in Ireland with a snooker table, wine cellar, private equestrian arena and stables, plus fishing facilities on site.

So if your Dad is the active type, surprise him with the perfect gift this year and choose one of the properties below, or browse thousands more on

Prices quoted are per property per week for Father’s Day and correct at the time of publishing. All properties still had availability over Father’s Day weekend.


Lakeside lodge in Cotswolds

Lakeside lodge in the Cotswolds
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. £375 per weekend
Special Offer: 25% off all bookings in June

This is a new England-style timber lodge situated on the edge of a lake in the Cotswold district. An idyllic setting in the heart of the Cotswold Water Park and villages, having the benefit of the famous Watermark club’s amenities and facilities, including: tennis, water skiing, fishing and sailing. The lodge itself has quality furnishings throughout, which include underfloor heating, LCD TV and DVD player, plasma in master bedroom and sound system.

Property 826149


Vilamoura holiday apartment

Modern apartment overlooking Millennium Golf Course, Algarve
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7. £600 per week

Augusta apartment is located in the popular family resort of Vilamoura and backs onto the world famous Millennium Golf Course. All three bedrooms are furnished to the highest standard and are fully air-conditioned during the summer months. Whether at the splendid marina, the prestigious golf courses or the colourful and diverse shopping area, Vilamoura has everything you could ask for. The apartment itself features front and rear terraces and offers access to a good sized shared swimming pool.

Property 50582


Oasis Club Villa on Marbella Golden Mile Beach

Oasis Club villa on Marbella´s Golden Mile Beach
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5. £2,092 per week

This beautiful sun-filled villa, situated in the famous Oasis Club on Marbella’s Golden Mile, is tastefully decorated to a very high standard and offers all the comfort you need for a carefree holiday. The golden, sandy beaches are just 10 meters from your doorstep. From the beautiful private garden you can enjoy magnificent sea views. The Club itself has beautiful gardens carefully looked after and a fantastic community pool facing the sea. The property is located within walking distance to Puerto Banus and its golf courses. 

Property 53821


Sailing yacht in the gulf of St. Tropez

Sailing yacht in the gulf of St. Tropez
Studio, Sleeps 5. £87 per night

This wood yacht is located in the 'Marines de Cogolin' in the gulf of St. Tropez and can be rented as a holiday apartment. The yacht is equipped with running water, heating, electricity, bathroom with WC, sink, shower (warm water), salon with seats and table and a kitchen. Furthermore, there is a separate cabin with a flat screen TV. In the outdoor area you will find a spaciously made cockpit with a dining table and two deck mattresses for sunbathing.

Property 516252


Country house in Ireland

Charming secluded period home in County Westmeath
8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18. £2,959 per week / £2,615 per weekend

The house is set in a picturesque rural village and is furnished mostly with antique furniture and curios. Both the house and the entrance gateway are preserved for historical reasons. There are three large reception rooms, two dining rooms, a separate kitchen, a basement bar and snug with snooker table, as well as a wine cellar. A private equestrian arena and stables are available if required. There are many alternative activities to be had, such as golf, canoeing, paintballing, hunting or fishing. There are many river walks and fishing spots on site. 

Property 453532