From beach houses in the UK to stylish villas in Greece and Turkey, find your perfect summer retreat on HomeAway.co.uk
14/06/11 - If you’re still on the lookout for a fantastic summer holiday in 2011, look no further than HomeAway.co.uk, the UK’s number one holiday rentals website. With thousands of stunning, affordable holiday homes still available to rent this sunny season, the site appeals to a wide range of holidaymakers, from couples looking to get away for a relaxing break to groups of friends in search of some fun in the sun and families planning child-friendly trips abroad.
As the forecast for a nice summer in the UK is looking quite optimistic, why not take a short trip to our own shores in Cornwall and stay in an eco-friendly beach house with fantastic sea views. Alternatively, if you wish to soak up some Mediterranean sun, jet off to a family friendly villa in the Costa del Sol or escape to a romantic, stylish villa on the beautiful island of Santorini in Greece. Whatever your budget and choice, there will be a rental to match on HomeAway.co.uk.
So find your perfect summer retreat now and book one of the properties below or browse www.HomeAway.co.uk for thousands more.
Prices quoted are per property per week for the summer season and correct at the time of publishing. All properties still had good availability for the summer season.
Stone beach house with fantastic sea views in Portwrinkle, Cornwall This is an eco-friendly beach house constructed using the latest state of the art techniques and clad in the original old stone from the 400-year-old fish cellar. Located just a stone’s throw away from the beach, the property has been finished to a very high standard and features a balcony with fabulous views out to sea. Portwrinkle is a small village on the south east coast of Cornwall with a fine view along Whitsand Bay and a history which stretches back to medieval times.
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £1,079 per week
Detached villa with private pool and games room, Costa del Sol This detached villa offers guests the best of both worlds, the privacy of your own pool, a games room, outdoor table tennis, as well as a built in BBQ area, plus a beach only 10 minutes away. All three bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, the kitchen is fully equipped and there is a games room with pool table and dart board ideal for families to enjoy. The pool area has plenty of seating areas so you can dine al-fresco and soak up the Spanish sun.
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. £1,800 per week
Rural, eco-friendly farmhouse in Lanzarote A peaceful, hidden retreat, Casa Diama is a two-bedroom villa supplemented by a self contained apartment that sleeps two. The villa is powered by a wind electricity generator and has a solar heated water system making it completely and efficiently independent of outside utility services. Uniquely situated in the La Geria countryside, among the vines and bodegas of this famous area of Lanzarote, the villa has magnificent views across the Timanfaya National Park and the surrounding countryside.
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. £1083 per week
Romantic stylish villa with terrace and stunning views in Santorini Part of a complex of five independent houses, Aegagros Caldera House is built on the caldera outside the village of Megalochori. Built in a six-hectare vineyard, surrounded by flower and organic vegetable gardens, the villa is traditionally decorated and furnished with antique and traditional furniture. The property has a stunning view to the great blue of the caldera and the volcano of Santorini. Full breakfast with organic and home-made products is included in the price.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. £1,242 per week
A modern villa with private pool in a fantastic location in Bodrum Commanding one of the best spots in the upmarket town of Yalikavak on the Bodrum Peninsula, Jasmine Villa has been superbly fitted throughout with top quality furnishings, a 60 inch plasma TV with surround sound, an iPod dock and DVD player, plus SKY satellite. The open plan living, dining and kitchen area is light and spacious with huge patio doors that open up the entire wall to the pool and terrace area and spectacular views across Yalikavak Bay. Outside is just as amazing with a private pool, gardens, terraces and roof terrace with stunning views across the bay.
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. £1,195 per week