Fantastic accommodation deals in favourite spots Spain, Italy, France, Portugal and Cyprus
11 May 2009 We're all familiar with the curse of the Bank Holiday: the British weather always seems to suddenly change for the worse just in time for a day off. But for those dreading spending another day off holed up at home watching the weekend telly, there is still time to book a short break to Europe, and it needn't break the bank if you opt for one of these fantastic holiday home deals on Holiday-Rentals.
Costa del Sol
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p19509 - Modern and spacious 3-bedroom apartment in the white-washed village of Mijas Pueblo with panoramic mountain and coast views - you can even see Africa on a clear day! Finca San Antonio is a private, secure gated development of the highest quality in keeping with the traditional Moorish charm and atmosphere of Andalucia, providing two outdoor pools, sub-tropical gardens and underground parking.
£450 per property per week (was £550)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p64206 - Airy, cosy 2-bedroom apartment on the Costa Brava on a beachside residential site with a swimming pool and magnificent communal garden. Two terraces facing different directions. Includes a parking space. Enjoy cycle tours and exploring the woods, dunes, beaches, wetlands and rice fields. Alternatively, try your hand at diving or venture to the nearby medieval villages and fortified towns.
£218 per property per week (was £273)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p64148 - Lovely 3-bedroom apartment on a new residential site next to Golf Platja de Pals and 1,400m from the beach. Surrounded by dunes and pine forests and with beautiful views over to Mongri mountains. There are facilities to play volleyball, windsurfing courses and children's scooters.
£364 per property per week (was £455)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p34630 - Characterful 2-bedroom villa in Lanzarote (La Tienda) - a part of a large Canarian Country House full of traditional charm. Contains a plunge pool and walled sun terrace. Perfect for those keen to stay in a typical Canarian property and sample local village life.
£259 per property per week (was £336)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p410390 - Pretty 2-bedroom beachside villa (Unit 1) close to Palermo. The beach is only 100m away. Benefits from an external kitchen and dining areas where alfresco dinners can be enjoyed. The archaeological site of Himera, an ancient Greek city, with the ruins of some temples and a museum, is located nearby. For golf enthusiasts, a brand new 18-hole golf course is only 5 minutes away.
£364 per property per week
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p14429 - Charming 3-bedroom house in a secluded community of Costa Paradiso on the northwest coast of Sardinia - a quiet and very natural area known for its unusually-shaped pink granite rocks and rich Mediterranean flora. There are superb sea views, particularly at sunset. Private parking available.
£492 per property per week (was £627)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p89206 - Delightful 3-bedroom Mediterranean-style seaside villa with lots of character in Cap d'Agde. There are two sunny enclosed terraces, both with garden furniture. The villa is only 200m away from the beach. Cap d'Agde boasts 14km of sandy beaches dotted with cliffs and rocky inlets, and caters for a wide range of sports such as watersports, golf, tennis and horse-riding.
£358 per property per week (was £448)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p93042 - Stunning provincial-style 3-bedroom villa with private pool in a romantic, secluded environment. Boasts panoramic views of the sea and hills from Nice to Saint Tropez, as well as a terrace overlooking pool and garden. Ideal for a health retreat with plenty of space to exercise, a juicer and peaceful environment to meditate, write or paint. Organic food can be delivered if required, and there is a forest 2 minutes walk away for jogging. Creating health, meditation and yoga classes for a single or couple can be organized by prior arrangement.
£985 per property per week (was £1,343)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p76816 - Spacious, modern 3-bedroom apartment in Lagos. Boasts a long balcony ideal for enjoying breakfast or an aperitif. The enclosed pool area has private gardens and sun loungers. 5 minutes from the Marina and 10 minutes from Meia Praia - the best beach on the Algarve. Nearest golf course is 5 minutes drive. Watersports available at all local beaches.
£350 per property per week (was £400)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p71067 - Luxury 4-star 2-bedroom townhouse on the Ponta Grande Resort in Sao Rafael. Features a beautiful sunny terrace for alfresco dining and shared pool. Beautifully furnished to give the house a contemporary Algarvean feel. Free Portugal Haven teddy bear with every child booking.
£353 per property per week (was £415)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p420443 - Modern, sunny 2-bedroom villa, tastefully furnished. Large pool shared with four other villas and sea views. Located a few minutes walk to the stunning Cape Greko National Park and the fabulous Konnos beach, with all the sand and watersports you could wish for. In the other direction, it is a 2 minutes drive to the bustling resort of Protaras and Fig Tree Bay. Ayia Napa with all its nightlife and Waterworld is a 10 minutes drive.
£360 per property per week (was £400)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p85341 - Cute single story studio dwelling in the style of a traditional Cypriot village house, with a modern touch, in the village of Arakapas in the mountains. Boasts a large roof terrace and patio. Free 'welcome pack' of provisions on arrival.
£25 per property per night (one night free for every night booked)