Book now for September deals in Spain, France, Turkey, the US or UK
03 August 2009 All is not lost for those who didn't get a chance to escape on a big summer break this year. September is an ideal time for that long-overdue holiday - the sun is still out, but the tourist hordes have eased off the beaches and the prices are low. What's not to like? With hundreds of Holiday-Rentals' properties worldwide reducing their rates in September, there couldn't be a better time to bag a holiday bargain.
Below are some examples of properties in hot locations in Europe and the US which are running special offers for their remaining weeks. And for this year's staycationers, a couple of homes in the UK are also suggested.
Costa del Sol
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p421997 - 2-bedroom apartment in Costa del Sol, situated in a small secure complex and boasting fine beach views from the balcony. Just a few meters to the beach and marina with its delightful dining opportunities. Other features include a Jacuzzi and shared pool.
£450 per property per week (down from £530)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p422187 - 3-bedroom house in Costa del Sol overlooking the only links golf course in Spain, boasting breathtaking views of the golf course and beyond to the beach and sea. There is also a lovely garden to relax and sunbathe on, plus a communal 25 m swimming pool and 2 paddle tennis courts.
£595 per property per week (down from £850), minimum stay 1 week
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p53847 - 7-bedroom villa on the Costa Dorada ideal for big groups of friends or extended families, with enormous (15 m long) private pool set in over 4,500 sq m of enclosed gardens in the exclusive, tranquil residential area of Sant Jordi d'Alfama. This area of Spain is largely undiscovered and unspoilt by mass tourism.
£800 per property per week (down from £1,000), further reductions for smaller groups - contact owners directly
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p425915 - 2-bedroom farmhouse in Charente, boasting beautiful gardens and a 12 m swimming pool, with sunbeds, barbecue and garden furniture provided. There are on-site fishing lakes.
£350 per property per week (down from £500)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p413210 - 3-bedroom villa in the village of Akdeniz between the Dalaman river and the hills. Features a fabulous large pool and separate children's pool. There is a small shop, snack bar and a free river taxi for a short 10-minute ride to the beach. On the second floor of the villa there is a walled, roof terrace with views of the surrounding area.
£300 per property per week (down from £350)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p207262 - 1-bedroom Florida condo located in the heart of Key Biscayne, just a few minutes walk to shops and restaurants and a few blocks from the beach, parks, and award winning Key Biscayne Community Center, with state of the art exercise facility and lap pool. Key Biscayne is an idyllic island paradise approximately 10 minutes from downtown Miami.
£497 per property per week (down from £621)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p115123 - 3-bedrrom beachfront condo directly on the great Atlantic Ocean. It is located at Chadham by the Sea on the non-driving end of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. From gourmet kitchen appliances and elegant decor, to 320-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, to both foam and down feather pillows, the condo is fully furnished for the guests' comfort and pleasure.
£718 per property per week (down from £863)
County Down, Northern Ireland
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p86767 - 3-bedroom apartment in Co Down with stunning views over the beautiful Dundrum bay and the Mountains of Mourne. The apartment is South-facing and is bright and sunny all day long. It has solid wood floors, original artwork, and high-quality and contemporary furnishings, but of course the view steals the show - ever changing throughout the day as the tide ebbs and flows in and out of the bay.
£360 per property per week (down from £450)
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk/p416873 - 5-bedroom Cotswolds cottage set in 6 acres of farmland with surrounding fields running down to the River Windrush with the market town of Witney beyond. It's in an elevated position and has a large South-facing garden with the most glorious views. Beyond the house is a working farm, with a few horses and sheep grazing in the fields. All rooms have superb views of the surrounding countryside.
£1,080 per property per week (down from £1,200) or £900 for a weekend in September (3 nights) for 10 people