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Relaxing Mothers’ Day breaks from

22nd February 2011 Print
Property 472130 in Nice

Forget the flowers and chocolate this Mothers’ Day and treat your mum to a short break away where you can relax, unwind and really spend some quality time together.

Whether your mum is the energetic type that likes to enjoy a range of activities, or the more laidback kind that would revel in a spa weekend,, the UK’s largest holiday rentals website, has a huge variety of properties perfect for a unique and unforgettable Mothers’ Day getaway.

Indulge yourselves with a weekend spa break in Budapest, or treat her to a much-deserved relaxing holiday in a pretty gite in rural France. If she appreciates a bit of sun, glitz and glamour, then perhaps try an apartment on the glittering Cote d’Azur, or for something a bit different, a quirky cave house in Andalusia. Closer to home, a cosy cottage in the stunning Lake District provides the perfect base for a lazy weekend exploring and enjoying the great British countryside.

Take your pick from one of the properties below or browse for more.

Prices quoted are per property per week for Mother’s Day and correct at the time of going to press. All properties still had availability for Mother’s Day.

An exclusive apartment in the heart of Budapest
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5. £322 per week
This warm and welcoming apartment in the heart of Budapest is perfect for a small family. Featuring a generous floor plan spanning one bedroom, one bathroom and a cosy living room, this property offers a bright, airy vibe and nice city views. The modern, well-equipped kitchen and dining area feature all the appliances and cookware needed for preparing meals at home. The living area is comfortably furnished and tastefully decorated, while the terrace provides an excellent vantage point from which to look out over the bustling metropolis below.

Authentic gite in a peaceful area, Royan
1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4. £525 per week
Located in a hamlet nestled in the middle of the vineyards, Emma's Cottage is a very comfortable and authentic gite. The stones, the beams and the fireplace are all original. The French windows open on to a park with a few steps leading to the swimming pool. The property is located in the Charente region in the heart of vineyards located an hour of La Rochelle and Bordeaux.

Elegant apartment with terrace in the heart of the Old Town, Nice
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4. £1,020 per week
This is a high spec duplex apartment on the top floor featuring Italian travertine floor throughout, vaulted ceilings and luxury fittings combined with a fabulous terrace. Due to its elevation there are fantastic light and lovely views of the glittering Cathedral dome and the hills of Nice. The apartment is seconds away from the famous Rossetti square and the terrace overlooks the Cathedral St Reparaté.

Cave house with swimming pool, terrace and barbecue, Andalusia
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4. £645 per week
Cuevas del Zenete is a tourist complex made up of 11 holiday houses in caves. It is located in La Calahora, very close to Guadix, and just 70 km away from Granada city. The house is surrounded by mountains and it was built in a traditional style featuring a chimney and wide rooms. The property maintains the same temperature all year long (around 18-20° degrees), so it is warm in winter and cool in summer.

Boutique style cottage in the Lake District
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. £490 per week
Converted from a 19th century barn by a local craftsman, Grange End Cottage has thick stone walls, a large, inglenook fireplace, many original features including owl holes (now glassed in) and oak beams and is lavishly furnished using a mixture of contemporary and antique furniture. The cottage is full of charm and character and is furnished and equipped to a very high standard. The property is situated in a secluded, peaceful position at the end of a cobbled lane, yet only a minute's walk to the centre of the unspoilt Lakeland village of Cark-in-Cartmel.

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