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Beach holidays that won't break the bank

13th May 2013 Print

With not long to go before the summer is upon us, booking a beach holiday via, the UK's leading rental site with over 545,000 properties, is quick, easy and most importantly it won't break the bank.

From waterfront cottages in Cornwall to family villas with pools in Ibiza and apartments in Alicante, the choice is endless, the terms are flexible and there is something for every budget.

Erica Chang, Regional Director for, said; "It is no secret that times are hard but you don't need to book a five star hotel to have the holiday you deserve. lists a wide range of properties close to some amazing beaches around the world at prices that are realistic. Whilst France, Spain and the UK are some of the more popular destinations, Turkey, Croatia and Bulgaria are all beautiful as well as affordable and these often overlooked destinations can make the perfect holiday hideaway".

She added, "With swimming pools, gardens, terraces and air conditioning available, a personal catering holiday via is perfect for budget-conscious holiday makers who love their added extras. Don't stay away from the beach this summer, instead visit and find the perfect beach break for you"


This charming farmhouse is just 100m from the beautiful beaches and dunes of St Marguerite. The fabulous property is suitable for up to six guests and has an enclosed south facing garden and terrace which is perfect for al fresco dining.  St Marguerite is a renowned for amazing beaches and is an area of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking sea views.


This two bedroom modern apartment is based in the Mikonos Playa Complex. As well as having great living accommodation and a pool, it is close to gorgeous beaches and a fantastic marina making it the perfect place for a family holiday in the sun complete with buckets and spades.


This spacious four bedroom holiday villa in Varna, Bulgaria sleeps eight making it perfect for a great family holiday. The villa is located on a quiet, purpose-built complex and the open-plan ground floor with dining area and kitchen, has a light and airy feel. There is a double bedroom on the ground floor and two more upstairs that open out onto a balcony with fabulous views. With two shared pools and local shops and bars close by, this is a great villa at a fantastic price.


Anyone wanting to stay on home shores will love this two bedroom apartment set in a listed building in the beautiful grounds of the Sun Valley holiday in St Austell, Cornwall.  Booking includes the use of an indoor heated pool, indoor and outdoor play facilities and access to a restaurant and bar so there is plenty to do if the sun doesn't shine. St Austell is the perfect base for discovering fishing villages, beaches and ports as well as the Eden project, Lost Gardens of Heligan and Truro.


This large private villa has its own swimming pool, lush tropical gardens and is located in a peaceful corner of Daylan close to the sea and gorgeous sandy beaches. It has a large lounge, kitchen with doors to the terrace as well as three bedrooms, two bathrooms and plenty of living space all decorated with a modern Turkish feel. The lush gardens and gorgeous pool are outstanding and definitely make this villa a winner.

This two bedroom holiday condo in Alanya, Gazipasa sleeps six and has all the amenities needed for a sunny stay, including a pool. Situated in a sleepy little farming town, it's 100 meters from a secluded, quiet cove and beach that are perfect for swimming and snorkeling.  If you can drag yourself away from paradise, Gazipasa town is a 15 minute drive away with shops, restaurants and bars.


Apartment Daisy is a two bedroom property that is ideal for families and couples looking for a peaceful beach break. The communal swimming pool and sunbathing terrace are surrounded by olive groves and there are stunning sea and mountain views. The beach is close by where guests can hire small boats to explore the coastline or have fun on the main beach of Supetar. Balmy evenings can be enjoyed in the centre's cobbled streets that boast art, jewellery and clothing shops, restaurants, bars and cafes.

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