Quirky accommodation specialist One off Places – www.oneoffplaces.co.uk - has unveiled select availability at a series of stylish British houses for those looking to book a late break to welcome in the New Year. Traditionally a time for getting together with friends and escaping the rat race, celebrate with a stylish house party or hunker down in rather special accommodation located in the stu..
One Off Places, the holiday accommodation website for unique and distinctive holiday rentals, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The site is home to over 1000 accommodation options around the world ranging from simple woodland cabins to huge chateaux and house party mansions, to accommodate all budgets and group sizes.
Holiday houses right on the beach are a rare and special breed - nothing can match being so close to the sea that you can listen to the waves as you fall asleep and walk out to feel the sand between your toes first thing in the morning. Can you imagine anything more uplifting and restorative than that? We can’t either, which is why One Off Places boasts a gorgeous and diverse collection of beach..
February half term is just round the corner and here at One Off Places we still have some availability for both short breaks and week long stays in some wonderful properties, including a Somerset railway cottage built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and a treehouse for six on the Isle of Wight.
`Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar....`. This famous quote by Antonio Machado translates as: `traveller there is no path, you make the path by walking`. To me, this sums up our journey - when we found our wonderful finca it was wild and beautiful, it still is but now you can experience it, live within the atmosphere.
Claudia Bicego is one of the owners of Sovigliano, a wonderful farmhouse conversion in Chianti, Tuscany, which has four B&B rooms and four apartments. The farmhouse is set on a large piece of land with wonderful views, and guests share use of the swimming pool and grounds, and can get all their meals on site. A week in an apartment costs from 700 euros.
One Off Places has two fantastic 30% off deals for a couple of its most stunning One Off Places, one in Montenegro and one in Italy. Villa Stari Mlin in Montenegro looks out over Kotor Bay, and San Martino in Umbria is on the banks of Lake Corbara. Both have luxurious interiors, large gardens and swimming pools, and are a perfect choice for a group holiday of family or friends.
The growth in adventure tourism, biking, hiking and walking holidays has been a welcomed boost for sustainable tourism in rural communities throughout Europe. ‘Traditional’ destinations such as the Alps are being shunned by a new style of explorer who is eager to avoid the crowds and annoyingly extortionate prices.
The Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria offer some of the most breath taking..
We must have been asked the same question over a hundred times but we never tire of telling a story that we’re happy to recall: “So how did you find this place?” invariably the question is posed at our weekly pizza party, an evening at the start of the week to which we invite all of our guests, to join us making pizza at our traditional outdoor log burning oven.
So we at last retired and thought we would build a nice little place in Spain for long summer siestas, a swim in our own pool and a home cooked paella now and again. We had always wanted to build our own place and now seemed to be the right time. We had decided that we did not like the modern villas and wanted an old style, country Finca which would have the mod-cons but retain the old features,..
Mention Thailand and most will think of the country’s teeming capital, Bangkok, or of the tourist-focused destinations of Phuket, Koh Samui and Pattaya, or Chiang Mai. But there is a whole hidden area of Thailand where few foreigners tread, and which the author Ben Davies has called “the forgotten provinces.”