Sleeping 8 people cottages vacations and tours, 2014 and 2015

Great selection of cottage and farmstay accommodation that sleeps up to 8, ideal for larger families and groups. All areprovided by owners committed to the local community & environment.
Devon self catering cottage in England
Cosy self catering cottage with woodburner in rural Devon., from 200 - 495 per week (sleeps 4)
Andalucia villa near Malaga, Spain
Idyllic Andalucian Farmhouse with Stunning Private Pool, from 799 - 1340 per accommodation per week
Margaret River accommodation, Western Australia
Centrally located Margaret River accommodation, from AU $250 - AU $410 per accommodation per night (sleeps 4-6)
Loire Valley self catering accommodation, France
Loire Valley cottage for your vacation to happen with ease, from 635 - 750 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
Devon eco lodge accommodation, England
Award winning lodges on a wildlife-rich Devon farm., from 250 - 595 per accommodation per week
Rural villa accommodation in Sri Lanka
Rural accommodation in Sri Lanka, from US $130 - US $150 per person per night
Umbria B&B farmstay accommodation
A charming farmhouse overlooking Lake Trasimeno, from 110 per person per night
Alpine Chalet in La Giettaz, French Alps
Alpine Chalet in the beautiful village of La Giettaz, from 60 - 270 per apartment per night
Pembrokeshire 5 star lodge accommodation in Wales
Set on a tranquil hill around a traditional village, from 298 - 2798 per accommodation per week
Pinoso self catering accommodation in Alicante, Spain
Lovely cave house on edge of town with open views, from 245 - 485 per accommodation per week
Cairns self catering accommodation, Australia
Family Vacation Home with garden near Cairns City Centre, from AU $199 - AU $232 per accommodation per night
Central Portugal cottages and lodges
Log cabins in Central Portuguese countryside, from 390 - 630 per week (sleeps 2-4)
North Devon ecolodge, England
Uniquely quirky Devon eco lodge with fantastic views, from 750 - 1200 per week (sleeps 8)
Self catering apartments in Capena, Italy
16th-c monastery apartment with wi-fi, from 600 - 685 per week (sleeps 8)
Self catering accommodation in County Cork, Ireland
Accommodation with sea views and stunning countryside, from 650 - 950 per week (sleeps 8)
Sussex self catering farmstay, England
Organic Farm Cottages in East Sussex, from 1200 per cottage per week (sleeps 8)
Queenscliff self catering accommodation, Australia
Award winning vacation park just 90km from Melbourne, from AU $117 - AU $420 per accommodation per night
Yorkshire self catering cottages, England
Award winning converted farm buildings with eco heating, from 395 - 1365 per cottage per week
Tofo beach cottages in Mozambique
Secluded beachfront self catering cottages in Tofo, Mozambique, from R 120 - R 1800 per accommodation per night
Tenerife villa vacations, sleeps 8 people
Self catering Tenerife vacation villas, from 85 - 125 per house per night
Chale holiday barn Isle of Wight, Sleeps 8, England
200 year old converted stone barn, from 480 - 1250 per cottage per week
Isle of Wight self catering cottage, England
Lovely barn in Isle of Wight countryside 8-minutes from sea., from 900 - 1850 per cottage per week
Kasane safari camp & self catering chalets, Botswana
Elephant Waterhole with Campsites and Selfcatering Chalets, from US $90 - US $240 per accommodation per night
Kangaroo Beach Luxury Lodges, Australia
Luxury lodges overlooking private beach on Kangaroo island, from AU $500 - AU $1200 per accommodation per night
Roccascalegna self catering in Abruzzo, Italy
The Olive House Italy is a beautiful self-catering villa., from 370 - 680 per week (sleeps 4-8)
Unusual vacation cottage, Isle of Wight, England
Uniquely designed conversion of a former Scout Hall at Chale, from 125 - 520 per accommodation per night (sleeps 8)
Wroxall vacation house, Isle of Wight, England
Isle of Wight Self Catering Farmhouse sleeps up to eight, from 400 - 850 per week (sleeps 8)
Cotswolds luxury self catering cottage, England
Eco-luxe vacation cottage in the Cotswolds, from 232 per cottage per night
South Downs holiday home near the Long Man, England
Cosy vacation home in stunning location, perfect for walkers, from 750 - 1250 per cottage per week (sleeps 8)
Caramany self catering accommodation, France
Welcoming house in an idyllic French village, from 200 - 750 per week

60 reviews for Sleeping 8 people cottages vacations4 star overall rating

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Devon self catering cottage in England
Very good. Great for families and for getting away from it all. It was all lovely and relaxing. Borrowing the bikes and cycling around the countryside was great fun! (more)bronwen burgess
The most memorable part of the vacation was relaxing in a peaceful setting with buckets of very fresh air...Very good. (more)Bob Simmonds
Excellent....The peaceful comfortable cottage and surrounding green and fertile countryside, with a good variety of walks and small market towns nearby. Our first vacation with the dog who soon felt very much at home. (more)Bob Simmonds
From 200 - 495 per week (sleeps 4)
Andalucia villa near Malaga, Spain
You couldn't ask for a more idyllic location, or more welcoming hosts. Shane met us at the villa when we arrived and gave us a quick run through the basics, while Bea would always let us know when she was around to water the plants (twice during the week), a much appreciated sign of the type of consideration they show towards their guests. (more)David Mervik
The peaceful setting, serene surroundings and the warm and gracious hospitality of our hosts, Shane and Bea, are our fondest memories. From the moment we arrived until the minute we left, two weeks later, we rarely thought of our hectic, fast-paced life back home. (more)Nancy Lipson
From 799 - 1340 per accommodation per week
Umbria B&B farmstay accommodation
The stunning location of the farmstay - spectacular views, and we were extremely fortunate to have glorious weather for two of our three days. Also good, close proximity to town (short drive), which turned out to be the best dining option with our two young boys. (more)Fiona Dell
Our vacation in Umbria was absolutely fantastic! The accommodation was beautiful and Francesco and Monia (the owners) took great care refurbishing the old farm house, being sensitive to the architecture, nature and the Umbrian tradition. (more)Tamar Feldberg
The house was beautiful and the surrounding garden (fantastic olive groves) and swimming pool. House staff were all very nice and accommodating. (more)Kate Aydin
From 110 per person per night
Devon eco lodge accommodation, England
Maggie, joint owner with Ian, took us on a walk through the wet grassland area of special scientific interest. Not only was it interesting from an ecological point of view it was such fun. (more)Jenny Brace
We'll remember the brightness of the stars on clear nights with no light pollution, watching bats flying around our lodge at sunset, waking late because it was so quiet and comfortable and the blackout blinds were so good, the ruby red cows really glowing like rubies at sunset, being content to just potter around the farm in the sunshine without getting bored. (more)Sue Stanwell
The most memorable part were the ...scones on arrival (they were the best I have ever tasted!), walking around the beautiful country side and the farm... (more)Jenna du Plessis
From 250 - 595 per accommodation per week
Gozo self catering with sea views, Malta
Excellent - I would say the experience that we had was unique in giving us an insight into the local people and customs/history becuase of our host. It has made us want to return to get to know the island more. (more)shona hudson
We loved everything though the hospitality of our host Frank Tabone really made the difference - sea kayaking to quiet beaches and coves, being taught to make bread in a local bakery and eating some amazing Gozitan food with him really set this vacation apart. (more)Sarah Black
From 390 - 900 per week
Self catering farmstay in Tuscany
Just wonderful. Beautiful place to stay. Friendly, local, well informed and English speaking hosts. Most memorable was sitting outside the farmhouse on an evening, looking at the stars, listening to the quiet, and thinking about the beautiful day just spent. (more)Judy Powell
Outstanding. (more)Lou Limoges
The stunning views and setting were most memorable. Great walks right on the doorstep. We appreciated the helpful and welcoming style of the staff. They were always ready with a smile and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. (more)Nimet Rener
From 100 - 320 per apartment per night
Scottish Highlands luxury self catering accommodation
SUPERB, didn't want to come home...The house was memorably comfortable and well equipped especially in the kitchen, it was such a pleasure to have sharp knives, mixers, salad spinners and an aga. (more)Carrie Hawksworth
The setting of the cottage itself and views from the hot tub were most memorable. We were in Rose, the smaller cottage, and the views were beautiful...The whole family, including boys of 10 and 5, loved it. Being on a croft with the animals made it extra special. (more)Susanna Dermody
We had a brilliant time and it was everything we had hoped for. The accommodation deserves its 5 stars and is a very relaxing place. We prefer self catering as it provides the flexibility required with the baby, but appreciated the option to have homemade food prepared for us. (more)Paul Bradshaw
From 450 - 2200 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-16)

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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