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Belvilla's holiday homes by the sea

The coast, a place where you can enjoy the soothing sound of the sea and the salty sea air. Belvilla offers you a wide range of holiday homes by the sea. Our holiday homes by the sea are located a maximum of 5 kilometres from the coast. Are you looking for a luxury villa, or rather a sea lodge? At Belvilla you will always find a holiday home by the sea that meets your wishes.

Experience the sea holidays with Belvilla's vacation rentals El Mar. Enjoy the stunning ocean view and the salty breeze in one of our beach houses. Relax in a cozy apartment or a spacious villa by the sea. Our selection of rental holiday homes across Europe, from Italy to Portugal, offers something for everyone. 

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Coastal holiday cottage

Imagine waking up in the morning, putting on your swimsuits, walking to the beach and relaxing on the lovely, warm sand. Today there's nothing that has to be done, this is going to be a day of relaxation. At Belvilla you can choose from many holiday homes by the sea, from tempting French villas and Spanish fincas to Dutch dune houses with thatched roofs and authentic fishermen's cottages on the Belgian coast. You have come to the right place if you're looking to rent a holiday home by the sea!

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Holiday home by the sea in southern Europe

In need clear blue water and beautiful white sand? Then a visit to Southern Europe's coastline is definitely a must! Southern Europe has many beautiful beaches with impressive backdrops. The wild rocky coasts, lovely bays and deserted sandy beaches give you the ultimate holiday feeling.

In fashionable seaside resorts such as Nice, you can have a good time. Here you will often find large marinas where impressive yachts are regularly moored. But the small fishing villages are also worth a visit. Here you can enjoy delicious food in Mediterranean fish restaurants and browse the local shops. Go, for example, to the popular Spanish Costa Brava where you can enjoy beautiful beaches and picturesque villages, along a 200 km coastline. Most beaches consist of coarse sand, fine gravel or pebbles. This ensures that the seawater is beautifully clear in most places. The Portuguese Algarve also has a beautiful coastline with wonderful beaches and breathtaking rock formations. These Portuguese beaches are among the most beautiful in Europe. In France you will also come across a beautiful coastline. Take the Côte d'Azur, for example. As the name suggests, you can enjoy azure blue water here. On the Côte d'Azur you can walk through atmospheric streets and gaze at stunning marinas. A little to the right you will find Italy with a beautiful long coastline. In addition to the beautiful seaside villages in Italy, you will also find the islands of Sardinia and Sicily, both with a fabulous coastline.Croatia also has many beautiful coastal regions. Istria is a popular region in Croatia where you can enjoy sun, sea and the beach. Istria is one of the most northerly coastal regions of Croatia, which means you can easily travel there by car.

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Holiday home by the sea not far from your door

A holiday on the Dutch or Belgian coast is perfect if you want to enjoy the beach, but don't want to travel too far. There's no need to get bored on the Dutch and Belgian coasts. Belvilla offers you a varied range of holiday homes on the Dutch and Belgian coasts. You can stay in a luxury villa, a lodge, a holiday farm or a traditionally built fisherman's house.

North Holland is a suitable coastal destination where you can have a good time. The sporty ones among us can practise various water sports, while the shopaholics can enjoy themselves for hours in the larger cities near your holiday home. Haarlem and Alkmaar are examples of towns in the province of North Holland where you can have a good time. But our vibrant capital Amsterdam is also worth a visit. You can also enjoy the beautiful nature that the Dutch and Belgian coasts have to offer on hikes and bike rides. The Flemish coastal town of De Haan is popular among tourists. Instead of atmospheric tall buildings you will find many villas from the beginning of the twentieth century in De Haan.

Belvilla's holiday homes by the sea
Belvilla Holiday Homes by the Sea in Italy

Italy is famous for its stunning coastline and beautiful beaches. If you're looking for the perfect holiday rental by the sea, Belvilla has got you covered. Our Italian properties are located in some of the most stunning locations, so you'll have a relaxing and indulgent vacation.

Book now and get ready to experience the beauty of Italy's stunning coastline from your very own Belvilla holiday home by the sea.

Holiday Homes by the Sea in Italy
The Best Belgian Seaside Holiday Rentals: A Perfect Getaway for Beach Lovers

Tourists often overlook Belgium's coastline, but it's a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. With Belvilla, you can experience the beauty of Belgium's seaside and relax in one of our stunning holiday rentals.

So why not treat yourself to a memorable seaside vacation? Book your Belgian holiday rental with Belvilla today and discover the beauty of Belgium's coastline.


Perfect Getaway for Beach Lovers
German Seaside Holiday Rentals: Discover the Best of the Baltic Coast

Germany's Baltic coast is a nature lover's paradise, with beautiful sandy beaches, charming fishing villages, and stunning national parks. If you're looking for a quiet seaside vacation, Belvilla has a range of holiday rentals in Baltic coast that are sure to meet your needs.

Our holiday rentals in Germany offer something for everyone. From cozy cottages to modern apartments, we've got you covered. So without a wait, book your German seaside holiday rental with Belvilla today and experience the beauty of the Baltic coast.

Dutch Seafront Vacation Rentals: Enjoy the Best of the Netherlands' Coastline

The Netherlands' coastline is one of the country's best-kept secrets. It's the perfect destination for a seaside vacation, with miles of sandy beaches, quaint fishing villages, and bustling coastal towns. At Belvilla, we have a range of holiday rentals that offer easy access to the best the Netherlands offers.

Book your Dutch seaside holiday rental with Belvilla in Netherlands  today and discover the beauty of the Netherlands' coastline.

Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals by the sea
What is the best time to visit a holiday home near the sea?

The peak season for beach holidays is usually from late June until early September, but shoulder seasons in May-June and September-October can offer pleasant weather with fewer crowds.

What are the features of a luxury holiday cottage by the sea?

Luxury holiday homes close to the sea often have private pools or hot tubs, stylish interiors, fully equipped kitchens, panoramic views, and easy access to nearby beaches, restaurants, and activities.

What types of accommodations does Belvilla offer by the sea?

Belvilla offers various types of vacation rentals near the sea, including villas, cottages, apartments, bungalows, and chalets that cater to different group sizes, needs, budgets, and desired amenities.

What's the difference between a villa and a cottage on the coast?

A villa is typically larger than a cottage and may have more upscale features like multiple bedrooms/bathrooms, expansive outdoor areas such as gardens and terraces, and stunning vistas over the ocean, whereas a cottage tends to be more modest in size and style.

How do I book a holiday home on Belvilla?

You can easily find your dream rental property on belvilla.com by selecting your destination, travel dates, preferred number of guests, and desired facilities (like 'near the beach' or 'with a pool') using filters on the search page. 

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