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Bournemouth Through a Polaroid Lens

18 December 2017

Bournemouth Through a Polaroid Lens   Perhaps a little dated, maybe even obsolete now that we carry a high-spec camera phone in our pockets every day; but the Polaroid camera can make photographs look retro and stunning. Bournemouth needs little help when it comes to looking wonderful but through the lens of an instant film…

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Airbnb’s 2017 Best Holiday Destinations

18 December 2017

Can you guess what city is it?  “Airbnb has seen a whopping 353% increase in searches for this location..” A spokesperson for Airbnb said: “An unusually warm microclimate, dramatic seascapes, and a buzzing nightlife of clubs and casinos make this city a tempting destination this year.” Bournemouth has been named as the second highest trending…

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Top Tips for Renting Self-Catering Apartments in Bournemouth this Christmas

15 December 2017

Why struggle to cramp your entire family into a single hotel room for a Bournemouth holiday adventure this Christmas, when you could get all the comfort and home delights you need from a self-catering apartment instead? Self-catering holiday apartments are a great way to combine luxury and affordability on your next vacation. Designed to give…

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Finding Bournemouth Last-Minute Holiday Deals

15 December 2017

Usually, the best way to save yourself some money, and a considerable amount of stress when booking and arranging a family holiday, is to plan well in advance. Unfortunately, for some of us, there simply isn’t an opportunity to plan ahead. For instance, you might find yourself with a last-minute spot of vacation time at…

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The Ghost Village of Tyneham

06 December 2017

In November 1943, with the preparations for D-Day being meticulously planned and practiced, The War Office requisitioned 7,500 acres in the Dorset countryside for use primarily as a tank range. This newly acquired land contained the rural village of Tyneham. With 28 days’ notice, the 250 residents were told by letter from C. H. Miller…

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I’m a celebrity, get me to Bournemouth!

24 November 2017

The town is beautiful: we all know that. Its buzzing nightlife, wonderful culture and gritty heritage make it one of the best towns in Britain, but did you know that many famous faces also thought of Bournemouth as their home? With ITV’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! Finally upon us, here’s a…

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Shop Till’ You Drop in Bournemouth

17 October 2017

Looking for an incredible shopping experience that comes alongside an amazing cultural adventure? Head out for a trip to Bournemouth for your next vacation. Bournemouth offers those with an eye for style an incredible and unique shopping experience, combining amazing boutique businesses, to large chain stores, and family-owned shops.   If you’re hoping to find something…

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Enjoying Bournemouth with the Family: The Perfect Family Destination

01 October 2017

When it comes to making memories with the family, there’s nothing like an incredible group vacation. Though there are countless great places that you can visit across the UK, Bournemouth has a unique selection of activities to enjoy and views to explore that ultimately make it one of the most appealing destinations for any family…

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Bournemouth Holiday Lettings and Self Catering Accommodation

Smart Holiday Rentals is a local company, with local knowledge offering a selection of holiday homes in South Dorset. We meet every owner and visit each property to ensure we provide high quality accommodation so our guests enjoy their experience and want to come back year after year. With an in-house housekeeping and maintenance team providing full property management, we feel we have taken a fresh and new approach to the self-catering industry.

The Dorset south coast offers great opportunities to explore miles of golden sandy beaches plus a variety of attractions from shops, restaurants, buzzing nightlife, market stalls, theatres, events and endless stunning natural beauty. We hope one of our homes will attract your attention and if you require any assistance please contact our friendly and helpful staff.

Call us on +44(0)1202 296400 for more information on any of our properties.

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