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Going on holiday and visiting some of the best beaches in Europe really makes for a fantastic time. The great thing is that you can even find some holiday villas and cottages nearby, so getting plenty of sun, sea and sand every day is a given.


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(13) Excellent 

36

Villa rental in Sarzana with swimming pool

Italian Riviera / Sarzana

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely stay in a unique house” We spent a lovely week at Francescas house on the top of the hill. It was an incredible experience to get to stay in a real italian home which is decorated beautifully and has a real "soul". This kind of atmosphere you g
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from £190 / night

£1328 - £2638 / week

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from £190 / night

(2) Excellent 

36

Ibiza Town holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £88 / night

£2193 - £3860 / week

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from £88 / night

(66) Excellent 

53

Koggala holiday villa rental

Galle District / Koggala

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Breathtakingly beautiful property with the most delightful hosts.” The view from Lakeview Villa will literally take your breath away. The house is stunning - beautifully designed with enormous rooms and terraces. The swimming pool is a great size and
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from £150 / night

£1600 - £2250 / week

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avg. 1 hour 54 minutes

from £150 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The perfect 30th!” I stayed here for my 30th with 8 other friends and had the best girls's trip so far. The villa was amazing and we were very well looked after. Kath was amazing and helped us with any night/day activities and was always on the end of
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from £700 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £700 / night

(3) Excellent 

32

Holiday villa in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Marinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £145 / night

£1014 - £1715 / week

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avg. 3 hours 17 minutes

from £145 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Tsilivi

Zakynthos / Tsilivi

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peace and relaxation” On arival the villa is clean and theres a welcome pack of water, butter, cheese, wine, jam, fruit, bread, teabags, coffee, sugar and things like salt ,pepper and oil so you are able to recuperate after your travels. Villa Gibbon
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from £72 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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avg. 1 hour 44 minutes

from £72 / night

(3) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sainte-Maxime

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Sainte-Maxime

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gulf Stream villa” With a party of 7 for my 50th birthday and being part of a Japanese car club this was always going to be fun. On arrival the drive looked a little steep but accommodated our pride and joys no problem that was 4 cars. For us that was
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from £308 / night

£2193 - £4145 / week

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from £308 / night

(11) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa rental

Ukunda / Diani Beach

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £176 / night

£1229 - £5005 / week

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from £176 / night

(14) Excellent 

36

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Saint Mary's

Antigua / Saint Mary's

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £250 / night

£1750 - £2780 / week

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avg. 1 hour 56 minutes

from £250 / night

(7) Very Good 

18

Neo Chorion holiday villa rental

Paphos District / Neo Chorion

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb Villa” We had a fantastic weeks holiday at 10 Latchi Heights. The villa is perfect in every way,clean,well thought out and very comfortable, and the pool is perfect . The views across the bay are fantastic , the locals friendly and welcoming
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from £65 / night

£450 - £995 / week

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avg. 2 hours 11 minutes

from £65 / night

(32) Excellent 

27

Choeng Mon holiday villa rental

Choeng Mon / Choeng Mon Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“FANTASTIC” We were collected at the airport by Yvonne and Paul who manage the property for the owners.They were very friendly and ran through areas of interest to visit and suggestions of places to eat. The villa is stunning with a beautiful garden ,
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from £119 / night

£790 - £1711 / week

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from £119 / night

(38) Excellent 

22

Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / West Stonebridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 141 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous for us!” The property was easy to find in an area with lots of amenities, resturants and grocery shops. The property was easy to reach from the airport with clear detailed instructions from the property owner. All attractions were in easy t
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from £65 / night

£450 - £550 / week

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(37) Excellent 

25

Villa rental in Exo Gonia with swimming pool

Santorini / Exo Gonia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £215 / night

£945 - £1945 / week

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avg. 2 hours 26 minutes

from £215 / night

(6) Very Good 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Santa Agnes de Corona

Ibiza / Santa Agnes de Corona

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

(46) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oludeniz

Mugla Province / Oludeniz

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“a highly recommended villa with all your needs supplied, totally relaxing” from being met at the airport to being taken back there a week later all 11 of us had a great time, there is nothing that susie has not thought of to make your stay a great one
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Camposol

Murcia / Camposol

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Clean tidy” Clean tidy good facilities pool excellent air conditioning not in bedrooms ceiling fans are available no problem picking up keys owner replied prompley to texts
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from £36 / night

£250 - £450 / week

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from £36 / night

(44) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa rental

Hikkaduwa / Thiranagama

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“An oasis - the perfect place for rest and relaxation” Having spent a week travelling through Sri Lanka we were really looking forward to relaxing and Stone Well Garden villa was the perfect location. On arrival we were greated by Asela and Subash
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from £75 / night

£500 - £1310 / week

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from £75 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sunset Crest

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £276 / night

£1930 / week

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from £276 / night

(24) Excellent 

22

Cottage rental in Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo with swimming pool

Tavira / Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful relaxing location” This is such a wonderful peaceful location. The house has everything you could need and was spotlessly clean. Magda, Lucretia and Fernando met us at the airport and were extremely helpful, making sure that we knew where
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from £45 / night

£310 - £664 / week

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from £45 / night

(7) Excellent 

27

Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb villa with excellent facilities and great views” A group of 12 of us ranging from 4-80 stayed here for 2 weeks. What a villa! It is equipped with everything you could ever need and the BBQ was used a couple of times. The pool was lovely and was
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from £170 / night

£1185 - £1492 / week

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avg. 3 hours 15 minutes

from £170 / night

(19) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental with swimming pool

Lake County / Clermont

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Excellent Gorgeous” We stayed at Orange Tree Retreat for 2 weeks and it was absolutely brilliant. Great Villa, fabulous location, home from home - loved every minute of our stay. This villa offers everything you could possibly want - it is
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from £67 / night

£552 - £709 / week

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avg. 3 hours 28 minutes

from £67 / night

(18) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalavasos

Larnaka District / Kalavasos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect stay” The Villa was good as described. We felt really comfortable all the time. The communication with Dianne in advance was great and very helpful. You need a car as the mediterran village of Zygi is about 3 kilometers away (no sandy beach, b
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from £97 / night

£658 - £1053 / week

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from £97 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa letting

Naxos / Melanes

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool

from £93 / night

£645 - £1965 / week

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avg. 2 hours 31 minutes

from £93 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Skopelos Town

Skopelos / Skopelos Town

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Paradise!” When we first arrive we just stood there and gaped and couldn´t believe it! We love the house and the pool and the amazing view!
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from £158 / night

£1100 - £2895 / week

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avg. 1 hour 1 minutes

from £158 / night

21

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Pollenca / Ternelles Valley

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

from £104 / night

£724 - £1514 / week

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from £104 / night

(5) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

33

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Almancil

Faro District / Almancil

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful relaxing vacation” We had a wonderful stay at the villa. A great pool and really close to the beach. The vacations were great.
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from £65 / night

£455 / week

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(32) Very Good 

19

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calangute

Calangute / Calangute Beach

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice place for families or big groups, close to the beach” We traveled with parents and children in Dec 2014 and chose to stay at Casa Europa. We had a very good stay - the place is close to the beach which made it very easy for us to go to the b
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from £30 / night

£480 - £1440 / week

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avg. 2 hours 10 minutes

from £30 / night

(23) Excellent 

44

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Kalkan / Kiziltas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Booked for next year” What a view of the bay. What a delightful villa, so clean and comfortable and as for the garden and pool which was cleaned every day even though we arrived about 11.30 pm we were met at the villa by Nehmet who introduced us to t
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from £68 / night

£475 - £995 / week

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avg. 2 hours 52 minutes

from £68 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Symonds Yat

Ross-on-Wye / Symonds Yat

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £206 / night

£1295 - £3200 / week

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avg. 1 hour 54 minutes

from £206 / night

(28) Excellent 

44

Villa letting in Calpe with swimming pool

Calpe / Shangrila, La Vallesa II

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa, very peaceful location. Owners who really care.” We've been to Calpe many times and stayed in several private villas. But I can honestly say that Villa Casandra was the best of all. You'll really need a car if you go, it's a mile o
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from £50 / night

£350 - £750 / week

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avg. 46 minutes

from £50 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Gouves / Kato Gouves

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £365 / night

£2549 / week

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avg. 39 minutes

from £365 / night

(17) Excellent 

24

Gite letting in Arricau-Bordes

Bearn / Arricau-Bordes

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just lovely!” My husband and I were looking for somewhere to spend a peaceful few days in the sun with beautiful surroundings - this is exactly what we found. Apart from a minor quibble about the sofa being a tad uncomfortable, everything else was jus
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from £75 / night

£480 - £490 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Ericeira with swimming pool

Ericeira / Praia de S. Juliao

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“"Excellent place for a family holiday"” The location is ideal for a relaxed and peaceful break. Just a few minutes walk to the beautiful sandy beach with brilliant waves. 15 minutes drive to a selection of super markets where you can get everything
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from £45 / night

£399 - £1098 / week

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avg. 1 hour 52 minutes

from £45 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Pomos holiday villa rental

Paphos District / Pomos

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“wow! what an experience!” The property is very aptly named "Villa Paradiso". On our arrival we walked into the living room and we all looked at each other and did a chorus "Wow". The view is stunning and the design of the house means that each room
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from £184 / night

£1284 - £2036 / week

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avg. 1 hour 21 minutes

from £184 / night

(15) Very Good 

24

Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous villa” We stayed in this villa for a week in November, myself , husband and family to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday. We could not have celebrated it in a nicer villa! It was plenty big enough for 6 of us although most of our time was s
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from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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avg. 27 minutes

from £107 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pantokratoras

Zakynthos / Pantokratoras

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“If I could give 6 stars I would!” We could not fault this villa, the owners had thought of everything we could possibly need and were extremely helpful. The villa is comprehensively equipped to a high standard and very roomy. There were only 3 of us h
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from £86 / night

£600 - £1150 / week

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from £86 / night

(22) Excellent 

30

Vale do Lobo holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vale do Lobo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa and pool in a fantastic setting. Stunning.” We were so looking forward to this holiday, it was the first time we had rented a villa and it turned out to be truly fantastic. A wonderful experience right from the moment we booked. The ow
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from £176 / night

£1097 - £3115 / week

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avg. 1 hour 3 minutes

from £176 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Megalochori holiday villa rental

Santorini / Megalochori

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £370 / night

£1995 - £5500 / week

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avg. 2 hours 26 minutes

from £370 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“I can't wait to return again” I stayed at Villa Stellar in Moraira in February 2012 for my friend's 50th birthday party. There were seven of us staying at the house in total and we all had a wonderful time. All the comforts you can think of were provi
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from £376 / night

£2628 - £8597 / week

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avg. 33 minutes

from £376 / night

(29) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing View” Perfect location for exploring Cape Town and beyond, with the most amazing views of Camps bay and tabletop mountain. Hosts very friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The apartment is furnished to a high standard and was spotlessly clea
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Certificate of Excellence

from £110 / night

£770 - £1120 / week

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from £110 / night