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Get away from it all with a short break to a stunning weekend retreat. Whether you have a couple of nights or a long weekend to spare, a short break at one of these holiday homes is a sure fire way to recharge your batteries.



For long weekends away you could fill up on tapas from an apartment in Barcelona. Or hop on the Eurostar for city breaks in Paris, Brussels or Avignon.

Alternatively combine a mini break in one of the apartments in London with a show in the West End. Or live the good life in a choice of holiday cottages in the Cotwsolds, Cornwall or the Lake District.

Whatever you're looking for out of a short break, there's a villa, cottage or penthouse suite with your name on it!

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Langkawi holiday villa rental

Langkawi District / Langkawi

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £77 / night

£534 / week

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from £77 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Phillip Island / Cowes

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £118 / night

£883 / week

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from £118 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Ko Samui / Laem Set

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful week in a beautiful villa” We stayed at Villa Sapphire for a week and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The location is superb and the villa is perfect. Sitting in the open-sided lounge watching the sun go down across the inf
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from £140 / night

£980 - £1365 / week

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from £140 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Apokoronas

Chania Prefecture / Apokoronas

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A little paradise” This place is just fantastic. It's in a quiet little village in the hills with splendid sunset and sunrise on the scenary around. The welcome is so kind that it really set the highest standard for cretan hospitality. The house is
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from £66 / night

£458 - £975 / week

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from £66 / night

(32) Excellent 

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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 £128 / night

£806 - £1653 / week

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from £128 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £160 / night

£1100 - £1550 / week

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from £160 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Surrathani holiday villa rental

Ko Samui / Surrathani

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £352 / night

£2461 / week

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from £352 / night

(2) Very Good 

14

Porto Santo Stefano holiday villa rental

Monte Argentario / Porto Santo Stefano

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £85 / night

£509 - £848 / week

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from £85 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Marrakech

Marrakech / Widane

5 14 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Morocco holiday 2016” We stayed at villa Yasmina for 7 days in August 2016 and the villa was great. The rooms were all spacious even though there were 15 of us. The house keeper ensured our needs were fulfilled, and the villa was also cleaned regularl
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from £212 / night

£1272 - £2221 / week

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from £212 / night

(40) Very Good 

37

Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great place to stay the kids just loved it” Good location,Family friendly, the kids loved the resort pool etc and house was just perfect. Great place to stay and relax after hectic day at the Parks. Shopping eating etc all just a couple of minutes aw
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from £94 / night

£625 - £766 / week

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from £94 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Almancil

Almancil / Fonte Algarve

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious house+ Big Pool = Happy family” 7 of us stayed in Villa Magnolia with 4 children ranging from baby to teenager. The house was finished to a high specification, was spacious and well maintained. There was ample room for everyone and lots of di
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from £187 / night

£1111 - £3043 / week

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from £187 / night

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Komiza holiday villa rental

Island of Vis / Komiza

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £102 / night

£712 / week

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from £102 / night

(21) Excellent 

18

Varenna holiday villa rental

Varenna / Varenna Town Centre

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £289 / night

£2034 - £2289 / week

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from £289 / night

(2) Excellent 

14

Vendee / Les Sables-d'Olonne

8 20 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £9 / night

£1060 - £4145 / week

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from £9 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely family holiday villa” We stayed at Beija Flor for 10 nights in April 2017. We had a lovely holiday. The villa did not disappoint. The kitchen is well equipped. The pool is a reasonable size and in full sun all day - there is a light, welcoming
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from £205 / night

£1435 - £2688 / week

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from £205 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in El Toro

Calvia / El Toro

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Smashing Villa” From start to finish booking this villa with Antonia was simple, easy and hassle free the whole process couldn't have gone easier, there was 9 adults, a 12yr old and a baby, faciltitys in the villa was everything you could of asked for
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from £178 / night

£1246 - £2246 / week

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from £178 / night

(6) Very Good 

18

Binibeca holiday villa rental

Binibeca / Binibeca Nou

5 8 Min stay varies

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

from £85 / night

£850 - £1750 / week

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from £85 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Bagni di Lucca

Province of Lucca / Bagni di Lucca

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 68 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magnificent Fully Equip Villa” Owners couldn't do enough for us. The views are breathtaking with a wonderful friendly restaurant just walking distance from villa. Pool is a added bonus, especially exploring the city all day. Great location, beautiful
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from £119 / night

£848 - £1272 / week

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from £119 / night

(13) Excellent 

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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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from £250 / night

(47) Excellent 

68

Echo Beach holiday villa rental

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“fabulous villa, relaxing stay” Our family of 4 had a fabulous time at Puri Temple. All communication and admin prior to the visit was very clear and Rupert was a pleasure to communicate with. From the moment we arrived we were very well looked after
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from £227 / night

£1586 - £2270 / week

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from £227 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Willikies

Willikies / The Peninsula

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic place just what we needed” We stayed here as a couple in June 2016. This is the off season on the Island and it is very quiet and a lot of the restaurants are closed, but this is exactly what we needed as you get to experience the island w
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from £171 / night

£1200 - £2600 / week

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from £171 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu District / Kota Kinabalu

2 4 Min stay varies

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

from £220 / night

£1540 / week

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from £220 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Vinca

Pyrenees-Orientales / Vinca

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Truly excellent villa” Lovely well kept villa. Everything you could need, plus a couple of bottles of wine on arrival! Very spacious, secluded, lovely pool. As good as it looks, which is not always the case. Secure gated driveway with shaded place fo
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from £90 / night

£600 - £1800 / week

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from £90 / night

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Villa letting in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / Playa del Duque

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £382 / night

£4153 - £5255 / week

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from £382 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Moraira

Moraira / El Portet

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday!” Casa Musica is home from home and will ensure a relaxing and comfortable holiday. Spain is a hot country but the Air Con in the Villa was effective and needed to be on just 15 minutes then turn off for and the place stayed cool for age
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from £60 / night

£395 - £500 / week

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(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful stay in a Wonderful Villa” We (group of 4 friends) stayed at the Moonstone Villa for a week in mid February and we could not have had a more wonderful stay. The property was well maintained and the staff could not have been more helpful and
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from £150 / night

£1000 - £1400 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Rotonda West

Southwest Gulf Coast / Rotonda West

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa and excellent service” Jill, Just a few thoughts for you & the owners as we prepare, reluctantly, for our departure early tomorrow morning. As regular Rotonda renters, our experience this time has been really positive from our initi
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from £85 / night

£575 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galan

Hautes-Pyrenees / Galan

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden

from £195 / night

£1360 / week

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from £195 / night

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Vilamoura holiday villa let

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £72 / night

£500 - £1800 / week

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from £72 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Villa letting in Port de Pollenca with swimming pool

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“WOW!” Extended family group from 2-73! everyone had the most wonderful time. the accommodations are set in beautiful grounds kept in tip-top condition by the staff. the help from Consuelo on a daily basis made it a true break for the ladies and we
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from £300 / night

£2000 - £6700 / week

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from £300 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Riambel holiday villa rental

Savanne District / Riambel

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £111 / night

£695 / week

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from £111 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing, breathtaking views, great location” Property was just as described. Home was in a great location, 2min walk to the beach, grocery store nearby, many restaurant options all within walking distance too! House had everything my family needed
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from £60 / night

£400 - £800 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Praia da Vitória

Terceira / Praia da Vitória

3 9 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £47 / night

£323 - £619 / week

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from £47 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Arun District / Bognor Regis

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £300 / night

£1600 - £3500 / week

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from £300 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Marloth Park holiday villa rental

Mpumalanga / Marloth Park

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Exceptional site and property” Exceptional site very close to Crocodile river and its view over Kruger Park. Lots of animals in the garden and along the river ( all but leopard) The 2 houses are very clean and equipped with all equipment and applian
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from £84 / night

£546 / week

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from £84 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Port de Sant Miguel

Port de Sant Miguel / Isla Blanca

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious, Great View, Lovely Island” We stayed at Casa Anna in early May 2013 so it was just at the start of the season. This meant that we didn't get full use of the pool. I would love to return to Casa Anna during the middle of summer as I am not
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from £130 / night

£800 - £2680 / week

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from £130 / night

(66) Excellent 

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Koggala holiday villa rental

Galle / 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 £220 / night

£1400 - £2250 / week

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from £220 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto de la Cruz

Puerto de la Cruz / La Paz

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant Holiday” My daughter and I loved Villa Sara. It was fully equiped and very clean and comfortable. We were 15 mins away from a very large supermarket, that had taxis parked so we were able to get the shopping back to the villa no problem.
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from £110 / night

£766 - £1181 / week

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from £110 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Tanahwangko

North Sulawesi / Tanahwangko

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazingly Memorable” As part of our honeymoon trip through Indonesia we booked ten days at Villa Manare. After having arrived at Manado airport out of Denpasar, Bali, we were promptly met by "Opah" who safely guided us through hectic Manado traffic in
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from £85 / night

£589 - £1353 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £297 / night

£1738 - £5009 / week

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from £297 / night

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