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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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Nadi holiday villa rental

Viti Levu / Nadi

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Modern villa with infinity pool, walking distance to the beach that is part of the 100 acre villa grounds. 15 mins to Nadi International Airport. AC in all bedrooms. BBQ Grill and gourmet kitchen. Walking distance to marina/boat docks. Perfect for weddings/birthdays.  …see more

from £322 / night

£2742 - £3677 / week

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from £322 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Kissimmee / Crescent Lakes

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Just what we needed.” Plenty of room for us all. Easy routes to parks etc. if you are happy to drive in US. House had everything we needed. Pool was perfect.  …see more

from £107 / night

£750 - £900 / week

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from £107 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
The clue is in the name… Watching the sunset is a daily ritual in Bali, and where better to watch it than at this absolute waterfront villa, which faces directly west across the gentle waters of Benoa Bay, offering a front row sun lounger view of its name  …see more

from £436 / night

£3563 - £3760 / week

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from £436 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ban Tai

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Baan Tai Beach is only 300 meters flat walk to the villa, we offer airport transfers, can arrange chef service, breakfast delivered, personal shopping and all while you relax around the fresh water pool and tropical sourroundings.  …see more

from £135 / night

£925 / week

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from £135 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Canggu with swimming pool

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Luxurious villa, huge pool, in a great location away from the hustle and bustle” Our family of four (including a 5 year old and 2 year old) had a 2 week stay at Villa Samskara and it was undoubtedly the most relaxing holiday I have had since having ch  …see more

from £202 / night

£1210 - £1492 / week

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from £202 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Tofo holiday home rental

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful beach house and surroundings” We had an amazing stay at the Praia da Rocha house during our 5 days there. Not only is the house beautiful with lots of space, light and air, it has a ridiculously spectacular view of the ocean. The bedrooms  …see more

from £166 / night

£1162 / week

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from £166 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / West Stonebridge

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great Value” My wife and I stayed here in late January/early February for 3 weeks. We had stayed around Orlando many times before and the aim was for us to have a relaxing time – basically just chilling out. The pool (with heating) was very importan  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £550 / week

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from £70 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Home rental in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect house in the perfect place” We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, although being  …see more

from £280 / night

£1900 - £2450 / week

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from £280 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Home rental in Maynards with swimming pool

Saint Peter Parish / Maynards

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa, great location” Our party of family and friends had a lovely time at Palm Villa. The facilities are excellent, it was plenty big enough for all ten of us and Beverley was helpful and went out of her way to make our stay comfortable. We  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £2555 / week

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from £125 / night

(26) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Kissimmee with swimming pool

Kissimmee / Lindfields

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A great place to relax after a busy day at Disney World” We had a wonderful holiday staying at Sunrise Villa in Lindfields Reserve. The villa is lovely, very well equipped for self catering and is as good as it looks in the photos. The pool area is pa  …see more

from £61 / night

£425 - £600 / week

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from £61 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sairee Beach

Koh Tao / Sairee Beach

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
We are a perfect retreat for couples, families or friends wanting to enjoy the tranquility of island life combined with spacious living at a reasonable price. Our location is ideal, with Sairee Beach and Village just a 5 min stroll away.  …see more

from £69 / night

£458 - £855 / week

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from £69 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in San Agustin des Vedra

Ibiza / San Agustin des Vedra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Couldn't have asked for more!” We stayed in this villa for a week with family/friends as we were getting married in Ibiza at the end of September. This villa is stunning and has everything you need or could wish for. Richard (the owner) is super quick  …see more

from £450 / night

£2650 - £5000 / week

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from £450 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Studio rental in Porto de Mos with swimming pool

Lagos / Porto de Mos

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
beach, sea, ocean, golf, water sports, Portugal, Algarve, vacation, praia, vista mar, oceano, golf, desportos aquaticos, Portugal, Algarve, férias  …see more

from £26 / night

£171 - £513 / week

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from £26 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gran Alacant

Costa Blanca / Gran Alacant

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Top notch accomadation,very convenient to supermarket,cafes and beach,lovely pool,and private.” Of all the places i have stayed in,this has to be one of my favourites.It was very clean,fresh,lovely terraces to sit and enjoy the weather,very quiet and  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 / week

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from £55 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Formosa Gardens

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Superb chillout base for a large group visiting the theme parks” As a group of 9 adults and 2 children, we thought it may prove difficult to rent anywhere large enough to accommodate everyone under the same roof, but this house met this need with hono  …see more

from £229 / night

£1600 - £2000 / week

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from £229 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
"La Mer" features a stroll to the Quinns Beaches and the largest rectangle salt water pool available in the northern coastal suburbs. A large villa-style, child friendly holiday home for families and friends up to 6 guests.<br />Enjoy the 180 degrees va  …see more

from £87 / night

£510 - £1204 / week

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from £87 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / La Siesta

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Lovely villa lovely pool.could do with a bell on gate for visitors .” Just wasn't happy having to pay extra on top of villa price for cleaning .nobody came to change towels or bedding .iv stayed in lots of villas and always had these changed .  …see more

from £45 / night

£329 - £799 / week

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from £45 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sparrebosch Golf Estate

Knysna / Sparrebosch Golf Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A private spa!” This is a magical place. It is beautifully equipped and beautifully furnished. It has a very welcoming atmosphere. I would go there again and again!  …see more

from £280 / night

£1960 / week

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from £280 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great villa” I've stayed in a few villas on the highway 27 and this one is the best I've stayed in, very clean, all the facilities you need, 2 ensuite bedrooms, downstairs cloakroom, a very nice plot withan hedge around the pool area which gives you a  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 - £735 / week

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from £65 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£675 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sant Rafael

Sant Rafael / Buscatell

8 12 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Stunning Valley Finca is a beautiful 'Finca' style villa set in the foothills of Sant Mateo Mountains near to the villages of Sant Mateu, Sant Rafel, and Santa Gertrudis.  …see more

from £364 / night

£2543 / week

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from £364 / night

(41) Excellent 

35

Gite rental in Bergerac

Dordogne / Bergerac

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A beautiful house in a beautiful area” We have just got back from a week's stay in this beautiful house and there really is nothing I can add to comments already made by previous reviewers, except they are all true.. Tracy has designed a really beauti  …see more

from £150 / night

£800 - £2640 / week

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from £150 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Kissimmee / Windsor Palms

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Everything you need..and more” Beautiful open plan villa, lots of room, clean, the sofas are really soft and cosy after a day at the parks. The pool was a definate hit with the kids, as was the games room. The gated community was very friendly and h  …see more

from £92 / night

£640 - £700 / week

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from £92 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Kissimmee / Lake Berkley

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic” This holiday was excellent the home was absolutely fab, it was differently home from home The villa we stayed in was pristine and had every little thing you could want and more. It was a pleasure to enter into a home that was spotless. I  …see more

from £70 / night

£485 - £570 / week

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from £70 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse 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 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Facilities & Location” No 7. Hillside is an extremely high-end villa. The finish throughout the house is of a very high standard. With the accommodation running over 3 floors meant that we never felt like we were on top of each other, there  …see more

from £280 / night

£1960 - £3990 / week

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from £280 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Ban Tai holiday villa rental

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Villa and Location” We stayed at this beautiful villa with two other couples and it was just perfect. Comfortable accommodation with everything you need to make your stay an enjoyable one. The pool was non-chlorine and just what you need in the  …see more

from £135 / night

£925 - £1150 / week

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from £135 / night

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Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful beach home, fully furnished home including linens, with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located in Honduras Shores Planation, a gated community, with private pool, private beach and beach club access. Bedrooms are air conditioned. Houskeeping service included in price.  …see more

from £160 / night

£1115 / week

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from £160 / night

(100) Excellent 

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Upper Sapey holiday cottage rental

Worcester / Upper Sapey

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“A lovely birthday getaway.” The retreat was a lovely get away which was relaxing and quiet. We were met by stuart and taken on a tour of the place, the swimming pool and table tennis kept us busy during the day and there were enough options to chose f  …see more

from £120 / night

£725 - £950 / week

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from £120 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Balchik

Dobrich Province / Balchik

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wow what a view” This villa is sat on top of the cliff overlooking the Black Sea views are stunning especially dawn and dusk.The villa itself is very nice plenty of room ,the ensuites are luxurious on the two master bedrooms.It has everything you req  …see more

from £50 / night

£320 - £640 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Choeng Thale with swimming pool

Thalang District / Choeng Thale

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice villa with great service” We stayed in the villa for 10 days and it was a wonderful experience. The villa is well-maintain and the services provided are excellent especially Suzie, who was our main contact in Phuket, is really helpful.  …see more

from £190 / night

£1330 / week

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from £190 / night

(36) Excellent 

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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
“Champagne Villa - Amazing house and an excellent value!” My wife and I booked this villa for the first time and it was perfect! We found that it was very well equipped, extremely clean and a real value for the cost. The location is perfect for just  …see more

from £65 / night

£425 - £550 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Above and beyond our expectaitions” From the moment Rudy picked us up for our transfer till the end of our stay at the Villa we had a fantastic experience. The staff were amazing and helpful. All the bedrooms were clean and spacious. The pool, gardens  …see more

from £847 / night

£5605 - £16089 / week

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from £847 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Orlando holiday villa accommodation

Central Florida / Orlando

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great family holiday in a fantastic villa, can't wait to return :0)” Our family stayed in this beautiful villa for a week in March. Our group consisted of 3 children, 2 parents and 2 grandparents and it catered for all of us, regardless of age. The vi  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 - £895 / week

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from £65 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Lagos holiday villa rental

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Book it! You won't be disappointed.” We have stayed in many lovely places over the years, but Casa dos Sonhos will be the one we want come back to. We are four busy women, who were looking for a much needed break. This was the ideal place The villa i  …see more

from £128 / night

£896 - £1596 / week

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from £128 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“perfect holiday, would definately come again” We have just returned from a 2 week holiday in Weston Magic. The location is perfect and all the attractions are within easy reach by car. The home is the perfect place to relax and has everything you ne  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Kissimmee / Emerald Isle Kissimmee

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Fully furnished and extensively equipped. Flat screen TV's with DVD players in living room and all bedrooms.  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £665 / week

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from £75 / night

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Villa rental in Mai Khao with swimming pool

Thalang District / Mai Khao

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Welcome to our one bedroom Garden Pool Villa at the exclusive SALA Phuket Resort and Spa in Thailand. Phuket is the largest island and one of the famous beach destinations in Thailand. SALA Phuket Resort and Spa is a stunning villa resort located on pristine Mai Khao be  …see more

from £452 / night

£3158 / week

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from £452 / night

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Lot-et-Garonne / Saint-Etienne-de-Villereal

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £213 / night

£1488 - £2257 / week

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from £213 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment, cracking view of the marina” i stayed here with my partner and our toddler daughter. the apartment is large and fully equipped with a great view over the marina, its also quite safe for young children. the pool is private, clean,  …see more

from £48 / night

£257 - £671 / week

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from £48 / night

(36) 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
“Perfect haven for a fabulous holiday” My Wife and I and our dear friends stayed at Beija Flor for our first Bajan holiday. The house is wonderfully relaxing, in a near perfect location, is fully equipped to satisfy your every need and the pool is a jo  …see more

from £199 / night

£1435 - £2067 / week

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from £199 / night