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Water sports holidays (32157)

If you're looking for an active break and aren’t afraid of getting wet, book one of these holiday homes near fantastic water sports destinations worldwide.


Water sports holidays by the sea allow you to spend energetic mornings on the water and lazy afternoons chilling on the beach. Inland destinations near lakes and rivers are less tied to the summer season and can offer great windsurfing, canoeing and sailing throughout the year.


If you’re planning an action-packed holiday, choose a villa or cottage with plenty of home comforts. You’ll really appreciate a bubbling Jacuzzi, steamy sauna or cosy log fire after an active day on the water.

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“A pleasant stay” The villa is really nice, the view is great and the ambient is lovely. We also loved the area for barbecueing. If you like to hang out with your friends/family, eat good food and enjoy yourself, this is the place to stay. I recomme  …see more

from £208 / night

£1450 - £2160 / week

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from £208 / night

5

Finistere / Quimper

Studio 1 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Child friendly

from £42 / night

£174 / week

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from £42 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port of Soller

Soller / Port of Soller

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Peaceful retreat in itself and a great base for local exploration” Great apartment, clean and well-equipped. View from balcony is stunning overlooking the marina. View from the bedroom out towards the sea and the sunset was idyllic. Puerto de Soller  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £640 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £29 / night

£153 - £283 / week

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from £29 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Broadstairs

Isle of Thanet / Broadstairs

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great Property for multi generational holiday” This was our second visit to this property and this time our sons and their families joined us. The weather wasn't great but we were able to get the little ones on the beach in minutes when the sun did sh  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £900 / week

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from £93 / night

(7) Average 

21

Morecambe holiday apartment rental

Lancashire / Morecambe

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Great stay, great host” Even though there were renovations going on we enjoyed a cosy comfortable stay. Lovely welcome from Lisa, given a tour of property everything explained. Fully equipped with all you need plenty clean towels and clean comfortable  …see more

from £25 / night

£190 / week

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from £25 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Paphos / Elysia Park

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent 5 star accommodation” This is an excellent apartment, spacious and thoughtfully furnished with everything a family would need. This apartment truly was a home from home, the kitchen is fully equipped with anything one would need from making  …see more

from £30 / night

£252 - £476 / week

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from £30 / night

(8) Excellent 

33

Holiday studio rental

Costa del Sol / Torremolinos

Studio 4 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £48 / night

£218 - £522 / week

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from £48 / night

(31) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared 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  …see more

from £30 / night

£480 - £1440 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £81 / night

£565 - £1070 / week

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from £81 / 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

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Peyia

Paphos District / Peyia

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A once in a life time holiday experience in Cyprus” The villa was everything we could have hoped for, whilst only two of us stayed, all the amenities were top class. The visitor information folder proved really useful, well presented and provided some  …see more

from £110 / night

£800 - £2100 / week

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from £110 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Cannes holiday apartment rental

Cannes / Central Cannes

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Luxury central apartment in Cannes” We spent a week in this beautiful, modern apartment. It is fitted and furnished to a high standard. The apartment is situated on the fifth floor of a modern secure building. There is a triple locked door entry s  …see more

from £148 / night

£653 - £1914 / week

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from £148 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Landes / Hossegor

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.005 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely Place, ideal setting and near to beach, restaurants etc” Really enjoyed our stay in this apartment, ideal location, practically on the beach! Was great having all of the facilities...home from home. 5 min walk to go over to Cap Breton on little  …see more

from £100 / night

£450 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Lapta

Kyrenia District / Lapta

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Satisfaction in Mr.Arhun s heaven” We were there very happy with our family .The location and the serrvice by Mr.Arhun was fantastic. Our satisfaction was first priority of Mr Arhun .Shortly we were very happy and we can highly recommend  …see more

from £24 / night

£185 - £310 / week

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from £24 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ovacik with shared pool

Mugla Province / Ovacik

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful - we loved it!!” I stayed at Villa E with my Mum and 2 friends fior 10 days in September and we had an amazing time. This is my 6th visit to this area of Turkey. The booking process was easy and Sue the owner was very helpful and organised  …see more

from £75 / night

£475 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

(44) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent holiday & villa” we arrived to a lovley villa everything we needed was there we stayed for 11 days & had an excellent holiday maureen answered all of my questions with a quick respons , the villa was situated i a lovley location we had a car  …see more

from £66 / night

£460 - £856 / week

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from £66 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Saundersfoot

Pembrokeshire / Saundersfoot

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Enjoyable stay at Pebbles” Pebbles is a clean, well-equipped apartment. It is situated in a residential area and only a 10 minute slow walk to Saundersfoot harbour and shops. The damage deposit was refunded almost immediately. We would definitely stay  …see more

from £85 / night

£399 - £855 / week

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from £85 / night

(16) Excellent 

31

Bowness-on-Windermere holiday apartment rental

Lake District / Bowness-on-Windermere

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect Apartment” Great location....excellent accommodation.....all you need is on site....just fantastic....what more can I say....  …see more

from £110 / night

£485 - £1022 / week

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from £110 / night

(12) Excellent 

30

Holiday hotel apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £197 / night

£1375 / week

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from £197 / night

(27) Very Good 

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Central Tavira holiday studio let

Tavira / Central Tavira

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location in the historic heart of Tavira, Portugal.” Studio 39 is exactly that, a studio apartment. When the Loft apartment in the same building was not available we decided to take the smaller space. It was wonderful. In a 300 year old buildi  …see more

from £35 / night

£218 - £431 / week

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from £35 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Brighton

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Great stay” Fabulous apartment in a brilliant central location. Had everything we needed and was in walking distance of everywhere we wanted to go. The only negatives were the broken bin and extra door locks hanging off but didn't ruin the stay. Would  …see more

from £75 / night

£375 - £780 / week

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from £75 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Swanage Bay holiday townhouse rental

Swanage / Swanage Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Clean and comfortable, spacious” Our only complaint is the bed in the master bedroom was too hard and low as we are a older couple but apart from that it was a lovely holiday home  …see more

from £130 / night

£690 - £1650 / week

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from £130 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Lytham St Anne's

Lancashire / Lytham St Anne's

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“family” excellent house best for family with children,clean and huge of space.We are very happy from the house  …see more

from £90 / night

£550 - £1100 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Excellent 

45

Gouvia holiday studio rental

Corfu / Gouvia

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £22 / night

£153 - £305 / week

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from £22 / 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 £392 / night

£4261 - £5392 / week

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from £392 / night

(4) Excellent 

35

Holiday bungalow rental

Uckfield / Buxted

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

from £80 / night

£500 - £1175 / week

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from £80 / night

(16) Very Good 

23

MacKenzie Beach holiday apartment rental

Larnaka City / MacKenzie Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A GREAT APARTMENT” We have stayed here many times over the past years and have booked again for 2017. The apartment is very well located and very clean. The owner is easy going and very helpful. We had a little niggle with TV but it was sorted very  …see more

from £30 / night

£150 - £300 / week

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from £30 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Galway

County Galway / Galway

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £127 / night

£487 - £992 / week

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from £127 / night

(27) Excellent 

23

Akaslompolo ski log cabin to rent.

Lapland / Akaslompolo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“An amazing winter wonderland” Our stay in Finland, organised with Fun with Santa was fantastic. Jane was superb in organising everything so smoothly and making sure we had some excellent trips sorted out. Everything ran very smoothly. Akoslompolo  …see more

from £130 / night

£498 - £1170 / week

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from £130 / night

(15) Excellent 

22

St Helens holiday lodge rental

Isle of Wight / St Helens

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“beautiful property nice location” As described it was a perfect location with sea view .Clean park .well sited near complex. The lodge was very nice well equipped. Only disappointment we didn't book long enough!  …see more

from £65 / night

£395 - £1295 / week

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from £65 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in York Riverside

York / York Riverside

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 72 km
  • Car not necessary
“Very comfortable and convenient for a city visit” Spent an excellent week in the apartment. Accommodation was clean, warm, comfortable and ideal for exploring the city of York. Access was easy and the owner's directions and local advice were very help  …see more

from £59 / night

£410 - £610 / week

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from £59 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Argeles-sur-Mer

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £70 / night

£279 - £766 / week

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from £70 / night

(8) Excellent 

23

Home accommodation in Cabo Roig with shared pool

Cabo Roig / Agua Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic house” We stayed at Sunset House in August, the property was lovely, clean and very well equipped. Like home from home. The pool was just outside the garden gate. The location was ideal, just a walk away from bars, restaurants and beach.  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £465 / week

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from £28 / night

(19) Excellent 

19

Holiday caravan/mobile home with golf nearby in Dawlish

Dawlish / Dawlish Warren

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“O'Leary” Had a wonderful time in the "lady may". Exceeded all our expectations. It was spotlessly clean and was a home from home. Cream teas supplied on arrival. Had all the latest mod cons. communication was very good by ruth.we would highly re  …see more

from £50 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

31

Playa de Fanabe holiday apartment rental

Adeje / Playa de Fanabe

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another great Tenerife holiday” After a slight mix up with the telephone number to contact Nina who looks after the apartment we eventually arrived in the apartment. Lovely apartment, very modern, lovely views and the complex is in a great position fo  …see more

from £44 / night

£295 - £774 / week

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from £44 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely amazing” Everything was as expected as advertised. Apartment was clean, very comfortably furnished and a pleasure to stay there. The bonus for us, as not very mobile, was it was only a short walk on a gentle slope (no hills) to the beach, w  …see more

from £30 / night

£218 - £442 / week

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from £30 / night

(7) Excellent 

88

Certaldo / Certaldo Alto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

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from £57 / night

£305 - £522 / week

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from £57 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful apartment” sorry for the delay in writing this review this apartment has everything you could want and more for a great holiday. Even the bed was comfortable, spotlessly clean and well looked after. Elaine responded quickly and was a pleasur  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £482 / week

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from £36 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Adeje / Playa Paraiso

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £30 / night

£206 - £266 / week

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from £30 / night

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