Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (19278)

Want to leave the winter chill far behind you?Start 2015 with a wonderful winter sun holiday in a toasty warm destination. Whether you’re after watersports, exotic tours or simply a private pool to lounge around, we’ve got it covered.



You can leave your winter clothes at home when you book one of these gorgeous holiday homes, all set in super-sunny locations. Check out our property options for all types of traveller – escape the winter chill by nabbing a chic party palace in the Canary Islands, an elegant sunbather’s villa in Thailand or a rustic house in the Californian hills.



Whether you head to the Med or plan an escape much further afield, you won’t regret booking that slice of winter sunshine – especially when you’re showing off your tan!


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Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing” This is our 2nd time staying at casa Roper and on both times been great. Joanne with but her speedy response with her emails. The villa is home from home. The transfers from the airport is just what you want. Kevin being there even shown  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £595 / week

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from £75 / night

(22) Excellent 

13

Jungutbatu holiday villa rental

Nusa Lembongan / Jungutbatu

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £214 / night

£1433 - £1647 / week

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from £214 / 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 £122 / night

£915 / week

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from £122 / night

(25) Excellent 

26

Holiday farmhouse rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Stunning property in idyllic location” we loved our time in this spacious, well equipped property. Great pool for relaxing days but close to the motorway to explore surrounding area. We enjoyed a day in Malaga, a beach trip to Toro Del Mar, dinner ov  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £1449 / week

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from £99 / night

(12) Very Good 

12

Apartment rental in Bolnuevo with shared pool

Murcia / Bolnuevo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“everything that we needed” wonderful stay in lovely apartment owners very nice and extremely helpful, would definitely return in a prime location, near all local amenities  …see more

from £18 / night

£120 - £310 / week

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from £18 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Kerala / Alappuzha

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £80 / night

£1120 / week

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from £80 / night

(7) Very Good 

15

Holiday home in Olhos de Agua

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent, I'll return there” Owner very communicative and helpflul. The zone is splendid and peaceful and the house is spacious, clean, just as the advertisement said. A very good option to stay in the Algarve and spend a good time there. We'l  …see more

from £50 / night

£450 - £950 / week

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from £50 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything we needed and great views” This is our second stay in this apartment. Ot os always so quiet in February but we still benefit from mild sunny weather. There are views to the sea and the mountains. The flat is comfortable andhad everything we  …see more

from £58 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £58 / night

(23) Excellent 

27

Nai Harn holiday villa accommodation

Rawai / Nai Harn

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The most beautifully appointed villas in a magical setting” We had the most amaxing Christmas and New Year with our children and grandchildren although half the party got caught up in the snow in UkKand didn't make it! The villas are beautiffuly appo  …see more

from £145 / night

£860 - £2500 / week

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from £145 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa accommodation

Costa Blanca / La Zenia

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night

(46) Excellent 

24

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / San Marcial Rubicon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The villa was amazing, Lanzarote/that area is a nice place to visit/stay!” Me and a group of my girl mates rented this villa to start off my 25th birthday celebrations! and we loved it! The villa was amazing,very modern, very clean, nicely layed ou  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £773 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday villa in Exmouth

Western Australia / Exmouth

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £105 / night

£675 - £896 / week

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from £105 / night

(4) Very Good 

13

Holiday studio in Faro

Faro District / Faro

Studio 2 3 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£206 - £278 / week

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from £30 / night

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Littoral Department / Cotonou

8 18 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

from £21 / night

£138 - £216 / week

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from £21 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Fuengirola

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great getaway” Stayed here multiple times superb location very high spec facilities and modern decor throughout. Highly recommend will be back again in 2017.  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £990 / week

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from £42 / night

(35) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Sanur

Denpasar / Sanur

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £184 / night

£1288 - £1840 / week

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from £184 / night

(19) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa in Sao Martinho do Porto

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice spacious villa in a very convenient location” This is a nice spacious villa with good facilities for a relaxing family holiday. Nice garden area with child's play area, table tennis and darts. Great BBQ for al fresco dining in the evening. Locat  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £1150 / week

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from £100 / night

(21) Excellent 

46

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 £113 / night

£707 / week

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from £113 / night

(24) Excellent 

24

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  …see more

from £150 / night

£1000 - £1400 / week

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from £150 / night

(8) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Las Piletillas

Telde / Las Piletillas

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent villa” Fantastic villa. Owner very helpful. A hire car is a must. Very easy access to the main motorway through to most places and beaches, 30 mins to 45mins away. We had a great holiday and if you want somewhere to stay,out of the main  …see more

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

(28) Excellent 

77

Chaweng holiday villa rental

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

4 11 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic, awesome place” We stayed at the villa in a perfect location for large group of people, family with children or even relaxing with the beloved one. Thanks to Manu and Jazz and the staff for the ospitality! I will definitely come back for mor  …see more

from £400 / night

£2795 / week

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from £400 / night

(15) Excellent 

22

Santa Maria Estate holiday apartment rental

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” Just back from Malta and have to say what a great time we had .apartment was excellent and very modern,clean and spotless ,met Alison briefly as apartment was still being cleaned on arrival no problem we went to Billy's bar for cold drinks  …see more

from £50 / night

£367 - £496 / week

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from £50 / night

(43) 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  …see more

from £120 / night

£650 - £1310 / week

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from £120 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in El Rosario

Marbella / El Rosario

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa with great facilities for all the family” We were a party of 11 in Marbella for a family wedding. We chose Casa Ell Har as it looked like a spacious villa with great facilities and a good sized pool, and we weren't disappointed. The  …see more

from £314 / night

£2195 - £3599 / week

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from £314 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Herdade dos Salgados holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” Excellent modern apartment, overlooking the pool and bar. Very well furnished and equipped, nice clean comfy beds. Wifi and some English channels on the TV. The complex is huge and has several pools and a supermarket for essentials is nearby.  …see more

from £26 / night

£390 - £1554 / week

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from £26 / night

(21) Very Good 

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Home rental in Estreito da Calheta

Calheta / Estreito da Calheta

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect base in Southwest Madeira” The Stable is a beautifully presented cottage with fabulous views in a lovely corner of the island. Lots of nice little touches such as a 'welcome pack' of goodies. The owner lives next door and is very friendly and  …see more

from £31 / night

£212 - £242 / week

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from £31 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday b&b rental

Waikato Region / Matamata

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Lush surroundings, lovely people, and a most comfortable bed!” My sister and I stayed for two nights at this lovely B&B. Brenda was gracious enough to accomodate a stay-date change at very short notice, and the homemade breakfast she provided was more  …see more

from £61 / night

£427 / week

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from £61 / 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

(20) Excellent 

37

Holiday villa accommodation

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Holiday” My husband and myself visited Kalkan for our honeymoon. We were looking for privacy around the pool area but to stay near the town of Kalkan. Looking at the images of Villa Narin we were unsure of the privacy of the pool area so we  …see more

from £100 / night

£800 - £1550 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Margaret River holiday home rental

Margaret River Region / Margaret River

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“great place and location” A nice a peaceful place, privacy and beautiful surroundings. A great way to discover Australia's wildlife and close to Margaret River town as well as the beach. Would recommend this cottage to anyone.  …see more

from £123 / night

£859 / week

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from £123 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in La Playa de Tauro

Gran Canaria / La Playa de Tauro

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa and Oasis of peace and tranquility” Villa Unique is exactly as described. The villa and pool are both excellent. The villa is beautifully fitted and extremely clean. The pool is wonderfully warm. The gardens are well tended and lov  …see more

from £172 / night

£1199 / week

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from £172 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Kalkan with swimming pool

Kalkan / Kiziltas

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous villa with spectacular views of beautiful Kalkan” Lovely villa which is very well presented. Party consisted of 4 adults and 2 teenagers and had plenty of space inside and outside. Villa well equipped, enjoyed the vast array of books availabl  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £850 / week

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from £86 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great location.” Spacious, clean, ground floor apartment, beautiful décor, quiet location, close to beach and village (10 min walk to each - trainers or flat shoes are a good idea) Kitchen well equipped, including a new washing machi  …see more

from £44 / night

£302 - £1039 / week

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from £44 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very modern comfortable apartment, fantastically well equipped and everything children could need” We were surprised how clean and well equipped the apartment was. Perfect for all your needs and a great kitchen with all supplies you could ever need.  …see more

from £57 / night

£423 - £800 / week

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from £57 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Quinns Rocks

Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Beach Beauty” Short beach break turned into long holiday as we decided to extend our stay. It was a great getaway and all of us loved this funky home. Great garden area for our kids and fenced property has kept he dog safe inside. We might consider mo  …see more

from £102 / night

£427 - £599 / week

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from £102 / 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

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa San Juan

Guia de Isora / Playa San Juan

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £43 / night

£285 - £468 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Mogan

Gran Canaria / Mogan

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“wonderful Puerto de Mogan” Litle and charming place. The buildings with flowers and the canals. Many restaurants with good food. I will come back.  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 - £664 / week

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from £69 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Village Marina

Olhao / Village Marina

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“A modern, well equipped apartment with a warm welcome from the owners” Our booking through Pure Algarve was simple and queries dealt with efficiently. We were given lots of information about the area and all our questions were answered with a very hel  …see more

from £108 / night

£513 - £733 / week

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from £108 / night

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