Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (92152)

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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La Zenia holiday home rental

Costa Blanca / La Zenia

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
Now giving the option of direct Booking & Payments, saving 5% on your booking. Here for rent is my two bedroom semi-detached house in the heart of La Zenia. Quick Summary – - Central location, almost anything is in walking distance - 10 mins walk to La Zen  …see more

from £60 / night

£270 - £400 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

27

Holiday villa rental

Costa del Sol / Marbella

8 18 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This amazing and spacious Marbella Villa has a private fenced pool, several BBQ areas, a private garden and terraces which offer excellent views to the Mediterranean sea, Gibraltar, Africa and the mountains, as it benefits from being set in the very exclusive Villa Padi  …see more

from £85 / night

£505 - £3582 / week

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from £85 / night

(19) Excellent 

30

Vale do Lobo holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vale do Lobo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magical Holiday” We booked this villa primarily for the pool but the rest of the villa, the grounds and the location were excellent too. We have 2 young children age 4 and 2 and wanted them to enjoy learning to swim. Having a slope into the pool was  …see more

from £171 / night

£1069 - £3035 / week

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from £171 / night

(9) Very Good 

44

Holiday studio with shared pool, golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Tenerife Royal Gardens

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment!” Excellent apartment, we had everything we wanted here and more. Fantastic location. Choice of 2 great beaches both under a minutes walk!
 The area outside the complex is very flat and you can walk for miles with no hills.  …see more

from £54 / night

£395 - £621 / week

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from £54 / night

(23) Very Good 

10

Famara holiday apartment rental

Lanzarote / Famara

1 3 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect spot!” We have had the pleasure of staying at Famara Studio 3 times now and every time has been an absolute joy! We always fully appreciate the simple charms and comfort of the accommodation and the spectacular views. From the sheltered and su  …see more

from £50 / night

£340 - £375 / week

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from £50 / night

(34) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Icmeler with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Icmeler

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“EXCELLENT....” This was our first time visiting Turkey so we were very unsure of which part to stay at. After reading the reviews from Garden Villas it then became our first choice. There was 7 of us, age range from 10yrs - 23yrs, plus 2 adults.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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from £72 / night

16

Lagos holiday villa rental

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Villa Mari is a deluxe 4 bedroom villa, fully air-conditioned with a heated pool. This villa is situated in the popular area of Porto do Mos with the beach only a 5 minute walk away, the beach offers 2 great bar / restaurants. The villa has Wi-Fi and UK TV including BBC  …see more

from £125 / night

£750 - £1750 / week

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from £125 / night

(1) Excellent 

10

Port of Soller holiday apartment rental

Soller / Port of Soller

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment and location” Booking a holiday abroad is always a bit nerve-racking, especially when you have a fussy husband and two young sons! However, I needn't have worried because from the moment I contacted the owner of the apartment, he w  …see more

from £73 / night

£509 - £1022 / week

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from £73 / night

(23) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Costa de Antigua

Fuerteventura / Costa de Antigua

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Villa for a large group.” Stayed here for one week as a party of 10 adults and 2 children. The villa was ideal with 2 bedrooms upstairs for us oldies and 3 bedrooms downstairs for the late-nighters! This is a very well maintained property and  …see more

from £103 / night

£684 - £1706 / week

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from £103 / night

(10) Very Good 

16

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Las Coloradas

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa” Excellent villa in a excellent location we've stayed in villas all over France/Spain and the canaries and this beats them all that's why we return every year sometimes twice the owners are fab no car is needed as there is facilities a  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 - £645 / week

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from £80 / night

(29) Excellent 

44

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Puerto Banus Centre

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern apartment, great location, friendly owner” We went here as a group of 5 girls for a long weekend and would highly recommend. Very clean, modern apartment - very secure and well equipped. Lovely pool with lots of space. Excellent location - eas  …see more

from £150 / night

£750 - £1550 / week

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from £150 / night

(15) Excellent 

35

Puerto Banus holiday villa rental

Puerto Banus / Vasari Resort

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous home and location” My 7 friends and I had a wonderful stay at Porto banus. We would recommend to anyone. I was not able to met with Nacho but he was contactable at all times to assist with Any questions about places to see or eat or golf c  …see more

from £167 / night

£1022 - £4639 / week

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from £167 / night

(16) Excellent 

20

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

(3) Excellent 

22

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benalmadena

Costa del Sol / Benalmadena

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment situated on the ground floor in a very popular complex in Benalmádena. The recently renovated apartment sleeps 6 people, has a private and shared garden with a swimming pool. It is located just across the road from the beach and has  …see more

from £20 / night

£143 - £650 / week

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from £20 / night

(27) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nerja

Nerja / Oasis de Capistrano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent and well equipped appartment with super friendly hosts” The appartment is very well equipped, we mised nothing for our comfort. The children loved to play in the garden and the pools. Our hosts were very helpful and so hospitable.  …see more

from £39 / night

£248 - £556 / week

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from £39 / night

36

Pacific Pines holiday home accommodation

Gold Coast / Pacific Pines

7 20 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Vue360 is a luxury, near new, massive stylish bungalow with 7 full size bedrooms with 4.5 bathrooms and amazing majestic views of the hinterland from the enormous back deck It is located on the top of a hill and is on one of the best street of Pacific Pines. It is also  …see more

from £180 / night

£1254 / week

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from £180 / night

(15) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Cosy Villa” This villa is situated in a good location near shops and local restaurants. We really enjoyed the outdoor pool with the waterfall!! and the view of the sea. The service of booking this villa was straight forward and prompt and had n  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 - £900 / week

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from £79 / night

26

Holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
La Villa Aloha 45 está situada a menos de 100 metros del lujoso puerto deportivo Marina Rubicón, donde se hayan localizados todos los equipamientos y servicios propios de este tipo de instalaciones (amplia gama de restaurantes, bar  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 - £1000 / week

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from £68 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Cala Galdana holiday villa rental

Minorca / Cala Galdana

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“excellent villa” fantastic villa with great views and close to shops and restaurants. Weather was really hot while we were there and really missed aircon in the downstairs bedrooms.  …see more

from £79 / night

£552 - £2718 / week

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from £79 / night

36

Holiday home rental

Beja District / Vidigueira

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Quinta de Santa Clara, located 1 km from the center of the village of Vidigueira, is an agricultural estate of 9 hectares, with hundreds of olive trees, a few dozen orange trees and many other fruit trees. It is set in a protected landscape area and includes an ecologic  …see more

from £79 / night

£412 - £852 / week

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from £79 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Villa with everything you need” First of all the owners of the villa, Ian & Teresa was so very helpful to us and give us a lot of good info on the area (restaurants, bike rentals etc, The villa is in a small village called Baan Nong Yai with lots of l  …see more

from £72 / night

£402 - £435 / week

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from £72 / night

(20) Excellent 

27

Colmenar holiday cottage rental

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“A lovely relaxing retreat” We couldn't fault the Casita and it is exactly as described. A lovely rural retreat perfect for our honeymoon. You do need a car as the property is very isolated but once on the main roads it is easy to access Cordoba and th  …see more

from £33 / night

£197 / week

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from £33 / night

(13) Very Good 

17

Amarilla Golf holiday villa rental

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent accommodation, enjoyed my stay so much” Very high standard clean well maintained apartment with everything you could need plus good location for pool and local bars, shops etc. The bottle of wine and basic provisions in the fridge was a nice  …see more

from £80 / night

£550 - £700 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Calpe / Los Pinos - The Pines

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good location for traveling north and south in very nice settings” Spacious villa with all necessary amenities. Very bright and welcoming. Lovely pool and private surroundings. Felt parts of the inside could do with a bit of TLC, but didn't hamper wha  …see more

from £25 / night

£275 - £935 / week

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from £25 / night

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Villa rental in Moraira with swimming pool

Moraira / San Jaime

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Modern well appointed 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa newly reformed for the 2014 season, in the popular area of San Jaime. Just a 5 minute drive to the centre of Moraira and less than 1 km to La Ifach Golf Course.  …see more

from £123 / night

£855 - £1026 / week

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from £123 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

Kodagu (Coorg) / Madikeri

7 40 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 40
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Flora Homes : Good choice to stay in Madikere” Last weekend we visited Madikere and spent 2 nights in Flora homes. Pros : A very beautiful home. Very neat and clean Friendly and helpful hosts located in the heart of the city Kitchen is always  …see more

from £23 / night

£136 - £597 / week

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from £23 / night

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Villa rental in Moraira with swimming pool

Costa Blanca / Moraira

3 5 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Outside - From the dining room there is a door which allows access to the back patio area, which is paved, where you will find further garden furniture and areas to sit out. Both this area and the pool level are totally enclosed, by walls and fencing, child friendly.<  …see more

from £34 / night

£235 - £840 / week

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from £34 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday studio in Browns Bay

Auckland Region / Browns Bay

Studio 2 3 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Based on Aucklands North Shore Browns Bay is 45 minutes drive from Auckland airport & 25 minutes from Aucklands CBD You can get a bus from the airport to Aucklands CBD & then on to Browns BayThe unit is 5 minutes drive from North Harbour Stadium where  …see more

from £62 / night

£371 - £741 / week

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from £62 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Holiday and Stay at Casa Nova” We stayed at Casa Nova with our 2 young children aged 4 and 1 and sister and brother in law. The villa was of an excellent condition with excellent facilities, lots of space and a fantastic pool and bbq area,  …see more

from £112 / night

£633 - £1744 / week

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from £112 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Batu Ferringhi

Batu Ferringhi / Miami Bay

3 6 14 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“relaxed holiday home” Everything is fine except that guests who stay for less than one month cannot use the gym. This should have mentioned in the contract.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £390 / week

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(5) Excellent 

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Noosa holiday home rental

Sunshine Coast / Noosa

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
HELLOI am 'Belle', 'Beautiful' in French. My owners name me that, as they fell in love with me at their very first sightIt is really important to just sit back, relax and enjoy Your holiday. Mi casa es tu casa.<br />By the way...Be sure to wa  …see more

from £217 / night

£1605 - £4754 / week

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from £217 / night

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Holiday apartment in Emerald Beach

New South Wales / Emerald Beach

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This is an absolute' to die for' creative stylish apartment with extraordinary ocean views in the idealic beachside village of Emerald Beach close to everything you could possible need and everything provided for a relaxing and unique getaway! Whale watch fr  …see more

from £142 / night

£994 / week

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from £142 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with swimming pool, golf nearby

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautiful villa in Vilamoura with a large tiled pool and large garden. It is set in a quiet location and within walking distance to the famous Vilamoura Marina.There is a spacious living area with log burning hearth.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1700 / week

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from £72 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Villa with capacity between 8/10 people, located in the heart of Island, Playa den Bossa and Ibiza town are a few minutes. Easy access on foot, by public transport or by car. The Villa is located in an exclusive area of ​​Villas and luxury homes. The Villa is div  …see more

from £257 / night

£855 - £4103 / week

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from £257 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Denia with shared pool

Denia / Las Marinas

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wow - What a Great Holiday Apartment” Stay 07 -21 August 2013 Excellent large Penthouse apartment right across from the beach with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and great kitchen and living areas. This was really first-class! The terraces were fanta  …see more

from £154 / night

£1069 - £1453 / week

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from £154 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Sao Vicente

Madeira / Sao Vicente

3 5 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Experience the Madeiran countryside and culture in this lovingly restored and delightful traditional stone cottage, snuggled in the small country village of Lamaceiros, yet close to the coast and sea. Located in the country village of Lameiros, 4,5 Km from the town of  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £533 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
MORAIRA, COSTA BLANCA, VILLA WITH POOL, 2 BEDROOM, MAXI 4 GUESTS. LOCATED IN A QUIET AREA , PRETTY VILLA, 2 BEDS, 2 BATHROOM, LIVING AND FULL EQIPPED KITCHEN. LARGE AND PRIVATE TERRACES AROUND THE POOL. TV SAT, WIFI, AIR CONDITIONNING. SUPERMARKETS, BARS AND RESTANR  …see more

from £99 / night

£556 - £889 / week

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from £99 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Moraira / Central Moraira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful vacation” The villa is in a lovely area, quite close to the sea and restaurants, and the walks in the evenings have been the highlight of our trip. The generous terrace is a great place to start your day, and the view is stunning, with all t  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £1200 / week

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from £93 / 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

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in an excellent location” A very well appointed villa in an excellent location, complete with all the facilities you'd expect. Within walking distance of the beach and restaurants of Puerto Pollensa and a perfect base for exploring the  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £3800 / week

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from £200 / night