Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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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33

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Vredehoek

Cape Town / Vredehoek

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great stay” Had a great stay here. The apartment was exactly as described with beautiful views of the harbour and the Cape Town CBD. The apartment had everything we needed and is located in a very nice area. We were well positioned for exploring  …see more

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

15

Tenerife / Valle De San Lorenzo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £35 / night

£242 - £417 / week

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from £35 / night

(17) Excellent 

35

Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Mullins

Saint Peter Parish / Mullins

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment, lovely location.” Really lovely apartment equipped with all you need for a relaxing holiday. Location excellent for beach and restaurants. Property manager Angela and cleaner Brenda were both so helpful. We had such a good holiday  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £2475 / week

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from £165 / night

(27) Very Good 

23

Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £210 / night

£1452 - £2259 / week

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from £210 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Coveta Fuma

Province of Alicante / Coveta Fuma

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa With beautiful pool and amazing location” The villa is stunning with amazing sea and mountain views. The pool is lovely to relax around and is great to cool off and even learn to swim in. The local train service is reliable and allo  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1450 / week

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from £90 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Holiday Retreat” My husband & I + 2 friends thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Garden Cottage last November. Wonderful location. The cottage is beautifully decorated and very well equipped. Everything is of an extremely high standard. There is  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1500 / week

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from £90 / night

(13) Very Good 

15

Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday cottage with shared pool in Keurboomstrand

Plettenberg Bay / Keurboomstrand

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
This villa is ideally situated to explore the vast array of attractions and activities on the Garden Route. A great stop-over between Cape Town and the Addo Elephant National Park. Suitable for families, outdoor enthusiasts, birders, fishermen and hikers.  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(19) Excellent 

41

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Es Canar

Santa Eulalia del Río / Es Canar

1 6 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.03 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment in great location.” this is a lovely apartment based right beside the sea. Lovely sunshine greets you each morning on the balcony area with lovely sea views. The apartment have everything that you need for your stay, a fully equipped  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £700 / week

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from £36 / night

(8) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa accommodation

Ko Samui / Laem Set

1 2 Min stay varies

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

from £130 / night

£910 - £1295 / week

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from £130 / night

(6) Very Good 

14

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sunset Crest

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Barbados Villa with Private Pool and Beach Club Access. Walking Distance to the Beach and Duty Free Shopping. Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms).  …see more

from £283 / night

£1976 - £2178 / week

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from £283 / night

(34) Very Good 

23

Costa Adeje holiday apartment rental

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“excellent location apartment has ample room easy to book with owner” there was 3 of us in the apartment plenty of room even for a family of 4/5. Location is excellent and well served by the owners agent Janet the bathroom light wasn,t working fixed im  …see more

from £41 / night

£285 - £634 / week

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from £41 / night

(17) Very Good 

16

Oura Beach holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa - Great location!” This villa was amazing for a group of 12 girls celebrating finishing school. The location was absolutely perfect - less than 5 minutes to the strip and supermarket. As other reviews have said the Strip is noisy in the e  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night

(15) Very Good 

30

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 14 4 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A lovely stay at a beautiful villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. An easy 15 minute walk from the lovely marina with brilliant shops, bars and restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere. The villa was clean and tidy, well equipped and spacious and  …see more

from £242 / night

£1449 - £3966 / week

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from £242 / night

(8) Excellent 

22

Calasparra holiday villa rental

Murcia / Calasparra

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The house has covered terrace on three sides. A music facility at the pool, covered dining area by the pool.  …see more

from £60 / night

£375 - £575 / week

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from £60 / night

(5) Excellent 

19

Bedar holiday cottage rental

Province of Almeria / Bedar

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Also ideal for your winter holiday for golfing, cycling,mountain biking. Hire of sports equipment nearby.  …see more

from £100 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Excellent 

37

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Canillas de Aceituno

Costa del Sol / Canillas de Aceituno

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Peace Quiet Tranquility, lovely house & pool.” If you want to escape, this is a fantastic place. The villa is lovely and situated in hills with olive trees. There is no noise, a very quiet area. The pool is great (but no shallow end), the villa is dec  …see more

from £65 / night

£310 - £800 / week

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from £65 / night

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Viseu District / Caramulo

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £65 / night

£388 - £664 / week

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from £65 / night

(12) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Bang Tao Beach with shared pool

Bang Tao Beach / Layan Beach

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice place” We stayed here for a week - the apartment is in a lovely complex with a fantastic swimming pool - very quiet, you practically had the resort to yourself. You definitely need a car (renting at airport would be best as it was a little chal  …see more

from £50 / night

£302 - £518 / week

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from £50 / night

(14) Excellent 

40

Holiday cottage letting

Gili Islands / Gili Trawangan

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
We've been living on the island for more than 4 years. We can provide all informations you need!  …see more

from £26 / night

£164 - £207 / week

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from £26 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Azalea Beach

2 5 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect poolside apartment” This is a lovely, well furnished and well maintained apartment. The apartment complex itself is in a nice quiet area, yet still walking distance to beaches and, slightly further away, the glitz of Puerto Banus, although we  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £850 / week

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from £100 / night

(17) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant” 46 C/Capuchinos is a beautiful place set in a wonderful part of nerja, it is a very close proximity to all the bars, supermarket and pool, San Juan is an amazing place with absolutely astonishing views, it is brilliant for all ages and a v  …see more

from £37 / night

£259 - £410 / week

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from £37 / night

(9) Excellent 

42

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Estepona Puerto/Marina

Estepona / Estepona Puerto/Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“great place to stay” apartment was clean and spacious..helen went out of her way to make sure everything was organised for us...she was always very easy to contact and very helpful with all questions we had before we arrived..  …see more

from £69 / night

£341 - £561 / week

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from £69 / night

(10) Excellent 

15

Los Cristianos holiday apartment rental

Los Cristianos / Playa de los Cristianos

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great value for money” Stayed in this apartment for two weeks. Had all Youtube could ask for to ensure you have a great holiday. The apartment is front line with a view to die for, directly out to the Ocean. At night you can hear the waves. Breakf  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 / week

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from £44 / night

(3) Excellent 

31

San Pedro de Alcantara holiday villa rental

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Villa within walking distance to Puerto Banus - perfect for families or groups of friends” I would highly recommend this villa to both groups of friends or families. The villa itself is excellent with a great pool and garden area. The villa  …see more

from £247 / night

£1725 - £2328 / week

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from £247 / night

(8) Excellent 

33

Holiday villa rental

Kas / Cukurbag Peninsula

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fan 'bloody' tastic” This is the second time, we have returned to the fantastic Villa Günes. Last time we were there was in 2009, and since then, a lot has happend at Villa Günes. The patio area has been enlarged and now also offers shade (which was m  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £890 / week

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from £50 / night

10

Villa rental in Gumuldur

Izmir Province / Gumuldur

4 6 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Beach Front Summer Villa in Private Community is For Rent for Summer Season  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 / week

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from £143 / night

(6) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Marina with shared pool

Lagos / Marina

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another fantastic stay!” Apartment was great. This is the second time we have stayed in this small and lovely complex but the first time in this apartment. It was very spacious, well furnished and very clean. A lovely big balcony which got the morn  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £770 / week

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from £47 / night

(4) Excellent 

19

Cowes holiday home rental

Phillip Island / Cowes

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
Popular with families, motor sport fans and golfing groups.  …see more

from £89 / night

£580 - £1129 / week

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from £89 / night

(30) Excellent 

23

Holiday home in Cercal

Setubal District / Cercal

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Private garden
Simple yet luxurious self-catering accommodation. Decked bath with panoramic views of the Alentejo countryside. This totally private house is cool in the summer & cosily warm in the winter. All rooms have under-floor heating & a wood burning stove in the living  …see more

from £74 / night

£513 / week

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from £74 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Armacao dos Buzios

State of Rio de Janeiro / Armacao dos Buzios

1 7 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Casa charmosíssima em estilo romântico, ampla e jeitosa. Acomoda até 7 pessoas (incluindo crianças). Tem um quarto e 1 banheiro, 1 boa lavanderia, sala gourmet e um varandão com churrasqueira , rede e mesa com cadeiras. Tudo muito conf  …see more

from £41 / night

£283 / week

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from £41 / night

24

Villa rental in Port de Pollenca with swimming pool

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A fantastic modern house in the beautiful countryside of El Vila, between Pollença and the sea at Puerto Pollença. It is furnished to a high standard and full of contemporary design The villa is brilliantly integrated with the landscape around - wi  …see more

from £148 / night

£1035 - £3363 / week

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from £148 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful and relaxing villa...” We were looking for somewhere a little special to holiday and celebrate our anniversary somewhere quiet and beautiful. We were certainly not disappointed with our stay at loreto luxury villa which is built into the cli  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £1099 / week

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from £75 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Almunecar

Province of Granada / Almunecar

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great views, marvellous amenities and a very relaxing time” Lets get the negative our of the way first, access is a bit scary (no barriers on the upper streaches of the road), although you do get used to it. Other than that the villa is all that it  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £1800 / week

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from £143 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday finca in Caspe

Province of Zaragoza / Caspe

4 6 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Eco-house, solar pannels, one electric lock per house, a different place to be nature lover and enviromentally friendly. Families are happy to pass their holiday with us and with our special activities for children.  …see more

from £57 / night

£345 / week

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from £57 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Mijas Pueblo holiday apartment rental

Mijas Pueblo / Puebla Aida

2 5 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Situated on Puebla Aida complex on Mijas Golf, this well appointed 2 bedroom, main bedroom with en-suite, plus one other shower room/toilet. This apartment is available for rent. With probably one of the best views from Mijas Golf. This apartment has been used as the m  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £475 / week

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from £43 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in El Gouna with swimming pool

El Gouna / West Golf

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing Holiday” We had an amazing experience at the villa, the view is spectacular and serene. The house is well equipped and the owners were very kind and helpful. I would definitely love to visit El Gouna again and stay at this place again, felt it  …see more

from £93 / night

£646 - £1412 / week

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from £93 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Kalkan with shared pool

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” We have just returned from two amazing weeks staying at the beautiful 'Mina' apartment. We loved the wonderful views from the roof terrace and enjoyed lovely breakfasts making use of the juicer and the abundant supply of cheap oranges that you ca  …see more

from £45 / night

£200 - £725 / week

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from £45 / night

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Holiday apartment in Magnetic Island

Queensland / Magnetic Island

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
SENSATIONAL FAMILY HOLIDAY APARTMENT - WATERFRONT - VIEWS - POOL - GREAT LOCATION to suit up to 6 people. The Terrace is a New Waterfront luxury holiday Apartment in a quiet location on the Great Barrier Reef s Magnetic Island . Beautiful views , spacious , light and  …see more

from £115 / night

£1025 - £1366 / week

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from £115 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kas

Kas / Cukurbag Peninsula

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic, beautiful villa in great location” We had a lovely time at the villa. Beautiful setting & location & very stylish & lovely villa. We have been to Kas many times and keep going back, so are already familiar with Kas and the fantastic rest  …see more

from £151 / night

£992 - £1035 / week

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from £151 / night