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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Holiday home accommodation

Norfolk Island / Kingston

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Private garden
Fe'awa (Forever) is a comfortable 2 bedroom home (sleeps 4 comfortably) on over 1/4 acre manicured tiered gardens overlooking your own beautiful green valley and ocean views. This lovely, spacious home will effortlessly complete your relaxing, peaceful Norfolk Isl  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Margaret River

Margaret River Region / Margaret River

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Pool spa close to beach foxtel  …see more

from £117 / night

£819 - £1884 / week

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from £117 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Puerto Banus Centre

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect holiday for the whole family. Highly recommended!!” I stayed at Villa Banus with my husband and 2 small children at the beginning of July and we thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing break! The owner got back to my enquiry straight away and was very  …see more

from £280 / night

£1600 - £2950 / week

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from £280 / night

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in Blue Bay

Grand Port District / Blue Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely brilliant.” Villa D Alisha suited our needs in terms of geographic location and that it accommodated the whole family of 9. The rooms, even though in the same Villa offered some privacy & reflection time without disturbance from other famil  …see more

from £77 / night

£509 - £1399 / week

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from £77 / night

(41) Excellent 

12

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Las Coloradas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in a quiet but convenient location exactly as described.” We've just returned from a week at a Villa Brisa. The villa is in a great location, quite but only a 15 minute leisurely walk to the Marina Rubicon and less to the Playa Papagyo  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1310 / week

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from £60 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in West Algarve with shared pool

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another great holiday at Casa Clar” September 2012 .... Our second visit to Casa Clara in 12 months and another fantastic holiday. Really recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a spotlessy clean and well equiped apartment in a fantastic locati  …see more

from £60 / night

£250 - £750 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place to stay” We stayed here the beginning of July and were very impressed with the townhouse,. It was clean and tidy and the location was ideal. There was a small front garden and a bigger back garden which were both very private.and ideal f  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £440 / week

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from £46 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Saint James Parish / Holder's Hill

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa with that personal touch from the cleaner” Prior to arrival the owner was very helpful with car hiring and attention to detail as we needed a divider in one of the rooms as we had brother and sister teenagers of different sexes sharing  …see more

from £107 / night

£750 - £900 / week

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from £107 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“San juan de capistrano” We have hust returned from a two week holiday staying at the villa in san juan de capistrano.we had a fantastic time and the villa had everything we needed.the pool was great and the 4 children aged from 4 to 10 were in and ou  …see more

from £94 / night

£636 - £1128 / week

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from £94 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“very nice” stayed here for a week in February half term. it is a nice clean villa, with three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets. everything you could need is in the kitchen. it is situated a 10-15 min walk from marina rubicon, which is  …see more

from £100 / night

£525 - £860 / week

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from £100 / night

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Chiriqui Province / Isla Boca Brava

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £75 / night

£524 / week

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from £75 / night

(4) Excellent 

35

Holiday home with tennis court in Carool

New South Wales / Carool

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Just Heaven Mountain Retreat is a unique 27 acre property at Carool just over the Queensland border in NSW. From everywhere on the property there are spectacular ocean, rural, and mountain views. Just Heaven is at the gateway to the unique beauty of Northern NSW and i  …see more

from £252 / night

£1496 - £2963 / week

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from £252 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Villa rental in Poste Lafayette with swimming pool

Riviere du Rempart District / Poste Lafayette

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderfurl Villa” We spent 2 weeks staying at Villa Amara, what a lovely villa and location. The villa is set out very well with plenty of seating areas, especially useful is the pool area if it is windy on the beach side of the villa. The beds were  …see more

from £211 / night

£1471 - £3236 / week

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from £211 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

4 10 5 nights min

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

 …see more

from £51 / night

£412 - £1824 / week

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from £51 / night

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Holiday b&b with shared pool in Povoa de Midoes

Coimbra District / Povoa de Midoes

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
B&B Penedo Boavista is an original Portuguese granite shepherd's house built on a giant rock with great views on the river Mondego. The river and it's private beach is at a stone's throw, as is the saltwater swimming pool and the sanitary unit with 3 showers, 3 toilets  …see more

from £34 / night

£236 / week

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from £34 / night

(12) Excellent 

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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

£297 - £687 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Costa Calida

Mazarron / Mazarron Country Club

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Splendid, fully equiped villa in quiet urbanisation” Beautiful villa, ideal for family with children. The house was very clean, situated in a quiet street of the Country Club.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

(28) Very Good 

20

Bottom Bay holiday villa rental

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A great place to stay in this Caribbean paradise” A lovingly maintained and managed villa that we enjoyed throughout our 2 week stay. The owners have clearly taken great care to create a comfortable, elegant home for their guests. Although we ar  …see more

from £90 / night

£595 - £1015 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Silves / Odelouca

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £97 / night

£673 - £2479 / week

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from £97 / night

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Mornington Peninsula / Dromana

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Welcome to Manna Heights Bed & Breakfast - A beautifully presented resort style Bed and Breakfast two bedroom apartment, Manna Heights features solar heated swimming pool, gas heated spa (extra), and four hole Golf putting green with bunker. The venue is set on 1,500  …see more

from £135 / night

£848 - £2246 / week

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from £135 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Brighton le Sands

Rockdale / Brighton le Sands

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
The air-conditioned family house FLAT can accommodate 5 people. It has a large private backyard with own entrance. Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering and internal laundry. Kitchen has a dish washer, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle, utensils, cutlery, di  …see more

from £111 / night

£702 - £904 / week

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from £111 / night

(16) Excellent 

40

Central Algarve holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Windmill Hill, Albufeira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment with amazing views” Brilliant spacious apartment. Everything we needed for a great Holiday. Best views i have ever seen. Complex lovely. Very hilly but plenty of taxis. Owners responded to any queries immediately and the Manager,  …see more

from £40 / night

£375 - £720 / week

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from £40 / night

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Holiday cottage in Raymond Island

Gippsland / Raymond Island

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This Tudor style house is located on one of the most beautiful places on Raymond Island, 6km's from the Paynesville township on 10 acres of bushland with tall trees in a parklike setting. Secluded off a beautiful long winding driveway, the house with it's two built in 2  …see more

from £59 / night

£292 - £679 / week

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from £59 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Los Alcazares with shared pool

Los Alcazares / Pueblo Patricia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa, very private, close to everything for a perfect s/c holiday” We stayed in this villa last year, this year, and have rebooked for next year! It is very comfortable and clean, with very private garden and roof terrace. Lovely clean, smal  …see more

from £50 / night

£295 - £625 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Obidos / Gaeiras

5 11 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
This stunning Villa is only 5 minutes from the historic fortified town of Obidos and 8 minutes from Caldas da Rainha (the city's name means Queen's hot springs). It extends over 2 floors,making it suitable for families wishing to share accommodation. 3 Bedroom's,2 Bat  …see more

from £136 / night

£831 - £1229 / week

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from £136 / night

19

Lodge rental in Lavumisa with shared pool

Lavumisa / Royal Jozini

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
Self catering bush lodge available - 1 separate bedroom (Hippo Lodge) sleeps 2 and 1 separate bedroom (Warthog Lodge) is a family room (queen and twin beds) , sleeps 4sleeps - 4 privately, 6 in total.  …see more

from £67 / night

£460 - £525 / week

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from £67 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Los Cristianos holiday apartment rental

Los Cristianos / Victoria Court

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely clean, well furnished, well equipped apartment in EXCELLENT location.” This is a really lovely apartment in a super location. I was there on my own to begin with and felt very safe, my husband joined me later. The complex is in a gated comm  …see more

from £50 / night

£260 - £360 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Witsand

Overberg District / Witsand

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury designer Beach Villa situated in Witsand - THE GATEWAY TO THE GARDEN ROUTE - located on the beach with direct beach access. The home has 5 double bedrooms of which 3 are en-suite and 2 bedrooms share a full bathroom. There is an additional guest WC. The villa  …see more

from £221 / night

£1544 / week

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from £221 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / Grand Reserve

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“About the House” The house was amazing and the location was very good. The house was super clean and very comfortable to stay in . See you till next year  …see more

from £105 / night

£730 - £950 / week

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from £105 / night

(26) Excellent 

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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

£246 - £551 / week

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from £39 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Fuengirola

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Self Catering property with stunning swimming pool and exotic Tropical Gardens, and overlooking the Mediterranean. Just 10 minutes from the beach. Ideal for families seeking relaxation and golfers.  …see more

from £35 / night

£220 - £490 / week

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from £35 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

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

from £110 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ballito holiday home rental

KwaZulu-Natal / Ballito

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
The property is located in the small coastal village of Tinley Manor which is roughly a 10 minute drive North of Ballito. This home lends itself to the person who enjoys coastal tranquility whilst having easy access to all amenities.  …see more

from £304 / night

£2123 / week

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from £304 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Les Masies Catalanes holiday villa rental

Costa Dorada / Les Masies Catalanes

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
El Pinaret, a countryside retreat with beautiful views.4 bedrooms,open plan living,open log fire,private pool,gardens,outside bbq area,outdoor dining.Close to beach resorts of Salou,Cambrils, historic Tarragona and Barcelona.Port Aventura and Water Park close by.Golf at  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £1250 / week

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from £65 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Javea

Javea / Tosalet

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A view to die for!” Fantastic villa for all 15 of us to enjoy together and still find personal spaces.Clean,basic bedrooms,great bathrooms,showers lovely.Location superb,5 mins drive to supermarket,10 mins drive to Arenal beach.Although busy resort,ne  …see more

from £157 / night

£933 - £3560 / week

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from £157 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Victoria / Mansfield

4 11 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Located in a quiet semi-rural setting on a 1/3 acre in the Mansfield township, this charming 2 storey self contained home accommodates up to 11 guests. It is ideal accommodation for families and groups of friends, set in a very peaceful location with tranquil private fr  …see more

from £202 / night

£1141 - £1840 / week

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from £202 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Gale

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Large detached villa with private heated pool 300m from beach and near all amenities, ideal for families.  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £2900 / week

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from £200 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Davenport

Davenport / The Manors North at Westridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just perfect!” An amazing house!!! All of the comforts of home in a great location. Definitely will be staying again!  …see more

from £62 / night

£380 - £500 / week

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from £62 / night

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Holiday home in Copacabana

New South Wales / Copacabana

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A luxury home with expansive beach and ocean views overlooking beautiful Copacabana beach in Central Coast, New South Wales. An hour north of Sydney, this is the perfect destination to enjoy the beautiful beaches and bush land that Australia has to offer. The house  …see more

from £231 / night

£1462 - £2047 / week

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from £231 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Happy Hen do at amazing apartment” We visited the pad in July 2013 for a "tame" hen holiday. We wanted to go somewhere where would could relax, eat nice food and enjoy the Spanish weather in nice surroundings. The Pad is situated on a very secure co  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night