Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (26557)

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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28

Holiday villa in Tanahwangko

North Sulawesi / Tanahwangko

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxed pampering in an idyllic location. North Sulawesi is enchanting.” Villa Manare is an oasis of tranquility, the food is great, the house and rooms well maintained and the pool has fantastic views. Our stay was made by the chef's great cooking  …see more

from £85 / night

£594 - £1366 / week

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from £85 / night

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Orlando

Orlando / Encantada

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
Private screened pool, full kitchen amenities, microwave, playground area, DVD, fully furnished, self-catering, clubhouse,community pools, washer dryer, gated, arcade, cyber cafe, sundry shop, fishing,wine bar, gym and more, pool tables, wireless Internet, jacuzzi, secl  …see more

from £92 / night

£596 - £834 / week

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from £92 / night

(3) Very Good 

15

Florida Gulf Coast holiday cottage rental

Florida / Anna Maria Island

1 3 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Quaint cottage in nice area” I've written this review after coming across the cottage again whilst browsing this website. I realised that I hadn't written a review after our stay. This little cottage is perfect for a couple. It's in a lovely part o  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £1112 / week

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from £108 / night

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(13) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant villa” Absolutely brilliant villa with a heated pool and jacuzzi. 4 adults stayed here for 1 week and had a fantastic holiday. Only a 15 minute stroll to the beach. Loved this villa and would definitely stay here again  …see more

from £122 / night

£625 - £1045 / week

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from £122 / night

(7) Very Good 

15

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Casas del Sol

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great relaxing holiday.” Villa V7 is a very comfortable, well furnished property, in possibly the best location on Casas del Sol, with uninterrupted views down to the harbour. The kitchen has every utensil you need if you enjoy cooking, as we do. (Tr  …see more

from £75 / night

£70 - £730 / week

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from £75 / night

(10) Excellent 

18

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Los Altos de Montana Roja

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“amazing wonderful beautiful villa -” We had a fantastic holiday at this beautiful Villa. It was found as described in the information section, clean tidy and with everything your could possibly imagine that you might need and more...... loads of room  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £1970 / week

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from £115 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with indoor pool in Clermont

Lake County / Clermont

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 127 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent high standard of property in a quiet location close to theme parks” We stayed in this property for approximately 1 week in September 2014. The house was brand new, very modern and spacious. There was wifi and cable tv in all of the rooms, th  …see more

from £84 / night

£556 - £806 / week

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from £84 / night

(4) Very Good 

10

Kamala holiday apartment let

Kathu / Kamala

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a bright, open and airy fully furnished condominium located in a peaceful established and very well maintained resort surrounded by lush tropical jungle. Ideally suited to families with children or small groups that like the flexability when on holiday that a se  …see more

from £59 / night

£530 / week

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from £59 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa, perfect location!” We could not be happier with our stay at Villa Rafiki - beautifully furnished, comfortable, spacious and equipped with everything you could need. We loved the outdoor space, perfect for relaxing and dining. A person  …see more

from £158 / night

£1102 - £1399 / week

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from £158 / night

(23) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai

Emirate of Dubai / Dubai

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“So good I think I'll buy one !!” Not much more I can say than in the title, Dawn was exemplary to deal with as with every experience I have had renting off her or Owners Direct but her apartment was better than most as it really did cater for the kids  …see more

from £163 / night

£1428 - £1603 / week

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from £163 / night

(43) 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 £72 / night

£495 - £773 / week

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from £72 / night

(6) Very Good 

12

Holiday apartment in Australia & New Zealand

Sydney / Central Sydney

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This bright air-conditioned 2 bedroom apartment located in the very heart of Sydney CBD, the perfect inner city base from which to enjoy all that Sydney can offer with balcony views of Darling Harbour. It offers its convenience with just 2 minutes walk to darling harb  …see more

from £170 / night

£1149 - £1765 / week

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from £170 / night

(9) Very Good 

40

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Red Mountain, Playa Blanca

7 15 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful, spacious villa with fantastic pool and incredible views” We have just returned from a wonderful stay in this villa and we honestly could not fault it. It definitely has the "Wow Factor" and was spotless and very well presented. Super larg  …see more

from £464 / night

£3245 - £4645 / week

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from £464 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ticked all the boxes and more!” Having stayed in many villas there is always something i think 'Oh I wish they had this' but I honestly cannot say this on this occasion! From beach towels, hair dryer, cool bags, beer, wine and lunch on arrival I thin  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £1350 / week

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from £165 / night

(22) Very Good 

29

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect in all respects” The Villa Rohan is the best villa holiday I have been to in Lanzarote. Immaculate on arrival, and had everything you need plus more in the entire property. The kitchen is equipped to a great standard with everything present fo  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

34

Home rental in Plettenberg Bay

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Our incredibly spacious fabulous three bedroomed house was completed in November 2015, so it is brand new! It has views of the fabulous Robberg Nature Reserve and over the Whale Rock Gardens estate. It makes a perfect setting for a family wanting a secure base for thei  …see more

from £99 / night

£693 / week

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from £99 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Rotonda West

Southwest Gulf Coast / Rotonda West

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa and excellent service” Jill, Just a few thoughts for you & the owners as we prepare, reluctantly, for our departure early tomorrow morning. As regular Rotonda renters, our experience this time has been really positive from our initi  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £795 / week

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from £70 / night

(23) Excellent 

42

Villa rental in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The villa is a brand new build with all moden featurs. It has individual electronic safe. The property is securely gated and has a full modern alarm system. Casa Llamados is both wheelchair accessible and child friendly. The villa also has a gated pool area and the poo  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £1700 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment in Pauanui

Coromandel Peninsula / Pauanui

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
This resort offers a picturesque hideaway at Pauanui Beach. Nestled into the slopes of Mt Pauanui, amongst acres of beautiful native New Zealand bush and within 800m of the 3km sandy beach, the resort offers luxury seclusion at its best.  …see more

from £80 / night

£600 / week

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from £80 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A relaxing, peaceful holiday!” We had a lovely relaxing holiday, the pool was great for cooling down and Jerry and Helen made us feel very welcome. The Casita has views of Vejer and is located just off a main road which will lead you to all the local  …see more

from £57 / night

£420 - £430 / week

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from £57 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Los Cristianos

Arona / Los Cristianos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The 5 Stars tell it all” Excellent. Once again. Just returned home and have already. Rebooked for. April. /. May. 2017. For. 3wks. AND. also. For. Aug. /. Sept. for 4wks. We've been here at this apart. Twice what more can we say. In our  …see more

from £58 / night

£406 - £735 / week

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from £58 / night

(4) Very Good 

29

Holiday apartment in Side

Manavgat / Side

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment great location” On arrival in Turkey the transfer was smooth and swift. We arrived at the Tropicana G2 apartment it was very clean and tidy and had everything you needed right on hand. The pool was quiet and very clean and on two d  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £595 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Foz do Arelho

Foz do Arelho / Nadadouro

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice place that has everything.” Very good house that is brand new. Lots of space for everyone and everything in the house is to a very high standard. Kitchen works really well and the close by BBQ makes it easy to cook outside if desired. Th  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £1700 / week

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from £129 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa d'en Bossa

Playa d'en Bossa / Bossamar

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Beachfront apartment with swimmingpool and air condition in the livingroom, located in the exclusive area of Playa den Bossa, just 30 metres away from the sea.Bossa Mar 2 consist in 2 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, big terrace, well equiped kitchen and private parking.  …see more

from £145 / night

£1009 - £1662 / week

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from £145 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Playa Real

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Super villa” Casa Jemma is a beautiful villa in a very private and secure location. The villa has everything in it to make a super relaxing holiday. It was exceptionally clean and fresh, a big thank you goes to Karen and her team. The pool was lovely  …see more

from £110 / night

£840 - £3150 / week

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from £110 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Davenport

Central Florida / Davenport

5 12 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Big one floor in Davenport” In one bedroom were my wife and I. In a second bedroom were my parents. In another my sister and her husband. In another my two boys. In another my daughter and my niece. All of us were very well acomodated. The house is v  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £770 / week

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from £70 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderfully relaxing!” The villa is lovely with a great pool area that is in the sun all day. There were plenty of sunbeds and lots of room for 6 people. It is on the golf course, right by the tee off for the 10th hole which I thought might be a littl  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £150 / 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

(35) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Kissimmee

Central Florida / Kissimmee

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful place to spend your hollidays with your family” Wonderful villa to stay in a group of 6. The house was well equipped and very good conditions. The location of the house was very convenient (there is a wallmart just 1 mille away and not that  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 - £505 / week

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from £80 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Umhlanga Rocks

KwaZulu-Natal / Umhlanga Rocks

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Experience Umhlanga Durban Like no other. With amazing Beach Front Sea Views & The Ultimate Relaxing Vacation at its Finest. 2Bedroom Apartment King Size bed Dbl bed / 2x single beds Kitchen Lounge Dining Room Sleeper couch Big Screen LED TV SETS x2 Home theatre S  …see more

from £112 / night

£754 / week

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from £112 / night

(14) Excellent 

66

Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Amazing villa for a very special holiday” This villa is large, spacious & modern. Impressive gateway to Emerald Island gives a luxury feel with constant security presence on gates, area is very peaceful & exceptionally well presented & clean. Great f  …see more

from £130 / night

£750 - £1025 / week

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from £130 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ocean Village, Gibraltar

Ocean Village, Gibraltar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Excellent communication and lovely apartment in a central location!” Elaine and John the owners are great, they met us on arrival and showed us around and even left a nice bottle chilling in the fridge. The apartment is spotless and very comfortable,  …see more

from £115 / night

£790 - £850 / week

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from £115 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto de la Cruz

Puerto de la Cruz / La Paz

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing” Stayed in this three bed modern apartment in May 2013. It is a away from the main town of Puerto de la cruz, but if you want a quiet rental with a short taxi journey to the main bars of the town, then this is ideal. Small restuarant called  …see more

from £110 / night

£766 - £1181 / week

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from £110 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Gran Canaria / Playa de Cura

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment.” We recently stayed in apartment X-8. This is a lovely apartment with a modern kitchen, nicely furnished, also has a Queens size bed. The views are amazing across the bay, and you could sit and look at this while eating on the spacio  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £560 / week

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from £60 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Davenport

Davenport / Sandy Ridge

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Home Away From Home (Winter Vacation FL)” I prefer renting houses over hotels, as hotel’s closed environment and poor air quality just makes you look tired all the time. This was an excellent house full 5 bed rooms and an awesome pool and very comfo  …see more

from £100 / night

£762 - £953 / week

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from £100 / night

(23) Excellent 

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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 £102 / night

£678 - £1738 / week

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from £102 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Benahavis holiday townhouse rental

Benahavis / El Castillo de la Heredia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely place to stay, the apartment and Heredia.” The house/apartment is very spacious, well furnished and has great views of Africa and Gibralter including stunning evening sunsets across the mountains. The bedrooms are big and the beds comfy - mak  …see more

from £61 / night

£339 - £1017 / week

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from £61 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Davenport holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Davenport

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A beautiful Florida villa, with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, pool and spa in a peaceful and exclusive gated community in the popular Davenport area. Within easy reach of the fantastic theme parks, championship golf courses, sandy beaches and great shopping. Free cable a  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £890 / week

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from £90 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Playa del Ingles

Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“fantastic” We stayed in this villa in April this year which most of the week was above 30oc! so to have a lovely clean pool just at the right temp was great. The Villa itself was ver  …see more

from £249 / night

£990 - £1890 / week

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from £249 / 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 £111 / night

£628 - £1729 / week

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from £111 / night

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