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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Arona / Los Cristianos

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £51 / night

£337 - £463 / week

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from £51 / night

23

Chalet rental in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £91 / night

£631 - £1614 / week

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from £91 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent base for a fabulous holiday. Home from home.” Stayed with friends in this lovely house. Very clean, tidy and spacious. Nice private decked area outside. Quiet area but close enough to the centre of town for groceries, bars and restaurants. J
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from £100 / night

£600 - £1600 / week

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from £100 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Kalkan holiday villa rental

Antalya Province / Kalkan

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning...” Just returned from our fourth visit to Kalkan and our second stay at the beautiful Villa SeaBreeze... Kalkan is glorious, the only place we have ever wanted to repeatedly return to... Villa SeaBreeze is the icing on the cake! t
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from £200 / night

£1400 - £1680 / week

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from £200 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £244 / night

£1421 - £3900 / week

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from £244 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in San Diego, Sotogrande

Sotogrande / San Diego, Sotogrande

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £165 / night

£1150 - £2600 / week

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from £165 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Tootgarook

Mornington Peninsula / Tootgarook

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Simply great location and facilities, peaceful and relaxing” We had a fabulous time. Unwinded in the peaceful setting and privacy of the location. Easy access to amenities, beach, cafes etc. and Tina is such a wonderful host
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from £280 / night

£1956 / week

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from £280 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Colmenar

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect for little children” We went to the casa in July 2013. The weather was perfect. For the children the pool was amazing. The smallest one can't swim, still she could play in the pool, because the pool is at the beginning just 50 cm deep. Slowly
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from £92 / night

£639 - £807 / week

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from £92 / night

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Picton holiday apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

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Gaula holiday villa rental

Madeira / Gaula

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £110 / night

£765 / week

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from £110 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Simply Magnificent” without doubt one the best places we have ever had the privilege to stay in. We travelled with three of our children, aged 10yrs through to 20yr for 7 wonderful nights at Valley Heights and each to a person shares this opinion. Fro
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from £253 / night

£1177 - £2101 / week

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from £253 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Playa del Ingles

Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Miss” I would totally recommend this villa, friendly owner, good location. It was perfect for our weekend get away.
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from £198 / night

£1390 - £1850 / week

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from £198 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ocean Village, Gibraltar

Ocean Village, Gibraltar

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £260 / night

£1750 / week

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from £260 / night

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Apartment rental in Whitianga

Coromandel Peninsula / Whitianga

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £75 / night

£560 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £135 / night

£799 - £2656 / week

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from £135 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Las Brisas, Lanzarote

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfectly located spacious villa” Las Brisas is perfectly located to enjoy all the amenities of the centre of Playa Blanca. The complex is well established with trees and shrubs and has a very large perfectly heated pool which is spacious enough never
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from £77 / night

£70 - £210 / week

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from £77 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puigpunyent

Majorca / Puigpunyent

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Property” The property is super spacious and everything is easily accessible. I really enjoyed the large pool and the TV in the outdoor gazebo for late night movies. It feels like a home and you can really make yourself comfortable. I look for
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from £307 / night

£2143 - £3320 / week

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from £307 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Tias

Lanzarote / Tias

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about pets
“Relaxing” This Villa was perfect for our needs. It is well presented & comfortable, we especially liked the fact that each room had an en-suite bathroom, which meant no waiting for the shower! Tias itself is quiet, but if you want a lively resort, Pu
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from £45 / night

£311 / week

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from £45 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa” This was our second stay at Villa Francesca - we enjoyed it so much the first time we came back with our family. The villa is extremely well equipped and is situated in a lovely peaceful location. The gardens are beautiful and the chi
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from £200 / night

£1250 - £2050 / week

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from £200 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic” Me and my Husband Took the family for a weeks stay for our Ruby Wedding Anniversary, we couldn't have chosen a nicer villa. We were very impressed, it was immaculate with plenty of space for the seven of us. The Bedrooms are very big, two e
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from £122 / night

£850 - £1336 / week

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from £122 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely, hassle free, clean and comfortable.” The apartment is lovely and perfect for what I needed. I would 100% stay there again. I had quite a bad allergic reaction to something on the sheets or the powder that was used to wash them previously but
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from £27 / night

£199 / week

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from £27 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Luz

Luz / Estrela da Luz

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing apartment, fantastic location!” This apartment was without a doubt one of the best we've stayed in! So modern, comfortable, and very spacious! Felt like we were actually living in a 3 bed apartment, the livingroom space is so sociable & homely
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from £78 / night

£550 - £1170 / week

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from £78 / night

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Holiday villa accommodation

Costa del Sol / Marbella

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £300 / night

£1500 - £2800 / week

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from £300 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £320 / night

£2240 / week

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from £320 / night

(24) Excellent 

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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
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from £163 / night

£1428 / week

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from £163 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Roja Montana

Lanzarote / Roja Montana

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £60 / night

£450 - £1190 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday apartment in Acantilado de los Gigantes

Tenerife / Acantilado de los Gigantes

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £55 / night

£383 - £500 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Sunshine Coast / Alexandra Headland

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

(51) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Gran Canaria / La Playa de Tauro

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” This villa is one of the best you could find, everything is included and there's nothing more you could need. If you are looking for a quiet and relaxeing holiday this is the villa to book, we enjoyed the sun, and peaceful nice surroundin
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from £157 / night

£1093 - £2656 / week

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from £157 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Lagos

Faro District / Lagos

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb modern well situated villa + Pool” We hired this villa for the fourth time in 2013 and have rebooked in June 2014 for another 'extended family' holiday. We visit with adult children and grandchildren. The property is in an up market quiet resi
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from £150 / night

£925 - £2790 / week

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from £150 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Benalmadena

Costa del Sol / Benalmadena

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £29 / night

£200 - £250 / week

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from £29 / night

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Cape Town / Constantia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £111 / night

£772 / week

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from £111 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Holiday Ever!” Chose Villa Hera to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday with friends and family and had the best holiday ever. The Villa is stunning and beautifully presented and equipped both inside and out. Antonio was so helpful both when book
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from £292 / night

£1717 - £5542 / week

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from £292 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo / Clube Ancao

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £177 / night

£1043 - £2849 / week

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from £177 / night

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Apartment letting in Titirangi

Auckland Region / Titirangi

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden

from £177 / night

£953 - £1050 / week

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from £177 / 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
“Superb villa” Stayed inVilla Banus for a week, we wished it could have been longer. Wonderful place, it had everything we needed and more. Very spacious and very clean, lovely outside furniture, very comfy Very good restaurants around the villa, La S
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from £300 / night

£1300 - £3200 / week

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from £300 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Torrox / Torrox Campo

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great Villa!” Our group which included 4 adults and 2 kids, stayed at the villa for a week and had a wonderful stay. The villa is15min from the beach up a winding road with fantastic views. The villa is very spacious and provided good accommodation fo
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from £100 / night

£1300 / week

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from £100 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Playa Blanca / Playa Blanca Yaiza

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay, highly recommend” Recently returned from a weeks stay at the villa, over New Year. The villa was fantastic, in our favourite location and very clean, tidy and had everything we needed. The directions from the airport were good, alt
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1046 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Praia D'el Rey Golf and Country Club holiday apartment accommodation

Caldas da Rainha / Praia D'el Rey Golf and Country Club

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay and very friendly owner.” We would recommend this wonderful and very nice stay in Praia del Rei, The flat is very modern and useful with lot´s of space and tasteful. We spend a lot of time on the rooffloor and had beautiful dinners in th
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from £100 / night

£500 - £675 / week

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from £100 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Caleta de Fuste with golf nearby

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful and relaxing” We so didn't want to come home from this villa. Beautifully decorated, very clean with a lovely view over the golf club. If you are arriving late in the evening would recommend the very generous welcome pack, definitely took aw
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from £180 / night

£1200 - £1760 / week

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from £180 / night

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