Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (123960)

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 villa rental

Albufeira / Balaia Golf Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa great location to explore the Algarve” We had a fantastic half term week, the Villa is fully equipped with everything you could need for a great holiday. It has a washing machine so need to pack as much as we did! Also has wi-fi so gre  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £900 / week

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from £30 / 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
“Well worth the money” Superb seaviews, location is very good, you can get to the centre of town in 10 mins Lots of restaurants and bars. Plenty of boat trips and ferry's to the other parts of island.  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £700 / week

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from £36 / night

(1) Very Good 

17

Bali / Mengwi

2 4 Min stay varies

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

 …see more

from £68 / night

£424 - £551 / week

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from £68 / night

(9) Excellent 

12

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Bophut

Ko Samui / Bophut

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Peaceful, centrally located villa with private pool and garden. Perfect for two couples to share, a small family or as a couples retreat. The garden and pool area offer a safe and secluded space to relax and unwind with he convenience of Koh Samui's main resorts ju  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(19) Very Good 

11

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Jomtien Beach

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
BEACHFRONT, Studio/Apartment. Located in a prime area of Pattaya/Jomtien with direct private access to Dongtan Beach (rated as the best beach in the area). Minutes to Pattaya downtown (Walking Street entertainment and shopping centres). Contact the owner for your LONG  …see more

from £15 / night

£94 - £110 / week

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from £15 / night

(4) Excellent 

61

Hisaronu holiday apartment rental

Mugla Province / Hisaronu

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
If you would like to know how it feels to live in a paradise surrounded by mountains, breath in the fresh air and smell the pine trees, Evergreen Apartments is the right place for you.  …see more

from £40 / night

£275 - £375 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Excellent 

21

Apartment rental in Sliema

Island of Malta / Sliema

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly
This apartment fits the bill for all those who are after a car free holiday, sightseeing, combined with swimming and good food! Sliema's shops are among the best on the island - look for Maltese lace, fine silverware, pottery, and woollens.  …see more

from £73 / night

£509 - £996 / week

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from £73 / night

(7) Excellent 

22

Guia holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Guia

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Short walk to restaurants and bars, only 35 mins from Faro airport and has free wireless internet (WIFI)  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £1395 / week

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from £65 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home but better!” Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds are great for sleeping on  …see more

from £650 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £650 / night

(6) Very Good 

27

Dalyan holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Dalyan

4 7 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“A villa that lived up to our expectations” Having rented villas in Turkey for the last 25 years we consider The White House to be one of the best, and have booked to return in 2013, For my wife and I it was just perfect - especially the terrace, lar  …see more

from £100 / night

£400 - £800 / week

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from £100 / night

(12) Excellent 

30

Holiday hotel apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful, fully renovated apartment high up in Sun City Resort on Australia's famous Gold Coast. Sweeping ocean views that include night lights, the canals and hinterland views. With 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and an enormous kitchen.Sun City Resort privately o  …see more

from £223 / night

£1556 / week

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from £223 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Arrondissement of Saint-Paul / Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

Studio 2 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £36 / night

£246 - £331 / week

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from £36 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday home in Joondalup

Greater Perth / Joondalup

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent Accommodation” I stayed at Pinjar Heights for 3 weeks and I had an excellent time. The property is very spacious and comfortable. It is ideally located for Perth CBD and close to the fantastic beaches at Burns, Mullaloo and Yanchep. If  …see more

from £67 / night

£463 - £741 / week

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from £67 / night

(7) Excellent 

25

Holiday apartment rental

Gran Canaria / Playa de Cura

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • 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 / week

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from £60 / night

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Santo Tomas

Minorca / Santo Tomas

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Enjoying an ideal location on the southern coast of the island, Villa Ana boasts views over the resort to the sea, only a few minutes walk from a good choice of shops and eateries as well as the expansive golden beach and promenade. This impressive 4 bedroom villa is 2  …see more

from £136 / night

£848 - £2967 / week

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from £136 / night

(22) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mutxamel

Costa Blanca / Mutxamel

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home” Bellavista is slightly off the beaten track, I would advise using the postcode 03110 instead of sat nav but once we arrived at the villa we were very happy with everything, Steve met us and after showing us around he explained he lived  …see more

from £171 / night

£1195 - £1595 / week

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from £171 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galle

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
A luxurious Beach Front Villa with stunning views of the Ocean and a private plunge pool. Exclusive interior that is equipped with 5 star amenities and come with 3 plush bedrooms, tasteful living area and a well appointed kitchenette with all modern amenities.<br /&g  …see more

from £175 / night

£1200 - £1575 / week

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from £175 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We wish that we could go straight back there!” Regarding Gran Tarajal. It's all been said before in other reviews but this lovely Spanish town is truly a place that has not yet been spoiled by mass touirsm. La Solana in the Vista Mar development is s  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(40) Excellent 

32

Mont Tremblant ski home to rent.

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best option in Tremblant” The property is by far the best in the area. It is perfectly appointed and the photographs are completely accurate. 8 to 10 people fit perfectly. My family and I had a lovely Christmas and New Year's holiday at Tremblant and  …see more

from £135 / night

£860 - £1300 / week

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from £135 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sairee Beach

Koh Tao / Sairee Beach

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
We are a perfect retreat for couples, families or friends wanting to enjoy the tranquility of island life combined with spacious living at a reasonable price. Our location is ideal, with Sairee Beach and Village just a 5 min stroll away.  …see more

from £69 / night

£457 - £853 / week

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from £69 / night

17

Quebec / Saint Sauveur des Monts

2 4 30 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £25 / night

£171 / week

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from £25 / night

(2) Excellent 

47

Apartment rental in Palm Beach

Gold Coast / Palm Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Located on the beach at Palm Beach, Gold Coast. Self contained, air conditioned apartment in Princess Palm Resort. Amazing views south to Currumbin and north to Surfers Paradise. Close to shops and airport. Linen supplied. Secure parking. Perfect place to holiday! Fully  …see more

from £75 / night

£497 - £772 / week

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from £75 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Launceston

Tasmania / Launceston

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Beautifully renovated early 1920s cottage in one of the best areas of the city, with sweeping views over Launceston and down to the Tamar river, 5 mins from the CBD and 5 mins from the Launceston Aquatic ( new large indoor and out door swimming facility ). Everything yo  …see more

from £99 / night

£593 - £741 / week

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from £99 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Pak Nam Pran

Pranburi / Pak Nam Pran

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location for family vacations !” This property is very well maintained, always clean, as a lady came everyday for 2 hours cleaning, well furnished. (Perhaps can you add same kitchen tools & utensils… ) We had plenty of rooms for 8 people… The  …see more

from £138 / night

£915 / week

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from £138 / night

(6) Very Good 

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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 £280 / night

£1960 - £2160 / week

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from £280 / night

(2) Average 

20

Penthouse rental in Roche Caiman with shared pool

Eden Island / Roche Caiman

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Location, fabulous views, style and elegance - this beautifully built and decorated one bedroomed penthouse is in the exclusively designed purpose built marina of Eden Island connected to the breathtaking island of Mahe, situated in the shimmering turquoise Indian Ocean  …see more

from £125 / night

£850 / week

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from £125 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“An ideal place to stay” We had a wonderful week at this gorgeous villa which was exactly as described. It has everything you could possibly need and is very spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed the flexibility of not having to go out to restaurants  …see more

from £25 / night

£1465 - £1945 / week

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from £25 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • 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  …see more

from £170 / night

£1187 - £2119 / week

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from £170 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Marina holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Loved the apartment” We loved the apartment which was spacious with a wonderful balcony overlooking the pool area. The walk along the Marina was very pleasant and we especially liked Lagos and its pedestrianised areas with a wonderful choice of lovel  …see more

from £50 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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from £50 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Choeng Mon holiday villa rental

Choeng Mon / Choeng Mon Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“FANTASTIC” We were collected at the airport by Yvonne and Paul who manage the property for the owners.They were very friendly and ran through areas of interest to visit and suggestions of places to eat. The villa is stunning with a beautiful garden ,  …see more

from £166 / night

£1017 - £1653 / week

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from £166 / night

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Pacific Pines holiday home accommodation

Gold Coast / Pacific Pines

7 20 Min stay varies

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

from £180 / night

£1254 / week

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from £180 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Arroyo de la Miel

Benalmadena / Arroyo de la Miel

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“A great value holiday” From getting to and from Malaga airport everything was so affordable. The train from the airport to the Arroyo was 20 minute journey and less than € 2. it was then a 10 minute walk from Arroyo station to the Agata apartments. P  …see more

from £22 / night

£155 - £220 / week

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from £22 / night

(20) Excellent 

25

Villa rental in Canggu with swimming pool

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“perfect in every way” We have always stayed in and around Seminyak on our previous holidays and decided on trying somewhere a little more quiet and peaceful, away from the hustle and Bustle of the towns. We were pleasantly surprised with what Villa  …see more

from £200 / night

£1200 - £1480 / week

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from £200 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Puerto Princesa holiday villa rental

Palawan Island / Puerto Princesa

5 12 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The villa is in the middle of the forest, fronting a beautiful beach and a stone throw away from the world famous Palawan Subterranean River. A place for families, friends, lovers, adventurous people and those who prefer the quietness of nature. The villa can house 12 p  …see more

from £276 / night

£1932 / week

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from £276 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
Stunning new apartments 4 minutes walk to the fabulous settlers beach.There are numerous bars/restaurants within walking distance for a variety of budgets. There are restaurants specialising in Italian, Indian or Thai as well as traditional Bajan food.<br />Holeto  …see more

from £82 / night

£570 - £805 / week

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from £82 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Senglea

Island of Malta / Senglea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely everything about this apartment and it's location was truly superb” We stayed in this apartment over New Year and had a thoroughly excellent stay. The apartment itself, the neighbourhood, the fantastic view from the balconies, the local peo  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £660 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Gibbes holiday apartment accommodation

Saint Peter Parish / Gibbes

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“For us this has EVERYTHING!! Totally brilliant!!” On our 5th visit to Barbados - a glorious island which never disappoints and where there's always plenty to do - we discovered Ashanti Apt. 5 and we got a fabulous self-catering experience at very reas  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £575 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Montesinos

Los Montesinos / Entre-Naranjos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Lovely apartment in Entre Naranjos.” Great apartment in a perfect location for us, near to other family and friends, also staying on the urbanisation.  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Altea

Altea / Altea Hills

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Stayed with Coasta Blanca Direct 3 times and will be going back for a 4th” It is exactly what it looks like in the brochure, both apartments are clean and looked after. The views are worth the rent alone. Rent a small car as the roads are tight. Alt  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £651 / week

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from £57 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
PLEASE NOTE: PRICES LISTED ARE FOR USING ONE BEDROOM -(2 PERSONS).EMAIL FOR THE COST OF USING 2 BEDROOMS. This privately owned, stunning new apartment is the largest in the complex, it can be booked with the choice of 1 or 2 bedrooms. It boasts a large spacious lounge  …see more

from £82 / night

£570 - £1088 / week

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from £82 / night