Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (125138)

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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Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

Studio 2 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £34 / night

£202 - £311 / week

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from £34 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Gerringong holiday home let

Kiama Municipality / Gerringong

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.45 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Casual, comfortable and very affordable beach house - the perfect place to relax and reconnect with friends and family and explore the beautiful South Coast.It is a close and very easy flat walk to Werri Beach. Beach House Bliss is also your perfect base for South Coa  …see more

from £135 / night

£940 / week

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from £135 / night

(4) Excellent 

43

Holiday bungalow rental

Saklikent / Kadikoy

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The cottage is in a quiet countryside setting with stunning mountain views surrounded by forest, fields and fruit trees. Away from mass tourism. Its in the middle of an agricultural community. A perfect way to reconnect with nature and local culture. A Turkish cottage  …see more

from £32 / night

£224 - £350 / week

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from £32 / night

(26) Excellent 

49

Holiday penthouse rental

Estepona / Guadalmansa Playa

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely Wonderful!” Thank you Chris for a great stay. Apartment is faultless - Beautiful views, safe - friendly guard on gate - underground parking - grounds and pool carefully taken care of - lift and disabled friendly - every facility taken car  …see more

from £35 / night

£225 - £400 / week

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from £35 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment” Antonella met us and let us leave our luggage in the apartment before the apartment was ready for us, she was very helpful. the apartment is fantastic with a beautiful view from the balcony it is also very close to everything in N  …see more

from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in La Zenia

La Zenia / La Zenia Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Prime location” What an excellent place to stay,5 minute walk to beach and Zenia Boulevard for excellent shopping & dining.Irish bars and restaurants right on your doorstep.Can get a little noisy if sleeping in the front bedroom but don't let that put  …see more

from £26 / night

£173 - £423 / week

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from £26 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marsascala

Island of Malta / Marsascala

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Fioremar is situated in the center of Marsascala directly on the promenade, with open sea-views, private pool, indoor heated Jacuzzi and private parking. It is a minute's walk from a great variety of bars and restaurants, and all amenities. The Villa sleeps a  …see more

from £156 / night

£1087 / week

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from £156 / night

(1) Very Good 

25

Nazare holiday villa rental

Leiria District / Nazare

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This is an exceptional semi-detached Villa in beauty spot high up on the coast line in between Nazare and Sao Martinho Do Porto (Serra Da Pescaria). This very quiet location is ideal for guests wanting to be able to get to the action but retreat to the hills and  …see more

from £68 / night

£475 - £871 / week

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from £68 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
The clue is in the name… Watching the sunset is a daily ritual in Bali, and where better to watch it than at this absolute waterfront villa, which faces directly west across the gentle waters of Benoa Bay, offering a front row sun lounger view of its name  …see more

from £436 / night

£3563 - £3760 / week

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from £436 / night

(9) Excellent 

39

Holiday villa rental

Ciudad Quesada / Rojales Hills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“This place is a must!!” Second year in a row will be back next year to!! Great villa Five minutes walk to local restaurants and bars Perfect villa and area for families  …see more

from £130 / night

£799 - £1299 / week

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from £130 / 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 £98 / night

£586 - £732 / week

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from £98 / night

(3) Very Good 

17

Golf del Sur holiday villa rental

Golf del Sur / San Blas Valley

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent villa!” We arrived expecting good things from this villa and we weren't disappointed. Having been shown round by Sheri who explained where everything was, we found it to be spotlessly clean, airy and bright. The lounge is very well equipped  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £800 / week

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from £57 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Tenerife Royal Gardens

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent stay” Really enjoyed our stay, Studio was modern, very clean and superbly equipped, would recommend, the location is excellent and the terrace is in the sun all day  …see more

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Port d'Alcudia holiday apartment rental

Port d'Alcudia / Port Alcudia

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Overlooking marina and five minute walk to the beach, lovely clean apartment” This was our first visit to Alcudia and I am so pleased we managed to book this apartment. Owned by a lovely couple Teresa and Jaime who were more than helpful and welcomin  …see more

from £65 / night

£432 - £863 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Kalkara

Island of Malta / Kalkara

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A designer finished accommodation to impress with all the trimmings to enjoy! Here's your chance to enjoy the comfort of a special rental that will surely impress with its chic appeal throughout. Enter the block and just 3 steps take you to the accommodation leve  …see more

from £82 / night

£571 - £825 / week

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from £82 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oistins

Christ Church Parish / Oistins

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Amazing villa” This could not be better. We love this villa. The pool was big and very nice and it was very good view of the atlantic. The villa was big with 3 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms, and even a gym. Loved the kitchen. Margret was very helpful. We  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 - £1680 / week

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from £175 / night

(25) Excellent 

15

Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Eixample

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“A great home for our two weeks in Barcelona” 2 weeks in Barcelona. 2 couples. This place was great for us. Very close to transit or about 30 - 45 minute walk to the more touristy places but very close to Sagrada Familla and plenty of tourist ser  …see more

from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Island of Gozo / Qala

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice, big apartment with helpful owner” We stayed in this accomodation for 10 days. We were surprised by the size of the apartment, the luxurious set-up and facilities. On our arrival we were received by Konrad, who was very helpful to us during our s  …see more

from £74 / night

£363 - £725 / week

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from £74 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Palmanova

Calvia / Palmanova

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Just the best apartment in Palma Nova ..” We have stayed three times at this apartment and can say this is the best one available in Palma Nova. The location is very central for everything you will need. There are three supermarkets within a five minu  …see more

from £90 / night

£325 - £725 / week

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from £90 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Playa d'en Bossa with shared pool

Playa d'en Bossa / Bora Bora

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location, great apartment!” We stayed there in July and were initially dubious that this apartment could look like it did in the pics. We were so wrong! Amazing flat , overlooking the sea. Totally in the heart of everything. Supermarket next do  …see more

from £69 / night

£432 - £2587 / week

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from £69 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Konakli

Alanya / Konakli

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Excellent location on a beautiful hill with a sea view, big garden, outdoor pool with jacuzzi & bar, indoor SPA center with gym, sauna & heated pool. BBQ area, tennis court, children playground & pool. Friendly neighborhood, cozy restaurant & sandy bay d  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 / week

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from £26 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Penguin

Tasmania / Penguin

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
*Quintessential beach house *Beachside location *Ocean Views *Stylishly renovated *Stunning Sunrises *Short stroll to town *Seaside village charm |Free WIFI | Free Netflix | Quality linen | Bathrobes | Nespresso Coffee Machine | Wood heater and reverse cycle a  …see more

from £122 / night

£854 / week

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from £122 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect & relaxing holiday” We had the most ever relaxing holiday. The location of this apartment was excellent for everything. Restaurants supermarkets etc. The pools were all lovely sometimes we had a pool to ourselves!! that's in August. The apa  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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from £60 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Hua Hin holiday villa rental

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Magic The Best” We had 8 wonderful days staying in Busaba Villa 24. The villa had everthing we needed, the villa was very well maintained. We enjoyed the privacy , and the evenings by the pool. You only had to walk 300 metres to find this lovely resta  …see more

from £125 / night

£868 - £938 / week

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from £125 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Central Albufeira holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab experience” I just want to say this villa is absolutely perfect for a large group of friends and even 13 girlies! Location is excellent and villa is spacious and very clean!! Staff are there for you 24 7 if you have and problems or questions! The  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £100 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Sao Martinho do Porto

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern, spacious well appointed villa which manages to be warm and welcoming. Well located in this charming traditional Portugue” We returned to the villa for our 5th visit and left as satisfied as the first time we visited. We continued to enjoy swim  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £1150 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Quinta do Lago

Faro District / Quinta do Lago

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spot On.” Lovely, spacious, well equipped appartment in great location. Good size pool, with plenty of spare loungers! Just about walking distance (20 mins) to the beach (with children of 10 &11), through the natural parks alongside the beaches. Would  …see more

from £95 / night

£535 - £1552 / week

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from £95 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Jolly Harbour with shared pool, golf nearby

Saint Mary Parish / Jolly Harbour

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“great place” We had a lovely time in villa 230b.very clean well equipped kitchen and a nice deck,and very close to the beach.  …see more

from £113 / night

£791 / week

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from £113 / 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 £95 / night

£647 - £1147 / week

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from £95 / night

(12) 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
“IMMACULATE VILLA IN GREAT POSITION” We enjoyed a lovely family holiday at this tastefully furnished and well equipped villa in August 2013. The villa is immaculate, clean and well managed and in a great position only 10 minutes walk from a lovely, saf  …see more

from £180 / night

£1200 - £1760 / week

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from £180 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Los Claveles

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“wonderful villa” we stayed at Villa Uno for a week, but didn't want to come home, the views we fantastic, and the villa was so comfotable home from home, also the outside space was really good, we had breakkfast overlooking the sea most mornings, also  …see more

from £90 / night

£70 - £245 / week

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from £90 / night

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Holiday apartment in Cremorne

North Sydney / Cremorne

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Air conditioning
CREMORNE Military Road Chic bright sunny studio with fabulous Harbour views. Security building with parking space and shops Close proximity to Balmoral beach, ferries, trendy bars and cafes and the iconic movies across the road. The ultimate in convenience with ra  …see more

from £74 / night

£517 / week

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from £74 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Madrid holiday apartment rental

Madrid / Madrid Historical Centre

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Very nice place ot location, well kept appartment and owner was exceptional for providing help;” Great location. Nice owner that was very helpful. Very clean appartment and well furnished. Walking distance to many great locations.  …see more

from £69 / night

£457 - £566 / week

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from £69 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / Playa Flamenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful” Having just returned from a 10 day holiday in this house, all I can say is - it was wonderful. There was plenty of room for myself, my son & his family. Upstairs, the outside balcony was huge. Everything you could think of was provided -  …see more

from £22 / night

£173 - £388 / week

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from £22 / night

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Holiday villa in Olhos de Agua

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Villa 1 is in town but in a peaceful and quite area, surrounded by all the amenities such as bares, restaurants and shops. Outdoor alfresco dining area next to the barbecue. Within 10 minute walk beautiful Oura beach and 5 minutes the famous strip. Nearest golf cour  …see more

from £300 / night

£950 - £2990 / week

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from £300 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia holiday apartment rental

Western Province / Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Child friendly
This brand new 2 bed room apartment is located in the coastal town of Mount Lavinia, which is just 12 kilometres south of the City of Colombo and 46kilometers from the Bandaranaike International Airport, the apartment is easy to reach, yet away from the congestion of th  …see more

from £75 / night

£300 - £350 / week

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from £75 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Tamarindo holiday home rental

Province of Guanacaste / Tamarindo

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Colonial Style Beach Home close to the beach and surf of Playa Langosta and the town center of Tamarindo. Luxurious with AC in all bedrooms, garage, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, pantry, wireless internet and private pool. Ideal for families or up to 3 couples  …see more

from £190 / night

£1291 - £1533 / week

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from £190 / night

(46) Excellent 

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Canggu holiday villa rental

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“fabulous villa, relaxing stay” Our family of 4 had a fabulous time at Puri Temple. All communication and admin prior to the visit was very clear and Rupert was a pleasure to communicate with. From the moment we arrived we were very well looked after  …see more

from £234 / night

£1638 - £1920 / week

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from £234 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This typical Mallorca house set in the countryside just a 5 minute drive to Puerto Pollensa beaches and 5 minute drive to Old Town Pollensa. This villa offers 3 bedrooms ( 2 double beds + 2 single beds ) 2 bathrooms , fully fitted wooden kitchen, lounge, various dining  …see more

from £68 / night

£475 - £1811 / week

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from £68 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa in fantastic location in Vilamoura” We travelled to stay at Casa Amne mid-May 2013 with our 4 year old and 5 month old children. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Graham Parker with a beer or wine and got a tour of the villa whic  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2250 / week

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from £143 / night