Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (125121)

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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Areias de Sao Joao holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Areias de Sao Joao

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
New for the 2016 Season, This excellent large air-conditioned villa sleeping up to 10 adults and 4 small children and walking distance to the infamous strip and old town being located between the 2, The property as English speaking tv channels and Wi-Fi, The beach of  …see more

from £350 / night

£895 - £3315 / week

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from £350 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Relleu

Province of Alicante / Relleu

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A quaint holiday home.” Our stay in Relleu was a delightful experience. Located some 45 minutes from Benidorm / Alicante, the village of Relleu is a charming and relaxing location. The home we stayed at accommodates up to 8 people comfortably.  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £450 / week

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from £40 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Amitie

Praslin Island / Amitie

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Our beach huts are located at St Sauveur, a quiet area at the south of Praslin island, being only 50 meters away from the beach. The complex has 3 small and completely independent wooden chalets tastefully decorated and fully equipped with all modern comforts. All  …see more

from £147 / night

£1026 - £1207 / week

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from £147 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in La Mairena

Marbella / La Mairena

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely property situated in the "Village" of La Mairena above Marbella. An attico apartment with beautiful views down the mountain to the mediterranean. Has modern and aesthetic furniture including artwork from local artists. It is straight down the hill to  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £600 / week

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from £40 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful property with fantastic views” Upon arriving at Casa Estrela their was an unanimous 'wow'. It is a beautiful property and very well equipped and very roomy. We are a family of ten, ages ranging from 6 to 78 years, and we spent a fabulous t  …see more

from £255 / night

£1634 - £2151 / week

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from £255 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Loved this place...” We have been to Alvor before but I think this is actually the nicest apartment we ever stayed in… anywhere. Immaculately clean and very spacious and comfortable. All mod cons – air con, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave etc.  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £890 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment letting

Province of Alicante / Playa Flamenca

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic location” We stayed at la Ricon the apartment was clean ab No tidy, very spacious and was inside a secure gated community over looking the swimming pool it was very pretty and quiet. It was within walking distance to some lovely bars and r  …see more

from £27 / night

£185 - £265 / week

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from £27 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Kallaroo holiday apartment rental

Joondalup / Kallaroo

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Access to Indian Ocean Great Beaches<br />Whether it's for long weekend or for holiday, we are here to make your stay comfortable!  …see more

from £50 / night

£326 - £399 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Like having your own home in the sun” Booked the apartment for my wife's birthday we had stayed in an apartment around the corner from Praia village a few years ago so we already knew and loved the area. we were both delighted with the large balcony w  …see more

from £61 / night

£302 - £798 / week

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from £61 / night

(31) Excellent 

79

Holiday villa rental

Marbella / Elviria

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa” Stayed at Serenity for 9 nights at the end of August this year, we were a family of 5 adults and 3 children aged 4 to 9 years. The villa itself is superb, the kitchen is well equipped (the owner even leaves a cupboard stocked with her  …see more

from £161 / night

£1121 - £2932 / week

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from £161 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Silves / Odelouca

2 6 7 nights min

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

 …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £2544 / week

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from £99 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Benahavis

Benahavis / Atalaya Golf

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa in a great location” Lovely villa with easy access (by car, 15 mins) to Marbella, Puerto Banus, Benahavis and what felt like 100’s of golf courses. Well equipped for children of all ages – will definitely be going back. A great find  …see more

from £327 / night

£2285 - £4311 / week

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from £327 / 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

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful and memorable stay” The Villa Barbara experience was fantastic. As expected, the views of Caps Bay and Table Mountain were stunning. What was not as expected was the generous hospitality of the Reynolds. All in all, our stay at Villa Barba  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1120 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Very Good 

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San Cayetano holiday apartment rental

Murcia / San Cayetano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful, comfortable with entertainment nearby” We have stayed in this property a few times now. It is in a peaceful location, on the edge of a friendly Spanish village. You can get basic food from the supermarket, and delicious cakes in the bakery.  …see more

from £55 / night

£225 - £295 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Guest house rental in Golf Ridge with swimming pool, golf nearby

Cap Estate / Golf Ridge

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxurious Self Catering Villa with 6 suites and a self contained apartment situated at Golf Ridge, Cap Estate in a prestigious position where the swimming pool overlooks the Cap Estate Golf Course with panoramic views of the Atlantic Sea with cool breezes . Cas En Bas  …see more

from £529 / night

£3700 / week

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from £529 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Costa Blanca / Calpe

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Situated in a quiet area near the centre and beaches of Calpe, this cosy traditional style villa is set in its own gardens and is withing a five minutes drive of all amenities, which includes a wide selection fo shops, bars and restaurants. With its private swim  …see more

from £50 / night

£344 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment letting in La Azohia with shared pool

La Azohia / El Pinar de San Gines

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Lovely well equipped apartment 400 metres from beach with great views from large roof terrace.  …see more

from £44 / night

£151 - £475 / week

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from £44 / night

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Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful beach home, fully furnished home including linens, with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located in Honduras Shores Planation, a gated community, with private pool, private beach and beach club access. Bedrooms are air conditioned. Houskeeping service included in price.  …see more

from £208 / night

£935 / week

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from £208 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Aguas Nuevas

Province of Albacete / Aguas Nuevas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quite literally fantastic!!” What I can I say after the fantastic 10 days I spent at Casa Owens with my son? The apartment is beautiful, well maintained and is spotlessly clean. It is really close to local bars and shops which was perfect for me and m  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £350 / week

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from £29 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool, golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Tenerife Royal Gardens

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment!” Excellent apartment, we had everything we wanted here and more. Fantastic location. Choice of 2 great beaches both under a minutes walk!
 The area outside the complex is very flat and you can walk for miles with no hills.  …see more

from £55 / night

£399 - £626 / week

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from £55 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect haven for a fabulous holiday” My Wife and I and our dear friends stayed at Beija Flor for our first Bajan holiday. The house is wonderfully relaxing, in a near perfect location, is fully equipped to satisfy your every need and the pool is a jo  …see more

from £199 / night

£1435 - £2009 / week

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from £199 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Pollenca with swimming pool

Pollenca / Almadrava

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
This beautiful three bedroomed villa has all the touches of an authentic Mallorcan home. Its rustic style of tiled floors, wooden beams and characteristic Mallorcan furnishings offers its guests complete comfort. Snuggled within a small mountain area guests ha  …see more

from £105 / night

£729 - £2013 / week

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from £105 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Balnarring

Balnarring / Balnarring Beach

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
All linen provided, dishwasher, air conditioner, large fridge, 107 cm LCD TV, u/ cover parking, free Wi Fi  …see more

from £99 / night

£688 - £945 / week

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from £99 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A winter stay” This town house is undoubtedly well equipped and well cared for. It benefits particularly from having an owner that really cares that your hoilday should be a success! We were confident that this stay would be great and it was! Here  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £350 / week

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from £28 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Hua Hin with swimming pool

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
We have a Beautiful Large 3 bedroom Luxury Villa, Set, in the backdrop of Hua Hin's Mountains. Although we are only minutes’ drive away from the beaches and activities, the house and location is very tranquil and peaceful, just to sit and look at the wonderfu  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £950 / week

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from £108 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and healthy winter sun holiday in a beautiful setting” We love El Soto and have been going there for holidays at least 5 times since 2009. What particularly attracts us is the friendly price (for winter season) and excellent sport facilities  …see more

from £59 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £59 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Located within a short stroll of the historical old town of Pollensa, Villa C'an Bach is a most charming and comfortable villa which is inevitably going to appeal to those seeking a charming and private retreat within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants and  …see more

from £74 / night

£518 - £2537 / week

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from £74 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b  …see more

from £138 / night

£561 - £1552 / week

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from £138 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Townhouse accommodation in Los Alcazares with shared pool, golf nearby

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A Lovely House which is like a home” This is a lovely property which has been very thoughtfully equipped with lots of charming touches which are unusual in a rented house. It has everything one might need and the owners and their very helpful agent ha  …see more

from £36 / night

£350 - £495 / week

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from £36 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Marina Bay

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Home from home” Excellent apartment highly recommended if you have children or not .the apartment is close to the pool which is gated and secure also plenty of shops bars and restaurants.  …see more

from £95 / night

£630 - £800 / week

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from £95 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday home in La Passe

La Digue Island / La Passe

2 8 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Quiet - Air conditionning - close to the beach - fully equiped open kitchen - Self catering - Tropical garden - Shaded terrasse - Parental suite<br />Close to a cyber center. Free for children under 4 years old  …see more

from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Santa Maria holiday apartment rental

Santa Maria / Dunas Beach Resort

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment” This is a brand new apartment within a new spa hotel. A 5 minute walk to the beach through the hotel grounds & pool areas. It is a 45 minute walk into Santa Maria, not a particularly pleasant walk so a taxi is a better option. For th  …see more

from £45 / night

£225 - £365 / week

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from £45 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Torre de la Horadada holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Torre de la Horadada

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Mil palmeras” Amazing apartment great views short walk to beach supermarket and restaurants.will book this property again in 2017  …see more

from £40 / night

£278 / week

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from £40 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Gata de Gorgos holiday villa rental

Province of Alicante / Gata de Gorgos

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Views, Peace & Quiet With plenty of Space in the Villa and Grounds.” This is my second Holiday in this Villa, So that speaks for itself! Enjoyed my Holiday with my partner and Young 2 children both times. The Villa is well kept with pl  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £1195 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

Island of Malta / Haz-Zebbug

7 10 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magic!!!!!” We were 12 people (7 adults and 5 children), we spent a week in this house and it will last forever in our memories! Everything was just perfect. First the house:  it 's just amazingly gorgeous , :  huge, spacious; decorated with a lot of  …see more

from £309 / night

£2161 / week

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from £309 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £87 / night

£604 - £1811 / week

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from £87 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Randwick / Malabar

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Idyllic apartment with amazing views” A beautiful and clean apartment with a large balcony with fantastic views overlooking Malabar Bay. It felt like home from home , It was well equipped with everything that we needed for our stay Helen went out of  …see more

from £74 / night

£491 - £522 / week

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from £74 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in St Kilda

Port Phillip / St Kilda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
With a fabulous large, private courtyard garden in the heart of StKilda Wyndham Cottage is one of the most unique and eye catching properties in Melbourne! One look and you'll fall in love, one day and you'll never want to leave, one holiday and you'll ha  …see more

from £99 / night

£724 - £1111 / week

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from £99 / night