Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (182335)

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 home with golf nearby in Narrawallee

Shoalhaven / Narrawallee

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
LOCATION - 100 METRES TO NARRAWALLEE INLET Recently renovated extra large home located in an outstanding holiday location at Narrawallee (Mollymook): 100m onto the sand at Narrawallee Inlet, short stroll to Narrawallee Beach and surrounded by Narrawallee Creek Nature R  …see more

from £240 / night

£1737 / week

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from £240 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in West Algarve with shared pool

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another great holiday at Casa Clar” September 2012 .... Our second visit to Casa Clara in 12 months and another fantastic holiday. Really recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a spotlessy clean and well equiped apartment in a fantastic locati  …see more

from £60 / night

£250 - £750 / week

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from £60 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
"La Mer" features a stroll to the Quinns Beaches and the largest rectangle salt water pool available in the northern coastal suburbs. A large villa-style, child friendly holiday home for families and friends up to 6 guests.Enjoy the 180 degrees valley views f  …see more

from £84 / night

£495 - £1168 / week

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from £84 / night

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(27) Excellent 

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Cala Tarida holiday apartment accommodation

Ibiza / Cala Tarida

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“SIX STAR ACCOMODATION IN CALA TARIDA!” This is a fabulous apartment and if I could give it six stars, I would. Internally, it is very tastefully decorated with everything you would require for your stay. However, it is the external terraces which, a  …see more

from £280 / night

£1750 - £2900 / week

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from £280 / night

(14) Excellent 

66

Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 12 Min stay varies

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

from £130 / night

£750 - £1025 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Portarlington

Victoria / Portarlington

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
By the Bay offers modern sea side accommodation in the coastal township of Portarlington. Portarlington is a coastal township located on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria Australia. Along with its beautiful natural surroundings, Portarlington offers a surprisingly diver  …see more

from £120 / night

£719 - £899 / week

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from £120 / night

29

Holiday home in St Helens

Tasmania / St Helens

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
You can sit on the verandah and relax. Soaking up the views and watch the bird life, pelicans and swans as you enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine. You can dine on the deck after fishing on the jetty across the road and enjoy your catch. Gull Cottage has just been f  …see more

from £120 / night

£839 / week

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from £120 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Winton

Queensland / Winton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Steadman Cottage is recently renovated one bedroom cottage close to the main st of Winton where you will find hotels, bakery, clothing shops, pharmacy and post office. Steadman Cottage is fully self contained amenities include full kitchen, laundry, digital TV, full l  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Kerala / Alappuzha

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Welcome to Alleppey Backwater Kerala in the God's Own Country ! . Our new AC Premium houseboat had 3 bed/3 bath,living room, dinning and kitchen fully covered glass which PROTECT FROM MOSQUITO AND INSECT in the night. We are located 2 minutes from Alleppey town. Fam  …see more

from £80 / night

£1200 / week

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from £80 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Cape Panwa / Ao Yon

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
When you enter this architect designed villa, the breathtaking view of scattered islands dotting the turquoise-colored water of Chalong Bay immediately fills your senses. The lower level where the internal living space connects with the pool terrace and garden, is absol  …see more

from £375 / night

£2625 / week

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from £375 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Condo rental in St. Petersburg

Florida / St. Petersburg

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful, spotless, waterside apartment” I loved getting up each morning to the tranquillity of this special place. Modern, well equipped and ideal holiday rental. The complex is safe and the pool area spacious and quiet. The excitement of the mornin  …see more

from £84 / night

£525 - £550 / week

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from £84 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / El Divino

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing apartment, perfect location, can't wait to return” Our week spent at the apartment was the most enjoyable holiday ever. After being picked up by Sabeli Villas staff at the airport, we were taken to the apartment (just 10 mins away). She was ve  …see more

from £32 / night

£220 - £380 / week

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from £32 / night

15

Home rental in Mirrabooka

Stirling / Mirrabooka

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Big house close to everything .Very modern and comfortable .Also the house is close to Swan Valley the popular restaurants and wineries and 15 km to Perth City and Scabourough Beach..Ten meters to bus stop and 5 minutes walk to Mirrabooka Shopping Centre.Wi-fi and champ  …see more

from £90 / night

£360 / week

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from £90 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Mr” We spent a fortnight in this apartment in the height of the holiday season and we had a wonderful time. We are a family of 3 Sean, myself (Helen) and my teenage son. The apartment is in a great location, just behind the pine walk. A 2min walk to  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £850 / week

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from £60 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“absolutely relaxing , great location and stunning Villa” Stayed in May with my family , 2 adults and 2 teenagers , firstly let me say the owners Jo and Mike who live nearby couldn't do enough for us to make our stay enjoyable. The villa is located nea  …see more

from £350 / night

£2250 - £2600 / week

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from £350 / night

36

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 £174 / night

£1216 / week

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from £174 / night

10

San Lawrenz holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / San Lawrenz

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Gozo-san lawrenz-farmhouse-villa-2 bedrooms-swimming pool- free wifi- a/c-dwejra-diving-countryside  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 - £934 / week

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from £86 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment” Super apartment with a homely feel. Every appliance and more in the kitchen, beautiful and luxurious furnishings in lounge and bedrooms. Huge roof top terrace with sunbeds, patio furniture etc. Steep walk down to old town and bea  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £1075 / week

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from £58 / night

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Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Old Village

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
New Modern self catering one bed apartment with stunning views over the Old Village, golf course and to the sea. Private roof terrace - ideal for couples seeking intimate sun. 15 minutes walk from Vilamoura Marina. Located within a small new secure condominium.L  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £664 / week

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from £50 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Turunc with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Turunc

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“A place that you would dream about” The accommodation and surroundings were outstanding, wish i could have brought the view and the villa back with us. The place is set in a quiet place and only a short walk to lots of good amenities. We were lucky e  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £800 / week

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from £70 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Eden is located three kilometer away from the beaches of Nai Thon and Nai Yang and has 300 m2 of living area. Because of the slope, the villa offers a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains. You can reach both the beaches in just five minutes by scooter or  …see more

from £186 / night

£1180 - £2393 / week

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from £186 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tidy apartment in sunny position” Apartment was clean and tidy on arrival, well equiped with washing machine also, very handy. Nice balcony with sun most of the day  …see more

from £30 / night

£257 - £368 / week

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from £30 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feel at home” Perfect vacation villa,everything is how it should be,a really feel home villa.If you rent a car it's a plus.Confortable,quiet,full sunexposed,quality.Afther many villas this was the best till now!!I rate this property 5 stars but there  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Marbella Town holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Marbella Town

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“best views in marbella” Fantastic views in the spacious 1 bed. Had everything we needed, right in the heart ofMarbella and on the seafront even though it was a quiet complex. Both adult pools were lovely to swim in. Hundreds of restaurants and bars to  …see more

from £43 / night

£257 - £599 / week

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from £43 / night

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Holiday villa in Chaweng

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Luxurious villa withstunning ocean views” It was the nicest accommodation we have ever stayed at. It is decorated very tastefully. The manager was only a phone call away if we needed her. She was very helpful. We will return one day. Thank you Nat (ow  …see more

from £270 / night

£1886 - £2671 / week

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from £270 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in West Algarve

Lagos / Santo Amaro

2 5 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Modern Apartment” Everything about this apartment is quality, fully equipped with everything you need for a great holiday. The balcony is huge, far bigger than the pictures convey. The bedrooms are quiet (no road noise), beds comfy and the  …see more

from £69 / night

£479 - £718 / week

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from £69 / night

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Westchester County / Pelham

2 3 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £48 / night

£320 - £488 / week

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from £48 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Chaweng

Bophut / Chaweng

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very comfortable and spacious” Our large extended family including 2 aging parents, 3 little children (aged 4 to 7) and 5 adults stayed at Sun Villa this December. The positives included: - Spacious & well laid out (4 bedrooms, 4 baths) - Great for  …see more

from £155 / night

£1084 - £1399 / week

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from £155 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Mindarie / Mindarie

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
“MINDARIE HAVEN” What can I say about The Wharf Apartment that hasn't already been said? Following are all the things not mentioned that we loved. Hosts Gill and Tim-exceptional. Respected our privacy. There when we needed them. Solved anything and  …see more

from £66 / night

£462 - £545 / week

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from £66 / night

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Holiday townhouse in Burnie

Tasmania / Burnie

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
After a day of exploring the attractions of the North West Coast of Tasmania, retire to your fully furnished and equipped 2 Bedroom townhouse to relax with a Spa, catch up with friends about your exploits with Free Wifi or sit back and enjoy Foxtel in comfort.  …see more

from £111 / night

£776 / week

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from £111 / night

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Holiday bungalow with shared pool in Phetchaburi Town

Phetchaburi / Phetchaburi Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Baan Talay Samran cha-am the villa thai and european style with fully furnished. This will make those vacation relaxation because of the quiet atmosphere on the beach.It is here to stay you will have fun at a place near you to choose as: water park, Sheep farm.  …see more

from £79 / night

£404 - £449 / week

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from £79 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Laguna Golf, Vilamoura

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Vilamoura has the best Marina on the Algarve coast with many excellent restaurant,cafe/bars and Casino/nightlife activity.It enjoys a great sandy beach ,sporting activities including sailing,golf,tennis,cycling,water sports including a great water fun park,horse riding  …see more

from £90 / night

£595 - £895 / week

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from £90 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday Galore” It has been an absolute pleasure to stay here for the 5 weeks. A daily walk to the beach and a dip in the pool was one of our daily routines. The house is decorated to a standard and it appeared that most of the furniture and appliance  …see more

from £108 / night

£647 - £1797 / week

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from £108 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Berry holiday cottage rental

Shoalhaven / Berry

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Hillcrest Cottage@Berry sits on 5.5 acres detached from the owners house. The cottage sleeps three people with one king size bed and a single. The single can be placed in the lounge room at request. The full bathroom is separate from the bedroom. The cottage has air  …see more

from £102 / night

£713 / week

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from £102 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Hikkaduwa / Thiranagama

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Just Amazing” A Villa paradise, 15 minutes walk from the beach and yet set in the most serene and gorgeous gardens. Our 3 week holiday seemed to fly by.From Al fresco dining by the pool to watching the monkeys swinging through the trees in the garden  …see more

from £70 / night

£630 - £1310 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Medan

North Sumatra / Medan

14 45 1 night min

  • 14 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 45
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
Medan hotelsMedan vacation rentalMedan eco hotelOur place is 1 hour drive from Medan airport Kuala Namu3 hours drive to Bukit Lawang orang utan center  …see more

from £45 / night

£278 / week

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from £45 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A luxury apartment in a beautiful place” I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this apartment a  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 - £1820 / week

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from £135 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb fortnight didn't want to leave!” We stayed here for the Easter hols and loved the apartment. Everything you could think you might need was there. Couldn't of been in a better place for the restaurants. We would have no hesitation in booking he  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £555 / week

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from £45 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Kissimmee

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Location” Great location that is close to restaurants, stores, and Disney World and also very affordable. Our kids loved the pool.  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £600 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Cospicua (Bormla)

Island of Malta / Cospicua (Bormla)

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Amazing Apartment & Location” We have recently returned from our stay in Malta, we had an amazing time. It's a luxury apartment, extremely well equipped with spectacular views from the terrace where we had breakfast every morning, what a way to star  …see more

from £136 / night

£950 / week

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from £136 / night

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