Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (124497)

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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15

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A spacious apartment on the modern Bellesreguard complex, just to the rear of the exclusive ‘Pine Walk’. Standing in beautiful landscaped gardens with a large three-tier swimming pool and sun terrace. This first floor apartment is privately owned and is idea  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1500 / week

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from £86 / night

(29) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Gracia

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“The perfect 'home away from home'.” We experienced excellent service from the minute we contacted Alejandro to the minute we left the apartment. He was prompt and helpful and we felt confident that we were going to have a great experience in his apar  …see more

from £65 / night

£449 / week

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from £65 / night

(9) Excellent 

18

Holiday apartment rental

Port de Pollenca / Pine Walk Area

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning Views” Stayed in this lovely, spacious apartment early May, our first visit to Belleveure 2A. Easy to book and any queries to Bianca were promptly replied. The views from the apartment were stunning. Perfect location for our 2 year  …see more

from £110 / night

£770 - £1795 / week

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from £110 / night

(17) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa in Sotogrande

Costa de la Luz / Sotogrande

4 9 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A very pleasant and well maintained villa” We enjoyed a very nice stay at the villa in August. The house is in an ideal location - high enough up the hill to avoid the worst of the heat whilst still close to the beach and the port. The house itsel  …see more

from £150 / night

£800 - £1800 / week

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from £150 / night

53

Holiday apartment rental

Hong Kong

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
THE NEW 5 BEDROOM TSIM SHA TSUI APARTMENT - YOU CANT BEAT THAT LOCATION! - SUBWAY STATION IN FRONT OF THE BUILDING - Live where HONG KONG wants to live! !!perfect shopping area and great restaurants and coffee shops!! - CLOSE TO FAMOUS VICTORIA HARBOUR and NATHAN ROAD  …see more

from £129 / night

£898 - £2930 / week

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from £129 / night

30

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fortaleza

State of Ceara / Fortaleza

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.001 km
  • Swimming pool
Sea view apartment,apartment in the heart of Fortalezafree wifi, free parking,air conditioning  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Au Cap

Au Cap / Pointe Au Sel

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa House Swimming Pool Seychelles. Fishing and boat yacht charters flyfishing<br />Home away from home, close proximity to golf course, restaurants, boat activities and island exploration.  …see more

from £265 / night

£1590 / week

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from £265 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

Lagos holiday villa rental

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Book it! You won't be disappointed.” We have stayed in many lovely places over the years, but Casa dos Sonhos will be the one we want come back to. We are four busy women, who were looking for a much needed break. This was the ideal place The villa i  …see more

from £128 / night

£896 - £1596 / week

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from £128 / night

(11) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa in Casarabonela

Province of Malaga / Casarabonela

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing family break” We stayed as a family for a week at Roma's amazing villa. The location was beautiful and so peaceful, it truly was an amazing place. Spacious and homely, room for everyone. The pool and BBQ areas were well utilised you had a  …see more

from £236 / night

£1283 - £2351 / week

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from £236 / 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
“Luxurious villa, huge pool, in a great location away from the hustle and bustle” Our family of four (including a 5 year old and 2 year old) had a 2 week stay at Villa Samskara and it was undoubtedly the most relaxing holiday I have had since having ch  …see more

from £202 / night

£1210 - £1492 / week

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from £202 / night

(9) Excellent 

26

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 £57 / night

£400 - £850 / week

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from £57 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

8 19 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“It is just a wonderfull place close to the beach and it has all the luxury you can wish for.” Best value for money Me and my family (6 pers) stayed at Mountain Retreat for one week in November last year. What can I say? It is just a wonderfull plac  …see more

from £239 / night

£1582 / week

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from £239 / night

(19) Very Good 

16

Home rental in Santiago de la Ribera with shared pool

Murcia / Santiago de la Ribera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic place to stay” We had an absolutely fabulous time in your property. It is a regular home from home and we felt comfortable as soon as we arrived. The pictures and photos made the house feel lived in rather than some Hotels which can feel s  …see more

from £50 / night

£270 - £440 / week

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from £50 / night

(20) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Xativa

Xativa / Bixquert

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Well managed, well stocked and well located Villa” Our two families enjoyed a fantastic fortnight at this well-appointed villa. That pool is as nice as it looks in the photos and was perfect for the kids (11 & 9). Xativa came to life during the Fira d  …see more

from £49 / night

£349 - £1142 / week

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from £49 / night

(3) Very Good 

33

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

(16) Excellent 

33

Holiday home rental

Nerja / Parador Area

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful house in a fantastic location” We spent a lovely two weeks in Nerja in August. The house was fantastic. It was an ideal size and location for our family (2 adults and 3 children.) It has been recently re-decorated to a high standard, and it  …see more

from £80 / night

£424 - £1535 / week

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from £80 / night

(8) Excellent 

25

Port de Pollenca holiday penthouse rental

Port de Pollenca / Sandy Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fantastic recently refurbished Penthouse apartment right on the seafront of Puerto Pollensa. With fantastic panoramic views over the Pollensa Bay, it's ideal for families looking for an apartment next to the beach yet only 10 minute walking distance from town cente  …see more

from £123 / night

£855 - £1582 / week

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from £123 / night

(1) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Grand Gaube

Riviere du Rempart District / Grand Gaube

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Bel Air is a spacious newly built villa with a stunning private swimming pool. The villa has been designed to be family friendly and is located in a quiet area, largely untouched by tourism and only 200 m from the glorious beach of Grand Gaube.<br />If your  …see more

from £35 / night

£245 / week

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from £35 / night

(12) Very Good 

21

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Holiday and Stay at Casa Nova” We stayed at Casa Nova with our 2 young children aged 4 and 1 and sister and brother in law. The villa was of an excellent condition with excellent facilities, lots of space and a fantastic pool and bbq area,  …see more

from £112 / night

£633 - £1744 / week

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from £112 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Murcia / Los Alcazares

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A modern apartment ideally located in the beautiful Costa Calida town of Los Alcazares, less than 5 minutes walk from the clean, safe sandy beaches of Mar Menor. Situated in the heart of the atmospheric pedestrianised 'square' offering gastronomic feasts, shop  …see more

from £45 / night

£165 - £300 / week

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from £45 / night

(9) Very Good 

24

Holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Playa Flamenca

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Ideal location for winter sun for couples and families alike. First floor apartment with easy access via the stairs and lift. Entertainment in a five minute walk away with beaches, restaurants and bars. Balcony overlooks a beautifully maintained swimming pool.<br /&g  …see more

from £22 / night

£155 - £409 / week

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from £22 / night

(21) Excellent 

15

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

£458 - £855 / week

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from £69 / night

(3) Excellent 

59

Beau Vallon holiday villa rental

Mahe Island / Beau Vallon

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The newly built luxury villa is decorated in modern white tones, overlooking the sea with sunbathing veranda and private outdoor pool with Jacuzzi. Villa has straight access to the beach which is 30 meters far and sweet water shower at the gate that leads directly onto  …see more

from £323 / night

£2259 / week

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from £323 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Dubai / Dubai Marina

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Elegant and contemporary one bedroom apartment on the 10th floor at The Torch, Dubai Marina. (Sleeps 4 Adults)  …see more

from £105 / night

£735 / week

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from £105 / night

(11) Excellent 

39

Holiday b&b with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Above and beyond our expectaitions” From the moment Rudy picked us up for our transfer till the end of our stay at the Villa we had a fantastic experience. The staff were amazing and helpful. All the bedrooms were clean and spacious. The pool, gardens  …see more

from £847 / night

£5605 - £16089 / week

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from £847 / night

(27) 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 - £520 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Sesmarias holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!” I stayed here for a week with my wife, two daughters, son in law and my eight month old granddaughter. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday rental. Location was superb, three beaches all within 10 minutes walking distance and all stun  …see more

from £49 / night

£342 - £1359 / week

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from £49 / night

(4) Very Good 

13

Holiday studio in Faro

Faro District / Faro

Studio 2 3 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Ideal located studio in town centre, short walking distance to all main attractions, authentic local lifestyle, comfortable and well equipped  …see more

from £30 / night

£204 - £276 / week

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from £30 / 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 £60 / night

£300 - £791 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Benaulim holiday villa rental

Benaulim / Benaulim Beach

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Luxuriously furnished, comfortable and immaculately kept 3 BHK Row Villa For Rent at Benaulim south Goa in a clean & secure complex with swimming pool and landscaped gardens. Unwind yourself to the natural and scenic beauty of Goa at the World famous Benaulim Beach  …see more

from £35 / night

£220 - £450 / week

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from £35 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Townhouse rental in Puerto Banus with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location and relaxing” I came to stay at El Palmeral with a group of girlfriends for a week at the start of July 2014. We wanted to be close enough to Puerto Banus for nightlife but far enough away so we could relax in the day. El Palmeral is id  …see more

from £133 / night

£770 - £1060 / week

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from £133 / night

(5) Excellent 

15

Cavelossim holiday apartment rental

Cavelossim / Mobor

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Car not necessary
Bright and airey 1st floor modern self catering 90sqm apartment facing main street with 10msq furnished sunny terrace plus additional balcony off master.Spacious bespoke wardrobes and vanity tables,ceiling fans including split A/C's in each bedroom2 wet roo  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £230 / week

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from £25 / 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

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Happy Hen do at amazing apartment” We visited the pad in July 2013 for a "tame" hen holiday. We wanted to go somewhere where would could relax, eat nice food and enjoy the Spanish weather in nice surroundings. The Pad is situated on a very secure co  …see more

from £50 / night

£285 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dalyan

Mugla Province / Dalyan

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
NEW for 2016, STUDIO LOFT APARTMENT with LARGE PRIVATE BALCONY Our studio loft apartment has been recently re-furbished to a high standard using good quality furniture and fittings. There is a large top quality double bed (160cm x 200cm), two seat sofa, a small corner u  …see more

from £12 / night

£84 / week

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from £12 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Port d'Andratx holiday villa rental

Majorca / Port d'Andratx

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning” I don't normally write reviews but thought I should because Villa Majorca Puerto Andratx was absolutely stunning. The view of the sea from the villa is breathtaking and I could have looked at it all day long. We were a group of 8  …see more

from £232 / night

£1624 - £4693 / week

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from £232 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Brusubi holiday home rental

Banjul Division / Brusubi

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Cairotanco,loosely translates as Safe Haven,Peace and Safety. The two storey house is set in the quiet area of Brusubi,no traffic,no noisy neighbour's, just the occasional cow,goat or donkey. Yet it is only 20 mins walk to the beach,5 mins by car.My favorite part o  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £385 / week

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from £25 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Picassent

Province of Valencia / Picassent

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury Villa in Spain, Valencia, with a plot of 10,000 m2 and 600 m2 of house-rent from one week vacation and enjoy the sun and the beach within 20 minutes. WE HAVE 7 BEDROOMSMore activities like mountain bike, horseback ride, and all the entertainment of Valencia  …see more

from £214 / night

£300 - £2522 / week

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from £214 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai

Emirate of Dubai / Dubai

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“So good I think I'll buy one !!” Not much more I can say than in the title, Dawn was exemplary to deal with as with every experience I have had renting off her or Owners Direct but her apartment was better than most as it really did cater for the kids  …see more

from £163 / night

£1428 / week

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from £163 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Hisaronu

Hisaronu / Central Hisaronu

23 40 3 nights min

  • 23 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 40
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
The rooms sleep 2/3 people all rooms are Twin or Double A third bed is available on request.... The rooms are all air conditioned and a hairdryer and kettle is provided. A cot and Highchair are available request.... Wheelchair access to lower floor Perfect for families  …see more

from £18 / night

£126 - £140 / week

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from £18 / night