Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (154950)

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 in Tewantin

Noosa / Tewantin

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
The Sanctuary, Noosa Beach House, Holiday in a luxury beach house on Noosa.The Sanctuary includes a state of the art kitchen, two huge living areas and four over-sized bedrooms and a fully equipped laundry. Polished timber floors and high ceilings are throughout  …see more

from £206 / night

£1030 - £1748 / week

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from £206 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Pollachi

Tamil Nadu / Pollachi

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
About the Property: Nestled among coconut trees in a Posh neighbourhood in the Coconut Capital of India -- Pollachi, the property boasts ample living and outdoor spaces for families traveling together on vacation or to attend weddings. Can accommodate 2 to 6 and max 8 (  …see more

from £31 / night

£197 - £307 / week

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from £31 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday condo in Fish Hoek

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
2 Oceans Apartments offers a tastefully decorated Self-Catering Apartment in the heart of the Cape Peninsula with a large sparkling and solar heated pool. The 1-Room Apartment is perfect for 2 people but can accommodate a family of 4. Our beautifully decorated one room  …see more

from £35 / night

£245 - £266 / week

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from £35 / night

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(19) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Tangalle with swimming pool

Tangalle / Nakulugamuwa

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A truly memorable experience” We have just returned from a fantastic month's holiday at the Villa Hiru Sandu. This was a truly memorable experience in this beautiful country. The villa is charming and the beachfront location is stunning. But above all  …see more

from £236 / night

£1648 - £2101 / week

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from £236 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galle

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

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

from £200 / night

£1365 / week

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from £200 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Port de Soller

Soller / Port de Soller

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Good location and comfortable stay” Spacious and comfortable with outside seating. Well equipted kitchen and very comfortable bed with efficient A/C. Better WiFi than at home! Minnor niggels, no tea towel or spare rubbish bags and would have liked br  …see more

from £60 / night

£335 - £993 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Porters holiday villa rental

Porters / Porters Gate

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing, brilliantly appointed villa in one of the best locations in Barbados” This villa was awsome. My wife and I and two kids (18 and 12) have just returned from a fantastic two weeks at this super villa. The interior decorating has clearly been  …see more

from £129 / night

£903 / week

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from £129 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Puerto Banus Centre

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern apartment, great location, friendly owner” We went here as a group of 5 girls for a long weekend and would highly recommend. Very clean, modern apartment - very secure and well equipped. Lovely pool with lots of space. Excellent location - eas  …see more

from £150 / night

£750 - £1550 / week

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from £150 / 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

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Corralejo

Corralejo / El Sultan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment in a quiet location” Just back from two weeks staying at the El Sultan complex. Really nice apartment about a 20 minute walk from from centre of town and 5 minutes from nearest large supermarket. Lorraine was there to meet us when we a  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £520 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Pedro de Alcantara

Costa del Sol / San Pedro de Alcantara

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Montecarlo is a traditional Spanish villa for holidays in Marbella, with a private pool and supplies air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and WiFi. Villa Montecarlo is the perfect place for families seeking relaxation, is located just five minutes' wa  …see more

from £295 / night

£1261 - £2690 / week

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from £295 / night

(7) Very Good 

24

Port de Pollenca holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
3 Bedroom apartment with SEA and MOUNTAIN views. Situated CENTRALLY for the town with wide choice of restaurants. Close proximity to the BEACH. Air conditioned,well equipped kitchen with FREE WIFI available. Regular repeat visitors.  …see more

from £60 / night

£370 - £725 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This large townhouse offers a peaceful retreat with all the comforts of home. Close to the village of Luz with magnificent sea views, this property offers something for everyone from families to golfers Casa Gaivota is situated in a quiet and enviable position, with fa  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £1550 / week

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from £125 / 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

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Binibeca” Menorca is a beautiful island and an ideal holiday destination. The beaches are clean and tidy, and the water crystal clear. Nice and warm, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Binibeca is particularly beautiful with a gorgeous be  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £65 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Kamala holiday apartment let

Kathu / Kamala

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a bright, open and airy fully furnished condominium located in a peaceful established and very well maintained resort surrounded by lush tropical jungle. Ideally suited to families with children or small groups that like the flexability when on holiday that a se  …see more

from £59 / night

£530 / week

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from £59 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Portinho da Arrabida holiday home rental

Setubal District / Portinho da Arrabida

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
Set on the small beach of Alportuche /Portinho da Arrábida, Casa Sul Mar has an unparallel ocean front view.Totally rebuilt in 2012, it offers all year round confort for an unforgetable holiday. 4 bedrooms, large living room, 2 bathrooms and fully equipped kitchen.Th  …see more

from £120 / night

£841 - £1051 / week

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from £120 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Large,spacious 7 bedroom, 5 bathroom Villa (3 en suite) on 2 floors with beautiful sea views. Immediate area is quiet, the garden has a large swimming pool, grass Lawn, parking for 3 cars, which is fenced and gated.  …see more

from £99 / night

£695 - £2495 / week

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from £99 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“Heaven on earth” This is heaven on earth to me. The location, view and cottage were all PERFECT. Clean cottage in the perfect location. It had everything you could possibly need there. Very comfortable for 3 adults. Full kitchen, easy to cook. Peacefu  …see more

from £148 / night

£1030 / week

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from £148 / night

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Holiday boathouse with swimming pool in Mangalore

Karnataka / Mangalore

20 50 2 nights min

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A family resort Away from the bustling city noise. A beach-party for over 300 persons can be easily be organized. A special monsoon discount being offered(up to 50%). Group special rates available.  …see more

from £30 / night

£187 / week

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from £30 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mount Irvine

Tobago / Mount Irvine

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Mot Mot Lodge has an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, with double hight ceilings and full width sliding doors, opening out on to a large upper patio,with outdoor dining facilities. This dining area links the interior and the garden seamlessly.  …see more

from £230 / night

£1610 / week

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from £230 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in La Calera

Valle Gran Rey / La Calera

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Car not necessary
“Lovely Canarian house in old town” Have just returned from 8 lovely nights spent at Casa Bibi. Very spacious house with everything we needed provided by the owner. We particularly enjoyed the roof terrace - a great place to relax after a mornin  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £525 / week

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from £58 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Batehaven holiday townhouse rental

Batemans Bay / Batehaven

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
Only a short walk to Batehaven shops, beach and restaurants and less than five minutes' drive to the centre of Batemans Bay. Pet Friendly - The rear garden is a fully fenced grass area with a BBQ and outdoor setting. Only 300 metres away is Corrigan's Beac  …see more

from £106 / night

£451 - £1310 / week

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from £106 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Corralejo

Corralejo / Parque Natural

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Clean well equipped property with friendly and helpful local manager” This is the second time we've stayed at this property. The arrival arrangements are well thought through and it's got all the facilities you need for two people. Tim does a good job  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Aljamar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“It would have been perfect only for that hill.” The apartment was perfectly clean and well equipped and Monique was ever so helpful. The only drawback was the location - the hill was a killer. Burriiano Beach is beautiful as is the town of Nerja plent  …see more

from £37 / night

£255 - £662 / week

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from £37 / night

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Grande-Terre Island / Saint Francois

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £83 / night

£303 - £390 / week

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from £83 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / Grand Reserve

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“About the House” The house was amazing and the location was very good. The house was super clean and very comfortable to stay in . See you till next year  …see more

from £105 / night

£730 - £950 / week

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from £105 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Home rental in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect house in the perfect place” We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, although being  …see more

from £280 / night

£1900 - £3220 / week

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from £280 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Ko Kho Khao holiday home rental

Phang Nga Province / Ko Kho Khao

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Paradise on earth!” This place is magical! Never have I felt more relaxed and at peace than here. This place is great for any kind of travel group, family, friends, couples, etc... You can litteraly do anything you want here no matter how old or young  …see more

from £31 / night

£186 - £846 / week

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from £31 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment with shared pool in Marigot Bay

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant Apartment in Marigot” The moment we arrived in St Lucia it was an incredible adventure. We rented a Jeep at the airport and drove to Marigot Bay. Coming from the US, driving was a thrill from the very beginning. The people of St Lucia are  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 - £2400 / week

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from £200 / night

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Villa rental in Riambel with swimming pool

Savanne District / Riambel

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The waterfront Villa Philibert with private pool is located on the beautiful beach of Riambel in southern part Mauritius where you can stroll along the deserted beach for kilometers; The Villa is in a calm surrounding where you will enjoy the most beautiful sunsets.  …see more

from £149 / night

£1039 / week

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from £149 / night

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State of Santa Catarina / Itajai

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly

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from £12 / night

£84 / week

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from £12 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment - Amazing Location” We stayed here in middle of September 2016 and was not disappointed. Apartment is located right in the centre of Albufeira about 5 mins from the beach, the main bars and restaurants and the supermarkets. It is l  …see more

from £43 / night

£234 - £742 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Chandor

Goa / Chandor

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
It is a perfect holiday spot for guests looking for long stays in this quiet,peaceful and beautiful village.  …see more

from £10 / night

£70 / week

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from £10 / night

(2) Average 

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Holiday bungalow in Pointe d'Esny

Grand Port District / Pointe d'Esny

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing Relaxing Place By Sea” I enjoyed my holiday there , love the surrounding and especially being by the sea was a plus point, great for families with kids and even elderly parent, great facilities around with shops and restaurant within easy acce  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 - £594 / week

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from £43 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Agua de Pau

São Miguel / Agua de Pau

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this unique coastal location of Baixa d'Areia in your own delightful, rural, stone-built beach house, "Casa das Pedras" (The "Stone House" sleeps up to 6). It's set in 10,000 sq. metres of beautiful garde  …see more

from £112 / night

£784 / week

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from £112 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Home accommodation in Costa de Almeria with shared pool, golf nearby

Roquetas de Mar / Playa Serena

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“VERY ENJOYABLE” Had a great 3 week stay.House is in a good location quiet but close to bars and restaurants.Te is very comfortable and has everything you need.Good bedroom,bathroom,lounge and kitchen and a lovely private courtyard and upstairs balcony  …see more

from £24 / night

£155 - £350 / week

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from £24 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f  …see more

from £575 / night

£2995 - £5795 / week

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from £575 / 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

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Phang Nga Province / Khao Lak

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
thailand, phuket, khao lak, beach, villa, rent, house, holiday home  …see more

from £85 / night

£509 / week

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from £85 / night