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Winter sun breaks (184)

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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(11) Excellent 

36

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 £861 / night

£5697 - £16353 / week

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from £861 / night

(46) Excellent 

66

Canggu holiday villa rental

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 9 Min stay varies

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

from £238 / night

£1664 - £1951 / week

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from £238 / night

(6) Very Good 

28

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Weston

Saint James Parish / Weston

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Property” Our stay was a pleasure from start to finish. We were greeted at the airport by the recommended taxi driver and again at the villa by Julianna and Lianna. Julianna ran us through all of the basics of the property on arrival and ev  …see more

from £820 / night

£5738 / week

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from £820 / night

(39) Excellent 

40

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Dondra

Southern Province / Dondra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exceeded our expectations” The staff is very friendly to us and the children. Always smiling and creating a good atmosphere. The service is excellent. It is nice that we can decide the menu together with the chef. After a few days we just let the che  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 - £7000 / week

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from £175 / night

26

Holiday guest house in Long Bay

Portland Parish / Long Bay

5 8 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fall asleep to the lullaby of the ocean. Go for an adventure or just lounge or relax. One minute away from a stretch of white sand beach. Dine on delicious locally grown, organic foods. Near to all major attractions such as Blue Lagoon, Reach Falls and rafting on the R  …see more

from £50 / night

£328 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

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 £220 / night

£308 - £2588 / week

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from £220 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Located on the first floor (lift access). This two bedroom penthouse apartment is perfect for couples or a family, with flexible bedding configurations available. The master bedroom has king bedding, ensuite with spa bath & separate shower. Second bedroom has a quee  …see more

from £247 / night

£1725 / week

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from £247 / night

(19) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Koggala

Galle / Koggala

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa in spectacular secluded location” We spent a wonderful week in Sri Lanka with Siyambala House as our home from home. Nalaka and his staff looked after us extremely well. Day trip to Yala National Park is worth the 3 hour journey each wa  …see more

from £300 / night

£2132 - £3902 / week

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from £300 / night

(42) Excellent 

26

Pitiwella holiday villa rental

Galle / Pitiwella

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“LET'S DO IT AGAIN !!!” What a nice experience !!! Beautiful house, superbe swimmingpool ( the cleanest ever seen) , nice garden that gives straight access to the beach. Friendly Staf always ready to help ; Pushpa the housecook makes delicious local  …see more

from £185 / night

£1290 / week

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from £185 / night

(64) Excellent 

103

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Maspalomas

Gran Canaria / Maspalomas

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful Holiday in Unique Accommodation” We had a wonderful holiday at Casa Tranquilidad 21 Jan - 4 Feb 2013 with 14 days of wall-to-wall sunshine and blue skies, temperature at the poolside up to 29' at one point. Luis and Angela (and the lovely d  …see more

from £325 / night

£2275 - £3500 / week

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from £325 / night

(27) Very Good 

23

Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £214 / night

£1476 - £2296 / week

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from £214 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pattaya

Chonburi Province / Pattaya

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury Thai-Bali villa, 5 rooms, swimming pool 17x6m, Jacuzzi 6 pers, large Sala, with, Bar and sound entertainment system, sundeck and dining area and finally a dedicated theatre room and a modern gym club surrounded by a tropical garden<br />Main house (300sqm)  …see more

from £395 / night

£3509 / week

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from £395 / night

(21) Excellent 

21

Moraira holiday apartment let

Costa Blanca / Moraira

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“We think we have found a little piece of paradise here, total chill-out!” This has been our third visit to 'Gemstones' and we have already booked again for next year. We awake refreshed in a comfortable bed and make our way to the upper terrace where  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £490 / week

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from £58 / night

(3) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Taiba with swimming pool

State of Ceara / Taiba

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located in Taiba, 60 kms west from Fortaleza. The house is right on the beach, on a private land of 6000 sqm with swimming pool and coconut trees. The house is 250 sqm with 5 large bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It has been completely renewed and is very nicely decorated, wi  …see more

from £255 / night

£1579 / week

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from £255 / night

(12) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gocek

Mugla Province / Gocek

6 12 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect villa in idyllic location” Villa Vista was a perfect location for our group of six couples. After a week touring Turkey we were delighted to spend a relaxing week at the villa. On arrival we were greeted by the staff and made to feel very welc  …see more

from £572 / night

£4028 - £5150 / week

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from £572 / night

(71) Very Good 

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Holiday b&b with shared pool in Gianyar

Bali / Gianyar

6 2 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“PERFECT!” First and foremost, I must say, Mrs. Paula and her staff were a delight!! The food was delicious, and we were met with a sense of hospitality that is rare and almost never found in a hotel or resort. The property was exactly as it was presen  …see more

from £80 / night

£555 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Bandarainaiyake ski villa to rent.

Western Province / Bandarainaiyake

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
Feel the difference with Sandul villa. There is no hotel receptions, no crowds of other guests, you will be free to yourself .No restrictions on time. you will find civility and hospitality. We are prepared to provide you with all facilities.<br />The Ideal Villa  …see more

from £195 / night

£1365 - £1435 / week

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from £195 / night

(1) Very Good 

21

Apartment rental in Ladies Beach with shared pool

Kusadasi / Ladies Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Sleeps 4 Adults/ 2 adults + 2 Children Max. This luxury , 4 star apartment, superbly appointed, just a couple of minutes to the beach front. Spacious and modern with air conditioning, swimming pool and very large balcony for outdoor living.  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £360 / week

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from £43 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lovina Beach

Bali / Lovina Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beach front villa in the pristine north of Bali . Direct beach access , private 18x6m infinity swimming pool , private car with driver available , lounge room with poolbiljard , entertainment room with home cinema , tropical garden, ensuite slp with AC. 6 pax staff.<  …see more

from £150 / night

£1049 - £1615 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Gumusluk

Bodrum / Gumusluk

9 18 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa & pool, very helpful staff always on hand.” We had a perfect week, 2 families in 2 villas. Emre's staff were always available to take us into the town or shopping and we're unfailingly helpful. The villas were lovely, but the pool was  …see more

from £243 / night

£1718 - £2850 / week

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from £243 / night

(16) Excellent 

53

Home accommodation in Chaweng with swimming pool, golf nearby

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

6 13 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home away from home” Perfect stay, everything you needed was at the villa and manager and owner are very helpful. Staff are brilliant and location was amazing, very quiet and not far from town or shops, local tesco was 10 min walk, the manager arrange  …see more

from £246 / night

£1616 - £2724 / week

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from £246 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment in Puerto Banus

Marbella / Puerto Banus

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything we wanted and more” I booked this apartment for a holiday with my partner, we wanted a quiet relaxing holiday where we had the choice to chill out at the apartment or venture out and see the sites. This apartment gave us everything we could  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £550 / week

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from £36 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Matemwe holiday home rental

Zanzibar Island / Matemwe

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
There are few better places to enjoy a carefree family holiday than a tropical island, and the homely Matemwe Beach House offers the perfect bolthole for a family or small group looking for an exclusive beach retreat. The house offers three bedrooms, two of which are en  …see more

from £935 / night

£7402 - £10902 / week

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from £935 / night

(26) Very Good 

13

Holiday villa in Sanur

Denpasar / Sanur

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“AMAZING” We were not expecting what we got when we booked this villa. We walked into heaven! This villa is amazing! It was clean, spacious, welcoming, great value for money and we had such an amazing stay. Putu, who worked there looked after us and c  …see more

from £99 / night

£692 / week

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from £99 / night

(6) Very Good 

70

Riad rental in Fes with swimming pool

Fes / Fes Medina

7 19 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Riad Layalina is located in Fez medina, 50 metres from the main street and nearby Bab Boujloud. It offers 10 rooms and 7 bedrooms, has an outdoor swimming pool, a traditional Moroccan courtyard and a four-level panoramic terrace with a 360° view over all Fez Medina.  …see more

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(10) Excellent 

25

The Crane Resort holiday apartment rental

Saint Philip Parish / The Crane Resort

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Yet again, an amazing stay!” Yet again our stay at The Crane and the Penthouse was beautifully relaxing and just what we needed. We were amazed on our return that some of the staff in the Carriage house remembered us! Everything we wanted was availa  …see more

from £144 / night

£1008 - £1353 / week

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from £144 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Lance aux Epines holiday villa rental

Saint George Parish / Lance aux Epines

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exquisitely managed with a pefect combination of luxury and relaxed atmosphere” The location was just far enough away to make it peaceful yet close enough to get to the restaurants and shopping. Once there we felt there was no need to go anywhere els  …see more

from £1058 / night

£7400 - £16500 / week

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from £1058 / night

(2) Excellent 

12

Mirissa holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Mirissa

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Vatura (water) at Talaramba Reef is one of two villas, together with sister Villa Sulanga (wind), that can be rented separately or together. Villa Vatura has a TV room and a pool with a very shallow section. Villa Sulanga has a bar and a deeper swimming pool.  …see more

from £410 / night

£2864 / week

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from £410 / night

21

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Fish Hoek

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
Centrally and safe located on the Cape Peninsula, just a few minutes from Constantia in immediate vicinity of 3 Golf Courses and with astonishing views of the False Bay lies the 5 Star rated Luxurious Villa Honeywood.<br />Large Pool, Wine cellar, Lounge with Fire  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 / week

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from £175 / night

(23) Very Good 

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Marrakech holiday riad rental

Marrakech / Medina

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Cosy and conveniently located.” Great atmosphere, well managed, excellent staff. We ate in every night as the ladies' cooking was so good! Lovely weather (sunny, with cool nights) and we really enjoyed our week.  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 / week

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from £95 / night

(45) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Fitts

Saint James Parish / Fitts

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in an excellent location” Ebbtide is a beautiful house situated right next to the Caribbean Sea in Fitts Village, St James, West Coast of Barbados. The house sleeps 8. The top two bedrooms are stunning and large and have a shared balcon  …see more

from £685 / night

£4795 - £6650 / week

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from £685 / night

(11) Excellent 

22

Hikkaduwa boutique bungalow rental

Hikkaduwa / Pinkanda Dodanduwa

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Would give it 6 out of 5 if we could!” We are now the second generation of our family to stay in "Thilina", my parents stayed for 6 weeks back in 2007. We stayed this visit for 5 weeks and will definitely be staying again. Situation of "Thilina" is pe  …see more

from £40 / night

£240 - £385 / week

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from £40 / night

(20) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Candidasa

Candidasa / Jasri

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect family retreat” We spent 8 days at the villa, and I must say it was the most pleasant experience ever. The place is nice and neat and very well looked after. The crew was very friendly, the kids had a lot of fun with them and they seemed to l  …see more

from £172 / night

£1148 - £1250 / week

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from £172 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Runaway Bay

Saint Ann Parish / Runaway Bay

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Whistling villa is one of the most affordable private villas with pool in Runaway Bay. Free access to public beach and shared private private beach for villa guests is just minutes away.Whistling villa is adjacentto Runaway bay's 18-hole, pga-quality golf course.  …see more

from £234 / night

£1636 / week

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from £234 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Coimbra

Coimbra District / Coimbra

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful views in a tranquil setting” The views were simply breathtaking over the river. Many mornings and evenings spent on the private balcony just watching the birds and a few locals fishing. There was no one else, very peaceful. The river is safe  …see more

from £62 / night

£430 - £707 / week

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from £62 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Aguilas

Aguilas / Marina de Cope

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Close to unspoilt coast peaceful locationyear round sunwarm in winterswimming poolCycling and hiking  …see more

from £49 / night

£308 - £369 / week

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from £49 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Mirissa holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Mirissa

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Sulanga (wind) at Talaramba Reef is one of two villas, together with sister Villa Vatura (water), that can be rented separately or together. Villa Sulanga has a bar and a deeper swimming pool. Villa Vatura has a TV room and a pool with a very shallow section.  …see more

from £410 / night

£2864 / week

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from £410 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Fes holiday home rental

Fes / Fes Medina

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Modern facilities in an ancient house deep in the heart of the Medina. After a day of exploring, relax on your private terrace with panoramic views of the Medina and surrounding hills.<br />Breakfast is included and other meals can be arranged. Our house manager  …see more

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(2) Very Good 

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Holiday guest house in Udon Thani

Udon Thani Province / Udon Thani

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Peaceful, beautiful and relaxing!” Douglas' house is situated in a beautiful area of North East Thailand. He is a very generous host and we felt very comfortable in his lovely sunny house. He arranged for our evening meals to be cooked by his sister  …see more

from £12 / night

£81 / week

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from £12 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday hotel apartment in Shanzu

Mombasa / Shanzu

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good, safe, modern, quiet and quality apartment - Value for money” Would recommend staying in these modern (7 year old) apartments. The apartments are constructed to a European standard and were built under European Supervision. All expected European  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £875 / week

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from £57 / night