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Winter sun breaks (20919)

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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66

Echo Beach 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 £234 / night

£1638 - £2343 / week

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from £234 / 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

from £227 / night

£305 - £2566 / week

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from £227 / night

(32) Excellent 

36

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

from £74 / night

£518 - £1600 / week

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from £74 / 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 £295 / night

£2097 - £3839 / week

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from £295 / night

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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

from £49 / night

£323 / week

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from £49 / 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

from £250 / night

£1746 / week

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from £250 / 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 £248 / night

£1626 - £2740 / week

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from £248 / night

(12) 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 £138 / night

£964 - £1170 / week

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from £138 / night

(11) Excellent 

21

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
“Jungle retreat” The bungalow is very well equipped and situated in a ideal location for those looking to unwind although it could do with some updating to the interior but aside from that we had a excellent holiday. We were met from airport by Udaya a  …see more

from £40 / night

£240 - £385 / week

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from £40 / night

(67) 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 £450 / night

£3150 - £3500 / week

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from £450 / night

(29) Very Good 

26

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
“What a Gem” Our family holiday to Marley's Beach House has been one of the best. Travelling with children can be difficult but the staff and owner Michelle went out of their way to accommodate our needs so well. We loved the position, Sri Lanka is l  …see more

from £210 / night

£1452 - £2097 / week

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from £210 / 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 - £17444 / week

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from £847 / night

(3) Excellent 

22

Guest house rental in Bhaktapur

Kathmandu Valley / Bhaktapur

12 20 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
“Best Authentic, comfortable and fun stay in Kathmandu” Run by the Pokeral Family and excelelnt location in Kathmandu on a cliff over looking the farming lands in the flood plain of one of Kathmandus rivers. We were watching Eagles circling and the Pl  …see more

from £13 / night

£81 / week

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from £13 / night

(21) Excellent 

24

Holiday riad in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Everything we hoped for and more” We have just returned from 10 days at Chez Dar Ma, having had a fantastic holiday in lovely Essaouira. The weather was lovely not too windy or too hot. The Riad is an oasis of beauty and calm in the old Medina and off  …see more

from £130 / night

£820 - £1286 / week

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from £130 / night

(6) Excellent 

37

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Bophut

Ko Samui / Bophut

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect long weekend in Koh Samui” Picked up at the airport by a taxi arranged through Ray, villa ontop of a hill with a fabulous view and pool, lady who came every morning to clean the house and then make us breakfast, mobile phone at the house with  …see more

from £277 / night

£1935 / week

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from £277 / night

(23) Very Good 

39

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

(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

(71) Very Good 

37

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 £81 / night

£562 / week

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from £81 / night

(35) Very Good 

20

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lovina Beach

Lovina Beach / Lovina Beach

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic!” I can't speak highly enough of the Villa Lotus. It is absolutely fabulous. Big thankyou to Made who looked after us splendidly she is a gem find, she cooked us fantastic meals and she is just lovely. Tre also just the nicest man who couldn  …see more

from £63 / night

£438 - £700 / week

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from £63 / night

(10) Very Good 

20

El Medano holiday b&b rental

El Medano / Ensenada Pelada

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very welcoming.” This property does exactly what it says on the tin. The owners could not have been more helpful and every query/request was met with a cheerful response. We used it as a B&B before catching a flight home and it met our needs perfectl  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(12) Excellent 

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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

(1) Very Good 

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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

from £43 / night

£295 - £360 / week

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from £43 / night

(39) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hikkaduwa

Southern Province / Hikkaduwa

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing place, staff and country!” We had such a great time at Villa Kos. Asanka was so accommodating and helped us with everything we wanted. The food was amazing, the place was spotless, and any time we needed to get somewhere, there was a tuc-tuc t  …see more

from £160 / night

£920 / week

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from £160 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Laem Sor

Maret / Laem Sor

6 18 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Week Of My Life at Samui Ridgeway” This was the most beautiful villa I have ever seen and it was beyond incredible to spend a week there. Samui Ridgeway 100% deserves the Conde Nest award that they recently won. Service in Thailand is impecca  …see more

from £1206 / night

£8440 / week

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from £1206 / night

(17) Excellent 

75

Villa rental in Echo Beach with swimming pool

Canggu / Echo Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Awesome trip, superb private villa combined with excellent service” The villa with it's own private pool & garden was very stylish & had everything you could ask for. The rooms were cleaned daily & the staff were extremely helpful & fulfilled our eve  …see more

from £279 / night

£1932 - £2496 / week

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from £279 / night

(11) Very Good 

18

Holiday guest house with shared pool in Lombok Tengah

Kuta / Lombok Tengah

5 15 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had the best time” The guys who worked here were over the top service minded. They did everything and a little more. And the best thing is that it wasn't expensive at all. I would definetely stay here again and recommend it to everyone else.  …see more

from £15 / night

£100 / week

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from £15 / night

36

Lamai Beach holiday villa accommodation

Maret / Lamai Beach

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £253 / night

£1771 / week

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from £253 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Riad rental in Marrakech

Marrakech / Medina

6 14 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £35 / night

£245 / week

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from £35 / night

(42) Excellent 

20

Holiday home in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai Province / Chiang Mai

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £215 / night

£1500 - £2380 / week

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from £215 / night

(20) Very Good 

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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 £169 / night

£1130 - £1230 / week

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from £169 / 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 £61 / night

£427 - £700 / week

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from £61 / night

(42) Excellent 

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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
“Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !” Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise ! Only a short while since our return home and already longing to go back. It is hard to describe in a few sentences the overwhelming impressions during our stay. A  …see more

from £183 / night

£1279 / week

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from £183 / night

(4) Excellent 

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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

from £253 / night

£1566 / week

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from £253 / night

(7) Very Good 

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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
“Definitely the place to stay.” We spent an amazing, relaxing week at this beautiful beach villa in St. James. The house is tucked away behind an electronic gate down a private drive. The beach is on your door step and the views from the veranda are br  …see more

from £767 / night

£5363 / week

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from £767 / night

(10) Excellent 

33

Lance aux Epines holiday villa rental

Saint George Parish / Lance aux Epines

6 20 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 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 £1095 / night

£7400 - £16500 / week

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from £1095 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Bengaluru

Karnataka / Bengaluru

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £60 / night

£400 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

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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

from £920 / night

£7283 - £10726 / week

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from £920 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Matemwe

Zanzibar Island / Matemwe

4 14 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £100 / night

£700 - £7420 / week

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from £100 / night

(40) Excellent 

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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
“Best holiday EVER” We stayed at Ratnakara for one week in May. In the lead up to our holiday, the owner was exceptionally helpful and communicative, making sure we had every bit of information to plan our holiday and make the most of it. We travelled  …see more

from £175 / night

£7000 / week

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from £175 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pattaya

Chonburi Province / Pattaya

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £392 / night

£2435 / week

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from £392 / night