Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (172965)

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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Villa rental in Jolly Harbour with swimming pool, golf nearby

Jolly Harbour / Jolly Harbour Villas

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very relaxing place to stay” Property provides a great base for a relaxing stay and has everything you need for a great holiday. Bart the property manager welcomed us in and waved us good bye and I'm sure would have been available if needed during th  …see more

from £150 / night

£900 - £1250 / week

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from £150 / night

(18) Excellent 

12

Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A beautifully finished appartment in a great location” If you are looking for a beautifully finished appartmetn in a quality development, then this is the place for you. It was my second visit in September of last year (previous was May on 2010) a  …see more

from £62 / night

£351 - £790 / week

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from £62 / night

9

Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Benissa

Costa Blanca / Benissa

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This well furnished apartment enjoys a quiet location in the Urbanization La Viña by Benissa coast, between Moraira and Calpe. With panoramic and sea views. Perfect for couples wanting to be close to this popular beach resort and looking for a relaxing holiday.  …see more

from £43 / night

£301 / week

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from £43 / night

(19) Excellent 

41

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Es Canar

Santa Eulalia del Río / Es Canar

1 6 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.03 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment in great location.” this is a lovely apartment based right beside the sea. Lovely sunshine greets you each morning on the balcony area with lovely sea views. The apartment have everything that you need for your stay, a fully equipped  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £700 / week

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from £36 / night

8

Moraira holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This modern, well funished house enjoys a quiet location on a country road, just 5 min drive from the superb beach and many amenities of Calpe, and enjoys splendid views of the coast from its elevated position. With its private swimming pool, spacious sun terraces, outd  …see more

from £36 / night

£246 / week

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from £36 / night

(1) Excellent 

9

Holiday apartment in The Entrance

New South Wales / The Entrance

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Located in a beachfront complex with direct access to the patrolled Entrance Beach or ocean baths. 2 bedroom unit with covered parking, level access and excellent ocean/beach views from the living area or balcony. Open plan living with a newly renovated kitchen and p  …see more

from £93 / night

£622 - £2171 / week

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from £93 / 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

(15) Excellent 

22

Santa Maria Estate holiday apartment rental

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Modern apartment, outstanding value” We had a great stay in Malta and renting an apartment in Mellieha was a great decision as we were aiming to spend most of our time near the sandy beaches around Mellieha. Bus Stop is only a short walk away, for tho  …see more

from £50 / night

£373 - £505 / week

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from £50 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Mullins

Mullins / Beacon Hill

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Condo is kept at a very high specification and standard” Had a very relaxing 9 days in a lovely garden apartment with pool. John & Sheila who own it helped a great deal before we went. Kerry the local manager was also very professional & helpful, as  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £2295 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Set in an elevated position, Casa Morales offers fabulous views of the sea and beyond. Placed in a peaceful location, is perfect for those looking for tranquility. Airy and light, the villa is traditional decorated.Entrance into a large lounge/dining area, Ameri  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect spot for rest seekers” We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks. Great for relaxing and for a dive in your own good size swimmingpool (lighted in the evening). The house is clean and well cared for. The garden, with a wall around, gives you a lot of  …see more

from £73 / night

£410 - £457 / week

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from £73 / night

(12) Excellent 

28

Kommetjie holiday villa rental

Cape Town / Kommetjie

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place and Location” Great place to stay in an idyllic spot. Watching the sun go down from the verandah and lovely walks on the beach are just some of the highlights. Maiselle and Jo are very efficient and wonderful to deal with. Mist Mornings  …see more

from £180 / night

£1260 / week

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from £180 / night

21

Home rental in Temae

Moorea / Temae

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Le Maison de la Plage was just as described by the host Lauren, in fact even better once were we there! We would definitely come again, great place to chill out away from the tourists ! Mic, september 2015 This is by far the best beach house I've ever rented. It i  …see more

from £123 / night

£860 / week

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from £123 / night

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Quebec / Shawinigan

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £188 / night

£1313 / week

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from £188 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alicante

Costa Blanca / Alicante

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Nice accommodation, helpful owner.” Nice accomodation in central area.Good resteraunts. Welcoming and helpful ownwer. Easy access to nice beaches. Some nice bars. Friendly area. Some interesting buildings.  …see more

from £66 / night

£461 / week

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from £66 / night

(3) Excellent 

10

Holiday houseboat in Srinagar

Kashmir / Srinagar

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
( The taste of Home, where we treat you like Family)  …see more

from £9 / night

£62 / week

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from £9 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa” Beautiful villa in a prime location. The photos do not do it justice. Spacious and well stocked this villa is ideal for large families or 2 families/ larger parties. It has great outdoor space, plenty of seating, sunbeds and umbrellas an  …see more

from £150 / night

£995 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

(1) Excellent 

17

Poste Lafayette holiday villa rental

Riviere du Rempart District / Poste Lafayette

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
With its two bedrooms and two bathrooms, bungalow Poema is ideal for rentals by couples or by families of four. It offers comfortable living areas, both on the sea side and the garden side. The simplicity of its contemporary architecture allows a permanent and direct c  …see more

from £176 / night

£1229 / week

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from £176 / night

(1) Very Good 

15

Holiday apartment in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Apartment Alegria - Sleeps 2 (1 bedrooms / 1 bathrooms) is a delightful sea view apartment in one of the best beach front locations in the whole of Sitges. This absolute gem of an apartment enjoys a wonderful position overlooking the beach in the beautiful and highly po  …see more

from £75 / night

£483 - £922 / week

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from £75 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Port de Pollenca holiday apartment rental

Port de Pollenca / Pine Walk Area

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“The perfect pad for a group self catering holiday.” I have stayed in this apartment for the last three years with friends on a cycling holiday & will be booking it again for 2013. I would highly recommend this apartment, it is well appointed, has all  …see more

from £75 / night

£400 - £1540 / week

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from £75 / night

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Home rental in Bandipur with shared pool

Karnataka / Bandipur

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Country Club Wildlife Resort is not your usual holiday hangout. Instead, it’s a family vacation hub with an overload of ecstatic woody escapades. Set on the fringes of Bandipur National Park, the luxurious jungle resort gives you plenty of adventure holiday pi  …see more

from £42 / night

£292 / week

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from £42 / night

(9) Excellent 

25

Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Las Chapas

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful place for a holiday” We’ve been there for a week in June. I think villa hasn’t been rented before because everything was new – kitchen, bedrooms etc. There is saloon on the upper floor so my husband and I were happy to find peace from kids.  …see more

from £115 / night

£790 - £2588 / week

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from £115 / night

(6) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marsascala

Island of Malta / Marsascala

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Fioremar is situated in the center of Marsascala directly on the promenade, with open sea-views, private pool, indoor heated Jacuzzi and private parking. It is a minute's walk from a great variety of bars and restaurants, and all amenities. The Villa sleeps a  …see more

from £158 / night

£1106 / week

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from £158 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Poste Lafayette with swimming pool

Riviere du Rempart District / Poste Lafayette

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderfurl Villa” We spent 2 weeks staying at Villa Amara, what a lovely villa and location. The villa is set out very well with plenty of seating areas, especially useful is the pool area if it is windy on the beach side of the villa. The beds were  …see more

from £255 / night

£1781 / week

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from £255 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Greater Perth / Como

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Our 12, self-contained apartments, each with two separate bedrooms for your privacy not only have all the facilities you would come to expect in a hotel (bathroom, refrigerator, television etc.), but also contain the amenities you have at home, including a separate loun  …see more

from £75 / night

£342 - £364 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Costa Blanca / Calpe

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Situated in a quiet area near the centre and beaches of Calpe, this cosy traditional style villa is set in its own gardens and is withing a five minutes drive of all amenities, which includes a wide selection fo shops, bars and restaurants. With its private swim  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Moraira

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Need to be fit to carry luggage in the view is breathtaking!” Really enjoyed our time here. The kitchen is well equipped and there's plenty of room for two people to relax. Pool well maintained and clean. Lots of storage space and coat hangers! The ap  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £550 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of Malaga / Frigiliana

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £36 / night

£160 - £400 / week

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from £36 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Nerja / Punta Lara

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday!!!!” Great holiday, best villa I've stayed at so far in punta Lara Tracey and Pam were always on hand to help, superb!  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £615 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Tootgarook

Mornington Peninsula / Tootgarook

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Simply great location and facilities, peaceful and relaxing” We had a fabulous time. Unwinded in the peaceful setting and privacy of the location. Easy access to amenities, beach, cafes etc. and Tina is such a wonderful host  …see more

from £249 / night

£1740 / week

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from £249 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Quinns Rocks holiday bungalow rental

Quinns Rocks / Butler

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic!!!!” We visited Perth to explore the area with a view of emigrating. This house was perfect with 3 young children aged 6, 4 and 5 months it had everything that we could wish for. Sara was so helpful and made herself available wit  …see more

from £156 / night

£553 - £1150 / week

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from £156 / night

(46) Excellent 

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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 £242 / night

£1692 - £1984 / week

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from £242 / night

(23) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Speightstown

Speightstown / Heywoods

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“The perfect holiday home in the perfect location” We stayed at this house in early June last year at the suggestion of a friend of a friend of the owner. What a wonderful find it was. Our party was two couples who have, in all honesty, worked through  …see more

from £100 / night

£690 - £968 / week

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from £100 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Marachique

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay” The apartment and the complex in general were first class and made for a very relaxing holiday. We were met and shown round the apartment by Francisca who was very helpful and friendly. The apartment was very spacious, nicely decorated  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £500 / week

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from £25 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Home rental in Maynards with swimming pool

Saint Peter Parish / Maynards

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa, great location” Our party of family and friends had a lovely time at Palm Villa. The facilities are excellent, it was plenty big enough for all ten of us and Beverley was helpful and went out of her way to make our stay comfortable. We  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £2555 / week

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from £125 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 7 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“An amazing Villa” This Villa is absolutely fantastic! The quality of the decor and furniture are top class, the kitchen has a high standard of equipment and utensils. The agents, Julie and Steve, were very helpful and only a phone call away. Excellen  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £1350 / week

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from £165 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Sant Lluis

Minorca / Sant Lluis

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great for a family group in a quiet resort” Comfortable, spacious villa with lovely pool and grounds for relaxing in. Ideal for families/groups with older children (personal view due to the number of steps and open pool area). The resort of S'Algar  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £1600 / week

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from £165 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Casas del Sol

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place and a great holiday” We spent 2 weeks in [--] Casas Del Sol and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had been a couple of times before to this complex but this villa was the best one so far. It has everything you need and is modern and clean. The spa  …see more

from £54 / night

£70 - £175 / week

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from £54 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location, well-appointed one-bedroom apartment with a great view!” This was our second trip back to Cape Town within the year. We chose to return to V and A Waterfront as we loved being able to walk to many of the major sites. That is the m  …see more

from £84 / night

£542 - £1459 / week

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from £84 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Benferri holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Benferri

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” Great villa and very well equipped,swimming pool was brilliant.Good bar/restaurant 2 minute walk away and plenty of interesting towns/cities to visit within easy reach. Easy access to and from airport and whole process of booking was dealt  …see more

from £10 / night

£70 - £395 / week

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from £10 / night