Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (177558)

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 villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
NEW stunning Villa Birdie has direct golf course, ocean, mountain and town views. This magnificent villa is one of the most spacious and luxurious in the golf complex. Built in a 800m2 property, the villa has the longest heated* swimming pool in the area. It has a gre  …see more

from £145 / night

£1012 / week

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from £145 / night

(7) Very Good 

27

Ban Tai holiday villa rental

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Villa and Location” We stayed at this beautiful villa with two other couples and it was just perfect. Comfortable accommodation with everything you need to make your stay an enjoyable one. The pool was non-chlorine and just what you need in the  …see more

from £135 / night

£925 - £1150 / week

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from £135 / night

(35) Very Good 

23

Costa Adeje holiday apartment rental

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“excellent location apartment has ample room easy to book with owner” there was 3 of us in the apartment plenty of room even for a family of 4/5. Location is excellent and well served by the owners agent Janet the bathroom light wasn,t working fixed im  …see more

from £41 / night

£285 - £634 / week

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from £41 / night

(12) Excellent 

14

Macher holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Macher

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Surrounded by mature gardens and patios with magnificant panaromic views of mountains and sea. Very tranquil and private.The Villa consists of 5 large bedrooms. 1 double master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, 3 double and 1 twin bedrooms. The main bedr  …see more

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2200 / week

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from £258 / night

(1) Excellent 

12

Villa rental in Choeng Thale with swimming pool

Thalang District / Choeng Thale

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice villa with great service” We stayed in the villa for 10 days and it was a wonderful experience. The villa is well-maintain and the services provided are excellent especially Suzie, who was our main contact in Phuket, is really helpful.  …see more

from £190 / night

£1330 / week

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from £190 / night

(11) Excellent 

39

Holiday b&b with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 24 Min stay varies

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

from £847 / night

£5605 - £16089 / week

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from £847 / night

(1) Excellent 

29

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

 …see more

from £35 / night

£156 - £389 / week

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from £35 / 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 £171 / night

£1191 / week

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from £171 / 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

(38) Excellent 

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Valletta holiday apartment rental

Valletta / Central Valletta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent apartment” This is an excellent apartment. Situation if perfect, furnished to a high standard. We prefer self catering as my husband is an excellent cook and likes to cook the local food himself. A bit wary of doing this overseas as not a  …see more

from £89 / night

£624 - £1018 / week

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from £89 / night

(1) Excellent 

44

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sant Rafael

Sant Rafael / Buscatell

8 12 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Stunning Valley Finca is a beautiful 'Finca' style villa set in the foothills of Sant Mateo Mountains near to the villages of Sant Mateu, Sant Rafel, and Santa Gertrudis.  …see more

from £364 / night

£2543 / week

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from £364 / night

(44) Very Good 

20

Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very good apartment” Have stayed in Parque Santiago 2 on many occasions and this is the best property so far. The decor and fittings are clean and in good condition. Having wifi and British television was good for us as we had bad weather. The comp  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Marina with shared pool

Lagos / Marina

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another fantastic stay!” Apartment was great. This is the second time we have stayed in this small and lovely complex but the first time in this apartment. It was very spacious, well furnished and very clean. A lovely big balcony which got the morn  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £770 / week

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from £47 / night

(3) Very Good 

15

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Candolim

Bardez / Candolim

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The complex is just two minute walk to the main road with 20 - 30 restaurants providing all kinds of food.  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £840 / week

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from £40 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Montesinos

Los Montesinos / Entre-Naranjos

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Looking for the perfect place to relax? Look no further! This spacious well equiped 2 bed 2 bath apartment, located 5 minutes drive from the Spanish village of San Miguel and Los Montesinos, with lots to do on site and places to explore. set amongst the orange and lemon  …see more

from £22 / night

£146 - £171 / week

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from £22 / night

(4) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“quiet but well suited” fully equipped villa, clean with fresh linen and towels, very quiet area quiet pool near always empty , bit of a walk to shops or town but a walk down and taxi back (4euros) was our way of travel, overall good relaxing br  …see more

from £35 / night

£249 / week

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from £35 / night

(1) Very Good 

41

Playa de las Americas holiday apartment rental

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Paraiso Royal, center of las Americas, las Americas center, center, playa de las Americas, las americas, beach, first line, siam park, siam mall, columbus, sol tenerife  …see more

from £63 / night

£436 - £969 / week

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from £63 / night

(1) Very Good 

12

Holiday apartment in Can Pastilla

Majorca / Can Pastilla

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Our house is located on the 6th floor of an apartment block -just in its corner- on the small beach of Can Pastilla, 500 m from the small harbor and right in the origin of the famous Playa de Palma. It has communitary parking. It is a very quiet area, 8 km from the hist  …see more

from £77 / night

£599 - £1069 / week

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from £77 / night

(7) Excellent 

22

Holiday penthouse in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent apartment, superb location” My extended family and I stayed in this apartment for 2 weeks in July. We were 6 grownups with 5 kids aged 2 to 13 years. The apartment with its 5 bedrooms and 3 WCs and spacious living- and dining-rooms was jus  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 - £1197 / week

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from £86 / night

20

Holiday cottage in Cams Wharf

Lake Macquarie / Cams Wharf

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Child friendly
Catherine Hill Bay is approximately 1.5hours north of Sydney CBD by car. It is 55 minutes from the start of the M1 freeway at Hornsby. This architect designed home is 9 years old, and reflects the architectural and cultural values of this unique and largely intact coa  …see more

from £87 / night

£618 - £1667 / week

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from £87 / night

(35) Excellent 

26

Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment, cracking view of the marina” i stayed here with my partner and our toddler daughter. the apartment is large and fully equipped with a great view over the marina, its also quite safe for young children. the pool is private, clean,  …see more

from £48 / night

£257 - £671 / week

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from £48 / night

(12) Very Good 

22

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cala Llonga

Ibiza / Cala Llonga

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great view” A well equipped and comfortable apartment. The complex has a great number of amenities on site and is in a resort that is convenient for getting anywhere on the island within 45mins, give or take....it is well worthwhile g  …see more

from £36 / night

£246 - £510 / week

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from £36 / night

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Holiday apartment in Sydney Olympic Park

Auburn / Sydney Olympic Park

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Our stunning two bedroom comes with a security car space, cosy, clean and contemporary, offering ultra convenience and luxury life style. Have a feel of home while you are away~! Getting Around -Easy access to two separate train stations(Olympic Park station and Conco  …see more

from £123 / night

£856 / week

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from £123 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“San juan de capistrano” We have hust returned from a two week holiday staying at the villa in san juan de capistrano.we had a fantastic time and the villa had everything we needed.the pool was great and the 4 children aged from 4 to 10 were in and ou  …see more

from £95 / night

£642 - £1137 / week

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from £95 / night

(36) Excellent 

15

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect haven for a fabulous holiday” My Wife and I and our dear friends stayed at Beija Flor for our first Bajan holiday. The house is wonderfully relaxing, in a near perfect location, is fully equipped to satisfy your every need and the pool is a jo  …see more

from £199 / night

£1435 - £2067 / week

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from £199 / night

(32) Excellent 

21

Villa rental in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / Playa del Duque

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa, fabulous location - couldn't ask for more” We stayed here in September 2012 as a family with 4 generations ranging from 8 months to 80+ years old. We were extremely impressed with what we saw. The villa had an area suitable for every m  …see more

from £306 / night

£2137 - £2565 / week

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from £306 / night

(15) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Castalla

Costa Blanca / Castalla

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need for a perfect holiday” The property was spotlessly clean and in fantastic decorative order with everything in working order. Villa has everything you could ever need for a great holiday. The owners were incredibly friendly, committ  …see more

from £71 / night

£500 - £590 / week

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from £71 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Old Village

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
New Modern self catering one bed apartment with stunning views over the Old Village, golf course and to the sea. Private roof terrace - ideal for couples seeking intimate sun. 15 minutes walk from Vilamoura Marina. Located within a small new secure condominium.L  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £664 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Very Good 

33

Holiday penthouse in La Mairena

Marbella / La Mairena

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely property situated in the "Village" of La Mairena above Marbella. An attico apartment with beautiful views down the mountain to the mediterranean. Has modern and aesthetic furniture including artwork from local artists. It is straight down the hill to  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £600 / week

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from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need and more for a perfect holiday” I have just returned from the most wonderful holiday at El Mirador,The coast road from Malaga airport is a great road to travel upon the views are superb,it is a very straight forward journey to the  …see more

from £60 / night

£325 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Benijofar with shared pool

Province of Alicante / Benijofar

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom modern townhouse in an ideal location for families, golfers and sun-seekers alike. This well furnished modern villa overlooks the communal pool on a quiet development. Situated in Monte Azul area of Benijofar close to Cuidad Qu  …see more

from £60 / night

£350 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Benaguasil with swimming pool

Costa Blanca / Benaguasil

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great villa in a fantastic location!” I've just come back from a fantastic holiday at Casa De La Luz and would highly recommend it! The villa is in a really quiet peaceful location (you'll definitely need a car as it's a short drive to the nearest to  …see more

from £150 / night

£695 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • 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 £72 / night

£402 / week

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from £72 / night

(9) Excellent 

29

Holiday apartment in Unawatuna

Galle / Unawatuna

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
How do you imagine your next holiday in Sri Lanka? Relaxing in the nature, of course. Marked by the slow pace of life and pleasure of Asian Lands, enriched by fragrances and tastes which awake your souls. Dionis Villa is a good place to relax: located in Unawatuna,  …see more

from £32 / night

£242 - £291 / week

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from £32 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Western Province / Darga Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Paradise Refound” We have just experienced the most wonderful two weeks holiday at this delightful villa-a real home from home-except that we were waited upon most regally. The staff were wonderful and we couldn't have had better attention.I wish I c  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1520 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

43

Holiday bungalow rental

Saklikent / Kadikoy

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
For 2 - 6 persons A beautiful cottage for couples or family for a truly relaxing break. Perfect for conservative families. The cottage is in a quiet countryside setting with stunning mountain views surrounded by forest, fields and fruit trees. Away from mass tourism. I  …see more

from £46 / night

£318 - £539 / week

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from £46 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Magnificent private villa set in hills above exclusive resorts and beaches of Fanabe & Bahia del Duques in Southern Tenerife. Sleeps 10. Large private heated pool. Solarium with sunbeds and parasols. Ocean views. Peaceful and private. Beautiful garden with BBQ.  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £2995 / week

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from £143 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We wish that we could go straight back there!” Regarding Gran Tarajal. It's all been said before in other reviews but this lovely Spanish town is truly a place that has not yet been spoiled by mass touirsm. La Solana in the Vista Mar development is s  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool, golf nearby in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Puebla Aida

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa in great location” Our holiday, in June 2014, at this lovely villa was delightful. It was very clean and had everything we needed, including wi-fi, satellite TV and very comfortable beds. We made good use of the gas BBQ and patio area, a  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £945 / week

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from £100 / night

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Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful beach home, fully furnished home including linens, with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located in Honduras Shores Planation, a gated community, with private pool, private beach and beach club access. Bedrooms are air conditioned. Houskeeping service included in price.  …see more

from £161 / night

£1124 / week

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from £161 / night