Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (172991)

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 swimming pool in Ponta Do Sol

Ponta Do Sol / Canhas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A lovely contemporary and welcoming well-appointed 3 bedroomed Villa with heated pool, in a tranquil sunny countryside area, close to the ocean and walking trails in sunny area of Ponta do Sol, Madeira. If you are looking for property in Madeira, the owner has a sister  …see more

from £180 / night

£615 - £1474 / week

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from £180 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Port de Pollenca holiday penthouse rental

Port de Pollenca / Sandy Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fantastic recently refurbished Penthouse apartment right on the seafront of Puerto Pollensa. With fantastic panoramic views over the Pollensa Bay, it's ideal for families looking for an apartment next to the beach yet only 10 minute walking distance from town cente  …see more

from £126 / night

£878 - £1623 / week

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from £126 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Pasito Blanco

Gran Canaria / Pasito Blanco

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa located in Meloneras next to Maspalomas lighthouse and dunes..Close to the beach and shopping centers. Sea views. FREE wifi. Swimming pool with jacuzzi .Private garden/terrace with Barbacue area.Sat tv. Fantastic and exclusive place. 150m2.  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 - £909 / week

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from £88 / night

(6) Very Good 

23

Marbella Town holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Marbella Town

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“best views in marbella” Fantastic views in the spacious 1 bed. Had everything we needed, right in the heart ofMarbella and on the seafront even though it was a quiet complex. Both adult pools were lovely to swim in. Hundreds of restaurants and bars to  …see more

from £44 / night

£264 - £615 / week

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from £44 / night

(11) Very Good 

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

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Sotogrande Marina holiday apartment rental

Sotogrande / Sotogrande Marina

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
This spacious apartment is situated in the very heart of the Sotogrande Marina, Andalucia, beautifully positioned between the rolling hills of the Sierra Alminera and the Mediterranean sea. In Sotogrande you will find excellent bars, cafes, restaurants, beach clubs, sho  …see more

from £88 / night

£439 - £702 / week

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from £88 / night

(15) Very Good 

30

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 14 4 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A lovely stay at a beautiful villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. An easy 15 minute walk from the lovely marina with brilliant shops, bars and restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere. The villa was clean and tidy, well equipped and spacious and  …see more

from £246 / night

£1474 - £4036 / week

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from £246 / night

21

Holiday apartment in Tuan Chau Island

Halong Bay / Tuan Chau Island

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Located in the most beautiful bay in the world, our 2 bedrooms flat offering amazing views, fresh air and convenient services of a modern apartment (eg: swimming pool, gym, wifi etc.) - 5 mins to Reu Island - Vinpearl Ha Long Resort - 5 mins to Halong bay quays - Bai ch  …see more

from £35 / night

£241 / week

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from £35 / night

(39) 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

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Lagos

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great spacious villa with lots of character and lovely views.” We had a wonderful two weeks at Casa Montaza. The villa is not ultra modern but is spacious, furnished in a north African style with lots of character and is very well equipped. It has ext  …see more

from £142 / night

£990 - £2070 / week

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from £142 / night

(21) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment in Valencia

Valencia / Valencia City Centre

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location in the heart of the city yet close to excellent beach” We can only recommend Valencia and this apartment. Perfect place for couples travelling with one or two children. The apartment was well equipped, clean and tidy, the owner very  …see more

from £63 / night

£375 - £695 / week

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from £63 / 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

 …see more

from £36 / night

£160 - £400 / week

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from £36 / 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

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Flamingos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment and location” The apartment was ideal for our family holiday and I would highly recommend it. It is an ideal base to enjoy top class restaurants, beaches, golf and pampering days at local 5 star hotel.  …see more

from £158 / night

£878 - £1185 / week

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from £158 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Emu Bay

Kangaroo Island / Emu Bay

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Elanora is an elegant beachhouse on the idyllic Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island, only 100m from the beach. Enjoy stunning views of the ocean and 4 km of white sand beaches, from the expansive sundeck, main bedroom and open plan living area. Warm and cosy in Winter. With qual  …see more

from £118 / night

£803 - £1559 / week

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from £118 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Albuferia's Old Town centre is 5 mins by car or an easy and wonderful 20 minute walk, right in front of the famous and fantastic fisherman's beach. It is a lovely town with a fantastic marina, excellent restaurants, shopping and great summer activities, for co  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £60 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Canggu with swimming pool

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Luxurious villa, huge pool, in a great location away from the hustle and bustle” Our family of four (including a 5 year old and 2 year old) had a 2 week stay at Villa Samskara and it was undoubtedly the most relaxing holiday I have had since having ch  …see more

from £205 / night

£1230 - £2623 / week

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from £205 / night

(9) Excellent 

35

Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Aljamar

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
This spacious air conditioned 2 bedroom apartment is situated in Burriana Beach zone in one of the most elegant privately gated complexes in the picturesque Moorish Town of Nerja. It was a three bedroom apartment but as we like to have en-suite facilities it was deci  …see more

from £40 / night

£255 - £641 / week

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from £40 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderfully relaxing!” The villa is lovely with a great pool area that is in the sun all day. There were plenty of sunbeds and lots of room for 6 people. It is on the golf course, right by the tee off for the 10th hole which I thought might be a littl  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Bardez

Goa / Bardez

4 14 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
“Lazy River Cottage” The place has all essential features to make it a great vacation stay ! I traveled with a family of 9 adults (including parents & In-laws) + 1 Kid.. The interactions with Capt Leo has been very gentle and warm, which made me feel c  …see more

from £79 / night

£553 / week

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from £79 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Kalkan / Kiziltas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great pool, great view and a good size Villa!” OK, so we'll get the one negative about this place out of the way, that is that you will need a car if you want to 'nip' anywhere. BUT that isn't an issue and will be the same with most villas. Fact of th  …see more

from £68 / night

£475 - £995 / week

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from £68 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Javea

Javea / Arenal

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent again” Yet another fantastic holiday,met up with friends from last year and met new friends,apartment again clean and tidy and has everything you could possibly require during your stay,Les the owner as ever great communication from start to  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £900 / week

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from £43 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / Los Altos/Punta Prima

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Fridge freezer ,microwave, kettle, oven, hob, coffee maker, washing machine, clothes line, iron & board,  …see more

from £31 / night

£176 - £259 / week

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from £31 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ciudad Quesada with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing Break - Great Villa” Arrived to receive a lovely welcome Easter card & details of local supermarket/opening times, voucher book, local papers. The villa was clean & spacious. Plenty big enough for a family 5-6; we didn't use the shared pool  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £300 / week

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from £25 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Kalkara

Island of Malta / Kalkara

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A designer finished accommodation to impress with all the trimmings to enjoy! Here's your chance to enjoy the comfort of a special rental that will surely impress with its chic appeal throughout. Enter the block and just 3 steps take you to the accommodation leve  …see more

from £83 / night

£581 - £839 / week

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from £83 / night

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Holiday bungalow with shared pool in Costa de Antigua

Fuerteventura / Costa de Antigua

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
One bedroom bungalow with terrace.Use of communial pool. Friendly and quiet well established small resort. Five minutes walk to coast. Two single beds in bedroom. Sofa bed in lounge area..Fully equiped with fridge freezer, combined microwave.2 hob cooking facility Kettl  …see more

from £28 / night

£190 - £250 / week

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from £28 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Old Course Golf Club

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa in an ideal tranquil location” Very clean, modern, well equipped and well kept villa with beautiful garden and swimming pool. Only downside was a lack of mirrors and the sticky sap around the pool and patio areas from the trees.  …see more

from £106 / night

£615 - £1685 / week

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from £106 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Tenerife / Adeje

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“One of the best villas that we've stayed in” The villa is set high up a winding road a few minutes from the nearest town. Inside, it is spacious and well furnished but that is just an added extra because who wants to spend their holiday inside? Outsi  …see more

from £156 / night

£1090 - £2370 / week

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from £156 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Pollenca holiday villa rental

Majorca / Pollenca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
Sleeps 4- Peaceful Location, 15 Minutes Walk From Pretty Pollenca Old Town  …see more

from £94 / night

£658 - £1843 / week

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from £94 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Vera holiday apartment rental

Province of Almeria / Vera

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Al Andalus is a development in Puerto Rey, Vera, Costa del Almeria, built in the attractive Andalucian style. Every effort has been made to make both the apartment & extensive gardens a relaxing & comfortable place to spend your well earned holiday. (Please rea  …see more

from £25 / night

£172 / week

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from £25 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Chilled break” Beautiful apartment with excellent facilities! Great location which is far enough out of the centre of La Cala so that it's quiet but near enough for an easy flat walk in the evening! Great outside space for sunbathing but with shade if  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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from £65 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Vale do Lobo holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vale do Lobo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magical Holiday” We booked this villa primarily for the pool but the rest of the villa, the grounds and the location were excellent too. We have 2 young children age 4 and 2 and wanted them to enjoy learning to swim. Having a slope into the pool was  …see more

from £158 / night

£1097 - £3115 / week

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from £158 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Neerim South

Gippsland / Neerim South

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Pear Tree Cottage will become your home away from home, no matter how long your stay is with us. Imagine arriving to your own romantic cottage, and as soon as you drive up the circular driveway, lined with cottage gardens, you feel relaxation start to set in. Wh  …see more

from £195 / night

£1050 / week

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from £195 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Dalyan

Dalyan / Metinler

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This Dreamturkishvilla offers wonderful accommodation for you and your family in a quiet area of town, which is only 15 mins walk away.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £940 / week

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from £72 / night

(21) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benalmadena Costa

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent accommodation,spacious and clean all amenities” very comfortable and ideal for travelling around the area,well looked after and someone there to answer all queries  …see more

from £25 / night

£150 - £525 / week

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from £25 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Peniche

Leiria District / Peniche

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
House with a very charming decor and a private pateo to make your beach vacation unforgettable! Walking distance to Consolação beach and close to Supertubos beach, the great surf spot in Peniche area.The ideal location for good beach, waves, food and rel  …see more

from £31 / night

£36 - £338 / week

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from £31 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Cabo Roig / Cala Capitan Beach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The Perfect Getaway” We were pleasantly surprised to discover that the apartment had undergone a complete refurbishment between booking and arrival. The Complex is situated right on the beach. It's a low rise gated development, with nice gardens.  …see more

from £53 / night

£351 - £571 / week

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from £53 / night

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Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 £237 / night

£942 / week

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from £237 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely fantastic holiday.” We have just returned from this villa after spending the first 2 weeks in september. The weather was absolutely amazing. We went for my daughters 18th birthday and also my sons 9th birthday, we also have a 16 year old da  …see more

from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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from £107 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Oura Beach holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa - Great location!” This villa was amazing for a group of 12 girls celebrating finishing school. The location was absolutely perfect - less than 5 minutes to the strip and supermarket. As other reviews have said the Strip is noisy in the e  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night