Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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 apartment in Salema

Faro District / Salema

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Sitting in a prime position at the top of the resort, this 2 bedroom townhouse has been styled elegantly and maintained to an excellent standard. The open plan living-dining room opens onto a dining balcony with glorious sea views of the bay although a view of the sea  …see more

from £115 / night

£527 - £1097 / week

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from £115 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Mirissa with swimming pool

Southern Province / Mirissa

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Nisala is an international award winning property, located on the Indian Ocean with at least 4+ bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities. The Villa has its own private swimming pool plus Jacuzzi .It has a private gym as well as a cinema style entertainment room.It als  …see more

from £574 / night

£4017 / week

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from £574 / night

(22) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Balaia Golf Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice experience to repeat!” We had a great holiday time this Summer! Indeed we extremely enjoyed the villa as we found it cozy and nice . We also appreciated some very friendly details (such as having confidence about the unknown users in what conc  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £900 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with shared pool in Alvor

Alvor / Prainha

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Stunning villa totally renewed in 2013 with a very clean and cool design.This one bedroom villa features an american kitchen and a sitting room that opens to a terrace.The rooftop allows you to sunbath and refresh using the double outdoor shower. This villa was  …see more

from £38 / night

£264 - £834 / week

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from £38 / night

(22) Very Good 

42

Holiday villa in El Port de la Selva

Costa Brava / El Port de la Selva

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
SPECIAL OFFER FROM NOW TO SEPTEMBER.: Contact the owner. 8 persons max. Basic Price for 2 persons. 15 € per additional person, Hot season: fixed price per week.  …see more

from £88 / night

£834 - £1843 / week

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from £88 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Estreito de Camara de Lobos

Madeira / Estreito de Camara de Lobos

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The picturesque Haybarn Cottage is set in a beautiful country estate in the sun-drenched hills west of Funchal. The cottage is set apart and has its own private garden with lovely views and is surrounded by mature trees. The ideal choice for those seeking a combination  …see more

from £27 / night

£185 - £369 / week

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from £27 / night

(11) Very Good 

19

Holiday apartment in Calabardina

Murcia / Calabardina

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely apartment with stunning views of the bay” Knowing the Costa Del Sol & Costa Tropical coasts very well we decided to try Costa Calida instead. We went blindly to Calabardina but it didn't disappoint us. The owner's photos show exactly the locati  …see more

from £38 / night

£263 - £492 / week

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from £38 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Sucina holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Sucina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment in perfect location” I stayed at the Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort with a group of friends on a break from the UK weather and the standard of the accommodation and location of the apartment was perfect. The apartment included all th  …see more

from £35 / night

£215 - £275 / week

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from £35 / night

17

Home rental in Vincentia with golf nearby

Jervis Bay / Vincentia

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Walking distance to the beach, access to national parks, close to local amenities, large, spacious comfortable house.  …see more

from £232 / night

£1605 - £1775 / week

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from £232 / night

12

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Moraira

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Chrisuli is an attractively furnished and decorated villa, the construction is in Arabic style, set in private grounds in a quiet residential area on a hillside approx. 3 km from the beach and resort of Moraira. There are panoramic views of the resort and sea, whi  …see more

from £72 / night

£504 / week

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from £72 / night

(1) Very Good 

24

Cala d'Or holiday farmhouse rental

Cala d'Or / Adva Des Fort

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Roca is a beautiful, airy country house full of natural light with a side tower. The house which exteriors are clad with rural stone is arranged in three levels. From the hall there is direct access to the dining room with two dining areas -close one to the other-, one  …see more

from £321 / night

£1014 - £2242 / week

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from £321 / night

(20) Excellent 

20

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

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Esuri

Ayamonte / Costa Esuri

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
A beautifully furnished, modern and fully equipped 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with balcony. Situated close to the golf club, with Private parking and communal adult and childrens pools with grassed sunbathing areas and shades provided.  …see more

from £44 / night

£264 - £417 / week

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from £44 / night

(17) Excellent 

41

Hout Bay holiday villa rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
Maison Noir is a totally private villa, set amongst magnificent mountain ranges, minutes to beach, restaurants, wine estates & botanical gardens. Gorgeous swimming pool, entertainment areas, private cinema and stocked wine cellar. We can sleep 8 guests in luxury and  …see more

from £533 / night

£3730 / week

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from £533 / night

24

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Boavista

Lagos / Boavista

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
A comfortable, two bedroom, self catering villa with internet TV, free WIFI, extended front terrace and private rear barbecue area.  …see more

from £31 / night

£198 - £509 / week

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from £31 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Kalkan with shared pool

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” We have just returned from two amazing weeks staying at the beautiful 'Mina' apartment. We loved the wonderful views from the roof terrace and enjoyed lovely breakfasts making use of the juicer and the abundant supply of cheap oranges that you ca  …see more

from £45 / night

£200 - £725 / week

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from £45 / night

(3) Excellent 

32

Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent base for a fabulous holiday. Home from home.” Stayed with friends in this lovely house. Very clean, tidy and spacious. Nice private decked area outside. Quiet area but close enough to the centre of town for groceries, bars and restaurants. J  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1600 / week

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from £100 / night

(20) Excellent 

32

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

(11) Very Good 

20

Holiday apartment in Vera Playa

Vera Playa / Al Andalus Thalassa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant location, fantastic apartment” We had a lovely relaxing week in your superb well equipped apartment. we felt at home as soon as we walked in. peaceful quiet location and all within easy reach of beaches, shops and restaurants. having 2 bathr  …see more

from £37 / night

£150 - £320 / week

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from £37 / night

15

Apartment rental in Whitianga

Coromandel Peninsula / Whitianga

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa 2 in the Aqua Soleil complex, Whitianga is two storied and fully self contained. Upstairs accommodates 4 guests in 2 bedrooms with all linen and towels provided. The ideal spot for your next holiday. Shared use of the complex swimming pool and spa.  …see more

from £79 / night

£588 - £1089 / week

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from £79 / night

(3) Excellent 

28

Holiday villa rental

Costa del Sol / Alhaurin el Grande

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Family Holiday” The Villa provided everything we wanted for a family holiday, and great value. It had lovely views and ideally located to all amenities within the Costa del Sol Would recommend.  …see more

from £135 / night

£575 - £1200 / week

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from £135 / night

(4) Very Good 

22

Holiday apartment in El Puerto de Santa Maria

Costa de la Luz / El Puerto de Santa Maria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous apartment” Perfect location the apartment was spacious and had everything you need.Views from the terrace were stunning especially for watching the sunset over the beach. Great cocktails at the beach bar. Highly recommended. Only wish there  …see more

from £75 / night

£483 - £987 / week

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from £75 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Javea

Costa Blanca / Javea

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely property” This property has everything one could want for a holiday. There are plenty of facilities in the property to allow one to live as one would at home. The property is located approximately 1.5 miles from the nearest beach which is bea  …see more

from £243 / night

£1695 - £2495 / week

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from £243 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Moraira with shared pool, golf nearby

Moraira / San Jaime

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment and host” We've just come back from a wonderful month in Moraira where we stayed at Fran's lovely apartment. We found it very spacious, comfortable and well equipped and especially enjoyed sitting around the beautiful pool right o  …see more

from £44 / night

£264 - £610 / week

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from £44 / night

(3) Very Good 

16

Home rental in Cowes with golf nearby

Phillip Island / Cowes

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
Great house with flexible sleeping arrangements. Relax, entertain, enjoy!  …see more

from £62 / night

£479 - £1396 / week

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from £62 / night

(13) Excellent 

31

Holiday apartment in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“great holiday apartment” had a lovely holiday at the buena gardens apartment had everything you need to enjoy your stay there lovely pool and good location for getting around altinkum would really recommend to anyone looking for a nice relaxing time.  …see more

from £27 / night

£199 / week

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from £27 / night

(9) Very Good 

23

Gibbes holiday apartment accommodation

Saint Peter Parish / Gibbes

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“For us this has EVERYTHING!! Totally brilliant!!” On our 5th visit to Barbados - a glorious island which never disappoints and where there's always plenty to do - we discovered Ashanti Apt. 5 and we got a fabulous self-catering experience at very reas  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £575 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Pollenca with swimming pool

Pollenca / Pollensa Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
The villa is situated in a distance from Pollensa of around 1 km ,10minutes walking ,or 5 minutes driving maximum.The closest beach is 6 km away and the nearest supermarket can be reached in 3 minutes with a car  …see more

from £151 / night

£1053 - £2536 / week

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from £151 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Sao Martinho do Porto

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a spacious 3-bedroom apartment in a prime location in Sao Martinho do Porto. Situated just 50 metres away from the beach and benefiting from fantastic sea views and a communal swimming pool there is no doubt that this is one of the most desirable apartments in t  …see more

from £53 / night

£370 - £870 / week

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from £53 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Villa rental in Budens with golf nearby

Budens / Parque da Floresta

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely Superb” we recently stayed in this beautiful villa and was absolutely delighted with our time. Initially, we were concerned about the location of the villa so close to the golf course, maybe getting a golf ball in the pool ! The owner said  …see more

from £88 / night

£702 - £1492 / week

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from £88 / night

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Port de Pollenca holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Villa Can Patrice, a beautiful traditional Villa of three separate rental apartments, within beautiful mature gardens and fabulous pool area, large sun terrace with sun loungers, parasols, area for dining al fresco, BBQ and stunning views of the mountains. The apartment  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 - £700 / week

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from £79 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Mullins

Saint Peter Parish / Mullins

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just Beautiful, I wish it was mine!!” This is the second time I have stayed at Ocean View and it's just perfect. The apartment is immaculate and is extremely well equipped, has wifi and also a docking station/speakers for your i-pod. I fell in love w  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £3220 / week

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from £150 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Hervey Bay

Fraser Coast / Hervey Bay

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Get away from it all! High on a hill with sea breezes, relax on the verandahs and watch the sea and the sky. Only 15 minutes from central Scarness and 7 mins to the nearest shopping centre. An acre of garden with birds and occasional kangaroos if you're lucky. Peac  …see more

from £99 / night

£692 / week

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from £99 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Serta

Castelo Branco District / Serta

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
This holiday cottage with pool is a 5 minute drive from the centre of Serta. Casa Lerryn is a new location with lots to discover and the reassurance of having all the familiar home comforts Your holiday home is a "home from home" with Satelite TV, WiFi, DVD,  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 / week

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from £80 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful property with fantastic views” Upon arriving at Casa Estrela their was an unanimous 'wow'. It is a beautiful property and very well equipped and very roomy. We are a family of ten, ages ranging from 6 to 78 years, and we spent a fabulous t  …see more

from £259 / night

£1663 - £2189 / week

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from £259 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Marbella holiday villa rental

Marbella / Marbella

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous views” Had a great week at this villa. The views were outstanding - really stunning. The villa was clean, spacious and airy, and the although the pool was small, the area was clean and well kept. Jane was a great hostess and came out to help  …see more

from £279 / night

£1950 / week

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from £279 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port of Soller

Soller / Port of Soller

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Peaceful retreat in itself and a great base for local exploration” Great apartment, clean and well-equipped. View from balcony is stunning overlooking the marina. View from the bedroom out towards the sea and the sunset was idyllic. Puerto de Soller  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £640 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Estepona Puerto/Marina

Estepona / Estepona Puerto/Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“great place to stay” apartment was clean and spacious..helen went out of her way to make sure everything was organised for us...she was always very easy to contact and very helpful with all questions we had before we arrived..  …see more

from £71 / night

£347 - £571 / week

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from £71 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa, perfect location!” We could not be happier with our stay at Villa Rafiki - beautifully furnished, comfortable, spacious and equipped with everything you could need. We loved the outdoor space, perfect for relaxing and dining. A person  …see more

from £188 / night

£1185 - £1448 / week

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from £188 / night