Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (120644)

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 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

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped, spacious villa with own heated pool with local assistance if required.” A lovely well equipped villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Large kitchen, lounge/diner. TV but we didn't find many English channels but plenty of DVD's supplied by th  …see more

from £103 / night

£720 - £900 / week

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from £103 / night

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Holiday apartment in Chatswood

Willoughby / Chatswood

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
CHATSWOOD Help Street Close to public transport In the center of Chatswood Secure parking Fully Furnished One Bedroom Executive Apartment. Located in new building that offers pool and gym. The apartment has been stylishly furnished by an interior designer with all the  …see more

from £86 / night

£616 - £878 / week

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from £86 / night

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Holiday villa in Chaweng

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Luxurious villa withstunning ocean views” It was the nicest accommodation we have ever stayed at. It is decorated very tastefully. The manager was only a phone call away if we needed her. She was very helpful. We will return one day. Thank you Nat (ow  …see more

from £264 / night

£1845 - £2614 / week

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from £264 / night

(44) Excellent 

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Villa rental in La Toc with swimming pool, golf nearby

Castries / La Toc

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“It was a magical experience and we were reluctant to return home” We had a wonderful five night stay at this impressive newly built villa in a stunning location overlooking the Caribbean Sea, with the sandy beach of La Toc a short stroll away. The  …see more

from £237 / night

£1654 - £3886 / week

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from £237 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Orlando holiday villa rental

Orlando / Westridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Oasis away from but close to Disney World” We were looking for a home away from home for our 3 week trip to Disney and other parks in the Orlando region and found the perfect holiday home. The house was an easy 20 minute drive from the Magic Kingdom o  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £670 / week

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from £86 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Weston

Saint James Parish / Weston

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Lantana 24 is a stunning first floor 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. Located in the quieter block it enjoys fabulous sea views of the West Coast and is ideal for families or couples. This modern apartment is stylishly furnished and equipped for a very comfortable stay.  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1030 / week

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from £100 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday condo in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Cane Island

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful condo in a great location” The condo at cane island is absolutely wonderful. We were delighted with the choice we made having spent hours trawling the Internet before booking. Everywhere was sparkling clean and absolutely beautifully decorat  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £420 / week

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from £50 / night

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Boynton Beach holiday villa rental

Florida / Boynton Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
CABLE TV and HIGH SPEED Internet  …see more

from £158 / night

£1103 / week

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from £158 / night

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Villa rental in Davenport with golf nearby

Central Florida / Davenport

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real treat” As soon as we walked into the Villa at Solana we knew we were in for a treat. The Villa was spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished with all new appliances. After spending a week all cramped into one Disney hotel room it was great t  …see more

from £71 / night

£497 - £734 / week

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from £71 / night

(12) Excellent 

30

Holiday hotel apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful, fully renovated apartment high up in Sun City Resort on Australia's famous Gold Coast. Sweeping ocean views that include night lights, the canals and hinterland views. With 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and an enormous kitchen.Sun City Resort privately owned  …see more

from £211 / night

£1474 / week

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from £211 / night

(13) Excellent 

13

Apartment rental in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with shared pool

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £2000 / week

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from £129 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxury 2 bedroom air conditioned apartment on the exclusive Porto de Mos estate, with pool, 400 yards from the beach 5 mins to the nearest golf club.  …see more

from £50 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £50 / night

(14) Excellent 

15

Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Best Holiday Ever” had a wonderful time in your villa i would recommend it to all my friends & family,didn't want for anything the villa was well looked after pool area was to die for when u've had a long day at the theme parks the jacuzzi was very  …see more

from £76 / night

£530 - £680 / week

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from £76 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

New South Wales / The Entrance

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Spectacular water views Enjoy the ever changing water views from the balcony and living spaces of this lovely fully renovated 2 bedroom unit. Features include full width balcony, spacious living area, modern open plan kitchen with dishwasher. Walk across the road to the  …see more

from £94 / night

£772 / week

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from £94 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa in fantastic location in Vilamoura” We travelled to stay at Casa Amne mid-May 2013 with our 4 year old and 5 month old children. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Graham Parker with a beer or wine and got a tour of the villa whic  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2250 / week

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from £143 / night

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Holiday villa in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Binibeca” Menorca is a beautiful island and an ideal holiday destination. The beaches are clean and tidy, and the water crystal clear. Nice and warm, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Binibeca is particularly beautiful with a gorgeous be  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £65 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Ferreiras

Albufeira / Ferreiras

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Unforgettable vacation at perfect casa Lagoas” We traveled with family and friends with 2 children for two weeks. It was the best decision to choose this villa for our vacation. We're gratefull to Antonio and his team for hospitality and help. Casa L  …see more

from £101 / night

£606 - £1664 / week

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from £101 / night

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Holiday apartment in Australia & New Zealand

Port Stephens / Boat Harbour

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
"One Mile Escape" apartment is situated on the beautiful Port Stephens peninsula, on the North Coast, only 160 kilometres (99 miles) north-east of Sydney. POSITION SPACE AND VIEWS "One Mile Escape" 18 One Mile Ridge is a superb penthouse position apartment, perched hi  …see more

from £293 / night

£2047 - £2866 / week

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from £293 / night

(11) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa letting

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“perfect holiday, would definately come again” We have just returned from a 2 week holiday in Weston Magic. The location is perfect and all the attractions are within easy reach by car. The home is the perfect place to relax and has everything you ne  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Nerja

Nerja / Aljamar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Our four double bedroom (one of which is internal) airconditioned villa with private swimming pool and also access to the large community swimming pool is probably one of the best at Edificio Residencial Aljamar as it has a very large terrace. Being situated on the c  …see more

from £76 / night

£463 - £1261 / week

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from £76 / night

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Holiday apartment in Mollymook

Shoalhaven / Mollymook

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Directly opposite beautiful Mollymook beach. Our luxury 3 bedroom apartment comfortably sleeps 6 people. 2 x Queen Bedrooms and 1 x 2 single beds. This beautifully presented ground floor apartment is fully self contained and includes all the modern conveniences includi  …see more

from £123 / night

£1024 - £1053 / week

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from £123 / night

(19) Excellent 

30

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 £152 / night

£1051 - £2984 / week

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from £152 / night

(40) Very Good 

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Holiday condo in Orlando

Orlando / International Drive

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent! Extremely clean condo!” My friend and I stayed for 2 weeks in this condo. Location perfect. I Trolley stop outside and other buses if you want to venture out. Receptionists were very welcoming. Condo very clean, impressed with it all. Will  …see more

from £87 / night

£609 / week

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from £87 / night

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 £236 / night

£1412 - £3866 / week

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from £236 / night

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30

Banyalbufar holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Banyalbufar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Located in one of the most charming villages of Mallorca, Banyalbufar. This 3 bedroom apartment offers the visitor the possibility of discover the culture of the mountains of Mallorca. The apartment is completely refurbished ideal for families or groups. Really intere  …see more

from £49 / night

£340 - £955 / week

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from £49 / night

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Villa rental in Lago Esperanza Lake with swimming pool

Alcudia / Lago Esperanza Lake

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely family home” What a great find, this gorgeous house had everything we needed. Having previously checked in to a run down hovel at the same price the previous day, we breathed a collective sigh of relief when we were ushered in. Well kept, well  …see more

from £101 / night

£706 - £2118 / week

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from £101 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Porto

Porto District / Porto

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
This is a one bedroom apartment , host up to 2 people.Is close by to all the city's major attractions such as the Port Wine Cellars, Clérigos Tower, Lello book store...It's a very cosy apartment with a small balcony and full of sun.  …see more

from £47 / night

£324 / week

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from £47 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Australia & New Zealand

Greater Melbourne / Yarra

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Gorgeous apartment - ideal location!” Just stayed in this gorgeous apartment in South yarra...the apartment was pristine. We had plenty of towels, and the bedding was soft and fresh. Washer/dryer was handy - so was the hair dryer! Amazing location - w  …see more

from £105 / night

£731 - £819 / week

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from £105 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Villa with everything you need” First of all the owners of the villa, Ian & Teresa was so very helpful to us and give us a lot of good info on the area (restaurants, bike rentals etc, The villa is in a small village called Baan Nong Yai with lots of l  …see more

from £69 / night

£385 - £417 / week

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from £69 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pokolbin

Greater Newcastle / Pokolbin

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Hunter Valley Getaway is a Holiday Rental at The Vintage Golf & Spa Resort & Wedding Venue in the Hunter Valley Vineyards. The home features modern styling with open plan living areas, gourmet kitchen, overlooking a large Alfresco Dining & BBQ area and swiming pool.  …see more

from £293 / night

£2223 - £2632 / week

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from £293 / night

(8) Very Good 

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West Algarve holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful apartment, fantastic location” This was our third year at the Porto Mos complex - and this was by far the best apartment we have stayed in. As with all of them the location is great - close to the beach and the great restaurants and bars the  …see more

from £90 / night

£475 - £725 / week

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from £90 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Camps Bay holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Camps Bay

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The complex offers two swimming pools, barbeque facilities and off street parking. Perfectly located, a mere ten minutes walk from the spectacular Camps Bay Boulevard and beaches where some of the best restaurants in Cape Town are found.Camps Bay offers a delightful and  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 - £1533 / week

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from £69 / night

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Harvie Heights ski apartment to rent.

Banff National Park / Harvie Heights

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The condo is in a quiet area 2km outside Canmore. There is so much to do in the area hiking, biking, golfing, skiing, dog sledding, and so much more. Not to mention the amazing restaurants and breath taking views on the area. Our condo comes fully equiped and furnished,  …see more

from £57 / night

£367 / week

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from £57 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b rental

Yarra Glen / Dixons Creek

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Glenlowren Cottage is a fully self contained, luxurious cottage, designed with relaxation and comfort in mind. This spacious and secluded cottage is perfect for a romantic escape - to unwind, rejuvenate and get reconnected with the important things in life.The l  …see more

from £147 / night

£860 / week

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from £147 / night

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Holiday home in Plettenberg Bay

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A local management agency manages the property on behalf of the owner. Housekeepers can be arranged.  …see more

from £24 / night

£402 - £1544 / week

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from £24 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Sunrise Beach

Noosa / Sunrise Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Beach house for the whole family, including the pets. Only 300m to the beach and cafe.  …see more

from £176 / night

£1229 / week

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from £176 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Puerto Banus holiday townhouse rental

Puerto Banus / Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing stay, beautiful surrounding close to beach & town” The property was well equipped and spacious for the four of us, set in lovely grounds. Beds very comfortable and olenty of outside space for lunches, sun bathing. The ppol was nice but cold  …see more

from £80 / night

£389 - £949 / week

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from £80 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Wilderness

Western Cape / Wilderness

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
Wilderness House is walking distance to Wilderness Village restaurants, beach and lagoon. We are en route from Eastern Cape to Cape Town, with the N2 being the main freeway feeding Wilderness and George.Wilderness House ideal holiday home to relax and enjoy beautiful se  …see more

from £115 / night

£570 - £850 / week

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from £115 / night

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Holiday apartment in Como

Greater Perth / Como

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Suitable for a holiday or business stay, this private and completely self-contained apartment is next to the Swan River and 10 minutes from the City. Como Beach offers a comfortable alternative to city high rise, is close to the CBD and entertainment venues and a quick*  …see more

from £88 / night

£527 - £691 / week

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from £88 / night