Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (72603)

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 townhouse in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Azalea Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £150 / night

£650 - £890 / week

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avg. 3 hours 17 minutes

from £150 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Las Coloradas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £85 / night

£595 - £932 / week

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avg. 1 hour 8 minutes

from £85 / night

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Holiday apartment in Sydney

New South Wales / Sydney

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £119 / night

£832 / week

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from £119 / night

(9) Very Good 

80

Cala d'Or holiday villa rental

Cala d'Or / Cala D'Or Marina

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa in excellent location” We enjoyed a two week holiday at Villa Paraiso with another family this summer and loved every minute of it! The villa is spacious and well equipped with everything from an American style f/f to hold all the beer,
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from £181 / night

£1261 - £3320 / week

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from £181 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Leiria District / Foz do Arelho

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £83 / night

£580 - £2080 / week

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from £83 / night

(11) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Pueblo

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa with wonderful views of the sea.” I have recently returned from a second holiday, with my extended family (aged 6 months to 91yrs), at the stunning Villa Elegante. I would not hesitate to go back for a third visit as it would be virtua
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from £239 / night

£1667 - £3250 / week

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avg. 2 hours 32 minutes

from £239 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Alcudia with swimming pool

Majorca / Alcudia

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £172 / night

£1200 - £3000 / week

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avg. 2 hours 57 minutes

from £172 / night

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Vilamoura holiday villa let

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £72 / night

£500 - £1800 / week

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avg. 1 hour 40 minutes

from £72 / night

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San Juan de los Terreros holiday home rental

Province of Almeria / San Juan de los Terreros

3 4 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £34 / night

£234 / week

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avg. 2 hours 30 minutes

from £34 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Eden Island

Eden Island

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful apartment” We stayed at eden for 1 month in aug and I must stay don't hesitate to book this apartment it had everything you needed and more its a wonderful island everyone is so friendly . It had a great gym which I used every day and the p
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from £177 / night

£1236 / week

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from £177 / night

(7) Excellent 

25

Cala d'Or holiday villa rental

Majorca / Cala d'Or

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Amazing!!” Had a lovely 1 week stay in September. Part consisted of 5 adults, 1 teenager (16yrs) 2 kids (age 2&4) and a 6 week old baby. The villa is huge and we never felt cramped or in each other's way. Plenty of room to have your own space. Facilit
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from £243 / night

£1700 - £3400 / week

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avg. 1 hour 21 minutes

from £243 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Central Barcelona

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A fantastic base for our stay in Barcelona” a really well appointed flat, centrally located and comfortable. It suited our family very well for our short break in Barcelona visiting my son. Thank you
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from £106 / night

£736 / week

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avg. 3 hours 39 minutes

from £106 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £80 / night

£555 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Excellent 

37

Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Ciutat Vella

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic location” Great apartment & great value - although is actually 3 bedrooms with a sofa-bed in lounge. Location couldn't be better - walking distance of beach, shops, bars, etc. Would stay there again.
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from £320 / night

£2101 / week

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from £320 / night

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Apartment accommodation in Matosinhos

Matosinhos / Lavra Matosinhos

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £55 / night

£782 / week

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from £55 / night

(5) Very Good 

21

Lisbon District / Torres Vedras

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

from £67 / night

£417 - £542 / week

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from £67 / night

(9) Very Good 

24

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £295 / night

£1723 - £4967 / week

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from £295 / night

37

Villa rental in Mellieha with shared pool

Island of Malta / Mellieha

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £228 / night

£1597 - £4790 / week

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from £228 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Quebec / Compton

5 9 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £159 / night

£492 / week

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from £159 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Atalaia holiday villa rental

Lagos / Atalaia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious & comfortable 3 bed villa with great pool & outside space.” Fantastic villa, good location, good weather and first class service from making the booking to receiving the refund of the security deposit. The villa was spacious and comfortable w
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from £115 / night

£795 - £1935 / week

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from £115 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lilac house” Perfect house for our friends get together - superb location just steps from the marina and loads of space and comfort. We especially loved relaxing in the back garden! Beach to the right of the Marina is amazing.
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from £65 / night

£400 / week

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avg. 2 hours 39 minutes

from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £143 / night

£1118 / week

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avg. 2 hours 11 minutes

from £143 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Puerto Banus

Marbella / Puerto Banus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feels like home” It's a lovely house in a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance of the beach (100m) and supermarket (300m). Heaven for the amateur-chefs thanks to the amazing kitchen and lots of privacy and sun in the garden. A perfect sprin
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from £169 / night

£1009 - £2017 / week

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avg. 1 hour 54 minutes

from £169 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Moraira with shared pool, golf nearby

Moraira / San Jaime

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 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
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from £51 / night

£332 - £843 / week

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avg. 1 hour 45 minutes

from £51 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa” Beautiful villa in a prime location. The photos do not do it justice. Spacious and well stocked this villa is ideal for large families or 2 families/ larger parties. It has great outdoor space, plenty of seating, sunbeds and umbrellas an
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from £150 / night

£995 - £1495 / week

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avg. 3 hours 33 minutes

from £150 / night

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Moorea / Hauru

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £156 / night

£1089 / week

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from £156 / night

(11) Very Good 

25

Apartment rental in Xemxija

Island of Malta / Xemxija

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“A really special place with real character and real sea sound!” With love for detail, this place makes you feel home very quickly. My three favourite places in the appartment: (1) the funky orange kitchen where you could prepare a nice breakfast or di
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from £47 / night

£324 / week

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from £47 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Home rental in Millaa Millaa with golf nearby

Queensland / Millaa Millaa

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £109 / night

£706 - £1221 / week

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avg. 1 hour 45 minutes

from £109 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £235 / night

£1643 / week

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from £235 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Barcelona

Province of Barcelona / Barcelona

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning

from £55 / night

£383 / week

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from £55 / night

21

Holiday apartment rental

Lisbon District / Lisbon

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £51 / night

£320 / week

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from £51 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Playa Blanca Yaiza

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Villa is an excellent place to relax in the sun” Playa Blanca is beautiful and relaxing place in Lanzarote, Villa Isabella is a wonderful place to stay to enjoy your holiday.
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from £50 / night

£350 - £525 / week

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avg. 3 hours 29 minutes

from £50 / night

(13) 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
“Spacious apartment and great views” Apartment was well equipped, very clean and perfect for our family to spend New Year. The balcony is huge and views over the golf course, hills and out to sea could not be better. Bathrooms, bedrooms and Kitchen al
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from £152 / night

£841 - £1135 / week

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avg. 3 hours 14 minutes

from £152 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Begur

Begur / Sa Riera

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The best possible vacation home in Begur” The house exceeded our expectations. We will definitely return with our family. The best part of the house was the outdoor BBQ. We spent many evenings gathering downstairs with wine and snacks. The views are
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from £190 / night

£1257 - £2937 / week

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from £190 / 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
“Solitude” We are back again, this time was just as good as the first time, if not better, as the work done to the property enhances it further. We stayed in the master bedroom, which has a new en-suite. The views of Faro and surrounding area from the
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from £253 / night

£1761 - £2097 / week

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avg. 3 hours 6 minutes

from £253 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£416 - £2017 / week

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from £60 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Sao Martinho do Porto

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice spacious villa in a very convenient location” This is a nice spacious villa with good facilities for a relaxing family holiday. Nice garden area with child's play area, table tennis and darts. Great BBQ for al fresco dining in the evening. Locat
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from £100 / night

£675 - £1150 / week

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avg. 2 hours 30 minutes

from £100 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Calheta / Arco da Calheta

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £95 / night

£660 / week

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avg. 1 hour 39 minutes

from £95 / night

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Ovar / Furadouro

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £59 / night

£295 - £387 / week

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from £59 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Santarem with swimming pool

Santarem District / Santarem

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £46 / night

£316 - £694 / week

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from £46 / night

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