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 villa with indoor pool in Blue Bay

Grand Port District / Blue Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely brilliant.” Villa D Alisha suited our needs in terms of geographic location and that it accommodated the whole family of 9. The rooms, even though in the same Villa offered some privacy & reflection time without disturbance from other famil  …see more

from £79 / night

£527 - £1448 / week

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from £79 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Caramujeira

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal for families with young children who want all the comforts of a home in a quiet location” We travelled with our 3 young children aged 5 years, 3 years and the youngest being 7 months old. This house has been refurbished to a very high standard,  …see more

from £100 / night

£430 - £1175 / week

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from £100 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Puerto Calero

Lanzarote / Puerto Calero

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
VILLA JOLE has Private Pool, Aircon (coin operatedand )a BRAND NEW TOP OF THE RANGE HOT TUB to Enjoy The Fantastic All Year Round WeatherGreat Location With All Amenities including the world class marina within A 5 Minute Walk Or 5 Minute Drive Further A Field.Sleeps 8  …see more

from £227 / night

£1395 - £2155 / week

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from £227 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Antalya Province / Kalkan

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our 3rd time in the villa and wonderful as always!” Our 3rd time in your villa in 4 years and once again we can't say enough how much we enjoyed ourselves. The addition of wifi in the villa was a great idea and along with all the other facilities mean  …see more

from £114 / night

£795 - £995 / week

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from £114 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fabulous” Myself and my husband stayed at the villa with 4 friends - we all lead busy hectic lives and wanted a week of peace and quiet to relax. This we certainly did. It is situated in a quiet part of the town yet it's only minutes away from the c  …see more

from £126 / night

£878 - £2643 / week

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from £126 / night

24

Saint-Cassien-des-Caps holiday home rental

Quebec / Saint-Cassien-des-Caps

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Cozy and sunny 3 bedroom chalet with a breathtaking view of the Saint-Lawrence River. 4 terraces, one interior and exterior fireplace, and jaccuzi lets you enjoy the outdoor as much as the indoor. If you wish to spend some quality time in Charlevoix, enjoy a unique env  …see more

from £172 / night

£747 - £1185 / week

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from £172 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Coveta Fuma

Province of Alicante / Coveta Fuma

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa With beautiful pool and amazing location” The villa is stunning with amazing sea and mountain views. The pool is lovely to relax around and is great to cool off and even learn to swim in. The local train service is reliable and allo  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1450 / week

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from £90 / night

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Holiday villa in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Son Brullet is a traditional and also modern and functional completely equipped villa, Its location and surroundings are also ideal for children. The house offers to visitors all the necessary for a perfect holiday. The well decorated rooms, combine comfort and style.  …see more

from £170 / night

£1185 - £2808 / week

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from £170 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Nerja holiday villa rental

Nerja / Tropicana

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa, as relaxing with two toddlers as can be!” The villa was immaculately cleaned when we arrived. The three bedrooms were spacious and ideal for a family. The locked shutters on the windows eased the worry of balconies and babies - which s  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £840 / week

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from £72 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Dalyan holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Dalyan

4 7 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“A villa that lived up to our expectations” Having rented villas in Turkey for the last 25 years we consider The White House to be one of the best, and have booked to return in 2013, For my wife and I it was just perfect - especially the terrace, lar  …see more

from £100 / night

£400 - £800 / week

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from £100 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Apartment in Beautiful Lagos” From the instructions from Neil and Jan before we went, to all the info in the apartment when we arrived our booking was seamless.The location is perfect. Short walk to the beach which was fairly quiet for high sea  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Herdade dos Salgados holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, excellent holiday.” The apartment is lovely, quite stylish and also very roomy and comfortable: all our needs were satisfied (very convenient, the extra tv set in the bedroom). All the furniture and decoration are of very good  …see more

from £26 / night

£390 - £1354 / week

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from £26 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

5 10 Min stay varies

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

from £88 / night

£615 - £1229 / week

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from £88 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Chao das Donas

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stunning Villa Pure Luxury Ideal for large groups/family holidays A***” Absolutely beautiful Villa, very spacious and equippped to a very high standard throughout. Ample facilities for children of all ages, Teenagers included. Stunning garden areas ar  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £1795 / week

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from £95 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Hout Bay holiday home rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very relaxing home from home.....” A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed advice on touris  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £825 / week

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from £75 / night

19

Holiday apartment rental

Sunshine Coast / Alexandra Headland

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Renovated Air Conditioned 1 bedroom Apartment with Ocean & Pool Views situated on Level 2. Queen Bed sleeps 2 or can sleep up to 4 people comfortably using pull out sofa, at an additional cost. TV with Austar. Kitchenette with Microwave, Stove top, Fridge/Freezer (  …see more

from £75 / night

£519 / week

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from £75 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment which is close to beach and restaurants” We very much enjoyed this apartment and could not have asked for more. It is on a quiet 'shared pool' complex which was clean and safe. We are a family of 3 with a 12 yr old son who also enjoy  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £700 / week

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from £40 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Apartment rental in Kas with shared pool

Antalya Province / Kas

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Clean, spacious and great views” Ideally placed for the view and located within a nice area of town, but the walk back up the hill from the town center is hard going and not for the older generation. There was a reasonable sized pool and the apartment  …see more

from £40 / night

£264 - £378 / week

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from £40 / night

(23) Very Good 

22

Valencia holiday apartment rental

Province of Valencia / Valencia

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Luxury duplex penthouse in the old town of Valencia. Very close to Gran Vía and Botanic Garden. Perfect acces from the airport. Parquet and marble. Modern. All exterior. Fully furnished. Garage. <  …see more

from £43 / night

£301 / week

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from £43 / night

(13) Excellent 

53

Holiday cottage in Medlow Bath

Blue Mountains / Medlow Bath

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Holly Lodge is the perfect getaway accommodation for a romantic weekend, family retreat or just to enjoy nature and activities in the area. Only one and half hours drive from Sydney this cedar chalet is set on its own large tree studded block minutes from Katoomba and B  …see more

from £121 / night

£865 - £1315 / week

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from £121 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Sotogrande / Sotogrande Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Next to the marina with several international restaurants and shopping. Next to blue flag beaches.  …see more

from £135 / night

£940 / week

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from £135 / night

(10) Excellent 

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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

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Dondra

Southern Province / Dondra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exceeded our expectations” The staff is very friendly to us and the children. Always smiling and creating a good atmosphere. The service is excellent. It is nice that we can decide the menu together with the chef. After a few days we just let the che  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 - £7000 / week

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from £175 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Javea holiday apartment rental

Javea / Arenal

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, beautiful area” Myself and a friend stayed at this apartment for four days, on a small relaxing break away. Javea itself is lovely. A great friendly atmosphere with a large beach and promenade with a vast amount of restaurants . The  …see more

from £60 / night

£350 - £1000 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Sao Rafael with swimming pool

Albufeira / Sao Rafael

5 11 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
Superb newly-built luxury 5 bedroom - 4 bathroom villa at Sao Rafael - Albufeira - 1km from the centre of the Albufeira old town. It is located just 35 minutes from Faro International Airport, close to beach of Sao Rafael and the newly Built Albufeira Marina . There are  …see more

from £400 / night

£895 - £3020 / week

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from £400 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Paynes Bay with golf nearby

Saint James Parish / Paynes Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Relaxation in luxury” If you're looking to get away from your hectic daily life then Life's a Beach - Coral Cove 8 is the perfect place to unwind and relax in luxury surroundings. The beach front location is spectacular and also practical, as it's on  …see more

from £451 / night

£2992 - £4550 / week

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from £451 / night

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Apartment rental in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Groundfloor apartment with private garden and shared swimming pool located in the famous residential area of Bellresguard-Puerto de Pollensa. A lovely and neat complex, situated only 50 metres from the well known "Pine Walk". In Bellresguard you can enjoy a go  …see more

from £118 / night

£821 - £1593 / week

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from £118 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Vigo

Province of Pontevedra / Vigo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
In a beautiful building of the year 1950, our apartment stands up to a panoramic view to the Ria de Vigo. Carefully refurbished in 2007, this apartment has a floor area of 90sg.m and a terrace of 60sg.m with modern facilities in a charming atmosphere. The apartment is i  …see more

from £75 / night

£522 - £746 / week

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from £75 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Playa de Mogan holiday apartment rental

Mogan / Playa de Mogan

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” This apartment is extremely well equipped and conveniently situated to the beach and the shops. We stayed for 25 days and as it had all the appliances, house contents and kitchen equipment we could wish for our holiday was stress  …see more

from £77 / night

£535 - £805 / week

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from £77 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Porto District / Leca da Palmeira

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Apartamento T3 com piscina, para 7 pessoas, com uma fantástica vista de Mar, a 15 min do centro histórico do Porto e a 10 min. do aeroporto. 3 quartos; uma Suite com cama de casal, um quarto com cama de casal, e outro quarto com um beliche e uma cama singl  …see more

from £71 / night

£483 - £615 / week

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from £71 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Marina

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment” My wife and I spent ten nights here in June. Wonderful apartment in a excellent location, close to all essential shops and the mariner restaurants and bars. The shared swimming pool was very well maintained and rarely used. The lo  …see more

from £58 / night

£369 - £610 / week

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from £58 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Sea Point

Cape Town / Sea Point

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Car not necessary
“Wonderful” We stayed at this apartment for six weeks and nothing was too much trouble from the moment we enquired ,being greeted to the cleaning by wonderful Liza. Fantastic balcony to enjoy breakfast lunch drinks or just watching the views and very  …see more

from £79 / night

£469 - £770 / week

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from £79 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Magnificent two bedroom apartment on level 3 with one of the best views in Malta, St Paul's Bay. Elevator access. Quality kitchen and bathrooms, main bedroom with en-suite and walk-in-robe, pura tap type drinking water purifier, laundry facilities, unlimited free  …see more

from £88 / night

£308 - £544 / week

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from £88 / night

(9) Excellent 

100

Ovacik holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Ovacik

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A complete home from home.” We have just enjoyed our second annual summer holiday at Yesil Villa and it was just as perfect as we had imagined it would be. The villa is a complete home from home and the only thing your really need to pack is your clot  …see more

from £122 / night

£850 - £950 / week

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from £122 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Moraira / Central Moraira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful vacation” The villa is in a lovely area, quite close to the sea and restaurants, and the walks in the evenings have been the highlight of our trip. The generous terrace is a great place to start your day, and the view is stunning, with all t  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £1200 / week

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from £93 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Montechoro

Albufeira / Montechoro

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful villa, we had an amazing holiday!!!” From the start of looking for a villa, I found the website very helpful and full of information, On contacting the owner to book this villa, I found them very helpful and prompt. They recommended an air  …see more

from £113 / night

£790 - £3100 / week

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from £113 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marsascala

Island of Malta / Marsascala

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Fioremar is situated in the center of Marsascala directly on the promenade, with open sea-views, private pool, indoor heated Jacuzzi and private parking. It is a minute's walk from a great variety of bars and restaurants, and all amenities. The Villa sleeps a  …see more

from £158 / night

£1106 / week

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from £158 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Mojacar

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Home from home” The stay at the villa was like a Home away from Home. The lounge area was very comfortable along with a fireplace, and TV with surround sound and even a selection of films . We all looked forward to coming home from a busy sight seeing  …see more

from £70 / night

£325 - £550 / week

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from £70 / night

(1) Excellent 

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State of Parana / Foz do Iguacu

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £115 / night

£738 / week

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from £115 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment letting in Puerto Del Carmen with shared pool

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
2 adults (cleaning fee of € 50, - is included; intermediate cleaning possible - self-payment on the spot) - no animals, only for adults, Non smoking apartment.Lovely and quiet place, three minutes walk to the beautiful, sandy beach and main avenue of Puerto del Car  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 / week

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from £44 / night