Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (230548)

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 Montechoro

Albufeira / Montechoro

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent time and looking forward to going back soonest !” Everything you require is in the holiday let. Lovely helpful owners who could not do more to make our stay relaxing  …see more

from £30 / night

£136 - £636 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday apartment in Cas En Bas

Gros Islet Quarter / Cas En Bas

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This two bedroom self-catering apartment is located in the secure, gated Cotton Bay Village on the north east coast of St Lucia. This ground floor apartment is just a few steps from the large swimming pool and only a minutes walk through the tropical gardens to Cas-en B  …see more

from £120 / night

£1000 / week

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from £120 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Klong Nin Beach

Ko Lanta / Klong Nin Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“memories to survive a winter!! superb time” we were very happy during our week at KOH LANTA and this villa. reliable collection at the airport and transfer via the two ferries put us slowly in the mood for a relaxing time. although we arrived late,  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £1400 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“A pleasant stay” The villa is really nice, the view is great and the ambient is lovely. We also loved the area for barbecueing. If you like to hang out with your friends/family, eat good food and enjoy yourself, this is the place to stay. I recomme  …see more

from £208 / night

£1450 - £2160 / week

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from £208 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 5 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely, clean apartment in great location, balcony seaview” We loved the apartment, it was very clean and equipped in all the necessary things, great kitchen! It also has a barbecue on the balcony. 10 mins walk to the beach and also 10 mins to the Mar  …see more

from £38 / night

£263 - £551 / week

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from £38 / night

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Holiday villa in Jolly Harbour

Saint Mary Parish / Jolly Harbour

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The villa is set on the water's edge with a spectacular view of the rolling hills. Located at the end of a quiet street in the Jolly Harbour Marina, the villa captures a refreshing breeze thought the day. This contemporary villa will be your perfect vacation home t  …see more

from £174 / night

£1040 - £1400 / week

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from £174 / night

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Holiday lodge in Anda

Pangasinan Province / Anda

1 5 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Boat tour to 100 islands , island hopping is available. Nearby one can visit the traditional salt making.  …see more

from £52 / night

£364 / week

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from £52 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Doukkala-Abda Region / El Jadida

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £34 / night

£183 - £301 / week

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from £34 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Porto Cristo holiday apartment accommodation

Majorca / Porto Cristo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
A modern and spacious ground floor garden apartment within the Cala Magrana ll residential complex and situated just 75m from the sea. It is ideally suited to couples or families wanting a relaxing holiday in peaceful surroundings. The apartment has its own garden surro  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £775 / week

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from £57 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Lagos

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and private” We've stayed at Casa Montaza several times now and it's like coming home every time we visit. Lisa is always here to welcome us with a big smile and a chilled bottle of wine! And she's also on hand to ensure that any small proble  …see more

from £142 / night

£990 - £2070 / week

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from £142 / night

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Villa accommodation in Bolnuevo with swimming pool

Murcia / Bolnuevo

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
This luxury villa with a private pool and sea views is perfectly located just ten minutes walk to the beach, restaurants and bars.<br />Luxury villa with private pool, elevated position and sea views. Ample space for large families.  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £1275 / week

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from £93 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse letting

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mr” Excellent accommodation and well equipped. Really lovely location and close to beach front and restaurants. Definitely recommend this apartment  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £545 / week

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from £46 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Bali / Mengwi

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £68 / night

£424 - £551 / week

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from £68 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Vredehoek

Cape Town / Vredehoek

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great stay” Had a great stay here. The apartment was exactly as described with beautiful views of the harbour and the Cape Town CBD. The apartment had everything we needed and is located in a very nice area. We were well positioned for exploring  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in El Morche

Torrox / El Morche

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
Dúplex front to the beach. One balcony of 12 meters at the apartment and another 40 meters above. One of the prettiest sunset. It´s a real quiet and lovely place. If you are looking for a relax time this is your house. It´s 40 km from Malaga airpo  …see more

from £51 / night

£297 - £441 / week

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from £51 / night

(6) 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.<br />Camps Bay offers a de  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 - £1538 / week

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from £69 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Peniche holiday home rental

Leiria District / Peniche

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
House with a very charming decor to make your beach vacation unforgettable. Close to Consolação beach and Supertubos beach, the best surf spot at the area. The ideal location for those looking for good beach, waves, nature and relaxation.LAST MINUTE OFFER!  …see more

from £30 / night

£34 - £297 / week

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from £30 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Costa Adeje ski apartment to rent.

Adeje / Costa Adeje

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful apartment!” The apartment is perfect - fully equipped with utensils, kitchen appliances, iron, washing machine etc.; location 15 min walking from beach. Moreover has good restaurants in the village. The house has 2 bedrooms - one of them  …see more

from £85 / night

£594 - £1780 / week

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from £85 / night

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Lietor holiday manor house let

Province of Albacete / Lietor

7 12 3 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Historic Country House. Unique Rural escape. Long dining room with fire place. Tastefully decorated. Pool and Garden. Rural setting, in town perched on mountain and surrounded by mountains, with the river Mundo at it's foot. Beautiful walks, scenery. Great for fam  …see more

from £85 / night

£509 - £1221 / week

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from £85 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Simply Magnificent” without doubt one the best places we have ever had the privilege to stay in. We travelled with three of our children, aged 10yrs through to 20yr for 7 wonderful nights at Valley Heights and each to a person shares this opinion. Fro  …see more

from £170 / night

£1187 - £2119 / week

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from £170 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa accommodation in Los Romanes with swimming pool

Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great lake views and great location” The villa was very easy to find just off the main. A lovely private location overlooking the lake. The property was very well kept inside and out with all the usual utilities provided. It was only a 10 minute driv  …see more

from £82 / night

£575 - £1100 / week

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from £82 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Miami Platja

Costa Dorada / Miami Platja

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wow !” Loved everything about it. We went for one week and stayed for three! Hopefully this tells you how much we loved the place. Lovely couple - very helpful.  …see more

from £122 / night

£850 - £2000 / week

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from £122 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Las Coloradas

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very good” We visited with our 26 year old daughter but the villa would also be very suitable for a younger family. The villa was very good. The owner was very helpful and recommended excellentrom home restaurants and also car hire. On arrival we  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 - £645 / week

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from £80 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Exceptional!” I have stayed in many villas and this one was the very best by far! Excellent communication with the owner, the villa was even more beautiful than the photographs and every single detail was thought of and provided for. Highly recomm  …see more

from £185 / night

£1295 - £2015 / week

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from £185 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Clinton holiday home rental

Prince Edward Island / Clinton

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Island Crest Chalet sits atop the rolling hillside and overlooks the picturesque Southwest River. The open-concept cathedral chalet has a 40' wall of windows and large deck that provides an eagle's eye view of the water for you to enjoy while relaxing on vacat  …see more

from £138 / night

£964 - £1362 / week

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from £138 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santa Maria, Tavira

Tavira / Santa Maria, Tavira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Free personal Wifi. 4 sunbeds for your own use around the pool.  …see more

from £47 / night

£212 - £551 / week

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from £47 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in St. Paul's Bay

Island of Malta / St. Paul's Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
The property is walking distance from all amenities. Supermarkets, Cafes, Restaurants, Spa Centers the beaches are just a short walk away. A great holiday budget holiday!  …see more

from £49 / night

£339 - £594 / week

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from £49 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location, well-appointed one-bedroom apartment with a great view!” This was our second trip back to Cape Town within the year. We chose to return to V and A Waterfront as we loved being able to walk to many of the major sites. That is the m  …see more

from £80 / night

£520 - £1400 / week

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from £80 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Finestrat holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Finestrat

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic!!” We were met at the apartment by Yvonne, who showed us around and how everything worked. There were no long lists of rules. The only thing which was asked of us was to close the shutters when we went out. There was everything we needed an  …see more

from £60 / night

£350 - £450 / week

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from £60 / night

(16) Excellent 

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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 - £2595 / week

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from £243 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Villaricos

Province of Almeria / Villaricos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment and location” We stayed at La Fortaleza for 7 nights from 25 August 2012 and it was the perfect location for our stay. We were met by the fantastic Ivan the local agent who showed us around. The owners very kindly left a bottle of  …see more

from £35 / night

£175 - £350 / week

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from £35 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Alicante

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Stay” We came to this apartment straight after staying in the four star Husa Hotel just up the road and can honestly say that the apartment was much nicer. We booked through Nuria at Mediterranean Lettings who provided an excellent service,  …see more

from £64 / night

£463 - £855 / week

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from £64 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent and very comfortable accommodation with lovely view of the mountain” Great comfortable and quiet accommodation in very easy walking distance of Luz. Very spacious. Pool facilities and on site restaurant also very good. Would stay again.  …see more

from £73 / night

£467 - £958 / week

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from £73 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Bel Ombre

Mahe Island / Bel Ombre

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Great place to stay as a family” This was a wonderful place to stay for our family, right on a beach great for snorkeling and around the corner you can walk to the swimming beach with waves and activities. Private, nice three bedroom house. The owner  …see more

from £128 / night

£890 / week

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from £128 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Punta Lara

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A little Gem” My partner and I decided to try an apartment this time and after a lengthy search on line we found this one. The apartment is nice and clean and fully equiped and ready to go. The location is ideal with only a short walk to the beach an  …see more

from £50 / night

£309 - £609 / week

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from £50 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Fitts

Saint James Parish / Fitts

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“Magical” We arrived to a warm welcome, there was bread, milk and tea for us. We loved it a very quite spot if your looking for a party place not ideal! It was quiet and tranquil. The residents and neighbours were really nice. The Villa was well equ  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £590 / week

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from £70 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Arroyo de la Miel

Benalmadena / Arroyo de la Miel

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“A great value holiday” From getting to and from Malaga airport everything was so affordable. The train from the airport to the Arroyo was 20 minute journey and less than € 2. it was then a 10 minute walk from Arroyo station to the Agata apartments. P  …see more

from £22 / night

£155 - £220 / week

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from £22 / night

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Holetown holiday studio rental

Saint James Parish / Holetown

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Comfortable apartment in beautifully kept tropical gardens just steps from the white coral sands, crystal blue waters and palm trees of Discovery Bay. Enjoy watching humming birds feeding among the hibiscus and monkeys scampering up trees as you relax on the balcony. Ca  …see more

from £52 / night

£360 - £626 / week

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from £52 / 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 £130 / night

£1081 / week

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from £130 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Western Province / Darga Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Love it! Love it! Love it!” We came to Mandalay as a family of 6 adults aged from 64 to 32 and boy did we have fun.I planned to do a lot of reading but I never got to open one book. There was just too much to see and do. On the days I was relaxing by  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1520 / week

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from £150 / night