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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44

Holiday bungalow in Jambiani

Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The management team will assist when needed: shopping, food or to drive you around to different excursions.  …see more

from £32 / night

£160 - £532 / week

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from £32 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Pokhara

Gandaki Zone / Pokhara

6 13 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Welcome Hello I am Bishnu and my family and I welcome you with warm hospitality to our family home! My wife Laxmi, two sons, Daughter and I want to share with you an authentic experience during your trip to Nepal. Our well equipped and conveniently located family home  …see more

from £12 / night

£88 - £581 / week

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from £12 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
NEW stunning Villa Birdie has direct golf course, ocean, mountain and town views. This magnificent villa is one of the most spacious and luxurious in the golf complex. Built in a 800m2 property, the villa has the longest heated* swimming pool in the area. It has a gre  …see more

from £144 / night

£1003 / week

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from £144 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Old Village

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
New Modern self catering one bed apartment with stunning views over the Old Village, golf course and to the sea. Private roof terrace - ideal for couples seeking intimate sun. 15 minutes walk from Vilamoura Marina. Located within a small new secure condominium.L  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £664 / week

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from £50 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Lagos holiday villa rental

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. Very spacious and clean with excellent facilities. The welcome pack was very well received, especially the lemon drizzle cake. The kids loved the pool and the adults enjoyed relaxing on the sun  …see more

from £128 / night

£896 - £1596 / week

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from £128 / night

(38) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Clean Tidy, Great location and comfy” Kamala Beach is a great spot and this apatment only made it better. The apartment is clean, well fitted out and in a great spot. We are a family of 6 (2 adults 4 kids) and we all fitted comfortably, The apartment  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing escape from every day life” A couple of us stayed in this villa and loved it, hardly ever needed to leave our sancutary, our own pool, BBQ and all the comforts of home. Nice and private but within minutes of Port Douglas. Really spacious,  …see more

from £244 / night

£1707 - £3673 / week

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from £244 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Nice quiet location” Small complex that is located a 10 minute walk to the seafront,albeit a steep climb on return.It was a very nice apartment that caught the sun from dawn till dusk and turned out to be very peaceful. The owner is very helpful and  …see more

from £50 / night

£380 - £920 / week

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from £50 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Javea

Costa Blanca / Javea

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Charming 3 bedroom villa set in 4000m2 of private mature lawned gardens in a peaceful location, yet only a 10 minute walk to the historic town of Javea, where you will find a variety of shops, cafe bars and restaurants.  …see more

from £122 / night

£848 - £1272 / week

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from £122 / night

(25) 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

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool
Private Pool, private tennis courts, perfect for children with outdoor playhouse, all ensuite.<br />Villa Mercuri is the perfect place for families to spend their holidays together. Plenty of space!  …see more

from £297 / night

£1356 - £2839 / week

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from £297 / night

(32) Excellent 

21

Villa rental in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / Playa del Duque

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” Lovely large villa. Very clean and very well equipped. Owner very helpful. Close to all amenities. Couldn't have asked for better. We had a great holiday and would highly recommend it.  …see more

from £303 / night

£2119 - £2543 / week

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from £303 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
We have a compact root-top apartment which is ideal for two people sharing. Totally self-contained, it consists of kitchenette, two single beds (put together as one double) sleeping area and a toilet/shower room, all sitting within a private rooftop terrace with a sun  …see more

from £25 / night

£176 / week

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from £25 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful stay in a Wonderful Villa” We (group of 4 friends) stayed at the Moonstone Villa for a week in mid February and we could not have had a more wonderful stay. The property was well maintained and the staff could not have been more helpful and  …see more

from £150 / night

£1000 - £1400 / week

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from £150 / night

(39) 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 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“UNREAL” This villa was outstanding, could never tire of the views, just what we need for a relaxing 10 Days in the mountains. As a family we had all intentions of travelling about and exploring the area, but as the villa was so well equipped we spent  …see more

from £75 / night

£700 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Playa Flamenca with shared pool

Province of Alicante / Playa Flamenca

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home......” Booking the apartment was straight forward with detailed and timely communications from the owner. I visited with my husband, mother and 6 year old daughter and the apartment catered from all our needs; indoor and outdoor games,  …see more

from £25 / night

£170 - £260 / week

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from £25 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Faro District / Lagos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful house in a lovely area” The house was perfect and had everything we could possibly need. Comfortable bedrooms and a well-equipped kitchen. The air-con was a fantastic bonus. The garden was gorgeous and we really enjoyed relaxing by the po  …see more

from £56 / night

£390 - £1030 / week

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from £56 / night

(42) Excellent 

30

Villa rental in Seminyak with swimming pool

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We stayed in Villa Viona 2 for 12 days in October while celebrating my birthday and our wedding anniversary. From day one everything was perfect and had no problems at all. Roni the Manager was there to meet us on arrival at the villa  …see more

from £102 / night

£670 - £1424 / week

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from £102 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Macher holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Macher

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Surrounded by mature gardens and patios with magnificant panaromic views of mountains and sea. Very tranquil and private.The Villa consists of 5 large bedrooms. 1 double master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, 3 double and 1 twin bedrooms. The main bedr  …see more

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2200 / week

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from £258 / night

(2) Excellent 

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San Antonio holiday villa rental

Ibiza / San Antonio

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
A great Villa with Private Pool with a Jacuzzi and waterfall Close to the the resort & beach , yet it is situated in a quiet area, it has Internet connection and air-conditioning , Perfect for those how don't want to hire a car <br />This is a great vil  …see more

from £170 / night

£1356 - £3221 / week

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from £170 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • 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 o  …see more

from £223 / night

£1556 / week

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from £223 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feel at home” Perfect vacation villa,everything is how it should be,a really feel home villa.If you rent a car it's a plus.Confortable,quiet,full sunexposed,quality.Afther many villas this was the best till now!!I rate this property 5 stars but there  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Corralejo

Corralejo / El Sultan

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
This beautiful Arabic designed townhouse is situated on the lovely El Sultan complex with beach, supermarkets, cafés, buses, taxis and the spectacular sand dunes of Corralejo just around the corner. Spectacular large private roof top terrace with sea and volcano  …see more

from £60 / night

£395 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Very Good 

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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 - £1037 / week

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from £100 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Javea

Javea / La Guardia Park

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa great holiday” 5 of us came to stay, 4 adults, one child. Had a fantastic time. The pool was great, though quite deep if you aren't strong swimmers. We bought a load of cheap floats which did us nicely. The villa was clean and has everyth  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1455 / week

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from £86 / night

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Holiday bungalow in Phillip Island

Victoria / Phillip Island

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Coronet Bay is a small coastal village and holiday centre on the Victorian Bass Coast, located about 110 kms southeast of Melbourne, close to Western Port. It is part of Western Port Bay, with a diverse landscape of rural pastures and breathtaking coastal scenery.<br  …see more

from £158 / night

£973 / week

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from £158 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Deluxe 5 bedroom spacious villa overlooking Pinhal Golf Course. Large areas inside and outside, suitable for weddings and parties. Has a pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, nice BBQ area and good quality outdoor furniture. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac less than 1 mile from the marina.  …see more

from £246 / night

£1433 - £3933 / week

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from £246 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Castalla

Costa Blanca / Castalla

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect for family/group stay” Casa Ordesa was perfectly located for our family stay following a family wedding. The house was well equipped with everything you could need for your holiday and the local amenities were excellent.....mini supermarket an  …see more

from £71 / night

£500 - £590 / week

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from £71 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Marbella / Elviria

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely loved it” I and my 4 sisters and 3 brothers stayed at Villa Serenety for 14 days and we absolutely loved it. We were celebrating the birthday of the youngest one who turned sixty in september. The house is so beautiful and fully equipped w  …see more

from £158 / night

£1102 - £2882 / week

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from £158 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home but better!” Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds are great for sleeping on  …see more

from £650 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £650 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galle

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
A luxurious Beach Front Villa with stunning views of the Ocean and a private plunge pool. Exclusive interior that is equipped with 5 star amenities and come with 3 plush bedrooms, tasteful living area and a well appointed kitchenette with all modern amenities.<br /&g  …see more

from £175 / night

£1200 - £1575 / week

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from £175 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quality apartment” Stayed in this lovely apartment for one week. So comfortable and spacious, spotlessly clean with everything you could want provided. The bathrooms were huge with lashings of hot water , the kitchen was well equipped and also spotl  …see more

from £60 / night

£325 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Port de Pollenca holiday penthouse rental

Port de Pollenca / Sandy Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fantastic recently refurbished Penthouse apartment right on the seafront of Puerto Pollensa. With fantastic panoramic views over the Pollensa Bay, it's ideal for families looking for an apartment next to the beach yet only 10 minute walking distance from town cente  …see more

from £122 / night

£848 - £1568 / week

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from £122 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa San Juan

Guia de Isora / Playa San Juan

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
The apartment is in a quiet complex and on the Top Floor of a 3-storey building, it has a private roof terrace with panaramic views of the Sea and Mountains. The complex also has a lift.. The apartment has free Wi Fi Facilities, a well-fitted and equipped kitchen w  …see more

from £43 / night

£285 - £468 / week

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from £43 / 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  …see more

from £170 / night

£1017 - £2034 / week

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from £170 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / La Siesta

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fabrastic” Just returned from our second trip to this villa. Spent two weeks here and it's superb. Bathroom has been totally renovated and the double shower cubicle is great. (Also a separate bath for those who really want one - never used as shower  …see more

from £45 / night

£329 - £799 / week

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from £45 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Casuarina holiday villa accommodation

Malindi / Casuarina

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“World Class Birthday Celebration in Spectacular Mansion” I must say I've taken many vacations but my stay in Elena House Malindi is by far the best I've ever experienced! Initially, I had picked different vacation villa to rent but when the group grew  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 - £2940 / week

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from £80 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” This apartment was fantastic, everything we needed. It was spacious and most importantly it was clean, the beds were comfy too. Tv has Netflix so was great for the kids, the pool was fab with a smaller kids pool. Alvor itself we can never fault w  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £890 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Immaculate ground floor apartment in the residential area of Pinaret in Puerto Pollensa with private garden and communal pool. Situated in a small block of 6 apartments recently built, the apartment is in perfect conditions, nicely furnished and decorated. The property  …see more

from £91 / night

£763 - £1272 / week

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from £91 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Tallebudgera

Gold Coast / Tallebudgera

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Air conditioning
Self Catered Fully Furnished Cottage within our 2 Acres of Stunning Tranquil Gardens Attractive Cottage with Veranda and Outdoor Seating Off Road Parking Separate Bedroom - Double Bed Fully Air-Conditioned Free Wi-Fi BBQ Please note - Maybree Cottage does not have  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 / week

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from £47 / night