Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (231921)

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 apartment accommodation

Province of Alicante / Playa Flamenca

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Lovely spacious apartment with large private solarium and balcony with distant sea views situated in a private road with free parking . Lounge/diner, separate fully fitted kitchen, 3 x bedrooms, 1 x bathroom, balcony with table & chairs, large private roof solariu  …see more

from £24 / night

£168 - £300 / week

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from £24 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Elegant and contemporary two bedroom apartment on the 10th floor at The Torch, Dubai Marina. (Sleeps 6 Adults)  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Collaroy Beach holiday apartment rental

Warringah / Collaroy Beach

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Car not necessary
Our newly renovated, spacious 70sqm apartment including private courtyard, is located within 300 metres walk to the beach and 450metres to the Lake, where there is a 8km path around to cycle or walk, stand up paddle boarding or kayaking on the lake is popular there are  …see more

from £92 / night

£525 - £803 / week

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from £92 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Caramujeira

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This 5 bedroom villa was recently built to a very high and tasteful standard with amazing sea views from both ground floor and 1st floor. Just a five minute drive from the most beautiful sandy beaches, such as Marinha, Albandeira, Carvalho and Benagil, and just a few m  …see more

from £257 / night

£1590 - £3505 / week

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from £257 / night

(4) Very Good 

32

Sinquerim holiday home rental

Goa / Sinquerim

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home away from home.” It was a pleasure to stay in this villa.We very much enjoyed the stay.Excellent location. Rooms and other facilities were wonderful.The care taker was very helpful. The homely feel of this villa with a noise free relaxed secured  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £1085 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday home in Madikeri

Kodagu (Coorg) / Madikeri

3 20 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
We have 3 spacious Bed rooms with 2 single beds in a hall like living room. Our place is close to Madikeri Bus station, clinics, market and main Bazaar. You’ll feel homely experience in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood with adequate space and amenities..Distance  …see more

from £24 / night

£132 - £258 / week

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from £24 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Calpe

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
“Just delightfully perfect.!” Everything you could possibly ask for! Great communication, great location, great service. The apartment is just ideal, more than enough space and makes for a perfect couples retreat! Ideal for climbers as incredibly cl  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £385 / week

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from £45 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nai Harn

Rawai / Nai Harn

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This property located in one of the most beautiful area of Phuket is huge and very comfortable.There are 3 big bedrooms and a spacious living room on the roof is located a very relaxing pool with very nice sea views. All is at walking distance : bars, restaurants,  …see more

from £42 / night

£288 / week

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from £42 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.354 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home comforts and great location” We stayed at the apartment for two weeks. It was clean, comfortable and had everything you could need. There was also clean linen and towels delivered half way through which was great. Great location close to everyth  …see more

from £35 / night

£214 - £513 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Aljezur

Faro District / Aljezur

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
At this tastefully designed villa Casa Touro you will feel as if you have landed in an oasis surrounded by the amazing nature of this Natural Park. The views over the lake and the Atlantic Ocean will make you stop and take in the beauty of it. I believe Casa Touro is o  …see more

from £77 / night

£556 - £1112 / week

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from £77 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely modern and well equipped apartment, great central location” My family and I spent a fantastic week at the apartment in Carvoeiro. We made rather a late booking, the process was very simple and the owners took care of all the arrangements etc, p  …see more

from £50 / night

£325 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

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Guest house accommodation in Mount Carmel

Haifa / Mount Carmel

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
"Throughout our whole journey it was your Guest House that stood out as the best one we have visited"  …see more

from £69 / night

£452 - £3017 / week

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from £69 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £95 / night

£659 - £958 / week

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from £95 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Private Vacation Villa with 4 en suite bedrooms, lush gardens and private pool...  …see more

from £331 / night

£2146 - £2484 / week

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from £331 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Bolnuevo with shared pool

Murcia / Bolnuevo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely 2 bedroom apartment with communal pool, 200m from the beach.  …see more

from £18 / night

£120 - £310 / week

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from £18 / night

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Holiday apartment in Magnetic Island

Queensland / Magnetic Island

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
SENSATIONAL FAMILY HOLIDAY APARTMENT - WATERFRONT - VIEWS - POOL - GREAT LOCATION to suit up to 6 people. The Terrace is a New Waterfront luxury holiday Apartment in a quiet location on the Great Barrier Reef s Magnetic Island . Beautiful views , spacious , light and  …see more

from £117 / night

£1038 - £1383 / week

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from £117 / night

(45) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Plaza Catalunya

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent position, will use it again” The apartment is exceptionally well situated 3 min's walk from Pl Catalunya, very easy to reach on foot from the Aerobus station. The street looked a bit off putting on Google maps but it is actually lovely and  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £555 / week

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from £60 / 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
“Book it! You won't be disappointed.” We have stayed in many lovely places over the years, but Casa dos Sonhos will be the one we want come back to. We are four busy women, who were looking for a much needed break. This was the ideal place The villa i  …see more

from £128 / night

£896 - £1596 / week

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from £128 / night

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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

(17) Excellent 

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Hua Hin holiday apartment rental

Hua Hin / Khao Takiab

2 2 90 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 90 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
SEACRAZE D702 - A beautifully furnished 1 bed/1 bath apartment sleeping 2 adults, just 300M back from Hua Hin's Khao Takiab Beach. The apartment is on the 7th floor (top) with a balcony overlooking the pool. SEACRAZE APARTMENT D702 is 64M² - Long term rental  …see more

from £22 / night

£152 / week

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from £22 / 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 £56 / night

£359 - £595 / week

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from £56 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Falesia

Albufeira / Falesia

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful 6 bedroom villa, with marble floors, air conditioning, private heated swimming pool with private Garden located within the prestigious Pinecliffs Felesia location. Large fully integrated kitchen looks out onto the private pool close to bars and restaurants.  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £2450 / week

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from £100 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“clean and great location” stayed here for 1 week 28/03-04/04. perfect ground floor location, with veranda that got the sun late afternoon/evening.......perfect after a days sunbathing. apartment was clean and comfortable with everything that was need  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £240 / week

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from £29 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Petite-Ile

2 5 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £51 / night

£353 / week

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from £51 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Burgau with shared pool

Faro District / Burgau

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment located on a beautiful complex” I would highly recommend this apartment. The apartment was excellent, everything you needed,. very spacious and well kept The children loved the indoor pool which was small but clean and heated,  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £1075 / week

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from £54 / night

19

Apartment rental in Broome

Kimberley Region / Broome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The apartments are at the Blue Seas Resort and offered to you from the individual owners. They are fully self-contained with a separate queen bedroom, full equipped kitchen, spacious living area including LCD TV with over 20 free to air channels, 2 king-single sofa-bed  …see more

from £84 / night

£584 / week

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from £84 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Montesinos with shared pool

Province of Alicante / Los Montesinos

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Two bedroomed newly built apartment with all facilities. Within typically Spanish town.  …see more

from £19 / night

£160 - £250 / week

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from £19 / 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

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Province of Barcelona / Barcelona

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
The apartment Casa Roja is a quiet, elegant apartment on the second floor of a well preserved historical building (with elevator from the first floor), situated in a strategic position to easily enjoy both the old town and the beaches of Barcelona. It consists of a liv  …see more

from £85 / night

£593 / week

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from £85 / 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
“A Lovely Villa” Great accommodation, lovely size rooms, immaculately clean - would definitely recommend. Heated pool kept the kids entertained till late in the evening especially with the slide!  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1455 / week

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from £86 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“lovely spacious apartment, excellent location” Just returned from a lovely week in las Americas at this very spacious well equipped apartment. Very large balcony with nice views of the mountains and sea. Nice to have air conditioning. Very central  …see more

from £122 / night

£850 - £1200 / week

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from £122 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Poble Sec

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Modern and cozy apartment located in the heart of the neighborhood of Poble Sec. At the foot of the Montjuic hill and not far from downtown, this area is well served by bus and metro at few steps there are the station of Poble Sec and Parallel. The area is very lively w  …see more

from £56 / night

£389 / week

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from £56 / 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 £81 / night

£525 - £1412 / week

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from £81 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Bargara

Queensland / Bargara

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Outdoor BBQ and dining with stunning. Golf course and lagoon views. Ensuited master bed with private deck.  …see more

from £95 / night

£664 - £2038 / week

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from £95 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Holiday” Visited Casa Innismore with my husband and two friends, we found the villa well equipped, spacious and very comfortable. The outdoor eating and sitting area by pool where nicely furnished, the heated swimming pool just great. Just  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1090 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Playa de Fanabe holiday apartment rental

Adeje / Playa de Fanabe

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely studio in great location” Lovely studio within a great complex, close to bars and restaurants and only a 2 minute walk to beaches. Had everything we needed for our stay. Studio was clean, very modern and had a wonderful sea view. The bed was  …see more

from £48 / night

£304 - £812 / week

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from £48 / night

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El Gouna holiday apartment rental

Hurghada / El Gouna

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
This beautiful one bedroom apartment is located on the first floor. The property is fully furnished and has a full kitchen including fridge/freezer, hob/oven, microwave. The apartment is located in a secure compound and is close to the marina, supermarket, shopping,kite  …see more

from £40 / night

£245 / week

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from £40 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Good Accomodation” Nice location, near to nightlife. Accommodation has most gadgets for our stay. A couple of items that would have been nice, would have been a parking space for the hire car and wi-fi in the apartment.  …see more

from £92 / night

£642 - £855 / week

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from £92 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment letting

Villamartin / Los Dolses

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“relaxing, sunny, seventh-heaven” What a perfect get-away location. We spent ten days in a relaxing, welcoming villa with plenty of space, excellent facilities and wonderful double sun-terrace. In this sort of place you can really make it your own expe  …see more

from £35 / night

£225 - £415 / week

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from £35 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Chaweng holiday villa rental

Bophut / Chaweng

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Baan Suwan (Bright House) is located in the Chaweng/Bophut hills, with commanding views of Chaweng Bay and as far as Big Buddha/Ban Rak Bay. The community is made up of a variety of quality, individually designed homes with the added benefit of gated security. The v  …see more

from £80 / night

£525 - £1190 / week

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from £80 / night