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Winter sun breaks (238005)

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 in Playa Paraiso

Adeje / Playa Paraiso

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home to home” Booked through holiday lettings, Ian the owner was very helpful and quick at responding to my questions prior the booking. Went with family of 6, villa very spacious and clean. The pool was lovely, we did not need to request for it to b
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from £150 / night

£700 - £940 / week

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from £150 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Marina holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Loved the apartment” We loved the apartment which was spacious with a wonderful balcony overlooking the pool area. The walk along the Marina was very pleasant and we especially liked Lagos and its pedestrianised areas with a wonderful choice of lovel
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from £54 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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from £54 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A perfect place to spend a holiday” This was our fourth time to Nerja and this was by far the best facility we've stayed at. The house was perfect and spacious and extremely well equipped. The garden was really nice, let alone the pool! We did not hav
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from £95 / night

£647 - £1203 / week

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from £95 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Vale do Lobo with golf nearby

Faro District / Vale do Lobo

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home - perfect for a family of 4” We had a fantastic stay at our villa in Quinta do Mar! From making our booking, to pre-travel communications, to the actual stay - we really couldn't fault anything! The villa is tastefully decorated, spac
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from £130 / night

£970 - £1294 / week

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from £130 / night

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Holiday home in Cumuruxatiba

State of Bahia / Cumuruxatiba

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £154 / night

£770 - £5116 / week

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from £154 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Holiday tented camp in M'Hamid

Souss-Massa-Draa Region / M'Hamid

8 16 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £57 / night

£393 / week

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from £57 / night

(9) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“First Class Villa” We spent a week at casa Catherine and had a great time. There were 8 of us and the villa met all of our needs. It is really well equipped, clean and it was like home from home (apart from we haven't a pool at home!). Kathy was re
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from £190 / night

£1050 - £1750 / week

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from £190 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” We have very much enjoyed the apartment. It is very spacious and nicely decorated and the terrace was fantastic with a beautiful view. We hope in the future to make use of the apartment again.
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from £100 / night

£375 - £695 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday home in Cilaos

Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Cilaos

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday windmill in Torres Vedras

Lisbon District / Torres Vedras

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £87 / night

£432 - £604 / week

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from £87 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Cala d'Or

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice apartment, great location” Three of us stayed for a long weekend in September and had a great time. The owner of the apartment was very helpful and answered all our questions. The apartment itself was very good with a great terrace. The shower wa
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from £75 / night

£595 - £795 / week

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from £75 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Praia D'el Rey Golf and Country Club with swimming pool, golf nearby

Caldas da Rainha / Praia D'el Rey Golf and Country Club

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Recommendation from our friends” Coming from the states, we didn't know what to expect, but our friends had traveled in Portugal and recommended this place. It was a great stay. The unit is a full size house in a upscale community with access
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from £173 / night

£1035 - £1121 / week

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from £173 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Pueblo

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa with wonderful views of the sea.” I have recently returned from a second holiday, with my extended family (aged 6 months to 91yrs), at the stunning Villa Elegante. I would not hesitate to go back for a third visit as it would be virtua
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from £247 / night

£1725 - £3363 / week

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from £247 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Praia Grande holiday apartment rental

State of Sao Paulo / Praia Grande

1 6 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £37 / night

£254 / week

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from £37 / night

25

Holiday home rental

Sao Roque do Pico / Santo Amaro

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £61 / night

£401 - £604 / week

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from £61 / night

(2) Average 

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Palma de Mallorca holiday studio accommodation

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £29 / night

£202 - £823 / week

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from £29 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Santa Luzia

Faro District / Santa Luzia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“First visit to Portugal and will definitely be returning” This was our first visit to Portugal and we definitely picked a lovely apartment, town and area. The apartment was very spacious, clean and was equipped with everything we needed for an extrem
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from £104 / night

£690 - £1250 / week

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from £104 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Adeje

Tenerife / Adeje

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £200 / night

£1400 - £2900 / week

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from £200 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Puntallana holiday home rental

La Palma / Puntallana

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic place” The house is very substantial and very well equipped. The main terrace gets the sun all day and has stunning views of the coast. Wi-fi was better than any of our hotel stays and the privacy (the building is on it's own at the end o
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from £44 / night

£302 - £435 / week

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from £44 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Kovalam

Thiruvananthapuram District / Kovalam

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£250 - £390 / week

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from £40 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Benaulim holiday studio rental

Benaulim / Benaulim Beach

Studio 2 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful Flat” property as advertised, good location, quiet area, fantastic contact with the owner ( fast replys to any questions I had), it was a great and relaxing stay after a week of intensive travel in central part of India
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from £30 / night

£175 - £275 / week

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from £30 / night

(86) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Los Altos de Montana Roja

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Book it now- You will not be disappointed” I was tempted to absolutely slate the property to try and ensure less demand for when we go back next year but I can not in good conscience do that. It is brilliant. It is that simple. My wife and I took our
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from £13 / night

£600 - £1254 / week

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from £13 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calis Beach

Fethiye / Calis Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa, great pool and location, superb weather!!!!!” Thank you for giving us the opportunity to stay in your lovely villa. From the minute we arrived for our weeks holiday to the time we left we all agreed we had a fantastic holiday Hav
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from £100 / night

£650 - £950 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Moraira

Moraira / Tabaira

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“perfect for 3 families with kids.” Location great as can walk to town. Even though its is a villa, accommodation is split into 3 separate areas so you can have your privacy while holidaying with friends. We were 3 families with kids from 2-7yrs and it
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from £120 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £120 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great location.” Spacious, clean, ground floor apartment, beautiful décor, quiet location, close to beach and village (10 min walk to each - trainers or flat shoes are a good idea) Kitchen well equipped, including a new washing machi
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from £39 / night

£272 - £1039 / week

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from £39 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gili Air

Gili Islands / Gili Air

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Such a nice villa, spacious and elegant!” I stayed with my husband, my 3 children and my mother in this beautiful villa. There was 2 big bedrooms and spacious open bathroom, amazing, with all the facilities we can expect! The villa was very quiet on
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from £100 / night

£700 - £18103448 / week

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from £100 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Javea

Javea / Arenal

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent again” Yet another fantastic holiday,met up with friends from last year and met new friends,apartment again clean and tidy and has everything you could possibly require during your stay,Les the owner as ever great communication from start to
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from £54 / night

£375 - £900 / week

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from £54 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Evora

Evora District / Evora

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Langebaan

Saldanha Bay Municipality / Langebaan

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
“So much more than a home away from home” My mother and I - both of whom have travelled extensively - stayed at Pano Avli, which we came across by word of mouth, and were expecting no more than a very run-of-the-norm self-catering unit. What we found o
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from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Amarilla Golf

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lauren Quinta Villa” This villa is exactly as described and has everything you could possibly need. Sunshine all day in different parts of the grounds. Fabulous location in quiet neighbourhood. We had a query about the pool so messaged owner who respo
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from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 4 nights min

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

from £104 / night

£604 - £819 / week

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from £104 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 14 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The children thought they were in Paradise!” With 4 lively grandsons, their parents and my disabled husband to cater for, this luxury villa ticked pretty much all the boxes. The kitchen was spacious and well equipped; there was seating in a variety of
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from £309 / night

£2160 - £8000 / week

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from £309 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Merimbula

New South Wales / Merimbula

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A fantastic holiday home in an idylic setting with all needs considered” Imagine a 2 week holiday with in-laws, parents, adult children, partners AND grandchildren. Sounds like a disaster? No, not at all! We ALL had the best holiday. The location, nea
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from £127 / night

£886 / week

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from £127 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fuengirola

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Stunning apartment” I stayed here for five days with a friend and I could not find fault with anything.The location is fantastic and has everything on its doorstep,trainstation,supermarket,bars and restaurants and the beach are all just a few minutes
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from £74 / night

£276 - £690 / week

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from £74 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Porto de Mos with shared pool

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic location and apartment” We had a fantastic time in the apartment which is in a great position to the pool with a large patio. Apartment was very clean and modern with everything you need for a self catering stay. Only thing i would suggest i
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from £60 / night

£300 - £750 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday studio rental

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £18 / night

£128 - £222 / week

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from £18 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa” We spent 8 days at this beautiful villa over looking the golf course, it has everything you could possibly want and is spotlessly clean, the outside space around the heated pool and barbecue area is amazing, I would highly recommend t
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from £154 / night

£1075 - £1350 / week

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from £154 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Marsascala with swimming pool

Island of Malta / Marsascala

3 8 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment and great landlords made the holiday very relaxing!” Very cool, spacious, modern apartment. Balconies and pool were lovely relaxing spots. We spent a lot of time just relaxing in the apartment by the pool and making BBQs. If anythi
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from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Halong Bay

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

10 20 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £58 / night

£404 / week

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from £58 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Lorenzo

Ibiza / San Lorenzo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What it says on the tin” This really is the retreat villa; a beautiful, traditional villa in a remote (ish) location in the picturesque countryside of San Juan. The location wasn't too much of a problem for us as we hired a car (shops nearby) and
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from £173 / night

£1207 / week

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from £173 / night

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