Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (228588)

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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Nerja holiday apartment let

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A cozy apartment in the heart of the city.Apartment Cala de Nerja is perfect for you if you want to spend your holiday near shops and restaurants and other services of a city. Beaches, the famous vantage point called Balcon de Europa and old town with narrow all  …see more

from £55 / night

£380 - £600 / week

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from £55 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Fontana

Island of Gozo / Fontana

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This brand new luxurious penthouse is on the top floor of a nice new modern building.This penthouse offers a large terrace equipped with dining table, sunbeds & BBQ. This outside area is just perfect to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the panoramic views that t  …see more

from £50 / night

£345 - £496 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and healthy winter sun holiday in a beautiful setting” We love El Soto and have been going there for holidays at least 5 times since 2009. What particularly attracts us is the friendly price (for winter season) and excellent sport facilities  …see more

from £59 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £59 / night

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Holiday apartment in Salema

Faro District / Salema

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Sitting in a prime position at the top of the resort, this 2 bedroom townhouse has been styled elegantly and maintained to an excellent standard. The open plan living-dining room opens onto a dining balcony with glorious sea views of the bay although a view of the sea  …see more

from £113 / night

£518 - £1078 / week

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from £113 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puigpunyent

Majorca / Puigpunyent

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Property” The property is super spacious and everything is easily accessible. I really enjoyed the large pool and the TV in the outdoor gazebo for late night movies. It feels like a home and you can really make yourself comfortable. I look for  …see more

from £315 / night

£2199 - £3406 / week

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from £315 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in El Toro with shared pool

Calvia / El Toro

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely resort and accommodation in which to relax and unwind” This was the third time we have stayed in El Toro and just love the resort - its nice and peaceful and everything is in easy reach and not too far from the airport and Palma. The booking p  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £695 / week

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from £54 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Guimaraes

Braga District / Guimaraes

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
This house is the first floor of an ancient building of the XVIII century, located on the historic centre of Guimarães, recently rehabilitated according to the traditional techniques.  …see more

from £44 / night

£255 - £406 / week

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from £44 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Moruya holiday home rental

New South Wales / Moruya

4 7 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A beautiful newly built home in very quiet south coast town. Luxurious open plan room with dining table for ten and stone bench kitchen. All mod cons including fridge, dishwasher, washing machine dryer. Microwave, tv. Downstairs teenage retreat sleeps 3 . Newly plante  …see more

from £147 / night

£1025 / week

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from £147 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool, golf nearby in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Puebla Aida

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa in great location” Our holiday, in June 2014, at this lovely villa was delightful. It was very clean and had everything we needed, including wi-fi, satellite TV and very comfortable beds. We made good use of the gas BBQ and patio area, a  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £945 / week

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from £100 / 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

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Boa Vista / Sal Rei

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Super!!!” We are from Germany and were there three weeks with our children (13 and 17 years). There were two nice bedrooms and everything was very clean. Excellent was the swimming pool and the bar on the housing complex. The people on the Island were  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £565 / week

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from £50 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oliveira do Hospital

Coimbra District / Oliveira do Hospital

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing” We stayed there in June of last year. The villa was spot on, it had everything that you needed, immaculate, well looked after and it was a pleasure to stay there. The views are spectacular and the pool and surrounding gardens added to that  …see more

from £59 / night

£574 - £1177 / week

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from £59 / night

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State of Santa Catarina / Palhoca

2 10 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £41 / night

£202 - £1363 / week

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from £41 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage in Agua de Pau

São Miguel / Agua de Pau

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this unique coastal location of Baixa d'Areia in your own delightful, rural, stone-built beach house, "Casa das Pedras" (The "Stone House" sleeps up to 6). It's set in 10,000 sq. metres of beautiful garde  …see more

from £114 / night

£797 / week

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from £114 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Balaia Golf Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice experience to repeat!” We had a great holiday time this Summer! Indeed we extremely enjoyed the villa as we found it cozy and nice . We also appreciated some very friendly details (such as having confidence about the unknown users in what conc  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £900 / week

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from £30 / night

(39) 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
“Paradise Refound” We have just experienced the most wonderful two weeks holiday at this delightful villa-a real home from home-except that we were waited upon most regally. The staff were wonderful and we couldn't have had better attention.I wish I c  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1520 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

28

Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Los Claveles

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wow what a beautiful villa” We stayed here with 2 teenagers and had a great time. The pool table was great as when it was too hot the children played on this as sometimes it was really hot. We hired a car which is a must and only cost us £60.00 for th  …see more

from £121 / night

£842 - £1717 / week

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from £121 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Ciutat Vella

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic location” Great apartment & great value - although is actually 3 bedrooms with a sofa-bed in lounge. Location couldn't be better - walking distance of beach, shops, bars, etc. Would stay there again.  …see more

from £117 / night

£815 - £1638 / week

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from £117 / night

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Cleveland holiday apartment let

Redland City / Cleveland

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Moreton Bay Beach Lodge is right on Moreton Bay with views to North Stradbroke Island and other surrrounding Islands. This place is one of Brisbane's special secrets with beautiful walks to many restaurants and a one kilometre walk to Stradbroke Ferries. The accom  …see more

from £153 / night

£1068 / week

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from £153 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ciudad Quesada

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Happy family holiday” Lovely large villa with space for all the family to be together or space to be on their own too. Large amazing pool with deep and shallow ends plenty space for air beds in pool too. Pool bar a great asset as saved you going in an  …see more

from £65 / night

£400 - £900 / week

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from £65 / 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

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Alozaina

Province of Malaga / Alozaina

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Total relaxation!” This is the second time we have stayed at this villa, and we hope to return again soon. The villa is very private and peaceful, not overlooked but not isolated. We have seen eagles on both visits and a wide variety of wildlife. The  …see more

from £90 / night

£495 - £1280 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Penthouse accommodation in Speightstown

Saint Peter Parish / Speightstown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Located on the edge of charming and historic Speightstown on the West Coast of Barbados is this fully air conditioned 3 bedroom 3 en suite bathroom, 1,700 sq ft beachfront penthouse duplex apartment with high vaulted ceilings covered and uncovered terrace with sea and b  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1750 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Costa del Sol / Marbella

8 18 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This amazing and spacious Marbella Villa has a private fenced pool, several BBQ areas, a private garden and terraces which offer excellent views to the Mediterranean sea, Gibraltar, Africa and the mountains, as it benefits from being set in the very exclusive Villa Padi  …see more

from £86 / night

£509 - £3613 / week

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from £86 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Castelo Branco District / Oleiros

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £173 / night

£1035 / week

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from £173 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Moraira

Moraira / Paichi

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The accommodation is light and spacious with lounge, separate dining room and fully equipped open plan kitchen with cooker, gas hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Separate Utility with washing machine.There are 2 ground floor bedrooms, one with double be  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £1164 / week

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from £99 / 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
“Everything you need and more for a perfect holiday” I have just returned from the most wonderful holiday at El Mirador,The coast road from Malaga airport is a great road to travel upon the views are superb,it is a very straight forward journey to the  …see more

from £60 / night

£325 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alhandra

Lisbon District / Alhandra

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
The apartment is located in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of Lisbon. It is within 5 minutes to the main motorway (A1) and 10 minutes walk to the train station. Car or train takes 20 minutes to Lisbon City Centre. There is a local café for breakfast as  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 / week

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from £25 / night

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Apartment rental in Flic En Flac with shared pool

Flic En Flac / Morcellement De Chazal

3 4 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This brand new penthouse apartment is located opposite the wonderful resort of Flic en Flac, only 2 mins walk to the sandy beach, shops, bars, clubs, restaurants, bureau de change, ATMs and all other amenities. The apartment is fully furnished and is accommodate  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / El Divino

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing apartment, perfect location, can't wait to return” Our week spent at the apartment was the most enjoyable holiday ever. After being picked up by Sabeli Villas staff at the airport, we were taken to the apartment (just 10 mins away). She was ve  …see more

from £32 / night

£220 - £380 / week

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from £32 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Diwan

Cape Tribulation / Diwan

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
Jarramali is a beautifully designed, solar powered house built of renewable timbers and surrounded by more than an acre of tropical garden. It is situated in the midst of the world heritage Daintree rainforest with views over the rainforest to the turquoise Coral Sea.&  …see more

from £147 / night

£897 - £1836 / week

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from £147 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Cottage rental in Shediac

New Brunswick / Shediac

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
Large Clean Cottage, waterview of the Scoudouc River. Deeded water access. Large recreational park in front of cottage with basketball, badminton, volleyball, horseshoe pits, swings, open field. Close to everything in Shediac. Very private, on private lane, treed en  …see more

from £61 / night

£364 - £516 / week

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from £61 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Gharb

Island of Gozo / Gharb

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect place to relax” Quiet location with cafe bar and supermarket close by. Very helpful host who met us on arrival and introduced us to the farmhouse. Phone numbers were exchanged and contact was made as needed. Spacious farmhouse provided lovely  …see more

from £130 / night

£1035 - £1125 / week

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from £130 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torre Soli Nou

Minorca / Torre Soli Nou

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Semi-detached villa, with private pool. Ideal for families. Low budget. Fully equipped. Air con. Free wifi. Large and covered barbecue area, ideal for al fresco dining. Just minutes away from Son Bou Beach and comercial area.  …see more

from £80 / night

£538 - £1805 / week

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from £80 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Port de Pollenca / Pine Walk Area

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning Views” Stayed in this lovely, spacious apartment early May, our first visit to Belleveure 2A. Easy to book and any queries to Bianca were promptly replied. The views from the apartment were stunning. Perfect location for our 2 year  …see more

from £111 / night

£776 - £1811 / week

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from £111 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Los Alcazares with shared pool

Los Alcazares / Pueblo Patricia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa, very private, close to everything for a perfect s/c holiday” We stayed in this villa last year, this year, and have rebooked for next year! It is very comfortable and clean, with very private garden and roof terrace. Lovely clean, smal  …see more

from £50 / night

£295 - £625 / week

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from £50 / night

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State of Rio Grande do Sul / Arroio do Sal

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £22 / night

£153 / week

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from £22 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

3 6 30 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A luxury apartment in a beautiful place” I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this apartment a  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 - £1540 / week

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from £135 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse 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 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Relaxing, beach, golf, Puerto Banus, San Pedro, Penthouse, large terrace, south facing, community pool, close to beach, close to amenities, Wifi, English TV channels.  …see more

from £87 / night

£561 - £854 / week

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from £87 / night