Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (28894)

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 with swimming pool in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“absolutely relaxing , great location and stunning Villa” Stayed in May with my family , 2 adults and 2 teenagers , firstly let me say the owners Jo and Mike who live nearby couldn't do enough for us to make our stay enjoyable. The villa is located nea
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from £350 / night

£1950 - £2600 / week

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from £350 / night

(2) Excellent 

28

Holiday cottage in Maceira

Torres Vedras / Maceira

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly

from £43 / night

£253 - £421 / week

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from £43 / night

(19) Excellent 

30

Vale do Lobo holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vale do Lobo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa and pool in a fantastic setting. Stunning.” We were so looking forward to this holiday, it was the first time we had rented a villa and it turned out to be truly fantastic. A wonderful experience right from the moment we booked. The ow
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from £169 / night

£1051 - £2984 / week

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from £169 / night

(5) Excellent 

43

Port Elizabeth holiday home rental

Eastern Cape / Port Elizabeth

4 14 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

34

Castelo Branco District / Belmonte

3 12 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £59 / night

£211 / week

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from £59 / night

(21) Excellent 

48

Holiday villa in Calheta

Madeira / Calheta

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Not enough superlatives.............” We (4 adults, 2 children) stayed in August 2016 and I am still sulking that we had to return home. Pegging my laundry out in Somerset just isn't cutting it........no sea views for starters !! This villa is beaut
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from £190 / night

£1173 - £2232 / week

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from £190 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Puerto Banus with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“El Palmeral - Kieran & Evior White - Nice People, Nice Location” This was an pleasant experience from the moment we booked it. Kieran & Evior were extremely helpful from the outset. The apartment/house is situated in a quiet suburb about a ten minute
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from £131 / night

£757 - £1043 / week

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from £131 / night

(3) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa in Burgau

Faro District / Burgau

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa in a wonderful location” This is a fabulous villa, with a great pool and very well equipped. My children spent most of their time in the pool when we weren't at the beach. It's a suoer size and very well looked after. The views
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from £129 / night

£850 - £1550 / week

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from £129 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday riad accommodation

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly

from £80 / night

£500 - £840 / week

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from £80 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Villa letting in Port de Pollenca with swimming pool

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“WOW!” Extended family group from 2-73! everyone had the most wonderful time. the accommodations are set in beautiful grounds kept in tip-top condition by the staff. the help from Consuelo on a daily basis made it a true break for the ladies and we
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from £300 / night

£2000 - £6700 / week

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from £300 / night

28

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £118 / night

£820 - £1971 / week

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from £118 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Castelo Branco District / Oleiros

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £34 / night

£211 / week

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from £34 / night

(17) Very Good 

17

Holiday villa in Port de Sant Miguel

Port de Sant Miguel / Isla Blanca

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious, Great View, Lovely Island” We stayed at Casa Anna in early May 2013 so it was just at the start of the season. This meant that we didn't get full use of the pool. I would love to return to Casa Anna during the middle of summer as I am not
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from £130 / night

£800 - £2680 / week

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from £130 / night

(14) Excellent 

21

Holiday home rental

Wanneroo / Carramar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Close to perfect!” Our family had the honour of being the first paid guests in this house in June 2013. Right from the beginning Sharon made us feel welcome as she had arranged a picnic basket for us. It was really helpful as we arrived only after the
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from £100 / night

£742 - £1112 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Faro District / Albufeira

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £102 / night

£594 - £2746 / week

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from £102 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Gran Alacant

Gran Alacant / Don Pueblo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Outstanding rental” This property is an excellent house to rent for vacation. Very clean, very well maintained it has all what you can dream of. Rooms are beautiful, bathrooms have everything all in great condition. All furniture are nice and look ne
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Excellent 

18

Home rental in Millaa Millaa with golf nearby

Queensland / Millaa Millaa

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £109 / night

£706 - £1221 / week

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from £109 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Barcelona / Copons

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £156 / night

£1089 - £1177 / week

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from £156 / night

(15) Excellent 

28

Finestrat holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Finestrat

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Location” Just returned from a lovely stay in Casita de la Luna ,everything was just perfect for a quiet peaceful holiday . The scenery is spectacular in every direction and the house is ideally located for walking in the mountains or drivi
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from £65 / night

£375 - £850 / week

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from £65 / night

(10) Excellent 

17

Madikeri holiday home rental

Kodagu (Coorg) / Madikeri

2 12 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £30 / night

£208 / week

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from £30 / night

(22) Excellent 

27

Benahavis holiday townhouse rental

Benahavis / El Castillo de la Heredia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa with amazing reviews” We stayed in Casa Rose for 2 weeks with 3 children aged 7, 4 and 2. The villa has everything you could need for your stay and is really spacious. We spent lots of time at the villas own small pool as well as the c
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from £145 / night

£845 - £1345 / week

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from £145 / night

(20) Excellent 

27

Colmenar holiday cottage rental

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“A lovely relaxing retreat” We couldn't fault the Casita and it is exactly as described. A lovely rural retreat perfect for our honeymoon. You do need a car as the property is very isolated but once on the main roads it is easy to access Cordoba and th
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from £32 / night

£224 / week

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from £32 / night

(39) Excellent 

24

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
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from £75 / night

£750 - £875 / week

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from £75 / night

(46) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oludeniz

Mugla Province / Oludeniz

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“a highly recommended villa with all your needs supplied, totally relaxing” from being met at the airport to being taken back there a week later all 11 of us had a great time, there is nothing that susie has not thought of to make your stay a great one
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £85 / night

£303 - £925 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Very Good 

24

Townhouse rental in Cuevas De San Marcos with swimming pool

Province of Malaga / Cuevas De San Marcos

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

(7) Very Good 

18

Holiday villa in Marrakech

Marrakech / Widane

5 14 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Morocco holiday 2016” We stayed at villa Yasmina for 7 days in August 2016 and the villa was great. The rooms were all spacious even though there were 15 of us. The house keeper ensured our needs were fulfilled, and the villa was also cleaned regularl
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from £211 / night

£1261 - £2202 / week

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from £211 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Chalet rental in O Freixo

Province of A Coruna / O Freixo

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
“A quiet, comfortable, tranquil holiday in a magnificent rural setting” This is our second visit to this property. We love the area, the wonderful shellfish and the friendly people. Our accommodation was very comfortable and well equipped and we enj
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from £101 / night

£547 - £1101 / week

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from £101 / night

(8) 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

(9) Excellent 

24

Atalaia holiday villa rental

Lagos / Atalaia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious & comfortable 3 bed villa with great pool & outside space.” Fantastic villa, good location, good weather and first class service from making the booking to receiving the refund of the security deposit. The villa was spacious and comfortable w
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from £115 / night

£795 - £1935 / week

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from £115 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lilac house” Perfect house for our friends get together - superb location just steps from the marina and loads of space and comfort. We especially loved relaxing in the back garden! Beach to the right of the Marina is amazing.
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from £65 / night

£400 / week

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from £65 / night

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Souss-Massa-Draa Region / Agadir

2 4 2 nights min

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

from £64 / night

£421 - £509 / week

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from £64 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in Naxxar

Island of Malta / Naxxar

3 9 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Truly Amazing- would recommend to anyone!” My family and I stayed at Villa Elma for two weeks and what a brilliant two weeks they were! On arrival to the property, we were greeted by the host who showed us around the accomodation and gave us additiona
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from £337 / night

£2479 - £2690 / week

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from £337 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa” Beautiful villa in a prime location. The photos do not do it justice. Spacious and well stocked this villa is ideal for large families or 2 families/ larger parties. It has great outdoor space, plenty of seating, sunbeds and umbrellas an
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from £150 / night

£995 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Sant Fost de Campsentelles holiday villa rental

Province of Barcelona / Sant Fost de Campsentelles

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice vacation without other tourists :)” The villa was amazing! Lots of space plus pool and barbeque. It was a bit cold at the time we were there (group of six) unexpectedly but with a good company we had a blast! You don´t encounter many good english
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from £109 / night

£757 - £1597 / week

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from £109 / night

24

Villa rental in Campo de Baixo with golf nearby

Porto Santo Island / Campo de Baixo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly

from £43 / night

£295 - £942 / week

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from £43 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Bicheno holiday home rental

Bicheno / Dolphin Sands

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Swimming pool

from £230 / night

£1365 - £1755 / week

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from £230 / night

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Ovar / Furadouro

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £59 / night

£295 - £387 / week

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from £59 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Faro District / Carvoeiro

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday” This was our second stay at this excellent apartment, we will look to return again. Apartment in very good condition, pool close and Sun beds always available. We did have a couple of issues this time but these were sorted quickly by
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from £75 / night

£395 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pokolbin

Greater Newcastle / Pokolbin

5 8 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £353 / night

£2236 / week

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from £353 / night

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