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Winter sun breaks (29449)

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 cottage in Albany

Western Australia / Albany

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

from £105 / night

£625 - £1133 / week

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from £105 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Alquezar

Province of Huesca / Alquezar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £117 / night

£518 - £992 / week

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from £117 / night

(12) Excellent 

8

Hout Bay holiday home rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very relaxing home from home.....” A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed advice on touris
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from £75 / night

£525 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Budens

Budens / Parque da Floresta

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful Holiday” Nice apartment in a good location. Shared pool was clean and large enough to swim. Would need a hire car to travel unless you were content to sit on the complex all day. Enjoyable experience and would go back.
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from £63 / night

£439 - £1077 / week

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from £63 / night

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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

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic vacation, lovely house, great surroundings.” We had a fantastic couple of days in Casa da Encosta. The house was very well positioned between the town and the beach, with plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding areas. It was very
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from £117 / night

£819 - £1811 / week

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from £117 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Almancil

Faro District / Almancil

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Villa Yann awesome stay” This is the third year we have come to the Algarve and the location of the villa is excellent with great access to Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. The villa itself is nicely secluded and is very spacious with 3 large bedrooms
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from £113 / night

£630 - £1569 / week

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from £113 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Marinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £143 / night

£996 - £1686 / week

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from £143 / night

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Holiday guest house in Halls Gap

Grampians / Halls Gap

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £105 / night

£625 - £1353 / week

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from £105 / night

(2) Excellent 

7

Holiday barn rental

Margaret River Region / Yallingup

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £105 / night

£665 - £827 / week

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from £105 / 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 £70 / night

£490 / week

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from £70 / 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 £117 / night

£673 - £2526 / week

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from £117 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Porto da Cruz

Madeira / Porto da Cruz

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

(16) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday cottage in Ansiao

Leiria District / Ansiao

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
“We will book again” great place to spend a break or a little longer. Spotlessly clean and very tasteful interior and exterior. Kitchen is equipped with everything you need if you are a fan of self catering. If not then you have great local restaurants
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Certificate of Excellence

from £22 / night

£194 - £216 / week

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from £22 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous house - a home from home!” We stayed at Girasol in June 2016 a new what an absolutely beautiful house it is. It was perfect in every way from its lovely lounge area opening out into the garden, to its 4 decent sized bedrooms and well equipped
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from £147 / night

£1035 - £1294 / week

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from £147 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Begur

Costa Brava / Begur

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“highly recomendable” We are definitively coming back! The location of the villa Iris is perfect, peaceful with stunning seaviews, and only a 5-7 minutes stroll away from the most beautiful mountain village we have ever visited. Begur har fabulous rest
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from £173 / night

£1078 - £2242 / week

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from £173 / night

(4) Very Good 

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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
“Beautiful place” We really enjoyed our stay.Linda was very welcoming. The house was very well placed in quiet road but near the centre of Cilaos. Beautiful views from the roof where we ate our breakfast. The house was pretty and we'll equipped.
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from £28 / night

£194 / week

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from £28 / night

(14) Excellent 

36

Moraira holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“I can't wait to return again” I stayed at Villa Stellar in Moraira in February 2012 for my friend's 50th birthday party. There were seven of us staying at the house in total and we all had a wonderful time. All the comforts you can think of were provi
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from £369 / night

£2582 - £8449 / week

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from £369 / night

(3) Excellent 

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San Pedro de Alcantara holiday villa rental

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Villa within walking distance to Puerto Banus - perfect for families or groups of friends” I would highly recommend this villa to both groups of friends or families. The villa itself is excellent with a great pool and garden area. The villa
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from £290 / night

£2026 - £2328 / week

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from £290 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Faro District / Ferragudo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely large house - perfect for our stay” We stayed in Casa Linda for a week in October and loved it. The house is super; well equipped and comfortably furnished, with stylish decor. The rooms are large and spacious, and the outdoor space, though s
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from £130 / night

£733 - £1207 / week

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from £130 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Cerro Grande

Albufeira / Cerro Grande

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern Spacious Villa” This Villa is lovely and clean. 3 large double bedrooms, 1 with a generous size bathroom and all with balconies and a smaller room with access out to the pool. The pool area is very private and over looks other villas, plenty
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from £87 / night

£518 - £2371 / week

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from £87 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Budens with golf nearby

Faro District / Budens

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent venue in high spec luxury town house, close to pools, beaches and golf” If you want a place to relax and base yourself for the local fabulous beaches, golf course and restaurants on the Algarve, west of Lagos, then this is an ideal location.
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from £68 / night

£475 - £825 / week

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from £68 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Arta

Majorca / Arta

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stylish property, perfect for a relaxing holiday” We saw lots of pictures of Villa Sa Font Calenta before our holiday and wondered if it could possibly be as good as it looked. Well it was everything we hoped for and more. Situated just outside of Art
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from £215 / night

£1500 - £4500 / week

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from £215 / 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

(12) Very Good 

20

Cottage rental in Old Town Esplanade with golf nearby

Albufeira / Old Town Esplanade

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Car not necessary

from £80 / night

£275 - £560 / week

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from £80 / night

(27) Excellent 

24

Villa letting in Conil

Lanzarote / Conil

4 6 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay” Really enjoyed our week here. Lovely villa with lots of nice touches. Nice pool, comfy sun loungers. Really good hot tub, great fun at night looking at the stars whilst in the tub! Fire pit area was really nice too - used that a couple of
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from £160 / night

£1090 - £1690 / week

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from £160 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Javea holiday villa rental

Javea / La Lluca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“For those Expect and Respect the best” My wife and I have just returned from a six-week holiday in this newly refurbished villa. I begin my review by saying that I do not normally write reviews, except in the case of either good/bad experiences….this
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from £124 / night

£858 - £2651 / week

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from £124 / night

(46) Excellent 

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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

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Kalkan with shared pool

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Glorious Kalkan” This has to be our favourite destination due its location, stunning views and of course the very friendly staff. It's the kind of holiday which you can be very relaxed around the pool or also be a bit more adventurous with local trips
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from £45 / night

£315 - £725 / week

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from £45 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Al Sakia Village Fonte Santa

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa in a great location!” Travelled to this fabulous, clean and very spacious villa with extended family, 13 of us! including a baby, toddler and small child, we had plenty of room to escape each other when we wanted! It's kitted out with
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from £207 / night

£1225 - £3733 / week

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from £207 / 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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11

Saint-Come ski chalet to rent.

Quebec / Saint-Come

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £200 / night

£949 - £1450 / week

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from £200 / night

(14) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday townhouse in Montechoro

Albufeira / Montechoro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent time and looking forward to going back soonest !” Everything you require is in the holiday let. Lovely helpful owners who could not do more to make our stay relaxing
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from £31 / night

£138 - £647 / week

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from £31 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Patong

Patong / Khatu

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £18 / night

£74 - £302 / week

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from £18 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Villa letting in Chulilla with swimming pool

Province of Valencia / Chulilla

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

from £120 / night

£700 - £1300 / week

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from £120 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Healesville

Yarra Valley / Healesville

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £133 / night

£792 / week

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from £133 / night

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Chalet rental in Glovertown

Newfoundland / Glovertown

2 10 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £114 / night

£796 / week

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from £114 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Cape Bridgewater

Victoria / Cape Bridgewater

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £87 / night

£607 / week

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from £87 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Drakensberg Region holiday cottage rental

KwaZulu-Natal / Drakensberg Region

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £116 / night

£762 / week

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from £116 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The perfect 30th!” I stayed here for my 30th with 8 other friends and had the best girls's trip so far. The villa was amazing and we were very well looked after. Kath was amazing and helped us with any night/day activities and was always on the end of
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from £700 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £700 / night

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