Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (56256)

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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(8) Excellent 

22

Calasparra holiday villa rental

Murcia / Calasparra

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The house has covered terrace on three sides. A music facility at the pool, covered dining area by the pool.  …see more

from £60 / night

£375 - £575 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

32

Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent base for a fabulous holiday. Home from home.” Stayed with friends in this lovely house. Very clean, tidy and spacious. Nice private decked area outside. Quiet area but close enough to the centre of town for groceries, bars and restaurants. J  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1600 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Excellent 

10

Holiday home with shared pool in Relleu

Province of Alicante / Relleu

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A quaint holiday home.” Our stay in Relleu was a delightful experience. Located some 45 minutes from Benidorm / Alicante, the village of Relleu is a charming and relaxing location. The home we stayed at accommodates up to 8 people comfortably.  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £450 / week

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from £40 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pedreguer

Province of Alicante / Pedreguer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Extremely well-appointed villa” Just returned from a holiday in Casa Colina on Costa Blanca North. The villa is immaculately presented and extremely well-appointed. Both the owner and the agent - Spanishvillasgb - were very helpful in the course of ou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

(8) Very Good 

18

Carvoeiro holiday villa rental

Faro District / Carvoeiro

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The villa on the website looked too good to be true, but it exceeded our expectations” We only had a small window in May to take a holiday with our 2 grown up sons and partners, so we were surprised we got Casa Branco Grande for 10 days at a great pri  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1399 / week

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from £72 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

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  …see more

from £150 / night

£995 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

34

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Bandung

West Java / Bandung

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Parahyangan Residences, the latest works of Agung Podomoro prime form vertical housing in the elite area of ​​North Bandung, present offer comfort and convenience of living. Have a tourist paradise Bandung as a private courtyard you and your beloved family, because  …see more

from £19 / night

£131 / week

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from £19 / night

(5) Excellent 

13

Holiday apartment accommodation

Albox / Locaiba

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 64 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The apartment is extremely spacious with 104 square metres of living space, and additional 17 square metre terrace. Casa Mica is a luxury detached private country house, set amongst olive groves and orange trees, yet easily accessible from tarmac road. Bar, bakery and c  …see more

from £31 / night

£212 / week

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from £31 / night

(20) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful property with fantastic views” Upon arriving at Casa Estrela their was an unanimous 'wow'. It is a beautiful property and very well equipped and very roomy. We are a family of ten, ages ranging from 6 to 78 years, and we spent a fabulous t  …see more

from £255 / night

£1634 - £2151 / week

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from £255 / 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
“Magical Holiday” We booked this villa primarily for the pool but the rest of the villa, the grounds and the location were excellent too. We have 2 young children age 4 and 2 and wanted them to enjoy learning to swim. Having a slope into the pool was  …see more

from £156 / night

£1078 - £3061 / week

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from £156 / night

(14) Excellent 

15

Kallaroo holiday apartment rental

Joondalup / Kallaroo

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Access to Indian Ocean Great Beaches<br />Whether it's for long weekend or for holiday, we are here to make your stay comfortable!  …see more

from £50 / night

£326 - £399 / week

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from £50 / night

(31) Excellent 

79

Holiday villa rental

Marbella / Elviria

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa” Stayed at Serenity for 9 nights at the end of August this year, we were a family of 5 adults and 3 children aged 4 to 9 years. The villa itself is superb, the kitchen is well equipped (the owner even leaves a cupboard stocked with her  …see more

from £161 / night

£1121 - £2932 / week

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from £161 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Puerto Princesa holiday villa rental

Palawan Island / Puerto Princesa

5 12 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The villa is in the middle of the forest, fronting a beautiful beach and a stone throw away from the world famous Palawan Subterranean River. A place for families, friends, lovers, adventurous people and those who prefer the quietness of nature. The villa can house 12 p  …see more

from £281 / night

£1964 / week

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from £281 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A very nice bright and airy cottage well fitted out with for all your holiday needs and close to all activities.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

30

Silves / Odelouca

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £2544 / week

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from £99 / night

(2) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Benahavis

Benahavis / Atalaya Golf

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa in a great location” Lovely villa with easy access (by car, 15 mins) to Marbella, Puerto Banus, Benahavis and what felt like 100’s of golf courses. Well equipped for children of all ages – will definitely be going back. A great find  …see more

from £327 / night

£2285 - £4311 / week

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from £327 / night

(27) Excellent 

17

Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful and memorable stay” The Villa Barbara experience was fantastic. As expected, the views of Caps Bay and Table Mountain were stunning. What was not as expected was the generous hospitality of the Reynolds. All in all, our stay at Villa Barba  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1120 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Very Good 

34

San Cayetano holiday apartment rental

Murcia / San Cayetano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful, comfortable with entertainment nearby” We have stayed in this property a few times now. It is in a peaceful location, on the edge of a friendly Spanish village. You can get basic food from the supermarket, and delicious cakes in the bakery.  …see more

from £55 / night

£225 - £295 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

28

Guest house rental in Golf Ridge with swimming pool, golf nearby

Cap Estate / Golf Ridge

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxurious Self Catering Villa with 6 suites and a self contained apartment situated at Golf Ridge, Cap Estate in a prestigious position where the swimming pool overlooks the Cap Estate Golf Course with panoramic views of the Atlantic Sea with cool breezes . Cas En Bas  …see more

from £529 / night

£3700 / week

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from £529 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Costa Blanca / Calpe

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Situated in a quiet area near the centre and beaches of Calpe, this cosy traditional style villa is set in its own gardens and is withing a five minutes drive of all amenities, which includes a wide selection fo shops, bars and restaurants. With its private swim  …see more

from £50 / night

£344 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

17

Rocha Department / Punta del Diablo

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £98 / night

£488 - £1057 / week

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from £98 / night

17

Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful beach home, fully furnished home including linens, with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located in Honduras Shores Planation, a gated community, with private pool, private beach and beach club access. Bedrooms are air conditioned. Houskeeping service included in price.  …see more

from £208 / night

£935 / week

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from £208 / night

(6) Excellent 

17

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Aguas Nuevas

Province of Albacete / Aguas Nuevas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quite literally fantastic!!” What I can I say after the fantastic 10 days I spent at Casa Owens with my son? The apartment is beautiful, well maintained and is spotlessly clean. It is really close to local bars and shops which was perfect for me and m  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £350 / week

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from £29 / night

(1) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Azambuja

Lisbon District / Azambuja

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Situated in a quiet and peaceful area of 5500sqm. 30 minutes driving distance from Lisbon airport and the beautiful coastal beaches, this gorgeous villa has everything you and your family will need .The outside area of the house is arranged with beautiful gardens. Plea  …see more

from £35 / night

£250 - £450 / week

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from £35 / night

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Villa letting in Colva with shared pool

Goa / Colva

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Presenting A Beautiful Large 3 Floor Family Villa With Communal Pool Close To The Popular Colva & Benulium Beach Ground Floor Gated Drive Way for Car and Sun Terrace Large Living room with 3 Piece Sofa and TV with Full Sky TV package and WIFI 6 Seater Dining Table  …see more

from £25 / night

£150 - £250 / week

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from £25 / night

(15) Excellent 

15

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect haven for a fabulous holiday” My Wife and I and our dear friends stayed at Beija Flor for our first Bajan holiday. The house is wonderfully relaxing, in a near perfect location, is fully equipped to satisfy your every need and the pool is a jo  …see more

from £199 / night

£1435 - £2009 / week

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from £199 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Calpe / Los Pinos - The Pines

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good location for traveling north and south in very nice settings” Spacious villa with all necessary amenities. Very bright and welcoming. Lovely pool and private surroundings. Felt parts of the inside could do with a bit of TLC, but didn't hamper wha  …see more

from £25 / night

£275 - £935 / week

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from £25 / night

(8) Very Good 

21

Villa rental in Pollenca with swimming pool

Pollenca / Almadrava

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
This beautiful three bedroomed villa has all the touches of an authentic Mallorcan home. Its rustic style of tiled floors, wooden beams and characteristic Mallorcan furnishings offers its guests complete comfort. Snuggled within a small mountain area guests ha  …see more

from £105 / night

£729 - £2013 / week

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from £105 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Hua Hin with swimming pool

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
We have a Beautiful Large 3 bedroom Luxury Villa, Set, in the backdrop of Hua Hin's Mountains. Although we are only minutes’ drive away from the beaches and activities, the house and location is very tranquil and peaceful, just to sit and look at the wonderfu  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £950 / week

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from £108 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Located within a short stroll of the historical old town of Pollensa, Villa C'an Bach is a most charming and comfortable villa which is inevitably going to appeal to those seeking a charming and private retreat within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants and  …see more

from £74 / night

£518 - £2537 / week

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from £74 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b  …see more

from £130 / night

£561 - £1552 / week

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from £130 / night

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Home rental in Moraira with swimming pool

Costa Blanca / Moraira

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This pleasant, spacious villa is handily situated in a quiet residential area just 2 km from the beaches, shops and restaurants of the pretty resort of Moraira. There are splendid views over the countryside towards the sea from the balcony, whilst the spacious terraces  …see more

from £58 / night

£405 / week

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from £58 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday home in La Passe

La Digue Island / La Passe

2 8 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Quiet - Air conditionning - close to the beach - fully equiped open kitchen - Self catering - Tropical garden - Shaded terrasse - Parental suite<br />Close to a cyber center. Free for children under 4 years old  …see more

from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sparrebosch Golf Estate

Knysna / Sparrebosch Golf Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A private spa!” This is a magical place. It is beautifully equipped and beautifully furnished. It has a very welcoming atmosphere. I would go there again and again!  …see more

from £280 / night

£2700 / week

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from £280 / night

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Holiday apartment in Emerald Beach

New South Wales / Emerald Beach

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This is an absolute' to die for' creative stylish apartment with extraordinary ocean views in the idealic beachside village of Emerald Beach close to everything you could possible need and everything provided for a relaxing and unique getaway! Whale watch fr  …see more

from £142 / night

£988 / week

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from £142 / night

(14) Excellent 

24

Santa Maria holiday apartment rental

Santa Maria / Dunas Beach Resort

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment” This is a brand new apartment within a new spa hotel. A 5 minute walk to the beach through the hotel grounds & pool areas. It is a 45 minute walk into Santa Maria, not a particularly pleasant walk so a taxi is a better option. For th  …see more

from £45 / night

£225 - £365 / week

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from £45 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Gata de Gorgos holiday villa rental

Province of Alicante / Gata de Gorgos

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Views, Peace & Quiet With plenty of Space in the Villa and Grounds.” This is my second Holiday in this Villa, So that speaks for itself! Enjoyed my Holiday with my partner and Young 2 children both times. The Villa is well kept with pl  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £1195 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

Island of Malta / Haz-Zebbug

7 10 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magic!!!!!” We were 12 people (7 adults and 5 children), we spent a week in this house and it will last forever in our memories! Everything was just perfect. First the house:  it 's just amazingly gorgeous , :  huge, spacious; decorated with a lot of  …see more

from £309 / night

£2161 / week

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from £309 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely fantastic holiday.” We have just returned from this villa after spending the first 2 weeks in september. The weather was absolutely amazing. We went for my daughters 18th birthday and also my sons 9th birthday, we also have a 16 year old da  …see more

from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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from £107 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Santa Barbara de Nexe holiday villa rental

Santa Barbara de Nexe / Benatrite

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Azinha is located in the picturesque hills to the North of Faro beach and the airport, close to the pretty village of Sta Bárbara de Nexe with beaches, golf and walks all close by.  …see more

from £46 / night

£325 - £800 / week

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from £46 / night