Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (59116)

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 rental

Ciudad Quesada / Rojales Hills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good family accommodation, fabulous pool and good local amenities” We stayed for 10 days as a family of 6 in August and had a wonderful relaxing holiday. The Villa has lots of outside space including a wonderful pool and barbecue and everything you ne  …see more

from £99 / night

£599 - £1299 / week

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from £99 / 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  …see more

from £130 / night

£800 - £2680 / week

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from £130 / night

(14) Very Good 

24

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
“Fabulous villa” We stayed in this villa for a week in November, myself , husband and family to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday. We could not have celebrated it in a nicer villa! It was plenty big enough for 6 of us although most of our time was s  …see more

from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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from £107 / night

(12) Excellent 

31

Playa de Fanabe holiday apartment rental

Adeje / Playa de Fanabe

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another great Tenerife holiday” After a slight mix up with the telephone number to contact Nina who looks after the apartment we eventually arrived in the apartment. Lovely apartment, very modern, lovely views and the complex is in a great position fo  …see more

from £44 / night

£283 - £774 / week

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from £44 / night

(5) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment letting

Puerto Banus / Vasari Resort

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Quality Apartment in fabulous location” I stayed in this apartment with my family including 3 children for 2 weeks. It is a very comfortable and extremely well equipped ground floor apartment right beside the pool area. Spotlessly clean with very high  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £1800 / week

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from £143 / night

(5) Excellent 

56

Holiday home with swimming pool in Pranburi

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Pranburi

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A PIECE OF HEAVEN IN THAILAND” I spent two months in this magnificent home and could not have wanted for more. The property is huge and spread out comfortably where one can actually " live" inside or outside depending on your wish. The outside area i  …see more

from £79 / night

£441 / week

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from £79 / night

(19) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa rental

Krabi Town / Khao Thong

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful stay by the sea” I had chance to join my family having come from Singapore during a long Thai holiday. It was a perfect place to rest - peaceful and the Villa nice and close to the sea. The pool was great for my niece to learn to swim. We w  …see more

from £151 / night

£1057 / week

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from £151 / night

(14) Excellent 

16

Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

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

from £96 / night

£653 - £1157 / week

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from £96 / night

(4) Excellent 

16

Holiday villa rental

Victoria / Daylesford

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £141 / night

£485 / week

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from £141 / night

(12) Very Good 

21

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Villa” Wow, this villa is even nicer in person than the photos make it out to be. Sure the first time you get there its easy to miss the dirt road but once you get your bearings your fine. The villa is so private and spacious and the air c  …see more

from £114 / night

£644 - £1774 / week

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from £114 / night

(37) Excellent 

21

Holiday chalet in Panjim

Goa / Panjim

4 14 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic old world house, great host” If you're looking for a quiet, waterside stay in Goa, I can't think of a better house than this. Polished wood and glass abound in this wonderfully quaint house, but the furnishings (Rooms, Kitchen, bathrooms) ar  …see more

from £79 / night

£548 / week

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from £79 / night

(7) Very Good 

22

Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Playa Blanca Yaiza

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely Holliday” We arrived at Margaret villa to find it very cleen and spacious and well equiped it has a nice sunbathing area .ti is handy for the supermaket and taxi rank .Ti is a nice walk to the Rubicon along the see front where there are lots of  …see more

from £68 / night

£475 - £675 / week

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from £68 / night

(31) Excellent 

17

Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” We have just returned from a half term break at this beautiful villa. My children are aged 4 & 6 and although the weather was not as sunny as we hoped it really didn't matter as the villa was only a short car journey from the airport, it was  …see more

from £157 / night

£1095 - £1295 / week

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from £157 / night

(26) 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  …see more

from £160 / night

£1090 - £1690 / week

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from £160 / night

(2) Very Good 

25

Apartment rental in Lora del Rio with swimming pool

Province of Seville / Lora del Rio

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £199 / night

£974 - £1948 / week

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from £199 / night

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La Palma / Brena Alta

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £37 / night

£256 - £274 / week

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from £37 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Coveta Fuma

Province of Alicante / Coveta Fuma

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa With beautiful pool and amazing location” The villa is stunning with amazing sea and mountain views. The pool is lovely to relax around and is great to cool off and even learn to swim in. The local train service is reliable and allo  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1450 / week

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from £90 / night

(1) Very Good 

20

Home rental in Chikamagalur

Karnataka / Chikamagalur

3 12 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £49 / night

£339 / week

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from £49 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £178 / night

£950 - £2850 / week

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from £178 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / El Vila Estate

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“This is a great house with good facilities and perfect for relaxing.” We were travelling with our teenage sons (and friends) and when we arrived at Saltamontes we were delighted as the house is exactly as it looked in the photographs. The house was  …see more

from £357 / night

£2495 - £6995 / week

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from £357 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Kerala / Alappuzha

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £81 / night

£1130 / week

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from £81 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Obidos

Obidos / Bom Sucesso

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A beautifully located, well maintained & very spacious villa” The villa itself is on a fairly small development on the shores of a large lagoon. There is plenty of space round each villa and the feel is very open. The development was very quiet. Th  …see more

from £60 / night

£300 - £1040 / week

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from £60 / night

(15) Excellent 

20

Holiday home in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday Galore” It has been an absolute pleasure to stay here for the 5 weeks. A daily walk to the beach and a dip in the pool was one of our daily routines. The house is decorated to a standard and it appeared that most of the furniture and appliance  …see more

from £113 / night

£675 - £1407 / week

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from £113 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Hobart

Greater Hobart / Hobart

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £94 / night

£563 - £1016 / week

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from £94 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Nuestra Senora de Jesus

Ibiza / Nuestra Senora de Jesus

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning Villa” Great villa in an amazing location, quiet and relaxing. Only a 5 minute drive to Jesus for provisions or 10 minutes to the outskirts of Ibiza town and larger supermarkets. 15 minutes will get you to the Marina in Ibiza t  …see more

from £79 / night

£548 / week

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from £79 / night

(89) Excellent 

40

Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Fuengirola

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great getaway” Stayed here multiple times superb location very high spec facilities and modern decor throughout. Highly recommend will be back again in 2017.  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £990 / week

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from £42 / night

(19) Excellent 

28

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ban Tai

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £135 / night

£925 / week

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from £135 / night

(3) Excellent 

59

Beau Vallon holiday villa rental

Mahe Island / Beau Vallon

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £323 / night

£2259 / week

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from £323 / night

(39) Excellent 

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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  …see more

from £75 / night

£700 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Casarabonela

Province of Malaga / Casarabonela

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
“An ideal rural retreat” We arrived for a short stay on the 6th Jan and were amazed at the beautiful setting. The rooms were very comfortable ,lovely kitchen and a very spacious lounge with a log fire. Took in many walks and visited nearby lakes. Alt  …see more

from £240 / night

£1305 - £2392 / week

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from £240 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Nai Harn

Rawai / Nai Harn

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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from £200 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calis Beach

Fethiye / Calis Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £65 / night

£450 - £950 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Aljezur

Faro District / Aljezur

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £79 / night

£566 - £1131 / week

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from £79 / night

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Kilifi holiday villa rental

Kilifi / Kilifi Creek

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£340 - £400 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Datca / Mesudiye

2 6 7 nights min

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

from £87 / night

£435 / week

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from £87 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful stay in a Wonderful Villa” We (group of 4 friends) stayed at the Moonstone Villa for a week in mid February and we could not have had a more wonderful stay. The property was well maintained and the staff could not have been more helpful and  …see more

from £150 / night

£1000 - £1400 / week

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from £150 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Kampala

Kampala / Makindye /Lukuli Near Kansanga and kabalagala

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £53 / night

£424 / week

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from £53 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Seminyak with swimming pool

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We stayed in Villa Viona 2 for 12 days in October while celebrating my birthday and our wedding anniversary. From day one everything was perfect and had no problems at all. Roni the Manager was there to meet us on arrival at the villa  …see more

from £105 / night

£687 - £1461 / week

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from £105 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Villamartin holiday apartment rental

Orihuela / Villamartin

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” Lovely place and very happy that we was able to stay here last minute and graham was very polite and helpful  …see more

from £30 / night

£130 - £290 / week

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from £30 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Unawatuna holiday apartment rental

Galle / Unawatuna

2 4 1 night min

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

from £32 / night

£206 - £279 / week

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from £32 / night