Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (59218)

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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Pollenca holiday villa rental

Majorca / Pollenca

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £230 / night

£1609 - £2174 / week

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from £230 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Kas with shared pool

Antalya Province / Kas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £53 / night

£366 - £731 / week

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from £53 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Monte Cid

Province of Alicante / Monte Cid

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £107 / night

£522 - £870 / week

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from £107 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo with swimming pool

Tavira / Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“RELAXING, LOVELY AND FULL OF CHARM” The villa was exactly as described, spotlessly clean and had every facility you would ever want and more! It is so comfortable and so quiet and peaceful. The grounds are filled with a huge variety of fruit trees and  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 - £653 / week

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from £44 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Olhos de Agua

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing - highly recommended!” This apartment is fantastic. It is a little home from home. The apartment complex is extremely secure and clean. The apartment itself is immaculate. I was thrilled to be staying there. The pool area is big and spacious.  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £395 / week

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from £25 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Golf del Sur with shared pool, golf nearby

San Miguel de Abona / Golf del Sur

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need for a relaxing holiday” This was our fourth visit and once again we found the property to be clean and tidy. There is ample space with two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets. The balcony upstairs and the patio downstai  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £472 / week

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from £42 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Faro District / Burgau

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool

from £138 / night

£970 - £1950 / week

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from £138 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Callao Salvaje holiday villa rental

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Nice big villa in calm surrounding. Lovely pool and well equipped kitchen.” Very nice big villa. We were 12 persons during one week and everything worked out well. Fine terras with sun all day. Calm and quite surrounding, close to the bus.Taxi is not  …see more

from £110 / night

£1395 - £4279 / week

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from £110 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Baga holiday apartment rental

Goa / Baga

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £25 / night

£150 - £455 / week

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from £25 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / La Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“"made my wedding week fantastic"” My auntie stayed in this villa for my wedding in October. The villa was clean,spacious and everything she need. Sharon was very helpful and my Aunt reports that getting the keys was of ease and made everything plain s  …see more

from £40 / night

£245 - £395 / week

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from £40 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Choeng Thale / Bang Tao Beach

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just wonderful” This was quite simply the best villa our family has stayed in. The property is in a fabulous location, has enough space to comfortably accomodate 10 people and is beautifully appointed. We are counting down the days to return!  …see more

from £240 / night

£1600 - £5600 / week

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from £240 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galle

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £175 / night

£1200 - £1575 / week

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from £175 / night

(6) 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 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great lake views and great location” The villa was very easy to find just off the main. A lovely private location overlooking the lake. The property was very well kept inside and out with all the usual utilities provided. It was only a 10 minute driv  …see more

from £82 / night

£575 - £1100 / week

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from £82 / night

(3) Very Good 

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State of Rio Grande do Sul / Xangri-La

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

from £64 / night

£400 - £840 / week

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from £64 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Rye holiday home rental

Mornington Peninsula / Rye

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great for young family.” Very comfortable holiday home, with everything that you need. Great water pressure and clean house. Was perfect for travelling with young children as there are toys and books available (no need to bring pre-school aged toys wi  …see more

from £93 / night

£614 - £798 / week

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from £93 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday beach hut in Yelapa

Costalegre / Yelapa

1 2 Min stay varies

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

from £60 / night

£350 - £550 / week

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from £60 / night

(19) Excellent 

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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

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Savusavu

Savusavu / Korovesi

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stay here, you'll love it!” Mario and Tatjana have built a wonderful series of villas on this property. As hosts they were really helpful and accommodating but we also felt like we had all the privacy we could want. Everything was in wonderful condit  …see more

from £67 / night

£469 / week

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from £67 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Rafael

Ibiza / San Rafael

6 12 Min stay varies

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

from £827 / night

£3087 - £9392 / week

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from £827 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa, met every expectation” I highly recommend this Villa. After organising a 5 day stay for a group of 14, we were all very happy and to be honest after looking at other villas and hotels around the area, I think we hit jackpot with Villa  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £100 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Speightstown

Speightstown / Heywoods

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“a fantastic family rental !” The house was fantastic and would definitely rent again. Everything you saw and had was like the pictures. The walk in shower was brilliant especially after the beach with two children. The beach was just across the road.  …see more

from £100 / night

£575 - £968 / week

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from £100 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa with amazing views” Just spent 4 great days in fuertventura staying at casa mirramar. The villa is beautiful, spacious and well equipped with all you may need for a larger group, whether for a short break or longer holiday. The views f  …see more

from £138 / night

£659 - £1045 / week

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from £138 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Excellent villa in a great location.” Extremely spacious. Exceptionally comfortable bed. Very close to town/restaurants etc., whilst far enough away to not be bothered by too much noise. View of the sea from patio and balcony. Close to a small sup  …see more

from £125 / night

£870 - £2620 / week

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from £125 / night

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Urbanizacao Duas Sentinelas

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £131 / night

£766 - £2105 / week

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from £131 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good value for money” Firstly the negatives mostly mentioned before. Noise from hotel, especially bins but we kinda became used to it. Externally needs some TLC, flaking paint and render on villa and external walls. Mosaic tiling in pool coming loose.  …see more

from £120 / night

£775 - £1150 / week

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from £120 / night

(17) Very Good 

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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

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Denmark

Western Australia / Denmark

3 6 2 nights min

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

from £86 / night

£597 - £1190 / week

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from £86 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Calpe holiday villa rental

Calpe / Gargasindi

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa for a relaxing get away” Just returned from 12 nights holiday. 8 adults and 5 children aged 10 mths and 2,5,11 and 13 years. Had a great time. Kids and adults all loved it. Pool and outdoor area was fab and where we spent lots of time  …see more

from £122 / night

£850 - £1800 / week

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from £122 / night

(21) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Oura Beach

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 21 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 21
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal large family rental” Lovely villa, comfortably accommodating 6 adults and 4 children. Excellent ( v. Deep) large pool and plenty of outside playing area. Great location in quiet cul-de-sac but less than 10 mins walk (children's pace!) to bars, r  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £3495 / week

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from £100 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect in all respects” The Villa Rohan is the best villa holiday I have been to in Lanzarote. Immaculate on arrival, and had everything you need plus more in the entire property. The kitchen is equipped to a great standard with everything present fo  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Macher holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Macher

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2200 / week

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from £258 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Costa Adeje holiday villa rental

Costa Adeje / Costa Adeje Golf

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Mrs” Villa is lovely couldn't really fault it if you are going for a relaxing holiday and don't want to get around much. If you do want to venture out I would defiantly recommend hiring a car as the local supermarket is a 20 minute walk and quite hard  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 - £795 / week

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from £79 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Costa Dorada / El Vendrell

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Quiet and peacefull place” A very nice house in a good district, the garden is full of flower and nice trees. We can eat and have a pre-dinner drinks outside thanks to the confortable garden furniture. You can go easily to the train station (5min by c  …see more

from £66 / night

£427 - £765 / week

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from £66 / 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  …see more

from £348 / night

£2435 - £2783 / week

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from £348 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Santa Ponsa holiday villa rental

Calvia / Santa Ponsa

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £900 / night

£5000 - £7500 / week

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from £900 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Puerto Calero holiday bungalow rental

Puerto Calero / Marina Area

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £41 / night

£281 - £465 / week

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from £41 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Arrondissement of Saint-Paul / La Saline les Bains

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £51 / night

£354 - £409 / week

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from £51 / night

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Rivervale holiday home rental

Perth / Rivervale

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £154 / night

£1074 / week

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from £154 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Quarteira holiday home rental

Faro District / Quarteira

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable Family Stay” We organised an extended family stay at the villa, With only 20 mins from Faro airport booking was simple and contacting the managing agents in Portugal helped us access the villa with ease. We liked that fact the villa is  …see more

from £140 / night

£680 - £1140 / week

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from £140 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Caleta de Fuste with golf nearby

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful and relaxing” We so didn't want to come home from this villa. Beautifully decorated, very clean with a lovely view over the golf club. If you are arriving late in the evening would recommend the very generous welcome pack, definitely took aw  …see more

from £180 / night

£1200 - £1760 / week

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from £180 / night

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