Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (29007)

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, golf nearby in Mexilhoeira Grande

Portimao / Mexilhoeira Grande

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing villa, wonderful place, just perfect :-)” The villa is beautiful, and the owners and frank wentout if their way to be helpful, we arrived late at night so frank met us on main road so we could follow him to villa as it was dark. When we arrive  …see more

from £138 / night

£966 - £1207 / week

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from £138 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday cottage in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Kaiteriteri Beach with its golden sands and clear green/blue water is a must see if you are contemplating a visit to beautiful New Zealand. Our cottage is located 1.5 kms from the beach, and we have lovely views of Tasman Bay from our property.<br />Boats leave da  …see more

from £74 / night

£641 / week

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from £74 / night

(8) Very Good 

9

Surfers Paradise holiday apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Q1 Resorts, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, apartment has 150 sq meters area, Ocean View, Free Wifi, Foxtel, Underground Secure Carpark NOTE: WHAT YOU SEE IN THESE PICTURES ARE EXACTLY THE APARTMENT YOU WILL BE STAYED. Guarantee Ocean view and actual photos taken from Apart  …see more

from £129 / night

£854 - £1366 / week

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from £129 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Napier

Hawke's Bay Region / Napier

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Private garden
Quiet and comfortable cottage<br />A BBQ and cycles are available to guests.  …see more

from £75 / night

£480 - £550 / week

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from £75 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benimeit

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wow! What an amazing holiday in a very classy villa” Well where to start....? My family and I ( 7 adults all ages and 2 children ) all stayed at villa el impo for two luxurious weeks this summer and all had an amazing time. Before we even got to the  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £1800 / week

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from £115 / night

(23) 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

(1) Excellent 

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Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Old Village

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
New Modern self catering one bed apartment with stunning views over the Old Village, golf course and to the sea. Private roof terrace - ideal for couples seeking intimate sun. 15 minutes walk from Vilamoura Marina. Located within a small new secure condominium.L  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £664 / week

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from £50 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Caleta de Fuste with golf nearby

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“LUXURY VILLA” Luxury Villa in prime location with great views of golf course, mountains and sea. 10 mins stroll to Atlantico Centre, 20/25 mins to Caleta centre. Bicycles supplied at Villa, as are adult and junior golf clubs. Standard of Villa Ross fu  …see more

from £150 / night

£1100 - £1200 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Rodrigues Island / La Ferme

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £43 / night

£216 - £325 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Santa Maria / Vila do Porto

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+

 …see more

from £22 / night

£130 / week

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from £22 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje / El Duque

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
We have luxury villa for rent in the heart of prestigious area Costa Adeje. All year around at guests disposal three-floor private Villa with swimming pool! (Heating of pool cost extra 20 euros per day). The villa is new new and fully equipped. Near the villa there are  …see more

from £294 / night

£2026 - £2776 / week

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from £294 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Magnificent private villa set in hills above exclusive resorts and beaches of Fanabe & Bahia del Duques in Southern Tenerife. Sleeps 10. Large private heated pool. Solarium with sunbeds and parasols. Ocean views. Peaceful and private. Beautiful garden with BBQ.  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £2995 / week

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from £143 / night

(5) Excellent 

27

Cottage rental in Huntsville

Muskoka District / Huntsville

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
In search of privacy, stunning views, beautiful natural waterfront and outstanding accommodation? This impressive architect owned and designed cottage delivers. Watch heron fly into the wetlands or otter swim by. Relax ... you have found "Serenity".  …see more

from £479 / night

£4544 - £6241 / week

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from £479 / night

(16) Excellent 

45

Ko Kho Khao holiday home rental

Phang Nga Province / Ko Kho Khao

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Paradise on earth!” This place is magical! Never have I felt more relaxed and at peace than here. This place is great for any kind of travel group, family, friends, couples, etc... You can litteraly do anything you want here no matter how old or young  …see more

from £31 / night

£186 - £856 / week

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from £31 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Nadi holiday villa rental

Viti Levu / Nadi

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Modern villa with infinity pool, walking distance to the beach that is part of the 100 acre villa grounds. 15 mins to Nadi International Airport. AC in all bedrooms. BBQ Grill and gourmet kitchen. Walking distance to marina/boat docks. Perfect for weddings/birthdays.  …see more

from £322 / night

£2742 - £3677 / week

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from £322 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Cala d'Or with swimming pool

Majorca / Cala d'Or

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautifully maintained villa with fabulous pool” This is the 2nd time we have visited - Francisca is a wonderful host and on both visits did everything she could from the moment we first made our inquiry, to the time we arrived and throughout the stay  …see more

from £173 / night

£1207 - £2500 / week

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from £173 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Nerja holiday apartment let

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A cozy apartment in the heart of the city.Apartment Cala de Nerja is perfect for you if you want to spend your holiday near shops and restaurants and other services of a city. Beaches, the famous vantage point called Balcon de Europa and old town with narrow all  …see more

from £55 / night

£380 - £600 / week

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from £55 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Fontana

Island of Gozo / Fontana

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This brand new luxurious penthouse is on the top floor of a nice new modern building.This penthouse offers a large terrace equipped with dining table, sunbeds & BBQ. This outside area is just perfect to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the panoramic views that t  …see more

from £50 / night

£345 - £496 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and healthy winter sun holiday in a beautiful setting” We love El Soto and have been going there for holidays at least 5 times since 2009. What particularly attracts us is the friendly price (for winter season) and excellent sport facilities  …see more

from £59 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £59 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puigpunyent

Majorca / Puigpunyent

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Property” The property is super spacious and everything is easily accessible. I really enjoyed the large pool and the TV in the outdoor gazebo for late night movies. It feels like a home and you can really make yourself comfortable. I look for  …see more

from £315 / night

£2199 - £3406 / week

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from £315 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Boa Vista / Sal Rei

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Super!!!” We are from Germany and were there three weeks with our children (13 and 17 years). There were two nice bedrooms and everything was very clean. Excellent was the swimming pool and the bar on the housing complex. The people on the Island were  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £565 / week

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from £50 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Western Province / Darga Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Paradise Refound” We have just experienced the most wonderful two weeks holiday at this delightful villa-a real home from home-except that we were waited upon most regally. The staff were wonderful and we couldn't have had better attention.I wish I c  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1520 / week

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from £150 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Ciutat Vella

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic location” Great apartment & great value - although is actually 3 bedrooms with a sofa-bed in lounge. Location couldn't be better - walking distance of beach, shops, bars, etc. Would stay there again.  …see more

from £117 / night

£815 - £1638 / week

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from £117 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Alozaina

Province of Malaga / Alozaina

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Total relaxation!” This is the second time we have stayed at this villa, and we hope to return again soon. The villa is very private and peaceful, not overlooked but not isolated. We have seen eagles on both visits and a wide variety of wildlife. The  …see more

from £90 / night

£495 - £1280 / week

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from £90 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need and more for a perfect holiday” I have just returned from the most wonderful holiday at El Mirador,The coast road from Malaga airport is a great road to travel upon the views are superb,it is a very straight forward journey to the  …see more

from £60 / night

£325 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Cottage rental in Shediac

New Brunswick / Shediac

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
Large Clean Cottage, waterview of the Scoudouc River. Deeded water access. Large recreational park in front of cottage with basketball, badminton, volleyball, horseshoe pits, swings, open field. Close to everything in Shediac. Very private, on private lane, treed en  …see more

from £61 / night

£364 - £516 / week

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from £61 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Gharb

Island of Gozo / Gharb

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect place to relax” Quiet location with cafe bar and supermarket close by. Very helpful host who met us on arrival and introduced us to the farmhouse. Phone numbers were exchanged and contact was made as needed. Spacious farmhouse provided lovely  …see more

from £130 / night

£1035 - £1125 / week

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from £130 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torre Soli Nou

Minorca / Torre Soli Nou

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Semi-detached villa, with private pool. Ideal for families. Low budget. Fully equipped. Air con. Free wifi. Large and covered barbecue area, ideal for al fresco dining. Just minutes away from Son Bou Beach and comercial area.  …see more

from £80 / night

£538 - £1805 / week

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from £80 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

3 6 30 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A luxury apartment in a beautiful place” I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this apartment a  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 - £1540 / week

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from £135 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Caçador is located in close proximity to the world famous marina and championship golf courses of Vilamoura offering you the ultimate in exclusive retreats on the sun drenched Algarve. The Villa itself overlooks one of the Algarve's finest golf courses  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4000 / week

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from £215 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Tamariu

Palafrugell / Tamariu

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Lovely apartment in a small cove, relax at only 5 minutes walking from the beach 2 bedroom apartment with large and equipped kitchen, sunny terrace with direct access to the beautiful community garden and parking Calm charming apartment tucked into nicely landscaped g  …see more

from £55 / night

£314 - £987 / week

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from £55 / night

(85) Excellent 

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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
“Marvellous penthouse” Very nice 3 bedroom penthouse with several terraces. The situation of the penthouse in the building is excellent as it is on the top floor and the corner of the building. Distance to the beach is about 20 minutes on foot but ther  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £990 / week

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from £42 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Cowes

Phillip Island / Cowes

5 13 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
New 2-storey 5 bedroom holiday house with spacious secure backyard & multiple living areas - Brand new Luxury Modern home with 2 bathrooms, 2 separate living areas (upstairs and downstairs) - 120metres to Cowes child friendly beach, approx 700metres to Cowes central  …see more

from £122 / night

£976 / week

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from £122 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Batu Ferringhi

Batu Ferringhi / Miami Bay

3 6 14 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“relaxed holiday home” Everything is fine except that guests who stay for less than one month cannot use the gym. This should have mentioned in the contract.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £390 / week

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from £50 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We like quiet locations for our holidays and preferably detached properties this is the prime reason we chose this Villa, but for the price it was exceptional and far exceeded the expectations, clean, tidy on a quiet complex it was ne  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £475 / week

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from £42 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“very nice” stayed here for a week in February half term. it is a nice clean villa, with three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets. everything you could need is in the kitchen. it is situated a 10-15 min walk from marina rubicon, which is  …see more

from £100 / night

£525 - £860 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Granados

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“an amazing place to stay,right next to the beach” the appartment is luxurious, every thing you need is there,you can walk to the beach and to Marbella,which is a brilliant walk an you can stop and enjoy a drink on the way.  …see more

from £143 / night

£999 - £1399 / week

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from £143 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santa Maria Estate

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Practically perfect in every way!” The 3 bedroom apartment exceeded all our expectations upon arrival! Huge, spacious, all mod cons and with the unexpected coolness inside that didn't require the a/c on all the time! My husband is quite picky about th  …see more

from £56 / night

£388 - £1138 / week

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from £56 / night

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Tenerife / Valle De San Lorenzo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £35 / night

£242 - £417 / week

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from £35 / night