Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (28954)

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 in Playa Blanca

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautifully furnished Villa set in a small, quiet development just short walk from small sandy coves. This lovely property has been furnished to the high standard with beautiful modern furniture and art work. The master bedroom & the 2nd bedroom is upstairs with it  …see more

from £106 / night

£808 - £1193 / week

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from £106 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely modern and well equipped apartment, great central location” My family and I spent a fantastic week at the apartment in Carvoeiro. We made rather a late booking, the process was very simple and the owners took care of all the arrangements etc, p  …see more

from £50 / night

£325 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

(11) Excellent 

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San Pedro de Alcantara holiday villa rental

Costa del Sol / San Pedro de Alcantara

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic” A very beautiful place with perfect accommodation The villa is new and the property very approachable Inside you can find a lot of exceptional services Raccomanded  …see more

from £351 / night

£2193 - £5729 / week

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from £351 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Guia holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Guia

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Short walk to restaurants and bars, only 35 mins from Faro airport and has free wireless internet (WIFI)  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £1395 / week

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from £65 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

6 13 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Villa & Location” The Villa we booked we were a bit concerned about after reading some reviews on the best areas to go in Tenerife but im glad we didn’t listen to them and change our plans, the villa Tricia was absolutely perfect, its beauti  …see more

from £176 / night

£1390 - £2915 / week

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from £176 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped, spacious villa with own heated pool with local assistance if required.” A lovely well equipped villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Large kitchen, lounge/diner. TV but we didn't find many English channels but plenty of DVD's supplied by th  …see more

from £103 / night

£720 - £900 / week

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from £103 / night

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Home rental in Bundeena

Sutherland Shire / Bundeena

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Bundeena Base provides the perfect location for you, family or friends to enjoy a getaway from the hurly burly or treat yourself to an extended stay. Bundeena Base has everything you need to feel at home from home. Children are welcome. We can comfortably accommodate 6  …see more

from £22 / night

£152 / week

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from £22 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Puerto Banus

Marbella / Puerto Banus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feels like home” It's a lovely house in a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance of the beach (100m) and supermarket (300m). Heaven for the amateur-chefs thanks to the amazing kitchen and lots of privacy and sun in the garden. A perfect sprin  …see more

from £176 / night

£1053 - £2106 / week

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from £176 / night

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Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Cilaos

5 15 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £18 / night

£123 / week

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from £18 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Pollenca holiday villa rental

Majorca / Pollenca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
Sleeps 4- Peaceful Location, 15 Minutes Walk From Pretty Pollenca Old Town  …see more

from £94 / night

£658 - £1843 / week

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from £94 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Budens

Budens / Parque da Floresta

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Villa in perfect location” After a traumatic year it was decided to chose a holiday that we could all relax in and this choice turned out to be brilliant for us. The villa was just perfect, it was spotlessly clean with the services of the hou  …see more

from £1150 / night

£950 - £1650 / week

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from £1150 / night

(6) Excellent 

33

Holiday apartment rental

Ibiza / Sant Carles de Peralta

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ms” Beautiful flat in a very special magical place - cannot wait to return! This was our first visit to Ibiza and feel so lucky to have stayed in such a lovely and welcoming flat. Amazing swimming pool with idyllic beaches a few minutes walk away.  …see more

from £128 / night

£786 - £1514 / week

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from £128 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Ferreiras

Albufeira / Ferreiras

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Great Apartment” We have stayed in the apartment before and it is great. The complex is ideal as it is a short taxi or bus ride into the old town. Complete staff have been very helpful as usual. - Sumner, November 2015  …see more

from £35 / night

£245 - £875 / week

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from £35 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet with swimming pool, tennis court in Gondomar

Gondomar / Melres

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Incredible Chalet along the valleys of River Douro, sleeps 8Ideal for families, fishing, boat trips, beach, hiking, walking or just relaxingAn excellent getaway from everyday life<br />It boasts magnificent Views, beautiful gardens,a swimming pool,a complete Bar/B  …see more

from £136 / night

£935 - £1185 / week

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from £136 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment letting

Hua Hin / Khao Takiab

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely high quality condo close to beach and restaurants” My family and I stayed in this condo for the first week of a 5 week Asian vacation and so far this is the nicest place we have been. I had myself and 4 of my children (23, 18, 7 and 10) and the  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £385 / week

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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
At this tastefully designed villa Casa Touro you will feel as if you have landed in an oasis surrounded by the amazing nature of this Natural Park. The views over the lake and the Atlantic Ocean will make you stop and take in the beauty of it. I believe Casa Touro is o  …see more

from £79 / night

£571 - £1141 / week

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from £79 / night

(17) Excellent 

24

Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“The perfect holiday villa” This is the ultimate ‘home from home’ villa abroad. Beautifully furnished with a fantastic pool and superbly equipped outdoor areas. Amazing Sky TV package including sports channels. The property manager Lionel is such a lov  …see more

from £200 / night

£1395 - £1945 / week

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(16) Excellent 

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Javea holiday apartment rental

Javea / Arenal

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, beautiful area” Myself and a friend stayed at this apartment for four days, on a small relaxing break away. Javea itself is lovely. A great friendly atmosphere with a large beach and promenade with a vast amount of restaurants . The  …see more

from £60 / night

£350 - £1000 / week

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from £60 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Sitio de Calahonda

Sitio de Calahonda / Jardines de Calahonda

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment, great location” We have just returned from a lovely 10 night stay in caserio de calahonda, the apartment is in a fantastic location and is very tastefully decorated with everything you could possibly need for your stay. Our part  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £798 / week

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from £60 / night

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State of Mato Grosso / Cuiaba

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning

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from £29 / night

£181 / week

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from £29 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Trinity Beach

Cairns Region / Trinity Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Eden is a 4 bedroom 2 bathroom luxury house overlooking a lagoon, fully self contained, airconditioned, fans, tv in every room, dvd player, cd player, large outdoor area, gas bbq, swimmimg pool, Large spa bath. Short walk to beach, restaurants and supermarket.Free Wi-F&  …see more

from £204 / night

£1328 - £1794 / week

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from £204 / night

(19) 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 £106 / night

£737 / week

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from £106 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Scarborough

Stirling / Scarborough

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
We have a beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment with panoramic ocean views and large balcony perfect for watching life on the beach here at Sandcastles Apartment Complex Scarborough, Perth. The accommodation we are delighted to offer the Apartment in such a lovely,  …see more

from £123 / night

£860 / week

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from £123 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Netanya

Central District / Netanya

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautyful well equipped and perfectly located apartment.” We spend 12 days and nights in this spacious apartment and found here every thing necessary for a pleasent stay. The view from every where in the apartment on the mediterranean is magnificent.  …see more

from £95 / night

£650 - £1070 / week

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from £95 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with swimming pool, golf nearby

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautiful villa in Vilamoura with a large tiled pool and large garden. It is set in a quiet location and within walking distance to the famous Vilamoura Marina.There is a spacious living area with log burning hearth.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1700 / week

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from £72 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Amed

Abang / Amed

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The villa is located in the northeast of Bali, tucked away in the mountains, overlooking the sea, and above the local village, directly facing the beach.<br />Entrance to the property facing the beach, parking inside, beautiful garden terraces.  …see more

from £172 / night

£1185 - £1360 / week

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from £172 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Punta Lara

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A little Gem” My partner and I decided to try an apartment this time and after a lengthy search on line we found this one. The apartment is nice and clean and fully equiped and ready to go. The location is ideal with only a short walk to the beach an  …see more

from £50 / night

£309 - £609 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Superb villa with fabulous views” A very well appointed, spacious and well maintained villa with everything you could possibly need, set in a private location with amazing views of the sea and mountains. We would also recommend this villa for a winter  …see more

from £187 / night

£1308 - £3772 / week

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from £187 / night

(15) Very Good 

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El Gouna holiday apartment rental

El Gouna / West Golf

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Holiday Rental El Gouna, Red Sea Egypt. 1 bedroom apartment with stunning lagoon and pool view. located at a 1 min walk from a wakeboarding park. Brand new fully furnished apartment with everything you may need provided for you. just relax and enjoy your vacation.  …see more

from £40 / night

£276 / week

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from £40 / night

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Holiday apartment in Mollymook

Shoalhaven / Mollymook

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Directly opposite beautiful Mollymook beach. Our luxury 3 bedroom apartment comfortably sleeps 6 people. 2 x Queen Bedrooms and 1 x 2 single beds. This beautifully presented ground floor apartment is fully self contained and includes all the modern conveniences includi  …see more

from £130 / night

£1081 / week

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from £130 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Bay of Islands / Paihia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
“Truly fabulous house” Facilities are great and the views are awesome. The house is situated on a steep hill though is just a short walk from the village centre. We did not want to leave  …see more

from £87 / night

£605 / week

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from £87 / night

(21) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Santa Eulalia, Albufeira with swimming pool, golf nearby

Albufeira / Santa Eulalia, Albufeira

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
Large,spacious 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom Villa (2 en suite) on 2 floors with sea views. Close walk to beach, the plot has a large swimming pool, parking for 3 cars, all on a large plot of land which is fenced and gated. Bathrooms and kitchen are modern and fully integrated.  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place to stay” We stayed here the beginning of July and were very impressed with the townhouse,. It was clean and tidy and the location was ideal. There was a small front garden and a bigger back garden which were both very private.and ideal f  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £440 / week

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from £46 / 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 £43 / night

£295 - £483 / week

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from £43 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f  …see more

from £575 / night

£3295 - £5795 / week

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from £575 / night

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Holiday home in Marcoola

Sunshine Coast / Marcoola

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Fully furnished house with open plan living including 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, dining area and lounge room, also large outdoor deck with BBQ. Includes single car garage with enough space for additional 2 vehicles/boat on driveway. Fully fenced property, w  …see more

from £124 / night

£865 / week

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from £124 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant!” Had a great pre Christmas week at Casa May A relaxing time in Corralejo , the resort was quiet but suited our needs. The property was just as it said on the tin! Spacious, private and in the perfect location 10mins walk to the t  …see more

from £120 / night

£700 - £1150 / week

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from £120 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sairee Beach

Koh Tao / Sairee Beach

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
We are a perfect retreat for couples, families or friends wanting to enjoy the tranquility of island life combined with spacious living at a reasonable price. Our location is ideal, with Sairee Beach and Village just a 5 min stroll away.  …see more

from £70 / night

£461 - £861 / week

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from £70 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Hua Hin holiday apartment rental

Hua Hin / Khao Takiab

2 2 14 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
SEACRAZE D702 - A beautifully furnished 2 bed/1 bath apartment sleeping 2 adults, just 300M back from Hua Hin's Khao Takiab Beach. The apartment is on the 7th floor (top) with a balcony overlooking the pool. An additional sofa bed sleeping 1 adult is located in th  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Puerto Calero

Lanzarote / Puerto Calero

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
VILLA JOLE has Private Pool, Aircon (coin operatedand )a BRAND NEW TOP OF THE RANGE HOT TUB to Enjoy The Fantastic All Year Round WeatherGreat Location With All Amenities including the world class marina within A 5 Minute Walk Or 5 Minute Drive Further A Field.Sleeps 8  …see more

from £227 / night

£1395 - £2155 / week

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from £227 / night