Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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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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

(16) Excellent 

44

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

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Faro

Faro District / Faro

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exceptionally high quality villa, well maintained and managed.” Second year staying at this villa. Very high spec, stunning pool area, large ensuite bedrooms. Well managed by villa owners and management company, namely Lisa. Nothing was too much troub  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4223 / week

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from £215 / night

(8) Excellent 

22

Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Central Moraira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Best Villa in Town” This was our second stay at this splendid villa and we enjoyed it as much as last year. It really has everything you could wish for. Wonderful shaded terrace beside a very good pool. This place is good for children as they are easi  …see more

from £257 / night

£1795 - £2350 / week

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from £257 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“!! fabulous !!” We enjoyed a wonderful stay, the house is beautiful, the garden lovely, all very well maintained and decorated with exquisite taste. The owner is lovely, the day before arrival made ​​contact with us to discuss the details, enjoy a dre  …see more

from £138 / night

£1009 - £3395 / week

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from £138 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Joondalup

Greater Perth / Joondalup

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent Accommodation” I stayed at Pinjar Heights for 3 weeks and I had an excellent time. The property is very spacious and comfortable. It is ideally located for Perth CBD and close to the fantastic beaches at Burns, Mullaloo and Yanchep. If  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £741 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Puerto Banus with swimming pool

Marbella / Puerto Banus

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay at Puerto banus” We had a great week at the villa, it's very well oppointed,spacious and clean. The pool was big enough for a cool off and the sun terraces had plenty of room and seating for 10. The location was perfect! 7 minute walk to  …see more

from £300 / night

£1800 - £3500 / week

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from £300 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Xemxija

Island of Malta / Xemxija

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Ski
SEAFRONT, this new accommodation flat 2 is finished to a high standards, latest new technology A/C is also available and a gas stove this spectacular property combined kitchen-dinning sitting study with sofa beds,Satellite TV FREE WIFI kitchen Auto washing machine, iro  …see more

from £27 / night

£176 - £667 / week

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from £27 / night

(1) Very Good 

14

Apartment rental in Rosebud

Mornington Peninsula / Rosebud

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury absolute beachfront situated on Rosebud foreshore-beach access gate from property. Your very own private large solar-heated pool set in tropical gardens with outdoor settings & lounges. Small-medium dogs by arrangement. Centrally located to tourist attracti  …see more

from £112 / night

£556 - £1664 / week

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from £112 / night

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Holiday guest house in Long Bay

Portland Parish / Long Bay

5 8 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fall asleep to the lullaby of the ocean. Go for an adventure or just lounge or relax. One minute away from a stretch of white sand beach. Dine on delicious locally grown, organic foods. Near to all major attractions such as Blue Lagoon, Reach Falls and rafting on the R  …see more

from £50 / night

£328 / week

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from £50 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Villa rental in Poste Lafayette with swimming pool

Riviere du Rempart District / Poste Lafayette

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderfurl Villa” We spent 2 weeks staying at Villa Amara, what a lovely villa and location. The villa is set out very well with plenty of seating areas, especially useful is the pool area if it is windy on the beach side of the villa. The beds were  …see more

from £255 / night

£1781 / week

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from £255 / night

(10) Very Good 

21

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best family holiday ever!” This was our first family holiday. Having 8 family members in one villa for a week was quiet daunting. Villa Victoria is even bigger than the pictures show. Its bright, spacious and very modern. The view of the mountains are  …see more

from £150 / night

£600 - £1730 / week

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from £150 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday home with shared pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Benagil

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peace and quiet away from the hotspots” This area is an ideal spot for those who want to enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the Algarve coast without the crowds and commercialisation of the major resorts. The house itself is beautifully positioned and excep  …see more

from £90 / night

£430 - £880 / week

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from £90 / night

(6) Very Good 

9

Amarante holiday apartment rental

Amarante / Chapa

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 56 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Good Stay” Nice central location not far from Porto and a good base to explore the north of Portugal and its historical cities, sites and mountain regions.  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £330 / week

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from £40 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Six Cross Roads

Christ Church Parish / Six Cross Roads

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Welcome to Da Casa a Casa, my home from home. In my opinion this is one of the best areas to stay in Barbados, away from the hubbub and traffic of the West coast but minutes from the sea and beaches of the East coast.The villa is situated in a quiet residential  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

(12) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ticked all the boxes and more!” Having stayed in many villas there is always something i think 'Oh I wish they had this' but I honestly cannot say this on this occasion! From beach towels, hair dryer, cool bags, beer, wine and lunch on arrival I thin  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £1350 / week

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from £165 / night

(4) Excellent 

27

Villa rental in Laem Set with swimming pool

Ko Samui / Laem Set

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
INTRODUCTION Villa Crystal is a beautiful, spacious 180 square metre One Bedroom Villa located on hillside land with stunning panoramic ocean views of the Gulf of Thailand and surrounding islands. An idyllic romantic setting for a couple. The villa is one of three  …see more

from £130 / night

£910 - £1295 / week

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from £130 / night

(7) Excellent 

38

Holiday home in Tootgarook

Mornington Peninsula / Tootgarook

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Simply great location and facilities, peaceful and relaxing” We had a fabulous time. Unwinded in the peaceful setting and privacy of the location. Easy access to amenities, beach, cafes etc. and Tina is such a wonderful host  …see more

from £247 / night

£1729 / week

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from £247 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nerja

Nerja / Oasis de Capistrano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent and well equipped appartment with super friendly hosts” The appartment is very well equipped, we mised nothing for our comfort. The children loved to play in the garden and the pools. Our hosts were very helpful and so hospitable.  …see more

from £40 / night

£255 - £571 / week

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from £40 / night

(6) Very Good 

24

Valencia holiday apartment rental

Valencia / Valencia Plaza Espana

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Spring break” Lovely apartment with good views from its roof terrace. In a residential area, a short walk from the city centre, or bus from just outside. Metro about 400m away. Plenty of local shops for groceries and supermarket 100m away, local ma  …see more

from £50 / night

£325 - £645 / week

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from £50 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Island of Gozo / Qala

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice, big apartment with helpful owner” We stayed in this accomodation for 10 days. We were surprised by the size of the apartment, the luxurious set-up and facilities. On our arrival we were received by Konrad, who was very helpful to us during our s  …see more

from £75 / night

£369 - £737 / week

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from £75 / 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 £124 / night

£988 / week

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from £124 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto de la Duquesa

Manilva / Puerto de la Duquesa

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“A delightful stay, one of the best” A really beautiful appointed, and comfortable apartment. Everything you could wish for. All amenities close by. Would highly recommend a stay here, a credit to the owners Tony & Rosie.  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £475 / week

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from £47 / night

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Pollenca holiday townhouse rental

Pollenca / Pollensa Town

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
Sleeps 6 (3 bedrooms) 2 Bathrooms 5 minutes walk to main square Car not necessary  …see more

from £107 / night

£746 - £878 / week

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from £107 / 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
“Villa Vida next to Villa Elma” We had a wonderful time at Villa Vida, the new villa next door to Villa Elma. Franco was very welcoming and had worked very hard to deal with some serious fire damage next to the outside pool caused by the previous gu  …see more

from £351 / night

£2457 - £2808 / week

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from £351 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Spectacular sea view (house is located 50 meters from the sea side)  …see more

from £138 / night

£965 - £2106 / week

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from £138 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Sandy Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“A good apartment in a superb location” We arrived in the dark,but what a view to wake up to! Apartment nice and clean.Good big fridge/freezer.Good new cooker.Plenty of hot water.Comfortable beds.Pleasant five minute stroll to shops and restaurants.  …see more

from £107 / night

£746 - £1316 / week

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from £107 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Loule Hills

Loule / Loule Hills

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely 3 bedroom villa all en-suite with air/ con,large open-plan lounge & dining room with stunning views to the coastline ,great kitchen/diner,large heated swimming pool set in a very private 3 acre plot.great sun terraces for alfresco dining,5 mins to village cen  …see more

from £200 / night

£995 - £1895 / week

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from £200 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Adeje

Tenerife / Adeje

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Tranquil residential neighbourhood in Torviscas Alto, Adeje at 320m altitude built on rocky desert hills.  …see more

from £413 / night

£2825 - £2886 / week

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from £413 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ibiza Town holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
This property is a superb luxury villa for rent in Ibiza set on a large size property surrounded by a lush garden with lots of different fruit trees in the Sant Jordiarea, renowned for its great location. Whilst totally private and tranquil the property is m  …see more

from £88 / night

£1492 - £4386 / week

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from £88 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Pointe d'Esny

Grand Port District / Pointe d'Esny

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing Relaxing Place By Sea” I enjoyed my holiday there , love the surrounding and especially being by the sea was a plus point, great for families with kids and even elderly parent, great facilities around with shops and restaurant within easy acce  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 - £615 / week

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from £44 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Gata de Gorgos holiday villa rental

Province of Alicante / Gata de Gorgos

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very good accomodation, everything you could require is present in the villa” Very good villa, clean. Everything you might need is present. We enjoyed our stay in villa casa Katrina.  …see more

from £71 / night

£495 - £750 / week

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from £71 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Tenerife / Palm-Mar

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Miss” All was excelent..:) We had amazing experience with landlord of the apartment. Definitely recommend for everyone  …see more

from £27 / night

£220 - £308 / week

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from £27 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Turgutreis

Bodrum / Turgutreis

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Self-catering brand new luxury 1 bedroom apartment with communal swimming pool, close to beach and all local amenities such as shops, restaurants and bars.<br />Children's paddling pool, free WiFi, poolside cafe bar, flat area and no need for private transpor  …see more

from £32 / night

£224 / week

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from £32 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Kalkan

Antalya Province / Kalkan

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely outstanding in every way!” The ease of booking through to arriving at the villa were nothing like we had experienced before. We were picked up at the airport and transported directly to the villa door, the local agent looking after the vill  …see more

from £310 / night

£2160 - £3420 / week

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from £310 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Pamplemousses District / Pointe Aux Piments

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £44 / night

£308 / week

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from £44 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin with swimming pool in Hout Bay

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“PERFECT” From the onset Collette was very helpful and patient as we had issues that meant us changing dates. The lodge is gorgeous. Spotless, and very quiet. Beautiful views. The location is very private and peaceful (unusual for Hout Bay). My little  …see more

from £50 / night

£735 / week

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from £50 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Windy luxury in Playa Blanca” Had a wonderful stay at this gorgeous villa. It is very well equipped.We traveled with a baby and the house missed nothing: Babybed,highchair and even a stroller was there,everything of good quality. The house itself is b  …see more

from £160 / night

£1090 - £2779 / week

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from £160 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Caloundra

Sunshine Coast / Caloundra

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 400 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Caloundra Beach Townhouse is a Pet friendly, freestanding 3 bedroom home. 400m to Beach, 200m to Restaurants / Shops / Cafes (Our Main St). Fully fenced with a grassed courtyard area at the front, room to roam around the side and a rear undercover entertainment area.  …see more

from £68 / night

£476 - £988 / week

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from £68 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday chalet in Azenhas do Mar

Sintra Municipality / Azenhas do Mar

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Nice appartments with ocean view” Initially we booked smaller apartment Vivenda Maria 0, but Goncalo upgraded it to Vivenda Maria 1 whne we arrived. Apartments has nice living room, bedroom very tiny kitchen and bathroom. We got an excellent view to  …see more

from £36 / night

£277 / week

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from £36 / night