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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Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect” Beautiful apartment. Ideal location - minutes from the beach and the town. Felt a little uncomfortable booking without a contract but everything went smoothly.  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 - £1058 / week

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from £44 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Bolnuevo with shared pool

Murcia / Bolnuevo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely 2 bedroom apartment with communal pool, 200m from the beach.  …see more

from £15 / night

£100 - £310 / week

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from £15 / night

(6) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Marina with shared pool

Lagos / Marina

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another fantastic stay!” Apartment was great. This is the second time we have stayed in this small and lovely complex but the first time in this apartment. It was very spacious, well furnished and very clean. A lovely big balcony which got the morn  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £770 / week

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from £47 / night

(62) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment rental

Valletta / Central Valletta

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful view” We highly recommend this apartment with its spectacular view of Marsamxett Harbour. We spent a lot of time gazing out the windows. The apartment has been tastefully renovated and has all the modern conveniences. It's a five minute w  …see more

from £97 / night

£500 - £676 / week

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from £97 / night

(9) Excellent 

34

Oura Beach holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Immaculate stay absolutely amazing” Me and 5 friends stayed in this apartment on the 30th May and didnt want to leave. were should i start the house is spacious,clean and perfect for a group of 6 people. we had a huge balcony with sun loungers and tab  …see more

from £53 / night

£220 - £1141 / week

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from £53 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Naxxar

Island of Malta / Naxxar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A different experience of Malta” Firstly, there were no surprises - everything was as advertised. The apartment was clean and well furnished with good beds and all the normal requirements needed. Whilst located in a narrow "old" street, it is only 5 m  …see more

from £85 / night

£500 - £740 / week

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from £85 / night

(17) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant” 46 C/Capuchinos is a beautiful place set in a wonderful part of nerja, it is a very close proximity to all the bars, supermarket and pool, San Juan is an amazing place with absolutely astonishing views, it is brilliant for all ages and a v  …see more

from £38 / night

£264 - £417 / week

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from £38 / night

(16) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Loved this place...” We have been to Alvor before but I think this is actually the nicest apartment we ever stayed in… anywhere. Immaculately clean and very spacious and comfortable. All mod cons – air con, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave etc.  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £890 / week

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from £43 / night

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Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate Region / Al Hoceima

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £39 / night

£271 / week

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from £39 / night

(4) Excellent 

30

Costa Adeje ski apartment to rent.

Adeje / Costa Adeje

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent stay” We spent a great week in Playa Paraiso in February. The outside temperature was +20C. Sun shined all the time. Pool was warmed so temperature was around 20C. We could enjoy swimming. Only 100€ deposit and rest to be paid when the key  …see more

from £81 / night

£571 / week

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from £81 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely Apartment” Had a short break for 3 nigts in this apartment which was excellent. Very well appointed with everything you could need. Great for walking to the old town and almost anywhere in Palma. Restaurants, shops, taxis buses all nearby.  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 - £560 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday apartment in Emerald Beach

New South Wales / Emerald Beach

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This is an absolute' to die for' creative stylish apartment with extraordinary ocean views in the idealic beachside village of Emerald Beach close to everything you could possible need and everything provided for a relaxing and unique getaway! Whale watch fr  …see more

from £142 / night

£994 / week

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from £142 / night

(2) Very Good 

8

Holiday apartment in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Elegant and contemporary two bedroom apartment on the 10th floor at The Torch, Dubai Marina. (Sleeps 6 Adults)  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Montesinos

Los Montesinos / Entre-Naranjos

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Looking for the perfect place to relax? Look no further! This spacious well equiped 2 bed 2 bath apartment, located 5 minutes drive from the Spanish village of San Miguel and Los Montesinos, with lots to do on site and places to explore. set amongst the orange and lemon  …see more

from £22 / night

£150 - £176 / week

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from £22 / night

(12) Excellent 

52

Holiday apartment in Fornells

Fornells / Playas de Fornells

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent situation” Interior well furnished, 2 bathrooms. Outside - a terrace with a wonderful sea, hill and lighthouse view and an adjoining patio completely sheltered from any sea breezes. Sunshine all day. The "chic" seaside town of Fornell  …see more

from £49 / night

£343 - £906 / week

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from £49 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Corcovada

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant” beautiful apartment. we felt so safe and comfortable. great pool area and only a short walk from the main strip. would recommend it to everyone.  …see more

from £27 / night

£160 - £625 / week

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from £27 / night

5

State of Bahia / Salvador

4 12 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £27 / night

£1032 - £2383 / week

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from £27 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Kalkan with shared pool

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” We have just returned from two amazing weeks staying at the beautiful 'Mina' apartment. We loved the wonderful views from the roof terrace and enjoyed lovely breakfasts making use of the juicer and the abundant supply of cheap oranges that you ca  …see more

from £45 / night

£200 - £725 / week

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from £45 / night

(9) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Sao Martinho do Porto

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderfully relaxing holiday - Sao Martinho is great for families and couples” Our wish list was for a quiet, laid back holiday, a BBQ on the terrace, no need to hire a car, pool, near to the beach, shops and restaurants and this is it! The apart  …see more

from £40 / night

£255 - £590 / week

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from £40 / night

(18) Excellent 

21

Lake Cathie holiday apartment rental

Port Macquarie / Lake Cathie

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
• Free off street parking • Large pool & spa with ocean views • Queen or King beds • Luxurious linens • Sofa beds (some units) • Fridge • Microwave • Cooking facilities • Iron & board • Flatscreen TVs & DVDs  …see more

from £81 / night

£562 / week

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from £81 / night

(66) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Valletta

Island of Malta / Valletta

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Well designed, comfortable, didn't want to go home!” This apartment is beautifully and thoughtfully designed, with everything you could possibly need. The air conditioning works well and there is constant hot water. The location is excellent and the  …see more

from £75 / night

£457 - £658 / week

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from £75 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in La Manga del Mar Menor

Murcia / La Manga del Mar Menor

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great location wonderful service” Stayed just one and a half nights, but top location, easy collection of keys, fantastic restaurant opposite building on the mar memor great communication throughout  …see more

from £27 / night

£189 - £378 / week

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from £27 / night

(50) Excellent 

21

Apartment rental in Valletta

Valletta / Central Valletta

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fabulous accommodation that helped make a fabulous holiday!” Apartment is spacious and very comfortable. Yes, there are 4 flights of stairs but worth it. Owners were extremely welcoming and provided a generous supply of basic food/drink that helped  …see more

from £66 / night

£422 - £742 / week

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from £66 / night

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Apartment rental in Brakpan

Greater Johannesburg / Brakpan

2 3 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The site is perfect to use as a basis from where you can visit places of interest in Gauteng province including Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria and of course, Brakpan area! With the Carnival City Casino and entertainment it is perfect situated if you want to attend shows  …see more

from £33 / night

£123 / week

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from £33 / night

(26) Excellent 

21

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

(8) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Palm-Mar with shared pool, golf nearby

Tenerife / Palm-Mar

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab break” Lovely apartment clean spacious everything you need for a nice break in sun , great location safe and secure , fab pool  …see more

from £36 / night

£334 - £395 / week

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from £36 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night

(43) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central Lagos with shared pool

Lagos / Central Lagos

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern, fresh, central, great to deal with” Right from the start, the owner of the apartment was fantastic to deal with. We were met by a local lady with the keys, and she gave us lots of good advice, including to try the Sangria Blanca...yum! It's a  …see more

from £71 / night

£259 - £992 / week

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from £71 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Unawatuna

Galle / Unawatuna

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
How do you imagine your next holiday in Sri Lanka? Relaxing in the nature, of course. Marked by the slow pace of life and pleasure of Asian Lands, enriched by fragrances and tastes which awake your souls. Dionis Villa is a good place to relax: located in Unawatuna,  …see more

from £33 / night

£250 - £300 / week

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from £33 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Car not necessary
“Terrific” We stayed in this apartment for 4 weeks in June/July and thoroughly enjoyed it. The apartment has practically everything you need, it's spotlessly clean, comfortable and modern. The balcony is private and in the sun from midday with 2 sun l  …see more

from £34 / night

£266 - £530 / week

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from £34 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with shared pool

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £2000 / week

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from £129 / night

(8) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Almoradi

Province of Alicante / Almoradi

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent Apartment” The Apartment was excellent in good order and nice and clean .There was plenty of bedding and utensils plats cups pots and pans if you want to stay in and do your own cooking but it is well positioned in walking distends to the t  …see more

from £15 / night

£105 - £133 / week

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from £15 / 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

(4) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Apartment and Fantastic holiday” Just home from a 10 day stay at this beautiful apartment with 3 kids 17, and twins 11. we loved it!!! .. From the start, when Wilma met us and took us there we had no issues with our holiday at all .The apartm  …see more

from £60 / night

£385 - £840 / week

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from £60 / night

(45) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Plaza Catalunya

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent position, will use it again” The apartment is exceptionally well situated 3 min's walk from Pl Catalunya, very easy to reach on foot from the Aerobus station. The street looked a bit off putting on Google maps but it is actually lovely and  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £555 / week

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from £60 / 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

(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

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / San Eugenio Puerto Colon

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant!!” My two friends and I stayed in this apartment a couple of weeks ago and we were so sad to come home! The apartment was lovely and clean and everything was brand new! There was air conditioning in both rooms which was great! The beach was  …see more

from £37 / night

£258 - £277 / week

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from £37 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Quinta do Lago

Faro District / Quinta do Lago

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spot On.” Lovely, spacious, well equipped appartment in great location. Good size pool, with plenty of spare loungers! Just about walking distance (20 mins) to the beach (with children of 10 &11), through the natural parks alongside the beaches. Would  …see more

from £97 / night

£544 - £1579 / week

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from £97 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Los Boliches

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from Home with extras” Jenny was a perfect host from the outset of enquiry to booking our holiday for my husbands 70th birthday with our 4 children & their families (17 in all) as she recommended Ronda 4 for our children to stay when we were at h  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £495 / week

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from £36 / night