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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 cottage in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Pretty in Pink” My sister and I loved our stay at the Pink Cottage, from being met by Dave at the airport and welcomed by George, to our last day. Even the workmen were courteous and considerate. Everyone we met was friendly and we felt very safe. T  …see more

from £55 / night

£275 - £580 / week

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from £55 / night

(33) Excellent 

12

Cottage rental in Almedinilla with swimming pool

Province of Cordoba / Almedinilla

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
“A little bit of heaven in Andalucia” My husband and I have just returned from our 5th visit and stay at Casa Girasol. I have lost count of the number of weeks in total but it must amout to about eight. In 2015 we visited in January, April, October and  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 / week

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from £36 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Luz

Faro District / Luz

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Cottage  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £725 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage in Mullins

Saint Peter Parish / Mullins

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A charming seaside cottage located directly on the popular Mullins Beach in a northern part of Barbados. Sandy beach, sparkling blue sea, fabulous sunsets, neighbouring beach bar,and a variety of watersports, all on your doorstep. Situated on a main bus route,to eit  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £850 / week

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from £100 / night

12

Holiday cottage with shared pool in Magnetic Island

Queensland / Magnetic Island

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Unique Self-Contained Cottages set privately amongst beautiful tranquil Balinese Gardens. Fully Air Conditioned. Breakfast Courtyard. 3 Cottages. Internal Garden Bathrooms in two cottages. Standard Internal Bathroom in third cottage. Outdoor dining area with BBQ.  …see more

from £58 / night

£328 - £649 / week

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from £58 / night

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Holiday cottage in Cams Wharf

Lake Macquarie / Cams Wharf

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Child friendly
Catherine Hill Bay is approximately 1.5hours north of Sydney CBD by car. It is 55 minutes from the start of the M1 freeway at Hornsby. This architect designed home is 9 years old, and reflects the architectural and cultural values of this unique and largely intact coa  …see more

from £87 / night

£618 - £1667 / week

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from £87 / night

(6) Excellent 

30

Cottage rental in White Beach

Tasmania / White Beach

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect house, ideal setting- we would go back anytime” We have only good memories of our two weeks at White Beach. The view each morning and evening from the deck was so absorbing, the house was well organised and the surrounding area has much to off  …see more

from £73 / night

£357 - £783 / week

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from £73 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Holiday cottage rental

Joondalup / Hillarys

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic place to stay” We stayed at Lemon Tree Cottage end of March/early April. This was our second stay at the cottage. For us it is a real home from home. There is everything you could possibly need for your stay. Jane is a wonderful host and not  …see more

from £71 / night

£433 - £803 / week

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from £71 / night

23

Mortagua holiday cottage rental

Viseu District / Mortagua

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Set in a peaceful village location with fabulous views, it is a perfect place to holiday in all seasons. This superbly renovated 100 year old cottage has kept many original features, such as original beams and stone walls and can sleep up to six people. Almost every roo  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £450 / week

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from £55 / night

(4) Very Good 

26

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Guadalupe, Caceres Province

Province of Caceres / Guadalupe, Caceres Province

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
2 bedroom houses are independent buildings 65 m2 with a big kitchen, dining room and salon, with wood stove for a nice ambience, also AC and heating system. Bathroom, a big main bedroom and double (2 beds) bedroom. Terrace with furniture.All buildings are in our big  …see more

from £73 / night

£445 - £530 / week

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from £73 / night

55

Holiday cottage in Sant Miquel de Campmajor

Province of Girona / Sant Miquel de Campmajor

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
La Quintana is a traditional Catalan rural house in a unique and quiet place surrounded by Mediterranean forest and meadows where cattle graze freely. The property has wonderful south views over the valley, allowing the guests to enjoy the sunset while resting in the pr  …see more

from £111 / night

£763 / week

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from £111 / night

26

Oakbank holiday cottage rental

Adelaide Hills / Oakbank

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Oakwood Park Cottage offers a tranquil self-contained getaway within easy reach of the central Adelaide Hills' many attractions, with room to move for couples or families. Tucked away within an iconic Equestrian Centre in South Australia the cottage was originally  …see more

from £133 / night

£741 - £1605 / week

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from £133 / night

37

Holiday cottage rental

Ontario / Rideau Lakes

4 12 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
Lower Beverly Lake, Rideau Lake Townships, Lyndhurst, Ontario (Little Brockville). The Muskokas of Eastern Ontario. 35 mins. From the US border crossing at the beautiful 1000 Islands / New York State / Ivy Lea. 45 mins to Kingston, 35 mins to Brockville, 25 mins to  …see more

from £132 / night

£921 - £964 / week

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from £132 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Tortosa holiday cottage rental

Terres de l'Ebre / Tortosa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The cottage is set in 3000sqm of planted gardens. This is the place to come and relax but is close to the areas attractions. An ideal place as hub for cycling,climbing,bird watching and canoeing.There is a play area for children. At the end of the gardens the River Ebr  …see more

from £35 / night

£250 - £550 / week

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from £35 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Barao de Sao Joao

Lagos / Barao de Sao Joao

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
“Our ultimate holiday experience” Cottage Florestal is located in a tranquil & idyllic setting in a perfectly natural environment. Surrounded by the beautiful Barao de Sao Joao wood, bird song is your only sound. It is well-equipped & beautifully furn  …see more

from £35 / night

£225 - £395 / week

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from £35 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Quathiaski Cove holiday cottage rental

Quadra Island / Quathiaski Cove

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
Cabin On The Cove is beautifully situated on Quadra Island, BC, the largest of the Discovery Islands. Visitors come in all seasons, drawn by the breathtaking coastal scenery and many recreational opportunities offered by this small group of islands located along the Ins  …see more

from £80 / night

£531 - £767 / week

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from £80 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Upper Orara

New South Wales / Upper Orara

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
Pet friendly, secluded, rainforest surroundings. A private, cottage only 10 mins from Coffs Harbour with all amenities that you could want. Lovely soft beds, with quality linen and towels. Two flat sreen T.V's, Xbox, DVD's, Books and daybeds... <br />A v  …see more

from £124 / night

£618 / week

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from £124 / night

(1) Excellent 

16

Berry holiday cottage rental

Shoalhaven / Berry

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Air conditioning
It's just 14 minutes to famous Seven Mile Beach and a short, scenic drive to rustic Kangaroo Valley.  …see more

from £173 / night

£1112 / week

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from £173 / night

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Cottage letting in Almassora with shared pool

Province of Castellon / Almassora

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Modern fully equipped house barbecue, patios, garden, pool, close to beach, great base for touring, quiet family holidays, traditional small Spanish seaside town, excellent facilities for children.  …see more

from £51 / night

£356 / week

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from £51 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Franschhoek

Western Cape / Franschhoek

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 68 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Orchard Cottage is situated on a working farm within walking distance of the historic village of Franschhoek. Perfect for families looking for peace and tranquility but within easy reach of the local attractions. The cottage is self contained, sleeping 6 guests in 3 e  …see more

from £160 / night

£960 / week

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from £160 / night

(12) Excellent 

21

Cottage letting in Zabbar

Island of Malta / Zabbar

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful Holiday Let” The house was very beautiful with such lovely features from the hot tub, decor, style to the lovely outside space. In the warmer weather it would be the perfect place to stay. We chose to go in January and it was a very cold  …see more

from £85 / night

£534 - £1323 / week

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from £85 / night

(13) Excellent 

14

Cottage rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This centrally located 3 bedroom character cottage has been totally rebuilt from the foundation up. A heat pump in the open plan living/dining area warms right through with the option of under-tile heating in the living/dining and bathroom areas if required. A lovely  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 / week

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from £115 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Bedar

Province of Almeria / Bedar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Totally fabulous location - stunning views and so quiet” Lovely little Casita in an exceptional setting. The photos do not come anywhere near fully displaying this unique location. Very peaceful and quiet. June is a wonderful month to travel. Casi  …see more

from £64 / night

£450 - £595 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Very Good 

21

Holiday cottage in Vivonne Bay

Kangaroo Island / Vivonne Bay

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Quaint renovated cottage, holiday vacation home rental, located just a 5 minute stroll from Australia's best beach at Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Centrally located with easy access to Kangaroo Island's most popular tourist attractions.<br  …see more

from £93 / night

£618 - £741 / week

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from £93 / night

(27) Excellent 

64

Holiday cottage in Icod de los Vinos

Tenerife / Icod de los Vinos

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Viva Icod de los Vinos!” My wife and I really enjoyed our stay here. It is such a peaceful location and the views are wonderful. This place is overflowing with mountain charm and the fresh mountain air scented by the pine trees made sitting outside es  …see more

from £67 / night

£469 / week

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from £67 / night

11

Holiday cottage in Bruny Island

Tasmania / Bruny Island

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Omaroo Cottage is situated on South Bruny Island in the seaside town of Alonnah. Close to the beach & local amenities. Water views, bbq area on deck. sleeps up to 5 ppl. Fishing, walks & wildlife nearby. Well equipped kitchen, air-conditioning & heating. TV  …see more

from £109 / night

£757 - £1146 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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South Fremantle holiday cottage rental

Fremantle / South Fremantle

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Smoking in outside areas only. No parties or large gathering permitted.  …see more

from £118 / night

£803 - £954 / week

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from £118 / night

(6) Very Good 

20

Madeira / Porto da Cruz

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £39 / night

£263 - £619 / week

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from £39 / night

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Calheta / Faja da Ovelha

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

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from £50 / night

£345 - £534 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Hibberdene holiday cottage rental

Hibberdene / Woodgrange-on-Sea

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Experience the natural sub tropical beauty of the Hibiscus Coast where it starts at Hibberdene. The house is 450m from the sea and a couple of minutes drive from the Blue flag beach in Hibberdene. From the deck you will see nature on all sides. PLEASE CONTACT FOR PRICES  …see more

from £54 / night

£374 / week

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from £54 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Maracas Bay

Trinidad / Maracas Bay

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Private garden
Come experience cloud mist and rainforests, wildlife including rare toucans and ocelots, hikes to secluded beaches and pristine waterfalls, hidden caves and a barefoot, eco-friendly experience at La Vapeur Estate. Enjoy local organic fruits, wine and home cooking.<br  …see more

from £80 / night

£555 / week

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from £80 / night

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Holiday cottage in Sant Miquel de Campmajor

Province of Girona / Sant Miquel de Campmajor

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Self-catering rural house located in a very quiet place and very close to the most touristic places of Catalonia (Costa Brava, Girona, Garrotxa, Olot, Figueres, Pyrenees).<br />Property adapted for wheelchair users.  …see more

from £122 / night

£848 / week

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from £122 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in El Perello

Terres de l'Ebre / El Perello

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
10% REDUCTION HIGH SEASON. Sun, sea, rest and space, can be found in El Perelló and its surroundings. A detached hous, with privacy, fantastic views and pool. Dogs welcome. the real Spain with cheap terraces, friendly people, local products markets, and fï  …see more

from £51 / night

£505 / week

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from £51 / night

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Cottage rental in Coogee

Randwick / Coogee

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Sunny freestanding 2br cottage located on a quiet street a short walk from Coogee Beach . It is fully furnished and well equipped with air conditioning, internal laundry & dishwasher. Private and secure. Free Wi-Fi internet and cable tv. There are direct buses to th  …see more

from £99 / night

£692 / week

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from £99 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Viana do Castelo District / Soajo

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £56 / night

£416 - £564 / week

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from £56 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Arico El Viejo

Tenerife / Arico El Viejo

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“A wonderful family holiday” We were struggling to find somewhere suitable in Tenerife for a family holiday and some winter sun when I came across this amazing place! We wanted to be away from the main tourist areas but close enough to things to keep m  …see more

from £155 / night

£1080 / week

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from £155 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Iznajar

Province of Cordoba / Iznajar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great villa in a perfect location. Everything you want close to everything you need.” A wonderful villa with everything you could possibly need. We arrived very late at night and were met by the owners with a beer and a smile. The start of a great hol  …see more

from £40 / night

£275 - £325 / week

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from £40 / night

(7) Very Good 

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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 £75 / night

£649 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday cottage rental

Blue Mountains / Katoomba

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Jaspers Cottage is a 5 star rated beautifully decorated 1920's fully self contained luxury private hideaway on a 1/4 acre very close to shops cafes and galleries. A fully furnished romantic and cosy cottage with 3 double bedrooms including a loft bedroom with Frenc  …see more

from £155 / night

£1081 / week

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from £155 / night

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Cinfaes / Castelo Paiva

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £102 / night

£712 / week

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from £102 / night