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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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23

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Dundee Beach

Top End / Dundee Beach

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Absolute beachfront, airconditioned Dundee Beach accommodation with a 6m pool overlooking the beach. Kitchen, coffee machines + BBQ facilities, huge entertainment verandah. Close to boat ramp and quad bike riding trails. Accommodates up to 5 people. The Sholly Shack i  …see more

from £170 / night

£1124 / week

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from £170 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage letting

Santa Marta District / Santa Marta

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely oceanfront cottage located in the 55th kilometer on the Barranquilla-Santa Marta road in Isla del Rosario, Magdalena. Perfect for those looking for tranquility but close to places of high activity like Bello Horizonte (25 minutes away by car) or El Rodadero (35 m  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 / week

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from £86 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Vejer de la Frontera

Vejer de la Frontera / La Muela

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
Finca Higueron is situated at the top of a hill, in a quiet location with panoramic views with a 12 min drive to Vejer, Conil and the clean, safe beaches.The property is a perfect get away from it all location, but still close to all the local amenities & bars.<  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £664 / week

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from £36 / night

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Holiday cottage in Estoril

Estoril / Sao Joao do Estoril

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Near the beach, Cascais and Lisbon center.  …see more

from £37 / night

£240 - £338 / week

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from £37 / night

14

Braga District / Geres

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £49 / night

£342 / week

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from £49 / night

(4) Excellent 

11

Fish Hoek holiday cottage rental

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Welcome to The Nook, your light and airy mountainside holiday cottage. Close enough to walk to the beach and shops. High enough to enjoy breathtaking sea and mountain views. Relax on the generous deck, with comfortable outdoor furniture and Weber BBQ. For your peace of  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

22

Holiday cottage rental

Beja District / Odemira

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
Cottage in Longueira/Almograve, Odemira  …see more

from £245 / night

£1710 / week

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from £245 / night

(3) Very Good 

28

Cottage rental in Consell with swimming pool

Majorca / Consell

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Couldn't have asked for more! Fantastic!” We wanted somewhere quiet, private, safe & secure, with modern facilities and our own pool, and this place ticked every box, easily. Close enough to nearest town to get supplies, and also to jump on motorway/t  …see more

from £95 / night

£565 / week

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from £95 / night

4

State of Sao Paulo / Atibaia

3 1 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 80 km

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from £9 / night

£9 / week

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from £9 / night

24

Holiday cottage in Kommetjie

Cape Town / Kommetjie

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The sea at your doorstep, southern right whales in the bay and flamingo's at sunset. A gorgeous fully furnished one bedroom cottage in Old Kom, right on the lapping waves of the Kom(small basin or tidal pool) it is in a casual stroll along the sweeping bay to the  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(7) Excellent 

16

Holiday cottage in Aracena

Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche Natural Park / Aracena

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A wonderful holiday” The property was all we had hoped for - and more! It was incredibly quiet and restful, had excellent facilities including a decent shower, comfortable bed and the best four ring electric hob ever found in a holiday property. Arace  …see more

from £45 / night

£275 - £325 / week

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from £45 / night

(5) Very Good 

23

Holiday cottage in Broken Hill

New South Wales / Broken Hill

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Get back to Nature and explore the 300 acres, take a stroll through the meandering creek, visit The Old Railway bridge, witness the abundance of birdlife, catch a glimpse of the kangaroos and emus or perhaps you would like to collect the eggs for tomorrows breakfast.  …see more

from £109 / night

£757 - £973 / week

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from £109 / night

36

Cottage rental in Guarda

Guarda / Guarda

5 9 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Private garden
Quinta da Lage pretende ser um lugar de férias e repouso do dia a dia das grandes cidades. Proporcionamos um lugar aprazível para diversos eventos como casamentos,aniversários ou promoções diversas. Poderão visitar a Serra da Es  …see more

from £171 / night

£855 / week

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from £171 / night

(1) Excellent 

14

Holiday cottage in Kurrajong

Hawkesbury Valley / Kurrajong

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Mountain View Cottage is new, has sweeping mountain views from its balcony. Its on our 11 acre property overlooking rural bliss. On our property we have Australian Merino Sheep and Lambs, Angora Goats, Bore Goats, Chickens and a cheeky Cat. We have daily visits from th  …see more

from £140 / night

£741 / week

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from £140 / night

(1)  

16

Digby holiday cottage rental

Southwest Nova Scotia / Digby

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
you can't find a place like this with such a view for a very low price with all the features that it comes with.  …see more

from £68 / night

£473 - £902 / week

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from £68 / night

7

Holiday cottage in Coonoor

Tamil Nadu / Coonoor

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Independent Guest house near simspark, Coonoor. Very near to Coonoor, Just about Coonoor - Kothagiri Road, exactly in Sims Park. best play to stay which is near most of the tourist places in Coonoor. East access to shops and bus stops. Fully secured. 30 mins drive to Oo  …see more

from £30 / night

£209 / week

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from £30 / night

22

Faro District / Portimao

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £163 / night

£1137 - £2513 / week

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from £163 / night

(8) Excellent 

11

Holiday cottage rental

Greater Perth / Fremantle

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
This beautifully restored cottage is perfect for either a holiday or business stay in Fremantle. It is close to the beach and cafes with easy access to shops, transport and all local attractions. The interior is an open plan layout with polished jarrah flooring through  …see more

from £81 / night

£507 - £544 / week

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from £81 / night

9

Holiday cottage in Whian Whian

New South Wales / Whian Whian

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Private garden
Nightcap Ridge is a unique forest oasis. The 67 acre property is situated in the World Heritage Listed Nightcap National Park and provides guests with a wonderful escape from the outside world. The rental cottage has been built with timber from the property and provid  …see more

from £124 / night

£803 / week

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from £124 / night

10

Holiday cottage in Maberly

Ontario / Maberly

2 8 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
-Spacious living room overlooking the lake - Spacious sunroom overlooking the lake -2 bedrooms (Fully furnished + Including clean bedding). -Full Bathroom with bathtub. -Clean family friendly living space ------------------------------------------------------------  …see more

from £93 / night

£369 / week

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from £93 / night

(1) Very Good 

16

State of Sao Paulo / Capela do Alto

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £162 / night

£1130 / week

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from £162 / night

24

Cottage rental in Sant Joan de Labritja with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Joan de Labritja

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Fons Mar is a cottage, detached and renovated in 2000, formerly the stables of the centennial main house. The family built in 1930, on an estate of 10 hectares and over four generations of the same family has been preserved in its Ibiza style.  …see more

from £197 / night

£748 - £1995 / week

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from £197 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Jaffna

Northern Province / Jaffna

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Mahishe Cottage” is in Jaffna and is located at a distance of 800 meters from the A9 road and 650 meters from Navalar Road. Mahishe Cottage has 3 a/c rooms. Each room has an attached bathroom. free Wifi, Complementary Morning Tea, Bottled water, parking  …see more

from £16 / night

£98 / week

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from £16 / night

(1) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage in Taucho

Tenerife / Taucho

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
It is hard to find a such a beautiful house up in the mountain, this cottage will cater with your needs and just feel like you are at home... away from the city life with quiet relaxation.  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

12

Vila do Bispo / Hortas do Tabual

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £52 / night

£359 / week

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from £52 / night

8

Cottage rental in Mangawhai

Northland Region / Mangawhai

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
A self-contained rural getaway, just an hour from Auckland CityExperience real country life on a dairy farm in beautiful rural New ZealandClose to beaches, horse-riding, farmers markets and great wine and foodPeace and relaxation with local wine, coffee & chocolates  …see more

from £89 / night

£533 - £871 / week

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from £89 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Cottage rental in Marina da Garma with shared pool

Cape Town / Marina da Garma

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Peaceful waterside cottage for 2Lovely outlook over waterways from your lounge and deck  …see more

from £39 / night

£273 / week

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from £39 / night

(1) Excellent 

7

Holiday cottage in Hermanus

Hermanus / Stanford Village

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Cozy thatch cottage in a tranquil garden in the historical village of Stanford, close to Cape Town. Children and dogs rule the roost, and one can safely walk the streets at nights and the walking trail next to the river during the day.  …see more

from £43 / night

£278 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Excellent 

11

Cottage rental in Gokova with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Gokova

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
As all the other Terra Villas,Terra Ultima is very centrally located to various touristical and historical places such as Marmaris,Mugla,Koycegiz,Gokova,Fethiye and Göcek.Besides Terra Ultima is only 45 minutes from Dalaman airport.Gökova Gulf is seen very cle  …see more

from £93 / night

£651 / week

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from £93 / night

(5) Average 

21

Holiday cottage in Huskisson

Jervis Bay / Huskisson

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Enjoy the buzz of Huskisson shops and cafes and have at the same time a bush experience staying in a quiet and pristine studio surrounded by wildlife and overlooking the river.  …see more

from £68 / night

£476 / week

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from £68 / night

22

Cottage rental in Los Valles

Lanzarote / Los Valles

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Villa de campo, muy tranquila,de fácil acceso y cercana a los puntos de interés de la isla. Esta situado en el pueblo de Los valles, a 5 km de Teguise, en el centro de la isla. Es una casa con encanto, diferente, hecha para relajarse y disfrutar.<br /&g  …see more

from £142 / night

£941 / week

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from £142 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Whangarei

Northland Region / Whangarei

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
A beautifully peaceful self-catering retreat with light open living spaces, quality cotton linen, spacious bathroom and lovely cottage garden. Set on 30 acres with views across a native bush valley, a perfect getaway and so close to many local adventures.<br />Exp  …see more

from £99 / night

£433 / week

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from £99 / night

10

Holiday cottage with shared pool in Five Islands Village

Saint John Parish / Five Islands Village

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Award-winning, very private self-catering cottage in tropical garden with lovely views, within a 5-minute walk from the beach. This accommodation is ideal for the cost-conscious independent traveler.<br />Antigua has excellent supermarkets which makes self-cateri  …see more

from £163 / night

£1141 / week

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from £163 / night

24

Holiday cottage rental

Kerala / Kumarakom

4 16 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Guest can contact us any time . we will pick up from the airport or railway station . we are in Alleppey district opposite kumarakom bird sanctuary .<br />We can organise local excursions, anything from Backwater boat trips to local travel needs and advice.  …see more

from £25 / night

£177 / week

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from £25 / 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 

22

Holiday cottage in Flaxton

Sunshine Coast / Flaxton

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Luxury Mountain Cottages "Come on up" and enjoy! Welcome to “Belle’s at Montville”, a two cottage and one studio cabin estate nestled in the heart of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Only moments from the town centre of Montville, it is the  …see more

from £136 / night

£951 / week

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from £136 / night

10

Holiday cottage in Santervas de la Sierra

Province of Soria / Santervas de la Sierra

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Village house in Spain<br />3 bedrooms,1 bathroom, kichen full equiped, hearth, central heating  …see more

from £193 / night

£385 / week

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from £193 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage accommodation

Shoalhaven / Berry

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
two beautiful mudbrick cottages close to the Shoalhaven River, Seven Mile Beach and Berry ... just two hours south of Sydney ... feast your eyes on calm cows grazing in green paddocks, put your boat in at the ramp a few hundred metres away, or walk for miles along a de  …see more

from £99 / night

£433 - £1124 / week

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from £99 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Porto District / Marco de Canaveses

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £167 / night

£1167 - £1317 / week

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from £167 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Cape Bridgewater

Victoria / Cape Bridgewater

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Set on 90 acres of rolling hills and adjoining the Discovery Bay Coastal Park, the Cottage is perfect for couples searching for a peaceful, romantic escape with an emphasis on nature. A quiet retreating style of holiday with dozens of resident kangaroos on the property.  …see more

from £93 / night

£649 / week

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from £93 / night