Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (977)

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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(8) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Iznajar

Province of Cordoba / Iznajar

6 13 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Breathtaking views, traditional Spanish feel, very flexible accommodation” We've stayed in quite a few villas in Spain and elsewhere, mostly with pretty good positions, but this is the best. The views are stunning and the houses themselves (we rented  …see more

from £180 / night

£1250 - £1400 / week

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from £180 / night

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Braga District / Amares

8 20 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £255 / night

£1780 / week

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from £255 / night

(10) Very Good 

15

Farmhouse rental in Kercem with swimming pool

Island of Gozo / Kercem

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
350 year old Converted Farmhouse in the village of Kercem. 2 bed sleeps up to 6 adults, private Pool & Jacuzzi, A/C's, bbq area, panoramic country views  …see more

from £85 / night

£700 / week

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(29) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Seeb

Muscat Governorate / Seeb

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real paradise! Absolutely fantastic!!!” As Sahala villa was one of the most beautiful holiday destinations we have ever been to. Amazingly spacious property, rather a 'hacienda', than just a villa. Perfect location - close to beautiful mountains an  …see more

from £300 / night

£1200 / week

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from £300 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Los Romanes holiday farmhouse rental

Vinuela / Los Romanes

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Attractive typical old restored farmhouse with large private pool and excellent terrace and shaded areas. Perfect location with glorious views, it is set amongst olive groves and is only a few minutes walk to the village of Los Romanes with shops, bar and restaurants.  …see more

from £97 / night

£678 - £1560 / week

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from £97 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Xewkija

Island of Gozo / Xewkija

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“AMAZING EXPERIENCE” I've planned this vacation since 1 year ago with my extended family, a party of 6 adults and two young boys of 9 and 12. the farm house is great, a big bedroom for each couple, 3 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a wondeful  …see more

from £140 / night

£975 - £1694 / week

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from £140 / night

(1) Very Good 

25

Velez-Malaga holiday farmhouse rental

Velez-Malaga / Algarrobo Pueblo

4 9 6 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 6 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Private farmhouse set within a plot of 10,000 square metres of land. Cortijo del Río offers the perfect family base from which to explore the many historic sites in the area or enjoy the relaxed beach atmosphere of the Costa del Sol.  …see more

from £134 / night

£810 - £1016 / week

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from £134 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Xaghra

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This farmhouse is a 15 minute walk from Gozo's most popular golden sand beach at Ramla Bay , which has green fields leading down to dunes and a wide and safe beach. Nuffara is beautifully landscaped with a vast array of exotic flowers, olive, palm, and the closed courty  …see more

from £119 / night

£831 / week

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from £119 / night

(21) Excellent 

20

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Qala

Qala / Qala Beach Village

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa, peaceful location, beautiful views” This villa is huge, tastefully decorated throughout, even an en-suite hot tub attached to one of the bedrooms. The photos do not really show the many balconies and sheer height of entrance hallway a  …see more

from £65 / night

£380 - £1323 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with shared pool in Comporta

Setubal District / Comporta

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
This typical “Monte Alentejano” has been refurbished, giving rise to 3 self-catering apartments, which reveal its Alentejo roots, in the typical furniture and decorative objects. The houses feature all amenities. Free Wi-Fi access is available at the public areas.  …see more

from £81 / night

£434 - £908 / week

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from £81 / night

(14) Very Good 

23

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Gharb

Island of Gozo / Gharb

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We loved it.” The cottage was exactly as described and extremely well equipped, from the cool cellar to the rooftop terrace with its barbecue facilities and wonderful panoramic views. We loved the little pool and our resident lizard. From the time  …see more

from £54 / night

£374 / week

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from £54 / night

(4) Very Good 

24

Farmhouse rental in Santa Maria de Merles with swimming pool, tennis court

Province of Barcelona / Santa Maria de Merles

10 20 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic place!” Stayed at this fantastic place for 2 weeks with a large group (6 families in total). Everything was fantastic, the house and the surroundings. The house seemed to have everything we needed, for both kids and adults, one could relax  …see more

from £424 / night

£2119 - £4662 / week

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from £424 / night

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Holiday farmhouse letting

Waikato Region / Omori

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Streamblock is perfect for thrill seekers, holiday makers, lovers and young families. An operating winery and olive grove set among immaculate farmland and pristine New Zealand native growth is the perfect place to launch a day on the mountains or the lake. Whether yo  …see more

from £117 / night

£819 / week

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from £117 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Xaghra

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Expertly finished 3 bedroomed farmhouse with private pool, full of traditional features. This house is Ideal for those seeking a relaxing holiday in a quite cul de sac quite close to amenities such as coffe shops, supermarkets, restaurants, village square and bank.Outdo  …see more

from £59 / night

£500 - £1120 / week

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from £59 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in San Lawrenz

Island of Gozo / San Lawrenz

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relax in a house full of character and go back in time” Staying in Tal-Barun is truly a great experience. A house with a lot of character which will "force" you to leave all stress behind and feel like you are back in time enjoying a relaxing time. Ve  …see more

from £56 / night

£386 / week

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from £56 / night

15

State of Sao Paulo / Pedra Bela

10 32 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 32
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £256 / night

£3071 - £3402 / week

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from £256 / night

17

Farmhouse rental in Cala d'Or with swimming pool

Cala d'Or / Cala Sanau

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Nice farnhouse with private pool and barbecue with private tenis court  …see more

from £208 / night

£1454 - £4123 / week

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from £208 / night

25

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Ponte de Lima

Viana do Castelo District / Ponte de Lima

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
This rustic house has a farming history stretching back to the 16th century. Today the house retains its farming culture, surrounded by sleepy vineyards, enchanted orchards, mature gardens and a magic woodland.  …see more

from £212 / night

£1229 - £1399 / week

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from £212 / night

(2) Excellent 

65

Hermanus holiday farmhouse rental

Overberg District / Hermanus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Swimming pool
Contemporary homestead located at the luxury Benguela Cove Wine Estate on the outskirts of Hermanus, only an hour away from Cape Town International airport with breath-taking views over the lagoon,sea and the overberg mountains. This exquisite luxury newly completed hom  …see more

from £400 / night

£2500 - £4000 / week

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from £400 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Cala d'Or

Majorca / Cala d'Or

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Copuntry house located in a quiet area, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.Private swimming pool and barbecueIdeal location to relax and only at 2 km from Cala Dor  …see more

from £145 / night

£1009 - £3500 / week

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from £145 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in San Lawrenz

Island of Gozo / San Lawrenz

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
The renovated, fully air-conditioned 3 bedroom accommodation comprises of an open plan living/dining/kitchen area, with a wood fireplace, 46” TV and a fully equipped kitchen and the private pool and BBQ Area with a deck area to relax on the roof.Air Condition at additio  …see more

from £89 / night

£623 - £1128 / week

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from £89 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in St. Paul's Bay

St. Paul's Bay / Manikata

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic” We had a lovely family holiday here for two weeks in August. My daughter used the pool everyday, the villa is spotless and very spacious. It has everything that you need to self cater, but is also a good base to explore all that malta h  …see more

from £125 / night

£873 - £1472 / week

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from £125 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £84 / night

£543 - £1229 / week

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from £84 / night

(55) Excellent 

23

Farmhouse rental in Portugos

Province of Granada / Portugos

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pet friendly
“A lovely break in beautiful surroundings” We spent a lovely long weekend at Cortijo Opazo. Robert and William were perfect hosts and our apartment had everything we needed, was spotless, warm and comfortable. The surrounding countryside is amazing,  …see more

from £60 / night

£297 - £348 / week

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from £60 / night

15

Cala d'Or holiday farmhouse rental

Cala d'Or / S'Horta

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Nice farmhouse with four bedrooms and private pool.  …see more

from £140 / night

£979 - £3056 / week

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from £140 / night

(4) Excellent 

9

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Australia & New Zealand

New South Wales / Byron Bay

3 4 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Callliope @ Crabbes Creek, an idyllic country retreat and swimming pool set on 35 acres in the Tweed Valley, NSW. Explore World Heritage rainforests, dramatic mountain ranges, take a short drive to uncrowded, unspoilt beaches and world famous surfing breaks.  …see more

from £147 / night

£1024 - £1433 / week

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from £147 / night

(5) Very Good 

23

Holiday farmhouse in Fornells de la Selva

Province of Girona / Fornells de la Selva

9 24 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
“It was a fantastic holiday” The house is a perfect place for families and friends. The garden is very big, so there is space for playing ball games. It`s a bit out of town, so nobody fells disturbed by the noise of screeming children. If you need sh  …see more

from £323 / night

£2098 - £3234 / week

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from £323 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Victoria

Island of Gozo / Victoria

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful farmhouse, very clean, spacious pool very clean. Everything you need for a relaxing break.” Stayed for a long weekend with family who had travelled from the UK, the farmhouse is lovely and in a nice quiet location with shops close by. The ro  …see more

from £128 / night

£594 - £1460 / week

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from £128 / night

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Farmhouse rental in Xaghra with swimming pool

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This cosy Villa is situated in the village of Xaghra in Marsalforn road. The second floor bedrooms lead to an amazing large terrace overlooking the breathtaking country and sea views! This Villa has all the necessary facilities within walking distance in the village sq  …see more

from £136 / night

£950 - £1667 / week

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from £136 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Los Romanes

Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 22 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Rustic Gem under the stars.” Our party consisted of My wife myself our late teenage kids and one of their friends. We stayed at Casa Pena Hierro for one week, before moving on to one of Carlas' other properties in the area. The drive to the villa  …see more

from £71 / night

£492 - £958 / week

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from £71 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in Amarante

Porto District / Amarante

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
The Mailman's House (Casa do Carteiro) is one of the three houses that constitute the property of the Agroturismo Quinta de Travancela. This house features one bedroom with air conditioning, with two single beds. It also has a kitchen, a bathroom and a living and dining  …see more

from £81 / night

£564 / week

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from £81 / night

(6) Excellent 

44

Holiday farmhouse rental

Auckland Region / North Shore City

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
Get the kids out & let them do something they'll never forget !! Pet friendly. *Cuddle & hand feed the farm animals *Learn to shear a sheep or goat * Sleep outside in a tent surronded by nature ? * Free WiFi * SkyPickup available from Auckland airport,Warkw  …see more

from £85 / night

£594 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Corryong holiday farmhouse rental

Victoria / Corryong

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Views. Comfort. Charm. Peace and quiet. Close to shops and restaurants of Corryong township. Snowfields. Fishing. Bushwalking. Family holidays.  …see more

from £88 / night

£468 / week

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from £88 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ventas del Carrizal holiday farmhouse rental

Province of Jaen / Ventas del Carrizal

7 19 3 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Fuente Mateo Resort offers accommodation to sleep up to 19 people. So a large party could easily be catered for. Parties can stay in the apartments situated in a sun haven courtyard or families may wish to enjoy the exclusive cottage at the entrance to the resort. A un  …see more

from £335 / night

£1653 / week

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from £335 / night

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Holiday farmhouse accommodation

Province of Girona / Sant Pere Despuig

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
El Molí d'en Solà is an ancient mill and Catalan farmhouse located at the end of a green and peaceful valley. Les Golfes Oest is one tue 3 appartments that we can offer you. The house is surrounded by meadows and forest where you can relax, do walks, have a bath in th  …see more

from £77 / night

£534 / week

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from £77 / night

(5) Average 

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Farmhouse rental in Zejtun

Island of Malta / Zejtun

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This freshly restored farmhouse enjoys great views over the beautiful surrounding countryside and out to sea. It is very stylish and spacious throughout, Villa Valletta combines rustic Maltese stone walls with a host of modern amenities.  …see more

from £89 / night

£623 - £2373 / week

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from £89 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Victoria

Island of Gozo / Victoria

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This newly built farmhouse is located on the outskirts of Victoria the capital city of Gozo- Malta. It is located in a valley between Victoria and Ghasri which surrounds the beauty of the country side and the peacefulness of Gozo. This farmhouse consists of 4 bedrooms a  …see more

from £85 / night

£920 - £1513 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Qala holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Qala

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Key Info Beach / lakeside relaxation Nearest beach 2 km Swimming pool Great for children of all ages Air conditioning Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 - £920 / week

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from £64 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Beja with swimming pool

Beringel / Beja

4 12 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
The perfect and genuine farmhouse in Alentejo for family vacations on a natural environment.A secret place in a special environment - the left banks of Guadiana River and the Natural Park.  …see more

from £195 / night

£1246 / week

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from £195 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in Poochakkal

Kerala / Poochakkal

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
A farmstay in a peaceful village between Cochin and Alleppey. We are surrounded by backwaters which is only few minutes from the property.  …see more

from £40 / night

£237 / week

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from £40 / night