Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (43148)

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 home in Sale

Gippsland / Sale

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
The Macalister is a modern, spacious two storey 4 bedroom house that is perfect for a weekend getaway, a family holiday or a business trip with flair. The Macalister offers 4 bedrooms, 3 queen beds and 2 single beds, 2 bathrooms and a separate powder room. The main sp  …see more

from £186 / night

£1297 / week

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from £186 / night

(8) Excellent 

29

Holiday home with swimming pool in Pak Nam Pran

Pranburi / Pak Nam Pran

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location for family vacations !” This property is very well maintained, always clean, as a lady came everyday for 2 hours cleaning, well furnished. (Perhaps can you add same kitchen tools & utensils… ) We had plenty of rooms for 8 people… The  …see more

from £138 / night

£918 / week

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from £138 / night

7

Holiday home in Hampton

Bayside / Hampton

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Great family home, comfortable and cosy, full of light and sunshine and close to everything. Hang out at home with TV, WiFi, swimming in the pool or jumping on the tramp or take a walk to the village for shops, restaurants, trains to the city or a dip at the beautiful  …see more

from £111 / night

£774 / week

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from £111 / night

(8) Excellent 

23

Home accommodation in Cabo Roig with shared pool

Cabo Roig / Agua Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic house” We stayed at Sunset House in August, the property was lovely, clean and very well equipped. Like home from home. The pool was just outside the garden gate. The location was ideal, just a walk away from bars, restaurants and beach.  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £465 / week

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from £28 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Riogordo holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Cute village house with lots of character and nicely decorated situated in one of Andalusian white washed villages. Perfect location for touring Andalusia´s most important cities, as it is only 40 min from Malaga airport, and hour from Granada and Cordoba and 2 h  …see more

from £30 / night

£163 - £300 / week

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from £30 / night

(8) Very Good 

25

Holiday home rental

Island of Malta / Haz-Zebbug

7 10 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magic!!!!!” We were 12 people (7 adults and 5 children), we spent a week in this house and it will last forever in our memories! Everything was just perfect. First the house:  it 's just amazingly gorgeous , :  huge, spacious; decorated with a lot of  …see more

from £306 / night

£2142 / week

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from £306 / night

(4) Very Good 

14

Holiday home with shared pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / Playa Flamenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful” Having just returned from a 10 day holiday in this house, all I can say is - it was wonderful. There was plenty of room for myself, my son & his family. Upstairs, the outside balcony was huge. Everything you could think of was provided -  …see more

from £22 / night

£171 - £385 / week

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from £22 / night

(5) Excellent 

12

São Miguel / Porto Formoso

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£419 - £838 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Wilderness holiday home rental

Western Cape / Wilderness

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing!!!” Beautiful villa finished to a very high spec. In an excellent location with amazing views & a private walkway to the beach. The only negative thing was that we were not shown how to work the hot water heater for the upstairs (we did as  …see more

from £171 / night

£1195 - £2795 / week

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from £171 / night

(5) Very Good 

46

Altafulla / Ia Mora

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £85 / night

£475 - £1436 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Excellent 

32

Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent base for a fabulous holiday. Home from home.” Stayed with friends in this lovely house. Very clean, tidy and spacious. Nice private decked area outside. Quiet area but close enough to the centre of town for groceries, bars and restaurants. J  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1600 / week

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from £100 / night

(15) Excellent 

11

Holiday home rental

Bay of Islands / Paihia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
“Truly fabulous house” Facilities are great and the views are awesome. The house is situated on a steep hill though is just a short walk from the village centre. We did not want to leave  …see more

from £87 / night

£605 / week

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from £87 / night

(15) Excellent 

23

Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 300 km
  • Ski
“Awesome location!! - fantastic house - perfect for a chilled out holiday.” This is the second time we have stayed at this house. It has everything you need for a perfect stay. The views are stunning and the location is perfect - close to Wanaka. Acro  …see more

from £149 / night

£1038 / week

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from £149 / night

7

Holiday home with golf nearby in Kulai

Kulaijaya District / Kulai

5 12 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
We offer a secured and guarded boutique homestay surrounded by a luscious green golf resort. A luxurious green living and accommodation. Price from RM350.00 per night/5 bedrooms No. 135, Jalan Indah Utama 1/1, Gate B, Summit Park Homes, IOI Palm Villa Golf & Countr  …see more

from £89 / night

£452 / week

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from £89 / night

(22) Very Good 

33

Home accommodation in Playa Serena with shared pool, golf nearby

Roquetas de Mar / Playa Serena

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“VERY ENJOYABLE” Had a great 3 week stay.House is in a good location quiet but close to bars and restaurants.Te is very comfortable and has everything you need.Good bedroom,bathroom,lounge and kitchen and a lovely private courtyard and upstairs balcony  …see more

from £24 / night

£155 - £420 / week

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from £24 / night

(2) Excellent 

23

Holiday home in Udaipur

Rajasthan / Udaipur

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The Royal Heritage Villa is the best budget home Stay property situated conveniently in the center of the New City of Udaipur in a non-tourist neighborhood, yet within a short distance from all major attractions of Udaipur. It has nice ambience and spacious rooms. The  …see more

from £31 / night

£215 / week

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from £31 / night

(11) Excellent 

18

Home rental in Kingscote

Kangaroo Island / Kingscote

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly
BlueSeas Beach House is a stunning modern self-contained 2 bedroom home that accommodates up to 6 people. Sea views are everywhere, even from your bed. Enjoy your very own private beach. Sited to maximize the expansive sea views, the local stone construction nestles i  …see more

from £130 / night

£1038 / week

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from £130 / night

19

Wellington holiday home rental

Greater Wellington / Wellington

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
OB Retreat is a 6 bedroom "apartment" on ground floor of 100 year old Villa. There are 2 large bathrooms, kitchen, lounge and dining area. Parking negotiable. Perfect Wellington location - great views, close to parks, art, culture, restaurants & beach. I  …see more

from £283 / night

£1775 - £2904 / week

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from £283 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pokolbin

Greater Newcastle / Pokolbin

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Hunter Valley Getaway is a Holiday Rental at The Vintage Golf & Spa Resort & Wedding Venue in the Hunter Valley Vineyards. The home features modern styling with open plan living areas, gourmet kitchen, overlooking a large Alfresco Dining & BBQ area and s  …see more

from £371 / night

£2346 - £2778 / week

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from £371 / night

(2) Excellent 

25

Holiday home in Vera

Province of Almeria / Vera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Al Andalus Thalassa is wonderful gated, safe community with its own on site indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room as well as 2 outdoor pools. There are also paddle and tennis courts and children's playgrounds. This 3 bed 2 bathroom property is on 2 le  …see more

from £45 / night

£290 - £450 / week

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from £45 / night

(2) Very Good 

13

Home rental in Santa Pola

Costa Blanca / Santa Pola

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
This well appointed beach house features a two twin bedrooms with private terrace, a balcony, a fully equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi and a large private patio ideal for relaxing and evening entertaining. DVD's and games are available. The property also features its own  …see more

from £37 / night

£253 - £535 / week

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from £37 / night

(3) Very Good 

12

Holiday home in Bayswater

Greater Perth / Bayswater

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This lovely character cottage was renovated to include today's modern facilities whilst retaining its original era's warmth and charm. Located centrally between Perth airport and Perth city, the home commands views towards Perth's Hills and beyond. Very p  …see more

from £124 / night

£741 / week

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from £124 / night

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Home rental in Benidorm with shared pool

Costa Blanca / Benidorm

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
LUXURY 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH WITH SWAROWSKI CHANDELIER Luxury conditions. This apartment has one bedroom, living room, lodge and is tastefully decorated by designer. A charming 2 bedroom apartment (80 m) with large living room with fantastic views to South West of amazing  …see more

from £42 / night

£294 / week

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from £42 / night

(2) Excellent 

29

Holiday home in St Helens

Tasmania / St Helens

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
You can sit on the verandah and relax. Soaking up the views and watch the bird life, pelicans and swans as you enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine. You can dine on the deck after fishing on the jetty across the road and enjoy your catch. Gull Cottage has just been f  …see more

from £124 / night

£865 / week

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from £124 / night

(10) Excellent 

16

Holiday home rental

Nerja / Punta Lara

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday!!!!” Great holiday, best villa I've stayed at so far in punta Lara Tracey and Pam were always on hand to help, superb!  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £615 / week

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from £43 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Quy Nhon

Quy Nhon / Song Cau

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing experience!” We have traveled extensively throughout this part of the world and chalk our stay at Villa Relax as one of the best. Our review below will speak for itself.  …see more

from £77 / night

£496 - £633 / week

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from £77 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Beaumaris

Tasmania / Beaumaris

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly
Relax! The Beaumaris Beach Pad offers ocean views and pristine surf beach on your door step! Situated on the north east cost of Tasmania the Pad is a great base to explore the Bay of Fires, Freycinet & St Helens. Take long beach walks, surf, swim, fish or simply rel  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 / week

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from £115 / night

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Tenerife / Puerto de la Cruz

4 6 14 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

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from £65 / night

£449 - £808 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Chintsa

Eastern Cape / Chintsa

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
This Luxury Double Story Guest House is located 500m from the beach on the Wild Coast of South Africa. It's elegantly decorated and fully equipped for all your needs. Wake up to the sounds of the Ocean and enjoy spectacular views of unspoilt sandy beaches and coast  …see more

from £125 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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from £125 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Home rental in Kerr Serign

Kerr Serign / Senegambia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A beautiful and comfortable house close to the beach and restaurants.” The planning of the house is perfect. We were two persons and one of us could live upstairs. I started to be upstairs but decided to move down because I feeled that the bed was too  …see more

from £23 / night

£160 / week

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from £23 / night

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Ocean Grove holiday home rental

Victoria / Ocean Grove

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Hear the waves roll in .......This property is one of the closest properties to Ocean Grove Main Life Saving Club & Dunes Cafe. Large 4 Bedroom 3 Living areas with 2 Large Decks . Secluded & Quiet location , hidden amongst Ti Tree with an unsealed road . Close t  …see more

from £186 / night

£1297 / week

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from £186 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Wanneroo / Carramar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Close to perfect!” Our family had the honour of being the first paid guests in this house in June 2013. Right from the beginning Sharon made us feel welcome as she had arranged a picnic basket for us. It was really helpful as we arrived only after the  …see more

from £102 / night

£713 - £1102 / week

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from £102 / night

(3) Very Good 

14

Holiday home with swimming pool in Au Cap

Au Cap / Pointe Au Sel

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa House Swimming Pool Seychelles. Fishing and boat yacht charters flyfishing<br />Home away from home, close proximity to golf course, restaurants, boat activities and island exploration.  …see more

from £265 / night

£1590 / week

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from £265 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Toogoom

Fraser Coast / Toogoom

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.03 km
  • Swimming pool
Magical Ocean & Beach views,Absolutebeach Front with direct Lawn access. Kitchens,Barbecues,Bars,Eating areas and Timber decks on both levels for you to eat & play. Superbly landscaped to capture gentle sea breezes for ideal climate year round and complete priva  …see more

from £84 / night

£584 - £1791 / week

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from £84 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Pranburi

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Pranburi

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A PIECE OF HEAVEN IN THAILAND” I spent two months in this magnificent home and could not have wanted for more. The property is huge and spread out comfortably where one can actually " live" inside or outside depending on your wish. The outside area i  …see more

from £78 / night

£435 / week

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from £78 / night

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State of Rio de Janeiro / Arraial do Cabo

2 10 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £24 / night

£164 / week

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from £24 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Peniche

Leiria District / Peniche

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
House with a very charming decor and a private pateo to make your beach vacation unforgettable! Walking distance to Consolação beach and close to Supertubos beach, the great surf spot in Peniche area.The ideal location for good beach, waves, food and rel  …see more

from £30 / night

£35 - £330 / week

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from £30 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Lagos / Meia Praia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A gem.” We first stayed one week in September 2011. The best comment we can make on our experience with the property and its landlord is to have returned for 2 weeks in July 2012. Location, condition are equipment are all excellent and the landlord, w  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £975 / week

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from £72 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Batemans Bay

New South Wales / Batemans Bay

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect in every way” This property is without doubt the best we've stayed in. The reviews and photos were absolutely true. Don't be put off by it being 'duplex' as it is very private. Views were fabulous, about 20 steps onto beach. There were kayaks  …see more

from £124 / night

£865 / week

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from £124 / night

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Tenerife / Valle De San Lorenzo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £35 / night

£240 - £413 / week

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from £35 / night