Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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Want to leave the winter chill far behind you?Start 2015 with a wonderful winter sun holiday in a toasty warm destination. Whether you’re after watersports, exotic tours or simply a private pool to lounge around, we’ve got it covered.



You can leave your winter clothes at home when you book one of these gorgeous holiday homes, all set in super-sunny locations. Check out our property options for all types of traveller – escape the winter chill by nabbing a chic party palace in the Canary Islands, an elegant sunbather’s villa in Thailand or a rustic house in the Californian hills.



Whether you head to the Med or plan an escape much further afield, you won’t regret booking that slice of winter sunshine – especially when you’re showing off your tan!


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29

Home rental in Glencairn

Cape Town / Glencairn

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
You are invited to enjoy the hospitality and peaceful atmosphere of Simons Town Lodge where affordable, spacious, beachfront self-catering accommodation in Simons Town can be enjoyed. Suspended above the Indian Ocean of beautiful False Bay with excellent beachfront posi  …see more

from £105 / night

£686 - £807 / week

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from £105 / night

27

Holiday home in Benajarafe

Costa del Sol / Benajarafe

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Set in the coastal village of Benajarafe, this stylish house is the perfect home-away-from-home for those seeking a peaceful retreat near the beach, just 20 minutes from bustling Malaga. With countless attractions and activities nearby - the beach is only 300 meters awa  …see more

from £65 / night

£420 - £667 / week

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from £65 / night

22

Holiday home with swimming pool in Coolum Beach

Sunshine Coast / Coolum Beach

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
With its unique timber geodesic dome structure and boutique resort feel, The Dome House provides guests with an outdoor swimming pool, tropical garden, free WiFi and on-site parking. The Dome House is located a 10-minute drive from natural beauty of Mt Coolum National  …see more

from £371 / night

£2068 / week

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from £371 / night

20

Holiday home rental

Campoamor / Real Club de Golf Campoamor Resort

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Large comfortable house with 3 double bedrooms close to Campoamor beach , Dehesa De Campoamor, Costa Southern Costa Blanca NEW 2015 WIFI....... TV SYSTEM IS ENGLISH SPEAKING ONLY SORRY The house has a comfortable feel fully equipped for a great stay in the area . The  …see more

from £45 / night

£225 - £380 / week

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from £45 / night

(19) Excellent 

40

Holiday home with swimming pool in Nerja

Nerja / Aljamar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Our four double bedroom (one of which is internal) airconditioned villa with private swimming pool and also access to the large community swimming pool is probably one of the best at Edificio Residencial Aljamar as it has a very large terrace. Being situated on the c  …see more

from £77 / night

£471 - £1283 / week

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from £77 / night

29

Home rental in Caminha

Viana do Castelo District / Caminha

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Casa de Cristelo is a country house located in the North of Portugal just 4 km from the town of Caminha and 30 Km from Viana do Castelo. The house offers 2 large rooms. They all include wooden floors, and one have a private bathroom. Cable channels are included. Guests  …see more

from £56 / night

£359 - £471 / week

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from £56 / night

18

Evora District / Evora

1 3 3 nights min

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

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from £32 / night

£214 - £257 / week

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from £32 / night

(5) Excellent 

30

Holiday home in St Lucia

KwaZulu-Natal / St Lucia

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Beautifully decorated, Spacious, Comfortable and Relaxing, 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Air-Conditioned House with Living- and Dining room, Pool, Patio, D/Garage, Wifi, DSTV and Jungle Gym situated in a quiet street with easy access and walking distance to the Beach and Resta  …see more

from £69 / night

£480 / week

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from £69 / 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

(2) Excellent 

22

Faro District / Bordeira

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £43 / night

£300 / week

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from £43 / night

(4) Excellent 

56

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

(2) Very Good 

16

Cooma holiday home rental

New South Wales / Cooma

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“Great location, friendly hosts” We spent a little over a week here.Was impressed by the owners even before we arrived, Pleasant phone manner always friendly and helpful ,The New bathroom was great a job well done here, The kitchen had everything we ne  …see more

from £50 / night

£346 - £1389 / week

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from £50 / night

12

Bulwer holiday home rental

Moreton Island / Bulwer

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Beachcomber is a single level brick house which is located on the beachfront road (sand track) at Bulwer and only 50 meters from the water. It is surrounded by National Park on one side and a vacant and undeveloped block of land on the other. Between the house and the  …see more

from £105 / night

£587 - £988 / week

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from £105 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Holiday home rental

Victoria / Bright

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This stunning, brand new executive-style residence is the perfect way to experience the beauty of Bright. Set high on a north-facing hill with delightful views over the mountains and the township - yet only a 10-minute walk to the town centre. This architect-designed m  …see more

from £170 / night

£1189 / week

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from £170 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

Freycinet / Coles Bay

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Situated in the heart of Coles Bay with an unsurpassed view over the bay and to the Hazards mountains beyond, Dunwerkin offers everything you need for a luxury stay. This traditional Tassie shack has been superbly renovated to a very high standard.  …see more

from £217 / night

£1664 - £2183 / week

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from £217 / night

16

Holiday home in Gold Coast

Queensland / Gold Coast

4 14 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly
Gold Coasts finest Beaches and cafes on your doorstep Conveniently positioned metres to Beautiful Mermaid Beach A cool and modern beachy feel is experienced as soon as you enter the front door. With loads to offer it can comfortably accommodate 2-3 families and there p  …see more

from £238 / night

£1664 / week

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from £238 / night

(2) Excellent 

22

Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Hervey Bay

Fraser Coast / Hervey Bay

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Get away from it all! High on a hill with sea breezes, relax on the verandahs and watch the sea and the sky. Only 15 minutes from central Scarness and 7 mins to the nearest shopping centre. An acre of garden with birds and occasional kangaroos if you're lucky. Peac  …see more

from £102 / night

£713 / week

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from £102 / night

(6) Excellent 

16

State of Rio de Janeiro / Paraty

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £159 / night

£1107 / week

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from £159 / night

22

Torreguadiaro holiday home rental

Costa de la Luz / Torreguadiaro

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This is our third year renting our villa, and we can say that all our guest and their relatives have been really satisfied living and enjoining a great experience. gives us the opportunity we are absolutely convinced that you will not regret  …see more

from £110 / night

£765 - £1535 / week

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from £110 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Holiday home with swimming pool in Valsequillo

Gran Canaria / Valsequillo

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
House located on a small neighborhood outside the town Valsequillo. The house is distributed on 2 floors: on the top floor there are 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds each, a bathroom whith bath and another small room as small living room. On the ground floor there is anoth  …see more

from £103 / night

£718 / week

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from £103 / night

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Gympie

Gympie Region / Gympie

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 74 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Our beautiful Gympie Golf Retreat has an open plan kitchen and living area, formal dining, and living rooms, & alfresco dining on the massive verandah (our favourite), Full laundry facilities. Consisting of 4 bedrooms with King Suite with ensuite, 2 x Queen Suites,  …see more

from £223 / night

£1556 / week

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from £223 / night

30

Fuengirola holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
This spacious townhouse is situated in a frontline beach small complex of Fuengirola. It has an unbeatable location just 30 meters from the beach in Santa Amalia Fuengirola, the house is situated between the beach and the new River Park. Next to the house there are all  …see more

from £119 / night

£831 - £1753 / week

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from £119 / night

16

Province of Guanacaste / Puerto Coyote

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £101 / night

£686 - £855 / week

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from £101 / night

(3) Very Good 

4

Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Cilaos

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £33 / night

£228 / week

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from £33 / night

(3) Very Good 

9

Formentera / Es Pujols

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £77 / night

£855 / week

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from £77 / night

(3) Very Good 

10

Holiday home in Bulawayo

Bulawayo Province / Bulawayo

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Welcoming atmosphere.” Host made us feel at home. Very reliable wifi service. Will definitely stay at 269 Home again when visiting Bulawayo.  …see more

from £97 / night

£678 / week

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from £97 / night

(8) Excellent 

14

Holiday home in Orange

New South Wales / Orange

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
The Manhattan has been newly renovated to the highest standards by design team Excel Designs, whose brief was to create the feel of a modern New York Apartment. The result was The Manhattan, a luxurious 3 bedroom house, with high quality amenities and luxurious furnish  …see more

from £155 / night

£926 / week

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from £155 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful villa in a great location with excellent views and facilities” An excellent villa with top grade views and facilities. Very comfortable and clean. The owner us very helpful and friendly who made our stay extremely comfortable and memorab  …see more

from £112 / night

£778 - £1706 / week

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from £112 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Udaipur

Rajasthan / Udaipur

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 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 £21 / night

£142 / week

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from £21 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Faja da Ovelha holiday home accommodation

Calheta / Faja da Ovelha

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Private garden
The Casal São João Cottages is a typical Madeiran stone house located in the west of the Madeira Island in Fajã da Ovelha - Calheta, about 58 km from the airport of Santa Cruz and 42 km from the city of Funchal. This construction is dated from the  …see more

from £30 / night

£197 - £317 / week

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from £30 / night

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Kalk Bay holiday home rental

Cape Town / Kalk Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
This charming original stone cottage is right in the centre of the Kalk Bay village overlooking a small park and the sea. It's perfect for families - spacious rooms, loads of cupboards and with all the equipment and facilities you'd expect in a home. The style  …see more

from £92 / night

£644 / week

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from £92 / night

(45) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Pemberton

Western Australia / Pemberton

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Recently awarded 4.5 stars by Star Ratings Australia, Marri House is elegant new accommodation for up to 6 guests on the edge of the forest and the town, the perfect setting for you to enjoy nature's delights including bushwalks and local produce and wines and to r  …see more

from £167 / night

£1000 - £1692 / week

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from £167 / 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

(1) Excellent 

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Marcus Beach holiday home rental

Noosa / Marcus Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Residences in The Coves North and South provide the ultimate private luxury beachside getaway. Enjoy the sun, sand and surf and come straight off the beach to luxuriate in your own private pool and beautiful surroundings. In the morning wake to the sound of waves breaki  …see more

from £208 / night

£1544 - £3260 / week

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from £208 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Alcobaca

Leiria District / Alcobaca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Spacious detached modern villa built 2012 with swimming pool in the village of Acipreste, near Alcobaca (8 minutes drive) surrounded by fruit trees and grapevines, views over beautiful countryside and the Serra dos Candeeiros hills in the distance make this the perfec  …see more

from £95 / night

£625 - £950 / week

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from £95 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Torrevieja Area holiday home rental

Province of Alicante / Torrevieja Area

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very Relaxing” We have just returned from a very relaxing two weeks at Brian's villa. The bbq was used often after lovely lazy days by the beautiful pool which was a must in the hot weather.The villa was immaculate when we arrived and was just as it h  …see more

from £49 / night

£299 - £749 / week

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from £49 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Bergvliet

Cape Town / Bergvliet

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful spot in a beautiful city” I spent two weeks at this lovely house in December. The accommodation was very comfortable and well furnished. I particularly liked the light airy feel , with each room overlooking a small courtyard or garden. The sp  …see more

from £79 / night

£476 - £650 / week

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from £79 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Laval

Quebec / Laval

4 7 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This is a modern home in a quiet yet posh neighbourhood of Chomedey, Laval. Guests will have access to three floors of living space: 4 bedrooms, 2 washrooms, 2 powder rooms and plenty of lounging areas along with a fully stocked kitchen. The neighbourhood is very secure  …see more

from £185 / night

£1289 / week

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from £185 / night

50

City Beach holiday home rental

Greater Perth / City Beach

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
*Please read and understand the full description of the listing before booking.* This stunning renovated 3 bed 1 bath home is on a large elevated block and is situated in a quiet street just 1.2km from the beach. The entry to the home leads to a lounge room (with TV a  …see more

from £124 / night

£821 - £1507 / week

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from £124 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Amitie

Praslin Island / Amitie

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Our beach huts are located at St Sauveur, a quiet area at the south of Praslin island, being only 50 meters away from the beach. The complex has 3 small and completely independent wooden chalets tastefully decorated and fully equipped with all modern comforts. All t  …see more

from £112 / night

£778 - £1077 / week

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from £112 / night