Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (53196)

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 villa rental

Kalkan / Kiziltas

5 9 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Great sea-view villa with private pool.  …see more

from £990 / night

£800 - £1250 / week

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from £990 / night

(38) Excellent 

40

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Dondra

Southern Province / Dondra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exceeded our expectations” The staff is very friendly to us and the children. Always smiling and creating a good atmosphere. The service is excellent. It is nice that we can decide the menu together with the chef. After a few days we just let the che  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 - £3465 / week

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from £175 / night

(14) Excellent 

36

Moraira holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“I can't wait to return again” I stayed at Villa Stellar in Moraira in February 2012 for my friend's 50th birthday party. There were seven of us staying at the house in total and we all had a wonderful time. All the comforts you can think of were provi  …see more

from £218 / night

£1526 - £5928 / week

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from £218 / night

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(8) Excellent 

16

Holiday villa rental

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa” This was our second stay at Villa Francesca - we enjoyed it so much the first time we came back with our family. The villa is extremely well equipped and is situated in a lovely peaceful location. The gardens are beautiful and the chi  …see more

from £200 / night

£1250 - £2050 / week

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from £200 / night

(1) Very Good 

7

Holiday villa in Pollachi

Tamil Nadu / Pollachi

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
About the Property: Nestled among coconut trees in a Posh neighbourhood in the Coconut Capital of India -- Pollachi, the property boasts ample living and outdoor spaces for families traveling together on vacation or to attend weddings. Can accommodate 2 to 6 and max 8 (  …see more

from £31 / night

£198 - £309 / week

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from £31 / night

22

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kubu

Bali / Kubu

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Overview Beautiful, modern villa with glorious views over the Lombok Strait perfectly positioned for some of the best diving Bali has to offer. The villa is located in the small northeast coastal fishing village of Kubu, offering an authentic Bali holiday away from cr  …see more

from £149 / night

£1039 / week

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from £149 / night

(19) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Tangalle with swimming pool

Tangalle / Nakulugamuwa

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A truly memorable experience” We have just returned from a fantastic month's holiday at the Villa Hiru Sandu. This was a truly memorable experience in this beautiful country. The villa is charming and the beachfront location is stunning. But above all  …see more

from £238 / night

£1662 - £2119 / week

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from £238 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galle

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
A luxurious Beach Front Villa with stunning views of the Ocean and a private plunge pool. Exclusive interior that is equipped with 5 star amenities and come with 3 plush bedrooms, tasteful living area and a well appointed kitchenette with all modern amenities.High end O  …see more

from £200 / night

£1365 / week

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from £200 / night

(3) Very Good 

24

Porters holiday villa rental

Porters / Porters Gate

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing, brilliantly appointed villa in one of the best locations in Barbados” This villa was awsome. My wife and I and two kids (18 and 12) have just returned from a fantastic two weeks at this super villa. The interior decorating has clearly been  …see more

from £129 / night

£903 / week

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from £129 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Kissimmee with swimming pool

Kissimmee / Lindfields

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A great place to relax after a busy day at Disney World” We had a wonderful holiday staying at Sunrise Villa in Lindfields Reserve. The villa is lovely, very well equipped for self catering and is as good as it looks in the photos. The pool area is pa  …see more

from £61 / night

£425 - £550 / week

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from £61 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Pedro de Alcantara

Costa del Sol / San Pedro de Alcantara

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Montecarlo is a traditional Spanish villa for holidays in Marbella, with a private pool and supplies air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and WiFi. Villa Montecarlo is the perfect place for families seeking relaxation, is located just five minutes' wa  …see more

from £297 / night

£1272 - £2712 / week

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from £297 / night

(3) Excellent 

51

Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This large townhouse offers a peaceful retreat with all the comforts of home. Close to the village of Luz with magnificent sea views, this property offers something for everyone from families to golfers Casa Gaivota is situated in a quiet and enviable position, with fa  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £1550 / week

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from £125 / night

(39) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa rental

Hikkaduwa / Thiranagama

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Just Amazing” A Villa paradise, 15 minutes walk from the beach and yet set in the most serene and gorgeous gardens. Our 3 week holiday seemed to fly by.From Al fresco dining by the pool to watching the monkeys swinging through the trees in the garden  …see more

from £70 / night

£630 - £1310 / week

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from £70 / night

(10) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Binibeca” Menorca is a beautiful island and an ideal holiday destination. The beaches are clean and tidy, and the water crystal clear. Nice and warm, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Binibeca is particularly beautiful with a gorgeous be  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Very Good 

23

Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Large,spacious 7 bedroom, 5 bathroom Villa (3 en suite) on 2 floors with beautiful sea views. Immediate area is quiet, the garden has a large swimming pool, grass Lawn, parking for 3 cars, which is fenced and gated.  …see more

from £99 / night

£695 - £2495 / week

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from £99 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mount Irvine

Tobago / Mount Irvine

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Mot Mot Lodge has an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, with double hight ceilings and full width sliding doors, opening out on to a large upper patio,with outdoor dining facilities. This dining area links the interior and the garden seamlessly.  …see more

from £230 / night

£1610 / week

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from £230 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / Grand Reserve

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“About the House” The house was amazing and the location was very good. The house was super clean and very comfortable to stay in . See you till next year  …see more

from £105 / night

£730 - £950 / week

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from £105 / night

24

Villa rental in Riambel with swimming pool

Savanne District / Riambel

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The waterfront Villa Philibert with private pool is located on the beautiful beach of Riambel in southern part Mauritius where you can stroll along the deserted beach for kilometers; The Villa is in a calm surrounding where you will enjoy the most beautiful sunsets.  …see more

from £149 / night

£1039 / week

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from £149 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f  …see more

from £575 / night

£2995 - £5795 / week

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from £575 / night

(38) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped wonderful villa” Villa was spotlessly clean on arrival and well equipped with everything we needed. Would recommend car hire as it's so reasonable on the island. Good supermarket is less than 5 minute walk, but would also recommend Rop  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £846 / week

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from £65 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

Les Masies Catalanes holiday villa rental

Costa Dorada / Les Masies Catalanes

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
El Pinaret, a countryside retreat with beautiful views.4 bedrooms,open plan living,open log fire,private pool,gardens,outside bbq area,outdoor dining.Close to beach resorts of Salou,Cambrils, historic Tarragona and Barcelona.Port Aventura and Water Park close by.Golf at  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £1250 / week

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from £65 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Davenport with golf nearby

Central Florida / Davenport

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real treat” As soon as we walked into the Villa at Solana we knew we were in for a treat. The Villa was spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished with all new appliances. After spending a week all cramped into one Disney hotel room it was great t  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £739 / week

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from £72 / night

(21) Excellent 

24

Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Kissimmee

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Location” Great location that is close to restaurants, stores, and Disney World and also very affordable. Our kids loved the pool.  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £600 / week

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from £75 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Seminyak with swimming pool

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“GOOD HOLIDAY” villa is very nice and the location is very good. by bycicle it's possible to go every where. the house is very large , kitchen and rooms are complete ; must attention to the cleaning of each particular also for swimming pool area, s  …see more

from £102 / night

£670 - £1026 / week

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from £102 / night

(13) Excellent 

30

Finestrat holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Finestrat

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A little Diamond in the Sun” From the start of the booking process to the end of the holiday was just faultless. The Villa is just wonderful with the most stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Also, the property is really well equiped and tas  …see more

from £60 / night

£375 - £850 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Poste Lafayette with swimming pool

Riviere du Rempart District / Poste Lafayette

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderfurl Villa” We spent 2 weeks staying at Villa Amara, what a lovely villa and location. The villa is set out very well with plenty of seating areas, especially useful is the pool area if it is windy on the beach side of the villa. The beds were  …see more

from £212 / night

£1484 - £3263 / week

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from £212 / night

(7) Very Good 

23

Holiday villa in Lebrija

Province of Seville / Lebrija

3 8 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
“lovely holiday” Myelf, my husband and sister-in-law stayed for 2 weeks in Lebrija. We loved Lebrija and the surrounding areas. It is a perfect location to go to the coast or visit cities and other small towns. The house was excellent, well presented  …see more

from £37 / night

£265 / week

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from £37 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Orlando

Orlando / Orange Tree

6 12 5 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Special family holiday” This is a beautiful property in a good location and was perfect for a group ranging from 4 yrs old to grandparents. There were a couple of minor hiccoughs to begin with but to be fair these were resolved very quickly by the age  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 - £875 / week

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from £79 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Cala Murada

Majorca / Cala Murada

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Villa Great Holiday.” This was our first villa holiday and I can honestly say we definitely picked well, the villa casa espina was a lovely villa it had everything that you needed the pool area was great and as an added bonus it had a lovely  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Lago Esperanza Lake with swimming pool

Alcudia / Lago Esperanza Lake

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely family home” What a great find, this gorgeous house had everything we needed. Having previously checked in to a run down hovel at the same price the previous day, we breathed a collective sigh of relief when we were ushered in. Well kept, well  …see more

from £102 / night

£712 - £2136 / week

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from £102 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / Playa del Duque

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa, fabulous location - couldn't ask for more” We stayed here in September 2012 as a family with 4 generations ranging from 8 months to 80+ years old. We were extremely impressed with what we saw. The villa had an area suitable for every m  …see more

from £303 / night

£2119 - £2543 / week

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from £303 / night

(33) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Playa del Ingles with golf nearby

Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Brilliant week had by all...” A group of 7 of us booked to visit this villa - and was immensely impressed with it - starting with the booking process right through to the last day... Janet was the point of contact via email for the booking, paymen  …see more

from £170 / night

£750 - £1690 / week

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from £170 / night

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This villa is situated in a quiet street near the Cala Abogat by the Benissa Coast. This traditional styled villa is set in its own gardens and is within a five minutes' walk to shops, bars, restaurants and a sandy cove.The villa is a two level holiday home  …see more

from £57 / night

£420 - £610 / week

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from £57 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Bottom Bay

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Will Definitely Be Returning” This was my first time visiting Barbados and staying at Cou Cou~ I will definitely be returning!!!!. Cou Cou is a well maintained and tastefully decorated villa with even the smallest of amenities thought of which assist  …see more

from £100 / night

£660 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Red Mountain, Playa Blanca

7 15 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful, spacious villa with fantastic pool and incredible views” We have just returned from a wonderful stay in this villa and we honestly could not fault it. It definitely has the "Wow Factor" and was spotless and very well presented. Super larg  …see more

from £464 / night

£3245 - £4645 / week

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from £464 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ovacik with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Ovacik

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“supberb holiday” many thanks to pam for letting us rent your excellent villa We stayed there for 2 weeks july 10th-24th. Everything was as described the location was fantastic peace and quiet with no other properties over looking you.The pool was just  …see more

from £550 / night

£550 - £845 / week

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from £550 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Javea

Costa Blanca / Javea

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely property” This property has everything one could want for a holiday. There are plenty of facilities in the property to allow one to live as one would at home. The property is located approximately 1.5 miles from the nearest beach which is bea  …see more

from £243 / night

£1695 - £2495 / week

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from £243 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great villa in a lovely location” We have just booked our next holiday in Tenerife, staying at the Villa Cascada, this will be our eighth stay in this lovely villa. The property is situated in a quiet, residential area with great views over Mount Tei  …see more

from £122 / night

£850 - £1336 / week

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from £122 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful property with fantastic views” Upon arriving at Casa Estrela their was an unanimous 'wow'. It is a beautiful property and very well equipped and very roomy. We are a family of ten, ages ranging from 6 to 78 years, and we spent a fabulous t  …see more

from £250 / night

£1606 - £2115 / week

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from £250 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in West Algarve

Lagos / Meia Praia

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa with helpful owner and property manager.” We booked Casa Maurice for our silver wedding anniversary in which we invited our family to stay with us. The youngest child was 10 years old and the oldest adults were pensioners.Despite the v  …see more

from £150 / night

£950 - £2850 / week

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from £150 / night

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