Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (45189)

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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Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £86 / night

£599 - £1795 / week

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from £86 / night

(46) Excellent 

24

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / San Marcial Rubicon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The villa was amazing, Lanzarote/that area is a nice place to visit/stay!” Me and a group of my girl mates rented this villa to start off my 25th birthday celebrations! and we loved it! The villa was amazing,very modern, very clean, nicely layed ou  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £773 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday villa in Barrio

Leiria District / Barrio

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
Modern Villa With Heated Private Pool On The Silver Coast With Distant Sea ViewsGreat Views, 5 Minutes Drive To The BeachSleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)  …see more

from £69 / night

£385 - £812 / week

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from £69 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sant Rafael

Sant Rafael / Buscatell

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Villa, quiet but close enough to everywhere” Fabulous villa, beautifully furnished, quiet area but close enough to get to the main places. Would recommend and Thomas looked after us very well. Kind regards, Natalie.  …see more

from £159 / night

£1107 / week

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from £159 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Mijas Centre

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing property and perfect location” Date of Stay24 October 2014 Helpful votes:0/0. My family and I just stayed at this amazing property for half term week. I can say it is even better that described! The views are just amazing, the garden is beaut  …see more

from £377 / night

£2640 - £4614 / week

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from £377 / night

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Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Villa Pinto is an excellent 3 bedroom villa that accommodates 6 people. It is located in the countryside, in a small, quiet and reserved town called Bordeira. Ideal for who is looking for a nice family holiday with quality and a relaxing atmosphere. This villa was bui  …see more

from £83 / night

£642 / week

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from £83 / night

(2) Average 

12

Holiday villa rental

Grand Port District / Blue Bay

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A beautiful 285msq newly refurbished villa situated by Blue Bay beach 10 mins drive away from the airport. It offers a private swimming pool ,garage and garden. The villa can accommodate 8 people or a big family. The villa is approximately 4 minutes walk away from th  …see more

from £130 / night

£700 / week

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from £130 / night

(21) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Amarilla Golf

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“An amazing two weeks in an amazing villa” We have just spent two weeks in this villa with my family and I can honestly say it was the best two weeks I've had on holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available for us. You  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(19) Excellent 

24

Port des Torrent holiday villa rental

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia / Port des Torrent

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
The Villa was renovated by the owner, an interior designer. Can Verru is spacious, stylish and luxurious.  …see more

from £715 / night

£5000 - £10000 / week

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from £715 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Moroccan Styled Villa” We have stayed in Bahiazul several times but this is our first at this beautiful Moroccan styled villa. We stayed for a week in July and found the whole house to be very comfortable and spacious. The living room, with  …see more

from £140 / night

£950 - £1250 / week

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from £140 / night

(3) Excellent 

37

Albufeira / Guia

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £184 / night

£1283 - £4060 / week

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from £184 / night

(12) Very Good 

19

Holiday villa rental

Moraira / Central Moraira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful vacation” The villa is in a lovely area, quite close to the sea and restaurants, and the walks in the evenings have been the highlight of our trip. The generous terrace is a great place to start your day, and the view is stunning, with all t  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £1200 / week

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from £93 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Polop

Costa Blanca / Polop

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“The villa is a great place to stay with family and friends” We have been traveling with small children and friends. It is perfect to share the house and enjoy the stay with small children. Its very comfortable and easy accessible. All the parks are ne  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £400 / week

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from £36 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar / Serra Brava

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Self- catering new villa with panoramic sea views, just two miles from the beach. Private pool and balcony ideal for families seeking relaxation  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £2681 / week

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from £165 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just so perfect” Just the most perfect holiday. We stayed at the Casa dos Molieros during the last week of August. Eight of our family, from Grandad to Grandson. We were just speechless when we walked through the front door, through the dining /sittin  …see more

from £250 / night

£1750 - £2500 / week

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from £250 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Gran Alacant holiday villa rental

Gran Alacant / Monte Y Mar

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect for large groups” Wonderful villa for large groups, we were 9 adults and 3 children and this worked really well. Very clean, child friendly, taxis arranged, rep (Angie) spoke to us just after landing and was there whenever we needed anything .  …see more

from £150 / night

£550 - £1290 / week

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from £150 / night

(15) Very Good 

28

Yalikavak holiday villa rental

Bodrum / Yalikavak

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Complete get away peace, quiet and beautiful views to wake up to” Had one great week away with husband, older children and couple of friends six in total. Went for a total rest and getaway and thats just what we got, never been to Turkey before and fo  …see more

from £35 / night

£225 - £695 / week

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from £35 / night

(15) Very Good 

19

Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant villa” Absolutely brilliant villa with a heated pool and jacuzzi. 4 adults stayed here for 1 week and had a fantastic holiday. Only a 15 minute stroll to the beach. Loved this villa and would definitely stay here again  …see more

from £138 / night

£659 - £1045 / week

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from £138 / night

(22) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Balaia Golf Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice experience to repeat!” We had a great holiday time this Summer! Indeed we extremely enjoyed the villa as we found it cozy and nice . We also appreciated some very friendly details (such as having confidence about the unknown users in what conc  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £900 / week

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from £30 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa rental

Grand Port District / Blue Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect Holiday” We had a 5 star service from booking the villa at short notice to been received at the airport and the villa. The villa is more beautiful compare to what we seen from the photos. The supermarket is just 80 metres away from the vil  …see more

from £77 / night

£513 - £1411 / week

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from £77 / night

(19) Excellent 

37

Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£675 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(7) Excellent 

28

Holiday villa in San Agustin des Vedra

Ibiza / San Agustin des Vedra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Couldn't have asked for more!” We stayed in this villa for a week with family/friends as we were getting married in Ibiza at the end of September. This villa is stunning and has everything you need or could wish for. Richard (the owner) is super quick  …see more

from £450 / night

£2650 - £5000 / week

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from £450 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“San juan de capistrano” We have hust returned from a two week holiday staying at the villa in san juan de capistrano.we had a fantastic time and the villa had everything we needed.the pool was great and the 4 children aged from 4 to 10 were in and ou  …see more

from £95 / night

£642 - £1137 / week

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from £95 / night

(1) Excellent 

23

Gois holiday villa rental

Coimbra District / Gois

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
This is an area for individualists. If you enjoy lager louts, noisy bars, tacky shops, rip-off restaurants, burger gases, traffic jams and impossible parking, this is not the place for you. But why be stampeded into overcrowded, overpriced tourist ghettos? Instead, enj  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 - £1595 / week

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from £80 / night

16

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lorca

Murcia / Lorca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Quirky, interesting detached villa with private pool in gated and private grounds on over 1/2 acre. All fenced and private with trees, vines and fruit trees. Traditional Spanish feel with fantastic countryside views yet only 15 mins drive to the mediterranean beaches of  …see more

from £9 / night

£60 / week

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from £9 / night

32

Holiday villa with swimming pool in L'Escala

L'Escala / Riels

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
HUTG-012385 Special villa for holidays in L´Escala, in 300m from the beach with private pool and large garden. Villa del Sol is located in the best area of L´Escala. This area is surrounded by Riells Beach and the magnificent promenade overlooking to the bay  …see more

from £130 / night

£1889 - £2657 / week

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from £130 / night

(41) Excellent 

32

Marbella holiday villa let

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Welcoming, spacious and equipped” We really enjoyed our week at Villa Nadia and greatly appreciated the spacious rooms, bright light through large windows and open terrace for outside relaxation and dining. The arrangements were perfectly executed a  …see more

from £285 / night

£1995 / week

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from £285 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Villa letting in Chulilla with swimming pool

Province of Valencia / Chulilla

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Summary: If you are looking for something a bit different - to truly relax and unwind with your family and friends in the REAL Spain...then this is it! Casa Níspero is a beautiful traditional Spanish villa hidden away among the pine trees on the edge of Parque N  …see more

from £120 / night

£700 - £1300 / week

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from £120 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ovacik with shared pool

Mugla Province / Ovacik

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Short Stay @ Ovacik” Very modern villa, that is clean and well decorated. Location of the villa is very good, as it is in congested area with unrestricted views from the pool. The managing agents (Okra Hotels) are very responsive and provide all the  …see more

from £75 / night

£475 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing” Amazing villa with everything you would want. The only downside is without a car you could be a bit a isolated if you have young children. We stayed with a 1 and 3 year old an hired a car, that said albufiera was only €7/8 in a taxi and is o  …see more

from £78 / night

£467 - £1359 / week

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from £78 / night

(31) Excellent 

79

Holiday villa rental

Marbella / Elviria

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa” Stayed at Serenity for 9 nights at the end of August this year, we were a family of 5 adults and 3 children aged 4 to 9 years. The villa itself is superb, the kitchen is well equipped (the owner even leaves a cupboard stocked with her  …see more

from £159 / night

£1112 - £2906 / week

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from £159 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Chao das Donas

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stunning Villa Pure Luxury Ideal for large groups/family holidays A***” Absolutely beautiful Villa, very spacious and equippped to a very high standard throughout. Ample facilities for children of all ages, Teenagers included. Stunning garden areas ar  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £1795 / week

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from £95 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Denia

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Providing exotic and exclusive paradise grounds to relax in and enjoy, this flexible 3 bed sea view villa (ID 1733) with pool offers the high-life for groups of 6. The inviting pet-friendly villa is the perfect choice for those seeking relaxation and adventure in Alican  …see more

from £149 / night

£744 - £1488 / week

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from £149 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tip top” A fantastic villa set in a quiet area but still close enough to the town centre. The place is well kitted out with a lovely poolside area and clean pool. The villa and surrounding areas were better than id have expected, the rooms are spaciou  …see more

from £140 / night

£975 - £1350 / week

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from £140 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Benaulim holiday villa rental

Benaulim / Benaulim Beach

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect holiday stay” We have finally found and experienced stay in a fabulous villa in Goa. It has the perfect ambience of a relaxed holiday stay. It is in a secure gated community and walking distance to the Benaulim beach. All other tourist attra  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £420 / week

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from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holetown holiday villa rental

Saint James Parish / Holetown

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
BRUADAIR is located in the parish of St James which is on the exclusive platinum west coast of Barbados! . It has taken a lot of vision and resource to complete this wonderful villa, built within beautiful tropical surroundings on old plantation land (Lascelles)  …see more

from £550 / night

£3850 / week

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from £550 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Eden is located three kilometer away from the beaches of Nai Thon and Nai Yang and has 300 m2 of living area. Because of the slope, the villa offers a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains. You can reach both the beaches in just five minutes by scooter or  …see more

from £186 / night

£1180 - £2393 / week

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from £186 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

5 14 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Holiday Rental Villa on the Costa del Sol, near Mijas Pueblo.This rustic, Andalucian-style, 5 bedroomed villa has wonderful views of the Mijas mountains.  …see more

from £257 / night

£1797 - £2603 / week

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from £257 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Alozaina

Province of Malaga / Alozaina

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Total relaxation!” This is the second time we have stayed at this villa, and we hope to return again soon. The villa is very private and peaceful, not overlooked but not isolated. We have seen eagles on both visits and a wide variety of wildlife. The  …see more

from £95 / night

£525 - £1280 / week

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from £95 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port Vila

Port Vila / Paradise Point

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Everything we needed and more!” This lovely property is right on the beach, where you can swim and snorkel and its also a lovely walk along the beach to get to the main road. It has an absolutely beautiful view with stunning sunrises and sunsets and y  …see more

from £161 / night

£741 - £1667 / week

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from £161 / night