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Winter sun breaks (152566)

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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Apartment rental in Akaroa

Canterbury Region / Akaroa

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Akaroa Apartment - fully self contained. Treat yourself to a little luxury Some recent feedback............ Hi Alison Just wanted to say my wife and I have had an AMAZING stay in Akaroa and central to that has been the wonderful apartment. Just what we were after, a  …see more

from £125 / night

£800 / week

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from £125 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Port de Pollenca holiday penthouse rental

Port de Pollenca / Sandy Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fantastic recently refurbished Penthouse apartment right on the seafront of Puerto Pollensa. With fantastic panoramic views over the Pollensa Bay, it's ideal for families looking for an apartment next to the beach yet only 10 minute walking distance from town cente  …see more

from £126 / night

£878 - £1623 / week

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from £126 / night

(32) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa in Javea

Javea / La Guardia Park

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A Lovely Villa” Great accommodation, lovely size rooms, immaculately clean - would definitely recommend. Heated pool kept the kids entertained till late in the evening especially with the slide!  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1455 / week

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from £86 / night

(4) Excellent 

29

Holiday villa rental

Tenerife / Adeje

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“One of the best villas that we've stayed in” The villa is set high up a winding road a few minutes from the nearest town. Inside, it is spacious and well furnished but that is just an added extra because who wants to spend their holiday inside? Outsi  …see more

from £156 / night

£1090 - £2370 / week

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from £156 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in an excellent location” A very well appointed villa in an excellent location, complete with all the facilities you'd expect. Within walking distance of the beach and restaurants of Puerto Pollensa and a perfect base for exploring the  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £3800 / week

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from £200 / night

(17) Excellent 

35

Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Mullins

Saint Peter Parish / Mullins

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment, lovely location.” Really lovely apartment equipped with all you need for a relaxing holiday. Location excellent for beach and restaurants. Property manager Angela and cleaner Brenda were both so helpful. We had such a good holiday  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £2475 / week

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from £165 / 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 £135 / night

£950 - £1550 / week

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from £135 / night

(1) Very Good 

15

Holiday villa in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
The clue is in the name… Watching the sunset is a daily ritual in Bali, and where better to watch it than at this absolute waterfront villa, which faces directly west across the gentle waters of Benoa Bay, offering a front row sun lounger view of its name  …see more

from £443 / night

£3621 - £3822 / week

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from £443 / night

(5) Excellent 

26

Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This very popular villa is located in a slightly elevated area of Puerto del Carmen and has been furnished to a high standard with touches of an original oriental theme throughout. The villa has a bright and airy living/dining area with large sliding doors that open out  …see more

from £102 / night

£713 - £1247 / week

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from £102 / night

(1) Excellent 

15

Holiday apartment in Weston

Saint James Parish / Weston

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Lantana 24 is a stunning first floor 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. Located in the quieter block it enjoys fabulous sea views of the West Coast and is ideal for families or couples. This modern apartment is stylishly furnished and equipped for a very comfortable stay.  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £927 / week

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from £100 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gran Alacant

Costa Blanca / Gran Alacant

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Top notch accomadation,very convenient to supermarket,cafes and beach,lovely pool,and private.” Of all the places i have stayed in,this has to be one of my favourites.It was very clean,fresh,lovely terraces to sit and enjoy the weather,very quiet and  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 / week

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from £55 / night

7

Home rental in Bandipur with shared pool

Karnataka / Bandipur

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Country Club Wildlife Resort is not your usual holiday hangout. Instead, it’s a family vacation hub with an overload of ecstatic woody escapades. Set on the fringes of Bandipur National Park, the luxurious jungle resort gives you plenty of adventure holiday pi  …see more

from £41 / night

£287 / week

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from £41 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Holiday townhouse in Ferreiras

Albufeira / Ferreiras

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Unforgettable vacation at perfect casa Lagoas” We traveled with family and friends with 2 children for two weeks. It was the best decision to choose this villa for our vacation. We're gratefull to Antonio and his team for hospitality and help. Casa L  …see more

from £106 / night

£632 - £1737 / week

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from £106 / night

(6) Very Good 

22

Apartment rental in Bang Tao Beach with shared pool, golf nearby

Choeng Thale / Bang Tao Beach

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Renewed apartment in Bangtao Beach, 1 bedroom, american kitchen, 1 large bathroom with bath and shower.Fully furnished with modern items, nice decorations and lightly style.Nice balcony facing the ocean and only 2 minutes walking from the beach.Big common swimming pool.  …see more

from £17 / night

£117 / week

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from £17 / night

(5) Excellent 

42

Holiday villa accommodation

Quarteira / Vilamoura

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa!” Absolutely fantastic villa, everything you can think of is there! Fully air conditioned through out, which was essential in July. Plenty of space for our group of 8 adults & 2 kids. Beautiful garden, peaceful area , would highly reco  …see more

from £290 / night

£1702 - £4676 / week

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from £290 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Neerim South

Gippsland / Neerim South

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Pear Tree Cottage will become your home away from home, no matter how long your stay is with us. Imagine arriving to your own romantic cottage, and as soon as you drive up the circular driveway, lined with cottage gardens, you feel relaxation start to set in. Wh  …see more

from £195 / night

£1050 / week

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from £195 / night

(12) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location, well-appointed one-bedroom apartment with a great view!” This was our second trip back to Cape Town within the year. We chose to return to V and A Waterfront as we loved being able to walk to many of the major sites. That is the m  …see more

from £82 / night

£533 - £1435 / week

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from £82 / night

(21) Excellent 

19

Benferri holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Benferri

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” Great villa and very well equipped,swimming pool was brilliant.Good bar/restaurant 2 minute walk away and plenty of interesting towns/cities to visit within easy reach. Easy access to and from airport and whole process of booking was dealt  …see more

from £10 / night

£70 - £395 / week

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from £10 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Our 2 bedroom air conditioned groundfloor apartment with a walled terrace is absolutely ideal an comfortable for couples with young children and for more mature guests as it also has a lift servicing the garage space below. It can sleep 5 persons as a cot can be pl  …see more

from £31 / night

£211 - £606 / week

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from £31 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Quinns Rocks

Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Beach Beauty” Short beach break turned into long holiday as we decided to extend our stay. It was a great getaway and all of us loved this funky home. Great garden area for our kids and fenced property has kept he dog safe inside. We might consider mo  …see more

from £102 / night

£430 - £602 / week

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from £102 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A winter stay” This town house is undoubtedly well equipped and well cared for. It benefits particularly from having an owner that really cares that your hoilday should be a success! We were confident that this stay would be great and it was! Here  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £350 / week

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from £28 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Puerto Banus

Marbella / Puerto Banus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feels like home” It's a lovely house in a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance of the beach (100m) and supermarket (300m). Heaven for the amateur-chefs thanks to the amazing kitchen and lots of privacy and sun in the garden. A perfect sprin  …see more

from £176 / night

£1053 - £2106 / week

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from £176 / night

(4) Excellent 

42

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Parque del Rey

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect” Stayed here a few years ago and really enjoyed it. Now the villa has been renovated and is even better. The pool area is brilliant, very private and sheltered. A reasonable distance to walk into town for a meal at night, work up an appetite a  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Excellent 

35

Ferragudo holiday villa rental

Ferragudo / Vila Castelo Resort

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful and Immaculate villa” We stayed with our family last summer at this villa. It was modern, stunning decor, very close to all restaurants and most importantly the beach with fabulous beach bars and restaurants. Something for everyone! Would de  …see more

from £150 / night

£1000 - £1800 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Patong

Patong / Khatu

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful fully renovated Studio:400m from the Patong Beach.  …see more

from £27 / night

£150 - £193 / week

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from £27 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Algoz holiday villa rental

Faro District / Algoz

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“A quiet,private, comfortable villa.” Having stayed in this Villa many times before it is truly great experience which lives up to its description. The addition of Solar Heating for the swimming pool really extends the season.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1150 / week

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from £72 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • 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 £136 / night

£950 - £1250 / week

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from £136 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday bungalow rental

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“All just perfect!!” We stayed in Jim's bungalow for one week 4-11 June 2016 and it was all we could ask for and more. The bungalow is clean, well equipped and very comfortable. It was just wonderful having the communal pool just across the road from  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £325 / week

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from £43 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Colmenar holiday cottage rental

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“A lovely relaxing retreat” We couldn't fault the Casita and it is exactly as described. A lovely rural retreat perfect for our honeymoon. You do need a car as the property is very isolated but once on the main roads it is easy to access Cordoba and th  …see more

from £31 / night

£198 - £255 / week

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from £31 / night

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Tenerife / Valle De San Lorenzo

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £52 / night

£363 - £424 / week

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from £52 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Speightstown

Speightstown / Heywoods

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“The perfect holiday home in the perfect location” We stayed at this house in early June last year at the suggestion of a friend of a friend of the owner. What a wonderful find it was. Our party was two couples who have, in all honesty, worked through  …see more

from £100 / night

£690 - £968 / week

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from £100 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Above and beyond our expectaitions” From the moment Rudy picked us up for our transfer till the end of our stay at the Villa we had a fantastic experience. The staff were amazing and helpful. All the bedrooms were clean and spacious. The pool, gardens  …see more

from £861 / night

£5697 - £16353 / week

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from £861 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and healthy winter sun holiday in a beautiful setting” We love El Soto and have been going there for holidays at least 5 times since 2009. What particularly attracts us is the friendly price (for winter season) and excellent sport facilities  …see more

from £59 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £59 / night

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Belle Mare ski villa to rent.

Flacq District / Belle Mare

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
Villa right on the beach with no roads to cross. Open the door of your lounge and you are on the finest beach of Mauritius.FREE DAILY MAID SERVICEFREE WIFI internetFREE Two Canoes for water sportsALL modern facilities, very clean and tidySpecial Discounts  …see more

from £140 / night

£980 / week

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from £140 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Costa de la Calma

Majorca / Costa de la Calma

Studio 3 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Santa Ponsa, Costa de La Calma, Beach Holidays, Golf holidays, lovely family complex, secure complex, pool-side bar-cafeteria, close to Square, Plaza Los Jardines. quiet location, walking distance of town.  …see more

from £38 / night

£264 - £290 / week

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from £38 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“quiet but well suited” fully equipped villa, clean with fresh linen and towels, very quiet area quiet pool near always empty , bit of a walk to shops or town but a walk down and taxi back (4euros) was our way of travel, overall good relaxing br  …see more

from £35 / night

£249 / week

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from £35 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Playas de Fornells holiday apartment rental

Minorca / Playas de Fornells

2 2 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
Our prices are set for 2017 and we have already received six bookings, so don't miss out on securing your preferred dates. We are taking bookings for TWO ADULTS ONLY. We are unable to have children or pets staying, as there are two balconies, also there is nowher  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £455 / week

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from £60 / night

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State of Rio Grande do Sul / Capao da Canoa

5 16 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £164 / night

£902 - £2246 / week

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from £164 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Apartment and Fantastic holiday” Just home from a 10 day stay at this beautiful apartment with 3 kids 17, and twins 11. we loved it!!! .. From the start, when Wilma met us and took us there we had no issues with our holiday at all .The apartm  …see more

from £60 / night

£385 - £840 / week

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from £60 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
Stunning new apartments 4 minutes walk to the fabulous settlers beach.There are numerous bars/restaurants within walking distance for a variety of budgets. There are restaurants specialising in Italian, Indian or Thai as well as traditional Bajan food.<br />Holeto  …see more

from £81 / night

£567 - £800 / week

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from £81 / night