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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Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Casa del Rio” Lovely well eqipped villa situated in a nice quiet area, short walk to beach and local bars and restaurants.  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Burgau with shared pool

Faro District / Burgau

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment located on a beautiful complex” I would highly recommend this apartment. The apartment was excellent, everything you needed,. very spacious and well kept The children loved the indoor pool which was small but clean and heated,  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £1075 / week

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from £54 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We like quiet locations for our holidays and preferably detached properties this is the prime reason we chose this Villa, but for the price it was exceptional and far exceeded the expectations, clean, tidy on a quiet complex it was ne  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £483 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Very Good 

50

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

8 16 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Exceeded all our expectations.” Great location with all the amenities that we could need. The villa is huge. Set up with a nice flow yet still allowing for the privacy of each couple. The owners generosity and customer service was of the highest le  …see more

from £439 / night

£3071 - £8860 / week

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from £439 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Puerto Calero

Lanzarote / Puerto Calero

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
VILLA JOLE has Private Pool, Aircon (coin operatedand )a BRAND NEW TOP OF THE RANGE HOT TUB to Enjoy The Fantastic All Year Round WeatherGreat Location With All Amenities including the world class marina within A 5 Minute Walk Or 5 Minute Drive Further A Field.Sleeps 8  …see more

from £227 / night

£1395 - £2155 / week

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from £227 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Bowral holiday home rental

Southern Highlands / Bowral

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Designer home with high ceilings. Outdoor spa. Polished wooden floors. Tranquil and quiet, super clean and modern - while also retaining some rustic charm. An Oasis from a busy life. Come relax and enjoy! Our lane is the most prestigious in East Bowral, located on a rid  …see more

from £309 / night

£1729 / week

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from £309 / night

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Holiday townhouse letting

New South Wales / Byron Bay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Description In a bushland setting with breathtaking ocean views that belie its position so close to Byron Bay's civilised delights, Beach House 3 is a stunning, luxury furnished, architect-designed townhouse with it's own private road access. It is located  …see more

from £235 / night

£1173 - £1852 / week

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from £235 / night

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Holiday apartment in McLaren Vale

Greater Adelaide / McLaren Vale

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Harvest Retreat is all about relaxing & enjoying our luxurious facilities. Located in the heart of McLaren Vale, a stone throw from dozens of world class wineries. Visit a relaxed fully private retreat, come and enjoy the heated pool over looking vineyards, 2 person  …see more

from £173 / night

£1210 / week

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from £173 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £97 / night

£676 - £983 / week

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from £97 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Batu Ferringhi

Batu Ferringhi / Miami Bay

3 6 14 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“relaxed holiday home” Everything is fine except that guests who stay for less than one month cannot use the gym. This should have mentioned in the contract.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £390 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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State of Parana / Foz do Iguacu

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £115 / night

£738 / week

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from £115 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in La Zenia

Costa Blanca / La Zenia

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“LOCATION,LOCATION,LOCATION” Fantastic apartment in a superb location.beach 50m one way and La Zenia centre 200m in other direction.Cafe/Bars/Restaurants below.Beautiful area.Stayed with my 13 year old Son who thoroughly enjoyed the holiday..I hired a  …see more

from £29 / night

£203 - £384 / week

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from £29 / night

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Florianopolis / Ponta das Canas

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £107 / night

£1148 / week

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from £107 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta De Velez

Costa del Sol / Caleta De Velez

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” This is a beautiful spacious and very well kept apartment, the terrace with its stunning views and jacuzzi make this apartment a 5star in my option . Yes you do need a car, but you are in a perfect location to go and visit the many areas of outs  …see more

from £31 / night

£202 - £386 / week

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from £31 / night

(43) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Outside space is what makes this villa” I have rated this villa as very good, and think this is fair reflection of what we got, however some aspects of the holiday deserve better. To start with the communication with the owner was perfect. They always  …see more

from £57 / night

£400 - £1200 / week

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from £57 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Cha-am

Phetchaburi Province / Cha-am

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Imagine waking up in the morning to the sounds of the ocean and tweeting birds. Brew a coffee and relax on the huge balcony with recliner seats or even use the hammock if you havent really woken up yet.Once you are up for it take a stroll along the beach and wa  …see more

from £137 / night

£797 - £1143 / week

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from £137 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Sliema

Island of Malta / Sliema

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly
This apartment fits the bill for all those who are after a car free holiday, sightseeing, combined with swimming and good food! Sliema's shops are among the best on the island - look for Maltese lace, fine silverware, pottery, and woollens.  …see more

from £72 / night

£505 - £1031 / week

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from £72 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Kalkan holiday villa rental

Kalkan / Kiziltas

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab-u-lous” Beautiful 5* villa in a lovely location. Had a fab week with friends in Jay Sea and cant wait to book my next visit and take my family. The bedrooms are comfortable and well appointed with plenty of storage, the kitchen is well equipped.  …see more

from £230 / night

£1400 - £2500 / week

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from £230 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Kalkan holiday villa rental

Antalya Province / Kalkan

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing Villa with an spell bounding view” I stayed in this Villa with my family including two toddlers. We had a great time in the Villa and the surrounding Areas of Kalkan . The Villa had amazing views from all its rooms and extreme level of detail  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 - £1680 / week

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from £200 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday condo in Tanjung Bungah

Penang Island / Tanjung Bungah

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“WOW, what a great apartment! And what a lovely host!” My husband, our 4-year-old son and I thoroughly enjoyed staying at the apartment in Quayside. We most highly recommend it and recommend staying at least a week to get the full experience. The host  …see more

from £77 / night

£389 - £751 / week

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from £77 / night

(25) Excellent 

100

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cala Tarida

Ibiza / Cala Tarida

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stunning Apartment, nothing to fault” We have just returned from a wonderful holiday. The apartment is gorgeous with absolutely everything you could need. We spent most of our time up on the roof terrace, especially at sunset time with a G and T. It w  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2000 / week

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from £143 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Villa with fantastic views.” We were two families with teenagers staying at Villa Narin and there was plenty of room for all. A lovely spacious villa. A steep climb to get to the villa but the views were fantastic and the privacy afforded were  …see more

from £100 / night

£800 - £1550 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Home accommodation in Cabo Roig with shared pool

Cabo Roig / Agua Marina

2 4 7 nights min

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

from £25 / night

£175 - £450 / week

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from £25 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Located on the first floor (lift access). This two bedroom penthouse apartment is perfect for couples or a family, with flexible bedding configurations available. The master bedroom has king bedding, ensuite with spa bath & separate shower. Second bedroom has a quee  …see more

from £247 / night

£1725 / week

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from £247 / night

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Holiday guest house in Long Bay

Portland Parish / Long Bay

5 8 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fall asleep to the lullaby of the ocean. Go for an adventure or just lounge or relax. One minute away from a stretch of white sand beach. Dine on delicious locally grown, organic foods. Near to all major attractions such as Blue Lagoon, Reach Falls and rafting on the R  …see more

from £50 / night

£328 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Home rental in Mandurah with tennis court

Mandurah / Halls Head

4 14 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
OFF-SEASON GREAT DEALS !!  …see more

from £235 / night

£951 - £1729 / week

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from £235 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Praia Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“First class apartments” Stayed in this beautiful apartment for a week and it was the nicest apartment we've stayed in. The apartment was very modern and clean. It had everything you would need for a sc holiday. Location was great in praia village, gro  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £895 / week

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from £85 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best family holiday ever!” This was our first family holiday. Having 8 family members in one villa for a week was quiet daunting. Villa Victoria is even bigger than the pictures show. Its bright, spacious and very modern. The view of the mountains are  …see more

from £150 / night

£600 - £1730 / week

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from £150 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Lake Cathie holiday apartment rental

Port Macquarie / Lake Cathie

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
• Free off street parking • Large pool & spa with ocean views • Queen or King beds • Luxurious linens • Sofa beds (some units) • Fridge • Microwave • Cooking facilities • Iron & board • Flatscreen TVs & DVDs  …see more

from £81 / night

£562 / week

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from £81 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Island of Gozo / Qala

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice, big apartment with helpful owner” We stayed in this accomodation for 10 days. We were surprised by the size of the apartment, the luxurious set-up and facilities. On our arrival we were received by Konrad, who was very helpful to us during our s  …see more

from £75 / night

£369 - £737 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday cottage in Muskoka Lakes

Muskoka District / Muskoka Lakes

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Muskoka Silver Pines Cottage is a very private waterfront 4 season cottage with all the comforts of home. It is conveniently located less than 2 hours from the GTA, adjacent to Lake Joseph & south of Parry Sound on beautiful McTaggart Lake. The Muskoka cottage  …see more

from £188 / night

£844 - £1663 / week

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from £188 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in Naxxar

Island of Malta / Naxxar

3 9 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Villa Vida next to Villa Elma” We had a wonderful time at Villa Vida, the new villa next door to Villa Elma. Franco was very welcoming and had worked very hard to deal with some serious fire damage next to the outside pool caused by the previous gu  …see more

from £351 / night

£2457 - £2808 / week

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from £351 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de Fanabe

Adeje / Playa de Fanabe

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful luxury apartment available on the first line of the beach. Beautiful view to the ocean and La Gomera Island..It has a living room and a bedroom. Fully equipped kitchen.More than 25 square meters balcony with ocean view.International TV Channels.Exotic large  …see more

from £84 / night

£606 - £1316 / week

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from £84 / night

(73) Excellent 

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Holiday cave house in Cortes de Baza

Province of Granada / Cortes de Baza

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 99 km
  • Child friendly
“The Primal Cave Adventure” We travelled with our two friends Dave & Caroline on Wednesday 18th March to our first adventure to The Primal Cave, not knowing what to expect, other than reading the reviews and looking at the photo's. We were greeted by  …see more

from £30 / night

£150 - £280 / week

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from £30 / night

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Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful beach home, fully furnished home including linens, with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located in Honduras Shores Planation, a gated community, with private pool, private beach and beach club access. Bedrooms are air conditioned. Houskeeping service included in price.  …see more

from £237 / night

£942 / week

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from £237 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Kalkan

Antalya Province / Kalkan

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely outstanding in every way!” The ease of booking through to arriving at the villa were nothing like we had experienced before. We were picked up at the airport and transported directly to the villa door, the local agent looking after the vill  …see more

from £310 / night

£2160 - £3420 / week

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from £310 / night

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Holiday home in Buderim

Sunshine Coast / Buderim

4 7 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
CHARACTER HOME! 24 RIM ROAD, BUDERIM, QLD, 4556, AUSTRALIAThis home has a quiet location, has a nature back drop, is in a well regarded street which is close to Buderim Village and walking distance to one of the best schools on the Coast. The elevation  …see more

from £155 / night

£1081 - £1189 / week

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from £155 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Napier

Hawke's Bay Region / Napier

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Private garden
Quiet and comfortable cottage<br />A BBQ and cycles are available to guests.  …see more

from £75 / night

£480 - £550 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Arnos Vale

St. Vincent / Arnos Vale

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Cosy villa near beach front, jacuzzi decked, WiFi, fully air conditioned.Contact us for a video tour of the property and the surrounding area.  …see more

from £132 / night

£919 - £2066 / week

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from £132 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Porto de Mos holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful apartment, fantastic location” This was our third year at the Porto Mos complex - and this was by far the best apartment we have stayed in. As with all of them the location is great - close to the beach and the great restaurants and bars the  …see more

from £90 / night

£475 - £725 / week

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from £90 / night