Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (45552)

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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45,552 Holiday homes

(11) Excellent 

23

Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Kissimmee / Windsor Palms

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Everything you need..and more” Beautiful open plan villa, lots of room, clean, the sofas are really soft and cosy after a day at the parks. The pool was a definate hit with the kids, as was the games room. The gated community was very friendly and h  …see more

from £92 / night

£640 - £700 / week

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from £92 / night

(29) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Davenport

Davenport / Legacy Park

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Villa” We stayed here for nearly 3 weeks and enjoyed every minute of it. The villa is very spacious and well laid out with a great open plan area. Outside by the pool is very spacious and if need be you can take shade from the sun. Would hig  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £1034 / week

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from £93 / night

26

Ski apartment to rent in Bahia Feliz

Gran Canaria / Bahia Feliz

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
Amazing Apartment in Bahía Feliz Maspalomas with 2 double bedrooms and 1 bathroom . Heated pool.Wifi FREE,Flat TV .Sat tv.Washing machine, Luxury furniture. Sofa in living room.Also a dinning room with garden views.Air conditioning .3 minutes walking to the beach and p  …see more

from £83 / night

£439 - £1017 / week

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from £83 / night

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(7) Very Good 

20

Holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Inviting 4 bedroom villa amidst the Pinhal Golf course and less than a mile away from the marina. It has all the comforts of a true family home. Large swimming pool and garden, air conditioned throughout, quality outdoor furniture and a nice BBQ. You can't go wrong.  …see more

from £187 / night

£1077 - £2755 / week

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from £187 / night

(12) Excellent 

10

Southwest Nova Scotia / Kingston

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £75 / night

£521 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

11

Mirador San Jose holiday villa rental

Manabi Province / Mirador San Jose

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Newly built, 3 bed and 3 bathroom executive beach front villa at the Mirador San Jose community in Manabi, Ecuador. This villa sleeps up to 6 people. Main floor has a large gourmet kitchen with a raised breakfast bar and beautiful granite counters.  …see more

from £94 / night

£527 - £652 / week

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from £94 / night

(11) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa letting

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“perfect holiday, would definately come again” We have just returned from a 2 week holiday in Weston Magic. The location is perfect and all the attractions are within easy reach by car. The home is the perfect place to relax and has everything you ne  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(4) Excellent 

16

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Alella

Province of Barcelona / Alella

6 13 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“SUPERB VILLA - IDEAL FOR LARGE GROUPS” We stayed at this villa for 7 days during May as aparty of 11 male adults which included close family. This villa is located at the top of a hill and offers fantastic sea views of the nearby El Masnou. Our prime  …see more

from £297 / night

£1611 - £3136 / week

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from £297 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

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

(4) Very Good 

26

Holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Charming villa in excellent location” The villa is located away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando but is near enough to the theme parks and local shops to be convenient. The gated community gives a feeling of safety and has some excellent faciliti  …see more

from £130 / night

£910 - £1330 / week

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from £130 / night

(20) Excellent 

37

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

(5) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Australia & New Zealand

Queensland / Airlie Beach

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“The ultimate getaway retreat, peaceful and relaxing” The location is stunning, over looking islands, yachts and across to the untouched hills. The infinity pool was amazing and refreshing and the spa was hot and inviting when it got cooler in the even  …see more

from £283 / night

£1977 / week

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from £283 / night

(8) Excellent 

30

Holiday villa rental

Vera Playa / Pueblo Salinas

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“A luxury stay in the sun!” My partner and I booked this Villa for a week in September. We had seen the pictures but really didn't expect it to be such the lovely standard that it was. The Villa was clean and tidy but comfortable with all mod cons incl  …see more

from £59 / night

£410 - £995 / week

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from £59 / night

(5) Excellent 

15

Ocean Village, Gibraltar holiday apartment let

Ocean Village, Gibraltar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
A modern apartment affording both the comforts of home together with the luxury environment of Ocean Village. This well equipped and proportioned two double bedroomed apartment will sleep 4 comfortably. Both bedrooms open out to the balcony which has wonderful views of  …see more

from £122 / night

£850 - £975 / week

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from £122 / night

(11) Very Good 

20

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galu Beach

Coast Province / Galu Beach

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
Niro's Paradise is a nice holiday villa situated at only 150 m from the most beautiful white sandy beach. However the house has a direct access to the beach without crossing the street, ( first row ).The villa has 4 bedrooms, all air-conditioned, with ceiling  …see more

from £170 / night

£1187 - £4072 / week

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from £170 / night

(2) Very Good 

10

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Nambucca Heads

New South Wales / Nambucca Heads

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Indulge....wonderful views.....rooftop spa... oceanview6 is a spacious apartment of 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and with great river and ocean views that can be seen from the living areas, the roomy balcony (that has a barbecue) and from your own private rooftop terrac  …see more

from £148 / night

£883 / week

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from £148 / night

13

Holiday cottage in Euroa

Victoria / Euroa

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This is a self contained 2 Queen bedroom cottage, close to restaurants and cafe's. Enjoy the large spa on the back deck or relax in the massage chair, the perfect place for that romantic getaway or a well earned break. A great place to relax and rejuvenate, visit wineri  …see more

from £106 / night

£495 - £1236 / week

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from £106 / night

(20) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A luxury apartment in a beautiful place” I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this apartment a  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 - £1820 / week

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from £135 / night

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Holiday townhouse in Burnie

Tasmania / Burnie

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
After a day of exploring the attractions of the North West Coast of Tasmania, retire to your fully furnished and equipped 2 Bedroom townhouse to relax with a Spa, catch up with friends about your exploits with Free Wifi or sit back and enjoy Foxtel in comfort.  …see more

from £109 / night

£762 / week

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from £109 / night

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Holiday home in Buderim

Sunshine Coast / Buderim

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 £148 / night

£1030 - £1339 / week

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from £148 / night

(1) Very Good 

22

Holiday cottage in Estcourt

KwaZulu-Natal / Estcourt

2 2 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Pet friendly and price sensitive. And what you get is a spectacular location overlooking the Drakensberg Mountains near to Giants Castle. Come and experience the beauty of the Mountains, hike, bird watch and relax and unwind in this beautiful setting.  …see more

from £60 / night

£509 / week

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from £60 / night

24

Ski condo to rent in Whistler

British Columbia / Whistler

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
HEART OF WHISTLER VILLAGE 270 deg MOUNTAIN AND STROLL VIEW  …see more

from £197 / night

£1376 / week

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from £197 / night

(2) Excellent 

27

Central and South America holiday home rental

San Andres and Providencia Department / San Andres Island

2 14 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Beach less than 100 meters from the Holiday House Fully Detached house I am pleased to introduce the package holiday home in San Luis de rocky area neighborhood cay beach (beach) less than 100 meters, the house is located diagonally to the shirt headquarters hotel Cari  …see more

from £68 / night

£429 - £1400 / week

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from £68 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
A lovely detached villa with 17m pool and Jacuzzi hot tub, pool heating available.  …see more

from £87 / night

£606 - £2146 / week

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from £87 / night

(7) Very Good 

24

Villa rental in Kissimmee with golf nearby

Kissimmee / Oak Island Cove

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
Positioned on Oak Island Cove next to Formosa Gardens, this is one of the most exclusive vacation sub rental divisions in Central Florida. Every amenity is close at hand for a wonderful vacation. No other location boasts a 5 minute journey to Disney World, Orlando. The  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 - £945 / week

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from £95 / night

(16) Very Good 

19

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

(42) 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

(2) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Torrevieja Area with shared pool

Torrevieja Area / Punta Prima, Torrevieja

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Apartamento con 2 dormitorios,2 baños,salon-comedór,cocina con electrodomesticos,galeria y un gran terraza con vistas al mar.Tiene WiFi,A/A,TV.Residencial tiene 2 piscinas comunitarias,gimnasio,parque infantil,jacuzzi,pista de tenis.Apartamento está a 100m de la playa  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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from £72 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Benahavis holiday apartment rental

Benahavis / El Casar

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
These recently refurbished spacious 1 bed apts are furnished to a very high standard.All include air con, their own large private terrace with mountain views. Fully fitted kitchen, private bathroom with walk-in shower and spa bath. Access to 3 outdoor & 1 indoor po  …see more

from £34 / night

£208 - £623 / week

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from £34 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Puerto Calero holiday villa rental

Puerto Calero / Marina Area

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect holiday!” 6 of us travelled to Villa Lara for a 30th birthday. We used last minute travel to easily book transfers online. We paid 60 Euros for a return private transfer. Would reccomend them, nice bus and on time. The villa is beautiful, the  …see more

from £114 / night

£800 - £1692 / week

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from £114 / night

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B&b letting in Katunayaka with shared pool

Western Province / Katunayaka

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxurious Holiday Home situated just a few minutes from the airport and Negombo Beach Town. 6 bedrooms and bathrooms, big garden and balcony/terrace.There is a private unheated swimming pool 2 minutes walk from the villa and also other swimming pool around easy access.O  …see more

from £170 / night

£1750 / week

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from £170 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Betalbatim

Betalbatim / Betal Batim Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fantastic Relaxing Apartments” We stayed at the Golden Sands apartments over New year 2012 and couldn't have had a better time. From arrival to departure we were looked after really well by the fantastic staff at the apartment complex. The apartment i  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £850 / week

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from £60 / night

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Bophut holiday apartment rental

Ko Samui / Bophut

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
1-bedroom apartment, partial sea view, security gate complex, sauna, pool bar, tennis court, basketball court, playground, gym, yoga center, secure parking and private access to the beach.  …see more

from £56 / night

£234 - £335 / week

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from £56 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday apartment rental

New South Wales / Cabarita Beach

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Two flat screen TVs, DVD, additional reclining chairs in your TV room with surround sound, WiFi, well equipped self contained kitchen, dishwasher, fans throughout, outdoor spa, BBQ, grassed area with table/chairs and sun lounges.Three bedrooms, comfortable King and two  …see more

from £106 / night

£683 - £1030 / week

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from £106 / night

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Holiday apartment letting

Costa Blanca / Altea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Will is situated on the ourskirts of Altea and close to the town of Calpe. The complex has access to the beach at La Olla where you will find water sports, sun loungers and parasols for hire, beach bars serving food all day and night and 2 restaurants.  …see more

from £85 / night

£424 - £636 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Roja Montana holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Roja Montana

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“perfect location, superb villa” the villa has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. Just a short walk away is a beautiful beach and some great bars and restaurants. waterpark is also nearby where we spent our last day relaxing whilst the kids  …see more

from £60 / night

£585 - £1000 / week

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from £60 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Paradise Palms

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A Beautiful 5* Star 'Spacious', 4 bedroom, 3 bath Vacation home, south Facing Private Pool on a holiday resort with Communal Pool, tennis Courts, Games Room, Sauna, Gym, Card Room. Tiki Bar. 5 Mins from Disney and all the major attractions. Ideal for families  …see more

from £93 / night

£600 - £940 / week

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from £93 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in San Lawrenz

Island of Gozo / San Lawrenz

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Serenity is a recently - restored farm cottage incorporating many traditional features. A 3 bedroom farmhouse with well equipped kitchen and secluded private pool. BBQ and alfresco dining for a complete relaxing holiday. 3 min by car from the world famous Dwejra Bay.S  …see more

from £89 / night

£623 - £1128 / week

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from £89 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Kalkan with shared pool

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“An amazing apartment with an amazing view” I am normally not the tye of person to write a review, however this apartment was outstanding and i feel it warrants some feedback. There wasn't anything we could think of that was not catered for in thi  …see more

from £40 / night

£270 - £900 / week

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from £40 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Grand Port District / Mahebourg

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £37 / night

£291 / week

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from £37 / night

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