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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West Algarve holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“A Pleasant Stay” Our first time in Portugal was made a very pleasant experience because the apartment offered comfort, space and a serene atmosphere. Its accessibility to shops of different sorts, the scenic view of the marina and its proximity to th  …see more

from £50 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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from £50 / night

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Apartment rental in Magaluf

Calvia / Magaluf

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
Large 3 Bedroom apartment at the complex Magaluf Playa Apartamentos, the complex have swimming pool with free sun beds to use and lively bar-restaurant with music around the swimming pool during the day, the apartment is located in the centre of Magaluf next to the beac  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £1330 / week

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from £50 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Madliena

Island of Malta / Madliena

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect place, perfect holiday.” This was our first stay to this perfect fully furnished apartment, My partner and myself came for a 2 week holiday and found the perfect apartment in a great location. It is a short walk from the seafront and 5min dri  …see more

from £62 / night

£434 - £865 / week

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from £62 / night

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(23) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic!” We loved the apartment. The location was perfect - close to tourist attractions, great restaurants, department store, food market, etc. The kitchen was well equipped and the rooms were spotlessly clean. There was a separate toilet off t  …see more

from £85 / night

£600 - £750 / week

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from £85 / night

(10) Excellent 

19

Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Simply Magnificent” without doubt one the best places we have ever had the privilege to stay in. We travelled with three of our children, aged 10yrs through to 20yr for 7 wonderful nights at Valley Heights and each to a person shares this opinion. Fro  …see more

from £170 / night

£1187 - £2119 / week

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from £170 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in La Mairena

Marbella / La Mairena

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely property situated in the "Village" of La Mairena above Marbella. An attico apartment with beautiful views down the mountain to the mediterranean. Has modern and aesthetic furniture including artwork from local artists. It is straight down the hill to Elviria a  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £600 / week

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from £40 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Cabo Roig holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely clean rental in great location” If you're looking to stay in Cabo Roig, this is definitely the best location. The apartment is just a 2 minute walk from the main "strip", which is far enough away to not hear any late night noise, but close enou  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £685 / week

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from £29 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Nerja holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“ideally located 2 mins from the beach and a short walk to nerja centre” this is our third time in this apt, and as always we were not disappointed. Its ideally situated close to the beach with a good choice of restaurants right on the doorstep, or a l  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £750 / week

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from £40 / night

(3) Excellent 

10

State of Sao Paulo / Sao Vicente

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £45 / night

£300 - £343 / week

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from £45 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Esuri

Ayamonte / Costa Esuri

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The local touch” The apartment is in a safe, secure complex with a mixture of families and holiday rentals so the surrounds and apartments are maintained very well. A very comfortable and spacious two bedroomed apartment with all the facilities to sel  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £573 / week

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from £36 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect apartment in the center of Nerja” We just traveled to Nerja from the US for my brothers wedding and had the pleasure of staying at Apartment Susan for 8 days. The apartment is wonderful and Antonella is dream to work with. She provides everyth  …see more

from £49 / night

£339 / week

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from £49 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely amazing” Everything was as expected as advertised. Apartment was clean, very comfortably furnished and a pleasure to stay there. The bonus for us, as not very mobile, was it was only a short walk on a gentle slope (no hills) to the beach, w  …see more

from £30 / night

£218 - £442 / week

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from £30 / night

(9) Very Good 

22

Penthouse rental in Marbella with shared pool, golf nearby

Costa del Sol / Marbella

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Bright and completely new-build apartment with large roof top terrace and sea view, in an elegant area of Marbella - San Pedro3 bedroom on same level with double or separate beds. Fully fitted open kitchen to lounge with large terrace. Nespresso coffee maker, TV, wa  …see more

from £92 / night

£573 - £1272 / week

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from £92 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Los Miradores del Puerto with shared pool, golf nearby

Murcia / Los Miradores del Puerto

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely stay in La Manga” Great apartment with lovely views and fantastic pool, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, well stocked kitchen/utility room with cooker, microwave, toaster, kettle, washing machine etc. Lovely lounge area with two balconies, close to be  …see more

from £50 / night

£325 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Australia & New Zealand

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 queen or  …see more

from £234 / night

£1634 / week

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from £234 / night

(30) Excellent 

21

Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment” Super apartment with a homely feel. Every appliance and more in the kitchen, beautiful and luxurious furnishings in lounge and bedrooms. Huge roof top terrace with sunbeds, patio furniture etc. Steep walk down to old town and bea  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £1075 / week

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from £58 / night

(9) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Chilled break” Beautiful apartment with excellent facilities! Great location which is far enough out of the centre of La Cala so that it's quiet but near enough for an easy flat walk in the evening! Great outside space for sunbathing but with shade if  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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from £65 / night

19

Port de Pollenca holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
EXCELLENT OPORTUNITY!! Luxury first floor apartment with large sunny terrace on the beach front, centrally situated in the charismatic town of Puerto de Pollensa, from where you have a panoramic view of the sea, the marina and the beach. The distribution consists of thr  …see more

from £109 / night

£760 / week

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from £109 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Saint Julian's

Saint Julian's / Spinola Bay

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Look no further book this apartment” My wife and I spent two weeks in this fantastic apartment which is in a very convenient location. It is so tastefully furnished with all the facilities needed to make your stay so comfortable. It has glorious views  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 - £594 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in New York City

New York / New York City

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Private studio apartment in posh Lincoln Center / Upper West Side neighborhood, near Central Park, Riverside Park and the Hudson River. Can accommodate up to 2 people. In residential, landmarked area, yet just 1 block away from shops, restaurants, markets etc. Apart  …see more

from £146 / night

£1020 / week

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from £146 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Santa Eulalia del Río

Ibiza / Santa Eulalia del Río

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Beautiful sea front apartment ideal for couples or families located in the heart of the lovely resort of Santa Eulalia.The apartment has 2 air conditioned bedrooms one ensuite and the other with direct access to the bathroom with roll top bath and shower suite, both bed  …see more

from £80 / night

£550 - £1100 / week

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from £80 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Funchal

Funchal / Ajuda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Beautifully equipped flat in quiet residential setting. Close to amenities.” We stayed at the apartment for 5 days and found it to be excellently equipped - obviously a lot of thought has gone into planning! The location was good - easy parking nearby  …see more

from £34 / night

£238 - £534 / week

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from £34 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Corcovada

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant” beautiful apartment. we felt so safe and comfortable. great pool area and only a short walk from the main strip. would recommend it to everyone.  …see more

from £27 / night

£160 - £625 / week

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from £27 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Colombo

Colombo / Colombo City Centre

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The apartment has the best view of both the city and skyline.  …see more

from £99 / night

£662 / week

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from £99 / night

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State of Sao Paulo / Sao Jose Dos Campos

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £30 / night

£197 / week

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from £30 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Penthouse letting in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires / Palermo Viejo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 320 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect Location” Whether you're staying a week or a month, the location of this property couldn't be better. You are near to the restaurants, the subway, the train station and even the supermarkets! Being up on the 19th floor means that you are at  …see more

from £95 / night

£615 - £945 / week

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from £95 / night

21

Holiday apartment in Tuan Chau Island

Halong Bay / Tuan Chau Island

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Located in the most beautiful bay in the world, our 2 bedrooms flat offering amazing views, fresh air and convenient services of a modern apartment (eg: swimming pool, gym, wifi etc.) - 5 mins to Reu Island - Vinpearl Ha Long Resort - 5 mins to Halong bay quays - Bai ch  …see more

from £34 / night

£232 / week

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from £34 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Laguna Golf, Vilamoura

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Vilamoura has the best Marina on the Algarve coast with many excellent restaurant,cafe/bars and Casino/nightlife activity.It enjoys a great sandy beach ,sporting activities including sailing,golf,tennis,cycling,water sports including a great water fun park,horse riding  …see more

from £90 / night

£595 - £895 / week

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from £90 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Saint Julian's with shared pool

Saint Julian's / Portomaso

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“The best location Malta,walk to most facilities,great accommodation.” The unit itself is more than just comfortable, four adults were easily accommodated with the two bathrooms and large living area. The balcony overlooking the marina presented an out  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £1546 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Costa Teguise / Central Costa Teguise

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely, private comfortable 2-bedroom apartment in a little complex, situated within easy reach of all main facilities. Shops, restaurants, beaches and bar galore 10-15 min walk away. The apartments is equipped with many homely comforts including a DVD player, WIFI ,it  …see more

from £42 / night

£297 - £331 / week

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from £42 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in El Rosario with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / El Rosario

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.001 km
  • Swimming pool
“We enjoyed a very convenient location and property standing for a one week stay” The flat is in a pretty and quiet residential area close to some nice restaurants and a sand beach. Even in a high season period, the flat location is not noisy and you f  …see more

from £50 / night

£349 - £599 / week

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from £50 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment, cracking view of the marina” i stayed here with my partner and our toddler daughter. the apartment is large and fully equipped with a great view over the marina, its also quite safe for young children. the pool is private, clean,  …see more

from £40 / night

£212 - £665 / week

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from £40 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Arroyo de la Miel holiday apartment rental

Benalmadena / Arroyo de la Miel

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best holiday ever” Having done the whole package holiday thing for years, self catering and all-inclusive, we decided to rent a private apartment for something different, and we were so glad we did. This apartment has absolutely everything. This fin  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £495 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Gran Canaria / Playa de Cura

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment.” We recently stayed in apartment X-8. This is a lovely apartment with a modern kitchen, nicely furnished, also has a Queens size bed. The views are amazing across the bay, and you could sit and look at this while eating on the spacio  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £560 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Bantry Bay

Cape Town / Bantry Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
WIFI & SATELLITE TELEVISION (DSTV) PROVIDED Recently renovated top floor apartment with a modern charm. 1 bedroom apartment that has all the necessary amenities and which opens up to give a wonderful sense of spaciousness. The balcony doors are fully stackable which  …see more

from £48 / night

£331 / week

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from £48 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Lapu Lapu holiday condo rental

Mactan Island / Lapu Lapu

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“nice beach-condo” We stayed a couple of days the first days in March. The condo is really woow, especially the ocean-view in the Masterbedroom. It's all with Mahagoni wood, nice decoration and bedrooms, all worked perfect including hot and cold shower  …see more

from £63 / night

£414 - £433 / week

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from £63 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Casares

Costa del Sol / Casares

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
One hour drive from Malaga Airport or 25 minutes from Gibraltar20 minutes from Marbella/ Puerto Banus  …see more

from £102 / night

£653 - £1017 / week

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from £102 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment letting

Hua Hin / Khao Takiab

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely high quality condo close to beach and restaurants” My family and I stayed in this condo for the first week of a 5 week Asian vacation and so far this is the nicest place we have been. I had myself and 4 of my children (23, 18, 7 and 10) and the  …see more

from £48 / night

£336 - £420 / week

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from £48 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Flamingos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This is a very exclusive two bed/ two bath apartment located in the championship and award winning golfing resort of Villa Padierna. This contemporary apartment is situated on the third floor and enjoys outdoor al fresco style dining, over looking the two golf course  …see more

from £85 / night

£509 - £721 / week

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from £85 / night