Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (27644)

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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31

Apartment rental in Benalmadena Costa with shared pool, golf nearby

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quality vacation, property, location & facilities.” Lovely property, plenty of space, with great views. Supermarket positioned by front entrance so you don't have to venture far. Property has everything you need including SKY TV, and Wi-Fi. This was t  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £875 / week

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from £54 / night

(4) Very Good 

9

Costa Brava / Sant Feliu de Guixols

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £85 / night

£594 / week

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from £85 / night

(7) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment in El Medano

Tenerife / El Medano

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location... clean, spacious apartment with ocean view.” We stayed for 3 weeks and loved every minute of our time in El Medano. Apartment is the perfect base for exploring Tenerife. Ocean view from living room and both bedrooms. Close to shops  …see more

from £70 / night

£416 - £509 / week

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from £70 / night

(6) Very Good 

23

Marbella Town holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Marbella Town

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“best views in marbella” Fantastic views in the spacious 1 bed. Had everything we needed, right in the heart ofMarbella and on the seafront even though it was a quiet complex. Both adult pools were lovely to swim in. Hundreds of restaurants and bars to  …see more

from £43 / night

£255 - £594 / week

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from £43 / night

(16) Excellent 

19

Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment” Antonella met us and let us leave our luggage in the apartment before the apartment was ready for us, she was very helpful. the apartment is fantastic with a beautiful view from the balcony it is also very close to everything in N  …see more

from £51 / night

£356 / week

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from £51 / night

(5) Very Good 

22

Florianopolis / Canasvieiras

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £48 / night

£239 - £612 / week

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from £48 / night

(10) Very Good 

66

Apartment rental in Lisbon

Lisbon / Chiado

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Two apartments in the city centre with 170 sqm is set in a recently rebuilt building in old historic Lisbon. Daylight-filled and bright, 3rd and 4th floor apartments are located near the Camões Square, in a building with 1 elevator (there are 10 steps to get to the ele  …see more

from £170 / night

£1187 - £1602 / week

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from £170 / night

(3) Very Good 

8

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Elegant and contemporary one bedroom apartment on the 10th floor at The Torch, Dubai Marina. (Sleeps 4 Adults)This apartment has a Media City facing view.  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 / week

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from £95 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Apartment rental in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment and great location!” The apartment is situated very close to the beach, bars and shops which made it ideal for us. You really cant get an apartment which is any closer to everything. The apartment itself was lovely and clean when we a  …see more

from £22 / night

£145 - £375 / week

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from £22 / night

(4) Excellent 

19

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 £100 / night

£667 / week

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from £100 / night

9

Australia & New Zealand holiday apartment rental

Greater Perth / Fremantle

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
The Esplanade Apartment is ‘The best’, most exclusive, luxury apartment in Fremantle. For business or pleasure you will appreciate the amazing ocean and maritime views from this penthouse perched between the port city and the sea. Walking distance to the cafe’s,  …see more

from £234 / night

£1637 / week

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from £234 / night

26

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

(18) Excellent 

39

Apartment rental in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely modern and well equipped apartment, great central location” My family and I spent a fantastic week at the apartment in Carvoeiro. We made rather a late booking, the process was very simple and the owners took care of all the arrangements etc, p  …see more

from £50 / night

£325 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Concon

Valparaiso Region / Concon

1 3 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Tv & DVD player, Microwave, Fridge, Balcony with panoramic sea views, Wi-Fi in apartment and common areas.  …see more

from £88 / night

£612 / week

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from £88 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Very nice flat in the quiet area of Gotmar/Port de Pollença just at a 15 minutes walk to the beach and the town center.  …see more

from £79 / night

£551 - £763 / week

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from £79 / night

15

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Javea

Javea / Javea Port

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This modern immaculately maintained complex is just a 5 minute walk to the hub of the port area of Javea, La Grava beach front and the marina, with its tasteful restaurants, bars and shops.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £800 / week

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from £72 / night

(41) Excellent 

32

Apartment rental in West Algarve with shared pool

Lagos / Central Lagos

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern, fresh, central, great to deal with” Right from the start, the owner of the apartment was fantastic to deal with. We were met by a local lady with the keys, and she gave us lots of good advice, including to try the Sangria Blanca...yum! It's a  …see more

from £68 / night

£250 - £958 / week

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from £68 / night

(7) Excellent 

18

Apartment rental in El Toro with shared pool

Calvia / El Toro

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent place to stay” just stayed at this property,it was brilliant.Spent a lot of the time on balcony watch the world go by.Buses get you all over majorca no need for a car.can,t wait to go back again.  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £785 / week

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from £57 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cape Town Central

Cape Town / Cape Town Central

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Fully equipped, self catering with open plan living is conveniently located in the heart of the Mother City and serves as a good hub to explore top Cape Town destinations. The apartment is well equipped with everything important to make you feel right at home. The apa  …see more

from £60 / night

£417 / week

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from £60 / night

(6) Very Good 

22

Province of Tarragona / Torredembarra

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £51 / night

£255 - £509 / week

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from £51 / night

(8) Excellent 

28

Ho Chi Minh City holiday apartment rental

Ho Chi Minh City

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent apartment and made our HCMC trip” Our apartment was centrally located and Bach arranged 2 pickups that got our trip off to a great start. The apartment was very well equipped and had lots of useful brochures. Our 1 problem with a water heate  …see more

from £84 / night

£548 - £798 / week

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from £84 / night

(1) Excellent 

8

Holiday apartment letting

Majorca / Cala Millor

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Very spacious 1 bedroom apartment on the sea front, with balcony fantastic vista view overlooking the sea, and lovely beach and bay of Cala Millor. Based in the centre of the town, between Cala Millor and Cala Bona, this is an ideal place to be based for all amenities  …see more

from £62 / night

£428 - £914 / week

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from £62 / night

20

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Duplex top floor apartment with 2 bedrooms, one with double bed and the other with 3 single beds. Air con, SKY TV, WIFI, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom, spacious terrace, marvellous views towards the beach towards Africa and Gibraltar, pool and gardens can be enjoy  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £831 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Side

Manavgat / Side

2 8 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Sunshine, relaxation and excellent food” We had the most wonderful stay at Babylon, the apartment was fantastic. It had everything you could possibly need, comfortable beds, excellent showers and great views. The balcony was my favorite part of the ap  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £595 / week

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from £47 / night

(1) Excellent 

9

Holiday apartment in Playa de Cura

Gran Canaria / Playa de Cura

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
L5 is a lovely positioned apt on a safe beautiful complex. Fully equipped for a relaxing holiday. Idea for 2 adults 2 children due to having converted part of balcony. No more fold away beds In the living area. 4 swimming pools largest one at the top of complex with  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment letting

Ho Chi Minh City

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Ideal place to stay” This is the second time I have stayed at one of Bach's apartment. As with the previous rental I was delighted with every aspect of the place. Everything that is required on a stay is provided and it is so much better to walk into  …see more

from £71 / night

£437 - £604 / week

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from £71 / night

(13) Excellent 

20

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

21

Apartment rental in Jumeirah Beach

Dubai / Jumeirah Beach

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
JBR is where residents enjoy prime waterfront location, upmarket apartments, spectacular Mediterranean and Arab architecture, and all the allure of city and beachside living at one of Dubai's most exclusive addresses. Jumeirah Beach Residence is also home to The Walk, w  …see more

from £104 / night

£786 - £953 / week

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from £104 / night

(3) Very Good 

15

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

(3) Excellent 

12

Apartment letting in Marbella Town with shared pool

Marbella / Marbella Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Unbeatable location in central Marbella !  …see more

from £49 / night

£299 - £395 / week

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from £49 / night

(4) Excellent 

41

Los Alcazares holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Los Alcazares

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment!” The apartment was perfect, lovely balcony overlooking swimming pools, very well equiped, near lovely beach, bars and restaurants. Only downside was that the buses are very few and far between so was unable to explore surrounding  …see more

from £54 / night

£275 - £460 / week

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from £54 / night

(7) Very Good 

31

Sitges holiday villa rental

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The most amazing house in beautiful Spain!” This house was as beautiful as the pictures shown. There were no unexpected problems and the house was so clean! The kitchen was well stocked and the views were incredible. We've rented many houses online  …see more

from £279 / night

£1674 - £4060 / week

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from £279 / 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

£234 / week

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from £34 / night

23

Holiday apartment in Sao Martinho do Porto

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury 2 bed apartment with air con and built in surround sound, less than a km from Sao Martinho do Porto bay and train station. Nearby are many restaurants, bars and shops. The apartment offers an ideal family holiday as it is fully secure with a safe bathing area.  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 / week

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from £57 / night

(10) Very Good 

12

Holiday apartment in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Al Sakia Village Fonte Santa

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Property & Location” The previous reviews have covered everything and I cannot add more except to say I agree with them all !! Well presented property in a peaceful "central" Algarve location with plenty to see and do locally including severa  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £625 / week

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from £36 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Australia & New Zealand

New South Wales / Sydney

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This air-conditioned 2 bedroom apartment located in the very heart of Sydney CBD, the perfect inner city base from which to enjoy all that Sydney can offer with stunning Darling Harbour view from its own balcony. It offers its convenience with just 2 minutes walk to D  …see more

from £189 / night

£1237 - £1947 / week

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from £189 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A beautifully finished appartment in a great location” If you are looking for a beautifully finished appartmetn in a quality development, then this is the place for you. It was my second visit in September of last year (previous was May on 2010) a  …see more

from £60 / night

£339 - £763 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Mijas Pueblo holiday apartment rental

Mijas Pueblo / El Limonar de Mijas Golf

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another enjoyable week in a comfortable apartment that never disappoints and is consistently good value for money.” Since my last review 2 years ago four of us have stayed at El Limonar for a summer week last year and again in July this year which ma  …see more

from £40 / night

£225 - £450 / week

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from £40 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Oura Beach

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Clean and comfy” excellent place lots of space clean and tidy recommend to anyone , nice area to stay to very clean safe and freindly will defo book again soon  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £850 / week

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from £47 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Malaga

Malaga / Malaga Historical Centre

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Ms” Great apartment. Loved the roof terrace which adjoined the two rooms. It was perfect for two friends for a weekend. My friend stayed in the kitchen studio and I was across the roof terrace in a single bedroom with my own bathroom. Close to everyth  …see more

from £76 / night

£509 - £1115 / week

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from £76 / night