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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31

Holiday apartment rental

Joondalup / Sorrento

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
This very peaceful and comfortable self-contained resort village apartment is your perfect base for a Hillarys/Sorrento/Perth adventure. It is fully equipped with 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people. Bedding options are from the following: 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 4  …see more

from £87 / night

£605 / week

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from £87 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ban Tai

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Baan Tai Beach is only 300 meters flat walk to the villa, we offer airport transfers, can arrange chef service, breakfast delivered, personal shopping and all while you relax around the fresh water pool and tropical sourroundings.  …see more

from £135 / night

£925 / week

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from £135 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kas

Kas / Cukurbag Peninsula

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Lovely villa in fantastic setting” We have just returned from a great week in this beautiful villa. The accommodation is lovely; spacious, airy and beautifully kept. The setting is fantastic; walking into the villa, the first thing you see, through 'r  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1700 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nai Harn

Rawai / Nai Harn

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This property located in one of the most beautiful area of Phuket is huge and very comfortable.There are 3 big bedrooms and a spacious living room on the roof is located a very relaxing pool with very nice sea views. All is at walking distance : bars, restaurants,  …see more

from £42 / night

£288 / week

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from £42 / night

(15) Excellent 

22

Corralejo holiday home rental

La Oliva / Corralejo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A beautiful decorated and fully equipped 2 bedrooms villa with private car park, garden, solarium with volcano view and 2 very quiet and clean shared pool ( 1 child/ 1 adult).Kalima villa is located in a small and private complex in Corralejo, near to the famous N  …see more

from £51 / night

£331 - £467 / week

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from £51 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Quinns Rocks

Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £102 / night

£430 - £602 / week

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from £102 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Fornells

Fornells / Playas de Fornells

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent situation” Interior well furnished, 2 bathrooms. Outside - a terrace with a wonderful sea, hill and lighthouse view and an adjoining patio completely sheltered from any sea breezes. Sunshine all day. The "chic" seaside town of Fornell  …see more

from £48 / night

£334 - £883 / week

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from £48 / night

(9) Excellent 

26

Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Deluxe 5 bedroom spacious villa overlooking Pinhal Golf Course. Large areas inside and outside, suitable for weddings and parties. Has a pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, nice BBQ area and good quality outdoor furniture. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac less than 1 mile from the marina.  …see more

from £248 / night

£1445 - £3966 / week

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from £248 / night

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Vilamoura holiday villa let

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful Detached Villa with Large Garden and a large FENCED 5m x 10m Private Pool, with a lovely outdoor dining area.Located in a quiet Residential area Just a Few Minutes Drive to Lively Marina.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1700 / week

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from £72 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Golf del Sur

Golf del Sur / Aguamarina

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home” We had a great stay in this lovely apartment. Loads of pluses *quick transfer from airport *safe and secure apartment in a wonderful position with views of the sea *comfortable furniture and bed *well equipped *UK TV channels and  …see more

from £30 / night

£200 - £235 / week

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from £30 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Tenerife / Adeje

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £156 / night

£1090 - £2370 / week

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from £156 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Aljezur

Faro District / Aljezur

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
At this tastefully designed villa Casa Touro you will feel as if you have landed in an oasis surrounded by the amazing nature of this Natural Park. The views over the lake and the Atlantic Ocean will make you stop and take in the beauty of it. I believe Casa Touro is o  …see more

from £77 / night

£556 - £1112 / week

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from £77 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Coveta Fuma

Province of Alicante / Coveta Fuma

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa With beautiful pool and amazing location” The villa is stunning with amazing sea and mountain views. The pool is lovely to relax around and is great to cool off and even learn to swim in. The local train service is reliable and allo  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1450 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Costa del Sol / Marbella

8 18 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This amazing and spacious Marbella Villa has a private fenced pool, several BBQ areas, a private garden and terraces which offer excellent views to the Mediterranean sea, Gibraltar, Africa and the mountains, as it benefits from being set in the very exclusive Villa Padi  …see more

from £85 / night

£505 - £3582 / week

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from £85 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“great value for money” Stayed with my husband in this apartment in January. Great value for money and central to old town. Sun on balcony in the morning so able to have breakfast outside. Very good having freeview channels on the television an  …see more

from £23 / night

£160 - £375 / week

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from £23 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Los Alcazares with shared pool

Los Alcazares / Pueblo Patricia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect villa in a perfect location” We have just returned from our holiday stay in this villa and we had a great time. This is a comfortable, well equipped and spacious quality property which we wouldn't hesitate to recommend. It is situated on a qui  …see more

from £50 / night

£295 - £625 / week

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from £50 / night

(23) Excellent 

42

Villa rental in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The villa is a brand new build with all moden featurs. It has individual electronic safe. The property is securely gated and has a full modern alarm system. Casa Llamados is both wheelchair accessible and child friendly. The villa also has a gated pool area and the poo  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £1700 / week

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from £115 / night

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Holiday apartment in Perth

Greater Perth / Perth

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Central CBD Apartment, minutes from hay st mall kings street luxury shopping, Elizabeth Quay Bell Tower, HIs Majesty Theater, kings park 2 bedroom 2 bthroom Great for families and singles everything you need right under the building Acess to Free cat bus and train, taxi  …see more

from £217 / night

£1513 / week

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from £217 / night

(8) Excellent 

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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

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marsascala

Island of Malta / Marsascala

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Fioremar is situated in the center of Marsascala directly on the promenade, with open sea-views, private pool, indoor heated Jacuzzi and private parking. It is a minute's walk from a great variety of bars and restaurants, and all amenities. The Villa sleeps a  …see more

from £171 / night

£1191 / week

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from £171 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Albuferia's Old Town centre is 5 mins by car or an easy and wonderful 20 minute walk, right in front of the famous and fantastic fisherman's beach. It is a lovely town with a fantastic marina, excellent restaurants, shopping and great summer activities, for co  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £60 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Marina with shared pool

Lagos / Marina

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another fantastic stay!” Apartment was great. This is the second time we have stayed in this small and lovely complex but the first time in this apartment. It was very spacious, well furnished and very clean. A lovely big balcony which got the morn  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £770 / week

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from £47 / night

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Pedreguer holiday villa rental

Province of Alicante / Pedreguer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful modern villa on the slopes of Monte Solana. Pristine clean, fully equipped includes dishwasher, air-con, large TV, CD & DVD player. Large private pool & terrace enjoy all-day sun & covered terrace overlooking the pool is the perfect place to eat a  …see more

from £65 / night

£375 - £800 / week

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from £65 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Village Marina

Olhao / Village Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Exceeded expectations” We spent Christmas and New Year in Olhao and it suited our needs perfectly. We wanted an 'away from it all', low key Christmas and we got it. Olhao is a working fishing town, full of character and characters, with a balanced mix  …see more

from £54 / night

£372 - £646 / week

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from £54 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This private 4 bedroom villa is located in a very quiet cul-de-sac just a couple hundred meters away from the Old Village, just next to Pinhal Golf Course. Recently redecorated with a modern touch and comfortable furniture, meant to be practical and aimed towards the co  …see more

from £146 / night

£830 - £2274 / week

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from £146 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Pamplemousses

Pamplemousses District / Pamplemousses

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Small retail shops not far from apartment, and bigger Shopping centre only 3 km from apartment.  …see more

from £19 / night

£132 / week

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from £19 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 30 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Getaway” I stayed at the villa with my boyfriend and his whole family and all their partners. My boyfriend and I live in Thailand but his family came over from Australia as a surprise birthday present. The manager Stefan was so great in helpin  …see more

from £726 / night

£4436 - £12291 / week

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from £726 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa accommodation in Los Romanes with swimming pool

Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great lake views and great location” The villa was very easy to find just off the main. A lovely private location overlooking the lake. The property was very well kept inside and out with all the usual utilities provided. It was only a 10 minute driv  …see more

from £82 / night

£575 - £1100 / week

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from £82 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Eixample

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“appartment Barcelona” Excellent apartment, lovely finish, on top floor with modern lift.Everything to hand and owners easily contactable and very helpful.Beside st pau metro and mini markets and cafe's. Excellent spot.  …see more

from £60 / night

£416 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Burgau holiday apartment let

Faro District / Burgau

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Appartment in Burgau” This was our 11th trip to Burgau and as usual it didn't disappoint. We were met on arrival and the owners had kindly arranged for the fridge to be stocked with food and drink which was very welcome as we arrived late even  …see more

from £50 / night

£295 - £866 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Doukkala-Abda Region / El Jadida

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £35 / night

£184 - £304 / week

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from £35 / 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 £73 / night

£509 - £996 / week

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from £73 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f  …see more

from £625 / night

£3295 - £6000 / week

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from £625 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Caçador is located in close proximity to the world famous marina and championship golf courses of Vilamoura offering you the ultimate in exclusive retreats on the sun drenched Algarve. The Villa itself overlooks one of the Algarve's finest golf courses  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4000 / week

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from £215 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Vale do Lobo holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vale do Lobo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa and pool in a fantastic setting. Stunning.” We were so looking forward to this holiday, it was the first time we had rented a villa and it turned out to be truly fantastic. A wonderful experience right from the moment we booked. The ow  …see more

from £171 / night

£1069 - £3035 / week

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from £171 / 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

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Marachique

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay” The apartment and the complex in general were first class and made for a very relaxing holiday. We were met and shown round the apartment by Francisca who was very helpful and friendly. The apartment was very spacious, nicely decorated  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £500 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Wondrous” A WONDERFUL Casa to stay in, in a perfect location. Five minutes walk into the village so as close to everything you'd need as well as quiet enough to drink in the fabulous views offered to the sea. The house was the most well equipped ho  …see more

from £80 / night

£556 - £1026 / week

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from £80 / night

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Holiday apartment in Sydney Olympic Park

Auburn / Sydney Olympic Park

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Our stunning two bedroom comes with a security car space, cosy, clean and contemporary, offering ultra convenience and luxury life style. Have a feel of home while you are away~! Getting Around -Easy access to two separate train stations(Olympic Park station and Conco  …see more

from £123 / night

£856 / week

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from £123 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in El Toro with shared pool

Calvia / El Toro

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 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