Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (228764)

Want to leave the winter chill far behind you?Start 2015 with a wonderful winter sun holiday in a toasty warm destination. Whether you’re after watersports, exotic tours or simply a private pool to lounge around, we’ve got it covered.



You can leave your winter clothes at home when you book one of these gorgeous holiday homes, all set in super-sunny locations. Check out our property options for all types of traveller – escape the winter chill by nabbing a chic party palace in the Canary Islands, an elegant sunbather’s villa in Thailand or a rustic house in the Californian hills.



Whether you head to the Med or plan an escape much further afield, you won’t regret booking that slice of winter sunshine – especially when you’re showing off your tan!


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Holiday apartment in Sahl Hasheesh

Hurghada / Sahl Hasheesh

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £42 / night

£293 / week

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from £42 / 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

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb” We have stayed at this apartment many times now and cannot imagine staying anywhere else....!!!! It has everything you require and more . Superb 5 star apartment.  …see more

from £47 / night

£261 - £749 / week

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from £47 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great location.” Spacious, clean, ground floor apartment, beautiful décor, quiet location, close to beach and village (10 min walk to each - trainers or flat shoes are a good idea) Kitchen well equipped, including a new washing machi  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 - £1048 / week

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from £44 / night

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Holiday cottage in Haga Haga

Eastern Cape / Haga Haga

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £22 / night

£154 / week

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from £22 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Villamartin / Las Violetas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Las Violetas Apartment” Our stay in the apartment in Las Violetas was perfect from start to finish, perfectly situated for the Plaza just a few minutes walk from the apartment with lots of really nice restaurants to choose from. Lovely beaches a shor  …see more

from £31 / night

£181 - £392 / week

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from £31 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful apartment” sorry for the delay in writing this review this apartment has everything you could want and more for a great holiday. Even the bed was comfortable, spotlessly clean and well looked after. Elaine responded quickly and was a pleasur  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £482 / week

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from £36 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Studio rental in Coles Bay with golf nearby

Freycinet / Coles Bay

Studio 2 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets

from £94 / night

£653 / week

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from £94 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Hout Bay holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Comfortable, convenient and close to the beach” My niece and I had a very pleasant stay. Peter, Jo, the children and dog were all very welcoming and friendly. The accommodation was spacious, clean and comfortable. The location was great and walking di  …see more

from £45 / night

£270 - £690 / week

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from £45 / night

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Villa rental in Quinta do Lago

Faro District / Quinta do Lago

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £358 / night

£2500 - £4930 / week

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from £358 / night

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Matara / Weligama

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £40 / night

£392 / week

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from £40 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful and relaxing villa...” We were looking for somewhere a little special to holiday and celebrate our anniversary somewhere quiet and beautiful. We were certainly not disappointed with our stay at loreto luxury villa which is built into the cli  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £1099 / week

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from £75 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Currumbin

Gold Coast / Currumbin

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £500 / night

£2625 - £8750 / week

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from £500 / 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
“Wonderful Holiday Location” We spent a few days at this apartment and had a fantastic stay. The apartment is beautifully kept and spotlessly clean, is equipped with everything you can need and is well located for exploring the surrounding area. Even  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £495 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Excellent 

62

Holiday condo rental

Makati / Barangay Bel Air

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great Condo, excellent amenities, will be back.” The Condo was recommended to me by friends prior to it being listed on TripAdvisor. I could not be happier with the unit. Great position handy to the airport and shopping. Jazz Residences is a modern  …see more

from £27 / night

£174 - £202 / week

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from £27 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just gets better each trip” Fabulous apartment - extremely well cared for - clean and very comfortable - the owners had made even more improvements since our visit in may 2016. The place feels like home, we can't wait for next visit  …see more

from £74 / night

£518 - £735 / week

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from £74 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Marbesa holiday villa rental

Marbella / Marbesa

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A little piece of heaven” We had a really lovely holiday at The Beach House. We loved the villa - the outside terraces, pool/garden area and the lounge are fab and the location is great. It looks nice on the website, but even better in real life.  …see more

from £225 / night

£1175 - £1850 / week

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from £225 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Solitude” We are back again, this time was just as good as the first time, if not better, as the work done to the property enhances it further. We stayed in the master bedroom, which has a new en-suite. The views of Faro and surrounding area from the  …see more

from £261 / night

£1822 - £2170 / week

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from £261 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Peniche holiday home rental

Leiria District / Peniche

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £31 / night

£35 - £305 / week

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from £31 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Benaulim holiday villa rental

Benaulim / Benaulim Beach

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect holiday stay” We have finally found and experienced stay in a fabulous villa in Goa. It has the perfect ambience of a relaxed holiday stay. It is in a secure gated community and walking distance to the Benaulim beach. All other tourist attra  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £350 / week

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from £40 / night

24

Chalet rental in Tabernas with shared pool

Province of Almeria / Tabernas

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£150 - £200 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Quathiaski Cove holiday cottage rental

Quadra Island / Quathiaski Cove

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km

from £91 / night

£597 - £758 / week

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from £91 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Guest house rental in Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai Province / Chiang Rai

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £14 / night

£78 / week

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from £14 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Greater Perth / Wanneroo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£375 - £591 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Almoradi

Province of Alicante / Almoradi

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“*********SUPERB APARTMENT**********” Stayed here for nineteen nights in may / june, the apartment was very easy to find not far off the exit of the AP7. We were met on arrival by (big) Colin who was a complete gent and very informative. The apartment  …see more

from £16 / night

£110 - £175 / week

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from £16 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Costa de la Calma

Majorca / Costa de la Calma

Studio 3 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £38 / night

£261 - £287 / week

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from £38 / night

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Villa rental in Javea with swimming pool

Javea / Cap Marti

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £86 / night

£600 - £1700 / week

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from £86 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min

from £25 / night

£176 / week

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from £25 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home but better!” Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds are great for sleeping on  …see more

from £650 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £650 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful villa in a great location with excellent views and facilities” An excellent villa with top grade views and facilities. Very comfortable and clean. The owner us very helpful and friendly who made our stay extremely comfortable and memorab  …see more

from £114 / night

£792 - £1735 / week

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from £114 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday farmhouse rental

Cala d'Or / Adva Des Fort

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £257 / night

£1005 - £2222 / week

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from £257 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Murcia / La Manga del Mar Menor

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Clean and spacious apartment with all the facilities you need” We traveled to La Manga for some early summer sun with our 8 month old baby and found Playa Principe to have exactly what we were looking for - sun, sand, pool, amenities, beach bar... Ou  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £600 / week

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from £29 / night

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Apartment rental in Orihuela with shared pool

Province of Alicante / Orihuela

1 5 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £47 / night

£234 - £518 / week

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from £47 / night

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Holiday apartment in Palolem

Canacona / Palolem

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Loule Hills

Loule / Loule Hills

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £200 / night

£1095 - £1895 / week

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from £200 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Home rental in Kingscote

Kangaroo Island / Kingscote

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly

from £132 / night

£1050 / week

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from £132 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Playa Flamenca

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £27 / night

£189 - £409 / week

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from £27 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant complex and holiday” We stayed in this apartment for a week in August, two adults and two children aged 3 and 5. The apartment complex was perfect for our needs, there are seven swimming pools in total and we more or less had a pool to ourse  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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from £60 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sayan

Ubud / Sayan

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £200 / night

£1330 - £2269 / week

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from £200 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous house - a home from home!” We stayed at Girasol in June 2016 a new what an absolutely beautiful house it is. It was perfect in every way from its lovely lounge area opening out into the garden, to its 4 decent sized bedrooms and well equipped  …see more

from £148 / night

£1044 - £1305 / week

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from £148 / night

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