Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (329589)

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 villa rental

Saklikent / Kadikoy

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The views from the villa are breathtaking & can be seen from our extra large newly built terrace which overlooks the valley. It may not have a sea view but the mountains and valley are ever changing season by season. From April you see the snow capped mountains.wal  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

30

Obidos holiday villa rental

Leiria District / Obidos

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
The Obidos Lagoon Wellness Villas are situated about a block from the actual Retreat and spa facilities. The Wellness Villas are specially for families with children as the Retreat is a child free area. Taking this in mind each Wellness Villa has a private swimming pool  …see more

from £379 / night

£2185 / week

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from £379 / night

(2) Excellent 

10

Holiday villa in Marrakech

Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Marrakech

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
We have 10 villas. Each villa is beautifully decorated with furniture and accessories produced by local craftsmen. Timeless iron work, sculptured wood, colourful fabrics, characteristic Moroccan seats and sofas bring charm, comfort and well-being to your stay. The vill  …see more

from £42 / night

£365 / week

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from £42 / night

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Home rental in Muros, San Pedro

Province of A Coruna / Muros, San Pedro

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Stone house private pier for swimming and fishing very cozy. Access to beach at 20 m. Next to Muros. Nicely restored.  …see more

from £64 / night

£442 / week

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from £64 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Alaska / Willow

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £78 / night

£473 - £630 / week

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from £78 / night

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Costa de la Luz / Jerez De La Frontera

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £1530 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Holiday watermill in Ponte de Lima

Viana do Castelo District / Ponte de Lima

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Built in the 17th century next to a Romanesque bridge on the banks of the Estoros River, this pretty watermill has been authentically restored, retaining the old water wheel and grindstone.  …see more

from £72 / night

£463 / week

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from £72 / night

10

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Lamai Beach

Maret / Lamai Beach

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Luxury apartment with bath jacuzzi and stunning sea view and just 500m from the beach .  …see more

from £66 / night

£440 / week

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from £66 / night

(3) Excellent 

56

Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / El Capistrano Village

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A true find in this lovely apartment” A beautiful compact and bijou apartment in El Capistrano Village area. The apartment is furnished to a very high standard and is equipped with everything needed to enjoy a holiday in Nerja. The pool area like the  …see more

from £51 / night

£320 - £505 / week

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from £51 / night

32

Holiday home in Olivella

Province of Barcelona / Olivella

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Sleeps 10/12 (4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms) - Villa Andromeda is a spectacular designer holiday home nestling in the beautiful pine covered hills of Las Colinas, just a 15-minute drive from Sitges. This newly built house is finished to the very highest standards expec  …see more

from £253 / night

£1387 - £2900 / week

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from £253 / night

74

Holiday apartment in Rio de Janeiro City

Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro City

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Excellent apartment located just two blocks away from Copacabana beach with a 24 hours supermarket at 2 minutes walking distance and METRO STATION half block away. Features 3 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms and living room w/a big lunch/dinner table for 6. Two rooms with doub  …see more

from £85 / night

£589 / week

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from £85 / night

11

El Puerto de Santa Maria holiday apartment let

Costa de la Luz / El Puerto de Santa Maria

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Beautiful and spacious apartment. Located in a good area contains all the amenities and services without using the car and is just a short walk from the historic city center and the beach.  …see more

from £76 / night

£463 / week

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from £76 / night

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Holiday condo in Playa Conchal

Province of Guanacaste / Playa Conchal

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Colina Community is perfectly situated for easy access to all of the resort's amenities by Los Suenos Golf Course, just 200 yards away from bars, restaurants and Los Suenos Casino. This Costa Rica accommodation is also located within walking distance to the Marina  …see more

from £196 / night

£1368 - £1786 / week

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from £196 / night

31

Orange County / Anaheim

3 9 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £157 / night

£1097 - £1851 / week

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from £157 / night

(3) Very Good 

24

Cala Galdana holiday villa rental

Minorca / Cala Galdana

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovley villa” This is the 2nd villa we have booked through sonne villas .it's a lovley villa with great outdoor spaces and a fab pool . Irene and jaun are fantastic reps they can not do enough for you ,nothing is too much trouble for them . We w  …see more

from £76 / night

£530 / week

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from £76 / night

22

Province of Huelva / Sanlucar de Guadiana

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

 …see more

from £101 / night

£496 / week

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from £101 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Clifton Beach holiday villa rental

Cairns Region / Clifton Beach

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Lovely Beachfront Villa” Could not fault the property! Lovely, clean and well kept. A couple of things missing: WI FI Internet connection, at a property of this standard, you would expect internet connection. It is the way bookings for tours are don  …see more

from £132 / night

£922 - £1167 / week

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from £132 / night

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Setubal District / Palmela

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £42 / night

£289 / week

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from £42 / night

(5) Very Good 

24

Finca rental in Ca'n Picafort with swimming pool

Majorca / Ca'n Picafort

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
This is the perfect location for families seeking a tranquil holiday . Particularly attractive is the option to relax around he private pool, but with a variety of activities (including wide sandy beaches, mountains and excellent cuisine) within easy reach of the house  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 - £883 / week

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from £68 / night

9

Holiday villa in San Juan de los Terreros

Province of Almeria / San Juan de los Terreros

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Casa Hidalgo is an immaculate two bed two bath detached villa with private pool in the beautiful coastal village of San Juan de los Terreros. This villa has not been rented before 2010 and has been lovingly furnished by the house proud owners. There are two bedrooms  …see more

from £44 / night

£303 - £656 / week

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from £44 / night

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California / Mammoth Lakes

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £193 / night

£1351 / week

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from £193 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Central Algarve holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias Albufeira

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Please contact us for a quote under no commitment and more infos about the villa, the area and Albufeira  …see more

from £185 / night

£1765 - £2152 / week

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from £185 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Kamala holiday condo rental

Kathu / Kamala

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The Epitome Of Paradise” My second visit to Thailand and we decided to have a very different experience to our initial backpacking experience. Such a lush an beautiful island, we chose to stay in Phuket again as had only previously ridden around for  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £490 / week

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from £45 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Playa Carrillo

Province of Guanacaste / Playa Carrillo

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Surrounded in privacy by nature our home boasts amazing ocean views, infinity pool, outside covered dining areas & 1st class BBQ. The grand 2nd floor master suite overlooks the pool and has views of the gardens and ocean. This room features a King size bed. The poolside  …see more

from £237 / night

£1575 - £2914 / week

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from £237 / night

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Province of Almeria / Vera

1 4 90 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 90 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £13 / night

£85 / week

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from £13 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Gozon Municipality / Luanco

2 3 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £43 / night

£337 / week

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from £43 / night

(26) Very Good 

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Competa holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Competa

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
“Calm, relaxing and comfortable” We have just returned from a thoroughly enjoyable week at Casa Rey. Debbie and Alick were fantastic hosts and so welcoming. Our trip to the area was planned to look for a property to rent for the winter months and Debbi  …see more

from £35 / night

£190 - £230 / week

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from £35 / night

81

Holiday villa in El Medano

El Medano / Pellada

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Car necessary, Due to airport proximity you have to count with plain noises  …see more

from £106 / night

£736 - £1206 / week

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from £106 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Lisbon

Lisbon / Principe Real

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Nice apartment in a picturesque area” We stayed in this apartement for one week and liked it a lot. It is well equipped, located in a picturesque and lively area with lots of nice restaurants around, close to the metro, bus station and tram, but also  …see more

from £59 / night

£412 / week

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from £59 / night

22

Holiday villa with golf nearby in La Manga Club

Murcia / La Manga Club

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
5 bedroom luxury individual family villa with solar panel heated swimming pool and beautiful, private landscaped gardens.  …see more

from £500 / night

£3500 - £5500 / week

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from £500 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Australia & New Zealand

Greater Adelaide / Adelaide

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Think a chic mix of the luxurious, heritage and funk. Situated in the heart of the Adelaide Hills, Thiele House Retreat is a secluded 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom short stay escape, sleeping up to 6 people. 4th room available with double fold out sofa bed available for 2 extr  …see more

from £357 / night

£2340 - £2924 / week

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from £357 / night

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Holiday apartment in Magaluf

Calvia / Magaluf

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.03 km
  • Child friendly
Very nice beachfront apartment with direct acces to the sandy beach situated in Magalluf with spectacular sea views.*****For youth people there are special conditions. Ask before proceeding to the payment of the deposit  …see more

from £33 / night

£230 - £412 / week

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from £33 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Fuengirola Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you could want” We have stayed here several times and it has everything needed from a safe to a washer and iron for those who stay a few weeks.It is right next to the beach,shops and night life but it's position means there is very little n  …see more

from £45 / night

£250 - £490 / week

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from £45 / night

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San Sebastian - Donostia holiday apartment rental

San Sebastian - Donostia / Gros

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This holiday apartment is located on the fourth floor of a building with a lift and without architectural barriers and it offers a spacious open plan lounge-dining room, a modern kitchen, three bedrooms and two fully fitted bathrooms. Besides, there is a beautiful terra  …see more

from £134 / night

£936 - £3348 / week

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from £134 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nerja

Nerja / El Capistrano Village

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A lovely two bed apartment with far reaching view from the private balcony and the private roof terrace, with access to the communal pool in Capistrano Village. Located in an elevated position in Los Naranjos, this apartment which has recently undergone a refurbishment  …see more

from £36 / night

£244 - £412 / week

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from £36 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Obidos

Leiria District / Obidos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Modern Convenience in a Medieval World” My wife and I stayed at Casa de Convento last year during Medieval week (so much fun and probably the busiest time of the year) in Obidos. On arrival we were stoked straight away, the “Convent” as we nicknamed t  …see more

from £43 / night

£299 - £350 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Punta Prima holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Punta Prima

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Getaway” Pretty much as described. Nice urbanisation; very secure, nice gardens and pools. Apartment was clean and tidy with pretty much everything you would need. I like to cook so the kitchen was a little small for me, but on the average hol  …see more

from £45 / night

£115 - £270 / week

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from £45 / night

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Holiday apartment in Bishopscourt

Cape Town / Bishopscourt

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
SITUATED AT THE TOP OF BISHOPSCOURT,ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS AND BEAUTIFUL RESIDENTIAL AREA OF CAPE TOWN.THE COTTAGE IS SET IN A PEACEFUL GARDEN WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS OF THE MOUNTAIN.ITS WITH IN WALKING DISTANCE TO THE MAJESTIC KIRSTENBOSCH GARDENS WHERE SUMMER SU  …see more

from £85 / night

£589 / week

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from £85 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Washington / Forks

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £119 / night

£749 / week

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from £119 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Murcia / Banos

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The villa is a 2 bedroom, 2 storey villa with central airconditioning/reverse cycle heating. It shares a pool (large and small) with 5 other villas (the pool has been re-tiled this winter so is like new) but normally there are never more than 2 or 3 villas occupied at a  …see more

from £35 / night

£245 / week

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from £35 / night