Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (231785)

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 Kas

Antalya Province / Kas

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
New Apartment Kas Inn " Beyaz " ( White Apart) opened on August 2014 and located in the center of Kas, It is only 400 meters from Main Bus Station ( 5-7 minutes walk down to the square) and Incredible view of Kas Bay , Greek Island "Kastellorizo  …see more

from £35 / night

£244 - £548 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ferragudo

Faro District / Ferragudo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious clean apartment suitable for all ages” Great apartment - website does not do it justice. Room for 8 guests. Really spacious and spotlessly clean on arrival. Generous supply of towels and bedding. Room top terrace of penthouse apartment  …see more

from £107 / night

£650 - £1150 / week

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from £107 / night

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State of Rio de Janeiro / Teresopolis

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £147 / night

£1028 / week

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from £147 / night

(9) Excellent 

21

Grand Casablanca Region / Mohammedia

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £209 / night

£1305 - £1914 / week

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from £209 / night

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Holiday apartment in El Arenal

Majorca / El Arenal

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Final cleaning fee of 75€ is not included in the total price. TO PROVIDE A CREDIT CARD AT ARRIVAL IS MANDATORY. Great 3 bedrooms apartment and recently refurbished, located in the lively area of S'Arenal, with partial sea views over the beach. Enjoy the pro  …see more

from £59 / night

£412 - £1152 / week

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from £59 / night

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Holiday apartment in Port d'Alcudia

Port d'Alcudia / Port Alcudia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Luxury and Charming apartment for 8 on the Beach, Terrace, Garden & Dream View. 3 bedrooms (8 people), 2 bathrooms, Terrace with Sea Views, Beachfront. Wifi. AC.  …see more

from £196 / night

£1370 - £2557 / week

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from £196 / night

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Panglao Island holiday guest house let

Bohol Province / Panglao Island

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
The Tower, located 300 meters from Momo Beach is 5 stories high and has 3 spacious studio rooms for 2 persons (30 sq. meters), each with a balcony overlooking the lush green surroundings. There is also 1 small studio on the top floor (16 sq. meters) with incredible pano  …see more

from £23 / night

£140 / week

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from £23 / night

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São Miguel / Ponta Delgada

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly

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from £27 / night

£174 - £320 / week

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from £27 / night

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Holiday studio in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

4 Min stay varies

  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This studio, is very close to the beach, just 100 m away and also a few minutes to the old town centre which is a pedestrian area, full of restaurants, bars, night clubs and shops.  The studio has two double bed and a sofa-bed. A curtain can divide both.  A di  …see more

from £31 / night

£214 / week

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from £31 / night

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15

Home rental in Felanitx with swimming pool

Majorca / Felanitx

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Windmill completely restored in a quet location, three bedrooms with private pool and barbecue  …see more

from £118 / night

£822 - £2405 / week

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from £118 / night

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Holiday bungalow in Costa Calma

Pajara / Costa Calma

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
My place is close to great views, the beach is 5 minutes away on foot and there are restaurants and dining near by. You’ll love my place because of the tranquility, the people, the ambiance, the outdoors space, and the location. My place is good for couples, fami  …see more

from £105 / night

£566 / week

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from £105 / night

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Benaulim holiday apartment rental

Benaulim / Benaulim Beach

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Discounts available for stays over 2 weeksFurnished to international standardsCooking facilities, satellite TV, swimming poolQuiet area, balcony views over trees and gardensClose to beach and all ammenities  …see more

from £30 / night

£180 - £220 / week

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from £30 / night

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Dalaman

Mugla Province / Dalaman

5 14 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Perfect for families to get to gather and have a beautiful relaxing break  …see more

from £400 / night

£2200 / week

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from £400 / night

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Apartment rental in Sydney

New South Wales / Sydney

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Apartment, Executive, Sydney, Australia, ITALY, Leichardt,  …see more

from £75 / night

£520 / week

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from £75 / night

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State of Bahia / Lencois

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £51 / night

£354 / week

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from £51 / night

21

George Town holiday home rental

Penang Island / George Town

7 18 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Gurney Home, 2 storey with 7 rooms & 5 bathrooms with well equipped facilities bring you a getaway holiday memories! no.56, Medan Lim Cheng Teik 10250 Georgetown, Penang (beside Sri Pangkor Condo & near Evegreen Hotel or Gurney Hotel) Our strategic location  …see more

from £146 / night

£974 - £1222 / week

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from £146 / night

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24

Fancourt holiday lodge rental

George / Fancourt

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The below Fancourt fees are included with your rental. ** Note: Fancourt will charge R190rand/night for all stays where guests are not accompanied by a member. The reservation will be revised after booking to include this fee so the guest does not need to pay it to F  …see more

from £140 / night

£976 / week

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from £140 / night

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Rio de Janeiro holiday apartment rental

State of Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Set a 5-minute walk from Ipanema beachfront, Apartamento Luxo Ipanema offers a self-catering apartment with free Wi-Fi throughout. General Osório metro station is located 100 m away. Featuring air conditioning and  …see more

from £114 / night

£1740 / week

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from £114 / night

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24

Villa rental in Puerto Banus with golf nearby

Puerto Banus / Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful villa with private pool and lush tropical garden with mature trees. Located in Marbella, minutes from vibrant Puerto Banus and the beach this luxurious villa is within walking distance to great restaurants, trendy tapas bars and shops.<br />There is no s  …see more

from £409 / night

£2827 / week

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from £409 / night

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Apartment rental in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Serviced apartment at Pham Ngu Lao street city center district 1 for family children modern fully furnished with kitchen living room dinning corner washing machine  …see more

from £57 / night

£410 - £525 / week

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from £57 / night

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Holiday bungalow in koh lipe

Satun / koh lipe

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
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from £18 / night

£126 / week

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from £18 / night

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Holiday b&b in Hatton

Central Province / Hatton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
The Greendale is situated in the lovely village of Watawala which is 7km from Hatton and is on virtually the half way point between Adams Peak and Nuwara Eliya. Double room with fireplace and wardrobe and attached bathroom with hot water. Hot breakfast is included in t  …see more

from £27 / night

£189 / week

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from £27 / night

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Villa rental in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Located on the waterfront of the Puri Tirta Villas complex, on the shore of a quiet Benoa bay in the popular resort area Tanjung Benoa, this villa welcomes its guests with serene atmosphere of blissful relaxation, and peaceful water and sunset views. A 20-meter  …see more

from £398 / night

£3254 - £3455 / week

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from £398 / night

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Holiday apartment in Sydney

New South Wales / Sydney

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Sydney, Australia, Executive, Glebe, Glebe20, Apartment Service  …see more

from £124 / night

£868 / week

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from £124 / night

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Ciudad Quesada holiday villa rental

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
accommodation for 6 people in easy reach of the pool, beach , golf course or water park.If there is a problem with stairs you have two ground floor bedrooms and every thing you need on one levelWe request that you bring bed protection in the case of young children. It  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 / week

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from £29 / night

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Holiday apartment in El Verger

Province of Alicante / El Verger

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and peaceful” Just come back from a lovely holiday. Weather perfect, apartment perfect. Grounds are lovely and swimming pool even better. Lovely and warm. First thing in the morning we were often the only ones in there. Lovely to sit under th  …see more

from £35 / night

£350 - £400 / week

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from £35 / night

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Apartment rental in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Suite 15 is a spacious 2 bedroom bungalow style apartment which has recently been completely refurbished to an extremely high standard. ***One of the outstanding features of this apartment are the full width bi-fold doors to both the spacious lounge and main bedroom gi  …see more

from £57 / night

£400 - £478 / week

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from £57 / night

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Il Gzira holiday penthouse rental

Island of Malta / Il Gzira

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
This Victorian style duplex penthouse, is situated only 5 minuets away from the centre of Sliema. The apartment consists of 3 double bedrooms is fully furnished. It commands great harbour views, and is only walking distance from all amenities, and the popular promenade  …see more

from £70 / night

£479 - £844 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday villa in Anse La Mouche

Mahe Island / Anse La Mouche

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Sailfish Beach Villas are set in a beautifully kept garden complex, planted with exotic palms, cinnamon, vanilla, hibiscus, and tropical fruits. The villas boast stunning views overlooking the calm, shallow waters of the bay of Anse a la Mouche and sleep up to five peop  …see more

from £140 / night

£950 / week

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from £140 / night

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Majorca / Ses Salines

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £218 / night

£1522 - £2405 / week

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from £218 / night

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Holiday apartment in Porto

Porto District / Porto

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
Independent Studio, modern decorated in the city center. Close to the park. Elevator. Near City Hall, subway and river. Complete, fully equipped kitchen. Washing machine. Complete Bathroom. Towels and bed Linen. WiFi / cable TV.<br />Cable TV with 100 Channels in  …see more

from £29 / night

£174 / week

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from £29 / night

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Province of Barcelona / Barcelona

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Car not necessary
Beautiful decorated apartment with two "green" terraces, just around the corner of Sagrada Familia and St. Pau. Dining outside, taking a sunbath on the roof and reach everything within minutes by metro that Barcelona has to offer, and that is a lot!  …see more

from £70 / night

£435 - £609 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Vera Playa

Vera Playa / Nueva Medina II

1 4 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Nueva Medina 2 is located in a small resort known as Pueblo Laguna situated between the fishing port of Garrucha and Vera Playa.Our one bedroom apartment has a good size lounge with a large sofabed TV etc and doors onto the front terrace. (Great for leisurely bre  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £395 / week

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from £29 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Canico / Canico de Baixo

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Pet friendly

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from £31 / night

£214 / week

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from £31 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Madeira / Funchal

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Car not necessary
An elegant one bedroom, 4th floor, City Centre apartment in the heart of Funchal overlooking the Municipal Gardens. Its ideal location allows you to enjoy all that Madeira has to offer with tours and public transport all within a block from your front door. The apartm  …see more

from £46 / night

£317 / week

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from £46 / night

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State of Espirito Santo / Guarapari

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £45 / night

£310 / week

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from £45 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Caleta de Fuste / Central Caleta

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Clean spacious apartment in centre of resort” Just come back from a weeks stay in Louis and Margaret's apartment. The apartment is very clean and has recently been refurbished to a good standard. There are plenty of towels, beach towels plates cups gl  …see more

from £45 / night

£270 / week

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from £45 / night

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State of Sao Paulo / Guaruja

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £82 / night

£574 / week

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from £82 / night

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Holiday home in Oliva

Province of Valencia / Oliva

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
This stunning townhouse has been renovated to a very high standard keeping some old-fashioned Spanish rustic charm. It is located in the Old Town with easy access to bars, restaurants and shops. The famous blue flag beaches of Oliva are approx 2 km. It has a fabulous co  …see more

from £53 / night

£331 / week

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from £53 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Ojochal

Province of Puntarenas / Ojochal

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Truly heaven on earth, Casa Cielo en la Tierra will be your next dream vacation that stirs your soul. This haven is located in the heart of the southern zone of Costa Rica on the famous Costa Ballena. With a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean, the Ojochal mountains beh  …see more

from £423 / night

£2955 - £6467 / week

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from £423 / night