Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (231133)

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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37

Holiday apartment in La Resina Golf and Country Club

Estepona / La Resina Golf and Country Club

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Loved the apartment” I stayed here with my husband and two teenage children. The apartment was very big with plenty of space without us being on top of each other. There were two large sofas so we could comfortably enjoy the odd night in whilst watchi  …see more

from £75 / night

£450 - £600 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Habaraduwa

Southern Province / Habaraduwa

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Romaya Villa is situated at a convenient location close Koggala beach. Ideal location for visiting turtle hatchery and on certain nights you can assist in the release of baby turtles. Such an enlightening experience. Enjoy the swimming pool. Romaya Villa is situated a  …see more

from £242 / night

£1694 / week

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from £242 / night

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Holiday apartment in Saint Julian's

Saint Julian's / Spinola Bay

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Welcome to this apartment which is in a quiet area of St Julian's. The location of this apartment is just 2 minutes walk away to the sea and to the centre of St Julian's - Spinola bay. Here you will find a large supermarket, buses, pubs, restaurants, banks and  …see more

from £39 / night

£270 / week

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from £39 / night

21

Lloret de Mar holiday villa rental

Lloret de Mar / Mont Lloret

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Villa La Lloret is a two storey house located on the outskirts lof Lloret in a sunny position, this villa is 8 km from the centre of Lloret de mar, 2 km from the edge of the forest, 8 km from the sea and beach.  …see more

from £109 / night

£761 - £9995 / week

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from £109 / night

(1) Excellent 

6

Holiday cottage in Whangarei

Northland Region / Whangarei

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
A beautifully peaceful self-catering retreat with light open living spaces, quality cotton linen, spacious bathroom and lovely cottage garden. Set on 30 acres with views across a native bush valley, a perfect getaway and so close to many local adventures.<br />Exp  …see more

from £99 / night

£433 / week

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from £99 / night

(5) Very Good 

18

Oura Beach holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant villa,” Brilliant villa, great location very clean, Maria the cleaner very good and cheerful, would highly recommend this villa.  …see more

from £100 / night

£693 - £1283 / week

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from £100 / night

27

St. Lawrence Gap holiday apartment rental

Christ Church Parish / St. Lawrence Gap

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
With stunning views of the ocean from the patio and master bedroom, this beachfront holiday apartment is truly luxurious – ultra stylish, with a contemporary feel, and with an open plan layout. One Love offers a level of comfort and amenities that make for a true  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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from £200 / night

19

Holiday apartment in Marina Botafoch

Marina Botafoch / Ibiza Nueva

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Talamanca beach at few steps, Pacha (most famous club of the world) just around the corner, the most beautiful restaurant and bars of Marina of Botafoch and Marina of Ibiza just crossing Avenida 8 de Agosto,  …see more

from £189 / night

£1069 - £2052 / week

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from £189 / night

(1) Excellent 

26

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Moraira

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
El Portet has a very nice small safe beach very good for children you can sit outside, 2 restaurants have lots tables over looking the sea, the orther restaurant Le Dauphin rated 4 stars on Trip adviser is more up market for eating dinner.There is small supermarket,  …see more

from £99 / night

£550 / week

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from £99 / night

17

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Pollenca

Pollenca / Pollensa Town

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This is a traditional farmhouse style villa surrounded by colourful tropical gardens.  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 - £1743 / week

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from £95 / night

(4) Very Good 

30

Private room rental in Alicante

Costa Blanca / Alicante

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Clean room & open, friendly hosts” The room was very clean & comfy and the hosts were lovely; really friendly & approachable. The apartment is about a 20 minute walk from the beach but is surrounded by cafes, shops & bakeries. I would definitely rec  …see more

from £19 / night

£124 - £196 / week

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from £19 / night

21

Island of Gozo / San Lawrenz

4 11 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £197 / night

£1377 - £1795 / week

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from £197 / night

53

Holiday home in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung

5 35 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 35
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
Live in luxury with extra high ceiling, twin XL bed (100cm X 210cm) and spacious room for a relaxing sleep. 158 Hostel is in the downtown area nearby many attractions, shops, local street food and traditional markets. 158 Hostel is also perfect for groups and long stay  …see more

from £15 / night

£102 / week

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from £15 / night

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31

Playa de las Americas holiday villa rental

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant” The luxury villa was definitely luxury! It does need a few things fixing and updating however these are minors. The service we received was fantastic, we were offered a reasonable transfer from the airport and help in booking trips. We woul  …see more

from £354 / night

£2474 - £3602 / week

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from £354 / night

(12) Excellent 

15

Holiday villa in Legian

Bali / Legian

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Villa Kodok is amazing...a stunning & relaxing setting!” My family stayed at Villa Kodok in December 2012 and loved every minute. Travelling with 4 year old twins and an 8 month old was a breeze thanks to Wayan and her family who made us feel so speci  …see more

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18

Holiday bungalow with shared pool, golf nearby in Teulada

Costa Blanca / Teulada

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Fully modernised in 2016, This lovely Bungalow benefits from air conditioning and heating. This property has two bedrooms, with extra sleeping available on the sofa bed. Fantastic sea Views over Moraira from this elevated position from a large private Balcony. Benefit  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 / week

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from £57 / night

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Bay Islands / Roatan

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £73 / night

£444 - £1287 / week

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from £73 / night

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State of Rio de Janeiro / Rio de Janeiro

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £97 / night

£605 - £1452 / week

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from £97 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Benaulim

Salcette District / Benaulim

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Here is something a bit different in South Goa. Our first floor apartment is in a private house in a quiet residential area of Benaulim overlooking a superb view of paddy fields and palm plantations. Ideal if you do not want the usual noisy holiday complex with pool.  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £400 / week

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from £29 / night

10

Palawan Island / El Nido

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from £83 / night

£581 / week

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from £83 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ko Lanta

Krabi Province / Ko Lanta

6 12 5 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Over looking the Andaman Sea on Koh Lanta, this three story Villa with 2 infinity pools is the definition of luxury. Suitable for big groups, private parties, corporate events, family gatherings, or even simply a luxury romantic get away for two. You can choose to rent  …see more

from £413 / night

£2890 / week

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from £413 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar / Fenals

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The apartment is located in a quiet area of ​​Lloret de Mar, and at the same time - 5 minutes walk from the city center and tourist area filled with restaurants and bars, shops, supermarkets, discos and entertainment area.<br />Within 10 minutes by car are Waterpa  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 / week

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from £86 / night

(10) Excellent 

87

Funchal / Praia Formosa

2 4 2 nights min

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

 …see more

from £42 / night

£270 / week

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from £42 / night

(1) Very Good 

35

Holiday apartment in Ota

Tokyo / Ota

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This lovely 2-BR apartment gives you panoramic Mt Fuji views on a clear day! Whether for vacation or on business, this 12th Floor unit is indeed your Home away from Home. JR Kamata stn is just a leisurely 3-mins walk nearby. From this station, it's 10-mins to  …see more

from £121 / night

£847 / week

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from £121 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Golden Acre is a newly built villa by Alleynes beach on Barbados west coast. The home is 200 meters from the water on lush, tropically manicured grounds. Essential Notes: - 3 bedrooms - 200 meters from Alleynes beach (3 minute walk) - Pool - Air conditioned - New B  …see more

from £178 / night

£1242 / week

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from £178 / night

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Holiday home in Palamos

Palamos / La Fosca

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
You’ll love the excellent location of this great holiday house, just steps from the beach and in a quiet residential neighbourhood. The 160 sqm house sits in the heart of a pine forest and boasts all modern conveniences, with a fully equipped kitchen, appliances i  …see more

from £171 / night

£1190 / week

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from £171 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday studio in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinn's Beach

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Enjoy sunsets over the ocean every evening. Just 100 m from the water's edge of Quinns Beach, Sun Studio offers free WiFi and free on-site parking. Guests can relax on their private, north-facing courtyard, which offers outdoor furnishings, shade and a shower. Su  …see more

from £75 / night

£463 - £538 / week

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from £75 / night

56

Holiday penthouse in Bavaro

Punta Cana / Bavaro

3 12 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Palm Suites Penthouse A6, Punta Cana, Bavaro, Dominican Republic Calle Palma, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic Gorgeous 2 level penthouse available for rent on weekly, bi-weekly and monthly basis. The Location: The condo is located in the gated community of Palm  …see more

from £113 / night

£791 / week

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from £113 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Fuengirola

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful New Villa With Private Pool And Garden With Both Sea And Mountain Views SPECIAL OFFER ALL BOOKINGS 10 DAYS AND OVER RECEIVE 10% DISCOUNT EXCLUDING JULY AND AUGUST.  …see more

from £167 / night

£1168 - £3010 / week

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from £167 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in San Sebastian - Donostia

Province of Guipuzcoa / San Sebastian - Donostia

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
San Sebastian’s centre, as it could be expected, represents the heart of the city. It is a very elegant area situated between La Concha Beach and the Urumea River. It borders on the Gros neighbourhood at East, on the Antiguo at West and on the Amara at South. A g  …see more

from £94 / night

£653 - £3225 / week

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from £94 / night

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Palma de Mallorca holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Palma de Mallorca

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Car not necessary
Located at zero kilometers from the historic center (Plaza Santa Eulalia ) is this exclusive newly renovated , brand new apartment , featuring a minimalist décor for 1 /2 people .  …see more

from £52 / night

£359 / week

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from £52 / night

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Home rental in Vilnius

Vilnius County / Vilnius

7 15 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Гостевой дом или мини-отель расположен в тихом районе в Вильнюсе, в 10км от главного железнодорожного вокзала и в 10км от популярных Ворот Зари. До ме  …see more

from £129 / night

£727 / week

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from £129 / night

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Nueva Andalucia holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Nueva Andalucia

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
South facing 2 bedroom apartment within the secure gated community of Altos la Quinta II Open plan living room / dining room with double glass doors onto large covered terrace with amazing views to La Concha, the Mediterranean sea and beyond. This stunning apartment i  …see more

from £99 / night

£689 / week

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from £99 / night

31

Dubai holiday apartment rental

Emirate of Dubai / Dubai

2 7 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Location: JBR Size: 1350 sqft Located in Jumeirah Beach Residence - Bahar JBR is a shoreline apartment in a residential building surrounded by serene waters and beaches. Walking distance to the beach and restaurants. • The flat is extremely comfortable for holida  …see more

from £186 / night

£1299 / week

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from £186 / night

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Holiday home in Vila Nova de Gaia

Porto District / Vila Nova de Gaia

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Situated in the banks of the Douro river, near the famous caves of port and old town of Gaia / Porto. Within walking distance we find the sea and a large coast beaches. The house was recently renovated in 2015. It is located in the parish d'Afurada on the left ban  …see more

from £52 / night

£342 - £436 / week

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from £52 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Albufeira holiday villa rental

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
*Free Car/Transfer offer* Nestled in a mature, colourful and extensive private Mediterranean garden, this handsome villa is within walking distance of the lovely beaches of Castello and Evaristo, both of which boast a wonderful beach re  …see more

from £91 / night

£633 - £2743 / week

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from £91 / night

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37

Villa rental in Cape Panwa with swimming pool

Cape Panwa / Ao Yon

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
Located directly on Phuket's most beautiful beach, and only beach open 365 days a year. Our villa offers you the advantages of a stunning newly built villa, with the incredible new design such as:- Beach front, direct beach access, Wi-Fi internet enabled - everywhe  …see more

from £387 / night

£2167 - £6975 / week

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from £387 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

4 4 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Quinta do Lagar offers apartments with one bedroom plus a Mezzanine to accommodate 4 people maximum. These apartments have a spacious living room with sofas and TV, a kitchen and a beautiful view of the garden. Customers can even enjoy good dives in the outdoor pool of  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dalyan

Dalyan / Itzuzu Beach

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
This apartment is 39 steps from the river in Dalyan . Unique Holiday Rental in Dalyan, Turkey - Fire Opal Apartment Block B - Apt No ? is a value for money rental choice for couples, friends and families on a luxury contemporary complex with a stunning architecture des  …see more

from £65 / night

£350 - £525 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

New South Wales / Sydney

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
ABOUT THIS LISTING An ENTIRE apartment unit ALL TO YOURSELF in Sydney's CBD (Haymarket) marks this beautiful inner-city quarters a must for any weekenders, interstaters or holiday makers. Fully furnished with FREE Wi-Fi. ______________________ THE SPACE Very spa  …see more

from £110 / night

£746 - £850 / week

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from £110 / night