Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (231995)

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 with shared pool in Bodrum City

Bodrum / Bodrum City

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This modern two bedroom apartment, has stunning views of Bodrum bay and the castle and is ideally located for easy access to the beach and the lively town centre, with lots of bars and restaurants. Bedroom 1 with large double bed, Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds...  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

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Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Oukaimeden

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £71 / night

£492 / week

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from £71 / night

(5) Excellent 

45

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Pemenang

Lombok / Pemenang

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Welcome to the Joglo House Lombok, the newest addition to the exclusive resort area of Sire Beach in Pemenang, Lombok. Our property has been designed to cater to your every comfort, whether you are here on vacation, honeymooning, or just needing a respite from the world  …see more

from £574 / night

£4017 / week

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from £574 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday condo with shared pool in Seven Mile Beach

Grand Cayman / Seven Mile Beach

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Our beach-front vacation home offers guests a luxury standard of vacation accommodation, with incredible views across the bay and over the pristine sands of Seven Mile Beach. Large luxury condos like those at Sea Breeze are hard to find on Grand Cayman, sleeping up to  …see more

from £705 / night

£8361 - £12705 / week

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from £705 / night

(4) Excellent 

39

Home rental in Batticaloa

Batticaloa / Navalady

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
PRIVATE VILLA & GARDEN, BEACH, YOGA The house is adapted for relaxation. There are hammocks available in the nearly 1000 square metre garden, as well as seating both indoors and out and a large dining table located in the garden. The Batticaloa Lagoon is at the end  …see more

from £79 / night

£299 / week

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from £79 / night

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Apartment rental in Javea with shared pool

Javea / Cala Blanca

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Javea boasts one of the world's best climates, with an average of 325 days sunshine a year. Our apartment is on a small low rise development in Cala Blanca, one of the most desirable residential areas in Javea. The main beach of El Arenal is within 5 minutes by car  …see more

from £50 / night

£280 - £545 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Cristianos with shared pool, tennis court

Arona / Los Cristianos

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“right place , right time .would go again.” Stayed here for a six night break , we arrived after the reception had shut but the night security man sorted everything out for us and we were in the apartment within 15 minutes of arriving. Apartment was v  …see more

from £46 / night

£492 / week

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from £46 / night

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Maspalomas holiday bungalow rental

Gran Canaria / Maspalomas

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Cosy and nice bungalow, perfect for family vacation. This vacation complex is situated close to an 18-hole golf course and close to Maspalomas Sand dunes. The complex contains very beautiful gardens and has a snackbar, a small store and nearby you will find restaurants  …see more

from £70 / night

£457 / week

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from £70 / night

5

Grand Anse holiday apartment rental

South Coast / Grand Anse

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The one bedroom standard apartments have a double bed for one or two people and an en-suite bathroom. An extra bed can be added for an additional person at an added cost. All accommodations are fully furnished and have a full kitchen with stove, microwave, refrigerato  …see more

from £64 / night

£420 - £480 / week

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from £64 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Valencia

Province of Valencia / Valencia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
We can also offer bike rentals (maximum 2 bikes) 10 euros per day per bike or 25 euros per stay.  …see more

from £53 / night

£176 - £729 / week

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from £53 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Frigiliana / National Park

2 4 5 nights min

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

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from £31 / night

£215 - £338 / week

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from £31 / night

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Holiday home in Barra de Sao Miguel

State of Alagoas / Barra de Sao Miguel

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Come enjoy the tranquility of one of the most beautiful beaches in the North East cost of Brazil, at Barra de Sao Miguel City, 40 minutes south of Maceio’, capital of Alagoas. A lovely, gated and well maintained community with only 11 houses, security and door man  …see more

from £74 / night

£476 - £615 / week

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from £74 / night

9

Holiday apartment in Kampala

Central Region / Kampala

2 3 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The apartment is located in kiwatule, one of Kampala's most convenient neighborhoods. Only 20 minutes from downtown Kampala, kiwatule is surrounded by various shopping centers, entertainment places, with accessible roads. The apartment is one unit of 6 flats, fence  …see more

from £23 / night

£123 / week

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from £23 / night

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Torrevieja Area holiday apartment rental

Torrevieja Area / Los Altos/Punta Prima

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom first floor apartment located at the popular Residential La Cinuelica, R14-Los Altos, which is a 10-15 minutes walk from the beach, 5 minutes walk to the local supermarket (Carrefour) and within 15 minutes walk of bars and restaurants. The tow  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 / week

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from £46 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Barka

Al Batinah Governorate / Barka

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The Pearl resort is located in Barka 40 minutes from Muscat airport and 5 minutes from beach. The villa is recently built with features a kitchen and utility rooms, a main lounge (dinning 22 people) and setting room ( 16 people) .The sleeping quarters consisting of a m  …see more

from £325 / night

£2270 / week

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from £325 / night

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Holiday villa in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Built of locally sourced stone with traditional wooden shutters, this imposing property enjoys a privileged hillside position within three acres of private land and infinity pool.  …see more

from £74 / night

£518 - £2537 / week

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from £74 / night

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Holiday apartment in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Final cleaning fee of 60€ is not included in the total price. TO PROVIDE A CREDIT CARD AT ARRIVAL IS MANDATORY. Nice and cozy apartment in La Rambla, 5 minutes walking distance from the Old Town. Fully equipped with TV, wifi, equipped kitchen, washing machine. 1  …see more

from £36 / night

£251 - £731 / week

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from £36 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in La Quinta Golf

Marbella / La Quinta Golf

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
A modern penthouse property with its own private roof top terrace. This property has marble flooring throughout and has a staircase from the lower terrace to the amazing roof terrace with a well maintained jacuzzi. This truly is the ulitimate in luxury and is presented  …see more

from £125 / night

£615 - £980 / week

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from £125 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Madrid

Madrid / Lavapies

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Great Location” We chose this apartment as my sister and I wanted to walk to all the places of interest across the city of Madrid. This apartment was ideally located for this. And for those who don't want want to walk there is a Metro and a taxi rank  …see more

from £65 / night

£438 - £658 / week

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from £65 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Las Galletas / La Estrella Del Sur

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Apartamento equipado en muy buen estado con todo lo necesario para pasar unas vacaciones placenteras. Modern, new, fully equipped, bright and very close to everything in South Tenerife.  …see more

from £21 / night

£142 / week

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from £21 / night

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Areias Sao Joao holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Areias Sao Joao

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa 41 has fantastic sea view, located in a prestigious area in Albufeira, in Forte Sao Joao, 600 metres from the Forte S. Joao Beach, 800 metres from the famous Strip and 800 metres from the old town where all the restaurants, bares and clubs are. This villa provide  …see more

from £232 / night

£1623 - £2764 / week

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from £232 / night

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Metro Manila / Quezon City

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £19 / night

£115 / week

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from £19 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa in Pollensa, Mallorca, Spain with private pool for 10 persons  …see more

from £112 / night

£780 / week

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from £112 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Melbourne

Victoria / Melbourne

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Smack bang in the heart of vibrant Docklands village, is the V1 Residential building at 8 McCrae Street boasting spectacular city and river views. These apartments are ultra-convenient, in short walking distance from Etihad Stadium, Docklands business hub, Kangan Tafe,  …see more

from £185 / night

£1208 / week

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from £185 / night

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Holiday townhouse in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Bon Kai

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Cute and quiet townhouse within steps from the beach perfectly located near convenience stores with easy access to town center and shopping.  …see more

from £47 / night

£278 / week

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from £47 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Azores / Terceira

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £53 / night

£502 / week

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from £53 / night

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State of Minas Gerais / Uberlandia

7 16 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min

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from £13 / night

£88 / week

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from £13 / night

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Playa Blanca / Playa Blanca Yaiza

2 4 6 nights min

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

 …see more

from £71 / night

£492 / week

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from £71 / night

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Holiday villa accommodation

Chennai District / Chennai (Madras)

2 2 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Hall a/c, villa on hire, holiday relax  …see more

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(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Canillas de Aceituno

Costa del Sol / Canillas de Aceituno

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic place” We stayed a week in Casa Beni, and loved every minut! We are a family with 3 boys aged 8, 13 and 15 and the house was perfect for us. The house itself has 3 lovely bedrooms with wonderful beds, and is equally suited for a family as  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £1495 / week

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from £93 / night

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Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Excellent 1 bedroom apartment with prime location - situated opposite the Casino Vilamoura in the Tivoli building, just 150 meters from the beach and the Marina; with supermarket and stores just outside the building.  …see more

from £58 / night

£615 - £825 / week

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from £58 / night

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Holiday cottage with shared pool in Ferreiras

Albufeira / Ferreiras

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Wi-Fi, TV( TNT portugaise et française), maison fraîche (ventilateur à disposition), Lave-linge, Fer à repasser, Table à repasser. Couchages : 2 lits deux personnes, 1 lit 1 personne.  …see more

from £43 / night

£264 - £535 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Average 

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Townhouse rental in Vilamoura with shared pool

Quarteira / Vilamoura

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This 2 bedroomed townhouse is ideally situated in the marina of Vilamoura with many special features that make it the perfect holiday choice for either families with young children or for groups who like to be with in a few minutes walk of all the restaurants, bars, bea  …see more

from £66 / night

£461 - £1198 / week

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from £66 / night

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Holiday apartment in Quarteira

Faro District / Quarteira

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly
This modest, simple but very practical apartment is located in the main avenue in Quarteira, first line to the sea, within a central area of the Town, close to the fish market, restaurants and all amenities you will need. Aquashow Water Park is within 3,5km and the be  …see more

from £31 / night

£215 / week

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from £31 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Machico holiday apartment rental

Madeira / Machico

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Close to Machico town centre, the sand beach and the airport. This one bedroom apartment is situated in a quiet terraced block. With its creative attention to detail this apartment oozes a warm and inviting feeling the moment you step in the door  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Puerto Banus

Marbella / Puerto Banus

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Girly weekend away” We recently visited Puerto banus and stayed in this apartment, 4 girls ready for a great weekend away. We dealt with Nihar, who couldn't of been more helpful. He picked us up from the airport, took are luggage up to the room an  …see more

from £132 / night

£702 / week

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from £132 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Ortakoy holiday cottage rental

Fethiye / Ortakoy

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fantastic location , stunning views !” Perfect rural location ,with stunning mountain views . The stone house is set in a colourful garden with a beautiful pool , essential in the hotter months ! The local village is a short walk away and has a mark  …see more

from £65 / night

£440 - £625 / week

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from £65 / night

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State of Sao Paulo / Piracaia

8 26 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £460 / night

£2378 / week

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from £460 / night

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Las Terrenas / El Portillo

3 9 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £106 / night

£615 / week

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from £106 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow letting

Wayanad District / Muttil

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Field View Estate Bungalow located at Wayanad, is set amidst of lush coffee plantations interspersed by cascading waterfalls and singing streams. It is constructed in the typical style of a plantation bungalow in Kerala using country stones with clay tiles on the floors  …see more

from £136 / night

£947 / week

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from £136 / night