Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (230375)

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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18

Hua Hin holiday apartment rental

Hua Hin / Khao Takiab

2 2 90 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 90 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
SEACRAZE D702 - A beautifully furnished 1 bed/1 bath apartment sleeping 2 adults, just 300M back from Hua Hin's Khao Takiab Beach. The apartment is on the 7th floor (top) with a balcony overlooking the pool. SEACRAZE APARTMENT D702 is 64M² - Long term rental  …see more

from £22 / night

£152 / week

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from £22 / night

(15) Very Good 

19

Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa with amazing views” Just spent 4 great days in fuertventura staying at casa mirramar. The villa is beautiful, spacious and well equipped with all you may need for a larger group, whether for a short break or longer holiday. The views f  …see more

from £138 / night

£659 - £1045 / week

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from £138 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Home rental in Chikamagalur

Karnataka / Chikamagalur

3 12 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Sirimakki HomeStay is the perfect place to unstrain and take in all that nature offers along with the cuisine home cooked malnad taste. Sirimakki is located 14kms from Chikmagalur and a convenient distance from many tourist spots such as the Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, B  …see more

from £48 / night

£336 / week

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from £48 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sunset Crest

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Barbados Villa with Private Pool and Beach Club Access. Walking Distance to the Beach and Duty Free Shopping. Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms).  …see more

from £280 / night

£1960 - £2160 / week

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from £280 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Funchal

Funchal / Ajuda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Mrs” We have just stayed at Monumental Green Park for 5 weeks. The holiday has been perfect and the accomadation was more than we could have hoped for. Mr Macnab the owner and AYS the management company were always very helpful and always very respons  …see more

from £47 / night

£327 - £534 / week

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from £47 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Almunecar with shared pool

Province of Granada / Almunecar

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“This apartment was comfortable and homely and an ideal location and I loved it .” The location was ideal with sun on the balcony all day . The apartment was well equipped , very comfortable beds and sofa . I have been coming to Almunecar for a while n  …see more

from £24 / night

£165 - £325 / week

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from £24 / night

(25) Very Good 

28

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A great appartment with a great review” The booking experience has been excellent Mr Sandrini came back to us as soon as we emailed him, cant fault the communication. The appartment is as good as the photos and we were surprised at how large the ba  …see more

from £30 / night

£255 - £382 / week

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from £30 / night

(37) Very Good 

19

Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Caçador is located in close proximity to the world famous marina and championship golf courses of Vilamoura offering you the ultimate in exclusive retreats on the sun drenched Algarve. The Villa itself overlooks one of the Algarve's finest golf courses  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4000 / week

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from £215 / night

(9) Very Good 

27

Nerja holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent - just as advertised” I have just returned from this apartment where I spent a week with my sister. It was perfect for us and the location is excellent with restaurants very nearby, but also wiithin easy access to the centre and Balcon.  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £750 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Excellent 

21

El Campanario holiday apartment rental

Estepona / El Campanario

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A brand new two bedroom/two bathroom apartment set in the beautiful El Campanario del Paraiso resort situated just 6 km from Puerto Banus and 10 km from Estepona. The urbanization has lush tropical gardens with a lagoon pool complete with sunbeds and showers.This s  …see more

from £85 / night

£594 - £763 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Very Good 

5

Holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Murcia

4 11 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
A big apartment with 4 room, wifi, air conditioned, Tv satelite, DVD, two bethroom and parking inside and also otuside, public parking. Nea a mountain and near Murcia (40 km) is sorrounded y some litle town as Beniajan, San Jose de la Montaña and San Jose de la  …see more

from £34 / night

£238 / week

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from £34 / night

(2) Average 

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Province of Barcelona / Barcelona

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £128 / night

£890 / week

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from £128 / night

(8) Excellent 

28

Holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tip top” A fantastic villa set in a quiet area but still close enough to the town centre. The place is well kitted out with a lovely poolside area and clean pool. The villa and surrounding areas were better than id have expected, the rooms are spaciou  …see more

from £140 / night

£975 - £1350 / week

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from £140 / night

16

South Perth holiday apartment rental

Perth / South Perth

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Deliverance is here! Wonderful location for touring this great City, Perth This Rose apartment is a 1 minute stroll to the vibrant Angelo Street and is a short distance (1.6km) to Mends Street Jetty which will take you via Ferry across the Swan River to the City - you  …see more

from £75 / night

£309 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Jaffa holiday apartment rental

Tel Aviv / Jaffa

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Seven Terrific Nights” So happy we booked this apartment-pictures are true! Beautiful and clean apt with all the comforts of home! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed discovering the Jaffa Flea Market, beaches to the south of the apartment, walking al  …see more

from £80 / night

£480 - £784 / week

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from £80 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Speightstown

Speightstown / Heywoods

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“a fantastic family rental !” The house was fantastic and would definitely rent again. Everything you saw and had was like the pictures. The walk in shower was brilliant especially after the beach with two children. The beach was just across the road.  …see more

from £100 / night

£575 - £968 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alicante

Costa Blanca / Alicante

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Peaceful, air conditioned, clean and basic apartment in Central Alicante Town built on a quiet, residential Spanish street. NEW FOR 2017 Unlimited Movistar WiFi Perfect for City Breaks to explore our beautiful city and beaches. VIP meet and greet with our English/Spani  …see more

from £30 / night

£187 - £284 / week

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from £30 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Burgau holiday apartment let

Faro District / Burgau

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Appartment in Burgau” This was our 11th trip to Burgau and as usual it didn't disappoint. We were met on arrival and the owners had kindly arranged for the fridge to be stocked with food and drink which was very welcome as we arrived late even  …see more

from £50 / night

£295 - £866 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Altea

Altea / Altea Hills

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Stayed with Coasta Blanca Direct 3 times and will be going back for a 4th” It is exactly what it looks like in the brochure, both apartments are clean and looked after. The views are worth the rent alone. Rent a small car as the roads are tight. Alt  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £651 / week

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from £57 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Swakopmund

Erongo Region / Swakopmund

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Upmarket, large, fully furnished, 2 bedroom, each with it's own on-suite bathroom, holiday apartment. Fitted kitchen with gas hop, oven and microwave. Big Fridge/Freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. 50" Flat screen satellite TV and free WiFi. Outside BBQ  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 / week

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from £80 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in El Cotillo

La Oliva / El Cotillo

2 3 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“perfect christmas get-away” husband and I stayed over Christmas and enjoyed all the apartment had to offer. everything was as described. we especially liked the apartment's location, close to supermarket/restaurants, yet away from the touristy side o  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 / week

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from £46 / night

(1) Average 

24

Holiday apartment in Lisbon

Lisbon District / Lisbon

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
This elegant and comfortable apartment is located right at the "heart" of Lisbon, in a neighborhood known for its "character" - "Principe Real". Stylish restaurants, bars, shops and the famous garden just around the corner, will give you a  …see more

from £64 / night

£424 - £709 / week

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from £64 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Anglesea

Victoria / Anglesea

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Established holiday home available all year round for short stays, family holidays, weekend getaways and travellers. This home offers quality and comfort in a quiet residential street near the village and provides all the comforts of home including bed linen and bath  …see more

from £223 / night

£1556 / week

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from £223 / 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
Ideal location for winter sun for couples and families alike. First floor apartment with easy access via the stairs and lift. Entertainment in a five minute walk away with beaches, restaurants and bars. Balcony overlooks a beautifully maintained swimming pool.<br /&g  …see more

from £22 / night

£155 - £409 / week

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from £22 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Condado de Alhama

Condado de Alhama / Jardines de Alhama

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A lovely modern apartment within the Polaris World designed Condado de Alhama resort, situated in a lovely tranquil part of Spain. The resort boasts a Jack Nicklaus designed signature golf course, driving range and club house. The resort has a supermarket, several bars  …see more

from £25 / night

£150 - £285 / week

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from £25 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Las Chapas

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful place for a holiday” We’ve been there for a week in June. I think villa hasn’t been rented before because everything was new – kitchen, bedrooms etc. There is saloon on the upper floor so my husband and I were happy to find peace from kids.  …see more

from £111 / night

£763 - £2500 / week

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from £111 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A perfect place to spend a holiday” This was our fourth time to Nerja and this was by far the best facility we've stayed at. The house was perfect and spacious and extremely well equipped. The garden was really nice, let alone the pool! We did not hav  …see more

from £94 / night

£636 - £1128 / week

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from £94 / 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

£925 - £1850 / week

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from £225 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Essaouira / Ancient Medina

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

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from £56 / night

£356 - £772 / week

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from £56 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Albuferia's Old Town centre is 5 mins by car or an easy and wonderful 20 minute walk, right in front of the famous and fantastic fisherman's beach. It is a lovely town with a fantastic marina, excellent restaurants, shopping and great summer activities, for co  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £60 / night

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Angeles City holiday private room rental

Pampanga Province / Angeles City

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Appartment is walking distance to fields ave bars shopping and walking street all rooms have ensuite cable TV l wifi hot showers fridge we are in a quiet street with Lots of trees Australian owned we will make your stay enjoyable rooms are available separatelykk with a  …see more

from £7 / night

£31 / week

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from £7 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Gharb

Island of Gozo / Gharb

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect place to relax” Quiet location with cafe bar and supermarket close by. Very helpful host who met us on arrival and introduced us to the farmhouse. Phone numbers were exchanged and contact was made as needed. Spacious farmhouse provided lovely  …see more

from £102 / night

£712 - £1106 / week

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from £102 / night

(1) Excellent 

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State of Rio de Janeiro / Cabo Frio

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly

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from £64 / night

£448 / week

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from £64 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Marbella / Marbella

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
Views: Sea, Mountain & Golf Orientation: SouthSwimming Pool(s): Private Salt :2 CommunalAir Conditioning Hot & Cold2 Large TerracesOutside Dining Area With Built In BBQStunning ViewsHigh SpecificationTV with Multinational Programming.Internet and WiFi  …see more

from £145 / night

£975 - £1675 / week

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from £145 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Xaghra

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely converted farmhouse with private pool and separate annex, within 5 minutes walk of centre of Xaghra” Excellent accommodation in interesting town. Just avoid the week we went, which coincided with their annual festival on Sept 8th. For a p  …see more

from £111 / night

£763 - £1356 / week

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from £111 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Villa with capacity between 8/10 people, located in the heart of Island, Playa den Bossa and Ibiza town are a few minutes. Easy access on foot, by public transport or by car. The Villa is located in an exclusive area of ​​Villas and luxury homes. The Villa is div  …see more

from £255 / night

£1695 - £4068 / week

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from £255 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Home rental in Broadbeach with swimming pool

Gold Coast / Broadbeach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous house,perfect location lacked nothing. Wonderful stay.” The house was luxury and lacked nothing, we spent most of our time outside in the beautiful entertaining area and pool. The location was spot on a street away from a wonderful beach and  …see more

from £149 / night

£988 - £2593 / week

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from £149 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Port d'Alcudia holiday apartment rental

Port d'Alcudia / Port Alcudia

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Overlooking marina and five minute walk to the beach, lovely clean apartment” This was our first visit to Alcudia and I am so pleased we managed to book this apartment. Owned by a lovely couple Teresa and Jaime who were more than helpful and welcomin  …see more

from £64 / night

£424 - £848 / week

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from £64 / night

(54) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ocean Village, Gibraltar

Ocean Village, Gibraltar

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“wonderful in every way” the whole holiday was wonderful. it was the second time I had stayed in the flat, this time I took my family. The flat was clean and very comfortable, the décor excellent. Loads of amenities, bars, cafes and very close to the m  …see more

from £95 / night

£600 - £650 / week

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from £95 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage rental

Faial Island / Horta

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
This restored cottage at Praia do Almoxarife, near Horta, on Faial Island, Azores is set in a rural seaside location near a secluded cove. A short walk away are restaurants, bars, and the beautiful long beach of Praia, with showers and life-guards in summer.  …see more

from £56 / night

£310 - £382 / week

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from £56 / night