Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (325362)

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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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
“Perfect place.” This place is perfect. It is located very close to a beautiful beach and you can see the sea from the balcony. The apartment is very clean and spacious with nice details, combining New&Old. The owners are very forthcoming, flexible and  …see more

from £95 / night

£567 - £841 / week

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from £95 / night

(10) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Bottom Bay

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Will Definitely Be Returning” This was my first time visiting Barbados and staying at Cou Cou~ I will definitely be returning!!!!. Cou Cou is a well maintained and tastefully decorated villa with even the smallest of amenities thought of which assist  …see more

from £100 / night

£660 / week

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from £100 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Hua Hin holiday apartment rental

Hua Hin / Khao Takiab

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
SEACRAZE - Two beautifully furnished 2 bed/2 bath apartments each sleeping 4 adults, just 300M back from Hua Hin's Khao Takiab Beach. The apartments are together on the 7th floor (top) offering ideal accommodation for larger families or groups. The apartments are set i  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £420 / week

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from £45 / night

(6) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in West Algarve with shared pool

Lagos / Marina

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another fantastic stay!” Apartment was great. This is the second time we have stayed in this small and lovely complex but the first time in this apartment. It was very spacious, well furnished and very clean. A lovely big balcony which got the morn  …see more

from £45 / night

£310 - £770 / week

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from £45 / night

(29) Excellent 

38

Holiday villa rental

Cape Panwa / Ao Yon

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
When you enter this architect designed villa, the breathtaking view of scattered islands dotting the turquoise-colored water of Chalong Bay immediately fills your senses. The lower level where the internal living space connects with the pool terrace and garden, is absol  …see more

from £375 / night

£2625 / week

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from £375 / night

(18) Excellent 

33

Holiday villa in Central Algarve

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“An excellent villa in a lovely setting” The taxi from Faro to the villa was booked for us by Jacqueline and cost 25 euros each way and it was a 20 min journey.Jackie was there to greet us and show us round (the welcome pack was huge),Villa Sul Vista i  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £1400 / week

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from £108 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best family holiday ever!” This was our first family holiday. Having 8 family members in one villa for a week was quiet daunting. Villa Victoria is even bigger than the pictures show. Its bright, spacious and very modern. The view of the mountains are  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £1310 / week

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from £150 / night

(5) Excellent 

26

Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This very popular villa is located in a slightly elevated area of Puerto del Carmen and has been furnished to a high standard with touches of an original oriental theme throughout. The villa has a bright and airy living/dining area with large sliding doors that open out  …see more

from £99 / night

£689 - £1205 / week

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from £99 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa” Beautiful villa in a prime location. The photos do not do it justice. Spacious and well stocked this villa is ideal for large families or 2 families/ larger parties. It has great outdoor space, plenty of seating, sunbeds and umbrellas an  …see more

from £150 / night

£995 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

18

Holiday apartment in Currimundi

Sunshine Coast / Currimundi

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
We look forward to welcoming you to The Wedge Penthouse at Currimundi. Perfect for families large or small, giving you the luxury of space in a unique location, yet only footsteps to the the sand. Stunning views over the lake and ocean. One of a kind! Park your car in  …see more

from £231 / night

£1495 / week

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from £231 / night

(13) Excellent 

13

Apartment rental in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with shared pool

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £2000 / week

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from £129 / night

(1) Very Good 

19

Holiday bungalow in Dar es Salaam

Dar Es Salaam Region / Dar es Salaam

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
A spacious4 bedroom/ 2 bathrooms English type bungalow with a master bedroom en suite .The property is located on the North Beach Jangwani resort of Dar Es Salaam City . It is in a low density tranquil Africana beach Resort Hotels area.  …see more

from £63 / night

£378 - £1497 / week

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from £63 / night

(2) Excellent 

30

Silves / Odelouca

2 6 7 nights min

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

 …see more

from £97 / night

£678 - £2500 / week

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from £97 / night

(7) Excellent 

17

Holiday apartment in Kalkan

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely duplex: superb location!” Five of us stayed at Peony this summer, three adults and two teenagers. The location is wonderful, so close to shops, supermarkets and an array of good bars and restaurants, yet it is quiet and peaceful. The duplex wa  …see more

from £77 / night

£539 - £749 / week

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from £77 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment with stunning views” Large apartment that overlooks a beautiful rocky beach which is just over the road, and is only a 10 minute walk to a sandy beach in the town of Gran Tarajal which has a good selection of restaurants and cafes  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £540 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Xaghra holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 5 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely farmhouse” Well equipped , spacious farmhouse with the terrace on the upper floor offering plenty of sun or shade as preferred and the pool for cooling off after sightseeing. The private courtyard with it's jacuzzi was an added luxury much enjo  …see more

from £94 / night

£594 / week

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from £94 / night

7

Holiday apartment in Chatswood

Willoughby / Chatswood

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
CHATSWOOD Help Street Close to public transport In the center of Chatswood Secure parking Fully Furnished One Bedroom Executive Apartment. Located in new building that offers pool and gym. The apartment has been stylishly furnished by an interior designer with all the  …see more

from £87 / night

£620 - £883 / week

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from £87 / night

(3) Very Good 

45

Holiday b&b in Vigan

Ilocos Sur Province / Vigan

6 50 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Anyone who wants to visit Vigan, Ilocos Sur. We have a place for you to stay. Nitelife Transient House in Vigan is a 3 Units Brand New Bed and Breakfast Inn located a few minutes away from Vigan City Center.Only 500 Pesos per night including breakfast. All bedrooms are  …see more

from £9 / night

£60 / week

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from £9 / night

(1) Excellent 

13

Florianopolis / Cachoeira do Bom Jesus

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £23 / night

£157 / week

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from £23 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Holiday Retreat” My husband & I + 2 friends thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Garden Cottage last November. Wonderful location. The cottage is beautifully decorated and very well equipped. Everything is of an extremely high standard. There is  …see more

from £100 / night

£650 - £1450 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

13

Flores / Lajes das Flores

1 2 3 nights min

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

 …see more

from £22 / night

£128 / week

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from £22 / night

(12) Excellent 

17

Leura holiday cottage rental

Blue Mountains / Leura

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
Romantic GetawayPrivate gardensClose to Blue Mountains attractions  …see more

from £148 / night

£942 / week

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from £148 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Yzerfontein

Western Cape / Yzerfontein

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“When a pearl is a diamond in which tranquillity sparkles” We treated ourselves to a luxurious week in the Boathouse set apart from the villa, perfect privacy and our own little balcony overlooking the Atlantic with views to Table Mountain, Robben Isla  …see more

from £187 / night

£1306 / week

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from £187 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Galle

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
A luxurious Beach Front Villa with stunning views of the Ocean and a private plunge pool. Exclusive interior that is equipped with 5 star amenities and come with 3 plush bedrooms, tasteful living area and a well appointed kitchenette with all modern amenities.High end O  …see more

from £200 / night

£1365 / week

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from £200 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Sunrise Beach

Noosa / Sunrise Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Beach house for the whole family, including the pets. Only 300m to the beach and cafe.  …see more

from £176 / night

£1229 / week

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from £176 / night

(19) Very Good 

21

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Faro Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect base” This villa gave us everything we were looking for from our 1 week break to Lanzarote. The inside was modern, spacious and clean and the outside was large and private with a lovely heated pool. Within a 5 minute walk you had a couple of n  …see more

from £100 / night

£599 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

19

Holiday apartment in Blairgowrie

Mornington Peninsula / Blairgowrie

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
This is a beautiful fully self-contained one bedroom beach apartment. Architect designed on eco principles, this retreat has a spacious living area with kitchen and separate bedroom with WIR and en-suite. We offer a fresh, luxurious and relaxing beach retreat. The per  …see more

from £88 / night

£606 - £1126 / week

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from £88 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Mr” We spent a fortnight in this apartment in the height of the holiday season and we had a wonderful time. We are a family of 3 Sean, myself (Helen) and my teenage son. The apartment is in a great location, just behind the pine walk. A 2min walk to  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £850 / week

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from £60 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“clean and great location” stayed here for 1 week 28/03-04/04. perfect ground floor location, with veranda that got the sun late afternoon/evening.......perfect after a days sunbathing. apartment was clean and comfortable with everything that was need  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £340 / week

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from £29 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Puerto Rico Resort with shared pool

Gran Canaria / Puerto Rico Resort

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“a great little place to stay” A very convenient location close to the hustle and bustle of the commercial centre with shops, bars and restaurants a stone's throw away. On arrival the apartment was spotlessly clean with every thing as you would expec  …see more

from £32 / night

£224 - £315 / week

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from £32 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Nelson Bay holiday b&b rental

Port Stephens / Nelson Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Air conditioning
L’Olivette Bed & Breakfast offers boutique accommodation in a private new architect designed Mediterranean style home with an emphasis on friendly and discreet service by your French hosts. The Olive Room is for 2 adults only. Non smoking. Sorry No pets. It is spac  …see more

from £91 / night

£615 - £644 / week

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from £91 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday home accommodation

Norfolk Island / Kingston

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Private garden
Fe'awa (Forever) is a comfortable 2 bedroom home (sleeps 4 comfortably) on over 1/4 acre manicured tiered gardens overlooking your own beautiful green valley and ocean views. This lovely, spacious home will effortlessly complete your relaxing, peaceful Norfolk Isl  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

36

Pacific Pines holiday home accommodation

Gold Coast / Pacific Pines

7 20 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Vue360 is a luxury, near new, massive stylish bungalow with 7 full size bedrooms with 4.5 bathrooms and amazing majestic views of the hinterland from the enormous back deck It is located on the top of a hill and is on one of the best street of Pacific Pines. It is also  …see more

from £170 / night

£1188 / week

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from £170 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Apartment and Fantastic holiday” Just home from a 10 day stay at this beautiful apartment with 3 kids 17, and twins 11. we loved it!!! .. From the start, when Wilma met us and took us there we had no issues with our holiday at all .The apartm  …see more

from £60 / night

£385 - £840 / week

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from £60 / night

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Villa rental in Ban Bang Ben

Ban Bang Ben / Angthong Hills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Amera is a group of 12 luxury villas situated overlooking the sea, within minutes of exotic sandy beaches and the best local attractions. Each villa enjoys three stunning en-suite air-conditioned bedrooms (sleeping up to 8), two panoramic terraces and private pool.Breat  …see more

from £157 / night

£1004 - £2245 / week

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from £157 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Margaret River

Margaret River Region / Margaret River

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Pool spa close to beach foxtel  …see more

from £117 / night

£819 - £1884 / week

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from £117 / night

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Holiday home in Coffin Bay

South Australia / Coffin Bay

3 13 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Starfish Description: The master bedroom  …see more

from £91 / night

£635 / week

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from £91 / 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

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Puerto Banus Centre

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect holiday for the whole family. Highly recommended!!” I stayed at Villa Banus with my husband and 2 small children at the beginning of July and we thoroughly enjoyed our relaxing break! The owner got back to my enquiry straight away and was very  …see more

from £280 / night

£1600 - £2950 / week

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from £280 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Old Town Puerto del Carmen

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful modern apt” I have stayed in this apt probably half a dozen times over the last 2-3 years. I have always found it to be just perfect! I like a good standard of stylish modern accommodation at a reasonable price when I travel and this apt tic  …see more

from £34 / night

£255 - £275 / week

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from £34 / night