Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (231445)

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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231,445 Holiday homes

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Holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Laguna Golf, Vilamoura

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Idyllic apartment in quiet location” Lovely apartment, really well equipped and comfortable with a lovely indoor and outdoor 'lounge' and all on ground floor so just a few feet to the quiet shared swimming pool. Pool is small but perfectly adequate f  …see more

from £116 / night

£812 / week

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from £116 / night

(3) Excellent 

19

Arrecife holiday apartment rental

Lanzarote / Arrecife

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
“Faultless!!” Marcus offered to pick us up from the airport,although we were late he was still waiting.On arrival he explained every thing about the apartment.Before leaving he made arrangements for the linen/bedding change the following week.We were o  …see more

from £39 / night

£270 - £300 / week

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from £39 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Palmanova

Calvia / Palmanova

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful stay in Son Caliu.” We had a wonderful vacation in this apartment for three weeks. It's the second year we visit this apartment. The apartment is nice and have a wonderful view over the sea. The poolarea is very nice with a great pool next t  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £520 / week

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from £36 / night

(18) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa accommodation

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Windy luxury in Playa Blanca” Had a wonderful stay at this gorgeous villa. It is very well equipped.We traveled with a baby and the house missed nothing: Babybed,highchair and even a stroller was there,everything of good quality. The house itself is b  …see more

from £160 / night

£1090 - £2779 / week

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from £160 / night

16

Apartment rental in Dubai

Emirate of Dubai / Dubai

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Located 4.3 km from Ibn Battuta Mall, Vacation Bay Sea View - Sadaf-4 offers accommodation in Dubai. Vacation Holiday Homes Sea View - Sadaf-4 features views of the sea and is 8 km from Mall of the Emirates. Free private parking is available on site. The kitchen is fit  …see more

from £180 / night

£1242 - £3388 / week

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from £180 / night

(16) Excellent 

40

Windmill Hill, Albufeira holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Windmill Hill, Albufeira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment with amazing views” Brilliant spacious apartment. Everything we needed for a great Holiday. Best views i have ever seen. Complex lovely. Very hilly but plenty of taxis. Owners responded to any queries immediately and the Manager,  …see more

from £40 / night

£350 - £720 / week

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from £40 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A home from home.” a home from home well equipped excellent furnishings,a lovely apartment for a relaxing holiday. Nice pool area very quiet and clean. great location very near to beach, shops and restaurants,  …see more

from £47 / night

£329 - £371 / week

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from £47 / night

(6) Very Good 

17

Holiday apartment in Pamplemousses

Pamplemousses District / Pamplemousses

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Small retail shops not far from apartment, and bigger Shopping centre only 3 km from apartment.  …see more

from £19 / night

£132 / week

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from £19 / night

(33) Excellent 

4

Studio rental in Coles Bay with golf nearby

Freycinet / Coles Bay

Studio 2 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets
Hazards Escape is a recently completed, free standing unit, adjacent to the main house, in a quiet setting about 5 minutes drive from the township of Coles Bay. The unit contains a spacious kitchenette and bathroom. It has queen bed with electric blanket, a comfortable  …see more

from £93 / night

£649 / week

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from £93 / night

(68) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment in Valletta

Island of Malta / Valletta

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Well designed, comfortable, didn't want to go home!” This apartment is beautifully and thoughtfully designed, with everything you could possibly need. The air conditioning works well and there is constant hot water. The location is excellent and the  …see more

from £82 / night

£548 - £642 / week

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from £82 / night

(28) Very Good 

26

Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £210 / night

£1452 - £2097 / week

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from £210 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Calafell

Costa Dorada / Calafell

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Lovely apartment with unrivalled sea views” Stayed in this apartment for 10 days with my wife and from the moment we met Manager Mike on arrival to the day we left we loved every single minute of our stay. We were met at the airport by Mike who gave u  …see more

from £73 / night

£471 - £941 / week

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from £73 / night

(3) Very Good 

21

Ponta Delgada holiday penthouse rental

Ponta Delgada / Ponta Delgada, Azores

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
New, March 2014 Listing.Welcome to a unique Azorean 'holiday apartment' rental -- “The Penthouse, Ponta Delgada”. Recently refurbished to a high standard, it's extremely well-equipped and includes full Climate Control, Cable T.V and FREE,  …see more

from £113 / night

£790 / week

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from £113 / night

(8) Very Good 

23

Sao Martinho do Porto holiday apartment rental

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“cool, spacious apartment, central location” We had a great week in Sao Martinho de Porto. Apartment very spacious, and great to have the luxury of washing machine and dishwasher!! No need for us to use the aircon unit as a great breeze ran through apa  …see more

from £31 / night

£167 - £394 / week

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from £31 / night

(23) Very Good 

17

Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Province of Barcelona / Barcelona

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“very quiet and renovated apartment, perfect for us !” this 3-room apartment was very well, so quiet (not easy in Barcelona !) everything worked perfectly, this flat is on the 4th floor, but there is a (small) lift, no problem ! everything in the apa  …see more

from £69 / night

£479 / week

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from £69 / night

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Pedreguer holiday villa rental

Province of Alicante / Pedreguer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful modern villa on the slopes of Monte Solana. Pristine clean, fully equipped includes dishwasher, air-con, large TV, CD & DVD player. Large private pool & terrace enjoy all-day sun & covered terrace overlooking the pool is the perfect place to eat a  …see more

from £65 / night

£375 - £800 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Bellresguard

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
First floor apartment in the beautiful Bellresguard complex, located only 100 meters from the beach and at a 10 minutes walk to town center.The private residential complex is sounded by mature well kept gardens and peaceful water streams as well as communal pools an  …see more

from £98 / night

£684 - £1283 / week

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from £98 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Seeb

Muscat Governorate / Seeb

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real paradise! Absolutely fantastic!!!” As Sahala villa was one of the most beautiful holiday destinations we have ever been to. Amazingly spacious property, rather a 'hacienda', than just a villa. Perfect location - close to beautiful mountains an  …see more

from £300 / night

£1400 - £2800 / week

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from £300 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje / El Duque

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
We have luxury villa for rent in the heart of prestigious area Costa Adeje. All year around at guests disposal three-floor private Villa with swimming pool! (Heating of pool cost extra 20 euros per day). The villa is new new and fully equipped. Near the villa there are  …see more

from £291 / night

£2009 - £2753 / week

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from £291 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Cala d'Or

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
The villa is located within a quiet residential area of Cala Egos. Situated within its own gardens, it has two large sun terraces, a shared swimming pool and BBQ area. The villa is superbly located, being only a one minute walk from the Mediterranean and the beach, as w  …see more

from £100 / night

£595 - £1295 / week

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from £100 / night

(14) Very Good 

68

Holiday home rental

Vancouver / North Vancouver

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“fabulous location so close to the city, difficult to imagine a more perfect spot” This property is perched on a steep hillside in Deep Cove overlooking the inlet of Indian Arm and the mountains beyond. It is difficult to imagine a more perfect spot wh  …see more

from £32 / night

£1122 - £2200 / week

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from £32 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Broome

Kimberley Region / Broome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
The apartments are at the Blue Seas Resort and offered to you from the individual owners. They are fully self-contained with a separate queen bedroom, full equipped kitchen, spacious living area including LCD TV with over 20 free to air channels, 2 king-single sofa-bed  …see more

from £84 / night

£584 / week

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from £84 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Laguna Golf, Vilamoura

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Vilamoura has the best Marina on the Algarve coast with many excellent restaurant,cafe/bars and Casino/nightlife activity.It enjoys a great sandy beach ,sporting activities including sailing,golf,tennis,cycling,water sports including a great water fun park,horse riding  …see more

from £90 / night

£595 - £895 / week

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from £90 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful and relaxing villa...” We were looking for somewhere a little special to holiday and celebrate our anniversary somewhere quiet and beautiful. We were certainly not disappointed with our stay at loreto luxury villa which is built into the cli  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £1099 / week

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from £75 / night

(7) Very Good 

25

Apartment rental in La Cala de Mijas with shared pool, golf nearby

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Recently updated, this very well appointed apartment has all the comforts of home. WiFi**CHARGE APPLIES Flat screen 42" TV. English channels Air Con / Heating** CHARGE APPLIES VIA COIN BOX Pool Chairs are included.. Hairdryer. Travel Cot by request. Iron and Iro  …see more

from £55 / night

£300 - £450 / week

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from £55 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Central Albufeira

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment - Amazing Location” We stayed here in middle of September 2016 and was not disappointed. Apartment is located right in the centre of Albufeira about 5 mins from the beach, the main bars and restaurants and the supermarkets. It is l  …see more

from £43 / night

£236 - £748 / week

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from £43 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Ocean Village, Gibraltar holiday apartment rental

Ocean Village, Gibraltar

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Deluxe apartment in good area” We were met at the apartment and shown all the equipment. The apartment has good sized balcony which looked out over the pool. The main shopping area two mins away so this is a good location. For the price you get a very  …see more

from £105 / night

£715 - £930 / week

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from £105 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Faro District / Ferragudo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely large house - perfect for our stay” We stayed in Casa Linda for a week in October and loved it. The house is super; well equipped and comfortably furnished, with stylish decor. The rooms are large and spacious, and the outdoor space, though s  …see more

from £108 / night

£642 - £1197 / week

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from £108 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Costa Teguise with shared pool, golf nearby

Lanzarote / Costa Teguise

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic holiday!” I have now stayed at Del Sol for the past 4 years & i am returning this year. The complex is superbly maintained and spotlessly clean. As a mother with 2 young children safety is paramount and this complex certainly delivers. There  …see more

from £45 / night

£310 - £450 / week

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from £45 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Mont Tremblant ski home to rent.

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Couldn't ask for a better vacation rental” An absolutely fabulous vacation rental. If you are looking to spend some time in the Mont Tremblant area look no further. This beautiful home is modern, spacious, and conveniently located just minutes from th  …see more

from £135 / night

£860 - £1300 / week

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from £135 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benidorm

Benidorm / Levante Beach

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent!” We stayed for 14 nights in July/August this year brilliant accommodation and the pool is amazing photos really don't do it justice. Close enough to everything but nicely set back. Extremely helpful people who emailed back quickly with ans  …see more

from £38 / night

£215 - £285 / week

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from £38 / night

(1) Average 

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Province of Alicante / Orihuela

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £19 / night

£132 - £270 / week

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from £19 / night

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Port Elizabeth holiday home rental

Eastern Cape / Port Elizabeth

5 9 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Modern villa overlooking the Indian Ocean. Main house with 3 bedrooms; 1 x queen (ensuite), 1 double and 1 x 3/4 (ensuite), plus 1 x family bathroom. Open plan kitchen and dining area, lounge with dstv (satellite) leading out onto a balcony with 180 degree sea views. 2  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 / week

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from £135 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Mansfield

Victoria / Mansfield

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Free WIFI. New modern 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment comprises spacious open living area with double sliding doors opening to outdoor patio. Lounge area with large flat screen TV, DVD player and split system. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry. Master bedroom with queen  …see more

from £121 / night

£723 - £1025 / week

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from £121 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Hong Kong

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
THE NEW 5 BEDROOM TSIM SHA TSUI APARTMENT - YOU CANT BEAT THAT LOCATION! - SUBWAY STATION IN FRONT OF THE BUILDING - Live where HONG KONG wants to live! !!perfect shopping area and great restaurants and coffee shops!! - CLOSE TO FAMOUS VICTORIA HARBOUR and NATHAN ROAD  …see more

from £129 / night

£898 - £2930 / week

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from £129 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Cala De Finestrat / La Cala De Finistrat

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautifully furnished apartment with great views. This wonderful apartment is located in the popular resort of La Cala where you will find a beautiful sandy and sheltered beach, plenty of bars and restaurants, supermarkets and a regular bus service to nearby towns. As  …see more

from £33 / night

£227 - £398 / week

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from £33 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Located on the first floor (lift access). This two bedroom penthouse apartment is perfect for couples or a family, with flexible bedding configurations available. The master bedroom has king bedding, ensuite with spa bath & separate shower. Second bedroom has a quee  …see more

from £247 / night

£1725 / week

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from £247 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Brusubi holiday home rental

Banjul Division / Brusubi

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Cairotanco,loosely translates as Safe Haven,Peace and Safety. The two storey house is set in the quiet area of Brusubi,no traffic,no noisy neighbour's, just the occasional cow,goat or donkey. Yet it is only 20 mins walk to the beach,5 mins by car.My favorite part o  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £385 / week

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from £25 / 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

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Holiday finca with swimming pool in Randa

Algaida / Randa

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Aubenya is a rustic-elegant that has a special charm, nestled in a serene location, not overlooked, with 200.000 square meters of surrounding countryside, perfect for walks outdoors. The property offers 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, 2 lounges and a dining room for up to 1  …see more

from £214 / night

£1496 / week

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from £214 / night