Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (145025)

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 farmhouse with swimming pool in Qala

Qala / Qala Beach Village

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa, peaceful location, beautiful views” This villa is huge, tastefully decorated throughout, even an en-suite hot tub attached to one of the bedrooms. The photos do not really show the many balconies and sheer height of entrance hallway a
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from £71 / night

£397 - £1097 / week

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from £71 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Compact value for money accommodation in excellent position” This compact studio is an ideal base for a beach holiday.The small galley style kitchen does not encourage self catering but if all that is needed is simple clean accommodation with clean be
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from £34 / night

£240 - £495 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Puerto Banus with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent property -retuned for 4 th year” We have spent three years at this apartment ( it would have been four but the slot was already booked last year. I cannot recommend the apartment highly enough. It is on a corner position giving a choice of t
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from £179 / night

£1250 - £1400 / week

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from £179 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 5 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely, clean apartment in great location, balcony seaview” We loved the apartment, it was very clean and equipped in all the necessary things, great kitchen! It also has a barbecue on the balcony. 10 mins walk to the beach and also 10 mins to the Mar
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from £38 / night

£261 - £547 / week

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Holiday home in Eugenia

Grey County / Eugenia

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £102 / night

£622 - £1061 / week

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from £102 / night

(18) 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
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from £79 / night

£550 - £1205 / week

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avg. 1 hour 37 minutes

from £79 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Torrevieja

Torrevieja / Playa los Locos

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great apartment, Relaxed and lots of fun times.” We won this apartment at a charity auction before even seeing it, but we could not have pick a better one. As with the previous review the apartment has every thing you could possibly need and more.
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from £65 / night

£450 / week

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(28) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing View” Perfect location for exploring Cape Town and beyond, with the most amazing views of Camps bay and tabletop mountain. Hosts very friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The apartment is furnished to a high standard and was spotlessly clea
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1120 / week

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50

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £202 / night

£1185 - £3748 / week

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from £202 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Nerja / Punta Lara

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday!!!!” Great holiday, best villa I've stayed at so far in punta Lara Tracey and Pam were always on hand to help, superb!
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from £45 / night

£295 - £615 / week

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avg. 1 hour 53 minutes

from £45 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Saint Mary's

Antigua / Saint Mary's

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £250 / night

£1750 - £2780 / week

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avg. 1 hour 50 minutes

from £250 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Province of Barcelona / Barcelona

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £84 / night

£583 / week

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from £84 / night

(8) Excellent 

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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
“Really lovely cottage” We were lucky enough to stay in this cottage for a week. It was so lovely we wished we could have stayed longer. It was situated in a quiet, safe and secure gated estate which was very well maintained and had a lovely commun
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from £90 / night

£600 - £1500 / week

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(4) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Puerto Banus with shared pool

Marbella / Puerto Banus

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“I WILL BE BACK!” I stayed here with my family including young children and we thoroughly enjoyed it.The Apartment is in an ideal location with a really short walk to the beach,great for the kids. In addition it is a short walk to the center of Puerto
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from £135 / night

£925 - £1177 / week

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avg. 3 hours 13 minutes

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu District / Kota Kinabalu

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £220 / night

£1540 / week

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avg. 3 hours 18 minutes

from £220 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great location.” Spacious, clean, ground floor apartment, beautiful décor, quiet location, close to beach and village (10 min walk to each - trainers or flat shoes are a good idea) Kitchen well equipped, including a new washing machi
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from £38 / night

£265 - £1013 / week

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avg. 2 hours 54 minutes

from £38 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Home rental in Kingscote

Kangaroo Island / Kingscote

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly

from £124 / night

£989 / week

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avg. 3 hours 15 minutes

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(7) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Chaweng with swimming pool

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

from £185 / night

£1295 / week

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avg. 3 hours 45 minutes

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(3) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and healthy winter sun holiday in a beautiful setting” We love El Soto and have been going there for holidays at least 5 times since 2009. What particularly attracts us is the friendly price (for winter season) and excellent sport facilities
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from £58 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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avg. 3 hours 0 minutes

from £58 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £160 / night

£1100 - £1550 / week

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(19) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant complex and holiday” We stayed in this apartment for a week in August, two adults and two children aged 3 and 5. The apartment complex was perfect for our needs, there are seven swimming pools in total and we more or less had a pool to ourse
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from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £59 / night

£354 - £379 / week

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avg. 2 hours 25 minutes

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Holiday apartment in Cala Vadella

Ibiza / Cala Vadella

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £51 / night

£353 / week

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from £51 / night

(4) Excellent 

110

Holiday bungalow in Mysuru (Mysore)

Karnataka / Mysuru (Mysore)

6 6 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £24 / night

£125 / week

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from £24 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Beaumaris

Tasmania / Beaumaris

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly

from £109 / night

£762 / week

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avg. 2 hours 43 minutes

from £109 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Salema

Faro District / Salema

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £103 / night

£721 - £875 / week

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from £103 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Calis Beach

Fethiye / Calis Beach

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Luxury apartment in a fantastic location” We stayed for a week at the end of October in this beautiful apartment right on the seafront. Delighted to wake up each morning with a view of the sea. The apartment is fitted out beautifully with everythi
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from £55 / night

£385 - £495 / week

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avg. 3 hours 59 minutes

from £55 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Oludeniz

Mugla Province / Oludeniz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mr” Great villa Great location excellent service Would return at the drop off a hat All the family loved the place
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from £64 / night

£442 - £1026 / week

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Holiday villa in Salema

Faro District / Salema

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £99 / night

£649 - £1999 / week

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(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Moraira

Moraira / El Portet

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday!” Casa Musica is home from home and will ensure a relaxing and comfortable holiday. Spain is a hot country but the Air Con in the Villa was effective and needed to be on just 15 minutes then turn off for and the place stayed cool for age
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from £60 / night

£395 - £500 / week

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(8) Excellent 

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Hacienda Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Hacienda Las Chapas

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Villa is lovely.” Spent a week in Villa Vinales. The villa is lovely. Lots of character. Lots of outdoor space. The bbq and bar area where lovely, we spent most of our time there. Even coming back to (our bar) as we called it, for a late drink. Jas
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from £253 / night

£1261 - £2311 / week

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avg. 2 hours 58 minutes

from £253 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Birzebbuga

Island of Malta / Birzebbuga

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A very good apartement with central location.” A clean and fresh apartement. Elevator. Very good kirchen equipment. Good location near the beach, the buses, the restaurants and the shops.
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from £47 / night

£324 / week

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Holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £118 / night

£681 - £1849 / week

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from £118 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Almancil

Faro District / Almancil

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful relaxing vacation” We had a wonderful stay at the villa. A great pool and really close to the beach. The vacations were great.
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from £62 / night

£434 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“1st Class...” a brilliant stay in an amazing property - 10 of us stayed in this for a birthday long weekend...Silvio and his team were very welcoming and accommodating - no complaints about anything, highly recommended.
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from £337 / night

£2437 - £7143 / week

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from £337 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Marbella holiday villa let

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Welcoming, spacious and equipped” We really enjoyed our week at Villa Nadia and greatly appreciated the spacious rooms, bright light through large windows and open terrace for outside relaxation and dining. The arrangements were perfectly executed a
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from £275 / night

£1995 / week

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avg. 2 hours 45 minutes

from £275 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Mijas Centre

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely Brillaint - Better than I could have wished for!” I loved this Villa as soon as I saw the pictures and thought it would be perfect for our stay! But after being there I have to say the pictures do not do it justice! There is more than enoug
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from £377 / night

£2640 - £4614 / week

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from £377 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Trat Province / Ko Chang

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £135 / night

£775 - £1225 / week

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avg. 2 hours 20 minutes

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Baleal holiday home rental

Peniche / Baleal

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £43 / night

£295 / week

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avg. 1 hour 21 minutes

from £43 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Herdade dos Salgados holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” Excellent modern apartment, overlooking the pool and bar. Very well furnished and equipped, nice clean comfy beds. Wifi and some English channels on the TV. The complex is huge and has several pools and a supermarket for essentials is nearby.
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from £26 / night

£390 - £1554 / week

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avg. 3 hours 58 minutes

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