Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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 townhouse in Villanueva de Tapia

Province of Malaga / Villanueva de Tapia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Looking for somewhere typically Spanish? Then this sympathetically restored Andalucian Townhouse with private swimming pool may just be the holiday home for you.  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £1015 / week

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from £70 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Great appartment, beautiful town.” This was our second visit to this apartment and we will certainly be coming back again. The apartment is well equipment and perfectly located for restaurants and the beach without being noisy. There are two good  …see more

from £35 / night

£279 - £609 / week

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from £35 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Villamartin

Orihuela / Villamartin

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Home from Home” My husband and our 3 children aged 5,2 &1 stayed here for a week in August and we had a brilliant time. It is a beautiful home with everything you could possibly need. One of our particular favourite things was the free Wifi. The house  …see more

from £30 / night

£200 - £300 / week

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from £30 / night

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Home rental in Rosebud

Mornington Peninsula / Rosebud

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Child friendly
Only a 10min walk to the Beach so there is no need for the car and it's less than 10 minutes walk to the shops at Rosebud Plaza. The Cute Beach House oozes character and looks like a beach house should. The Cute beach house is close to all attractions such as The  …see more

from £61 / night

£426 / week

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from £61 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Torrevieja Area holiday bungalow rental

Torrevieja Area / Playa Flamenca

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday, super apartment...” The apartment is nicely situated with about a 8 minute walk to the Playa Flamenca commercial centre and has all the home comforts to help make your stay an enjoyable one. We stayed there during the first and second w  …see more

from £23 / night

£160 - £300 / week

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from £23 / night

(14) Excellent 

15

Kallaroo holiday apartment rental

Joondalup / Kallaroo

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Access to Indian Ocean Great Beaches<br />Whether it's for long weekend or for holiday, we are here to make your stay comfortable!  …see more

from £50 / night

£326 - £399 / week

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from £50 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This centrally located 3 bedroom character cottage has been totally rebuilt from the foundation up. A heat pump in the open plan living/dining area warms right through with the option of under-tile heating in the living/dining and bathroom areas if required. A lovely  …see more

from £114 / night

£795 / week

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from £114 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent accomodation nice quite location” The accommodation was very good and perfect for a family of three. Nice to have a swimming poll and generous seating outside. Nice quite location.  …see more

from £85 / night

£620 - £930 / week

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from £85 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Gran Canaria / Taurito

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” This villa is one of the best you could find, everything is included and there's nothing more you could need. If you are looking for a quiet and relaxeing holiday this is the villa to book, we enjoyed the sun, and peaceful nice surroundin  …see more

from £162 / night

£1131 - £2748 / week

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from £162 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Javea with shared pool

Javea / Arenal

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice clean apartment, close to the beach, bars and shops.” The owner Liz was very helpful and booking the apartment was an easy process and good value for money. The apartment was clean, tidy and very spacious. The weather was a bit up and down for M  …see more

from £37 / night

£250 - £700 / week

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from £37 / night

11

Moraira holiday home rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This modern, well furnished bungalow enjoys a quiet location, just 5 min drive from Moraira resort, beaches and amenities. The bungalow enjoy a very quiet location with a community pool with spacious sun gardens shared by 12 bungalows, not overcrowded .Single st  …see more

from £36 / night

£246 / week

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from £36 / night

(1) Very Good 

24

Sapporo ski apartment to rent.

Hokkaido / Sapporo

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
After inquiry need to keep communication at least once in a day until booking is complete <br />There are Sento (public bath houses), coin laundry and restarunt nearby the apartment  …see more

from £32 / night

£205 - £345 / week

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from £32 / 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 £57 / night

£400 - £850 / week

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from £57 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment letting

Bay of Islands / Paihia

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
Ocean views from every corner, spacious accommodation &; comfortable furnishings make this apartment ideal for the discerning traveller..Complimentary Wi-Fi for todays discerning travellers needs.  …see more

from £70 / night

£420 - £550 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday home in Craigleith

Grey County / Craigleith

9 22 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
he living room has a large oval wood burning fireplace that reaches high into a 30 ft cathedral ceiling. The large sun deck on the second level offers beautiful scenery and vistas of Blue Mountain Resort and the Niagara Escarpment. Its mins walk to Blue Mountain Village  …see more

from £360 / night

£2516 / week

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from £360 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Mellieha

Island of Malta / Mellieha

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Air conditioning
Exclusive Location Ghadira awarded “European Destination of Excellence” A Charming and homely apartment sleeps 4 guests, located in a residential quiet area yet close to all amenities Free Wi-Fi high speed and Cable T.V. Air-condit  …see more

from £34 / night

£227 - £560 / week

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from £34 / night

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Apartment rental in Exmouth with golf nearby

Western Australia / Exmouth

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Getaway Villas are modern, well equipped, spacious and comfortable apartments located in the heart of town close to most amenities and eateries. They are fully air-conditioned and noise - heat insulated, with a full kitchen and bathroom which includes a washing machine.  …see more

from £86 / night

£516 - £626 / week

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from £86 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Lora del Rio with swimming pool

Province of Seville / Lora del Rio

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Cortijo Hacienda Nueva, spectacular accommodation for 12 persons, large gardens and pool area with barbecue. The region of the Guadalquivir Valley is the region extending from Sevilla City to Cordoba City. An ideal region for which they want to visit apart from  …see more

from £132 / night

£737 - £1965 / week

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from £132 / night

(62) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent location and very welcoming stay” We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights during the month of December. We arrived in the middle of the night but someone was on hand to help us in and orient us to the apartment. The "starter kit" (milk, e  …see more

from £145 / night

£890 - £1800 / week

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from £145 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Valletta holiday apartment rental

Valletta / Central Valletta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent apartment” This is an excellent apartment. Situation if perfect, furnished to a high standard. We prefer self catering as my husband is an excellent cook and likes to cook the local food himself. A bit wary of doing this overseas as not a  …see more

from £78 / night

£540 - £887 / week

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from £78 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Corralejo

Corralejo / El Sultan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment in a quiet location” Just back from two weeks staying at the El Sultan complex. Really nice apartment about a 20 minute walk from from centre of town and 5 minutes from nearest large supermarket. Lorraine was there to meet us when we a  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £545 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in La Union

Murcia / La Union

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
Penthouse Apartment Self-catering with stunning Mountain views, just 10 minutes drive to the beach at Los Nietos. Communal pool and balcony and rooftop Solarium for al fresco dining. Ideal for families seeking relaxation.or a action packed adventure holiday.  …see more

from £40 / night

£305 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rocha Department / Punta del Diablo

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

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from £99 / night

£492 - £1066 / week

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from £99 / night

(14) Very Good 

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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
“Brilliant villa” Absolutely brilliant villa with a heated pool and jacuzzi. 4 adults stayed here for 1 week and had a fantastic holiday. Only a 15 minute stroll to the beach. Loved this villa and would definitely stay here again  …see more

from £138 / night

£659 - £1045 / week

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from £138 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Quebec / Compton

5 9 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £172 / night

£532 / week

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from £172 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Ciudad Quesada

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Lovely 2 bedroom apartment with WIFI and air con. Beautiful pools set in landscapes garens  …see more

from £25 / night

£190 - £240 / week

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from £25 / night

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Holiday bungalow in Larantuka

Flores / Larantuka

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Beach Front Bungalow Beautifully Located on Sandy Beach With Wonderful Sea Views .You have your own wooden decked Terrace from which you can admire View overlooking Sea .The Bungalow is also situated within its own walled Garden , with ornamental fish pond and cascading  …see more

from £41 / night

£287 / week

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from £41 / night

(3) 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
This large townhouse offers a peaceful retreat with all the comforts of home. Close to the village of Luz with magnificent sea views, this property offers something for everyone from families to golfers Casa Gaivota is situated in a quiet and enviable position, with fa  …see more

from £135 / night

£950 - £1550 / week

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from £135 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Vilamoura / Terracos da Vinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great accommodation in a nice open setting” First time we have rented a villa with a shared pool, normally opting for a private pool. 32 properties within a gated secure area sharing one large swimming pool. Some villas privately owned and some rent  …see more

from £75 / night

£522 - £1348 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Castelldefels with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Barcelona / Castelldefels

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“A clean and comfortable apartment in a pleasant suburban area” My wife and I spent five nights here with our three children (aged 15, 13 and 10), primarily as a base from which to explore Barcelona in the day time and also in the hope that it would be  …see more

from £59 / night

£412 / week

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from £59 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Miami Platja

Costa Dorada / Miami Platja

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Sonrisa is set in a large plot with private gardens, LARGE SWIMMING POOL (10x5) and off road parking. It has 3 bedrooms, the master has a Superking bed, bedroom 2 is a double bed and bedroom 3 has bunkbed which is a single up and double down, all bedrooms have  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £2340 / week

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from £108 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oliveira do Hospital

Coimbra District / Oliveira do Hospital

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing” We stayed there in June of last year. The villa was spot on, it had everything that you needed, immaculate, well looked after and it was a pleasure to stay there. The views are spectacular and the pool and surrounding gardens added to that  …see more

from £60 / night

£579 - £1187 / week

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from £60 / night

(13) Excellent 

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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

(6) Excellent 

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Townhouse accommodation in Los Alcazares with shared pool, golf nearby

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A Lovely House which is like a home” This is a lovely property which has been very thoughtfully equipped with lots of charming touches which are unusual in a rented house. It has everything one might need and the owners and their very helpful agent ha  …see more

from £36 / night

£350 - £495 / week

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from £36 / 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 £66 / night

£435 - £870 / week

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from £66 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Cala Santandria

Minorca / Cala Santandria

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
HOLIDAYS IN MENORCA  …see more

from £57 / night

£396 / week

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from £57 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Cabo Roig / Cala Capitan Beach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The Perfect Getaway” We were pleasantly surprised to discover that the apartment had undergone a complete refurbishment between booking and arrival. The Complex is situated right on the beach. It's a low rise gated development, with nice gardens.  …see more

from £53 / night

£348 - £566 / week

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from £53 / night

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Moruya holiday home rental

New South Wales / Moruya

4 7 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A beautiful newly built home in very quiet south coast town. Luxurious open plan room with dining table for ten and stone bench kitchen. All mod cons including fridge, dishwasher, washing machine dryer. Microwave, tv. Downstairs teenage retreat sleeps 3 . Newly plante  …see more

from £154 / night

£1074 / week

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from £154 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.354 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home comforts and great location” We stayed at the apartment for two weeks. It was clean, comfortable and had everything you could need. There was also clean linen and towels delivered half way through which was great. Great location close to everyth  …see more

from £35 / night

£218 - £522 / week

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from £35 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Puerto Banus

Marbella / Puerto Banus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feels like home” It's a lovely house in a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance of the beach (100m) and supermarket (300m). Heaven for the amateur-chefs thanks to the amazing kitchen and lots of privacy and sun in the garden. A perfect sprin  …see more

from £174 / night

£1044 - £2087 / week

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from £174 / night