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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Famara holiday apartment rental

Lanzarote / Famara

1 3 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect spot!” We have had the pleasure of staying at Famara Studio 3 times now and every time has been an absolute joy! We always fully appreciate the simple charms and comfort of the accommodation and the spectacular views. From the sheltered and su  …see more

from £50 / night

£340 - £375 / week

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from £50 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Funchal

Funchal / Ajuda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Beautifully equipped flat in quiet residential setting. Close to amenities.” We stayed at the apartment for 5 days and found it to be excellently equipped - obviously a lot of thought has gone into planning! The location was good - easy parking nearby  …see more

from £48 / night

£330 - £539 / week

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from £48 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pedreguer

Province of Alicante / Pedreguer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Extremely well-appointed villa” Just returned from a holiday in Casa Colina on Costa Blanca North. The villa is immaculately presented and extremely well-appointed. Both the owner and the agent - Spanishvillasgb - were very helpful in the course of ou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We wish that we could go straight back there!” Regarding Gran Tarajal. It's all been said before in other reviews but this lovely Spanish town is truly a place that has not yet been spoiled by mass touirsm. La Solana in the Vista Mar development is s  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Flamingos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment and location” The apartment was ideal for our family holiday and I would highly recommend it. It is an ideal base to enjoy top class restaurants, beaches, golf and pampering days at local 5 star hotel.  …see more

from £154 / night

£855 - £1154 / week

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from £154 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Ghajnsielem holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Ghajnsielem

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What a beautiful farmhouse. Perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday” I have organised many holidays for a family group of 10 people over the last 12 years or so. I can honestly say this was one of the best Villas/ Farmhouses we have rented. The photos do  …see more

from £103 / night

£718 / week

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from £103 / night

(1) Very Good 

16

Baga holiday apartment rental

Goa / Baga

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
1 Bedroom fully furnished apartment at the Nazri Resort Goa, this property sleeps 4 as it also has a sofa bed in living room. The apartment has double a/c, wifi, TV, iron and ironing board, cleaning facilities. Shower room including towels, linens etc. Kitchen which inc  …see more

from £25 / night

£150 - £560 / week

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from £25 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Pueblo

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from Home” I stayed at this apartment from 2nd - 9th July 2013 and had family staying in other apartments in Arenal Golf, and I have to say we definatly had the best value for money! Upon arrival we were greeted by Tony who kindly took us to t  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £400 / week

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from £50 / night

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Majorca / Sant Elm

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden

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from £86 / night

£599 / week

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from £86 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Margaret River holiday home rental

Margaret River Region / Margaret River

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“The perfect weekend getaway” I have just stayed at Chalet on Percheron this last weekend with a group of friends for a hen's weekend getaway and none of us wanted to come home! The location of this Chalet is perfect, still close to the town and the be  …see more

from £124 / night

£865 / week

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from £124 / night

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Villa rental in Cala En Forcat with swimming pool

Minorca / Cala En Forcat

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
*Minimum stay 7 nights* This beautiful new villa is situated in a residential area next door to Villa Betty, built in 2010 it boasts all modern conveniences including air conditioning, and is furnished to a high standard throughout. Villa Sonia is located between Cala  …see more

from £73 / night

£511 - £2515 / week

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from £73 / night

(4) Excellent 

29

Holiday villa rental

Tenerife / Adeje

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“One of the best villas that we've stayed in” The villa is set high up a winding road a few minutes from the nearest town. Inside, it is spacious and well furnished but that is just an added extra because who wants to spend their holiday inside? Outsi  …see more

from £156 / night

£1090 - £2370 / week

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from £156 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Catral

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Swimming pool
Superb duplex apartment on small development of just 30, which are built to a very high standard. Next to orange grove and small park in the little town of Catral.<br />The apartment consists of 3 bedrooms - 2 with twin beds and 1 with double.  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £300 / week

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from £36 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Very nice flat in the quiet area of Gotmar/Port de Pollença just at a 15 minutes walk to the beach and the town center.  …see more

from £80 / night

£556 - £770 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sunset Crest

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

3 6 7 nights min

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

from £283 / night

£1976 - £2178 / week

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from £283 / night

(15) Very Good 

17

Apartment accommodation in Palmanova

Calvia / Palmanova

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Just the best apartment in Palma Nova ..” We have stayed three times at this apartment and can say this is the best one available in Palma Nova. The location is very central for everything you will need. There are three supermarkets within a five minu  …see more

from £90 / night

£325 - £725 / week

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from £90 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Marina holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“A Pleasant Stay” Our first time in Portugal was made a very pleasant experience because the apartment offered comfort, space and a serene atmosphere. Its accessibility to shops of different sorts, the scenic view of the marina and its proximity to th  …see more

from £50 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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(7) Excellent 

28

Holiday villa in San Agustin des Vedra

Ibiza / San Agustin des Vedra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Couldn't have asked for more!” We stayed in this villa for a week with family/friends as we were getting married in Ibiza at the end of September. This villa is stunning and has everything you need or could wish for. Richard (the owner) is super quick  …see more

from £450 / night

£2650 - £5000 / week

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from £450 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Salobrena

Salobrena / Monte de Los Almendros

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Mandarina is a luxury house on the prestigious Monte de los Almendros urbanisation. It is a large property and ideal for family holidays throughout the year and special occasions including birthdays, anniversaries and weddings.<br />We have British TV and o  …see more

from £250 / night

£1750 - £1950 / week

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from £250 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Pinhal Novo

Setubal District / Pinhal Novo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Pinhal Novo has great connections from Lisbon, it is only 10 kilometers away from Palmela and the wonderful beaches of Setubal. Calm and peaceful Location great to unwind and relax. <br />For smaller children there is protective fencing available for the pool.  …see more

from £42 / night

£270 - £353 / week

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from £42 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Sitio de Calahonda

Mijas / Sitio de Calahonda

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A taste of luxury in idyllic setting” A great villa which was very well equipped and furnished to a high standard. A car is not essential but is preferable as walking in high temperatures does not suit everybody. Calahonda is fairly quiet but we enjoy  …see more

from £193 / night

£1350 - £2750 / week

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from £193 / night

(1) Very Good 

24

Cala d'Or holiday farmhouse rental

Cala d'Or / Adva Des Fort

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Roca is a beautiful, airy country house full of natural light with a side tower. The house which exteriors are clad with rural stone is arranged in three levels. From the hall there is direct access to the dining room with two dining areas -close one to the other-, one  …see more

from £167 / night

£988 - £2184 / week

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from £167 / night

(19) Excellent 

28

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ban Tai

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Baan Tai Beach is only 300 meters flat walk to the villa, we offer airport transfers, can arrange chef service, breakfast delivered, personal shopping and all while you relax around the fresh water pool and tropical sourroundings.  …see more

from £135 / night

£925 / week

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from £135 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Nadi holiday villa rental

Viti Levu / Nadi

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Modern villa with infinity pool, walking distance to the beach that is part of the 100 acre villa grounds. 15 mins to Nadi International Airport. AC in all bedrooms. BBQ Grill and gourmet kitchen. Walking distance to marina/boat docks. Perfect for weddings/birthdays.  …see more

from £322 / night

£2742 - £3677 / week

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from £322 / night

(20) Excellent 

32

Holiday apartment letting

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
“Lovely high quality condo close to beach and restaurants” My family and I stayed in this condo for the first week of a 5 week Asian vacation and so far this is the nicest place we have been. I had myself and 4 of my children (23, 18, 7 and 10) and the  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £385 / week

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from £50 / night

(19) Excellent 

28

Holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Eixample

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
This 110 m2 apartment, located on the third floor of an elevator building on the prestigious Carrer de Muntaner in L'Esquerra de l'Eixample, has beautiful period details, including original mosaic floors, high plaster ceilings, stain-glass windows and polished  …see more

from £202 / night

£1345 - £2195 / week

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from £202 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely centrally located apartment” Thanks again Gabby for letting me and my family stay in your lovely apartment in Lanzarote. The location was excellent relatively close to the beach and also the supermarket. It was great to have the swimming pool o  …see more

from £50 / night

£380 - £920 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Very Good 

33

Holiday villa rental

Moraira / El Portet

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A perfect place to spend my 50th B`day!” We have just arrived home after a week stay in this beautiful Villa with its own pool. The Villa is such a find in a perfect location just 5 mins stroll to the beautiful bay of El Portet. This is a two bed, one  …see more

from £82 / night

£616 - £1240 / week

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from £82 / night

(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
“A perfect & relaxing holiday” We had the most ever relaxing holiday. The location of this apartment was excellent for everything. Restaurants supermarkets etc. The pools were all lovely sometimes we had a pool to ourselves!! that's in August. The apa  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Albany

Western Australia / Albany

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Stablebase is an architecturally designed accommodationlocated in beautiful countryside just minutes from the centre of Albany, stunning beaches and national parks. Stablebase is a self contained wing of our house. It is accessed through the main entry hall shared with  …see more

from £99 / night

£692 / week

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from £99 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Marbella Town with shared pool

Marbella / Marbella Town

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” I really enjoyed my stay in this apartment, it is very comfortable, lovely & bright, & very clean. This apartment is only 4/5 mins walk to beach & restaurants. The 24 hour concierge gave a feeling of safety & security. Would absol  …see more

from £71 / night

£384 - £578 / week

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from £71 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Holiday Ever!” Chose Villa Hera to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday with friends and family and had the best holiday ever. The Villa is stunning and beautifully presented and equipped both inside and out. Antonio was so helpful both when book  …see more

from £300 / night

£1761 - £4847 / week

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from £300 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday studio rental

Costa del Sol / Torremolinos

Studio 4 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
The best location!!! Newly refurbished!! This cute studio is located between Bajondillo and Carihuela beaches (castillo de santa clara). Terrace with wonderful views. With easy access to the beach (lift) or to Torremolinos town center (5 min. walking). Plenty of restaur  …see more

from £48 / night

£214 - £513 / week

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(35) Excellent 

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Surrathani holiday villa rental

Ko Samui / Surrathani

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
The Headland Villas offer the perfect tropical location for a relaxing holiday.Situated at Taling Ngam Beach on the idyllic western coast of Koh Samui,the spectacular views are the highlight of the Headland for a perfect tropical location for a relaxing holiday.<br /  …see more

from £363 / night

£2541 / week

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(34) Excellent 

78

Holiday apartment in Mysuru (Mysore)

Karnataka / Mysuru (Mysore)

3 4 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“The best place to stay in Gokulam” We had a beautiful 10-week stay here this summer. Ananya and Hari were the perfect inn-keepers and tour guides. The roof deck and view is fantastic and all of our friends from the shala were envious that we found the  …see more

from £21 / night

£142 / week

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(12) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Isla Plana

Isla Plana / Mojon Hills Resort

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful appartment. Very well decorated.” We loved staying here. Very convenient having the car park beneath the well kept appartment. Beaches very close by and easy to park near. The pool was lovely and quiet. All in all very pleased with our cho  …see more

from £36 / night

£300 / week

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from £36 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous swim out apartment” We loved this apartment its close to the beach and the pool is right off the patio. Its well layed out with both couples having their own bathrooms, a well equiped kitchen with large fridge. great outdoor area with loung  …see more

from £183 / night

£1275 - £2809 / week

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from £183 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Port de Pollenca / Pine Walk Area

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning Views” Stayed in this lovely, spacious apartment early May, our first visit to Belleveure 2A. Easy to book and any queries to Bianca were promptly replied. The views from the apartment were stunning. Perfect location for our 2 year  …see more

from £110 / night

£770 - £1795 / week

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from £110 / night

(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  …see more

from £59 / night

£319 - £729 / week

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from £59 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday home rental

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Dream apartment by the ocean!” My husband and I stayed here for two weeks and enjoyed every minute of our stay in this lovely apartment. It is very spacious and has a very large terrace with beautiful sea views, its very well equipped a feels like a v  …see more

from £116 / night

£821 - £1341 / week

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from £116 / night