Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (47663)

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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25

Holiday home with swimming pool in Carvalhal

Santarem District / Carvalhal

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
In Zone Óbidos, 14 km from the beaches, with spectacular views, great pool and 5.000m2 of land with fruit trees.The house has 210m2, 3 bedrooms and three bathrooms, lounge, kitchen, terraces, and is fully equipped.In this house, you can enjoy the tranquility of t  …see more

from £62 / night

£369 - £1448 / week

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from £62 / night

(2) Very Good 

21

Apartment rental in Swakopmund

Erongo Region / Swakopmund

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Holiday Self Catering<br />Fully provide self-catering two storey Unit with lock-up Garage , Alarm System, Complex Security.  …see more

from £73 / night

£510 - £750 / week

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from £73 / night

42

Holiday villa in Tauro

Tauro / Pueblo de Tauro

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
4 bathrooms (with massage), indoor dining room, dining area, living room, kitchen.Large Terrace.  …see more

from £188 / night

£1316 - £1910 / week

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from £188 / night

(7) Very Good 

44

Javea holiday villa rental

Javea / Montgo Valls

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous!” I have just returned from an amazing holiday that I had at this villa along with my boyfriend and a group of friends (all early - mid 20s). There were 10 of us in total. The villa itself is gorgeous and could not be faulted. The bedrooms  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £2200 / week

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from £143 / night

(3) Excellent 

38

Baiao / Santa Cruz do Douro

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £79 / night

£439 / week

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from £79 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Pals

Pals / Playa de Pals

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
This enchanting, well-equipped & spacious four-bedroom detached house, with its own garden, is quietly situated yet only a short walk from sandy beach, shops, restaurants and bars of Playa de Pals. With several beaches, pool, fantastic snorkelling, golf and local me  …see more

from £66 / night

£395 - £1229 / week

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from £66 / night

(3) Excellent 

24

Holiday gite with shared pool in Sidi-Rbat

Agadir / Sidi-Rbat

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
Berber traditional house restored with modern comforts. Situated near the Oued Massa, near the Souss Massa Draa reserve is the ideal base for holidays nature and discovery. It has a ground floor terrace for lunch outside avect small garden and a top terrace equipped wit  …see more

from £31 / night

£215 / week

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from £31 / night

(18) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa in Gale

Albufeira / Gale

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Large detached villa with private heated pool 300m from beach and near all amenities, ideal for families.  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £2900 / week

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from £200 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in La Cala de Mijas with shared pool

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
apartment closer Marbella with terrace private  …see more

from £40 / night

£264 - £676 / week

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from £40 / night

(13) Excellent 

23

Palma de Mallorca holiday apartment rental

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

2 3 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
A centrally located apartment ideal for people wanting to experience the old town of Palma. Also a great base for exploring the island.  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Very Good 

34

San Cayetano holiday apartment rental

Murcia / San Cayetano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful, comfortable with entertainment nearby” We have stayed in this property a few times now. It is in a peaceful location, on the edge of a friendly Spanish village. You can get basic food from the supermarket, and delicious cakes in the bakery.  …see more

from £55 / night

£225 - £295 / week

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from £55 / night

(16) Very Good 

45

Holiday home rental

Kodagu (Coorg) / Madikeri

7 40 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 40
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Flora Homes : Good choice to stay in Madikere” Last weekend we visited Madikere and spent 2 nights in Flora homes. Pros : A very beautiful home. Very neat and clean Friendly and helpful hosts located in the heart of the city Kitchen is always  …see more

from £23 / night

£138 - £607 / week

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from £23 / night

(1) Excellent 

47

Apartment rental in Sant Miquel de Fluvia with swimming pool

Province of Girona / Sant Miquel de Fluvia

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Large house with 5 double bedrooms, 2 kitchens and 3 bathrooms, private garden with swimming pool and barbecue, in a beautiful natural environment, only 10 minutes from the beach, Costa Brava, railway station in the village, great for hiking and cycling  …see more

from £97 / night

£615 - £1536 / week

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from £97 / night

(3) Excellent 

38

Holiday penthouse with shared pool in El Albir

L'Alfas del Pi / El Albir

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great location, great resort!” The apartment is a great base for a family holiday. It's large, bright and tastefully decorated with nice views towards the sea and the hot tub on the roof terrace is a great place to relax. The kids lov  …see more

from £94 / night

£658 - £1097 / week

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from £94 / night

(12) Excellent 

21

Cottage letting in Zabbar

Island of Malta / Zabbar

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
“Beautiful Holiday Let” The house was very beautiful with such lovely features from the hot tub, decor, style to the lovely outside space. In the warmer weather it would be the perfect place to stay. We chose to go in January and it was a very cold  …see more

from £106 / night

£615 - £1369 / week

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from £106 / night

(64) Very Good 

10

Ski condo to rent in Whistler

Whistler / Upper Village

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
2 bedroom. 2 bathroom. Sleeps 7. Well furnished. Well equipped. Conveniently located. Quiet. Large hot tub. Fireplace. Wireless broadband.10 mins walk to Whistler base, or free shuttle bus from across streetWe accept on-line reservations and credit card payment.  …see more

from £94 / night

£652 / week

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from £94 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Superb Apartment” We stayed in this apartment for nine nights and can honestly say it is as the pictures shows. Very well appointed and spotlessly clean. Rod arranged for his driver Milton to do the airport run both ways at half the price of a taxi.  …see more

from £66 / night

£395 - £895 / week

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from £66 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in La font d'en Carros

Province of Valencia / La font d'en Carros

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Paradise” We stayed at this villa in April 2013 and it is in a beautiful location. Slightly up a mountain but near enough to the town. Lovely pool and perfect place for a family to holiday. We had many nights round the BBQ in the evening. We would def  …see more

from £107 / night

£800 - £1200 / week

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from £107 / night

(6) Very Good 

35

Apartment rental in Torrevieja with shared pool

Torrevieja / Playa del Cura Resort

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice clean apartment” Had a lovely stay, the only thing I could suggest is to have some chairs or sun beds to carry to beach. All the locals seem to do this as not a lot of sun beds on beach and the ones what are there are quite expensive to hire  …see more

from £27 / night

£164 - £233 / week

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from £27 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port of Soller

Soller / Port of Soller

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Peaceful retreat in itself and a great base for local exploration” Great apartment, clean and well-equipped. View from balcony is stunning overlooking the marina. View from the bedroom out towards the sea and the sunset was idyllic. Puerto de Soller  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £640 / week

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from £70 / night

(12) Very Good 

34

Holiday home in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Alfanzina

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Casa do Farol, Refugio na Zona do CarvoeiroCasa do Farol, Peaceful refuge in Carvoeiro area  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 - £1746 / week

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from £88 / night

(4) Very Good 

97

Phuket / Rawai

Studio 4 14 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £13 / night

£84 - £302 / week

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from £13 / night

6

Holiday private room in Montreal

Quebec / Montreal

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
superbe chambre privée et meublé au centre ville de Montreal . Proches des transports en commun ( 3 stations de metro et nombreuses stations de bus ) . Le quartier est vivant et tres recherché ; de nombreux bars restaurants, epiceries ouverte 24h/2  …see more

from £21 / night

£145 / week

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from £21 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Villa letting in Quesada with shared pool, golf nearby

Quesada / Dona Pepa 2

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
This Luxury Villa is in an ideal setting opposite private grassed areas and pool. There are 3 terraces, one of which is upstairs overlooking the pool. It is furnished up to a very high standard with LCD televisions with satellite both in the lounge and main bedroom.&l  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £300 / week

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from £28 / night

(7) Excellent 

17

Baza holiday cave house rental

Province of Granada / Baza

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Very comfortable and stylish "away from it all" break” You have to concentrate on your map directions to find the ‘Cave of the Cypress’ and I suggest you find it for the first time, during daylight. Once there, we found a beautifully appointed modern  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 - £765 / week

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from £80 / night

(3) Average 

23

Competa holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Competa

2 2 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
Perfect for couples. Charming house in the heart of the village. Sleeps 2. The house has lovely views from the roof terrace. Our refurbished 'casita' (little house) has been lovingly renovated incorporating comfort and modern conveniences while ensuring its o  …see more

from £25 / night

£160 - £260 / week

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from £25 / night

(11) Very Good 

24

Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / El Portet

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa in a lovely location” Villa is very comfortable and well appointed. It is located in a peaceful setting with really good views of El Portet bay. The private pool and surrounding patio area is also very nice. The owner is very helpful a  …see more

from £85 / night

£490 - £950 / week

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from £85 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in La Taha

Province of Granada / La Taha

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Bohemian Rhapsody!” This ancient house is a work of art. Situated in a tiny Moorish village (which nestles in the mountains and has no touristy clutter), the building overflows with character. The artist owners have decorated it with heaps of funky/bo  …see more

from £88 / night

£527 - £969 / week

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from £88 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Vilaflor

Tenerife / Vilaflor

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Those wishing for a more secluded place to stay are well catered for with this traditional apartment available for let. The property is situated in more mountainous area for peace and quiet yer still fairly convenient for days at the beach. Situated in the grounds of &q  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxury apartment, fully equipped, amazing views to the ocean and city, located on the top floor with one terrace facing south and another one facing west with sun loungers, living room with comfortable sofa bed, big Flat TV, AC, English Channels, TV SAT, WIFI, bedroom w  …see more

from £9 / night

£88 - £693 / week

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from £9 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Maspalomas

Gran Canaria / Maspalomas

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about pets
Recently completely renovated flat; modern and comfortable open space concept with a breathtaking view over the ocean and Canary Cost (that is real photos) Just totally renewed with passion and care this spectacular loft is situated at only 200 mts from the exclusive b  …see more

from £62 / night

£430 / week

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from £62 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Tavira

Faro District / Tavira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful holiday villa in rural area” Casa Marta is the perfect holiday villa in a quiet area. We travelled with our 3 sons of 8,10 and 13 years old. When we arrived, the owner already provided us with a complete welcome package. Everything you need  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1050 / week

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from £72 / night

(6) Very Good 

34

La Cala de Mijas holiday apartment rental

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
Spacious, modern 3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment situated within the popular Alamar Apartments, which are only a short walk from La Cala town and the beach. The property is situated on the 1st Floor and is accessible by stairs or lift and the resort has 24 hour security  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £650 / week

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from £50 / night

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Beja District / Sao Teotonio

2 3 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £26 / night

£167 / week

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from £26 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Emerald Beach

New South Wales / Emerald Beach

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
Our property consists of two one bedroom superbly located absolute beachfront apartments with everything provided for a relaxing break. Although these apartments are specifically designed for couples we can accommodate extras also,( up to 4 per apartment). The ArtHOU  …see more

from £136 / night

£951 / week

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from £136 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Sanlucar de Barrameda

Province of Cadiz / Sanlucar de Barrameda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Fairytales place” You couldn´t believe such a beautyful place to stay!!! It´s a brigth roomy, charming penthouse to enjoy all year long. At sunny days you can get out to the little "patio" and have a bbq, but also at rainy cold days you can stay warm  …see more

from £53 / night

£623 - £869 / week

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from £53 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Ribeira Grande holiday cottage rental

São Miguel / Ribeira Grande

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
This house of the nineteenth century and was originally a Catholic chapel  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 - £351 / week

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from £44 / night

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Faro District / Monte Gordo

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £84 / night

£176 - £394 / week

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from £84 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Vila Real de Santo Antonio

Faro District / Vila Real de Santo Antonio

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
10 minutes walk to the Beach; River View; Quality; affordable; price; bathroom; Pets;<br />Special prices for long lettings 4 weeks for the price of 3 mid and low season only  …see more

from £38 / night

£264 - £549 / week

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from £38 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Faro / Ludo

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Apartment on the beach with excellent terrace. Great for beach sports such as surfing, Kite surfing, stand up paddle  …see more

from £66 / night

£395 - £1053 / week

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from £66 / night