Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (46681)

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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18

Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Castellón de la Plana

Province of Castellon / Castellón de la Plana

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The property consists of a small detached apartment (35sqm), on the ground floor of the family home. It has internet wifi, central heating, well-equipped kitchen and you can park safely your car inside our grounds. The apartment was rebuilt four years ago and it is a v  …see more

from £51 / night

£305 - £487 / week

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from £51 / night

18

Holiday home in Garafia

La Palma / Garafia

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This small cottage is placed in a very quiet area. It has panoramic mountain view. Nice garden. Central heating and free wifi. In a simple rustic and practic style is this little house with the name of a flower, perfect for couples who are searching no typical holydays  …see more

from £35 / night

£244 - £293 / week

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from £35 / night

(4) Very Good 

17

Alibaug holiday cottage let

Maharashtra / Alibaug

8 2 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Situated far away from the mindless frenzy of urban space, our cottages are uniquely structured, keeping in mind the topography and weather conditions. All our independent cottages are air-conditioned and comprise of two rooms with a common patio. <br />Escape cit  …see more

from £79 / night

£529 / week

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from £79 / night

23

Holiday condo rental

Metro Manila / Paranaque

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Arista Place is a gated and secured community development that has an exclusive amenities and facilities for a more relaxed living.True resort living with complements of lush landscaping and socials, interactive and passive activities which includes: Multi-purpose func  …see more

from £34 / night

£253 / week

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from £34 / 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

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from £13 / night

£83 - £300 / week

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from £13 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ciudad Quesada with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing Break - Great Villa” Arrived to receive a lovely welcome Easter card & details of local supermarket/opening times, voucher book, local papers. The villa was clean & spacious. Plenty big enough for a family 5-6; we didn't use the shared pool  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £300 / week

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from £25 / night

(4) Excellent 

17

Holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Llandudno

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
This beautiful apartment located in Llandudno on the Atlantic Seaboard of Cape Town offers glorious and uninterrupted sea and mountain views.Within walking distance to beautiful Llandudno beach, which has Blue Flag status, and Sandy Bay.  …see more

from £147 / night

£1025 / week

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from £147 / night

(5) Very Good 

20

Holiday home rental

Izmir Province / Selcuk

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Cloisters Lower House is a stone built town house centered on a beautiful courtyard with swimming pool. Located in the heart of the old town, this exclusive three bedroom house comes with a range of services to help you get the very best out of your holiday.  …see more

from £120 / night

£1000 / week

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from £120 / night

(7) Excellent 

14

Bungalow letting in Braidwood

New South Wales / Braidwood

5 14 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Recently constructed using environmentally sustainable principles, the huts are well insulated and very comfortable. All have wood fires, kitchen facilities, linen provided and antique and retro furnishings complete the link with the historic nature of the area.  …see more

from £77 / night

£307 - £1596 / week

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from £77 / night

18

Camacari / Guarajuba

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £34 / night

£232 / week

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from £34 / night

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17

Aveiro District / Oliveira do Bairro

2 3 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £18 / night

£105 / week

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from £18 / night

(4) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Estepona Puerto/Marina

Estepona / Estepona Puerto/Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Light and airy, two bed, two bath apartment with fabulous views over Estepona Marina.  …see more

from £56 / night

£392 - £566 / week

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from £56 / night

23

Holiday finca in Llubi

Majorca / Llubi

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
.  …see more

from £83 / night

£579 - £1218 / week

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from £83 / night

(8) Excellent 

16

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

£618 - £861 / week

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from £53 / night

21

Apartment accommodation in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Fully and recently furbished with taste, 2 bedrooms. This makes a total occupancy of 4 people, by adding an extra bed in the living room at an additional rate it can accommodate up to 5 people. Separated kitchen (fully equipped), living room, bathroom, AC, heating, TV,  …see more

from £57 / night

£394 - £1123 / week

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from £57 / night

(1) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa in Altea

Costa Blanca / Altea

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
4 bedroom 2 bathroom Villa with heated pool. Fully air conditioned! Casa Anna Tastefully furnished throughout in a modern, elegant and homely style; this villa offers 4 air conditioned bedrooms spread over two floors, and 2 bathrooms; one of which is en suite. <br  …see more

from £205 / night

£1435 - £4795 / week

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from £205 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Souss-Massa-Draa Region / Imi Ouaddar

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

 …see more

from £79 / night

£522 / week

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from £79 / night

(4) Very Good 

17

Holiday apartment in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
In this beautiful apartment you will enjoy your vacations throughout the whole year. This modern, brighting, peaceful flat has two bedrooms - one with a luxury queen bed, the other with two individual beds - and also a comfortable sofa-bed (maximum capacity of the flat:  …see more

from £61 / night

£427 / week

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from £61 / night

17

Holiday home rental

Armacao dos Buzios / Regiao dos Lagos

5 13 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
SPACIOUS AND BRIGHTLY FRONT BEACH HOUSE WITH PANORAMIC VIEW  …see more

from £870 / night

£6087 / week

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from £870 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Zahora holiday apartment rental

Costa de la Luz / Zahora

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
This pretty and original apartment is set in the grounds of our large garden, above another double apartment and has magenta buganvilla growing outside the gate. Our estate is a few hundred metres from the stunning beaches of Cape Trafalgar, Costa de la Luz (coast of l  …see more

from £22 / night

£147 - £518 / week

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from £22 / night

(2) Excellent 

19

Holiday villa in Ilhabela

State of Sao Paulo / Ilhabela

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful House between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro with Pool and Sea View at Ilhabela, the nicest Island of Brasil. Close to 70% of the World Cup 2014 games. Sao Paulo 2,5 hours, Rio de Janeiro 3,5 hours, Belo Horizonte 6 hours, Curitiba 6 hours. Brasilia and Porto Al  …see more

from £318 / night

£2025 - £3244 / week

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from £318 / night

16

Holiday penthouse in Benahavis

Costa del Sol / Benahavis

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautifully sea views one level, luxury 2 bedroom penthouse apartment. This apartment is situated in a beautiful, newly established complex which boasts 4 outdoor swimming pools, great views and charming water features running through the lush lansdcaped gardens. The c  …see more

from £135 / night

£940 / week

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from £135 / night

(2) Very Good 

15

Holiday home with swimming pool in Garafia

La Palma / Garafia

3 4 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely base for walking” The house had everything it said it would . Great views, lovely garden , rustic charm , but with suficient facilities to cope with an unexpected cold spell.  …see more

from £52 / night

£363 - £507 / week

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from £52 / night

(20) Very Good 

20

Forte Sao Joao holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Forte Sao Joao

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa in a superb location” We travelled to Albufeira with 3 other couples and my 6 month old baby in September 2012 and stayed 7 nights at Villa Forte. The villa is great, just what we wanted and very clean. It was walking distance to both  …see more

from £100 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Excellent 

21

Holiday townhouse rental

Ayamonte / Costa Esuri

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Truly Superb” From the moment we opened the door to this villa you could tell we felt right at home. This home has been very tastefully decorated and offers well planned accomodation over 3 floors including a lovely rear/side garden,balcony off the ma  …see more

from £50 / night

£295 - £595 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

22

Faro District / Bordeira

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(2) Very Good 

7

Saint-Benoit / Plaine des Palmistes

11 4 4 nights min

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £118 / night

£609 / week

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from £118 / night

25

Apartment letting in Miami Platja with golf nearby

Miami Platja / Playa Cristal

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Possibility of water sports to be a very appreciated by few clusters (we have a coastline with more than 6 km. Of excellent beaches and quiet coves and beautiful). Also you can enjoy during the season of different recreational activities, from fireworks, outdoor theater  …see more

from £52 / night

£388 - £500 / week

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from £52 / night

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Studio rental in Barbate with shared pool

Costa de la Luz / Barbate

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
ESCAPE! Join us at Los Cortijos, hidden away in a coastal rural setting but there are plenty of interesting and good, bar/restaurants, night-life, shops and of course the beach, all within short walking distance.  …see more

from £27 / night

£131 - £383 / week

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from £27 / night

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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

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Holiday apartment in Praia da Rocha

Portimao / Praia da Rocha

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Large Apartment, close to Praia da Rocha beach, ideal for families, coffee shops, supermarkets and other commerce close. Great night life in Praia da Rocha and a Marina where you can find nice restaurants, Ice-creams and spend the evening "in the beach" itself  …see more

from £43 / night

£301 - £544 / week

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from £43 / 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

(2) Excellent 

22

Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Hervey Bay

Fraser Coast / Hervey Bay

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Get away from it all! High on a hill with sea breezes, relax on the verandahs and watch the sea and the sky. Only 15 minutes from central Scarness and 7 mins to the nearest shopping centre. An acre of garden with birds and occasional kangaroos if you're lucky. Peac  …see more

from £99 / night

£688 / week

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from £99 / night

(2) Excellent 

21

Ojen holiday finca rental

Costa del Sol / Ojen

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Finca Santa AnaFinca Santa Ana in Ojen. A beautiful country house consisting of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a study, kitchen and small living room. The corresponding garden house even offers space for a fourth bedroom.Plaza AndaluzThe Plaza An  …see more

from £94 / night

£653 - £1261 / week

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from £94 / night

24

Keurboomstrand holiday guest house rental

Plettenberg Bay / Keurboomstrand

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Self-catering on Garden Route, South Africa: beach, forest, lagoon!<br />Nature's valley offers some of the best hiking in South Africa, including the famous Otter Trail.  …see more

from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

(9) Very Good 

24

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
7 bedroom villa surrounded by the lush beauty of the Pinhal Golf Course in Vilamoura, 20 minutes' stroll away from the marina. Pool heating optional, wonderful BBQ area with a cozy pergola, Wi-Fi, fully air conditioned, games room, putting green and a vast garden.  …see more

from £296 / night

£1731 - £4757 / week

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from £296 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Jindalee

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Bella Vista. New ,fresh,modern contemporary style with comforts. Spacious ,airy and bright .Bella Vista offers you a relaxing stay with its open plan living, lounge ,dining and large kitchen stone benchtop with luxury appliances. Huge walk-in pantry to hide the shopping  …see more

from £154 / night

£547 - £1104 / week

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from £154 / night

(45) Very Good 

20

Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Plaza Catalunya

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent position, will use it again” The apartment is exceptionally well situated 3 min's walk from Pl Catalunya, very easy to reach on foot from the Aerobus station. The street looked a bit off putting on Google maps but it is actually lovely and  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £555 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Benissa

Costa Blanca / Benissa

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This apartment is in a villa style setting only a 6 minute driv efrom the pretty fishing village of Moraira and within a stone's throw from Calpe, Javea and Altea. The nearest beach at only 4 minutes by car. Nearest shops and restaurants only 3 minutes drive away  …see more

from £44 / night

£196 - £522 / week

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from £44 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Bedar holiday cottage rental

Province of Almeria / Bedar

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Also ideal for your winter holiday for golfing, cycling,mountain biking. Hire of sports equipment nearby.  …see more

from £100 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night