Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (71510)

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 apartment rental

Calvia / Santa Ponsa

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic” Great location. We stayed for one week with our baby. The apartment is just across the road from the lovely sandy beach, Alex the owner picked us up from the airport with a car seat for our little one. The apartment was spotlessly clean and  …see more

from £31 / night

£211 - £631 / week

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from £31 / night

17

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ban Bang Ben

Ban Bang Ben / Angthong Hills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
BOOK 6 nights GET 7th FREE! A deluxe experience in the comfort and privacy of a villa overlooking the sea, minutes from exotic sandy beaches, the best restaurants and spas. Three air-conditioned bedrooms (sleeping up to 8), two panoramic terraces & private pool.Smok  …see more

from £140 / night

£900 - £1743 / week

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from £140 / night

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30

Banyalbufar holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Banyalbufar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Located in one of the most charming villages of Mallorca, Banyalbufar. This 3 bedroom apartment offers the visitor the possibility of discover the culture of the mountains of Mallorca. The apartment is completely refurbished ideal for families or groups. Really intere  …see more

from £49 / night

£340 - £955 / week

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from £49 / night

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Villa rental in Lago Esperanza Lake with swimming pool

Alcudia / Lago Esperanza Lake

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely family home” What a great find, this gorgeous house had everything we needed. Having previously checked in to a run down hovel at the same price the previous day, we breathed a collective sigh of relief when we were ushered in. Well kept, well  …see more

from £101 / night

£706 - £2118 / week

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from £101 / night

(11) Very Good 

22

Apartment rental in Porto

Porto District / Porto

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
This is a one bedroom apartment , host up to 2 people.Is close by to all the city's major attractions such as the Port Wine Cellars, Clérigos Tower, Lello book store...It's a very cosy apartment with a small balcony and full of sun.  …see more

from £47 / night

£324 / week

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from £47 / night

(1) Very Good 

31

Home rental in Mojacar with swimming pool

Province of Almeria / Mojacar

3 10 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Mrs” Lovely villa and outdoor areas! Loved wandering through the lemon and orange groves. Well equipped kitchen and beautiful living room. The third bedroom needed air conditioning and wardrobe space. But we had a really fantastic peaceful relaxing st  …see more

from £122 / night

£848 - £1611 / week

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from £122 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in Topaz

Queensland / Topaz

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Surrounded by World Heritage Rainforest, immerse yourself in the rolling hills of the Tablelands.  …see more

from £59 / night

£329 / week

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from £59 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Chaweng

Bophut / Chaweng

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very comfortable and spacious” Our large extended family including 2 aging parents, 3 little children (aged 4 to 7) and 5 adults stayed at Sun Villa this December. The positives included: - Spacious & well laid out (4 bedrooms, 4 baths) - Great for  …see more

from £152 / night

£1061 - £1369 / week

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from £152 / night

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Costa Dorada / El Vendrell

5 16 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £136 / night

£954 - £1907 / week

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from £136 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Binibeca” Menorca is a beautiful island and an ideal holiday destination. The beaches are clean and tidy, and the water crystal clear. Nice and warm, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Binibeca is particularly beautiful with a gorgeous be  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday boathouse with swimming pool in Mangalore

Karnataka / Mangalore

20 50 2 nights min

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A family resort Away from the bustling city noise. A beach-party for over 300 persons can be easily be organized. A special monsoon discount being offered(up to 50%). Group special rates available.  …see more

from £30 / night

£187 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday private room in Melrose

South Australia / Melrose

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about pets
The Cottage is a quaint 1 bedroom stone cottage, perfect for couples, complete with its own unique, heritage style bathroom. Located within large native gardens, guests enjoy the peaceful surroundings whilst being close to local attractions. Guests also have the use of  …see more

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

(1) Very Good 

22

Holiday home in Chandor

Goa / Chandor

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
It is a perfect holiday spot for guests looking for long stays in this quiet,peaceful and beautiful village.  …see more

from £10 / night

£70 / week

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from £10 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Cavelossim

Cavelossim / Luisa by the Sea

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“The Villa has all the ameneties you need for a perfect holiday.” Stayed at Villa Shanti February/March 2013 for 3 weeks. On arrival was met with key and were told everything we needed to know regarding the villa. Shant is a very comfortable 2 bedroome  …see more

from £75 / night

£509 - £899 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Bicheno holiday villa rental

Tasmania / Bicheno

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
In a prime position in Bicheno Spectacular ocean views and beaches nearbyComfortable 4 star home away from homeAmazing roof terrace with BBQ Little penguins on foreshore White sand & crystal, azure water Restaurants & cafes within 5 mins  …see more

from £129 / night

£819 - £1205 / week

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from £129 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse letting

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“What a place! Beyond expectations.” We stayed in this apartment for 11 nights. We all felt very comfortable here, like a home from home. The apartment is well furnished and equipped with everything you could need. The owners and agent in resort co  …see more

from £45 / night

£300 - £550 / week

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from £45 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Rio Real holiday villa rental

Marbella / Rio Real

5 18 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Villa” Hello, This Villa is very well kept by the owner, we had no problem. They kept a bottle of Cava as a welcome which was a nice surprise!! The views of the Villa are very nice and not far from Marbella City Centre. I would recommend t  …see more

from £84 / night

£496 - £2975 / week

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from £84 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Seminyak with swimming pool

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“GOOD HOLIDAY” villa is very nice and the location is very good. by bycicle it's possible to go every where. the house is very large , kitchen and rooms are complete ; must attention to the cleaning of each particular also for swimming pool area, s  …see more

from £101 / night

£664 - £1017 / week

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from £101 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Pranburi

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Pranburi

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A PIECE OF HEAVEN IN THAILAND” I spent two months in this magnificent home and could not have wanted for more. The property is huge and spread out comfortably where one can actually " live" inside or outside depending on your wish. The outside area i  …see more

from £74 / night

£417 - £459 / week

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from £74 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Salema

Salema / Costa Vicentina National Park

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Swimming pool
Apartment 2 Bedroom Salema West Algarve Portugal.  …see more

from £102 / night

£551 - £678 / week

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from £102 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Moama holiday apartment rental

New South Wales / Moama

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Modern 3 Bedroom apartment across the road from Moama Bowling Club. 10 minute walk across the Murray River to Echuca. 5 minute walk to the river. Lovely bush walking/riding. Restaurants and shopping all within walking distance.2 stretcher beds available on requestPortac  …see more

from £153 / night

£1071 - £2306 / week

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from £153 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Quorn holiday townhouse rental

Flinders Ranges / Quorn

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Interested in walks, movies, (>40 movies filmed in & around Quorn), see historical towns like Cradddock, Kanyaka and Hawker, Scenery and walks at Wilpena Pound, Pichi Richi Railway, and the PRR yards and its original historic railway station, Powell arid gardens.  …see more

from £141 / night

£983 / week

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from £141 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Traditional Madeira stone cottage with private garden, cliff top location and stunning panoramic sea viewsShould you require it, the sofa on the landing opens up into an extra bed.There is free wi-fi connection i  …see more

from £34 / night

£238 - £600 / week

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from £34 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Fort Myers Beach

Southwest Gulf Coast / Fort Myers Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
All the beach / sunset photos on this site are taken from the beach directly across the road.  …see more

from £141 / night

£1256 - £1532 / week

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from £141 / night

(16) Excellent 

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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 wooden ar  …see more

from £172 / night

£1165 - £2158 / week

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from £172 / night

(1) Excellent 

6

B&b rental in Northampton

Western Australia / Northampton

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
2 relaxing, peaceful, clean, comfortable, self contained rooms with private entrances. We provide you with a fabulous continental breakfast that you can have in your room or in the beautiful gardens.  …see more

from £71 / night

£353 - £436 / week

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from £71 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Geeveston

Tasmania / Geeveston

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Boathouse cottage is situated at 589 Esperance Coast Road in scenic Desolation Bay, in the Far South of Tasmania on 10 acres (4 ha) with 2 acres of parkland and absolute water frontage, mooring in the bay, nearby boat launching ramp, with spectacular vie  …see more

from £80 / night

£412 / week

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from £80 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with golf nearby in Dargaville

Northland Region / Dargaville

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
A 2 bedroom self-contained unit, on the ground floor includes sleeping for 6 people and a new kitchen with cooking requirements. Located 8km north of Dargaville, 3 minutes' drive to the Golf Course and then 2 minutes to Baylys Beach.You will find it all at the new  …see more

from £59 / night

£410 - £655 / week

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from £59 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home with tennis court in Carool

New South Wales / Carool

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Just Heaven Mountain Retreat is a unique 27 acre property at Carool just over the Queensland border in NSW. From everywhere on the property there are spectacular ocean, rural, and mountain views. Just Heaven is at the gateway to the unique beauty of Northern NSW and i  …see more

from £253 / night

£1505 - £2980 / week

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from £253 / 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 £57 / night

£395 / week

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from £57 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santa Maria Estate

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Practically perfect in every way!” The 3 bedroom apartment exceeded all our expectations upon arrival! Huge, spacious, all mod cons and with the unexpected coolness inside that didn't require the a/c on all the time! My husband is quite picky about th  …see more

from £54 / night

£379 - £1110 / week

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from £54 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Lombok / Tanjung

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
luxury four bedroom villa, spacious bedrooms, living area and huge garden; offering all services (Villa manager, service staff, housekeeper, chef, gardener, engineer, security); close to the beach; stunning view to lagoons of Sire beach, the Gili Islands and Bali.  …see more

from £413 / night

£2889 - £4145 / week

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from £413 / night

(31) Very Good 

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Gharb holiday villa rental

Island of Gozo / Gharb

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Autentic and charming farmhouse with a wonderful view.” We have now wisited this wonderful farmhouse 3 times in the last years, latest now in oct/nov 2012, and all times have been fantastic. This converted farmhouse has very good qualities and is a pl  …see more

from £95 / night

£645 - £1735 / week

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from £95 / night

36

Pacific Pines holiday home accommodation

Gold Coast / Pacific Pines

7 20 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Vue360 is a luxury, near new, massive stylish bungalow with 7 full size bedrooms with 4.5 bathrooms and amazing majestic views of the hinterland from the enormous back deck It is located on the top of a hill and is on one of the best street of Pacific Pines. It is also  …see more

from £171 / night

£1195 / week

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from £171 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Benalmadena Costa with shared pool, golf nearby

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quality vacation, property, location & facilities.” Lovely property, plenty of space, with great views. Supermarket positioned by front entrance so you don't have to venture far. Property has everything you need including SKY TV, and Wi-Fi. This was t  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £875 / week

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from £54 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Central Algarve

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

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Pak Nam Pran

Pranburi / Pak Nam Pran

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location for family vacations !” This property is very well maintained, always clean, as a lady came everyday for 2 hours cleaning, well furnished. (Perhaps can you add same kitchen tools & utensils… ) We had plenty of rooms for 8 people… The  …see more

from £132 / night

£879 - £989 / week

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from £132 / night

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Bungalow rental in Rheenendal with shared pool

Knysna / Rheenendal

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Luxury self-catering accommodation  …see more

from £92 / night

£644 / week

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from £92 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tidy apartment in sunny position” Apartment was clean and tidy on arrival, well equiped with washing machine also, very handy. Nice balcony with sun most of the day  …see more

from £30 / night

£253 - £362 / week

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from £30 / night

(1) Excellent 

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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 £93 / night

£588 - £1471 / week

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from £93 / night