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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(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

(18) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Exceptional!” I have stayed in many villas and this one was the very best by far! Excellent communication with the owner, the villa was even more beautiful than the photographs and every single detail was thought of and provided for. Highly recomm  …see more

from £185 / night

£1295 - £2015 / week

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from £185 / night

(5) Excellent 

19

Holiday home in Roca Llisa

Ibiza / Roca Llisa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely spot on” This house was perfect for 4 girls visiting Ibiza for the first time. After reading previous reviews, a car was highly recommended for Roca Llisa. After picking up the car from Ibiza airport (which was pretty painless) we made  …see more

from £140 / night

£900 - £1700 / week

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from £140 / night

(26) Excellent 

16

St. Paul's Bay holiday apartment rental

Island of Malta / St. Paul's Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely fantastic apartment” Apartment excellent owner Michael very helpfull overall a lovely holiday apartment was very clean good location everything you need in the apartment  …see more

from £43 / night

£255 - £467 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Very Good 

20

Holiday villa with shared pool in Cavelossim

Cavelossim / Luisa by the Sea

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good value for money Villa in Great location Cavelossim” We stayed 6 days with my wife and our 2 daughters (5 and 16 years old). The villa looks bit old and dark inside, but bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms are spacious enough and we definitively spen  …see more

from £65 / night

£425 - £950 / week

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from £65 / night

(4) Very Good 

21

Holiday apartment in Birkirkara

Island of Malta / Birkirkara

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This brand new apartment is well presented through out and furnished to a high standard with quality Italian made fitted kitchen and bedroom furniture. Ideally situated in the largest village on the island, allowing easy access to all areas with it being centrally locat  …see more

from £43 / night

£255 - £958 / week

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from £43 / night

(4) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“quiet but well suited” fully equipped villa, clean with fresh linen and towels, very quiet area quiet pool near always empty , bit of a walk to shops or town but a walk down and taxi back (4euros) was our way of travel, overall good relaxing br  …see more

from £35 / night

£249 / week

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from £35 / night

38

Apartment accommodation in Benalmadena Costa with shared pool, golf nearby

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Great Flat Nearby the Beach  …see more

from £34 / night

£238 - £255 / week

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from £34 / night

(10) Excellent 

33

Peniche / Ferrel

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(19) Excellent 

19

Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” This is a beautifully furnished well equipped apartment. Well situated 5 minutes walk to the Balcon de Europe and a good choice of supermarkets within easy walking distance. The owner Antonella and her assistant Ettore are friendly and welc  …see more

from £51 / night

£356 / week

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from £51 / 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

(12) Very Good 

40

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benidorm

Costa Blanca / Benidorm

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Did,nt want to leave!” A lovely apartment with everything you need and more.Very clean and comfortable. A stones throw from a very pretty and tranquil beach, Benidorm is only a ten minute drive away for those who like a bit more life, but personally I  …see more

from £30 / night

£200 - £250 / week

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from £30 / night

(1) Very Good 

12

Holiday apartment in Can Pastilla

Majorca / Can Pastilla

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Our house is located on the 6th floor of an apartment block -just in its corner- on the small beach of Can Pastilla, 500 m from the small harbor and right in the origin of the famous Playa de Palma. It has communitary parking. It is a very quiet area, 8 km from the hist  …see more

from £77 / night

£594 - £1060 / week

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from £77 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Riogordo holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Cute village house with lots of character and nicely decorated situated in one of Andalusian white washed villages. Perfect location for touring Andalusia´s most important cities, as it is only 40 min from Malaga airport, and hour from Granada and Cordoba and 2 h  …see more

from £30 / night

£162 - £297 / week

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from £30 / night

19

Farmhouse rental in Xaghra with swimming pool

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This cosy Villa is situated in the village of Xaghra in Marsalforn road. The second floor bedrooms lead to an amazing large terrace overlooking the breathtaking country and sea views! This Villa has all the necessary facilities within walking distance in the village sq  …see more

from £136 / night

£950 - £1667 / week

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(7) Excellent 

13

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

(8) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Estepona

Costa del Sol / Estepona

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely spacious apartment with everything you need for a holiday” On a quiet complex with secure gated access to the grounds and to the underground car-park this spacious ground floor apartment with direct access to the pool has everything we needed f  …see more

from £60 / night

£350 - £630 / week

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from £60 / night

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool
Private Pool, private tennis courts, perfect for children with outdoor playhouse, all ensuite.<br />Villa Mercuri is the perfect place for families to spend their holidays together. Plenty of space!  …see more

from £297 / night

£1356 - £2839 / week

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from £297 / night

24

Holiday villa in Olhos de Agua

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Villa 1 is in town but in a peaceful and quite area, surrounded by all the amenities such as bares, restaurants and shops. Outdoor alfresco dining area next to the barbecue. Within 10 minute walk beautiful Oura beach and 5 minutes the famous strip. Nearest golf cour  …see more

from £300 / night

£950 - £2990 / week

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from £300 / night

(5) Excellent 

42

Holiday villa accommodation

Quarteira / Vilamoura

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa!” Absolutely fantastic villa, everything you can think of is there! Fully air conditioned through out, which was essential in July. Plenty of space for our group of 8 adults & 2 kids. Beautiful garden, peaceful area , would highly reco  …see more

from £280 / night

£1645 - £4517 / week

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from £280 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Picassent

Province of Valencia / Picassent

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury Villa in Spain, Valencia, with a plot of 10,000 m2 and 600 m2 of house-rent from one week vacation and enjoy the sun and the beach within 20 minutes. WE HAVE 7 BEDROOMSMore activities like mountain bike, horseback ride, and all the entertainment of Valencia  …see more

from £212 / night

£297 - £2500 / week

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from £212 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

5 13 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Rare : 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 10 to 13 persons, large garden and swimming pool, stunning surroundings, sea-views, near everything Ideally situated in La Cala de Mijas, a charming village, 25 km from Malaga airport, 18 km from Marbella, this large and comfortable vill  …see more

from £339 / night

£1472 - £3729 / week

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from £339 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Ortigueira

Province of A Coruna / Ortigueira

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Maquía Mill is situated in a green and peaceful place in the river Mera Valley, near the rugged Atlantic costal of the Galicia region of Spain. Restored with a modern concept, it offers you peace and confort in an outstanding place at only 10 minutes from the bea  …see more

from £94 / night

£611 - £789 / week

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from £94 / night

(6) Very Good 

15

Holiday home letting

Roquetas de Mar / Aguadulce

4 8 6 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very spacious lovely house” The local tapas bars are worth a visit and the walk to the beach although via hills was not too bad and helped to see the local shops etc. A car is useful if only for shopping and to visit other beaches. There is air  …see more

from £85 / night

£509 / week

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from £85 / night

(5) Excellent 

25

Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £173 / night

£1211 - £1400 / week

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from £173 / night

(6) Very Good 

27

Kampala holiday apartment rental

Central Region / Kampala

2 3 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Two-story townhouse with contemporary design and high-quality interior and exterior finishes. Downstairs comprises an open-plan seating and dining area leading to well designed kitchen with fitted units. Powder room. Upstairs has two bedrooms & a bathroom. Both bedr  …see more

from £32 / night

£200 / week

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from £32 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Vila do Maio

Maio / Vila do Maio

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Inside the house… The house accommodates 6 persons (8 max) and includes 1 double bedroom 1 twin bedroom, a mezzanine with 2 beds, a bathroom, a kitchen dining area, a large open plan living room and two outside terraces, one for sun and one for shade. The kitche  …see more

from £60 / night

£416 - £742 / week

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from £60 / night

(11) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Pueblo

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa with wonderful views of the sea.” I have recently returned from a second holiday, with my extended family (aged 6 months to 91yrs), at the stunning Villa Elegante. I would not hesitate to go back for a third visit as it would be virtua  …see more

from £243 / night

£1695 - £3306 / week

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from £243 / night

24

Duquesa holiday townhouse rental

Puerto de la Duquesa / Duquesa

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
La Vizcaronda is a wonderful place to take a holiday, the houses are Modern, Fresh, Spacious, Family Friendly. Great sea & mountain views. As La Vizcaronda is very popular with families, there are always alot of children at the pool and ready for fun. There ar  …see more

from £94 / night

£594 - £933 / week

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from £94 / night

(9) Excellent 

25

Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Mortagua

Viseu District / Mortagua

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Swimming pool
“Characterful farmhouse in the heart of Central Portugal” Thoroughly enjoyable stay. Facilities in the property excellent. Within close proximity to river beaches, lake swimming and water park . Pool a welcome addition in the hot weather. Property rece  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £840 / week

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from £45 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Nerja

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment” This apartment is in a great location, it overlooks the pool area and has a lovely balcony where we sat for breakfast and drinks, inside the apartment there is everything you need for a brilliant holiday, Gaynor who owns the apartme  …see more

from £20 / night

£136 - £195 / week

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from £20 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
A one bed apartment only a 30 second walk to the Cabo Roig Strip so no need a car as all amenities are within walking distance, bars, restaurants and just about anything you need is here. The beach is only a 5 minute walk down from the apartment making this perfect.  …see more

from £28 / night

£149 - £276 / week

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from £28 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday riad accommodation

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
Spacious, elegant, newly reburbished traditional riad on a quiet street in the heart of the medina. 10 minutes walk from the beach, sea view from upper terrace. Open log fire. Suitable for groups, couples and families. Very friendly and helpful English speaking staff wh  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £840 / week

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from £80 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
A 95 sq meters penthouse enjoying fabulous unobstructed sea views. Having a very spacious front terrace equipped with BBQ. This Property is an ideal destination for tourists that want to relax whilst enjoying views of the Maltese sea all day long.  …see more

from £43 / night

£255 - £467 / week

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from £43 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Aljamar

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Delightful stay in Apartment 28D near Burriana Beach” Apartment 28D had everything required for the family to enjoy the beautiful town of Nerja. Ideally located to the beach and a stone's throw away from the supermarket. From the moment we made our bo  …see more

from £26 / night

£170 - £534 / week

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from £26 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Baguio holiday guest house rental

Benguet Province / Baguio

6 30 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Great Place” i have nothing to say except i love staying in this guest house, will surely come back for more when i visit Baguio  …see more

from £320 / night

£1600 - £1656 / week

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from £320 / night

(4) Very Good 

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La Mata holiday apartment rental

La Mata / Los Leandros

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
The Costa Blanca/Valencia region -Situated on the Mediterranean coast. This area enjoys approximately 300 days of sunshine per year. The seas are warm and clear and the beaches are sandy.There are a large number of golf courses in the region.<br />Torrevieja is a  …see more

from £14 / night

£85 - £212 / week

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from £14 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Benaulim holiday villa rental

Benaulim / Benaulim Beach

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect holiday stay” We have finally found and experienced stay in a fabulous villa in Goa. It has the perfect ambience of a relaxed holiday stay. It is in a secure gated community and walking distance to the Benaulim beach. All other tourist attra  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £420 / week

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from £40 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / La Siesta

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fabrastic” Just returned from our second trip to this villa. Spent two weeks here and it's superb. Bathroom has been totally renovated and the double shower cubicle is great. (Also a separate bath for those who really want one - never used as shower  …see more

from £45 / night

£329 - £799 / week

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from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Peniche holiday home rental

Leiria District / Peniche

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
House with a very charming decor to make your beach vacation unforgettable. Close to Consolação beach and Supertubos beach, the best surf spot at the area. The ideal location for those looking for good beach, waves, nature and relaxation.LAST MINUTE OFFER!  …see more

from £30 / night

£34 - £297 / week

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from £30 / night