Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (71459)

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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Sant Andreu de la Barca holiday home rental

Province of Barcelona / Sant Andreu de la Barca

3 5 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Beautiful house in residential area in Sant Andreu de la Barca, a charming town close to Barcelona.Excelent locatated house for a visit to Barcelona and surrounding area. 30 minutes by car or train to Barcelona city center.  …see more

from £81 / night

£564 / week

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from £81 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Australia & New Zealand with swimming pool

Western Australia / Busselton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
This first floor apartment is a little piece of heaven set in quiet gardens backing on to a beach reserve . Sit on the sheltered balcony overlooking the pool and listen to the waves gently breaking on the shore. Take a walk through the peppermint trees and in a minute y  …see more

from £95 / night

£648 - £977 / week

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from £95 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Florianopolis / Ingleses

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £179 / night

£1250 / week

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from £179 / night

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(1) Excellent 

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Narooma holiday farmhouse rental

New South Wales / Narooma

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Child friendly
The unique atmosphere at Bodalla rockhouse combines the best of the bush and beach getaway experiences. Relax in private on 100 acres of hinterland on the beautiful Naturecoast of southern NSW.Optional linen hire available contact owners.  …see more

from £130 / night

£942 - £1471 / week

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from £130 / night

20

Holiday b&b in Banyuwedang

Gilimanuk / Banyuwedang

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
An escape-retreat lodge shoring on a curve of peaceful bay with at the edge of Bali Barat national park. Restaurant, dive shop, kayaking are available in-house. Scuba diving and snorkeling to menjangan island marine park or nature walk to the park are among some option  …see more

from £48 / night

£334 - £445 / week

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from £48 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Herzliya Pituach Beach

Tel Aviv District / Herzliya Pituach Beach

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Vacation rentalsSea viewfurnished apartmentRestaurantsApartment rentalsShoppingBeachPoolChildren poolFitness centerWe take reservations up to 6 month ahead of the beginning of the desired rent dates.  …see more

from £101 / night

£707 - £778 / week

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from £101 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Pamplona holiday apartment rental

Navarre / Pamplona

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Welcome to a cosy home in the beautiful city of Pamplona. The penthouse apartment is in the heart of the city and is a heritage building built in 1800. Step out the door and you are in the perfect location for enjoying Navarra's famous gastronomy and lively Navarrian co  …see more

from £102 / night

£636 - £814 / week

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from £102 / night

(54) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ocean Village, Gibraltar

Ocean Village, Gibraltar

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“wonderful in every way” the whole holiday was wonderful. it was the second time I had stayed in the flat, this time I took my family. The flat was clean and very comfortable, the décor excellent. Loads of amenities, bars, cafes and very close to the m  …see more

from £95 / night

£600 - £700 / week

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from £95 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Currumbin

Gold Coast / Currumbin

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fabulous ViewsMagnificent surf beachTropical rainforest treehouse.Close to Gold Coast Theme Parks and the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.  …see more

from £206 / night

£1383 - £3530 / week

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from £206 / night

(8) Very Good 

19

Apartment rental in Faro

Faro District / Faro

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Great and comfortable” We stayed at this apartment for a week. Its location was fantastic; walking distance to all transport and shopping/sightseeing needs. The kitchen is well-equipped, so we cooked almost every meal. The view from the kitchen includ  …see more

from £47 / night

£327 - £475 / week

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from £47 / night

(6) Excellent 

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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

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Mirik

West Bengal / Mirik

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The Birdsong Home was completed recently in February 2015, overlooking three acres of a farm. It is located on the slopes of Mirik town, away from the bustle of the main town. It is surrounded by forests and stunning views on all sides, with walking paths that cut acros  …see more

from £80 / night

£477 - £643 / week

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from £80 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Yesiluzumlu holiday villa accommodation

Fethiye / Yesiluzumlu

6 10 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Swimming pool
“Villa Poppy Uzulmu, paradise found” This was our second stay in Poppy Villa this year and we were not disappointed Enjoyed our visit in July/Aug so much that booked to return in October Poppy Villa has everything you need for a relaxing holiday The vi  …see more

from £65 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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from £65 / night

(7) Excellent 

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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 £74 / night

£295 - £1530 / week

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from £74 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Lebrija

Province of Seville / Lebrija

3 8 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
“lovely holiday” Myelf, my husband and sister-in-law stayed for 2 weeks in Lebrija. We loved Lebrija and the surrounding areas. It is a perfect location to go to the coast or visit cities and other small towns. The house was excellent, well presented  …see more

from £37 / night

£265 / week

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from £37 / 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

(5) Excellent 

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Studio rental in Australia & New Zealand

New South Wales / Byron Bay

Studio 3 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
“Perfect Treehouse Stay” We stayed at The Treehouse for around a week, and what a wonderful week it was. Robin was a fantastic and easygoing host, catering to all our needs and having interesting chats while also giving us the space and privacy we wer  …see more

from £98 / night

£574 - £759 / week

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from £98 / 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

(20) Very Good 

91

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Stay, Recommend it.” Great apartment in a quiet location. It was very spacious and clean with a fantastic balcony area. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and recommend it. The only thing I would say is they need to provide towels.. But generally  …see more

from £127 / night

£847 / week

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from £127 / night

(13) Very Good 

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La Mairena holiday penthouse rental

Marbella / La Mairena

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment!” Visited during winter with two young childen (1 & 3), the weather wasn't fanastic, but warmer than the UK and we were able to enjoy a couple of walks along the nearby beach. The apartment was beautiful, would be great in sum  …see more

from £64 / night

£500 - £1050 / week

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from £64 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Kisumu

Nyanza Province / Kisumu

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Kisumu Terrace Apartments offer modern high standard living located in green and lush Mamboleo area. Fully furnished apartments available for short and long term stayModern and comfortable open plan living, private balcony with stunning view over the city. A beautiful  …see more

from £38 / night

£262 / week

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from £38 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Douro Valley

Northern Portugal / Douro Valley

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This rustic country house situated in the heart of Douro region, Quinta da Pereira offers the possibility of a quite and relaxed stay with stunning views over the Marão mountain and Douro valley also you can enjoy the cherry plantation. Very cosy stone wall living room  …see more

from £85 / night

£594 / week

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from £85 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Sidi Ifni

Souss-Massa-Draa Region / Sidi Ifni

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect place to escape from it all” A truly amazing property, set in a wonderful location overlooking the sea! The space inside the property was phenomenal, with sea views from nearly every window! My husband and I occupied the Master Suite, with  …see more

from £250 / night

£1450 - £1970 / week

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from £250 / night

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Viseu District / Caramulo

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £64 / night

£382 - £653 / week

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from £64 / night

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Central District / Ra'anana

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £127 / night

£839 / week

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from £127 / night

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Holiday villa letting

Ko Samui / Nathon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
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 £110 / night

£900 - £1743 / week

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from £110 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Duquesa holiday apartment rental

Duquesa / Sabinillas

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!!” Apartment was perfect for us & our two 16 year olds. The view from the balcony over looking the pools & beach was amazing. The complex itself was well kept and the large areas were great for sunbathing, We travelled in July & at any point o  …see more

from £40 / night

£265 - £575 / week

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from £40 / night

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Province of Malaga / Torrox Costa

1 4 60 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 60 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £14 / night

£97 / week

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from £14 / night

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Cabanas holiday apartment rental

Tavira / Cabanas

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Just a few kilometers from the city of Tavira, enjoying the atmosphere of Cabanas village and where the Ria Formosa flows its beauty. In a quiet and privileged location, just 3 minutes walk from the beach access and restaurants on the water front.  …see more

from £51 / night

£356 - £742 / week

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from £51 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Taiba with swimming pool

State of Ceara / Taiba

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located in Taiba, 60 kms west from Fortaleza. The house is right on the beach, on a private land of 6000 sqm with swimming pool and coconut trees. The house is 250 sqm with 5 large bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It has been completely renewed and is very nicely decorated, wi  …see more

from £246 / night

£1526 / week

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from £246 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Los Nietos holiday home rental

Murcia / Los Nietos

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing holiday! Would definitely go back!” Casa Sara was an amazing place to stay, really clean, and spacious inside. I went with 2 friends and we really enjoyed ourselves. We spent most of our time on the sun terrace and the roof which are really ni  …see more

from £45 / night

£300 - £650 / week

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from £45 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Javea

Javea / Balcon Al Mar

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Castella is a beautiful Spanish villa in the exclusive Balcon al Mar area of Javea.Sleeps 6 (possibly 8 by special request + surcharge) Benefits - Wi-fi, Part Air con, Games room, UK + European TV, Private pool, terrace, gardens, BBQ and al fresco dining areaWi-fi  …see more

from £111 / night

£773 - £1380 / week

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from £111 / night

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Holiday home in Mt Martha

Mornington Peninsula / Mt Martha

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
This two storey home has sweeping bay views across the bay to Port Phillip heads and the Bellarine Coast. 5 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom house, that slleps up to 10 people. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, 10 minute walk to South Beach and Mt Martha village.  …see more

from £350 / night

£2295 / week

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from £350 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
This apartment is located just 2 minutes away from the beach and 3-5 minutes from the old town center. The building has a common courtyard and barbeque. This is the perfect place if you want to be at walking distance to the beach, restaurants, pubs etc.To Transfers ask  …see more

from £39 / night

£212 - £551 / week

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from £39 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Almeida holiday gite rental

Guarda District / Almeida

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Pátio da Caetanis located in Freineda Village, Almeida municipality, consisting of 6 houses and two bedrooms. .  …see more

from £34 / night

£128 / week

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from £34 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Subic

Zambales Province / Subic

2 9 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Welcome The Best Sunset Bay View in Subic "THE ABSOLUTE BEST PANORAMIC VIEW" BRAND NEW* LUXURY APARTMENT FULLY FURNISHED, LARGE BALCONY with AMAZING OCEAN, BEACH & ISLAND VIEW WITH BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE, MODERN KITHCHEN AND LUXURY BATHROOM TOILET. Sunset Bay View Luxur  …see more

from £63 / night

£352 - £604 / week

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from £63 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Pinar De Campoverde

Province of Alicante / Pinar De Campoverde

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Bonita is a beautiful, detached South facing villa. It is located in a quiet, safe area in the village of Pinar de Campoverde (Pines of green fields). It has open views to the front of the property with views of citrus trees, a view of the castle and the sea. The  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £700 / week

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from £36 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Woodbridge

Tasmania / Woodbridge

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
- Free WIFI Internet Access- Gourmet Breakfast Provisions Provided ( special dietary needs catered for upon request, e.g. gluten free, vegetarian, pale etc )- Bose Sound Dock- Porta Cot Available- Zero Cleaning Fee's- Off Street Parking- Pure Filtered Tasmanian R  …see more

from £100 / night

£606 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Rosebud holiday bungalow rental

Mornington Peninsula / Rosebud

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Great Rosebud beach house minutes to everything - beach, shops, pubs and restaurants. Family friendly with trampoline, toys highchairs strollers and portacot there ready to use. fully fenced backyard.Bathroom and outside shower/utility room means more than one f  …see more

from £77 / night

£536 / week

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from £77 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Central Algarve holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Sao Rafael

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excelent apartment” Excellent apartment, very well equipped, very spacious and very well located. Beach 5 minutes walk. Good place to rest with a beautiful garden overlooking the sea. The owner is a lady very helpful and gentle. I hope to return in a  …see more

from £68 / night

£424 - £763 / week

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from £68 / night

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