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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Raiatea / Uturoa

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

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from £52 / night

£331 / week

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from £52 / night

16

The Riverside Townhouse - Batemans Bay townhouse sleeps 5

New South Wales / Batemans Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Any closer to the water and you would be worried. This spacious townhouse is only steps to the pet friendly estuarine beach with no roads to cross and has amazing views across the water to town. Enjoy fabulous sunsets. You may see kangaroos grazing late in the eveni  …see more

from £86 / night

£580 - £1124 / week

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from £86 / night

(17) Excellent 

17

Tropical Villa - Lamai Beach villa sleeps 8

Maret / Lamai Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa built on an elevated position (100 M / ) with a plot size of 450sq Meters. This Beautiful villa was newly completed in July 2007, Spacious and tastefully furnished, it provides commanding views over the golf of Thailand.This property is spacious and airy, with loa  …see more

from £170 / night

£1160 - £2450 / week

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from £170 / night

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VUE360 - Luxury 7BR Family Mansion -Gold Coast - Pacific Pines house sleeps 20

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

(27) Excellent 

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Villa Viona3, 2Bdr. Oberoi, Seminyak - Oberoi villa sleeps 5

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
Viona 3 villa is a private balinese style villa available for vacation rentals. Located just feew minutes by walk to the central Oberoi street, in Seminyak district on the island of Bali in Indonesia, the location of the villa is perfect for those who wish to enjoy nigh  …see more

from £96 / night

£670 / week

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from £96 / night

(32) Excellent 

31

Park View - Benalmadena Costa apartment sleeps 8

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
Want a place to Relax and unwind as soon as you arrive? This apartment is Centrally situated for the best the Costa Del Sol has to offer. The apartment is a short walk to the Beach and is Ideally situated for the Lively Bars & Restaurants of Benalmadena, less than 10 mi  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £875 / week

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from £54 / night

(8) Excellent 

39

Villa Tymnessos - Kalamar Bay villa sleeps 8

Kalkan / Kalamar Bay

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
This charming, detached four-floor villa offers a beautifully stylish and relaxing 4 bedroom and 5 bathroom holiday home with absolutely stunning, sea views from every room, balcony and terrace. Conveniently located in the quiet and peaceful hamlet of Kalamar Bay, the d  …see more

from £95 / night

£540 - £750 / week

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from £95 / night

15

Panorama - Hat Head house sleeps 6

New South Wales / Hat Head

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Uninterrupted views of beach from Hat Head to Smokey Cape Luxurious beach house set high on 2.5 acres of bushland backing onto Hat Head National Park Bush access to private Connors beach 5 minute walk to inlet & Hat Head beach Hat Head - a remote beachside setting b  …see more

from £168 / night

£1174 / week

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from £168 / night

(16) Very Good 

28

Bellamar - Port Alcudia apartment sleeps 4

Port d'Alcudia / Port Alcudia

1 4 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Lovely apartment located in the best position of Alcudia Bay, in a quiet zone only 100m. From a white sandy beach, and accessed through a small pine wood, where you can rest or have your lunch while viewing the clear transparent water of the sea. walkway along the beach  …see more

from £32 / night

£253 - £566 / week

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from £32 / night

(6) Very Good 

20

Carcavelos Beach Penthouse #2 - Carcavelos penthouse sleeps 4

Lisbon District / Carcavelos

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This charming top floor apartment has been designed and decorated to meet all of your needs while on holiday. The bright living area opens out onto a large private roof top terrace, perfect for dining alfresco with a no-mess gas barbecue and dining area for four. Sun lo  …see more

from £31 / night

£214 - £518 / week

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from £31 / night

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State of Sao Paulo / Olimpia

2 13 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from £39 / night

£270 / week

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from £39 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Viseu District / Espadanedo

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £253 / night

£1766 / week

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from £253 / night

15

Beja District / Sao Teotonio

2 3 1 night min

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

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from £26 / night

£166 / week

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from £26 / night

(4) Excellent 

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ESPECTACULAR VIEWS IN MADRID - Valdemorillo cottage sleeps 8

Community of Madrid / Valdemorillo

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
First of all, we want to show you a video from the cottage that was recorded some months ago (go to vimeo and look for "casa nacho y pino")1500 square meter garden with a private swimming pool, nice trees, barbecue, canoe, a cozy porch at a private urbanizatio  …see more

from £218 / night

£1305 / week

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from £218 / night

(3) Excellent 

13

SHIV VIJAY VILAS - A Home away from Home - Udaipur bungalow sleeps 9

Rajasthan / Udaipur

2 9 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
If you are visiting Udaipur for a short trip or an extended stay and are looking for a comfortable vacation, rental or temporary accommodation, then Welcome to Shiv Vijay Vilas Udaipur, your own home for a memorable and pleasant stay . It has two air conditioned rooms  …see more

from £20 / night

£135 / week

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from £20 / night

(11) Very Good 

32

Agadir / Agadir Marina

2 6 1 night min

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

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from £100 / night

£670 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Excellent 

16

katta on currumbin - Currumbin house sleeps 8

Gold Coast / Currumbin

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
"katta on currumbin" is a beautiful contemporary beach house located on Currumbin Hill overlooking Currumbin Beach and the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.This purpose designed holiday house won the 2006 RIAA Best House South East Queensland Award. Surroun  …see more

from £206 / night

£1383 - £3530 / week

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from £206 / night

(1) Very Good 

10

Misty Mountain Cottage - Kodaikanal cottage sleeps 4

Tamil Nadu / Kodaikanal

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Single bedroom family suite located in a series of 135 picturesque cottages named "Misty Mountain cottages"; located very close to Kodai lake offering excellent mountain view. The property offers a private bedroom, living room with kitchenette, sofa bed an  …see more

from £20 / night

£135 / week

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from £20 / night

(13) Very Good 

23

Villa Catherine - Belle Mare villa sleeps 10

Flacq District / Belle Mare

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
3 En-suite Bedrooms 1 Guest Bedroom2 Fully equipped kitchens (Cooking Hob, Microwave, Fridge/freezer, Kettle, Toaster, Double Sink).2 Open-plan Lounges / Dining rooms2 Large Lounge terraces (Ground / 1st Floor)2 Spacious Dining Terraces (Ground / 1st Floor)1 BBQ Sunset  …see more

from £110 / night

£770 / week

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from £110 / night

(1) Very Good 

14

Rural House Can Vilaro - Taull house sleeps 6

Province of Lleida / Taull

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Charming rural house located in an amazing valley of the north of Catalonia (Spain) called Vall de Boí. The house is located in front of the Santa Maria's church, and has breathtaken mountain views. It has a lot of light and it is composed of 3 bedrooms, 1 dining room  …see more

from £87 / night

£479 / week

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from £87 / night

35

Tenerife Holiday Apartment Vilaflor " El Mirador" - Vilaflor apartment sleeps 2

Tenerife / Vilaflor

1 2 3 nights min

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

from £34 / night

£238 / week

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from £34 / night

(8) Excellent 

15

Centre of Puerto Banus - Puerto Banus apartment sleeps 4

Marbella / Puerto Banus

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
Luxurious, air-conditioned 2 bedroom 2 bathroom duplex apartment right in the heart of Puerto Banus just completely refurbished and beautifully furnished without consideration of cost - its spacious terrace overlooks the marina and streets of this lively, chic, exciting  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £790 / week

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from £70 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus centre. 5 bed 4.5 bath. Private pool - Puerto Banus villa sleeps 10

Marbella / Puerto Banus

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
5 beds/4.5 baths, sleeps 10, full aircon, wifi, great locationNice villa with private pool and garden; a rare treat, given its great location in a quiet cul-de-sac between the Bullring and town centre of Puerto Banus. Just 5 mins walk to the boutiques, 7 mins walk to th  …see more

from £350 / night

£1800 - £3500 / week

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from £350 / night

25

yield houseon beach road - Port Nolloth house sleeps 12

Northern Cape / Port Nolloth

4 12 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Adorned with sandstone carvings, our sea front home has an undisturbed view of the sea, the dolphins and the boats. The bedrooms are massive and the beds are comfortable. The West Coast of South Africa offers a true escape from any form of busy-ness.Located just south o  …see more

from £63 / night

£441 / week

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from £63 / night

(1) Excellent 

23

The Stables at Old Schoolhouse Milton - Milton cottage sleeps 2

Shoalhaven / Milton

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Ask about pets
Quality self-contained accommodation for couples or single travellers in a rural setting. A place to relax, unwind and breathe in fresh country air ……. The Old Schoolhouse is a unique location offering quality accommodation for couples in a rural setting just outs  …see more

from £118 / night

£765 / week

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from £118 / night

(14) Very Good 

18

Villa Bella - Forte Sao Joao villa sleeps 20

Albufeira / Forte Sao Joao

8 20 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Located in the heart of Albufeira, this large villa is ideal for families or large groups that are looking for a quiet setting with excellent entertainment space. This 8 bedroom villa has undergone full refurbishment with new bathrooms, new tiles on the floor throughout  …see more

from £130 / night

£895 - £3395 / week

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from £130 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Hazards Escape - Coles Bay studio sleeps 2

Freycinet / Coles Bay

Studio 2 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets
Hazards Escape is a recently completed, free standing unit, adjacent to the main house, in a quiet setting about 5 minutes drive from the township of Coles Bay. The unit contains a spacious kitchenette and bathroom. It has queen bed with electric blanket, a comfortable  …see more

from £89 / night

£618 / week

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from £89 / night

25

Seririt / Ume Anyar

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £125 / night

£870 / week

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from £125 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Casa do Alpendre - Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo cottage sleeps 4

Tavira / Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Casa do Alpendre” is located just 20 minutes from the beach of Fuseta, on the outskirts of Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo, a small village in the municipality of Tavira.In a region often referred to as one of the Algarve's best kept secrets, the property is  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 - £653 / week

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from £44 / night

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Villa Panoramica - Santa Barbara de Nexe villa sleeps 14

Faro District / Santa Barbara de Nexe

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Charming villa with a magnificent view over the sea and islands. Located in a very quiet area and with all the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday. The view, the games room and the sunny pool area are some of the highlights of this house. On the ground floor of th  …see more

from £122 / night

£696 - £2540 / week

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from £122 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Casa Níspero - Chulilla villa sleeps 8

Province of Valencia / Chulilla

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Summary: If you are looking for something a bit different - to truly relax and unwind with your family and friends in the REAL Spain...then this is it! Casa Níspero is a beautiful traditional Spanish villa hidden away among the pine trees on the edge of Parque Natural  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1300 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Setubal District / Palmela

4 6 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £94 / night

£566 / week

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from £94 / night

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State of Santa Catarina / Bombinhas

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from £147 / night

£924 - £1400 / week

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from £147 / night

18

The Beach House - Batemans Bay house sleeps 8

New South Wales / Batemans Bay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Set right on the dunes and only metres to the water, this 50's cottage is the archetypal beach house. It is located within the bay so the beach is relatively calm most of the time and is only a 5 minutes drive to town by car, or enjoy a leisurely stroll via the beach.  …see more

from £103 / night

£700 - £1548 / week

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from £103 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Casa Julio, Albufeira, Algarve - Oura Beach villa sleeps 12

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Villa, with private poolCasa Julio is a beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bathroom private villa, with a lovely private swimming pool, located in the heart of Albufeira town, only 4 minutes walk from the main part of the strip in the New town where y  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Excellent 

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The Terrace (Beach House) - Lourinha apartment sleeps 4

Lisbon District / Lourinha

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
The Terrace is an attic style apartment with two bedrooms, and a spacious balcony at the entrance directed east, so you can enjoy the sun while having breakfast. Inspired in the elements surrounding the property its colours reflect the ambience of the region.The Terrace  …see more

from £69 / night

£479 - £566 / week

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from £69 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Great Cosy Flat near Ramblas - Poble Sec apartment sleeps 6

Barcelona / Poble Sec

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Fully equipped. Situated in the center of Barcelona, at only 10min walk of Las Ramblas.With plenty of Restaurants and grocery stores nearby. The flat has recently been renovated.It's fully equipped to ensure the comfort of our guests. You will visit Barcelona and f  …see more

from £83 / night

£479 - £905 / week

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from £83 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Beachfront Stella Maris Studio - Fuengirola Marina studio sleeps 2

Fuengirola / Fuengirola Marina

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Costa del Sol. Spain. Fuengirola. PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO EMAIL THE OWNER FOR LONG TERM PROMOTIONS (more than 1 week, excluding high season). NEW: Wi-FI in the apartment and included in the price!!! Rent directly to the owner. Renovated studio beach front (14th floor)  …see more

from £27 / night

£183 - £357 / week

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from £27 / night

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St Lucia Self Catering - La-Lucia apartment sleeps 6

KwaZulu-Natal / La-Lucia

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
.The Bridge apartment 20 is ideally situated on the Eastern banks of the St LUCIA Estuary and located on the buzzing Mckenzie Street. ST LUCIA is a tropical paradise in a World Heritage Site surrounded by the Greater Wetland Park. The BRIDGE apartment 20 is a Neat 2 bed  …see more

from £85 / night

£593 / week

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from £85 / night

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Hunter Hideaway Cottages - Rothbury cottage sleeps 8

Cessnock / Rothbury

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The Hunter Hideaway Cottages are situated just two hours north of Sydney off a pleasant country lane in the heart of the famous Hunter Valley Wine Country, Australia's premium wine growing district. Peacefully nestled amongst tall shady gum trees, the cottages  …see more

from £71 / night

£495 / week

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from £71 / night

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