Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (48131)

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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37

Braga District / Amares

25 50 Min stay varies

  • 25 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £18 / night

£110 - £167 / week

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from £18 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sanur

Sanur / Tamblingan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Serena is a well established villa which has recently been upgraded to five star standard , and rentals are privately managed by its English owner. Our pricing policy makes it very affordable for couples and small groups (see rates details). The daily housekeeper  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 / week

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from £80 / night

(15) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment in Nerja

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

1 3 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“superb appartment” this is the best accommodation we have stayed in nerja.we have holidayed in the no.1 hotel also another holiday appt. but this has to be top class for cleanliness and comfort .would recommend to anyone and everyone. antonella is fir  …see more

from £45 / night

£314 / week

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from £45 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f  …see more

from £575 / night

£3295 - £5795 / week

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from £575 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Tavira

Faro District / Tavira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful holiday villa in rural area” Casa Marta is the perfect holiday villa in a quiet area. We travelled with our 3 sons of 8,10 and 13 years old. When we arrived, the owner already provided us with a complete welcome package. Everything you need  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1050 / week

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from £72 / night

(59) Excellent 

51

Koggala holiday villa rental

Galle / Koggala

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Magical place. Flawless service. A joy from minute one.” The only reason I hesitated to write this review was because we do not want too many people knowing about Lakeview Villa! The more people that know the harder it will be to book because once yo  …see more

from £220 / night

£1400 - £3500 / week

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from £220 / night

(17) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“absolutely relaxing , great location and stunning Villa” Stayed in May with my family , 2 adults and 2 teenagers , firstly let me say the owners Jo and Mike who live nearby couldn't do enough for us to make our stay enjoyable. The villa is located nea  …see more

from £350 / night

£2500 - £2695 / week

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from £350 / night

(18) Very Good 

20

Holiday studio with shared pool in Arroyo de la Miel

Benalmadena / Arroyo de la Miel

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“A great value holiday” From getting to and from Malaga airport everything was so affordable. The train from the airport to the Arroyo was 20 minute journey and less than € 2. it was then a 10 minute walk from Arroyo station to the Agata apartments. P  …see more

from £22 / night

£155 - £220 / week

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from £22 / night

(8) Very Good 

23

Holiday home in Weligama

Matara / Weligama

4 9 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Superb, spacious house right on the beach!” We spent 7 days at "The Boathouse" and had fantastic time. The house is incredibly spacious, and beautifully decorated, with everything that we needed. We couldn't get much closer to the Indian Ocean if we  …see more

from £250 / night

£1750 - £3792 / week

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from £250 / night

(4) Very Good 

20

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 £15 / night

£88 - £220 / week

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from £15 / night

(2) Excellent 

21

State of Minas Gerais / Guape

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £55 / night

£375 - £725 / week

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from £55 / night

(27) Excellent 

38

Apartment rental in Torrevieja with shared pool

Torrevieja / Playa los Locos

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Location location location” What a wonderful apartment a joy to deal with Katie and Carole was wonderful on arrival can't praise it any more with be booking again for next year...thank you Katie xx  …see more

from £44 / night

£351 - £483 / week

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from £44 / night

(24) Very Good 

53

Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“All you need for a great relaxing holiday.” This was our second year at Casa Roper. Loved it. Very relaxing and your provided with everything you need. Well situated with supermarket 2mins away. A breathtaking walk along the coast to bars, restaurants  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £595 / week

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from £75 / night

(5) Very Good 

18

Holiday apartment in Monte Gordo

Faro District / Monte Gordo

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Holiday aparment review” Nice clean well equiped apartment, very centrally located for restaurants, shops and cafe bars. 5 minutes walk to the beach. Apatment owner very helpful.  …see more

from £29 / night

£198 - £483 / week

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from £29 / night

8

State of Minas Gerais / Sao Lourenco

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

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from £44 / night

£259 - £346 / week

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from £44 / night

(7) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa in Bang Tao Beach

Choeng Thale / Bang Tao Beach

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Vacaition in paradise” We returned from Thailand at the beginning of April and we were in Paradise. This is the beatiful villa set in lush green garden. The service from start to finish was professional, efficient and really helpful. On arrival the ho  …see more

from £229 / night

£1579 - £4825 / week

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from £229 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Souss-Massa-Draa Region / Taghazout

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

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from £44 / night

£308 - £430 / week

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from £44 / night

(5) Excellent 

28

Villa rental in Fuengirola with golf nearby

Fuengirola / El Coto

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous stay!!” Had a lovely time in the villa, large,spacious and spotlessly clean. Also in a nice area with lovely restaurants in walking distance. Fuengirola can also be reached on foot! Pam and martin are lovely people and couldn't be more acco  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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from £72 / night

11

Florianopolis / Pantano do Sul

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £125 / night

£875 / week

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from £125 / night

26

Holiday villa in Talamanca

Ibiza Town / Talamanca

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This modern, newly built, idyllic villa set in the magnificent Ibiza countryside, in a quiet residential area strategically located at only 2 km from the centre of Ibiza town. This allows you to enjoy the tranquility and at the same time to enjoy everything that this be  …see more

from £126 / night

£878 - £2632 / week

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from £126 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Mahe Island / Glacis

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great location for all the attractions on the Island.” In order to see most places of interest, especially the beaches you need a car, or , if you are adventurous you can take the local buses which are very cheap but will get you anywhere. The hous  …see more

from £127 / night

£885 - £1069 / week

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from £127 / night

(6) Very Good 

20

Apartment rental in Playa d'en Bossa with shared pool

Playa d'en Bossa / Bora Bora

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location, great apartment!” We stayed there in July and were initially dubious that this apartment could look like it did in the pics. We were so wrong! Amazing flat , overlooking the sea. Totally in the heart of everything. Supermarket next do  …see more

from £71 / night

£439 - £2632 / week

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from £71 / night

(3) Very Good 

9

State of Alagoas / Maceio

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £28 / night

£171 - £250 / week

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from £28 / night

(19) Very Good 

16

Home rental in Santiago de la Ribera with shared pool

Murcia / Santiago de la Ribera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic place to stay” We had an absolutely fabulous time in your property. It is a regular home from home and we felt comfortable as soon as we arrived. The pictures and photos made the house feel lived in rather than some Hotels which can feel s  …see more

from £50 / night

£270 - £440 / week

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from £50 / night

(21) Excellent 

22

Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect apartment in the center of Nerja” We just traveled to Nerja from the US for my brothers wedding and had the pleasure of staying at Apartment Susan for 8 days. The apartment is wonderful and Antonella is dream to work with. She provides everyth  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(5) Excellent 

12

Mahe Island / Anse Royale

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £75 / night

£522 / week

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from £75 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa rental

Ukunda / Diani Beach

4 11 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Niro's Place, gorgeous beachhouse with private swimming-pool, full house staff, 4 air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms with private balcony and marvelous seaview.Romantic gazebo near the beach and hammocks under the coconot trees. Niro Properties is known as one of t  …see more

from £176 / night

£1229 - £2886 / week

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from £176 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region / Temara

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £36 / night

£220 - £281 / week

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from £36 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Barnes Ghaut

Nevis / Barnes Ghaut

4 6 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Large spacious house with beautiful scenery” The house for just beautiful, great scenery and what a view! The staff was wonderful. The road is horrible and it is getting worse everyone says. Pretty dangerous in some spots. It takes 15 minutes to get t  …see more

from £200 / night

£1375 - £1500 / week

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from £200 / 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 £220 / night

£308 - £2588 / week

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from £220 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Darwin

Top End / Darwin

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
“An excellently positioned and beautifully furnished haven” Aircon in the main bedroom struggled in comparison to the other rooms but all in all, we couldn't fault it.  …see more

from £184 / night

£1718 / week

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from £184 / night

(2) Excellent 

22

Seminyak / Oberoi

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £79 / night

£527 / week

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from £79 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Quarteira holiday apartment rental

Faro District / Quarteira

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
“The photos do not do it justice” We fell in love with this apartment as soon as we walked in. It was exactly where we wanted to be. The apartment is very comfortable and well appointed. The wifi was a bonus. Although we had some problems with the Holi  …see more

from £66 / night

£439 - £615 / week

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from £66 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Home rental in Orgiva with swimming pool

Province of Granada / Orgiva

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely well provisioned house, full of spaces to relax.” We visted at Easter and go to see Torvizcon's Easter celebrations. The people in the village were very friendly. The village was very nice and kept. The house was lovely, it was clean and comfor  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £600 / week

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from £50 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in El Port de la Selva

Costa Brava / El Port de la Selva

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
SPECIAL OFFER FROM NOW TO SEPTEMBER.: Contact the owner. 8 persons max. Basic Price for 2 persons. 15 € per additional person, Hot season: fixed price per week.  …see more

from £88 / night

£834 - £1843 / week

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from £88 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Seminyak with swimming pool

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 £106 / night

£693 - £1474 / week

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from £106 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ko Pha Ngan

Surat Thani Province / Ko Pha Ngan

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
“The best location and vacation home you could possibly choose for your dream vacation” This vacation house(villa) is buildt in a very private beach location, which happens to be the perfect starting point for all your adventures around the island of K  …see more

from £123 / night

£816 / week

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from £123 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benimeit

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wow! What an amazing holiday in a very classy villa” Well where to start....? My family and I ( 7 adults all ages and 2 children ) all stayed at villa el impo for two luxurious weeks this summer and all had an amazing time. Before we even got to the  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £1800 / week

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from £115 / night

(26) Excellent 

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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
“This is a superb oasis” This apartment is almost perfect in every way. The view from the front balcony stretches along the coast road past Wignacourt Tower along Bugibba promenade to Qwara Point. To the left is St. Paul's Island and a friendly cafe/b  …see more

from £44 / night

£264 - £483 / week

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from £44 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sannat

Island of Gozo / Sannat

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect way to escape” Both the villa and the owners were fantastic. It was clean, perfect location for site seeing the whole island, in a village that had all the amenities you need on a villa holiday. The owners were very friendly and were on hand  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £910 / week

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from £60 / night