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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Antsiranana Province / Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly

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from £19 / night

£130 / week

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from £19 / night

(20) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Xativa

Xativa / Bixquert

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Well managed, well stocked and well located Villa” Our two families enjoyed a fantastic fortnight at this well-appointed villa. That pool is as nice as it looks in the photos and was perfect for the kids (11 & 9). Xativa came to life during the Fira d  …see more

from £49 / night

£349 - £1135 / week

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from £49 / night

(2) Very Good 

7

Adapazari ski hotel apartment to rent.

Sakarya Province / Adapazari

21 4 1 night min

  • 21 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Günlük Daire Sakarya is Sakarya's largest hotel apartment complex. We offer diversity of choices to make our costumers happy and comfortable at our homes. It's our responsibility to make our guest to feel like they are at home. We provide a kitchen in every  …see more

from £26 / night

£177 / week

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from £26 / night

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(15) Very Good 

44

Holiday bungalow in Jambiani

Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The management team will assist when needed: shopping, food or to drive you around to different excursions.  …see more

from £37 / night

£237 - £347 / week

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from £37 / night

(16) Excellent 

19

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Amarilla Golf

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“An amazing two weeks in an amazing villa” We have just spent two weeks in this villa with my family and I can honestly say it was the best two weeks I've had on holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available for us. You  …see more

from £120 / night

£850 - £1074 / week

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from £120 / night

6

State of Santa Catarina / Itajai

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

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from £71 / night

£512 / week

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from £71 / night

15

Florianopolis / Campeche

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £40 / night

£701 - £709 / week

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from £40 / night

12

Florianopolis / Daniela

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £186 / night

£1296 / week

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from £186 / night

(4) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Eden is located three kilometer away from the beaches of Nai Thon and Nai Yang and has 300 m2 of living area. Because of the slope, the villa offers a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains. You can reach both the beaches in just five minutes by scooter or  …see more

from £183 / night

£1160 - £2353 / week

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from £183 / night

(7) Very Good 

16

Caleta de Fuste holiday bungalow rental

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“All just perfect!!” We stayed in Jim's bungalow for one week 4-11 June 2016 and it was all we could ask for and more. The bungalow is clean, well equipped and very comfortable. It was just wonderful having the communal pool just across the road from  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £325 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Very Good 

21

Ponta Delgada holiday penthouse rental

Ponta Delgada / Ponta Delgada, Azores

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
New, March 2014 Listing.Welcome to a unique Azorean 'holiday apartment' rental -- “The Penthouse, Ponta Delgada”. Recently refurbished to a high standard, it's extremely well-equipped and includes full Climate Control, Cable T.V and FREE, broadba  …see more

from £111 / night

£777 / week

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from £111 / night

(3) Excellent 

28

Villa rental in Puerto Romano with swimming pool

Estepona / Puerto Romano

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We loved it and will certainly come back!” This year we’ve decided to spend our New Years Eve in Estepona, Spain. I’ve already visited the area several years ago, but for my husband (30 years old) and my little girl (1 year old) it was the first time.  …see more

from £169 / night

£1177 - £2706 / week

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from £169 / night

(26) Very Good 

23

Holiday studio with shared pool, golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

Studio 3 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“As always, a Fantastic stay at Garden City” Having stayed at Garden City many times before, we always love to go back time and time again. This complex never disappoints. The studio apartment we stayed in was lovely and the balcony looked out over the  …see more

from £38 / night

£265 - £427 / week

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from £38 / night

(22) Very Good 

38

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Moraira

Moraira / La Sabatera

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location for a group of friends to holiday” Having been several times with the same group, it feels like arriving home when we get there. Hire cars are essential then good beaches, bars, restaurants, golf and mountain scenery are readily avail  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1600 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Very Good 

18

Binibeca holiday villa rental

Binibeca / Binibeca Nou

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A pretty garden surrounds the villa with a path each side that leads up to the pool area and back garden. The garden and pool are tended to on a regular basis, the pool twice weekly. Well lit patios and childproof gates are fitted to protect tiny wandering feet! Sleeps  …see more

from £85 / night

£850 - £1750 / week

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from £85 / night

(2) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa with swimming pool in La Marina

La Marina / La Escuera

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This luxury, 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom, detached villa on La Escuera, is built on a 1100sqm plot with a 9 x4 metre private pool. The property is located just 3 minutes drive to La Marina beach.  …see more

from £101 / night

£589 - £673 / week

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from £101 / night

(1) Excellent 

14

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

£603 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

20

Villa rental in Bangrak with swimming pool

Ko Samui / Bangrak

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
A beautifully furnished villa in a highly attractive location: "Newly built luxury villa with private pool, set in lush tropical surroundings."  …see more

from £177 / night

£1148 - £2030 / week

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from £177 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

La Zubia ski home to rent.

Province of Granada / La Zubia

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
El Rincón de la Rosa Country House is located in a quiet area, between the magical city of Granada and the Natural Park of Sierra Nevada. See La Alhambra, El Albaizin area and the incredible Sacromonte just will take you 10 mins from the gate of the house. 15 mins f  …see more

from £76 / night

£421 - £1143 / week

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from £76 / night

(6) Very Good 

10

Holiday guest house in Calangute

Calangute / Calangute Beach

6 18 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
our property is on the prime location ! just 5 minutes walk to the calangute beach ! we have AC & non AC rooms ! our main aim is to keep our costumers happy and to keep all our rooms clean ! all the rooms have AC,fridge, TV,Free wifi ! we have staff that will help you  …see more

from £19 / night

£111 - £855 / week

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from £19 / night

(10) Excellent 

23

Sitges holiday apartment rental

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
In addition: Parking, WIFI (port's common), Air Condition and nearby supermarket (Carrefour)  …see more

from £72 / night

£463 - £933 / week

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from £72 / night

(3) Excellent 

11

Sesmarias holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!” I stayed here for a week with my wife, two daughters, son in law and my eight month old granddaughter. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday rental. Location was superb, three beaches all within 10 minutes walking distance and all stun  …see more

from £48 / night

£337 - £1336 / week

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from £48 / night

5

Apartment rental in Cairo

Cairo Governorate / Cairo

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
cairo old maadi street 9 studio for rent, 2 minutes walking to sakanat metro station , 10 minutes to downtown, resterauts and cafe shops are downstairs, very clost to super market and local market, good choice for tourist. wifi, big bathroom, kitchen, clean towel, cable  …see more

from £23 / night

£160 / week

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from £23 / night

(33) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in La Zenia

La Zenia / La Zenia Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Prime location” What an excellent place to stay,5 minute walk to beach and Zenia Boulevard for excellent shopping & dining.Irish bars and restaurants right on your doorstep.Can get a little noisy if sleeping in the front bedroom but don't let that put  …see more

from £26 / night

£169 - £412 / week

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from £26 / night

11

Sao Sebastiao / Maresias

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

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from £119 / night

£449 / week

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from £119 / night

(3) Very Good 

15

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Candolim

Bardez / Candolim

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The complex is just two minute walk to the main road with 20 - 30 restaurants providing all kinds of food.  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £650 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Excellent 

21

State of Rio Grande do Sul / Xangri-La

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£394 - £788 / week

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from £60 / night

(21) Excellent 

30

Colonia de Sant Pere holiday villa rental

Colonia de Sant Pere / Bay of Alcudia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“A comfortable, relaxing stay.” La Vista was perfect for our extended family of 5 adults and 3 young kids. Well equipped and comfortable, the roof terrace and hot tub were fantastic. The area was nice and quiet, albeit the start of the season, but this  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £95 / night

(1) Excellent 

15

Villa rental in Vizhinjam

Kerala / Vizhinjam

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous rental near Kovalam Beach!” Great, family friendly location and amenities. Owner and caretaker are wonderful. Excellent value given the proximity to the beach, amenities in the house and yard.  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £385 / week

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from £45 / night

22

Holiday home with swimming pool in Australia & New Zealand

Sunshine Coast / Coolum Beach

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
With its unique timber geodesic dome structure and boutique resort feel, The Dome House provides guests with an outdoor swimming pool, tropical garden, free WiFi and on-site parking. The Dome House is located a 10-minute drive from natural beauty of Mt Coolum National  …see more

from £322 / night

£1960 - £2047 / week

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from £322 / night

(19) Very Good 

10

Holiday b&b in Jaffna

Northern Province / Jaffna

5 2 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent host and location” The accommodation is the discrete 2nd floor of a house. The host lives below. Excellent English and local knowledge. His help and advice enabled us to enjoy Jaffna and the peninsula, finding places we would not otherwise h  …see more

from £28 / night

£193 / week

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from £28 / night

(4) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Trujillo

Province of Caceres / Trujillo

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Quietly located in a 4 acre estate, but only 5 minutes' walk from the medieval town centre of Trujillo in the province of Extremadura, the cottage has sweeping views over the valley and towards the Arab castle that dominates the town. Whether you go birding  …see more

from £64 / night

£421 - £505 / week

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from £64 / night

(5) Very Good 

32

Holiday apartment in Dingli

Island of Malta / Dingli

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Located in a very good area in the vicinity of all shops and grocers. This appartment has been just finished, everything is brand new. This appartment has a unique view of Dingli cliffs and an amazing show in winter and summer. Oportunity not to be missed with also an  …see more

from £47 / night

£295 / week

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from £47 / night

23

State of Rio de Janeiro / Angra Dos Reis

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning

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from £52 / night

£343 - £512 / week

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from £52 / night

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State of Ceara / Aquiraz

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £95 / night

£662 / week

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from £95 / night

7

Santarem District / Fatima

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £17 / night

£97 - £925 / week

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from £17 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Cerro Grande

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxury Villa With Private Swimming Pool, magnificent Sea Views over looking the Marina of Albufeira, with Walking Distance From The Beach. 4 bedroom villa with 5 bathrooms. Air-conditioning in the master room and internet access. Outdoor alfresco dining area. Sleeps 10.  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £3000 / week

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from £165 / night

(4) Excellent 

13

Holiday beach hut rental

Praslin Island / Ste Anne

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
Wake up on the hut's veranda, enjoy the view of the ocean towards Mahe and the surrounding lush tropical forests perfectly complimented by the local birds singing away. This part of the island sees very little traffic and one has a sense of being at one with nature  …see more

from £127 / night

£883 - £1177 / week

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from £127 / night

(1) Very Good 

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State of Sergipe / Aracaju

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £56 / night

£386 / week

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from £56 / night

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Katunayake holiday apartment rental

Western Province / Katunayake

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Consolidated semi detached house for a separate living facilitated with modern furniture and fully equipped kitchen to cook at your own choice. 100m to COLOMBO-NEGOMBO HIGHWAY & less than kilometer to Katunayake-colombo expressway interconnection. We respect your privac  …see more

from £30 / night

£167 / week

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from £30 / night