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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Jimbaran / Uluwatu

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £202 / night

£1404 / week

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from £202 / night

(9) Excellent 

13

Tamarindo holiday home rental

Province of Guanacaste / Tamarindo

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Colonial Style Beach Home close to the beach and surf of Playa Langosta and the town center of Tamarindo. Luxurious with AC in all bedrooms, garage, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, pantry, wireless internet and private pool. Ideal for families or up to 3 couples  …see more

from £196 / night

£1334 - £1584 / week

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from £196 / 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 - £1142 / week

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from £49 / night

(3) Very Good 

20

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Santa Maria

Santa Maria / Tortuga Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Self-catering 2 stories villa with stunning sea views, just two minutes from the beach. Private pool and balconies for private outdoor relaxing. Within a 5* Resort providing all amenities at walking distance but yet very peaceful.<br />Ocean view Villa, practicall  …see more

from £63 / night

£439 - £1667 / week

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from £63 / night

(6) Very Good 

22

Province of Tarragona / Torredembarra

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £53 / night

£264 - £527 / week

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from £53 / night

(1) Excellent 

17

Salvador / Jardim Armacao

2 9 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £50 / night

£334 - £800 / week

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from £50 / night

(11) Excellent 

33

Holiday villa in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Campo Mijas

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent accommodation and owners” we found the villa to be just as lovely as we had expected and the pictures we saw before hand were a true reflection of the property. there was everything in the villa you would need and the owners were more than  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 - £1375 / week

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from £79 / night

(8) Very Good 

10

Holiday penthouse in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

2 5 4 nights min

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

from £44 / night

£264 - £483 / week

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from £44 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment rental

Cantabria / Santander

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Golf, surfing beaches and tall mountains! Enjoy Cantabria from our modern two-bedroom ocean view apartment with an enormous sun deck overlooking the Bay of Biscay within the Mogro beach community only minutes away from Santander, golf and endless adventure activities.  …see more

from £79 / night

£430 - £737 / week

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from £79 / night

12

State of Bahia / Sao Felix

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Pet friendly

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from £29 / night

£144 / week

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from £29 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / Playa Flamenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful” Having just returned from a 10 day holiday in this house, all I can say is - it was wonderful. There was plenty of room for myself, my son & his family. Upstairs, the outside balcony was huge. Everything you could think of was provided -  …see more

from £22 / night

£176 - £395 / week

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from £22 / night

32

Florianopolis / Ponta das Canas

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

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from £134 / night

£1371 / week

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from £134 / night

(16) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Villa with everything you need” First of all the owners of the villa, Ian & Teresa was so very helpful to us and give us a lot of good info on the area (restaurants, bike rentals etc, The villa is in a small village called Baan Nong Yai with lots of l  …see more

from £73 / night

£410 - £444 / week

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from £73 / night

(11) Very Good 

33

Apartment rental in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Pine Walk Area

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Super helpful, and great accomodation” Maria & Casy are fabulous hosts. Nothing was too much trouble for them, they even arranged tranfers at a very reasonable rate. The accomodation was excellent, in a great location. It had everything we needed.  …see more

from £44 / night

£264 - £878 / week

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from £44 / night

(4) Excellent 

40

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Villalonga

Province of Valencia / Villalonga

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Ideal for large groups of friends or families, Casa del Che is a mountain paradise with a huge secluded garden and whopping private pool, enjoy peace, tranquillity and pure mountain spring water. Relax in the villa or enjoy life in the nearby Spanish towns and beaches.&  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Very Good 

19

Playa d'en Bossa holiday apartment rental

Ibiza / Playa d'en Bossa

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Location and Views.” The apartment was clean and spacious in a perfect location right on the beach. Enrique was very helpfull with all our requests. The apartment complex is not part of a holiday rentals complex and therefore we were able to g  …see more

from £132 / night

£922 - £1720 / week

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from £132 / night

(7) Excellent 

27

Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa, perfect location!” We could not be happier with our stay at Villa Rafiki - beautifully furnished, comfortable, spacious and equipped with everything you could need. We loved the outdoor space, perfect for relaxing and dining. A person  …see more

from £188 / night

£1185 - £1448 / week

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(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Private Vacation Villa with 4 en suite bedrooms, lush gardens and private pool...  …see more

from £342 / night

£2217 - £2567 / week

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from £342 / night

(10) Very Good 

27

Province of Barcelona / El Masnou

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £88 / night

£439 - £1141 / week

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from £88 / night

12

Holiday studio with shared pool in Es Castell

Es Castell / Son Vilar

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Cosy studio apartment in a quiet residential area . Located just in between Mahon and the historic village of Es Castell . well connected by frequent buses and close to local corner shop open seven days a week .Newly painted and very lighty , the apartment sleeps tw  …see more

from £36 / night

£246 / week

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from £36 / night

(5) Excellent 

36

Holiday villa rental

Puerto Banus / Rio Verde Playa

8 20 3 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great for young children and adults alike ... would highly recommend” Visited with my family and my young son. The villa had everything we required for the baby and lots of space. The interior is modern and comfortable. The pool was great and is ve  …see more

from £495 / night

£1850 - £2800 / week

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from £495 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa d'en Bossa

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
beach, party, ibiza, holiday, fun  …see more

from £71 / night

£439 - £2588 / week

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from £71 / night

(2) Excellent 

30

Silves / Odelouca

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £101 / night

£702 - £2588 / week

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from £101 / 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,  …see more

from £116 / night

£811 / week

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from £116 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Villamartin

Villamartin / Villamartin Plaza

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A perfect 1 bedroom apartment in the Villamartin Plaza with all amenities on hand, restaurants, bars and close to the new Zenia blvd shopping mall an of course plenty of golf and Blue Flag beaches. In all why would you go anywhere else for a holiday! This is another fan  …see more

from £20 / night

£132 - £185 / week

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from £20 / night

(5) Excellent 

15

Cavelossim holiday apartment rental

Cavelossim / Mobor

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Car not necessary
Bright and airey 1st floor modern self catering 90sqm apartment facing main street with 10msq furnished sunny terrace plus additional balcony off master.Spacious bespoke wardrobes and vanity tables,ceiling fans including split A/C's in each bedroom2 wet roo  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £230 / week

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from £25 / night

(2) Very Good 

15

Guest house rental in Koh Rong Samloem

Koh Kong Province / Koh Rong Samloem

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Beach House sits on M'Pai Bay beach front, in Koh Rong Samloem's village. A special place - designed by a renowned eco-architect, purpose built by local craftsmen to take beach living to a new level from 2016. After sunrise, stay local to swim, hammock, kay  …see more

from £74 / night

£517 / week

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from £74 / night

(1) Excellent 

6

B&b rental in Guwahati

Assam / Guwahati

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
My property is a room on the roof with a private terrace garden where you will wake up to the sound of various bird calls. Surrounded by hills and greenery,it is the perfect retreat from the concrete jungle,just ten minutes from the city hub. Breakfast is complimentary,  …see more

from £13 / night

£87 / week

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from £13 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Villa with capacity between 8/10 people, located in the heart of Island, Playa den Bossa and Ibiza town are a few minutes. Easy access on foot, by public transport or by car. The Villa is located in an exclusive area of ​​Villas and luxury homes. The Villa is div  …see more

from £264 / night

£878 - £4211 / week

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from £264 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Kalkan holiday apartment rental

Kalkan / Patara Prince Resort

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely stunning!” The villa is at the top of patara prince resort which is great for catching the dolmus up and down the resort to the swimming pools and sunbathing terraces as well as being easy to go into town! The villa is spacious and well eq  …see more

from £25 / night

£170 - £345 / week

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from £25 / night

(21) Excellent 

27

Holiday villa in Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Pueblo

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful villa with breathtaking views, didn't want to leave!” After tackling the first 'big' shop up the stairs we enjoyed an amazing 10 days in the villa. We thought it was extremely homely and had all of the amenities you need for a comfortable st  …see more

from £121 / night

£849 - £2035 / week

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from £121 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in El Rosario with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / El Rosario

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.001 km
  • Swimming pool
“We enjoyed a very convenient location and property standing for a one week stay” The flat is in a pretty and quiet residential area close to some nice restaurants and a sand beach. Even in a high season period, the flat location is not noisy and you f  …see more

from £50 / night

£349 - £599 / week

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(22) Very Good 

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Pollenca holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Pollenca

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Beautiful old farmhouse situated at the foot of a mountain and the villas bajoca 1 & 2. Fully renovated, is divided into two floors. The ground floor consists of living room-dining room and kitchen. Upstairs there is a spacious bedroom and a bathroom. The room has t  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £381 / week

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from £46 / night

(2) Very Good 

15

Pamplemousses District / Pointe Aux Piments

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £44 / night

£308 / week

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from £44 / night

(23) Excellent 

34

Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We like quiet locations for our holidays and preferably detached properties this is the prime reason we chose this Villa, but for the price it was exceptional and far exceeded the expectations, clean, tidy on a quiet complex it was ne  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £483 / week

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from £43 / night

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State of Bahia / Porto Seguro

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £42 / night

£292 / week

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from £42 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Fitts

Saint James Parish / Fitts

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Location, Excellent Hosts, Very easy to deal with and contact” I stayed at this location for about 2 weeks, We are a family with 3 children. We started off with a bit of a snag, when we arrived the place was not cleaned yet and Sooey was no  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Sabrosa

Vila Real District / Sabrosa

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 121 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic hollidays!!!!” A great place, beautiful landscape, very nice weather and the most wellcoming staff ever!!! the cutest house w/everything we needed, since cable tv, wifi equiped kitchen and the daily breakfast by the swimming pool...it was ju  …see more

from £40 / night

£277 - £522 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ko Pha Ngan / Haad Chao Phao

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £15 / night

£94 / week

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from £15 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Kalkan

Kalkan / Kiziltas

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Note: Kalkan is 1000+ km from the Syrian border and is very calm and quiet! The Cetin Apartments (1 and 2) are situated on the Kisiltas hillside with great views over Kalkan. These 2 apartments have the benefit of a large pool (75 m2) but are also only 900 m. from the  …see more

from £34 / night

£235 - £470 / week

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from £34 / night