Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (49701)

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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Holiday home in Napoklu

Kodagu (Coorg) / Napoklu

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
A modern home nestled against the hill side and meadows on one side and the coffee estates on another side. This quiet location not to far from the nearby town. The nearby places compromises of riverside, waterfalls & hills Enjoy the morning coffee in our coffee estat  …see more

from £32 / night

£221 / week

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from £32 / night

(47) Excellent 

25

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

(25) Excellent 

16

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 £43 / night

£255 - £467 / week

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from £43 / 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

22

Holiday villa in La Marina

Costa Blanca / La Marina

4 6 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Beautiful villa for 6 persons 3with sleep-rooms 280м2 plus 1030м2 Private secured parking place private swimming pool and lovely garden Good disposition close to Torrevieja and Alicante Air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi  …see more

from £67 / night

£462 - £714 / week

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from £67 / night

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Maldonado Department / Punta del Este

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £126 / night

£882 / week

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from £126 / night

17

Cala San Vincente holiday chalet rental

Majorca / Cala San Vincente

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Holiday house for maximum of 6 people.Modern terraced house, overlooking the beach in Cala Sant Vicent in Mallorca.  …see more

from £84 / night

£582 - £1478 / week

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from £84 / night

(4) Excellent 

22

Villa rental in Central Algarve with swimming pool

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant holiday- no-one wanted to leave!” Loved the swimming pool and outside areas with shady spots for our fairer members. House well appointed and spacious. Close to all amenities ie Old Town and shopping. No car necessary.  …see more

from £275 / night

£595 - £2135 / week

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from £275 / night

22

Wichian Buri holiday guest house rental

Phetchabun Province / Wichian Buri

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
villa assinee location is more suited for a relaxing stay of a week or more,  …see more

from £23 / night

£133 / week

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from £23 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Patnem

Canacona / Patnem

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Four directly sea-facing cottages on Patnem beach. Each simply & beautifully designed with a bedroom, bathroom & outside terrace.We also have a further 5 cottages on the row behind that all have a partial view of the sea.Facilities: Residential Yoga,Ayurveda  …see more

from £55 / night

£300 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski villa to rent in Mersa Matruh

Matrouh Governorate / Mersa Matruh

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Hotel Experiance” 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 1000 Sq/m Garden. It's right next to the Sea. There are 2 Pools next to the house. A beautiful garden and the nightlife is amazing. The villa has many spaces with many bedrooms and bathrooms that it can  …see more

from £237 / night

£1654 / week

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from £237 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday home in Plettenberg Bay

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A local management agency manages the property on behalf of the owner. Housekeepers can be arranged.  …see more

from £24 / night

£402 - £1544 / week

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from £24 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A relaxing, peaceful holiday!” We had a lovely relaxing holiday, the pool was great for cooling down and Jerry and Helen made us feel very welcome. The Casita has views of Vejer and is located just off a main road which will lead you to all the local  …see more

from £57 / night

£420 - £430 / week

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from £57 / night

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Imbituba / Praia do Rosa

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £80 / night

£557 / week

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from £80 / night

(71) Very Good 

37

Holiday b&b with shared pool in Gianyar

Bali / Gianyar

6 21 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 21
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“PERFECT!” First and foremost, I must say, Mrs. Paula and her staff were a delight!! The food was delicious, and we were met with a sense of hospitality that is rare and almost never found in a hotel or resort. The property was exactly as it was presen  …see more

from £76 / night

£526 - £2004 / week

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from £76 / night

(25) Very Good 

23

Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £233 / night

£1615 - £2205 / week

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from £233 / night

(2) Excellent 

23

Sao Sebastiao / Maresias

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £63 / night

£276 - £1063 / week

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from £63 / night

(7) Excellent 

17

Home rental in Nijar

Province of Almeria / Nijar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
This rental home is located in the village of Níjar / Almeria, 25 to 30 km from the beautiful beaches of the Natural Park Cabo de Gata, in eastern Andalusia. Its location in the old quarter of the potters transmits the atmosphere of past times. With recent restoration  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Agnes Water holiday home rental

Queensland / Agnes Water

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
Right in the heart of town, is this amazing tri level home, a court yard with a fabulously built pathway gives you access to the ‘back’ laneway which is easy walking distance to the shops and beach. There is room for a boat and a great balcony to catch the ocean bre  …see more

from £88 / night

£527 - £1065 / week

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from £88 / night

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Holiday apartment letting

Province of Almeria / Roquetas de Mar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“ Las Bananas “ Exceptional 2 bedroom apartment right on the beachfront in Playa Serena. Quiet area and close to all amenities. Complex with beautiful gardens and large pool called Playasol Village situated around the landscaped gardens and an ornamental lake of the  …see more

from £61 / night

£424 - £551 / week

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from £61 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Newstead

Victoria / Newstead

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
While with us you can collect eggs, pick in season fruit, meet Gus the pet sheep and Peachie the pup. In summer time you can cool off with a dip in the dam, and in winter light the indoor and outdoor fireplaces.  …see more

from £44 / night

£264 / week

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from £44 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Aljaraque

Province of Huelva / Aljaraque

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Welcome to El arrozal. This recently made wood house is located on a beautiful and well mantained 7000 sq. metres of private garden, wich includes a big size pool that allows easy access for people of all ages. Also offers the use of a fired wood oven and barbecue. Situ  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sairee Beach

Koh Tao / Sairee Beach

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
We are a perfect retreat for couples, families or friends wanting to enjoy the tranquility of island life combined with spacious living at a reasonable price. Our location is ideal, with Sairee Beach and Village just a 5 min stroll away.  …see more

from £67 / night

£440 - £667 / week

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from £67 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Benahavis

Costa del Sol / Benahavis

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautifully sea views one level, luxury 2 bedroom penthouse apartment. This apartment is situated in a beautiful, newly established complex which boasts 4 outdoor swimming pools, great views and charming water features running through the lush lansdcaped gardens. The c  …see more

from £112 / night

£662 - £924 / week

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from £112 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Casuarina

Malindi / Casuarina

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful and incredibly relaxing” Ritchie House is absolutely wonderful. We felt immediately relaxed when we arrived and Francis, Richard and Justus were brilliant at keeping us relaxed the whole week. Beautiful location, delicious food, great books  …see more

from £120 / night

£1050 - £2000 / week

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from £120 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Izmir Province / Cesme

2 3 3 nights min

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

 …see more

from £60 / night

£382 - £522 / week

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from £60 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with shared pool in Lonavala

Maharashtra / Lonavala

3 12 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Awesome birthday at this amazing place” Went for two days with friends (25th and 26th December) and celebrated my birthday. Place is located in a calm serene place. The bungalow is very spacious and very neatly kept. Bathrooms are hygienic and in ex  …see more

from £115 / night

£805 / week

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from £115 / night

(13) Very Good 

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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 £128 / night

£890 - £1662 / week

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from £128 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Majorda ski apartment to rent.

Majorda / Salcete

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home away from home” Yes, indeed whatever described by owner Thereza Dsouza about her serviced aparment is true.Me, my wife n two kids stayed for four nights during holi .The cozy apartment is in an apartment complex called Sapna Exotica just abt 100  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / 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

(4) Very Good 

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Siquijor Island / Larena

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £13 / night

£84 - £173 / week

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from £13 / 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

(7) Very Good 

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Cala Vadella holiday apartment rental

Ibiza / Cala Vadella

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic location and beach” We stayed in cala vedella for 2 weeks and really enjoyed our stay at apartment. Over all we had a great stay, but as always there are some things that could be better. The overall standard of the flat was ok, except f  …see more

from £64 / night

£441 - £475 / week

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from £64 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Madrid

Madrid / La Latina

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
This elegant two bedroomed apartment has been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard providing all the necessary but free from fuss. The stylish dècor includes a superb mix of classic and contemporary furniture, white walls and clean lines. The property boasts t  …see more

from £85 / night

£611 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Florianopolis / Pantano do Sul

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £63 / night

£441 / week

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from £63 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Amarilla Golf

Amarilla Golf / Pebble Beach

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in 575.” We had a lovely week here at the end of April.The weather was very good and the apartment was extremely comfortable and very well equipped.The locality was pleasant with lots of good restaurants within easy wal  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Koggala

Galle / Koggala

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa in spectacular secluded location” We spent a wonderful week in Sri Lanka with Siyambala House as our home from home. Nalaka and his staff looked after us extremely well. Day trip to Yala National Park is worth the 3 hour journey each wa  …see more

from £276 / night

£2048 - £2284 / week

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from £276 / night

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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

(59) Excellent 

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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

(11) Very Good 

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Puerto de Mazarron holiday apartment let

Mazarron / Puerto de Mazarron

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Something for everyone” Apartment was nice and spacious and the 2 bathrooms were a god sent with 2 teenage daughters and plenty hot water. Perfect location, within walking distance of everything and no need for a car. Very clean and great under ground  …see more

from £25 / night

£203 - £365 / week

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from £25 / night