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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Holiday villa rental

Tiznit / Aglou-Plage

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
<p class="x_MsoNormal">Aglou beach rental villa - Located on a small private domaine right by the beach and 56 miles south of Agadir, Dar Zidana offers stunning sea views and a private infinity pool, all just 2 miles from Aglou Plage. <strong>  …see more

from £279 / night

£1950 - £2330 / week

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from £279 / night

(10) Excellent 

63

Cala Jondal holiday villa rental

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia / Cala Jondal

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very comfortable and welcoming villa in a peaceful location-Perfect!” The villa has everything you need for a trip away with family our friends. Great WIFI, lovely pool and set in spacious, private grounds. Pato, the owner is extremely helpful and  …see more

from £216 / night

£1509 / week

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from £216 / night

23

Beihai holiday hotel apartment rental

Guangxi / Beihai

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
You enjoy breathtaking ocean views even when you are on the bed or in the bathtub. The luxury complex is a new landmark because of its artistic building and beautiful garden. The apartment is clean, cool, comfortable, safe, and fully equipped.<br />Convenient for  …see more

from £33 / night

£121 - £178 / week

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from £33 / night

16

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Costa Blanca / Calpe

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa arranged on 2 floors with private pool, situated close to Calpe. Distances: 2,2 km to Calpe, 2,7 km to the next sandy beach and 2 km to the next supermarket. Access: The access to the villa is by asphalted road. Plot: aproximadetly 800 m² with parking for  …see more

from £74 / night

£513 - £1932 / week

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from £74 / night

17

Ski villa to rent in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
An exclusive villa in the most prestigious and popular neighbourhood in the area on the El Duque/ Caleta. Only 2 minutes walkind distance to the beach (0.50m and the main amenities, shopping centers, restaurants,pharmaci). An elegant, quiet, fully furnished house in  …see more

from £154 / night

£1078 - £1207 / week

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from £154 / night

(4) Very Good 

23

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Miss D Hollas” Lovely apartment very clean and tidy would definitely go back. Lovely views from balcony. Pool area very good and relaxing.  …see more

from £44 / night

£302 - £578 / week

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from £44 / night

(6) Very Good 

16

Villa rental in Vilamoura with swimming pool, golf nearby

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautiful villa in Vilamoura with a large tiled pool and large garden. It is set in a quiet location and within walking distance to the famous Vilamoura Marina.There is a spacious living area with log burning hearth.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1700 / week

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from £72 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Ababi

Karangasem / Ababi

4 2 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful place for relaxation close from Tirtagangga Water Palace only 300 meter by foot , with best view mountain of Agung, rice field Terra's and sea and close to Amed beach only 15 minute, tulamben beach 20 minute, to Taman sukasada only 10 minute, and from you  …see more

from £46 / night

£147 - £159 / week

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from £46 / night

19

Florianopolis / Ingleses

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £53 / night

£367 / week

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from £53 / night

(34) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Icmeler with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Icmeler

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“EXCELLENT....” This was our first time visiting Turkey so we were very unsure of which part to stay at. After reading the reviews from Garden Villas it then became our first choice. There was 7 of us, age range from 10yrs - 23yrs, plus 2 adults.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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from £72 / night

(2) Excellent 

33

San Blas Islands / El Porvenir

3 2 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £355 / night

£2484 / week

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from £355 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Malindi / Casuarina

3 6 Min stay varies

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

 …see more

from £69 / night

£345 - £432 / week

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from £69 / 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 - £3000 / week

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from £350 / night

(3) Very Good 

16

Marrakech holiday riad rental

Marrakech / Medina

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
This riad is a quiet and spacious place near both to the city center and the medina where most touristic sites are, supermarkets, shopping centers, restaurants and leisure centers are within 20min walk.<br />I would also like to point that the riad is a traditiona  …see more

from £24 / night

£168 / week

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from £24 / night

(37) Very Good 

21

Riad rental in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly
“Simply great” We had a great time and we were so well looked after. The breakfasts were amazing! The house was very clean. We just loved it and would return in the future. It was also very good value.  …see more

from £86 / night

£300 - £618 / week

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from £86 / 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 £114 / night

£797 / week

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from £114 / night

(3) Very Good 

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State of Alagoas / Maceio

1 5 Min stay varies

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

 …see more

from £27 / night

£166 - £242 / week

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from £27 / night

24

Keurboomstrand holiday guest house rental

Plettenberg Bay / Keurboomstrand

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Self-catering on Garden Route, South Africa: beach, forest, lagoon!<br />Nature's valley offers some of the best hiking in South Africa, including the famous Otter Trail.  …see more

from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

17

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Toscal

Province of Alicante / Toscal

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful and comfortable villa in Javea, on the Costa Blanca, Spain with private pool for 6 persons. The villa is situated in a residential area and at 3 km from El Arenal beach. The villa has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, spread over 2 levels. The accommodatio...  …see more

from £61 / night

£423 - £1285 / week

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from £61 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Tazacorte

La Palma / Tazacorte

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, lovely view, lovely weather!” The apartment is really nice, clean and comfortable and the views from the terrace (particularly at sunset) are truly memorable. There is nice walk down to the port with restaurants to suit all tastes wh  …see more

from £45 / night

£280 / week

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from £45 / night

30

Holiday home in San Pedro

Laguna Province / San Pedro

1 5 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Kondo's Residence is located inside the quiet village in San Pedro, Laguna with 24 hour security. Perfect place to stay for a short or long term vacation for travelers or family. A house where you can always "feel at home while you're away from home"  …see more

from £25 / night

£170 / week

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from £25 / 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

 …see more

from £52 / night

£259 - £518 / week

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from £52 / night

(1) Excellent 

14

Holiday home in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Central & Attractive holiday villa, in quiet area, private pool, free WIFI, sea views & SKY TV Beach villa, holiday rental, all year long in the sun, self-catering and romantic, It has its own pool and sun terrace, for private relaxation. A newly built proper  …see more

from £125 / night

£650 - £1705 / week

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from £125 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Patong / Khatu

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £21 / night

£133 / week

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from £21 / night

63

Holiday home in Lliber

Province of Alicante / Lliber

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
This 150-year-old cottage is situated off the Main Plaza in the friendly Spanish village Lliber in the Jalon Valley. Here you can enjoy the wonderful views of the mountains and valley. The cottage is within easy reach of the charming village of Jalon. You can enjoy many  …see more

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

(17) Very Good 

24

Jomtien holiday bungalow rental

Pattaya / Jomtien

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything was excellent.” This was secont time, when we are renting Brian´s villa and probably next year we will rent also Brian´s villa. Because we can trust Brian! The villa is great just like in pictures (clean and in good shape) and big enough t  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(18) Excellent 

18

Benidorm holiday apartment rental

Benidorm / Levante Beach

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect place to wind down and enjoy life” We stayed here 5th - 12th Aug, and I can honestly say it was an absolute joy, the apartment was perfect, the decor was modern, very clean and spacious We had every mod con available to us, the air con was a  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

5

State of Sao Paulo / Casa Branca

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £13 / night

£85 / week

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from £13 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santa Maria Estate

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious, clean villa with excellent views and very friendly owners.” Our hosts were kind enough to collect our group of 6 from the airport which was a big help as we entered an unknown country (first time visitors). We were helped with our luggage, g  …see more

from £56 / night

£388 - £1095 / week

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from £56 / 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

(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 £69 / night

£432 - £2544 / week

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from £69 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Baie Lazare

Mahe Island / Baie Lazare

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful spot” Pepples Cove is excelent for relaxing and doing nothing! You have your own beautiful, small beach and a beautiful bay, where you can snorkel! If you are looking for action, this is the wrong place! From the terasse you have an beautifu  …see more

from £125 / night

£850 - £950 / week

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from £125 / night

44

State of Bahia / Cumuruxatiba

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £121 / night

£605 - £2097 / week

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from £121 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday condo with shared pool in La Nucia

Province of Alicante / La Nucia

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
The property counts with a beautiful terrace with a table, chairs and a shade just in front of the pool. Inside you can find all you may need for your everyday living, all kind of home appliances like microwave oven, fridge, gas stove with oven, washing machine, 32 inch  …see more

from £26 / night

£151 - £302 / week

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from £26 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lovina Beach

Bali / Lovina Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beach front villa in the pristine north of Bali . Direct beach access , private 18x6m infinity swimming pool , private car with driver available , lounge room with poolbiljard , entertainment room with home cinema , tropical garden, ensuite slp with AC. 6 pax staff.<  …see more

from £86 / night

£598 - £1587 / week

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from £86 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Vizhinjam

Kerala / Vizhinjam

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • 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 - £350 / week

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from £45 / 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

25

Cottage rental in Bahia de San Antonio with shared pool

Ibiza / Bahia de San Antonio

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Cosy cottage in a private setting including lawn, large pool, pool bar and grill. We are in the "Cala de Bou" between San Antonio and Port d´es Torrent, in an absolutely quiet surrounding, in the midst of fields, meadows and small houses at the end of a  …see more

from £35 / night

£212 - £495 / week

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from £35 / night

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Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate Region / Al Hoceima

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £38 / night

£266 / week

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from £38 / night

(6) Very Good 

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State of Ceara / Fortaleza

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £33 / night

£226 / week

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from £33 / night