Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (50061)

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 in Amitie

Praslin Island / Amitie

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“MAGIC” Fantastic House, newly build in an exotic place! Confort is nothing but perfect, with kind little view on Baie St Anne. Nice terrace, Parents'appartment, and all rooms and place enough for our 5 persons family. Location is allright, near Côt  …see more

from £177 / night

£1236 - £2883 / week

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from £177 / night

(11) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Choeng Mon

Choeng Mon / Choeng Mon Beach

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“ONE WORD DESCRIBES THIS VILLA "AMAZING "” What a villa , even better than the photo's showed , which is hard to believe I know. when you book a villa like this through a letting company you always feel a little apprehensive thinking hope it's as ni  …see more

from £473 / night

£6615 / week

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from £473 / night

(16) Excellent 

22

Casuarina holiday villa accommodation

Malindi / Casuarina

7 14 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“World Class Birthday Celebration in Spectacular Mansion” I must say I've taken many vacations but my stay in Elena House Malindi is by far the best I've ever experienced! Initially, I had picked different vacation villa to rent but when the group grew  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £1960 / week

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from £40 / night

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(6) Excellent 

19

Holiday villa accommodation

Province of Malaga / El Chorro

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
“Heavenly” We booked Casa Almendros to use it as a base for touring Andalusia, as Granada, Cordoba & Seville are all readily accessible by motorway from nearby Antequera (30-min drive). However, when we saw the stunning location of the house our plans  …see more

from £60 / night

£250 - £698 / week

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from £60 / 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 £127 / night

£883 - £1648 / week

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from £127 / night

23

Vaitape holiday apartment rental

Bora Bora / Vaitape

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Apartment (50m2 /538ft2) with a larged covered terrace (15m2/ 160 ft2) where you will be able to have a drink, take your meals or to sunbath (morning) and enjoy the afternoon shade. A pretty view of the two amazing mountains (Mt Pahia 621m/2000ft & Mt Otemanu 727m/23  …see more

from £98 / night

£585 - £646 / week

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from £98 / night

14

State of Sao Paulo / Guaruja

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.55 km
  • Child friendly

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from £56 / night

£355 / week

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from £56 / night

(3) 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 £72 / night

£501 / week

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from £72 / night

(25) Excellent 

54

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 £119 / night

£784 / week

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from £119 / night

(12) Excellent 

17

Holiday b&b rental

Shoalhaven / Jervis Bay

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Private garden
“Warm welcome, good location” We had a very warm welcome from Judie and she made sure we had everything we needed. The accommodation was surprisingly spacious and it was very comfortable. Also a very convenient location for exploring the beautiful Jerv  …see more

from £51 / night

£351 - £363 / week

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from £51 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lipa Noi

Ko Samui / Lipa Noi

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
This beach side Villa with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and private swimming pool is situated on the sunset coast of the Island known as Lipa Noi beach. This is probably the best beach on the island for watching the sun set.The Restaurant and Spa are not operational. Ther  …see more

from £75 / night

£336 - £543 / week

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from £75 / night

(9) Very Good 

25

Apartment rental in Funchal with shared pool

Funchal / Praia Formosa

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment” we had a lovely week in this apatment, it was very clean and really spacious, there would be ample room for two couples, the views were fantastic, very quiet area, if your looking for somewhere that hasn't been spoilt by tourists thi  …see more

from £59 / night

£379 - £437 / week

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from £59 / night

(8) Very Good 

37

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

£606 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Excellent 

25

Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Las Chapas

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful place for a holiday” We’ve been there for a week in June. I think villa hasn’t been rented before because everything was new – kitchen, bedrooms etc. There is saloon on the upper floor so my husband and I were happy to find peace from kids.  …see more

from £110 / night

£757 - £2479 / week

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from £110 / night

21

Alappuzha holiday villa rental

Kerala / Alappuzha

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
A BEAUTIFUL LARGE 2 BEDROOM HOUSE SITUATED ON VEMBANAD LAKE BETWEEN KOCHI AND ALLEPPEY HAS A LARGE KITCHEN,TV ROOM,DINING AREA AND SITTING AREA TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 3500 SFT. THE HOUSE IS SITUATED ON 2 ACRES OF LAND ADJOINING THE LAKE WITH GREAT VIEWS. THE HOU  …see more

from £78 / night

£541 / week

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from £78 / 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

(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) Excellent 

28

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £85 / night

£589 - £1765 / week

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from £85 / night

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Majorca / Cala d'Or

2 4 Min stay varies

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

 …see more

from £53 / night

£370 - £841 / week

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from £53 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Candolim with shared pool

Candolim / Pintos Vaddo

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Candolim, Goa, India, calangute, vacation, 2 bedrooms, swimming pool, air-conditioned, wifi, Newtons, supermarket, restaurants, health club, surfing, beach, watersports, spa, room service, gym, relax, multicuisine, goan foodLuxury 2BHK apartment with fully functional Ki  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 / week

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from £45 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Ms” Had a wonderful holiday in this lovely 3 bed house in Cabo Roig it caterer for all our needs and it was very clean and charming it was lovely and Carl the property manager was a great help when we arrived ,we are looking forward to renting again.  …see more

from £38 / night

£232 - £442 / week

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from £38 / night

13

Sitio de Calahonda holiday studio accommodation

Sitio de Calahonda / Mijas Costa Malaga

Studio 2 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Medina del Zoco is within the large Calahonda estate on the Mijas Costa, less than 300 metres from the beach. It is very centrally located next to the El Zoco shopping centre where there are numerous bars, restaurants, service shops and boutiques. The apartments are set  …see more

from £37 / night

£253 / week

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from £37 / night

(9) Very Good 

22

Penthouse rental in Marbella with shared pool, golf nearby

Costa del Sol / Marbella

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Bright and completely new-build apartment with large roof top terrace and sea view, in an elegant area of Marbella - San Pedro3 bedroom on same level with double or separate beds. Fully fitted open kitchen to lounge with large terrace. Nespresso coffee maker, TV, wa  …see more

from £91 / night

£568 - £1261 / week

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from £91 / night

(15) Excellent 

44

Sogut holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Sogut

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“In a word - brilliant!” Ample space, every modern amenity, stunning views, serenity, warm hospitality. The very essence of "off-the-beaten-track". Great hosts. Not for travelers who want to boogie the night away and have lots of nightlife on their  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £1600 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Average 

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Arrondissement of La Trinite / Marigot

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £26 / night

£177 / week

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from £26 / night

(1) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A luxurious villa in the most prestigious area of Tenerife El Duque for rent. Fully furnished and equipped with all the necessary household appliances and electrical engineering. The villa 2 floors. 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, American style kitchen fully equipped with all  …see more

from £373 / night

£2606 - £3614 / week

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from £373 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Taiba with swimming pool

State of Ceara / Taiba

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located in Taiba, 60 kms west from Fortaleza. The house is right on the beach, on a private land of 6000 sqm with swimming pool and coconut trees. The house is 250 sqm with 5 large bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It has been completely renewed and is very nicely decorated, wi  …see more

from £244 / night

£1513 / week

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from £244 / night

(83) Excellent 

22

Holiday home rental

Island of Malta / Birgu (Vittoriosa)

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“nice people & nice place” The place in Vittoriosa (Birgu) is wonderful and people are friendly and welcoming. The house is in a little street in the town centre and is really comfortable.  …see more

from £26 / night

£177 / week

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from £26 / night

15

Holiday chalet in Maresias

Sao Sebastiao / Maresias

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Located only 100m from the beautiful beach of Maresias on the north coast of the state of Sao Paulo. Place used to practice surfing and hiking many restaurants and nightclubs are a attended for young people around the world.  …see more

from £60 / night

£414 / week

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from £60 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Madeira / Porto da Cruz

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £38 / night

£261 - £614 / week

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from £38 / night

(3) Very Good 

15

Moorea / Papetoai

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £201 / night

£883 - £967 / week

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from £201 / night

23

Holiday bungalow in Knockrow

New South Wales / Knockrow

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
One of the world's favourite holiday areas. Amazing beaches, incredible scenery , great food and markets. This is a great base to explore the Byron Hinterland. Only 5 minutes to Newrybar Village, 10 minutes to great beaches,shopping and dining at Lennox head. 10 minutes  …see more

from £164 / night

£936 - £2164 / week

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from £164 / night

23

Vila Franca de Xira holiday home rental

Lisbon District / Vila Franca de Xira

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
There is no confusion, only comfort and a healthy life that it relates to other times...Security Deposit - 70€  …see more

from £48 / night

£330 / week

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from £48 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous” A a beautiful spacious house, very clean and well equipped with idyllic views.It includes all the necessities required to have an enjoyable stay. There is a swimming pool and a lovely gardened outside area which provides both sun and shade  …see more

from £85 / night

£589 - £1412 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Our 2 bedroom air conditioned groundfloor apartment with a walled terrace is absolutely ideal an comfortable for couples with young children and for more mature guests as it also has a lift servicing the garage space below. It can sleep 5 persons as a cot can be pl  …see more

from £30 / night

£202 - £580 / week

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from £30 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Caleta de Fuste with golf nearby

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exactly as described” I'll try not to repeat too much whats already been said in other reviews! Transfer -15mins by taxi cost 12-15 euros Apartment - as described , fine for a couple or small family. We are single Dad and teenage daughter so as dad  …see more

from £50 / night

£255 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

12

Madeira / Santa Cruz

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £22 / night

£143 - £337 / week

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from £22 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Central and South America holiday home accommodation

Province of Guanacaste / Tamarindo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Private villa , colonial style with pool in courtyard on walking distance to Tamarindo beach.  …see more

from £166 / night

£1024 - £1182 / week

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from £166 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Pelabuhan Ratu holiday villa rental

West Java / Pelabuhan Ratu

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Additional bed is available if couples need for a child.  …see more

from £103 / night

£615 / week

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from £103 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

1 3 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely little apartment” The apartment was as described, 2 mins walk from the Beach and less than 10 from the 'Balcon de Europa' where there is always lots happening. We loved the Cobos bar just by the beach to chill and enjoy the sea views with a co  …see more

from £40 / night

£225 - £385 / week

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from £40 / night