Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (570)

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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26

Holiday villa rental

Saint Ann Parish / Discovery Bay

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Welcome to villa Sea Grapes on the Beach, a wonderful 5 bedroom beach front villa on its own sugary white sandy beach lapped by the clear turquoise waters of Discovery Bay.The calm turquoise waters here are excellent for swimming and kayaking. There is complimen  …see more

from £891 / night

£6230 - £14755 / week

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from £891 / night

(9) Excellent 

58

Malaga holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Malaga

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect Andalusia experiences” Thank you for making us so welcome and help us to find perfect Andalusia experiences - villages, bistros, shops, views - during our stay here. For us this was probably the best opportunity to enjoy our holidays, and we  …see more

from £75 / night

£522 - £750 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Excellent 

18

El Presidente, Estepona holiday penthouse rental

Estepona / El Presidente, Estepona

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“this penthouse is fantastic, well appointed and great location” We spent a week at El Presidente and it was fabulous. The apartment is spacious, well designed with the best equipped kitchen I have ever seen. There is a range of pools to relax at and n  …see more

from £80 / night

£425 - £950 / week

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from £80 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Alcaidesa

Costa del Sol / Alcaidesa

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Dos Olivos (The Two Olive Trees) is a luxury home in Andalucian style, situated in the urbanization of Alcaidesa. The house is only about 10 minutes walk from the beautiful beach but is high enough to command breathtaking panoramic views from the striking Rock of Gibra  …see more

from £643 / night

£4500 - £6500 / week

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from £643 / night

(12) Very Good 

27

Holiday townhouse rental

Estepona / Villacana

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Totally relaxing, as a holiday should be.” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definetley come again. The house was everything we could have asked for. I will certainly be using the apartment again and we may even come more than once a year as it  …see more

from £145 / night

£1014 / week

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from £145 / night

(1) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Bang Sare

Pattaya / Bang Sare

6 13 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Thailand Holiday Pool Villas presents - Decorated and appointed with exquisite taste throughout, Villa Buraran offers luxury accommodation for a large party. Guests have exclusive use of our six elegant fully air-conditioned bedrooms, sleeping up to 12 people. All bedro  …see more

from £555 / night

£3879 / week

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from £555 / night

(5) Very Good 

24

Olhos de Agua holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Apartment” Had a lovely stay in this apartment.When we arrived the apartment was really clean and tidy and well set up for a comfortable stay.It has one bedroom, so well suited to couples.The balcony overlooks the tennis court, with the pool ne  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £550 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Average 

8

Home rental in Tarifa with tennis court

Tarifa / Torre La Pena

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
this is a pretty cool house for holidays perfect for people who need relaxing and enjoying nature and privacity just 200 metres by walk from the sea and inside natural park 'Los Alcornocales¨. this place it's perfect for familys with children beacuse the  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 / week

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from £58 / night

(1) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Cala Blava

Majorca / Cala Blava

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful and cheerful villa with private pool in Cala Blava, Mallorca, Spain for 10 persons  …see more

from £131 / night

£915 - £2058 / week

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from £131 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Alcudia

Majorca / Alcudia

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A delightful detached villa with private tennis courts, set in a quiet location close to all the amenities of Alcudia.  …see more

from £95 / night

£661 - £3169 / week

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from £95 / night

34

San Josep de sa Talaia holiday villa let

Ibiza / San Josep de sa Talaia

10 22 7 nights min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A stunning villa, perfect for large groups, be it several families or friends. Special features include tennis court, beautiful pool and amazing views over the countryside of Ibiza. The villa has ten bedrooms (4 doubles and 6 twins): eight bedrooms in the main villa sle  …see more

from £489 / night

£3422 - £10527 / week

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from £489 / night

24

Holetown holiday villa rental

Holetown / Halcyon Heights

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Welcome to Tom Tom, an exquisite luxury villa located on the paradise island of Barbados. This well-appointed five bedroom open-plan villa is located in Westmoreland St. James overlooking the exclusive West Coast of Barbados. Mullins Beach which is only a 10-min  …see more

from £1189 / night

£8320 - £18791 / week

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from £1189 / night

18

Villa rental in Pollenca with swimming pool, tennis court

Pollenca / Valle de Colonya

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
beautiful holiday home in Pollensa, private swimming-pool, outdoor dining, air-condition, bathrooms en suite, private tennis court, bbq, fantastic views, trekking holiday, hiking holiday, cycle holiday, near the beach, near good restaurants, within walking distance  …see more

from £208 / night

£1447 - £4632 / week

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from £208 / night

23

Sant Rafael holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Sant Rafael

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located just near the lively village of San Rafael, this 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa has fantastic views across to Ibiza Town. With private tennis court and private pool, and a great location to access all parts of the island, this villa is a great holiday choice.  …see more

from £308 / night

£2150 - £4562 / week

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from £308 / night

24

Penthouse letting in Los Alcazares with shared pool, golf nearby

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
A new luxury penthouse apartment situated within the very attractive and secure golf and beach resort of Roda. The property has stunning views and overlooks the pool area and golf course. It is an ideal location for families, couples, and golfers alike! The award winnin  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £450 / week

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from £75 / night

44

Puerto de la Cruz holiday villa accommodation

Puerto de la Cruz / El Rincon

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A beautiful villa with swimmingpool in a natural park near the sea.The zone is called El Rincòn that means the corner, it is very beautiful and peaceful.The villa has swimmingpool, jacuzzi, tennis, a covered zone to eat and cook with barbecue, pizza oven, bar.The  …see more

from £289 / night

£2018 - £2281 / week

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from £289 / night

(2) Excellent 

50

Holiday apartment in Malaga

Costa del Sol / Malaga

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Blissful hoiiday” Perfect spot - away from it all in the hills but close enough to Malaga for shopping and restaurants. Apartment was a home from home, well furnished with all mod cons. Claire and David couldn't have been more welcoming. Our childre  …see more

from £119 / night

£636 - £1053 / week

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from £119 / night

(3) Very Good 

20

Calpe holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Calpe

8 22 7 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This magnificent and very spacious high quality villa is conveniently located in an up-market region of Calpe, close to the lovely, safe Blue Flagged sandy beaches, numerous shops, supermarkets and a good selection of fine restaurants. Villa Avellana is the perfect spec  …see more

from £132 / night

£924 - £3879 / week

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from £132 / night

22

Sucina holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Sucina

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury boutique apartment sleeping up to six overlooking the 14th fairway, 18 hole, par 72 golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. This tastefully decorated luxury apartment consists of an open plan living and dining area, two bedrooms (both able to be set up as  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £485 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Jomtien

Pattaya / Jomtien

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
24 hr minibus, Room service, enjoy meals served in your villa, stocked bar. 5 min from the best beaches.  …see more

from £254 / night

£1616 - £1732 / week

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from £254 / night

(8) Very Good 

24

Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Cabopino

Marbella / Cabopino

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Luxury overlooking the sea” Stayed here Xmas to New Year so the private gated complex had few people staying in it which made it perfect for us as we were able to sit on the balcony, in the sun, overlooking the sea and have a complete chill out. Apart  …see more

from £223 / night

£1558 - £2413 / week

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from £223 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Refurbished for 2008 first floor 1 bed overlooking gardens. Eldorado is very central to everything, all bars and clubs are 2 minutes away but complex remains very quiet at night. No tour operators in complex mostly Spanish.  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Boliqueime with tennis court

Boliqueime / Alfontes

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
A very large villa tastefully furnished in Portuguese traditional style set in its own very large two acres plot, with car ports, superb panoramic view of the countryside and sea from Vilamoura to Albufeira, a massive 14x7m swimming pool, barbeque area, tennis and bask  …see more

from £176 / night

£1229 - £3808 / week

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from £176 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Pattaya Beach

Pattaya / Pattaya Beach

1 2 14 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
RENT: 15,000 BHT for 2 weeks - 28 000 BHT /Month - To contract over 6 months on request.Contact in Thailand: 08 49 4000 82 or 038 3737 18Email: thai-eric.lang@hotmail.com<br />Home Bangkok's international airport transfer to your apartment in Pattaya (130 Kms  …see more

from £26 / night

£176 / week

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from £26 / night

(2) Very Good 

21

Armacao dos Buzios / Regiao dos Lagos

3 8 Min stay varies

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

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from £226 / night

£1066 - £3689 / week

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from £226 / night

12

Holiday villa with tennis court in Sierra Blanca

Marbella / Sierra Blanca

8 17 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Have a look at one of the best villas in Spain, in one of the finest positions above Marbella with superb 180 degree views down to the coast. A large property with main house on the upper terrace and sauna and games and 9 bedrooms, tennis court, games room, home cinema.  …see more

from £1286 / night

£9000 / week

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from £1286 / night

(3) Excellent 

24

Apartment accommodation in Barcelona with shared pool, tennis court

Barcelona / Olympic Village - Beach

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Accommodation Location: Torre Sud, Illa de Llac, 283 Pg. Taulat, Barcelona Floor: 18th. 130 sq metres + 30 sq metre dual aspect terrace. The apartment is all exterior so every room has spectacular and panoramic views of the city, the mountains and the sea. Full air  …see more

from £308 / night

£2150 / week

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from £308 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Altea

Altea / El Planet

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
BEAUTIFUL TRADITIONAL Rustic Finca/Villa.......,with Separate ANNEXE ..........set in beautiful and colourful gardens surrounding the house. ....With PRIVATE, POOL,BADMINTON COURT AND MINI-GOLF, and terraces with sun loungers...... IDEAL 2 FAMILIES SHARING.......  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £1500 / week

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from £200 / night

(6) Very Good 

25

Villa rental in Sayalonga with swimming pool, tennis court

Costa del Sol / Sayalonga

13 28 Min stay varies

  • 13 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 28
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Country Villa. Sayalonga, Costa Del Sol (inland), Axarquia, Málaga, Andalucía.peaceful location, just 20 minutes away from the best beaches and beach bars of Costa del Sol.  …see more

from £9 / night

£1141 - £2106 / week

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from £9 / night

17

Holiday home with swimming pool, tennis court in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Only 6 km from Ibiza Town found Villa Blanca. The house has high quality finishes to Ibiza style. Perfect for families or groups of friends. Within minutes you are in the port of Ibiza and commercial area with lots of restaurants. The house sleeps 6 people, 3 bedrooms  …see more

from £635 / night

£4439 - £6404 / week

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from £635 / night

12

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Arqueros/San Pedro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
2 bedroom apartment is ideally suited for golfers and families.  …see more

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17

Culion holiday home rental

Palawan Island / Culion

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Private island house with tennis court in a nice touristic location in the Philippines. 575 metres of private coastline and excellent views from the top of the hill. Near excellent diving sites with historic shipwrecks, marine life and qualified diving instructors.  …see more

from £50 / night

£246 - £361 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

3 6 14 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £123 / night

£860 / week

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from £123 / night

(5) Average 

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Holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Calpe

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant place” the villa was huge much bigger than expected great facilities, crockery, glasses, linen .no ice cube tray but perhaps that's a British thing ? the pool was great , 2 big fridges so plenty of room for drinks and food. 4 bathrooms .was  …see more

from £84 / night

£584 - £2853 / week

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from £84 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, tennis court in Punta del Este

Maldonado Department / Punta del Este

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Departamento Punta del Este Quartier del Mar. Sobre Avenida del Mar a 1 y 1/2 cuadra del mar. 3 dormitorios en suite. 158 metros totales, 130 metros cubiertos. Cochera doble. Quincho. Pileta exterior e interior. Gimnasio. Cancha de tenis. Kids club.  …see more

from £258 / night

£1804 - £3033 / week

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from £258 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Dalyan with swimming pool, tennis court

Mugla Province / Dalyan

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beatiful Villa in a beautiful location” We have had a really nice, relaxing week and really enjoyed the Villa. We made plenty of use of both pool and tennis court. The Villa inside had everything we needed and plenty of room for the 7 of us. We had 4  …see more

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Holiday cottage rental

Swan Valley / Baskerville

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
WHETHER IT'S A ROMANTIC WEEKEND GETAWAY, a peaceful retreat, unwinding after a busy week in the City, wedding accommodation, or making a weekend of a summer concert at one of the nearby venues, spend quality time with friends and family at Baudin's Cottage.  …see more

from £309 / night

£1729 / week

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from £309 / night

18

Constantia holiday villa rental

Cape Town / Constantia

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This luxurious villa offers great comfort, peace and privacy. Bishops Court is known as a wind free location with exquisite mountain views, two swimming pools, tennis court, spacious garden, bedrooms all en-suite, tv's in lounge and bedrooms, airons in all bedrooms  …see more

from £1000 / night

£7000 / week

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from £1000 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Lagos / Boavista

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect location for travel in south Portugal” Very nice property, overlooking the golf course. Ideal for travellers as well as for people who want to spend leisure time " doing nothing "  …see more

from £125 / night

£550 - £1150 / week

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from £125 / night

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Beausejour

Gros Islet / Beausejour

5 10 5 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
• Board: Self Catering  …see more

from £1558 / night

£10902 / week

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from £1558 / night