Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (569)

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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569 Holiday homes

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16

Costa Teguise holiday bungalow rental

Lanzarote / Costa Teguise

1 6 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“3rd time we've stayed here and it never disappoints!” always great value for money. Clean, tidy and comfortable and with everything close to hand it is really a perfect location.  …see more

from £35 / night

£250 / week

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from £35 / night

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Apartment letting in Madrid with tennis court

Madrid / La Latina

3 9 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Child friendly
Apartment very close to the center, in the area of Puente de Toledo- Madrid Rio.<br />Parties not allowedSmoking not allowedMust leave the property in the same condition as found on arrival  …see more

from £154 / night

£1053 / week

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from £154 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Zambales Province / Subic

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
WELCOME TO SUNSET BAY VIEW SUBIC "THE ABSOLUTE BEST PANORAMIC VIEW" THE LUXURY APARTMENT FULLY FURNISHED, LARGE BALCONY with AMAZING OCEAN, BEACH & ISLAND VIEW WITH BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPE, MODERN KITCHEN AND LUXURY BATHROOM TOILET. Sunset Bay View Luxury Apar  …see more

from £60 / night

£336 - £609 / week

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from £60 / night

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Ocho Rios holiday villa rental

Saint Ann Parish / Ocho Rios

8 19 4 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
Garden House is located in the prestigious area of Shaw Park, in Ocho Rios. This historical property comes fully staffed and is easily reached by either airport, car or taxi. Approx. 3mins drive from Ocho Rios main street, 10mins walk. On arrival guests will gain en  …see more

from £438 / night

£3792 / week

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from £438 / night

24

Holiday villa rental

Kusadasi / Silver Sand Beach

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This luxury private pool villa with views of the hills, olive trees, cypresses and the Aegean Sea with the isle of Samos is the perfect place to enjoy your stay in Turkey!  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

(1) Excellent 

31

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Ponte de Lima

Viana do Castelo District / Ponte de Lima

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“We loved this property, fantastic holiday” This house is great for big groups, we were to be a party of 8 but ended up only 4 but the house was welcoming and comfortable. The pool is great though need to be careful of rough granite edges if you have y  …see more

from £320 / night

£2237 - £2413 / week

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from £320 / 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

(3) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Lovina Beach with swimming pool, tennis court

Lovina Beach / Lovina Beach

6 12 5 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Villa Mentari or Sunrise Villa is a modern luxury 6-bedroom beach and river front property in North Bali. The main house and bungalow, set in 1.25 hectares of beautifully maintained verdant gardens, offer stunning ocean, river and mountain views.<br />The property  …see more

from £594 / night

£4084 / week

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from £594 / night

(6) Excellent 

9

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 £311 / night

£1740 / week

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from £311 / night

(8) Excellent 

21

Torrox Campo holiday villa rental

Torrox / Torrox Campo

7 18 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury 7 bedroom villa that sleeps 14 adults & up to 4 children. Private pool & private tennis court. Spectacular views over the mountains, Frigiliana and Nerja. Perfect for family get togethers or celebrations. Peace, quiet & tranquility with local attracti  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £3650 / week

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from £150 / night

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Sydney holiday home rental

New South Wales / Sydney

4 8 6 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Set on 7 acres, championship size tennis court , a 15 metre swimming pool and huge modern house. 30 min from the centre of Sydney, the beach only 5-10 minutes drive down the road. Best of both worlds. Peace, space, comfort. Feel like you are in the country in the city.  …see more

from £497 / night

£3479 / week

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from £497 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool, tennis court in Sant Cebria de Vallalta

Province of Barcelona / Sant Cebria de Vallalta

4 6 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautiful house is situated in a residential area and offers everything you could wish for: nature at your fingertips, sea and sandy beaches with crystal clear waters or the natural park Montnegre where you can practice hiking and mountain biking. Not far away you  …see more

from £197 / night

£713 - £1376 / week

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from £197 / night

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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 £255 / night

£1622 - £1738 / week

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from £255 / night

22

Holiday b&b rental

Province of Girona / Vilanant

8 20 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
At Mas Jonquer have created eight rooms thinking about your comfort, combining the tradition with a modern and comfortable design. One of the rooms is adapted for people with problems of mobility.Can Prat garden has an area of 8000m2, is an oasis of tranquility  …see more

from £615 / night

£4299 / week

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from £615 / night

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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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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
New & Spacious & Luxury Holiday ApartmentThe Apartment has music system integrated in all & lounge which you can plug your iPod into, TV with cable.There is a separate shower room with quality shower and sink unit.Fully equipped integrated ki  …see more

from £38 / night

£264 - £1053 / week

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from £38 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool, golf nearby in Nueva Andalucia

Marbella / Nueva Andalucia

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent property” This is a very attractive property in a very nice and convenient location, containing everything you need.The owners are extremely helpful and answered all our questions very promptly. There are shops, restaurants and bars close by  …see more

from £200 / night

£1382 - £1448 / week

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from £200 / night

(1) Excellent 

21

Province of Granada / Granada

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £176 / night

£860 / week

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from £176 / 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

(2) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa rental

Province of Castellon / Alcala de Xivert

8 30 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Mas Sierra Irta. Family, friends, holidays, events, beach, mountain, rural tourism and activities17,000 m2 plot. 300 m2 Building: 8 Rooms. Capacity 30 people, 5 bathrooms kitchen-dining room. Porche 140 m2. Disco 60 m2. Swimming pool 15 x 10 meters<br />Vill  …see more

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(1) Excellent 

24

Mangawhai holiday manor house rental

Northland Region / Mangawhai

4 12 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Coming here for a WE or longer (in July and August WE only) makes our Guests and Friend's senses with complimentary wines, spirits and other beverages tasting. It starts from NZ$ 390 for two persons and this special offer includes a given Bonificateur ADAGE tm for  …see more

from £62 / night

£430 / week

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from £62 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, tennis court in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Baia da Luz is a fabulous complex located less than 200 metres from the Praia da Luz Beach and close to shops & restaurants. It has a restaurant, bar, 2 swimming pools, tennis courts, a children's playground, beautiful gardens reception and 24 hour security.&l  …see more

from £63 / night

£439 / week

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from £63 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Moraira

Moraira / Cala Andrago

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb villa and a lovely town” Arriving at Alicante airport from Canada, we quickly organised our car rental and set out on our way to our destination of Moraira. With simple but extremly accurate directions from the Maria, we soon found ourselves th  …see more

from £264 / night

£1843 - £2457 / week

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from £264 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Bang Sare

Pattaya / Bang Sare

9 20 3 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
THAILAND HOLIDAY POOL VILLAS presents - The Tamerind is a self-contained paradise situated close to the sleepy fishing village of Bangsaray on Thailand's Eastern Seaboard, only 90 minutes drive from Bangkok International Airport and less than two hours from the cen  …see more

from £1053 / night

£7367 / week

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from £1053 / night

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Palma de Mallorca holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Palma de Mallorca

5 10 5 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Final cleaning fee 150€ is not included in the final price. Large and nice house for 10 people, take a rest at the private swimming pool and challenge your friends at the tennis court this property offers. Large and nice house for 10 people, take a rest at the pr  …see more

from £299 / night

£2087 / week

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from £299 / night

(5) Average 

12

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 £262 / night

£1834 - £3084 / week

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from £262 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Tuzla

Bodrum / Tuzla

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Flamingo Country Club is a self-contained holiday resort comprising of beautiful villas and apartments with views to the sea, lake and mountains of the Bodrum peninsula. The resort is just a few minutes walk from other resorts, shops, bars and restaurants...  …see more

from £114 / night

£793 / week

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from £114 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata / Lifestyle Hacienda Resort

6 6 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
All villas are spectacular units providing the easy relaxation of the Caribbean in an opulent and elegant ambiance, sited perfectly atop beautiful green hills or soaring sea cliffs. Facilities are, of course, top-notch including air-conditioned suites,<br />VIP pr  …see more

from £159 / night

£1084 / week

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from £159 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Busot

Costa Blanca / Busot

6 11 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“All you could want ...” We stayed with our two teenagers and another family of four. Having taken villa holidays for the last 8 years, the general opinion was that this was the best villa yet. With the tennis court at the back and the pool at the fr  …see more

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2000 / week

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from £258 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Pererenan

Bali / Pererenan

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Ambra is a newly renovated luxury top end Villa, set right on the beach in the tranquil location of Pererenan, featuring beach frontage of 45m.  …see more

from £1134 / night

£7934 / week

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from £1134 / night

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Playa Cofresi holiday studio rental

Puerto Plata / Playa Cofresi

Studio 4 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Cofresi Palm Beach Studios have pool and beach views. These recently renovated extra-large rooms have either one king-size bed or two queen-size beds, beautiful tiled bathrooms and a mini-fridgeFree air port tickets and ocean world tickets worth 60$ each<br />All  …see more

from £75 / night

£542 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Very Good 

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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

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool, tennis court in Palmela

Setubal District / Palmela

5 8 5 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
Family vacation in Palmela, with activities for the entire family, from Beach vacation to Castle visiting and Wine connaisseurs. Accomodates 8 guests.  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 - £922 / week

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from £88 / night

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Peniche / Baleal

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £66 / night

£461 / week

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from £66 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Rift Valley Province / Naivasha

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 600 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great location, incredibly relaxing, versatile lovely home.” We have just returned from a fabulous break at Lahai. From the moment you walk in you are aware that this is a warm and loved family home, complete with very charming pets. The house is well  …see more

from £275 / night

£1925 / week

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from £275 / night

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
an absolutely delightful villa and commands a truly privileged secluded location. Situated along a private country lane on a gentle hillside on the outskirts of the fabulous seaside village of Moraira, the surrounding landscape of knotted olive groves, pine trees  …see more

from £84 / night

£582 - £2103 / week

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from £84 / night

(8) Very Good 

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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

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Holiday home with swimming pool, tennis court in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Can Maque is a pretty rustic style villa set in the peaceful Cana Volantina area of Puerto Pollensa. The Villa is set on one level, the entrance opens up in to a very comfortable lounge/diner featuring an open fireplace, dining facilities and satellite TV.  …see more

from £69 / night

£481 - £2096 / week

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from £69 / night

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Holiday villa in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / El Vila Estate

6 11 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
Wonderful secluded estate located in the countryside just outside of Puerto Pollensa in Northern Mallorca.  …see more

from £264 / night

£1843 - £5308 / week

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from £264 / night