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Winter sun breaks (123115)

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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(11) Excellent 

18

Home rental in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect house in the perfect place” We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, although being  …see more

from £280 / night

£1900 - £2450 / week

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from £280 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Macher holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Macher

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Surrounded by mature gardens and patios with magnificant panaromic views of mountains and sea. Very tranquil and private.The Villa consists of 5 large bedrooms. 1 double master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, 3 double and 1 twin bedrooms. The main bedr  …see more

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2200 / week

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from £258 / night

10

Holiday home with swimming pool in Moraira

Costa Blanca / Moraira

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This Spanish style furnished villa is located near Moraira centre and beaches, just 2,5 km away to all amenities in Moraira. Frajapie villa enjoys splendid sea views of the coast from its elevated position. This villa has a private swimming pool, a spacious sun  …see more

from £50 / night

£344 / week

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from £50 / night

(85) 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

£182 / week

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from £26 / night

12

Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Katerina is a detached villa in a fantastic location close to the centre of Moraira and is within walking distance to shops, several restaurants, bars and supermarket. This villa benefits from central heating and Air conditioned/heated in the bedrooms. WIFI at no  …see more

from £98 / night

£682 / week

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from £98 / night

(9) Excellent 

31

Playa de Fanabe holiday apartment rental

Adeje / Playa de Fanabe

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely studio in great location” Lovely studio within a great complex, close to bars and restaurants and only a 2 minute walk to beaches. Had everything we needed for our stay. Studio was clean, very modern and had a wonderful sea view. The bed was  …see more

from £48 / night

£344 - £854 / week

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from £48 / night

(8) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Almoradi

Province of Alicante / Almoradi

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent Apartment” The Apartment was excellent in good order and nice and clean .There was plenty of bedding and utensils plats cups pots and pans if you want to stay in and do your own cooking but it is well positioned in walking distends to the t  …see more

from £15 / night

£105 - £133 / week

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from £15 / night

(3) Excellent 

56

Holiday home with swimming pool in Pranburi

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Pranburi

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A PIECE OF HEAVEN IN THAILAND” I spent two months in this magnificent home and could not have wanted for more. The property is huge and spread out comfortably where one can actually " live" inside or outside depending on your wish. The outside area i  …see more

from £78 / night

£435 - £479 / week

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from £78 / night

(13) Excellent 

25

Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment with stunning views” Large apartment that overlooks a beautiful rocky beach which is just over the road, and is only a 10 minute walk to a sandy beach in the town of Gran Tarajal which has a good selection of restaurants and cafes  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £540 / week

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from £80 / night

(26) Excellent 

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St. Paul's Bay holiday apartment rental

Island of Malta / St. Paul's Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“This is a superb oasis” This apartment is almost perfect in every way. The view from the front balcony stretches along the coast road past Wignacourt Tower along Bugibba promenade to Qwara Point. To the left is St. Paul's Island and a friendly cafe/b  …see more

from £44 / night

£259 - £475 / week

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from £44 / night

(9) Excellent 

17

Holiday cottage in Quinns Rocks

Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Beach Beauty” Short beach break turned into long holiday as we decided to extend our stay. It was a great getaway and all of us loved this funky home. Great garden area for our kids and fenced property has kept he dog safe inside. We might consider mo  …see more

from £102 / night

£427 - £599 / week

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from £102 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in La Zenia

La Zenia / La Zenia Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Prime location” What an excellent place to stay,5 minute walk to beach and Zenia Boulevard for excellent shopping & dining.Irish bars and restaurants right on your doorstep.Can get a little noisy if sleeping in the front bedroom but don't let that put  …see more

from £26 / night

£173 - £423 / week

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from £26 / night

(1) Average 

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Grand Casablanca Region / Dar Bouazza

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £49 / night

£326 / week

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from £49 / night

(5) Very Good 

17

Holiday apartment in Pamplemousses

Pamplemousses District / Pamplemousses

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Small retail shops not far from apartment, and bigger Shopping centre only 3 km from apartment.  …see more

from £19 / night

£133 / week

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from £19 / night

51

State of Rio de Janeiro / Armacao dos Buzios

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £156 / night

£1087 / week

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from £156 / night

23

General Trias holiday home rental

Cavite Province / General Trias

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
BEAUTIFUL NEW HOUSE WITH VERY RELAXING INTERIOR JUST LIKE THE HOTEL. EVERYTHING YOU NEED JUST LIKE YOUR OWN HOME. 2 SHOWER HEATER,3 AIRCONS IN THE HOUSE,1 CAR PARKING IN THE HOUSE AND ITS GATED SUBD. AROUND THE AREA HAS A PUBLIC TRANSPORT/MALL/GROCERRIES/GAS STATION/L  …see more

from £48 / night

£285 - £325 / week

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from £48 / night

(26) Excellent 

23

Apartment rental in Sliema with shared pool

Sliema / Tigne

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday and apartment” It is very difficult to find an apartment for rent so nicely decorated at such a good value for money! We were so impressed with the space it has a for a holiday accommodation. The bedrooms are very spacious and the livin  …see more

from £65 / night

£432 - £1078 / week

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from £65 / night

(10) Very Good 

20

Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Nuevo Pueblo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent holiday!” We stayed in CampoJomo for a week. One of the best we have stayed in. Everything we needed and so much more. Very well equipped and spotless. Townhouse in a well looked after complex. Mijas is beautiful and we enjoyed the huge va  …see more

from £53 / night

£275 - £400 / week

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from £53 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Costa Blanca / Calpe

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Situated in a quiet area near the centre and beaches of Calpe, this cosy traditional style villa is set in its own gardens and is withing a five minutes drive of all amenities, which includes a wide selection fo shops, bars and restaurants. With its private swim  …see more

from £50 / night

£344 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Bophut

Ko Samui / Bophut

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Peaceful, centrally located villa with private pool and garden. Perfect for two couples to share, a small family or as a couples retreat. The garden and pool area offer a safe and secluded space to relax and unwind with he convenience of Koh Samui's main resorts ju  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

15

Benissa holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Benissa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
This delightful villa is fully enclosed and is surrounded by terraces and nice garden, allowing privacy and a large kidney form private pool. The villa Magellan is located only 10 minunes walk to a nice cove by Benissa coast. Restaurants and shops just 5 minutes drive.  …see more

from £58 / night

£405 / week

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from £58 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Tofo holiday home rental

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful beach house and surroundings” We had an amazing stay at the Praia da Rocha house during our 5 days there. Not only is the house beautiful with lots of space, light and air, it has a ridiculously spectacular view of the ocean. The bedrooms  …see more

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b  …see more

from £130 / night

£561 - £1552 / week

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from £130 / night

(6) Excellent 

15

Gordon's Bay holiday chalet let

Cape Town / Gordon's Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“stunning” from the moment we drove up to the villa and seen the views over the bay,feel in love with the place,has everything you need and more,the kitchen area has everything, tv room with a stunning picture on the wall,really nice bedroom with bat  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £480 / week

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from £55 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Lagos

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great spacious villa with lots of character and lovely views.” We had a wonderful two weeks at Casa Montaza. The villa is not ultra modern but is spacious, furnished in a north African style with lots of character and is very well equipped. It has ext  …see more

from £142 / night

£990 - £2070 / week

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from £142 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Willikies

Willikies / The Peninsula

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Delightful villa with a tranquil view” Turtle View was an amazing place to stay. We loved the house, well equipped, clean and comfortable. It was homely with out being cluttered and also had a well brilliant kitchen. We could have sat on the deck all  …see more

from £171 / night

£1200 - £1400 / week

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from £171 / night

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Benissa holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Benissa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
The villa Pinos is only a short drive away from Benissa coastline and coves with nice panorama views and tiny sea views from the pool terrace. All amenities nearby. Entrance to the property with a large parking place, full of pine trees. On the left side is the pool are  …see more

from £54 / night

£700 / week

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from £54 / night

(11) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Mojacar

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stylish 4 star luxury” Spacious accommodation ,interesting Spanish style interiors, with excellent pool & terraces & great views from all aspects Good location, not too far from shops bars etc, you do need a car here as it is built on a hill overloo  …see more

from £136 / night

£950 - £1884 / week

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from £136 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Los Pinos

Almunecar / Los Pinos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb property, location, weather and activities!” Excellent property. All the amenities you need. Great views from the wrap-around balcony over the sea. The views are really superb. We spent many days and evenings just staring out over the sea and r  …see more

from £65 / night

£365 - £863 / week

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from £65 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Aguas Nuevas

Province of Albacete / Aguas Nuevas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quite literally fantastic!!” What I can I say after the fantastic 10 days I spent at Casa Owens with my son? The apartment is beautiful, well maintained and is spotlessly clean. It is really close to local bars and shops which was perfect for me and m  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £350 / week

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from £29 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Porto de Mos holiday villa rental

Lagos / Porto de Mos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic stay at Villa da Naranja” We have just got back from a lovely week at this villa in Lagos. We were a group of 3 couples and one baby and the villa was just perfect for our needs. It has a modern stylish feel with all mod cons. The outside po  …see more

from £112 / night

£780 - £1585 / week

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from £112 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gran Alacant

Costa Blanca / Gran Alacant

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Top notch accomadation,very convenient to supermarket,cafes and beach,lovely pool,and private.” Of all the places i have stayed in,this has to be one of my favourites.It was very clean,fresh,lovely terraces to sit and enjoy the weather,very quiet and  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 / week

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from £55 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Alozaina

Province of Malaga / Alozaina

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Total relaxation!” This is the second time we have stayed at this villa, and we hope to return again soon. The villa is very private and peaceful, not overlooked but not isolated. We have seen eagles on both visits and a wide variety of wildlife. The  …see more

from £90 / night

£495 - £1280 / week

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from £90 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Facilities & Location” No 7. Hillside is an extremely high-end villa. The finish throughout the house is of a very high standard. With the accommodation running over 3 floors meant that we never felt like we were on top of each other, there  …see more

from £280 / night

£1960 - £3990 / week

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from £280 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful property with fantastic views” Upon arriving at Casa Estrela their was an unanimous 'wow'. It is a beautiful property and very well equipped and very roomy. We are a family of ten, ages ranging from 6 to 78 years, and we spent a fabulous t  …see more

from £255 / night

£1634 - £2151 / week

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from £255 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa San Juan

Guia de Isora / Playa San Juan

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.015 km
  • Car not necessary
“SUN, SEA AND SUPER FRIENDLY HOST” Just back from a week at this amazing apartment. Really want to keep it to ourselves but sadly that's not possible!! The location and apartment are first class. Everything was exactly as it appeared in the advert b  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £546 / week

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from £57 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Caçador is located in close proximity to the world famous marina and championship golf courses of Vilamoura offering you the ultimate in exclusive retreats on the sun drenched Algarve. The Villa itself overlooks one of the Algarve's finest golf courses  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4000 / week

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from £215 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in La Caleta

Adeje / La Caleta

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely perfect, peaceful, relaxing and great location.” This is the second time we have stayed in this villa and would do so again. Its location is perfect, 50m from the restaurants and the beautiful sea front of the fishing village La Calleta.  …see more

from £175 / night

£1200 - £1400 / week

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from £175 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Osuna

Province of Seville / Osuna

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Carefully restored and very comfortable, with lots of room (sleeps 2-8) . Perfect for touring Andalucía or staying put in lovely old town. Delightful garden, courtyard, verandah for dining al fresco. Internet, wood burner  …see more

from £65 / night

£400 - £794 / week

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from £65 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Seeb

Muscat Governorate / Seeb

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real paradise! Absolutely fantastic!!!” As Sahala villa was one of the most beautiful holiday destinations we have ever been to. Amazingly spacious property, rather a 'hacienda', than just a villa. Perfect location - close to beautiful mountains an  …see more

from £300 / night

£1400 - £2800 / week

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from £300 / night