Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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Want to leave the winter chill far behind you?Start 2015 with a wonderful winter sun holiday in a toasty warm destination. Whether you’re after watersports, exotic tours or simply a private pool to lounge around, we’ve got it covered.



You can leave your winter clothes at home when you book one of these gorgeous holiday homes, all set in super-sunny locations. Check out our property options for all types of traveller – escape the winter chill by nabbing a chic party palace in the Canary Islands, an elegant sunbather’s villa in Thailand or a rustic house in the Californian hills.



Whether you head to the Med or plan an escape much further afield, you won’t regret booking that slice of winter sunshine – especially when you’re showing off your tan!


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41

Holiday apartment in Santa Eulalia del Río

Ibiza / Santa Eulalia del Río

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Beautiful sea front apartment ideal for couples or families located in the heart of the lovely resort of Santa Eulalia.The apartment has 2 air conditioned bedrooms one ensuite and the other with direct access to the bathroom with roll top bath and shower suite, both bed  …see more

from £80 / night

£600 - £1400 / week

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from £80 / night

(20) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Xativa

Xativa / Bixquert

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Well managed, well stocked and well located Villa” Our two families enjoyed a fantastic fortnight at this well-appointed villa. That pool is as nice as it looks in the photos and was perfect for the kids (11 & 9). Xativa came to life during the Fira d  …see more

from £49 / night

£349 - £1142 / week

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from £49 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Location, Beautiful flat!!!” The flat is immaculate and very clean. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you would need for a comfortable stay. The pool area is also clean and hardly anyone uses it. There is a lovely outside area  …see more

from £107 / night

£642 - £808 / week

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from £107 / night

(9) Very Good 

17

Holiday apartment in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Idyllic accommodation in an idyllic location” This apartment on the second floor, which is easily accessible by lift or stairway, is spacious, pleasantly decorated and is extremely light and airy. The apartment has all the amenities you would requir  …see more

from £23 / night

£160 - £375 / week

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from £23 / night

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Holiday apartment in Perth

Greater Perth / Perth

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Central CBD Apartment, minutes from hay st mall kings street luxury shopping, Elizabeth Quay Bell Tower, HIs Majesty Theater, kings park 2 bedroom 2 bthroom Great for families and singles everything you need right under the building Acess to Free cat bus and train, taxi  …see more

from £217 / night

£1513 / week

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from £217 / night

21

Holiday home rental

Victoria / Benalla

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Comfortable, older style 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom, home. Walking distance to the Benalla Bowls Club. Walk or ride around beautiful Lake Benalla. Close to Benalla Art Gallery and centre of town. Bicycles are available on request. Short drive to Winton Raceway. Dogs a  …see more

from £68 / night

£476 / week

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from £68 / night

(7) Very Good 

31

Apartment accommodation in Almeria with shared pool

Province of Almeria / Almeria

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
Stunning panoramic views, right in front of the sea!Listen to the waves crash on the beach at nightTranquil but well situated in terms of amenities - road to central Almería, restaurants, shops etc  …see more

from £28 / night

£190 - £299 / week

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from £28 / night

(30) Excellent 

17

Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful!” Our stay at Villa Olivier in November 2011 was as enjoyable as on all our numerous earlier visits. Eric & Pauline, Lionel and the maids are all very friendly, efficient and helpful. The villa and grounds are beautifully kept. Th  …see more

from £157 / night

£1095 - £1225 / week

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from £157 / night

(19) Very Good 

23

Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect & relaxing holiday” We had the most ever relaxing holiday. The location of this apartment was excellent for everything. Restaurants supermarkets etc. The pools were all lovely sometimes we had a pool to ourselves!! that's in August. The apa  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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from £60 / night

(17) Excellent 

23

Costa del Silencio holiday apartment rental

Costa del Silencio / Balcon del Mar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment, great complex” This is a lovely apartment, fantastic view and the pool is great. Really well maintained and beautifully decorated. Would definitely recommend this apartment and would not hesitate to rent it in the future.  …see more

from £30 / night

£205 - £275 / week

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from £30 / night

(13) Very Good 

22

Benalmadena holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Benalmadena

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“brilliant pool and location” was a bit disappointed when we first arrived but soon realised we had everything we needed with a fantastic pool and so close to restaurants beach town and train station.. we loved sitting watching everyone on their balcon  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £493 / week

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from £29 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Holiday townhouse in Ferreiras

Albufeira / Ferreiras

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Unforgettable vacation at perfect casa Lagoas” We traveled with family and friends with 2 children for two weeks. It was the best decision to choose this villa for our vacation. We're gratefull to Antonio and his team for hospitality and help. Casa L  …see more

from £103 / night

£616 - £1693 / week

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from £103 / night

19

Apartment rental in Broome

Kimberley Region / Broome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The apartments are at the Blue Seas Resort and offered to you from the individual owners. They are fully self-contained with a separate queen bedroom, full equipped kitchen, spacious living area including LCD TV with over 20 free to air channels, 2 king-single sofa-bed  …see more

from £84 / night

£584 / week

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from £84 / night

(13) Very Good 

24

Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely fantastic holiday.” We have just returned from this villa after spending the first 2 weeks in september. The weather was absolutely amazing. We went for my daughters 18th birthday and also my sons 9th birthday, we also have a 16 year old da  …see more

from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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from £107 / night

(25) Very Good 

28

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tidy apartment in sunny position” Apartment was clean and tidy on arrival, well equiped with washing machine also, very handy. Nice balcony with sun most of the day  …see more

from £30 / night

£257 - £385 / week

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from £30 / night

(46) Excellent 

66

Canggu holiday villa rental

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“fabulous villa, relaxing stay” Our family of 4 had a fabulous time at Puri Temple. All communication and admin prior to the visit was very clear and Rupert was a pleasure to communicate with. From the moment we arrived we were very well looked after  …see more

from £234 / night

£1638 - £2343 / week

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from £234 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Happy Hen do at amazing apartment” We visited the pad in July 2013 for a "tame" hen holiday. We wanted to go somewhere where would could relax, eat nice food and enjoy the Spanish weather in nice surroundings. The Pad is situated on a very secure co  …see more

from £50 / night

£285 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night

(35) Excellent 

38

Holiday villa in Kalkan

Kalkan / Ortaalan

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabolous villa” Very nice villa with greath views over the ocean. The villa is superb and the people of the tiny village of Kalkan is friendly with restaurants full of nice seafood and good shopping. The nearby beaches is beautiful. Pål Christensen  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £2195 / week

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from £143 / night

(20) Excellent 

48

Holiday villa in Calheta

Madeira / Calheta

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Ever Rental” This villa exceeded our expectations in every respect. Calheta is a small town half an hour from Funchal. Bars, restaurants are all within easy walking distance... There is even an excellent spa which has just opened in the new luxu  …see more

from £193 / night

£1193 - £2270 / week

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from £193 / night

(4) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa in Playa de las Americas

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Cracking villa that was perfect for our stay in Tenerife.” As a group of eager anglers, we had booked villa Alexandra as it was central to the marina, bars, restaurants & the water parks. We needed somewhere spacious enough for 7 grown men. When we a  …see more

from £154 / night

£1130 - £1950 / week

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from £154 / night

(6) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Denia

Denia / Monte Pego

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
A fully furnished centrally heated and air-conditioned 3 Bedroom/3 Bathroom Villa with private pool and fantastic sea and mountain views. It has a peaceful mountain location, within easy reach of beaches.Beautiful villa with private pool and stunning sea and mou  …see more

from £101 / night

£701 - £1026 / week

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from £101 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Picassent

Province of Valencia / Picassent

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury Villa in Spain, Valencia, with a plot of 10,000 m2 and 600 m2 of house-rent from one week vacation and enjoy the sun and the beach within 20 minutes. WE HAVE 7 BEDROOMSMore activities like mountain bike, horseback ride, and all the entertainment of Valencia  …see more

from £214 / night

£300 - £2522 / week

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from £214 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Qawra with swimming pool

Island of Malta / Qawra

10 17 3 nights min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The villa is ideal for groups or groups of families and is situated in salini less than one kilometer from Qawra one of the most popular tourists resorts the villa have large pool shared with another villa accommodating up to 17 people in 7 bedrooms 3 bathrooms / shower  …see more

from £154 / night

£1026 - £2932 / week

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from £154 / night

(4) Excellent 

13

Penthouse accommodation in Speightstown

Saint Peter Parish / Speightstown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Located on the edge of charming and historic Speightstown on the West Coast of Barbados is this fully air conditioned 3 bedroom 3 en suite bathroom, 1,700 sq ft beachfront penthouse duplex apartment with high vaulted ceilings covered and uncovered terrace with sea and b  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1750 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday home in Marcoola

Sunshine Coast / Marcoola

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Fully furnished house with open plan living including 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, dining area and lounge room, also large outdoor deck with BBQ. Includes single car garage with enough space for additional 2 vehicles/boat on driveway. Fully fenced property, w  …see more

from £124 / night

£865 / week

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from £124 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Gibbes holiday apartment accommodation

Saint Peter Parish / Gibbes

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“For us this has EVERYTHING!! Totally brilliant!!” On our 5th visit to Barbados - a glorious island which never disappoints and where there's always plenty to do - we discovered Ashanti Apt. 5 and we got a fabulous self-catering experience at very reas  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £575 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Excellent 

21

Olhos de Agua holiday apartment accommodation

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

1 5 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top class apartment,for all ages.” Top class apartment with very good views from the excellent balcony.The apartment contains top of the range Bosch white goods washing m/c cooker etc,the complex has a great swimming pool and tennis courts,the apartme  …see more

from £22 / night

£133 - £511 / week

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from £22 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Villa accommodation in Denia with swimming pool

Denia / Monte Pego

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Break” Beautiful Villa in peaceful, private location. Has Everything you need. Generous sized modern familyVilla and spotlessly clean. Private parking and unoverlooked. Kids loved the big pool and we had sun all day on the pool and terrace  …see more

from £95 / night

£545 - £895 / week

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from £95 / night

21

Holiday cottage in Raymond Island

Gippsland / Raymond Island

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This Tudor style house is located on one of the most beautiful places on Raymond Island, 6km's from the Paynesville township on 10 acres of bushland with tall trees in a parklike setting. Secluded off a beautiful long winding driveway, the house with it's two  …see more

from £62 / night

£309 - £525 / week

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from £62 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Coveta Fuma

Province of Alicante / Coveta Fuma

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa With beautiful pool and amazing location” The villa is stunning with amazing sea and mountain views. The pool is lovely to relax around and is great to cool off and even learn to swim in. The local train service is reliable and allo  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1450 / week

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from £90 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Colina Verde, Carvoeiro

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect location and accommodation” Having stayed here previously, we were more than keen to return. The house is extremely well cared for and welcoming. All fixtures and fittings are modern and above the standard of many holiday property rentals, thi  …see more

from £55 / night

£295 - £825 / week

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from £55 / night

(10) Very Good 

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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
“Nice luxury apartment well situated” well equiped and nice decoration very well situated close to San Pedro centre, restaurants and beach nice and quiet in winter convenaient with small kids very nice terrace on top of building some construction  …see more

from £93 / night

£577 - £1283 / week

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from £93 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Puerto Princesa holiday villa rental

Palawan Island / Puerto Princesa

5 12 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The villa is in the middle of the forest, fronting a beautiful beach and a stone throw away from the world famous Palawan Subterranean River. A place for families, friends, lovers, adventurous people and those who prefer the quietness of nature. The villa can house 12 p  …see more

from £279 / night

£1948 / week

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from £279 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Merimbula

New South Wales / Merimbula

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A fantastic holiday home in an idylic setting with all needs considered” Imagine a 2 week holiday with in-laws, parents, adult children, partners AND grandchildren. Sounds like a disaster? No, not at all! We ALL had the best holiday. The location, nea  …see more

from £136 / night

£951 / week

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from £136 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Hout Bay holiday home rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very relaxing home from home.....” A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed advice on touris  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £825 / week

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from £75 / night

23

Leiria District / Nazare

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

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from £171 / night

£718 - £988 / week

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from £171 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb” The description for this apartment was spot on. When it states 5 minutes to the beach that was exactly what it was and it was a nice flat walk not up and down hills which some omit to say in their descriptions.. We have not stayed in San Pedro  …see more

from £86 / night

£590 - £808 / week

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from £86 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Marachique

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay” The apartment and the complex in general were first class and made for a very relaxing holiday. We were met and shown round the apartment by Francisca who was very helpful and friendly. The apartment was very spacious, nicely decorated  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £500 / week

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from £30 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Fish Hoek holiday home rental

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great House - Perfect Location for Exploring Cape Town” My family stayed at David and Lyn's place in Fish Hoek, South Africa for a week in July. The house was perfect. The view out onto False Bay was magnificent. The home was well equipped and spaciou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £770 / week

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from £85 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Riad rental in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £86 / night

£300 - £618 / week

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from £86 / night