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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26

Herdade dos Salgados holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, excellent holiday.” The apartment is lovely, quite stylish and also very roomy and comfortable: all our needs were satisfied (very convenient, the extra tv set in the bedroom). All the furniture and decoration are of very good  …see more

from £26 / night

£390 - £1354 / week

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from £26 / night

(15) Very Good 

30

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 14 4 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A lovely stay at a beautiful villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. An easy 15 minute walk from the lovely marina with brilliant shops, bars and restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere. The villa was clean and tidy, well equipped and spacious and  …see more

from £242 / night

£1449 - £3966 / week

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from £242 / night

(8) Excellent 

19

Gibbes holiday apartment rental

Saint Peter Parish / Gibbes

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
New self-catering Caribbean apartment with stunning sea views, only minutes away from the spectacular beaches at Gibbs and Mullins Bay in the parish of St. Peter. A large communal pool and balcony for al fresco dining. Ideal for families seeking relaxation.<br />F  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £960 / week

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from £115 / night

(3) Excellent 

30

Apartment letting in Puerto Del Carmen with shared pool

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
This newly refurbished (2016) modern apartment is situated in the sought after area of Matagorda, Puerto del Carmen. A few minutes walk from the golden sandy beach, sea front promenade and Matagorda Commercial Centre where you will find an array of bars, restaurants and  …see more

from £57 / night

£311 - £488 / week

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from £57 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Port de Pollenca holiday penthouse rental

Port de Pollenca / Sandy Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fantastic recently refurbished Penthouse apartment right on the seafront of Puerto Pollensa. With fantastic panoramic views over the Pollensa Bay, it's ideal for families looking for an apartment next to the beach yet only 10 minute walking distance from town cente  …see more

from £124 / night

£863 - £1595 / week

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from £124 / night

(4) Excellent 

40

Marbella Town holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Marbella Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent town centre rental” Just got back from a fantastic 10 days at marbella house. There were six adults staying in three bedrooms with a large downstairs and garden. It was more than big enough and we did not feel on top of each other! The dishw  …see more

from £108 / night

£647 - £1203 / week

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from £108 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday home with swimming pool in Alcobaca

Leiria District / Alcobaca

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Spacious detached modern villa built 2012 with swimming pool in the village of Acipreste, near Alcobaca (8 minutes drive) surrounded by fruit trees and grapevines, views over beautiful countryside and the Serra dos Candeeiros hills in the distance make this the perfec  …see more

from £95 / night

£625 - £950 / week

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from £95 / night

(7) Excellent 

23

Villa letting in Sunset Crest with shared pool, golf nearby

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Villa in Superb Location” The property was everything that we hoped - and more. Palm Villa is very spacious with seating areas to suit everyone whether you prefer sun or shade or the comfort of a lovely sitting room. Not only had much thou  …see more

from £102 / night

£750 - £1130 / week

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from £102 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Benitachell

Costa Blanca / Benitachell

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Villa Fina is located on a hill side in a quiet residential of La cumbre del Sol in Benitachell, just 2 km to the beach, supermarket and restaurants, this pleasant, comfortable villa has a nice terraces garden with outside furniture.A kidney-shaped private swimm  …see more

from £58 / night

£405 / week

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from £58 / night

(27) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fabulous” Myself and my husband stayed at the villa with 4 friends - we all lead busy hectic lives and wanted a week of peace and quiet to relax. This we certainly did. It is situated in a quiet part of the town yet it's only minutes away from the c  …see more

from £124 / night

£863 - £2597 / week

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from £124 / 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 £26 / night

£180 - £299 / week

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from £26 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Villa letting in Port de Pollenca with swimming pool

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Can Boyet must be one of our worlds Wonders” If you are a large group, don't worry. The property is so big and not crowded at all. You can easy relax by your own. The lawn was perfekt for my family of 13 persons for sports and games. Lovely sunbeds a  …see more

from £300 / night

£2000 - £6600 / week

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from £300 / night

(16) Excellent 

17

Villa letting in Chulilla with swimming pool

Province of Valencia / Chulilla

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Summary: If you are looking for something a bit different - to truly relax and unwind with your family and friends in the REAL Spain...then this is it! Casa Níspero is a beautiful traditional Spanish villa hidden away among the pine trees on the edge of Parque N  …see more

from £120 / night

£700 - £1300 / week

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from £120 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Moraira

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This modern, well-furnished villa enjoys a quiet location on Montemar Hills by Benissa coast, just 15 min drive from the beach and many amenities of Moraira, and enjoys splendid panoramic and sea views of the coast from its elevated position.With its private swi  …see more

from £58 / night

£405 / week

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from £58 / night

(4) Excellent 

18

Holiday apartment in Saint-Leu

Arrondissement of Saint-Paul / Saint-Leu

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Tous les commerces sont accessibles en moins de 5 min à pied (supermarché, boulangerie, poissonnerie, restaurants en bord de plage) tout comme les autres services (banque, poste, pharmacie) sans oublier le grand marché du samedi matin et la plage av  …see more

from £42 / night

£285 - £382 / week

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from £42 / night

(1) Very Good 

23

Holiday apartment accommodation

Province of Alicante / Playa Flamenca

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Lovely spacious apartment with large private solarium and balcony with distant sea views situated in a private road with free parking . Lounge/diner, separate fully fitted kitchen, 3 x bedrooms, 1 x bathroom, balcony with table & chairs, large private roof solariu  …see more

from £25 / night

£169 - £302 / week

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from £25 / night

(13) Excellent 

31

Holiday apartment in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“great holiday apartment” had a lovely holiday at the buena gardens apartment had everything you need to enjoy your stay there lovely pool and good location for getting around altinkum would really recommend to anyone looking for a nice relaxing time.  …see more

from £27 / night

£199 / week

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from £27 / night

(4) Excellent 

17

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Playa de Santiago

La Gomera / Playa de Santiago

6 8 5 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A dream house with spectacular views” I stayed with my family 3 generations, 2 young children who enjoyed the huge pool, the house is very comfortable and specious, lush gardens surround you and the views are breath taking. the srevice is excellent, w  …see more

from £185 / night

£1292 - £1612 / week

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from £185 / night

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Es Castell

Es Castell / Son Vilar

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Cosy studio apartment in a quiet residential area . Located just in between Mahon and the historic village of Es Castell . well connected by frequent buses and close to local corner shop open seven days a week .Newly painted and very lighty , the apartment sleeps tw  …see more

from £35 / night

£242 / week

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from £35 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Monovar

Province of Alicante / Monovar

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“excellent stay” the villa was even better than the photos lovely place to stay,kids loved the pool & games room .fantastic views of the area for the whole villa cannot beat sitting on the balcony eating breakfast .the owner was fantastic lovely welcom  …see more

from £44 / night

£302 - £388 / week

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from £44 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sparrebosch Golf Estate

Knysna / Sparrebosch Golf Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A private spa!” This is a magical place. It is beautifully equipped and beautifully furnished. It has a very welcoming atmosphere. I would go there again and again!  …see more

from £280 / night

£2700 / week

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from £280 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Jolly Harbour with swimming pool, golf nearby

Jolly Harbour / Jolly Harbour Villas

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very relaxing place to stay” Property provides a great base for a relaxing stay and has everything you need for a great holiday. Bart the property manager welcomed us in and waved us good bye and I'm sure would have been available if needed during th  …see more

from £150 / night

£900 - £1250 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Olhos de Agua

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing - highly recommended!” This apartment is fantastic. It is a little home from home. The apartment complex is extremely secure and clean. The apartment itself is immaculate. I was thrilled to be staying there. The pool area is big and spacious.  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £395 / week

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from £25 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Hua Hin

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Enjoyable stay, 10 out of 10” Had a 2 week stay at greenacres villa with my family, the communal pool was excellent, and quiet, the restaurant was great value for money. the villa was everything we expected, Ted the manager was a great help. Excelle  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £400 / week

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from £36 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Benitachell, Nucleo

Province of Alicante / Benitachell, Nucleo

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
Alma is a very nice villa near Moraira, with nice views of the landscape of Moraira area. From the parking place 14 steps lead up to the private pool terrace, with sunbeds and a beautiful garden and several terraces surrounding the villa. By the pool terrace 10  …see more

from £58 / night

£405 / week

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from £58 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in St Helens

Tasmania / St Helens

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
You can sit on the verandah and relax. Soaking up the views and watch the bird life, pelicans and swans as you enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine. You can dine on the deck after fishing on the jetty across the road and enjoy your catch. Gull Cottage has just been f  …see more

from £123 / night

£859 / week

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from £123 / night

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Holiday villa in Niu Blau beach

Santa Eulalia del Río / Niu Blau beach

5 12 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Private garden, swimming pool, walking distance to local shops and town centre. Walking distance to local beaches and restaurants. Quiet and safe area suitable for families. <br />Extra services (for a small charge) airport transfer, baby sitting, and extra cleani  …see more

from £363 / night

£2535 / week

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from £363 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Clinton holiday home rental

Prince Edward Island / Clinton

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Island Crest Chalet sits atop the rolling hillside and overlooks the picturesque Southwest River. The open-concept cathedral chalet has a 40' wall of windows and large deck that provides an eagle's eye view of the water for you to enjoy while relaxing on vacat  …see more

from £138 / night

£964 - £1362 / week

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from £138 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Benissa

Costa Blanca / Benissa

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This well furnished house enjoys a quiet location on a country road, just 10 min drive from the small coves along the coast road between Moraira and Calpe. With a very private swimming pool not overlooked, spacious sun terraces, outdoor dining area with BBQ.It is a good  …see more

from £45 / night

£314 / week

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from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Mosteiros

São Miguel / Mosteiros

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
In front of the beachSmall and a cosy houseBeautiful sunset viewBig gardenGarden with barbecueTemperate climate  …see more

from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Tortosa holiday cottage rental

Terres de l'Ebre / Tortosa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The cottage is set in 3000sqm of planted gardens. This is the place to come and relax but is close to the areas attractions. An ideal place as hub for cycling,climbing,bird watching and canoeing.There is a play area for children. At the end of the gardens the River Ebr  …see more

from £35 / night

£250 - £550 / week

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from £35 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Fitts

Saint James Parish / Fitts

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“easy, relaxing, wonderful” Organisation - Roz handled the booking really nicely and was helpful in arranging the extra kid-related equipment we needed. We were met on our arrival at the villa, and everything was explained to us - couldn't have been sm  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £590 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Moraira

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
This villa is situated just 1km from the small cove of Advocat on the Benissa coast and 3 km for the main beach and centre of Moraira, with walking distance to several restaurants and supermarket. This attractive and very tastefully and comfortably furnished villa enjoy  …see more

from £77 / night

£538 / week

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from £77 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent property with great facillities and a wealth of local knowledge” Excellent property for large or small groups. We were met promptly at the villa by a lady who lives locally and will also provide airport pickup and shopping. A stunning proper  …see more

from £650 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £650 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Miami Platja holiday villa rental

Costa Dorada / Miami Platja

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This lovely private detached villa is in a quiet part of Miami Playa. The villa has 3 bedrooms all of which have air conditioning, 2 good sized bathrooms with bath/shower and an open plan living/dining/kitchen area. The villa has a large upstairs balcony with mountain  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1540 / week

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from £100 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Marbella / Elviria

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa” Stayed at Serenity for 9 nights at the end of August this year, we were a family of 5 adults and 3 children aged 4 to 9 years. The villa itself is superb, the kitchen is well equipped (the owner even leaves a cupboard stocked with her  …see more

from £161 / night

£1121 - £2932 / week

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from £161 / night

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Caroni holiday apartment rental

Trinidad / Caroni

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Welcome to our largest apartment. This five(5) bedroom, 2 bathroom beauty is the perfect apartment for a larger family coming on vacation. It can host up to 10 persons. 1200 sq ft of living space is more than enough for a comfortable short stay. ADDITIONAL SERVICES (  …see more

from £163 / night

£1139 / week

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from £163 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Tamarindo holiday home rental

Province of Guanacaste / Tamarindo

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Colonial Style Beach Home close to the beach and surf of Playa Langosta and the town center of Tamarindo. Luxurious with AC in all bedrooms, garage, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, pantry, wireless internet and private pool. Ideal for families or up to 3 couples  …see more

from £192 / night

£1301 - £1545 / week

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from £192 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pedreguer

Province of Alicante / Pedreguer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Extremely well-appointed villa” Just returned from a holiday in Casa Colina on Costa Blanca North. The villa is immaculately presented and extremely well-appointed. Both the owner and the agent - Spanishvillasgb - were very helpful in the course of ou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect” Beautiful apartment. Ideal location - minutes from the beach and the town. Felt a little uncomfortable booking without a contract but everything went smoothly.  …see more

from £44 / night

£302 - £1039 / week

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from £44 / night