Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (121503)

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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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“quiet but well suited” fully equipped villa, clean with fresh linen and towels, very quiet area quiet pool near always empty , bit of a walk to shops or town but a walk down and taxi back (4euros) was our way of travel, overall good relaxing br  …see more

from £35 / night

£249 / week

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from £35 / night

(25) Very Good 

53

Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing” This is our 2nd time staying at casa Roper and on both times been great. Joanne with but her speedy response with her emails. The villa is home from home. The transfers from the airport is just what you want. Kevin being there even shown  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £595 / week

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from £75 / night

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Belle Mare ski villa to rent.

Flacq District / Belle Mare

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Villa rental in Santarem with swimming pool

Santarem District / Santarem

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £47 / night

£324 - £712 / week

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from £47 / night

19

State of Sao Paulo / Sao Bernardo Do Campo

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly

from £34 / night

£236 / week

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from £34 / night

(19) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa rental

Krabi Town / Khao Thong

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful stay by the sea” I had chance to join my family having come from Singapore during a long Thai holiday. It was a perfect place to rest - peaceful and the Villa nice and close to the sea. The pool was great for my niece to learn to swim. We w  …see more

from £151 / night

£1051 / week

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from £151 / night

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Holiday apartment in North Ryde

Ryde / North Ryde

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

from £88 / night

£611 / week

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from £88 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Marsascala with swimming pool

Island of Malta / Marsascala

3 8 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment and great landlords made the holiday very relaxing!” Very cool, spacious, modern apartment. Balconies and pool were lovely relaxing spots. We spent a lot of time just relaxing in the apartment by the pool and making BBQs. If anythi  …see more

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

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Eilat holiday home accommodation

Southern District / Eilat

5 12 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £378 / night

£2644 / week

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from £378 / night

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Quebec / Saint-Come

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £209 / night

£995 - £1520 / week

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from £209 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Pueblo

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal family holiday rental” Apartment was comfortable, very clean and ideal for a family holiday. Jane and Paul made booking easy and were extremely helpful. Residents within the complex were very friendly and readily gave advice on how to get about.  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £400 / week

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from £50 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Mojacar with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Almeria / Mojacar

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £38 / night

£260 - £480 / week

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from £38 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Jolly Harbour

Jolly Harbour / Hamilton Estate

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Jolly Harbour south finger villa” Perfect location 2 mins walk from jolly beach. Lovely villa with air con and all the useful things in the villa that you need or use when your at home. Great for the price! Will definitely be staying in the villa agai  …see more

from £100 / night

£400 - £550 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Very Good 

15

Holiday apartment in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment on edge of beautiful village.” Good sized apartment for family of 4 with a terrific large balcony ,ensuring stunning views to the coast. Owner [ Catherine } was very helpful and most accommodating , Would certainly recommend this pro  …see more

from £56 / night

£388 - £513 / week

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from £56 / night

(23) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very welcome winter break” The house is situated in a very convenient location. The temperature was a respectable 22 degrees for March. The house has everything you need to enjoy your holiday. There is a supermarket just across the street and a couple  …see more

from £45 / night

£275 - £655 / week

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from £45 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Amarante holiday apartment rental

Amarante / Chapa

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 56 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Good Stay” Nice central location not far from Porto and a good base to explore the north of Portugal and its historical cities, sites and mountain regions.  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £330 / week

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from £40 / night

(10) Excellent 

36

Home rental in Kerr Serign

Kerr Serign / Senegambia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A beautiful and comfortable house close to the beach and restaurants.” The planning of the house is perfect. We were two persons and one of us could live upstairs. I started to be upstairs but decided to move down because I feeled that the bed was too  …see more

from £23 / night

£160 / week

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from £23 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £95 / night

£664 - £966 / week

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from £95 / night

(28) Excellent 

25

Villamartin holiday apartment rental

Orihuela / Villamartin

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” Lovely place and very happy that we was able to stay here last minute and graham was very polite and helpful  …see more

from £30 / night

£130 - £290 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Weston

Saint James Parish / Weston

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £100 / night

£700 - £1037 / week

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from £100 / night

(27) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Seminyak

Seminyak / Dhyana Pura

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“We enjoyed every moment of our stay in the cozy villa ShaTo” We stayed here between 27th June to the 2nd July 2012. Our group was 3 adults and 4 adolescents. We enjoyed every moment of our stay in the cozy villa ShaTo. Great location, modern and ve  …see more

from £182 / night

£1207 - £1850 / week

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from £182 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

2 6 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect in every way” Stunning 5***** villa in a peaceful location. Friendly and helpful owners. Quiet location is a bit of trek from town (30-40 mins walk) but taxi is only 4 euros to centre or 5 to Marina Rubicon. Would not hesitate to recommend. Wi  …see more

from £82 / night

£568 - £1575 / week

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from £82 / 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
“5* Awesome-Best of the best” Fabulous property with a stunning location 180 degree views of the golf course and ocean from nearly every room Rooms are huge and everything is clean and immaculate Had everything needed for a wonderful vacation - pool  …see more

from £280 / night

£1960 / week

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from £280 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Nai Harn

Rawai / Nai Harn

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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from £200 / night

(24) Excellent 

25

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benalmadena Costa

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Easy Access to all Amenities” Apartment was nice and clean & bright inside and had everything we needed beach towels, deck chairs and shopping trolley (if you are staying for a while)!!! Also easy to use UK TV Channels and a lift. Owner Evelyn kept u  …see more

from £25 / night

£160 - £437 / week

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from £25 / night

(28) Excellent 

49

Holiday penthouse rental

Estepona / Guadalmansa Playa

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful” Stunning apartment my wife and myself stayed in the apartment for 4weeks in February it is even better then the photos everything that you need is included it is the first time my wife said that she could have stayed longer  …see more

from £40 / night

£275 - £520 / week

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from £40 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Algorfa

Algorfa / La Finca

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely appartment, needs up dating. good view of golf course.” close to golf and shopping square. eateries and shops . lovely pool clean apartment block not far from lovely towns and markets also great beaches. oran  …see more

from £24 / night

£149 - £245 / week

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from £24 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Lorenzo

Ibiza / San Lorenzo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What it says on the tin” This really is the retreat villa; a beautiful, traditional villa in a remote (ish) location in the picturesque countryside of San Juan. The location wasn't too much of a problem for us as we hired a car (shops nearby) and  …see more

from £173 / night

£1207 / week

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from £173 / night

(52) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Valletta

Valletta / Central Valletta

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fabulous accommodation that helped make a fabulous holiday!” Apartment is spacious and very comfortable. Yes, there are 4 flights of stairs but worth it. Owners were extremely welcoming and provided a generous supply of basic food/drink that helped  …see more

from £65 / night

£414 - £729 / week

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from £65 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Bay of Islands / Paihia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
“Truly fabulous house” Facilities are great and the views are awesome. The house is situated on a steep hill though is just a short walk from the village centre. We did not want to leave  …see more

from £86 / night

£598 / week

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from £86 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Marbesa holiday villa rental

Marbella / Marbesa

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A little piece of heaven” We had a really lovely holiday at The Beach House. We loved the villa - the outside terraces, pool/garden area and the lounge are fab and the location is great. It looks nice on the website, but even better in real life.  …see more

from £225 / night

£1175 - £1850 / week

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from £225 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Bolnuevo with shared pool

Murcia / Bolnuevo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“everything that we needed” wonderful stay in lovely apartment owners very nice and extremely helpful, would definitely return in a prime location, near all local amenities  …see more

from £18 / night

£120 - £310 / week

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from £18 / night

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St Leonards holiday apartment rental

North Sydney / St Leonards

2 4 Min stay varies

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

from £121 / night

£838 / week

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from £121 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Palm-Mar

Tenerife / Palm-Mar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well presented with quality” There is no skimping on quality in this spacious apartment from the power shower to the branded hairdryer, to the extremely comfortable king sized double bed with access to large patio. Lots of bedding and even pool towels  …see more

from £39 / night

£345 - £388 / week

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from £39 / night

(1) Average 

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Apartment rental in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £128 / night

£891 / week

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from £128 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment and great location!” The apartment is situated very close to the beach, bars and shops which made it ideal for us. You really cant get an apartment which is any closer to everything. The apartment itself was lovely and clean when we a  …see more

from £22 / night

£145 - £375 / week

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from £22 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Lisbon / Central Lisbon

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £82 / night

£568 - £809 / week

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from £82 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful and relaxing villa...” We were looking for somewhere a little special to holiday and celebrate our anniversary somewhere quiet and beautiful. We were certainly not disappointed with our stay at loreto luxury villa which is built into the cli  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £1099 / week

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from £75 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Home rental in Cee

Province of A Coruna / Cee

4 7 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £26 / night

£173 - £363 / week

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from £26 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Colmenar holiday cottage rental

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“A lovely relaxing retreat” We couldn't fault the Casita and it is exactly as described. A lovely rural retreat perfect for our honeymoon. You do need a car as the property is very isolated but once on the main roads it is easy to access Cordoba and th  …see more

from £33 / night

£230 / week

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from £33 / night

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