Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (123824)

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 swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Mijas Centre

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely Brillaint - Better than I could have wished for!” I loved this Villa as soon as I saw the pictures and thought it would be perfect for our stay! But after being there I have to say the pictures do not do it justice! There is more than enoug
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from £377 / night

£2640 - £4614 / week

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Holiday villa rental

Trat Province / Ko Chang

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £135 / night

£775 - £1225 / week

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from £135 / night

(3) Average 

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Home rental in Kumily

Thekkady / Kumily

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £43 / night

£274 / week

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from £43 / night

(11) Excellent 

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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
“Mrs” Excellent modern apartment, overlooking the pool and bar. Very well furnished and equipped, nice clean comfy beds. Wifi and some English channels on the TV. The complex is huge and has several pools and a supermarket for essentials is nearby.
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from £26 / night

£390 - £1554 / week

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avg. 3 hours 58 minutes

from £26 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Tangalooma holiday home rental

Moreton Island / Tangalooma

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great House, close to everything, will definitely book again” We had such a great time in this house, excellent views, close to resort and wrecks and soooo clean!! Will hopefully get back there soon.
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from £280 / night

£1515 - £1744 / week

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from £280 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Almancil

Almancil / Fonte Algarve

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious house+ Big Pool = Happy family” 7 of us stayed in Villa Magnolia with 4 children ranging from baby to teenager. The house was finished to a high specification, was spacious and well maintained. There was ample room for everyone and lots of di
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from £185 / night

£1101 - £3017 / week

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from £185 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Atouguia da Baleia

Peniche / Atouguia da Baleia

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£177 / week

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avg. 3 hours 48 minutes

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Villa letting in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / Playa del Duque

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £382 / night

£4153 - £5255 / week

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avg. 2 hours 38 minutes

from £382 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Marloth Park holiday villa rental

Mpumalanga / Marloth Park

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Exceptional site and property” Exceptional site very close to Crocodile river and its view over Kruger Park. Lots of animals in the garden and along the river ( all but leopard) The 2 houses are very clean and equipped with all equipment and applian
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from £82 / night

£537 / week

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(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Immaculate, secure, comfortable and modern.” We had a wonderful week here. The apartment is modern and very well equipped with a range of kitchen equipment including a dishwasher. We purchased a week's wifi from the main square and it was fast and rel
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from £45 / night

£315 - £555 / week

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(41) Excellent 

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Mont Tremblant ski home to rent.

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best option in Tremblant” The property is by far the best in the area. It is perfectly appointed and the photographs are completely accurate. 8 to 10 people fit perfectly. My family and I had a lovely Christmas and New Year's holiday at Tremblant and
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from £135 / night

£860 - £1300 / week

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(15) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Mullins

Mullins / Beacon Hill

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Condo is kept at a very high specification and standard” Had a very relaxing 9 days in a lovely garden apartment with pool. John & Sheila who own it helped a great deal before we went. Kerry the local manager was also very professional & helpful, as
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from £150 / night

£1050 - £2295 / week

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(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
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from £45 / night

£225 - £605 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Playa Blanca Yaiza

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Villa is an excellent place to relax in the sun” Playa Blanca is beautiful and relaxing place in Lanzarote, Villa Isabella is a wonderful place to stay to enjoy your holiday.
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from £50 / night

£350 - £525 / week

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avg. 3 hours 29 minutes

from £50 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Amarilla Golf

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lauren Quinta Villa” This villa is exactly as described and has everything you could possibly need. Sunshine all day in different parts of the grounds. Fabulous location in quiet neighbourhood. We had a query about the pool so messaged owner who respo
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from £120 / night

£840 / week

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avg. 3 hours 44 minutes

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Costa Brava / Cadaques

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £101 / night

£744 - £821 / week

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from £101 / 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
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from £300 / night

£1400 - £2800 / week

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avg. 3 hours 42 minutes

from £300 / night

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Lisbon District / Cascais

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £55 / night

£380 / week

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from £55 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Port de Pollenca with shared pool

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

from £95 / night

£660 - £1303 / week

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avg. 3 hours 55 minutes

from £95 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Arrondissement of Saint-Paul / Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £50 / night

£348 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

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Arrondissement of Saint-Paul / Saint-Paul

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £43 / night

£295 - £324 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Cap D'En Font

Minorca / Cap D'En Font

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £110 / night

£700 - £1650 / week

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from £110 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quality apartment” Stayed in this lovely apartment for one week. So comfortable and spacious, spotlessly clean with everything you could want provided. The bathrooms were huge with lashings of hot water , the kitchen was well equipped and also spotl
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from £60 / night

£325 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday home in Martos

Province of Jaen / Martos

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £47 / night

£327 / week

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from £47 / night

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Segovia holiday apartment rental

Province of Segovia / Segovia

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £85 / night

£523 / week

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avg. 3 hours 32 minutes

from £85 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Paceville

Saint Julian's / Paceville

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £84 / night

£834 / week

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avg. 3 hours 12 minutes

from £84 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Armacao de Pera

Armacao de Pera / Alporchinhos

2 6 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.35 km
  • Swimming pool

from £20 / night

£150 - £600 / week

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(14) Very Good 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su
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from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £60 / 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
“Good Place to relax” Great location well appointed with good backup staff. Ideal for forgetting the world exists. Great fun to have the golf buggy to get arround Jolly Harbour.
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from £150 / night

£900 - £1250 / week

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(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

from £219 / night

£295 - £2479 / week

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avg. 2 hours 33 minutes

from £219 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

KwaZulu-Natal / Margate

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£210 - £630 / week

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from £30 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

Studio 2 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent Views and very comfortable bed” This apartment is spacious and comfortable and has everything you need. We loved staying there. If you have a heart problem you will struggle with the hills, I got round this by walking down to the old town or
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from £30 / night

£231 / week

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avg. 1 hour 23 minutes

from £30 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Moraira

Moraira / Tabaira

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“perfect for 3 families with kids.” Location great as can walk to town. Even though its is a villa, accommodation is split into 3 separate areas so you can have your privacy while holidaying with friends. We were 3 families with kids from 2-7yrs and it
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from £175 / night

£1195 - £2495 / week

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from £175 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Noosa holiday home rental

Sunshine Coast / Noosa

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £206 / night

£1530 - £4530 / week

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from £206 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Costa Adeje with shared pool, golf nearby

Adeje / Costa Adeje

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Good roof terrace, good location” The apartment had everything we needed and was really spacious for two of us. The pool is just outside and wasn't too busy. There are great views of the coastal area and a short (ish) walk to a large choice of restaur
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from £65 / night

£455 / week

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avg. 35 minutes

from £65 / night

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Palolem holiday villa rental

Canacona / Palolem

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £47 / night

£329 / week

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avg. 3 hours 21 minutes

from £47 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £65 / night

£398 - £1148 / week

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avg. 2 hours 10 minutes

from £65 / night

(92) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f
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from £750 / night

£3995 - £6500 / week

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from £750 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Beja

Beja District / Beja

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Heavenly” We had the most perfect holiday here with our 14 month old child. She loved the pool and wandering around the grounds. The house was so beautifully decorated and the prefect place to relax. The couple who come to water the garden were so lov
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from £60 / night

£416 - £683 / week

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from £60 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment , wonderful views, very clean and well appointed” This is our third trip to Jolanta's an Anders apartment. Each time the apartment gets better - this time we got brand new curtains and bedding . The unit has everything you could po
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from £72 / night

£500 - £711 / week

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avg. 52 minutes

from £72 / night

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