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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(17) Excellent 

47

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

(8) Excellent 

22

Calasparra holiday villa rental

Murcia / Calasparra

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The house has covered terrace on three sides. A music facility at the pool, covered dining area by the pool.  …see more

from £60 / night

£375 - £575 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

32

Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent base for a fabulous holiday. Home from home.” Stayed with friends in this lovely house. Very clean, tidy and spacious. Nice private decked area outside. Quiet area but close enough to the centre of town for groceries, bars and restaurants. J  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1600 / week

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from £100 / night

17

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

(4) Excellent 

10

Holiday home with shared pool in Relleu

Province of Alicante / Relleu

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A quaint holiday home.” Our stay in Relleu was a delightful experience. Located some 45 minutes from Benidorm / Alicante, the village of Relleu is a charming and relaxing location. The home we stayed at accommodates up to 8 people comfortably.  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £450 / week

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from £40 / night

(2)  

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Holiday villa in Moraira

Moraira / Central Moraira

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Suni is a modern apartment located in the center of Moraira, close to the beach, shops, restaurants. It has beautiful views from its balcony. The apartment has three bedrooms: two bedrooms with twin beds and one bedroom with double bed, sharing a bathroom and a  …see more

from £48 / night

£332 / week

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from £48 / 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

(8) Very Good 

18

Carvoeiro holiday villa rental

Faro District / Carvoeiro

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The villa on the website looked too good to be true, but it exceeded our expectations” We only had a small window in May to take a holiday with our 2 grown up sons and partners, so we were surprised we got Casa Branco Grande for 10 days at a great pri  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1399 / week

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from £72 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa” Beautiful villa in a prime location. The photos do not do it justice. Spacious and well stocked this villa is ideal for large families or 2 families/ larger parties. It has great outdoor space, plenty of seating, sunbeds and umbrellas an  …see more

from £150 / night

£995 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

(2) Very Good 

33

Holiday penthouse in La Mairena

Marbella / La Mairena

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely property situated in the "Village" of La Mairena above Marbella. An attico apartment with beautiful views down the mountain to the mediterranean. Has modern and aesthetic furniture including artwork from local artists. It is straight down the hill to  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £600 / week

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from £40 / night

(20) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

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

from £255 / night

£1634 - £2151 / week

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from £255 / night

(19) Excellent 

30

Vale do Lobo holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vale do Lobo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magical Holiday” We booked this villa primarily for the pool but the rest of the villa, the grounds and the location were excellent too. We have 2 young children age 4 and 2 and wanted them to enjoy learning to swim. Having a slope into the pool was  …see more

from £156 / night

£1078 - £3061 / week

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from £156 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Like having your own home in the sun” Booked the apartment for my wife's birthday we had stayed in an apartment around the corner from Praia village a few years ago so we already knew and loved the area. we were both delighted with the large balcony w  …see more

from £61 / night

£302 - £798 / week

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from £61 / night

(1) Excellent 

28

Riviere du Rempart District / Grand Gaube

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning

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from £65 / night

£388 / week

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from £65 / night

(31) Excellent 

79

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

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

£473 / week

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from £68 / night

10

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Calpe / La Fustera

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Set near the famous beach of La Fustera by Benissa coast, just in the middle between Calpe and Moraira resorts. This traditional Spanish style furnished villa enjoys a central location just a 5 minutes' walk from the beach, supermarket and restaurants.This  …see more

from £50 / night

£344 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

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 £281 / night

£1964 / week

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from £281 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday cottage in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Kaiteriteri Beach with its golden sands and clear green/blue water is a must see if you are contemplating a visit to beautiful New Zealand. Our cottage is located 1.5 kms from the beach, and we have lovely views of Tasman Bay from our property.<br />Boats leave da  …see more

from £74 / night

£645 / week

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from £74 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A very nice bright and airy cottage well fitted out with for all your holiday needs and close to all activities.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Torviscas

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place.” Hi, My partner and i have just returned from a 10 day stay at the Mare Verde apartment. We were not disappointed!! The apartment has everything that you could need or want and is very, very clean. Its ideally situated and within easy w  …see more

from £30 / night

£260 - £310 / week

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from £30 / night

(8) Very Good 

34

San Cayetano holiday apartment rental

Murcia / San Cayetano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful, comfortable with entertainment nearby” We have stayed in this property a few times now. It is in a peaceful location, on the edge of a friendly Spanish village. You can get basic food from the supermarket, and delicious cakes in the bakery.  …see more

from £55 / night

£225 - £295 / week

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from £55 / night

(7) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / La Siesta

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Lovely villa lovely pool.could do with a bell on gate for visitors .” Just wasn't happy having to pay extra on top of villa price for cleaning .nobody came to change towels or bedding .iv stayed in lots of villas and always had these changed .  …see more

from £45 / night

£329 - £799 / week

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from £45 / night

10

Holiday home in Townsville

Queensland / Townsville

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
This house is set on a magnificent huge block featuring fruit trees and manicured gardens. It is ideal for large families or work stays, and sporting groups. It has a cottage attached which is available to rent as well making the property capable of housing 12 people.  …see more

from £80 / night

£559 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Excellent 

18

Apartment letting in La Azohia with shared pool

La Azohia / El Pinar de San Gines

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Lovely well equipped apartment 400 metres from beach with great views from large roof terrace.  …see more

from £44 / night

£151 - £475 / week

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from £44 / night

(7) Very Good 

19

Caleta De Velez holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Caleta De Velez

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Very nice apartment / perfect location” We spent one week here, intentionally in September, after the summer crowd. It has been proven that it was a good idea, as the place was absolutely perfect for relaxing. It is worth to visit Malaga and Nerja,  …see more

from £32 / night

£220 - £400 / week

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from £32 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Aguas Nuevas

Province of Albacete / Aguas Nuevas

3 6 7 nights min

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

from £29 / night

£200 - £350 / week

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from £29 / night

(1) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Azambuja

Lisbon District / Azambuja

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Situated in a quiet and peaceful area of 5500sqm. 30 minutes driving distance from Lisbon airport and the beautiful coastal beaches, this gorgeous villa has everything you and your family will need .The outside area of the house is arranged with beautiful gardens. Plea  …see more

from £35 / night

£250 - £450 / week

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from £35 / night

(9) Very Good 

44

Holiday studio with shared pool, golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Tenerife Royal Gardens

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment!” Excellent apartment, we had everything we wanted here and more. Fantastic location. Choice of 2 great beaches both under a minutes walk!
 The area outside the complex is very flat and you can walk for miles with no hills.  …see more

from £55 / night

£399 - £626 / week

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from £55 / night

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Villa letting in Colva with shared pool

Goa / Colva

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Presenting A Beautiful Large 3 Floor Family Villa With Communal Pool Close To The Popular Colva & Benulium Beach Ground Floor Gated Drive Way for Car and Sun Terrace Large Living room with 3 Piece Sofa and TV with Full Sky TV package and WIFI 6 Seater Dining Table  …see more

from £25 / night

£150 - £250 / week

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from £25 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect haven for a fabulous holiday” My Wife and I and our dear friends stayed at Beija Flor for our first Bajan holiday. The house is wonderfully relaxing, in a near perfect location, is fully equipped to satisfy your every need and the pool is a jo  …see more

from £199 / night

£1435 - £2009 / week

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from £199 / night

(5) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Casa del Rio” Lovely well eqipped villa situated in a nice quiet area, short walk to beach and local bars and restaurants.  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Calpe / Los Pinos - The Pines

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good location for traveling north and south in very nice settings” Spacious villa with all necessary amenities. Very bright and welcoming. Lovely pool and private surroundings. Felt parts of the inside could do with a bit of TLC, but didn't hamper wha  …see more

from £25 / night

£275 - £935 / week

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from £25 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Pollenca with swimming pool

Pollenca / Almadrava

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
This beautiful three bedroomed villa has all the touches of an authentic Mallorcan home. Its rustic style of tiled floors, wooden beams and characteristic Mallorcan furnishings offers its guests complete comfort. Snuggled within a small mountain area guests ha  …see more

from £105 / night

£729 - £2013 / week

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from £105 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Balnarring

Balnarring / Balnarring Beach

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
All linen provided, dishwasher, air conditioner, large fridge, 107 cm LCD TV, u/ cover parking, free Wi Fi  …see more

from £99 / night

£688 - £945 / week

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from £99 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A winter stay” This town house is undoubtedly well equipped and well cared for. It benefits particularly from having an owner that really cares that your hoilday should be a success! We were confident that this stay would be great and it was! Here  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £350 / week

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from £28 / night

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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 £83 / night

£580 / week

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from £83 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and healthy winter sun holiday in a beautiful setting” We love El Soto and have been going there for holidays at least 5 times since 2009. What particularly attracts us is the friendly price (for winter season) and excellent sport facilities  …see more

from £59 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £59 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Located within a short stroll of the historical old town of Pollensa, Villa C'an Bach is a most charming and comfortable villa which is inevitably going to appeal to those seeking a charming and private retreat within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants and  …see more

from £74 / night

£518 - £2537 / week

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from £74 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa San Juan

Guia de Isora / Playa San Juan

2 4 1 night min

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

from £57 / night

£399 - £546 / week

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from £57 / night