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

Ski apartment to rent in Bahia Feliz

Gran Canaria / Bahia Feliz

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
Amazing Apartment in Bahía Feliz Maspalomas with 2 double bedrooms and 1 bathroom . Heated pool.Wifi FREE,Flat TV .Sat tv.Washing machine, Luxury furniture. Sofa in living room.Also a dinning room with garden views.Air conditioning .3 minutes walking to the beach  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 - £753 / week

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from £64 / night

(4) Excellent 

12

Gaucin holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Gaucin

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Bougainvillea (1 double room, 1 twin room) is a spacious ground floor apartment for four with views to Morocco and a lovely cooling plunge pool shared with the upstairs apartment. The Moroccan influence in the décor makes this house colourful and vibrant.  …see more

from £35 / night

£260 - £395 / week

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from £35 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Lagos

Faro District / Lagos

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb modern well situated villa + Pool” We hired this villa for the fourth time in 2013 and have rebooked in June 2014 for another 'extended family' holiday. We visit with adult children and grandchildren. The property is in an up market quiet resi  …see more

from £150 / night

£875 - £1750 / week

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from £150 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Sant Joan de Labritja holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Sant Joan de Labritja

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Ibicenco Marí: Vivienda Turistica: ETV-1059-E Property accommodates max. 6 adults + 2 children under 12 years in additional beds on request + 2 babies under 2 years in additional cots on request = 8 people/guests + 2 babies maximum _______ Rental rates are base  …see more

from £163 / night

£1140 - £4062 / week

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from £163 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £210 / night

£1452 - £2097 / week

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from £210 / night

(23) Excellent 

45

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

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Marina

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment” My wife and I spent ten nights here in June. Wonderful apartment in a excellent location, close to all essential shops and the mariner restaurants and bars. The shared swimming pool was very well maintained and rarely used. The lo  …see more

from £56 / night

£359 - £595 / week

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from £56 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Very nice flat in the quiet area of Gotmar/Port de Pollença just at a 15 minutes walk to the beach and the town center.  …see more

from £80 / night

£556 - £770 / week

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from £80 / 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 £24 / night

£168 - £300 / week

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from £24 / night

(2) Excellent 

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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

 …see more

from £65 / night

£449 / week

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from £65 / night

(15) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderfully relaxing!” The villa is lovely with a great pool area that is in the sun all day. There were plenty of sunbeds and lots of room for 6 people. It is on the golf course, right by the tee off for the 10th hole which I thought might be a littl  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

(15) Excellent 

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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

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Aveiro District / Esmoriz

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Funchal

Funchal / Ajuda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Beautifully equipped flat in quiet residential setting. Close to amenities.” We stayed at the apartment for 5 days and found it to be excellently equipped - obviously a lot of thought has gone into planning! The location was good - easy parking nearby  …see more

from £48 / night

£330 - £539 / week

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from £48 / night

(9) Excellent 

38

Holiday villa in Adeje

Tenerife / Adeje

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Tranquil residential neighbourhood in Torviscas Alto, Adeje at 320m altitude built on rocky desert hills.  …see more

from £402 / night

£2812 - £2872 / week

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from £402 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Montesinos

Los Montesinos / Entre-Naranjos

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Looking for the perfect place to relax? Look no further! This spacious well equiped 2 bed 2 bath apartment, located 5 minutes drive from the Spanish village of San Miguel and Los Montesinos, with lots to do on site and places to explore. set amongst the orange and lemon  …see more

from £22 / night

£146 - £171 / week

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from £22 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Pinoso

Province of Alicante / Pinoso

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Beautiful 2 bed apartment (1 double and 1 small bedroom with double bed in Pinoso Spain a traditional Spanish town which is located in the mountainous countryside (ideal for walkers) of the Alicante/Murcia border(35 miles from Alicante) recently experiencing a growth in  …see more

from £40 / night

£180 / week

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from £40 / 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

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sant Rafael

Sant Rafael / Buscatell

8 12 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Stunning Valley Finca is a beautiful 'Finca' style villa set in the foothills of Sant Mateo Mountains near to the villages of Sant Mateu, Sant Rafel, and Santa Gertrudis.  …see more

from £364 / night

£2543 / week

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from £364 / night

(48) Excellent 

13

Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing villa!” after our first stay at villa lea we knew we would be back, the villa itself is spotless, spacious and is equipped with everything you could possibly need. and you could not get a better location close to all amenities. this villa is r  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £2175 / week

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from £150 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Nerja / Punta Lara

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday!!!!” Great holiday, best villa I've stayed at so far in punta Lara Tracey and Pam were always on hand to help, superb!  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £615 / week

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from £43 / night

(27) Excellent 

24

Cala Tarida holiday apartment accommodation

Ibiza / Cala Tarida

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“SIX STAR ACCOMODATION IN CALA TARIDA!” This is a fabulous apartment and if I could give it six stars, I would. Internally, it is very tastefully decorated with everything you would require for your stay. However, it is the external terraces which, a  …see more

from £300 / night

£1750 - £2900 / week

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from £300 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Velez de Benaudalla holiday apartment rental

Velez de Benaudalla / Las Terrazas del Jardin Nazari

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool
Fantastic holiday apartment in the Spanish Costa Tropical. Situated on a luxury gated development in the heart of Velez de Benaudalla, just 15 mins from the beach or just over 1 hour to the Sierra Nevada mountains. Unspoilt location in a lively village. Car recommended.  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 / week

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from £26 / 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
Villa right on the beach with no roads to cross. Open the door of your lounge and you are on the finest beach of Mauritius.FREE DAILY MAID SERVICEFREE WIFI internetFREE Two Canoes for water sportsALL modern facilities, very clean and tidySpecial Discounts  …see more

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in Freshwater Creek

Victoria / Freshwater Creek

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Farmstay Accommodation 10 minutes from Torquay Mayfair Park Farmstay - within 20 minutes of Geelong, Torquay, Anglesea & the Great Ocean Road Located in Blackgate Rd Freshwater Creek, it is only a 20 minute drive to Anglesea and 10 mins to Geelong. 2 bedroom  …see more

from £136 / night

£834 / week

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from £136 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Playa de Mogan holiday apartment rental

Mogan / Playa de Mogan

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” This apartment is extremely well equipped and conveniently situated to the beach and the shops. We stayed for 25 days and as it had all the appliances, house contents and kitchen equipment we could wish for our holiday was stress  …see more

from £75 / night

£521 - £784 / week

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from £75 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in an excellent location” A very well appointed villa in an excellent location, complete with all the facilities you'd expect. Within walking distance of the beach and restaurants of Puerto Pollensa and a perfect base for exploring the  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £3800 / week

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from £200 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Olhos de Agua holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab apartment in a really good location” We returned from a stay at this apartment last week. The pictures on the website don't do it justice, the apartment is so big, it's really a two story townhouse. Ground floor has hallway with large storage un  …see more

from £39 / night

£280 - £930 / week

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from £39 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Kas / Cukurbag Peninsula

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fan 'bloody' tastic” This is the second time, we have returned to the fantastic Villa Günes. Last time we were there was in 2009, and since then, a lot has happend at Villa Günes. The patio area has been enlarged and now also offers shade (which was m  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £890 / week

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from £50 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Central Albufeira holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab experience” I just want to say this villa is absolutely perfect for a large group of friends and even 13 girlies! Location is excellent and villa is spacious and very clean!! Staff are there for you 24 7 if you have and problems or questions! The  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta De Velez

Costa del Sol / Caleta De Velez

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” This is a beautiful spacious and very well kept apartment, the terrace with its stunning views and jacuzzi make this apartment a 5star in my option . Yes you do need a car, but you are in a perfect location to go and visit the many areas of outs  …see more

from £30 / night

£197 - £377 / week

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from £30 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Gibbes

Saint Peter Parish / Gibbes

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect holiday, perfect place - relaxation, sun and calm” We spent 2 weeks at Ashanti, staying in one of the larger 3 bed appartments. Our lift from the airport had been arranged with Collis, the fantastically helpful site manager, so the transfer wa  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £960 / week

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from £115 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Puerto Calero

Lanzarote / Puerto Calero

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
VILLA JOLE has Private Pool, Aircon (coin operatedand )a BRAND NEW TOP OF THE RANGE HOT TUB to Enjoy The Fantastic All Year Round WeatherGreat Location With All Amenities including the world class marina within A 5 Minute Walk Or 5 Minute Drive Further A Field.Sleeps 8  …see more

from £227 / night

£1395 - £2155 / week

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from £227 / night

(51) 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

£411 - £723 / week

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from £65 / night

(40) 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
“Couldn't ask for a better vacation rental” An absolutely fabulous vacation rental. If you are looking to spend some time in the Mont Tremblant area look no further. This beautiful home is modern, spacious, and conveniently located just minutes from th  …see more

from £135 / night

£860 - £1300 / week

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from £135 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa Paraiso

Murcia / Playa Paraiso

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Excellent throughout” We had an amazing time in Kevin's apartment in June 2012! The property is a well equipped, clean and comfortable, and the area offers a lot to do virtually at any time of the day. The apartment is located 2min walk to the beach  …see more

from £21 / night

£150 - £300 / week

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from £21 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Casarabonela holiday townhouse rental

Casarabonela / Calle de la Jarea

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Lovely house with stunning views” I stayed at Casa Alegria for 7 days in early September. It's a traditional house in a village, situated at the top of the village with an incredibly easy and straightforward drive up to the house (often in small whit  …see more

from £32 / night

£175 - £225 / week

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from £32 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Gordon's Bay holiday chalet let

Cape Town / Gordon's Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“stunning” from the moment we drove up to the villa and seen the views over the bay,feel in love with the place,has everything you need and more,the kitchen area has everything, tv room with a stunning picture on the wall,really nice bedroom with bat  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £480 / week

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from £55 / night

(6) Average 

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Olhao holiday townhouse rental

Faro District / Olhao

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Casa Carolas is a wonderful renovated townhouse intuited right in the heart of Olhao facing onto a newly renovated pretty square. The house offers accommodation for 6 with the option of more sleeping arrangements if needed.  …see more

from £95 / night

£642 - £1112 / week

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from £95 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“The perfect holiday villa” This is the ultimate ‘home from home’ villa abroad. Beautifully furnished with a fantastic pool and superbly equipped outdoor areas. Amazing Sky TV package including sports channels. The property manager Lionel is such a lov  …see more

from £25 / night

£1465 - £1945 / week

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from £25 / night