Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (162581)

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 apartment in Avalon

Pittwater / Avalon

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Large, modern studio apt with private entrance, deck, heated pool & spectacular ocean views from Bilgola to the Central Coast. North facing to capture the sun all year long. 45 minute drive to Sydney and close to all amenites.  …see more

from £115 / night

£799 / week

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from £115 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Obidos / Gaeiras

5 11 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
This stunning Villa is only 5 minutes from the historic fortified town of Obidos and 8 minutes from Caldas da Rainha (the city's name means Queen's hot springs). It extends over 2 floors,making it suitable for families wishing to share accommodation. 3 Bedroom's,2 Bat  …see more

from £135 / night

£824 - £1219 / week

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from £135 / night

(20) Very Good 

23

Holiday home with swimming pool in Ronda

Costa del Sol / Ronda

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 47 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
4 Bedroom House with POOL, Sauna, Garage and stunning views, located in the centre of Ronda. It has underfloor heating and a log fire so is very comfortable all year round. Perfectly located within a few mins walk of Ronda's attractions and facilities.100s of resta  …see more

from £120 / night

£760 - £990 / week

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from £120 / night

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32

Holiday chalet rental

Province of Seville / Espartinas

4 5 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
It's a Semi-Detached house situated in Espartinas, a village 12 km from Seville. It is in a very quiet area, the house has a garden and private pool and parking. The house is fully renovated and has all the comforts to spend a few days exploring the city and the regio  …see more

from £47 / night

£307 - £564 / week

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from £47 / night

30

Sotogrande Marina holiday apartment rental

Sotogrande / Sotogrande Marina

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
This spacious apartment is situated in the very heart of the Sotogrande Marina, Andalucia, beautifully positioned between the rolling hills of the Sierra Alminera and the Mediterranean sea. In Sotogrande you will find excellent bars, cafes, restaurants, beach clubs, sho  …see more

from £72 / night

£505 - £673 / week

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from £72 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Santa Ponsa

Santa Ponsa / Santa Ponsa Marina

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
20m from beach. Up to 6 guests. All services near apartment.  …see more

from £39 / night

£250 - £690 / week

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from £39 / night

(11) Excellent 

23

Ghajnsielem holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Ghajnsielem

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What a beautiful farmhouse. Perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday” I have organised many holidays for a family group of 10 people over the last 12 years or so. I can honestly say this was one of the best Villas/ Farmhouses we have rented. The photos do  …see more

from £101 / night

£706 / week

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from £101 / night

(15) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa, met every expectation” I highly recommend this Villa. After organising a 5 day stay for a group of 14, we were all very happy and to be honest after looking at other villas and hotels around the area, I think we hit jackpot with Villa  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Very Good 

16

Villa rental in Vilamoura with swimming pool, golf nearby

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautiful villa in Vilamoura with a large tiled pool and large garden. It is set in a quiet location and within walking distance to the famous Vilamoura Marina.There is a spacious living area with log burning hearth.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1700 / week

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from £72 / night

(36) Excellent 

22

Holiday apartment in Saint Julian's

Saint Julian's / Spinola Bay

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Look no further book this apartment” My wife and I spent two weeks in this fantastic apartment which is in a very convenient location. It is so tastefully furnished with all the facilities needed to make your stay so comfortable. It has glorious views  …see more

from £64 / night

£442 - £589 / week

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from £64 / night

(41) Excellent 

12

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Las Coloradas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in a quiet but convenient location exactly as described.” We've just returned from a week at a Villa Brisa. The villa is in a great location, quite but only a 15 minute leisurely walk to the Marina Rubicon and less to the Playa Papagyo  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1310 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa in Sant Lluis

Minorca / Sant Lluis

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great for a family group in a quiet resort” Comfortable, spacious villa with lovely pool and grounds for relaxing in. Ideal for families/groups with older children (personal view due to the number of steps and open pool area). The resort of S'Algar  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £1600 / week

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from £165 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped, spacious villa with own heated pool with local assistance if required.” A lovely well equipped villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Large kitchen, lounge/diner. TV but we didn't find many English channels but plenty of DVD's supplied by th  …see more

from £103 / night

£720 - £900 / week

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from £103 / night

(2) Very Good 

26

Holiday cottage in Winton

Queensland / Winton

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Located in Cork St, Winton Qld. Close walking distance to grocery shops and the Main St of Winton this is a 2 bedroom, self contained low set cottage, Fully air conditioned. Amenities include: Full kitchen facilities, Laundry, Digital TV & DVD Player, Front Veranda fo  …see more

from £77 / night

£533 / week

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from £77 / night

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Holiday apartment in Chatswood

Willoughby / Chatswood

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
CHATSWOOD Help Street Close to public transport In the center of Chatswood Secure parking Fully Furnished One Bedroom Executive Apartment. Located in new building that offers pool and gym. The apartment has been stylishly furnished by an interior designer with all the  …see more

from £86 / night

£616 - £878 / week

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from £86 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Chaweng

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Luxurious villa withstunning ocean views” It was the nicest accommodation we have ever stayed at. It is decorated very tastefully. The manager was only a phone call away if we needed her. She was very helpful. We will return one day. Thank you Nat (ow  …see more

from £264 / night

£1845 - £2614 / week

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from £264 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Winton

Queensland / Winton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Steadman Cottage is recently renovated one bedroom cottage close to the main st of Winton where you will find hotels, bakery, clothing shops, pharmacy and post office. Steadman Cottage is fully self contained amenities include full kitchen, laundry, digital TV, full l  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 / week

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from £68 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Margaret River holiday home rental

Margaret River Region / Margaret River

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“The perfect weekend getaway” I have just stayed at Chalet on Percheron this last weekend with a group of friends for a hen's weekend getaway and none of us wanted to come home! The location of this Chalet is perfect, still close to the town and the be  …see more

from £117 / night

£907 - £1843 / week

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from £117 / night

(16) Very Good 

128

Penthouse letting in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires / Palermo Viejo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 320 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect Location” Whether you're staying a week or a month, the location of this property couldn't be better. You are near to the restaurants, the subway, the train station and even the supermarkets! Being up on the 19th floor means that you are at  …see more

from £95 / night

£615 - £945 / week

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from £95 / night

(44) Excellent 

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Villa rental in La Toc with swimming pool, golf nearby

Castries / La Toc

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“It was a magical experience and we were reluctant to return home” We had a wonderful five night stay at this impressive newly built villa in a stunning location overlooking the Caribbean Sea, with the sandy beach of La Toc a short stroll away. The  …see more

from £237 / night

£1654 - £3886 / week

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from £237 / night

(22) Excellent 

16

Orlando holiday villa rental

Orlando / Westridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Oasis away from but close to Disney World” We were looking for a home away from home for our 3 week trip to Disney and other parks in the Orlando region and found the perfect holiday home. The house was an easy 20 minute drive from the Magic Kingdom o  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £670 / week

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from £86 / night

(15) Excellent 

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

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“I still want 2 buy this great appartment” Been twice this year could not b happier very nice owners nothing seams 2 much trouble they just let u enjoy your stay,not far away if u ever needed anything or advice. On my last review i did say make sure u  …see more

from £47 / night

£330 - £422 / week

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from £47 / night

(1) Excellent 

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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
Lantana 24 is a stunning first floor 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment. Located in the quieter block it enjoys fabulous sea views of the West Coast and is ideal for families or couples. This modern apartment is stylishly furnished and equipped for a very comfortable stay.  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1030 / week

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from £100 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday condo in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Cane Island

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Beautiful condo in a great location” The condo at cane island is absolutely wonderful. We were delighted with the choice we made having spent hours trawling the Internet before booking. Everywhere was sparkling clean and absolutely beautifully decorat  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £420 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Boynton Beach holiday villa rental

Florida / Boynton Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
CABLE TV and HIGH SPEED Internet  …see more

from £158 / night

£1103 / week

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from £158 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Davenport with golf nearby

Central Florida / Davenport

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real treat” As soon as we walked into the Villa at Solana we knew we were in for a treat. The Villa was spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished with all new appliances. After spending a week all cramped into one Disney hotel room it was great t  …see more

from £71 / night

£497 - £734 / week

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from £71 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful, fully renovated apartment high up in Sun City Resort on Australia's famous Gold Coast. Sweeping ocean views that include night lights, the canals and hinterland views. With 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and an enormous kitchen.Sun City Resort privately owned  …see more

from £211 / night

£1474 / week

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from £211 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with shared pool

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £2000 / week

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from £129 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxury 2 bedroom air conditioned apartment on the exclusive Porto de Mos estate, with pool, 400 yards from the beach 5 mins to the nearest golf club.  …see more

from £50 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £50 / night

21

Holiday cottage in Raymond Island

Gippsland / Raymond Island

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This Tudor style house is located on one of the most beautiful places on Raymond Island, 6km's from the Paynesville township on 10 acres of bushland with tall trees in a parklike setting. Secluded off a beautiful long winding driveway, the house with it's two built in 2  …see more

from £59 / night

£292 - £679 / week

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from £59 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Best Holiday Ever” had a wonderful time in your villa i would recommend it to all my friends & family,didn't want for anything the villa was well looked after pool area was to die for when u've had a long day at the theme parks the jacuzzi was very  …see more

from £76 / night

£530 - £680 / week

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from £76 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

New South Wales / The Entrance

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Spectacular water views Enjoy the ever changing water views from the balcony and living spaces of this lovely fully renovated 2 bedroom unit. Features include full width balcony, spacious living area, modern open plan kitchen with dishwasher. Walk across the road to the  …see more

from £94 / night

£772 / week

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from £94 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in St Kilda

Port Phillip / St Kilda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
With a fabulous large, private courtyard garden in the heart of StKilda Wyndham Cottage is one of the most unique and eye catching properties in Melbourne! One look and you'll fall in love, one day and you'll never want to leave, one holiday and you'll ha  …see more

from £94 / night

£691 - £1059 / week

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from £94 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa in fantastic location in Vilamoura” We travelled to stay at Casa Amne mid-May 2013 with our 4 year old and 5 month old children. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Graham Parker with a beer or wine and got a tour of the villa whic  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2250 / week

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from £143 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Binibeca” Menorca is a beautiful island and an ideal holiday destination. The beaches are clean and tidy, and the water crystal clear. Nice and warm, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Binibeca is particularly beautiful with a gorgeous be  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday apartment in Australia & New Zealand

Port Stephens / Boat Harbour

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
"One Mile Escape" apartment is situated on the beautiful Port Stephens peninsula, on the North Coast, only 160 kilometres (99 miles) north-east of Sydney. POSITION SPACE AND VIEWS "One Mile Escape" 18 One Mile Ridge is a superb penthouse position apartment, perched hi  …see more

from £293 / night

£2047 - £2866 / week

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from £293 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Calvia / Santa Ponsa

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic” Great location. We stayed for one week with our baby. The apartment is just across the road from the lovely sandy beach, Alex the owner picked us up from the airport with a car seat for our little one. The apartment was spotlessly clean and  …see more

from £31 / night

£211 - £631 / week

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from £31 / night

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Lancelin

Western Australia / Lancelin

3 9 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
White cottage is a two story Holliday home 500 m from the beach in the centre of Lancelin. Well equiped with games room, surf boards, Wii, bikes and a gym there is something for everyone. Walking distances to restaurants cafes and bars and perfect for families or groups  …see more

from £141 / night

£702 - £1193 / week

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from £141 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Nerja holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“ideally located 2 mins from the beach and a short walk to nerja centre” this is our third time in this apt, and as always we were not disappointed. Its ideally situated close to the beach with a good choice of restaurants right on the doorstep, or a l  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £750 / week

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from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“perfect holiday, would definately come again” We have just returned from a 2 week holiday in Weston Magic. The location is perfect and all the attractions are within easy reach by car. The home is the perfect place to relax and has everything you ne  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night