Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (121112)

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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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 £63 / night

£441 - £746 / week

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from £63 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Colonia de Sant Pere holiday villa rental

Colonia de Sant Pere / Bay of Alcudia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant!” Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at La Vista villa. The rooftop terrace was simply wonderful, enjoying the beautiful sunset views. Thankyou  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £95 / night

(64) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exellent conditions” Top service! Top Conditions! Everything as should be! Apartment very clean and specious. Lovely area with good restaurants and transport links. I would deficiently recommend it to everyone.  …see more

from £145 / night

£890 - £2400 / week

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from £145 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Mojacar with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Almeria / Mojacar

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The apartment is located in the quiet hillside complex, Atalaya de Mojacar, with a key position. From this top floor apartment you can enjoy panoramic views of the Med. On your doorstep you will find a 18-hole golf course: "Marina Golf Mojácar" which ha  …see more

from £38 / night

£260 - £480 / week

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from £38 / night

(12) Excellent 

30

Holiday apartment rental

Port de Pollenca / Puerto Pollensa Marina

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great location with pleanty of room and lovely view.” Lovely appartment with pleanty of room for family of 5. Lady that met us there English speaking and Very helpful with local information to help make our stay easier. Although on the main strip it  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £1950 / week

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from £108 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Polop

Costa Blanca / Polop

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Polop” Great rental villa in Polop. Great facilities & in a great location, but you need a car. You can choose bustle of Benidorm or lovely resort of Albir/Altea  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £400 / week

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from £36 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Barnes Ghaut

Nevis / Barnes Ghaut

4 6 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Large spacious house with beautiful scenery” The house for just beautiful, great scenery and what a view! The staff was wonderful. The road is horrible and it is getting worse everyone says. Pretty dangerous in some spots. It takes 15 minutes to get t  …see more

from £192 / night

£1320 - £1440 / week

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from £192 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This very popular villa is located in a slightly elevated area of Puerto del Carmen and has been furnished to a high standard with touches of an original oriental theme throughout. The villa has a bright and airy living/dining area with large sliding doors that open out  …see more

from £99 / night

£689 - £1205 / week

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from £99 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Cabanas

Tavira / Cabanas

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Excellent 4 bedroom villa located 100 meters from water front, fully air-conditioned with private pool, large west and south facing terraces and a private roof top solarium with excellent sea and beach views.Located just a 2 minute walk from the village centre.  …see more

from £85 / night

£551 - £1441 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Marinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Jasmin is set in nearly an acre of newly landscaped gardens. It is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of Caramujeira, yet is only a short drive from Carvoeiro. The beautiful Albandeira beach is accessible via a wonderful countryside walk  …see more

from £140 / night

£979 - £1657 / week

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from £140 / night

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Armacao de Pera

Faro District / Armacao de Pera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The Villa Hedwiges is a rustic chalet, situated 800m from the beach of Armacao de Pera, in a very quiet area and perfect for holiday with family and friends. The villa has three bedrooms, two-bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a living room and spacious dining roo  …see more

from £81 / night

£564 / week

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from £81 / night

12

Ski home to rent in Fernie

Kootenay Rockies / Fernie

6 17 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Welcome to The Timbers - Fernie's ultimate ski-in/ski-out mountain lodge. Crafted with oversized larch logs and set on the flanks of Fernie Alpine Resort, enjoy pure Canadian luxury and world famous Lizard Range powder skiing. Rental Contract. 3 day midweek min.  …see more

from £504 / night

£3522 / week

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from £504 / night

(15) Very Good 

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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
“Really nice stay” 4 of us stayed in this villa and it exceeded our expectations. Was an incredibly nice Villa with everything we needed. A great view of the golf course and convenient walk or cab to shops and restaurants. Linda was very helpful. Only  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday apartment in Perth

Greater Perth / Perth

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Central CBD Apartment, minutes from hay st mall kings street luxury shopping, Elizabeth Quay Bell Tower, HIs Majesty Theater, kings park 2 bedroom 2 bthroom Great for families and singles everything you need right under the building Acess to Free cat bus and train, taxi  …see more

from £217 / night

£1513 / week

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from £217 / night

(90) 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  …see more

from £625 / night

£3295 - £6000 / week

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from £625 / night

(8) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Holiday in this stunning and well furnished Holiday Rental villa with 6 Bedrooms (all zip-link super king/2 single beds) and 6 bathrooms. This villa is set within a walled garden of lush tropical plants with a large private heated outdoor pool terrace complete with hot  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

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Faro District / Vila Real de Santo Antonio

2 6 Min stay varies

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

 …see more

from £39 / night

£267 - £386 / week

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from £39 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Mr” The apartment is spottless throughout Is very convenient to all facilities The owner is very friendly nothing too much bother I would definitely book again  …see more

from £34 / night

£238 - £416 / week

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from £34 / night

22

Holiday home in Son Serra de Marina

Majorca / Son Serra de Marina

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Einfamilienhaus für 8 Personen, nur wenige Meter zum Meer. Dieses Haus liegt im Nordosten Mallorcas in der grossen Bucht von Alcudia in ruhiger Lage. Es verfügt über einen gemütlichen Wohn- und Essbereich und eine gut ausgestattete Küche. Insge  …see more

from £97 / night

£674 - £1094 / week

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from £97 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Poble Sec

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Modern and cozy apartment located in the heart of the neighborhood of Poble Sec. At the foot of the Montjuic hill and not far from downtown, this area is well served by bus and metro at few steps there are the station of Poble Sec and Parallel. The area is very lively w  …see more

from £56 / night

£386 / week

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from £56 / night

(22) Excellent 

12

Almadena holiday villa accommodation

Faro District / Almadena

3 9 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous heated pool and a lovely villa” Spent a week in casa Sandra there was a few minor hiccups but nothing serious. The villa is spacious clean and all the appliances you might need: washing machine, iron which actually worked vac etc. TV DVD etc  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £2000 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Jardines de Aldaba

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Apartment in wonderful setting and a great location.” We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful home from home. Its a very spacious apartment with 2 great size bathroom and a great kitchen. The pool area was very comfortable and well kept  …see more

from £85 / night

£636 - £890 / week

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from £85 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Montesinos with shared pool

Province of Alicante / Los Montesinos

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Two bedroomed newly built apartment with all facilities. Within typically Spanish town.  …see more

from £19 / night

£160 - £250 / week

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from £19 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Central Albufeira holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great location for birthday/stags/hens/general partying” Just been to Albuferia for 4 days with 3 friends for birthday celebrations. Found the apartment to be exactly like the pictures - very modern, clean, comfortable and so is the whole complex itse  …see more

from £43 / night

£234 - £742 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Almeria with shared pool

Province of Almeria / Almeria

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
Stunning panoramic views, right in front of the sea!Listen to the waves crash on the beach at nightTranquil but well situated in terms of amenities - road to central Almería, restaurants, shops etc  …see more

from £28 / night

£190 - £299 / week

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from £28 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Castalla

Costa Blanca / Castalla

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect for family/group stay” Casa Ordesa was perfectly located for our family stay following a family wedding. The house was well equipped with everything you could need for your holiday and the local amenities were excellent.....mini supermarket an  …see more

from £71 / night

£500 - £590 / week

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from £71 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Fornells

Fornells / Playas de Fornells

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent situation” Interior well furnished, 2 bathrooms. Outside - a terrace with a wonderful sea, hill and lighthouse view and an adjoining patio completely sheltered from any sea breezes. Sunshine all day. The "chic" seaside town of Fornell  …see more

from £48 / night

£331 - £875 / week

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from £48 / 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

(6) Very Good 

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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

(28) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Los Claveles

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Location, Location, Location!” We stayed in this beautiful villa for one week in December 2016. I was highly impressed by the booking process: the owner is extremely professional and helpful. The logistics could not be better! You will find out what I  …see more

from £90 / night

£70 - £245 / week

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from £90 / night

(6) Excellent 

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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

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Bellresguard

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
First floor apartment in the beautiful Bellresguard complex, located only 100 meters from the beach and at a 10 minutes walk to town center.The private residential complex is sounded by mature well kept gardens and peaceful water streams as well as communal pools an  …see more

from £97 / night

£678 - £1272 / week

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from £97 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely Holiday Villa” We had a great time at Casa Dunas, Susan and Roger were very helpful, Susan gave great tips on arrival of where the beach, town etc were. Everything was within walking distance, even for the children, of which the youngest was 4.  …see more

from £127 / night

£895 - £1100 / week

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from £127 / night

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Holiday apartment in Mollymook

Shoalhaven / Mollymook

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Directly opposite beautiful Mollymook beach. Our luxury 3 bedroom apartment comfortably sleeps 6 people. 2 x Queen Bedrooms and 1 x 2 single beds. This beautifully presented ground floor apartment is fully self contained and includes all the modern conveniences includi  …see more

from £130 / night

£1081 / week

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from £130 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic vacation, lovely house, great surroundings.” We had a fantastic couple of days in Casa da Encosta. The house was very well positioned between the town and the beach, with plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding areas. It was very  …see more

from £109 / night

£763 - £1780 / week

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from £109 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Niseko-cho ski lodge to rent.

Niseko-cho / Niseko Hirafu

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“top notch modern accomodation” Well-designed contemporary style; high quality of beds; clean, every supplies/ things in place; excellent locations to skiing, onsen, foodie trips. Especially, we love the open design/ the whole glass wall on the second  …see more

from £288 / night

£1810 - £3592 / week

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from £288 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Santa Maria Estate holiday apartment rental

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” Just back from Malta and have to say what a great time we had .apartment was excellent and very modern,clean and spotless ,met Alison briefly as apartment was still being cleaned on arrival no problem we went to Billy's bar for cold drinks  …see more

from £49 / night

£361 - £488 / week

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from £49 / night

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Bolnuevo holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Bolnuevo

1 3 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
To the front of the south facing villa you will find your own private pool ,with outside shower and nonslip tiled patio area for your alfresco meals and private sun bathing .If the sun is too hot for you, just go up a few steps to the large covered sun terrace overlook  …see more

from £43 / night

£234 - £382 / week

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from £43 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” We have just returned from a half term break at this beautiful villa. My children are aged 4 & 6 and although the weather was not as sunny as we hoped it really didn't matter as the villa was only a short car journey from the airport, it was  …see more

from £157 / night

£1095 - £1225 / week

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from £157 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Albuferia's Old Town centre is 5 mins by car or an easy and wonderful 20 minute walk, right in front of the famous and fantastic fisherman's beach. It is a lovely town with a fantastic marina, excellent restaurants, shopping and great summer activities, for co  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £60 / night