Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (671)

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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671 Holiday homes

20

Holiday finca in El Perello

Terres de l'Ebre / El Perello

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
The house is a fenced estate of almost 1 ha with its own pool. From the several terraces, including a roof terrace, there is a great view. The house has a central heating system, 2 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms. A place to enjoy the sunset or a cooling dip in the pool.  …see more

from £97 / night

£1136 / week

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from £97 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Central Lagos

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The photos do not do this wonderful apartment justice” The photos do not do this wonderful apartment justice. Have stayed in Lagos many times. This was definitely the best place. The quality of fittings and furniture are of a very high standard. It is  …see more

from £132 / night

£483 - £965 / week

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from £132 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The children thought they were in Paradise!” With 4 lively grandsons, their parents and my disabled husband to cater for, this luxury villa ticked pretty much all the boxes. The kitchen was spacious and well equipped; there was seating in a variety of  …see more

from £309 / night

£2160 - £3520 / week

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from £309 / night

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Holiday hotel apartment with shared pool in Gure

Balikesir Province / Gure

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
High quality thermal water, richest oxygen area by the IDA mountain, for a healty appetite plenty of fish and vegetable dishes cooked with olive oil, massege , sauna, turkish bath, sea , sand, swimming pools, sport activities all in one for a good price.  …see more

from £71 / night

£483 / week

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from £71 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Hua Hin

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Location” We have stayed in this apartment block before. So know and like the location. The eighth floor is good as you get a good view and near rooftop pool which I love as it is deserted. The decor is a bit dated and not grand but neither is t  …see more

from £47 / night

£162 / week

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from £47 / night

34

Holiday home in Jaco

Province of Puntarenas / Jaco

7 18 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Why vacation in a hotel or large home when you can rent your own private estate and each group of family or friends can stay in their a home on a walled 20 acre property.  …see more

from £164 / night

£1142 / week

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from £164 / night

(5) Excellent 

83

Golf del Sur holiday apartment let

Golf del Sur / Winter Gardens

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Fantastic spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment - sleeps 8 max. includes english TV; BBC1, BBC2, ITV + Channel4. Within easy walking distance of all amenites and beaches. Great for Golfers, Bowlers and families.....<br />There is a wi fi connection available  …see more

from £62 / night

£430 - £4186 / week

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from £62 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Guest house rental in Waikkal

Central Province / Waikkal

12 5 Min stay varies

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beach Resort Sri Lanka  …see more

from £101 / night

£667 / week

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from £101 / night

(1) Excellent 

27

La Petite Cote / Popenguine

7 14 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £9 / night

£62 / week

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from £9 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Nordestinho holiday cottage rental

São Miguel / Nordestinho

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Tradicampo, Casas de Campo Tradicionais, Lda. is a company whose business purpose is to provide temporary accommodation, tourist entertainment and rural tourism services.  …see more

from £62 / night

£387 - £829 / week

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from £62 / night

21

Rio de Janeiro / Barra da Tijuca

5 10 5 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £492 / night

£3443 / week

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from £492 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Province of Castellon / Peniscola

2 6 Min stay varies

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

 …see more

from £115 / night

£351 - £930 / week

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from £115 / night

(3) Excellent 

17

Villa rental in San Antonio with swimming pool

San Antonio / Cala De Bou

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Villa for large group or family holiday” We had a wonderful week staying at Villa Can Ramos - a family group of 10 adults (2 generations). The pool and garden area are fabulous and we were pleasantly surprised to find pool towels laid out o  …see more

from £196 / night

£1369 - £3759 / week

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from £196 / night

(1) Excellent 

12

Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Betalbatim

Betalbatim / Betal Batim Beach

3 4 21 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 21 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
quiet area, near beach, no car required  …see more

from £40 / night

£275 / week

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from £40 / night

(3) Very Good 

9

Tavira / Cabanas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £79 / night

£527 / week

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from £79 / night

12

Agadir / Agadir Marina

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £66 / night

£431 / week

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from £66 / night

11

Holiday apartment in San Sebastian - Donostia

San Sebastian - Donostia / Parte Vieja

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
DESIGN & ROMANTIC 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT IN THE OLD TOWN AND 2 MINUTE WALKING FROM THE SEA AND BEACHES - FREE HIGH SPEED WIFI - AN ESPRESSO MACHINE FOR COFFEE LOVERS - NEW LIFT - PRIVATE PARKING ON REQUEST Join to our Wine Tasting & Pintxo Workshop!!!! Welcome!  …see more

from £176 / night

£1229 / week

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from £176 / night

35

Braga District / Amares

8 20 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £316 / night

£2211 / week

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from £316 / night

28

Holiday cottage in Sant Miquel de Campmajor

Province of Girona / Sant Miquel de Campmajor

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Self-catering rural house located in a very quiet place and very close to the most touristic places of Catalonia (Costa Brava, Girona, Garrotxa, Olot, Figueres, Pyrenees).<br />Property adapted for wheelchair users.  …see more

from £126 / night

£878 / week

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from £126 / night

22

Rehavia holiday apartment rental

Jerusalem / Rehavia

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
The Area:- Coffee shops, supermarket, bakery, dry cleaning, bus stops ,synaguogue  …see more

from £97 / night

£676 / week

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from £97 / night

(1) Very Good 

36

Holiday apartment in Funchal

Funchal / Praia Formosa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
House of modern lines, spacious and comfortable, has a large living room with balcony all around you with stuning views of sea and mountain . Includes a bedroom with couplesize bed, very welcoming  …see more

from £101 / night

£707 / week

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from £101 / night

(4) Excellent 

70

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
The Area:Our lovely fully wheelchair adapted apartment is situated within the Vila Sol resort, it is a 2 minute walk from the 27 hole Vila Sol golf course, the club house is a relaxing oasis within beautiful surroundings, serving great food and drinks all reasonably  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £795 / week

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from £70 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Hua Na

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“THis is the best place to stay for wheelchair access and able-bodied friends.” As a group of 4 middle aged women, one with a spinal cord injury, our stay here exceeded all expectations. The physical environment was very comfortable and met all our nee  …see more

from £158 / night

£1100 / week

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from £158 / night

(1) Excellent 

23

Holiday home rental

Essaouira / Mogador

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The house is located in a 320-ha private resort, with a open view on the famous Golf de Mogador, designed by Gary Player, and close to the Sofitel Mogador Golf & Spa.The neighborhood is a quiet, surronded by golf holes and lakes, next to a charming forest an  …see more

from £220 / night

£1536 / week

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from £220 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Dalyan

Dalyan / Metinler

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Adult only,No 1 Traveller Rated, unique design, mountain views, peace and quiet. Free luxury welcome hamper.  …see more

from £21 / night

£150 - £295 / week

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from £21 / night

(7) Average 

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Apartment rental in Kololi

Banjul Division / Kololi

8 2 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Joesapartments are just near Senegambia strip, we have 4 single apartments and (2) two bedrooms apartments, our apartments are fully furnish all apartments are self catering, kitchens are well equipped, we clean our apartments everyday, and 24/7 security, we offer ou  …see more

from £13 / night

£91 / week

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from £13 / night

(1) Excellent 

60

Holiday farmhouse in Verdu

Province of Lleida / Verdu

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 57 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Verdu, Lleida, cottage, farmhouse  …see more

from £176 / night

£843 / week

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from £176 / night

12

Tetouan / Tamuda Bay

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £150 / night

£922 / week

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from £150 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Santo Estevao holiday villa rental

Tavira / Santo Estevao

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Villa with Private pool, stunning views, With 4 championship golf courses nearby... 1 acre landscaped garden, professionally maintained and sensitively lit. Very large stylish living room with contemporary furnishings, English Freeview, free WiFi internet  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £1400 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

29

Calheta / Prazeres

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £49 / night

£338 - £400 / week

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from £49 / night

(1) Excellent 

23

Adeje Casco holiday apartment rental

Tenerife / Adeje Casco

1 6 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
ideal combination of sea view - front - and mountain view - back -.  …see more

from £75 / night

£474 / week

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from £75 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Leiria District / Foz do Arelho

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Villa - spectacular views” We were a family of 8 adults (one wheelchair user) and 2 babies who arrived at the Villa on Saturday afternoon to be greeted by the owner Carlos who welcomed us all. He had kindly put some milk, butter, cheese, cold  …see more

from £294 / night

£2058 - £4167 / week

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from £294 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Punta Arenas holiday villa rental

Province of Puntarenas / Punta Arenas

6 22 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxurious villas located on a tropical private beach with and exceptional locations close to many outdoor activities in the lush tropical vegetation of the area. Private cook to enjoy a delicious gastronomy.  …see more

from £1394 / night

£9755 / week

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from £1394 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Herdade dos Salgados

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Really nice modern apartment on well laid out complex” This was a really nice comfortable, spacious modern apartment on a large modern holiday apartment complex. The complex was well & spaciously laid out so that you did not realise how large it was  …see more

from £40 / night

£229 - £1023 / week

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from £40 / night

(7) Very Good 

22

Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Central Barcelona

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 800 km
  • Child friendly
Luxury new apartment next to Placa Catalunya, Las Ramblas 5 minutes walking and Passeig de Gracia 7 minutes walking distance. The apartment has been completely refurnished 2 Double Bedrooms + 2 big Bathrooms. Max. 4 guests. The most central part of Barcelona! This new  …see more

from £105 / night

£731 / week

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from £105 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Sant Miquel de Campmajor

Province of Girona / Sant Miquel de Campmajor

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Self-catering rural house located in a very quiet place and very close to the most touristic places of Catalonia (Costa Brava, Girona, Garrotxa, Olot, Figueres, Pyrenees).<br />Accessible for wheelchair users.  …see more

from £176 / night

£1229 / week

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from £176 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Oropesa Del Mar / Marina d'Or

2 6 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
You will love the beautiful gardens and beach just yards from the apartment, and the facilities at this location, we have a secure pool area in the building with 2 pools one for adults and another for young children.<br />Amazing place, close to everywhere. My app  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 / week

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from £70 / night

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Villa rental in Calangute

Calangute / Calangute Beach

3 11 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
is centrally located in the heart of Calangute perched in the country side of beach area of calangute, just 1km walk able distance from the beach.The guest House has been done in a 100+yrs old Portuguese villa having a feel of old goa villas.  …see more

from £115 / night

£804 / week

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from £115 / night

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Lisbon District / Ericeira

3 5 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £154 / night

£1075 / week

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from £154 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Porqueres

Province of Girona / Porqueres

8 20 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
Can Xargay is a beautiful and spacious villa, a Millennial Traditional Catalan Villa of XI century, it's located in the village of Mata. It's a quiet, safe and sunny neighbourhood and the neighbours are very warm and friendly. It's in a privileged place s  …see more

from £351 / night

£2457 - £2895 / week

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from £351 / night