Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (231723)

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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(6) Excellent 

36

Almancil holiday villa let

Faro District / Almancil

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Comfortably furnished villa, airy and spacious. Located on the outskirts of Almancil, minutes away from all the amenities and a short drive away from the beautiful Algarve beaches. With 3 bedrooms, this villa is suitable for up to 6 persons. The ground floor consists  …see more

from £103 / night

£573 - £1565 / week

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from £103 / night

(10) Very Good 

21

Holiday townhouse in George Town

Penang Island / George Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect place to experience exotic city as one of the locals” My husband and I stayed in Green House for 8 days in April on a well earned holiday. We found it via browsing the net and boy aren’t we glad we did! The house is everything the website s  …see more

from £53 / night

£323 - £363 / week

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from £53 / night

7

Holiday private room in Clark Freeport Zone

Angeles City / Clark Freeport Zone

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Appartment is walking distance to fields ave bars shopping and walking street all rooms have ensuite cable TV l wifi hot showers fridge we are in a quiet street with Lots of trees Australian owned we will make your stay enjoyable rooms are available separatelykk with a  …see more

from £13 / night

£75 / week

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from £13 / night

31

Phang Nga Province / Khao Lak

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

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from £12 / night

£79 / week

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from £12 / night

(4) Excellent 

42

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Parque del Rey

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect” Stayed here a few years ago and really enjoyed it. Now the villa has been renovated and is even better. The pool area is brilliant, very private and sheltered. A reasonable distance to walk into town for a meal at night, work up an appetite a  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(18) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa in Gale

Albufeira / Gale

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Large detached villa with private heated pool 300m from beach and near all amenities, ideal for families.  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £2900 / week

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from £200 / night

(17) Excellent 

30

Marbesa holiday villa rental

Marbella / Marbesa

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A little piece of heaven” We had a really lovely holiday at The Beach House. We loved the villa - the outside terraces, pool/garden area and the lounge are fab and the location is great. It looks nice on the website, but even better in real life.  …see more

from £225 / night

£925 - £1850 / week

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from £225 / night

7

Holiday apartment in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Elegant and contemporary one bedroom apartment on the 10th floor at The Torch, Dubai Marina. (Sleeps 4 Adults)  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 / week

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from £95 / night

(5) Excellent 

29

Holiday home in Alaior

Minorca / Alaior

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A Beautiful Town House - Lovingly Restored & Modernised” From the moment we booked our holiday our every expectation was exceeded. Joan Luis and his family were extremely attentive and genuine. The town house is immaculate and much time and passion ha  …see more

from £9 / night

£86 - £1351 / week

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from £9 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Apartment is new, with all the furnitures, and the posicion is fantastic. Cosy , 200 meters from the beach, in the center of Playa de las Americas, and all the commercial centers, You can find pharmacy, supermarket, bars, restaurants, discos, casino,etc....etc...all the  …see more

from £36 / night

£252 - £300 / week

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from £36 / night

(12) Excellent 

30

Hua Hin holiday villa rental

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Magic The Best” We had 8 wonderful days staying in Busaba Villa 24. The villa had everthing we needed, the villa was very well maintained. We enjoyed the privacy , and the evenings by the pool. You only had to walk 300 metres to find this lovely resta  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £938 / week

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from £115 / night

4

Holiday apartment in Emerald Beach

New South Wales / Emerald Beach

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This is an absolute' to die for' creative stylish apartment with extraordinary ocean views in the idealic beachside village of Emerald Beach close to everything you could possible need and everything provided for a relaxing and unique getaway! Whale watch fr  …see more

from £142 / night

£994 / week

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from £142 / night

(12) Very Good 

16

Holiday studio in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Compact value for money accommodation in excellent position” This compact studio is an ideal base for a beach holiday.The small galley style kitchen does not encourage self catering but if all that is needed is simple clean accommodation with clean be  …see more

from £34 / night

£240 - £325 / week

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from £34 / night

(20) Excellent 

23

Labrador holiday home rental

Gold Coast / Labrador

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious, comfortable, ideal location” This is an ideal holiday home for anyone,particularly with family, it is perfectly located only a few minutes walk to the seafront and a short drive from surfers paradise, adventure parks and only an hour away fr  …see more

from £130 / night

£908 - £2075 / week

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from £130 / night

(9) Very Good 

22

Bungalow rental in Accra

Greater Accra / Accra

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
“Excellent home away from home and great space for the investment.” My time at this home was both creative and restful. The lodge was an extremely productive environment. The staff and property managers took great care to provide for me during my month  …see more

from £33 / night

£250 - £460 / week

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from £33 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
Stunning new apartments 4 minutes walk to the fabulous settlers beach.There are numerous bars/restaurants within walking distance for a variety of budgets. There are restaurants specialising in Italian, Indian or Thai as well as traditional Bajan food.<br />Holeto  …see more

from £82 / night

£570 - £805 / week

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from £82 / night

(9) Excellent 

17

Holiday cottage in Quinns Rocks

Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Beach Beauty” Short beach break turned into long holiday as we decided to extend our stay. It was a great getaway and all of us loved this funky home. Great garden area for our kids and fenced property has kept he dog safe inside. We might consider mo  …see more

from £102 / night

£430 - £602 / week

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from £102 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Merimbula

New South Wales / Merimbula

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A fantastic holiday home in an idylic setting with all needs considered” Imagine a 2 week holiday with in-laws, parents, adult children, partners AND grandchildren. Sounds like a disaster? No, not at all! We ALL had the best holiday. The location, nea  …see more

from £136 / night

£951 / week

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from £136 / night

(5) Excellent 

30

Holiday home with shared pool, golf nearby in Benalmadena

Costa del Sol / Benalmadena

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect holiday” We spent 2 weeks in this beautiful and extremely spacious Villa as a family group with both elderly members as well as a toddler and we all loved it! Beautiful views over the sea, outdoor seating and dining as well as a lovely garden  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £910 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday home with swimming pool in Orange Valley

Antigua / Orange Valley

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Fabulous and large luxury villa for up to 8 guests with large private pool and superb Caribbean views. Just minutes from an amazing beach, great for swimming and snorkelling, with two bars/restaurants. Convenient for many facilities.  …see more

from £80 / night

£1550 - £2400 / week

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from £80 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Duquesa holiday apartment rental

Duquesa / Sabinillas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!!” Apartment was perfect for us & our two 16 year olds. The view from the balcony over looking the pools & beach was amazing. The complex itself was well kept and the large areas were great for sunbathing, We travelled in July & at any point o  …see more

from £40 / night

£255 - £575 / week

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from £40 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Pocillos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A holiday rental that felt like home” We stayed at the villa from 10th April 2014 for a week. We know this area of Lanzarote well, we avoid the Puerto Del Carmen "strip" so a villa in Los Pocillos is ideal. The villa is pleasant, in a quiet area but c  …see more

from £49 / night

£343 - £565 / week

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from £49 / night

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Holiday bungalow in Phillip Island

Victoria / Phillip Island

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Coronet Bay is a small coastal village and holiday centre on the Victorian Bass Coast, located about 110 kms southeast of Melbourne, close to Western Port. It is part of Western Port Bay, with a diverse landscape of rural pastures and breathtaking coastal scenery.<br  …see more

from £158 / night

£973 / week

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from £158 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in El Toro with shared pool

Calvia / El Toro

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent place to stay” just stayed at this property,it was brilliant.Spent a lot of the time on balcony watch the world go by.Buses get you all over majorca no need for a car.can,t wait to go back again.  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £785 / week

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from £57 / night

(29) 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 £105 / night

£772 - £1075 / week

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from £105 / night

(6) Very Good 

20

Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Nice clean complex” This is a family friendly safe complex. Spacious units. Good swimming pools.Clean areas Gardens beautifully maintained. A little far out from town but walkable. Needs air conditioning.Lovely holiday.  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £985 / week

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from £80 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Dubai Marina is the the number one tourist destination in Dubai and our apartment is located at its very heart.You have the advantages of the relative tranquility of the The Marina and less than 100 metres away is the hustle and bustle of the world famous The Walk on Ju  …see more

from £210 / night

£1470 / week

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from £210 / night

(1) Very Good 

17

Bali / Mengwi

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £69 / night

£428 - £556 / week

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from £69 / night

(8) Very Good 

24

Holiday studio with shared pool in Anse Jonchee

Grand Port District / Anse Jonchee

Studio 2 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
A budget Self-Catering Studio - to let in the Mauritian country-side, nestling within a tropical garden, with swimming pool, and situated in a secluded "Lion Mountain" location, yet close to the sea-shore. Studio Mason is part of a small privately owned/mana  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Hermanus

Overberg District / Hermanus

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Our stylish Hermanus beachside apartment is on the ground floor with an entertaining garden & sea views. Two beautiful bedrooms, one bathroom, an open plan modern kitchen & a lounge brimming with beach personality. This is the perfect holiday destination. <  …see more

from £81 / night

£565 / week

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from £81 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Mosteiros

São Miguel / Mosteiros

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
In front of the beachSmall and a cosy houseBeautiful sunset viewBig gardenGarden with barbecueTemperate climate  …see more

from £52 / night

£359 / week

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from £52 / night

31

Ko Samui / Bophut

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £112 / night

£778 / week

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from £112 / night

32

Holiday villa with swimming pool in L'Escala

L'Escala / Riels

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
HUTG-012385 Special villa for holidays in L´Escala, in 300m from the beach with private pool and large garden. Villa del Sol is located in the best area of L´Escala. This area is surrounded by Riells Beach and the magnificent promenade overlooking to the bay  …see more

from £130 / night

£1889 - £2657 / week

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from £130 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Riogordo holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Cute village house with lots of character and nicely decorated situated in one of Andalusian white washed villages. Perfect location for touring Andalusia´s most important cities, as it is only 40 min from Malaga airport, and hour from Granada and Cordoba and 2 h  …see more

from £30 / night

£163 - £300 / week

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from £30 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Clinton holiday home rental

Prince Edward Island / Clinton

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Island Crest Chalet sits atop the rolling hillside and overlooks the picturesque Southwest River. The open-concept cathedral chalet has a 40' wall of windows and large deck that provides an eagle's eye view of the water for you to enjoy while relaxing on vacat  …see more

from £138 / night

£964 - £1362 / week

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from £138 / night

(41) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped wonderful villa” Villa was spotlessly clean on arrival and well equipped with everything we needed. Would recommend car hire as it's so reasonable on the island. Good supermarket is less than 5 minute walk, but would also recommend Rop  …see more

from £66 / night

£460 - £856 / week

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from £66 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • 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 £1465 / night

£1465 - £1945 / week

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from £1465 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa” This was our second stay at Villa Francesca - we enjoyed it so much the first time we came back with our family. The villa is extremely well equipped and is situated in a lovely peaceful location. The gardens are beautiful and the chi  …see more

from £200 / night

£1250 - £2050 / week

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from £200 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Province of Buenos Aires / Villa Gesell

6 6 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Excellent Front Beach Apartment, accomodates 6 guests. 1 Double room with great sea viewAnother room accomodates 1 people in a single bed, and bunk bed for other 3 people, also with a great sea view.2 Cable TV. Incredible location on 114 street and the Beach itself!  …see more

from £49 / night

£363 - £730 / week

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from £49 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with swimming pool in Benidorm

Benidorm / Levante Beach

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
My Studio Bungalow has no separate bedroom is situated in La Siesta Urbanizacion, 50 Avinida Estocolmo, Ricon De Loix, lavante, Benidorm, English Quarter Near Melia Hotel up Avenida de Paris and you are there. The studio has an air conditioning system, a double sofa be  …see more

from £14 / night

£99 - £270 / week

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from £14 / night