Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (233841)

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 villa in Jolly Harbour

Saint Mary Parish / Jolly Harbour

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £170 / night

£1016 - £1368 / week

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from £170 / night

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Home rental in Santa Maria with swimming pool

Ilha do Sal / Santa Maria

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £107 / night

£745 - £11325 / week

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from £107 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Aguadulce

Roquetas de Mar / Aguadulce

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice apartment with good views” A nice place, but without shops or restaurents within walking distance. You wil want your car even to get to the swimmingpool.
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from £43 / night

£253 - £311 / week

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from £43 / night

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Segovia holiday apartment rental

Province of Segovia / Segovia

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £84 / night

£514 / week

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from £84 / night

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Benalmadena Costa

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

Studio 2 Min stay varies

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

from £37 / night

£234 - £455 / week

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from £37 / night

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Cottage rental in Nimbin

New South Wales / Nimbin

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £123 / night

£861 / week

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from £123 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Begur

Begur / Sa Riera

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The best possible vacation home in Begur” The house exceeded our expectations. We will definitely return with our family. The best part of the house was the outdoor BBQ. We spent many evenings gathering downstairs with wine and snacks. The views are
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from £188 / night

£1246 - £2913 / week

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from £188 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in El Toro with shared pool

Calvia / El Toro

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“An amazing place to stay” Just come back from a week here. Absolutely loved it. Never been to El toro before normally visit the north of the island but I can honestly say this place knocks socks off Alcudia and Pollenca!! The view form the balcony is
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from £54 / night

£375 - £695 / week

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from £54 / night

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Caleta de Fuste holiday apartment rental

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Apartments with really bad reviews” After reading the reviews I have to say we were really worried, we nearly cancelled. We decided to go and if that bad we wouldn't stay there, got there and looked lovely nice clean pool a young man tending gardens w
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from £21 / night

£143 / week

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from £21 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Jijoca de Jericoacoara / Jericoacoara

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £72 / night

£501 / week

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from £72 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in La Playa de Tauro

Gran Canaria / La Playa de Tauro

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £160 / night

£1387 - £3085 / week

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from £160 / night

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Palma de Mallorca holiday apartment rental

Palma de Mallorca / Cala Mayor

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £50 / night

£350 - £665 / week

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from £50 / night

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Holiday home in Aljezur

Faro District / Aljezur

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £64 / night

£421 - £1135 / week

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from £64 / night

(25) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect in all respects” The Villa Rohan is the best villa holiday I have been to in Lanzarote. Immaculate on arrival, and had everything you need plus more in the entire property. The kitchen is equipped to a great standard with everything present fo
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from £100 / night

£695 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Ovacik

Mugla Province / Ovacik

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £60 / night

£400 - £650 / week

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from £60 / night

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Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Region / Petit-Saguenay

5 9 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £59 / night

£409 / week

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from £59 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Icmeler with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Icmeler

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“EXCELLENT....” This was our first time visiting Turkey so we were very unsure of which part to stay at. After reading the reviews from Garden Villas it then became our first choice. There was 7 of us, age range from 10yrs - 23yrs, plus 2 adults.
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from £72 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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from £72 / night

(30) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ocho Rios

Saint Ann Parish / Ocho Rios

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“lovely clean spacious apartment” Had a lovely time staying here and Jacquie the owner so friendly and accommodating as was her housekeeper Annette. Central to everything, shops and nightlife. Good place to rent as a base. Well equipped and comfy. W
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from £80 / night

£560 / week

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from £80 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Hong Kong

5 8 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £125 / night

£870 / week

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from £125 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Chimbel

Goa / Chimbel

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £33 / night

£165 - £383 / week

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from £33 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benalmadena Costa

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Value for Money” Great location near to the beach, shops and restaurants. Lovely and clean. Well cared for flat. Owners really helpful and friendly. On-site pool facilities great.
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from £23 / night

£160 - £274 / week

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from £23 / night

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Holiday chalet in Yallingup

Margaret River Region / Yallingup

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £221 / night

£1545 / week

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from £221 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Javea holiday apartment rental

Javea / Arenal

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Apartment in Javea” My family and I have been coming to this part of Spain for over 30 years and in that time have stayed in many Villas and apartments in both Moraira and Javea. I have to say that this is right up there with the best of them. Right f
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from £60 / night

£350 - £850 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, great location, lovely pool.” We only stayed in this apartment for 3 nights but it had everything we needed. The owner was helpful, easy to contact and responded to my questions. The meet and greet service was also very good. The a
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from £59 / night

£297 - £435 / week

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from £59 / night

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Leiria District / Nazare

2 6 Min stay varies

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

from £47 / night

£316 - £610 / week

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from £47 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Apartment letting in Town of Gibraltar with shared pool

Town of Gibraltar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“well worth the money” Excellent apartment with a host of domestic and goodies to be used. Good location with few minutes walk to town. Only negative was no hand over of keys, therefore no proof of leaving the apartment in good condition. The deposit
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from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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from £200 / night

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Cottage rental in Carrying Place

Prince Edward County / Carrying Place

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £133 / night

£927 / week

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from £133 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Whangarei

Northland Region / Whangarei

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £95 / night

£412 / week

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from £95 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Playa Blanca / Playa Blanca Yaiza

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay, highly recommend” Recently returned from a weeks stay at the villa, over New Year. The villa was fantastic, in our favourite location and very clean, tidy and had everything we needed. The directions from the airport were good, alt
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1046 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Puerto de la Cruz / Puerto Town Centre

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £27 / night

£185 - £206 / week

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from £27 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Mexilhoeira Grande

Portimao / Mexilhoeira Grande

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing villa, wonderful place, just perfect :-)” The villa is beautiful, and the owners and frank wentout if their way to be helpful, we arrived late at night so frank met us on main road so we could follow him to villa as it was dark. When we arrive
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from £134 / night

£934 - £1167 / week

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from £134 / night

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Areias de Sao Joao holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Areias de Sao Joao

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £350 / night

£650 - £3415 / week

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from £350 / night

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O Freixo holiday barn rental

Province of A Coruna / O Freixo

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £50 / night

£330 - £409 / week

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from £50 / night

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Holiday studio rental

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £19 / night

£131 - £226 / week

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from £19 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment letting

Province of Alicante / Playa Flamenca

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic location” We stayed at la Ricon the apartment was clean ab No tidy, very spacious and was inside a secure gated community over looking the swimming pool it was very pretty and quiet. It was within walking distance to some lovely bars and r
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from £27 / night

£185 - £265 / week

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from £27 / night

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Toamasina Province / Andilana

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £112 / night

£782 / week

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from £112 / night

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Holiday cottage in Vilaflor

Tenerife / Vilaflor

2 5 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £63 / night

£438 / week

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from £63 / night

(17) Excellent 

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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.
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from £225 / night

£1175 - £1850 / week

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Boracay

Aklan Province / Boracay

7 27 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 27
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £220 / night

£1500 - £3000 / week

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from £220 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Nazare holiday apartment rental

Leiria District / Nazare

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £43 / night

£295 - £631 / week

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from £43 / night

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