Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (229516)

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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Chalet rental in O Freixo

Province of A Coruna / O Freixo

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
“A quiet, comfortable, tranquil holiday in a magnificent rural setting” This is our second visit to this property. We love the area, the wonderful shellfish and the friendly people. Our accommodation was very comfortable and well equipped and we enj  …see more

from £102 / night

£551 - £1111 / week

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from £102 / night

(10) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Tavira

Faro District / Tavira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent semi rural villa with ample room for 4-6 and a nice garden and pool” The villa is part way up a hillside,down a track, and is well maintained with a fairly large pool and garden with lots of trees and shade. The location provides easy access  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1200 / week

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from £72 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday riad accommodation

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
Spacious, elegant, newly reburbished traditional riad on a quiet street in the heart of the medina. 10 minutes walk from the beach, sea view from upper terrace. Open log fire. Suitable for groups, couples and families. Very friendly and helpful English speaking staff wh  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £840 / week

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from £80 / night

10

El Gouna holiday apartment rental

Hurghada / El Gouna

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
This beautiful one bedroom apartment is located on the first floor. The property is fully furnished and has a full kitchen including fridge/freezer, hob/oven, microwave. The apartment is located in a secure compound and is close to the marina, supermarket, shopping,kite  …see more

from £40 / night

£245 / week

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from £40 / night

5

Holiday b&b in Bellerive

Clarence / Bellerive

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
White wooden shutters give this intimate room an air of romance. With hand-painted wooden Queen bed, fresh white cotton linen, feather duvet, electric blanket, panel heating, ceiling fan, television with DVD, in-house movie library and free wireless internet access. Ant  …see more

from £124 / night

£865 / week

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from £124 / night

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Apartment rental in Hong Kong

Hong Kong

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
THE NEW KOWLOON APARTMENT- MODERN AND EUROPEAN STYLE APARTMENT PERFECTLY LOCATED IN YAU MA TEI, OPPOSITE OF MTR Station! !!perfect shopping area and great restaurants and coffee shops!! - CLOSE TO FAMOUS " LADIES MARKET" AND MONG KOK SHOPS - 25 MIN TO DISNE  …see more

from £128 / night

£891 / week

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from £128 / night

(16) Excellent 

40

Windmill Hill, Albufeira holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Windmill Hill, Albufeira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment with amazing views” Brilliant spacious apartment. Everything we needed for a great Holiday. Best views i have ever seen. Complex lovely. Very hilly but plenty of taxis. Owners responded to any queries immediately and the Manager,  …see more

from £40 / night

£350 - £720 / week

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from £40 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“HOME from HOME” Myself, my husband our teenager and 2 under 6 years stayed at the pad for 2 weeks. It was brilliant, I normally find family holidays slightly stressful. But the pad was like home from home. It has everything you would have at home.  …see more

from £50 / night

£285 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Excellent 

71

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful views and a warm welcome” I have previously stayed in about 5 or 6 different villas in the Puerto Pollensa area and I must say this is one of my favourites. The main reason is the stunning views from the garden and terrace - looking out onto  …see more

from £181 / night

£1263 - £3645 / week

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from £181 / 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

(42) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Seminyak with swimming pool

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We stayed in Villa Viona 2 for 12 days in October while celebrating my birthday and our wedding anniversary. From day one everything was perfect and had no problems at all. Roni the Manager was there to meet us on arrival at the villa  …see more

from £102 / night

£670 - £1424 / week

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from £102 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing” Stayed in the apartment / complex in Juy the apartment was faultless everything you want is there - very spacious and loved the design of the apartment, The patio was huge! and was drenched in sunshine all day - We could have spent the h  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £540 / week

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from £80 / 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
“Great Appartment ,great location” Been in Santa Ponsa every year now for 20 yrs . Fab location . Beautiful appartment. Everything for a relaxing holiday across from our favourite place the beach. Alex was very helpful from first contact thanks Alex .  …see more

from £31 / night

£212 - £636 / week

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from £31 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Huntsville

Muskoka District / Huntsville

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
In search of privacy, stunning views, beautiful natural waterfront and outstanding accommodation? This impressive architect owned and designed cottage delivers. Watch heron fly into the wetlands or otter swim by. Relax ... you have found "Serenity".  …see more

from £485 / night

£4600 - £6318 / week

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from £485 / night

(14) Excellent 

22

Marbella holiday villa let

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“PARADISE” No11 was the PERFECT villa for our family group of 3 couples and a family of 5 (including a 4 month old). The bedrooms were perfectly placed to allow us all the luxury of our own space, privacy and tranquillity. We all ate together, which p  …see more

from £550 / night

£1300 - £3700 / week

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from £550 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Nuestra Senora de Jesus

Ibiza / Nuestra Senora de Jesus

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning Villa” Great villa in an amazing location, quiet and relaxing. Only a 5 minute drive to Jesus for provisions or 10 minutes to the outskirts of Ibiza town and larger supermarkets. 15 minutes will get you to the Marina in Ibiza t  …see more

from £77 / night

£534 / week

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from £77 / night

(39) Excellent 

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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
“Total satisfaction all round!” Echoing all the other reviews! Have just returned from a stay here and have had a wonderful week in this apartment. We are in the 76/82 years age group and it suited us perfectly, The views from the balcony and lounge a  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 - £594 / week

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from £64 / night

(12) Average 

17

La Marina holiday home rental

La Marina / La Marina Complex

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Compact, but adequate. Well equipped and well situated.” A pleasant property. Well situated in La Marina Urb. The property is approximately a 5 minute walk to shops, supermarket , bars and restaurants. A 12 minute walk to the market. Other amenities a  …see more

from £22 / night

£136 - £162 / week

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from £22 / night

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La Ferme holiday villa rental

Rodrigues Island / La Ferme

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
Have the holiday of a lifetime in this magnificent villa, with its simple and elegant decor and relaxing setting, far from busy towns. There’s a large dining room and living room, and mod cons including a TV, internet access, air-conditioning and a washing machine  …see more

from £70 / night

£454 - £486 / week

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from £70 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Playa Paraiso

Murcia / Playa Paraiso

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Excellent throughout” We had an amazing time in Kevin's apartment in June 2012! The property is a well equipped, clean and comfortable, and the area offers a lot to do virtually at any time of the day. The apartment is located 2min walk to the beach  …see more

from £21 / night

£150 - £300 / week

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from £21 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday finca rental

Risaralda Department / Pereira

5 2 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
FINCAS EN CERRITOSALOJAMIENTOS CAMPESTRES<br />CERCA AL PARQUE TEMÁTICO Y LOS PARQUES DEL QUINDÍO  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benalmadena Costa

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“It is highly recommended” A nice welcome from Carmen. The apt. Is excellent equipped and in the middle of bars, Restaurants and a supermarket. It is not far to go down to the beach or up to the train Station to the airport or Malaga. Also a Busstop is  …see more

from £49 / night

£297 - £695 / week

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from £49 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Holiday home in Sesimbra

Setubal District / Sesimbra

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A contemporary three bedroom house situated a 4 minute drive from the seaside town of Sesimbra. On the first floor is an ensuite master bedroom, 2 further double bedrooms one with a double bed and one with two single beds (a travel cot is also available) and a 4 piece  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 / week

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from £125 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Exceptional!” I have stayed in many villas and this one was the very best by far! Excellent communication with the owner, the villa was even more beautiful than the photographs and every single detail was thought of and provided for. Highly recomm  …see more

from £185 / night

£1295 - £2015 / week

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from £185 / night

(10) Excellent 

16

Holiday home rental

Nerja / Punta Lara

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday!!!!” Great holiday, best villa I've stayed at so far in punta Lara Tracey and Pam were always on hand to help, superb!  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £615 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Choeng Thale with swimming pool

Thalang District / Choeng Thale

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice villa with great service” We stayed in the villa for 10 days and it was a wonderful experience. The villa is well-maintain and the services provided are excellent especially Suzie, who was our main contact in Phuket, is really helpful.  …see more

from £190 / night

£1330 / week

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from £190 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Balaia Golf Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa great location to explore the Algarve” We had a fantastic half term week, the Villa is fully equipped with everything you could need for a great holiday. It has a washing machine so need to pack as much as we did! Also has wi-fi so gre  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £900 / week

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from £30 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Currumbin

Gold Coast / Currumbin

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Enjoy a fabulous Gold Coast Holiday in this brand new architecturally designed beach house. 6 bedrooms, all with ocean aspects. 1 x king beds, 2 x queen beds, 1 x double beds, 1 x 2 king single beds, fabulous kids bunk room that sleeps up to 6 (2 x double/single bunks)&  …see more

from £494 / night

£2593 - £5988 / week

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from £494 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Denia holiday villa rental

Denia / Near Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Truley Wonderful” Stayed for 4 months. The Viilla was well maintained, clean, well situated, suitably equipped and in a peaceful location but only 10 mins. walk to the old town , the beach and the marina. We used the trains as the station is only 15 m  …see more

from £79 / night

£500 - £775 / week

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from £79 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place to stay” We stayed here the beginning of July and were very impressed with the townhouse,. It was clean and tidy and the location was ideal. There was a small front garden and a bigger back garden which were both very private.and ideal f  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £440 / week

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from £46 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Los Cristianos holiday apartment rental

Los Cristianos / Playa de los Cristianos

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Excellent” We stayed from 25th Oct -1st Nov, the booking process was very easy, you will receive a document with details of where to meet the owner's mum, Mary, for the keys. Both Ismael and his mum speak great English! (Taxi from the airport cost u  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 / week

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from £44 / night

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La Capellania holiday villa rental

Fuerteventura / La Capellania

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Villa in La Capellania, Corralejo, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands - Peaceful Location, 10mins From Beach, 5 Mins Drive To Town Center With Shops, Restaurants and Bars  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £525 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Marbella Town

Marbella / Marbella Town

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Brand new Renovated Apartment with view to the sea and city, sleeps 6 comfortably Located in one of Marbella's most exclusive residential complex (Jardin del Meditrrano) at the boardwalk "passeo maritimo" just 200 meter to beach  …see more

from £127 / night

£593 - £1221 / week

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from £127 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Udaipur

Rajasthan / Udaipur

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The Royal Heritage Villa is the best budget home Stay property situated conveniently in the center of the New City of Udaipur in a non-tourist neighborhood, yet within a short distance from all major attractions of Udaipur. It has nice ambience and spacious rooms. The  …see more

from £20 / night

£140 / week

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from £20 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Nerja / Parador Area

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful house in a fantastic location” We spent a lovely two weeks in Nerja in August. The house was fantastic. It was an ideal size and location for our family (2 adults and 3 children.) It has been recently re-decorated to a high standard, and it  …see more

from £79 / night

£420 - £1522 / week

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from £79 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Miami Platja with swimming pool, golf nearby

Costa Dorada / Miami Platja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Suala is one of two modern apartments for rent within this beautiful contemporary villa - in a very tranquil area Fully equipped and with WiFi access and in a truly stunning mountain setting the villa commands an elevated position with the most spectacular views o  …see more

from £58 / night

£424 - £836 / week

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from £58 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Can Pastilla

Majorca / Can Pastilla

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Our house is located on the 6th floor of an apartment block -just in its corner- on the small beach of Can Pastilla, 500 m from the small harbor and right in the origin of the famous Playa de Palma. It has communitary parking. It is a very quiet area, 8 km from the hist  …see more

from £68 / night

£1060 / week

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from £68 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Porto Cristo

Majorca / Porto Cristo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, in well kept complex with beautiful pool and sea view.” A very well presented & well equipped apartment, with lovely sea views in a quiet location approx. 5 minutes drive from Porto Cristo. The generous covered balcony was ideal prov  …see more

from £90 / night

£375 - £750 / week

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from £90 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / La Siesta

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fabrastic” Just returned from our second trip to this villa. Spent two weeks here and it's superb. Bathroom has been totally renovated and the double shower cubicle is great. (Also a separate bath for those who really want one - never used as shower  …see more

from £45 / night

£329 - £799 / week

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from £45 / night

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Mugla Province / Datca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night