Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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 accommodation

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
Enjoy the cooling breezes of the Atlantic Ocean as you stroll along the secluded beaches. Then return to the villa, where you can enjoy a swim in the pool and a cocktail or glass of wine on the deck and watch the sunset over the ocean while listening to the sounds of cr  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Los Olivos, Mijas Golf

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
The large terrace and roof terrace offer panoramic views of the golf course and mountains and if you like relaxing and dining outside you can use both terraces with the roof terrace offering a bar and barbecue area.You'll find getting to the La Siesta apart  …see more

from £61 / night

£425 - £700 / week

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from £61 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Amarilla Golf

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“An amazing two weeks in an amazing villa” We have just spent two weeks in this villa with my family and I can honestly say it was the best two weeks I've had on holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available for us. You  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

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Townhouse rental in Pinos del Valle with shared pool, golf nearby

Lecrin Valley / Pinos del Valle

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
The townhouse is situated in the lower barrio of a typical Spanish village - here you will find all the peace and quiet you have been seeking. The Juliet balcony is a great place to sit and relax while enjoying a glass of Spanish wine<br />The village centre is o  …see more

from £35 / night

£156 - £259 / week

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from £35 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Los Montesinos

Los Montesinos / La Herrada

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Practical Comfortable Accommodation in a nice location” We chose this apartment to be close to relatives living on the urbanisation. The property is equipped with everything we needed for our short stay, including a washing machine. The nearby ameni  …see more

from £35 / night

£145 - £245 / week

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from £35 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Lourinha

Lisbon District / Lourinha

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
3 Bedroom house with sea views to both front and rear of property. Set in Costa do Estoril within a short drive to Peniche, Costa de Prata, Leiria area and Lourinha. The property sleeps 7 persons and all bedrooms have en suite facilities, master bedroom with a jet bath.  …see more

from £67 / night

£375 - £845 / week

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from £67 / night

(29) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Fuengirola Marina

Studio 2 5 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent Apartment” This is a lovely apartment with brilliant views overlloking the sea. The owner Antonia met us with her grandson who speaks perfect English. She very kindly left us some wine and drinks in the fridge which was much appreciated. We  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 - £432 / week

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from £26 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely Apartment” Had a short break for 3 nigts in this apartment which was excellent. Very well appointed with everything you could need. Great for walking to the old town and almost anywhere in Palma. Restaurants, shops, taxis buses all nearby.  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 - £560 / week

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from £55 / 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
“Lovely villa lovely pool.could do with a bell on gate for visitors .” Just wasn't happy having to pay extra on top of villa price for cleaning .nobody came to change towels or bedding .iv stayed in lots of villas and always had these changed .  …see more

from £45 / night

£329 - £799 / week

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from £45 / night

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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

10

Holiday home in Townsville

Queensland / Townsville

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
This house is set on a magnificent huge block featuring fruit trees and manicured gardens. It is ideal for large families or work stays, and sporting groups. It has a cottage attached which is available to rent as well making the property capable of housing 12 people.  …see more

from £80 / night

£559 / week

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from £80 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“clean and great location” stayed here for 1 week 28/03-04/04. perfect ground floor location, with veranda that got the sun late afternoon/evening.......perfect after a days sunbathing. apartment was clean and comfortable with everything that was need  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £240 / week

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from £29 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rocha Department / Punta del Diablo

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

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from £98 / night

£488 - £1057 / week

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from £98 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Marbella

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Serenity and comfort” We selected this apartment from a vast choice available in the area around Benahavís and Marbella. It appeared well furnished and equipped, ideally located on the Ronda-San Pedro road, and the review of a previous tenant was very  …see more

from £87 / night

£733 / week

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from £87 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect haven for a fabulous holiday” My Wife and I and our dear friends stayed at Beija Flor for our first Bajan holiday. The house is wonderfully relaxing, in a near perfect location, is fully equipped to satisfy your every need and the pool is a jo  …see more

from £199 / night

£1435 - £2009 / week

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from £199 / night

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Villa letting in Colva with shared pool

Goa / Colva

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Presenting A Beautiful Large 3 Floor Family Villa With Communal Pool Close To The Popular Colva & Benulium Beach Ground Floor Gated Drive Way for Car and Sun Terrace Large Living room with 3 Piece Sofa and TV with Full Sky TV package and WIFI 6 Seater Dining Table  …see more

from £25 / night

£150 - £250 / week

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from £25 / night

(59) Excellent 

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Koggala holiday villa rental

Galle / Koggala

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Magical place. Flawless service. A joy from minute one.” The only reason I hesitated to write this review was because we do not want too many people knowing about Lakeview Villa! The more people that know the harder it will be to book because once yo  …see more

from £220 / night

£1400 - £3500 / week

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from £220 / night

(5) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Casa del Rio” Lovely well eqipped villa situated in a nice quiet area, short walk to beach and local bars and restaurants.  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Home rental in Orgiva with swimming pool

Province of Granada / Orgiva

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely well provisioned house, full of spaces to relax.” We visted at Easter and go to see Torvizcon's Easter celebrations. The people in the village were very friendly. The village was very nice and kept. The house was lovely, it was clean and comfor  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £600 / week

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from £50 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Gran Alacant holiday villa rental

Gran Alacant / Monte Y Mar

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect for large groups” Wonderful villa for large groups, we were 9 adults and 3 children and this worked really well. Very clean, child friendly, taxis arranged, rep (Angie) spoke to us just after landing and was there whenever we needed anything .  …see more

from £150 / night

£550 - £1290 / week

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from £150 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Sesmarias holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!” I stayed here for a week with my wife, two daughters, son in law and my eight month old granddaughter. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday rental. Location was superb, three beaches all within 10 minutes walking distance and all stun  …see more

from £50 / night

£345 - £1370 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sunset Crest

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Barbados Villa with Private Pool and Beach Club Access. Walking Distance to the Beach and Duty Free Shopping. Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms).  …see more

from £285 / night

£1992 - £2196 / week

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from £285 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Peguera

Calvia / Peguera

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
This sunny first floor apartment is located within a small, Spanish-style complex three minutes walk from the beautiful Tora beach and dozens of good quality Spanish and German restaurants. The surrounding area provides numerous options for fun and relaxation<br />  …see more

from £35 / night

£242 - £604 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday apartment in Sharjah

Emirate of Sharjah / Sharjah

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
I would like to introduce to you Al Jazeerah Hotel (two star hotel) nestled within convenient surrounding, located at the heart of Sharjah in Mujarrah corniche near Rotana hotel Sharjah. We provide Arabian hospitality equipped with 70 fully furnished rooms (50 no of  …see more

from £67 / night

£423 - £480 / week

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from £67 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region / Temara

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £35 / night

£216 - £276 / week

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from £35 / night

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Apartment rental in Broome

Kimberley Region / Broome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The apartments are at the Blue Seas Resort and offered to you from the individual owners. They are fully self-contained with a separate queen bedroom, full equipped kitchen, spacious living area including LCD TV with over 20 free to air channels, 2 king-single sofa-bed  …see more

from £83 / night

£580 / week

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from £83 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santiago de la Ribera

Murcia / Santiago de la Ribera

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Total relaxation!” We have stayed in this apartment three times now, in May, June and September. The weather was above 22 degrees all the time. The pool was good for adults and children and there is plenty of room for sunbathing. The apartment is in a  …see more

from £30 / night

£197 - £290 / week

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from £30 / night

(3) Excellent 

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San Pedro de Alcantara holiday villa rental

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Villa within walking distance to Puerto Banus - perfect for families or groups of friends” I would highly recommend this villa to both groups of friends or families. The villa itself is excellent with a great pool and garden area. The villa  …see more

from £247 / night

£1725 - £2328 / week

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from £247 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Our 2 bedroom air conditioned groundfloor apartment with a walled terrace is absolutely ideal an comfortable for couples with young children and for more mature guests as it also has a lift servicing the garage space below. It can sleep 5 persons as a cot can be pl  …see more

from £31 / night

£207 - £595 / week

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from £31 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Holiday villa with private swimming pool to rent in Puerto de Pollensa. Cosy bungalow with private pool only 2 kilometres distance to town centre and Puerto de Pollensa beach. Rentals in Pollensa and Puerto de Pollensa.House to rent in Puerto de Pollensa.  …see more

from £136 / night

£949 - £1423 / week

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from £136 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Puerto Banus with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location and relaxing” I came to stay at El Palmeral with a group of girlfriends for a week at the start of July 2014. We wanted to be close enough to Puerto Banus for nightlife but far enough away so we could relax in the day. El Palmeral is id  …see more

from £134 / night

£776 - £1069 / week

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from £134 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A home from home.” a home from home well equipped excellent furnishings,a lovely apartment for a relaxing holiday. Nice pool area very quiet and clean. great location very near to beach, shops and restaurants,  …see more

from £47 / night

£329 - £371 / week

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from £47 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Marina

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment” My wife and I spent ten nights here in June. Wonderful apartment in a excellent location, close to all essential shops and the mariner restaurants and bars. The shared swimming pool was very well maintained and rarely used. The lo  …see more

from £57 / night

£363 - £600 / week

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from £57 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment and great location!” The apartment is situated very close to the beach, bars and shops which made it ideal for us. You really cant get an apartment which is any closer to everything. The apartment itself was lovely and clean when we a  …see more

from £22 / night

£145 - £375 / week

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from £22 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Golf del Sur with shared pool, golf nearby

San Miguel de Abona / Golf del Sur

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need for a relaxing holiday” This was our fourth visit and once again we found the property to be clean and tidy. There is ample space with two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets. The balcony upstairs and the patio downstai  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £472 / week

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from £42 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Sarigerme

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location, amazing villa, perfect holiday!” My boyfriend and I have holidayed in Sarigeme and stayed in this villa three years in a row now and we will definitely be going again this summer. We absolutely love the location - villa is in walking d  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1003 / week

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from £100 / night

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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

£988 / week

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from £142 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in an excellent location” A very well appointed villa in an excellent location, complete with all the facilities you'd expect. Within walking distance of the beach and restaurants of Puerto Pollensa and a perfect base for exploring the  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £3800 / week

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from £200 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday studio with golf nearby in Adeje

Tenerife / Adeje

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent property in a great location” I would definitely give this Studio apartment a big thumbs up.In a great location 5 mins from the beach and the bus station Great bars and restaurants right on the doorstep.Very well equipped with.cooker,Microwa  …see more

from £36 / night

£265 - £435 / week

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from £36 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautifully furnished Villa set in a small, quiet development just short walk from small sandy coves. This lovely property has been furnished to the high standard with beautiful modern furniture and art work. The master bedroom & the 2nd bedroom is upstairs with it  …see more

from £104 / night

£794 - £1173 / week

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from £104 / night