Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (325111)

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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28

Holiday b&b with golf nearby in Dargaville

Northland Region / Dargaville

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
A 2 bedroom self-contained unit, on the ground floor includes sleeping for 6 people and a new kitchen with cooking requirements. Located 8km north of Dargaville, 3 minutes' drive to the Golf Course and then 2 minutes to Baylys Beach.You will find it all at the new  …see more

from £60 / night

£415 - £663 / week

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from £60 / night

(15) Excellent 

20

Holiday home with swimming pool in Kas

Kas / Cukurbag Peninsula

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Best holiday we've ever had!” Just wanted to let you know that we all had a fantastic first holiday in Turkey. The villa is very special and offered everything we could want. We have high expectations from our holidays and these was exceeded. The owne  …see more

from £130 / night

£910 - £1260 / week

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from £130 / 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! Total luxury- stunning house, clean and fantastic views” This house is absolutely beautiful, the furnishing is exceptional. The views over the golf course incredible. The pool was clean, warm and inviting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and  …see more

from £350 / night

£1300 - £4000 / week

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from £350 / night

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Holiday home in Woodville

Tararua District / Woodville

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A handy walk to all the town offers. A cosy home you'll feel like coming back to next timeThe Tararua Area has many popular seasonal/annual events & Glenview Cottage is a great place to stay  …see more

from £89 / night

£237 - £651 / week

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from £89 / night

(1) Very Good 

10

Iligan holiday home rental

Lanao del Norte Province / Iligan

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Affordable accomodation that is spacious, bright, open concept and easy access to public transportation located in Iligan City.  …see more

from £32 / night

£223 / week

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from £32 / night

25

Holiday home rental

Marin County / Marshall

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
What makes the property, Enchanted Bay, unique: * Breathtaking oceanfront panoramic views from every room * Proximity to oysters, cheese and kayaking * Unique combination of luxury and rustic charm * Boutique home furnished with a tasteful aesthete * Two floors of space  …see more

from £235 / night

£1639 - £3306 / week

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from £235 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Sant Lluis

Minorca / Sant Lluis

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great for a family group in a quiet resort” Comfortable, spacious villa with lovely pool and grounds for relaxing in. Ideal for families/groups with older children (personal view due to the number of steps and open pool area). The resort of S'Algar  …see more

from £165 / night

£1150 - £1600 / week

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from £165 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Calvia / Magaluf

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
WE HAVE MORE PROPERTIES IN THIS COMPLEX IF YOU WANT GROUP BOOKINGS!!!  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1260 / week

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from £60 / night

10

Holiday cottage in Deans Marsh

Victoria / Deans Marsh

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Cedar Cottage is located in Lorne / Otway Hinterlands – only fifteen minutes from the beaches, restaurants and main street activities of Lorne. This beautiful cottage is set in spacious and natural acreage; ideally located to give privacy and seclusion, yet offering p  …see more

from £119 / night

£829 / week

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from £119 / night

(11) Excellent 

28

Villa accommodation in Plettenberg Bay with swimming pool, golf nearby

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Heaven On Earth” We stayed at Villa Rosso in March for the third time and each time we stay there we think it can't get any better but it really does. You will need to look really far and wide to find a more wonderful place to stay. The Villa is s  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2500 / week

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from £143 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Chatswood

Willoughby / Chatswood

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
CHATSWOOD Help Street Close to public transport Center of Chatswood Pool Fully Furnished One Bedroom Executive Apartment, located in new building that offers pool and independent gym. Modern styling with all the contemporary comforts one would expect. Apartment featur  …see more

from £87 / night

£608 - £918 / week

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from £87 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with swimming pool in Australia & New Zealand

Hawke's Bay Region / Napier

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
Napier Bed & Breakfast cosy vintage Art Deco quiet Bluff Hill Domain central swimming pool  …see more

from £73 / night

£511 / week

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from £73 / night

(15) Excellent 

6

Villa rental in Ibiza Town with swimming pool

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A slice of paradise” We are spending and amazing week in Casa sea view celebrating a 30th Birthday. There are 11 of us and the villa is stylish and quirky with plenty of space for all of us. Perfect location for Talamanca beach with easy access to Ib  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4900 / week

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from £215 / night

(12) Excellent 

30

Holiday hotel apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful, fully renovated apartment high up in Sun City Resort on Australia's famous Gold Coast. Sweeping ocean views that include night lights, the canals and hinterland views. With 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and an enormous kitchen.Sun City Resort privately owned  …see more

from £214 / night

£1492 / week

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from £214 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Australia & New Zealand

Queensland / Port Douglas

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing escape from every day life” A couple of us stayed in this villa and loved it, hardly ever needed to leave our sancutary, our own pool, BBQ and all the comforts of home. Nice and private but within minutes of Port Douglas. Really spacious,  …see more

from £267 / night

£1332 - £3521 / week

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from £267 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

New York / New York City

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
It is a 5 block walk to New York City's mass transit system. The train to downtown Manhattan is an approximately 45 min ride. Beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline and breathtaking sunsets. 5 - 10 mins to Rockaway Beach.There is a float with access to Jamica bay  …see more

from £139 / night

£794 - £1572 / week

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from £139 / night

(4) Very Good 

6

Home rental in Borobudur

Magelang / Borobudur

4 4 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The right place to whom wants experience living in the village, enjoy the beauty of the temple by cycling, spoiled their eyes with art crafting in the art shop near the house, get the atmosphere fresh air of real Javanesse life. Only 10 minutes to get the temple to e  …see more

from £39 / night

£267 / week

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from £39 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

State of Santa Catarina / Bombinhas

2 6 Min stay varies

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

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from £60 / night

£389 - £1270 / week

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from £60 / night

(15) Excellent 

11

Holiday home rental

Bay of Islands / Paihia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
“Truly fabulous house” Facilities are great and the views are awesome. The house is situated on a steep hill though is just a short walk from the village centre. We did not want to leave  …see more

from £83 / night

£580 / week

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from £83 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Sde Boker

Southern District / Sde Boker

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Gorgeous flat with great patios” We stayed with Meidan for four nights and enjoyed every moment. The flat is new, immaculate, very well laid out, with all the amenities. Meidan is very attentive, supportive and a wonderful host. It was a great stay  …see more

from £91 / night

£477 - £977 / week

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from £91 / night

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Milsons Point holiday apartment rental

North Sydney / Milsons Point

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
- Brand New Luxury apartment - Fast NBN Internet / WIFI - Ducted Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning This beautiful furnished 2 bedroom apartment is in a brand new luxury development just completed in Milsons Point. Offering luxury finishes throughout this property is per  …see more

from £108 / night

£752 - £1355 / week

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from £108 / night

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Holiday villa with shared pool in San Andres

San Andres Island / San Andres

5 19 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
caribbean ocean front house country area is a special quiet area , wide rooms ,wide salones, many possible activities , close to beach , oceanfront coral reef ,great vegetation , total equipped , front of house dive, snorkling , at villa swimming pool, tennis wall , pin  …see more

from £318 / night

£2223 / week

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from £318 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Bathsheba

Saint Joseph Parish / Bathsheba

2 3 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
Beautiful sea views combined with a terrestrial landscape. The monkeys, mongooses and birds that live close to you..and in some cases in the house itself. The village environment, without actually being in a village. The cool breezes. The proximity to Bathsheba.  …see more

from £76 / night

£516 - £534 / week

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from £76 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Condo rental in St. Petersburg

Florida / St. Petersburg

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful, spotless, waterside apartment” I loved getting up each morning to the tranquillity of this special place. Modern, well equipped and ideal holiday rental. The complex is safe and the pool area spacious and quiet. The excitement of the mornin  …see more

from £92 / night

£575 - £600 / week

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from £92 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Colina Verde, Carvoeiro

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect location and accommodation” Having stayed here previously, we were more than keen to return. The house is extremely well cared for and welcoming. All fixtures and fittings are modern and above the standard of many holiday property rentals, thi  …see more

from £55 / night

£295 - £825 / week

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from £55 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Denia / Las Marinas

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Elegance 19 is a home from home with a pool” Michael sent very good directions, so we found the apartment easily. We were delighted to find the apartment very clean with wine and milk and a variety of basic foods to start us off (eg. T bags, sugar, co  …see more

from £55 / night

£382 - £551 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday home in Manukau

Auckland Region / Manukau

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Hosts present on property at night and weekend  …see more

from £126 / night

£878 / week

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from £126 / night

18

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Wentworth Falls

Blue Mountains / Wentworth Falls

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Beautiful 1924 cottage with all modern amenities set in stunning old garden with views all the way to Sydney from large balcony.3,600m of old garden and intriguing pathways, bbq, internet, multi-room music system accessed by guests' mob  …see more

from £160 / night

£947 - £1716 / week

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from £160 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Cabo Roig holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely clean rental in great location” If you're looking to stay in Cabo Roig, this is definitely the best location. The apartment is just a 2 minute walk from the main "strip", which is far enough away to not hear any late night noise, but close enou  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £685 / week

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from £29 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Bang Tao Beach with shared pool

Bang Tao Beach / Layan Beach

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice place” We stayed here for a week - the apartment is in a lovely complex with a fantastic swimming pool - very quiet, you practically had the resort to yourself. You definitely need a car (renting at airport would be best as it was a little chal  …see more

from £50 / night

£297 - £687 / week

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from £50 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lovina Beach

Bali / Lovina Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beach front villa in the pristine north of Bali . Direct beach access , private 18x6m infinity swimming pool , private car with driver available , lounge room with poolbiljard , entertainment room with home cinema , tropical garden, ensuite slp with AC. 6 pax staff.Outs  …see more

from £84 / night

£588 - £1560 / week

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from £84 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bradenton

Southwest Gulf Coast / Bradenton

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
A spacious, open-plan apartment situated on the central Gulf Coast of Florida. Master b/r with queen bed, ensuite and walk-in closet. Guest b/r with twin beds and own bathroom. Well-equipped kitchen with breakfast nook. Lanai (balcony). TV, DVD, audio. Washer, dryer.  …see more

from £70 / night

£474 - £714 / week

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from £70 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Javea

Javea / La Guardia Park

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A Lovely Villa” Great accommodation, lovely size rooms, immaculately clean - would definitely recommend. Heated pool kept the kids entertained till late in the evening especially with the slide!  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1455 / week

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from £86 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect apartment in the center of Nerja” We just traveled to Nerja from the US for my brothers wedding and had the pleasure of staying at Apartment Susan for 8 days. The apartment is wonderful and Antonella is dream to work with. She provides everyth  …see more

from £49 / night

£339 / week

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from £49 / night

(2) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa with swimming pool in La Marina

La Marina / La Escuera

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This luxury, 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom, detached villa on La Escuera, is built on a 1100sqm plot with a 9 x4 metre private pool. The property is located just 3 minutes drive to La Marina beach.  …see more

from £102 / night

£594 - £678 / week

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from £102 / night

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Aveiro District / Oliveira de Azemeis

5 6 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £85 / night

£594 - £890 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in La Caleta

Adeje / La Caleta

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely perfect, peaceful, relaxing and great location.” This is the second time we have stayed in this villa and would do so again. Its location is perfect, 50m from the restaurants and the beautiful sea front of the fishing village La Calleta.  …see more

from £175 / night

£1200 - £1600 / week

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from £175 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Playa San Juan holiday apartment rental

Guia de Isora / Playa San Juan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Peace, quiet and lovely location.” At first we thought that apartment was facing the beach but it was a side view. It did not detract from the holiday though. The rooms were large and beds extremely comfortable. No wardrobe in twin room but hangers an  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £695 / week

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from £85 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with indoor pool in Clermont

Lake County / Clermont

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 127 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent high standard of property in a quiet location close to theme parks” We stayed in this property for approximately 1 week in September 2014. The house was brand new, very modern and spacious. There was wifi and cable tv in all of the rooms, th  …see more

from £84 / night

£556 - £806 / week

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from £84 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Mossel Bay

Western Cape / Mossel Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Centrally located, panoramic harbour, beach and mountain views, free wi-fi, secure parking, ideal for a family vacation or business trip. Luxury furnishings ensure a comfortable stay.Mossel Bay and the Garden Route offers a variety of activities right here on our doorst  …see more

from £92 / night

£556 - £707 / week

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from £92 / night