Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (325413)

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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Villa rental in Costa de Antigua

Fuerteventura / Costa de Antigua

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Villa for a large group.” Stayed here for one week as a party of 10 adults and 2 children. The villa was ideal with 2 bedrooms upstairs for us oldies and 3 bedrooms downstairs for the late-nighters! This is a very well maintained property and  …see more

from £101 / night

£673 - £1723 / week

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from £101 / night

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Holiday home in Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis / Nevis

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Description from the ownerClifton Gardens offer beautiful cottages that are a great alternative to staying in a hotel. The cottages are located close to the large selection of outdoor and indoor amenities, such as an equestrian center, RV facility, restaurants a  …see more

from £99 / night

£630 - £905 / week

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from £99 / night

(12) Excellent 

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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 £264 / night

£1316 - £3480 / week

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from £264 / night

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B&b rental in Maclean

New South Wales / Maclean

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Quality accommodation for singles or couples Our bed and breakfast in Maclean, Northern NSW is conveniently located just minutes from the Pacific highway Ferry Reserve Park . In a quiet culdesac you can enjoy your privacy on the ground floor in a modern, spacious, con  …see more

from £71 / night

£264 - £427 / week

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from £71 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent place to chillout close to the airport” Very clean, comfortable, felt immediately at home, spiral staircase could be a problem for children or elderly, will definitely return  …see more

from £55 / night

£379 - £500 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday apartment in Chatswood

Willoughby / Chatswood

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
CHATSWOOD Help Street Close to public transport In the center of Chatswood Secure parking Fully Furnished One Bedroom Executive Apartment. Located in new building that offers pool and gym. The apartment has been stylishly furnished by an interior designer with all the  …see more

from £86 / night

£616 - £878 / week

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from £86 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Central Algarve holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great location for birthday/stags/hens/general partying” Just been to Albuferia for 4 days with 3 friends for birthday celebrations. Found the apartment to be exactly like the pictures - very modern, clean, comfortable and so is the whole complex itse  …see more

from £43 / night

£232 - £736 / week

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from £43 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b rental

Shoalhaven / Jervis Bay

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Private garden
“Warm welcome, good location” We had a very warm welcome from Judie and she made sure we had everything we needed. The accommodation was surprisingly spacious and it was very comfortable. Also a very convenient location for exploring the beautiful Jerv  …see more

from £51 / night

£351 - £363 / week

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from £51 / night

(12) Excellent 

26

Holiday villa in Orlando

Central Florida / Orlando

6 13 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fabulous, beyond our expectations” A fabulous property and a very responsive owner. Very large home with beautiful layout, plenty of baths and bedrooms and a wonderful large pool and hot tub. We and our friends and family really did not want to lea  …see more

from £157 / night

£1097 / week

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from £157 / night

(13) Very Good 

14

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Los Claveles

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury 3 bed 2 bath villa in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, only a short walk to the beach, shops, restaurants, near by water parks and more. Highlights include private heated pool and large community pool, games room with PS3, UK TV channels, DVDs, free Wifi. The two doubl  …see more

from £100 / night

£675 - £987 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Very Good 

40

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Red Mountain, Playa Blanca

7 15 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful, spacious villa with fantastic pool and incredible views” We have just returned from a wonderful stay in this villa and we honestly could not fault it. It definitely has the "Wow Factor" and was spotless and very well presented. Super larg  …see more

from £464 / night

£3245 - £4645 / week

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from £464 / night

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Chiriqui Province / Isla Boca Brava

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £75 / night

£524 / week

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from £75 / night

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State of Santa Catarina / Barra Velha

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £70 / night

£486 / week

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from £70 / night

21

Holiday apartment rental

New South Wales / Smiths Lake

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Studio for 2 set just like a luxurious hotel room, modern, clean, comfortable, excellent water views. The house is set high between the tree tops, quiet & tranquil. Quality furnishings with all modern facilities. Linen & towels incl & all at an excellent l  …see more

from £53 / night

£322 - £404 / week

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from £53 / night

(6) Very Good 

18

Surfers Paradise holiday apartment rental

Gold Coast / Surfers Paradise

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
NO BOOKING FEES - Q1 Resorts, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 150 sqm, Ocean View, Free Wifi, Foxtel, Underground Secure Carpark NOTE: WHAT YOU SEE IN THESE PICTURES ARE EXACTLY THE APARTMENT YOU WILL BE STAYED. Guarantee Ocean view and actual photos taken from Apartment Q1  …see more

from £106 / night

£778 - £2088 / week

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from £106 / night

(17) Excellent 

10

Apartment rental in Los Cristianos with shared pool

Arona / Los Cristianos

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Lovely Los Angeles Apartment in Los Cristianos” We spent a week at Jacquie and Richard's lovely fourth floor apartment in the Los Angeles complex in Los Cristianos. We felt at home as soon as we entered the very secure apartment (which included a  …see more

from £43 / night

£301 / week

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from £43 / night

27

Florianopolis / Jurere

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £62 / night

£1615 / week

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from £62 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Holiday cottage in Creswick

Victoria / Creswick

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Black Cat Cottage is an early 1900s cottage that has been extensively renovated, with a relaxing ambiance and modern conveniences. Suitable for couples or families, Black Cat Cottage provides fully self-contained farm stay accommodation. Set on 20 quiet acres, with beau  …see more

from £94 / night

£527 - £731 / week

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from £94 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Villa rental in Poste Lafayette with swimming pool

Riviere du Rempart District / Poste Lafayette

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderfurl Villa” We spent 2 weeks staying at Villa Amara, what a lovely villa and location. The villa is set out very well with plenty of seating areas, especially useful is the pool area if it is windy on the beach side of the villa. The beds were  …see more

from £211 / night

£1471 - £3236 / week

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from £211 / night

(17) Excellent 

56

Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Kissimmee / Crescent Lakes

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Just what we needed.” Plenty of room for us all. Easy routes to parks etc. if you are happy to drive in US. House had everything we needed. Pool was perfect.  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £850 / week

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from £93 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

4 10 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £51 / night

£412 - £1824 / week

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from £51 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“great value for money” Stayed with my husband in this apartment in January. Great value for money and central to old town. Sun on balcony in the morning so able to have breakfast outside. Very good having freeview channels on the television an  …see more

from £21 / night

£150 - £375 / week

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from £21 / night

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Holiday b&b with shared pool in Povoa de Midoes

Coimbra District / Povoa de Midoes

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
B&B Penedo Boavista is an original Portuguese granite shepherd's house built on a giant rock with great views on the river Mondego. The river and it's private beach is at a stone's throw, as is the saltwater swimming pool and the sanitary unit with 3 showers, 3 toilets  …see more

from £34 / night

£236 / week

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from £34 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

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

(65) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Valletta

Island of Malta / Valletta

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Well designed, comfortable, didn't want to go home!” This apartment is beautifully and thoughtfully designed, with everything you could possibly need. The air conditioning works well and there is constant hot water. The location is excellent and the  …see more

from £72 / night

£437 - £631 / week

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from £72 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Faro District / Quarteira

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent Apartment and Location” Could not fault anything about this holiday. A great very clean and presented apartment in a lovely location next to the beach. Some say the pool is small, but we found it to be ideal for a quick dip during the day. F  …see more

from £55 / night

£379 - £824 / week

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from £55 / night

(2) Excellent 

30

Silves / Odelouca

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £97 / night

£673 - £2479 / week

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from £97 / night

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Mornington Peninsula / Dromana

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Welcome to Manna Heights Bed & Breakfast - A beautifully presented resort style Bed and Breakfast two bedroom apartment, Manna Heights features solar heated swimming pool, gas heated spa (extra), and four hole Golf putting green with bunker. The venue is set on 1,500  …see more

from £135 / night

£848 - £2246 / week

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from £135 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Colmenar holiday cottage rental

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“A lovely relaxing retreat” We couldn't fault the Casita and it is exactly as described. A lovely rural retreat perfect for our honeymoon. You do need a car as the property is very isolated but once on the main roads it is easy to access Cordoba and th  …see more

from £30 / night

£191 - £246 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday apartment in Como

Greater Perth / Como

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Suitable for a holiday or business stay, this private and completely self-contained apartment is next to the Swan River and 10 minutes from the City. Como Beach offers a comfortable alternative to city high rise, is close to the CBD and entertainment venues and a quick*  …see more

from £88 / night

£527 - £691 / week

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from £88 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Santa Maria Estate holiday apartment rental

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Rent 1 of 3 holiday apartments in malta sharing a fantastic swimming pool and with some fantastic exotic sea views (can book apartment ref 272910 to rent two apartments).  …see more

from £54 / night

£379 - £879 / week

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from £54 / night

(6) Excellent 

40

Holiday home letting

Ko Samui / Bang Po Beach

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
This large and luxurious house of 400 sqm has been designed to take full advantage of holidays : sea view, in a green area, 2 swimming pools, sandy beach at 700 m.The layout is ideal for 4 couples with their own living space.  …see more

from £243 / night

£1700 - £2600 / week

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from £243 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday guest house in Kasol

Himachal Pradesh / Kasol

11 24 1 night min

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
We are a family run homestay, we offer 8 double bedrooms, two family rooms, tents can also be pitched, home made food can be made available on prior request Base for exploring Malana, Kheer Ganga, Tosh, Grahan, Lapaz. Motorbike can be arranged. Travel desk, Phone,  …see more

from £24 / night

£166 / week

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from £24 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa accommodation in Los Romanes with swimming pool

Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great lake views and great location” The villa was very easy to find just off the main. A lovely private location overlooking the lake. The property was very well kept inside and out with all the usual utilities provided. It was only a 10 minute driv  …see more

from £82 / night

£575 - £1100 / week

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from £82 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Lakeside

Cape Town / Lakeside

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Extremely safe. Very quiet except for bird waking you in the morning.  …see more

from £34 / night

£229 / week

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from £34 / night

(1) Excellent 

5

Kololi holiday apartment rental

Banjul Division / Kololi

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Our single apartments are self catering and well furnished it is in kerr serign just near Senegambia strip, we do cleaning 6 times aweek and 24 hour security, we have backup generator for evenings from 19.00, workers are helpful and friendly, we offer our customers fre  …see more

from £13 / night

£91 / week

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from £13 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Witsand

Overberg District / Witsand

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury designer Beach Villa situated in Witsand - THE GATEWAY TO THE GARDEN ROUTE - located on the beach with direct beach access. The home has 5 double bedrooms of which 3 are en-suite and 2 bedrooms share a full bathroom. There is an additional guest WC. The villa  …see more

from £221 / night

£1544 / week

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from £221 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Ronda

Costa del Sol / Ronda

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 47 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
4 Bedroom House with POOL, Sauna, Garage and stunning views, located in the centre of Ronda. It has underfloor heating and a log fire so is very comfortable all year round. Perfectly located within a few mins walk of Ronda's attractions and facilities.100s of resta  …see more

from £120 / night

£760 - £990 / week

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from £120 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Narrawallee

Shoalhaven / Narrawallee

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
LOCATION - 100 METRES TO NARRAWALLEE INLET Recently renovated extra large home located in an outstanding holiday location at Narrawallee (Mollymook): 100m onto the sand at Narrawallee Inlet, short stroll to Narrawallee Beach and surrounded by Narrawallee Creek Nature R  …see more

from £234 / night

£1696 / week

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from £234 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park / Cortes de la Frontera

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“A wonderful relaxing place to stay with wonderful convivial owners” This is a wonderful base to explore the mountains and hill towns of Andalucia. The accomodation was extremely comfortable, especially the beds, and my 11 year old son enjoyed the exp  …see more

from £43 / night

£280 / week

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from £43 / night