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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Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £379 / night

£2522 - £3589 / week

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from £379 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ban Bang Ben

Ban Bang Ben / Angthong Hills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
BOOK 6 nights GET 7th FREE! A deluxe experience in the comfort and privacy of a villa overlooking the sea, minutes from exotic sandy beaches, the best restaurants and spas. Three air-conditioned bedrooms (sleeping up to 8), two panoramic terraces & private pool.Smok  …see more

from £140 / night

£900 - £1743 / week

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from £140 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderfully relaxing!” The villa is lovely with a great pool area that is in the sun all day. There were plenty of sunbeds and lots of room for 6 people. It is on the golf course, right by the tee off for the 10th hole which I thought might be a littl  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

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(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Enterprise

Enterprise / Cottonbay

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Repeat guest - many times over” This holiday villa has been our yearly destination for 6 years in a row. After our first encounter we knew we've found the right destination for our young family. What drew us to the property was the safety for our to  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £850 / week

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from £108 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Kingsley

Joondalup / Kingsley

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“the best holiday apartment we ever had” We spent seven weeks in the beautiful unit with Ruth. Since years we spend January through March in Western Australia, but we never have had such a beautiful accommodation with garden and pool to ouerselves.  …see more

from £56 / night

£348 - £413 / week

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from £56 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in Naxxar

Island of Malta / Naxxar

3 9 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Villa Vida next to Villa Elma” We had a wonderful time at Villa Vida, the new villa next door to Villa Elma. Franco was very welcoming and had worked very hard to deal with some serious fire damage next to the outside pool caused by the previous gu  …see more

from £337 / night

£2353 - £2690 / week

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from £337 / night

(1) Excellent 

11

Genting Highlands holiday apartment rental

Pahang / Genting Highlands

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
For a relaxing family vacation amidst mountain nature with cooler weather, cheap and good food nearby, scenic golf walks, heated outdoor jacuzzi. Yet casino entertainment, cable car rides, vegetable farms, heated outdoor swimming, golf and tennis are also available.Bran  …see more

from £66 / night

£441 / week

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from £66 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Almancil holiday villa let

Faro District / Almancil

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Comfortably furnished villa, airy and spacious. Located on the outskirts of Almancil, minutes away from all the amenities and a short drive away from the beautiful Algarve beaches. With 3 bedrooms, this villa is suitable for up to 6 persons. The ground floor consists  …see more

from £102 / night

£568 - £1551 / week

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from £102 / night

(33) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in La Zenia

La Zenia / La Zenia Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Prime location” What an excellent place to stay,5 minute walk to beach and Zenia Boulevard for excellent shopping & dining.Irish bars and restaurants right on your doorstep.Can get a little noisy if sleeping in the front bedroom but don't let that put  …see more

from £26 / night

£170 - £416 / week

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from £26 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Location, Beautiful flat!!!” The flat is immaculate and very clean. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you would need for a comfortable stay. The pool area is also clean and hardly anyone uses it. There is a lovely outside area  …see more

from £85 / night

£551 - £801 / week

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from £85 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Greater Johannesburg / Edenvale

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Welcome to The Safari Room... Perfect for an overnight stay (connecting flights). We offer a neat and clean private cottage with one bedroom, bathroom and patio in a leafy green, secure suburb 13 minutes (10,4km) from OR Tambo International airport. • The Space:-  …see more

from £21 / night

£133 / week

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from £21 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Tangalle with swimming pool

Tangalle / Nakulugamuwa

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A truly memorable experience” We have just returned from a fantastic month's holiday at the Villa Hiru Sandu. This was a truly memorable experience in this beautiful country. The villa is charming and the beachfront location is stunning. But above all  …see more

from £236 / night

£1648 - £2101 / week

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from £236 / night

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Bungalow rental in Rheenendal with shared pool

Knysna / Rheenendal

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Luxury self-catering accommodation  …see more

from £92 / night

£644 / week

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from £92 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pointe d'Esny

Grand Port District / Pointe d'Esny

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa - super holiday” The villa is well appointed with a fully fitted kitchen, living room, TV room and 3 really good sized bedrooms. The garden is well kept with a range of plants and trees and swimming pool The daily maid prepared and severe  …see more

from £127 / night

£883 - £1765 / week

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from £127 / night

(6) Excellent 

33

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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(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Moraira

Moraira / Benitachell/Cumbre del Sol

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful view” A very pleasant apartment with the most stunning view. The swimming pools are very good. Lovely and peaceful during our visit. We hope to stay here again before our permanent move to Moraira. Thank you  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £412 / week

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from £46 / night

(17) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental with swimming pool

Lake County / Clermont

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Excellent Gorgeous” We stayed at Orange Tree Retreat for 2 weeks and it was absolutely brilliant. Great Villa, fabulous location, home from home - loved every minute of our stay. This villa offers everything you could possibly want - it is  …see more

from £54 / night

£552 - £821 / week

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from £54 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“very nice” stayed here for a week in February half term. it is a nice clean villa, with three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets. everything you could need is in the kitchen. it is situated a 10-15 min walk from marina rubicon, which is  …see more

from £100 / night

£525 - £860 / week

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from £100 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(12) Excellent 

23

Duquesa holiday apartment rental

Duquesa / Sabinillas

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!!” Apartment was perfect for us & our two 16 year olds. The view from the balcony over looking the pools & beach was amazing. The complex itself was well kept and the large areas were great for sunbathing, We travelled in July & at any point o  …see more

from £40 / night

£265 - £575 / week

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from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Home rental in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect house in the perfect place” We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, although being  …see more

from £280 / night

£1900 - £3220 / week

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from £280 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in West Algarve

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 5 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely, clean apartment in great location, balcony seaview” We loved the apartment, it was very clean and equipped in all the necessary things, great kitchen! It also has a barbecue on the balcony. 10 mins walk to the beach and also 10 mins to the Mar  …see more

from £38 / night

£261 - £547 / week

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from £38 / night

(60) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent location and very welcoming stay” We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights during the month of December. We arrived in the middle of the night but someone was on hand to help us in and orient us to the apartment. The "starter kit" (milk, e  …see more

from £145 / night

£890 - £1400 / week

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from £145 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Benidorm holiday villa rental

Benidorm / Balcon de Finestrat

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful detached villa with a private pool, in an ideal location between the old village of Finestrat and the coastal resort of Cala de Finestrat (6 minute drive). Within a 10 - 15 minute drive of Benidorm and its fantastic beaches and vibrant nightlife. The villa has  …see more

from £67 / night

£465 - £980 / week

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from £67 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Kalkan / Kiziltas

5 9 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Great sea-view villa with private pool.  …see more

from £990 / night

£800 - £1250 / week

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from £990 / night

(5) Excellent 

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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 £276 / night

£1654 - £2126 / week

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from £276 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Cavelossim holiday villa accommodation

Cavelossim / Luisa by the Sea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Maya is a lovely two bedroom villa next to a swimming pool and less than five hundred yards from Cavelossim beach. It has all the amenities and comforts to suit self-catering travelers.The villa has a fully equipped kitchen, an open dining veranda and a lu  …see more

from £75 / night

£509 - £899 / week

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from £75 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location, well-appointed one-bedroom apartment with a great view!” This was our second trip back to Cape Town within the year. We chose to return to V and A Waterfront as we loved being able to walk to many of the major sites. That is the m  …see more

from £71 / night

£473 - £1300 / week

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from £71 / night

(14) Excellent 

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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 apartment with shared pool in Biggera Waters

Gold Coast / Biggera Waters

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
QUALITY APARTMENT, WALK TO HARBOUR TOWN This beautifully finished apartment is located at the MISTRAL AT HARBOUR QUAYS development. Located in the heart of Biggera Waters only 500m from a major shopping outlet, cinema, restaurants & public transport. Located in the  …see more

from £64 / night

£447 / week

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from £64 / night

(26) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great villa” I've stayed in a few villas on the highway 27 and this one is the best I've stayed in, very clean, all the facilities you need, 2 ensuite bedrooms, downstairs cloakroom, a very nice plot withan hedge around the pool area which gives you a  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 - £630 / week

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from £65 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Billinudgel

New South Wales / Billinudgel

Studio 4 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Gorgeous rural retreat set in 40 beautiful acres, with swimming pool & tennis court. Pet friendly studio apartment, close to Byron Bay, and all the major music festivals.  …see more

from £91 / night

£635 / week

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from £91 / night

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Holiday home in Korora

Coffs Harbour / Korora

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
An Executive luxury home featured on Series 4,Episode 18 of Australia's Best Houses. This home has great ocean views, & beach access down to Korora Beach. It is in a quite cul-de-sac,so is a great place to get away,or have family gatherings.There are definetly no parti  …see more

from £234 / night

£1521 - £1644 / week

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from £234 / night

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Home rental in Bandipur with shared pool

Karnataka / Bandipur

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Country Club Wildlife Resort is not your usual holiday hangout. Instead, it’s a family vacation hub with an overload of ecstatic woody escapades. Set on the fringes of Bandipur National Park, the luxurious jungle resort gives you plenty of adventure holiday pickin  …see more

from £40 / night

£276 / week

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from £40 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feel at home” Perfect vacation villa,everything is how it should be,a really feel home villa.If you rent a car it's a plus.Confortable,quiet,full sunexposed,quality.Afther many villas this was the best till now!!I rate this property 5 stars but there  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A lovely stay at a beautiful villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. An easy 15 minute walk from the lovely marina with brilliant shops, bars and restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere. The villa was clean and tidy, well equipped and spacious and  …see more

from £238 / night

£1424 - £3899 / week

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from £238 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Santa Lucija

Island of Malta / Santa Lucija

6 17 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This is a high standard holiday home which holds a unique experience in luxury self catering accommodation in Gozo. The place is perfect for families or friends seeking a quiet rural hideaway in Gozo making it ideal for exploring the attractions of the island. Situated  …see more

from £139 / night

£988 - £1177 / week

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from £139 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Madliena

Island of Malta / Madliena

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect place, perfect holiday.” This was our first stay to this perfect fully furnished apartment, My partner and myself came for a 2 week holiday and found the perfect apartment in a great location. It is a short walk from the seafront and 5min dri  …see more

from £62 / night

£434 - £865 / week

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from £62 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxury 2 bedroom air conditioned apartment on the exclusive Porto de Mos estate, with pool, 400 yards from the beach 5 mins to the nearest golf club.  …see more

from £50 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Magnificent private villa set in hills above exclusive resorts and beaches of Fanabe & Bahia del Duques in Southern Tenerife. Sleeps 10. Large private heated pool. Solarium with sunbeds and parasols. Ocean views. Peaceful and private. Beautiful garden with BBQ.  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £2500 / week

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from £143 / night