Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (102976)

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 rental

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tip top” A fantastic villa set in a quiet area but still close enough to the town centre. The place is well kitted out with a lovely poolside area and clean pool. The villa and surrounding areas were better than id have expected, the rooms are spaciou  …see more

from £140 / night

£975 - £1350 / week

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from £140 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Kalkan with swimming pool

Kalkan / Kiziltas

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous villa with spectacular views of beautiful Kalkan” Lovely villa which is very well presented. Party consisted of 4 adults and 2 teenagers and had plenty of space inside and outside. Villa well equipped, enjoyed the vast array of books availabl  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £850 / week

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from £86 / night

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Apartment rental in Aljezur with shared pool

Faro District / Aljezur

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool

from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Marbella / Marbella

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £145 / night

£975 - £1675 / week

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from £145 / night

(7) Excellent 

15

Gordon's Bay holiday chalet let

Cape Town / Gordon's Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“stunning” from the moment we drove up to the villa and seen the views over the bay,feel in love with the place,has everything you need and more,the kitchen area has everything, tv room with a stunning picture on the wall,really nice bedroom with bat  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £480 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Aljezur

Faro District / Aljezur

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £78 / night

£561 - £1121 / week

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from £78 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“I still want 2 buy this great appartment” Been twice this year could not b happier very nice owners nothing seams 2 much trouble they just let u enjoy your stay,not far away if u ever needed anything or advice. On my last review i did say make sure u  …see more

from £47 / night

£330 - £422 / week

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from £47 / night

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Apartment rental in Whitianga

Coromandel Peninsula / Whitianga

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £78 / night

£580 - £1076 / week

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from £78 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 14 4 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“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 £268 / night

£1587 - £4587 / week

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from £268 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Obidos

Obidos / Bom Sucesso

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Suitable Stay” Area is nice, quite, picturesque and rural. Suitable for a base for the Obidos area and coast. Stayed during a cold December- villa is quite comfortable, and has what you want for a break. Only significant negative comments are that  …see more

from £65 / night

£295 - £895 / week

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from £65 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just gets better each trip” Fabulous apartment - extremely well cared for - clean and very comfortable - the owners had made even more improvements since our visit in may 2016. The place feels like home, we can't wait for next visit  …see more

from £74 / night

£513 - £729 / week

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from £74 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Central Sydney

Sydney / Central Sydney

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £176 / night

£1184 / week

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from £176 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Armacao de Pera with shared pool

Armacao de Pera / Quinta dos Arcos

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“great location and lovely flat” We stayed at the Brisamar in July 2011 and there were three of us. My husband, myself and our 20 year old son. We needed an apartment that gave us all some privacy and space and we weren't let down. The flat is lovel  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £490 / week

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from £40 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Mont Tremblant ski home to rent.

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best option in Tremblant” The property is by far the best in the area. It is perfectly appointed and the photographs are completely accurate. 8 to 10 people fit perfectly. My family and I had a lovely Christmas and New Year's holiday at Tremblant and  …see more

from £135 / night

£860 - £1300 / week

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from £135 / night

(33) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

Studio 2 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Well equiped in great location” Located above the old town and harbour, this little studio apartment is extremely well appointed, The owners, Eileen and Dave live nearby and are happy to help you with anything and even pick you up at the airport. Shop  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £300 / week

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from £36 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Vejer de la Frontera

Province of Cadiz / Vejer de la Frontera

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely in love with this place!” Knowing the area well, I have to say that it is unlikely to find a more comfortable and peaceful accommodation than this one. Sitting outside in the garden next to the lovely pool, the only sounds we could hear cam  …see more

from £130 / night

£863 - £1483 / week

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from £130 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Home rental in Santiago de la Ribera with shared pool

Murcia / Santiago de la Ribera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely House” A lovely well equipped & homely house in a great location.The shared pool is great if you just want to lounge about which is not busy.Or the roof terrace if you want some privacy & has the sun all day.The front patio is great to have you  …see more

from £50 / night

£290 - £440 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment rental

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Immaculate, secure, comfortable and modern.” We had a wonderful week here. The apartment is modern and very well equipped with a range of kitchen equipment including a dishwasher. We purchased a week's wifi from the main square and it was fast and rel  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £555 / week

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from £45 / night

(44) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent holiday & villa” we arrived to a lovley villa everything we needed was there we stayed for 11 days & had an excellent holiday maureen answered all of my questions with a quick respons , the villa was situated i a lovley location we had a car  …see more

from £66 / night

£460 - £856 / week

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from £66 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Costa Brava / Begur

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £138 / night

£690 - £949 / week

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from £138 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Costa Esuri holiday apartment rental

Ayamonte / Costa Esuri

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £45 / night

£311 - £453 / week

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from £45 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Almancil

Almancil / Fonte Algarve

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious house+ Big Pool = Happy family” 7 of us stayed in Villa Magnolia with 4 children ranging from baby to teenager. The house was finished to a high specification, was spacious and well maintained. There was ample room for everyone and lots of di  …see more

from £190 / night

£1130 - £3095 / week

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from £190 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Candolim

Bardez / Candolim

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £40 / night

£250 - £840 / week

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from £40 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Flamingos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious apartment and great views” Apartment was well equipped, very clean and perfect for our family to spend New Year. The balcony is huge and views over the golf course, hills and out to sea could not be better. Bathrooms, bedrooms and Kitchen al  …see more

from £156 / night

£863 - £1164 / week

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from £156 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous swim out apartment” We loved this apartment its close to the beach and the pool is right off the patio. Its well layed out with both couples having their own bathrooms, a well equiped kitchen with large fridge. great outdoor area with loung  …see more

from £180 / night

£1260 - £2775 / week

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from £180 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything we needed and great views” This is our second stay in this apartment. Ot os always so quiet in February but we still benefit from mild sunny weather. There are views to the sea and the mountains. The flat is comfortable andhad everything we  …see more

from £58 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £58 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Old Course Golf Club

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolute Gem” We visited Portugal for the first time last month during our children's school mid-term break, the children are 5 and 6 years of age so we needed somewhere that guaranteed entertainment! And what a trip! From our first enquiry until our  …see more

from £104 / night

£604 - £1656 / week

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from £104 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Friars Hill with shared pool, golf nearby

Antigua / Friars Hill

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great place to stay” Nice and easy transfer by taxi to the accommodation complex. Friendly reception staff on arrival. Very attractive and clean appartment, with a lovely balcony with sun loungers, table and chairs. Just a few hundred yards from a lo  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1100 / week

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from £100 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous villa” We stayed in this villa for a week in November, myself , husband and family to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday. We could not have celebrated it in a nicer villa! It was plenty big enough for 6 of us although most of our time was s  …see more

from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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from £107 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Faro

Faro District / Faro

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Solitude” We are back again, this time was just as good as the first time, if not better, as the work done to the property enhances it further. We stayed in the master bedroom, which has a new en-suite. The views of Faro and surrounding area from the  …see more

from £259 / night

£1807 - £2151 / week

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from £259 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 7 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable and spacious” We stayed for a week in Villa ELL, only returning a couple of days ago. The villa is beautiful and contains everything needed for a comfortable stay. It was spotlessly clean. We all enjoyed the pool, mini golf and played pool  …see more

from £180 / night

£1250 - £1350 / week

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from £180 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Villa rental in San Antonio with swimming pool

San Antonio / Cala De Bou

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £231 / night

£1617 - £4311 / week

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from £231 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Ciudad Quesada

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location” Great location mostly due to shared pool. The pool is a social hive and we made great friends which made our holiday much more special. Need a car for beaches and Torrevijieja is a wonderful place with great beaches for families. Great  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £280 / week

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from £30 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Nerja holiday townhouse rental

Nerja / Burriana Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£427 - £815 / week

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from £65 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Villamartin / Los Dolses

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic holiday destination for couples or families, has something for everyone” Had a truly wonderful holiday in Casa Kama, the villa is immaculately clean, light and airy. It has every amenity for a stress free holiday, we particularly loved break  …see more

from £29 / night

£185 - £305 / week

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from £29 / night

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Belle Mare ski villa to rent.

Flacq District / Belle Mare

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

(39) 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 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“UNREAL” This villa was outstanding, could never tire of the views, just what we need for a relaxing 10 Days in the mountains. As a family we had all intentions of travelling about and exploring the area, but as the villa was so well equipped we spent  …see more

from £75 / night

£700 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Santarem with swimming pool

Santarem District / Santarem

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £47 / night

£324 - £712 / week

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from £47 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Greater Perth / Wanneroo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £49 / night

£305 - £577 / week

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from £49 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Accra

Accra / Spintex

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£208 / week

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from £30 / night

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