Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (140149)

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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Central Algarve holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Sao Rafael

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excelent apartment” Excellent apartment, very well equipped, very spacious and very well located. Beach 5 minutes walk. Good place to rest with a beautiful garden overlooking the sea. The owner is a lady very helpful and gentle. I hope to return in a  …see more

from £68 / night

£424 - £763 / week

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from £68 / night

(40) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa rental

Hikkaduwa / Thiranagama

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Just Amazing” A Villa paradise, 15 minutes walk from the beach and yet set in the most serene and gorgeous gardens. Our 3 week holiday seemed to fly by.From Al fresco dining by the pool to watching the monkeys swinging through the trees in the garden  …see more

from £100 / night

£630 - £1310 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Very Good 

19

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Sesmarias

Albufeira / Sesmarias

6 16 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Villa, Lovey service!” The villa was amazing! It would be amazing at twice the price. When we arrived we couldnt believe our luck. The lady who met us and showed us around, rebecca, was so lovely and incredibly helpful. I would recommend this  …see more

from £203 / night

£1423 - £4067 / week

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from £203 / night

(2) Very Good 

25

Apartment rental in Lora del Rio with swimming pool

Province of Seville / Lora del Rio

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Cortijo Hacienda Nueva, spectacular accommodation for 12 persons, large gardens and pool area with barbecue. The region of the Guadalquivir Valley is the region extending from Sevilla City to Cordoba City. An ideal region for which they want to visit apart from  …see more

from £128 / night

£712 - £1899 / week

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from £128 / night

(15) Excellent 

18

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

(6) Excellent 

22

Puerto Marina holiday townhouse accommodation

Benalmadena / Puerto Marina

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Casablanca is a stunning newly built four bedroom villa in a private gated community situated in the Puerto Marina area of Benalmadena. Situated just 15 minutes from Malaga airport, minutes walk from the marina and beach and its many excellent bars and restaurants and  …see more

from £166 / night

£1145 - £1861 / week

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from £166 / night

(11) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa letting

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“perfect holiday, would definately come again” We have just returned from a 2 week holiday in Weston Magic. The location is perfect and all the attractions are within easy reach by car. The home is the perfect place to relax and has everything you ne  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(18) Excellent 

40

Holiday home with swimming pool in Nerja

Nerja / Aljamar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Our four double bedroom (one of which is internal) airconditioned villa with private swimming pool and also access to the large community swimming pool is probably one of the best at Edificio Residencial Aljamar as it has a very large terrace. Being situated on the c  …see more

from £77 / night

£467 - £1272 / week

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from £77 / night

(3) Excellent 

19

Apartment rental in Vilamoura with shared pool

Quarteira / Vilamoura

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
This bright and airy apartment is located in the 7th floor of Luna- Olympus just next to the Marina. It features modern décor where you can enjoy quality time with family or friends. For up to 4 persons. The kitchen is an open space area, fully equipped and very funct  …see more

from £60 / night

£339 - £916 / week

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from £60 / night

17

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

(1) Excellent 

8

Holiday condo in Fish Hoek

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
2 Oceans Apartments offers a tastefully decorated Self-Catering Apartment in the heart of the Cape Peninsula with a large sparkling and solar heated pool. The 1-Room Apartment is perfect for 2 people but can accommodate a family of 4. Our beautifully decorated one room  …see more

from £35 / night

£245 - £266 / week

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from £35 / 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

(23) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Funchal

Funchal / Ajuda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Beautifully equipped flat in quiet residential setting. Close to amenities.” We stayed at the apartment for 5 days and found it to be excellently equipped - obviously a lot of thought has gone into planning! The location was good - easy parking nearby  …see more

from £34 / night

£238 - £534 / week

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from £34 / night

(10) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Bottom Bay

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Will Definitely Be Returning” This was my first time visiting Barbados and staying at Cou Cou~ I will definitely be returning!!!!. Cou Cou is a well maintained and tastefully decorated villa with even the smallest of amenities thought of which assist  …see more

from £100 / night

£660 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in West Algarve with shared pool

Lagos / Marina

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another fantastic stay!” Apartment was great. This is the second time we have stayed in this small and lovely complex but the first time in this apartment. It was very spacious, well furnished and very clean. A lovely big balcony which got the morn  …see more

from £45 / night

£310 - £770 / week

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from £45 / night

(18) Excellent 

33

Holiday villa in Central Algarve

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“An excellent villa in a lovely setting” The taxi from Faro to the villa was booked for us by Jacqueline and cost 25 euros each way and it was a 20 min journey.Jackie was there to greet us and show us round (the welcome pack was huge),Villa Sul Vista i  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £1400 / week

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from £108 / night

22

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

Sunshine Coast / Coolum Beach

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
A breakfast starter pack is included with every booking.  …see more

from £115 / night

£644 - £942 / week

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from £115 / night

(5) Excellent 

26

Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This very popular villa is located in a slightly elevated area of Puerto del Carmen and has been furnished to a high standard with touches of an original oriental theme throughout. The villa has a bright and airy living/dining area with large sliding doors that open out  …see more

from £99 / night

£689 - £1205 / week

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from £99 / night

(13) Excellent 

23

Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment with stunning views” Large apartment that overlooks a beautiful rocky beach which is just over the road, and is only a 10 minute walk to a sandy beach in the town of Gran Tarajal which has a good selection of restaurants and cafes  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £540 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Xaghra holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 5 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely farmhouse” Well equipped , spacious farmhouse with the terrace on the upper floor offering plenty of sun or shade as preferred and the pool for cooling off after sightseeing. The private courtyard with it's jacuzzi was an added luxury much enjo  …see more

from £94 / night

£594 / week

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from £94 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Apartment and Fantastic holiday” Just home from a 10 day stay at this beautiful apartment with 3 kids 17, and twins 11. we loved it!!! .. From the start, when Wilma met us and took us there we had no issues with our holiday at all .The apartm  …see more

from £60 / night

£385 - £840 / week

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from £60 / 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

(5) Excellent 

24

Haines City holiday villa rental

Haines City / Calabay Parc at Tower Lake

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great place to stay.” Although we were only a small group of people (3) we always look for somewhere nice to stay and certainly found that in Magic Villa Orlando. Always difficult to book somewhere you don't know, but from the start, the helpful owner  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £72 / night

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Medan

North Sumatra / Medan

14 45 1 night min

  • 14 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 45
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
Medan hotelsMedan vacation rentalMedan eco hotelOur place is 1 hour drive from Medan airport Kuala Namu3 hours drive to Bukit Lawang orang utan center  …see more

from £45 / night

£276 / week

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from £45 / night

(5) Excellent 

52

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

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Faro Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect base” This villa gave us everything we were looking for from our 1 week break to Lanzarote. The inside was modern, spacious and clean and the outside was large and private with a lovely heated pool. Within a 5 minute walk you had a couple of n  …see more

from £100 / night

£599 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Margaret River

Margaret River Region / Margaret River

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Pool spa close to beach foxtel  …see more

from £118 / night

£824 - £1895 / week

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from £118 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

Studio 2 Min stay varies

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

from £29 / night

£200 - £340 / week

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from £29 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Davenport with golf nearby

Central Florida / Davenport

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real treat” As soon as we walked into the Villa at Solana we knew we were in for a treat. The Villa was spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished with all new appliances. After spending a week all cramped into one Disney hotel room it was great t  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £739 / week

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from £72 / 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 £79 / night

£550 - £875 / week

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from £79 / night

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Pacific Pines holiday home accommodation

Gold Coast / Pacific Pines

7 20 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Vue360 is a luxury, near new, massive stylish bungalow with 7 full size bedrooms with 4.5 bathrooms and amazing majestic views of the hinterland from the enormous back deck It is located on the top of a hill and is on one of the best street of Pacific Pines. It is also  …see more

from £170 / night

£1188 / week

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from £170 / night

(13) Excellent 

30

Clermont holiday villa rental

Clermont / Greater Groves

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
5star luxury villa fully furnished to high standard.Full games room inc air hockey, pool football table.flat screen tv/DVD all rooms. Newly decorated throughout. Fans in all main areas. Private pool, large lanai BBQ. Not overlooked.child/baby friendly.large corner plot.  …see more

from £75 / night

£500 - £690 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in Blue Bay

Grand Port District / Blue Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely brilliant.” Villa D Alisha suited our needs in terms of geographic location and that it accommodated the whole family of 9. The rooms, even though in the same Villa offered some privacy & reflection time without disturbance from other famil  …see more

from £77 / night

£509 - £1399 / week

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from £77 / night

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Grande-Terre Island / Saint Francois

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £84 / night

£306 - £394 / week

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from £84 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Las Coloradas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in a quiet but convenient location exactly as described.” We've just returned from a week at a Villa Brisa. The villa is in a great location, quite but only a 15 minute leisurely walk to the Marina Rubicon and less to the Playa Papagyo  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1310 / week

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from £60 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in West Algarve with shared pool

Lagos / Porto de Mos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another great holiday at Casa Clar” September 2012 .... Our second visit to Casa Clara in 12 months and another fantastic holiday. Really recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a spotlessy clean and well equiped apartment in a fantastic locati  …see more

from £60 / night

£250 - £750 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Scarborough

Stirling / Scarborough

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
We have a beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment with panoramic ocean views and large balcony perfect for watching life on the beach here at Sandcastles Apartment Complex Scarborough, Perth. The accommodation we are delighted to offer the Apartment in such a lovely,  …see more

from £118 / night

£820 / week

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from £118 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Saint James Parish / Holder's Hill

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa with that personal touch from the cleaner” Prior to arrival the owner was very helpful with car hiring and attention to detail as we needed a divider in one of the rooms as we had brother and sister teenagers of different sexes sharing  …see more

from £107 / night

£750 - £900 / week

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from £107 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Mellieha

Island of Malta / Mellieha

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Clean and spacious in a great location” The apartment matched the photographs and description well. It was clean, modern and spacious. Many of the other apartments were unoccupied, so we often had the pool to ourselves. Nick, the manager, was very  …see more

from £106 / night

£509 / week

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from £106 / night

(25) Excellent 

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West Algarve holiday villa rental

Lagos / Porto de Mos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic stay at Villa da Naranja” We have just got back from a lovely week at this villa in Lagos. We were a group of 3 couples and one baby and the villa was just perfect for our needs. It has a modern stylish feel with all mod cons. The outside po  …see more

from £112 / night

£780 - £1585 / week

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from £112 / night