Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (139738)

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 with swimming pool in Cape Naturaliste

Dunsborough / Cape Naturaliste

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
This stunning recently renovated "Eagle Bay Store", is now an extremely luxurious holiday villa. This very stylish villa is part of a luxury triplex development located just a short stroll (150 steps!) across the road from the glorious waters of Eagle Bay beach. The  …see more

from £205 / night

£1024 - £2457 / week

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from £205 / night

(19) Excellent 

17

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

(4) Excellent 

35

Holiday home with tennis court in Carool

New South Wales / Carool

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Just Heaven Mountain Retreat is a unique 27 acre property at Carool just over the Queensland border in NSW. From everywhere on the property there are spectacular ocean, rural, and mountain views. Just Heaven is at the gateway to the unique beauty of Northern NSW and i  …see more

from £252 / night

£1496 - £2963 / week

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from £252 / night

10

Cleveland holiday apartment let

Redland City / Cleveland

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Moreton Bay Beach Lodge is right on Moreton Bay with views to North Stradbroke Island and other surrrounding Islands. This place is one of Brisbane's special secrets with beautiful walks to many restaurants and a one kilometre walk to Stradbroke Ferries. The accommodat  …see more

from £147 / night

£1024 / week

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from £147 / night

(4) Excellent 

29

Cala d'Or holiday villa rental

Majorca / Cala d'Or

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Fleming is a spacious 4 bedrooms (two double, two twin), 3 bathroom villa with its own private pool, games room ( including Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Sky TV). Wifi and table tennis. It is located in the area of Cala Ferrera in Cala D'or. The villa is perfect for th  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £2100 / week

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from £150 / night

(12) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Bang Tao Beach with shared pool

Bang Tao Beach / Layan Beach

1 3 Min stay varies

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

from £50 / night

£297 - £687 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

17

Golf del Sur holiday apartment rental

San Miguel de Abona / Golf del Sur

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“59 The Palms - Brilliant Accommodation” Booking Apartment 59 The Palms through Julia was easy and messages were helpful and friendly which makes a difference. Fans in rooms and beach towels were provided, clean and nice. Thanks Julia, enjoyed my holi  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £944 / week

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from £43 / night

(6) Excellent 

16

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Costa Calida

Mazarron / Mazarron Country Club

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Splendid, fully equiped villa in quiet urbanisation” Beautiful villa, ideal for family with children. The house was very clean, situated in a quiet street of the Country Club.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

(28) Excellent 

20

Bottom Bay holiday villa rental

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A great place to stay in this Caribbean paradise” A lovingly maintained and managed villa that we enjoyed throughout our 2 week stay. The owners have clearly taken great care to create a comfortable, elegant home for their guests. Although we ar  …see more

from £90 / night

£595 - £1015 / week

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from £90 / 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

(16) Excellent 

40

Central Algarve holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Windmill Hill, Albufeira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment with amazing views” Brilliant spacious apartment. Everything we needed for a great Holiday. Best views i have ever seen. Complex lovely. Very hilly but plenty of taxis. Owners responded to any queries immediately and the Manager,  …see more

from £40 / night

£375 - £720 / week

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from £40 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Los Alcazares with shared pool

Los Alcazares / Pueblo Patricia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa, very private, close to everything for a perfect s/c holiday” We stayed in this villa last year, this year, and have rebooked for next year! It is very comfortable and clean, with very private garden and roof terrace. Lovely clean, smal  …see more

from £50 / night

£295 - £625 / week

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from £50 / night

24

Holiday home with swimming pool in Wamberal

New South Wales / Wamberal

5 17 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Perfect for families and corporate bookings Casa Del Mar set over three levels will comfortably accommodate and entertain the whole family, even the extended family. It’s situated in a highly sought-after beach street location only 100 metres from Wamberal beach and  …see more

from £752 / night

£5264 / week

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from £752 / night

(3) Very Good 

21

Holiday villa rental

Obidos / Gaeiras

5 11 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
This stunning Villa is only 5 minutes from the historic fortified town of Obidos and 8 minutes from Caldas da Rainha (the city's name means Queen's hot springs). It extends over 2 floors,making it suitable for families wishing to share accommodation. 3 Bedroom's,2 Bat  …see more

from £136 / night

£831 - £1229 / week

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from £136 / night

19

Lodge rental in Lavumisa with shared pool

Lavumisa / Royal Jozini

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
Self catering bush lodge available - 1 separate bedroom (Hippo Lodge) sleeps 2 and 1 separate bedroom (Warthog Lodge) is a family room (queen and twin beds) , sleeps 4sleeps - 4 privately, 6 in total.  …see more

from £67 / night

£460 - £525 / week

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from £67 / night

(16) Excellent 

17

Los Cristianos holiday apartment rental

Los Cristianos / Victoria Court

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely clean, well furnished, well equipped apartment in EXCELLENT location.” This is a really lovely apartment in a super location. I was there on my own to begin with and felt very safe, my husband joined me later. The complex is in a gated comm  …see more

from £50 / night

£260 - £360 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / Grand Reserve

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“About the House” The house was amazing and the location was very good. The house was super clean and very comfortable to stay in . See you till next year  …see more

from £105 / night

£730 - £950 / week

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from £105 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nerja

Nerja / Oasis de Capistrano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent and well equipped appartment with super friendly hosts” The appartment is very well equipped, we mised nothing for our comfort. The children loved to play in the garden and the pools. Our hosts were very helpful and so hospitable.  …see more

from £39 / night

£246 - £551 / week

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from £39 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Fuengirola

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Self Catering property with stunning swimming pool and exotic Tropical Gardens, and overlooking the Mediterranean. Just 10 minutes from the beach. Ideal for families seeking relaxation and golfers.  …see more

from £35 / night

£220 - £490 / week

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from £35 / 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 £140 / night

£996 - £1187 / week

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from £140 / 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

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Holiday apartment rental

Calvia / Magaluf

2 8 Min stay varies

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

from £60 / night

£420 - £1260 / week

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from £60 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Les Masies Catalanes holiday villa rental

Costa Dorada / Les Masies Catalanes

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
El Pinaret, a countryside retreat with beautiful views.4 bedrooms,open plan living,open log fire,private pool,gardens,outside bbq area,outdoor dining.Close to beach resorts of Salou,Cambrils, historic Tarragona and Barcelona.Port Aventura and Water Park close by.Golf at  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £1250 / week

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from £65 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Javea

Javea / Tosalet

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A view to die for!” Fantastic villa for all 15 of us to enjoy together and still find personal spaces.Clean,basic bedrooms,great bathrooms,showers lovely.Location superb,5 mins drive to supermarket,10 mins drive to Arenal beach.Although busy resort,ne  …see more

from £157 / night

£933 - £3560 / week

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from £157 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Gale

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Large detached villa with private heated pool 300m from beach and near all amenities, ideal for families.  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £2900 / week

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from £200 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Davenport

Davenport / The Manors North at Westridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just perfect!” An amazing house!!! All of the comforts of home in a great location. Definitely will be staying again!  …see more

from £62 / night

£380 - £500 / week

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from £62 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Fancourt holiday lodge rental

George / Fancourt

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Fancourt in South Africa is the place to go for the ultimate golfing break, it is ranked as one of the top 18 golfing resort in the world (destination golf 2012/13). It offers 3 top ranked golf courses, driving range and short game practice area. The lodge rental includ  …see more

from £70 / night

£420 - £650 / week

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from £70 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto de la Duquesa

Manilva / Puerto de la Duquesa

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“A delightful stay, one of the best” A really beautiful appointed, and comfortable apartment. Everything you could wish for. All amenities close by. Would highly recommend a stay here, a credit to the owners Tony & Rosie.  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £475 / week

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from £47 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Happy Hen do at amazing apartment” We visited the pad in July 2013 for a "tame" hen holiday. We wanted to go somewhere where would could relax, eat nice food and enjoy the Spanish weather in nice surroundings. The Pad is situated on a very secure co  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Colombo

Colombo / Colombo City Centre

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We loved this appartment” We stayed a week in this appartment and loved it. It is light and airy , well furnished and is exactly as the owners described it. Views were fantastic and there was a real buzz of Colombo. The position is ideal, next to Cinn  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £665 / week

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from £85 / night

15

Holiday home rental

Gold Coast / Mermaid Waters

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Make Your Holiday Worthwhile! Markeri I Waterfront Holiday Home, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 12; few hundred meters from the beach in a residential area just outside of the main tourist hub. If you are a group of 6 or more guests this rental represents a better de  …see more

from £173 / night

£1208 / week

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from £173 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Isla Canela holiday apartment rental

Ayamonte / Isla Canela

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable homely apartment with beautiful sea view” We stayed from 15/10/11 for two weeks. The first week had glorious sunshine so we borrowed John's deck chairs to use on the beach-only two minutes' walk away. When the weather changed on the seco  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £495 / week

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from £28 / night

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Arrondissement of Saint-Paul / Saint-Paul

4 9 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

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from £212 / night

£1187 / week

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from £212 / night

(17) Excellent 

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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

(25) Very Good 

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Kissimmee holiday townhouse rental

Kissimmee / Venetian Bay Villages

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location and facilites” This house gave us everything we needed for a great holiday. Clean, well equipped and in a pleasant area. Pools and public areas very well kept. Would recommend for couples and families alike. Six adults would be easily a  …see more

from £42 / night

£294 - £357 / week

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from £42 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great villa in a lovely location” We have just booked our next holiday in Tenerife, staying at the Villa Cascada, this will be our eighth stay in this lovely villa. The property is situated in a quiet, residential area with great views over Mount Tei  …see more

from £122 / night

£850 - £1336 / week

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from £122 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Playa del Ingles

Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice Villa, very helpful owners” Nice clean villa, well positioned, far enough away from the attraction to relax but close enough for short walk for good night out. Pool is a good size and well maintained. The owners were very helpful, good communic  …see more

from £170 / night

£749 - £1590 / week

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from £170 / 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

£263 - £551 / week

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from £38 / night

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Minorca / Na Macaret

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £85 / night

£594 - £1187 / week

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from £85 / night

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Scarborough holiday apartment rental

Moreton Bay Region / Scarborough

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Enjoy beachside living in a quiet suburb just 30 min north of Brisbane airport. First floor apartment (14 steps above ground level) in a small complex set back from the street. Views of Moreton Bay from the patio. Well equipped for short or long stays. All linen pro  …see more

from £132 / night

£761 / week

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from £132 / night