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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11

Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This villa is situated in a quiet street near the Cala Abogat by the Benissa Coast. This traditional styled villa is set in its own gardens and is within a five minutes' walk to shops, bars, restaurants and a sandy cove.The villa is a two level holiday home  …see more

from £57 / night

£423 - £615 / week

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from £57 / night

(30) Excellent 

57

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Praia de Carveiro

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa, fantastic week” We have just returned from a week at this lovely luxury villa. Its so spacious and comfortable and is superbly located close to Carvoeiro. We chose not to hire a car and did not regret doing so. All amenities are with  …see more

from £60 / night

£450 - £1505 / week

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from £60 / night

(22) Very Good 

56

Holiday villa with shared pool in Orlando

Orlando / Sunrise Lakes

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing stay” We stayed here in Oct 2014 and had a fantastic time. The house was perfect, very clean and spacious and the pool was amazing backed on to a lake. There were plenty of local restaurants nearby and Disney and universal were in easy reach.  …see more

from £71 / night

£497 - £800 / week

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from £71 / night

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(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mahabalipuram

Tamil Nadu / Mahabalipuram

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A holiday home conveniently located on ECR by the beach, 'ExtaSea' is just 20 minutes’ drive from Mahabalipuram, located inside a secure gated community between Chennai and Pondicherry/Puducherry. 'ExtaSea' is a luxurious private Beach House designed with cosy interio  …see more

from £158 / night

£985 / week

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from £158 / night

(7) Very Good 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Antalya Province / Kalkan

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic views, great Villa” My friends and I have been to Kalkan many times and love everything about it, the people are very friendly, the restaurants are a foodies paradise and for us girlies the shopping is amazing. Villa Yasmina was the perfect  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £750 / week

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from £50 / night

(31) Very Good 

21

Gharb holiday villa rental

Island of Gozo / Gharb

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Autentic and charming farmhouse with a wonderful view.” We have now wisited this wonderful farmhouse 3 times in the last years, latest now in oct/nov 2012, and all times have been fantastic. This converted farmhouse has very good qualities and is a pl  …see more

from £95 / night

£645 - £1735 / week

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from £95 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Ghajnsielem holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Ghajnsielem

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What a beautiful farmhouse. Perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday” I have organised many holidays for a family group of 10 people over the last 12 years or so. I can honestly say this was one of the best Villas/ Farmhouses we have rented. The photos do  …see more

from £101 / night

£706 / week

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from £101 / night

(22) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mutxamel

Costa Blanca / Mutxamel

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home” Bellavista is slightly off the beaten track, I would advise using the postcode 03110 instead of sat nav but once we arrived at the villa we were very happy with everything, Steve met us and after showing us around he explained he lived  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £1595 / week

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from £143 / night

(7) Very Good 

14

Holiday villa letting

Minorca / Cala'n Porter

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing family holiday in a lovely setting” Spent a chilled week in this well equipped, nicely located villa. Children (aged 6 and 3) really enjoyed the pool and the villa was very child friendly. The location was close enough to the bars and restau  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £1350 / week

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from £95 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Cala Serena

Majorca / Cala Serena

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
1 year New Swimmingpool 4 x 8 meters ,with electrolysis system (works with salt instead of chlorine,) Our Villa is distributed in 2 Separated buldings, the main House just in front of the swimmingpool . ideal for big families or two families so each has it owns privacit  …see more

from £169 / night

£1177 / week

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from £169 / night

(1) Excellent 

47

Apartment rental in Sant Miquel de Fluvia with swimming pool

Province of Girona / Sant Miquel de Fluvia

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Large house with 5 double bedrooms, 2 kitchens and 3 bathrooms, private garden with swimming pool and barbecue, in a beautiful natural environment, only 10 minutes from the beach, Costa Brava, railway station in the village, great for hiking and cycling  …see more

from £93 / night

£588 - £1471 / week

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from £93 / night

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Orlando

Orlando / Encantada

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
Private screened pool, full kitchen amenities, microwave, playground area, DVD, fully furnished, self-catering, clubhouse,community pools, washer dryer, gated, arcade, cyber cafe, sundry shop, fishing,wine bar, gym and more, pool tables, wireless Internet, jacuzzi, secl  …see more

from £91 / night

£591 - £827 / week

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from £91 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great Holiday” Visited Casa Innismore with my husband and two friends, we found the villa well equipped, spacious and very comfortable. The outdoor eating and sitting area by pool where nicely furnished, the heated swimming pool just great. Just  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1100 / week

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from £100 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Fort Myers Beach

Southwest Gulf Coast / Fort Myers Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
All the beach / sunset photos on this site are taken from the beach directly across the road.  …see more

from £141 / night

£1256 - £1532 / week

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from £141 / night

(27) Very Good 

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

(22) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Galle

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful stay in a Wonderful Villa” We (group of 4 friends) stayed at the Moonstone Villa for a week in mid February and we could not have had a more wonderful stay. The property was well maintained and the staff could not have been more helpful and  …see more

from £125 / night

£1200 / week

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from £125 / night

(23) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Costa de Antigua

Fuerteventura / Costa de Antigua

5 12 7 nights min

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

from £101 / night

£673 - £1723 / week

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from £101 / night

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Holiday home in Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis / Nevis

1 3 2 nights min

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

from £99 / night

£630 - £905 / week

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from £99 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

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

Queensland / Port Douglas

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing escape from every day life” A couple of us stayed in this villa and loved it, hardly ever needed to leave our sancutary, our own pool, BBQ and all the comforts of home. Nice and private but within minutes of Port Douglas. Really spacious,  …see more

from £264 / night

£1316 - £3480 / week

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from £264 / night

(12) Excellent 

26

Holiday villa in Orlando

Central Florida / Orlando

6 13 Min stay varies

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

from £157 / night

£1097 / week

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from £157 / night

(13) Very Good 

14

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Los Claveles

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £100 / night

£675 - £987 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Very Good 

40

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Red Mountain, Playa Blanca

7 15 7 nights min

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

from £464 / night

£3245 - £4645 / week

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from £464 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Villa rental in Poste Lafayette with swimming pool

Riviere du Rempart District / Poste Lafayette

4 9 Min stay varies

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

from £211 / night

£1471 - £3236 / week

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from £211 / night

(17) Excellent 

56

Kissimmee holiday villa rental

Kissimmee / Crescent Lakes

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £93 / night

£650 - £850 / week

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from £93 / night

(2) Excellent 

30

Silves / Odelouca

2 6 7 nights min

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

 …see more

from £97 / night

£673 - £2479 / week

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from £97 / night

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Mornington Peninsula / Dromana

2 6 2 nights min

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

from £135 / night

£848 - £2246 / week

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from £135 / night

(6) Excellent 

40

Holiday home letting

Ko Samui / Bang Po Beach

4 10 7 nights min

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

from £243 / night

£1700 - £2600 / week

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from £243 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa accommodation in Los Romanes with swimming pool

Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £82 / night

£575 - £1100 / week

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from £82 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Witsand

Overberg District / Witsand

5 10 Min stay varies

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

from £221 / night

£1544 / week

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from £221 / night

(20) Very Good 

23

Holiday home with swimming pool in Ronda

Costa del Sol / Ronda

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £120 / night

£760 - £990 / week

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from £120 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect spot for rest seekers” We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks. Great for relaxing and for a dive in your own good size swimmingpool (lighted in the evening). The house is clean and well cared for. The garden, with a wall around, gives you a lot of  …see more

from £69 / night

£387 - £430 / week

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from £69 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Sotogrande holiday villa rental

Costa de la Luz / Sotogrande

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury 470m2 detached villa overlooking Almenara and San Roque golf just 10 minutes from the beach. Private 9mx4m heated pool and balconies for alfresco dining. Ideal for families seeking relaxation.  …see more

from £250 / night

£1500 - £3350 / week

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from £250 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Jomtien Beach

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa, fantastic holiday.” This was myself and friends first visit to Thailand. The villa was first class and went a long way to making this holiday one of the best i've had over many years. It was also ideally based for access to all ameni  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in La Playa de Tauro

Gran Canaria / La Playa de Tauro

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa and Oasis of peace and tranquility” Villa Unique is exactly as described. The villa and pool are both excellent. The villa is beautifully fitted and extremely clean. The pool is wonderfully warm. The gardens are well tended and lov  …see more

from £172 / night

£1199 - £2199 / week

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from £172 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Home from home” Great villa. Two minutes from the beach and supermarket. Villa had everything you would need. So good we are returning this September. The furnishings were of a very high quality. The owner Shin was very helpful, informative and always  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £575 / week

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from £75 / 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 £76 / night

£463 - £1261 / week

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from £76 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday Galore” It has been an absolute pleasure to stay here for the 5 weeks. A daily walk to the beach and a dip in the pool was one of our daily routines. The house is decorated to a standard and it appeared that most of the furniture and appliance  …see more

from £106 / night

£632 - £1755 / week

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from £106 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Benitachell, Nucleo

Province of Alicante / Benitachell, Nucleo

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
This modern, well furnished house enjoys a quiet location on a country road, just 5 min walk from the old town of Benitachell and enjoys splendid views of the coast from its elevated position. With private swimming pool, spacious sun terraces and a pacefull location.Two  …see more

from £53 / night

£368 / week

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from £53 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Amitie

Praslin Island / Amitie

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Our beach hut is located at St Sauveur, a quiet area at the south of Praslin island, being only 50 meters away from the beach. Wake up on the hut’s veranda, have breakfast enjoying the view of the ocean towards Mahe and relax by the pool surrounded by lush tropical  …see more

from £127 / night

£883 - £1177 / week

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from £127 / night

(9) 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
“VERY helpful host, lovely house” Gary made finding the house easy, and it was a modern clean, spacious well-equipped villa.Although without wiFi, it was easy to buy a vodafone wireless device and sim card..for 45 euro, from a very helpful agent in bal  …see more

from £42 / night

£295 - £895 / week

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from £42 / night