Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (40252)

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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Vilamoura holiday villa let

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful Detached Villa with Large Garden and a large FENCED 5m x 10m Private Pool, with a lovely outdoor dining area.Located in a quiet Residential area Just a Few Minutes Drive to Lively Marina.  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1700 / week

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from £72 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Obidos

Obidos / Bom Sucesso

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely Villa” The Villa was everything it said, well equiped, verylarge and very clean, there was eveything needed and more, booking with the Villa owner was easy and he provided exact information regarding getting to the Villa, things to do around th  …see more

from £60 / night

£300 - £1040 / week

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from £60 / night

(13) 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
“Absolutely fantastic holiday.” We have just returned from this villa after spending the first 2 weeks in september. The weather was absolutely amazing. We went for my daughters 18th birthday and also my sons 9th birthday, we also have a 16 year old da  …see more

from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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from £107 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent property with great facillities and a wealth of local knowledge” Excellent property for large or small groups. We were met promptly at the villa by a lady who lives locally and will also provide airport pickup and shopping. A stunning proper  …see more

from £650 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £650 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Rasquera holiday farmhouse rental

Province of Tarragona / Rasquera

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Pedraletas is a beautiful old farmhouse 1km from the village of Rasquera. the property is 150 sq mts and as its own private swimming pool (16m x 6m). it also has two terraces for outdoor dining and relaxing. The property is set in 6 acres of olive/almond and fig groves.  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 / week

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from £86 / night

(19) Excellent 

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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

£471 - £1283 / week

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from £77 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in El Gouna with swimming pool

El Gouna / West Golf

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing Holiday” We had an amazing experience at the villa, the view is spectacular and serene. The house is well equipped and the owners were very kind and helpful. I would definitely love to visit El Gouna again and stay at this place again, felt it  …see more

from £92 / night

£640 - £1400 / week

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from £92 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Wondrous” A WONDERFUL Casa to stay in, in a perfect location. Five minutes walk into the village so as close to everything you'd need as well as quiet enough to drink in the fabulous views offered to the sea. The house was the most well equipped ho  …see more

from £80 / night

£556 - £1026 / week

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from £80 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Xativa

Xativa / Bixquert

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Well managed, well stocked and well located Villa” Our two families enjoyed a fantastic fortnight at this well-appointed villa. That pool is as nice as it looks in the photos and was perfect for the kids (11 & 9). Xativa came to life during the Fira d  …see more

from £49 / night

£349 - £1142 / week

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from £49 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Pedro de Alcantara

Costa del Sol / San Pedro de Alcantara

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Montecarlo is a traditional Spanish villa for holidays in Marbella, with a private pool and supplies air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and WiFi. Villa Montecarlo is the perfect place for families seeking relaxation, is located just five minutes' wa  …see more

from £300 / night

£1368 - £2736 / week

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from £300 / night

24

Villa rental in Jolly Harbour with swimming pool, golf nearby

Jolly Harbour / Jolly Harbour Villas

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very relaxing place to stay” Property provides a great base for a relaxing stay and has everything you need for a great holiday. Bart the property manager welcomed us in and waved us good bye and I'm sure would have been available if needed during th  …see more

from £150 / night

£900 - £1250 / week

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from £150 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Witsand

Overberg District / Witsand

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • 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 £224 / night

£1568 / week

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from £224 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Palma de Mallorca with swimming pool

Majorca / Palma de Mallorca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Palma city center villa with private swimming pool and gardens, ideally for 6 people, with barbaque area and patio with table and chairs to eat dinner outside. Fully air conditioned (3 units) and Wi-fi. The villa is at center Palma, 2 minutes walking distance from the  …see more

from £160 / night

£1120 - £1540 / week

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from £160 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Puerto Banus with swimming pool

Marbella / Puerto Banus

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay at Puerto banus” We had a great week at the villa, it's very well oppointed,spacious and clean. The pool was big enough for a cool off and the sun terraces had plenty of room and seating for 10. The location was perfect! 7 minute walk to  …see more

from £300 / night

£1800 - £3500 / week

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from £300 / 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 £112 / night

£667 - £1389 / week

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from £112 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Lower Carlton holiday villa rental

Saint James Parish / Lower Carlton

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous holiday home” The teenagers in our party thought Atelier House should feature on MTV's "Teen Cribs" program. It looks slick and gorgeous, but is also very comfortable and thoughtfully equipped with everything to make your holiday easy and re  …see more

from £985 / night

£6895 - £15750 / week

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from £985 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Rana Verde holiday villa rental

Chiclana de la Frontera / Rana Verde

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“The best villa to date.” We had a great holiday. The villa was great and had everything we needed. We had a good welcome pack left for us and the owners were always available if we needed anything. We were well looked after and the only down side was  …see more

from £171 / night

£770 - £1881 / week

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from £171 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday farmhouse rental

Cala d'Or / Adva Des Fort

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Roca is a beautiful, airy country house full of natural light with a side tower. The house which exteriors are clad with rural stone is arranged in three levels. From the hall there is direct access to the dining room with two dining areas -close one to the other-, one  …see more

from £167 / night

£988 - £2184 / week

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from £167 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Central Albufeira with swimming pool

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant holiday- no-one wanted to leave!” Loved the swimming pool and outside areas with shady spots for our fairer members. House well appointed and spacious. Close to all amenities ie Old Town and shopping. No car necessary.  …see more

from £250 / night

£595 - £2135 / week

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from £250 / night

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Villa rental in Benigembla with swimming pool

Costa Blanca / Benigembla

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This wonderful villa is situated in the heart of the beautiful Jalon Valley that is quietly situated 20 minutes inland from Spain's Costa Blanca and offers some of the best scenery and climates that Spain has to offer.  …see more

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(8) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Pollenca with swimming pool

Pollenca / Almadrava

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
This beautiful three bedroomed villa has all the touches of an authentic Mallorcan home. Its rustic style of tiled floors, wooden beams and characteristic Mallorcan furnishings offers its guests complete comfort. Snuggled within a small mountain area guests ha  …see more

from £104 / night

£723 - £2052 / week

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from £104 / 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
“Very comfortable villa with fantastic views” We had a fantastic fortnight at Casa 23. The villa is one of the best equipped we have ever stayed in. The views from the terrace and pool are outstanding and a photographer's dream. There is plenty to see  …see more

from £75 / night

£700 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(6) Excellent 

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La Capellania holiday villa rental

Fuerteventura / La Capellania

2 8 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Total relaxation in a fantastically well equipped villa.” We stayed at Casa Chris in mid-April and found it to absolutely perfect for what we wanted. The villa itself is well equipped & very clean, with a lovely private garden with decking & heated po  …see more

from £46 / night

£325 - £1200 / week

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from £46 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Boliqueime

Boliqueime / Lombada

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful and relaxing” I cannot recommend this Villa highly enough. It was absolutely stunning. The Villa is situated in a very tranquil location away from noisy traffic etc and a lovely view from the terrace. The pool area is all yours and is not  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Franschhoek holiday cottage rental

Franschhoek / Winelands

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Property is on walking distance to the centre of Franschhoek, Private pool area, private garden, braai facility, stunning mountain views, airconditioning in every room.Cape Town International airport 45 minutes drive,<br />The property is manager is Brett Prince,  …see more

from £150 / night

£1048 / week

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from £150 / night

(10) Excellent 

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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
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Gorgeous high quality accommodation” What a fabulous holiday. The villa is large and comfortable, is exceptionally well equipped and has everything you need and more. The pool is a good size, the cleanliness on arrival was good, the beds were super c  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 - £1410 / week

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from £135 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Montilla with swimming pool

Province of Cordoba / Montilla

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely, relaxing week at Casilla La Rambla” We had a lovely week at Casilla La Rambla, I went with 2 friends and we had a bedroom each, all of which were well equipped as was the kitchen. The welcome basket was a very nice touch as well - we could ma  …see more

from £50 / night

£270 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Apartment in Beautiful Lagos” From the instructions from Neil and Jan before we went, to all the info in the apartment when we arrived our booking was seamless.The location is perfect. Short walk to the beach which was fairly quiet for high sea  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marsascala

Island of Malta / Marsascala

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Fioremar is situated in the center of Marsascala directly on the promenade, with open sea-views, private pool, indoor heated Jacuzzi and private parking. It is a minute's walk from a great variety of bars and restaurants, and all amenities. The Villa sleeps a  …see more

from £171 / night

£1191 / week

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from £171 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Jesus Pobre with swimming pool, golf nearby

Province of Alicante / Jesus Pobre

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Total Relaxation” My husband and I stayed at Casa Delicia for two week and it was perfection! Set back, about 10 minutes walk from the small village on Jesús Pobre, in a national park area - Casa Delicia is all you could want if you are looking for pe  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £890 / week

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from £54 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Sanur

Denpasar / Sanur

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Set on expansive grounds (1,300m2) and just a minute walk to the beach, our luxurious 4+ bedroom villa provides a magical escape for families and groups of friends.  …see more

from £284 / night

£1852 / week

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from £284 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Kas

Kas / Cukurbag Peninsula

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Best holiday we've ever had!” Just wanted to let you know that we all had a fantastic first holiday in Turkey. The villa is very special and offered everything we could want. We have high expectations from our holidays and these was exceeded. The owne  …see more

from £130 / night

£910 - £1260 / week

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from £130 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Noosa holiday home rental

Sunshine Coast / Noosa

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
HELLOI am 'Belle', 'Beautiful' in French. My owners name me that, as they fell in love with me at their very first sightIt is really important to just sit back, relax and enjoy Your holiday. Mi casa es tu casa.<br />By the way...Be sure to wa  …see more

from £217 / night

£1605 - £4754 / week

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from £217 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Adeje

Tenerife / Adeje

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Knights Villa is our featured villa on our websiteFeaturing 5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms, British TV. WIFI, Private Heated Pool, Bar B Q area, Covered outside dinning room, Large Terrace, Sea & Mountain Views The villa is located on the main road into Calla  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 - £2900 / week

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from £200 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Rabat with swimming pool

Island of Malta / Rabat

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A superb Villa with attractive private pool deck area from which to relax and enjoy the outdoors, situated within Tal Virtu, Rabat limits of Mdina an up-market residential area just 1.6km from Mdina the Silent City and the old capital of Malta, 1km from Rabat center bot  …see more

from £94 / night

£653 - £2107 / week

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from £94 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Las Chapas

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful place for a holiday” We’ve been there for a week in June. I think villa hasn’t been rented before because everything was new – kitchen, bedrooms etc. There is saloon on the upper floor so my husband and I were happy to find peace from kids.  …see more

from £112 / night

£770 - £2522 / week

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from £112 / night

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Moraleda de Zafayona holiday villa rental

Province of Granada / Moraleda de Zafayona

4 9 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This villa is situated in a very quiet location, but close to all amenities and many places of interest to visit. It is fully air conditioned and centrally heated for winter stays. You can combine a sghtseeing trip to the nearby Alahambra Palace and ski slopes.<br /&  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
La Villa Aloha 45 está situada a menos de 100 metros del lujoso puerto deportivo Marina Rubicón, donde se hayan localizados todos los equipamientos y servicios propios de este tipo de instalaciones (amplia gama de restaurantes, bar  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 - £1000 / week

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from £68 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“beautiful villa” What a lovely villa. Me & my partner had a really relaxing holiday in this villa. Kalkan is a really beautiful place, we would definantly recommend the villa to anyone, it had absolutely everything you could need.  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 - £950 / week

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from £79 / night

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Holiday villa in Salema

Faro District / Salema

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Villa in Salema, Western Algarve, Portugal - Very Spacious & Secluded, in 3 Acres of gardens & just 1km From Salema beach with Restaurants & Bars  …see more

from £99 / night

£649 - £1999 / week

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from £99 / night