Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (54404)

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 in Casarabonela

Province of Malaga / Casarabonela

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing family break” We stayed as a family for a week at Roma's amazing villa. The location was beautiful and so peaceful, it truly was an amazing place. Spacious and homely, room for everyone. The pool and BBQ areas were well utilised you had a  …see more

from £234 / night

£1272 - £2331 / week

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from £234 / night

(11) Excellent 

28

Villa accommodation in Plettenberg Bay with swimming pool, golf nearby

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Heaven On Earth” We stayed at Villa Rosso in March for the third time and each time we stay there we think it can't get any better but it really does. You will need to look really far and wide to find a more wonderful place to stay. The Villa is s  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2500 / week

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from £143 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great villa” I've stayed in a few villas on the highway 27 and this one is the best I've stayed in, very clean, all the facilities you need, 2 ensuite bedrooms, downstairs cloakroom, a very nice plot withan hedge around the pool area which gives you a  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 - £630 / week

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from £65 / night

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(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in West Algarve

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

£279 / week

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from £65 / night

(12) Excellent 

35

Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / Calabay Parc

5 12 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Brilliant” Third visit , really spacious house, excellent pool area, we spent so much time in the outside area. Well positioned house for parks, restaurants and shopping. Great value. Thanks.  …see more

from £78 / night

£546 - £805 / week

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from £78 / night

(2) Excellent 

46

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 £92 / night

£643 - £1990 / week

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from £92 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pedreguer

Province of Alicante / Pedreguer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Extremely well-appointed villa” Just returned from a holiday in Casa Colina on Costa Blanca North. The villa is immaculately presented and extremely well-appointed. Both the owner and the agent - Spanishvillasgb - were very helpful in the course of ou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

36

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 £171 / night

£1195 / week

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from £171 / 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

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Amed

Abang / Amed

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Wake up with the view's over the Strait of Lombok, the private infinity swimming pool and beautiful landscaped tropical garden. A delicious and healthy breakfast in the sun on your terrace or in the shade of the original Balinese “bale benong“, the roofed terrace .A  …see more

from £64 / night

£421 - £1059 / week

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from £64 / night

(16) Excellent 

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West Algarve holiday villa rental

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Book it! You won't be disappointed.” We have stayed in many lovely places over the years, but Casa dos Sonhos will be the one we want come back to. We are four busy women, who were looking for a much needed break. This was the ideal place The villa i  …see more

from £128 / night

£896 - £1596 / week

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from £128 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ban Tai

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Baan Tai Beach is only 300 meters flat walk to the villa, we offer airport transfers, can arrange chef service, breakfast delivered, personal shopping and all while you relax around the fresh water pool and tropical sourroundings.  …see more

from £135 / night

£925 - £1100 / week

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from £135 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Kalkan / Kiziltas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely relaxing holiday with everything you need and an amazing pool” Dolce Vita was a gorgeous villa with everything you need. Inside the villa and the pool area were frequently cleaned. Fully equipped with everything. The outside area and pool wa  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £699 / week

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from £65 / 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 £136 / night

£853 - £2259 / week

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from £136 / 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

£365 / week

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from £53 / 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 £92 / night

£596 - £834 / week

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from £92 / night

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Blairgowrie holiday home rental

Mornington Peninsula / Blairgowrie

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located on the border of Blairgowrie and Rye, on Melbourne's popular Mornington Peninsula, Beachside Grove has access to numerous ocean and bay beaches, wineries, restaurants and shops. Extensively renovated just 3 years ago, this modern eco-resort style accommodation  …see more

from £236 / night

£2553 / week

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from £236 / night

(18) Excellent 

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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

(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

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Holiday home in Australia & New Zealand

Greater Sydney / Willoughby

3 5 14 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 14 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Bedrooms etcMain - queen size bed; walk in robe; ensuite with deep bath Bedroom 2 - single bed Bedroom 3 - bunk beds ** Linen & towels provided ** Main bathroom - bath & shower, toilet Laundry - shower and extra toilet  …see more

from £295 / night

£2059 / week

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from £295 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Fort Myers

Fort Myers / South Fort Myers

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our perfect holiday” We and our family [ total of 6 ] arrived at the Halcyon Days Villa and immediately knew we had made the correct choice.It is a wonderful place to stay,very spacious with a great layout of rooms and a high standard of facilities.It  …see more

from £95 / night

£660 - £760 / week

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from £95 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Davenport

Davenport / Westhaven

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous villa, highly recommended.” This is a beautiful villa in a great location. The villa is spacious, light, well equipped, and tastefully furnished. It is a very relaxing home to simply enjoy and switch off in. We also enjoyed the larger commun  …see more

from £94 / night

£656 - £756 / week

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from £94 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Total relaxation and freedom. Space for everyone.” We stayed at this villa between 13th July and 27th July. It is so peaceful and you relax into your holiday very quickly. It's not that far from the Atlantico Shopping Centre and taxi's are very cheap  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £1275 / week

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from £129 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Thesen Island with swimming pool

Knysna / Thesen Island

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
A Villa on the Thesen Marina with a spectacular view over the Knysna Lagoon, Thesen Harbor Town and Water Canals. The self catering Villa, with its own private pool and jetty, is on the Thesen Islands private estates in the Knysna Lagoon on the Garden Route in SA.Specta  …see more

from £115 / night

£770 - £880 / week

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from £115 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Rotonda West

Rotonda West / Broadmoor

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Marbari Villa- 5Star Holiday Villa” We have just returned from a three week trip to Floida staying in this property for the final week of our vacation. We are all agreed that this property was the most well appointed, and comfortable villa we have sta  …see more

from £68 / night

£470 - £500 / week

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from £68 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Gordon's Bay holiday chalet let

Cape Town / Gordon's Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

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

from £50 / night

£350 - £480 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

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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 £265 / night

£1324 - £3500 / week

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from £265 / night

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Lietor holiday manor house let

Province of Albacete / Lietor

7 12 3 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Historic Country House. Unique Rural escape. Long dining room with fire place. Tastefully decorated. Pool and Garden. Rural setting, in town perched on mountain and surrounded by mountains, with the river Mundo at it's foot. Beautiful walks, scenery. Great for families  …see more

from £85 / night

£509 - £1221 / week

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from £85 / 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 £30 / night

£250 - £1040 / week

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from £30 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Prospect, Tobago

Tobago / Prospect, Tobago

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fabulous relaxing holiday in a spectacular part of the world.” Villa in fabulous elevated private location, with fantastic views out over the Atlantic Coast line during the day time, and constantly changing night time views of the low lands. The vi  …see more

from £195 / night

£1400 / week

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from £195 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pokolbin

Greater Newcastle / Pokolbin

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Hunter Valley Getaway is a Holiday Rental at The Vintage Golf & Spa Resort & Wedding Venue in the Hunter Valley Vineyards. The home features modern styling with open plan living areas, gourmet kitchen, overlooking a large Alfresco Dining & BBQ area and swiming pool.  …see more

from £295 / night

£2236 - £2648 / week

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from £295 / night

(44) Excellent 

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Villa rental in La Toc with swimming pool, golf nearby

Castries / La Toc

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“It was a magical experience and we were reluctant to return home” We had a wonderful five night stay at this impressive newly built villa in a stunning location overlooking the Caribbean Sea, with the sandy beach of La Toc a short stroll away. The  …see more

from £239 / night

£1667 - £3917 / week

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from £239 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Xaghra holiday villa rental

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa, lovely island, friendly owners” There were ten of us - 6 adults, 3 children and 1 baby. Large really nice villa and very helpful and friendly owners. Large kitchen with large dining table and all white goods e.g. fridge/freezer, washi  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £3484 / week

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from £108 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Carvoeiro holiday villa rental

Faro District / Carvoeiro

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The villa on the website looked too good to be true, but it exceeded our expectations” We only had a small window in May to take a holiday with our 2 grown up sons and partners, so we were surprised we got Casa Branco Grande for 10 days at a great pri  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1399 / week

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from £72 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Hacienda Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Hacienda Las Chapas

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely superb villa with an equally fantastic host simply perfect !” From my initial contact with Jason (the villa owner) until after we arrived back home Jason genuinely could not do enough for us (a family group of 12) he worked really hard to m  …see more

from £300 / night

£1500 - £2750 / week

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from £300 / night

(6) Excellent 

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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

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Kalkan

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely duplex: superb location!” Five of us stayed at Peony this summer, three adults and two teenagers. The location is wonderful, so close to shops, supermarkets and an array of good bars and restaurants, yet it is quiet and peaceful. The duplex wa  …see more

from £77 / night

£539 - £749 / week

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from £77 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Casuarina holiday villa accommodation

Malindi / Casuarina

7 14 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“World Class Birthday Celebration in Spectacular Mansion” I must say I've taken many vacations but my stay in Elena House Malindi is by far the best I've ever experienced! Initially, I had picked different vacation villa to rent but when the group grew  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £1960 / week

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from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kissimmee

Central Florida / Kissimmee

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fantastic Luxury property close to Disney!” We have just returned from a 2 week Holiday to Florida and used this house as our base. The house is located in Kissimee which is an ideal base to visit all the attractions, Disney is about 15 mins, Universa  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £500 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday villa in Sotogrande Marina

Sotogrande / Sotogrande Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
3 bedroom villa with 3 bathrooms. A beautiful recently refurbished private villa in one of southern Spain's most discerning resorts. Nestled within a safe and secluded hide-away on a peaceful palm tree-lined suburb, this property boasts extensive landscaped garden  …see more

from £136 / night

£950 / week

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from £136 / night

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