Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (40866)

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 Pratumnak

Pattaya / Pratumnak

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £275 / night

£1800 / week

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from £275 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu District / Kota Kinabalu

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £220 / night

£1540 / week

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from £220 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in El Rosario

Marbella / El Rosario

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa with great facilities for all the family” We were a party of 11 in Marbella for a family wedding. We chose Casa Ell Har as it looked like a spacious villa with great facilities and a good sized pool, and we weren't disappointed. The  …see more

from £314 / night

£2195 - £3599 / week

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from £314 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Seeb

Muscat Governorate / Seeb

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A real paradise! Absolutely fantastic!!!” As Sahala villa was one of the most beautiful holiday destinations we have ever been to. Amazingly spacious property, rather a 'hacienda', than just a villa. Perfect location - close to beautiful mountains an  …see more

from £300 / night

£1400 - £2800 / week

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from £300 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in El Toro

Calvia / El Toro

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Smashing Villa” From start to finish booking this villa with Antonia was simple, easy and hassle free the whole process couldn't have gone easier, there was 9 adults, a 12yr old and a baby, faciltitys in the villa was everything you could of asked for  …see more

from £183 / night

£1279 - £2305 / week

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from £183 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Los Romanes

Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent stay in beatiful surroundings.” I rented this villa with my girlfriend in February 2016 and although it being what in Belgium we call winter, the (rather nice) weather did not prevent us at all to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The view o  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £950 / week

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from £72 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £135 / night

£950 - £1550 / week

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from £135 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Port Douglas

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 £246 / night

£1718 - £3696 / week

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from £246 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Javea

Javea / Covatelles

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £215 / night

£1500 - £2300 / week

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from £215 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 30 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Getaway” I stayed at the villa with my boyfriend and his whole family and all their partners. My boyfriend and I live in Thailand but his family came over from Australia as a surprise birthday present. The manager Stefan was so great in helpin  …see more

from £726 / night

£4436 - £12291 / week

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from £726 / night

(13) Excellent 

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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

(50) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Gran Canaria / La Playa de Tauro

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” This villa is one of the best you could find, everything is included and there's nothing more you could need. If you are looking for a quiet and relaxeing holiday this is the villa to book, we enjoyed the sun, and peaceful nice surroundin  …see more

from £162 / night

£1131 - £2748 / week

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from £162 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £432 / night

£3563 - £3760 / week

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from £432 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Home rental in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous up market villa close to beachfront ideal for a holiday stay” We stayed in this beautiful villa, it's so convenient for the local beach front, restaurants, bars and shops! Rob and Claire are so helpful always around locally to help with an  …see more

from £280 / night

£1900 - £2450 / week

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from £280 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Masdache

Lanzarote / Masdache

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £108 / night

£750 - £1090 / week

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from £108 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Riogordo holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Beautiful and well equipped house” We have had a great experience in Casa Juventino. The house is in the center of the beautiful "pueblo blanco" Riogordo right next to the church and local shops. It has a living room on ground level and a very spaciou  …see more

from £87 / night

£609 - £998 / week

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from £87 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Goldra

Loule / Goldra

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent stay” We stayed in villa vista 18-25 October and it was lovely the villa was amazing so big and spacious! We couldn't find bbq equipment but that was no bother, and it was a bit cold in the villa at night we couldn't find how to work the h  …see more

from £166 / night

£948 - £2296 / week

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from £166 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely Holiday Villa” We had a great time at Casa Dunas, Susan and Roger were very helpful, Susan gave great tips on arrival of where the beach, town etc were. Everything was within walking distance, even for the children, of which the youngest was 4.  …see more

from £127 / night

£895 - £1100 / week

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from £127 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oludeniz

Oludeniz / Ovacik Heights

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another brilliant trip” We have just returned from another outstanding holiday at this wonderful villa. Second year we have stayed here and already looking forward to next year. 9 of us went including 5 children between 18 months and 10 years old.  …see more

from £103 / night

£721 - £1071 / week

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from £103 / night

24

Home rental in Horta , S', Felanitx with swimming pool

Majorca / Horta , S', Felanitx

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £125 / night

£874 - £1427 / week

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from £125 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely villa- great location” We stayed in July 16 at this villa. The location was great. 5 mins walk to the Spar supermarket and tourist train and a 15 minute stroll to the marina. Villa was spotless and pool was great. Tiago and Sara were fab to  …see more

from £87 / night

£609 / week

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from £87 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Vera Playa / Pueblo Salinas

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“A luxury stay in the sun!” My partner and I booked this Villa for a week in September. We had seen the pictures but really didn't expect it to be such the lovely standard that it was. The Villa was clean and tidy but comfortable with all mod cons incl  …see more

from £59 / night

£410 - £1150 / week

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from £59 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mirissa

Southern Province / Mirissa

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £57 / night

£356 - £3380 / week

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from £57 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Ibiza Town holiday villa accommodation

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £166 / night

£1492 / week

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from £166 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A perfect place to spend a holiday” This was our fourth time to Nerja and this was by far the best facility we've stayed at. The house was perfect and spacious and extremely well equipped. The garden was really nice, let alone the pool! We did not hav  …see more

from £96 / night

£653 - £1157 / week

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from £96 / 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
“Villa is lovely.” Spent a week in Villa Vinales. The villa is lovely. Lots of character. Lots of outdoor space. The bbq and bar area where lovely, we spent most of our time there. Even coming back to (our bar) as we called it, for a late drink. Jas  …see more

from £261 / night

£1305 - £2392 / week

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from £261 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Armacao dos Buzios / Regiao dos Lagos

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £452 / night

£2698 - £2948 / week

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from £452 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Mojacar

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stylish 4 star luxury” Spacious accommodation ,interesting Spanish style interiors, with excellent pool & terraces & great views from all aspects Good location, not too far from shops bars etc, you do need a car here as it is built on a hill overloo  …see more

from £136 / night

£950 - £1884 / week

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from £136 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Benalup-Casas Viejas with swimming pool, golf nearby

Province of Cadiz / Benalup-Casas Viejas

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“rural retreat” excellent Villa would give it 5 star if it had sun loungers around the pool (at least 6)3fold up chairs not good enough.If you want a rural retreat then this is for you but be prepared to be woken up in the early hours with dogs barking  …see more

from £75 / night

£385 - £781 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / La Siesta

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect villa” I visited this villa with my partner and our child of two years, the villa is exactly as advertised and we had a fantastic stay. We will hopefully return for a visit in the future.  …see more

from £45 / night

£329 - £799 / week

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from £45 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Ko Samui / Laem Set

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful week in a beautiful villa” We stayed at Villa Sapphire for a week and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The location is superb and the villa is perfect. Sitting in the open-sided lounge watching the sun go down across the inf  …see more

from £140 / night

£980 - £1365 / week

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from £140 / night

(23) Excellent 

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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 £105 / night

£696 - £1735 / week

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from £105 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sant Jordi

Ibiza / Sant Jordi

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £238 / night

£1662 / week

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from £238 / night

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Rivervale holiday home rental

Perth / Rivervale

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £156 / night

£1087 / week

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from £156 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Bophut

Ko Samui / Bophut

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £70 / night

£490 / week

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from £70 / night

(32) Excellent 

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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
“Fabulous Villa on a Beautiful Island” My husband and I stayed at this fabulous villa during the first week of September 2016. From the moment we stepped in through the front door we were struck with its ambience and character. We understand that it is  …see more

from £95 / night

£645 - £1735 / week

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from £95 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Finestrat holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Finestrat

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Location” Just returned from a lovely stay in Casita de la Luna ,everything was just perfect for a quiet peaceful holiday . The scenery is spectacular in every direction and the house is ideally located for walking in the mountains or drivi  …see more

from £60 / night

£375 - £850 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sa Pobla

Majorca / Sa Pobla

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £150 / night

£1044 - £2566 / week

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from £150 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Wanneroo / Carramar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Close to perfect!” Our family had the honour of being the first paid guests in this house in June 2013. Right from the beginning Sharon made us feel welcome as she had arranged a picnic basket for us. It was really helpful as we arrived only after the  …see more

from £103 / night

£718 - £1109 / week

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from £103 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Farallon

Rio Hato / Farallon

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £140 / night

£900 - £1400 / week

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from £140 / night

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