Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (36014)

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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Guejar Sierra ski apartment to rent.

Province of Granada / Guejar Sierra

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£216 - £828 / week

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from £44 / night

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32

Playa de las Americas holiday apartment rental

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £42 / night

£259 - £733 / week

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from £42 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Benahavis holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Benahavis

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped apartment” This is a very nice apartment, nicely furnished with a well equipped kitchen. The décor is a bit patchy but for the price very reasonable. There is a very large terrace equipped with table & chairs and five sun loungers. Th  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in White Beach

Tasmania / White Beach

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect house, ideal setting- we would go back anytime” We have only good memories of our two weeks at White Beach. The view each morning and evening from the deck was so absorbing, the house was well organised and the surrounding area has much to off  …see more

from £78 / night

£351 - £769 / week

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from £78 / night

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Kuching holiday b&b rental

Sarawak / Kuching

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £20 / night

£136 - £372 / week

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from £20 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Port des Torrent holiday villa rental

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia / Port des Torrent

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £786 / night

£5500 - £11000 / week

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from £786 / night

(13) Excellent 

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

Manilva / Puerto de la Duquesa

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Outstanding” Five stars from us, This wonderful place has every little detail in place, the area is very peaceful and relaxing even with my 3 year old daughter. It's immaculate and close to everything. Tony and Rosie are fabulous hosts and very helpf  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £495 / week

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from £47 / 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 £182 / night

£1268 - £2285 / week

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from £182 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Kas with shared pool

Antalya Province / Kas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £52 / night

£363 - £725 / week

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from £52 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Madliena

Island of Malta / Madliena

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Perfect place, perfect holiday.” This was our first stay to this perfect fully furnished apartment, My partner and myself came for a 2 week holiday and found the perfect apartment in a great location. It is a short walk from the seafront and 5min dri  …see more

from £62 / night

£434 - £865 / week

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from £62 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min

from £25 / night

£176 / week

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from £25 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful apartment” sorry for the delay in writing this review this apartment has everything you could want and more for a great holiday. Even the bed was comfortable, spotlessly clean and well looked after. Elaine responded quickly and was a pleasur  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £482 / week

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from £36 / night

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Sotogrande Marina holiday apartment rental

Sotogrande / Sotogrande Marina

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £87 / night

£432 - £690 / week

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from £87 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Aljamar

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Delightful stay in Apartment 28D near Burriana Beach” Apartment 28D had everything required for the family to enjoy the beautiful town of Nerja. Ideally located to the beach and a stone's throw away from the supermarket. From the moment we made our bo  …see more

from £31 / night

£173 - £544 / week

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from £31 / night

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lilac house” Perfect house for our friends get together - superb location just steps from the marina and loads of space and comfort. We especially loved relaxing in the back garden! Beach to the right of the Marina is amazing.  …see more

from £65 / night

£400 / week

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from £65 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Eixample

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great host, great apartment, great location” Could not have had a better time. The apartment was really comfortable. The location awesome - a little away from the touristy areas but great location (Walking to Sagrada). Alex and team very sweet and cou  …see more

from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Quinns Rocks

Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Beach Beauty” Short beach break turned into long holiday as we decided to extend our stay. It was a great getaway and all of us loved this funky home. Great garden area for our kids and fenced property has kept he dog safe inside. We might consider mo  …see more

from £55 / night

£340 - £591 / week

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from £55 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Frigiliana

Frigiliana / Las Huertas de Frigiliana

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment in centre of friendly village” Booking of the apartment was extremely easy with Louise and the apartment was exactly as described. Spotlessly clean with very comfortable beds and soft towels provided. In the centre of the small, fri  …see more

from £34 / night

£240 - £470 / week

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from £34 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Ponta Delgada holiday penthouse rental

Ponta Delgada / Ponta Delgada, Azores

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £114 / night

£797 / week

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from £114 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Khao Thong

Krabi Town / Khao Thong

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Awesome villa in the middle of nowhere” Great place for a family get away. To relax in beautiful nature, enjoy the privacy and swim in the pool. A car is included in the rental, which is a must-have. Lee (the owner) is a great guy, always there to hel  …see more

from £151 / night

£808 - £1339 / week

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from £151 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Xaghra holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 5 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely farmhouse” Well equipped , spacious farmhouse with the terrace on the upper floor offering plenty of sun or shade as preferred and the pool for cooling off after sightseeing. The private courtyard with it's jacuzzi was an added luxury much enjo  …see more

from £91 / night

£544 - £845 / week

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from £91 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £270 / night

£1700 - £2280 / week

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from £270 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Monte Estoril holiday apartment rental

Estoril / Monte Estoril

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £26 / night

£182 / week

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from £26 / night

24

Halls Gap holiday home rental

Grampians / Halls Gap

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £153 / night

£1068 / week

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from £153 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Xlendi

Island of Gozo / Xlendi

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“In safe hands” I booked this apartment for three weeks for my three children and partners .Each couple stayed on separate weeks .Denise was helpful from the start of the booking right through to the last couple being transported back to the Airport .A  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £332 / week

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from £25 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Marbella

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well positioned and perfectly comfortable” My wife and I stayed at the lovely Casa Colina for 10 days earlier this month after a couple of weeks touring Andalucia. It really was a home from home with everything you could need for a relaxing break near  …see more

from £87 / night

£733 / week

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from £87 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” We have just returned from a half term break at this beautiful villa. My children are aged 4 & 6 and although the weather was not as sunny as we hoped it really didn't matter as the villa was only a short car journey from the airport, it was  …see more

from £157 / night

£1095 - £1295 / week

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from £157 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Manly

Greater Sydney / Manly

1 3 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great Location” We have stayed in this apartment before and just returned to the UK after another weeks stay. This apartment offers good value accommodation in a perfect location in Manly. It is literally just a minute from the ferry terminal and the  …see more

from £79 / night

£540 - £1273 / week

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from £79 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday guest house in Ortigueira

Province of A Coruna / Ortigueira

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderfull relaxing place” We really enjoyed staying at this wonderful house with its relaxing atmosphere. It's the ideal place for people who like nature, as there is wonderful hiking paths around the house and in the whole area. The house owners hav  …see more

from £104 / night

£858 - £949 / week

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from £104 / night

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Quebec / L'Isle-aux-Coudres

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £105 / night

£450 - £839 / week

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from £105 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Costa Teguise / Central Costa Teguise

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £43 / night

£302 - £337 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow with shared pool in La Mata

Province of Alicante / La Mata

2 7 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” Didn't get the apartment advertised, but quite happy with the alternative. The switch was because of a cold snap, and Sally thought we would be more comfortable in another flat. Complex is lovely. A green, well tended oasis in a dry landscape. Pr  …see more

from £25 / night

£173 - £302 / week

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from £25 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Torreblanca

Torreblanca / Torrenostra, Valencia

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£393 - £483 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Sant Rafael holiday villa rental

Sant Rafael / Santa Ines

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect holiday” Lovely villa with everything you need. Three bedrooms and enought space for six. Nice outdoor and Lovely decoration. Car is essential but only a short drive to some nice beaches and restaurants. Excellent comunication with Thomas who  …see more

from £259 / night

£1811 / week

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from £259 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“parque santiago 2” Beautiful apartment complex in a great area near entertainment and restuarandts and shopping. Not suitable for the disabled. Complex has no lift. No easy access for people with suitcases.  …see more

from £47 / night

£329 - £371 / week

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Villa rental in Pollenca with swimming pool, golf nearby

Majorca / Pollenca

1 3 7 nights min

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

from £93 / night

£647 - £1203 / week

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from £93 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Calvia / Magaluf

2 8 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £40 / night

£280 - £1295 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Guest house accommodation in Vila Nova de Foz Coa with shared pool

Guarda District / Vila Nova de Foz Coa

2 4 Min stay varies

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

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(14) Excellent 

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Holiday studio in Calpe

Calpe / La Empedrola

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great week spent in [--]Two-Pots[--]” We arrived at 1 a.m. in the morning but were still greeted by the owner, ian, who was really friendly & happy to meet us. We were given a guided tour of the property with helpfull hints & tips.The accommodation wa  …see more

from £19 / night

£130 - £177 / week

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from £19 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Simply Magnificent” without doubt one the best places we have ever had the privilege to stay in. We travelled with three of our children, aged 10yrs through to 20yr for 7 wonderful nights at Valley Heights and each to a person shares this opinion. Fro  …see more

from £173 / night

£1207 - £2156 / week

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from £173 / night

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