Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (66877)

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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Central Algarve holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Forte Sao Joao

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“I loved this villa, great location and great facilities” We had the best of both worlds in Villa Sete. It's in a quiet location for relaxing and soaking up sunshine by the pool, but in easy walking distance to the beach. Both Old Town and the Strip a  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £2195 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Pollachi

Tamil Nadu / Pollachi

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
About the Property: Nestled among coconut trees in a Posh neighbourhood in the Coconut Capital of India -- Pollachi, the property boasts ample living and outdoor spaces for families traveling together on vacation or to attend weddings. Can accommodate 2 to 6 and max 8 (  …see more

from £32 / night

£201 - £314 / week

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from £32 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Tanahwangko

North Sulawesi / Tanahwangko

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxed pampering in an idyllic location. North Sulawesi is enchanting.” Villa Manare is an oasis of tranquility, the food is great, the house and rooms well maintained and the pool has fantastic views. Our stay was made by the chef's great cooking  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 - £1377 / week

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from £86 / night

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(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Alcobaca

Leiria District / Alcobaca

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Spacious detached modern villa built 2012 with swimming pool in the village of Acipreste, near Alcobaca (8 minutes drive) surrounded by fruit trees and grapevines, views over beautiful countryside and the Serra dos Candeeiros hills in the distance make this the perfec  …see more

from £95 / night

£625 - £950 / week

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from £95 / night

(16) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped, spacious villa with own heated pool with local assistance if required.” A lovely well equipped villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Large kitchen, lounge/diner. TV but we didn't find many English channels but plenty of DVD's supplied by th  …see more

from £103 / night

£720 - £900 / week

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from £103 / night

13

Redcliffe holiday apartment rental

Moreton Bay Region / Redcliffe

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Executive Studio Our Executive Studio is next door to the two bed roomed apartment so if you are travelling as a group it is ideal, naturally it has all the same location benefits as the bigger apartment with internal features on a slightly more modest scale. The kitche  …see more

from £111 / night

£719 / week

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from £111 / night

(5) Excellent 

33

Benissa holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Benissa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The apartment is located in the beautiful complex of "Jardines de Montemar" in Benissa. The complex is completely walled and is only accessible via electric gates for its tenants and residents. “Jardines de Montemar” is located in a quiet residential area surrounde  …see more

from £40 / night

£274 - £701 / week

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from £40 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mount Irvine

Tobago / Mount Irvine

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Mot Mot Lodge has an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, with double hight ceilings and full width sliding doors, opening out on to a large upper patio,with outdoor dining facilities. This dining area links the interior and the garden seamlessly.  …see more

from £230 / night

£1610 / week

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from £230 / night

(27) Very Good 

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East Algarve holiday studio let

Tavira / Central Tavira

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location in the historic heart of Tavira, Portugal.” Studio 39 is exactly that, a studio apartment. When the Loft apartment in the same building was not available we decided to take the smaller space. It was wonderful. In a 300 year old buildi  …see more

from £35 / night

£214 - £424 / week

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from £35 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Cristianos with shared pool

Arona / Los Cristianos

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Lovely Los Angeles Apartment in Los Cristianos” We spent a week at Jacquie and Richard's lovely fourth floor apartment in the Los Angeles complex in Los Cristianos. We felt at home as soon as we entered the very secure apartment (which included a  …see more

from £43 / night

£301 / week

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from £43 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in The Three Cities

Island of Malta / The Three Cities

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The island of Malta is a lovely place to explore and the apartment is very close to historical Vittoriosa. The apartment on offer would suit all age couples or singles.  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 / week

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from £55 / night

(11) Excellent 

23

Kommetjie holiday villa rental

Cape Town / Kommetjie

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place and Location” Great place to stay in an idyllic spot. Watching the sun go down from the verandah and lovely walks on the beach are just some of the highlights. Maiselle and Jo are very efficient and wonderful to deal with. Mist Mornings  …see more

from £180 / night

£1260 / week

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from £180 / night

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Holiday apartment in Waikawa

Picton / Waikawa

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
Two double bedroom flat, spacious, private, pleasant garden, off street parking, SKY TV, unlimited WiFi, self contained, quiet, 10 minutes walk to Waikawa Marina and Waikawa Bay and 5 minutes drive to Picton. Cafes and restaurants at Waikawa Marina and in Picton. Walkin  …see more

from £65 / night

£452 / week

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from £65 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Seminyak with swimming pool

Seminyak / Oberoi

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“GOOD HOLIDAY” villa is very nice and the location is very good. by bycicle it's possible to go every where. the house is very large , kitchen and rooms are complete ; must attention to the cleaning of each particular also for swimming pool area, s  …see more

from £103 / night

£676 - £1035 / week

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from £103 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Boynton Beach holiday villa rental

Florida / Boynton Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
CABLE TV and HIGH SPEED Internet  …see more

from £162 / night

£1130 / week

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from £162 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Corralejo

Corralejo / El Sultan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment in a quiet location” Just back from two weeks staying at the El Sultan complex. Really nice apartment about a 20 minute walk from from centre of town and 5 minutes from nearest large supermarket. Lorraine was there to meet us when we a  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £520 / week

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from £50 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment” Antonella met us and let us leave our luggage in the apartment before the apartment was ready for us, she was very helpful. the apartment is fantastic with a beautiful view from the balcony it is also very close to everything in N  …see more

from £52 / night

£359 / week

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from £52 / night

(13) Excellent 

22

Chalet rental in Sant Rafael with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Rafael

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa, Great Location, Lovely Owner” We stayed in Villa Can Miro at the start of June 2016 and we had such an amazing experience. Aida (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful. We were arriving late and so all of the shops would be shut m  …see more

from £223 / night

£1616 - £3590 / week

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from £223 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Westside

Westside

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
The light and airy property is a newly built one bedroomed apartment with a private sun terrace with a table and four chairs. The apartment is accessed via an electronic keypad on the main entrance door and has lighting by motion detector in the hallway and stairs. A  …see more

from £100 / night

£650 - £975 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Moraira

Moraira / Montimar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
“A slice of paradise” We stayed in casa Solandra for 10 magical days, it's a gorgeous apartment a lovely location. We spent our days exploring and chilling, the pool was simply perfect after a day out. Jenny was brilliant and helpful. We wouldn't hes  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £575 / week

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from £55 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Kissimmee with golf nearby

Kissimmee / Windsor Hills Resort

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa highly recommend it, great location.” Property was excellent, close to Disney and places to eat. The weather was nice and the complex where the villa was situated was well looked after, nice and clean and staff was pleasant.  …see more

from £136 / night

£920 - £1450 / week

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from £136 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park / Pinehurst

1 5 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
Fivespot is a cozy mountain retreat, a 15-minute drive to giant sequoia groves and Kings Canyon National Park. Walk from the cabin to the Pinehurst Lodge (pool table, jukebox, great burgers) and a tiny swimming hole with a waterfall and Native American grinding holes).  …see more

from £117 / night

£734 - £1186 / week

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from £117 / night

(10) Excellent 

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West Algarve holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“A Pleasant Stay” Our first time in Portugal was made a very pleasant experience because the apartment offered comfort, space and a serene atmosphere. Its accessibility to shops of different sorts, the scenic view of the marina and its proximity to th  …see more

from £50 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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from £50 / night

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Dural holiday apartment rental

The Hills Shire / Dural

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Welcome to Little Yaraan,a cozy luxury apartment located in Dural. Beyond the elegant entry gates to Yarraan main residence you will find a grand circular drive taking you to a separate building where you will have access to a double garage and upstairs to the accommod  …see more

from £96 / night

£671 / week

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from £96 / night

(16) Excellent 

22

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

(11) Excellent 

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Ghajnsielem holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Ghajnsielem

5 14 Min stay varies

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

from £103 / night

£718 / week

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from £103 / night

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Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in Cowes

Phillip Island / Cowes

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Recently built and furnished in Balinese-Javanese decor. Ideal for a couple or family. Quiet area. Sleeps up to 8 - queen bed in master bedroom, queen bed in second bedroom and 2 bunk beds in third bedroom. Porta cot available on request. Features include - Ensuite a  …see more

from £144 / night

£1006 / week

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from £144 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Amitie

Praslin Island / Amitie

1 2 Min stay varies

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

from £112 / night

£778 - £1077 / week

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from £112 / night

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Trairi / Flecheiras

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £174 / night

£807 - £1936 / week

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from £174 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Nerja / Punta Lara

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday!!!!” Great holiday, best villa I've stayed at so far in punta Lara Tracey and Pam were always on hand to help, superb!  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £615 / week

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from £43 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pointe d'Esny

Grand Port District / Pointe d'Esny

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa - super holiday” The villa is well appointed with a fully fitted kitchen, living room, TV room and 3 really good sized bedrooms. The garden is well kept with a range of plants and trees and swimming pool The daily maid prepared and severe  …see more

from £129 / night

£898 - £1795 / week

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from £129 / night

(25) Very Good 

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Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £236 / night

£1640 - £2240 / week

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from £236 / night

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Home rental in Banksia Beach with golf nearby

Bribie Island / Banksia Beach

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Waterfront spacious modern home with pool including spa seat, media room, children's beach, outdoor BBQ, outdoor entertainment system and pontoon. Located near to beaches, restaurants and direct boat access to the Pumicestone Passage this resort style home is perfect fo  …see more

from £180 / night

£1258 / week

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from £180 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b  …see more

from £129 / night

£556 - £1539 / week

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from £129 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Home rental in Kingscote

Kangaroo Island / Kingscote

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly
BlueSeas Beach House is a stunning modern self-contained 2 bedroom home that accommodates up to 6 people. Sea views are everywhere, even from your bed. Enjoy your very own private beach. Sited to maximize the expansive sea views, the local stone construction nestles i  …see more

from £144 / night

£1006 / week

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from £144 / night

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Holiday apartment in Australia & New Zealand

Queensland / Magnetic Island

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
SENSATIONAL FAMILY HOLIDAY APARTMENT - WATERFRONT - VIEWS - POOL - GREAT LOCATION to suit up to 6 people. The Terrace is a New Waterfront luxury holiday Apartment in a quiet location on the Great Barrier Reef s Magnetic Island . Beautiful views , spacious , light and  …see more

from £113 / night

£1006 - £1342 / week

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from £113 / night

(71) Very Good 

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Holiday b&b with shared pool in Gianyar

Bali / Gianyar

6 21 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 21
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“PERFECT!” First and foremost, I must say, Mrs. Paula and her staff were a delight!! The food was delicious, and we were met with a sense of hospitality that is rare and almost never found in a hotel or resort. The property was exactly as it was presen  …see more

from £78 / night

£539 - £2052 / week

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from £78 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Cha-am

Phetchaburi Province / Cha-am

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Imagine waking up in the morning to the sounds of the ocean and tweeting birds. Brew a coffee and relax on the huge balcony with recliner seats or even use the hammock if you havent really woken up yet.Once you are up for it take a stroll along the beach and wa  …see more

from £133 / night

£778 - £1115 / week

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from £133 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous apartment” Super apartment with a homely feel. Every appliance and more in the kitchen, beautiful and luxurious furnishings in lounge and bedrooms. Huge roof top terrace with sunbeds, patio furniture etc. Steep walk down to old town and bea  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £1075 / week

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from £58 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Nadi holiday villa rental

Viti Levu / Nadi

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Modern villa with infinity pool, walking distance to the beach that is part of the 100 acre villa grounds. 15 mins to Nadi International Airport. AC in all bedrooms. BBQ Grill and gourmet kitchen. Walking distance to marina/boat docks. Perfect for weddings/birthdays.  …see more

from £403 / night

£2742 - £3677 / week

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from £403 / night

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