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Winter sun breaks (325129)

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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24

Port de Pollenca holiday penthouse rental

Port de Pollenca / Sandy Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fantastic recently refurbished Penthouse apartment right on the seafront of Puerto Pollensa. With fantastic panoramic views over the Pollensa Bay, it's ideal for families looking for an apartment next to the beach yet only 10 minute walking distance from town cente  …see more

from £122 / night

£848 - £1568 / week

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from £122 / 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

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Jemseg

New Brunswick / Jemseg

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
3 Bedroom year round cottage at Grand Lake Located: 30 minutes from Oromocto 40 minutes to Sussex Approx. 1 hour to both Moncton and/or Saint John FIND US ON FACEBOOK: Truely Home There is a google calendar with availability pinned to top! Two storey with upp  …see more

from £75 / night

£387 / week

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from £75 / night

(3) Very Good 

5

Holiday guest house in Kasol

Himachal Pradesh / Kasol

11 24 1 night min

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
We are a family run homestay, we offer 8 double bedrooms, two family rooms, tents can also be pitched, home made food can be made available on prior request Base for exploring Malana, Kheer Ganga, Tosh, Grahan, Lapaz. Motorbike can be arranged. Travel desk, Phone,  …see more

from £24 / night

£167 / week

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from £24 / night

(26) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fabulous” Myself and my husband stayed at the villa with 4 friends - we all lead busy hectic lives and wanted a week of peace and quiet to relax. This we certainly did. It is situated in a quiet part of the town yet it's only minutes away from the c  …see more

from £134 / night

£933 - £2553 / week

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from £134 / 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

(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 £24 / night

£167 / week

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from £24 / night

(2) Excellent 

12

South Shore holiday apartment rental

Southampton Parish / South Shore

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Southampton has the distinct advantage of being close to ferry stops, and the charming village of Somerset where shops and cafes makes lingering for a while a very pleasant diversion. The remarkable renovated installation at the Naval Dockyard property (a British Navy  …see more

from £235 / night

£1639 / week

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from £235 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Kalkan / Kiziltas

5 9 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Great sea-view villa with private pool.  …see more

from £990 / night

£800 - £1250 / week

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from £990 / night

(9) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Chilled break” Beautiful apartment with excellent facilities! Great location which is far enough out of the centre of La Cala so that it's quiet but near enough for an easy flat walk in the evening! Great outside space for sunbathing but with shade if  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Very Good 

8

Holiday home in Pearly Beach

Western Cape / Pearly Beach

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Pearly gates is a cosy house situated in the Pearly beach resort, in Pearly beach. The house offers self-catering accommodation for families of four. The house is only 100 meters from the beach, and 20 kilometres from Gansbaai. This free-standing house has two bedroom  …see more

from £60 / night

£417 / week

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from £60 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Cavelossim

Cavelossim / Luisa by the Sea

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“The Villa has all the ameneties you need for a perfect holiday.” Stayed at Villa Shanti February/March 2013 for 3 weeks. On arrival was met with key and were told everything we needed to know regarding the villa. Shant is a very comfortable 2 bedroome  …see more

from £75 / night

£509 - £899 / week

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from £75 / night

(3) Excellent 

18

Hyams Beach holiday townhouse rental

Jervis Bay / Hyams Beach

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Wake up to birdsong and the sound of the sea in the stylish treetop retreat! Although it is just two minutes from the famous white sands of Hyams Beach, ‘Birdsong at Hyams’ enjoys a tranquil bushland setting away from the hustle and bustle. With all the comforts of  …see more

from £119 / night

£1776 / week

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from £119 / night

(13) Excellent 

13

Apartment rental in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with shared pool

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £2000 / week

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from £129 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Las Planes del Rei

L'Hospitalet de l'Infant / Las Planes del Rei

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect villa in idyllic location” We found the villa to be spacious, clean and very comfortable and had everything required for a perfect family holiday. The covered veranda area with its rattan furniture and dining area was a welcome retreat from th  …see more

from £100 / night

£450 - £1100 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Cederberg

Western Cape / Cederberg

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Houdenbek Farm Cottages is the gateway to the Cedarberg. Tranquil, safe and lots to do for the outdoor enthusiast like rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and swimming. Unique rock formations with a variety of bird species. Spacious cottages with build in fireplace a  …see more

from £20 / night

£139 / week

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from £20 / night

6

Bungalow rental in Rheenendal with shared pool

Knysna / Rheenendal

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Luxury self-catering accommodation  …see more

from £92 / night

£644 / week

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from £92 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Rheenendal

Knysna / Rheenendal

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
luxury self catering bungalow  …see more

from £92 / night

£644 - £1085 / week

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from £92 / night

21

Home rental in Temae

Moorea / Temae

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Le Maison de la Plage was just as described by the host Lauren, in fact even better once were we there! We would definitely come again, great place to chill out away from the tourists ! Mic, september 2015 This is by far the best beach house I've ever rented. It is jus  …see more

from £119 / night

£831 / week

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from £119 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Golf del Sur holiday villa rental

Golf del Sur / San Blas Valley

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent villa!” We arrived expecting good things from this villa and we weren't disappointed. Having been shown round by Sheri who explained where everything was, we found it to be spotlessly clean, airy and bright. The lounge is very well equipped  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £735 / week

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from £57 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Cairns

Cairns / Cairns, Edgehill

2 6 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The property is located in the small town of Edge Hill ,with its Botanic gardens ,walking tracks coffee shops and restaurants. Edge hill is only 10 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the city. The upstairs house is a private self co  …see more

from £54 / night

£353 - £477 / week

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from £54 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Enterprise

Enterprise / Cottonbay

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Repeat guest - many times over” This holiday villa has been our yearly destination for 6 years in a row. After our first encounter we knew we've found the right destination for our young family. What drew us to the property was the safety for our to  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £850 / week

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from £108 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Jambiani

Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

4 9 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Private house, Beachfront, Self catering, Family home, Paradise, Seaview, Fully equipped kitchen, Kingsize Zanzibar beds, Genuine African village, Secure area, Optional private chef, 9 beds, Large terrace, Sunbeds  …see more

from £60 / night

£417 / week

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from £60 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Castara holiday villa rental

Castara / Englishman's Bay

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very peaceful and spacious home in a great location.” Everything was well prepared when we arrived. Jango (the master gardener and our greeter when we arrived) was very patient and waited for 4 hours as our flight was delayed. The house was well equi  …see more

from £114 / night

£800 - £1450 / week

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from £114 / night

(31) Excellent 

21

Villa rental in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / Playa del Duque

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa, fabulous location - couldn't ask for more” We stayed here in September 2012 as a family with 4 generations ranging from 8 months to 80+ years old. We were extremely impressed with what we saw. The villa had an area suitable for every m  …see more

from £303 / night

£2119 - £2543 / week

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from £303 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Los Boliches

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment in a great location - would use again!!” This is a great apartment in a super location and we had a wonderful holiday in Los Boliches. It was ideally situated looking onto the beach and the pool, this was fantastic - we were able to si  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £530 / week

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from £42 / night

(35) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in San Sebastian - Donostia

Province of Guipuzcoa / San Sebastian - Donostia

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
Located in a historic village with fishing tradition in the town of San Juan flights, full of fishermen's houses and stately. The building is located between the main street of San Juan flights and the edge of the pier in the bay.Duplex housing located  …see more

from £68 / night

£509 - £992 / week

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from £68 / 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 £95 / night

£663 / week

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from £95 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Gommar

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely villa in an excellent location” A very well appointed villa in an excellent location, complete with all the facilities you'd expect. Within walking distance of the beach and restaurants of Puerto Pollensa and a perfect base for exploring the  …see more

from £150 / night

£800 - £3200 / week

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from £150 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Leichhardt

Leichhardt / Lilyfield

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Bliss in the burbs!” Excellent studio with everything provided that you could wish for.a dine out card with offers.fridge stocked with milk coffee tea even wine and chocs!plenty of high quality toiletries.ideal location with light rail 10 mins walk an  …see more

from £107 / night

£651 - £1095 / week

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from £107 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Playa Paraiso holiday villa rental

Adeje / Playa Paraiso

9 20 7 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Total Relaxation” We travelled with our extended family; my wife and I (62 yo) our eldest son (42) his wife and our two youngest grandchildren (boy 9, girl 5) our eldest daughter (40) and our two eldest grandchildren (19 yo male, 22 yo female) and our  …see more

from £279 / night

£1950 - £4050 / week

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from £279 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marsascala

Island of Malta / Marsascala

4 9 Min stay varies

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

from £153 / night

£1068 / week

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from £153 / 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

(20) Excellent 

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Central Algarve holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab experience” I just want to say this villa is absolutely perfect for a large group of friends and even 13 girlies! Location is excellent and villa is spacious and very clean!! Staff are there for you 24 7 if you have and problems or questions! The  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

50

Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Oasis de Capistrano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Our attractive, detached, villa apartment with its penthouse accommodation is set amidst an oasis of palm trees and exotic plants. The beautiful private complex, Oasis de Capistrano at Nerja on the Costa del Sol, has won many awards for its design and is well tended by  …see more

from £35 / night

£230 - £610 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday home rental

Negros Occidental / Bacolod

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Child friendly pool. Two bedrooms with (website hidden)'s sleeps 2. Room for additional bed in the private Fully furnished TV room with 65in TV and 5:1 surround sound. Desk with wifi for the business traveler. Car, driver, maid, babysitter and meals can be arranged. Th  …see more

from £32 / night

£159 - £187 / week

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from £32 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Tangalle with swimming pool

Tangalle / Nakulugamuwa

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A truly memorable experience” We have just returned from a fantastic month's holiday at the Villa Hiru Sandu. This was a truly memorable experience in this beautiful country. The villa is charming and the beachfront location is stunning. But above all  …see more

from £238 / night

£1662 - £2119 / week

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from £238 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Maclean holiday private room rental

New South Wales / Maclean

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 18 km
Bedroom One is one room in a 3 bedroom B & B, art gallery and printmaking studio. We are a short walk, on the levee that runs along the mighty Clarence River, to the lovely township of Maclean with cute little shops and of eateries. 20 klm to the beaches in Yamba and th  …see more

from £89 / night

£474 / week

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from £89 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Port de Soller

Soller / Port de Soller

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Good location and comfortable stay” Spacious and comfortable with outside seating. Well equipted kitchen and very comfortable bed with efficient A/C. Better WiFi than at home! Minnor niggels, no tea towel or spare rubbish bags and would have liked br  …see more

from £60 / night

£335 - £993 / week

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from £60 / 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 £64 / night

£445 / week

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from £64 / night