Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (16265)

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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(48) Excellent 

13

Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing villa!” after our first stay at villa lea we knew we would be back, the villa itself is spotless, spacious and is equipped with everything you could possibly need. and you could not get a better location close to all amenities. this villa is r  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £2175 / week

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from £150 / night

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Belle Mare ski villa to rent.

Flacq District / Belle Mare

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
Villa right on the beach with no roads to cross. Open the door of your lounge and you are on the finest beach of Mauritius.FREE DAILY MAID SERVICEFREE WIFI internetFREE Two Canoes for water sportsALL modern facilities, very clean and tidySpecial Discounts  …see more

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Olhos de Agua holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Apartments!” These apartments are great with swimming pool right in front of the terrace which was never too crowded. The apartments were spacious and clean and ideally located. Would certainly recommended Pomba Branca.  …see more

from £39 / night

£280 - £930 / week

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from £39 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Central Albufeira 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

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta De Velez

Costa del Sol / Caleta De Velez

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” This is a beautiful spacious and very well kept apartment, the terrace with its stunning views and jacuzzi make this apartment a 5star in my option . Yes you do need a car, but you are in a perfect location to go and visit the many areas of outs  …see more

from £30 / night

£197 - £377 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday b&b with golf nearby in Trentham

Victoria / Trentham

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Nestled in soft, picturesque surrounding countryside and overlooking a serene lake in the heart of Trentham, Trentham Lake Villas allow you to relax and recalibrate within the wondrous joy of silence and solitude where the conflicts of the world seem beyond reach. <  …see more

from £124 / night

£865 / week

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from £124 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Mont Tremblant ski home to rent.

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best option in Tremblant” The property is by far the best in the area. It is perfectly appointed and the photographs are completely accurate. 8 to 10 people fit perfectly. My family and I had a lovely Christmas and New Year's holiday at Tremblant and  …see more

from £135 / night

£860 - £1300 / week

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from £135 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“An ideal place to stay” We had a wonderful week at this gorgeous villa which was exactly as described. It has everything you could possibly need and is very spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed the flexibility of not having to go out to restaurants  …see more

from £25 / night

£1465 - £1945 / week

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from £25 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Benitachell with swimming pool, golf nearby

Costa Blanca / Benitachell

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“The ideal villa 'home from home' for a fabulous holiday - this villa has everything!” Our family has just returned from the most fantastic holiday in Spain largely due to the fact that we chose to stay at Casa Almendra, Benitachell - a peaceful, resid  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £1015 / week

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from £54 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Ayamonte

Province of Huelva / Ayamonte

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“A perfect stree free holiday” The apartment was just what we wanted in the town just a short walk to the centre.It is well furnished,comfortable and equiped in a calm part of Ayamonte with reserved parking. Ayamonte is a proper Spanish town and has  …see more

from £42 / night

£239 - £384 / week

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from £42 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“A pleasant stay” The villa is really nice, the view is great and the ambient is lovely. We also loved the area for barbecueing. If you like to hang out with your friends/family, eat good food and enjoy yourself, this is the place to stay. I recomme  …see more

from £208 / night

£1450 - £2160 / week

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from £208 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment accommodation

Estepona / El Campanario

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Highly Enjoyable Stay” The apartment was very clean and well equipped, with plenty of indoor and outdoor space for the five adults in our group. The pool areas are beautiful but would be even better if there were some parasols to provide a little shad  …see more

from £110 / night

£450 - £1100 / week

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from £110 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Altea

Altea / Altea Hills

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Stayed with Coasta Blanca Direct 3 times and will be going back for a 4th” It is exactly what it looks like in the brochure, both apartments are clean and looked after. The views are worth the rent alone. Rent a small car as the roads are tight. Alt  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £651 / week

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from £57 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Marina 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
“Loved the apartment” We loved the apartment which was spacious with a wonderful balcony overlooking the pool area. The walk along the Marina was very pleasant and we especially liked Lagos and its pedestrianised areas with a wonderful choice of lovel  …see more

from £50 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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from £50 / night

(27) Excellent 

16

Holiday home rental

Lagos / Meia Praia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well positioned, high quality accommodation, fantastic value.” Thanks Lynn and Dave for sharing your holiday home. We had a fantastic week. The apartment is well located and the facilities were home from home. The beach is only a short walk away. The  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £975 / week

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from £72 / 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 £171 / night

£1197 - £2137 / week

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from £171 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Port de Pollenca / Pine Walk Area

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Stunning Views” Stayed in this lovely, spacious apartment early May, our first visit to Belleveure 2A. Easy to book and any queries to Bianca were promptly replied. The views from the apartment were stunning. Perfect location for our 2 year  …see more

from £110 / night

£770 - £1795 / week

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from £110 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Sotogrande

Costa de la Luz / Sotogrande

4 9 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Superb home from home, perfect for relaxation and friends / family time” The house is wonderful, the garden gorgeous and the owners helpful and generous. Perfect for families, fantastic for groups of friends in need of a catch up and quality time toge  …see more

from £150 / night

£800 - £1800 / week

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from £150 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in La Mairena

Marbella / La Mairena

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely property situated in the "Village" of La Mairena above Marbella. An attico apartment with beautiful views down the mountain to the mediterranean. Has modern and aesthetic furniture including artwork from local artists. It is straight down the hill to  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £600 / week

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from £40 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Murcia / Los Alcazares

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A modern apartment ideally located in the beautiful Costa Calida town of Los Alcazares, less than 5 minutes walk from the clean, safe sandy beaches of Mar Menor. Situated in the heart of the atmospheric pedestrianised 'square' offering gastronomic feasts, shop  …see more

from £45 / night

£165 - £300 / week

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from £45 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Estepona / Guadalmansa Playa

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal place and ideal location” Stayed at this fantastic penthouse since our first visit in 2013 like home from home winter and summer Can highly recommend!  …see more

from £35 / night

£225 - £520 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Sesmarias holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!” I stayed here for a week with my wife, two daughters, son in law and my eight month old granddaughter. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday rental. Location was superb, three beaches all within 10 minutes walking distance and all stun  …see more

from £49 / night

£342 - £1359 / week

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from £49 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Like having your own home in the sun” Booked the apartment for my wife's birthday we had stayed in an apartment around the corner from Praia village a few years ago so we already knew and loved the area. we were both delighted with the large balcony w  …see more

from £60 / night

£300 - £791 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Book in confidence with us, we have been advertising on Holiday Lettings since 2005. We offer you this beautiful detached villa has been furbished to a high standard. This property includes brand new stylish and upmarket furniture. The villa and terrace is situated all  …see more

from £81 / night

£565 - £1070 / week

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from £81 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Puerto Banus with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“El Palmeral - Kieran & Evior White - Nice People, Nice Location” This was an pleasant experience from the moment we booked it. Kieran & Evior were extremely helpful from the outset. The apartment/house is situated in a quiet suburb about a ten minute  …see more

from £133 / night

£770 - £1060 / week

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from £133 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Cavelossim holiday apartment rental

Cavelossim / Mobor

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Car not necessary
Bright and airey 1st floor modern self catering 90sqm apartment facing main street with 10msq furnished sunny terrace plus additional balcony off master.Spacious bespoke wardrobes and vanity tables,ceiling fans including split A/C's in each bedroom2 wet roo  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £230 / week

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from £25 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Moraira

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Need to be fit to carry luggage in the view is breathtaking!” Really enjoyed our time here. The kitchen is well equipped and there's plenty of room for two people to relax. Pool well maintained and clean. Lots of storage space and coat hangers! The ap  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £550 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Peniche

Leiria District / Peniche

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
House with a very charming decor and a private pateo to make your beach vacation unforgettable! Walking distance to Consolação beach and close to Supertubos beach, the great surf spot in Peniche area.The ideal location for good beach, waves, food and rel  …see more

from £30 / night

£35 - £330 / week

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from £30 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Villamartin holiday apartment rental

Orihuela / Villamartin

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” Lovely place and very happy that we was able to stay here last minute and graham was very polite and helpful  …see more

from £30 / night

£130 - £290 / week

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from £30 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Bavaro

Punta Cana / Bavaro

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best vacation ever” We had an amazing stay on this villa! Perfect location with a private beach and great service - our villa was cleaned thoroughly everyday. I highly recommend taking the Day Pass - it costs $45 per day and gets you unlimited food  …see more

from £162 / night

£1049 - £1654 / week

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from £162 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Villa letting in Quesada with shared pool, golf nearby

Quesada / Dona Pepa 2

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
This Luxury Villa is in an ideal setting opposite private grassed areas and pool. There are 3 terraces, one of which is upstairs overlooking the pool. It is furnished up to a very high standard with LCD televisions with satellite both in the lounge and main bedroom.&l  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £300 / week

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from £28 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Benalmadena Pueblo

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Pueblo

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal family holiday rental” Apartment was comfortable, very clean and ideal for a family holiday. Jane and Paul made booking easy and were extremely helpful. Residents within the complex were very friendly and readily gave advice on how to get about.  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £400 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Camps Bay holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Camps Bay

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The complex offers two swimming pools, barbeque facilities and off street parking. Perfectly located, a mere ten minutes walk from the spectacular Camps Bay Boulevard and beaches where some of the best restaurants in Cape Town are found.<br />Camps Bay offers a de  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 - £1538 / week

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from £69 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
PLEASE NOTE: PRICES LISTED ARE FOR USING ONE BEDROOM -(2 PERSONS).EMAIL FOR THE COST OF USING 2 BEDROOMS. This privately owned, stunning new apartment is the largest in the complex, it can be booked with the choice of 1 or 2 bedrooms. It boasts a large spacious lounge  …see more

from £82 / night

£570 - £1088 / week

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from £82 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Olhos de Agua holiday apartment let

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent apartment” What a great apartment this is, very well looked after, and kept very clean. It's in a good location, everything is within walking distance - shops, restaurants, beaches, there is a bus stop, and a taxi rank at the bottom of the r  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £800 / week

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from £50 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Nueva Andalucia holiday villa rental

Marbella / Nueva Andalucia

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent holiday villa near Puerto Banus” Received clear and prompt communication from the villa owner prior to our holiday and was provided with very useful information about the area and amenities. There was a cheerful meet and greet service who  …see more

from £300 / night

£1600 - £2200 / week

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from £300 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Cristianos with shared pool, golf nearby

Los Cristianos / El Mirador, Tenerife

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“perfect!” This appt made our holiday, well equipped with everything you need, 2 pools but never used these due to the wonderful garden/terrace,this gets the sun all day, complete with 2 tables and sunbeds when we weren't out and about we spent most  …see more

from £38 / night

£265 - £450 / week

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from £38 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” We have very much enjoyed the apartment. It is very spacious and nicely decorated and the terrace was fantastic with a beautiful view. We hope in the future to make use of the apartment again.  …see more

from £100 / night

£300 - £650 / week

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from £100 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Sitio de Calahonda holiday apartment rental

Sitio de Calahonda / Calahonda Royale

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment for a family beach holiday” We stayed at this apartment with a young baby , we liked the fact it had a free cot and highchair whereas a lot charged for it, it was a 10 minute walk to the nice local beach at la Luna, which had a beach b  …see more

from £45 / night

£240 - £470 / week

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from £45 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ciudad Quesada with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Place to Stay” A wonderful villa with everything you need. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The rooftop terrace has a gorgeous view. It is also a quick walk away from the shop as well as a few bars/restaurants. A cheap price for such a  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £300 / week

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from £25 / night