Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (16043)

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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23

Ski condo to rent in Kimberley

Kootenay Rockies / Kimberley

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Modern apartment. 3 double bedrooms (2 en suite), 1 family bathroom, accommodates up to 12. Fully-equipped kitchen, balcony with outdoor hot tub and gas BBQ. WiFi, flat screen TV, DVD. Golf and skiing nearby. Fully serviced, all linen provided. Automatic home laundry.&  …see more

from £58 / night

£366 - £1549 / week

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from £58 / night

(64) Very Good 

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Ski condo to rent in Whistler

Whistler / Upper Village

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
2 bedroom. 2 bathroom. Sleeps 7. Well furnished. Well equipped. Conveniently located. Quiet. Large hot tub. Fireplace. Wireless broadband.10 mins walk to Whistler base, or free shuttle bus from across streetWe accept on-line reservations and credit card payment.  …see more

from £91 / night

£636 / week

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from £91 / night

(7) Very Good 

15

Isla Canela holiday apartment rental

Ayamonte / Isla Canela

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable homely apartment with beautiful sea view” We stayed from 15/10/11 for two weeks. The first week had glorious sunshine so we borrowed John's deck chairs to use on the beach-only two minutes' walk away. When the weather changed on the seco  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £495 / week

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from £28 / night

(10) Excellent 

19

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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Playa del Carmen / Playacar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £45 / night

£314 / week

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from £45 / night

(17) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“We will book again! Definitely coming back for more, por favour!” This is a great holiday rental! The owners obviously love this spot too and have taken the time to put all their tips and info into a fabulous welcome pack that had us feeling like loc  …see more

from £65 / night

£414 - £569 / week

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from £65 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ban Tai

Ko Samui / Ban Tai

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Baan Tai Beach is only 300 meters flat walk to the villa, we offer airport transfers, can arrange chef service, breakfast delivered, personal shopping and all while you relax around the fresh water pool and tropical sourroundings.  …see more

from £135 / night

£925 / week

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from £135 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Playa del Ingles

Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“fantastic” We stayed in this villa in April this year which most of the week was above 30oc! so to have a lovely clean pool just at the right temp was great. The Villa itself was ver  …see more

from £227 / night

£1590 - £2500 / week

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from £227 / 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
“Fab apartment in a really good location” We returned from a stay at this apartment last week. The pictures on the website don't do it justice, the apartment is so big, it's really a two story townhouse. Ground floor has hallway with large storage un  …see more

from £39 / night

£280 - £930 / week

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from £39 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ballito

Ballito / Simbithi Eco Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“STUNNING HOUSE IN A FABULOUS LOCATION” We stayed at Indlwana on arrival in South Africa and again after travelling north to Phinda Rock Game Lodge, Rhino Ridge and Kwalucia Safari Retreat in St. Lucia, all within easy reach. It was a wonderful place  …see more

from £265 / night

£1300 - £3495 / week

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from £265 / 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 £148 / night

£1031 / week

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from £148 / night

(13) Excellent 

18

Villa rental in Jesus Pobre with swimming pool, golf nearby

Province of Alicante / Jesus Pobre

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Total Relaxation” My husband and I stayed at Casa Delicia for two week and it was perfection! Set back, about 10 minutes walk from the small village on Jesús Pobre, in a national park area - Casa Delicia is all you could want if you are looking for pe  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £890 / week

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from £54 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We like quiet locations for our holidays and preferably detached properties this is the prime reason we chose this Villa, but for the price it was exceptional and far exceeded the expectations, clean, tidy on a quiet complex it was ne  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £475 / week

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from £42 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant villa” Absolutely brilliant villa with a heated pool and jacuzzi. 4 adults stayed here for 1 week and had a fantastic holiday. Only a 15 minute stroll to the beach. Loved this villa and would definitely stay here again  …see more

from £138 / night

£659 - £1045 / week

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from £138 / night

(10) Very Good 

15

Bungalow rental in Golf del Sur with shared pool, golf nearby

Golf del Sur / The Palms

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
“A relaxing holiday” this comfortable bungalow is very close to all local amenities including golf courses the complex has 4 pools 2 big 2 small for residents only the pools and surrounding are spotless  …see more

from £40 / night

£275 - £350 / week

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from £40 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Pinar De Campoverde

Province of Alicante / Pinar De Campoverde

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent. Cannot recommend this villa enough” We spent a month at this beautiful villa and wanted to stay forever. We've rented villas in the past and this was the best. Loved the pool, views from the roof terrace and air con. Our 15 year old was del  …see more

from £75 / night

£475 - £650 / week

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from £75 / night

(6) Excellent 

16

Avalon Beach holiday studio rental

Pittwater / Avalon Beach

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
Tree Tops Retreat Avalon ... a beautiful studio apartment on Sydney's Northern Beaches.  …see more

from £93 / night

£359 - £921 / week

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from £93 / night

(33) Very Good 

18

Villa rental in Playa del Ingles with golf nearby

Maspalomas / Playa del Ingles

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Brilliant week had by all...” A group of 7 of us booked to visit this villa - and was immensely impressed with it - starting with the booking process right through to the last day... Janet was the point of contact via email for the booking, paymen  …see more

from £189 / night

£1390 - £1690 / week

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from £189 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tip top” A fantastic villa set in a quiet area but still close enough to the town centre. The place is well kitted out with a lovely poolside area and clean pool. The villa and surrounding areas were better than id have expected, the rooms are spaciou  …see more

from £136 / night

£950 - £1300 / week

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from £136 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“I can't wait to return again” I stayed at Villa Stellar in Moraira in February 2012 for my friend's 50th birthday party. There were seven of us staying at the house in total and we all had a wonderful time. All the comforts you can think of were provi  …see more

from £369 / night

£2582 - £6031 / week

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from £369 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Duquesa holiday apartment rental

Duquesa / Sabinillas

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!!” Apartment was perfect for us & our two 16 year olds. The view from the balcony over looking the pools & beach was amazing. The complex itself was well kept and the large areas were great for sunbathing, We travelled in July & at any point o  …see more

from £40 / night

£255 - £575 / week

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from £40 / 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

22

Holiday cottage accommodation

Norfolk County / Turkey Point

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This cute cottage by the lake is a sweet relaxing spot to get away from city life and the weekly grind of work. Turkey Point is a quick drive from Brampton, Burlington, and only 2 hours out of Toronto on Lake Erie it's a great place to kick back read a book, tan  …see more

from £96 / night

£671 / week

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from £96 / night

(1) Excellent 

62

Santa Ponsa holiday villa rental

Calvia / Santa Ponsa

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautifully stylish and spacious private Villa, is located in a quiet cul de sac, over looking the exclusive private golf course Santa Ponsa 2 and within walking distance of the new Marina of Port Adrianno and it's beautiful sandy beach, shops and water sports  …see more

from £900 / night

£5000 - £7500 / week

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from £900 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“wonderful hol in la cala” spotlessly clean apartment fully equiped with everything we needed for our stay . ideal base for la cala hols with only short walk to town , shops and beach . kids loved pool and plenty of room as there was 5 (3 adults 2 k  …see more

from £49 / night

£345 - £745 / week

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from £49 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment, steps from the pool” The Roda golf resort is immaculately maintained and the area around this apartment is no exception. We really enjoyed being able to lie on sun loungers outside the apartment whilst being able to see the kids in th  …see more

from £39 / night

£302 - £561 / week

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from £39 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Golden Bay

Nelson-Tasman Region / Golden Bay

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“An amazing holiday place for the whole family!” We were a family with grandparents, parents and children enjoying this beautiful and spacious villa. We did not miss anything in the villa and found plenty to do in the surroundings. Beautiful beach, g  …see more

from £407 / night

£2846 / week

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from £407 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Oura Beach holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa - Great location!” This villa was amazing for a group of 12 girls celebrating finishing school. The location was absolutely perfect - less than 5 minutes to the strip and supermarket. As other reviews have said the Strip is noisy in the e  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Los Lagos, Mijas Golf

6 12 5 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Our very popular Villa Inshallah has been totally refurbished by its new Owner, this is now probably the best Villa on Mijas Golf. Full description as follows:- Now called Luz de Verano ( Summer Light ), Access to this luxury 6 bedroom villa is through the Mijas Golf c  …see more

from £332 / night

£2324 - £4134 / week

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from £332 / night

(26) 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
“Absolutely Wonderful!” Thank you Chris for a great stay. Apartment is faultless - Beautiful views, safe - friendly guard on gate - underground parking - grounds and pool carefully taken care of - lift and disabled friendly - every facility taken car  …see more

from £40 / night

£250 - £400 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Areias Sao Joao

Albufeira / Areias Sao Joao

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
Good sized apartment within a small complex , with great pool area surrounded by palm trees and gardens and apartments have a south facing balcony or veranda and are fully alarmes with safe. Excellent located next to the infamous strip area of Areias sao Joao .  …see more

from £50 / night

£215 - £695 / week

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from £50 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Oura Beach

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 21 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 21
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal large family rental” Lovely villa, comfortably accommodating 6 adults and 4 children. Excellent ( v. Deep) large pool and plenty of outside playing area. Great location in quiet cul-de-sac but less than 10 mins walk (children's pace!) to bars, r  …see more

from £100 / night

£995 - £3495 / week

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from £100 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Los Alcazares holiday penthouse rental

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic & Relaxing Penthouse Apartment” We had a wonderful relaxing holiday, at this very well maintained and appointed penthouse apartment. It is only a 10 minute drive from Murcia airport and bars, restaurants, shops & supermarkets are within walk  …see more

from £35 / night

£245 - £485 / week

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from £35 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Golf del Sur with shared pool, golf nearby

San Miguel de Abona / Golf del Sur

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need for a relaxing holiday” This was our fourth visit and once again we found the property to be clean and tidy. There is ample space with two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets. The balcony upstairs and the patio downstai  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £472 / week

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from £42 / night

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Moraira / Benissa Costa

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Katerina is a detached villa in a fantastic location close to the centre of Moraira and is within walking distance to shops, several restaurants, bars and supermarket. This villa benefits from central heating and Air conditioned/heated in the bedrooms. WIFI at no  …see more

from £98 / night

£682 / week

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from £98 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Herdade dos Salgados holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, excellent holiday.” The apartment is lovely, quite stylish and also very roomy and comfortable: all our needs were satisfied (very convenient, the extra tv set in the bedroom). All the furniture and decoration are of very good  …see more

from £26 / night

£390 - £1354 / week

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from £26 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday bungalow rental

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“All just perfect!!” We stayed in Jim's bungalow for one week 4-11 June 2016 and it was all we could ask for and more. The bungalow is clean, well equipped and very comfortable. It was just wonderful having the communal pool just across the road from  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £325 / week

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from £43 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderfully relaxing!” The villa is lovely with a great pool area that is in the sun all day. There were plenty of sunbeds and lots of room for 6 people. It is on the golf course, right by the tee off for the 10th hole which I thought might be a littl  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Henley Brook

Swan Valley / Henley Brook

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 26 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Home style bed and breakfast situated on 10 acres in the heart of the Swan Valley, surrounded by wineries, restaurants, micro breweries and local attractions such as Cuddly Animal Farm, Mini Golf, Whiteman Park, Caversham Wildlife Park and The Vines Resort. 24 kilometr  …see more

from £111 / night

£675 / week

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from £111 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely apartment, cracking view of the marina” i stayed here with my partner and our toddler daughter. the apartment is large and fully equipped with a great view over the marina, its also quite safe for young children. the pool is private, clean,  …see more

from £48 / night

£259 - £676 / week

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from £48 / night