Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (20382)

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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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Riviera del Sol

Mijas / Riviera del Sol

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful holiday” What a lovely villa, it was much bigger then we expected and the outside terrace was huge and was very well equipped for cooking and relaxing. The view from the terrace was amazing.. It really was a chilled out holiday and we will d  …see more

from £125 / night

£695 - £1650 / week

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from £125 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Rotonda West

Rotonda West / Rotonda Lakes

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect relaxing holiday” This beautiful villa is situated on a calm street in a less known part of Florida. Perfect area for walks, jogging or biking. But Sarasota, Tampa, Fort Mayers and more is around the corner if you are looking for more action.  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £650 / week

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from £85 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Arrondissement of Saint-Paul / Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £59 / night

£353 / week

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from £59 / night

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(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Mojacar with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Almeria / Mojacar

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The apartment is located in the quiet hillside complex, Atalaya de Mojacar, with a key position. From this top floor apartment you can enjoy panoramic views of the Med. On your doorstep you will find a 18-hole golf course: "Marina Golf Mojácar" which has its  …see more

from £38 / night

£260 - £480 / week

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from £38 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Rio Real holiday villa rental

Marbella / Rio Real

5 18 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Villa” Hello, This Villa is very well kept by the owner, we had no problem. They kept a bottle of Cava as a welcome which was a nice surprise!! The views of the Villa are very nice and not far from Marbella City Centre. I would recommend t  …see more

from £84 / night

£496 - £2975 / week

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from £84 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Central Algarve

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 £40 / night

£211 - £659 / week

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from £40 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Las Playitas

Tuineje / Las Playitas

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
This fully kitted home is suitable for individuals, couples or families looking for a healthy and peacful vacation on the unspoilt and beautiful island of Fuerteventura. The average year long temperature of 25 degrees means that good weather is (almost) guaranteed throu  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £560 / week

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from £60 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Kissimmee City

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magnificent Accomadation” We arrived for our stay of 2 weeks after travelling for 20 hours, we found the place easily everything was as described, the only disappointment my girls had was the pool was cold , however it soon warmed up after a couple o  …see more

from £65 / night

£299 - £475 / week

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from £65 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa in fantastic location in Vilamoura” We travelled to stay at Casa Amne mid-May 2013 with our 4 year old and 5 month old children. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Graham Parker with a beer or wine and got a tour of the villa whic  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2250 / week

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from £143 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A relaxing, peaceful holiday!” We had a lovely relaxing holiday, the pool was great for cooling down and Jerry and Helen made us feel very welcome. The Casita has views of Vejer and is located just off a main road which will lead you to all the local  …see more

from £57 / night

£420 - £430 / week

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from £57 / night

(12) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Avalon

Pittwater / Avalon

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
Large, modern studio apt with private entrance, deck, heated pool & spectacular ocean views from Bilgola to the Central Coast. North facing to capture the sun all year long. 45 minute drive to Sydney and close to all amenites.  …see more

from £115 / night

£799 / week

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from £115 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Marbella / Nueva Andalucia

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had a brilliant stay in this Reserve De Marbella apartment!” The experience of organising renting this apartment with the owner, Bali, was a pleasure from start to finish. The apartment had great facilities, and was on a wonderful complex, in a goo  …see more

from £125 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £125 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Holiday cottage rental

Victoria / Birregurra

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Air conditioning
Self-contained cottage with simple charm in the heart of Birregurra Close to the Otway Ranges, the Great Ocean Road and Dan Hunter's Brae Restaurant, Crabapples is always fabulous for singles, couples or two friends Can accommodate up to four (see below) *One night st  …see more

from £109 / night

£758 / week

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from £109 / night

(28) Excellent 

76

Chaweng holiday villa rental

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

4 11 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic, awesome place” We stayed at the villa in a perfect location for large group of people, family with children or even relaxing with the beloved one. Thanks to Manu and Jazz and the staff for the ospitality! I will definitely come back for mor  …see more

from £315 / night

£2200 / week

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from £315 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Villamartin

Villamartin / Los Dolses

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Situated in a residential area of Los Dolses this 3 bedroom villa is located in a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking Orange and Lemon groves. La Zenia beach is approximately a 5 min drive away and there are 3 Golf courses all within a 3 km radius. The house itself has 3 bedro  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

14

Home rental in Australia & New Zealand with golf nearby

Queensland / Stanthorpe

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
Cherry Blossom Cottage is on a 1/4 of an acre set in the town of Stanthorpe on the Granite Belt. We are over 1000 metres above sea level which creates four fantastic seasons ! You’ll love Cherry Blossom Cottage for its county feel - we offer a comfy bed, modern count  …see more

from £106 / night

£737 / week

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from £106 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Bavaro

Punta Cana / Bavaro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 £197 / night

£1339 - £2717 / week

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from £197 / night

(7) Excellent 

21

Holiday home accommodation

Cape Town / Simon's Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Where the mountains and heavens meet with the Penguins, Whales and Dolphins” This beautiful home (with pool, outdoor deck and magical views of Boulders Beach ) was the perfect location for a sun filled holiday swimming with the penguins and watching t  …see more

from £79 / night

£512 - £843 / week

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from £79 / night

(17) Very Good 

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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 £64 / night

£404 - £555 / week

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from £64 / night

(7) Excellent 

21

San Luis de Sabinillas holiday apartment rental

Manilva / San Luis de Sabinillas

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Holiday apartment, 2 bed, sleeps 4 - 6, air conditioning, sea views. Beachfront location. Comprehensive informatioin folder. Access to blue flag beach. Secure gated development. 24 hr security. Beach bars, tapas, restaurants & shops close by. Private parking, swimming p  …see more

from £46 / night

£277 - £492 / week

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from £46 / night

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Bukit Fraser holiday apartment rental

Raub District / Bukit Fraser

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Redchimes@4 is a perfect place for family or friends garthering, lots of space for everyone. Spectacular views of the Titiwangsa Mountain Range. Spacious balcony for watching sunset or alfresco dining. Well equipped kitchen & island for cook in. Cosy reading & boardgame  …see more

from £315 / night

£2205 / week

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from £315 / night

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Barwon Heads holiday apartment rental

Victoria / Barwon Heads

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Prime Barwon Heads location. Perfect for a family holiday, group of friends looking for a fun time or a couple looking to get away for a weekend.  …see more

from £176 / night

£1024 / week

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from £176 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Alhamra Village

Ras Al Khaimah / Alhamra Village

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Looking for a SEAFRONT apartment with breathtaking views of the sunset? LOOK NO FURTHER! Royal Breeze 1 in the Al Hamra Village Resort. Beach, Marina bar and restaurants close. Golf, water sports, paragliding all available - or just chill and listen to the sea.  …see more

from £100 / night

£650 - £975 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Jolly Harbour with shared pool, golf nearby

Saint Mary Parish / Jolly Harbour

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“great place” We had a lovely time in villa 230b.very clean well equipped kitchen and a nice deck,and very close to the beach.  …see more

from £95 / night

£662 / week

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from £95 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Balaia Golf Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice experience to repeat!” We had a great holiday time this Summer! Indeed we extremely enjoyed the villa as we found it cozy and nice . We also appreciated some very friendly details (such as having confidence about the unknown users in what conc  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 - £900 / week

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from £30 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a 3 bedroom super luxury villa located in arco da calheta in an urbanization  …see more

from £95 / night

£665 / week

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from £95 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Vilamoura with shared pool, golf nearby

Vilamoura / Vila Sol

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“fabulous apartment” Excellent facilities, all you need to self cater. Brilliant location, roof terrace for early morning sun and balcony for rest of day and early evening. Very clean and checking in arrangements really good. Resort good and Oscars p  …see more

from £60 / night

£250 - £550 / week

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from £60 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Davenport holiday home rental

Davenport / Regal Palms

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fabulous house, great resort, brilliant location.” This house is really great. We stayed there in February me, my husband, our 2 and 1/2 year old, and my sister and brother in law with their 2 small children (6months and 2 and1/2.) This house was just  …see more

from £65 / night

£452 / week

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from £65 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Torquay

Victoria / Torquay

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
150 metre walk to Torguay Front beach and 600 metre walk to Torquay's Surf beach.5 minute walk to all the main shopping areas of Torquay.Sleeps 4 in beds (King and Queen) but can sleep 6 with the pull out leather couch.Only a minutes walk to all beaches, main shopping,  …see more

from £112 / night

£585 - £995 / week

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from £112 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £93 / night

£648 - £942 / week

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from £93 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Caçador is located in close proximity to the world famous marina and championship golf courses of Vilamoura offering you the ultimate in exclusive retreats on the sun drenched Algarve. The Villa itself overlooks one of the Algarve's finest golf courses, The  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4000 / week

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from £215 / night

(12) Excellent 

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

Manilva / Puerto de la Duquesa

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“A delightful stay, one of the best” A really beautiful appointed, and comfortable apartment. Everything you could wish for. All amenities close by. Would highly recommend a stay here, a credit to the owners Tony & Rosie.  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £475 / week

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from £47 / night

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North Thailand holiday b&b rental

Chiang Mai Province / Hang Dong

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
We have 2 double rooms, with on-suit bathrooms with shower and toilet. WIFI, Apple TV, ceiling fans and air-conditioning. Also the rice Barn which is self sufficient so we can cater for up to 6 guests. Always happy to give help and advise. Its a home with home comforts.  …see more

from £18 / night

£111 / week

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from £18 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Puerto Del Carmen with golf nearby

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very comfortable villa” A very accurate description of the villa, it was very clean on arrival, well kept and ticked all the boxes. The girls loved the swimming pool which was essential as weather very hot (for us anyway), the surrounding area is re  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £1815 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Sitio de Calahonda

Sitio de Calahonda / Alcores de Calahonda

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful apartment have booked again for later in year” Visited Spain after Christmas for 'Three Kings Festival'. Loved the apartment kids thought pools were great. Weather was really nice for early part of year have booked for later year. The ne  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £460 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Yorkeys Knob

Cairns Region / Yorkeys Knob

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Yorkeys Knob Beachfront Apartment is a luxurious 2.5 bedroom apartment located on the beach at Yorkeys Knob. It is located opposite a wide sandy beach surrounded by palm trees with views to the mountains in the distance. The apartment would suit up to 5 people with an  …see more

from £138 / night

£840 - £1106 / week

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from £138 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Coles Bay holiday home rental

Freycinet / Coles Bay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Designed for indoor/outdoor living, the peaceful home has decks on three sides accessed by sliding doors at the back and front.The native grasses, trees and shrubs around the home attract a variety of wallabies, possums, parrots, cockatoos and delightful smallerl birds.  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 - £922 / week

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from £120 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A hidden gem!” My family and I booked this home for a week's vacation, to really get away and relax from it all. What a fantastic home this is, we've stayed in hotels and condo's before but this is something else and as the title alludes to its 'a hid  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1750 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday home in Mangatainoka

Manawatu-Wanganui Region / Mangatainoka

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
This lovely four bedroom house is fully furnished and sleeps up to 10 people. Lounge is separate to the kitchen, so plenty of room for everyone. For weekend stays or long term this house is great for all your needs. The Tararua are has so much to offer anyone visiting t  …see more

from £88 / night

£410 / week

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from £88 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Hua Na

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic condo, attention to detail, Graet value and supper location with pool leading to the main Hua Hin beach.” Just arrive and enjoy, you wont be sorry. We spent 3 week in Ban San Deo ...... tryed to book again for next year but booked already!  …see more

from £66 / night

£310 / week

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from £66 / night