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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 apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Tenerife Royal Gardens

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tenerife Royal Gardens” Well what can we say! This was an absolutely fantastic apartment to stay in! Very clean, very modern indeed! FREE AIRCON in the apartment. We enjoyed our stay here and already looking to book for next year. My family stayed at
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from £48 / night

£319 - £811 / week

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from £48 / night

(2) Excellent 

46

Villa rental in Rabat with swimming pool

Island of Malta / Rabat

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £90 / night

£630 - £2125 / week

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avg. 50 minutes

from £90 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Kalkan holiday penthouse rental

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely place in a lovely town” A lovely getaway apartment , fully equipped with 2 very nice pools. A short walk to the town and the beach,. Would recommend to anyone and would definitely go again. Also an amazing view!
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from £100 / night

£525 - £700 / week

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avg. 2 hours 26 minutes

from £100 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Cabanas

Tavira / Cabanas

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Car not necessary
“Mr” The apartment was exactly as described and in an ideal position for self catering.The transfers were very smooth and the owners extremely friendly, helpful and professional.The weather was great and I would not hesitate booking again.
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from £30 / night

£210 - £395 / week

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avg. 1 hour 20 minutes

from £30 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse letting

Byron Shire / Byron Bay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £218 / night

£1086 - £1480 / week

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from £218 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just perfect!!” We brought our 1 year old to stay in this apartment for a week - they have everything you would ever need, very well kitted out, comfortable beds, lovely sunny balcony with mountain views. The pool area is fantastic with a adult pool a
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from £74 / night

£475 - £975 / week

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avg. 1 hour 6 minutes

from £74 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b
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from £108 / night

£561 - £1552 / week

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avg. 2 hours 40 minutes

from £108 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Mar Menor Golf Resort with golf nearby

Mar Menor Golf Resort / Polaris World nr Los Alcazares

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £50 / night

£625 - £775 / week

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from £50 / night

(37) Very Good 

24

Holiday villa with shared pool in Arenal d'en Castell

Minorca / Arenal d'en Castell

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” As we returned to this property you could probably guess that we absolutely loved it & in fact are returning again next year. I really cannot recommend enough. Great property, central location & fabulous facilities. Thank you so much.
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from £55 / night

£385 - £1156 / week

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avg. 58 minutes

from £55 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The perfect 30th!” I stayed here for my 30th with 8 other friends and had the best girls's trip so far. The villa was amazing and we were very well looked after. Kath was amazing and helped us with any night/day activities and was always on the end of
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from £700 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £700 / night

(3) Excellent 

15

Holiday home in Grampians

Victoria / Grampians

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £143 / night

£1000 / week

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avg. 2 hours 50 minutes

from £143 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Nosara

Province of Guanacaste / Nosara

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Private garden
“Wonderful stay in a peaceful surrounding” My friend and me spend two nights in this wonderful casita. The little house is very well designed and presents a great love for details. The furtniture is all in a high quality and it was very clean. Located
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from £39 / night

£270 / week

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from £39 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Velez de Benaudalla

Province of Granada / Velez de Benaudalla

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £50 / night

£350 - £500 / week

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avg. 3 hours 28 minutes

from £50 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Tegueste

Tenerife / Tegueste

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“marvelous finca with great view on the Teide” Finca el Roque was the perfect place for us - family with two young children - to spend some wonderful holidays. The house is exactly as described: well equipped with laptop (internet), washing machine, bi
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from £74 / night

£513 / week

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avg. 2 hours 45 minutes

from £74 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Cala Tarida holiday apartment accommodation

Ibiza / Cala Tarida

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Breathtakingly beautiful” My partner and I stayed here along with our 2 year old daughter in June 2015 for 1 week. The reason we picked Cala Tarida was because we were getting married and as soon as we spotted Atico Tarida on the internet, we knew th
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from £350 / night

£2050 - £2900 / week

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avg. 3 hours 15 minutes

from £350 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.125 km
  • Child friendly

from £51 / night

£357 - £821 / week

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avg. 2 hours 6 minutes

from £51 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous apartment... very central for all emenities” Location is fantastic for shops, bars, and gorgeous restaurants. A real buzz about the place. Carlos who met us was a real help showing us around and suggesting places to go. This is one place we w
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from £60 / night

£385 - £595 / week

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(5) Excellent 

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Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £160 / night

£1100 - £1550 / week

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from £160 / night

(32) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Quinta Dos Calicos

Albufeira / Quinta Dos Calicos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Would definitely book again” Villa was lovely, clean and spacious and had everything you could possibly need. The roof terrace off the top bedroom was a suntrap with amazing views (the best place to sit at night to get a breeze). Had the swimming poo
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from £50 / night

£320 - £846 / week

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avg. 38 minutes

from £50 / night

(5) Excellent 

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

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

from £54 / night

£321 - £571 / week

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avg. 1 hour 56 minutes

from £54 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sant Rafael

Sant Rafael / Buscatell

8 12 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £367 / night

£2565 / week

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from £367 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Bendigo

Greater Bendigo / Bendigo

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £103 / night

£686 / week

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avg. 2 hours 1 minutes

from £103 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Finestrat holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Finestrat

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic!!” We were met at the apartment by Yvonne, who showed us around and how everything worked. There were no long lists of rules. The only thing which was asked of us was to close the shutters when we went out. There was everything we needed an
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from £60 / night

£400 - £450 / week

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(5) Excellent 

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Holiday condo in Grand Baie

Riviere du Rempart District / Grand Baie

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£1147 / week

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avg. 3 hours 56 minutes

from £65 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Port d'Alcudia holiday apartment rental

Port d'Alcudia / Port Alcudia

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £52 / night

£216 - £561 / week

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avg. 3 hours 38 minutes

from £52 / night

(34) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Icmeler with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Icmeler

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“EXCELLENT....” This was our first time visiting Turkey so we were very unsure of which part to stay at. After reading the reviews from Garden Villas it then became our first choice. There was 7 of us, age range from 10yrs - 23yrs, plus 2 adults.
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from £58 / night

£400 - £900 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Marrakech / Gueliz

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £285 / night

£1992 / week

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avg. 2 hours 59 minutes

from £285 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cavalo Preto

Quarteira / Cavalo Preto

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £72 / night

£498 - £1026 / week

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avg. 2 hours 55 minutes

from £72 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Villa” Wow, this villa is even nicer in person than the photos make it out to be. Sure the first time you get there its easy to miss the dirt road but once you get your bearings your fine. The villa is so private and spacious and the air c
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from £113 / night

£638 - £1759 / week

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avg. 3 hours 57 minutes

from £113 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Port d'Alcudia

Port d'Alcudia / Port Alcudia

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Victoria / Daylesford

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £80 / night

£395 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage in Constantia

Cape Town / Constantia

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

from £58 / night

£343 - £847 / week

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avg. 3 hours 47 minutes

from £58 / night

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Apartment rental in Mullins with shared pool, golf nearby

Saint Peter Parish / Mullins

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £76 / night

£535 - £917 / week

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avg. 2 hours 56 minutes

from £76 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday condo with shared pool in Seven Mile Beach

Grand Cayman / Seven Mile Beach

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £662 / night

£7847 - £11924 / week

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from £662 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Gramacho

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful experience in secure setting” All you need from a holiday that included extended family and young children. Something for all to do without having to travel significant distances and fabulous weather included for free ! The accommodation was
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from £70 / night

£445 - £695 / week

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from £70 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Sao Martinho do Porto with shared pool

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very clean, well equipped, perfectly located spacious appartment” Good all round appartment, pool and location (near beach). Nice resort. Not touristy.
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from £46 / night

£320 - £770 / week

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(13) Excellent 

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Brisbane holiday cottage rental

Brisbane / Sandgate

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £46 / night

£320 - £700 / week

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(3) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £35 / night

£242 - £610 / week

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from £35 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Hobart

Greater Hobart / Hobart

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
“Perfect getaway with high-end hospitality” What a treat it was to discover that the sweet little off-the-grid eco-farmhouse in the photos is even better in person -- and perfectly situated between Hobart (a short 10-minute drive) and the countryside.
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from £97 / night

£676 / week

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