Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (40030)

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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Province of Barcelona / Copons

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £151 / night

£936 - £1044 / week

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from £151 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Hacienda Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Hacienda Las Chapas

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Villa is lovely.” Spent a week in Villa Vinales. The villa is lovely. Lots of character. Lots of outdoor space. The bbq and bar area where lovely, we spent most of our time there. Even coming back to (our bar) as we called it, for a late drink. Jas  …see more

from £259 / night

£1294 - £2371 / week

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from £259 / night

(7) Excellent 

41

Centrum holiday apartment rental

Kusadasi / Centrum

4 10 Min stay varies

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

from £35 / night

£250 - £450 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Very Good 

24

Ho Chi Minh City holiday villa let

Ho Chi Minh City / Anphu

6 14 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £350 / night

£2270 - £3270 / week

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from £350 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool

from £302 / night

£1380 - £2888 / week

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from £302 / night

(9) Excellent 

33

Callao Salvaje holiday villa rental

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Nice big villa in calm surrounding. Lovely pool and well equipped kitchen.” Very nice big villa. We were 12 persons during one week and everything worked out well. Fine terras with sun all day. Calm and quite surrounding, close to the bus.Taxi is not  …see more

from £110 / night

£1395 - £4279 / week

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from £110 / night

(32) 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
“Perfect location for all amenities in La Cala” This apartment is in a great location, easy walking distance to La Cala and right beside Aldi. It is well furnished, spotlessly clean and has everything necessary for a holiday in the sun. The kitchen is  …see more

from £49 / night

£345 - £745 / week

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from £49 / night

(35) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa letting

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa for a perfect holiday” This villa lived up to all the previous reviews, which we read before booking, the highlight for me was the pool, great for relaxing or cooling off after a busy day. Its always a worry when you don't book thro  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Pamplona holiday apartment rental

Navarre / Pamplona

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £113 / night

£647 - £828 / week

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from £113 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Sucina holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Sucina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment in lovely location, we come back every year” The location is perfect and the pool is only a small walk away. Though we went in October the pool was still just about warm enough to swim in and the complex was incredibly peaceful and re  …see more

from £35 / night

£215 - £275 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday home in Belmont

Perth / Belmont

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“What I needed at the time not for everyoe” A clean small house that was what I needed for a break in a quiet area, reasonable well fitted out but the back verandah toilet was a cold place to be at night. No dishwasher which I found a pain the rest of  …see more

from £82 / night

£546 - £616 / week

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from £82 / 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
“Superb” We have stayed at this apartment many times now and cannot imagine staying anywhere else....!!!! It has everything you require and more . Superb 5 star apartment.  …see more

from £47 / night

£259 - £743 / week

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from £47 / night

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Gaucin holiday home rental

Costa del Sol / Gaucin

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£400 - £1370 / week

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from £65 / night

(17) Excellent 

49

Marigot Bay holiday studio rental

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Private garden
“A fabulous retreat from the hurly burly of life” The Treehouse is a true find for those who are not seeking the luxury or facilities of a smart hotel. It is away from the resort, high on a jungle coated cliff, set apart from everyone else. The apartm  …see more

from £80 / night

£556 / week

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from £80 / 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

£350 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment, great location, lovely pool.” We only stayed in this apartment for 3 nights but it had everything we needed. The owner was helpful, easy to contact and responded to my questions. The meet and greet service was also very good. The a  …see more

from £59 / night

£297 - £435 / week

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from £59 / night

(7) Very Good 

29

Villa rental in St. John's with swimming pool, golf nearby

Saint John Parish / St. John's

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“stunning” we stayed for 10 days in this villa and the first thing that delighted us was the stunning view over the bay. the villa itself was very roomy and well equiped and had been refurnished recently to make it very pleasant and comfortable. it  …see more

from £282 / night

£1973 / week

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from £282 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Apartment letting in Calis Beach with shared pool

Fethiye / Calis Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Very well located apartment” Lovely apartment on a very nice complex. Very good location as close to the sea front and a very good distance from the main resort, which is only a short stroll away. Well maintained gardens and the apartment has everythi  …see more

from £47 / night

£315 - £330 / week

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from £47 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 7 nights min

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

from £65 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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from £65 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £125 / night

£728 - £1025 / week

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from £125 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Laredo holiday apartment rental

Cantabria / Laredo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Stunning blend of old and new...” Modern, roomy facilities and contemporary decor in a 16th century building on the edge of the old quarter in this lovely seaside town provided the perfect base for a relaxing holiday. The bathroom in particular is str  …see more

from £56 / night

£350 - £590 / week

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from £56 / night

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Holiday home in Ericeira

Lisbon District / Ericeira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £52 / night

£337 - £544 / week

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from £52 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Albufeira / Guia

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £185 / night

£1294 - £4095 / week

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from £185 / night

(32) Excellent 

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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  …see more

from £50 / night

£320 - £846 / week

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from £50 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely, hassle free, clean and comfortable.” The apartment is lovely and perfect for what I needed. I would 100% stay there again. I had quite a bad allergic reaction to something on the sheets or the powder that was used to wash them previously but  …see more

from £27 / night

£199 / week

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from £27 / night

(14) Excellent 

40

Holiday villa in Ovacik

Mugla Province / Ovacik

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wow - Amazing” Gold Villa 8 ticked absolutely all of our boxes. Booking and communication was quick and efficient. The Villa is spacious, beautifully furnished and equipped and has beautiful gardens and pool with a lovely big table for outside eating.  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £950 / week

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from £115 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Santa Luzia

Faro District / Santa Luzia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“First visit to Portugal and will definitely be returning” This was our first visit to Portugal and we definitely picked a lovely apartment, town and area. The apartment was very spacious, clean and was equipped with everything we needed for an extrem  …see more

from £104 / night

£690 - £1250 / week

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from £104 / night

24

Holiday apartment in Stanwell Tops

New South Wales / Stanwell Tops

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £58 / night

£404 / week

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from £58 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Mollymook

Shoalhaven / Mollymook

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Air conditioning

from £179 / night

£437 - £1252 / week

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from £179 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Quinta de Pegada

Tavira / Quinta de Pegada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful apartment . Loved Tavira” Can't fault the apartment at all it is spotless ,excellently equipped and is in a nice quiet residential area . we had a wonderful stay and absolutely fell in love with Tavira. The immediate area was a bit too quie  …see more

from £44 / night

£276 - £1078 / week

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from £44 / night

(12) Excellent 

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La Manga del Mar Menor holiday apartment rental

Murcia / La Manga del Mar Menor

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Apartment at the right end of the strip” Just 2 of us stayed in this apartment but will happily sleep up to 5 with a double room, a twin room and a sofa bed if needed. There are also 2 bathrooms, a good sized kitchen and living room and a love  …see more

from £55 / night

£240 - £550 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Bubion

Province of Granada / Bubion

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £121 / night

£580 - £676 / week

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from £121 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Home accommodation in Sheffield

Tasmania / Sheffield

3 10 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £134 / night

£552 - £1570 / week

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from £134 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Calafell

Costa Dorada / Calafell

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Lovely apartment with unrivalled sea views” Stayed in this apartment for 10 days with my wife and from the moment we met Manager Mike on arrival to the day we left we loved every single minute of our stay. We were met at the airport by Mike who gave u  …see more

from £74 / night

£475 - £949 / week

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from £74 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Olhos de Agua

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Location With Sea Views, Warm Welcome, Everything You Need” A lovely compact comfortable apartment with balcony with views to the sea, it has everything we needed for a relaxing week even down to the electric orange squeezer for fab OJ for break  …see more

from £37 / night

£255 - £685 / week

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from £37 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Javea with shared pool

Javea / Arenal

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern clean apartment” Second time in Javea and in golden beach 2, highly recommend this apartment with all necessary furnishings required to make a holiday enjoyable and relaxing. Spacious throughout and very comfortable. Quiet area and walking di  …see more

from £37 / night

£250 - £700 / week

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from £37 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Amarilla Golf

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lauren Quinta Villa” This villa is exactly as described and has everything you could possibly need. Sunshine all day in different parts of the grounds. Fabulous location in quiet neighbourhood. We had a query about the pool so messaged owner who respo  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful lovely location” An excellent well equipped villa with lovely garden area to feel the sun! A local bus stops right outside the villa to go into NERJA town and returns until late evening  …see more

from £50 / night

£165 - £430 / week

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from £50 / night

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £207 / night

£1216 - £3845 / week

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from £207 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Ponta Delgada holiday penthouse rental

Ponta Delgada / Ponta Delgada, Azores

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £114 / night

£797 / week

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from £114 / night

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