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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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37

Villa rental in Mellieha with shared pool

Island of Malta / Mellieha

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £234 / night

£1638 - £4914 / week

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from £234 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Sao Martinho do Porto with shared pool

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £29 / night

£203 - £462 / week

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from £29 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet with swimming pool in Miami Platja

Costa Dorada / Miami Platja

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“IDYLLIC” What a wonderful place. The villa has everything you could want and within easy walking distance of the town centre for the restaurants and shops if you wanted. But once loaded up with provisions, the villa lends itself to a quite haven of
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from £115 / night

£800 - £1700 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Excellent 

21

Torquay holiday townhouse rental

Victoria / Torquay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £86 / night

£686 - £1258 / week

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from £86 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Salema

Faro District / Salema

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect holiday villa” Soooo relaxing, beautifully presented, clean, well organised, all amenities you want for a really chilled out holiday!!! Just what we all look for when we go on holiday. Highly recommend.
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from £50 / night

£700 - £1650 / week

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from £50 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday chalet with swimming pool in Sayalonga

Costa del Sol / Sayalonga

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely Fabulous” This was just what we were looking for. A superb mountain location but close enough to the sea, a well equipped finca, fantastic swimming pool and fabulous hosts. The journey up to the accommodation is an adventure. Upon arriving
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from £29 / night

£200 - £499 / week

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from £29 / night

(96) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f
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from £700 / night

£3995 - £4995 / week

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from £700 / night

(6) Very Good 

24

Holiday apartment rental

Puerto Banus / Lorcrimar V

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great,ideal and with lots of space.” Great very big, and clean. It is close to all the clubs and beaches and close to a mini supermarket which sells everyone that you need and just around the conner is two very good restaurants, I will be defiantly st
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from £90 / night

£500 - £850 / week

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from £90 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Ericeira with swimming pool

Ericeira / Praia de S. Juliao

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A versatile combination of sympathy, beach, pool, Sun and relaxation” housing that combines beach and pool, a grove and a vegetable garden. excellent for children to have new experiences and fun.
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from £44 / night

£388 - £1069 / week

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from £44 / night

(8) Very Good 

14

Rye holiday home rental

Mornington Peninsula / Rye

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great for young family.” Very comfortable holiday home, with everything that you need. Great water pressure and clean house. Was perfect for travelling with young children as there are toys and books available (no need to bring pre-school aged toys wi
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from £86 / night

£572 - £743 / week

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from £86 / night

(14) Excellent 

36

Holiday villa letting

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“beautiful villa” What a lovely villa. Me & my partner had a really relaxing holiday in this villa. Kalkan is a really beautiful place, we would definantly recommend the villa to anyone, it had absolutely everything you could need.
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from £65 / night

£450 - £850 / week

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from £65 / night

(8) Very Good 

25

Apartment rental in La Cala de Mijas with shared pool, golf nearby

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 4 Min stay varies

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

from £55 / night

£300 - £450 / week

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from £55 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Salobrena

Salobrena / Monte de Los Almendros

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £250 / night

£1750 - £1950 / week

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from £250 / night

16

Holiday cottage rental

Monteverde / Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £131 / night

£916 / week

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from £131 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday yurt in Tokyo

Tokyo Prefecture / Tokyo

1 8 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £112 / night

£781 / week

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from £112 / night

(29) Excellent 

25

Villamartin holiday apartment rental

Orihuela / Villamartin

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” Lovely place and very happy that we was able to stay here last minute and graham was very polite and helpful
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from £30 / night

£175 - £250 / week

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from £30 / night

(12) Excellent 

23

Marloth Park holiday villa rental

Mpumalanga / Marloth Park

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Exceptional site and property” Exceptional site very close to Crocodile river and its view over Kruger Park. Lots of animals in the garden and along the river ( all but leopard) The 2 houses are very clean and equipped with all equipment and applian
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from £85 / night

£556 / week

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from £85 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Menara Beach

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £128 / night

£895 - £1630 / week

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from £128 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Hout Bay holiday home rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very relaxing home from home.....” A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed advice on touris
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from £75 / night

£525 - £850 / week

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from £75 / night

(25) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oliveira do Hospital

Coimbra District / Oliveira do Hospital

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing” We stayed there in June of last year. The villa was spot on, it had everything that you needed, immaculate, well looked after and it was a pleasure to stay there. The views are spectacular and the pool and surrounding gardens added to that
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Certificate of Excellence

from £58 / night

£574 - £1177 / week

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from £58 / night

(2) Very Good 

21

Holiday apartment in Porto Novo

Santo Antao / Porto Novo

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £22 / night

£151 / week

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from £22 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday guest house in Brusubi

Banjul Division / Brusubi

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £35 / night

£216 - £311 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Very Good 

17

Golf del Sur holiday villa rental

Golf del Sur / San Blas Valley

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent villa!” We arrived expecting good things from this villa and we weren't disappointed. Having been shown round by Sheri who explained where everything was, we found it to be spotlessly clean, airy and bright. The lounge is very well equipped
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from £57 / night

£395 - £800 / week

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from £57 / night

(1) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

15

Holiday cottage rental

Wilderness / Garden Route

1 2 Min stay varies

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

Certificate of Excellence

from £60 / night

£417 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo / Quinta Jacintina

4 7 Min stay varies

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

from £170 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £170 / night

(9) Very Good 

26

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Tetouan

Tetouan / Tamuda Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £60 / night

£400 - £1190 / week

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from £60 / night

24

Laredo holiday apartment accommodation

Cantabria / Laredo

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £65 / night

£388 - £914 / week

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from £65 / night

(29) Excellent 

16

Holiday home rental

Lagos / Meia Praia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well positioned, high quality accommodation, fantastic value.” Thanks Lynn and Dave for sharing your holiday home. We had a fantastic week. The apartment is well located and the facilities were home from home. The beach is only a short walk away. The
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from £90 / night

£625 - £1000 / week

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from £90 / night

26

Villa letting in Funchal

Madeira / Funchal

3 9 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £111 / night

£773 / week

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from £111 / night

(19) Very Good 

23

Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant complex and holiday” We stayed in this apartment for a week in August, two adults and two children aged 3 and 5. The apartment complex was perfect for our needs, there are seven swimming pools in total and we more or less had a pool to ourse
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from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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from £60 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fuseta

Olhao / Fuseta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful apartment for a relaxing family holiday.” We stayed at the apartment for one week in August with our children aged five and one and had a lovely relaxing holiday. Prior to our holiday Hilary helped with all our questions and the lady who me
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from £59 / night

£280 - £750 / week

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from £59 / night

(34) 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
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from £49 / night

£345 - £745 / week

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from £49 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Lousa

Coimbra District / Lousa

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 82 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Perfect place for total relaxation” We stayed at the house for a week in July and the setting was just beautiful, we were very happy to sit on the sun terrace with a good book and just relax. There is also a gorgeous and almost private river beach abo
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from £75 / night

£500 / week

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from £75 / night

(18) 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
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from £77 / night

£539 / week

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from £77 / night

22

Holiday apartment in Guadalmansa Playa

Estepona / Guadalmansa Playa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £216 / night

£578 - £863 / week

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from £216 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Estepona holiday villa rental

Costa del Sol / Estepona

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Marvellous house, indeed suitable for a president.” The house is expensive, but worth every penny. The lay-out is very impressive (5 large bedrooms, each having a bathroom and a terrace) and it is indeed close to the sea and to a supermarket.
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from £247 / night

£1725 - £3104 / week

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from £247 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Puerto Coyote

Province of Guanacaste / Puerto Coyote

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £54 / night

£262 / week

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from £54 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Lancelin

Western Australia / Lancelin

Studio 4 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
“Personal and charming” Lou's place is deceiving from the outside as you open up inside you instantly feel the special touch and length Lou goes to for her guests. The apartment is clean and has everything you need. We liked the fact there was a washin
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from £72 / night

£315 - £372 / week

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from £72 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Costa de la Luz / Zahara de los Atunes

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool

from £194 / night

£1250 - £2113 / week

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from £194 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Puerto Banus with swimming pool

Marbella / Puerto Banus

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay at Puerto banus” We had a great week at the villa, it's very well oppointed,spacious and clean. The pool was big enough for a cool off and the sun terraces had plenty of room and seating for 10. The location was perfect! 7 minute walk to
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from £350 / night

£1800 - £3600 / week

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from £350 / night

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