Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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 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 £32 / night

£223 - £547 / week

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from £32 / night

(5) Very Good 

24

Bungalow letting in Almonte with swimming pool

Province of Huelva / Almonte

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great place to relax and unwind” We have just spent the last 2 months relaxing in this most delightful one storey villa, situated on a rural estate just outside Almonte,where the gardens were perfect for our 2 spaniels who roamed the enclosed gardens  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £1350 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Broome

Kimberley Region / Broome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
The apartments are at the Blue Seas Resort and offered to you from the individual owners. They are fully self-contained with a separate queen bedroom, full equipped kitchen, spacious living area including LCD TV with over 20 free to air channels, 2 king-single sofa-bed  …see more

from £79 / night

£553 / week

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from £79 / night

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Australia & New Zealand

Queensland / Port Douglas

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
A Private Pool and an Oasis for your escape within the Pullman Sea Temple Resort.A cut above and with great style is what defines E´lan at Sea Temple. E´lan is a bespoke 3 bedroom private oasis for up to 6 guests within the Pullman Sea Temple Resort. Enjoy you  …see more

from £226 / night

£2191 / week

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from £226 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday condo in Mauritius North Coast/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
This modern and comfortable condo, part of a residential complex of 16 apartments, is ideally located in Grand Baie, on the north coast of the island. Fully furnished and self-catered, it can accommodate up to 8 adults and is at walking distance of most of the main attr  …see more

from £76 / night

£509 - £783 / week

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from £76 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Villaricos

Province of Almeria / Villaricos

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment with lovely pool!” Stayed at La Fortaleza with 3 teenagers. Lovely spacious and well equipped apartment. We had concerns about no air con but ceiling fans were really effective. The girls loved the pool and we enjoyed being able to  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £450 / week

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from £75 / night

(26) Excellent 

38

Apartment rental in Torrevieja with shared pool

Torrevieja / Playa los Locos

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Location location location” What a wonderful apartment a joy to deal with Katie and Carole was wonderful on arrival can't praise it any more with be booking again for next year...thank you Katie xx  …see more

from £43 / night

£337 - £463 / week

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from £43 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Lago Esperanza Lake with swimming pool

Alcudia / Lago Esperanza Lake

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely family home” What a great find, this gorgeous house had everything we needed. Having previously checked in to a run down hovel at the same price the previous day, we breathed a collective sigh of relief when we were ushered in. Well kept, well  …see more

from £101 / night

£706 - £2118 / week

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from £101 / night

(20) Very Good 

91

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Stay, Recommend it.” Great apartment in a quiet location. It was very spacious and clean with a fantastic balcony area. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and recommend it. The only thing I would say is they need to provide towels.. But generally  …see more

from £126 / night

£840 / week

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from £126 / night

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Holiday apartment in Australia & New Zealand

Queensland / Magnetic Island

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
SENSATIONAL FAMILY HOLIDAY APARTMENT - WATERFRONT - VIEWS - POOL - GREAT LOCATION to suit up to 6 people. The Terrace is a New Waterfront luxury holiday Apartment in a quiet location on the Great Barrier Reef s Magnetic Island . Beautiful views , spacious , light and  …see more

from £110 / night

£983 - £1310 / week

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from £110 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / La Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“"made my wedding week fantastic"” My auntie stayed in this villa for my wedding in October. The villa was clean,spacious and everything she need. Sharon was very helpful and my Aunt reports that getting the keys was of ease and made everything plain s  …see more

from £40 / night

£245 - £395 / week

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from £40 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Sao Martinho do Porto

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderfully relaxing holiday - Sao Martinho is great for families and couples” Our wish list was for a quiet, laid back holiday, a BBQ on the terrace, no need to hire a car, pool, near to the beach, shops and restaurants and this is it! The apart  …see more

from £40 / night

£255 - £590 / week

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from £40 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Burgau with shared pool

Faro District / Burgau

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment located on a beautiful complex” I would highly recommend this apartment. The apartment was excellent, everything you needed,. very spacious and well kept The children loved the indoor pool which was small but clean and heated,  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £1030 / week

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from £54 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in East Algarve

Olhao / Village Marina

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
“A modern, well equipped apartment with a warm welcome from the owners” Our booking through Pure Algarve was simple and queries dealt with efficiently. We were given lots of information about the area and all our questions were answered with a very hel  …see more

from £106 / night

£500 - £715 / week

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from £106 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Prospect, Tobago

Tobago / Prospect, Tobago

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fabulous relaxing holiday in a spectacular part of the world.” Villa in fabulous elevated private location, with fantastic views out over the Atlantic Coast line during the day time, and constantly changing night time views of the low lands. The vi  …see more

from £195 / night

£1400 / week

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from £195 / night

(46) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Central Puerto del Carmen

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing villa!” after our first stay at villa lea we knew we would be back, the villa itself is spotless, spacious and is equipped with everything you could possibly need. and you could not get a better location close to all amenities. this villa is r  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £2175 / week

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from £150 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tidy apartment in sunny position” Apartment was clean and tidy on arrival, well equiped with washing machine also, very handy. Nice balcony with sun most of the day  …see more

from £30 / night

£253 - £362 / week

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from £30 / night

(4) Very Good 

26

Holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Charming villa in excellent location” The villa is located away from the hustle and bustle of Orlando but is near enough to the theme parks and local shops to be convenient. The gated community gives a feeling of safety and has some excellent faciliti  …see more

from £130 / night

£910 - £1330 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday b&b in Vigan

Ilocos Sur Province / Vigan

6 50 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Anyone who wants to visit Vigan, Ilocos Sur. We have a place for you to stay. Nitelife Transient House in Vigan is a 3 Units Brand New Bed and Breakfast Inn located a few minutes away from Vigan City Center.Only 500 Pesos per night including breakfast. All bedrooms are  …see more

from £9 / night

£59 / week

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from £9 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage in Agua de Pau

São Miguel / Agua de Pau

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this unique coastal location of Baixa d'Areia in your own delightful, rural, stone-built beach house, "Casa das Pedras" (The "Stone House" sleeps up to 6). It's set in 10,000 sq. metres of beautiful garde  …see more

from £111 / night

£777 / week

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from £111 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Vilamoura / Terracos da Vinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great accommodation in a nice open setting” First time we have rented a villa with a shared pool, normally opting for a private pool. 32 properties within a gated secure area sharing one large swimming pool. Some villas privately owned and some rent  …see more

from £73 / night

£505 - £1303 / week

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from £73 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Hermanus

Overberg District / Hermanus

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Our stylish Hermanus beachside apartment is on the ground floor with an entertaining garden & sea views. Two beautiful bedrooms, one bathroom, an open plan modern kitchen & a lounge brimming with beach personality. This is the perfect holiday destination. The Biggest  …see more

from £71 / night

£491 / week

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from £71 / night

(7) Excellent 

14

Torrequebrada holiday apartment accommodation

Benalmadena / Torrequebrada

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect location, Wonderful views, Comfortable accommodation, Relaxing break” I have just returned from a short break with my adult son and daughter. The apartment is well situated a short walk from all facilities. The accommodation is beautifully app  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Excellent 

20

Fish Hoek holiday home rental

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great House - Perfect Location for Exploring Cape Town” My family stayed at David and Lyn's place in Fish Hoek, South Africa for a week in July. The house was perfect. The view out onto False Bay was magnificent. The home was well equipped and spaciou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £980 / week

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from £85 / night

(7) Excellent 

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São Miguel / Lagoa

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £53 / night

£337 - £723 / week

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from £53 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Berry

Shoalhaven / Berry

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
Aberfoyle meaning, "where rivers meet". Although there are no rivers surrounding this period property, Aberfoyle is the perfect meeting place for where ''family and friends meet''.  …see more

from £120 / night

£761 - £1544 / week

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from £120 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant” 46 C/Capuchinos is a beautiful place set in a wonderful part of nerja, it is a very close proximity to all the bars, supermarket and pool, San Juan is an amazing place with absolutely astonishing views, it is brilliant for all ages and a v  …see more

from £37 / night

£253 - £400 / week

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from £37 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Lombok / Tanjung

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
luxury four bedroom villa, spacious bedrooms, living area and huge garden; offering all services (Villa manager, service staff, housekeeper, chef, gardener, engineer, security); close to the beach; stunning view to lagoons of Sire beach, the Gili Islands and Bali.  …see more

from £410 / night

£2867 - £4112 / week

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from £410 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Australia & New Zealand

Victoria / Mansfield

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Free WIFI. New modern 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment comprises spacious open living area with double sliding doors opening to outdoor patio. Lounge area with large flat screen TV, DVD player and split system. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry. Master bedroom with queen  …see more

from £115 / night

£685 - £971 / week

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from £115 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Napa Valley / American Canyon

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £282 / night

£1974 / week

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from £282 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa accommodation

Province of Malaga / El Chorro

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
“Heavenly” We booked Casa Almendros to use it as a base for touring Andalusia, as Granada, Cordoba & Seville are all readily accessible by motorway from nearby Antequera (30-min drive). However, when we saw the stunning location of the house our plans  …see more

from £60 / night

£250 - £698 / week

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from £60 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Wonderful views, quiet area and great location!” We had just got back from 15 nights staying at Quinns Rocks, lovely villa with a fabulous view of the ocean. Lia made us feel very welcome and was helpful and friendly. The villa had lots of space so ev  …see more

from £71 / night

£655 - £878 / week

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from £71 / night

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Holiday villa letting

Province of Barcelona / Vilanova i la Geltru

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Lovely 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom detached villa located on the best area of Villanova i la Geltrú and surrondings. 10 minutes drive to Sitges, 45 minutes to Barcelona city center , 1 hour drive to Port aventura theme park and famous roman riuns fo Tarragona. 10 Minutes wa  …see more

from £169 / night

£1261 - £1681 / week

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from £169 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Vigo

Province of Pontevedra / Vigo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
In a beautiful building of the year 1950, our apartment stands up to a panoramic view to the Ria de Vigo. Carefully refurbished in 2007, this apartment has a floor area of 90sg.m and a terrace of 60sg.m with modern facilities in a charming atmosphere. The apartment is i  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £715 / week

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from £72 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in West Algarve

Lagos / Santo Amaro

2 5 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Modern Apartment” Everything about this apartment is quality, fully equipped with everything you need for a great holiday. The balcony is huge, far bigger than the pictures convey. The bedrooms are quiet (no road noise), beds comfy and the  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 - £706 / week

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from £68 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Mindarie

Wanneroo / Mindarie

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
BAYPORT VILLA ****** THIS LOVELY HOME WAS FEATURED ON BBC TV ON THEIR SERIES ''WANTED DOWN UNDER" ******Feel right at home in this welcoming country style villa which was chosen by the BBC for the filming of the program "  …see more

from £101 / night

£702 - £1462 / week

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from £101 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or ski villa to rent.

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Nice three bedroom villa close to the marina with three bedrooms private pool and barbecue  …see more

from £64 / night

£442 - £2000 / week

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from £64 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Australia & New Zealand holiday home rental

Queensland / Magnetic Island

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly
Two thirds of Magnetic Island is National Park featuring huge stands of Eucalyptus trees & abundant wildlife  …see more

from £82 / night

£509 - £808 / week

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from £82 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday villa rental

Puerto Banus / El Paraiso, Puerto Banus

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stunning Villa - Home from Home Everything you would ever want!” We stayed for a week in August taking the family out for some well deserved rest and relaxation. We couldn't fault anything that Danny and Therese (villa owners) had provided us durin  …see more

from £90 / night

£475 - £980 / week

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from £90 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski villa to rent in Mersa Matruh

Matrouh Governorate / Mersa Matruh

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Hotel Experiance” 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 1000 Sq/m Garden. It's right next to the Sea. There are 2 Pools next to the house. A beautiful garden and the nightlife is amazing. The villa has many spaces with many bedrooms and bathrooms that it can  …see more

from £237 / night

£1654 / week

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from £237 / night