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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Villa rental in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Casas del Sol

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place and a great holiday” We spent 2 weeks in [--] Casas Del Sol and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had been a couple of times before to this complex but this villa was the best one so far. It has everything you need and is modern and clean. The spa  …see more

from £54 / night

£70 - £175 / week

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from £54 / night

(15) Very Good 

30

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

7 14 4 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A lovely stay at a beautiful villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. An easy 15 minute walk from the lovely marina with brilliant shops, bars and restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere. The villa was clean and tidy, well equipped and spacious and  …see more

from £242 / night

£1449 - £3966 / week

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from £242 / night

(8) Excellent 

19

Gibbes holiday apartment rental

Saint Peter Parish / Gibbes

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
New self-catering Caribbean apartment with stunning sea views, only minutes away from the spectacular beaches at Gibbs and Mullins Bay in the parish of St. Peter. A large communal pool and balcony for al fresco dining. Ideal for families seeking relaxation.<br />F  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 - £960 / week

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from £115 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday home with swimming pool in Alcobaca

Leiria District / Alcobaca

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Spacious detached modern villa built 2012 with swimming pool in the village of Acipreste, near Alcobaca (8 minutes drive) surrounded by fruit trees and grapevines, views over beautiful countryside and the Serra dos Candeeiros hills in the distance make this the perfec  …see more

from £95 / night

£625 - £950 / week

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from £95 / night

(7) Excellent 

23

Villa letting in Sunset Crest with shared pool, golf nearby

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Villa in Superb Location” The property was everything that we hoped - and more. Palm Villa is very spacious with seating areas to suit everyone whether you prefer sun or shade or the comfort of a lovely sitting room. Not only had much thou  …see more

from £102 / night

£750 - £1130 / week

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from £102 / night

(7) Very Good 

31

Apartment accommodation in Almeria with shared pool

Province of Almeria / Almeria

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
Stunning panoramic views, right in front of the sea!Listen to the waves crash on the beach at nightTranquil but well situated in terms of amenities - road to central Almería, restaurants, shops etc  …see more

from £26 / night

£180 - £299 / week

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from £26 / night

(13) Excellent 

31

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
“great holiday apartment” had a lovely holiday at the buena gardens apartment had everything you need to enjoy your stay there lovely pool and good location for getting around altinkum would really recommend to anyone looking for a nice relaxing time.  …see more

from £27 / night

£199 / week

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from £27 / night

(7) Excellent 

23

Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sparrebosch Golf Estate

Knysna / Sparrebosch Golf Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A private spa!” This is a magical place. It is beautifully equipped and beautifully furnished. It has a very welcoming atmosphere. I would go there again and again!  …see more

from £280 / night

£2700 / week

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from £280 / night

(23) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Jolly Harbour with swimming pool, golf nearby

Jolly Harbour / Jolly Harbour Villas

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very relaxing place to stay” Property provides a great base for a relaxing stay and has everything you need for a great holiday. Bart the property manager welcomed us in and waved us good bye and I'm sure would have been available if needed during th  …see more

from £150 / night

£900 - £1250 / week

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from £150 / night

(6) Excellent 

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

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing - highly recommended!” This apartment is fantastic. It is a little home from home. The apartment complex is extremely secure and clean. The apartment itself is immaculate. I was thrilled to be staying there. The pool area is big and spacious.  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £395 / week

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from £25 / night

(10) Excellent 

19

Tortosa holiday cottage rental

Terres de l'Ebre / Tortosa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The cottage is set in 3000sqm of planted gardens. This is the place to come and relax but is close to the areas attractions. An ideal place as hub for cycling,climbing,bird watching and canoeing.There is a play area for children. At the end of the gardens the River Ebr  …see more

from £35 / night

£250 - £550 / week

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from £35 / night

(15) Excellent 

23

Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Fitts

Saint James Parish / Fitts

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“easy, relaxing, wonderful” Organisation - Roz handled the booking really nicely and was helpful in arranging the extra kid-related equipment we needed. We were met on our arrival at the villa, and everything was explained to us - couldn't have been sm  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £590 / week

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from £70 / night

(17) Excellent 

47

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
“Excellent property with great facillities and a wealth of local knowledge” Excellent property for large or small groups. We were met promptly at the villa by a lady who lives locally and will also provide airport pickup and shopping. A stunning proper  …see more

from £650 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £650 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

Miami Platja holiday villa rental

Costa Dorada / Miami Platja

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
This lovely private detached villa is in a quiet part of Miami Playa. The villa has 3 bedrooms all of which have air conditioning, 2 good sized bathrooms with bath/shower and an open plan living/dining/kitchen area. The villa has a large upstairs balcony with mountain  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1540 / week

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from £100 / night

(31) Excellent 

79

Holiday villa rental

Marbella / Elviria

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa” Stayed at Serenity for 9 nights at the end of August this year, we were a family of 5 adults and 3 children aged 4 to 9 years. The villa itself is superb, the kitchen is well equipped (the owner even leaves a cupboard stocked with her  …see more

from £161 / night

£1121 - £2932 / week

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from £161 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pedreguer

Province of Alicante / Pedreguer

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Extremely well-appointed villa” Just returned from a holiday in Casa Colina on Costa Blanca North. The villa is immaculately presented and extremely well-appointed. Both the owner and the agent - Spanishvillasgb - were very helpful in the course of ou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Excellent 

35

Ferragudo holiday villa rental

Ferragudo / Vila Castelo Resort

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful and Immaculate villa” We stayed with our family last summer at this villa. It was modern, stunning decor, very close to all restaurants and most importantly the beach with fabulous beach bars and restaurants. Something for everyone! Would de  …see more

from £150 / night

£1000 - £1800 / week

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from £150 / night

(5) Excellent 

13

Holiday apartment accommodation

Albox / Locaiba

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 64 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The apartment is extremely spacious with 104 square metres of living space, and additional 17 square metre terrace. Casa Mica is a luxury detached private country house, set amongst olive groves and orange trees, yet easily accessible from tarmac road. Bar, bakery and c  …see more

from £31 / night

£212 / week

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from £31 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Moraira

Moraira / Paichi

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The accommodation is light and spacious with lounge, separate dining room and fully equipped open plan kitchen with cooker, gas hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Separate Utility with washing machine.There are 2 ground floor bedrooms, one with double be  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £1164 / week

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from £99 / night

(11) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa accommodation

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
Enjoy the cooling breezes of the Atlantic Ocean as you stroll along the secluded beaches. Then return to the villa, where you can enjoy a swim in the pool and a cocktail or glass of wine on the deck and watch the sunset over the ocean while listening to the sounds of cr  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Los Olivos, Mijas Golf

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
The large terrace and roof terrace offer panoramic views of the golf course and mountains and if you like relaxing and dining outside you can use both terraces with the roof terrace offering a bar and barbecue area.You'll find getting to the La Siesta apart  …see more

from £61 / night

£425 - £700 / week

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from £61 / night

(18) 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
“An amazing two weeks in an amazing villa” We have just spent two weeks in this villa with my family and I can honestly say it was the best two weeks I've had on holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available for us. You  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Los Montesinos

Los Montesinos / La Herrada

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Practical Comfortable Accommodation in a nice location” We chose this apartment to be close to relatives living on the urbanisation. The property is equipped with everything we needed for our short stay, including a washing machine. The nearby ameni  …see more

from £35 / night

£145 - £245 / week

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from £35 / night

(29) Very Good 

10

Holiday studio with shared pool in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Fuengirola Marina

Studio 2 5 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent Apartment” This is a lovely apartment with brilliant views overlloking the sea. The owner Antonia met us with her grandson who speaks perfect English. She very kindly left us some wine and drinks in the fridge which was much appreciated. We  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 - £432 / week

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from £26 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

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
“Lovely Apartment” Had a short break for 3 nigts in this apartment which was excellent. Very well appointed with everything you could need. Great for walking to the old town and almost anywhere in Palma. Restaurants, shops, taxis buses all nearby.  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 - £560 / week

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from £55 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Marbella

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Serenity and comfort” We selected this apartment from a vast choice available in the area around Benahavís and Marbella. It appeared well furnished and equipped, ideally located on the Ronda-San Pedro road, and the review of a previous tenant was very  …see more

from £87 / night

£733 / week

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from £87 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect haven for a fabulous holiday” My Wife and I and our dear friends stayed at Beija Flor for our first Bajan holiday. The house is wonderfully relaxing, in a near perfect location, is fully equipped to satisfy your every need and the pool is a jo  …see more

from £199 / night

£1435 - £2009 / week

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from £199 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Home rental in Orgiva with swimming pool

Province of Granada / Orgiva

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely well provisioned house, full of spaces to relax.” We visted at Easter and go to see Torvizcon's Easter celebrations. The people in the village were very friendly. The village was very nice and kept. The house was lovely, it was clean and comfor  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £600 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Sesmarias holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!” I stayed here for a week with my wife, two daughters, son in law and my eight month old granddaughter. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday rental. Location was superb, three beaches all within 10 minutes walking distance and all stun  …see more

from £50 / night

£345 - £1370 / week

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from £50 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Peguera

Calvia / Peguera

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
This sunny first floor apartment is located within a small, Spanish-style complex three minutes walk from the beautiful Tora beach and dozens of good quality Spanish and German restaurants. The surrounding area provides numerous options for fun and relaxation<br />  …see more

from £35 / night

£242 - £604 / week

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from £35 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer Region / Temara

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £35 / night

£216 - £276 / week

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from £35 / night

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Apartment rental in Broome

Kimberley Region / Broome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 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 £83 / night

£580 / week

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from £83 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Our 2 bedroom air conditioned groundfloor apartment with a walled terrace is absolutely ideal an comfortable for couples with young children and for more mature guests as it also has a lift servicing the garage space below. It can sleep 5 persons as a cot can be pl  …see more

from £31 / night

£207 - £595 / week

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from £31 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Holiday villa with private swimming pool to rent in Puerto de Pollensa. Cosy bungalow with private pool only 2 kilometres distance to town centre and Puerto de Pollensa beach. Rentals in Pollensa and Puerto de Pollensa.House to rent in Puerto de Pollensa.  …see more

from £136 / night

£949 - £1423 / week

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from £136 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Townhouse rental in Puerto Banus with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location and relaxing” I came to stay at El Palmeral with a group of girlfriends for a week at the start of July 2014. We wanted to be close enough to Puerto Banus for nightlife but far enough away so we could relax in the day. El Palmeral is id  …see more

from £134 / night

£776 - £1069 / week

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from £134 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A home from home.” a home from home well equipped excellent furnishings,a lovely apartment for a relaxing holiday. Nice pool area very quiet and clean. great location very near to beach, shops and restaurants,  …see more

from £47 / night

£329 - £371 / week

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from £47 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Marina

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment” My wife and I spent ten nights here in June. Wonderful apartment in a excellent location, close to all essential shops and the mariner restaurants and bars. The shared swimming pool was very well maintained and rarely used. The lo  …see more

from £57 / night

£363 - £600 / week

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from £57 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Golf del Sur with shared pool, golf nearby

San Miguel de Abona / Golf del Sur

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need for a relaxing holiday” This was our fourth visit and once again we found the property to be clean and tidy. There is ample space with two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and three toilets. The balcony upstairs and the patio downstai  …see more

from £42 / night

£290 - £472 / week

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from £42 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday studio with golf nearby in Adeje

Tenerife / Adeje

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent property in a great location” I would definitely give this Studio apartment a big thumbs up.In a great location 5 mins from the beach and the bus station Great bars and restaurants right on the doorstep.Very well equipped with.cooker,Microwa  …see more

from £36 / night

£265 - £435 / week

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from £36 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Torrenova holiday villa rental

Majorca / Torrenova

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“excellent” Best Villa we have stayed in and been back 3 times..couldn't afford it this year but hoping to go back in the very near future. it's everything you could ask for..great location lovely bar beautiful inside and out..and Sebastian very frien  …see more

from £295 / night

£1495 - £3495 / week

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from £295 / night