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 in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Great appartment, beautiful town.” This was our second visit to this apartment and we will certainly be coming back again. The apartment is well equipment and perfectly located for restaurants and the beach without being noisy. There are two good  …see more

from £35 / night

£279 - £609 / week

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from £35 / night

(1) Excellent 

62

Santa Ponsa holiday villa rental

Calvia / Santa Ponsa

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautifully stylish and spacious private Villa, is located in a quiet cul de sac, over looking the exclusive private golf course Santa Ponsa 2 and within walking distance of the new Marina of Port Adrianno and it's beautiful sandy beach, shops and water sports  …see more

from £900 / night

£5000 - £7500 / week

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from £900 / night

(18) Excellent 

37

Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Monte Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa” Beautiful villa in a prime location. The photos do not do it justice. Spacious and well stocked this villa is ideal for large families or 2 families/ larger parties. It has great outdoor space, plenty of seating, sunbeds and umbrellas an  …see more

from £150 / night

£995 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday apartment in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

1 8 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Sunrise one bedroom apartment near to Bugibba city centre and promenadeThis brand new charming 1 bedroom apartment is located just 140 mt from the promenade (seafront) of Bugibba in St Paul's Bay. It is located in a block of self catering holiday apartments (pe  …see more

from £33 / night

£227 - £997 / week

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from £33 / night

(6) Excellent 

16

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Luz

Luz / Porto Dona Maria

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best villa we have stayed in around Luz.” Other than a noisy water system which creaked and made strange 'loud' noises at all times day and night, the villa was almost faultless. New, spotlessly clean and well resourced. Beautiful garden and very secu  …see more

from £220 / night

£1500 - £2800 / week

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from £220 / night

(21) Excellent 

30

Colonia de Sant Pere holiday villa rental

Colonia de Sant Pere / Bay of Alcudia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“A comfortable, relaxing stay.” La Vista was perfect for our extended family of 5 adults and 3 young kids. Well equipped and comfortable, the roof terrace and hot tub were fantastic. The area was nice and quiet, albeit the start of the season, but this  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £95 / night

(1) Very Good 

8

Villa rental in Enix

Province of Almeria / Enix

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A modern three bed villa with spectacular views over the surrounding hills down towards the medterranean sea.Five minutes walk from the Village of Enix in the Sierra De Gador. Twenty five mins drive to glorious beaches and resorts. Envia Golf course ten mins drive away&  …see more

from £18 / night

£118 - £200 / week

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from £18 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gran Alacant

Gran Alacant / Monte Y Mar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything we hoped for” We stayed at Villa Bijou from 6th Sept to 20th Sept 2014. The whole process from booking to the speedy return of our security deposit was excellent. Kim (the owner) could not have been more helpful and informative, always resp  …see more

from £150 / night

£575 - £950 / week

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from £150 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Villamartin

Orihuela / Villamartin

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Home from Home” My husband and our 3 children aged 5,2 &1 stayed here for a week in August and we had a brilliant time. It is a beautiful home with everything you could possibly need. One of our particular favourite things was the free Wifi. The house  …see more

from £30 / night

£200 - £300 / week

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from £30 / night

(4) Excellent 

33

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

£209 - £600 / week

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from £31 / night

(2) Excellent 

28

Holiday cottage in Maceira

Torres Vedras / Maceira

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
Cottage just 3min away from the beach.Wake up to the sound of birds, get on the bike, and take a dive into the sea. Buy fresh fish, and grill it for lunch. And then, just read your book, and have a nap. No worries. Just make these holidays, your new life.  …see more

from £44 / night

£261 - £435 / week

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from £44 / night

(22) Excellent 

12

Almadena holiday villa accommodation

Faro District / Almadena

3 9 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Highly recommended Villa” We stayed at Villa Sandra in October 2014. It is always a risk to book accommodation from a description and pictures. You can rest assured this is a luxury villa. Gary has done a great job of providing first class facilities  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £2000 / week

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from £50 / night

(15) Excellent 

35

Puerto Banus holiday villa rental

Puerto Banus / Vasari Resort

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous home and location” My 7 friends and I had a wonderful stay at Porto banus. We would recommend to anyone. I was not able to met with Nacho but he was contactable at all times to assist with Any questions about places to see or eat or golf c  …see more

from £170 / night

£1040 - £4720 / week

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from £170 / night

(67) Excellent 

54

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Fuengirola Marina

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment with everything you need” The aparment is situated in the centre of Fuengirola. Everything you need is near to you. Michael and Claire are really friendly people and very helpful too. They made our vacation so great! Heated pool wa  …see more

from £27 / night

£250 - £695 / week

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from £27 / night

(12) Very Good 

11

Holiday studio in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
We have a compact root-top apartment which is ideal for two people sharing. Totally self-contained, it consists of kitchenette, two single beds (put together as one double) sleeping area and a toilet/shower room, all sitting within a private rooftop terrace with a sun  …see more

from £25 / night

£176 / week

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from £25 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa in Montforte Del Cid

Province of Alicante / Montforte Del Cid

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Comfortable Stay” We've just returned from a 2 week stay at Casa Green, it was a comfortable and enjoyable stay, The kitchen was very well equiped. The air conditioning was a godsend. A very peaceful area, which was a surprise considering how many hou  …see more

from £60 / night

£414 - £500 / week

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from £60 / night

(6) Excellent 

22

Puerto Marina holiday townhouse accommodation

Benalmadena / Puerto Marina

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Casablanca is a stunning newly built four bedroom villa in a private gated community situated in the Puerto Marina area of Benalmadena. Situated just 15 minutes from Malaga airport, minutes walk from the marina and beach and its many excellent bars and restaurants and  …see more

from £170 / night

£1174 - £1909 / week

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from £170 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A very nice bright and airy cottage well fitted out with for all your holiday needs and close to all activities.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse rental

Costa del Sol / Riogordo

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous” A a beautiful spacious house, very clean and well equipped with idyllic views.It includes all the necessities required to have an enjoyable stay. There is a swimming pool and a lovely gardened outside area which provides both sun and shade  …see more

from £87 / night

£609 - £1461 / week

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from £87 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calis Beach

Fethiye / Calis Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa, great pool and location, superb weather!!!!!” Thank you for giving us the opportunity to stay in your lovely villa. From the minute we arrived for our weeks holiday to the time we left we all agreed we had a fantastic holiday Hav  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £995 / week

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from £65 / night

(12) Excellent 

14

Macher holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Macher

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Surrounded by mature gardens and patios with magnificant panaromic views of mountains and sea. Very tranquil and private.The Villa consists of 5 large bedrooms. 1 double master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, 3 double and 1 twin bedrooms. The main bedr  …see more

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2200 / week

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from £258 / night

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Tenerife / Valle De San Lorenzo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £36 / night

£246 - £424 / week

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from £36 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Simply Magnificent” without doubt one the best places we have ever had the privilege to stay in. We travelled with three of our children, aged 10yrs through to 20yr for 7 wonderful nights at Valley Heights and each to a person shares this opinion. Fro  …see more

from £174 / night

£1218 - £2174 / week

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from £174 / night

29

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
3 Bedrooms 2 bathrooms aparment, 2 Balconies, 144 sq meters. 3 swimming pools, beautiful gardens, next to DonCarlos and Marriot 5 stars hotels, Nikki Beach, Santa Clara and Santa Maria Golf courses. beautiful decorated. 100 meters to beach. walking distance to restaura  …see more

from £125 / night

£870 - £1305 / week

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from £125 / night

(2) Very Good 

50

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

8 16 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Exceeded all our expectations.” Great location with all the amenities that we could need. The villa is huge. Set up with a nice flow yet still allowing for the privacy of each couple. The owners generosity and customer service was of the highest le  …see more

from £439 / night

£3071 - £8860 / week

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from £439 / night

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Holiday chalet with swimming pool in Sant Esteve de Palautordera

Province of Barcelona / Sant Esteve de Palautordera

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Charming house at the foot of Montseny with garden and swimming pool. It´s an area ideal for cycling, trekking and eat local food. The house it´s 40 minutes by train from Barcelona (paseo de Gracia) and 20 minutes by car of La Roca Shopping Center . The hou  …see more

from £79 / night

£522 - £1057 / week

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from £79 / night

(90) 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  …see more

from £575 / night

£3295 - £5795 / week

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from £575 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Boa Vista / Sal Rei

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Super!!!” We are from Germany and were there three weeks with our children (13 and 17 years). There were two nice bedrooms and everything was very clean. Excellent was the swimming pool and the bar on the housing complex. The people on the Island were  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £565 / week

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from £50 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Torrevieja Area holiday villa rental

Torrevieja Area / La Siesta

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Second visit” We have just returned from staying at this lovely villa, we don't usually holiday twice in the same place but as we enjoyed it so much the first time we booked again and so pleased we did. Villa hadn't changed much, just as nice, wonder  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £650 / week

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from £80 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Gaucin

Costa del Sol / Gaucin

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Stunning views in a beautiful village” I stayed at Casa Muneca for 2 weeks in July of 2013 and loved every minute of it. The house while compact was in a beautiful position high up in the village of Gaucin and from the terrace you could see the rock o  …see more

from £27 / night

£164 - £272 / week

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from £27 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Car not necessary
“Terrific” We stayed in this apartment for 4 weeks in June/July and thoroughly enjoyed it. The apartment has practically everything you need, it's spotlessly clean, comfortable and modern. The balcony is private and in the sun from midday with 2 sun l  …see more

from £34 / night

£266 - £530 / week

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from £34 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Cabo Roig / Cala Capitan Beach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The Perfect Getaway” We were pleasantly surprised to discover that the apartment had undergone a complete refurbishment between booking and arrival. The Complex is situated right on the beach. It's a low rise gated development, with nice gardens.  …see more

from £53 / night

£348 - £566 / week

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from £53 / night

(37) Very Good 

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Riad rental in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly
“Simply great” We had a great time and we were so well looked after. The breakfasts were amazing! The house was very clean. We just loved it and would return in the future. It was also very good value.  …see more

from £86 / night

£300 - £618 / week

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from £86 / night

(23) Excellent 

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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

(46) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Oludeniz

Mugla Province / Oludeniz

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic!!” Back from Villa Suzie for the third time. We are a group of 12 and find the villa perfect for family holidays. The villa is very spacious and the games room downstairs provides hours of fun. The outdoor area and swimming pool are perfect  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £1000 / week

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from £108 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Callao Salvaje / Sueno Azul

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“spacious villa close to amenities” Ample space in villa.lots of room around the pool. Ideal for families with children. Short walking distance to shops and restaurants.  …see more

from £96 / night

£670 - £1340 / week

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from £96 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“Heaven on earth” This is heaven on earth to me. The location, view and cottage were all PERFECT. Clean cottage in the perfect location. It had everything you could possibly need there. Very comfortable for 3 adults. Full kitchen, easy to cook. Peacefu  …see more

from £154 / night

£1074 / week

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from £154 / 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

£366 - £605 / week

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from £57 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night