Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (45654)

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 home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pokolbin

Greater Newcastle / Pokolbin

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Hunter Valley Getaway is a Holiday Rental at The Vintage Golf & Spa Resort & Wedding Venue in the Hunter Valley Vineyards. The home features modern styling with open plan living areas, gourmet kitchen, overlooking a large Alfresco Dining & BBQ area and swiming pool.  …see more

from £293 / night

£2223 - £2632 / week

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from £293 / night

(15) Very Good 

22

Holiday b&b in Ramnagar

Jim Corbett National Park / Ramnagar

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Great stay with wonderful family” We stayed here while we were doing safaris in Corbett. Ramesh is not only an excellent guide he is an excellent host. The meals were all homemade with fresh local ingredients. The room was spacious and clean. Th  …see more

from £40 / night

£217 / week

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from £40 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Puerto Banus holiday townhouse rental

Puerto Banus / Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing stay, beautiful surrounding close to beach & town” The property was well equipped and spacious for the four of us, set in lovely grounds. Beds very comfortable and olenty of outside space for lunches, sun bathing. The ppol was nice but cold  …see more

from £80 / night

£389 - £949 / week

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from £80 / night

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(16) Excellent 

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Playa San Juan holiday apartment rental

Guia de Isora / Playa San Juan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Peace, quiet and lovely location.” At first we thought that apartment was facing the beach but it was a side view. It did not detract from the holiday though. The rooms were large and beds extremely comfortable. No wardrobe in twin room but hangers an  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £695 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Wilderness

Western Cape / Wilderness

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
Wilderness House is walking distance to Wilderness Village restaurants, beach and lagoon. We are en route from Eastern Cape to Cape Town, with the N2 being the main freeway feeding Wilderness and George.Wilderness House ideal holiday home to relax and enjoy beautiful se  …see more

from £115 / night

£570 - £850 / week

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from £115 / night

(12) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Fuengirola with swimming pool

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” From the moment I decided to book this apartment I was treated to a very efficient and friendly service from the owner who's only wish was that you have a good holiday. The apartment is located only a short walk from the Beach and a steady  …see more

from £17 / night

£211 - £799 / week

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from £17 / night

(13) Very Good 

22

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

(1) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Anna Bay

Port Stephens / Anna Bay

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
The accommodation is set amongst Paperbark trees (once part of the surrounding Tomaree national park), a short stroll from the crystal waters of One Mile Beach. Enjoy the peace and quiet after a day at the beach or visiting the local attractions of Port Stephens. Flexi  …see more

from £194 / night

£1355 / week

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from £194 / night

34

State of Santa Catarina / Garopaba

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £158 / night

£945 - £2481 / week

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from £158 / night

(4) Excellent 

22

Villa rental in Central Algarve with swimming pool

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant holiday- no-one wanted to leave!” Loved the swimming pool and outside areas with shady spots for our fairer members. House well appointed and spacious. Close to all amenities ie Old Town and shopping. No car necessary.  …see more

from £275 / night

£595 - £2135 / week

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from £275 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Sharm El Sheikh

South Sinai / Sharm El Sheikh

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home!” Have stayed in this apartment several times now (which in itself says a lot) and feel very comfortable there. It is clean and well positioned on the complex. Everything you need is in the apartment to make a very pleasant stay.  …see more

from £32 / night

£180 - £250 / week

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from £32 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Moraira

Moraira / Benitachell/Cumbre del Sol

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful view” A very pleasant apartment with the most stunning view. The swimming pools are very good. Lovely and peaceful during our visit. We hope to stay here again before our permanent move to Moraira. Thank you  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £412 / week

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from £46 / night

(31) Excellent 

18

Holiday penthouse letting

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“What a place! Beyond expectations.” We stayed in this apartment for 11 nights. We all felt very comfortable here, like a home from home. The apartment is well furnished and equipped with everything you could need. The owners and agent in resort co  …see more

from £45 / night

£300 - £550 / week

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from £45 / night

(23) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai

Emirate of Dubai / Dubai

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“So good I think I'll buy one !!” Not much more I can say than in the title, Dawn was exemplary to deal with as with every experience I have had renting off her or Owners Direct but her apartment was better than most as it really did cater for the kids  …see more

from £163 / night

£1428 - £1603 / week

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from £163 / night

(19) Very Good 

21

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Faro Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect base” This villa gave us everything we were looking for from our 1 week break to Lanzarote. The inside was modern, spacious and clean and the outside was large and private with a lovely heated pool. Within a 5 minute walk you had a couple of n  …see more

from £100 / night

£599 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b  …see more

from £127 / night

£547 - £1513 / week

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from £127 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Javea

Javea / Tosalet

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A view to die for!” Fantastic villa for all 15 of us to enjoy together and still find personal spaces.Clean,basic bedrooms,great bathrooms,showers lovely.Location superb,5 mins drive to supermarket,10 mins drive to Arenal beach.Although busy resort,ne  …see more

from £156 / night

£925 - £3530 / week

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from £156 / night

(1) Very Good 

21

Holiday apartment in Australia & New Zealand

Queensland / Yeppoon

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Absolute beachfront, no roads to cross, makes it an ideal play ground for the kids. Only a 20 minute walk along the beach (2 min drive) to central Yeppoon means it is close to everything, yet quiet. Newly renovated with bbq and a pool right out your front door. With  …see more

from £71 / night

£381 - £878 / week

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from £71 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Mullins

Mullins / Beacon Hill

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Condo is kept at a very high specification and standard” Had a very relaxing 9 days in a lovely garden apartment with pool. John & Sheila who own it helped a great deal before we went. Kerry the local manager was also very professional & helpful, as  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 - £2295 / week

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from £150 / night

(11) Excellent 

18

Home rental in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect house in the perfect place” We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, although being  …see more

from £280 / night

£1900 - £3220 / week

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from £280 / night

(12) Excellent 

79

Sigatoka holiday villa rental

Coral Coast / Sigatoka

4 12 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Need to Escape to Paradise! All thats missing is you. Preview awesome aerial video at outofthebluefiji com. Bula and a warm welcome to your own slice of Fiji heaven at Out of the Blue. Let us arrange private luxury transfers from the Nadi International Airport, put yo  …see more

from £392 / night

£2743 - £5199 / week

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from £392 / night

15

Holiday home in Yomitan-son

Nakagami-gun / Yomitan-son

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Set in the historic village of Yomitan, this gorgeous home is within a few minutes of the stunning beaches that Okinawa has to offer . Relax and enjoy your own private infinity pool in a stunning setting. The Space: The pool-side BBQ lets you be part of the fun while  …see more

from £308 / night

£2150 / week

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from £308 / 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

(47) Excellent 

40

Holiday apartment rental

Porto District / Porto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“My Perfect Stay” This apartment was the perfect location to explore and experience the delights of Oporto. Pedro was an excellent host, providing an exceptional service, collecting and returning us to the airport, and giving us very useful informatio  …see more

from £55 / night

£294 - £463 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday b&b in Vincentia

Jervis Bay / Vincentia

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Private garden
TREE TOPS BED AND BREAKFAST IS SITUATED IN VINCENTIA ON JERVIS BAY, ON THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH COAST OF NEW SOUTH WALES. This is our Spa en suite room. We are a boutique bed and breakfast offering two modern furnished queen rooms with a comfortable shared living area on  …see more

from £117 / night

£819 / week

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from £117 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Enterprise

Enterprise / Cottonbay

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Repeat guest - many times over” This holiday villa has been our yearly destination for 6 years in a row. After our first encounter we knew we've found the right destination for our young family. What drew us to the property was the safety for our to  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £850 / week

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from £108 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Nai Thon

Thalang District / Nai Thon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“A luxury apartment in a beautiful place” I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this apartment a  …see more

from £135 / night

£945 - £1820 / week

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from £135 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Quorn holiday townhouse rental

Flinders Ranges / Quorn

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Interested in walks, movies, (>40 movies filmed in & around Quorn), see historical towns like Cradddock, Kanyaka and Hawker, Scenery and walks at Wilpena Pound, Pichi Richi Railway, and the PRR yards and its original historic railway station, Powell arid gardens.  …see more

from £141 / night

£983 / week

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from £141 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Old Village

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
New Modern self catering one bed apartment with stunning views over the Old Village, golf course and to the sea. Private roof terrace - ideal for couples seeking intimate sun. 15 minutes walk from Vilamoura Marina. Located within a small new secure condominium.L  …see more

from £50 / night

£250 - £664 / week

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from £50 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Apartment is at Pool Level so can be accessed without Steps or Lift. This complex is an Oasis in Albufeira  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £760 / week

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from £70 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Quinta do Lago

Faro District / Quinta do Lago

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spot On.” Lovely, spacious, well equipped appartment in great location. Good size pool, with plenty of spare loungers! Just about walking distance (20 mins) to the beach (with children of 10 &11), through the natural parks alongside the beaches. Would  …see more

from £93 / night

£522 - £1513 / week

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from £93 / night

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Holiday guest house with swimming pool in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
The house is located near to Sitges beach (8 min.) and Barcelona Airport (20 min.). If you like shopping, dining, wining and a great nightlife the places to go. After a busy day in town or at the beach relax and escape all in our Rural house with large private pool.Rur  …see more

from £194 / night

£1345 - £1849 / week

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from £194 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin with swimming pool in Hout Bay

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“PERFECT” From the onset Collette was very helpful and patient as we had issues that meant us changing dates. The lodge is gorgeous. Spotless, and very quiet. Beautiful views. The location is very private and peaceful (unusual for Hout Bay). My little  …see more

from £50 / night

£642 - £1167 / week

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from £50 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Home accommodation in Cabo Roig with shared pool

Cabo Roig / Agua Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic house” We stayed at Sunset House in August, the property was lovely, clean and very well equipped. Like home from home. The pool was just outside the garden gate. The location was ideal, just a walk away from bars, restaurants and beach.  …see more

from £23 / night

£155 - £450 / week

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from £23 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Kaiteriteri Beach with its golden sands and clear green/blue water is a must see if you are contemplating a visit to beautiful New Zealand. Our cottage is located 1.5 kms from the beach, and we have lovely views of Tasman Bay from our property.Boats leave daily nearby t  …see more

from £71 / night

£615 / week

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from £71 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Rotonda West

Southwest Gulf Coast / Rotonda West

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
An exceptionally well kept property with an excellent management company very close by in case you need anything at all.Comfy beds, lovely, spacious rooms2 dining areas indoor and another by the pool WI FiBBQBikesRestaurants, Beaches GolfLong term rental and out of seas  …see more

from £100 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £100 / night

(11) Excellent 

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San Sebastian - Donostia holiday apartment rental

San Sebastian - Donostia / Centro

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Comfort and Style” San Sebastian is a gem. Gorgeous beaches, tremendous food. Bilbao only a short trip away. To die for. This apartment is clean, crisp, and in a great location. The agent was extremely professional, on time, and spoke great English  …see more

from £76 / night

£530 - £765 / week

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from £76 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cala d'Or

Cala d'Or / Cala D'Or Marina

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good location and apartment- always sun beds available.” This was the first time I had booked a holiday directly with the owner of a holiday property, so was rather apprehensive, especially as our two grown up daughters were accompanying us. All turne  …see more

from £65 / night

£400 - £900 / week

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from £65 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Castelldefels with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Barcelona / Castelldefels

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“A clean and comfortable apartment in a pleasant suburban area” My wife and I spent five nights here with our three children (aged 15, 13 and 10), primarily as a base from which to explore Barcelona in the day time and also in the hope that it would be  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 / week

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from £57 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Marbella holiday villa let

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Paradise! Total luxury- stunning house, clean and fantastic views” This house is absolutely beautiful, the furnishing is exceptional. The views over the golf course incredible. The pool was clean, warm and inviting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and  …see more

from £350 / night

£1300 - £4000 / week

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from £350 / night