Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (40232)

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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(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Cabanas

Tavira / Cabanas

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Car not necessary
“Mr” The apartment was exactly as described and in an ideal position for self catering.The transfers were very smooth and the owners extremely friendly, helpful and professional.The weather was great and I would not hesitate booking again.
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from £33 / night

£210 - £395 / week

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from £33 / night

(4) Excellent 

61

Hisaronu holiday apartment rental

Mugla Province / Hisaronu

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£275 - £375 / week

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from £40 / night

(15) Excellent 

21

Frigiliana holiday apartment rental

Frigiliana / Las Huertas de Frigiliana

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful location and stunning views and lovely apartment.” We had a wonderful time while staying at the apartment such a beautiful location, pool, views and local people. The apartment it's self is fab it has everything could need to have a fanta
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from £44 / night

£308 - £379 / week

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from £44 / night

(24) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Tenerife / Puerto de la Cruz

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A beautiful villa in beautiful grounds, although fairly remote location.” Well, where shall I start? I stayed here with 3 of my friends for my best friends 40th birthday. And what a wonderful choice it was! The grounds are spectacular! Avocado trees,
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from £144 / night

£1012 - £1257 / week

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from £144 / night

(21) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Diaz Beach

Mossel Bay / Diaz Beach

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(8) Excellent 

25

Holiday apartment in Jomtien Beach

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Location, Perfect Amenities” This was our first trip to Thailand and found this apartment on Trip Advisor. The apartment is just round the corner from the bus stop to the airport and baht busses are right outside so you can get almost anywher
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from £20 / night

£138 - £288 / week

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from £20 / night

10

Holiday apartment letting

Province of A Coruna / O Freixo

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £51 / night

£335 - £416 / week

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from £51 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Madeira / Porto da Cruz

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £60 / night

£416 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

25

Chaweng holiday villa rental

Bophut / Chaweng

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £77 / night

£497 - £701 / week

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from £77 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Setubal District / Comporta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool

from £148 / night

£1033 / week

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from £148 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday home with swimming pool in Foz do Arelho

Foz do Arelho / Nadadouro

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £121 / night

£848 - £1314 / week

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from £121 / night

(33) 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
“The whole month of March” This cosy, well used apartment is in a great location, not far away from the centre of La Cala, via a footbridge or underpass. It is quite comfortable, and well equipped. If you want to cook in there is plenty of pots and
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from £50 / night

£350 - £650 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Diani Beach holiday villa let

Ukunda / Diani Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“The vacation of a life time” We spent two wonderful weeks at Villa Kapungu in March of 2014, from the moment we arrived to the minute we left we felt completely at home by not only the staff working at the house, but also the extended network of frien
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from £221 / night

£1543 / week

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from £221 / night

(1) Excellent 

8

Apartment rental in Torrevieja Area with shared pool

Torrevieja Area / Los Altos/Punta Prima

2 6 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Spanish Getaway, Great Modern Apartment” We have stayed here a few times now and would recommend anyone to go! It's a great modern Spanish apartment with a nice pool & close to shops restaurants and bars all just a short walk. The beach is just
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from £25 / night

£175 - £225 / week

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from £25 / night

(16) Very Good 

17

Amarilla Golf holiday villa rental

Amarilla Golf / La Quinta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely accommodation with a view” Very nice modern property on the edge of the Amarilla golf complex. The property is located in a small gated development overlooking the harbour. Comfortable with everything required for a self catering break with the
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from £80 / night

£550 - £700 / week

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from £80 / night

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Holiday home with shared pool in St. Ann's Bay

Saint Ann Parish / St. Ann's Bay

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £94 / night

£625 / week

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from £94 / night

(7) Excellent 

17

Marrakech holiday villa rental

Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Marrakech

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 250 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A fantastic stay in a one-off setting” I absolutely loved my stay at villa 30 of Apple Gardens. With the hot March weather Apple Gardens was looking stunning. The house was chic and clean and provided three great rooms for the 6 of us. The pool area w
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from £130 / night

£900 / week

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from £130 / night

(8) Excellent 

42

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Parque del Rey

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect” Stayed here a few years ago and really enjoyed it. Now the villa has been renovated and is even better. The pool area is brilliant, very private and sheltered. A reasonable distance to walk into town for a meal at night, work up an appetite a
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from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Livramento

São Miguel / Livramento

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £59 / night

£410 / week

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from £59 / night

(1) Very Good 

14

Los Cristianos holiday apartment rental

Los Cristianos / Playa de los Cristianos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very good” I very nice, well equipped spacious apartment. Nice quiet complex. Everything you needed close at hand.
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from £71 / night

£500 - £770 / week

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from £71 / night

(9) Excellent 

21

Apartment rental in Sao Martinho do Porto with shared pool

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well-equipped, modern apartment in a beautiful location” The apartment is in a small complex on the hill above Sao Martinho do Porto - high enough to get fabulous views over the bay but close enough to be a short (though steep) walk down to the beach.
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from £37 / night

£255 - £735 / week

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from £37 / night

(2) Very Good 

20

Apartment rental in Bolnuevo with shared pool

Murcia / Bolnuevo

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment complex in Bolnuevo” Just back from an excellent stay in Bolnuevo Marina II. Weather was incredible (though maybe warmer than usual) and swam in the pool or the sea each of the 4 days. We like Bolnuevo as a place to eat, drink and c
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from £54 / night

£400 / week

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from £54 / night

(2) Very Good 

21

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Cap D'En Font

Minorca / Cap D'En Font

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £110 / night

£700 - £1650 / week

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from £110 / night

(21) Excellent 

16

Palm-Mar holiday apartment rental

Tenerife / Palm-Mar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect holiday apartment” This apartment is just about perfect in every way for a relaxing holiday. Everything you could need is provided, with the rooftop pool a real bonus. .Palm Mar is a quiet resort but with a surprising number of good bars and
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from £93 / night

£650 - £850 / week

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from £93 / night

(18) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa in Sotogrande

Costa de la Luz / Sotogrande

4 9 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Superb home from home, perfect for relaxation and friends / family time” The house is wonderful, the garden gorgeous and the owners helpful and generous. Perfect for families, fantastic for groups of friends in need of a catch up and quality time toge
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from £185 / night

£1150 - £1800 / week

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from £185 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Bottom Bay

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A million dollar view” This was an excellent villa with all the amenities you could need. The location is very quiet but not for those hoping for a bustling night life. For us it was the perfect vacation and the view from the villa is stunning. Both t
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from £65 / night

£450 - £690 / week

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from £65 / night

(18) Very Good 

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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
“Lovely accommodation in a quiet, well maintained complex close to the beach.” Fitts is a small quiet village with a lovely beach between Bridgetown and Holetown both of which are easily accessed by frequent buses, There is a well stocked supermarket,
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from £70 / night

£490 - £590 / week

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from £70 / night

(6) Excellent 

22

Apartment rental in Campoamor with shared pool, golf nearby

Campoamor / Real Club de Golf Campoamor Resort

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home ideal for families or couples” When we arrived we were met by Jan, as it was February he had the heating on.we were very pleasantly supprised how clean and spacious the apartment was. It was ideal for bars and restaurants, and golf as y
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from £35 / night

£220 - £280 / week

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from £35 / night

(15) Excellent 

50

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
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from £166 / night

£1013 - £5922 / week

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from £166 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday guest house with shared pool in Lombok Tengah

Kuta / Lombok Tengah

5 15 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had the best time” The guys who worked here were over the top service minded. They did everything and a little more. And the best thing is that it wasn't expensive at all. I would definetely stay here again and recommend it to everyone else.
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from £15 / night

£100 / week

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from £15 / night

13

Home rental in Pico

Azores / Pico

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £30 / night

£208 - £534 / week

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from £30 / night

(7) Very Good 

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El Gouna holiday villa let

Hurghada / El Gouna

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £130 / night

£895 / week

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from £130 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nai Harn

Rawai / Nai Harn

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Simply beautiful” I've visited Phuket a few times in the past. Never have I felt so comfortable. The villa is fantastic and has everything you can ask for. Great decor, quiet and peaceful, spacious, high-speed wifi, garden and pool. Very safe and priv
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from £226 / night

£1265 - £1807 / week

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from £226 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Los Montesinos with shared pool

Province of Alicante / Los Montesinos

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £22 / night

£200 - £250 / week

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from £22 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Mont Tremblant ski home to rent.

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best option in Tremblant” The property is by far the best in the area. It is perfectly appointed and the photographs are completely accurate. 8 to 10 people fit perfectly. My family and I had a lovely Christmas and New Year's holiday at Tremblant and
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from £135 / night

£860 - £1300 / week

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from £135 / night

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Villa rental in Hisaronu with swimming pool

Hisaronu / Central Hisaronu

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £100 / night

£700 - £1050 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Excellent 

15

Loule / Querenca

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly

from £64 / night

£424 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Vilamoura holiday apartment rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Relaxing Holiday” Just writing to say what a great holiday we had. The apartment is the best we have stayed in, perfect for our needs, and the meet and greet was first class. It was good that Leonel showed us everything we needed to know rather
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from £68 / night

£424 - £721 / week

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from £68 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Faro District / Ferragudo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely large house - perfect for our stay” We stayed in Casa Linda for a week in October and loved it. The house is super; well equipped and comfortably furnished, with stylish decor. The rooms are large and spacious, and the outdoor space, though s
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from £128 / night

£721 - £1187 / week

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from £128 / night

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Holiday villa in Camposol

Mazarron / Camposol

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £57 / night

£399 - £636 / week

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from £57 / night

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