Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (39578)

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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Gaucin holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Gaucin

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Bougainvillea (1 double room, 1 twin room) is a spacious ground floor apartment for four with views to Morocco and a lovely cooling plunge pool shared with the upstairs apartment. The Moroccan influence in the décor makes this house colourful and vibrant.  …see more

from £35 / night

£260 - £350 / week

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from £35 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Nerja

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

1 3 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“superb appartment” this is the best accommodation we have stayed in nerja.we have holidayed in the no.1 hotel also another holiday appt. but this has to be top class for cleanliness and comfort .would recommend to anyone and everyone. antonella is fir  …see more

from £45 / night

£314 / week

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from £45 / 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

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa de las Americas

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Cracking villa that was perfect for our stay in Tenerife.” As a group of eager anglers, we had booked villa Alexandra as it was central to the marina, bars, restaurants & the water parks. We needed somewhere spacious enough for 7 grown men. When we a  …see more

from £154 / night

£1130 - £1950 / week

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from £154 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Village Marina

Olhao / Village Marina

3 5 Min stay varies

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

from £110 / night

£522 - £746 / week

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from £110 / night

25

Setubal District / Almada

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly

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from £36 / night

£176 - £413 / week

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from £36 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Tavira

Faro District / Tavira

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful holiday villa in rural area” Casa Marta is the perfect holiday villa in a quiet area. We travelled with our 3 sons of 8,10 and 13 years old. When we arrived, the owner already provided us with a complete welcome package. Everything you need  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1050 / week

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from £72 / night

(10) Excellent 

10

Holiday apartment in Sea Point

Cape Town / Sea Point

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Car not necessary
“Wonderful” We stayed at this apartment for six weeks and nothing was too much trouble from the moment we enquired ,being greeted to the cleaning by wonderful Liza. Fantastic balcony to enjoy breakfast lunch drinks or just watching the views and very  …see more

from £79 / night

£469 - £770 / week

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from £79 / night

(8) Excellent 

50

Nerja holiday apartment rental

Nerja / Oasis de Capistrano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Our attractive, detached, villa apartment with its penthouse accommodation is set amidst an oasis of palm trees and exotic plants. The beautiful private complex, Oasis de Capistrano at Nerja on the Costa del Sol, has won many awards for its design and is well tended by  …see more

from £40 / night

£260 - £610 / week

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from £40 / night

(17) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Magnificent two bedroom apartment on level 3 with one of the best views in Malta, St Paul's Bay. Elevator access. Quality kitchen and bathrooms, main bedroom with en-suite and walk-in-robe, pura tap type drinking water purifier, laundry facilities, unlimited free  …see more

from £88 / night

£308 - £544 / week

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from £88 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Marinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Jasmin is set in nearly an acre of newly landscaped gardens. It is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of Caramujeira, yet is only a short drive from Carvoeiro. The beautiful Albandeira beach is accessible via a wonderful countryside walk  …see more

from £145 / night

£1014 - £1715 / week

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from £145 / night

(16) Excellent 

33

Holiday home rental

Nerja / Parador Area

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful house in a fantastic location” We spent a lovely two weeks in Nerja in August. The house was fantastic. It was an ideal size and location for our family (2 adults and 3 children.) It has been recently re-decorated to a high standard, and it  …see more

from £82 / night

£610 - £1575 / week

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from £82 / night

(17) Excellent 

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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

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Turgutreis

Bodrum / Turgutreis

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Self-catering brand new luxury 1 bedroom apartment with communal swimming pool, close to beach and all local amenities such as shops, restaurants and bars.<br />Children's paddling pool, free WiFi, poolside cafe bar, flat area and no need for private transpor  …see more

from £32 / night

£224 / week

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from £32 / night

(13) Excellent 

21

Holiday villa letting

Choeng Thale / Bang Tao Beach

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just wonderful” This was quite simply the best villa our family has stayed in. The property is in a fabulous location, has enough space to comfortably accomodate 10 people and is beautifully appointed. We are counting down the days to return!  …see more

from £250 / night

£1667 - £5834 / week

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from £250 / night

(5) Excellent 

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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

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Sotogrande Marina holiday apartment rental

Sotogrande / Sotogrande Marina

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
This spacious apartment is situated in the very heart of the Sotogrande Marina, Andalucia, beautifully positioned between the rolling hills of the Sierra Alminera and the Mediterranean sea. In Sotogrande you will find excellent bars, cafes, restaurants, beach clubs, sho  …see more

from £88 / night

£439 - £702 / week

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from £88 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Condado de Alhama

Condado de Alhama / Naranjos de Alhama

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great family apartment with wonderful golf course views and knowledgeable owner” Best time had by the children in the pool and at the beach (we had a car) so roamed about down to Mazzaron (recommended for restaurants and a great sea front). Golf cour  …see more

from £25 / night

£210 - £315 / week

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from £25 / night

(5) Excellent 

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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

(27) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Torrevieja with shared pool

Torrevieja / Playa los Locos

2 4 7 nights min

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

from £44 / night

£351 - £483 / week

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from £44 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Olhos de Agua

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb Villa” We loved the villa. It was a quiet and had everything we wanted. There is a mini market on the complex and small shop opposite that sell the essentials. They will also call taxi's for you for 1Euro. The villa is a 20/30 minute walk to  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1800 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Monte Gordo

Faro District / Monte Gordo

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Holiday aparment review” Nice clean well equiped apartment, very centrally located for restaurants, shops and cafe bars. 5 minutes walk to the beach. Apatment owner very helpful.  …see more

from £29 / night

£198 - £483 / week

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from £29 / night

(16) Excellent 

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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 £36 / night

£281 - £615 / week

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from £36 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Bang Tao Beach

Choeng Thale / Bang Tao Beach

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Vacaition in paradise” We returned from Thailand at the beginning of April and we were in Paradise. This is the beatiful villa set in lush green garden. The service from start to finish was professional, efficient and really helpful. On arrival the ho  …see more

from £229 / night

£1579 - £4825 / week

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from £229 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Finestrat holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Finestrat

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A little Diamond in the Sun” From the start of the booking process to the end of the holiday was just faultless. The Villa is just wonderful with the most stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Also, the property is really well equiped and tas  …see more

from £60 / night

£375 - £850 / week

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from £60 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Turunc with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Turunc

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“A place that you would dream about” The accommodation and surroundings were outstanding, wish i could have brought the view and the villa back with us. The place is set in a quiet place and only a short walk to lots of good amenities. We were lucky e  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £800 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday villa in Santa Barbara de Nexe

Faro District / Santa Barbara de Nexe

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Charming villa with a magnificent view over the sea and islands. Located in a very quiet area and with all the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday. The view, the games room and the sunny pool area are some of the highlights of this house. On the ground floor of th  …see more

from £123 / night

£702 - £2562 / week

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from £123 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Cowes holiday home rental

Phillip Island / Cowes

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
Popular with families, motor sport fans and golfing groups.  …see more

from £91 / night

£591 - £1150 / week

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from £91 / night

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Belle Mare ski villa to rent.

Flacq District / Belle Mare

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
Villa right on the beach with no roads to cross. Open the door of your lounge and you are on the finest beach of Mauritius.FREE DAILY MAID SERVICEFREE WIFI internetFREE Two Canoes for water sportsALL modern facilities, very clean and tidySpecial Discounts  …see more

from £140 / night

£980 / week

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from £140 / night

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Holiday villa in Talamanca

Ibiza Town / Talamanca

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This modern, newly built, idyllic villa set in the magnificent Ibiza countryside, in a quiet residential area strategically located at only 2 km from the centre of Ibiza town. This allows you to enjoy the tranquility and at the same time to enjoy everything that this be  …see more

from £126 / night

£878 - £2632 / week

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from £126 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Village Marina

Olhao / Village Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful” Stayed here with my family we loved it great apartment so much room great location and views short stroll into town lots of restaurants to choose from and easy access to get to ferry  …see more

from £55 / night

£382 - £663 / week

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from £55 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Flic En Flac with indoor pool

Riviere Noire District / Flic En Flac

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Open Sky est un penthouse pied dans l'eau, avec une vue à couper le souffle sur le lagon et l'océan. Si vous recherchez le confort, le calme, le soleil, la plage et la mer, vous serez servis.<br />Un service de nettoyage est compris 3 heure  …see more

from £255 / night

£1781 / week

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from £255 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Vilamoura / Laguna Golf, Vilamoura

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Idyllic apartment in quiet location” Lovely apartment, really well equipped and comfortable with a lovely indoor and outdoor 'lounge' and all on ground floor so just a few feet to the quiet shared swimming pool. Pool is small but perfectly adequate f  …see more

from £120 / night

£834 / week

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from £120 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Playa de Mogan holiday apartment rental

Mogan / Playa de Mogan

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” This apartment is extremely well equipped and conveniently situated to the beach and the shops. We stayed for 25 days and as it had all the appliances, house contents and kitchen equipment we could wish for our holiday was stress  …see more

from £77 / night

£535 - £805 / week

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from £77 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Playa San Juan

Guia de Isora / Playa San Juan

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.015 km
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent appartment, ideal location, reliable owner” The location of this appartment is ideal for those wanting to be away from the large resorts but somewhere that is close to a great beach, restaurants and shops, with good links to the rest of the  …see more

from £29 / night

£197 - £329 / week

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from £29 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Faro District / Faro

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Child friendly
“Terrific Apartment & Helpful Owner” We booked this apartment for 3 weeks in September-October. Both the apartment and the owner get a terrific rating for our stay. The unit is spacious and tastefully decorated. There were a variety of restaurants a  …see more

from £71 / night

£351 - £680 / week

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from £71 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“We will book again! Definitely coming back for more, por favour!” This is a great holiday rental! The owners obviously love this spot too and have taken the time to put all their tips and info into a fabulous welcome pack that had us feeling like loc  …see more

from £66 / night

£422 - £579 / week

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from £66 / night

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Bolnuevo holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Bolnuevo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
To the front of the south facing villa you will find your own personal pool ,with a patio area for your el-fresco meals and private sun bathing, if the sun is too hot for you, just go up a few steps to the large covered sun terrace overlooking the pool, From here you  …see more

from £40 / night

£242 - £395 / week

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from £40 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Home rental in Santiago de la Ribera with shared pool

Murcia / Santiago de la Ribera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic place to stay” We had an absolutely fabulous time in your property. It is a regular home from home and we felt comfortable as soon as we arrived. The pictures and photos made the house feel lived in rather than some Hotels which can feel s  …see more

from £50 / night

£270 - £440 / week

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from £50 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Estreito de Camara de Lobos

Madeira / Estreito de Camara de Lobos

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
The picturesque Haybarn Cottage is set in a beautiful country estate in the sun-drenched hills west of Funchal. The cottage is set apart and has its own private garden with lovely views and is surrounded by mature trees. The ideal choice for those seeking a combination  …see more

from £27 / night

£185 - £369 / week

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from £27 / night