Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (45717)

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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Tofo holiday home rental

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful beach house and surroundings” We had an amazing stay at the Praia da Rocha house during our 5 days there. Not only is the house beautiful with lots of space, light and air, it has a ridiculously spectacular view of the ocean. The bedrooms  …see more

from £145 / night

£1015 / week

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from £145 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Solar Beach

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

6 10 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Formosa is a stunning family holiday home over looking the bay and beautiful mountain range of Formosa. With breath taking views the house supports a top level sun deck that gives a 270 degree view of the whole bay. Comfortable loungers and open deck areas allow f  …see more

from £396 / night

£2760 - £3996 / week

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from £396 / night

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Home rental in Australia & New Zealand with golf nearby

Port Stephens / Boat Harbour

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
Exclusive luxurious 3 bedroom beach house set high on the peak of One Mile Ridge, Port Stephens. Stunning coastal views looking across One Mile Beach to Fingal Bay lighthouse. Direct access to One Mile Beach. Shared infinity edge heated pool and spa.  …see more

from £250 / night

£1468 - £2725 / week

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from £250 / night

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(1) Excellent 

10

Dana Bay holiday apartment rental

Mossel Bay / Dana Bay

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Situated in a conservancy with whale watching during July. Close to amenities and beautiful scenery. Large two bedroom units for a relaxing stay. Full bathrooms and daily cleaning available. Reasonable tariffs and owners always available for assistance when needed  …see more

from £15 / night

£105 / week

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from £15 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Praia Village

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“First class apartments” Stayed in this beautiful apartment for a week and it was the nicest apartment we've stayed in. The apartment was very modern and clean. It had everything you would need for a sc holiday. Location was great in praia village, gro  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £895 / week

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from £85 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Kalkan / Kiziltas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely relaxing holiday with everything you need and an amazing pool” Dolce Vita was a gorgeous villa with everything you need. Inside the villa and the pool area were frequently cleaned. Fully equipped with everything. The outside area and pool wa  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £699 / week

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from £65 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Like having your own home in the sun” Booked the apartment for my wife's birthday we had stayed in an apartment around the corner from Praia village a few years ago so we already knew and loved the area. we were both delighted with the large balcony w  …see more

from £60 / night

£300 - £791 / week

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from £60 / night

(7) Very Good 

15

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Casas del Sol

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great relaxing holiday.” Villa V7 is a very comfortable, well furnished property, in possibly the best location on Casas del Sol, with uninterrupted views down to the harbour. The kitchen has every utensil you need if you enjoy cooking, as we do. (Tr  …see more

from £75 / night

£70 - £730 / week

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from £75 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Mollymook

Shoalhaven / Mollymook

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Air conditioning
- Priceless Views - - Affordable Luxury - Location! Location! . . . Ocean frontage with breathtaking views. Multiple award winning 4 ½ star luxury hosted Mollymook accommodation. The only Mollymook holiday accommodation overlooking the famous Mollymook su  …see more

from £177 / night

£432 - £1237 / week

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from £177 / night

26

Pemuteran holiday villa rental

Gerokgak / Pemuteran

4 6 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
spacious 3-bedroom villa at Pemuteran, northwest Bali  …see more

from £103 / night

£718 - £898 / week

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from £103 / night

(10) Excellent 

28

Holiday home in Costa Tropical

Almunecar / Los Pinos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb property, location, weather and activities!” Excellent property. All the amenities you need. Great views from the wrap-around balcony over the sea. The views are really superb. We spent many days and evenings just staring out over the sea and r  …see more

from £65 / night

£355 - £807 / week

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from £65 / night

(18) Excellent 

22

Holiday cottage in Balnarring

Balnarring / Balnarring Beach

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
All linen provided, dishwasher, air conditioner, large fridge, 107 cm LCD TV, u/ cover parking, free Wi Fi  …see more

from £96 / night

£671 - £923 / week

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from £96 / night

(6) Excellent 

6

Holiday studio rental

Adeje / Costa Adeje

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
.The studio is fully furnished and has all the amenities, free parking WI FI in the reception area,Quite complex located on the promenade, close by rest, bars, shopping area.  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £513 / week

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from £43 / night

(7) Excellent 

23

Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Vilamoura / Old Course Golf Club

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa in an ideal tranquil location” Very clean, modern, well equipped and well kept villa with beautiful garden and swimming pool. Only downside was a lack of mirrors and the sticky sap around the pool and patio areas from the trees.  …see more

from £103 / night

£599 - £1642 / week

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from £103 / night

(3) Excellent 

40

Holiday home in Kissimmee

Central Florida / Kissimmee

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Ready to have your dream Florida vacation? You're gonna need a dream house!This vacation villa has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and is totally teeming with luxury! Get ready to dive into the exclusive community of Hamilton's Reserve, which offers extreme p  …see more

from £104 / night

£720 - £960 / week

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from £104 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Orihuela

Province of Alicante / Orihuela

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Private Pool, Air conditioning throughout , 3 Terraces with sunloungers, 10 minute drive to the beach, Internet Access, WiFi, TV  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £995 / week

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from £75 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Sesmarias holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias

2 5 7 nights min

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

from £49 / night

£342 - £1359 / week

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from £49 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Balnarring

Mornington Peninsula / Balnarring

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
Cool - Art and the coolest of architecturally designed spaces make Coolart Studios an exciting addition to the Mornington Peninsula. Set among towering gums and native gardens. Quite simply the whole place oozes…one thing…..coolness.Some memorable peninsula produce, a g  …see more

from £150 / night

£959 - £1503 / week

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from £150 / 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 £65 / night

£411 - £565 / week

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from £65 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Fuerteventura Golf

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Total relaxation and freedom. Space for everyone.” We stayed at this villa between 13th July and 27th July. It is so peaceful and you relax into your holiday very quickly. It's not that far from the Atlantico Shopping Centre and taxi's are very cheap  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £1275 / week

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from £129 / night

(7) Very Good 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Antalya Province / Kalkan

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic views, great Villa” My friends and I have been to Kalkan many times and love everything about it, the people are very friendly, the restaurants are a foodies paradise and for us girlies the shopping is amazing. Villa Yasmina was the perfect  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £750 / week

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from £50 / night

(9) Very Good 

27

Nerja holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Nerja

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“ideally located 2 mins from the beach and a short walk to nerja centre” this is our third time in this apt, and as always we were not disappointed. Its ideally situated close to the beach with a good choice of restaurants right on the doorstep, or a l  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £750 / week

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from £40 / night

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Costa Dorada / El Vendrell

5 16 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £137 / night

£962 - £1924 / week

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from £137 / night

(7) Excellent 

47

Holiday villa rental

Province of Almeria / Turre

9 18 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great stay, really enjoyed ourselves” Cortijo del Cura is a lovely venue, well laid out and perfect for our large group of adults and kids. Turre is great location, you can get everything you need locally, and there are a selection of bars and restau  …see more

from £180 / night

£1200 - £2950 / week

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from £180 / night

(10) Very Good 

21

Holiday townhouse in La Cala de Mijas

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great appartment” We have stayed for many years in La Cala and found this appartment to be great. The location is in the middle of the town but set in a quiet road with privacy and security. The rooms are a decent size and it slept our party of 4 lad  …see more

from £150 / night

£535 - £925 / week

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from £150 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa, perfect location!” We could not be happier with our stay at Villa Rafiki - beautifully furnished, comfortable, spacious and equipped with everything you could need. We loved the outdoor space, perfect for relaxing and dining. A person  …see more

from £159 / night

£1112 - £1411 / week

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from £159 / 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
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • 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 Queen room with separate private bathroom (not an ensuite). We are a boutique bed and breakfast offering two modern furnished queen rooms  …see more

from £108 / night

£755 / week

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from £108 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Anna Bay holiday cottage rental

Port Stephens / Anna Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Absolute Ocean front. Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean across to the sand dunes of Stockton Beach Newcastle. Be lulled to sleep by the sound of the ocean lapping the rocks . This is the perfect place to see Humpbacks and Southern right whales moving north from Mi  …see more

from £180 / night

£2096 / week

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from £180 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Vilamoura holiday villa rental

Quarteira / Vilamoura

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Holiday and Stay at Casa Nova” We stayed at Casa Nova with our 2 young children aged 4 and 1 and sister and brother in law. The villa was of an excellent condition with excellent facilities, lots of space and a fantastic pool and bbq area,  …see more

from £112 / night

£633 - £1744 / week

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from £112 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Salema

Salema / Costa Vicentina National Park

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Swimming pool
Apartment 2 Bedroom Salema West Algarve Portugal.  …see more

from £103 / night

£556 - £684 / week

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from £103 / night

(6) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage in Agua de Pau

São Miguel / Agua de Pau

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this unique coastal location of Baixa d'Areia in your own delightful, rural, stone-built beach house, "Casa das Pedras" (The "Stone House" sleeps up to 6). It's set in 10,000 sq. metres of beautiful garde  …see more

from £113 / night

£790 / week

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from £113 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Berry holiday cottage rental

Shoalhaven / Berry

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Air conditioning
It's just 14 minutes to famous Seven Mile Beach and a short, scenic drive to rustic Kangaroo Valley.  …see more

from £165 / night

£1059 / week

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from £165 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Benfarras

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Home from Home” Villa was absolutely beautiful inside and out; sparkling clean and well maintained. Had everything we needed for a weeks stay and was nice to have home comforts such as British Sky TV :) Plenty of room for our baby and all of his acces  …see more

from £107 / night

£550 - £1350 / week

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from £107 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Bang Tao Beach

Bang Tao Beach / Layan Beach

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Worst part was having to leave” First, the best thing is the unit is as nice, if not better than the photos. It is totally private and the pool is a nice size. It is well equipped, the only thing we wanted we didn't have was a coffee maker. Having  …see more

from £104 / night

£723 / week

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from £104 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Orlando

Orlando / Sunrise Lakes

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Amazing stay” We stayed here in Oct 2014 and had a fantastic time. The house was perfect, very clean and spacious and the pool was amazing backed on to a lake. There were plenty of local restaurants nearby and Disney and universal were in easy reach.  …see more

from £72 / night

£504 - £812 / week

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from £72 / night

(1) Excellent 

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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 £199 / night

£1388 / week

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from £199 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Clermont holiday villa rental

Clermont / Greater Groves

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
5star luxury villa fully furnished to high standard.Full games room inc air hockey, pool football table.flat screen tv/DVD all rooms. Newly decorated throughout. Fans in all main areas. Private pool, large lanai BBQ. Not overlooked.child/baby friendly.large corner plot.  …see more

from £75 / night

£500 - £690 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Troia / Soltroia

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury villa with swimming pool, located at 200m from the beach, 1 km from the Tróia golf course and 2 km from the Tróia marina and the casino.  …see more

from £184 / night

£1283 - £2774 / week

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from £184 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Carvoeiro holiday villa rental

Faro District / Carvoeiro

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The villa on the website looked too good to be true, but it exceeded our expectations” We only had a small window in May to take a holiday with our 2 grown up sons and partners, so we were surprised we got Casa Branco Grande for 10 days at a great pri  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1399 / week

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from £72 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Setubal District / Troia

2 7 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £146 / night

£1026 / week

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from £146 / night

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