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Winter sun breaks (40917)

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 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
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from £40 / night

£295 - £395 / week

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avg. 2 hours 3 minutes

from £40 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Apartment +++++++++++” We stayed in the middle of May and although the area was quiet the apartment was fantastic.Clean,comfortable and everything you could want plus very secure location. Apartment very very easy to find & the lady that meet us
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from £36 / night

£295 - £495 / week

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from £36 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Grampians / Halls Gap

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

from £118 / night

£826 / week

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avg. 3 hours 6 minutes

from £118 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Side holiday apartment rental

Manavgat / Side

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing Apartment with everything you need a true home away from home” This is the best apartment we have ever stayed in - there is nothing that the apartment did not have, the owners have obviously taken a lot of care to ensure that everything as as
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from £68 / night

£475 - £560 / week

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from £68 / night

(5) Excellent 

29

Holiday villa rental

Tenerife / Adeje

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“One of the best villas that we've stayed in” The villa is set high up a winding road a few minutes from the nearest town. Inside, it is spacious and well furnished but that is just an added extra because who wants to spend their holiday inside? Outsi
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from £156 / night

£1090 - £2370 / week

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avg. 2 hours 52 minutes

from £156 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Pollenca holiday villa rental

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Villa on outskirts of Pollensa” A really nice villa an easy 20 minute walk along country lanes to Pollensa. The property is well equipped and provided a relaxing setting with mountains as a backdrop. The bedrooms all have air-conditioning and
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from £153 / night

£1062 - £1611 / week

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from £153 / night

(8) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment in Cerro Grande

Albufeira / Cerro Grande

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” A most beautiful apartment, very spacious, airy and sunny. Very well equipped with everything you will need. We had a fantastic few days break. There are two bars across the road overlooking the sea and very close to the old town for the r
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from £50 / night

£300 - £525 / week

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from £50 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Benferri holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Benferri

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely relaxing get away” This was our second visit as we had stayed previously for two weeks last summer. We loved the location it was perfect to go exploring the area and my teenage girls love the privacy of their own private pool and sunbathing. La
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from £10 / night

£70 - £395 / week

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avg. 2 hours 48 minutes

from £10 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Areias Sao Joao

Albufeira / Areias Sao Joao

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous stay!” Having just returned from a 10 day break, I have to say this is one of the best apartments we have stayed in. It is very comfortable, has the advantage of two bathrooms and excellent wifi connection. The apartment is well located
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from £50 / night

£300 - £650 / week

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from £50 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Areias Sao Joao with shared pool, golf nearby

Albufeira / Areias Sao Joao

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“what a great & relaxing place to stay.” the apartment,was modern,nicely decorated and equipped with all mod cos.the shutter blinds,kept the apt cool,as well as the air con,the sunbathing area and pool was spotless.you could relax day & night without a
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from £31 / night

£215 - £665 / week

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from £31 / night

21

Corvera holiday apartment rental

Corvera / Corvera Golf and Country Club

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool

from £55 / night

£350 / week

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avg. 1 hour 44 minutes

from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villaviciosa holiday apartment let

Villaviciosa / Valdedios

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Delightful area and lovely accommodation.” I would go again to this region anytime. It is one of the nicest parts of Spain. Casa Lavander where we stayed was a lovely apartment in keeping with the area. All mod cons, Very nice area for sitting o
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from £30 / night

£245 - £550 / week

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avg. 2 hours 32 minutes

from £30 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with swimming pool, golf nearby in Trou d'eau Douce

Flacq District / Trou d'eau Douce

3 7 3 nights min

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

from £107 / night

£531 - £655 / week

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(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” We have just come back from a great stay at Villa Jardins Branqueira. The villa owner was fantastic, he helped us with directions when we got lost on arrival (it was very late to), and was always so quick to reply to any emails sent. The villa w
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from £71 / night

£484 - £1449 / week

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avg. 1 hour 4 minutes

from £71 / night

(16) Excellent 

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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 £45 / night

£315 - £379 / week

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avg. 1 hour 14 minutes

from £45 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Alcanada holiday villa rental

Alcudia / Alcanada

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £184 / night

£1284 - £3180 / week

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(34) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Icmeler with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Icmeler

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“EXCELLENT....” This was our first time visiting Turkey so we were very unsure of which part to stay at. After reading the reviews from Garden Villas it then became our first choice. There was 7 of us, age range from 10yrs - 23yrs, plus 2 adults.
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from £72 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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(6) Excellent 

21

Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 4 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Gran Tarajah” Fabulous stay.Clean,spacious and modern.Amazing balcony and view.Quiet surroundings.Collected car from airport,perfect directions to apartment.Will definitely go again
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from £55 / night

£420 / week

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avg. 3 hours 8 minutes

from £55 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Gramacho

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful experience in secure setting” All you need from a holiday that included extended family and young children. Something for all to do without having to travel significant distances and fabulous weather included for free ! The accommodation was
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from £70 / night

£445 - £695 / week

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from £70 / night

(7) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Cala Vadella

Ibiza / Cala Vadella

3 6 3 nights min

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

from £250 / night

£1000 - £2900 / week

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avg. 1 hour 16 minutes

from £250 / night

(14) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

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Apartment rental in Fuengirola with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Fuengirola

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great place, close to the sea and very clean” The apartment is as pictured and very close to the beach, with useful amenities. Flat itself is all very nice and clean, ideal for a couple. The pool is bigger than it looks in the photos. We had a great
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from £40 / night

£279 / week

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avg. 51 minutes

from £40 / night

(9) Very Good 

23

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 £133 / night

£753 - £1239 / week

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from £133 / night

(20) Excellent 

22

Apartment rental in The Three Cities

Island of Malta / The Three Cities

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Wonderful grand harbour Malta best view ever!!” Clean cool apartment with great location and view, George there for help and advice! Will definitely book again, one consideration would be to look at glass screen in bathroom a folding screen would mak
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from £95 / night

£665 / week

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avg. 40 minutes

from £95 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“spacious well equipped apartment” very well sited apartment,close to bars/restaurants/shops and beach. Kitty the owner met us on arrival (nice touch) and explained how things worked and a bit about the place. We had been to Carvoeira before and the pl
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from £29 / night

£200 - £719 / week

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avg. 2 hours 35 minutes

from £29 / night

(15) 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
“Exceeded expectations” We spent Christmas and New Year in Olhao and it suited our needs perfectly. We wanted an 'away from it all', low key Christmas and we got it. Olhao is a working fishing town, full of character and characters, with a balanced mix
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from £58 / night

£403 - £669 / week

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avg. 1 hour 33 minutes

from £58 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Almancil holiday villa let

Faro District / Almancil

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent property in good location” Visited in May with family. This villa is equipped to a high standard. Only 20 minutes drive from Faro airport and close to numerous golf courses and beaches. Would highly recommend this Villa
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from £107 / night

£593 - £1620 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Yorkeys Knob

Cairns Region / Yorkeys Knob

2 6 3 nights min

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

from £168 / night

£939 - £1107 / week

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(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Parque Santiago 2

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect in every sense” We travel to Playa de Las Americas a couple of times a year and have stayed in many different apartments/hotels. This apartment was exactly where we wanted to be, a central location. It was home from home, everything we could
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from £40 / night

£240 - £672 / week

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(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Jalon

Costa Blanca / Jalon

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We had a fantastic family holiday at Casa Chanco in July year; the villa is very spacious with plenty of room for us all with individual areas. Beautiful gardens surround the villa with fantastic views. The location was perfect for se
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from £79 / night

£550 - £995 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Casares

Costa del Sol / Casares

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
“Wonderful Penthouse Apartment” This apartment is magnificent and has everything you could ever wish for. It is furnished and equipped to the highest standard. The complex is without doubt the best on the coast. Highly recommended.
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from £106 / night

£676 - £1097 / week

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avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

from £106 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £76 / night

£531 - £1859 / week

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from £76 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped, spacious villa with own heated pool with local assistance if required.” A lovely well equipped villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Large kitchen, lounge/diner. TV but we didn't find many English channels but plenty of DVD's supplied by th
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from £103 / night

£720 - £900 / week

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avg. 3 hours 12 minutes

from £103 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Nerja

Costa del Sol / Nerja

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent apartment, superb location” My extended family and I stayed in this apartment for 2 weeks in July. We were 6 grownups with 5 kids aged 2 to 13 years. The apartment with its 5 bedrooms and 3 WCs and spacious living- and dining-rooms was jus
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from £89 / night

£620 - £1239 / week

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avg. 1 hour 14 minutes

from £89 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday studio accommodation

Leiria District / Figueiro dos Vinhos

Studio 3 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 49 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £35 / night

£242 / week

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avg. 2 hours 35 minutes

from £35 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Boquer

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £3071 / night

£3071 - £6579 / week

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(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Saly

Mbour / Saly

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £54 / night

£354 / week

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avg. 1 hour 56 minutes

from £54 / night

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Holiday chalet with swimming pool in Campello

Costa Blanca / Campello

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £190 / night

£1328 - £1947 / week

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avg. 3 hours 20 minutes

from £190 / night

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Constantia holiday cottage rental

Cape Town / Constantia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £107 / night

£744 / week

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(4) Excellent 

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Pezula Estate holiday home rental

Knysna / Pezula Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“PERFECT GETAWAY FOR DISCERNING GUEST” Enjoy the scenery that Pezula offers. D4 is a spacious villa with 4 en-suite bedrooms situated in a country Estate with beautiful views. Large swimming pool. The house is well equiped with amenities eg. TV wit
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from £200 / night

£1395 - £3600 / week

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avg. 3 hours 24 minutes

from £200 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje / Puerto Colon

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant apartment clean and central to all amenities.” Fantastic complex, brilliant apartment every thing that was advertised was true. A very enjoyable stay.
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from £40 / night

£300 - £500 / week

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from £40 / night

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