Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (44753)

Want to leave the winter chill far behind you?Start 2015 with a wonderful winter sun holiday in a toasty warm destination. Whether you’re after watersports, exotic tours or simply a private pool to lounge around, we’ve got it covered.



You can leave your winter clothes at home when you book one of these gorgeous holiday homes, all set in super-sunny locations. Check out our property options for all types of traveller – escape the winter chill by nabbing a chic party palace in the Canary Islands, an elegant sunbather’s villa in Thailand or a rustic house in the Californian hills.



Whether you head to the Med or plan an escape much further afield, you won’t regret booking that slice of winter sunshine – especially when you’re showing off your tan!


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Holiday home in Woodhaven

Queens / Woodhaven

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Car not necessary
JFK apartment in basemebnt of private house in Queens , NYC, near the J metro subway system that goes directly to the NYC wall street area. Apartment is a studio with a bed and a pull out sofa and this sofa sleeps 2 people. Lots of restaurants and supermarkets nearby  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 / week

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from £79 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto de la Cruz

Puerto de la Cruz / La Paz

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing” Stayed in this three bed modern apartment in May 2013. It is a away from the main town of Puerto de la cruz, but if you want a quiet rental with a short taxi journey to the main bars of the town, then this is ideal. Small restuarant called  …see more

from £110 / night

£766 - £1181 / week

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from £110 / night

(7) Very Good 

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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

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Central Algarve

Faro District / Albufeira

6 20 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great value, top specification and close enough to the town” From arriving in Portugal to leaving the service we got from holiday lettings was exceptional, the villa exceeded expectations. It was clean spacious, and the facilities were amazing, a grea  …see more

from £275 / night

£895 - £4315 / week

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from £275 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Foz do Arelho

Foz do Arelho / Nadadouro

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice place that has everything.” Very good house that is brand new. Lots of space for everyone and everything in the house is to a very high standard. Kitchen works really well and the close by BBQ makes it easy to cook outside if desired. Th  …see more

from £129 / night

£900 - £1700 / week

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from £129 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in El Fondó de les Neus

El Fondó de les Neus / Montanosa

3 5 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
This air conditioned villa affords luxury accommodation of three bedrooms, one double with en-suite, one double and a twin bedroom with a separate bathroom, all have double wardrobes. The property has a large 8x4 private swimming pool, a flat screen TV with access to Sa  …see more

from £36 / night

£252 / week

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from £36 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Home rental in Brunyola with swimming pool

Province of Girona / Brunyola

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Chilling in Catalonia” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Case Nova D'en Borra. The house is well located - easy access to Girona airport but set in attractive wooded countryside. The house itself has been carefully renovated and the attention to det  …see more

from £212 / night

£1356 - £2034 / week

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from £212 / night

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Holiday guest house with swimming pool in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £195 / night

£1356 - £1865 / week

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from £195 / night

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Colonia de Sant Pere holiday villa rental

Colonia de Sant Pere / Bay of Alcudia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“A comfortable, relaxing stay.” La Vista was perfect for our extended family of 5 adults and 3 young kids. Well equipped and comfortable, the roof terrace and hot tub were fantastic. The area was nice and quiet, albeit the start of the season, but this  …see more

from £95 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £95 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Cala Tarida holiday apartment accommodation

Ibiza / Cala Tarida

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“SIX STAR ACCOMODATION IN CALA TARIDA!” This is a fabulous apartment and if I could give it six stars, I would. Internally, it is very tastefully decorated with everything you would require for your stay. However, it is the external terraces which, a  …see more

from £280 / night

£1750 - £2900 / week

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from £280 / 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

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Central Algarve

Albufeira / Gale

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Large detached villa with private heated pool 300m from beach and near all amenities, ideal for families.  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £2900 / week

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from £200 / night

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Province of Barcelona / Temple, El , Santa Maria De Palautordera

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £255 / night

£1484 - £2458 / week

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from £255 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mutxamel

Costa Blanca / Mutxamel

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home” Bellavista is slightly off the beaten track, I would advise using the postcode 03110 instead of sat nav but once we arrived at the villa we were very happy with everything, Steve met us and after showing us around he explained he lived  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £1595 / week

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from £143 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in West Algarve

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Apartment in Beautiful Lagos” From the instructions from Neil and Jan before we went, to all the info in the apartment when we arrived our booking was seamless.The location is perfect. Short walk to the beach which was fairly quiet for high sea  …see more

from £65 / night

£279 / week

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from £65 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in El Rosario with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / El Rosario

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.001 km
  • Swimming pool
“We enjoyed a very convenient location and property standing for a one week stay” The flat is in a pretty and quiet residential area close to some nice restaurants and a sand beach. Even in a high season period, the flat location is not noisy and you f  …see more

from £50 / night

£349 - £599 / week

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from £50 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

2 8 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very welcome winter break” The house is situated in a very convenient location. The temperature was a respectable 22 degrees for March. The house has everything you need to enjoy your holiday. There is a supermarket just across the street and a couple  …see more

from £33 / night

£230 - £620 / week

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from £33 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in West Algarve

Lagos / Central Lagos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect place! Thanks, Paul!” Friends advised to go and spend a holiday in Portugal, so we found the apartment and contacted with Paul. We were pleasantly surprised by the offered price. Considering the apartment is clean, comfortable, with good furni  …see more

from £60 / night

£450 - £1102 / week

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from £60 / night

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Denia / Las Marinas

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
The urbanization is small so the pool area is never crowded. The apartment overlooks the swimming pool and is ideal for relaxing on the terrace and watching the family in the pool. The pool is surrounded by a lawn and dotted with trees ideal for relaxing in the shade. T  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 - £509 / week

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from £43 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Trujillo

Province of Caceres / Trujillo

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Quietly located in a 4 acre estate, but only 5 minutes' walk from the medieval town centre of Trujillo in the province of Extremadura, the cottage has sweeping views over the valley and towards the Arab castle that dominates the town. Whether you go birding  …see more

from £64 / night

£424 - £509 / week

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from £64 / night

(2) Very Good 

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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  …see more

from £54 / night

£400 / week

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from £54 / night

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Holiday b&b in Soportujar

Province of Granada / Soportujar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Boutique B&B set in a breathtaking location on the edge of the Sierra Nevada Natural Park in Andalucia. We offer stylish, comfortable accommodation and friendly service.  …see more

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Holiday home rental

Marin County / Marshall

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
What makes the property, Enchanted Bay, unique: * Breathtaking oceanfront panoramic views from every room * Proximity to oysters, cheese and kayaking * Unique combination of luxury and rustic charm * Boutique home furnished with a tasteful aesthete * Two floors of space  …see more

from £235 / night

£1639 - £3306 / week

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from £235 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Porto District / Porto

2 6 Min stay varies

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

from £56 / night

£296 - £467 / week

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from £56 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Arroyo de la Miel holiday apartment rental

Benalmadena / Arroyo de la Miel

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best holiday ever” Having done the whole package holiday thing for years, self catering and all-inclusive, we decided to rent a private apartment for something different, and we were so glad we did. This apartment has absolutely everything. This fin  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £495 / week

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from £43 / night

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Holiday home in Russell

Bay of Islands / Russell

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Nowhere else can you find so much free sporting equipment, games, swimming, kayaks, set in such a private, idyllic setting - for an incredibly low cost! Romantic Russell also has so much to offer and epitomizes beautiful Bay of Islands and New Zealand.  …see more

from £89 / night

£530 - £2365 / week

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from £89 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Puerto de Mazarron

Mazarron / Puerto de Mazarron

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The best apartment in the best place” We just came back to Norway after spending 3,5 weeks in this lovely apartment in beautiful Puerto de Mazarron. The apartment has everything you could possible ask for. The kitchen is so well equipped with good siz  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £475 / week

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from £50 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A spacious apartment on the modern Bellesreguard complex, just to the rear of the exclusive ‘Pine Walk’. Standing in beautiful landscaped gardens with a large three-tier swimming pool and sun terrace. This first floor apartment is privately owned and is ideal for fa  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1500 / week

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from £86 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Vilamoura / Terracos da Vinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great accommodation in a nice open setting” First time we have rented a villa with a shared pool, normally opting for a private pool. 32 properties within a gated secure area sharing one large swimming pool. Some villas privately owned and some rent  …see more

from £73 / night

£509 - £1314 / week

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from £73 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Billinudgel

New South Wales / Billinudgel

Studio 4 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Gorgeous rural retreat set in 40 beautiful acres, with swimming pool & tennis court. Pet friendly studio apartment, close to Byron Bay, and all the major music festivals.  …see more

from £92 / night

£639 / week

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from £92 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Salobrena

Salobrena / Monte de Los Almendros

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Mandarina is a luxury house on the prestigious Monte de los Almendros urbanisation. It is a large property and ideal for family holidays throughout the year and special occasions including birthdays, anniversaries and weddings.We have British TV and other Europea  …see more

from £264 / night

£1750 - £1950 / week

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from £264 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Carvoeiro with swimming pool

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Huge house with great pool” The house was perfect for us, having 4 good sized bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. All was spacious, clean and tidy with all the facilities we required. Great views from the 1st floor balconies!! Good sized pool and plenty of gard  …see more

from £91 / night

£636 - £1606 / week

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from £91 / night

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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
We offer you this spacious ground floor 3 bedroom apartment on the popular Victoria Court 1 complex in central Los Cristianos. The apartment is all on one level and has been well adapted for wheel chair users. This beautiful property has also been furnished and decorate  …see more

from £71 / night

£500 - £825 / week

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from £71 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Vigo

Province of Pontevedra / Vigo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
In a beautiful building of the year 1950, our apartment stands up to a panoramic view to the Ria de Vigo. Carefully refurbished in 2007, this apartment has a floor area of 90sg.m and a terrace of 60sg.m with modern facilities in a charming atmosphere. The apartment is i  …see more

from £73 / night

£505 - £721 / week

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from £73 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Campoamor with shared pool

Campoamor / Real Club de Golf Campoamor Resort

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely modern apartment in the sun.” The apartment is in a great location overlooking a very well kept beach and a few minutes walk away from lots of restaurants and a newly opened "Consum" supermarket. It is well equipped with just about everything  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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from £72 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best family holiday ever!” This was our first family holiday. Having 8 family members in one villa for a week was quiet daunting. Villa Victoria is even bigger than the pictures show. Its bright, spacious and very modern. The view of the mountains are  …see more

from £150 / night

£700 - £1310 / week

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from £150 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with golf nearby in Dargaville

Northland Region / Dargaville

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
A 2 bedroom self-contained unit, on the ground floor includes sleeping for 6 people and a new kitchen with cooking requirements. Located 8km north of Dargaville, 3 minutes' drive to the Golf Course and then 2 minutes to Baylys Beach.You will find it all at the new  …see more

from £59 / night

£412 - £659 / week

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from £59 / night

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Villa rental in Enix

Province of Almeria / Enix

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A modern three bed villa with spectacular views over the surrounding hills down towards the medterranean sea.Five minutes walk from the Village of Enix in the Sierra De Gador. Twenty five mins drive to glorious beaches and resorts. Envia Golf course ten mins drive awayT  …see more

from £17 / night

£115 - £195 / week

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from £17 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Orlando

Orlando / Vista Cay

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fantastic- totally perfect 10/10” I cannot rate this condo enough. It is the second year in a row we have stayed here and I would not stay any where else in the Orlando area. The condo is a home from home and is very spacious. It's location is ideal  …see more

from £79 / night

£553 - £643 / week

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from £79 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Flamingos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This is a very exclusive two bed/ two bath apartment located in the championship and award winning golfing resort of Villa Padierna. This contemporary apartment is situated on the third floor and enjoys outdoor al fresco style dining, over looking the two golf course  …see more

from £85 / night

£509 - £721 / week

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from £85 / night