Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (39551)

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 apartment in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent place to chillout close to the airport” Very clean, comfortable, felt immediately at home, spiral staircase could be a problem for children or elderly, will definitely return  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £522 / week

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from £57 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa.” Lovely Villa beautifully furnished with all amenities. Elivated position with superb views of the coast and surrounding countryside. Well maintained property with a high level of security including underground secure carpark. The own  …see more

from £44 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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from £44 / night

(4) Excellent 

18

Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Ballito

Ballito / Simbithi Eco Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“STUNNING HOUSE IN A FABULOUS LOCATION” We stayed at Indlwana on arrival in South Africa and again after travelling north to Phinda Rock Game Lodge, Rhino Ridge and Kwalucia Safari Retreat in St. Lucia, all within easy reach. It was a wonderful place  …see more

from £265 / night

£1300 - £3200 / week

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from £265 / night

(9) Excellent 

26

Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Deluxe 5 bedroom spacious villa overlooking Pinhal Golf Course. Large areas inside and outside, suitable for weddings and parties. Has a pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, nice BBQ area and good quality outdoor furniture. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac less than 1 mile from the marina.  …see more

from £255 / night

£1483 - £4071 / week

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from £255 / night

(1) Excellent 

12

Holiday b&b with shared pool in Gordonvale

Queensland / Gordonvale

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Our fully s/contained non smoking B&B cottage is private and very comfortable and on our one acre property. The freshest of homegrown breakfasts are served daily. We are just 30 minutes from cairns and centrally located to many attractions of natural beauty.  …see more

from £81 / night

£494 - £754 / week

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from £81 / 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 £99 / night

£692 - £951 / week

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from £99 / night

(38) Excellent 

18

Holiday cottage in Nerja

Nerja / Oasis de Capistrano

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very private” We really enjoyed our stay at the apartment, it was well equipped, also very clean, which was a great relief as it was our first time at this apartment.. The property didn't have any one above or below, and the balcony was very private.  …see more

from £35 / night

£175 - £375 / week

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from £35 / night

16

Arrondissement of Saint-Denis / Saint-Denis

Studio 3 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £31 / night

£211 / week

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from £31 / night

(15) Excellent 

31

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ovacik

Mugla Province / Ovacik

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place to stay in Turkey!” This is a very well furnished and looked after apartment in a great holiday resort. The owner is very responsive and helpful which makes booking and finding out things very easy. I'd definitely stay there again.  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Very Good 

11

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 £115 / night

£615 - £702 / week

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from £115 / night

(11) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Vale do Milho

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A perfect holiday in Portugal.” We stayed at the villa in June for a duration of two weeks. The house was in good condition. Everything was taken care of. There was an high chair and a baby bed for our son. The cleaning lady was very friendly, she c  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1246 / week

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from £72 / night

(7) Excellent 

48

Villa rental in Hua Hin with swimming pool

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Hua Hin

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
We have a Beautiful Large 3 bedroom Luxury Villa, Set, in the backdrop of Hua Hin's Mountains. Although we are only minutes’ drive away from the beaches and activities, the house and location is very tranquil and peaceful, just to sit and look at the wonderfu  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 - £950 / week

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from £108 / night

(2) Very Good 

7

Adapazari ski hotel apartment to rent.

Sakarya Province / Adapazari

21 4 1 night min

  • 21 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Günlük Daire Sakarya is Sakarya's largest hotel apartment complex. We offer diversity of choices to make our costumers happy and comfortable at our homes. It's our responsibility to make our guest to feel like they are at home. We provide a kitchen i  …see more

from £27 / night

£185 / week

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from £27 / night

22

Holiday cottage accommodation

Norfolk County / Turkey Point

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This cute cottage by the lake is a sweet relaxing spot to get away from city life and the weekly grind of work. Turkey Point is a quick drive from Brampton, Burlington, and only 2 hours out of Toronto on Lake Erie it's a great place to kick back read a book, tan  …see more

from £99 / night

£688 / week

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from £99 / night

(15) Very Good 

29

Holiday villa in Lamai Beach

Maret / Lamai Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent Villa......would certainly return again” We booked this villa on the net a few months before our visit because the photos on the website looked so good. We were really pleased to find that the villa lived up to its portrayal on the web. Ever  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 - £1925 / week

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from £175 / night

(39) Excellent 

154

Holiday apartment rental

Island of Gozo / Xlendi

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Best apartment in Xlendi bar none.” We have been holidaying in Xlendi on Gozo for 24 years and have at last found our perfect apartment. Cool, quiet, spotlessly clean, fully (and I mean fully) equipped, even has smoke alarms, fire extinguisher and bla  …see more

from £27 / night

£185 - £860 / week

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from £27 / night

(1) Very Good 

15

Holiday apartment in Somerset West

Cape Town / Somerset West

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
Sophisticated, well equipped, light and airy self catering apartment with superbly comfy bed. Secure parking and access to a large garden and swimming pool. Within easy reach of a nature reserve with hiking trails, the beach, wine farms, golf courses, coffee shops, rest  …see more

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(6) Very Good 

27

Dalyan holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Dalyan

4 7 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“A villa that lived up to our expectations” Having rented villas in Turkey for the last 25 years we consider The White House to be one of the best, and have booked to return in 2013, For my wife and I it was just perfect - especially the terrace, lar  …see more

from £100 / night

£400 - £800 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

22

Chalet rental in Sant Rafael with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Rafael

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa, Great Location, Lovely Owner” We stayed in Villa Can Miro at the start of June 2016 and we had such an amazing experience. Aida (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful. We were arriving late and so all of the shops would be shut m  …see more

from £229 / night

£1658 - £3685 / week

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from £229 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Sao Martinho do Porto with shared pool

Alcobaca / Sao Martinho do Porto

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a lovely 2-bedroom property which has an elevated position with magnificent views over the Atlantic. Enjoy the wonderful views from your private terrace. The apartment is situated within a popular development with many facilities to keep the whole family busy.  …see more

from £47 / night

£325 - £632 / week

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from £47 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in La Union

Murcia / La Union

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
Penthouse Apartment Self-catering with stunning Mountain views, just 10 minutes drive to the beach at Los Nietos. Communal pool and balcony and rooftop Solarium for al fresco dining. Ideal for families seeking relaxation.or a action packed adventure holiday.  …see more

from £40 / night

£308 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Very Good 

28

Guardamar del Segura holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Guardamar del Segura

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Fantastic” We stayed at this villa for a week and it was everything we could have asked for and more. We were met at the villa by a friendly lady who gave us the keys and said to call her if we needed anything. The villa was very clean and nicely fur  …see more

from £66 / night

£461 / week

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from £66 / 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

(6) Excellent 

24

Queluz holiday cottage rental

Sintra Municipality / Queluz

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful and cozy cottage in the countryside only 6 Km from Lisbon and 10 Km from Sintra. Peaceful view and countryside atmosphere. Family swimming pool available during spring and summer.  …see more

from £42 / night

£289 / week

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from £42 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
We offer you this ground floor one apartment in central Las Americas. The property is situated all on one level, its has been tastefully decorated and nice furnishings. The comfortable lounge has a with a 3 seater sofa bed, so the apartment can sleep 4 guests ea  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £450 / week

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from £40 / night

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Costa Brava / Roses

2 5 Min stay varies

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

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from £61 / night

£386 - £772 / week

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from £61 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Oura Beach holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa - Great location!” This villa was amazing for a group of 12 girls celebrating finishing school. The location was absolutely perfect - less than 5 minutes to the strip and supermarket. As other reviews have said the Strip is noisy in the e  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment with stunning views” Large apartment that overlooks a beautiful rocky beach which is just over the road, and is only a 10 minute walk to a sandy beach in the town of Gran Tarajal which has a good selection of restaurants and cafes  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £540 / week

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from £80 / night

(4) Average 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in San Fernando

Province of Cadiz / San Fernando

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
The duplex consists of two floors, with a capacity of 4-6 people. The ground floor consists of a living room, a bedroom with two beds of 90 cm., living room, bathroom with shower, kitchen and terrace. The upper floor consists of a master bedroom 1,35 m. and another bedr  …see more

from £79 / night

£351 - £776 / week

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from £79 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Javea

Javea / La Guardia Park

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A Lovely Villa” Great accommodation, lovely size rooms, immaculately clean - would definitely recommend. Heated pool kept the kids entertained till late in the evening especially with the slide!  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £1455 / week

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from £86 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b in Henley Brook

Swan Valley / Henley Brook

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 26 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Home style bed and breakfast situated on 10 acres in the heart of the Swan Valley, surrounded by wineries, restaurants, micro breweries and local attractions such as Cuddly Animal Farm, Mini Golf, Whiteman Park, Caversham Wildlife Park and The Vines Resort. 24 kilometr  …see more

from £112 / night

£680 / week

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from £112 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse accommodation

Quarteira / Vilamoura

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable, secure and hassle-free” We have had the pleasure of staying at this property several times throughout the past several years, initially with a young family with four children and then with extended family in properties within the same com  …see more

from £90 / night

£550 - £890 / week

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from £90 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Costa del Sol / Nerja

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Location location location” This apartment is in a absolutely great location everything in easy walking distance ideally suited for one or two people and has everything you could possibly want If you are looking for a good value apartment in N  …see more

from £21 / night

£141 - £202 / week

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from £21 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
We offer you this huge 3 bedroom villa with large private pool and sea views in Callao Salvaje This beautiful spacious villa has been furnished to a high standard throughout and has views of the sea. This Villa in Tenerife is for guests that want a little more for the  …see more

from £176 / night

£1235 - £1850 / week

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from £176 / night

(11) Very Good 

41

Holiday apartment rental

Denia / Las Marinas

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ticks all the boxes !” This flat is perfect for us - with a south- facing double bedroom and lounge, with patio door access from each to the balcony. Sheltered and sunny balcony means we can sometimes eat outdoors even in January ! The bed is comfo  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £545 / week

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from £28 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Arraial d'Ajuda

Porto Seguro / Arraial d'Ajuda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Reveillon 2016 : 29/12 to 3/1 R$ 3500 We offer a beautifull residence near the beach surrounded by a 1200m² tropical garden abundant in flowers, fruits and colorful wildlife. Full equiped kitchen, big suit with cond. air , lunch and relax areas and evrything is ne  …see more

from £36 / night

£246 / week

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from £36 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Costa Teguise

Costa Teguise / Las Cucharas

1 6 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect Holiday” Sands Beach Resort is one of the nicest large resorts we have ever been on. It is immaculate in nearly every respect. Although there are six pools with accommodation around each, because of the layout, it still feels as though you are  …see more

from £40 / night

£195 - £400 / week

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from £40 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £60 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Osuna

Province of Seville / Osuna

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Carefully restored and very comfortable, with lots of room (sleeps 2-8) . Perfect for touring Andalucía or staying put in lovely old town. Delightful garden, courtyard, verandah for dining al fresco. Internet, wood burner  …see more

from £65 / night

£400 - £794 / week

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from £65 / night

(43) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central Lagos with shared pool

Lagos / Central Lagos

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Modern, fresh, central, great to deal with” Right from the start, the owner of the apartment was fantastic to deal with. We were met by a local lady with the keys, and she gave us lots of good advice, including to try the Sangria Blanca...yum! It's a  …see more

from £71 / night

£259 - £992 / week

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from £71 / night