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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 with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect family week away in the sun!” This was our 9th time on the island and I can honestly say villa Amarillo, in particular the outside area and pool is the nicest we have encountered. We had a wonderful week, the weather was gorgeous and we were
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from £120 / night

£840 - £1246 / week

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(21) Excellent 

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Moraira holiday apartment let

Costa Blanca / Moraira

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“We think we have found a little piece of paradise here, total chill-out!” This has been our third visit to 'Gemstones' and we have already booked again for next year. We awake refreshed in a comfortable bed and make our way to the upper terrace where
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from £58 / night

£400 - £490 / week

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Salamander Bay holiday villa rental

Port Stephens / Salamander Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £90 / night

£629 / week

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(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“!! fabulous !!” We enjoyed a wonderful stay, the house is beautiful, the garden lovely, all very well maintained and decorated with exquisite taste. The owner is lovely, the day before arrival made ​​contact with us to discuss the details, enjoy a dre
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from £133 / night

£930 - £2894 / week

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from £133 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Quarteira holiday home rental

Faro District / Quarteira

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable Family Stay” We organised an extended family stay at the villa, With only 20 mins from Faro airport booking was simple and contacting the managing agents in Portugal helped us access the villa with ease. We liked that fact the villa is
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from £140 / night

£680 - £1140 / week

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Holiday villa rental

Conil de la Frontera / Roche Pines

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely stay” The villa is situated in the lovely and upmarket residential area of Roche - on what is arguably the finest stretch of coastline in Southern Spain. The villa is metres away from the picture perfect beaches. We spent many an hour, despite
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from £89 / night

£664 - £2744 / week

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(8) 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
“Absolute Gem” We visited Portugal for the first time last month during our children's school mid-term break, the children are 5 and 6 years of age so we needed somewhere that guaranteed entertainment! And what a trip! From our first enquiry until our
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from £107 / night

£620 - £1700 / week

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from £107 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cavalo Preto

Quarteira / Cavalo Preto

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £73 / night

£511 - £1054 / week

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(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just perfect!!” We brought our 1 year old to stay in this apartment for a week - they have everything you would ever need, very well kitted out, comfortable beds, lovely sunny balcony with mountain views. The pool area is fantastic with a adult pool a
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from £76 / night

£487 - £1000 / week

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Holiday home in Saint-Ulric

Gaspesie Region / Saint-Ulric

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £66 / night

£459 / week

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(20) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Faro

Faro District / Faro

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exceptionally high quality villa, well maintained and managed.” Second year staying at this villa. Very high spec, stunning pool area, large ensuite bedrooms. Well managed by villa owners and management company, namely Lisa. Nothing was too much troub
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from £324 / night

£2266 - £4223 / week

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from £324 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Nuevo Pueblo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent holiday!” We stayed in CampoJomo for a week. One of the best we have stayed in. Everything we needed and so much more. Very well equipped and spotless. Townhouse in a well looked after complex. Mijas is beautiful and we enjoyed the huge va
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from £53 / night

£275 - £400 / week

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Home rental in Jubilee Pocket with swimming pool

Airlie Beach / Jubilee Pocket

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £132 / night

£923 / week

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(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Blackmans Bay

Tasmania / Blackmans Bay

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £81 / night

£566 / week

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from £81 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £160 / night

£1100 - £1550 / week

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(1) Excellent 

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Arroyo de la Miel holiday apartment rental

Benalmadena / Arroyo de la Miel

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £31 / night

£217 / week

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from £31 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Kalkan

Kalkan / Ortaalan

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabolous villa” Very nice villa with greath views over the ocean. The villa is superb and the people of the tiny village of Kalkan is friendly with restaurants full of nice seafood and good shopping. The nearby beaches is beautiful. Pål Christensen
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from £214 / night

£1495 - £2195 / week

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Holiday villa in Pollenca

Majorca / Pollenca

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £159 / night

£1110 - £2522 / week

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from £159 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Home rental in Rosebud

Mornington Peninsula / Rosebud

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£718 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Sitio de Calahonda

Mijas / Sitio de Calahonda

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment in a lovely part of Spain” Sat at the top of a hill, the apartment is lovely and quiet and has views down to the sea. It is about a 15 minute walk or 2 minute drive down to the nearest bars/restaurants - watch out for the G&T's in Mill
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from £47 / night

£329 - £525 / week

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(4) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in La Cala Hills with shared pool, golf nearby

Mijas / La Cala Hills

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely apartment in a good location” The apartment is in a good location and is very clean, modern and spacious. The complex is fairly quiet but there are a couple of bars, serving food and there is a well-stocked supermarket which also serves food an
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from £50 / night

£350 - £550 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in El Rosario

Marbella / El Rosario

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic villa with great facilities for all the family” We were a party of 11 in Marbella for a family wedding. We chose Casa Ell Har as it looked like a spacious villa with great facilities and a good sized pool, and we weren't disappointed. The
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from £266 / night

£1859 / week

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(13) Excellent 

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Herdade dos Salgados holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful appartment at a great location” A beautiful, clean and modern appartment that contains everything you need! The location is very close to the beach and Albufeira is about 10 minutes drive. Joao's reception was great and communication with bo
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from £26 / night

£390 - £589 / week

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from £26 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment letting

Villamartin / Los Dolses

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spotless villa” Another excellent stay at Peters villa on an amazing location, great bed and would recommend to anyone looking for a quiet holiday and easy travelling to and from surrounding golf courses in area
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from £35 / night

£225 - £415 / week

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from £35 / night

(42) Excellent 

59

Alora holiday farmhouse rental

Province of Malaga / Alora

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Simply Perfect” I have found it really hard to write this review because i simply could not think of the words that would do Finca Fenix justice. It was , quite simply, perfect. We travelled as a family for our first long european holiday. The main t
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from £90 / night

£630 / week

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(35) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Sitio de Calahonda

Sitio de Calahonda / Jardines de Calahonda

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment, loved the position, size and everything.....” The apartment at Caserio was superb, perfect location next to the pool, very good sized, had practically everything you could possibly want and more. With a fair haired 10 year old
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from £65 / night

£450 - £826 / week

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Holiday apartment rental

Calvia / Magaluf

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £45 / night

£300 - £1050 / week

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from £45 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Penthouse rental in Saint Julian's

Island of Malta / Saint Julian's

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Views In A Very Spacious Appartment” This appartment was very spacious. Fantastic views in an ideal location. Definitely needed the air conditioning which worked a treat. Lovely big balcony which was ideal for my elderly parents to sit and wa
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from £65 / night

£450 - £750 / week

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(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Mojacar

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stylish 4 star luxury” Spacious accommodation ,interesting Spanish style interiors, with excellent pool & terraces & great views from all aspects Good location, not too far from shops bars etc, you do need a car here as it is built on a hill overloo
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from £136 / night

£950 - £1884 / week

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from £136 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Carvoeiro holiday villa rental

Carvoeiro / Areias Dos Moinhos

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful place” We stayed here for 2 weeks with my 2 children had a fantastic holiday , it was like home from home, every thing we needed for a lovely holiday . The kids loved the pool and we hired a car and found a beautiful beach a 20min drive awa
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from £65 / night

£450 - £675 / week

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from £65 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Eden Island

Eden Island

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful apartment” We stayed at eden for 1 month in aug and I must stay don't hesitate to book this apartment it had everything you needed and more its a wonderful island everyone is so friendly . It had a great gym which I used every day and the p
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from £186 / night

£1301 / week

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from £186 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Alto do Perogil holiday villa rental

Tavira / Alto do Perogil

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa in an equally stunning area of Portugal” An immaculate villa in a peaceful location surrounded by stunning scenery and just a twenty minutes walk downhill to the traditional town of Tavira. We loved relaxing by the pool and enjoying lo
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from £62 / night

£439 - £789 / week

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(8) Excellent 

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Hacienda Las Chapas holiday villa rental

Marbella / Hacienda Las Chapas

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Villa is lovely.” Spent a week in Villa Vinales. The villa is lovely. Lots of character. Lots of outdoor space. The bbq and bar area where lovely, we spent most of our time there. Even coming back to (our bar) as we called it, for a late drink. Jas
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from £266 / night

£1638 - £2611 / week

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from £266 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Simply excellent” I've stayed here twice before. I thought I'd done a review but obviously forgot. First time was just me and my husband and second time me, hubby and my parents. I absolutely love this villa. We had the best holiday both times. The
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from £140 / night

£950 - £1250 / week

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(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Island of Gozo / Qala

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“The accommodation was superb!” Everything was awesome - the apartment was spacious and had all the necessary equipment for cooking, washing up etc, the manager was helpful and friendly and the view and pool area were gorgeous.
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from £45 / night

£310 - £744 / week

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Cabo Roig holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £33 / night

£222 - £310 / week

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(5) Excellent 

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Port Elizabeth holiday home rental

Eastern Cape / Port Elizabeth

4 14 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £80 / night

£560 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Caramujeira

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal for families with young children who want all the comforts of a home in a quiet location” We travelled with our 3 young children aged 5 years, 3 years and the youngest being 7 months old. This house has been refurbished to a very high standard,
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from £100 / night

£650 - £1175 / week

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from £100 / 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
“Home from Home in Vilamoura” We have stayed previously on this development and liked it so much we came back this year with our two daughters and one of their partners. The property was of the highest standard with all that you could want to have a
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from £76 / night

£531 - £1399 / week

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from £76 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo / Mijas Centre

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely Brillaint - Better than I could have wished for!” I loved this Villa as soon as I saw the pictures and thought it would be perfect for our stay! But after being there I have to say the pictures do not do it justice! There is more than enoug
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from £377 / night

£2640 - £4614 / week

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from £377 / night

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