Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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 swimming pool in San Lawrenz

Island of Gozo / San Lawrenz

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
country views sea views luxury self catering accommodation in Gozo fully modernised traditional character and features private large pool countryside sun beds BBQ relaxation<br />Family-run & State-of-the-art Farmhouses in GOZO at the Best Prices possible!!  …see more

from £89 / night

£623 - £1246 / week

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from £89 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Charneca da Caparica

Setubal District / Charneca da Caparica

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Splendid villa located close to the beach, inside a golf course between Pine trees & golden beaches. Private swimming pool (7 m x 5 m). Golf, tennis, spa, playground, commercial center, bars & restaurants inside the resort.  …see more

from £204 / night

£1098 - £2136 / week

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from £204 / night

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Apartment rental in Broome

Kimberley Region / Broome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The apartments are at the Blue Seas Resort and offered to you from the individual owners. They are fully self-contained with a separate queen bedroom, full equipped kitchen, spacious living area including LCD TV with over 20 free to air channels, 2 king-single sofa-bed  …see more

from £84 / night

£584 / week

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from £84 / night

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Morro del Jable holiday apartment rental

Pajara / Morro del Jable

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Great apartment in Morro Jable, southern Fuerteventura. Two large bedrooms, one with double bed of 1.50, another bedroom with two single beds 90. A bathroom with tub-shower. A clean up. Fully equipped kitchen. Free WIFI. sunny terrace. TV with international channels. Ai  …see more

from £56 / night

£410 - £558 / week

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from £56 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo with swimming pool

Tavira / Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“RELAXING, LOVELY AND FULL OF CHARM” The villa was exactly as described, spotlessly clean and had every facility you would ever want and more! It is so comfortable and so quiet and peaceful. The grounds are filled with a huge variety of fruit trees and  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 - £636 / week

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from £43 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Fish Hoek holiday home rental

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great House - Perfect Location for Exploring Cape Town” My family stayed at David and Lyn's place in Fish Hoek, South Africa for a week in July. The house was perfect. The view out onto False Bay was magnificent. The home was well equipped and spaciou  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £770 / week

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from £85 / night

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Apartment rental in Jeffreys Bay

Jeffreys Bay / Wavecrest

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
jeffreys Bay, Starfishsurfhouse , surfing destinations, supertubes, surfing,  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Sant Joan de Labritja holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Sant Joan de Labritja

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Ibicenco Marí: Vivienda Turistica: ETV-1059-E Property accommodates max. 6 adults + 2 children under 12 years in additional beds on request + 2 babies under 2 years in additional cots on request = 8 people/guests + 2 babies maximum _______ Rental rates are base  …see more

from £162 / night

£1130 - £4028 / week

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from £162 / night

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Holiday villa in Ferreiras

Albufeira / Ferreiras

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Nice small villa with private pool located in Ferreiras, Albufeira, 6 km from the beach and city centre. close to Ferreiras centre where you can find everything, supermarket, shops, bars... well decorated and equipped, 2 bedrooms and two bathrooms, nice barbecue area  …see more

from £9 / night

£85 - £1102 / week

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from £9 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in Colares

Sintra Municipality / Colares

7 17 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
Imagine a seven bedroom property built from a windmill and with an incredible sea view. A house with 22 dazzling beaches nearby. 30 minutes from Lisbon airport and 10 minutes from a UNESCO world heritage site.  …see more

from £276 / night

£1484 - £3382 / week

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from £276 / night

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Bellresguard

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
First floor apartment in the beautiful Bellresguard complex, located only 100 meters from the beach and at a 10 minutes walk to town center.The private residential complex is sounded by mature well kept gardens and peaceful water streams as well as communal pools an  …see more

from £97 / night

£678 - £1272 / week

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from £97 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin with swimming pool in Hout Bay

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“A little piece of heaven” The cabin was spacious, beautifully furnished and with amazing views. Perfect for a romantic getaway or a break with friends. It was fantastic lounging at the private pool, savouring the afternoon sunshine, finishing off the  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

16

Private room rental in Subic Bay Freeport Zone with shared pool, tennis court

Central Luzon Region / Subic Bay Freeport Zone

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Sunset Bay View. Under New Management Operated By Filipino-German Family Who offer a Quiet and Tranquil Environment for their Guest. Sunset Bay View Luxury Apartment is located in the very Heart of Subic Bay Zambales. Easily accessible with private Vehicles or Public Tr  …see more

from £17 / night

£154 - £238 / week

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from £17 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Faro District / Carvoeiro

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday” This was our second stay at this excellent apartment, we will look to return again. Apartment in very good condition, pool close and Sun beds always available. We did have a couple of issues this time but these were sorted quickly by  …see more

from £75 / night

£395 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

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State of Bahia / Cumuruxatiba

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £160 / night

£800 - £2144 / week

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from £160 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Casa de Esperanza” What a fantastic accommodation! Large and spacious and plenty of room for 6 adults. All the usual extras like towels and sun loungers. Plenty of equipment for eating in and only a short walk from the excellent nearby restaurants. Hi  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £770 / week

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from £100 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment with shared pool in Oludeniz

Oludeniz / Ovacik Heights

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Totally amazing friendly atmosphere and excellent holiday.” From the moment we arrived there was nothing too much trouble and we were looked after from the bar staff to the cleaner lady. She even went our of her way to put some flowers she picked from  …see more

from £11 / night

£77 / week

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from £11 / night

(4) Very Good 

15

Holiday apartment rental

Orihuela / Villamartin

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a lovely apartment, with WIFI and air con, near to the Villamartin Plaza and Golf Course. It is on the ground floor of a two-storey building. There is a south facing terrace and garden, which includes a driveway for off road parking. The front terrace and gazebo  …see more

from £18 / night

£125 - £320 / week

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from £18 / night

19

La Fortuna de San Carlos ski apartment to rent.

Arenal Volcano National Park / La Fortuna de San Carlos

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The one bedroom apartment it is for only 2 guests including any child, kitchenete, full bath and dowstairs. A/C, WI/FI,CABLE TV. we are 2 kms west of downtown, near all atractions , near to groceries stores over the main road 142 going to volcano arenal. One parking s  …see more

from £40 / night

£240 / week

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from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Valencia holiday home let

Valencia / Puerto-Playa

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
We love to welcome our guests and sit with them for a chat and advise on the best way to enjoy our city.  …see more

from £102 / night

£890 - £1246 / week

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from £102 / night

(9) Excellent 

22

Apartment rental in Frigiliana

Frigiliana / Old town/Moorish quarter

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
Casa en Chorruelo is a 3-bedroom apartment located near the oldest part of Frigiliana. It’s comfortably furnished to the highest standards with modern accommodation over 2 storeys. The apartment has three secluded terraces with stunning views to the sea and the S  …see more

from £35 / night

£225 - £465 / week

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from £35 / night

(46) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Kalkan / Central Kalkan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing stay in the sun” This is my fourth time back at the Villa, and everytime it is relaxing. I love just sitting by the pool reading either my book, or the great collection of books within the villa. Even in October the weather was still beautifu  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £1130 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Pak Nam Pran

Pranburi / Pak Nam Pran

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location for family vacations !” This property is very well maintained, always clean, as a lady came everyday for 2 hours cleaning, well furnished. (Perhaps can you add same kitchen tools & utensils… ) We had plenty of rooms for 8 people… The  …see more

from £138 / night

£915 / week

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from £138 / night

(37) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Madeira / Funchal

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“The best Villa we have ever stayed in.” Only two of us but would very well equipped & spacious for six. Very well maintained with high quality fittings. Outside the gardens are lovingly attended by Joao who is the owner's on-site very helpful manager  …see more

from £78 / night

£540 - £904 / week

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from £78 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa accommodation in Los Romanes with swimming pool

Vinuela / Los Romanes

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great lake views and great location” The villa was very easy to find just off the main. A lovely private location overlooking the lake. The property was very well kept inside and out with all the usual utilities provided. It was only a 10 minute driv  …see more

from £82 / night

£575 - £1100 / week

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from £82 / night

(7) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa in Bang Tao Beach

Choeng Thale / Bang Tao Beach

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location and fantastic villa” We have a fantastic stay at Villa Jasmine, Giulia managed our booking from start to finish when we arrived. We met the local representative at the villa and she introduced us to Dia the maid and showed us around the  …see more

from £221 / night

£1526 - £4662 / week

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from £221 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Puerto Del Carmen

Lanzarote / Puerto Del Carmen

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Nice quiet location” Small complex that is located a 10 minute walk to the seafront,albeit a steep climb on return.It was a very nice apartment that caught the sun from dawn till dusk and turned out to be very peaceful. The owner is very helpful and  …see more

from £50 / night

£380 - £920 / week

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from £50 / night

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Evora District / Redondo

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

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from £17 / night

£85 - £299 / week

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from £17 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ca Na Negreta with swimming pool

Ibiza Town / Ca Na Negreta

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
Sa Rota is ideal if you're looking for an authentic country home.  …see more

from £205 / night

£1433 - £3255 / week

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from £205 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“A little gem.” My wife and I spent 8 days in this apartment and feel that we could not have found anywhere better. It is in a quiet and secluded position in a small development which is well maintained. Having said this its location is ideal and you a  …see more

from £33 / night

£230 - £300 / week

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from £33 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Fitts

Saint James Parish / Fitts

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool
“Magical” We arrived to a warm welcome, there was bread, milk and tea for us. We loved it a very quite spot if your looking for a party place not ideal! It was quiet and tranquil. The residents and neighbours were really nice. The Villa was well equ  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £590 / week

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from £70 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Alhaurin el Grande holiday villa rental

Alhaurin el Grande / Las Agonias

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good” We had a lovely time. Great house with a lovely view. Lots of space for a family of 4. Good size swimming pool. Do to the hot weather would be nice if the house had sun shades or shutters on windows and doors. I would definitely recomend and wou  …see more

from £32 / night

£220 - £490 / week

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from £32 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Cabanas

Tavira / Cabanas

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Excellent 4 bedroom villa located 100 meters from water front, fully air-conditioned with private pool, large west and south facing terraces and a private roof top solarium with excellent sea and beach views.Located just a 2 minute walk from the village centre.  …see more

from £85 / night

£551 - £1441 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Alhama de Granada holiday apartment rental

Province of Granada / Alhama de Granada

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Child friendly
“Loved it!” I love Alhama and have been there twice. The second time almost felt like going home as the people are so friendly and remember you. Casa Isabella is a great authentic place to stay - lovely little patio area for breakfast and nice and cool  …see more

from £34 / night

£195 / week

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from £34 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Playa Paraiso holiday villa rental

Adeje / Playa Paraiso

9 20 7 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Large roomy villa with large pool and a lot of art. Lovely gardens and close to playa pariso” Very Good facilities and pool, but better arrangements for access. Nice quiet areas, good barbecues and overall excellent place.  …see more

from £279 / night

£1950 - £4050 / week

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from £279 / night

(2) Very Good 

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El Perello holiday townhouse rental

Terres de l'Ebre / El Perello

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Pet friendly
Holiday home in real Spanish village.Cycling holidays.El PerelloTortosaVillage houseTarragonaWalking holidays.Fishing holidays.Catalonia holidays.North east SpainWalking at the parc national des portes.Cycling on the Via Verda.<br />A village house close to local  …see more

from £47 / night

£327 / week

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from £47 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Marina holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Loved the apartment” We loved the apartment which was spacious with a wonderful balcony overlooking the pool area. The walk along the Marina was very pleasant and we especially liked Lagos and its pedestrianised areas with a wonderful choice of lovel  …see more

from £50 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Province of Buenos Aires / Villa Gesell

6 6 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Excellent Front Beach Apartment, accomodates 6 guests. 1 Double room with great sea viewAnother room accomodates 1 people in a single bed, and bunk bed for other 3 people, also with a great sea view.2 Cable TV. Incredible location on 114 street and the Beach itself!  …see more

from £48 / night

£360 - £724 / week

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from £48 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Portinho da Arrabida holiday home rental

Setubal District / Portinho da Arrabida

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
Set on the small beach of Alportuche /Portinho da Arrábida, Casa Sul Mar has an unparallel ocean front view.Totally rebuilt in 2012, it offers all year round confort for an unforgetable holiday. 4 bedrooms, large living room, 2 bathrooms and fully equipped kit  …see more

from £121 / night

£848 - £1060 / week

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from £121 / night

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Charneca da Caparica

Setubal District / Charneca da Caparica

5 9 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Modern villa for 9 with heated swimming pool, located in Aroeira golf resort, 2 km from the beaches and 25 km from Lisbon. Golf, tennis courts, spa, shopping centre, bars and restaurants are all inside the resort.  …see more

from £162 / night

£950 - £2136 / week

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from £162 / night