Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (48600)

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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48,600 Holiday homes

51

State of Rio de Janeiro / Armacao dos Buzios

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £160 / night

£1115 / week

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from £160 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Aguas Nuevas

Province of Albacete / Aguas Nuevas

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quite literally fantastic!!” What I can I say after the fantastic 10 days I spent at Casa Owens with my son? The apartment is beautiful, well maintained and is spotlessly clean. It is really close to local bars and shops which was perfect for me and m  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £350 / week

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from £29 / night

(4) Excellent 

42

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Parque del Rey

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect” Stayed here a few years ago and really enjoyed it. Now the villa has been renovated and is even better. The pool area is brilliant, very private and sheltered. A reasonable distance to walk into town for a meal at night, work up an appetite a  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 / week

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from £85 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sparrebosch Golf Estate

Knysna / Sparrebosch Golf Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A private spa!” This is a magical place. It is beautifully equipped and beautifully furnished. It has a very welcoming atmosphere. I would go there again and again!  …see more

from £280 / night

£2700 / week

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from £280 / night

(1) Excellent 

48

Holiday villa in Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje / El Duque

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
We have luxury villa for rent in the heart of prestigious area Costa Adeje. All year around at guests disposal three-floor private Villa with swimming pool! (Heating of pool cost extra 20 euros per day). The villa is new new and fully equipped. Near the villa there are  …see more

from £299 / night

£2062 - £2825 / week

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from £299 / night

(17) Excellent 

19

Apartment rental in Nerja with shared pool

Nerja / Torrecilla Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic apartment” Antonella met us and let us leave our luggage in the apartment before the apartment was ready for us, she was very helpful. the apartment is fantastic with a beautiful view from the balcony it is also very close to everything in N  …see more

from £53 / night

£369 / week

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from £53 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Flamingos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment and location” The apartment was ideal for our family holiday and I would highly recommend it. It is an ideal base to enjoy top class restaurants, beaches, golf and pampering days at local 5 star hotel.  …see more

from £158 / night

£878 - £1185 / week

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from £158 / night

(12) Excellent 

5

Santa Barbara de Nexe holiday villa rental

Santa Barbara de Nexe / Benatrite

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Azinha is located in the picturesque hills to the North of Faro beach and the airport, close to the pretty village of Sta Bárbara de Nexe with beaches, golf and walks all close by.  …see more

from £46 / night

£325 - £800 / week

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from £46 / night

(10) Excellent 

21

Long Bay holiday villa rental

Saint Phillip Parish / Long Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic holiday destination, where nothing more can be asked for” Brightside is an amazing place to stay on holiday - clean, spacious, wonderful views and perfect for a relaxing time away. I stayed out there with some friends and we had an excelle  …see more

from £476 / night

£3334 - £5250 / week

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from £476 / night

(25) Excellent 

39

Holiday home in Gaucin

Costa del Sol / Gaucin

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Stunning views in a beautiful village” I stayed at Casa Muneca for 2 weeks in July of 2013 and loved every minute of it. The house while compact was in a beautiful position high up in the village of Gaucin and from the terrace you could see the rock o  …see more

from £27 / night

£164 - £272 / week

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from £27 / night

(30) 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 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment, great location” We have just returned from a lovely 10 night stay in caserio de calahonda, the apartment is in a fantastic location and is very tastefully decorated with everything you could possibly need for your stay. Our part  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £798 / week

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from £60 / night

(18) Excellent 

37

Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014. Everything about the villa is first class. Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortab  …see more

from £110 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

(21) Excellent 

25

Holiday apartment in Marbella Town

Marbella / Marbella Town

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment in the perfect location!” We had an amazing time, we loved the apartment! I've been to Marbella most years for the past 20 years and I have never stayed in such a great location! There were soo many positives; Great location. Nic  …see more

from £36 / night

£264 - £544 / week

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from £36 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Villa accommodation in Plettenberg Bay with swimming pool, golf nearby

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Heaven On Earth” We stayed at Villa Rosso in March for the third time and each time we stay there we think it can't get any better but it really does. You will need to look really far and wide to find a more wonderful place to stay. The Villa is s  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2500 / week

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from £143 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb fortnight didn't want to leave!” We stayed here for the Easter hols and loved the apartment. Everything you could think you might need was there. Couldn't of been in a better place for the restaurants. We would have no hesitation in booking he  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 - £555 / week

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from £45 / night

(18) Excellent 

19

Holiday cottage in Barao de Sao Joao

Lagos / Barao de Sao Joao

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
“Our ultimate holiday experience” Cottage Florestal is located in a tranquil & idyllic setting in a perfectly natural environment. Surrounded by the beautiful Barao de Sao Joao wood, bird song is your only sound. It is well-equipped & beautifully furn  …see more

from £35 / night

£225 - £395 / week

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from £35 / night

23

Apartment rental in Urunga with golf nearby

New South Wales / Urunga

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
In an amazing location our new and modern bungalow surrounded by lush gardens is only 250 metres from the village ,waters edge and famous boardwalk a must do while in Urunga ! The bungalow does not have an ocean view! Luxurious apartment perfect for two with pillow  …see more

from £122 / night

£848 / week

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from £122 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Resende holiday home rental

Viseu District / Resende

5 9 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Delightful private pool (9 x 5m # 1.10 - 1.80m deep) and garden, furnished with great style and flair, this is the perfect location for total relaxation.  …see more

from £202 / night

£1097 - £1755 / week

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from £202 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Mojacar holiday apartment rental

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Mojacar Playa, Costa Almeria, Spain. This bright & sunny, beautiful, fully furnished one bedroom penthouse apartment will help you unwind, relax & recharge. First line! Located in a quiet neighborhood, only 500 meters from the beach. Most beautiful sea & mou  …see more

from £27 / night

£220 - £351 / week

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from £27 / night

(54) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Villamartin

Villamartin / Villamartin Plaza

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment in a fab location!” Unfortunately our stay was only short but very enjoyable all the same, the apartment was lovely and new and spotlessly clean with everything you could wish for. Plenty of bars and restaurants on the doorstep  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 - £287 / week

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from £26 / night

(8) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa accommodation

Ko Samui / Laem Set

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful week in a beautiful villa” We stayed at Villa Sapphire for a week and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The location is superb and the villa is perfect. Sitting in the open-sided lounge watching the sun go down across the inf  …see more

from £130 / night

£910 - £1295 / week

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from £130 / night

(12) Excellent 

37

Speightstown holiday apartment rental

Speightstown / Heywoods

2 6 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent Accomodation in Great Location” We have stayed in this comfotrable appartment on 4 occasions and each time it has been a really great holiday. It is in a quiet residential area of Speightstown on the West Coast and the appartment is very w  …see more

from £68 / night

£476 - £756 / week

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from £68 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in La Zenia

La Zenia / La Zenia Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Prime location” What an excellent place to stay,5 minute walk to beach and Zenia Boulevard for excellent shopping & dining.Irish bars and restaurants right on your doorstep.Can get a little noisy if sleeping in the front bedroom but don't let that put  …see more

from £27 / night

£176 - £430 / week

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from £27 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lorca

Murcia / Lorca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Quirky, interesting detached villa with private pool in gated and private grounds on over 1/2 acre. All fenced and private with trees, vines and fruit trees. Traditional Spanish feel with fantastic countryside views yet only 15 mins drive to the mediterranean beaches of  …see more

from £19 / night

£133 / week

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from £19 / night

(36) Very Good 

19

Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Vilamoura Marina

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Caçador is located in close proximity to the world famous marina and championship golf courses of Vilamoura offering you the ultimate in exclusive retreats on the sun drenched Algarve. The Villa itself overlooks one of the Algarve's finest golf courses  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4000 / week

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from £215 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

7 16 3 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Large,spacious 7 bedroom, 5 bathroom Villa (3 en suite) on 2 floors with beautiful sea views. Immediate area is quiet, the garden has a large swimming pool, grass Lawn, parking for 3 cars, which is fenced and gated.  …see more

from £99 / night

£695 - £2495 / week

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from £99 / night

(29) Very Good 

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Holiday studio with shared pool in Fuengirola

Fuengirola / Fuengirola Marina

Studio 2 5 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent Apartment” This is a lovely apartment with brilliant views overlloking the sea. The owner Antonia met us with her grandson who speaks perfect English. She very kindly left us some wine and drinks in the fridge which was much appreciated. We  …see more

from £27 / night

£185 - £439 / week

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from £27 / night

(18) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous family holiday in a first class villa” I rent a villa each time I go to Lanzarote but this was a gem of a find. My group of 6 included my 2 twentysomething boys and their girlfriends and the villa was perfect for us, the accommodation is clea  …see more

from £185 / night

£1295 - £2015 / week

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from £185 / night

(8) Excellent 

23

Home accommodation in Cabo Roig with shared pool

Cabo Roig / Agua Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic house” We stayed at Sunset House in August, the property was lovely, clean and very well equipped. Like home from home. The pool was just outside the garden gate. The location was ideal, just a walk away from bars, restaurants and beach.  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £450 / week

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from £25 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Moorea / Maharepa

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly

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from £88 / night

£439 / week

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from £88 / night

(9) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa in Obidos

Obidos / Bom Sucesso

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“VERY helpful host, lovely house” Gary made finding the house easy, and it was a modern clean, spacious well-equipped villa.Although without wiFi, it was easy to buy a vodafone wireless device and sim card..for 45 euro, from a very helpful agent in bal  …see more

from £42 / night

£295 - £895 / week

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from £42 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Pals

Pals / Sa Punta

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location, lovely villa.” Our family of four (children aged 9 and 4) had a great week in this villa. It was modern, spacious and clean. The kitchen was modern and very well equipped down to the ice making fridge. The pool was quite dirty when we  …see more

from £125 / night

£750 - £1400 / week

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from £125 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 6 7 nights min

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

from £103 / night

£720 - £900 / week

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from £103 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santa Maria Estate

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious, clean villa with excellent views and very friendly owners.” Our hosts were kind enough to collect our group of 6 from the airport which was a big help as we entered an unknown country (first time visitors). We were helped with our luggage, g  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £1115 / week

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from £57 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / Playa Flamenca

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Villa, Great Location” Great Villa, Great Location. Lovely spacious villa we had 2 adults, 4 teenagers and a 2 year old. Great outside space for my son to run about safely. Very short distance to the pool for my teenagers to go on their own.  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Benijofar with shared pool

Province of Alicante / Benijofar

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool
This is a beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom modern townhouse in an ideal location for families, golfers and sun-seekers alike. This well furnished modern villa overlooks the communal pool on a quiet development. Situated in Monte Azul area of Benijofar close to Cuidad Qu  …see more

from £60 / night

£350 / week

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from £60 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Faro District / Ferragudo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely large house - perfect for our stay” We stayed in Casa Linda for a week in October and loved it. The house is super; well equipped and comfortably furnished, with stylish decor. The rooms are large and spacious, and the outdoor space, though s  …see more

from £111 / night

£658 - £1229 / week

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from £111 / night

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State of Bahia / Ilheus

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £67 / night

£375 - £625 / week

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from £67 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Las Coloradas

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa” Excellent villa in a excellent location we've stayed in villas all over France/Spain and the canaries and this beats them all that's why we return every year sometimes twice the owners are fab no car is needed as there is facilities a  …see more

from £100 / night

£495 - £595 / week

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from £100 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday villa rental

Puerto Banus / El Paraiso, Puerto Banus

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stunning Villa - Home from Home Everything you would ever want!” We stayed for a week in August taking the family out for some well deserved rest and relaxation. We couldn't fault anything that Danny and Therese (villa owners) had provided us durin  …see more

from £90 / night

£475 - £980 / week

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from £90 / night