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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(35) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Kalkan with swimming pool

Kalkan / Kiziltas

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous villa with spectacular views of beautiful Kalkan” Lovely villa which is very well presented. Party consisted of 4 adults and 2 teenagers and had plenty of space inside and outside. Villa well equipped, enjoyed the vast array of books availabl  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £850 / week

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from £86 / night

(6) Very Good 

28

Albufeira holiday villa rental

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant 2 week stay” There was 8 of us staying here for two weeks and the size of the villa was more than big enough. The rooms were all a great size too. The location of the villa is perfection if, like myself,you are looking to stay somewhere q  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 - £1298 / week

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from £64 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing View” Perfect location for exploring Cape Town and beyond, with the most amazing views of Camps bay and tabletop mountain. Hosts very friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The apartment is furnished to a high standard and was spotlessly clea  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1120 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place to stay” We stayed here the beginning of July and were very impressed with the townhouse,. It was clean and tidy and the location was ideal. There was a small front garden and a bigger back garden which were both very private.and ideal f  …see more

from £46 / night

£320 - £440 / week

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from £46 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Lagos holiday villa rental

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. Very spacious and clean with excellent facilities. The welcome pack was very well received, especially the lemon drizzle cake. The kids loved the pool and the adults enjoyed relaxing on the sun  …see more

from £128 / night

£896 - £1820 / week

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from £128 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Palmela

Setubal District / Palmela

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“Stunning holidays in Palmela” Mandy gave us a warm welcome. The house is fully equipped.We felt very comfortable in this cosy, bright and convenient place. The Garden is spacious with a nice patio and a lemon tree. The neighbourhood is quiet and safe.  …see more

from £40 / night

£278 - £337 / week

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from £40 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Lloret de Mar

Lloret de Mar / Serra Brava

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £166 / night

£1160 - £2963 / week

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from £166 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Porto

Porto / Ribeira Historical Centre

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Gem of a find in Porto” For a start the apartment has great views over the River Douro. It has everything you need for a city break. There is a lounge area with all mid cons and a very comfortable sofa bed. There is a small well equipped kitchen area  …see more

from £65 / night

£423 - £453 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Quy Nhon

Quy Nhon / Song Cau

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing experience!” We have traveled extensively throughout this part of the world and chalk our stay at Villa Relax as one of the best. Our review below will speak for itself.  …see more

from £78 / night

£500 - £638 / week

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from £78 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Sucina holiday apartment rental

Murcia / Sucina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment in lovely location, we come back every year” The location is perfect and the pool is only a small walk away. Though we went in October the pool was still just about warm enough to swim in and the complex was incredibly peaceful and re  …see more

from £35 / night

£215 - £275 / week

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from £35 / night

(9) Very Good 

11

Apartment rental in Puerto de la Cruz with shared pool

Tenerife / Puerto de la Cruz

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £18 / night

£117 - £144 / week

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from £18 / night

(3) Very Good 

20

Holiday cottage in Arco da Calheta

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £35 / night

£242 - £610 / week

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from £35 / night

(8) Very Good 

24

Home accommodation in Antequera

Costa del Sol / Antequera

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Well- presented and equipped accomodation on the outskirts of an interesting and lively Spanish town.” My husband and I had a great time based at Casa Antequera for one week just before Christmas. It was the ideal base for exploring the surrounding ar  …see more

from £57 / night

£388 / week

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from £57 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Oliva holiday home rental

Province of Valencia / Oliva

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km

from £35 / night

£74 - £78 / week

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from £35 / night

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Home rental in Bundeena

Sutherland Shire / Bundeena

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £116 / night

£811 / week

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from £116 / night

(6) Excellent 

26

El Medano / La Tejita

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £48 / night

£332 - £658 / week

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from £48 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous house - a home from home!” We stayed at Girasol in June 2016 a new what an absolutely beautiful house it is. It was perfect in every way from its lovely lounge area opening out into the garden, to its 4 decent sized bedrooms and well equipped  …see more

from £147 / night

£1035 - £1294 / week

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from £147 / night

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Holiday studio in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Province of Alava / Vitoria-Gasteiz

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £65 / night

£423 - £544 / week

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from £65 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Hope to return!” Having never been to Portugal before I was really excited to experience somewhere new and to stay in such a beautiful villa in lovely surroundings was amazing! I travelled with my husband and 3 children age 16,13 and 10 along with a  …see more

from £160 / night

£1100 - £1600 / week

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from £160 / night

(2) Excellent 

65

Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Altea

Costa Blanca / Altea

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A gem of a holiday let, so glad I found it!” Ideally placed townhouse, short walk from the Old Town of Altea, and within easy reach of the beach and seafront bars and restaurants. Well-equipped, nicely furnished, comfortable beds, and FIVE terraces fr  …see more

from £58 / night

£401 - £703 / week

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from £58 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Central Albufeira holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Central Albufeira

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab experience” I just want to say this villa is absolutely perfect for a large group of friends and even 13 girlies! Location is excellent and villa is spacious and very clean!! Staff are there for you 24 7 if you have and problems or questions! The  …see more

from £100 / night

£795 - £2495 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Mt Martha

Mornington Peninsula / Mt Martha

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £363 / night

£2379 / week

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from £363 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Alcobaca

Leiria District / Alcobaca

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool

from £95 / night

£625 - £950 / week

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from £95 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Turunc with swimming pool

Mugla Province / Turunc

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful, tranquil, relaxing holiday in Turkey” We had a really nice time in Turunc and the Olive Villa was amazing. The villa has everything you could need and the views are spectacular. The swimming pool was excellent and Turunc itself is very rela  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £800 / week

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from £70 / night

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Eilat holiday home accommodation

Southern District / Eilat

5 12 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £378 / night

£2644 / week

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from £378 / night

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Sintra Municipality / Sintra

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £64 / night

£447 / week

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from £64 / night

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Townhouse accommodation in Fornalutx

Majorca / Fornalutx

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies

from £95 / night

£595 - £695 / week

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from £95 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Pamplona holiday apartment rental

Navarre / Pamplona

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £113 / night

£647 - £828 / week

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from £113 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Sliema with shared pool

Sliema / Tigne

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday and apartment” It is very difficult to find an apartment for rent so nicely decorated at such a good value for money! We were so impressed with the space it has a for a holiday accommodation. The bedrooms are very spacious and the livin  …see more

from £74 / night

£475 - £1078 / week

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from £74 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Corralejo

Corralejo / Tamaragua

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely little villa, quiet estate outside Corralejo” We loved our stay here. Great little villa, with everything you need for a 'home from home' holiday rental. The little pool was perfect for a cooling dip. Great outside garden area, patio, bbq, d  …see more

from £69 / night

£444 - £531 / week

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from £69 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Marachique

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay” The apartment and the complex in general were first class and made for a very relaxing holiday. We were met and shown round the apartment by Francisca who was very helpful and friendly. The apartment was very spacious, nicely decorated  …see more

from £31 / night

£217 - £500 / week

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from £31 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Nerja

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A perfect place to spend a holiday” This was our fourth time to Nerja and this was by far the best facility we've stayed at. The house was perfect and spacious and extremely well equipped. The garden was really nice, let alone the pool! We did not hav  …see more

from £95 / night

£647 - £1147 / week

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from £95 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Qawra

Island of Malta / Qawra

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Qawra apartment” This was a lovely apartment view was amazing and some lovely restaurants close by especially Chaplins and Al Dente also Luzzu restaurant, bus stop close by and lovely walks along the prom to Buggiba/St Paul's bay, only one slight down  …see more

from £36 / night

£242 - £332 / week

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from £36 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Corralejo

Corralejo / El Sultan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” The Villa is a good size, well furnished and stocked and very comfortable. Its only a 5 minute walk to he nearest supermarket, bars and restaurants in the Commercial Centre. Guests are well looked after and this is demonstrated by the facil  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £545 / week

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from £54 / 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

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Corralejo

Corralejo / Bell Air, Corralejo

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“It does exactly what it says on the tin.” The villa is exactly as written in the description. It is clean, tidy and fully stocked with everything you need. The pool was a god send, there were days when we didn't venture far from it. The villa is in a  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 / week

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from £115 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Penthouse rental in Marbella with shared pool, golf nearby

Costa del Sol / Marbella

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice luxury apartment well situated” well equiped and nice decoration very well situated close to San Pedro centre, restaurants and beach nice and quiet in winter convenaient with small kids very nice terrace on top of building some construction  …see more

from £94 / night

£582 - £1294 / week

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from £94 / night

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Holiday home in Obidos

Leiria District / Obidos

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

from £38 / night

£266 / week

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from £38 / night

(55) 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
“FANTASTIC” Absolutely top class apartment, immaculate through out, stylish and comfortable, ( just a shame I had the flu for 6 out of 7 days I was there,)but would highly recommend the apartment  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 - £287 / week

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from £26 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Callao Salvaje

Adeje / Callao Salvaje

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous villa, couldn't ask for anything more!!” When we arrived everything was clean and tidy. We had clean sheets and towels and you could see the rest of the villa was spotless. Our bedrooms were lovely, big double beds for the couples but also a  …see more

from £400 / night

£1550 - £2500 / week

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from £400 / night

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