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Winter sun breaks (48881)

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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(43) Excellent 

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Valletta holiday townhouse rental

Valletta / Central Valletta

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Stunning.” I can't add any more comments that haven't already been said in previous reviews. Stunning is what it is. Five minute walk and you are in the centre of Valletta but it's in a really quiet location. The view from the terrace is great, especi
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from £150 / night

£961 - £1663 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

38

Villa rental in San Antonio with swimming pool

San Antonio / Cala De Bou

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £235 / night

£1645 - £4386 / week

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from £235 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Vilamoura

Quarteira / Vilamoura

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely” On arrival we found the appartment very clean and comfertable. Was met and showed around. Having stayed at Al sakia twice before we knew the surroundings and what to expect. We do like it here from the large swimming pool, restuarant, and loc
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from £158 / night

£904 - £2123 / week

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from £158 / night

(11) Excellent 

37

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Vejer de la Frontera

Province of Cadiz / Vejer de la Frontera

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely in love with this place!” Knowing the area well, I have to say that it is unlikely to find a more comfortable and peaceful accommodation than this one. Sitting outside in the garden next to the lovely pool, the only sounds we could hear cam
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from £132 / night

£878 - £1965 / week

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from £132 / night

(1) Average 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Ciudad Quesada

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

from £20 / night

£165 - £260 / week

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avg. 1 hour 39 minutes

from £20 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Moraira holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Moraira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“I can't wait to return again” I stayed at Villa Stellar in Moraira in February 2012 for my friend's 50th birthday party. There were seven of us staying at the house in total and we all had a wonderful time. All the comforts you can think of were provi
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from £376 / night

£2628 - £8597 / week

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avg. 33 minutes

from £376 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday guest house in Opononi

Northland Region / Opononi

3 9 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

from £54 / night

£358 / week

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avg. 31 minutes

from £54 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Burgau

Faro District / Burgau

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa in a wonderful location” This is a fabulous villa, with a great pool and very well equipped. My children spent most of their time in the pool when we weren't at the beach. It's a suoer size and very well looked after. The views
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from £193 / night

£850 - £1550 / week

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from £193 / night

(12) Excellent 

8

Hout Bay holiday home rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very relaxing home from home.....” A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed advice on touris
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from £75 / night

£525 - £850 / week

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avg. 1 hour 17 minutes

from £75 / night

(27) Very Good 

58

Holiday apartment in Bahia Feliz

Gran Canaria / Bahia Feliz

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very satisfied” We went to the Gran Canaria at Easter time and rent Altamar apartment. We are very satisfied with our choice, the apartment have excellent view, it's clean and have everything we need for our stay. There is a swimming pool which spouse
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from £100 / night

£400 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night

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Duquesa holiday apartment rental

Duquesa / Duquesa Village

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £60 / night

£275 - £475 / week

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from £60 / night

(11) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday home in Naxxar

Island of Malta / Naxxar

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Child friendly
“An accommodation to travelers wanting to experience the real and genuine Malta's culture” Saveria house has a very good location - when renting a car it is almost in the middle of the island and easy to go around. I would suggest that house to anyone
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from £58 / night

£400 - £676 / week

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from £58 / night

(6) Excellent 

38

Villa rental in San Rafael with swimming pool, golf nearby

Ibiza / San Rafael

7 14 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool

from £422 / night

£2950 - £5500 / week

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from £422 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment, steps from the pool” The Roda golf resort is immaculately maintained and the area around this apartment is no exception. We really enjoyed being able to lie on sun loungers outside the apartment whilst being able to see the kids in th
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from £40 / night

£308 - £571 / week

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avg. 27 minutes

from £40 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port d'Alcudia

Alcudia / Port d'Alcudia

5 9 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £113 / night

£790 - £2711 / week

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from £113 / night

(19) Excellent 

37

Holiday apartment in Alvor

Alvor / Vila da Praia

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great location.” Spacious, clean, ground floor apartment, beautiful décor, quiet location, close to beach and village (10 min walk to each - trainers or flat shoes are a good idea) Kitchen well equipped, including a new washing machi
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from £40 / night

£277 - £1058 / week

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avg. 3 hours 56 minutes

from £40 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Holetown

Saint James Parish / Holetown

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary

from £82 / night

£570 - £805 / week

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avg. 2 hours 26 minutes

from £82 / night

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Port de Pollenca holiday villa rental

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £113 / night

£790 - £2457 / week

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Holiday home in Port Havannah

Efate / Port Havannah

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £120 / night

£834 / week

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(4) Excellent 

31

Holiday villa in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful views, quiet area and great location!” We had just got back from 15 nights staying at Quinns Rocks, lovely villa with a fabulous view of the ocean. Lia made us feel very welcome and was helpful and friendly. The villa had lots of space so ev
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from £72 / night

£500 - £893 / week

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from £72 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su
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from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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avg. 1 hour 12 minutes

from £60 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Wilderness holiday home rental

Western Cape / Wilderness

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing!!!” Beautiful villa finished to a very high spec. In an excellent location with amazing views & a private walkway to the beach. The only negative thing was that we were not shown how to work the hot water heater for the upstairs (we did as
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from £171 / night

£1195 - £2795 / week

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avg. 3 hours 24 minutes

from £171 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A gem in the lovely village of Mijas Pueblo” We stayed in this Spainish house for 8 days it had everything you needed, and was a short walk from the many shops and restaurants. Or you could just sit on the terraces and admirer the view with a glass of
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from £82 / night

£571 - £1141 / week

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from £82 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Moraira

Moraira / Central Moraira

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £143 / night

£1000 - £1800 / week

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avg. 2 hours 15 minutes

from £143 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday guest house with shared pool in Lombok Tengah

Kuta / Lombok Tengah

5 15 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had the best time” The guys who worked here were over the top service minded. They did everything and a little more. And the best thing is that it wasn't expensive at all. I would definetely stay here again and recommend it to everyone else.
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from £15 / night

£100 / week

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(16) Excellent 

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Home accommodation in Chaweng with swimming pool, golf nearby

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

6 13 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home away from home” Perfect stay, everything you needed was at the villa and manager and owner are very helpful. Staff are brilliant and location was amazing, very quiet and not far from town or shops, local tesco was 10 min walk, the manager arrange
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from £246 / night

£1617 - £2725 / week

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(13) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“superb apartment fantastic views worth every penny” This aprtment is probably one of the finest in the area superb views in a quiet area of st pauls bay expensive but well worth it
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from £104 / night

£723 - £1033 / week

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avg. 1 hour 25 minutes

from £104 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Fethiye / Yesiluzumlu

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£420 - £700 / week

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(21) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“The perfect 30th!” I stayed here for my 30th with 8 other friends and had the best girls's trip so far. The villa was amazing and we were very well looked after. Kath was amazing and helped us with any night/day activities and was always on the end of
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from £700 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £700 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything we needed and great views” This is our second stay in this apartment. Ot os always so quiet in February but we still benefit from mild sunny weather. There are views to the sea and the mountains. The flat is comfortable andhad everything we
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from £58 / night

£299 - £729 / week

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avg. 3 hours 42 minutes

from £58 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A winter stay” This town house is undoubtedly well equipped and well cared for. It benefits particularly from having an owner that really cares that your hoilday should be a success! We were confident that this stay would be great and it was! Here
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from £28 / night

£195 - £350 / week

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avg. 3 hours 9 minutes

from £28 / night

(11) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Costa Blanca / Cabo Roig

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

Certificate of Excellence

from £29 / night

£154 - £286 / week

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(9) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Almancil

Almancil / Fonte Algarve

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Spacious house+ Big Pool = Happy family” 7 of us stayed in Villa Magnolia with 4 children ranging from baby to teenager. The house was finished to a high specification, was spacious and well maintained. There was ample room for everyone and lots of di
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from £193 / night

£1150 - £3150 / week

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(15) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with shared pool

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit
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from £136 / night

£950 - £2000 / week

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from £136 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Port de Pollenca holiday apartment rental

Port de Pollenca / Pine Walk Area

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great family friendly apartment” Really well equipped centrally located apartment with everything you need for a great family holiday. Close to beach, pine walk and town square. Pool plenty big enough for 8 and 6 year old, they were difficult to get o
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from £75 / night

£400 - £1500 / week

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avg. 1 hour 41 minutes

from £75 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calpe

Calpe / La Fustera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best holiday ever !!” Absolutely love this villa. The bedrooms and bathrooms were amazing and comfortable. Kitchen was absolutely fabulous with everything you could ever need. Everywhere was so clean and tidy. The pool was fantastic and we used it eve
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from £150 / night

£800 - £1500 / week

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avg. 1 hour 14 minutes

from £150 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Faro Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Charming well-equipped villa with stunning heated pool” La Casa Blanca is absolutely perfect villa for a small group or family. Even though it is located in residental area, it offers a good possibility for a private holiday. There were some construct
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from £135 / night

£945 - £1410 / week

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from £135 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Banyalbufar holiday apartment rental

Majorca / Banyalbufar

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £48 / night

£329 - £915 / week

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(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Colina Verde, Carvoeiro

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Seven weeks happily spent in Portugal” Beautiful house very well furnished no problems Olga was wonderful Mike and Emma where on hand at a moments notice I would recommend this property without hesitation
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from £55 / night

£355 - £825 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Gansbaai holiday home rental

Overberg District / Gansbaai

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful” Just outside Gaansbaai in the small village of Franskraal this house with the most stunning views sits on top of a rise just above the beach. Large windows allow the light and the views to flood in. Large spacious rooms and 3 bathrooms made
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from £90 / night

£560 / week

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