Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (55494)

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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23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Villa with everything you need” First of all the owners of the villa, Ian & Teresa was so very helpful to us and give us a lot of good info on the area (restaurants, bike rentals etc, The villa is in a small village called Baan Nong Yai with lots of l  …see more

from £69 / night

£385 - £417 / week

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from £69 / night

(7) Excellent 

11

Apartment rental in Cairns

Cairns / Cairns, Edgehill

2 6 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The property is located in the small town of Edge Hill ,with its Botanic gardens ,walking tracks coffee shops and restaurants. Edge hill is only 10 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from the city. The upstairs house is a private self co  …see more

from £53 / night

£348 - £471 / week

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from £53 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Gran Alacant holiday villa rental

Gran Alacant / Monte Y Mar

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect for large groups” Wonderful villa for large groups, we were 9 adults and 3 children and this worked really well. Very clean, child friendly, taxis arranged, rep (Angie) spoke to us just after landing and was there whenever we needed anything .  …see more

from £150 / night

£550 - £1290 / week

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from £150 / night

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Home rental in Burns Beach with swimming pool

Joondalup / Burns Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
THE RESIDENCE SIMPLY SIMPLY SIMPLY AMAZING This home has been furnished beautifully for your enjoyment. The home comprises of Ground floor/1st floor Large family lounge with dining area and stunning modern kitchen Games room with pool table Large home theatre  …see more

from £251 / night

£1755 - £2106 / week

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from £251 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Castelldefels with shared pool, golf nearby

Province of Barcelona / Castelldefels

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“A clean and comfortable apartment in a pleasant suburban area” My wife and I spent five nights here with our three children (aged 15, 13 and 10), primarily as a base from which to explore Barcelona in the day time and also in the hope that it would be  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 / week

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from £57 / night

(6) Very Good 

10

Holiday guest house in Calangute

Calangute / Calangute Beach

6 18 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
our property is on the prime location ! just 5 minutes walk to the calangute beach ! we have AC & non AC rooms ! our main aim is to keep our costumers happy and to keep all our rooms clean ! all the rooms have AC,fridge, TV,Free wifi ! we have staff that will help you  …see more

from £19 / night

£111 - £855 / week

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from £19 / night

(30) Excellent 

23

Holiday home with swimming pool in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Oak Island Cove

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Ideally situated, beautifully kept property with everything you ever need, a home from home!” This was our first family holiday to Florida and the villa absolutely had everything we wanted to enjoy our holiday! Ideally situated with ease if access to  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

19

Nelson Bay holiday b&b rental

Port Stephens / Nelson Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Air conditioning
A little corner of Provence or Tuscany in Australia.  …see more

from £91 / night

£615 - £644 / week

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from £91 / night

9

Bukit Fraser holiday apartment rental

Raub District / Bukit Fraser

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
This walk up ( 9 steps from road level ) apartment (1023 sq ft.) features 2 bedrooms with queen sized beds & are en suites. A well equipped kitchenette cum dining. The main living room has a wall of sliding doors that opens out to a big balcony, looking towards the Titi  …see more

from £119 / night

£827 / week

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from £119 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Benalmadena Costa with shared pool, golf nearby

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quality vacation, property, location & facilities.” Lovely property, plenty of space, with great views. Supermarket positioned by front entrance so you don't have to venture far. Property has everything you need including SKY TV, and Wi-Fi. This was t  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £875 / week

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from £54 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in West Algarve

Lagos / Santo Amaro

2 5 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Modern Apartment” Everything about this apartment is quality, fully equipped with everything you need for a great holiday. The balcony is huge, far bigger than the pictures convey. The bedrooms are quiet (no road noise), beds comfy and the  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 - £706 / week

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from £68 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Sesmarias holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Sesmarias

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!” I stayed here for a week with my wife, two daughters, son in law and my eight month old granddaughter. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday rental. Location was superb, three beaches all within 10 minutes walking distance and all stun  …see more

from £48 / night

£337 - £1336 / week

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from £48 / night

(4) Excellent 

16

Holiday tented camp in Amboseli Eco-system

Rift Valley Province / Amboseli Eco-system

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Located on the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro this rustic bush camp enjoys fantastic views. 3 classic safari tents accommodate 6 people comfortably. A kitchen, outdoor fireplace and a comfortable lounge makes this the ideal base to discover the Amboseli area. Two caretaker  …see more

from £75 / night

£394 - £725 / week

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from £75 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Thesen Island with swimming pool

Knysna / Thesen Island

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
A Villa on the Thesen Marina with a spectacular view over the Knysna Lagoon, Thesen Harbor Town and Water Canals. The self catering Villa, with its own private pool and jetty, is on the Thesen Islands private estates in the Knysna Lagoon on the Garden Route in SA.Specta  …see more

from £115 / night

£770 - £880 / week

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from £115 / night

(27) Very Good 

20

East Algarve holiday studio let

Tavira / Central Tavira

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location in the historic heart of Tavira, Portugal.” Studio 39 is exactly that, a studio apartment. When the Loft apartment in the same building was not available we decided to take the smaller space. It was wonderful. In a 300 year old buildi  …see more

from £34 / night

£211 - £416 / week

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from £34 / night

(14) Excellent 

37

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ovacik, Hisaronu

Mugla Province / Ovacik

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Smart, spacious villa with good sized pool and convenient location” Our group of 11, 6 adults and 5 children with an age range of 72 - 7 years, all stayed in this smart, spacious villa for 12 days. The children enjoyed the 5 bedded attic rooms and the  …see more

from £120 / night

£495 - £1060 / week

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from £120 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa, perfect location!” We could not be happier with our stay at Villa Rafiki - beautifully furnished, comfortable, spacious and equipped with everything you could need. We loved the outdoor space, perfect for relaxing and dining. A person  …see more

from £157 / night

£1093 - £1387 / week

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from £157 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

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 £25 / night

£175 - £500 / week

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from £25 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Casarabonela

Province of Malaga / Casarabonela

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing family break” We stayed as a family for a week at Roma's amazing villa. The location was beautiful and so peaceful, it truly was an amazing place. Spacious and homely, room for everyone. The pool and BBQ areas were well utilised you had a  …see more

from £232 / night

£1261 - £2311 / week

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from £232 / night

(15) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Castalla

Costa Blanca / Castalla

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need for a perfect holiday” The property was spotlessly clean and in fantastic decorative order with everything in working order. Villa has everything you could ever need for a great holiday. The owners were incredibly friendly, committ  …see more

from £71 / night

£500 - £590 / week

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from £71 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday b&b in Vigan

Ilocos Sur Province / Vigan

6 50 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Anyone who wants to visit Vigan, Ilocos Sur. We have a place for you to stay. Nitelife Transient House in Vigan is a 3 Units Brand New Bed and Breakfast Inn located a few minutes away from Vigan City Center.Only 500 Pesos per night including breakfast. All bedrooms are  …see more

from £9 / night

£59 / week

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from £9 / night

(19) Excellent 

24

Apartment rental in Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club with shared pool, golf nearby

Marbella / Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peace & tranquility” Spent 2 weeks at this lovely penthouse. A month later I'm still missing my mornings sitting out on the huge terrace gazing at the beautiful view that presents its self to you the first minute on arriving on your first day. The pro  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £711 / week

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from £72 / night

(6) Excellent 

16

Avalon holiday studio rental

Pittwater / Avalon

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
Tree Tops Retreat Avalon ... a beautiful studio apartment on Sydney's Northern Beaches.  …see more

from £88 / night

£343 - £878 / week

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from £88 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Klaipeda County / Klaipeda, Lithuania

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Apartment in the heart of old town of Klaipeda, with a view of the hystorical buildings and cosy narrow streets, reminding hystorical times. surrounded by best restourants, art galeries, fashion shops. The central sguare with a theatre , handicraft market, rural market,  …see more

from £59 / night

£295 / week

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from £59 / night

(6) Very Good 

15

Holiday home in Lakes Entrance

Gippsland / Lakes Entrance

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
This is a great place for those wanting a quiet holiday, a beach holiday or a fishing holiday.There is room for a boat and car in the driveway. The surrounding area offers walks, fishing, beaches, mini-golf, cruises on the lakes, and wineries.  …see more

from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

15

Milnerton holiday hotel apartment rental

Cape Town / Milnerton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
PERFECT FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR BEACHFRONT LUXURY ACCOMMODATION, TO ENJOY THE UNINTERRUPTED VIEWS OF THE BEACH & TABLE MOUNTAIN - YET FEEL THE HOMELY WARMTH. EVEN BETTER!!! WE HAVE 'NOT TO BE MISSED' WINTER SPECIALS RUNNING FROM JUNE-AUG, DONT MISS OUT Set in the Milne  …see more

from £94 / night

£658 / week

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from £94 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday converted chapel in Fox Glacier

Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) / Fox Glacier

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Luxury self contained accommodation in the heart of Fox Glacier featuring a full European kitchen and bathroom, walk in shower, European furniture, architectural lighting, Wifi, Sky (cable) television and complimentary wine, mineral water and Nespresso coffee.Unique pro  …see more

from £160 / night

£900 / week

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from £160 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Corralejo

Corralejo / Mirador de Las Dunas

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“A cozy, perfect and very complete vacation home” We were 16 to March 30, 2014 at Casa Bonita, a perfect holiday home. It is a nice and cozy home and a fine location near center of Corralejo, directly at the beautiful dunes and the beach (20 minutes wa  …see more

from £535 / night

£500 - £900 / week

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from £535 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Paradise Palms

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A Beautiful 5* Star 'Spacious', 4 bedroom, 3 bath Vacation home, south Facing Private Pool on a holiday resort with Communal Pool, tennis Courts, Games Room, Sauna, Gym, Card Room. Tiki Bar. 5 Mins from Disney and all the major attractions. Ideal for families  …see more

from £93 / night

£600 - £940 / week

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from £93 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ibiza Town with swimming pool

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A slice of paradise” We are spending and amazing week in Casa sea view celebrating a 30th Birthday. There are 11 of us and the villa is stylish and quirky with plenty of space for all of us. Perfect location for Talamanca beach with easy access to Ib  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £4900 / week

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from £215 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Cape Town / Fish Hoek

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Location and extremely helpful owners” We booked 11 Camilla for just over 2 weeks stay as we were travelling to Cape Town for our wedding and my partners family live in Cape Town, of course this can be a stresful event however the owerns wer  …see more

from £75 / night

£495 - £890 / week

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from £75 / night

25

Holiday home rental

Marin County / Marshall

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
What makes the property, Enchanted Bay, unique: * Breathtaking oceanfront panoramic views from every room * Proximity to oysters, cheese and kayaking * Unique combination of luxury and rustic charm * Boutique home furnished with a tasteful aesthete * Two floors of space  …see more

from £233 / night

£1626 - £3280 / week

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from £233 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Wanneroo / Carramar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Close to perfect!” Our family had the honour of being the first paid guests in this house in June 2013. Right from the beginning Sharon made us feel welcome as she had arranged a picnic basket for us. It was really helpful as we arrived only after the  …see more

from £97 / night

£717 / week

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from £97 / night

(8) Excellent 

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La Azohia holiday villa rental

Murcia / La Azohia

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“absolute wonderful stay” With a party of six of us and a six month old child , I can only say " what an absolute wonderful villa to stay at ". On arrival we found the villa to be superb inside and equipped with all we needed for our weeks stay. Plenty  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 - £1700 / week

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from £93 / night

(2) Excellent 

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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
Traditional Madeira stone cottage with private garden, cliff top location and stunning panoramic sea viewsShould you require it, the sofa on the landing opens up into an extra bed.There is free wi-fi connection i  …see more

from £34 / night

£236 - £595 / week

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from £34 / night

(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
“Great place to stay” This is the 2nd time I and my husband and teenage son have stayed in this villa and would recommend it to anyone. The villa is of a very high standard and matches the description by the owner. There are plenty of sun loungers and  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £850 / week

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from £86 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ban Bang Ben

Ban Bang Ben / Angthong Hills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
BOOK 6 nights GET 7th FREE! A deluxe experience in the comfort and privacy of a villa overlooking the sea, minutes from exotic sandy beaches, the best restaurants and spas. Three air-conditioned bedrooms (sleeping up to 8), two panoramic terraces & private pool.Smok  …see more

from £140 / night

£900 - £1743 / week

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from £140 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Currumbin

Gold Coast / Currumbin

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Fabulous ViewsMagnificent surf beachTropical rainforest treehouse.Close to Gold Coast Theme Parks and the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.  …see more

from £205 / night

£1375 - £3509 / week

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from £205 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday home with shared pool in Cabo Roig

Cabo Roig / Agua Marina

4 7 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Few minutes walking distance to the sea, restaurants, supermarket, health centre, banks, all needed amenities at walking distance!House with 4 Bedrooms, beautiful community swimmingpool with whirlpool,  …see more

from £53 / night

£337 - £656 / week

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from £53 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Geeveston

Tasmania / Geeveston

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The Boathouse cottage is situated at 589 Esperance Coast Road in scenic Desolation Bay, in the Far South of Tasmania on 10 acres (4 ha) with 2 acres of parkland and absolute water frontage, mooring in the bay, nearby boat launching ramp, with spectacular vie  …see more

from £79 / night

£410 / week

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from £79 / night