Want to leave the winter chill far behind you?Bring in 2014 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!
Traditional Portuguese Farmhouse with pool and sea views close to beaches and restaurants.
Gated drive, pool and roof terrace.
BBQ on large terrace with shade.
Pergola area in garden.
Parking for 3 cars
Plenty of covered areas for shade.
Ideal for children. Pool heating available for the less warm months
Ideal for walkers.
Linen change weekly and end of stay clean …see more
Traditional Algarve Farmhouse with Converted Stable Block in rural location close to the market town of Loule. Set in 5 acres of woodland and landscaped gardens, Quinta Mateus has private 12m x 6m swimming pool and full size tennis court. …see more
Quinta do Jardim is a charming farmhouse with private pool nestling amongst oak, carob, olive and cypress trees in the lush herb covered hillside close to the market towns of Loule and Sao Bras. There are superb views of the surrounding hills from the pretty gardens. …see more
Bruny Island Farm House is suitable for a couple, a family and even two or three families together. Family reunions happened here, a buck's night and even a wedding with the nearby Apple Shed as gathering place. …see more
A classic traditional farmhouse, stylishly restored. Filomena combines authentic character with superior comfort. Located in a private spot in Xaghra close to village square with it's variety of cafe's, this home is superbly finished, comfortable and homely.
Part of a private suite of houses with a lovely spacious pool terrace, Filomena has 4 bedrooms and sleeps 8. …see more
An idyllic and unique find. In a superb location on the edge of Gozo's largest open nature reserve enjoying spectacular views of the islands south facing cliffs. Finished and equipped to a high standard the house has 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8 and is on one level, in Sannat. Close to restaurants and bars in the village of Sannat this spacious house has every modern home comfort. …see more
More than 300 years old, this traditional farmhouse exudes charm and character. With 4 bedrooms, it sleeps 7 with a pool, enclosed within a tranquil private location. Generous in size, each room retains unique and original features whilst provides exceptional comfort. Tal Masklu is an ideal family in Gharb and a close walk to the local supermarket, bars and restaurants. …see more
A little taste of paradise tucked in a rural setting on the outskirts of Ghasri. A lovely furnished farmhouse that is bright, spacious and homely. The pool terrace is an idyllic Mediterranean picture of palm trees that surround it and countryside as its neighbour. Veduta has 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 and has a pool. An ideal home base to explore Gozo with picturesque walks. …see more
Birbuba II has everything authentic about a Gozitan farmhouse. Comfortable with plenty of character, this house is situated in a peaceful location and walking distance to the pretty village of Gharb. Ideally suited to families who want a private base to explore Gozo. The house has 3 bedrooms, sleeps 8, with a pool and is nestled next door to its smaller sister, Birbuba I. …see more
A hidden paradise of spacious terraces lined with palm trees and pretty shrubs. This old traditional farmhouse has character, is well furnished and retains many original features. Found in a secluded and peaceful location, yet within easy walking distance to Victoria The Cittadella has 3 bedrooms, a generous pool, private enclosed terraces and a featured stone table.
A fabulous “boutique” farmhouse in Xaghra. An ideal blend of local stone combined with a top class contemporary finish. Superbly furnished to a high standard with a private pool and roof terrace. Spacious, with 4 en-suite bedrooms. A 15 minute walk to Xaghra square. XX …see more
An enchanting old farmhouse, superbly restored. Ponderosa is a truly authentic Gozitan house that has retained many of its original features. Quaint with arched stone doorways and windows, its unique character provides a light, homely welcome. Ideally located in Gharb. Ponderosa has a lovely private pool terrace, 4 bedrooms and sleeps 8. Great location for scenic walks. …see more
A fabulous “boutique” farmhouse in Xaghra. An ideal blend of local stone combined with a top class contemporary finish. Superbly furnished to a high standard with a private pool. A 15minute walk to the village square with its cosmopolitan blend of cafes and restaurants One of a suite of four unique houses with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 (7 with a sofa bed), pool and private parking …see more
Private and secluded in its own colourful gardens with some of the prettiest views of Gozo. Shrubs interweave with a maze of stone walls and balconies. A substantial pool terrace and home on one level. A short walk to Qala square with its bars, shops and restaurants. CC …see more
A luxurious, semi rustic farmhouse, with top class furnishings and modern amenities. Found in an idyllic rural location against a backdrop of countryside views, Levecca 5 is a spacious home with 4 Bedrooms and sleeps 8, in Ghasri. Every thought for home comfort.
The pool terrace provides a peaceful haven and opportunity for tranquil days of relaxation …see more
A fabulous “boutique” farmhouse in Xaghra. An ideal blend of local stone combined with a top class contemporary finish. Superbly furnished to a high standard with a private pool and 3 en-suite bedrooms. One of a cluster ideal for large groups, families and weddings. Just a 15 minute walk to Xaghra square with its cosmopolitan cafes, bars and restaurants. A great retreat. …see more
A superb traditional farmhouse renovated and furnished to a superior standard. Great attention to detail with excellent amenities. This spacious home is located in a private spot on the outskirts of Gharb, near Victoria and is ideal for large groups or families. The house has 6 bedrooms, sleeps 12 with an enclosed private pool . Shops and restaurants are a short walk …see more
A beautiful family farmhouse of traditional charm. Its breath taking entrance is characterised with local stone and archways that continue throughout its three floors. Ta' Rena is located on a prime vista of Nadur and boasts one of the best vantage points on Gozo.
3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 with a pool. Panoramic views of Gozo's countryside can be seen for miles. …see more
A grand town house of superior class and indulgence. Bright, spacious and palatial with farmhouse character. It is secluded, in a peaceful location, yet within easy walking distance of Victoria. Exquisitely furnished to a superior standard. Definitely a unique find. With 3 bedrooms, pool, 3 receptions areas and a Michelin Star kitchen, it has elegance and comfort combined. …see more
A real paradise ,near wonderful beaches and small villages where you can eat marvelously,have wonderful walks and play golf in one of the best Portuguese Golf champ, just a few kms from the house, that´s called QUINTA DO PERÙ CASA da LAGE- the ideal property for travelers who wants to take family and friends to the best we can offer …see more
Two luxury self contained one bedroom apartments, with private pool set in beautiful countryside for those looking for peace and quiet within an hours drive of Malaga airport.
We will only let the 2 to the same party so for a couple on their own we will not let the top apartment out. …see more
'Sa Coma' Nr. Felanitx is a beautiful stone finca/farmhouse, sleeping 9, with its own private pool. Set in wonderful, rural, peaceful countryside. 15-20 mins to coves and beaches. Dine al fresco on the patio. Large private garden ideal for families. …see more
Amazing artistic Morrocan style villa set in a huge walled private terrace with tiled crystal clear swimming pool overlooking mountains and lush valley of the Rio Seco in Costa Tropical. All day sun, 200m accommodation mainly one level with 4 ethnic doorways to pool 20 minute drive with long winding roads + some drop edges - 4 x 4 is not required just a head for heights! …see more
If you are looking for calm, luxury and beauty for your holidays, Mas Frigola is your place. It is an ancient (1792) farmhouse completely rehabilitated at 5min to Navata golf and 20min to beaches perfectly situated in Alt Emporda countryside. …see more
"Ta Margerit" is about two hundred year old and it is situated in the small village of “Gharb”. It still has authentic features. It is excellent to stay in if one likes to go for walks in the country and over the cliffs. Also lovely beaches are nearby. …see more
Beautiful rustic farmhouse in peaceful valley surrounded by own garden and countryside. Large private pool with terraces and BBQ for al fresco eating. Perfect place for flowers, walks and romantic getaways as well as a safe place for children. An area of peace and beauty but with access to many interesting places waiting to be discovered. …see more
Casa do Alto is 5 km from Braga historical city center and within 45 min drive from the cities of Porto & Guimarães, the seaside resorts of Póvoa de Varzim & Esposende, the Celtic/ Roman archaeological site of Citânia de Briteiros and Peneda/ Gerês National Park. Activities such as walking and hiking, golf and many other are available nearby. Excellent food & wine.
Sleeps 6. Detached 3 bedroom Andalucian farmhouse with private jade-green pool. Fully equipped inside & out. South facing terraces. Approx 6 km from small town of Colmenar - for selection of shops, restaurants etc. 110km from Granada. 49km from Torre del Mar (beaches). Officially registered 'Casa Rural' with Andalucian Tourist Board CR/MA/00243 …see more
Rural farmhouse with large swimming pool and spectacular views in the heart of Alentejo. Ideal for families, walking and bird watching holidays. Wide terraces for dining.Nearest town Odemira, 20 minutes' drive along riverside track, beautiful beaches 40 minutes' drive. Superb location for relaxing holidays among nature, cork oaks and olive trees. Sun, swimming in paradise. …see more
Well equipped luxury 5 bedroom farmhouse in a quiet road off the main square of San Lawrenz. All 5 bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms & a balcony or patio. free WIFI, DVD player, stereo (ipod friendly) & Cable TV. dish washer, washing machine, bbq, and Stunning views. …see more
This villa is an estate with several centuries of history, situated in the historic municipality of Alenquer and characterised by a rural architectural style, deriving from the farming activities first developed here in the past. …see more
This superb country house has been rebuilt according to the typical architecture of this region, with a touch of modern comfort to provide its guests a high quality service. The elegance of the décor bears witness to the tasteful and welcoming charac …see more
This Farm house is surrounded by 40 acres ha of Land and it construction remotes to the 16th century. The agriculture area has 35 acres kiwis plantation, two marvelous lagoons, a park with several and different variety of trees and some beautiful gar …see more
Wake up to the chorus of native birdlife with breakfast on the deck. Sunsets of the Glass House Mountains can be viewed from the property. View the majestic Glass House Mountains from this property, fish in the property lakes or talk to the resident horses. Minutes to Australia Zoo, Aussie World, local cafes and country pubs; and 20 minutes to Caloundra beaches. …see more
Beautifully restored Farmhouse and Studio's. House sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms (one double and two singles). The Studio's are 1 double and 1 twin, so can comfortably accomodate up to 8 people.
Private pool, large mature garden, breathtaking views, private, rural …see more