Add some sunshine to your winter by jetting off to one of these much loved winter sun destinations. Choose from an active water sports holiday, an exotic tour of a far off place or just kicking back and relaxing while topping up on some much needed vitamin D.
High on the winter sun hit list are diving at some of the world’s top dive sites in Egypt or Thailand, or soaking up the sights in Mexico, Argentina or Brazil. Go on safari in Tanzania or South Africa, or just chill in a Caribbean paradise in St Lucia or Barbados. If you don’t mind a long haul flight, join the thousands exploring the beaches, vistas and warm welcomes of Australia and New Zealand.
For something a little closer to home, the Canary Islands are bathed in sunshine all year round, making your winter sun break just a short flight away.
“Great Home Base for staying in and exploring around Coron” Stayed at this home from Monday to Friday while on Busuanga Island (Coron) and absolutely loved it. The home is huge with three very nice bedrooms, a living room area, a kitchen area, and a v
“Really lovely cottage” We were lucky enough to stay in this cottage for a week. It was so lovely we wished we could have stayed longer. It was situated in a quiet, safe and secure gated estate which was very well maintained and had a lovely commun
My husband & I + 2 friends thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Garden Cottage last November. Wonderful location. The cottage is beautifully decorated and very well equipped. Everything is of an extremely… More
“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
“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
“A Beautiful Villa, with friendly staff and owner”
Reviewed 19 May 2011
A group of 7 of us rented this villa in April 2011 for a week and had a wonderful time; the villa was the icing on top of our holiday.
The place was kept seamlessly cleaned throughout the time; staff… More
“Excellent base for a fabulous holiday. Home from home.” Stayed with friends in this lovely house. Very clean, tidy and spacious. Nice private decked area outside. Quiet area but close enough to the centre of town for groceries, bars and restaurants. J
“STUNNING HOUSE IN A FABULOUS LOCATION” We stayed at Indlwana on arrival in South Africa and again after travelling north to Phinda Rock Game Lodge, Rhino Ridge and Kwalucia Safari Retreat in St. Lucia, all within easy reach. It was a wonderful place
“I want to return to this beautiful, luxurious, home, tastefully furnished, in an idyllic setting.”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2015
What's not to like about this place? - with its spacious, very well appointed interior and masses of outside space, perfect swimming pool and garden with wildlife outside the bedroom window. Its locat… More
Thank you Christine for your lovely comments. We hope you will visit us again soon.
“An African Jewel”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2015
Firstly, our stay here was part of a larger itinerary spanning a 2 week adventure in South Africa. A bespoke itinerary had been created a year ago with Paul and Terry of South African secrets, the own… More
What a great review CasperUk. I hope you will come and visit again soon.
“Awesome Place” We had a fantastic stay, the beach is at the bottom of the garden and you could't ask for a more beautiful quiet beach. The house is private, really nice and clean and you can literally hear the waves when you;re lying in bed. We can't
“5* Awesome-Best of the best” Fabulous property with a stunning location
180 degree views of the golf course and ocean from nearly every room
Rooms are huge and everything is clean and immaculate
Had everything needed for a wonderful vacation - pool
The house has an excellent location and one of the best views on Pezula - looks out over a hole, a large part of the golf course, and has amazing sea views. And added to that, the house itself is lux… More
“A private spa!”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2011
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!… More
Reviewed 1 Dec 2011
We had the privilege of spending a week at this luxurious property. The house is modern and spacious with all of the amenities you could possibly require. Awesome views of the golf course and sea.
““A home away from home”” Bay Leaf cottage is the perfect place to stay in Cape Town if you want something more exciting than a standard hotel room. We were made to feel welcome the minute we arrived. The cottage was spacious and clean, everything we n
“Peaceful spot in a beautiful city” I spent two weeks at this lovely house in December. The accommodation was very comfortable and well furnished. I particularly liked the light airy feel , with each room overlooking a small courtyard or garden. The sp
“A PIECE OF HEAVEN IN THAILAND” I spent two months in this magnificent home and could not have wanted for more. The property is huge and spread out comfortably where one can actually " live" inside or outside depending on your wish. The outside area i
“Unforgettable holiday.” Stunning house with lovely pool and patio on golf estate. Great location from which to explore historical Franschoek, the winelands, Cape Town and surrounds. We had a great time and can highly recommend this property.
“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
“PERFECT GETAWAY FOR DISCERNING GUEST” Enjoy the scenery that Pezula offers. D4 is a spacious villa with 4 en-suite bedrooms situated in a country Estate with beautiful views. Large swimming pool. The house is well equiped with amenities eg. TV wit
“Great House - Perfect Location for Exploring Cape Town” My family stayed at David and Lyn's place in Fish Hoek, South Africa for a week in July. The house was perfect. The view out onto False Bay was magnificent. The home was well equipped and spaciou
This is a beautiful home, that offers everything thing that you could want on holiday... It is very clean, very well appointed and spacious, excellent for large or small groups or as we were just the … More
Reviewed 10 May 2012
Second visit. Fell in love with the oustanding views each day, which reminded me of Mount's Bay in West Cornwall. Great arrangement of accommodation that afforded privacy as needed. lots to do within … More
“Spacious House with magnificent views”
Reviewed 2 May 2012
Magnificent views over the ocean to the majestic mountains in the distance is the sight that greets you from just about every aspect of this lovely home. The accommodation is very spacious and comfort… More