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.
“Fabulous up market villa close to beachfront ideal for a holiday stay” We stayed in this beautiful villa, it's so convenient for the local beach front, restaurants, bars and shops!
Rob and Claire are so helpful always around locally to help with an
We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, … More
Thanks for looking after our villa so well during your stay. We always like to please our guests and make sure their holiday is a dream vacation. Summer is the best time as the beach vibe is fabulous but winter can also be great as not so many crowds. We hope you will visit us again soon.
“Excellent location, well-appointed one-bedroom apartment with a great view!” This was our second trip back to Cape Town within the year. We chose to return to V and A Waterfront as we loved being able to walk to many of the major sites. That is the m
“Great Villa and Location” We stayed at this beautiful villa with two other couples and it was just perfect. Comfortable accommodation with everything you need to make your stay an enjoyable one. The pool was non-chlorine and just what you need in the
“Nice villa with great service” We stayed in the villa for 10 days and it was a wonderful experience. The villa is well-maintain and the services provided are excellent especially Suzie, who was our main contact in Phuket, is really helpful.
“Excellent Villa......would certainly return again” We booked this villa on the net a few months before our visit because the photos on the website looked so good. We were really pleased to find that the villa lived up to its portrayal on the web. Ever
Our trip was made effortless by David the owner of the Villa, who arranged transport from and to the airport, greated us on arrival at the Villa, and made our stay very peasureable. The accommodatio… More
“A fantastic villa with ample room and a beautiful pool if staying with friends or relatives.”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
A beautiful villa with all the amenities you could wish for. Although it was a little way from the main beach we were given a mobile with credit which enabled us to call for transport as and when we p… More
“The most beautifully appointed villas in a magical setting” We had the most amaxing Christmas and New Year with our children and grandchildren although half the party got caught up in the snow in UkKand didn't make it! The villas are beautiffuly appo
“Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !” Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !
Only a short while since our return home and already longing to go back.
It is hard to describe in a few sentences the overwhelming impressions during our stay.
What a nice experience !!!
Beautiful house, superbe swimmingpool ( the cleanest ever seen) , nice garden that gives straight access to the beach.
Friendly Staf always ready to help ; Pushpa the hou… More
“Paradise does exist!!”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2015
If i have to discribe my stay in villa golden in one word i would say "heaven". The premises are excellent, charming villa and superb gardens. Very nice pool and with a garden that gives into the sea … More
“Beautiful villa, people and setting”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2014
I have just stayed here with my family and its been amazing. Its a beautiful villa, very tastefully done with lots of space and different seating areas so it feels so relaxing. The setting is gorgeous… More
“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
“Wonderful stay in a Wonderful Villa” We (group of 4 friends) stayed at the Moonstone Villa for a week in mid February and we could not have had a more wonderful stay. The property was well maintained and the staff could not have been more helpful and
“Fantastic, awesome place” We stayed at the villa in a perfect location for large group of people, family with children or even relaxing with the beloved one. Thanks to Manu and Jazz and the staff for the ospitality! I will definitely come back for mor
The villa was probably one of the most impressive holiday properties me or any of my companions ever rented. The location and the views from the infinity pool were second to none and the staff were su… More
“Breathtalking & will not be forgotten”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2013
Baan seThai was beyond our expectation, the family who were the staff members for the property were so helpful and cooked us beautiful traditional meals, chopped fresh fruit daily and would not let us… More
“excellent villa and great experience by living!!”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2013
Baan sethai is so beautiful villa bring me a fatanstic experince during the visit to koh samui. the management of the baan sethai was excellent, maid is so helpful during the stay, the food in the vi… More
“An oasis - the perfect place for rest and relaxation” Having spent a week travelling through Sri Lanka we were really looking forward to relaxing and Stone Well Garden villa was the perfect location.
On arrival we were greated by Asela and Subash
“Rainforest paradise with village atmosphere near beach, transport and historic Galle Fort.”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2016
The well furnished and comfortable villa consists of three bedrooms with en- suites and a spacious open living/dining area. The master bedroom has a spacious Bali-style indoor-outdoor bathroom. The … More
Thank you Gudrun for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your holiday in Sri Lanka. Best wishes, Tam
“a Wonderfull relaxing location”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2016
we stayed at the villa for 2 nights and had a Wonderfull time. the place was exactly what we needed to relax after touring sri lanka for 4 days. the villa is well maintained, we faced no issues with b… More
Thank you Larissa for your lovely review. Glad that you had a relaxed holiday at the villa. We would love to welcome you back. Best wishes, Tam
Reviewed 28 Feb 2016
This is a great place! We stayed at this wonderful villa and would highly recommend it to both families and couples. The villa has three large bedrooms all with seperate bathroooms. But it is the gard… More
Thank you for your great review. Wow, you were lucky to be able to snorkle with the sea turtles. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Gallindawatta.
“Wonderful stay by the sea” I had chance to join my family having come from Singapore during a long Thai holiday. It was a perfect place to rest - peaceful and the Villa nice and close to the sea. The pool was great for my niece to learn to swim. We w
My wife and I were desperate for a holiday. We travelled from Singapore to this beautiful Villa by the sea. Greeted by a very helpful guy, Cheb and and his wife, who looked after us. The Villa kitchen… More
Thank you for your kind comments and look forward to seeing you again!
Reviewed 15 Apr 2014
We spent five nights in this wonderfully equipped modern villa in February, it has all mod cons and we made good use of the private pool and sunbathing terrace
The location of the villa was perfect f… More
Thanks for a great review - complete and honest!
Reviewed 22 Mar 2014
When we arrived at the villa, it was already dark. I wasn't prepared for the fabulous view from our bed the following morning - it was breath-taking! The villa is very comfortable and modern. Cheb … More
Yes , the views are spectacular - during the day and especially the sunsets. I will pass on your kind comments to the staff.
“Exellent conditions” Top service! Top Conditions! Everything as should be! Apartment very clean and specious. Lovely area with good restaurants and transport links. I would deficiently recommend it to everyone.
Location is very good and viws from the apartment amazing.
The landlord has gone to a great deal of trouble to make your trip as pleasant as possible. Food Hamper was appreciated and as well as as la… More
“Excellent location and very welcoming stay”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2015
We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights during the month of December. We arrived in the middle of the night but someone was on hand to help us in and orient us to the apartment. The "starter kit" (… More
Thanks for the terrific Review. It is always worthwhile to ask me about Entertainer Vouchers - often I can help out.
Hope to see you again.
“Well equipped apartment in ideal location”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2014
We really cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. It has everything you need to enjoy your stay, including a cot and highchair, which was great for us. You can walk straight out of the building… More
“Enjoyable stay, 10 out of 10” Had a 2 week stay at greenacres villa with my family, the communal pool was excellent, and quiet, the restaurant was great value for money. the villa was everything we expected, Ted the manager was a great help.
“Exceptional site and property” Exceptional site very close to Crocodile river and its view over Kruger Park.
Lots of animals in the garden and along the river ( all but leopard)
The 2 houses are very clean and equipped with all equipment and applian
We hebben met 4 personen in totaal 9 nachten in villa Khamkirri, Marloth park, verbleven. Het is een comfortabel huis dat veel ruimte biedt voor in totaal 8 personen. De villa is voorzien van alle gem… More
Reviewed 6 Jul 2015
Het huis is fantastisch. Mooie grote slaapkamers. Erg fijn dat er bij elke slaapkamer een aparte badkamer is. Het was heerlijk om 's avonds op de veranda te zitten. Er komen zoveel verschillende diere… More
“Great place to stay as a family” This was a wonderful place to stay for our family, right on a beach great for snorkeling and around the corner you can walk to the swimming beach with waves and activities. Private, nice three bedroom house. The owner
“Fantastic accommodation for 2 families” We were a group of parents supporting our rugby boys at Cape Schools week 2015 in PE. The house is very well maintained - a home away from home with all the amenities that you made need. We had fresh flowers a
The house is well maintained and kept. The photo’s on the web are exactly what you get, a rare occurrence in my opinion. The service is outstanding. We were welcomes and looked after so well, Cecil… More
Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It was a great pleasure to welcome you and the ladies to our house. I am so pleased that your expectations were met. It would be a pleasure to welcome you all back at the house again, when you are next visiting Port Elizabeth. Kind regards, Cecile
“home from home. worth every penny”
Reviewed 23 Feb 2015
This property is delightful. You need and want for nothing. The extras provided make it even more special. The layout of the property is suberb for a large family and the garden area is lovely and ver… More
Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was a pleasure having you to stay and I hope that we will see you again. As promised, we have had ceiling fans installed and they have made a HUGE difference! I wish you and the family all the very best and hope to see you back in South Africa one day.
“Truly fantastic and highly recommended holiday home”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2015
The home is spacious, meticulously clean, elegant, modern and very comfortable; as a family with two small children and our miniature Dachshund we had an amazing time and thoroughly enjoyed our stay a… More
Thank you so much for your very kind words. It was a real pleasure to meet you and your family (and your cute little dog!!). We hope that you will visit again and again.
“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
“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
“Great place and Location” Great place to stay in an idyllic spot. Watching the sun go down from the verandah and lovely walks on the beach are just some of the highlights. Maiselle and Jo are very efficient and wonderful to deal with. Mist Mornings
Wonderful house with very high quality equipment and furnishings. 2 minute walk from lovely wild beach. Amazing sunsets over the Altantic Ocean. Vet peaceful, yet only 45 minutes from the centre of Ca… More
Hi Colin Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to having you as our guest again. Kind regards Jo"
Reviewed 21 Mar 2012
Stayed at Misty Mornings for our second time. And it was wonderful again! Great Estate, great House. Very friendly and helpful owner. The house is decorated very nice and you will find everything you … More
Hi Hilde Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to having you as our guest again. Kind regards Jo"
“We had an exceptional stay and was perfect for the family”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2012
The access to the beach was great with small kids. The overall quality of the property and attention to detail was suberb. We will definately go back again.… More
Hi Nathan Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to welcoming you and your family again in the future. Kind regards Jo"
“Perfect spot for rest seekers” We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks. Great for relaxing and for a dive in your own good size swimmingpool (lighted in the evening). The house is clean and well cared for. The garden, with a wall around, gives you a lot of
“absolutely stunning. Couldn't have had a better stay here”
Reviewed 1 Mar 2012
First, I have to say that this is the most stunning villa in all respects. As someone who has a rentals business in Portugal offering top end villas, I am an extremely fussy customer (and our seven w… More