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!
With the construction finishing in 2012, Falcao da Monanha (300m2) offer its residents a design typical to that of the more modern Portuguese architecture using large, open areas to accommodate a large party of people. Being fully furnished to a very high standard, this …see more
Very good house that is brand new. Lots of space for everyone and everything in the house is to a very high standard.
Kitchen works really well and the close by BBQ makes it easy to cook outside if … More
“No regrets, will come back 4 sure.”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2013
This is one of those free standing modern Villas where you feel there’s no suggestion of corporate mass production, just a sincere desire to make the place as stylish as possible. If you really want… More
Beautiful beach side villa in Sharm El Sheikh, 5 minutes drive from the airport, with private pool, lush garden, sleeps 10, housekeeping on site. Fully equipped with all comforts, modern style, very bright ambience, located in a quiet area, has the greatest of the view …see more
Fernglade on Menzies is a large heritage style homestead offering peace and tranquillity surrounded by hills, tall gums and ferns overlooking the Emerald-Kallista Walking Track.
The homestead has four self-contained apartment suites surrounded by native Australian trees …see more
Consolidated semi detached house for a separate living facilitated with modern furniture and fully equipped kitchen to cook at your own choice. 100m to COLOMBO-NEGOMBO HIGHWAY & less than kilometer to Katunayake-colombo expressway interconnection. We respect your privac …see more
Villa Nine is a light & spacious 3 storey detached villa. Very well equipped for all your holiday needs, the villa includes free WiFi, air conditioning, water cooler, DVD player & iPOD docking station. The open plan kitchen has full cooking facilities, a microwave and a …see more
Bayhill House is really our family home from home, the reason we fell in love with the house was the location with its fabulous views and the friendly Kittitian people. The main house benefits from large split level living room, large balcony /verandah, 2 large Master …see more
Beautiful home with incredible views of the Atlantic and Caribbean off the back deck. Very comfortable for multiple guests and close to restaurants, the beach, the Marriott resort and casino and the … More
“Incredible house, views, gardens, rooms”
Reviewed 13 Nov 2014
The house itself was lovely- bright and airy, lovely furnishings and art work, kitchen well appointed, breathtaking views, all of the bedrooms lovely and en-suite bathrooms very nice. The island was … More
“Devine House, Island and Vacation”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2013
A fantastic house and superb location that simply adds to the beauty of the island and the whole vacation experience. Very conveniently located to all local amenities, restaurants and beaches. Further… More
Enjoy the most spectacular views to be had at one of the highest points on the Atherton Tablelands, just outside Millaa Millaa. Watch the cows and horses grazing at your back fence while you sit back and enjoy the comfort of a modern home with log fireplace and all the …see more
Style, luxury and comfort are all about this stunning and very spacious 3 bedroom apartment in one of the most desirable areas of Malta. Spacious layout with stylish interiors and modern fittings make you feel at home as soon as you walk through the door. Beautiful sunn …see more
Caroline greeted us on arrival and couldn't have been more welcoming. Excellent communication via email before trip and Caroline helpfully ordered taxi's to & from the airport for us. This was an idea… More
“Excellent place with lovely owner”
Reviewed 23 May 2013
The apartment is beautiful. Big, very clean with one big terrace and a balcony. Caroline (the owner) is very sweet and nice and caring and flexible. The location is perfect: enough far from the party … More
Reviewed 4 Dec 2012
The apartment is exactly as advertised. The facilities are great, there are shops nearby to cover the days to day needs. There is a supermarket in Paceville for everything else. Nightlife is a five or… More
Probably the best location in Playa Blanca
Casa Innismore is situated in the private gated development of Las Terracitas which is just one minute from the Spar Supermarket, Bars and Restaurants. Two minutes from the old harbour and only a five minute stroll down to Pla …see more
Recently stayed in this villa with 3 year old, 9 month old and 3 other adults. Villa was clean, comfortable, spacious and above all very secure. All essential equipment was provided along with some ex… More
Reviewed 29 Apr 2015
Visited Casa Innismore with my husband and two friends, we found the villa well equipped, spacious and very comfortable. The outdoor eating and sitting area by pool where nicely furnished, the heated… More
Stylish, comfortable beach villa (RIGHT AT THE INDIAN OCEAN!) with very friendly and helpful staff (cook/housekeeper, houseboy, nightguard). Breakfasts are included and REALLY DELICIOUS, every morning something else to surprise and delight you! Our superb cook can pr …see more
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
“Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2015
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 s… More
If you are looking for a quiet get away but still near to the restaurants and nightlife of Malta this is the place for you.The apartment is part of a residential block, IT IS NOT PART OF A HOLIDAY COMPLEX. It is in a tranquil setting just 4km from the bustling nightlife …see more
This was our first stay to this perfect fully furnished apartment, My partner and myself came for a 2 week holiday and found the perfect apartment in a great location. It is a short walk from the sea… More
“Excellent stay, will be returning!”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2013
Had a fabulous time at Madliena Village, I travelled alone as was visiting friends that live in Malta, I wanted something with a bit of space and was pleasently suprised that there is more than enough… More
The villa benefits from a shared pool, with a shallow end perfect for the children. The master bedroom has a double bed and a spacious private balcony furnished with a table, chairs and parasol to enable you to dine al fresco. The other 2 bedrooms consist of one double …see more
The Villa was more than we expected very clean and tidy with a lovely roof terrace and access to a private pool.
The complex has a golf course near and good bars and a restaurant within walking dista… More
“Comfortable, well-equipped and an ideal base to explore from”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2013
We stayed here with another couple for a week in May 2013.
All the facilities you would expect for self-catering were available and in good condition. We cooked indoors, and outdoors on the barbecue.… More
Reviewed 14 Apr 2013
spent 12 weeks here last year ,owners gave us a long term deal .All the comforts of home with added sunshine .Plenty ammenities on site ,pool is clean and well maintained.For those wanting to explore … More
Our three bedroom villa will sleep a maximum of 5 guests.
❖ Bedroom 1 - Queen size bed
❖ Bedroom 2 - Queen size bed
❖ Bedroom 3 - King single bed
❖ Bathroom - shower over bathtub
❖ A portacot is available on request
Villa 2 has a full size kitch …see more
Ocean Breeze Resort is located on the west coast of Phuket, perfectly situated on a sloping hillside of the Layan headland, with easy access to Bang Tao Bay and its pristine and untouched stretches of beaches.Ocean Breeze is a low-rise campuslike residential apartment c …see more
I stayed to Ocean Breeze with my wife over Xmas 2012 and New Year 2013, we had planned a quite relaxful holiday and that is exactly what we got. Apartment 3H is excellent, the equipment, beds, furnitu… More
“Great find, great location!”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2012
We booked this apartment for a week starting the 4th April 2012.
The owner, Jaap, made the booking process friendly, efficient and stress free. The apartment itself is of good quality and well reso… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. It was a pleasure having you as a guest and I am looking forward to welcome you back again.
“Comfortable place to stay during your Phuket visit”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2011
I've been staying at Jaap's apartments for over a week in August together with my friends. The place is very comfortable, has a large pool, nice surroundings, and is very calm. The beach is nearby (ar… More
Thank you very much, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the place as much as I do!
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
This modern 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom apartment is finished to a very high standard, measuring 240 sqm with 100 sqm of patio space enjoying unobstructed ocean views on two sides. Walk out the front door and after descending a short flight of steps you will be swimming in …see more
We enjoyed a 10 night stay in this beautiful (huge!) apartment in April, me and my partner stayed with our two children (2yrs and 10yrs).
The views from the apartment are to die for and there was no… More
Thank you so much for your review. It is so wonderful to know that you had a great family holiday at our apartment and were able to make it your own. Thank you for the details you provide about transportation and the beach as this helps other families to decide if this location could work for them. We really hope you'll have a chance to be our guests again in the future.
“All we hoped for and more”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2013
Spend two weeks here just my husband and myself and a week with family and friends and all three weeks were thoroughly enjoyable. It was nice to share but also very nice to have the place to ourselve… More
Thanks you for your wonderful review and all the helpful details you provide for other potential guests. It is so delightful to know that others can enjoy our apartment and make memories with their families. We look forward to hosting you again in 2014!
Reviewed 3 Dec 2012
very nice appartment. where you can be yourself.
there is very good snorkling spots, from the cliffs below the appartment.
A very plesant driver to pick you up at the airport.… More
Hotel Deli River is located in a tropical garden with many varieties of native fruits, flowers and birds. Our restaurant Omlandia serves the finest Indonesian and western cuisine. Enjoy the beauty of the Sumatran jungle whilst swimming in our swimmingpool. We will be h …see more
Quartz Cottage is the perfect home away from home. Step back in time and enjoy the best that county hospitality has to offer. Quartz Cottage is a self contained private cottage that accommodates up to four people with a comfortable open plan lounge, sunny dining area, f …see more
This is a very special brand new modern contemporary two bedroom/two bathroom balcony apartment on the top floor with lifts. Lovely swimming pool with 'Monet' style bridge across and plenty of sunbeds. Spacious sitting/dining room. The large balcony offers vi …see more
Excellent and spacious apartment with access to a lovely pool and gym (if you feel up to it) No sun bed wars which makes a refreshing change. Was very pleased to see Manual at the airport as promised … More
Welcome to our paradise on earth - perhaps even yours to be?Miles of beautiful beach, postcard palm trees and white sand is something you have to get used to.Take advantage of the incredible serenity that surrounds Gahn Do, without any loud discotheque or bar streetPut …see more
Casa Blanca is a new detached 3 bedroom self-catering villa with a private pool, perfect for BBQs & sun worshipping ! With panoramic views & a back drop of Xativa Castle crowning the nearby mountain, the location is simply stunning. Casa Blanca is perfectly suited for f …see more
This is our third year staying at Casa Blanca, we find it so relaxing here.the villa is always spotless when we arrive, a credit to Mark and Tracy who look after it..And always give a warm welcome..Th… More
“A gem of a villa near a pearl of a town.”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2012
Villa Casa Blanca has everything that you would expect from a modern, carefully furnished holiday home. What could not be expected are the stunning views of Xativa Castle from the lovely garden of th… More
10 acres of Heaven on Earth in the heart of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Enjoy relaxing on the deck, fishing in the spring fed dam, a meal at The Country Life Hotel or Black Ant Gourmet General Store, horse trail rides, Steve Weitz's local art gallery & surf or swim a …see more
Within Villa Mimosa there is a spacious lounge and dining area, a well equipped kitchen for all your dining needs. We have 2 double bedrooms, and 2 twin bedrooms, a large family bathroom with separate shower, and en suite bathroom to the main bedroom. We have catered f …see more
Just returned from grown up family holiday. We all had s great time. The location is a few minutes from the main town facilities so a car is essential. The villa was pretty clean but one niggle was th… More
Thanks for your comments.
“Very nice villa in a great location.”
Reviewed 12 May 2013
The villa was nice and clean and provided for all our needs. The only negatives were the wifi connection was a bit slow and our pools wasn't cleaned. However as soon as we reported that the pool need… More
Thanks for your review. Glad you had a lovely holiday.
The pools are cleaned twice weekly but early in the morning, so you wouldn't necessarily see anyone.
This villa is the most spectacular in the popular Anfi Tauro complex in the quiet and idyllic Tauro valley.
Imagine waking up to the sounds of tweeting birds as the sun rises over the golf course beside the villa. Take a dip in the private heated swimming pool then r …see more
This villa is one of the best you could find, everything is included and there's nothing more you could need.
If you are looking for a quiet and relaxeing holiday this is the villa to book, we enjoy… More
Thanks for the great review. Delighted to hear that you are enjoying your stay. Ger
Comfortable, 2 bed, 2 bath apartment, large shared pool and gardens, large roof terrace with sofas to relax with barbecue, sea views, 5 min walking to the beach with bars and Restaurants, just across the road there are supermarkets, Spa, health and fitness club. Parking …see more
A perfect choice for a beach holiday near the sea, the Villa on the Bay provides ultimate comfort in luxury self catering accommodation.Fully eqippped with all mod cons. Luxury 4 bed villa . Ideally suited for guests looking for the luxury of a top class hotel while enj …see more
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.
Amber Villa is a private oasis, situated amidst the the mountain ranges of the nature reserve that is Koycegiz. The Town sits on the shore of the gorgeous Koycegiz Lake with panoramic mountain views.
The Villa consists of a large open plan living area, with sliding gla …see more
Wonderful modern holiday apartment at the foot of the Punta Lara urbanisation on the west side of Nerja in a landscaped development of 8 apartments, just opposite the Marinas de Nerja hotel on Playazo Beach.The Master bedroom has a king size bed with patio doors onto th …see more
My partner and I decided to try an apartment this time and after a lengthy search on line we found this one.
The apartment is nice and clean and fully equiped and ready to go. The location is ideal w… More
Reviewed 8 Nov 2011
Had a great stay in one of the best appartments we ever rented and we,ve rented many!
Beautiful, well equiped kitchen, two great bathrooms/bedrooms, lovely veranda with great view, little swimmingpoo… More
“Idyllic pad, gorgeous view, great location”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2011
My girlfriend and I stayed at El Olivar for a week and loved it - the bed is huge and comfortable, the sea view from the chillin' balcony is very pretty, and it's easy to get into the centre of the be… More
398 Vaal de Grace Golf Estate is a three-bedroom riverfront self-catering villa ideally situated on the secure Vaal de Grace Golf Estate in Parys. Vaal de Grace is an 18-hole signature Nick Price golf course that is ideal for average players right up to professional pla …see more
A beautiful 120 sq. m. flat with a secluded garden in the centre of Barcelona on calle Balmes (between calle Provença and calle Mallorca). Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. One bathroom with WC and separate shower room with WC, sitting room, dining room, galleria overlooking 30s …see more
A stunning refurbished villa on the popular Amarilla Golf resort. With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, private pool, day long sunshine, WiFi, tv and Xbox, this truly is a wonderful holiday home for families, golfers and those that want that extra bit of something special. O …see more
We have just spent two weeks in this villa with my family and I can honestly say it was the best two weeks I've had on holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available fo… More
Thanks so much for taking the time to review the villa, and look forward to you returning. It's always great to receive such positive feedback, but if you have any suggestions as to how to improve things, please let us know, as we always like to have everything you might need (including power cables!)
Jo and Michelle
Get away from it all! High on a hill with sea breezes, relax on the verandahs and watch the sea and the sky. Only 15 minutes from central Scarness and 7 mins to the nearest shopping centre. An acre of garden with birds and occasional kangaroos if you're lucky. Peaceful …see more
There are other apartments in Fremantle however; this apartment stands out from the others... as does our commitment to providing you a clean, beautifully and fully appointed, air conditioned, one bedroom 5th floor apartment. We would love to welcome you to stay in our …see more
A lovely one bedroom apartment situated in central Fremantle within walking distance to most attractions.A 5 minute walk to the railway station and a 30 minute ride and you are in central Perth.
The … More
Thank you so much for your very kind feedback :)
“Everything at your finger tips”
Reviewed 27 Mar 2016
This apartment was in a great location. The train station and bus station were all within easy walking distance. The apartment was very central to everything you needed , such as restaurants and super… More
Thank you so much for your very detailed and complimentary review Sally : )
To you and Alan, you really were the perfect guests and we would love to have you back again
The Tamar Valley has the freshest air and the healthiest climate, with picturesque orchards, forests and pastures. The cottage has been designed for travellers who want to experience the relaxed lifestyle and enjoy the quiet. Spend a wonderful day exploring the wine and …see more
Breathtaking panoramic view of the Mediterranean Sea, stunning interior of the luxury Villa, tranquillity and silence and all attractions of Costa del Sol located in a range of short trip - if you are looking for a special place such this for your memorable holidays - y …see more
“Beautiful villa with wonderful views of the sea.”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2016
I have recently returned from a second holiday, with my extended family (aged 6 months to 91yrs), at the stunning Villa Elegante. I would not hesitate to go back for a third visit as it would be virtu… More
*Suitable for a single, a couple, or family with 2 children plus an infant.
*Wi Fi free.
*Private swimming pool for those long summer days. Surrounded by colour and greenery. Child safety fence.
*BBQ on the cosy private patio to finish off th …see more
We spent seven weeks in the beautiful unit with Ruth.
Since years we spend January through March in Western Australia, but we never have had such a beautiful accommodation with garden and pool to ou… More
The light and airy property is a newly built one bedroomed apartment with a private sun terrace with a table and four chairs.
The apartment is accessed via an electronic keypad on the main entrance door and has lighting by motion detector in the hallway and stairs.
A …see more
This brand new two-bedroom apartment with 2 toilets at crown level 28 of the iconic Australia Tower III, is featured with modern design and panoramic view of Sydney Olympic Park. Surrounded by the world class sporting venues and 15KM away from CBD.
Our place is welcomi …see more
This spacious apartment is situated in the very heart of the Sotogrande Marina, Andalucia, beautifully positioned between the rolling hills of the Sierra Alminera and the Mediterranean sea. In Sotogrande you will find excellent bars, cafes, restaurants, beach clubs, sho …see more
Spoil yourself with a little bit of luxury at Olympos Villa, set in an idyllic quiet location! New and modern facilities, self catering with fully functional kitchen, 2 bedrooms plus large open plan living area with sofa bed for 2. Local fresh bread delivered everyday, …see more
Anne Maree is Australian and Hussein is Turkish, and both are so generous people. As soon as we arrived, we did not felt like guests but like friends. The house is fully equipped and very comfortable,… More
Ooooooooo merci beaucoup!!!! stephane and claire. you are so very welcome anytime. we really appreciate your review and generous comments. we also loved sharing time with you all. we look forward to seeing you all again soon. keep in touch!! thanks again, best regards, anne maree & huseyin xxx
“New, well equipped and clean property in magnificent natural surroundings; we enjoyed the owners´ great hospitality”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2015
We (family with 2 teenagers) spent 9 days in this new, well equipped and very clean house consisting of two apartments. We enjoyed our stay very much; this is a perfect place for relaxing holidays. I… More
“Spring Turkish delight.”
Reviewed 12 May 2015
Beautifully clean and spacious villa with good facilities and magnificent views. The beds were particularly comfortable. Our hosts, Anne-Maree and Huseyin, were very welcoming and helpful, while Mavi … More