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.
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Fantastic top floor apartment with roof terrace, located in a quiet area close to the beach of Cabanas. The property has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and is furnished and finished to a very high standard. The property is fully air-conditioned and the kitchen is fully equi …see more
“Beautiful luxury penthouse apartment in quiet and relaxed location”
Reviewed 5 Apr 2013
This is my second visit to this apartment and will certainly not be my last. I highly recommend it and several of my friends had family have also stayed in the same apartment.
The apartment was spot… More
“Quiet, peaceful and relaxed”
Reviewed 25 Mar 2013
This was our second trip to this apartment. It was spotlessly clean and tidy. It was beautifully tiled with little natural stone coloured mosaic titles. It has a large patio area for eating out and su… More
The apartments are at the Blue Seas Resort and offered to you from the individual owners.
They are fully self-contained with a separate queen bedroom, full equipped kitchen, spacious living area including LCD TV with over 20 free to air channels, 2 king-single sofa-bed …see more
Nearest beach 4 km; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
An 1830's Farmhouse rebuilt from the foundation up while adhering to the home’s original footprint. This was done to pay respect to the period of the house and to the area it's located. Great care was taken to ensure the house maintained the lovely charm and quirks of …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
Villa Meltem is situated a couple of minutes drive from the centre of Kas on the lagoon side of the exclusive Kas peninsula. In a stunning west facing location, the villa is well appointed in a modern contemporary style, benefiting from three en suite bedrooms opening …see more
Just wanted to let you know that we all had a fantastic first holiday in Turkey. The villa is very special and offered everything we could want. We have high expectations from our holidays and these w… More
Reviewed 1 Jul 2012
We have just returned from our 2nd holiday at the lovely 'Villa Meltem'. We love everthing about this Villa from the clever design - always some shade throughout the day - to its wonderful location on… More
Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
This apartment is Trip Advisor Winner certificate of excellence and also approved with license by the Malta Tourism Authority ( MTA).This 100 square meters residence is located on the best part of St. Paul Street (top part)adjacent to all the main facilities and att …see more
“Very central appartment, well-provided and clean with a great view from the roof terrace”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2014
We stay in Malta in Patricks apartment in Valletta from August 1st to 11th. The Apartment was even better than expected. Patricks Pick-up Service from the airport was very convenient and useful: he ga… More
Once again thank you for choosing to stay in my apartment for your holiday with your family and look forward to accommodate you again in the future.Also i would like to thank you for your review about our apartment.
Regards Patrick Owner Valletta Apartments 19
“The only bad thing I can say, was that our stay was too short!!”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2014
From the beginning you could tell that this would be something special. Patrick greeted us as we arrived, went over the apartment meticulously. There were special touches everywhere, a fruit basket, m… More
Thank you for your stay and also for your great review. Glad that you enjoyed everything and hope that we can accomodate you again in the future.
Patrick Azzopardi Owner Valletta Apartments 19
“Perfect base to explore Valletta and Malta”
Reviewed 24 Jun 2014
I was staying at Valletta Appartments 19 for a week with my wife and my children (aged 7 and 5). Patrick, the very friendly owner of the appartment, picked us up at the airport and drove us to the app… More
Glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our apartment in Valletta.Hope that we can accomodate you again in the future.Thank you for your review aboutthe apartment.Regards Patrick Azzopardi Valletta Apartments 19
Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Our very comfortable inner city home is spacious and perfect for families or executives.
Comfortable to sleep a big group it is light, bright and airy with a large deck & tropical pool.
Minutes walk from cool bars, restaurants and quaint shopping.
We understand it is h …see more
About the Apartment:
'MANZARALI' is Turkish for 'with a view' and we can guarantee that you will not be disappointed with the panoramic open sea & sunset view...
Only a ten minute easy stroll into the town or harbour or beach yet far enough away for peace and quiet
' …see more
Having seen the photos of the apartment and views from the balcony I was really looking forward to our stay. When we arrived the apartment, balcony and views were everything we could have hoped for. T… More
Thank you for your favourable review. I am so pleased that both Manzarali Apartment and the amazing views lived up to all your expectations and that you and your family enjoyed your holiday in very special Kalkan.
“Manzarali apartment - wow what a great view”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2013
We stayed at the Manzaralli apartment from 10th June 2013 for 2 weeks and it was amazing. The apartment is beautiful but the view can only be described as breathtaking. From the moment we arrived we… More
Thank you,I could not have wished for a more complimentary and informative review. I am so glad you enjoyed staying at Manzarali and the beautiful view from the balcony where you also made good use of the BBQ.I agree Kalkan town and all it has to offer with shops, restaurants and boat trips is amazing.
Reviewed 7 Jul 2013
Wonderful apartment, stunning views of the sea & surrounding area from the balcony. lounge and main bedroom. Very well appointed apartment & tastefully decorated. Would book again & again. Kalkan is a… More
Thank you for your complimentary review. I am so glad Manzarali and Kalkan lived up to all your expectations and you enjoyed your holiday.
Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Wonderful and romantic villa in Calonge, Catalunya, Spain with private pool for 6 persons. The villa is situated in a hilly, wooded and residential area and at 4 km from San Antoni de Calonge beach. The villa has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, spread over 2 levels. The vic …see more
Beautiful Town House with lovely view over looking communal pools located in a perfect and peaceful location for families and couples. The property is located in a typical Spanish town which has one of the best sandy beaches in Spain and a variety of restaurants, bars, …see more
I instantly felt at home at this lovely apartment. I loved using the kitchen and my partner loved the BBQ. Everything was impeccably clean, including the garden/patio area. The atmosphere sat out t… More
“House from home”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2011
Review of Isabella Property
We booked Isabella property, after a last minute decision to travel to Torrevieja at the latter part of Oct and we were glad we did. From the initial emails to Zhanna en… More
“So relaxing, superb villa”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2012
We had such a relaxing break at this villa, it was very peaceful, modern and clean. The service recieved was brilliant.
The only thing we would change in the future is to have car hire as you are … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
Kuta Villanueva Inn is a castle inspired lodging accommodation. It is located along a main road - Governor's Avenue, a quiet area but the busy town is within reach by a colorful and winding long walk or by a tricycle, which is the popular mode of transportation.
Kuta …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
Seaview Cottage Ceduna is situated on the shores of Murat Bay. It is a fully self-contained 3 bedroom cottage with beach views. Enjoy the tranquil surrounds as you watch the beautiful sunsets and view the lights across the bay. A relaxing place after crossing the Nul …see more
From the beautiful sun terrace of Villa Viñales, your views stretch across the Western Mediterranean to the Morroccan coastline beyond. Homing in on the colourful garden beneath you, your eyes and ears are delighted by a myriad of playful songbirds, and on each evening …see more
“Absolutely superb villa with an equally fantastic host simply perfect !”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2012
From my initial contact with Jason (the villa owner) until after we arrived back home Jason genuinely could not do enough for us (a family group of 12) he worked really hard to make our stay perfect f… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Luxurious 2 bedroom 2 en suite bathrooms fully air-conditioned duplex apartment on 2 floors with terraces on both floors. Located 50 meters from the waterfront.Situated in the lovely fishing village of Cabanas, this comfortable two bedroom apartment offers an ideal loc …see more
the apartment very suitable for 4 friends or a family of four but not as advertised for six people and there is only 2 bathrooms. It is also in an ideal location very close to restaurants but still in… More
Bali Sea Villas present a beach front villa, a luxury Balinese style thatched villa for rent, up to 4 guests, two double bedrooms en-suite, spacious open plan kitchen, lounge and dinning area, fully furnished with all amenities and fully staffed, situated right on the b …see more
We had a truly wonderful time. We travelled with two small boys (3 and 7) and the whole experience was just fantastastic. The pick-up was smooth, the property was great, the staff were wonderful and… More
We are happy you enjoyed it so much, we look forward to seeing you again later this year - The Champagne will be on ice waiting for you.
“Bali at its best”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2015
We had a really nice stay at Bali Sea Villas. You can experience Bali at its best at your own pace and without any tourist crowds.
At Bali Sea Villas you have everything you need and more. The staff … More
We are so pleased you enjoyed your Bali Experience, it pleases us immensely that we helped in making your holiday a special one. We hope to see you again.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
A cosy charming studio with capacity for two people, located on the first floor of century-old house with historical, totally renovated in 2011. It has a fully equipped kitchenette, air conditioning (hot / cold). Bed linen, towels and weekly cleaning included. It has a …see more
“Perfect location in the historic heart of Tavira, Portugal.”
Reviewed 10 May 2014
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 building with a … More
“Simple fresh clean and comfortable”
Reviewed 28 Sep 2013
Studio 39 was a great base for which to explore Tavira and surrounding areas. Close to the train stations of Tavira and Porta Nova and the bus station a five minute walk away. The river and the roman… More
“spending 9 days in tavira at studio 39:all expectations fulfilled to the best”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2013
thank you very much Melanie and Valter!you and your lovely studio 39 made our stay a memorable one.We spent 9 days with our 10 year old son in the flat and we can recomment this place to everyone.All … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
A unique, luxury 5th floor rooftop penthouse with a huge 80sq m terrace that provides views across the harbour and surrounding countryside all the way to Rabat Citadel. Newly built, finished and equipped to the highest standards by the owners. The elevator takes you to …see more
This semi-detached villa, with private pool, is ideal for families who are looking to enjoy the benefits of a private villa for budget pricing. The villa has a classic menorquin style, but has fully equipped to offer a stressless holiday. Including a fully equipped kitc …see more
A brand new 1 bedroom apartment, fully furnished, overlooking the lagoons and salt mines of Ria Formosa National Park, where you can see flamingos and other birds feeding on the salty waters. The apartment is on the 2nd floor, and has a spacious and sunny balcony with a …see more
The apartment is ideally situated, being within easy walking distance to the centre of Olhao, along the waterfront. It is modern, light, bright, extremely comfortable and well equipped. The sea view f… More
“Chilled out stay in Olhao”
Reviewed 27 Jun 2013
We actually rented 2 apartments in this complex but this particular apartment was the superior one because it was more like home from home with lots of extra little touches like the beach umbrella and… More
“Superb apartment situated near the marina.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2012
We loved the apartment which is modern and very comfortable and especially the west facing balcony overlooking the nature park. The swimming pool on the roof was great and there's a fantastic view of… More
This is a spacious 5 star luxury apartment within a top class resort complex..
It is on the Ground floor, is south facing with a large balcony.It contains 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The spacious living room has oak flooring and is furnished to the highest standard wi …see more
“Excellent and very comfortable accommodation with lovely view of the mountain”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2016
Great comfortable and quiet accommodation in very easy walking distance of Luz. Very spacious. Pool facilities and on site restaurant also very good. Would stay again.… More
Thank you for your excellent review
We look forward to your next visit
“Just what we wanted”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2012
travelling; myself, husband and four year old son. It was our first time abroard since having a child. I wanted a family friendly place with a home from home feel, suitable for toddlers but not a "fam… More
Reviewed 14 Jul 2012
Villa baia is a beautiful complex, and this apartment is excellent , spacious and ultra modern. i would highly recommend it to family and friends, you are very close to the beach and excellent restaur… More
Casa Vista Azul is a luxury 327 sq.meter villa situated very close to the main city of the area, Buzios. There is a great ocean view from all 4 suites and the spacious living and dining room as well as the pool area. The villa is designed by the famous Brazilian archite …see more
Our family in December and I must say that this is a lot of bang for your buck! The location is perfect - just a mile from down town and with all the beaches scattered all around the area but still ve… More
The Pad is located just 10 minutes' walk from the award-winning sandy beach lagoon, on the outskirts of the town often referred to as one of Spain's best kept secrets. Quiet and peaceful, yet only 5 minutes from the all amenities, including a weekly local market for bar …see more
'Le Pad' was the most comfortable and well equipped accomodation we have stayed in abroad. We normally go with James Villas and although their villas are a good standard, 'Le Pad' really felt like 'h… More
“Our first holiday for over a decade”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2012
I was in the pool everyday. Loved it.
My daughter and her family has already booked two weeks next year on our recommendation.
You even get to see an air show (Spanish equivalent of the Red Arro… More
Reviewed 6 Jan 2016
Had a wonderful stay at the Pad. It is well located for all local amenities, is lovely and clean, and includes everything you may need to enjoy your stay. James and Julia were brill throughout (thanks… More
Thanks Shireen for the nice review and your welcome back anytime. We will even get a spare set of keys cut especially for you. LOL.
Nearest beach 0.1 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Modern and luxury apartment in Castell-Platja d'Aro, Catalunya, Spain for 6 persons. The apartment is situated in a residential beach area, close to restaurants and bars, shops and supermarkets and at 100 m from Platja d'Aro beach. The apartment has 3 bedrooms …see more
Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning; Pets welcome;
Hillcrest Cottage@Berry sits on 5.5 acres detached from the owners house. The cottage sleeps three people with one king size bed and a single. The single can be placed in the lounge room at request. The full bathroom is separate from the bedroom. The cottage has air …see more
Set on expansive grounds (1,300m2) and just a minute from the beach, the luxurious 4+ bedroom The Villa Sanur provides a magical escape for couples, families and friends.Inside, THE VILLA SANUR has 4 bedrooms (plus a sitting room with two single beds if needed), three b …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 13 km; Not suitable for children;
Wilderberry is a luxury Australian rural cottage built especially for couples who wish to relax together in a beautiful and totally private setting. Just a two hour drive from Sydney, Wilderberry is only 5 minutes from picturesque Berry, surrounded by lush pastures and …see more
Welcome! This is a two bedroom holiday villa situated in Fitts Village on the spectacular West Coast of Barbados. It is one of fourteen homes just two miles away from Sandy Lane on a small gated estate. They are set in tropical gardens with a shared pool. The villas wer …see more
Organisation - Roz handled the booking really nicely and was helpful in arranging the extra kid-related equipment we needed. We were met on our arrival at the villa, and everything was explained to us… More
“Faboulous, great tranquil location”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2012
Roz the owner was very helpful and accommadating. The propery is well equipt for a family of four. It is in a peaceful location and the pool and garden area is wonderful as are the neighbours.
“Comfortable Base to explore the island”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
Situated off the main road this is a pleasant house with a view of the shared pool. We virtually had the pool to ourselves for the week.
We hired a car as there isn't really much within walking dist… More
Nearest beach 2 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage City built in the16th century during the rule of the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. This grand house dates back to the early 17th century and has been fully renovated with appropriate fixtures and fittings …see more
The apartment was very tidy and had nice furnished and modern rooms. From our balconies we had a beautiful view to Grand Harbor.
The owners, Jon and Philippa, were very friendly and obliging. They … More
“just brilliant: postcard views from the balcony, modern living inside!”
Reviewed 22 May 2012
This really was the perfect place for a week (or 10 days in our case!) away. St Ursula street is smack in the middle of Valletta, literally a 3 minute walk to the lower Barraka. The views from the ter… More
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
I can't add any more comments that haven't already been said in previous reviews. Stunning is what it is. Five minute walk and you are in the centre of Valletta but it's in a really quiet location. Th… More
The Pearl of Naithon is a magnificent gated condominium development, tucked away in a beautiful forested valley, lying directly adjacent to the magical, unspoiled Nai Thon Beach. With numerous near-by restaurants serving delicious Thai food, and sand so clean that it sq …see more
I stayed in this luxury apartment for 2 weeks in March 2014 the place offers everything you need to have an amazing time away.The staff are very helpful and friendly and the pool is incredible, this a… More
“Fabulous apartment in a great location!”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We were recommended Nai thon by our friends who said it was a nice place, with a quieter beach, close to the airport and without those loud night bars that Patong is famous for. When we arrived, we s… More
Nearest beach 18 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Situated over two floors, this spacious, light, open plan apartment is furnished in the modern style, with a fully fitted luxury kitchen, granite worktops, a ceramic hob electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, and fridge/freezer. There is a separate utility room with a …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
A beautiful modern self-catering villa consists of 6 large bedrooms sleeping up to 12 in the most prestigious holiday area of Tenerife. Everywhere WiFiTake a look the gallery at the bottom.There are three floors. On the top floor:- Main bedroom with double bed- Bathroom …see more
“Fabulous villa, fabulous location - couldn't ask for more”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
We stayed here in September 2012 as a family with 4 generations ranging from 8 months to 80+ years old. We were extremely impressed with what we saw. The villa had an area suitable for every member of… More
“Excellent Villa in great location”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
Staying in this villa really made our holiday. It was lovely and clean when we arrived with plenty of towels in all the bedrooms, even towels to use around the pool. There's just so much space inside … More
“Fabulous spacious clean villa in excellent location would go back again!”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2012
The villa is situated in a fabulous location, walking distance to shops, supermarkets & beaches. No real need to have a car unless you want to travel around the island. Our boys thoroughly enjoyed pla… More
Wonderfully located within a quiet cul-de-sac, this apartment is close to the shops, bars & restaurants of Bolnuevo.
With mountains to the rear & sandy beaches to the front, this property really does offer complete tranquility in perfect setting
The apartment itself is …see more
Love this apartment & will be looking to return later this year. The apartment itself is much brighter & larger than we expected. Nice to find a good quality bed unlike some rented properties, which i… More
“Fantastic setting for a relaxing winter break”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2014
Me and my partner stayed at Cristina apartment for 7 days in mid February 2014 and we found the apartment to be spacious, clean and well equipped. The location of the apartment is close to the sea and… More
“Fantastic place to stay”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2012
This is a really comfortable apartment in a great location. It is only a few minutes walk to the beach, which was not too busy even in August. If you just fancy a quick cool down the swimming pool i… More
LUXURY and very COMPLETE sea-view apartment in the outskirts of Portimao/Praia da Rocha, with wide front line views on the Arade river, the quaint village Ferragudo, the marinas and……….....the Atlantic Ocean. All near lively Praia da Rocha with an abundance of bar …see more
Great location for discovering Portimao and Praia do Rocha. Apartment is clean and modern with many amenities included in the cost. Good communication from owner and management team which are availabl… More
Thanks for your positive review! We do our best and look forward to yoyr next booking :). Frits
Reviewed 12 Aug 2014
a lovely apartment set in a lovely location. Wonderful views from the 2 balconies.
Everything you would need for a self catering holiday was provided...we needed for nothing.
Excellent comunication… More
Thanks, Ian! You are most welcome, of course.
Reviewed 2 Mar 2014
A lovely apartment in between the centre and the beaches of Portimão, with a beautiful river view. Apartment is fully furnished, outside a shared pool and splash pool. Recommended for Summer and Wint… More
Please come again and tell your friends! Thanks, Frits.
Beautiful Villa with private pool and private gardens. Quiet street with restaurants and shops within 100 m's. This is a very beautiful and charming villa with beautiful gardens surrounded by Palm and Olive trees. The garden includes a large covered patio as wel …see more
There were 7 of us holidaying at the villa, ages ranging from 7 – 72 years old. The villa has the all the space and amenities we required. The children really enjoyed the pool and spent a lot of ti… More
Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
This apartment is well-located in the centre of Torremolinos and just a short walk away from the beach. The complex boasts 2 swimming pools as well as a children’s pool.
Near all transport links 10 minutes from Malaga airport, , you can easliy explore the surrounding …see more
The location of this apartment could not be more convenient, it is in the centre of Vilamoura with only a 2 minute walk to the beach and the marina. The 2 bedroom apartment is on the 1st floor of the luxury complex of Moura Praia which has a gated entrance and security …see more
“La Esgueva” is a villa located in San Antonio's bay, with wonderful views of Mediterranean Sea.• It's a peaceful place to rest and suitable for both families and older people.• Precious views of Mediterranean Sea.• A few minutes away from the beaches Port des …see more
Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; Air conditioning;
This 110 m2 apartment, located on the third floor of an elevator building on the prestigious Carrer de Muntaner in L'Esquerra de l'Eixample, has beautiful period details, including original mosaic floors, high plaster ceilings, stain-glass windows and polished wooden ar …see more
Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
Very large unit great for families or couples, modern kitchen with Miele appliances, huge ensuite and family bathroom. Can be rented as 1, 2 or 3 bedroom.
Great views over Whitsunday Passage and islands. Convenient location to marinas and shopping/dining precincts.
h …see more
LOS DOLSES, VILLAMARTIN.Fantastically positioned holiday home in Los Dolses, Villamartin, overlooking conservation area of trees and gardens. Beaches, Restaurants, bars, cafes, 3 golf courses and LaZenia mall, all only within 5 to 15 minutes by car.The property is a tw …see more
What a perfect get-away location. We spent ten days in a relaxing, welcoming villa with plenty of space, excellent facilities and wonderful double sun-terrace. In this sort of place you can really mak… More
“What a location! *****”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2014
Great home with two terraces overlooking Pine trees, meet and greet was great, and property facilities superb, and nice pool
Location was perfect a few minutes walk to many restaurants and bars in a … More
“Well furnished nice townhouse in good location”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2014
Stayed with family including 15 month grandson. The town house had all facilities we required very clean well furnished good location 10 mins from Villa Martin Plaza. 5 mins by car from La Zenia boule… More