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!
This ground–floor garden apartment in Porto Petro, Mallorca is tucked away in a tranquil area with a bay view yet is only a short stroll to the fishing port, numerous local restaurants and shops as well the local public beach.This comfortably furnished, air-conditione …see more
What a lovely location Porto Petro is !
By day there are four beaches to chose from, our favourite being the national park monderago beach - never mind Majorca, it looks more like the Caribbean ! … More
“Perfect week in Porto Petro”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2011
We stayed here for 7 nights with 2 small children in October 2011. The apartment is located is the small fisher village of Porto Petro, the beautiful East coast of Mallorca. Due to it's location, a ca… More
“amazing holiday in a lovley apartment.”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2013
After travelling around majorca for two weeks we spent the last 10 days relaxing in a lovley apartment in Porto Petro . It had everything you required for a stress free break, lovley patio area to si… More
ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT HOME. Fully self-contained, offering all you need for the perfect Pacific getaway in a quiet, uncrowded and pristine coastal environment. The house is light and spacious and just seconds walk from a safe swimming beach.
With two* separate dwellings …see more
Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Ask about pets;
luxury villa in the mountains just 12 minutes from the beach. La Borda is a beautiful villa of 400 m2 built area and 1500 m2 garden, with all amenities, located in Pratdip, picturesque mountain village 12 minutes from the sea.The villa has two floors, 4 bedrooms, 2 in …see more
Enjoy your own private castle with an inviting and relaxed way of living.
Perfectly suited to travelers wanting to spark their imagination with a sense of place and contact with locals.
The castle is adjacent to a pristine nature reserve yet within walking distance to …see more
Nearest beach 5 km; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
Probably the Mornington Peninsula’s most luxurious and prestigious Penthouse with commanding views of the Mornington Peninsula, Port Phillip Bay, Westernport Bay and the coastline to Melbourne CBD.
We are a “Couples Only Retreat” and do not cater for children.
I …see more
Las Bermudas is a amazing house at 100meters to the sea front. Walking distance to the beach is less than 5 min. A Large Lounge opens onto a nice terrace over a beautiful flat garden with a nice palm where you can reach the sea.There you can find a patio for eating out …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
This incredibly stylish and contemporary apartment is situated within a 30 second walk from Cape Town's finest Clifton beaches. This Clifton gem has breathtaking views. It has all the amenities one would require for a perfect stay. It is centrally located and close …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
Beautiful and spacious accomodation surrounded by olive groves and farmland. Private pool and lovely outdoor space with built in barbecue, sun beds and parasols. Under the shady pergola there is an outdoor dining table and chairs for eight and at the front of the house …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Air conditioning;
its a new building in Cihangir near the Taksim Square and Galata, with a 30m2 garden use only for this apartment, furnitures are brand new.Located in one of the most beautiful streets of Taksim, the flat is composed of an open kitchen, bathroom, 1 bedroom and a living r …see more
Secure, private, gated location on a 3000 sq meter well maintained garden, with palm trees and well established planted areas, tiled and patio areas for sunbathing, relaxing or playing games. Secluded, in shade or full sun, which ever suits your holiday, with a good si …see more
Our villa is in an ideal location on the south of the island where there are many beautiful beaches. Within a five minute drive you could be surfing, body boarding, wind surfing and kite surfing or just relaxing on pure white sand next to crystal blue seas. The Barbad …see more
Really enjoyed stay. Very peaceful villa situated in good location. Clean and spacious. However no cable tv which made rainy days boring. Also internet connection dial up so very slow at times. Maybe … More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Our villas are built of natural stones and offer you on 80 sqm all comfort for relaxing and peaceful vacations. The solid construction with nearly half a meter thick walls take care for a delightful climate inside. Also the massiv tile roof take part to that. The area a …see more
“An unforgettable holiday and we hope to return some day”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2013
Vera and Marco were the most welcoming hosts we encountered in 4 years of European and Asian travel. Sakin Vadi is perhaps even more charming and well-appointed than the website conveys. I have trav… More
Child friendly ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
PARKING: 20€/day in the same building.
If you want to stay in one of the most luxury an well situated apartment in San Sebastian, here you have. The best views of La Concha beach and the bay of San Sebastian.
Concha views apartment has 220 m2 and all the ame …see more
Situated in the heart of Maputo City Center. Guesthouse 1109 overlooks Maputo Bay and offers easy access to several recreational areas, dining and entertainment.We have 6 bedrooms and strive for excellent hospitality and service.Our Recreation area with swimming pool an …see more
Ideally locatedVery peacefulTastefully decorated and very confortableBetween the beach (1,5 Km by 4x4 or walking) and Ria de Aveiro (20 m)Beach with lifeguard - 5 Km60 km from Porto airportExcellent for nautic sports and nature lovers (Kitesurf, Windsurf, Surf, sailing, …see more
Life aquatic. This apartment leaves you with the unmistakable feeling of being by the ocean. Unique features only add to its charm.The furnishings, decoration and fittings of the apartment are all undeniably aquatic and nautical in feeling, but at the same time comforta …see more
FROM JULY 2015 - THE POOL IS HEATED!!
Casa Chica is perfect for a get away with family and friends or for a romantic vacation, where you can combine nature activities such as Hiking, cycling, fishing and diving with pure relaxing days by the pool enjoying the sun and …see more
Estuve alojada en la villa llamada casa Chica en Julio de 2012 con una amiga y nustros hijos respectivos. la localizacion de la villa es espectacular tanto por la tranquilidad como por las inmejorable… More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
A perfectly located apartment in the quiet Marina Bay complex but directly alongside the vibrant Ocean Village.
Packed full of cafes, restaurants, two casinos and 5 star yacht hotel, Ocean Village is the place to be to enjoy Gibraltar's fun side.
The apartment benefit …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Bhadra Kali guest house is a one-of-a-kind boutique guesthouse located on Ahilyabai Ghat, by Main Ghat in Varanasi, India. The guesthouse is a colourful, family-owned, music-oriented house with panoramic views of the city and of the River Ganga. A couple of the rooms in …see more
Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Ask about pets;
This beautiful and sophisticated near new chalet is located just near the Dinner Plain track with lovely balcony views over the reserve. Upstairs My 3 Boys offers you a large open plan kitchen and dining area with a cosy fire place in the lounge and built-in day bed to …see more
Spacious and tranquil waterfront home with private pool and 5 meter pontoon. Located on a private waterway, bridge free access to sea & river.
Central to theme parks & close to beach, shops, restaurants and golf.
Perfect for families or groups of friends to enjoy the …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Cortijo Hacienda Nueva, spectacular accommodation for 12 persons, large gardens and pool area with barbecue. The region of the Guadalquivir Valley is the region extending from Sevilla City to Cordoba City. An ideal region for which they want to visit apart from the two …see more
This property is just a short walk to the cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques of Grey Lynn and Ponsonby. It is a 10-minute drive or bus ride into the CBD.
Built in the 1890s by the Warnock family this stunning home has been brought up to the 21st century while stil …see more
This house was very beautiful and looked better than described. The owners were very helpful in supplying a cot and highchair. The pool was a lovely temperature too.… More
“Fantastic, well-appointed house - great for a family get-together”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
What a lovely property! Great location, fantastic pool, user-friendly outdoor area. Uncluttered, clean and stylish - the photos say it all! We are all still raving about what a great stay we had, a… More
Reviewed 18 Nov 2012
A magnificent house with a lovely garden and pool area. Everything was in perfect condition and we had a great time with close to everything in Auckland and plenty of room to stretch out once at the h… More
A mere 3 minutes walk from the famous Puerto Banus and the stunning beaches of Marbella, lies the La Alcazaba development with its lush well renowned tropical gardens. Nestled in the far corner away from the hustle and bustle of the pool is a very spacious well appointe …see more
As others have said in more detail, this is a beautiful and spacious apartment with all you need in a great location with reliable, helpful owners. I call your attention to the thoughtful touches th… More
“Wow!!!...Spacious, Modern, Beautiful Penthouse/Apartment & Great location”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
All in all this is without a doubt a 5 Star accommodation.
I travelled to Puerto Banus with My Wife and 3 children (2 Boys- 6&4 and a 18 month year old baby). I researched long and hard to find just… More
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“Lovely apartment in an excellent location!”
Reviewed 19 May 2013
No car needed only very short stroll to beach and centre. We particularly liked the Mistral bar, Pedro's bar and the Aurora bar. Everything you need is minutes away. The walk along the coast in both d… More
Experience a coastal holiday like no other with a stay in this bright and breezy Aguilas house, perfect for those seeking a memorable break in the exciting and beautiful province of Murcia.
Lounge on the comfy sofa within the tastefully-furnished living room as you br …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Ask about pets;
Located in a unique setting, between sea and mountains, with all the attractions and beach less than 5 minutes, fantastic mountains just 2 minutes. Excepcionales vistas al gran parque y a toda la comarca.New apartment, with high quality, exterior, 2 terraces, 2 bathroom …see more
It is part of a beautifully newly built villa with gardens all around. The apartment is on the ground-floor. Just one flight of stairs from the apartment - on the second floor -, you can enjoy the overflow-pool (10mx5m) with large sundeck and panoramic sea views. The p …see more
From the moment we arrived till we departed we could not ask for more. Silvia and Sean are lovely people. The accommodation itself was terrific, spacious, all necessary amenities and then some. Everyt… More
Thank you for your comment. It was lovely to have you and your family.
“Would definitely return!”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2014
We could not fault our stay. The hosts (Sylvia and Sean) were extremely welcoming and the facilities were excellent.
We felt right at home and the pool was great to unwind after a hot day in the su… More
“Superb place for a family - easy to stay and helpful owners”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2014
lovely large apartment with great equipment and space for all to enjoy. very cool and a welcome break from the heat. easy access to the pool and BBQ is provided. The owners are helpful and friendly.
Thank you for this lovely review. Greetings to your family and friends. It was a pleasure having you in our house.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Modern Apartment in an upscale building situated on an 11th floor, with lots of light, facing the front with an open view to Parque Rodo. With all services and transportation to every spot in the city. Several restaurants and coffee shops, close to grocery and convenien …see more
This is a beautiful and spacious two bedroom/ two bath ground floor apartment with communal swimming pool and situated in an array of tropical gardens. The interior of this apartment is of a very hight quality with superb open plan lounge and dining area, fully fitted …see more
The description for this apartment was spot on. When it states 5 minutes to the beach that was exactly what it was and it was a nice flat walk not up and down hills which some omit to say in their des… More
WR Residence is a village house with local village environment. It has 3 rooms that will occupied up to 7 adults and fully aircond in each room.
Located surrounding with Malay local people, Pulau Duyong is quite known where traditional sailing boat made and his history. …see more
This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is located on a quiet street, in a gated community on the south coast of the island. The property is located near the end of a cul-de-sac with very limited traffic flow and makes a wonderful home away from home for couples and families al …see more
This holiday villa has been our yearly destination for 6 years in a row. After our first encounter we knew we've found the right destination for our young family. What drew us to the property was th… More
Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
More than you expect. Great value for money! This luxury 4 bedrooms Villa has been tastefully renovated a new fully equipped kitchen and also new double glassed windows, new sofas & furniture, a large HD TV and wireless Internet access. Close to the existing Eco-friendl …see more
Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
Superba Pde - MOSMAN
Stunning views with a modern finish
Close to shops and transport
Situated in a tranquil cul de sac high above Balmoral, this beautifully presented 2 bedroom fully furnished apartment enjoys unbroken water views across to North Hea …see more
MaxHouse is Wuhan finest apartment community offering studios, 1 and 2 bedroom homes. Directly located on the Subway line and steps from CBD shipping and dining. An ideal location near Park, Museum and easy access to the Yangtze River. Apartments features: gas cooking a …see more
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
Julielm House, 29 Garden Road No. 1, Worthing is a recently renovated villa with three double air conditioned bedrooms with en suite master bedroom, second bathroom is shared by the other two bedrooms. Bedrooms are air conditioned, large outdoor covered patio with wet b …see more
Enjoy your stay At "Enjoy your stay At "Dwejra", a self contained double storey,4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom family sized home with spectacular views overlooking Lake Victoria. The boat ramp and Jetty are out the front!Quiet walks along the waterfront.Time seems …see more
ABOUT THE VILLA:
4 bedrooms, all en-suite.
Large open hallway. Master bedroom on first floor has a large balcony overlooking pool and gardens with panoramic views. This room also has an adjoining double bathroom and a room with fireplace.
A bright, spacious l …see more
“Amazing villa, wonderful place, just perfect :-)”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2013
The villa is beautiful, and the owners and frank wentout if their way to be helpful, we arrived late at night so frank met us on main road so we could follow him to villa as it was dark. When we arriv… More
WHOLE HOUSE ONLY - MINIMUM STAY 3 NIGHTS - BED & BREAKFAST OTHER MEALS SELF-CATERED - 6 BEDROOMS
The Villa has 6 large en-suite bedrooms and can easily sleep fourteen people.
Villa Alina is a beautiful ancestral home built just off Calangute beach in North Goa. Boas …see more
Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Situated on the picturesque Karikari Peninsula our established olive orchard provides a glorious private and tranquil setting to just relax at or to explore the many attractions of the Far North. Our one level building with ground level decks provides easy access withou …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
Just 90 kms from Cape Town Airport, a two bedroom, third floor, modern, exceptional appartment with wonderful uninterrupted views of both the sunrise and the sunset over the ocean where you can see whales, dolphins and abundant birdlife., depending on the season. The tw …see more