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!
“Practically perfect in every way!” The 3 bedroom apartment exceeded all our expectations upon arrival! Huge, spacious, all mod cons and with the unexpected coolness inside that didn't require the a/c on all the time! My husband is quite picky about th
We stayed here in June with our 5 children, it was fantastic lovely people, apartment, views, and facilities. We travelled for a family wedding and Alison and Jes really helped with all our needs, we … More
“une adresse à recommander”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2013
une location réunissant de nombreuses qualités: accueil irréprochable, propriétaires demeurant sur place particulièrement discrets mais serviables à la demande, logements et espaces verts très … More
“A lovely stay at a beautiful villa” A beautiful villa in a great location. An easy 15 minute walk from the lovely marina with brilliant shops, bars and restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere. The villa was clean and tidy, well equipped and spacious and
“Perfect private villa in amazing setting with fabulous facilities” This villa offered us exactly what we had hoped for, it more than lived up to the photos on the website. The views were stunning and the villa was comfortable and very spacious for the
The Villa was in perfect condition and had an excellent kitchen for cooking. The pool provided a welcome method for cooling down. The kids loved playing in the large pool. Excellent service from the l… More
“Perfect, peaceful, pure bliss!”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2012
Finca Bjorn is a lovely 4 bedroom villa in the Sierra Nieves National Park, Andaluscia. This was the perfect location to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and the stresses of home. Lo… More
“Lovely large house - perfect for our stay” We stayed in Casa Linda for a week in October and loved it. The house is super; well equipped and comfortably furnished, with stylish decor. The rooms are large and spacious, and the outdoor space, though s
“Home from home but better!” Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds are great for sleeping on
“Excellent property with great facillities and a wealth of local knowledge”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2015
Excellent property for large or small groups. We were met promptly at the villa by a lady who lives locally and will also provide airport pickup and shopping. A stunning property that is gated and acc… More
Very pleased you enjoyed you stay we look forward to seeing you back in the near future
“"House of Gold" says it all”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2014
Impressive villa which is even bigger than the pictures suggest! The facilities of swimming pool, tennis court, gym and BBQ space outside served perfectly as a base for the holiday. Great location bot… More
Pleased you and your party enjoyed your stay we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Reviewed 18 Nov 2014
From the moment we booked the villa the service and responses from the owner and his local contact were excellent. I have stayed there twice this year, firstly with a group of friends for a girls week… More
Thanks for the great review look forward to seeing you and your family in the near future
Beautiful grounds surround this villa. Swimming pool great well maintained. Villa looked wonderful but with only one bathroom indoors not really adequate for six adults although there is another show… More
“Fabulous villa, fantastic views” Very helpful owner from start to finish.
A wonderful villa with everything you need for a great holiday.
Views were tremendous, very pretty area, friendly locals and not too far from local amenities.
Villa was spotl
Incredible views, well equipped, comfy beds, beautiful terrace and the pool was fabulous.
We clocked 39 degrees one day, so the air conditioning and mountain breeze was welcomed!
A great supermar… More
Reviewed 29 Aug 2014
This is the second time we have stayed at this villa, and we hope to return again soon. The villa is very private and peaceful, not overlooked but not isolated. We have seen eagles on both visits and … More
“Luxurious Villa in Fabulous Location”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2012
my brothers family of 4 and my family of 4 stayed in this villa in the summer of 2010 and had an absolutely fabulous time.
Beautiful scenery,luxurious property, great private pool, and air con in … More
“Perfect from start to finish” Myself and my 5 friends stayed here whilst in Marbella for a wedding. From the date we booked the apartment we were contacted by the owners, who were so helpful from start to finish.
When we arrived we were pleasantly
We booked to stay for a month after christmas and hoped for some sunshine and to escape from the English winter. We had family and friends to join us over the course of the month. It is a fabulous pro… More
“Stunning Villa - Home from Home Everything you would ever want!”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2014
We stayed for a week in August taking the family out for some well deserved rest and relaxation.
We couldn't fault anything that Danny and Therese (villa owners) had provided us during our stay. Th… More
“A Luxury home from home”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2014
The house is exactly as described and then some.... Danny and Therese have thought of every possible need you could have and provided the kit. There are 2 bikes, picnic hamper, sun parasols for the be… More
“Perfect Choice” Just returned from a 2 week stay at the Seagull Villa Gasalong and what a lovely place it is. The villa was very clean and tidy and it had everything you needed. Close to a lovely beach called Relax Bay which was about a 10 minute wa
We booked this through trip advisor and couldn't have picked anything more perfect. Seagull villa is in a peacefull, quiet garden space. We felt very welcome & it felt like home. You are minutes away … More
“Best relaxing Holidays ever”
Reviewed 19 Oct 2013
Very nice and friendly Owners, our house was just builded and completely new, everything very clean, we spent three weeks there. You got a very beautiful view to the nature (almost in the Jungle ;-) f… More
“Geheimtip am Ende der Strasse...”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2015
Die richtig hübschen und sehr gepflegten Seagull Villas liegen absolut ruhig am Ende
eines Feldweges. Hier stört wahrhaftg nichts die Ruhe, zu hören sind lediglich die
Geräusche der Vögel und … More
“Conveniently located to shops bars and restaurants” We were well looked after by Yury who was very courteous and friendly. Even Victor the owner was very prompt in replying to emails. The villa had everything one would need for a week's holiday and wa
“Fantastic villa with great outdoor areas in good location”
Reviewed 15 Dec 2015
Comfortable and spacious villa with pool and plenty of space outdoors.
In good location, close to lots of bars and restaurants, although there is a hill down to the centre which may deter less able t… More
“Fantastic vacation, lovely house, great surroundings.” We had a fantastic couple of days in Casa da Encosta. The house was very well positioned between the town and the beach, with plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding areas.
It was very
Had an amazing 10 days, never got bored of the view, villa very well equipped. Excellent location, quiet area, good shopping at the algarve centre. The owner, Vee, was very helpful and quickly respon… More
“Nice, cosy villa with beautiful interior and great view”
Reviewed 26 Dec 2013
Stayed for a couple of nights in this beautiful, cosy villa. The interior is excellent, as well as the garden which has a pool with a stunning view at the Algarve landscape.
The villa is situated in … More
“Spacious house+ Big Pool = Happy family” 7 of us stayed in Villa Magnolia with 4 children ranging from baby to teenager. The house was finished to a high specification, was spacious and well maintained. There was ample room for everyone and lots of di
Villa Magnolia was perfect for our holiday with 3 teenage boys and their granny. It is a beautiful villa, with lovely cool pool and fabulous gardens. The house itself is so comfortable and the air con… More
“Fabulous villa - wondeful holiday!!”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2012
We have just returned from a fabulous 10 day holiday at Villa Magnolia. As a large extended family of varying generations we have had many villa holidays in this region of the Algarve and can honestly… More
Thank you so much for your review. If it depended on me i would offer you one free week for your sympathy alone :)
It was our pleasure to have wonderful guests such as yourselves staying at Villa Magnolia. It will also be our pleasure to welcome you again in the future.
All the best for you and your family.
“Villa was absolutely stunning”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2012
Everyone in the party had a fantastic stay at villa magnolia. Our teenage son enjoyed the pool table and our little girls loved the pool. The villa really did cater for all 8 of us and would totally r… More
“Fab experience” I just want to say this villa is absolutely perfect for a large group of friends and even 13 girlies! Location is excellent and villa is spacious and very clean!! Staff are there for you 24 7 if you have and problems or questions! The
“Stunning property in idyllic location” we loved our time in this spacious, well equipped property. Great pool for relaxing days but close to the motorway to explore surrounding area. We enjoyed a day in Malaga, a beach trip to Toro Del Mar, dinner ov
A a beautiful spacious house, very clean and well equipped with idyllic views.It includes all the necessities required to have an enjoyable stay. There is a swimming pool and a lovely gardened outsid… More
“Gorgeous, secluded holiday home in the beautiful Andalucian hills”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2014
We spent a great week at this fabulous finca in the hills North of Malaga. The house is exactly as described on the website, which if anything doesn't do full justice to the beautiful views from every… More
“Magnificent Views and Superb House”
Reviewed 31 May 2014
Sometimes when you select a property the photos advertising it are better than the real thing and you end up a little disappointed...that is certainly not true with casa Jose Ramon. The house is wonde… More
“deeper luxury of the new pool” It keeps getting better, the new pool is shallower but deeper in its luxury ,and longer in scale. The lapping horizon of water and the view across to Ta Pinu makes it very difficult to leave and visit the beach, especial
Maybe I should not be writing a raving review. It's like letting the world know of a well kept secret. But I think I owe it to the owner for the unbeatable hospitality shown to us during our repeat v… More
“Fantastic Apartment with amazing views” Brilliant spacious apartment. Everything we needed for a great Holiday. Best views i have ever seen.
Complex lovely. Very hilly but plenty of taxis.
Owners responded to any queries immediately and the Manager,
“great place and location” A nice a peaceful place, privacy and beautiful surroundings. A great way to discover Australia's wildlife and close to Margaret River town as well as the beach. Would recommend this cottage to anyone.
I have just stayed at Chalet on Percheron this last weekend with a group of friends for a hen's weekend getaway and none of us wanted to come home! The location of this Chalet is perfect, still close … More
Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you all enjoyed your stay at Chalet on Percheron. We hope you will stay with us again.
Sunny & Bec Hannan
Chalet on Percheron
“Fantastic home away from home”
Reviewed 29 Jan 2015
Plenty of space for Mum and Dad and the four 'Tin Lids'. Lots of friendly, fury and feathered friends, who visit the large lawn area in the morning and early evening. Loved seeing the Kangaroos and Fr… More
Dear Toby, Sonja, Henry, Peter, Jack and Michael
Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are so glad to hear that you all enjoyed your stay here and that our wildlife came to visit you during your stay:-)
We hope that you will stay with us again sometime soon
Chalet on Percheron
“Location Location Location... bush, beach and shops all at arms reach!”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2015
My wife and I travelled with our 18 month and 3 year old boys. A very different trip to our previous non kid holidays in Margs! But just as much fun. The accommodation provides a perfect base to explo… More
Thank you for your thoughtful and detailed review, you would have really noticed the difference traveling as a family :-)
We are also pleased to hear that you enjoyed the blend of seclusion and convenience at the chalet.
We do hope you will stay with us again soon
Chalet on Percheron