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!
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad
“Terrific place ideally located as we returned from Australia”
Reviewed 28 Jan 2014
Thank you so much for the opportunity to stay at Marley Beach Villa. It was a fantastic end to a memorable holiday.
What made it even better was the attentiveness of the staff, without being obtrusi… More
“Wonderful little haven in paradise”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2014
We spent nearly 2 weeks at Marley's and enjoyed the experience immensely. The house is beautiful andwas perfect for us, the beach location great and the staff attentive and helpful. We were taken tuk… More
“What a Gem”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2016
Our family holiday to Marley's Beach House has been one of the best.
Travelling with children can be difficult but the staff and owner Michelle went out of their way to accommodate our needs so well.… More
Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) / Fox Glacier
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Luxury self contained accommodation in the heart of Fox Glacier featuring a full European kitchen and bathroom, walk in shower, European furniture, architectural lighting, Wifi, Sky (cable) television and complimentary wine, mineral water and Nespresso coffee.Unique pro …see more
Luxury designer Beach Villa situated in Witsand - THE GATEWAY TO THE GARDEN ROUTE - located on the beach with direct beach access.
The home has 5 double bedrooms of which 3 are en-suite and 2 bedrooms share a full bathroom. There is an additional guest WC.
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Surrounded by mature gardens and patios with magnificant panaromic views of mountains and sea. Very tranquil and private.The Villa consists of 5 large bedrooms. 1 double master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, 3 double and 1 twin bedrooms. The main bedr …see more
Southampton has the distinct advantage of being close to ferry stops, and the charming village of Somerset where shops and cafes makes lingering for a while a very pleasant diversion. The remarkable renovated installation at the Naval Dockyard property (a British Navy …see more
“Magical Holiday” We booked this villa primarily for the pool but the rest of the villa, the grounds and the location were excellent too. We have 2 young children age 4 and 2 and wanted them to enjoy learning to swim. Having a slope into the pool was
“Beautiful villa and pool in a fantastic setting. Stunning.”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2016
We were so looking forward to this holiday, it was the first time we had rented a villa and it turned out to be truly fantastic. A wonderful experience right from the moment we booked. The owners Manu… More
Thank you for your lovely and helpful review, your description will help other guests decide and I'm very happy you found that you made the right choice for your first villa rental.
Reviewed 11 May 2014
Located at the bottom of the 10th of 17th ofthe Ocean, we entered a great charming house, a touch "out of Africa", like the old movie. Beautiful garden with lots off privacy and sure you hear the soun… More
“A beautiful villa with lovely private gardens and a super swimming pool!”
Reviewed 24 Jun 2013
The villa is built in a wonderful location at the bottom of the 10th fairway of the Ocean Course (walking distance to the beach) and being sunk down with the most wonderful gardens all around it provi… More
Overview is a working dairy farm and is an ideal place for families and friends to enjoy farm life whilst spending quality time together!
Our self-catering guest cottages are set in tranquil surroundings some with breath taking views of the Drakensberg, the farm and i …see more
“Amazing” We stayed there in June of last year.
The villa was spot on, it had everything that you needed, immaculate, well looked after and it was a pleasure to stay there.
The views are spectacular and the pool and surrounding gardens added to that
6 of us stayed at this holiday location for a week. Wonderful scenery, the house is beautifully presented and with plenty of amenities. Spec is to the highest standard. I would highly recommend thi… More
“Amazing hideaway with stunning views to wake up to every day”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2014
My partner and I spent two weeks in this villa during the summer waking every day to the most amazing panoramic vista. The location is adorable (although at the time a little tricky to find and get to… More
Located on the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro this rustic bush camp enjoys fantastic views. 3 classic safari tents accommodate 6 people comfortably. A kitchen, outdoor fireplace and a comfortable lounge makes this the ideal base to discover the Amboseli area. Two caretaker …see more
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b
We had a brilliant holiday in Calonge and we were more than impressed with the villa! In particular the garden and pool, which was all beautifully maintained! The garden gets shelter from the mid-day … More
A dream come true! After a year of hard but exciting work Gili Asahan Eco Lodge is open! It is our pleasure to welcome you and share the preserved wild beauty of Lombok Barats Gili archipelago.
Sun, sea, sand, fish, coral, birdsongs and the cool breeze making its way th …see more
“Wonderful location and everything we needed in an apartment” We rented the apartment for my husband, myself and a friend so 2 bedrooms was perfect. We were very pleased and felt that we had real value for money for what we paid for the three of us. We
Casa Musica is home from home and will ensure a relaxing and comfortable holiday. Spain is a hot country but the Air Con in the Villa was effective and needed to be on just 15 minutes then turn off fo… More
Thank you very much for your informative review. We look forward to welcoming you again.
Reviewed 24 Aug 2016
I hadn't been abroad for 10 years, what I wanted was something with Spanish charm, away from the commercial Spain. This is just what we got. Lovely apartment with a lovely little garden, swimming pool… More
I'm so pleased that your stay was perfect after not going abroad for some time. We look forward to you returning.
“Relaxing stay at Villa Esra” Lovely place stayed in area for the last 6 yrs at a 5 star hotel but first time at villa as long as you do not mind a good hill walk its great but if your unable to walk far not really suited as shop is down a good inclin
We stayed at Villa Esra for a fortnight in June and cannot rate the holiday highly enough. The villa more than lived up to the pictures and reviews and provided the ideal home away from home.
The go… More
Elaine. Thank you so much for your review. Some might think I've paid you. Would love you to join the Facebook page and share some of your holiday snaps.
Once again. many thanks
Karen and Ian
Reviewed 27 Apr 2012
Had the most fantastic holiday re booked for 2013 cannot wait.Felt so welcomed villa was beautiful.… More
“Fabulous villa; picturesque location”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2012
Transfers to and from the airport were booked through the owners of the villa. This made smooth and easy start and finish to the holiday as there was no waiting around. This was a quiet family holiday… More
Cool - Art and the coolest of architecturally designed spaces make Coolart Studios an exciting addition to the Mornington Peninsula. Set among towering gums and native gardens. Quite simply the whole place oozes…one thing…..coolness.Some memorable peninsula produce, a g …see more
“Great holiday, super apartment...” The apartment is nicely situated with about a 8 minute walk to the Playa Flamenca commercial centre and has all the home comforts to help make your stay an enjoyable one. We stayed there during the first and second w
We stay in July of this year, very pleased indeed and will be back for sure. Great location, great apartment and loved the pool area. Had everything we could ask for. Very pleased. Great location for … More
"Thanks Paul hope to see you again soon"
“Lovely apartment in fantastic location”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2016
We had a truly fantastic holiday. The apartment was clean and spacious, catered for every need. The swimming pool went down well with the children. Will definitely be returning. Thanks Steve.… More
“Absolutely perfect, peaceful, relaxing and great location.” This is the second time we have stayed in this villa and would do so again.
Its location is perfect, 50m from the restaurants and the beautiful sea front of the fishing village La Calleta.
“Lovely villa, excellent location, very peaceful but close to local amenities”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
Villa located very close to local restaurants, but also convenient for local shops. Nearby beach mainly pebbles/shingle, but great for snorkelling. Only 15-20 minutes drive to Playa Las Americas, gr… More
“Amazing villa, wonderful place, just perfect :-)” 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 arrive
In a prime position in Bicheno Spectacular ocean views and beaches nearbyComfortable 4 star home away from homeAmazing roof terrace with BBQ Little penguins on foreshore White sand & crystal, azure water Restaurants & cafes within 5 mins …see more
“Lovely clean rental in great location” If you're looking to stay in Cabo Roig, this is definitely the best location. The apartment is just a 2 minute walk from the main "strip", which is far enough away to not hear any late night noise, but close enou
This is the second time we to stay here, Apartment is clean, tidy and great location with onsite pool. Only 5-10 mins walk from a variety of restaurants and bars. The new location of a mid-size superm… More
“Good Location for Bars and Beach”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2016
Property is located very near the beach and has a communal swimming pool with views of the sea. Loads of bars and restaurants within short walking distance. The property itself is quite small and had … More
two beautiful mudbrick cottages close to the Shoalhaven River, Seven Mile Beach and Berry ... just two hours south of Sydney ... feast your eyes on calm cows grazing in green paddocks, put your boat in at the ramp a few hundred metres away, or walk for miles along a de …see more
Beautiful 1924 cottage with all modern amenities set in stunning old garden with views all the way to Sydney from large balcony.3,600m of old garden and intriguing pathways, bbq, internet, multi-room music system accessed by guests' mob …see more
“A slice of paradise” We are spending and amazing week in Casa sea view celebrating a 30th Birthday. There are 11 of us and the villa is stylish and quirky with plenty of space for all of us. Perfect location for Talamanca beach with easy access to Ib
Casablanca is a stunning newly built four bedroom villa in a private gated community situated in the Puerto Marina area of Benalmadena. Situated just 15 minutes from Malaga airport, minutes walk from the marina and beach and its many excellent bars and restaurants and …see more
Cedar Cottage is located in Lorne / Otway Hinterlands – only fifteen minutes from the beaches, restaurants and main street activities of Lorne.
This beautiful cottage is set in spacious and natural acreage; ideally located to give privacy and seclusion, yet offering p …see more
“The best place to stay....” What a location...
I visit Ibiza most summer's, and this was the first time I stayed in this Villa / location, it was perfectly located for me as it is seconds away from the best naturist beach in Ibiza,
The villa was amp
I stayed for 1 week in august 12. I love this place. Very quaint, homely cottage + beautiful setting a short bike ride or walk to salinas beach !! shop/ off licence and relaxed sunset bar all at the … More
Reviewed 8 Jul 2012
Perfect little hideaway for two...
We had a perfect holiday at Casasita Alegria, we enjoyed the calmness and beautiful sea view. The location is perfect near Salinas, two minute drive to the beach … More
Reviewed 9 Oct 2013
The Cottage was very nice, cosy, clean, and in a quite area.
The communication with Thomas and Enrique went very smooth.
If we go next year back to Ibiza, we will go back to the same cottage at Sali… More
“Well equipped, spacious villa with own heated pool with local assistance if required.” A lovely well equipped villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Large kitchen, lounge/diner. TV but we didn't find many English channels but plenty of DVD's supplied by th
Villa is exactly like the photos. Very modern & spacious inside. We stayed with 2 young children & it was ideal. Everyone loved the pool! Villa was very quiet but we were able to walk to Atlantico & t… More
“A very clean; well presented villa having a lovely sheltered pool”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2012
We were welcomed by Sasha, one of the property carers who showed us round & gave us information on how things worked ( there was a nice welcome pack to get us started ). Every thing looked in good con… More
“A Lovely Villa” Great accommodation, lovely size rooms, immaculately clean - would definitely recommend. Heated pool kept the kids entertained till late in the evening especially with the slide!
5 of us came to stay, 4 adults, one child. Had a fantastic time. The pool was great, though quite deep if you aren't strong swimmers. We bought a load of cheap floats which did us nicely. The villa wa… More
“Second stay at fabulous villa”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2014
The villa has all you need for a relaxing family holiday. It's clean, spacious, well kitted out and has a lovely pool and spacious sunbathing and dining areas. The location is great for beach, port a… More
“Fantastic villa and service.”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2013
As usual we were not disappointed with the quality of this villa.
The villa is in a peaceful location with a few restaurants, bars and convenience stores within walking distance, although a car is e… More
“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
situated between 2 lakes only 10 minutes walk to both .
many beaches only 10 minutes with car.
private pool only for guests of this apartment.
bars/ resturants , supermarket social club within 5 minutes walk
45 minutes drive from alicante and murcia airport
lovely re …see more
Amber villa has private pool with spacious garden with shaded area and sun beds for 6 people. Air Conditioning throughout, Fully equipped to a High Standard including; Satellite TV, Large Dining Table/Area, 3 Large Spacious Bedrooms, 2 Bedrooms with Terraced Balcony, K …see more
“A wonderful and memorable stay” The Villa Barbara experience was fantastic. As expected, the views of Caps Bay and Table Mountain were stunning. What was not as expected was the generous hospitality of the Reynolds. All in all, our stay at Villa Barba
“Beyond Spectacular accommodations in stunning Camps Bay!”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2015
The pictures don't even do justice to this absolutely SPECTACULAR property!!! Helen and her husband are the most gracious hosts and the apartment is so comfortable yet truly over the top!! The views… More
“the best holiday apartment we ever had” 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 ouerselves.
“Beautiful apartment; everything you need for a relaxing break” What a lovely apartment - quietly located within the complex, and kitted out with everything I could need and more! I would seriously doubt you would NEED anything in the kitchen that wasn
“Lovely sunny terrace and well equipped apartment”
Reviewed 12 Jan 2013
We stayed in this apartment in Dec 12. It’s a wonderful apartment and felt like home from home. It was well furnished with good quality furniture, bedding and towels. Everything looked brand new.
Thanks for your review and we look foreward to your next visit.
“Fabulous” Hi Both
Just wanted to mail you to thank you for the use of your lovely villa. We had a fantastic time and for the short flight it was the nicest place we have been too. My self and our friend Gary are well travelled people and we both
This is our 4th stay at Orka Village & 3rd in Villa 1. The Villa is in prime position on the complex. It is like our home in the sun, everything you need to make your stay very enjoyable. Very close t… More
“Superb Villa & Complex - Everything you want in a holiday”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
I stayed at Villa 1 with my wife and 2 sons (11 & 17). The villa is beautiful and comes complete with everything you need. The location of the villa within the complex is great and the pool is a mus… More
Glenn & Eve hi
Many thanks for the great reveiw and we are very pleased that you had a great holiday and enjoyed Orka village and our villa and hope to hear from you again !
Should you be looking for a very nice and very cheap family ski holiday we also have an apartment very close to the ski lift in Bansko Bulgaria and would be happy to give you a discounted rate.
Mark & Ruth
“An excellent villa in a great location”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2011
No 1 is a villa of the highest quality, it's position in the complex allowed for privacy when desired and an area on the other side of the villa where you can be sociable with other guests. The comple… More
Surprise your partner! While Boranup chalets have been described as “awesome”, your partner will love you forever when you indulge yourselves with that extra special treat at the Lodge! Most commonly described by guests as "AMAZING!"
More and more guests are pamper …see more
A secluded country cottage on a thousand acres, yet only ten minutes to the heart of the Barossa Valley and the many wineries and restaurants.
Overlooking the North Para River, there are many places to walk and explore - or just sit and enjoy the stunning scenery and …see 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
“Perfect for large groups” Wonderful villa for large groups, we were 9 adults and 3 children and this worked really well. Very clean, child friendly, taxis arranged, rep (Angie) spoke to us just after landing and was there whenever we needed anything .
I have recently returned from Sandhills with 4 girlfriends and we all went for a nice relaxing break away from husbands and kids. We wanted comfort, value and a relaxing time and got all of them. The … More
The lovely cottage is set on the grounds of a Cape Georgian home at the foot of Table Mountain. It is freestanding with a separate entrance and was fully refurbished in 2015.
The cottage has 55 m² with two main rooms and a bathroom. The bedroom sleeps 2 persons comfor …see more
This opulent 2 storey property, with a stunning outdoor swimming pool, offers luxury accommodation with modern spacious rooms with 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 GENUINE guest bedrooms (sleeps up to 14 Guests by prior arrangement) plus 2 expansive bathrooms each with a spa bath.This h …see more