Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (59328)

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!


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(7) Excellent 

19

Marbella holiday villa rental

Marbella / Marbella

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous views” Had a great week at this villa. The views were outstanding - really stunning. The villa was clean, spacious and airy, and the although the pool was small, the area was clean and well kept. Jane was a great hostess and came out to help  …see more

from £279 / night

£1950 / week

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from £279 / night

(4) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“quiet but well suited” fully equipped villa, clean with fresh linen and towels, very quiet area quiet pool near always empty , bit of a walk to shops or town but a walk down and taxi back (4euros) was our way of travel, overall good relaxing br  …see more

from £35 / night

£249 / week

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from £35 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Picassent

Province of Valencia / Picassent

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

from £225 / night

£302 - £2544 / week

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from £225 / night

(4) Excellent 

31

Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in Bondi

Greater Sydney / Bondi

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £122 / night

£671 - £946 / week

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from £122 / night

(8) Excellent 

36

Villa rental in Puerto Banus with swimming pool

Marbella / Puerto Banus

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay at Puerto banus” We had a great week at the villa, it's very well oppointed,spacious and clean. The pool was big enough for a cool off and the sun terraces had plenty of room and seating for 10. The location was perfect! 7 minute walk to  …see more

from £300 / night

£1800 - £3500 / week

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from £300 / night

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Souss-Massa-Draa Region / Taroudant

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £207 / night

£1449 / week

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from £207 / night

(3) Excellent 

31

San Pedro de Alcantara holiday villa rental

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant Villa within walking distance to Puerto Banus - perfect for families or groups of friends” I would highly recommend this villa to both groups of friends or families. The villa itself is excellent with a great pool and garden area. The villa  …see more

from £247 / night

£1725 - £2328 / week

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from £247 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Home rental in Costa de Antigua with shared pool

Fuerteventura / Costa de Antigua

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great place to stay in, would love to visit again” We had great time on Fuerteventura island, staying in this house. It is big enough for 4 people and includes everything needed for normal everyday life. Everything is very comfy and well-designed. Da  …see more

from £48 / night

£332 - £363 / week

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from £48 / night

(9) Excellent 

18

Holiday cottage in Oria

Oria / Sierra de Estancias

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic location, truly tranquil, great hosts , well worth a visit!” I have visited Casa Barranco on a number of occasions because my partner and I enjoy the tranquility of the location, it is peaceful and has beautiful surroundings. Casa Barranco  …see more

from £21 / night

£150 - £275 / week

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from £21 / night

23

Holiday villa in Alcaldi

Benissa / Alcaldi

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £98 / night

£682 - £2233 / week

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from £98 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa with helpful owner and property manager.” We booked Casa Maurice for our silver wedding anniversary in which we invited our family to stay with us. The youngest child was 10 years old and the oldest adults were pensioners.Despite the v  …see more

from £178 / night

£1250 - £2850 / week

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from £178 / night

(46) Excellent 

24

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / San Marcial Rubicon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The villa was amazing, Lanzarote/that area is a nice place to visit/stay!” Me and a group of my girl mates rented this villa to start off my 25th birthday celebrations! and we loved it! The villa was amazing,very modern, very clean, nicely layed ou  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £773 / week

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from £75 / night

(3) Very Good 

25

Costa Blanca / Javea

4 10 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £74 / night

£518 - £1035 / week

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from £74 / night

(1) Excellent 

26

Holiday chalet with swimming pool in Olerdola

Province of Barcelona / Olerdola

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool

from £194 / night

£1682 / week

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from £194 / night

(11) Excellent 

17

Strand holiday cottage rental

Strand / Strand North

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Private garden
“The cottage was well equipped, close to the beach and other amenities, comfortable and the hosts, gratious and friendly.” The cottage was well equipped, very comfortable and close to the beach and other amenities. The hosts were friendly and helpful.  …see more

from £41 / night

£287 / week

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from £41 / night

23

Souss-Massa-Draa Region / Mirleft

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £104 / night

£725 - £966 / week

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from £104 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

Holiday home rental

Phang Nga Province / Khao Lak

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £87 / night

£518 / week

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from £87 / night

(2) Excellent 

19

Holiday home with swimming pool in Mijas Pueblo

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Wondrous” A WONDERFUL Casa to stay in, in a perfect location. Five minutes walk into the village so as close to everything you'd need as well as quiet enough to drink in the fabulous views offered to the sea. The house was the most well equipped ho  …see more

from £81 / night

£561 - £1035 / week

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from £81 / night

(5) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Greater Perth / Wanneroo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £49 / night

£305 - £577 / week

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from £49 / night

(21) Excellent 

8

Holiday apartment in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“A little gem.” My wife and I spent 8 days in this apartment and feel that we could not have found anywhere better. It is in a quiet and secluded position in a small development which is well maintained. Having said this its location is ideal and you a  …see more

from £33 / night

£230 - £300 / week

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from £33 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday home with shared pool in Bergvliet

Cape Town / Bergvliet

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful spot in a beautiful city” I spent two weeks at this lovely house in December. The accommodation was very comfortable and well furnished. I particularly liked the light airy feel , with each room overlooking a small courtyard or garden. The sp  …see more

from £79 / night

£476 - £650 / week

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from £79 / night

(18) Excellent 

17

Holiday villa in Nai Harn

Rawai / Nai Harn

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Simply beautiful” I've visited Phuket a few times in the past. Never have I felt so comfortable. The villa is fantastic and has everything you can ask for. Great decor, quiet and peaceful, spacious, high-speed wifi, garden and pool. Very safe and priv  …see more

from £231 / night

£1293 - £1847 / week

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from £231 / night

(9) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Olympos

Antalya Province / Olympos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“New, well equipped and clean property in magnificent natural surroundings; we enjoyed the owners´ great hospitality” We (family with 2 teenagers) spent 9 days in this new, well equipped and very clean house consisting of two apartments. We enjoyed ou  …see more

from £50 / night

£320 - £400 / week

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from £50 / night

(5) Very Good 

17

Torrevieja Area holiday home rental

Province of Alicante / Torrevieja Area

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very Relaxing” We have just returned from a very relaxing two weeks at Brian's villa. The bbq was used often after lovely lazy days by the beautiful pool which was a must in the hot weather.The villa was immaculate when we arrived and was just as it h  …see more

from £49 / night

£249 - £749 / week

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from £49 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Holiday home in Sydney

Cape Breton Island / Sydney

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £105 / night

£659 - £989 / week

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from £105 / night

(7) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Playa Honda

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa- as advertised” Very comfortable and peaceful stay. Villa easy to keep clean. Terrace sheltered from winds with pleasant views. Easy stroll to beach, restaurants and shopping centre. Lovely walks / cycle paths along coast in either dire  …see more

from £49 / night

£335 - £465 / week

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from £49 / night

7

Salamander Bay holiday villa rental

Port Stephens / Salamander Bay

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £86 / night

£598 / week

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from £86 / night

(6) Excellent 

16

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mazarron Country Club

Mazarron / Mazarron Country Club

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Splendid, fully equiped villa in quiet urbanisation” Beautiful villa, ideal for family with children. The house was very clean, situated in a quiet street of the Country Club.  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 - £700 / week

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from £55 / night

(2) Excellent 

11

Holiday villa letting

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

5 9 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £190 / night

£1294 - £1725 / week

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from £190 / night

(2) Excellent 

12

Home rental in Bendigo

Greater Bendigo / Bendigo

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £110 / night

£732 - £1244 / week

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from £110 / night

(16) Excellent 

24

Home rental in La Gaulette with swimming pool

Riviere Noire District / La Gaulette

2 7 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect hosts” Stéphane & Anouchka, Samuel, Thomas and Minette were fantastic hosts and helped us fully enjoy our stay on the island. They answered all our many questions and tried to make our stay as well catered for us possible without getting in ou  …see more

from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

(19) Excellent 

19

Lower Carlton holiday villa rental

Saint James Parish / Lower Carlton

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Breathtaking view, beautiful house - an amazing holiday” Gorgeous house, perfectly designed and positioned to benefit from the amazing view over the Caribbean. L'Atelier provided the perfect setting for our family holiday (with teenagers). We loved  …see more

from £985 / night

£6895 - £15750 / week

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from £985 / night

25

Holiday villa in Salema

Faro District / Salema

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £99 / night

£649 - £1999 / week

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from £99 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Holiday studio in Machico

Madeira / Machico

Studio 2 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“great place” Great place for a holiday. Very nice and helpful people. I recommend everyone who wants to rest. I feel great after returning  …see more

from £27 / night

£186 - £199 / week

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from £27 / night

7

Holiday home in Yanchep

Wanneroo / Yanchep

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £80 / night

£555 / week

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from £80 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Dickenson Bay holiday villa rental

Antigua / Dickenson Bay

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect for a very chilled out holiday” Stunning views, amazing sunset, all amenities within 5 mins car ride. Dickinson Bay very close. Villa furnished to a very high spec and well maintained including pool. A very relaxing and chilled out stay. Would  …see more

from £286 / night

£2000 - £4000 / week

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from £286 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Torrevieja Area

Torrevieja Area / LaTorreta

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £19 / night

£99 - £311 / week

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from £19 / night

(2) Excellent 

44

Province of Barcelona / Copons

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £151 / night

£936 - £1044 / week

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from £151 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje / El Madronal de Fanabe

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa, great location, helpful owner.” We contacted Paul after previously being let down very last minute and were delighted to find he could accommodate us. This is a beautifully appointed 4 bed villa, extremely well equipped in a quiet resid  …see more

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2300 / week

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from £258 / night

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Javea holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / Javea

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £86 / night

£600 - £3000 / week

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from £86 / night

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