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Winter sun breaks (7405)

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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(11) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday cottage in Iznajar

Province of Cordoba / Iznajar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great villa in a perfect location. Everything you want close to everything you need.” A wonderful villa with everything you could possibly need. We arrived very late at night and were met by the owners with a beer and a smile. The start of a great hol
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from £40 / night

£275 - £325 / week

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(2) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage in Constantia

Cape Town / Constantia

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£354 - £874 / week

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avg. 3 hours 47 minutes

from £60 / night

29

Constantia holiday cottage rental

Cape Town / Constantia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £107 / night

£744 / week

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from £107 / night

(9) Excellent 

17

Holiday cottage in Quinns Rocks

Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Beach Beauty” Short beach break turned into long holiday as we decided to extend our stay. It was a great getaway and all of us loved this funky home. Great garden area for our kids and fenced property has kept he dog safe inside. We might consider mo
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from £54 / night

£336 - £584 / week

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avg. 1 hour 26 minutes

from £54 / night

4

Holiday cottage in Alstonville

New South Wales / Alstonville

2 7 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

from £108 / night

£755 / week

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from £108 / night

(1) Excellent 

17

Holiday cottage rental

Leiria District / Leiria

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£266 / week

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from £40 / night

(15) Excellent 

14

Cottage rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 2 nights min

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

from £111 / night

£776 / week

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from £111 / night

(7) Very Good 

19

Cottage rental in Porto da Cruz

Madeira / Porto da Cruz

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £40 / night

£279 / week

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avg. 2 hours 41 minutes

from £40 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Cottage rental in Burra

South Australia / Burra

4 7 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £84 / night

£360 - £989 / week

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avg. 2 hours 18 minutes

from £84 / night

(32) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

69

Holiday cottage in Icod de los Vinos

Tenerife / Icod de los Vinos

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Viva Icod de los Vinos!” My wife and I really enjoyed our stay here. It is such a peaceful location and the views are wonderful. This place is overflowing with mountain charm and the fresh mountain air scented by the pine trees made sitting outside es
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from £79 / night

£552 / week

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from £79 / night

(2) Very Good 

15

Arco da Calheta holiday cottage rental

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £99 / night

£689 / week

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avg. 1 hour 39 minutes

from £99 / night

(1) Excellent 

5

Castlemaine holiday cottage rental

Victoria / Castlemaine

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £96 / night

£539 - £917 / week

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avg. 2 hours 18 minutes

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(4) Excellent 

21

Holiday cottage in Wentworth Falls

Blue Mountains / Wentworth Falls

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £132 / night

£923 / week

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avg. 3 hours 24 minutes

from £132 / night

(11) Excellent 

14

Holiday cottage rental

New South Wales / Mullaway

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £87 / night

£599 / week

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from £87 / night

(3) Very Good 

13

Holiday cottage with shared pool in Braga

Braga District / Braga

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £71 / night

£496 - £620 / week

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avg. 2 hours 53 minutes

from £71 / night

(15) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

27

Iznajar holiday cottage rental

Province of Cordoba / Iznajar

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing break in a lovely cottage with stunning views” My husband and I are just back from a 2 week break in this fantastic cottage. The cottage is very comfortable and very well equipped. The hosts, Carol and Jim have thought of everything to make
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from £85 / night

£650 - £805 / week

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5

Underberg holiday cottage rental

KwaZulu-Natal / Underberg

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

from £120 / night

£620 / week

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from £120 / night

12

Telegraph Point holiday cottage rental

Port Macquarie / Telegraph Point

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min

from £66 / night

£462 / week

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avg. 1 hour 7 minutes

from £66 / night

(10) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

20

Holiday cottage in Coonoor

The Nilgiris District / Coonoor

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Certificate of Excellence

from £64 / night

£397 / week

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from £64 / night

(1) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

15

Holiday cottage rental

Wilderness / Garden Route

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Air conditioning

Certificate of Excellence

from £62 / night

£428 / week

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avg. 1 hour 22 minutes

from £62 / night

(5) Very Good 

21

Cottage rental in Cowes

Phillip Island / Cowes

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £93 / night

£641 - £869 / week

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avg. 3 hours 0 minutes

from £93 / night

26

Forrest holiday cottage rental

Victoria / Forrest

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £150 / night

£719 - £1348 / week

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from £150 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Holiday cottage in Port Elliot

South Australia / Port Elliot

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £90 / night

£653 - £1048 / week

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avg. 3 hours 37 minutes

from £90 / night

(6) Excellent 

4

Holiday cottage in Vesuvius

Salt Spring Island / Vesuvius

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £89 / night

£536 - £893 / week

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from £89 / night

(24) Excellent 

22

Cottage rental in Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo with swimming pool

Tavira / Santa Catarina da Fonte do Bispo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“A wonderful relaxing location” This is such a wonderful peaceful location. The house has everything you could need and was spotlessly clean. Magda, Lucretia and Fernando met us at the airport and were extremely helpful, making sure that we knew where
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from £45 / night

£310 - £664 / week

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28

Cottage rental in Nimbin

New South Wales / Nimbin

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £126 / night

£877 / week

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avg. 2 hours 52 minutes

from £126 / night

(3) Excellent 

15

Pollenca holiday cottage rental

Pollenca / Valle de Colonya

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful villa” Myself, husband snd teenage son stayed for 2 weeks in August. The villa is lovely in a beautiful scenic location, large living space and extensive well maintained gardens and pool area. The owners introduced themselves in the first
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from £117 / night

£700 - £1284 / week

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from £117 / night

(1) Excellent 

28

Holiday cottage in Healesville

Yarra Valley / Healesville

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £138 / night

£821 / week

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from £138 / night

9

Bolsover holiday cottage rental

Kawartha Lakes / Bolsover

3 9 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £171 / night

£417 / week

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avg. 2 hours 51 minutes

from £171 / night

10

Holiday cottage in Faro

Faro District / Faro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £89 / night

£620 / week

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from £89 / night

(4) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage rental

Eastern Cape / East London

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £49 / night

£220 - £360 / week

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from £49 / night

7

Cottage rental in Santana de Parnaiba with swimming pool

State of Sao Paulo / Santana de Parnaiba

5 17 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £239 / night

£1667 / week

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from £239 / night

16

Holiday cottage rental

Gippsland / Bairnsdale

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £90 / night

£300 - £635 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Very Good 

13

Cottage rental in Shediac

New Brunswick / Shediac

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£356 - £503 / week

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from £60 / night

16

Holiday cottage with shared pool in Keurboomstrand

Plettenberg Bay / Keurboomstrand

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £95 / night

£665 / week

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24

Holiday cottage rental

Blue Mountains / Katoomba

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

from £165 / night

£1153 / week

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from £165 / night

13

Holiday cottage in Euroa

Victoria / Euroa

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £108 / night

£503 - £1258 / week

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(4) Excellent 

23

Cottage rental in Torquay with golf nearby

Victoria / Torquay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect home from home in wonderful location and lovely hosts” Nothing too much trouble for lovely hosts Bindy, Mick and boys. Great house, two minute walk from Whites beach and a two minute drive to Torquay town centre and further stunning beaches. V
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from £132 / night

£599 - £1512 / week

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(5) Very Good 

15

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Trujillo

Province of Caceres / Trujillo

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £67 / night

£443 - £509 / week

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from £67 / night

(1) Excellent 

14

Torquay holiday cottage accommodation

Victoria / Torquay

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £123 / night

£860 / week

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avg. 3 hours 20 minutes

from £123 / night

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