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!
“Pretty in Pink” My sister and I loved our stay at the Pink Cottage, from being met by Dave at the airport and welcomed by George, to our last day. Even the workmen were courteous and considerate. Everyone we met was friendly and we felt very safe.
“A little bit of heaven in Andalucia” My husband and I have just returned from our 5th visit and stay at Casa Girasol. I have lost count of the number of weeks in total but it must amout to about eight. In 2015 we visited in January, April, October and
We had a really lovely few days at casa girasol and although our visit was short, the four days felt so much longer in such a peaceful and relaxing environment. The casita is very clean, comfortable a… More
We are the lucky ones - we have such interesting guests who really want to make the most of this very special little corner of Andalucia. Come back soon!
Reviewed 13 Jun 2013
The directions to Casa Girasol were faultless. The casita was lovely and set in the heart of the beautiful Andalucian olive country.
Jay and Debbie are wonderful hosts and Dai the dog is a delight!… More
This is such a special little corner of Andalucia and it was our pleasure to share it with you. Looking forward to your next visit - and Dai says hi :)
Debbie and Jay x
“A wonderful start to the New Year - in Andalucia”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2013
We celebrated the arrival of 2013 by eating 12 grapes as the twelve chimes rang in the New Year. We were included with our hosts and their friends for a meal in the lovely casa.
Winter weather was … More
Wonderful to have you here and share something of this very special little corner of Andalucia with you. We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Casa Girasol in the late summer - if you thought that winter was great here, just wait until you experience the real Spanish summer fiestas!
A charming seaside cottage located directly on the popular Mullins Beach in a northern part of Barbados. Sandy beach, sparkling blue sea, fabulous sunsets, neighbouring beach bar,and a variety of watersports, all on your doorstep. Situated on a main bus route,to eit …see more
Unique Self-Contained Cottages set privately amongst beautiful tranquil Balinese Gardens.
Fully Air Conditioned.
Internal Garden Bathrooms in two cottages.
Standard Internal Bathroom in third cottage.
Outdoor dining area with BBQ. …see more
Catherine Hill Bay is approximately 1.5hours north of Sydney CBD by car. It is 55 minutes from the start of the M1 freeway at Hornsby.
This architect designed home is 9 years old, and reflects the architectural and cultural values of this unique and largely intact coa …see more
“Perfect house, ideal setting- we would go back anytime” We have only good memories of our two weeks at White Beach. The view each morning and evening from the deck was so absorbing, the house was well organised and the surrounding area has much to off
“Fantastic place to stay” We stayed at Lemon Tree Cottage end of March/early April. This was our second stay at the cottage. For us it is a real home from home. There is everything you could possibly need for your stay. Jane is a wonderful host and not
I stayed at this cottage with my husband and 2 young children for 3 weeks. On arrival we were met by Jane the owner who was not only helpful with the house but our children also who immediately took a… More
Set in a peaceful village location with fabulous views, it is a perfect place to holiday in all seasons. This superbly renovated 100 year old cottage has kept many original features, such as original beams and stone walls and can sleep up to six people. Almost every roo …see more
2 bedroom houses are independent buildings 65 m2 with a big kitchen, dining room and salon, with wood stove for a nice ambience, also AC and heating system. Bathroom, a big main bedroom and double (2 beds) bedroom. Terrace with furniture.All buildings are in our big …see more
La Quintana is a traditional Catalan rural house in a unique and quiet place surrounded by Mediterranean forest and meadows where cattle graze freely. The property has wonderful south views over the valley, allowing the guests to enjoy the sunset while resting in the pr …see more
Oakwood Park Cottage offers a tranquil self-contained getaway within easy reach of the central Adelaide Hills' many attractions, with room to move for couples or families.
Tucked away within an iconic Equestrian Centre in South Australia the cottage was originally …see more
Lower Beverly Lake, Rideau Lake Townships, Lyndhurst, Ontario (Little Brockville).
The Muskokas of Eastern Ontario. 35 mins. From the US border crossing at the beautiful 1000 Islands / New York State / Ivy Lea. 45 mins to Kingston, 35 mins to Brockville, 25 mins to …see more
The cottage is set in 3000sqm of planted gardens. This is the place to come and relax but is close to the areas attractions.
An ideal place as hub for cycling,climbing,bird watching and canoeing.There is a play area for children. At the end of the gardens the River Ebr …see more
“Our ultimate holiday experience” Cottage Florestal is located in a tranquil & idyllic setting in a perfectly natural environment. Surrounded by the beautiful Barao de Sao Joao wood, bird song is your only sound. It is well-equipped & beautifully furn
A really nicely converted cottage, open plan layout with a mezzanine floor for the bedroom. Very clean, spacious and well equipped - everything from a coffee machine to Wi-Fi. Location is within a nat… More
“A unique and stunning property in a tranquil location”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
Cottage Florestal far surpassed our expectations, a really unique property in a beautiful setting with stunning views to nearby Lagos. The cottage is spacious, comfortable, and well equipped. Karen an… More
Cabin On The Cove is beautifully situated on Quadra Island, BC, the largest of the Discovery Islands. Visitors come in all seasons, drawn by the breathtaking coastal scenery and many recreational opportunities offered by this small group of islands located along the Ins …see more
Pet friendly, secluded, rainforest surroundings. A private, cottage only 10 mins from Coffs Harbour with all amenities that you could want. Lovely soft beds, with quality linen and towels. Two flat sreen T.V's, Xbox, DVD's, Books and daybeds... <br />A v …see more
Modern fully equipped house barbecue, patios, garden, pool, close to beach, great base for touring, quiet family holidays, traditional small Spanish seaside town, excellent facilities for children. …see more
Orchard Cottage is situated on a working farm within walking distance of the historic village of Franschhoek. Perfect for families looking for peace and tranquility but within easy reach of the local attractions.
The cottage is self contained, sleeping 6 guests in 3 e …see more
“Beautiful Holiday Let” The house was very beautiful with such lovely features from the hot tub, decor, style to the lovely outside space.
In the warmer weather it would be the perfect place to stay.
We chose to go in January and it was a very cold
This centrally located 3 bedroom character cottage has been totally rebuilt from the foundation up.
A heat pump in the open plan living/dining area warms right through with the option of under-tile heating in the living/dining and bathroom areas if required.
A lovely …see more
“Totally fabulous location - stunning views and so quiet” Lovely little Casita in an exceptional setting. The photos do not come anywhere near fully displaying this unique location. Very peaceful and quiet. June is a wonderful month to travel. Casi
Quaint renovated cottage, holiday vacation home rental, located just a 5 minute stroll from Australia's best beach at Vivonne Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. Centrally located with easy access to Kangaroo Island's most popular tourist attractions.<br …see more
“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
If you are looking for a peaceful place, cozy and unique old-fashioned style house, beautiful nature, view to the ocean, hicking routes in a pine forest - all this and much more you can find here. We … More
It´s been great to have guests from Lithuania, thank you Sergejus and Sigute, it´s been also a pleasure to have met you. We hope to see you again!
“Beautiful and cozy mountain cottage”
Reviewed 4 Mar 2016
We had a wonderful time at the cottage. It is beautifully situated in the hills above Icod and provides a calm place and excellent basis for hiking and enjoying the forest life. Sergio was very helpfu… More
Thank you Vincent, we are glad you enjoy the surrounding and had the chance to do some hiking. The trails are fantastic for hiking all around the Corona Forestal and El Teide. See you next year! :)
“Quiet rural retreat”
Reviewed 6 Dec 2015
Quiet comfortable house in rural / forest location. Excellent for hiking above into the forest trails with views of Teide. Relax in the evenings in the large, well presented, rustic kitchen with log f… More
Thank you Ian, it was great to host you and your wife in our house and we are glad you had the chance to explore and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. We hope to see you again in Tenerife :)
Omaroo Cottage is situated on South Bruny Island in the seaside town of Alonnah. Close to the beach & local amenities. Water views, bbq area on deck. sleeps up to 5 ppl. Fishing, walks & wildlife nearby. Well equipped kitchen, air-conditioning & heating. TV …see more
Experience the natural sub tropical beauty of the Hibiscus Coast where it starts at Hibberdene. The house is 450m from the sea and a couple of minutes drive from the Blue flag beach in Hibberdene. From the deck you will see nature on all sides.
PLEASE CONTACT FOR PRICES …see more
Come experience cloud mist and rainforests, wildlife including rare toucans and ocelots, hikes to secluded beaches and pristine waterfalls, hidden caves and a barefoot, eco-friendly experience at La Vapeur Estate. Enjoy local organic fruits, wine and home cooking.<br …see more
Self-catering rural house located in a very quiet place and very close to the most touristic places of Catalonia (Costa Brava, Girona, Garrotxa, Olot, Figueres, Pyrenees).<br />Property adapted for wheelchair users. …see more
10% REDUCTION HIGH SEASON. Sun, sea, rest and space, can be found in El Perelló and its surroundings. A detached hous, with privacy, fantastic views and pool. Dogs welcome. the real Spain with cheap terraces, friendly people, local products markets, and fï …see more
klein huisje met grote tuin. sfeervol en gezellig.Alles is aanwezig om een goede vakantie te hebben.de omgeving is ideaal om te wandelen en van de natuur te genieten. hier kun je nog aan het strand li… More
Sunny freestanding 2br cottage located on a quiet street a short walk from Coogee Beach . It is fully furnished and well equipped with air conditioning, internal laundry & dishwasher. Private and secure. Free Wi-Fi internet and cable tv. There are direct buses to th …see more
“A wonderful family holiday” We were struggling to find somewhere suitable in Tenerife for a family holiday and some winter sun when I came across this amazing place! We wanted to be away from the main tourist areas but close enough to things to keep m
We are a family of four, including two little boys aged 5 and 7. We first stayed at La Malvasia in December 2014 and loved it so much we decided to return a year later. It is ideal for our purposes: v… More
Thanks so much Marina for your nice comments! We really love having old guests coming back. This makes us enjoy our profession and put a lot of effort into giving the best of services. Marina, you have become a special guest for La Malvasía. We enjoy having you here!! See you again next year!!
“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
Kaiteriteri Beach with its golden sands and clear green/blue water is a must see if you are contemplating a visit to beautiful New Zealand. Our cottage is located 1.5 kms from the beach, and we have lovely views of Tasman Bay from our property.<br />Boats leave da …see more
Jaspers Cottage is a 5 star rated beautifully decorated 1920's fully self contained luxury private hideaway on a 1/4 acre very close to shops cafes and galleries. A fully furnished romantic and cosy cottage with 3 double bedrooms including a loft bedroom with Frenc …see more