Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (7221)

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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Cottage rental in Nyeri

Nyeri / Mweiga

10 20 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £800 / night

£5595 / week

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from £800 / night

36

Cottage rental in Guarda

Guarda / Guarda

5 9 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Private garden

from £173 / night

£863 / week

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from £173 / night

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Holiday cottage in Mudgee

New South Wales / Mudgee

2 4 Min stay varies

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

from £91 / night

£540 - £1049 / week

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from £91 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with shared pool, golf nearby in Prospect

Saint James Parish / Prospect

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £88 / night

£596 / week

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from £88 / night

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Cottage rental in Milton with golf nearby

Shoalhaven / Milton

3 8 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £134 / night

£910 - £1334 / week

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from £134 / night

14

Cottage rental in Fuente de Piedra with swimming pool

Province of Malaga / Fuente de Piedra

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £62 / night

£432 / week

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from £62 / night

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4

Holiday cottage rental

Sunshine Coast / Maleny

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Private garden

from £213 / night

£1485 / week

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from £213 / night

4

Holiday cottage rental

Manali Tehsil / Manali

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £8 / night

£56 / week

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from £8 / night

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Holiday cottage in Knysna

Western Cape / Knysna

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 24 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £64 / night

£448 / week

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from £64 / night

5

Holiday cottage in Stanthorpe

Queensland / Stanthorpe

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £182 / night

£1273 / week

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from £182 / night

7

Adelaide holiday cottage rental

Greater Adelaide / Adelaide

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £113 / night

£728 / week

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from £113 / night

6

Holiday cottage in Kollam

Kerala / Kollam

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £72 / night

£490 / week

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from £72 / night

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24

Cottage letting in Negril Beach

Negril / Negril Beach

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £96 / night

£750 / week

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from £96 / night

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Holiday cottage in Colonia de Sant Pere

Majorca / Colonia de Sant Pere

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden

from £134 / night

£936 / week

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from £134 / night

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Holiday cottage in Algarrobo

Costa del Sol / Algarrobo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £20 / night

£139 - £411 / week

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from £20 / night

17

Braganca District / Braganca

10 30 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £65 / night

£388 / week

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from £65 / night

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Viana do Castelo District / Paredes de Coura

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £216 / night

£1983 / week

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from £216 / night

81

Petropolis / Itaipava

6 14 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £588 / night

£4110 / week

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from £588 / night

(1) Excellent 

7

Holiday cottage in Hermanus

Hermanus / Stanford Village

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £44 / night

£281 / week

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from £44 / night

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Holiday cottage in Ribeira Grande

São Miguel / Ribeira Grande

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Private garden

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

14

Cottage rental in Ponta Malongane with shared pool

Maputo Province / Ponta Malongane

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £171 / night

£1195 / week

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from £171 / night

8

Braga District / Geres

1 2 1 night min

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

from £78 / night

£432 / week

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from £78 / night

5

Holiday cottage in Guapiles

Province of Limon / Guapiles

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

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(2) Excellent 

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Plettenberg Bay holiday cottage rental

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

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6

Hobart holiday cottage rental

Greater Hobart / Hobart

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £140 / night

£879 - £1049 / week

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from £140 / night

7

Holiday cottage rental

Galle / Talpe

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £48 / night

£239 / week

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from £48 / night

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Holiday cottage in Pennyroyal

Victoria / Pennyroyal

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Air conditioning

from £207 / night

£1334 / week

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from £207 / night

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Serra da Estrela holiday cottage rental

Guarda District / Serra da Estrela

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £57 / night

£388 / week

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from £57 / night

4

Holiday cottage in Nanaimo

Vancouver Island / Nanaimo

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

from £134 / night

£828 - £911 / week

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from £134 / night

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Gokova

Mugla Province / Gokova

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £93 / night

£651 / week

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from £93 / night

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Holiday cottage in Rajahmundry

Andhra Pradesh / Rajahmundry

50 4 1 night min

  • 50 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £31 / night

£217 / week

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from £31 / night

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Cottage rental in Plumstead, Cape Town

Cape Town / Plumstead, Cape Town

2 2 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday cottage letting

Tasmania / Bruny Island

3 7 2 nights min

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

from £116 / night

£691 - £1222 / week

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from £116 / night

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Holiday cottage in Mora

Evora District / Mora

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £259 / night

£1811 / week

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from £259 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Muskoka Lakes holiday cottage rental

Muskoka District / Muskoka Lakes

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
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from £375 / night

£2620 - £4405 / week

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from £375 / night

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Setubal District / Palmela

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Pricing unknown

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Braga District / Geres

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £45 / night

£314 / week

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from £45 / night

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Holiday cottage with shared pool in Ait Ourir

Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Ait Ourir

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £164 / night

£1147 / week

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from £164 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Faro District / Aljezur

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £48 / night

£311 - £544 / week

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from £48 / night

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Holiday cottage rental

Maharashtra / Alibaug

2 10 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool

from £104 / night

£723 / week

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from £104 / night

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