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!
We have a tidy, comfortable cottage in a quiet, secluded, picturesque valley south of Hastings. It has a small, sunny patio area with outdoor table & chairs, and in summer there is a pool, and a BBQ for you to use.
The kitchen is fully equipped, with a bench top oven, …see more
Vacation rental for comfort overnight and delicious meals while on Tanzania safari holiday. Safari Lodge can accommodate to 40 people per night, hence this is private vacation rental for family travel, honeymoon and special travel group. Travel tips for wildlife safaris …see more
Comfortable 2 bedroom beach cottage short walk from beautiful Blenheim and Nelson's beaches.
The bathroom inside the house has a shower but no toilet. ** The only toilet is outside next to the laundry beyond the rear porch. There is also an outdoor shower for use after …see more
Beautifully renovated early 1900s cottage in one of the best areas of the city, with sweeping views over Launceston and down to the Tamar river, 5 mins from the CBD and 5 mins from the Launceston Aquatic ( new large indoor and out door swimming facility ). Everything yo …see more
Self contained cottage beautifully crafted with exposed rafters, polished floors, piano, leafy garden outlook and in close proximity to the interesting town of Bellingen northern New South Wales surrounded by river, forests, farmland, waterfalls, ocean beaches. Belling …see more
I bought this old small farmhouse because I fell in love with its breathtaking view of Alentejo's countryside with its rolling plains and cork trees to be seen for miles on end. Every afternoon, bands of birds dance in the sky in such a harmonic and elegant way th …see more
Situated on the Rietfontein Private Nature Reserve's boundary, next to Matjiesfontein, the two twin rooms accommodate 4 people. The bathroom, though with an authentic touch offers a hot modern day shower. Whether with company or just a book, the built-in wall nook is a …see more
Waterfront retreat with unsurpassed views of the Tasmanian coastline. The two bedroom cottage is nestled on 5 acres of rolling pasture fringed by forest, just a 30 minutes scenic drive from Hobart.Privately located, the property overlooks Bruny Island and one of the fi …see more
I stayed in Bruny Vista, Kettering and thoroughly enjoyed the breathtaking views from nearly every window. The house is modern and comfortable with lovely terraced gardens.
It is totally private … More
Beautifully restored romantic authentic traditional 1 bedroom cottage with spectacular direct beach and sea views from the terrace overlooking the bay on the most sought after area on the esplanade in ALBUFEIRA OLD TOWN.
CASA CANTORA offers guests the most perfect loca …see more
Charming reformed fisherman´s house located on the seafront at Cala Barques in Cala San Vicente. Sea front terrace with chairs and tables for al fresco dining, and sunbathing area in front of the house with sunbeds. Surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Mediterr …see more
Nestled in a grove of boulders on the back of Whale Rock is this simply and beautifully designed one-bedroom cottage. Sleeps 1-4. Queen bed in bedroom, 2 singles in lounge. Eat-in kitchen. WBKitchen2Northern deck with views up into the valley. Eastern …see more
You couldn't be closer to the water's edge in our self-catering suite at the head of a slipway and old historic port, now exclusively recreational. Whether your choice is bathing in the warm, clear, Gulf Stream waters, fishing, diving or boating, it is all available rig …see more
Lovely Casita set in an idyllic location with stunning views of the mountains and the Mediterranean beyond. Just 2km from the typical Andalucian village of Bedar with several restaurants/bars, bank, chemist and other village shops.Comfortably furnished on two levels wi …see more
“Totally fabulous location - stunning views and so quiet”
Reviewed 24 Jun 2012
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. Casita is … More
Country Style accommodation in Buderim designed to Rest, Relax and Recharge.
Whether you say 2 nights or 2 months; you will feel Rested, Relaxed and Recharged after your stay ‘The Homestead - Buderim’.
• Rest and enjoy the privacy of your own separate en …see more
Quietly located in a 4 acre estate, but only 5 minutes' walk from the medieval town centre of Trujillo in the province of Extremadura, the cottage has sweeping views over the valley and towards the Arab castle that dominates the town. Whether you go birding, visit …see more
Old country house in 3000 sq mtr land, packed with all kind of fruit trees, bbq, sunbathing area and shadowy siesta spots and stunning views.
It is located in Barrika a coastal village nearby beautiful beaches of Sopelana, Larrabasterra and Plentzia. Ideal for family or …see more
Set in 3Ha of forest, yet 200m from the picturesque village of Yungaburra and its fine dining restaurants, shops and all facilities. The Atherton Tablelands offers many attractions such as rainforest walks, crater lakes and abundant wildlife.
One queen bedroom, one twi …see more
This cottage is located in the village of S. Pedro Nordestinho in the western part of Nordeste district, Sao Miguel island, Azores. A Casa Da Talha is an old country house that has been carefully restored, expanded and, therefore, adapted into the comforts of modern lif …see more
Absolute Ocean front. Spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean across to the sand dunes of Stockton Beach Newcastle. Be lulled to sleep by the sound of the ocean lapping the rocks . This is the perfect place to see Humpbacks and Southern right whales moving north from Mi …see more
Located a few paces from the town center in picture perfect Port Elliot. Modern beautifully appointed, 3 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas, lock up garage. Relax at Horseshoe Bay, cycling, fishing, surfing or reading in the court yard. Short stroll to the famous Por …see more
Modern brick 2 bedroom Cottage in the heart of Hat Head, only 2 blocks from a patrolled beach and 2 blocks from the swimming creek making it fantastic for a family holiday. The corner shop is just 30m walk and the bowling club not much further than that.The main bedroom …see more
A short drive from the golf of Ponte de Lima, this lovely property with a private pool and private garden is set in a quiet rural area, close to the historical town of Ponte de Lima, with magnificent views over the hills. 25 minutes drive will bring you to some excellen …see more
At only 8 Km away from th well known Puerto Banus and 13 Km away from Marbella city center we find the country house "El Cabanon". A unique and exclusive property with spectacular views over "La Concepción" Dam.The main house,located at the upper si …see more
Comfortable and Convenient-8 short street- the cottage is just one minute walk the towns cafes ,shops and amenities and only a 3 minute walk to the the Bellingen river park. The cottage is very quiet and private.The cottage is fully equipped as a small home . The Kitch …see more
Casa do Caseiro have one bedroom (sleeps 2) (1 more in the sofa bed in living room and 1 cot) only a short 10 minute drive from Sintra Unesco World Heritage site. Built in 1945, it was originally designed as living quarters for the house and grounds keepers of the large …see more
This place was one of the best places we stayed at during our honeymoon which covered France, Spain and Portugal. Antonio was very helpful and you basically have a fully self contained little flat wi… More
Romantic holiday house in Vilankulo direct situated on the Indian Ocean "Bom dia!", is a phrase you will often hear, and soon these words will be said by you as well. It is Portuguese for: Good morning! Bom Dia beach cottage is comfortably placed upon the dunes at the l …see more
Zeally Cottage is a lovely cottage perfect for families looking for that perfect summer beach pad. Located just 50m from the beach, backing on to The Esplanade, and walking distance to all the shops and restaurants of Torquay. Zeally Cottage has a great sized living, di …see more
the cottage is a real charmer, light'n'airy and fully of character. Recently renovated for real family holidays with pets and kids in mind.
Relax on the deck with water views with a secure yard with lawns and gardens
for fur kids and real kids to explore
The location i …see more
Sakimotobu is a perfect combination of rural idyll. Verdant semi tropical hills teeming with nature spill down to the aquamarine waters of the ocean. At night you can see the sky awash with stars with the milky way clearly visible.The house, a modern white cube, sits on …see more
Cottage. Bedroom with private bathroom (en-suite), living room with kitchenette and sofa-bed, pergola with a lovely view over the mountains, garden and swimming pool. Located at a quiet hamlet in a valley near the ethnographic Lousã Mountain, near the city of Coimbra - …see more
We stayed for 10 nights in August. 2 adults and 2 children. The villa was beautiful and comfortable. The pool was the icing in the cake. Nothing was too much trouble for Antonio and his wife, and we w… More
Thank you so much for your kind review. It has been a real pleasure to welcome you all.
Regarding the kitchen, in fact, it isn't a fully equipped kitchen ready to prepare large dinners. It just have the basic to prepare breakfast and light meals: sink; refrigerator with separate freezer; micro-wave; a small electric stove; kettle and an automatic coffee pod machine.
" La Casita " at Casa Pinar is a pretty, detached, Andalusian cottage. It is cosy and traditional, nestling in the quiet hills above Colmenar with great views. It is part of a small farm in a tranquil setting, adjoining the " Montes de Málaga " national park. The cas …see more
We couldn't fault the Casita and it is exactly as described. A lovely rural retreat perfect for our honeymoon. You do need a car as the property is very isolated but once on the main roads it is easy … More
Many thanks for your kind words, and we are so pleased you enjoyed your honeymoon with us.
We look forward to welcoming you again.
“Welcoming and Relaxing”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
From start to finish this accomodation was brilliant, the owners nick and nicky were lovely and welcoming, they could'nt do enough for us, they were very helpful when questioned about the surrounding … More
“We had an amazing time!”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2012
Thank you to Nick for his lovely hospitality. Usually we dont say we will return to somewhere, but this place is so lovely we'd go back next week if we didn't have to work! The location is simply amaz… More
thats lovely, thanks. you are welcome back anytime.
Two historic cottages [circa 1852] are arranged as five individual self-contained and self-catering facilities.The Capt. Matthew Flinders Suite comprises a large furnished room which includes a queen sized bed and a foldout lounge/bed. There is a kitchenette and ensuite …see more
Overview Farm is a working dairy farm set in the picturesque Bushman's Nek Valley. Jersey cows graze in this stunning landscape at the foot of the dramatic Southern Drakensberg.
The farm has two well-stocked trout dams, which are regularly visited by otters and Reedbuc …see more
This beautiful Semi-detached cottage is in a quiet area opposite the Salinas Salt Planes. It has spectacular views from the Terrace and garden that reach across the sea and as far as Es Vedra.
This casita is beautifully decorated. It has a terrace that's perfect for …see more
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 Ib… More
Thanks Adam i´m glad you like it and see you next summer
“if you love salinas then this is the spot !”
Reviewed 2 Sep 2012
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
Located in Mesudiye village of Datca overlooking to one of Datca's prettiest bays, Ovabuku, this self-contained, small but extremely comfortable cottage is relatively new in the market and a perfect getaway for travelers who are looking to discover the authentic beautie …see more
“A very comfortable accommodation with fantastic sea views”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2016
Normally we went to Datca in spring or autumn, but now we were there with Christmas. Even in winter time it is beautiful. We sat outside in the morning to have breakfast with sea view.
The accommodat… More
Thank you very much Wilma for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again, hopefully during almond blossom season this time!
Reviewed 30 Dec 2015
It was a perfect cottage for our stay on the Datca Peninsula and one of the the best we have had in any country we have visited. Great location and lovely views from the cottage. Deniz was a super hos… More
Thank you so much for your review. It was our pleasure to host you & Sandra at Almond Cottage, and see Dat�a through your eyes. Thank you for all the lovely photos you shared with us. Kind regards.
“Beautiful, peaceful, delightful”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2015
We had a 3 night break in September. The cottage was beautiful, the whole area was peaceful and the owners delightful. We hope to be returning in 2016.… More
Thank you David. We look forward to seeing you 2016. Kind regards.