Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

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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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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Constancia

Santarem District / Constancia

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent ,spotless,new,spacious,and great location” So enjoyed your new holiday accommodation. Great hosts, very organised and every detail covered to make our stay as relaxing as you did. We wish you great success with your excellent holiday home .  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £375 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Excellent 

17

Holiday cottage in Hobart

Greater Hobart / Hobart

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Relax and enjoy the spacious layout of Hobart"s Flourish Boutique. Comfortable accommodation, conveniently located in the leafy village precinct of South Hobart. A great location. Only a few minutes drive or short walk to Hobart's CBD, Salamanca and the ferry  …see more

from £90 / night

£772 - £1161 / week

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from £90 / night

16

Holiday cottage rental

Gippsland / Bairnsdale

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Bloomsbury Cottage, an updated old miners cottage is located close to the CBD. Fully furnished to complement the era, with kitchen, living area, shower-room, separate toilet,enclosed rear courtyard and two car-parking spaces. Air-conditioned, security doors and video-su  …see more

from £81 / night

£297 - £717 / week

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from £81 / night

7

State of Sao Paulo / Monte Alegre do Sul

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £74 / night

£517 / week

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from £74 / night

27

Loiba, San Xulian holiday cottage accommodation

Province of A Coruna / Loiba, San Xulian

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Perfect Getaway For Families, Romantics, Or Surfers!<br />There is a 10€ per person per night surcharge for occupancy above 2 guests.  …see more

from £110 / night

£746 - £1022 / week

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from £110 / night

(3) Excellent 

16

Holiday cottage in Oliveira do Hospital

Coimbra District / Oliveira do Hospital

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
This is a 2 bedroom cottage set in woodland. It has full central heating for the colder winter months. fully fitted modern kitchen and lounge with "wood burner" TV and Wi-Fi. The 2 bedroms and bathroom are upstairs. Shower and toilet downstairs.Outside garden  …see more

from £29 / night

£197 / week

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from £29 / night

(2) Excellent 

27

Calheta / Ponta do Pargo

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £47 / night

£329 / week

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from £47 / night

(5) Excellent 

20

Bulawayo holiday cottage rental

Bulawayo Province / Bulawayo

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Spacious ensuit in a secure, 3 acre landscaped grounds.There is two cottages,which takes 2 adults and 2 kids.<br />Two cottages can take 4 adults and 4 kids under 12  …see more

from £70 / night

£348 / week

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from £70 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday cottage with swimming pool, golf nearby in Alzira

Alzira / Barraca de Aguas Vivas

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
La Isla del Júcar is a charming house with 4 rooms to accommodate up to 8 people, located in a small town in the south of Valencia, cradle of paella and las Fallas. Is provided with all basic services like bars, restaurants, supermarket, roaster, taxi and hospita  …see more

from £153 / night

£814 - £1305 / week

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from £153 / night

(12) Excellent 

17

Leura holiday cottage rental

Blue Mountains / Leura

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
Romantic GetawayPrivate gardensClose to Blue Mountains attractions  …see more

from £155 / night

£926 / week

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from £155 / night

23

Cinfaes / Castelo Paiva

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £105 / night

£731 / week

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from £105 / night

8

Braga District / Geres

1 2 1 night min

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

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from £79 / night

£439 / week

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from £79 / night

5

Holiday cottage rental

Byron Bay / Broken Head

2 8 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Warriwillah has the best of both worlds, a relaxing natural rustic setting which is only a short drive to beaches and nearby towns including Byron Bay, Bangalow & Lennox Head. Warriwillah is situated on rural acreage 6kms from the heart of Byron Bay and only 3kms fr  …see more

from £142 / night

£994 / week

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from £142 / night

6

Holiday cottage in Bellbrae

Victoria / Bellbrae

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
We are right at the start of the fabulous Great Ocean Road, about a 1.5 hour drive from the Melbourne airport. Bellbrae is just a five minute drive from the main township of Torquay which has 3 large supermarkets, many restaurants, and outdoor eating places, overlooking  …see more

from £136 / night

£951 / week

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from £136 / night

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10

Holiday cottage in Lajes do Pico

Pico / Lajes do Pico

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Comfort, Style, Luxury, lots of space, all new!  …see more

from £71 / night

£492 / week

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from £71 / night

(1) Excellent 

17

Quebec / Val David

3 4 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £164 / night

£1019 - £1278 / week

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from £164 / night

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34

Holiday cottage in Baie Lazare

Mahe Island / Baie Lazare

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Beach side studio cottage, open plan and tastefully decorated with all the modern facilities. Ideal for couples looking for peace and privacy. Situated at Anse Gouvernment in the district of Baie Lazare, Pebbles Cove consists of 2 rental properties, the other being a 3  …see more

from £60 / night

£410 - £550 / week

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from £60 / night

12

Cottage rental in Montagu with swimming pool

Western Cape / Montagu

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Glen Eden farm is located 14 KM from the historic town of Montagu on route 62. We have two cottages offering self-catering accommodation, each cottage is fully equipped with all bed linen, towels, crockery, cutlery and utensils being provided. Cottages have dover stoves  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(16) Excellent 

18

Holiday cottage in Taberno

Province of Almeria / Taberno

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful house, stunning surroundings, perfect holiday!!” We visited Almond House in September 2012 and what a pleasure it was. From the moment we first enquired, Paul and Jules couldn't do enough for us. Even before arriving we were made to feel v  …see more

from £100 / night

£650 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night

30

Cottage rental in Bruce Peninsula

Bruce County / Bruce Peninsula

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
Welcome to Birch & Stone, on scenic Miller Lake in the heart of the Bruce Peninsula. Here you will find a vacation opportunity which combines amenities, privacy, location and value: - finely built cottage with unique architectural features - beautiful waterfront  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 / week

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from £143 / night

(9) Very Good 

18

Holiday cottage accommodation

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Peaceful and relaxing” I have stayed at Los Establos on several occasions which I guess is a good endorsement in itself the last of which was in June 2013, although set in a tranquil and peaceful location its only 10 minutes drive from Colmenar a smal  …see more

from £55 / night

£300 - £675 / week

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from £55 / night

7

Holiday cottage in Underberg

KwaZulu-Natal / Underberg

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 300 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
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 Re  …see more

from £80 / night

£480 / week

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from £80 / night

(1) Excellent 

52

Peso Da Regua holiday cottage rental

Vila Real District / Peso Da Regua

5 15 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Hello, I'm Chico. I have created this project with the aim of showing The Douro River to the world. In its multiplicity of angles, this experienced and intimate river vibrates in secret places, landscapes, stories and events.  …see more

from £141 / night

£772 - £1601 / week

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from £141 / night

(2) Excellent 

27

Viana do Castelo / Santa Maria de Geraz do Lima

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £127 / night

£735 - £1157 / week

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from £127 / night

(3) Excellent 

7

Holiday cottage in Maleny

Sunshine Coast / Maleny

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
ABOUT THE MALENY LAKE COTTAGES Escape the hustle and bustle of your busy life and come and stay at our tranquil, private cottage set on an acre of garden! If you are attending a wedding we are in a convenient location to all venues and are happy for you to stay one nigh  …see more

from £124 / night

£741 - £1000 / week

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from £124 / night

(2) Very Good 

27

Holiday cottage with shared pool in Vila Nova de Poiares

Coimbra District / Vila Nova de Poiares

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Nearby Coimbra located self-supporting cottages with panoramic vieuw and large swimmingpool on a private property of 16000m2  …see more

from £48 / night

£327 - £479 / week

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from £48 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Pinhal Novo

Setubal District / Pinhal Novo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Pinhal Novo has great connections from Lisbon, it is only 10 kilometers away from Palmela and the wonderful beaches of Setubal. Calm and peaceful Location great to unwind and relax. <br />For smaller children there is protective fencing available for the pool.  …see more

from £43 / night

£274 - £360 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Very Good 

23

Holiday cottage letting

Santa Marta District / Santa Marta

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely oceanfront cottage located in the 55th kilometer on the Barranquilla-Santa Marta road in Isla del Rosario, Magdalena. Perfect for those looking for tranquility but close to places of high activity like Bello Horizonte (25 minutes away by car) or El Rodadero (35 m  …see more

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night

(1) Excellent 

29

Viana do Castelo District / Ponte de Lima

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool

 …see more

from £235 / night

£1044 - £1566 / week

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from £235 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Hunter Valley holiday cottage rental

New South Wales / Hunter Valley

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
"St Peter's" has been converted to provide luxury accommodation with minimum alterations to the original structure. The high ceilings give a sense of space and reverse cycle air conditioning ensures the perfect temperature inside. In winter, the cosy fire  …see more

from £99 / night

£614 / week

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from £99 / night

24

Braga District / Caldelas

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £53 / night

£296 - £1044 / week

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from £53 / night

(4) Very Good 

33

Arco da Calheta holiday cottage rental

Calheta / Arco da Calheta

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Stone rocks house with 1 bedrooms. Capacity one double bed 1 bathroom. BBQ, beautiful direct ocean view close to levadas, pool. big garden with flowers of 2000 m2  …see more

from £39 / night

£268 / week

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from £39 / night

(2) Average 

14

Cottage rental in Brena Alta

La Palma / Brena Alta

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
The house Manuel y Lucía A has a good location to visit the whole island.  …see more

from £40 / night

£274 - £475 / week

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from £40 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Casares

Casares / Sierra

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about pets
Beautiful romantic farm cottage set in spectacular scenery with private pool. Special winter rate -775 pounds per month  …see more

from £60 / night

£395 - £625 / week

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from £60 / night

22

Petropolis / Itaipava

3 12 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

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from £111 / night

£705 - £1279 / week

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from £111 / night

(1) Excellent 

23

Holiday cottage in Milton

Shoalhaven / Milton

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Ask about pets
Romantic rural getaway Quality accommodation Peace and quiet of the countryside Guests are free to wander through the orchard and gardens Minutes to historic Milton township 10 minutes to beautiful beaches Charm of a historic home Fresh, airy, modern interiors  …see more

from £123 / night

£798 / week

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from £123 / night

(6) Excellent 

22

Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Valor

Province of Granada / Valor

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
“Would return with no hesitation” If you like walking and views then this casa is ideal! Located 30 mins walk (5 mins drive) from valor, a lovely, unspoilt and traditional Spanish town. The casa itself is cosy (but not cramped) and a lot of thought an  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Viana do Castelo District / Ponte de Lima

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £57 / night

£335 - £427 / week

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from £57 / night

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Holiday cottage in Mount Eden

Auckland Region / Mount Eden

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
Wisteria Studio Cottage is very close to Mt Eden Village and ten minutes from Auckland City centre and twenty minutes drive from Auckland International Airport, New Zealand  …see more

from £68 / night

£473 / week

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from £68 / night

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Braga District / Vieira do Minho

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night