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.
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If you want to escape the world, you have found the perfect spot.The views are stunning and the feeling of space and privacy is good for the soul.Datça is known for it's natural beauty,clean air and high oxygen levels. Almonds and olives are grown locally in abund …see more
Stay on an Olive Grove and Farm in Mudgee
Escape to luxury country accommodation in an open plan environment with log fire - perfect for a couple wanting to relax.
A substantial breakfast hamper with farm fresh eggs, complimentary bottle of wine, olive oil and oli …see more
Casa Nogal is a recently renovated farmhouse set in a tranquil,scenic location amidst its own olive grove ideal for relaxing family holidays, yet well-situated for visiting Granada, Malaga, Seville , Cordoba or skiing in the Sierra Nevada. The house is 15 mins from Izn …see more
“Idyllic villa in olive groves, with excellent facilities.”
Reviewed 8 Sep 2013
We have been to this villa two years in a row for 3 weeks each time. It is located in stunning olive groves in the real spanish hills. The pool is beautiful, with swallows swooping down by you as you … More
“A beautiful relaxing rural retreat”
Reviewed 30 Jan 2013
A great house to stay in, full of rustic charm with an excellent swimming pool, away from the hurly burly, but, within striking distance of the coast, golf courses, Granada and Ronda. Superb local res… More
“A beautiful farmhouse, very well equipped with understated Moorish interiorfluence .”
Reviewed 1 Jan 2013
Fabulous country location, lots of cultural, physical, dining attractions or chill by the pool and watch the swallows dipping into the water, the hares and rabbits in the evening on the opposite hill.… More
Quinta de Recião is situated in a land where the Work of God gathers with the work of generations and generations to create one of the most beautiful and charming landscape of the World: DOURO!Close to Lamego e a few meters away from the quiet fluvial beach of the Varo …see more
Stay on a farm with horses, goats and sheep, Experience farm life while staying in a large modern apartment with all facilities only 50 minutes from Melbourne city.
Interact with the animals on the 20 picturesque acres of quiet and peaceful surrounds.
Suitable for coupl …see more
This farmhouse is situated in a tranquil countryside area on the outskirts of the village of Sannat Gozo, just a few minutes drive from picturesque Xlendi Bay and Gozo's historic capital city, Victoria. This beautifully restored farmhouse, built over 250 years ago …see more
We call our property Lake of Dreams and if you choose to stay here we think you will understand why! Restored spacious four bedroom traditional farmhouse and attached two-bedroom stables, sleeping nine and four respectively. Perfect for families and friends who want pri …see more
“Breathtaking views, traditional Spanish feel, very flexible accommodation”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2013
We've stayed in quite a few villas in Spain and elsewhere, mostly with pretty good positions, but this is the best. The views are stunning and the houses themselves (we rented both the cottage and th… More
A lovingly restored 500 year old cortijo (farmhouse), that is available to rent as a holiday home for 8 /10 people. Situated on the edge of the Sierra Nevada National Park at 1700 metres, this is the perfect location for walking, cycling, horse riding or simply relaxing …see more
We stayed at the cortijo for 2 weeks and the weather was very good throughout. The cortijo is really very good, was nice and clean (thankyou Lynn) and has all the facilities you might need. And the l… More
The Mailman's House (Casa do Carteiro) is one of the three houses that constitute the property of the Agroturismo Quinta de Travancela.
This house features one bedroom with air conditioning, with two single beds. It also has a kitchen, a bathroom and a living and dining …see more
A traditional farm from the Minho region where dominate the famous “Vinho Verde”. The Main house of this farm was constructed on the 17th century and is a very good example of the typical Portuguese architecture. Part of the agricultural dependencies was recovered w …see more
Finca Amorosa can be rented on Self Catering basis as a 3/4 or 5 en-suite bedrooms. In all cases the farmhouse will be for the sole use of the tenant.
We invite you to visit Finca Amorosa, located just 45 minutes north from Malaga international airport. The Finca is s …see more
We were warmly welcomed by Nancy & Alan who made us feel at home from the beginning to the end of our stay. The rustic, rural charm of the house and land was conducive to a relaxing holiday; swimming … More
Our farmouse comes with all amenities - luxury accommodation with very comfortable sleeping areas with adjoining bathrooms, a very large open plan kitchen /dining and living area - which besides comfortable sofas also enjoys satellite TV for our guests' entertainme …see more
Peprina caters for holidaymakers seeking an unforgettable vacation. With its spacious rooms, large pool and deck area overlooking stunning countryside views, this property ticks all the boxes for couples and families seeking relaxation in great surroundings. Ideal for …see more
Overview Farm is a working dairy farm, set on 505 ha. of land, 14km (20 minutes) from Underberg.
Middle House is fully equipped for self catering with both gas and coal stoves for convenience and warmth. All rooms are en-suite and 1 bedroom has equipped with 2 3/4 bed …see more
In our VillasBarcelona catalogue since 2002, this exceptional villa offers lots of space, both indoors and out, and lots of bedrooms, each with a private bathroom - all for very little money. With an incredibly beautiful garden (the owner's own a garden center and are …see more
We were five families from Sweden with children from 3-12 years of age. We really enjoyed our stay at Casanova de Ferrando. The house had everything we needed, and the garden with the pool was absolut… More
“It was a fantastic holiday”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2013
The house is a perfect place for families and friends. The garden is very big, so there is space for playing ball games. It`s a bit out of town, so nobody fells disturbed by the noise of screeming ch… More
PLEASE NOTE: Prices for June/July/August/September are for up to 4 persons staying. If more persons will be staying please ask for quote.
Tilmun Farmhouse is an authentic farmhouse which has been renovated up to full modern standards retaining many of its original cha …see more
Wir haben als Wandergruppe einen absoluten Traumurlaub im Tilmun Farmhouse verbracht. Wer Ruhe und Erholung abseits der Massen sucht, ist hier genau richtig. Ein altes traditionelles Bauernhaus mit ei… More
“A Fantastic Farmhouse in Gharb”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2014
We have just returned from a fantastic weeks stay at Tilman farmhouse. The house is very well equipped and has a very spacious feel. All the bedrooms are good size with lovely ensuit bathrooms. Aar… More
Thank you for your kind review. We will have hair dryer made available for use in the farmhouse.
“Beautiful, spacious farmhouse in great location”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2014
We had a fantastic 2 week vacation at Tilmun Farmhouse. The farmhouse was incredibly spacious and very clean. Best parts were:
1) the pool (good size and very clean) and outside seating area with B… More
Thank you for your review and kind comments. Any remarks have been noted and we will continue to improve our accommodation so it meets our guests' expectations.
This rental rate is per person sharing a room. Situated on an African game farm only 16 km (tar road) North of Parys and one hour's drive from Johannesburg International Airport (easy access off the N1), this charming venue offers guests a comfortable and relaxing sta …see more
At Quinta da Lage you can relax beyond what you could ever imagine. Mountains, lush green valleys, vineyards and rolling hills. The North of Portugal is renowned for its beautiful and unspoilt secenery. Here you will find mountains and green valleys with small vineyards …see more
Located on the outskirts of the village of San Lawrenz in Gozo this semi-detached seven bedroom farmhouse has just been finished and furnished to very good standards. All bedrooms are air-conditioned (connected to a coin meter) while the rest of the internal accommodati …see more
Thank you for an amazing holiday. We travelled with 6 people (grandparents, parents and 2 toddlers) and reached this perfect and wonderful equipped spot on Gozo. The house is very huge so everone can … More
The country house Garrovers S'Horta enjoys lovely open views of the country and the sea in the distance. It is located approx. 200 metres away from the locality of S'Horta. This small village of 1.000 inhabitants offers two small supermarkets, a café-bar, a b …see more
This Villa is situated in a quaint village of Xaghra and is very close to the village square where most activities take place. This property is of a comfortable size and offers a country view. This property offers a 4 bedroom all with en suite, air condition which works …see more
Welcome To Sharika Farmstay a coastal working farm with superb sea views 200 acres, situated 6 kilometers from the village of Porangahau, 4 kilometers from the beach and 45 kilometers on the east coast of Waipukurau, Central Hawkes Bay.
We are a working farm with catt …see more
This cosy Villa is situated in the village of Xaghra in Marsalforn road. The second floor bedrooms lead to an amazing large terrace overlooking the breathtaking country and sea views!
This Villa has all the necessary facilities within walking distance in the village sq …see more
Grampians Family Accommodation - The Farm
The Farm House
Jinchilla Farm House (Grampians Family Accommodation) accommodates up to thirteen people in four bedrooms in a very private location making it a fantastic place to stay with family and friends. Then there's the …see more
El Molí d' en Solà is an ancient mill and farmhouse located at the end of a green and peaceful valley.Les Moles is one of the 3 appartments that we can offer you.The house is sorrounded meadows and forest where you can relax, do walk, have a bath in the river,...The a …see more
This new farmhouse, modernly designed, yet keeping some authentic and original features, is set in a condominium of houses, a minute walk to the village centre (piazza), yet still very peaceful and relaxing. All amenities, such as bus stops, restaurants, mini-markets ar …see more
Thirteen thick arches, wooden beams, stone stairs and patterned floor tiles. This comfortable farmhouse is ideal for more thanone family or a group of friends (sleeps 14 persons). On the ground floor, one finds a hall, two bedrooms ensuite, another bedroom and a seperat …see more
Suoerb country house that is set in a rural area with beautiful views across the open countryside yet very close to the facilities and amenities that you need to spend a great holiday.Pinarons is a great new construction country house built to ahigh standard, nicely fur …see more
The farmhouse is quaint but full of character.This lovely farmhouse is hidden away in an alley and only minutes away from one of the best restaurants on the island (Jeffreys). The property has loads of character and a lovely terrace with lovely country views. The farmh …see more
“Lovely house, great facilities, friendly and helpful owner and all at the right price! What more could you want?”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
This house is perfect for groups of friends(as we were) or families with children who do not need to be supervised (ie toddlers). The pool is fantastic in the heat of the day. the balconys have amazin… More
“Lovely farmhouse, good size, exceed expectations”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
We made an enquiry through the website and got an almost instant response from the owner, the correspondance with the owner making the arrangements was excellent. The owner met us at the farmhouse to… More
“Brilliant hidden away farmhouse, great location in the village.”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2012
I would like to congratulate Rosella and her family for the entire experience I enjoyed in the Farmhouse. Located in a very quiet alley a minute from the newly opened Jeffrey's Cafe opposite his Resta… More
Many thanks for yr write up. Yr comments were greatly appreciated. Every effort was spared to make yr stay a very pleasant one. I'm glad you enjoyed it and gives me the energy to keep it going and always making it better. Hope to meet again some other time. Keep well. Rosella.
Vale de Milhanos is a genuine farmhouse located on the soroundings of the Guadiana Valley Natural Park, at Serpa, Alentejo, Portugal - probably the most sunny and nature intact landscape in Europe. Specially renovated to receive guests that are nature lovers and enjoy c …see more
For up to 10 people, a walking distance to a wonderful virgen beachThis beautiful old Menorcan farmhouse built in stone and wood beams is totally refurbished to a very high standard. Located in a natural protected area with plenty of birds, surrounded by rural lands, ad …see more
This beautiful traditional cortijo, casa belmonte,has been renovated imaginatively in a luxurious rustic style, has spectacular south facing countryside, lake and sea views & sits in a commanding position above Lake Vinuela. The tranquil location homes a fabulous 9m x 4 …see more
Perfect villa, perfect location, perfectly secluded. Casa Belmonte is a stunning villa with everything you could possible need, but its when you step outside that your breath is taken away, no photo'… More
“The view from the pool will stay with me for the rest of my life”
Reviewed 16 Oct 2012
The Casa Belmonte is a delightful rustic villa, simply but tastefully furnished and fitted, with everything you need for a family holiday (we didn't have any small children in our party of 12 so I can… More
“Outstanding villa with incredible views overlooking amazing lake”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2015
We hired this rustic villa with another family and it was fantastic. An amazing location and we were heartbroken to leave to be honest (especially to a rainy UK). The interior was very stylish with pl… More
Beautifully restored traditional cortijo, stone built with wooden beams and cane roofs.
Fully furnished, uniquely designed and decorated. Well equipped, mains electricity, water. 2 bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin. Kitchen/sitting room. Lounge/TV room. Bathroom and utility …see more
Only 20 minutes from Maleny, Watersmeet is your home away from home, the perfect country escape with family and friends. You can enjoy heavenly views and strolls through rolling pastures, rainforests and native woods, along with grazing cattle and wildlife too, on 147 …see more