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!
“So relaxing !” Spent a weekend at this farmhouse and it was superb ! Besides its location, and the farmhouse in itself, what really hit is is the cleanliness of the place. Well done Jesmond and wife. Such a wonderful young couple! I highly recommend t
“Perfect for relaxing break.” Villa, pool, grounds all immaculate. Availability of home produce a bonus and perfect hosts with lots of knowledge of the area, but also completely unobtrusive. Beautiful very rural area.
Lovely place to stay, absolutely spotlessly clean beautiful cottages, the host are so friendly and welcoming nothing is too much trouble for them,we arrived by taxi and the owner took us to the superm… More
Reviewed 6 Jul 2014
This was a second visit to Monte da Quinta and yet again everything was fabulous. The properties are spotlessly clean and well equipped. The outdoor areas and pool are the perfect place to relax in … More
“The best relaxing holiday in the most tranquil surroundings”
Reviewed 6 Jul 2014
5th return I think. As always it was a time to remember with friends. Great company, fun times and no better place to spend it. We love it year after year we return.… More
We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Monte da Quinta in June 2014 ;)
“Great, quite base for exploring Gozo” We had arranged to meet Nancy the house keeper on our arrival in Gharb and without fail there she was. She showed us around the farmhouse and was lovely and friendly. The farmhouse is well kept and spacious. Every
“Perfect place for total relaxation” We stayed at the house for a week in July and the setting was just beautiful, we were very happy to sit on the sun terrace with a good book and just relax. There is also a gorgeous and almost private river beach abo
I stayed at this villa with friends in July and had a really wonderful trip. The house is very spacious, cool, clean and with very comfortable beds and a kitchen well equipped with cooking and coffee … More
“Second time visit”
Reviewed 25 May 2013
My second visit weather again very good a nice 25 degrees during the day, facilities at the house vey good. Visited a lot more places this time and also went to see the port houses in Porto, stayed ov… More
“A relaxing getaway in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2012
We had a wonderful 5 days at the house, with plenty of room and good facilities. Highlights were the sun terrace, very spacious rooms, picking fresh herbs, and the river at the bottom of the garden. T… More
“Traditional Gozo farmhouse” We stayed at Dar ta Kelina with some friends and found it very comfortable and spacious. We enjoyed the pool and barbecue facilities. The traditional stone construction meant that even when it was hot outside we were comfor
Estuvimos semana y media alojados en la casa 2 familias con 2 niñas pequeños cada una de ellas (8 personas en total). La casa es fantástica. Es mejor de lo que aparece en las fotos. Está muy limpi… More
“The villa was a real home from home. Very relaxing, great views, quiet location, lots of space and well equipped.” The house is lovely, even though you only stay in the ground floor accomodation it is very spacious with 4 good sized bedrooms, a large
“A beautiful house, set in expansive, well-kept grounds, in a scenic, peaceful setting.”
Reviewed 2 Sep 2011
My husband, 2 teenage sons and I very much enjoyed staying at Barcoica; indeed, we are planning when we can return! The house is extremely comfortable and beautifully appointed. As soon as you step in… More
“home sweet home”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2011
the perfect location for relaxing vacation with family and kids.
wonderful house; the place i'd like to live in.… More
“A lovely, spacious family home in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2011
When we first arrived at the property we couldn't believe it was the same one we had booked. We seriously went looking for the smaller lodge around the corner!
We liked it so much we have been the… More