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Winter sun breaks (200)

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 houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £80 / night

£1112 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Ilha Grande

State of Rio de Janeiro / Ilha Grande

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

from £116 / night

£806 / week

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from £116 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Marigot Bay

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

3 2 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £68 / night

£473 / week

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from £68 / night

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Houseboat rental in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £70 / night

£700 - £805 / week

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from £70 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Mallacoota

Gippsland / Mallacoota

2 5 3 nights min

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

from £156 / night

£749 / week

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from £156 / night

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Houseboat accommodation in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £132 / night

£923 / week

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from £132 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly

from £135 / night

£945 / week

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from £135 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Srinagar ski houseboat to rent.

Srinagar District / Srinagar

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £13 / night

£80 - £254 / week

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from £13 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in San Blas Islands

Guna Yala Region / San Blas Islands

3 2 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £434 / night

£3032 / week

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avg. 2 hours 45 minutes

from £434 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £135 / night

£945 / week

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from £135 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Srinagar

Srinagar District / Srinagar

6 15 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £48 / night

£334 / week

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from £48 / night

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Sicamous holiday houseboat rental

British Columbia / Sicamous

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £893 / night

£5358 / week

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from £893 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £155 / night

£1032 / week

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from £155 / night

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Pangkalan Bun holiday houseboat rental

Central Kalimantan / Pangkalan Bun

6 10 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £280 / night

£1750 - £6790 / week

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from £280 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Kumarakom

Kottayam District / Kumarakom

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £199 / night

£1389 / week

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from £199 / night

(182) Very Good 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolute value for money..!!!” We were a gang of 12 and we absolutely enjoyed our cruise in the houseboat. The houseboat was extremely clean and the staff was very courteous and very helpful and friendly. We were taken for a thoroughly relaxing cruise
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from £243 / night

£1429 / week

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Manaus holiday houseboat rental

Amazon River / Manaus

1 6 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £22 / night

£167 - £917 / week

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from £22 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

12 6 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £317 / night

£2217 / week

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from £317 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Fakarava

Tuamotu Archipelago / Fakarava

3 8 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £518 / night

£3107 / week

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from £518 / night

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Srinagar holiday houseboat rental

Srinagar District / Srinagar

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £31 / night

£32 / week

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from £31 / night

(1) Excellent 

11

Holiday houseboat in Kariba

Mashonaland West Province / Kariba

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £159 / night

£635 - £1429 / week

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from £159 / night

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Holiday houseboat rental

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

20 40 1 night min

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 40
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £223 / night

£1556 / week

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from £223 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Mannum

South Australia / Mannum

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £599 / night

£4192 / week

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from £599 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Newport

Pittwater / Newport

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £327 / night

£1195 - £1969 / week

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from £327 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Halong Bay

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

20 46 1 night min

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 46
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £223 / night

£1556 / week

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from £223 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Kumarakom holiday houseboat rental

Kottayam District / Kumarakom

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £104 / night

£723 / week

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from £104 / night

5

Alappuzha holiday houseboat rental

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £98 / night

£684 / week

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from £98 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“It was a great relax weekend.” 4 of us were at Chennai for business trip from U.S.A. We booked the boathouse 2 days before the trip. We all had a great relax weekend. All staffs are Nice and friendly.
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from £425 / night

£2973 / week

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from £425 / night

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Marmaris holiday houseboat rental

Mugla Province / Marmaris

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning

from £1328 / night

£9293 / week

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from £1328 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Labuan Bajo

Flores / Labuan Bajo

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

from £2381 / night

£15889 / week

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avg. 3 hours 13 minutes

from £2381 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Srinagar holiday houseboat rental

Srinagar District / Srinagar

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £19 / night

£128 / week

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from £19 / night

(23) Very Good 

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Holiday houseboat in Halong Bay

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

15 30 1 night min

  • 15 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning

from £104 / night

£939 - £11773 / week

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avg. 1 hour 3 minutes

from £104 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Salvador

State of Bahia / Salvador

2 10 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

from £239 / night

£1429 / week

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from £239 / night

9

Srinagar ski houseboat to rent.

Srinagar District / Srinagar

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £26 / night

£42 / week

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from £26 / night

(40) Very Good 

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Kumarakom holiday houseboat rental

Kottayam District / Kumarakom

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
“Really great houseboat experience, succeeding our expectations” We are a couple from Germany in our mid-thirties and spent 2 days/1 night at the Jumbo Houseboat early January. We booked from Germany by contacting the owner Akhil directly. Was a bit of
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from £159 / night

£1195 - £2239 / week

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Srinagar holiday houseboat rental

Srinagar District / Srinagar

5 15 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min
  • Private garden

from £20 / night

£139 / week

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from £20 / night

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Holiday houseboat rental

Srinagar District / Srinagar

10 20 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £40 / night

£40 / week

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from £40 / night

5

Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £110 / night

£767 / week

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avg. 3 hours 21 minutes

from £110 / night

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Houseboat letting in Halong Bay

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

12 24 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £1580 / night

£1667 / week

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Halong Bay holiday houseboat rental

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

20 40 1 night min

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 40
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £124 / night

£862 / week

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