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!
Modern two storey townhouse (3 bedrooms upstairs and 3 complete bathrooms and 3 toilets). An open plan living, kitchen overlooking a small courtyard. All bedrooms has a queen size bed. Can accommodate up to 6 people.
The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, microwave …see more
This is a villa on the hills ,very calm and serene away from citys hustle-bustle,for a perfect holiday,for families,friends,etchaving gated security,caretaker for your needs,with all white goods required for a comfortable vacation.complete kitchen with utensils ,gas sto …see more
The secluded villa provides a taste of rural unspoiled Portugal. Quinta da Madrugada, is perched on a hillside in 12 acres of private woodland and terraces just waiting for you to explore, and is surrounded by small rural villages deep in the heart of central Portugal. …see more
We stayed there in June of last year.
The villa was spot on, it had everything that you needed, immaculate, well looked after and it was a pleasure to stay there.
The views are spectacular and the … More
“Idyllic setting, wonderful house and amenities”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2014
6 of us stayed at this holiday location for a week. Wonderful scenery, the house is beautifully presented and with plenty of amenities. Spec is to the highest standard. I would highly recommend thi… More
“Amazing hideaway with stunning views to wake up to every day”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2014
My partner and I spent two weeks in this villa during the summer waking every day to the most amazing panoramic vista. The location is adorable (although at the time a little tricky to find and get to… More
A modern apartment in a recently converted Galician barn located near the fishing village of O'Freixo on the beautiful fjord Ria Muros y Noia in the Rias Baixas region of coastal Galicia, 20km from the medieval town of Noia (known as Little Compostela) 25km from Mu …see more
To the beach! Apartment with wonderful sea view and to the Plaza de Los Cangrejos, south-east orientation and only 40m to Torrecilla beach. On the third floor of a six-story building with elevators. Consists of a bedroom with two single beds and air conditioning/heating …see more
My husband and I stayed in this apartment for the second year in a row. It is perfectly located with many fabulous restaurants right across the street. The apartment is very well equipped with everyth… More
“Costa del Sol”
Reviewed 17 Mar 2016
This was our second stay at the Delfin in Nerja, Spain. Antonella from Tip Top Escapes does a great job welcoming each of her guests. The apartment is alway spotless when you get there and is in a gre… More
Reviewed 16 Jun 2015
this is the best accommodation we have stayed in nerja.we have holidayed in the no.1 hotel also another holiday appt. but this has to be top class for cleanliness and comfort .would recommend to anyon… More
Villa Azotea is an extremely comfortable, well-furnished and spacious 4 bedroom 4 bathroom villa plus a 2-bedroom Apartment in the basement floor with separate entrance next to the spacious pool terrace, located in the prestigious community Casablanca, a beautiful locat …see more
Nirvana is a beautiful homestead set high on a Knysna hillside, offering spacious and well-priced self-catering units. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the entire Knysna lagoon and its surrounding villages with the Knysna Heads and Indian ocean in the distance. Nir …see more
Located at one of the prestigious high points on the famous Palm Hills Golf and Country Club this is a unique, luxury designer villa with nearly 700 square metres of living space. There are 5 bedrooms in the main house and another 2 in the separate guest house, with a t …see more
The apartment is located in the beautiful complex of "Jardines de Montemar" in Benissa. The complex is completely walled and is only accessible via electric gates for its tenants and residents. “Jardines de Montemar” is located in a quiet residential area surrounde …see more
A privately owned modern spacious newly built 4 bedroom villa offering family accommodation and an ideal base for exploring Kalkan and the surrounding area. Villa Sienna offers extensive views across Kalkan bay from the balconies and terraces.
Villa Sienna can accommo …see more
We had a fantastic family holiday at Villa Sienna in Kalkan - perfect villa in a brilliant location with incredible views (advantage of being high in the hills), we'll definitely be back! Even our 3 t… More
“Fantastic villa with great views”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2013
Our first visit to Kalkan, Villa Sienna was a fantastic choice. The villa is finished to a very high standard, with all the facilities you could ever need. Spent most days relaxing round the pool, chi… More
Reviewed 16 Sep 2012
We spoke to the owners before we booked and were impressed by their honest appraisal. They happily answered minor queries prior to our arrival, which is always reassuring.
When we got there the facil… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed, informative & truthful review. We are trying very hard to offer a holiday villa that guests feel is well presented, honestly advertised & fairly priced and has all the things that make a holiday relaxing & comfortable. Look forward to welcoming you back to Villa Sienna anytime soon !
This 100 year old finca has been recently renovated and tastefully decorated, On the ground floor you all find an open plan fully fitted kitchen, diner, sitting room, a separate smaller lounge with open fireplace, large laundry and store room and toilet. Upstairs there …see more
A a beautiful spacious house, very clean and well equipped with idyllic views.It includes all the necessities required to have an enjoyable stay. There is a swimming pool and a lovely gardened outsid… More
“Gorgeous, secluded holiday home in the beautiful Andalucian hills”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2014
We spent a great week at this fabulous finca in the hills North of Malaga. The house is exactly as described on the website, which if anything doesn't do full justice to the beautiful views from every… More
“Magnificent Views and Superb House”
Reviewed 31 May 2014
Sometimes when you select a property the photos advertising it are better than the real thing and you end up a little disappointed...that is certainly not true with casa Jose Ramon. The house is wonde… More
House in edge of lagoon with private pool in the heart of the village of Maharepa : supermarket (in front of the house), snacks (in front and side of the house) and restaurants (next to the house with possibility takeaway ), banks, post office, medical center, various s …see more
A MILLION DOLLAR VIEW AND A PRICELESS HOLIDAYCasa Falesia is a lovely villa located in the renowned holiday town of Carvoeiro in the Algarve. It sits over the cliffs, which brings you a magnificent sea view and an absolute relaxation. It's a really calm neighbourho …see more
Modern apartment with sea view, fully furnished with a capacity up to 11 people. Located within the Nautic Condominium Las Velas in Paracas at 245 Km south from Lima City. It has adults and children swimming pool, 8000 m2 of green areas, footpath along the sea side, bea …see more
Imagine waking up in the morning to the sounds of the ocean and tweeting birds. Brew a coffee and relax on the huge balcony with recliner seats or even use the hammock if you havent really woken up yet.Once you are up for it take a stroll along the beach and watch the …see more
Tree Tops is split into two self contained dwellings. Upstairs had a queen and a twin bedroom, kitchen and shower. Downstairs has a queen bedroom and shower. Both units have tv, kitchen and small lounge, whilst upstairs has a gas braai (hotplate and microwave/convection …see more
Perfect for families and corporate bookings Casa Del Mar set over three levels will comfortably accommodate and entertain the whole family, even the extended family. It’s situated in a highly sought-after beach street location only 100 metres from Wamberal beach and …see more
Luxury apartment in private residential complex at Cala Magrana, Porto Cristo, Majorca with private terrace and exclusive rooftop solarium providing choice of two separate outdoor dining areas plus own sun loungers.This beautiful recently built 2 bedroom fully air con …see more
“Huge, home from home contemporary apartment with seaviews”
Reviewed 8 Jun 2014
Stayed in this beautiful apartment in May. Friendly owner gives you lots of information and even has a bottle of wine waiting for your arrival. The apartment is a home from home with a full kitchen … More
“The apartment was lovely, comfortable, and had a perfect view.”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2013
We were extremely pleased with the apartment. The owner has clearly paid a lot of attention to detail and made the aparment both stylish and comfortable. We spent many hours on the balcony as we enj… More
“Heaven and very relaxing”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2013
My husband and I spent 2 weeks at this apartment, we were met by Kevin and wife Sandra who showed us around.The apartment is stunning everything you need pool area extremely clean and very well kept.T… More
Elena House & Home is a beautiful 7 bedroom Mediterranean style Villa is situated on the Kenya Coast in the Casuarina area of Malindi. The House is 5 minutes walk from the Casuarina Marine Park Beach and is well located for Malindi Town Center, the airport and other …see more
“World Class Birthday Celebration in Spectacular Mansion”
Reviewed 2 May 2012
I must say I've taken many vacations but my stay in Elena House Malindi is by far the best I've ever experienced! Initially, I had picked different vacation villa to rent but when the group grew to 13… More
“Great place--great cook--stay here, its great!”
Reviewed 6 Feb 2012
We were three families with kids between the ages of 6 months and 12 years. The main house can accomodate this many although one bedroom was a bit smaller than the others. The house was clean and we… More
A large 4 bedroom villa constructed in the traditional Kerala style close to Auroville and Pondicherry.A long private driveway leads you to the 4500sq ft villa set in grounds of 1.5 acres. The villa is built in the traditional kerala style using rammed earth. This eco-f …see more
Sparrow Beach House is the perfect villa as a place to escape to the Caribbean as it is directly ON Sparrow Beach. It is a spacious open style 3 bedroom/3 bath property that is completely fenced for privacy. The yellow exterior with contrasting blue wooden shutters and …see more
Comfortable 2 bedroom penthouse apartment with an extended terrace fitted with a roofed Pergola attached to the side of the penthouse which now offers more protection from the sun. It was recently been renovated in March 2016 , also equipped with sun loungers, outside t …see more
Super apartment with a homely feel. Every appliance and more in the kitchen,
beautiful and luxurious furnishings in lounge and bedrooms. Huge roof top terrace with sunbeds, patio furniture etc.
“Home from home”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2013
There was 4 of us who stayed here 2 couples in mid 20's..
We had a great time
This place was Amazing
It's nice an modern, done to living standards not jus holiday standards. It was so comfortable … More
Reviewed 22 Oct 2012
Thia apartment was delightful. The views were beautiful and the terrace was a lovely place to sit and relax.… More
The Penthouse consists of 3 bedrooms, with the master bedroom having an bathroom en-suite and while the other two bedrooms share a Bathroom with a walk in shower.The open plan living area open direct to the balcony taking the breeze and the view of the ocean. Modern Ita …see more
My family had an excellent time in Rodney and Ivy's very comfortable and unique condo. The view is amazing and the location exceptional. We were only minutes from the airport, Big Buddha, Fisherman's … More
Thanks DeLise glad you had a great time in Koh Samui, we hope you had many happy Sunsets
This beautiful 3 bed ground floor apartment on a corner site overlooking the swiming pools is situated on the gorgeous 5 star resort of Roda golf and beach club. THE APARTMENT COMES WITH FREE WIFI. The golf course is designed by the world renowned designer Dave Thomas a …see more
The Roda golf resort is immaculately maintained and the area around this apartment is no exception. We really enjoyed being able to lie on sun loungers outside the apartment whilst being able to see t… More
“We will return to this lovely apartment in Roda.”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2013
Immaculate apartment well kept, very comfortable. well furnished & stocked with all you could need. Perfectly positioned within steps to a pretty pool area. Roda is a very well kept &safe resort with… More
“Great Apartment in a great resort!!”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2013
We stayed for over two weeks in August - the booking process was easy and hassle free and the owner (Aidan) answered all the questions really quickly. We were met at the apartment complex by one of t… More
Perched on the highest point of the ridge with STUNNING SEA VIEWS from the large elevated veranda, living area and master bedroom this lovely professionally managed apartment really is a home from home with every amenity for a carefree and relaxing holiday in peaceful s …see more
We were very impressed with the apartment, the tasteful decorations and designer decor in all the rooms. All fittings and fixtures were beautifully maintained and in prime condition. The whole complex… More
Thanks for staying with us!
Thank you for letting us know that you had such a fantastic holiday.
So pleased that the apartment and facilities were all that you expected and more.
The free wi-fi facility we provide is a real boon and much appreciated by our guests!
It has been a pleasure dealing with you.
Jackie & John
“Best kept secret in Barbados”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2013
We stayed 6 weeks at this lovely apartment and we appreciated every moment of it. This was our fifth time in Barbados but first time at Vuemont and we had a marvelous stay. This fantastic location is … More
Thank you Normann and Carole for being such wonderful guests.
We are so pleased you had such an enjoyable stay and have booked with us again next year.
Jackie & John
Reviewed 28 Oct 2012
We've had one of the most relaxing holidays we can remember! The apartment did not disappoint at all - it is beautifully kept and equipped with all you need to make your stay enjoyable. The facilites … More
We always include the services of a local Guest Manager enabling our guests to feel completely at home and relaxed from the moment of arrival. Having someone on hand with good local knowledge can make all the difference during your stay. Many thanks for such a super review. Jackie and John
Lovely villa situated close by the village of Puerto Pollensa, within walking distance from the beach, the Marina and the centre.
The house consists of 2 floors; Ground floor with large lounge dinning room with fireplace and access at the outside terrace and private po …see more
Los Pinos is a large luxury villa well positioned to cater for a diverse holiday group. The beautiful Port de Pollenca beach is just a 10 minute walk away, the bars and restaurants just another 5 minu… More
“A lovely villa in an excellent location”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2016
A very well appointed villa in an excellent location, complete with all the facilities you'd expect. Within walking distance of the beach and restaurants of Puerto Pollensa and a perfect base for expl… More
Private cottage very close to the white sand of Spring Beach. The cottage is on a large block in a bush setting with beautiful views of the beach, Maria Island and the Triabunna lighthouse. Birds are in abundance and there is also a resident echidna and occasional sight …see more
Mountain Beach Executive Villa Offers You First Class Luxury with a real Thai Ambiance and Value for Money This Executive 3 bed roomed villa is situated in the rural Thai village of Ban Nong Yai 1.5 Km from Khao Kalok beach and 30 min south of Hua Hin and 15 min from …see more
First of all the owners of the villa, Ian & Teresa was so very helpful to us and give us a lot of good info on the area (restaurants, bike rentals etc, The villa is in a small village called Baan Nong… More
You can sit on the verandah and relax. Soaking up the views and watch the bird life, pelicans and swans as you enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine. You can dine on the deck after fishing on the jetty across the road and enjoy your catch.
Gull Cottage has just been f …see more
Our newly renovated, spacious 70sqm apartment including private courtyard, is located within 300 metres walk to the beach and 450metres to the Lake, where there is a 8km path around to cycle or walk, stand up paddle boarding or kayaking on the lake is popular there are …see more
"katta on currumbin" is a beautiful contemporary beach house located on Currumbin Hill overlooking Currumbin Beach and the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.This purpose designed holiday house won the 2006 RIAA Best House South East Queensland Award. Surroun …see more
Summer-house near Granada, 4 bedrooms, 6 people.
Amazing summerhouse very near Granada.
If you feel like visiting the beautiful city of Granada and her incredible Alhambra, sunbathing on her white sand beaches, going skiing in the Sierra Nevada or intensively relax an …see more
Limonero is located in a quiet unspoilt village but is central to and easy drive to the golden beaches of El Palmar and Zahara and close to the "white hill top" town of Vejer de la Frontera with its narrow cobbled streets. National parks for walking are very c …see more
We had a lovely relaxing holiday, the pool was great for cooling down and Jerry and Helen made us feel very welcome. The Casita has views of Vejer and is located just off a main road which will lead … More
A fully equipped, modern apartment situated on the 1st floor with sea view, just a short walk from the beautiful beaches and seafront of Armacao de Pera. Newly furnished to a high standard, this apartment boasts all the facilities you need for a fantastic holiday. Inclu …see more
“fantastic apartment, excellent beach, wonderful holiday”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2013
The apartment was beautifully done and really well equiped - clean, comfortable and spacious. We particularly like the terrace and the bbq which we made good use of. The pool area was great (but very … More
Spent a week here in feb 2013 very nice appartment ,the appartment had every thing you would needed a home from home.Spent some time on the roof terrace only ourselves up there. lovely. great beaches,… More
“Fab apartment, great beach location, would def recommend”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
Apartment as described, spotless on arrival, plenty spacious for 4 adults and 2 kids (aged 6& 8). Loved the rooftop terrace, 4 pools and kids play area - good views. Walked along the beach most days … More
Claudis is a modern self contained 2 bedroom villa, situated only steps away from beautiful Collingwood beach Jervis Bay.
Awake to sensational views of Jervis Bay from your comfortable queen ensemble and fall asleep to the sounds of the ocean.
Enjoy breakfast on the bal …see more
Excellent Client Reviews giving you reassurance and peace of mind you are booking into a nice apartment and getting the high quality of accommodation and personal service you would expect. My apartment is the most highly rated on Trip Adviser - over 50 Reviews and Rank …see more
We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights during the month of December. We arrived in the middle of the night but someone was on hand to help us in and orient us to the apartment. The "starter kit" (… More
Thanks for the terrific Review. It is always worthwhile to ask me about Entertainer Vouchers - often I can help out.
Hope to see you again.
“Well equipped apartment in ideal location”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2014
We really cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. It has everything you need to enjoy your stay, including a cot and highchair, which was great for us. You can walk straight out of the building… More
“Great apartment in superb Dubai location”
Reviewed 9 Feb 2014
Very much enjoyed our stay at the Torch. The location of the apartment is ideal - right in the Dubai Marina area and within easy walking distance to restaurants, supermarkets, the public beach and the… More
Beautiful secluded property set in a verdant lush tropical garden. Wake up to birdsong. Infinity Pool with a fabulous view over the rice paddies of Hikkaduwa. What more could you want? This is as close to Paradise as you can get. This is the place to relax and be pa …see more
“Rainforest paradise with village atmosphere near beach, transport and historic Galle Fort.”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2016
The well furnished and comfortable villa consists of three bedrooms with en- suites and a spacious open living/dining area. The master bedroom has a spacious Bali-style indoor-outdoor bathroom. The … More
Thank you Gudrun for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your holiday in Sri Lanka. Best wishes, Tam
“a Wonderfull relaxing location”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2016
we stayed at the villa for 2 nights and had a Wonderfull time. the place was exactly what we needed to relax after touring sri lanka for 4 days. the villa is well maintained, we faced no issues with b… More
Thank you Larissa for your lovely review. Glad that you had a relaxed holiday at the villa. We would love to welcome you back. Best wishes, Tam
Reviewed 28 Feb 2016
This is a great place! We stayed at this wonderful villa and would highly recommend it to both families and couples. The villa has three large bedrooms all with seperate bathroooms. But it is the gard… More
Thank you for your great review. Wow, you were lucky to be able to snorkle with the sea turtles. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Gallindawatta.
Villa Sete, is a beautiful 5 bedroom villa with private swimming pool, pool table, located in the heart of Albufeira town, within a few minutes walk to all the amenities you require. our villas have a full managment service where we check you in on arrival and provide a …see more
“I loved this villa, great location and great facilities”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
We had the best of both worlds in Villa Sete. It's in a quiet location for relaxing and soaking up sunshine by the pool, but in easy walking distance to the beach. Both Old Town and the Strip are wit… More
“Villa Sete Albufeira”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
Stayed at villa Sete for 10 days. There were 5 in our party.The transfer from the airport was prompt and friendly,I would recomend anyone to use this service should they need to.
We were welcomed by … More
Thank you for your review. I appreciate the kind comments yo have provided, and would not hesitate to welcome you back to any of our villas in the future. Kind regards Patrick
“Disappointing as villa is below advertised standard”
Reviewed 31 May 2012
Excellent location but villa is poorly maintained and the description on the website is misleading to say the least. The pool was nice but there were no umbrellas & no life ring which is not good when… More
I appreciate that you have provided your comments with regards to the Villa and the grounds. I am saddened that you did not bring these points to our attention as we could have supplied addtional umbrellas around the pool. There are permanent shaded areas which clients usually use if they wish to not be in direct sun. The life ring is located on the wall beside the BBQ next to the pool, this is quite visable and again could have been pointed out if asked.
We have noted the issues that you have raised and although they had not been raised throughout your stay we will ensure that all aspects are to the standard expected.
New apartment in a calm and ideal location.100 s.q. 3 bedrooms (1 suite), 2 bathrooms, dining room, kitchen. Ready for guests. Air conditioned everywhere. TV and DVD. WIFI FREE. Max. 6 persons . Fantastic sea views. Car is not at all necessary. The beach is within 100 …see more
This private Bungalow is right on the white sandy beach in Jambiani, Zanzibar. The view over the endless Indian ocean is stunning!If you want a calm and peaceful holiday in paradise far away from the crowded resorts this is the place! At high tide you can swim 10 meters …see more