Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (229759)

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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229,759 Holiday homes

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Port des Torrent holiday villa rental

Sant Josep de Sa Talaia / Port des Torrent

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £786 / night

£5500 - £11000 / week

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from £786 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday cottage in Sao Vicente

Madeira / Sao Vicente

3 5 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £31 / night

£212 - £538 / week

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from £31 / night

(32) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Calangute

Calangute / Calangute Beach

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice place for families or big groups, close to the beach” We traveled with parents and children in Dec 2014 and chose to stay at Casa Europa. We had a very good stay - the place is close to the beach which made it very easy for us to go to the b  …see more

from £30 / night

£480 - £1440 / week

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from £30 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Marbella holiday villa let

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Welcoming, spacious and equipped” We really enjoyed our week at Villa Nadia and greatly appreciated the spacious rooms, bright light through large windows and open terrace for outside relaxation and dining. The arrangements were perfectly executed a  …see more

from £285 / night

£1995 / week

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from £285 / night

(16) Very Good 

24

Benidorm holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Benidorm

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.35 km
  • Swimming pool

from £27 / night

£189 - £504 / week

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from £27 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Khao Lak / Bang Niang Beach

4 2 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £21 / night

£146 / week

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from £21 / night

(19) Very Good 

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El Albir holiday caravan/mobile home rental

L'Alfas del Pi / El Albir

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great little site” Fabulous holiday great pool wonderful people cracking bar right next to pool ,very close to shops and restraunts beach not far away.we will be back  …see more

from £22 / night

£150 - £350 / week

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from £22 / night

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Holiday apartment in Tawonga South

Mount Beauty / Tawonga South

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £92 / night

£641 / week

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from £92 / night

(64) Excellent 

53

Koggala holiday villa rental

Galle / Koggala

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Breathtakingly beautiful property with the most delightful hosts.” The view from Lakeview Villa will literally take your breath away. The house is stunning - beautifully designed with enormous rooms and terraces. The swimming pool is a great size and  …see more

from £220 / night

£1400 - £2250 / week

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from £220 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Gibbes holiday apartment rental

Saint Peter Parish / Gibbes

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £151 / night

£800 - £960 / week

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from £151 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Southern District / Ashdod

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £105 / night

£733 - £1035 / week

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from £105 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Atalaia holiday villa rental

Lagos / Atalaia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious & comfortable 3 bed villa with great pool & outside space.” Fantastic villa, good location, good weather and first class service from making the booking to receiving the refund of the security deposit. The villa was spacious and comfortable w  …see more

from £115 / night

£795 - £1935 / week

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from £115 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday bungalow rental

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“All just perfect!!” We stayed in Jim's bungalow for one week 4-11 June 2016 and it was all we could ask for and more. The bungalow is clean, well equipped and very comfortable. It was just wonderful having the communal pool just across the road from  …see more

from £43 / night

£300 - £325 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Excellent 

19

Arrecife holiday apartment rental

Lanzarote / Arrecife

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
“Faultless!!” Marcus offered to pick us up from the airport,although we were late he was still waiting.On arrival he explained every thing about the apartment.Before leaving he made arrangements for the linen/bedding change the following week.We were o  …see more

from £39 / night

£272 - £302 / week

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from £39 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Cape Town / Constantia

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £34 / night

£236 / week

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from £34 / night

(8) Very Good 

33

Holiday villa rental

Moraira / El Portet

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A perfect place to spend my 50th B`day!” We have just arrived home after a week stay in this beautiful Villa with its own pool. The Villa is such a find in a perfect location just 5 mins stroll to the beautiful bay of El Portet. This is a two bed, one  …see more

from £82 / night

£621 - £1250 / week

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from £82 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Village Marina

Olhao / Village Marina

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Well enjoyed stay, accommodation clean, modern, wifi awesome! Home away from home.” The accommodation was very modern and we felt at home straight away. Good sized rooms all round, clean inside and outside, air-conditioned and the much loved WiFi. Res  …see more

from £64 / night

£444 - £975 / week

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from £64 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b  …see more

from £138 / night

£561 - £1552 / week

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from £138 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Kalkan holiday villa rental

Kalkan / Kalamar Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great villa and great people” We stayed a fortnight with 4 young kids (aged from 20 months to 9 years) and the villa has plenty of room for all with some spare. Initially, we had few teething problems with the electricity and wi-fi but speedy responsi  …see more

from £65 / night

£350 - £990 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Very Good 

24

Cala d'Or holiday farmhouse rental

Cala d'Or / Adva Des Fort

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £255 / night

£996 - £2203 / week

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from £255 / night

(22) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Village Marina

Olhao / Village Marina

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“An oasis of comfort and relaxation” The apartment is ideally situated, being within easy walking distance to the centre of Olhao, along the waterfront. It is modern, light, bright, extremely comfortable and well equipped. The sea view from the spaciou  …see more

from £47 / night

£324 - £388 / week

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from £47 / night

(11) Average 

24

Palamos holiday condo rental

Province of Girona / Palamos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly

from £32 / night

£216 - £518 / week

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from £32 / night

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Costa Brava / Empuriabrava

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £74 / night

£690 - £1294 / week

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from £74 / night

(5) Excellent 

21

Vejer de la Frontera holiday cottage rental

Vejer de la Frontera / El Soto

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A relaxing, peaceful holiday!” 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 you to all the local  …see more

from £57 / night

£420 / week

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from £57 / night

(35) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Sanur

Denpasar / Sanur

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £183 / night

£1280 - £1829 / week

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from £183 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous villa” We stayed in this villa for a week in November, myself , husband and family to celebrate my husbands 50th birthday. We could not have celebrated it in a nicer villa! It was plenty big enough for 6 of us although most of our time was s  …see more

from £107 / night

£945 - £1085 / week

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from £107 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Manali holiday villa rental

Manali Tehsil / Manali

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

from £76 / night

£744 - £1360 / week

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from £76 / night

(2) Excellent 

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B&b rental in Panchkula

Haryana / Panchkula

4 3 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £12 / night

£84 / week

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from £12 / night

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Quebec / Granby

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

from £51 / night

£270 - £396 / week

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from £51 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant complex and holiday” We stayed in this apartment for a week in August, two adults and two children aged 3 and 5. The apartment complex was perfect for our needs, there are seven swimming pools in total and we more or less had a pool to ourse  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £1050 / week

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from £60 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Nai Harn holiday condo rental

Rawai / Nai Harn

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Superb condo by the beach!!” I travelled extensively in Asia, especially in Thailand. When we found The Sands, we said to ourselves "....a dream has come true." The location was perfect as it took less 3 minutes of nice leisurely walk to the beach.  …see more

from £49 / night

£340 - £1160 / week

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from £49 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Palolem

Canacona / Palolem

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £39 / night

£273 / week

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from £39 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Almerimar

Almerimar / Villas De Almerimar Golf

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £40 / night

£250 - £455 / week

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from £40 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Gale Beach

Albufeira / Gale Beach

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa, beautiful location, fantastic service” From the moment I sent my first enquiry to Elsa, she was on the ball. Very professional from start to finish, friendly and couldn't do enough. Elsa and her husband do a fantastic job. Villa Cora  …see more

from £432 / night

£1466 - £3725 / week

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from £432 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Province of Almeria / Almeria

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £25 / night

£175 / week

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from £25 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£400 - £695 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday apartment in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £97 / night

£673 - £1595 / week

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from £97 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Nosy Be / Madirokely

5 12 1 night min

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

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

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Apartment rental in Aljezur with shared pool

Faro District / Aljezur

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool

from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Porto Cristo holiday apartment accommodation

Majorca / Porto Cristo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £57 / night

£395 - £725 / week

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from £57 / night

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