Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (38939)

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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Villa rental in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / El Duque

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £364 / night

£2543 - £4238 / week

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from £364 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Bali / Seminyak

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £136 / night

£1318 / week

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from £136 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Torrox Costa

Province of Malaga / Torrox Costa

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous,relaxing holiday” Manuel could not do enough for us and always replied promptly when I e mailed. Taxi was waiting as promised. Keys handover was personal and explained our way around the apartment. The location is excellent as you walk out o
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from £53 / night

£212 - £356 / week

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from £53 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Candolim

Bardez / Candolim

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful” A very nice apartment, 10 to 15 minute stroll into town..or get a taxi from the rank just outside the front gate for 100 rupees (£1).The apartment is set in a hotel complex with a freshwater swimming pool. If you need a cleaner, a quick cal
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from £18 / night

£140 / week

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from £18 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Porto District / Lousada

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £109 / night

£763 / week

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from £109 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Villa rental in Almancil

Faro District / Almancil

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £153 / night

£916 - £2500 / week

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from £153 / night

(7) Excellent 

25

Cala d'Or holiday villa rental

Majorca / Cala d'Or

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Amazing!!” Had a lovely 1 week stay in September. Part consisted of 5 adults, 1 teenager (16yrs) 2 kids (age 2&4) and a 6 week old baby. The villa is huge and we never felt cramped or in each other's way. Plenty of room to have your own space. Facilit
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from £243 / night

£1700 - £3400 / week

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from £243 / night

(21) Very Good 

24

Holiday apartment in Porto

Porto / Ribeira Historical Centre

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Gem of a find in Porto” For a start the apartment has great views over the River Douro. It has everything you need for a city break. There is a lounge area with all mid cons and a very comfortable sofa bed. There is a small well equipped kitchen area
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from £64 / night

£416 - £445 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Cadaval

Lisbon District / Cadaval

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £64 / night

£331 - £619 / week

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from £64 / night

(6) Very Good 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Santa Agnes de Corona

Ibiza / Santa Agnes de Corona

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £85 / night

£594 / week

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from £85 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Picassent

Province of Valencia / Picassent

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

from £221 / night

£297 - £2500 / week

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from £221 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Villa letting in Javea with swimming pool

Javea / Costa Nova La Marina

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £182 / night

£1272 / week

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from £182 / night

(162) 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 £239 / night

£1407 / week

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from £239 / night

(4) Very Good 

20

Victor Harbor holiday home rental

South Australia / Victor Harbor

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £95 / night

£589 - £1059 / week

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from £95 / night

(19) Very Good 

16

Home rental in Santiago de la Ribera with shared pool

Murcia / Santiago de la Ribera

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely House” A lovely well equipped & homely house in a great location.The shared pool is great if you just want to lounge about which is not busy.Or the roof terrace if you want some privacy & has the sun all day.The front patio is great to have you
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from £50 / night

£300 - £440 / week

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from £50 / night

16

Holiday apartment rental

Calvia / Magaluf

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £40 / night

£280 - £1260 / week

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from £40 / night

21

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 £60 / night

£416 / week

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from £60 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Holiday home with swimming pool in Mortagua

Viseu District / Mortagua

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic” This property is beautiful, excellent infinity pool and a fantastic view from the terrace. Local people very friendly and local food, wine fantastic. Lots of places of interest to visit but sadly we did not get to see them all. However, we
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from £70 / night

£525 - £1008 / week

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from £70 / night

(2) Excellent 

18

Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Castellón de la Plana

Province of Castellon / Castellón de la Plana

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £50 / night

£297 - £475 / week

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from £50 / night

6

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £22 / night

£153 - £416 / week

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from £22 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Porto District / Vila Nova de Gaia

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £15 / night

£101 / week

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from £15 / night

(10) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Binibeca” Menorca is a beautiful island and an ideal holiday destination. The beaches are clean and tidy, and the water crystal clear. Nice and warm, perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Binibeca is particularly beautiful with a gorgeous be
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from £65 / night

£450 - £700 / week

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from £65 / night

(5) Excellent 

13

Holiday apartment rental

Tavira / Conceicao

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £43 / night

£212 - £551 / week

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from £43 / night

(14) Excellent 

41

Holiday apartment in Santa Eulalia del Río

Ibiza / Santa Eulalia del Río

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £80 / night

£600 - £1500 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Very Good 

9

Amarante holiday apartment rental

Amarante / Chapa

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 56 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Good Stay” Nice central location not far from Porto and a good base to explore the north of Portugal and its historical cities, sites and mountain regions.
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from £40 / night

£250 - £330 / week

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from £40 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Above and beyond our expectaitions” From the moment Rudy picked us up for our transfer till the end of our stay at the Villa we had a fantastic experience. The staff were amazing and helpful. All the bedrooms were clean and spacious. The pool, gardens
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from £821 / night

£5430 - £16899 / week

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from £821 / night

(1) Excellent 

21

Ohrid holiday apartment rental

Southwestern Region / Ohrid

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£208 / week

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from £30 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Benalmadena Costa

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £34 / night

£238 / week

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from £34 / night

(10) Excellent 

27

Holiday villa in Urubamba

Sacred Valley / Urubamba

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £132 / night

£920 / week

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from £132 / night

(12) Excellent 

26

Los Cristianos / Las Vistas

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£424 - £712 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

13

Mackay holiday home rental

Queensland / Mackay

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great place to stay” Very clean and tidy accommodation with ample room for the family. Would happily stay here with the family again.
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from £88 / night

£556 - £574 / week

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from £88 / night

(2) Average 

10

Vila Real District / Peso Da Regua

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £77 / night

£534 - £564 / week

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from £77 / night

20

Viseu District / Caramulo

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £64 / night

£382 - £653 / week

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from £64 / night

(18) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“absolutely relaxing , great location and stunning Villa” Stayed in May with my family , 2 adults and 2 teenagers , firstly let me say the owners Jo and Mike who live nearby couldn't do enough for us to make our stay enjoyable. The villa is located nea
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from £350 / night

£1950 - £2600 / week

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from £350 / night

(6) Excellent 

26

Riviera Maya / Tulum

7 2 1 night min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

from £42 / night

£274 / week

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from £42 / night

(9) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Thesen Island

Knysna / Thesen Island

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“An absolute must stay, breathtaking views from a perfect location” We spent 4 days with friends and our kids at Taliesen on Thesen during the Knysna Oyster Festival. The house is beautiful with loads of space, large entertainment areas and stunning v
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from £235 / night

£1630 / week

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from £235 / night

(10) Very Good 

21

State of Sao Paulo / Campos Do Jordao

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

from £47 / night

£282 - £348 / week

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from £47 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday gite in Knysna Heights

Knysna / Knysna Heights

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool

from £119 / night

£833 / week

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from £119 / night

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Holiday condo rental

Metro Manila / Paranaque

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £33 / night

£246 / week

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from £33 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Province of Malaga / Benalauria

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

from £51 / night

£323 - £441 / week

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from £51 / night

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