Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (231746)

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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16

State of Sao Paulo / Santos

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

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from £99 / night

£689 / week

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from £99 / night

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State of Bahia / Salvador

3 10 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £41 / night

£451 / week

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from £41 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Arona

Tenerife / Arona

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Fully wheelchair accessible and 5 minute walk from local bars/restaurants and the beach. Restaurant and bar located in the complex with a heated swimming pool with life guard. Ideal for couples or families. Friendly staff and safe environment.<br />Great restauran  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

4

Holiday cottage in Nanaimo

Vancouver Island / Nanaimo

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
BEFORE ACCESS TO COTTAGE, A SIGNED WAIVER/AGREEMENT FORM MUST BE SUBMITTED...will send after booking Nothing better then the smell of the Sea air, the sound of sea gulls and the hummmm of the float planes taking off during your stay in our little paradise. Wake up and  …see more

from £141 / night

£869 - £957 / week

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from £141 / night

37

Holiday home in Gordon's Bay

Cape Town / Gordon's Bay

3 4 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Luxury Self Catering Accommodation with beautiful sea and mountain views. 45 Minutes from Cape Town and 25 minutes from the airport. Three different units with own entrances.  …see more

from £181 / night

£1230 / week

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from £181 / night

13

Porto District / Porto

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £87 / night

£609 / week

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from £87 / night

14

Holiday home rental

Obidos / A-Dos-Negros

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
Located in a peaceful and traditional village close to the medieval castle town of Óbidos, this 2 bedroomed darling cottage is perfect for self-catering holidays for a couple or a small family. The cottage is simply furnished and uncluttered and designed for rela  …see more

from £83 / night

£435 / week

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from £83 / night

35

Holiday home in Talamanca

Ibiza Town / Talamanca

5 9 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
Nice house in Cap Martinet , 4min drive from Talamanca beach and Ibiza, located in a quiet and natural area and close to the amusements of the Botafoch area. Cala Roja beach is just 4 minutes walking distance The house has 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, with a  …see more

from £444 / night

£3105 / week

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from £444 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Ovacik

Mugla Province / Ovacik

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Spend your dream holiday in the comfort of the beautiful, fully air conditioned Orchard Villa. No rush for sunbeds or parasols here, just relax by your own private pool. Soak up the stunning views of the Babadag mountains while you enjoy al fresco dining on the spacio  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 / week

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from £70 / night

36

Holiday home in Benitachell

Costa Blanca / Benitachell

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Two floor house with 3 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms , living room and the kitchen . Perfect holyday home for the family . 3 terraces on different levels with beautiful mountain views , roof terrase with sunbeds . Own parking place . Tv , wi-fi , dishwasher , microwave , was  …see more

from £55 / night

£380 / week

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from £55 / night

20

Villa accommodation in Javea

Javea / Montgo Valls

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Luscious, enclosed gardens are a feature of Villa Montsia, which is situated on the picturesque slopes of Mount Montgo.  …see more

from £168 / night

£1175 - £9999 / week

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from £168 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Gold City

Alanya / Gold City

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
ELECTRICITY, WATER AND CLEANING NOT INCLUDED  …see more

from £50 / night

£225 - £399 / week

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from £50 / night

13

Holiday home with swimming pool in Competa

Competa / Venta de Palma

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Sleeping from 2 - 8 people, beautiful, rustic, acommodation set on the edge of the national park in Competa. Accommodation for 8 people. View more: www.casasrurales-competa.es  …see more

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Holiday bungalow with shared pool in Javea

Javea / Toscamar

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Independent bungalow situated in a quite and private setting with easy parking and lots of amenities located in a secure and private urbanisation which is children friendly with a large private pool. Plenty of Beaches, Golf Courses and local entertainment en the area.  …see more

from £80 / night

£557 / week

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from £80 / night

13

State of Santa Catarina / Sao Francisco do Sul

3 10 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

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from £386 / night

£2697 / week

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from £386 / night

24

Klong son holiday condo rental

Ko Chang / Klong son

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.005 km
  • Swimming pool
If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us by phone or E-mail. Extras: Electricity per kWh €0.20. € 250,-deposit. Smoking is forbidden in the apartment. There is an ashtrays on the balcony. Pets are not allowed.  …see more

from £58 / night

£347 - £520 / week

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from £58 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Competa holiday villa rental

Costa del Sol / Competa

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“fantastic holiday will be back” fantastic holiday ,will be back . we havent been to spain for some years ,which after going to competa found out what we have being missing . the villa as everything you want ,the town is lovely with the best places to  …see more

from £85 / night

£690 - £895 / week

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from £85 / night

27

Sao Paulo / Sao Paulo City

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £25 / night

£246 - £281 / week

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from £25 / night

8

Holiday apartment in Istanbul

Istanbul / Galata

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Recently Galata area has become one of the main tourist attractions in Istanbul. Galata Tower, Galata Mevlevi House Museum, Istiklal Street, Neva Shalom Synagague, St Antoine Church, Cicek Pasaji, Fish Bazaar, Lycée de Galatasaray are in short walking reach.<b  …see more

from £48 / night

£314 - £606 / week

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from £48 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Naranjos De Marbella

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best apartment, best location, best holiday ever!” We stayed at this apartment in July 2011 for one week and had the best holiday ever. The apartment was roomy, (in fact it was bigger than our own home, what a treat!) It was equipped with everything  …see more

from £108 / night

£750 / week

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from £108 / night

61

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Speightstown

Speightstown / Heywoods

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
LeMarida Suites – The Hide-a-Way is is an excellent choice for vacationers and short term business people as it is nestled in the verdant countryside of Barbados, within the highly regarded Heywoods Park and neighbouring community of the multi-million dollar mar  …see more

from £64 / night

£448 / week

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from £64 / night

8

Holiday villa in Kalkan

Kalkan / Ortaalan

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Ideal for those who want to get away from the bustle of life, yet still be a few minutes walk from Kalkan Town Centre and beach, this beautiful villa is fairly central overlooking the bay.  …see more

from £158 / night

£1100 - £1800 / week

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from £158 / night

15

State of Bahia / Camacari

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £46 / night

£271 / week

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from £46 / night

12

Holiday villa with shared pool in Gumusluk

Bodrum / Gumusluk

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Green is a wonderfully furnished, superbly presented Villa located on the idyllic Myndos Gardens resort in Gumusluk. Gumusluk, is a gorgeous fishing village that offers a great selection of local shops, restaurants, bars and Blue Flag beaches.  …see more

from £96 / night

£670 / week

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from £96 / night

12

Jerusalem holiday apartment rental

Jerusalem District / Jerusalem

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Air conditioning
An absolute gem in the heart of the city. A unique space with high ceilings and mosaic floors, for the ultimate Jerusalem experience. The unit has been recently renovated, and equipped with vintage furniture and artwork from all over Israel. It is perfect for a romant  …see more

from £82 / night

£574 / week

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from £82 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Figueiro dos Vinhos holiday home rental

Leiria District / Figueiro dos Vinhos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic” We loved everything about Casa Branca and the tiny village of Salgueira de Lomba that it nestles in. The villa is exactly as it looks in the photos, very spacious and airy with a great mix of contemporary facilities and traditional design a  …see more

from £53 / night

£309 - £1056 / week

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from £53 / night

14

Holiday apartment in Brisbane

Brisbane Region / Brisbane

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
Fully furnished and equipped two bedroom unit with spacious living area. Reverse cycle air con in the living area and ceiling fans in the bedrooms. Queen bed, walk through robe and ensuite. Shower and Separate bath in the main bathroom. Two single beds and a built in ro  …see more

from £80 / night

£559 / week

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from £80 / night

22

Home rental in De Waterkant

Cape Town / De Waterkant

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Car not necessary
Accommodation : (maximum 7 persons a lovely 3 and a half bedroomed home, with 2 en suite bedrooms with queen size beds, one bedroom with twin beds and bathroom in the passage opposite the bedroom, and a small room downstairs with a single bed.<  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 - £1260 / week

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from £80 / night

20

Roatan holiday home rental

Bay Islands / Roatan

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Keywords: beach front, luxury, private, scuba diving, fishing, kayak, snorkel, romance, sunsets, star gazing  …see more

from £230 / night

£1640 - £2328 / week

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from £230 / night

17

Holiday penthouse rental

Madrid / Madrid Historical Centre

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Lift - Code security with intercom - Washer - Dryer - Washer / Dryer - Iron / Ironing board - Sheets - Cradle - TV - WiFi - Microwave oven - Kettle - Fridge  …see more

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Holiday villa rental

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
<p>Villa Tuk Tuk is a five bedroom villa that is certainly one of the most desired in this area. The fixtures, fittings and features throughout are all of high quality. One example is its huge 55 sqm private swimming pool. The villa's prime location close to  …see more

from £259 / night

£1813 / week

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from £259 / night

10

Apartment rental in Puerto Aventuras with shared pool, golf nearby

Riviera Maya / Puerto Aventuras

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Apartment with luxury finishes, marble tops in the bathrooms and the wood is Maple woodwork throughout, has air conditioning mini split in all rooms, ceiling fans, fully equipped kitchen with cabinets, kitchen extractor, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher. Enjoy lu  …see more

from £160 / night

£1119 / week

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from £160 / night

27

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Kalkan

Antalya Province / Kalkan

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
This family owned second 3 bedroom villa was build to the Kalkan rental market in 2009, and occupies a hillside position giving superb panoramic views of Kalkan and its bay. All of the villas 3 bedrooms have balconies so you can enjoy the views offered by the location  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 / week

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from £115 / night

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Red Sea and Sinai / Marsa Alam

1 4 90 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 90 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £13 / night

£87 / week

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from £13 / night

19

Holiday apartment in Funchal

Madeira / Funchal

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located in Funchal prime area, this recently renovated apartment has the perfect location. From here you can access the sea (150mt), the Naval Club and the beautiful Praia Formosa beach which is 500 mts. away. Madeira forum shopping center and Ajuda commercial area is  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

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Apartment accommodation in Swieqi

Island of Malta / Swieqi

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
A centrally located three-bedroom apartment, 5 minutes away from night clubs, St Julian's centre, cinema, bowling, shopping centre and much more. Each guest is provided with a generous water and electricity allowance which should meet their everyday needs, water  …see more

from £53 / night

£366 / week

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from £53 / night

10

Marmaris holiday home rental

Marmaris / Selimiye Koyu

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Open all seasons.  …see more

from £61 / night

£366 - £427 / week

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from £61 / night

10

Holiday b&b in Kolkata (Calcutta)

West Bengal / Kolkata (Calcutta)

5 5 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
14 Square Avianca 2  …see more

from £33 / night

£231 / week

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from £33 / night

21

Holiday home in Antigua

Sacatepequez Department / Antigua

3 9 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Unique Colonial house in Antigua Guatemala!  …see more

from £103 / night

£603 - £775 / week

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from £103 / night

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Holiday apartment in Lisbon

Lisbon / Chiado

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Please note that from 2016, will be charged a Lisbon's City Tax (1 euro per day per person).  …see more

from £101 / night

£707 - £922 / week

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from £101 / night