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!
*Suitable for a single, a couple, or family with 2 children plus an infant.
*Wi Fi free.
*Private swimming pool for those long summer days. Surrounded by colour and greenery. Child safety fence.
*BBQ on the cosy private patio to finish off th …see more
We spent seven weeks in the beautiful unit with Ruth.
Since years we spend January through March in Western Australia, but we never have had such a beautiful accommodation with garden and pool to ou… More
Enjoy the space of two floors of tastefully appointed rooms - from the deck where you can soak up some sunshine to the four bedrooms complete with air-conditioners, two gourmet kitchens, laundry room, ample entertainment & dining rooms, BBQ area alongside the swimmi …see more
We stayed at Villa Rosso in March for the third time and each time we stay there we think it can't get any better but it really does. You will need to look really far and wide to find a more wonderfu… More
This beautiful detached Villa is situated at one of the highest points in Oasis de Nazaret and boasts some of the best views in Lanzarote. It is 1km from the historic town of Teguise and just 15 minutes from beaches.
The feature circular living room offers a huge view …see more
The villa is located in a fantastic location with stunning views across the mountains and onto
the coast line , you can just sit back and relax looking at the surroundings . The villa itself is very … More
“Excellent villa with stunning views”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2014
Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014.
Everything about the villa is first class.
Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable.
Bedrooms are spacious… More
Dear Jim and Grace, thank you for leaving such a fantastic review of Casa Vista del Mar and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I hope to welcome you again in the future. With best regards. Jacqueline
Reviewed 21 Dec 2013
Just got back from a fantastic week here, I cannot fault this villa at all, very comfortable, plenty of space and amazing views over looking Nazaret. I travelled with two young children and had no wor… More
Need to Escape to Paradise! All thats missing is you.
Bula and a warm welcome to your own slice of Fiji heaven at Out of the Blue. Let us arrange private luxury transfers from the Nadi International Airport, put your feet up and enjoy this luxury private beach villa... …see more
Wake up with the view's over the Strait of Lombok, the private pool and beautiful tropical garden. A delicious and healthy breakfast in the sun on your terrace or in the shade of the original Balinese “bale benong“, the roofed terrace .A great opportunity to relax, …see more
This is a large detached villa, recently reformed and tastefully decorated in a rustic style. Very homely; this was, until recently, the owner's dream home. Suitable for couples (discount offered), families and for groups. Set in a quiet residential area yet in walking …see more
Just returned from a weeks holiday with 5 children and 3 adults! Excellent facilities at the villa and a service second to none provided by Francis and his wife even prior to our arrival! Our minibus … More
“Had the most wonderful holiday,”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
We had a fantastic holiday. The villa was brilliant for myself , my husband our 3 children and my mother in law. There is plenty of room, comfortable lounge, 2 bathrooms, very well equipped kitchen an… More
“The perfect holiday in the perfect villa”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2014
Just arrived back from a week in the villa, 7 family members all adults and there was plenty of room.The villa is situated in the quiet outskirts of Cala En Porter but only a 10min walk to the centre.… More
A superb location right on the beach on the amazing island of Ko Lanta. A true home away from home with everything one needs.
The villa is fantastic in all respects. We visited in the green season w… More
“An idyllic holiday in wonderfu,l peaceful surroundings”
Reviewed 11 May 2013
After a tiring journey, we were met by the owner Nigel at the airport who drove us to Koh Lanta via two short ferry journeys. It was a pleasure to see the lovely villa situated on the sea front. The v… More
Reviewed 8 Jan 2013
My husband and I plus 2 friends stayed at this house for a week in December. Our experience was truly wonderful. We loved the view, pool and proximity to everything on koh lanta. We rented scooters… More
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*Minimum stay 7 nights*
This magnificent detached country house, having extensive grounds totalling over 2,700 sqm is located in open countryside and benefits from some of the most stunning views imaginable. The peaceful setting is ideal for …see more
Excellent 4 bedroom villa located 100 meters from water front, fully air-conditioned with private pool, large west and south facing terraces and a private roof top solarium with excellent sea and beach views.The house boasts 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms a large living are …see more
PRIVATE detached villa 'Casa José' overlooks the 10th tee box and 18th green on Fuerteventura's premier golf course which was host to the Spanish Open 2004. Location location location - Quiet and peaceful with spectacular views of sea and mountains thi …see more
Casa Jose was lovely! An ideal spot on the edge of the lovely but very quiet golf course, so not over looked at all. The villa was very well equipped with both beach and bath towels and every kitchen … More
“Position, position,position the best on the golf course bar none.”
Reviewed 3 May 2012
The position on the 10th tee and overlooking the 18th green afforded us many hours relaxing by the pool watching golf and chatting to fellow golfing vacationers, we met some great people over the "gar… More
“Great Villa will lovely outlook”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
We stayed at Casa in March 2012 when it was recommended by a friend when we said we were looking to go to Feurtaventura on our holiday. We were planning our final get away before our first baby arrive… More
This magnificent Vila located in the west coast of Portugal, 40mins away from it's capital Lisbon, and 10 mins away from the sea, is the ideal place to spend a wonderful time with family and friends.
The House has accommodation for 10 persons, in 3 double bedrooms and …see more
Sea View Apartment , within 30 mins drive from Cape Town Central. Located on the hillside overlooking the magnificent Gordons Bay with views of the mountains and the bay below.
Apartment has two bedrooms - both on-suite , with additional 3rd guest toilet. Large ful …see more
Ratnakara is an exclusive and private five bed villa built on the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The property is set in 1.5 acres of land on top of a small hill overlooking a quiet bay approximately 1km from Dondra Head Lighthouse. The house is ensures a get away from it al …see more
“Relaxing, wonderful stay with all the trimmings :-)”
Reviewed 18 May 2013
We stayed at Ratnakara for only 3 nights and wished it could have been longer! The villa is wonderful and charming on a grand scale. It sleeps 10 with enough space for privacy if you are travelling wi… More
“most luxurious stay in Sri Lanka”
Reviewed 10 May 2013
My girlfriend and I only spend a couple of nights in this amazing villa and had the entire place to ourselfs. This had defnitiely been the most luxurious stay in Sri Lanka and we couldn't help ourself… More
“An amazing place to stay!”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2013
We were fortunate to be the first guests to stay in this amazing property, which is spacious, well laid out with an great pool too.
The staff are very attentive to your every need and nothing is to… More
La Toc Villa is a luxury 3 bedroom holiday villa in St Lucia in a stunning location with fantastic views of the Caribbean sea. The Villa has spacious and modern accommodation for up to 6 people and is a 5 minute walk to the beach. It is close to golf at Sandals La Toc.L …see more
“It was a magical experience and we were reluctant to return home”
Reviewed 21 May 2011
We had a wonderful five night stay at this impressive newly built villa in a stunning location overlooking the Caribbean Sea, with the sandy beach of La Toc a short stroll away.
The villa is centra… More
Just Heaven Mountain Retreat is a unique 27 acre property at Carool just over the Queensland border in NSW.
From everywhere on the property there are spectacular ocean, rural, and mountain views. Just Heaven is at the gateway to the unique beauty of Northern NSW and i …see more
Stunning new architect designed villa. Front line golf with 270 sqm of terraces giving panoramic views over Atalaya golf course with its beautiful lake and towards the Mediterranean. Less than 10 mins drive to Puerto Banus. 3/4 acre landscaped garden with large private …see more
Amber Villa is a private oasis, situated amidst the the mountain ranges of the nature reserve that is Koycegiz. The Town sits on the shore of the gorgeous Koycegiz Lake with panoramic mountain views.
The Villa consists of a large open plan living area, with sliding gla …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
This is our home from home in the sun and we have tried to furnish it and provide amenities as such. 3 bedroom, luxury modern villa with private heated swimming pool, two garden spaces, atrium, sea and mountain views. Very peaceful location 5 minutes drive from beaches …see more
“Well equipped, spacious villa with own heated pool with local assistance if required.”
Reviewed 21 Feb 2014
A lovely well equipped villa, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Large kitchen, lounge/diner. TV but we didn't find many English channels but plenty of DVD's supplied by the owner. There was internet availab… More
“Lovely villa :)”
Reviewed 18 Jan 2013
Villa is exactly like the photos. Very modern & spacious inside. We stayed with 2 young children & it was ideal. Everyone loved the pool! Villa was very quiet but we were able to walk to Atlantico & t… More
“A very clean; well presented villa having a lovely sheltered pool”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2012
We were welcomed by Sasha, one of the property carers who showed us round & gave us information on how things worked ( there was a nice welcome pack to get us started ). Every thing looked in good con… More
Set on expansive grounds (1,300m2) and just a minute from the beach, the luxurious 4+ bedroom The Villa Sanur provides a magical escape for couples, families and friends.Inside, THE VILLA SANUR has 4 bedrooms (plus a sitting room with two single beds if needed), three b …see more
Beautiful modern villa located in a great position in Portugals No 1 holiday location Quinta Do Lago.Set in a half acre private plot overlooking the 6th fairway of the Quinta do Lago south golf course with large heated swimming pool,the villa enjoys a high position wit …see more
A stunning refurbished villa on the popular Amarilla Golf resort. With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, private pool, day long sunshine, WiFi, tv and Xbox, this truly is a wonderful holiday home for families, golfers and those that want that extra bit of something special. O …see more
We have just spent two weeks in this villa with my family and I can honestly say it was the best two weeks I've had on holiday. The villa was spotlessly clean and everything we needed was available fo… More
Thanks so much for taking the time to review the villa, and look forward to you returning. It's always great to receive such positive feedback, but if you have any suggestions as to how to improve things, please let us know, as we always like to have everything you might need (including power cables!)
Jo and Michelle
New for 2015 summer season, this lovely 4 bedroom detached villa with wi-fi and with a lovely private pool and air-conditioning is available now for the summer, Sleeping a maximum of 8 adults and 2 small children with 2 double bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms and a total of 4 …see more
Loved the swimming pool and outside areas with shady spots for our fairer members. House well appointed and spacious. Close to all amenities ie Old Town and shopping. No car necessary.… More
Good afternoon, Glad to hear you had a great time and you enjoyed the property, we look forward to seeing some of again in the near future, best regards and have a great summer, Dale
“Beautiful villa in great location!”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2016
Stayed here for 2 weeks of pure relaxation, villa is large and lovely. All 4 bedrooms are en-suite, plus extra toilet downstairs. Spotless throughout, cleaners came half way through and changed beds a… More
Good afternoon, Glad to hear everything went well and you had a great time and the holiday was as expected or even better, We hope to meet some of you again in the near future, have a great Summer, Best regards
Villa Ventada is a delightful family villa in it's 5th year of letting. The villa is surrounded by a delightful Mediterranean-style garden and has a private swimming pool and adjacent terracing with partial views overlooking the picturesque Addaia marina. There is a sha …see more
This was our first time to Menorca so we wanted somewhere special to stay, well i can tell you villa Ventada & Port d'Addaia are a match made in heaven.
The villa sits on a nice quiet street, & has i… More
Reviewed 10 Jul 2012
Stayed two weeks at this villa, first week with kids & their partners, 2nd week with friends. This is an exceptionally well equipped villa with stylish decoration and furniture. We have stayed in ma… More
Discover luxury living in Lanzarote with Villa Brisa Soleado, a three bedroom, two bathroom spacious stylish villa offering top accommodation in Playa Blanca. Designed by acclaimed Scottish interior designer Amethyst Grey, this little gem affords all the mod cons for y …see more
This luxury self catering property offers accommodation for up to 4 persons in a quiet and relaxed environment with an outdoor swimming pool and within 300 m of the beach and harbour. Situated in Hout Bay with views of Chapman's Peak and the surrounding mountains a …see more
A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed ad… More
Dear Fiona Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you visiting again one day. Regards Darren
ECHO BAYVIEWS is located close to the family friendly Fish Hoek beach, and is well situated to the attractions of the Cape peninsula, including: * Boulders Beach & Penguins * Cape Point Nature Reserve and Ostrich Farm * Table Mou …see more
“Great House - Perfect Location for Exploring Cape Town”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2012
My family stayed at David and Lyn's place in Fish Hoek, South Africa for a week in July. The house was perfect. The view out onto False Bay was magnificent. The home was well equipped and spacious. Wh… More
“A Beautiful Home In A Wonderful Setting”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2012
This is a beautiful home, that offers everything thing that you could want on holiday... It is very clean, very well appointed and spacious, excellent for large or small groups or as we were just the … More
Reviewed 10 May 2012
Second visit. Fell in love with the oustanding views each day, which reminded me of Mount's Bay in West Cornwall. Great arrangement of accommodation that afforded privacy as needed. lots to do within … More
KEY FEATURES OF VILLA CAROUGE:
• 3 bedrooms - two with king beds and one bedroom with twin beds. All bedrooms have air-conditioning and ceiling fan.
• Open plan Living Room/Dining Room with air-conditioning and ceiling fans.
• 3 en-suite Shower Rooms (walk-in …see more
We stayed at Villa Carouge for 2 weeks in December 2015 and thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
The owners maintain the villa to a high standard and we were impressed by the decoration and cleanliness.
“Absoloutly the Best Choice”
Reviewed 22 May 2013
Firstly I would like to Thank You to Alison and Family, for extending their beautiful Villa to my Family and I.
Arrived in St Lucia for The St Lucia Jazz Festival, to say that my Family and I were bl… More
“Wonderful villa for our family of six adults, in a great location.”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2013
We stayed at Villa Carouge for two weeks over Christmas and New Year's. The villa is perfectly set up for three couples. Everyone has their own space yet there is also lots of common space both indoor… More
Villa for up to 6 people, has 1 double bedroom, 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds each and 3 complete bathrooms's. It has a private pool with 12x6 meters, barbeque, table and chairs outside, including pool beds and umbrellas.
Very quiet, nice surroundings (10,000 m2 privat …see more
Villa Viverina is a spacious, light and modern villa situated adjacent to the Marina de Albufeira. The ground floor of the villa compromises spacious living accommodation and dining area with a fully-equipped kitchen and downstairs toilet. The living area has direct acc …see more
What a beautiful Villa loved it so modern . Six adults and one child never felt crowded .i would recommend this Villa to anyone who likes space modern and quiet. This is not the first Villa I have sta… More
“Lovely property with amazing views”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2013
We choose a villa in vilamoura as we wanted somewhere relaxing as we have a 3 month old baby. We couldn't have choose anywhere better. We also found the help from Luba who escorted us exceeded our exp… More
“Great holiday base, excellent modern villa”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2012
This is an excellent modern villa, with great facilities. The pool is deep and refreshing, the gardens well kept.
The kitchen has everything that would need to cook a meal, as well as make a quick … More
This is beautiful modern south facing 3 bed Detached Villa for all day sun, with its own Solar heated Swimming Pool, Heated Jacuzzi, BBQ, its very own Pool Bar with wine cooler, Pergola, Al Fresco dining area, a roof top Solarium with stunning views from the Pool Area …see more
My partner and I booked this Villa for a week in September. We had seen the pictures but really didn't expect it to be such the lovely standard that it was. The Villa was clean and tidy but comfortabl… More
Il Gabbiano is only few metres away from one of the quietest beaches in Marsascala. It is located in a quiet residential area and has magnificent and breathtaking unobstructed sea views. Marsaskala is a sea-side village in Malta that has grown up around the small harbou …see more
The villa had everything that we needed for our holiday. The thing we liked the most about it was that it had a very homely feel about it, not like other villas that are more like show homes,which so… More
“Superb views, had everything we wished.”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2014
Lovely peaceful villa with super sea views, which was well equipped. Very handy for local shops and for the frequent buses into Valletta. Owners extremely helpful with ideas of places and restaurant… More
“Great location fantasic villa”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2013
I stayed at il gabbiano villa with my husband and two year old. Its location is fantastic with lots to do for young children. The villa owners were very freindly and helpfull genuine people. we were h… More
Casa dos Sonhos (House of Dreams) is a luxurious single-story villa with four bedrooms and three bathrooms set in beautiful mature private gardens with its own large pool, terrace and barbecue area. The villa is private and not over-looked, being set on a hillside in …see more
We stayed at Casa Dos Sonhos for 6 nights in June. The villa is great - clean, modern, large and has everything you need for a self- catering holiday.
We had no problems during our stay and Ian (the… More
“A fantastic villa”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2016
A beautiful villa in a great location. Very spacious and clean with excellent facilities. The welcome pack was very well received, especially the lemon drizzle cake. The kids loved the pool and the ad… More
“Book it! You won't be disappointed.”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2014
We have stayed in many lovely places over the years, but Casa dos Sonhos will be the one we want come back to. We are four busy women, who were looking for a much needed break. This was the ideal pla… More
SUNSETS AT SEAQUINS - VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS
This lovely large home located on Kinsale Drive in Mindarie is ready for you and your guests to come and enjoy. Walking distance to the beach, Portofinos and Mindarie Marina this home is ideal for those on holiday to WA.
This la …see more
A wonderful place to enjoy the carefree atmosphere of the Mediterranean life. Villa Can Monges is very comfortable house, located in a quiet residential area, just a 10 minute drive to the beach. The house is surrounded by the garden with a swimming pool (9 x 4 m), offe …see 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.
The clue is in the name… Watching the sunset is a daily ritual in Bali, and where better to watch it than at this absolute waterfront villa, which faces directly west across the gentle waters of Benoa Bay, offering a front row sun lounger view of its namesake. Yet …see more
Located in the heart of Albufeira, this spacious villa is ideal for families or large groups that are looking for a quiet setting with excellent entertainment space. This 7 bedroom villa has undergone full refurbishment with new bathrooms, new tiles on the floor through …see more
I just want to say this villa is absolutely perfect for a large group of friends and even 13 girlies! Location is excellent and villa is spacious and very clean!! Staff are there for you 24 7 if you h… More
This beautiful new three bedroom luxury villa has full-time staff, multiple lush gardens, large infinity pool, 3 indoor-outdoor bathrooms and views over jungle, rice fields and the Gunung Agung volcano. The villa has been built with utmost attention to detail in a ' …see more
“Luxurious villa, huge pool, in a great location away from the hustle and bustle”
Reviewed 8 Oct 2014
Our family of four (including a 5 year old and 2 year old) had a 2 week stay at Villa Samskara and it was undoubtedly the most relaxing holiday I have had since having children.
The villa is locate… More
“Felt Like Royalty - Hated to Leave!”
Reviewed 25 Aug 2014
We were greeted at the door to the Villa by the staff armed with cold towels and friendly smiles. We felt like royalty from that moment onwards. The villa is spectacularly beautiful and very private. … More
“Great Villa. Amazing Staff. Relaxing Holiday.”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2014
We stayed with a group of 5 for 5 days. The villa is modern with all the expected creature comforts done in a local Balinese style. The pool is amazing and backs onto a nice wilderness area.
The vi… More
Luxury villa Amara is located on the beautiful beach and wide, invigorating turquoise lagoon of Poste Lafayette, a peaceful residential region of the East coast of Mauritius.
This beautiful 300 m² accommodates up to 6 adults and 3 children in 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin …see more
We spent 2 weeks staying at Villa Amara, what a lovely villa and location. The villa is set out very well with plenty of seating areas, especially useful is the pool area if it is windy on the beach s… More
Dear Gabrielle, thanks so much for this nice review; I was afraid that you would not enjoy your stay so much because you have been quite unlucky weatherwise.
I will transmit your comments to Dorine and Marilyn; they indeed do a good job.
I sincerely hope to welcome your family another time and if you have friends, do not forget our address.
“Nous recommandons la villa Amara”
Reviewed 16 Feb 2016
C'est une maison disposant de tout le confort, meublée avec gout, très accueillante. On passe de la plage à la piscine selon le vent. Super les canoës mis à disposition pour une balade sur le lag… More
Merci Patrice pour cette appréciation. Désormais nous mettrons plus en avant les talents culinaires de Dorine.