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Winter sun breaks (34677)

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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(29) Excellent 

46

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in St Kilda

Port Phillip / St Kilda

1 4 Min stay varies

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

from £105 / night

£767 - £1172 / week

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from £105 / night

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Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £240 / night

£1675 / week

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from £240 / night

(11) Very Good 

24

Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Eixample

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Car not necessary

from £87 / night

£609 / week

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from £87 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Bardez

Goa / Bardez

4 14 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Home Away from Home” Wonderful experience for all of us at this Lazy River Cottage. It's the perfect location to check out the sights in Old Goa which is only 2 kms. Panjim is around 10km but its an easy drive. Everything right from the clea  …see more

from £79 / night

£548 / week

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from £79 / night

(8) Excellent 

33

Holiday studio rental

Costa del Sol / Torremolinos

Studio 4 4 nights min

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

from £48 / night

£218 - £522 / week

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from £48 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Port de Pollenca

Majorca / Port de Pollenca

3 6 7 nights min

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

from £62 / night

£431 - £2087 / week

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from £62 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Marrakech

Marrakech / Widane

5 14 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Morocco holiday 2016” We stayed at villa Yasmina for 7 days in August 2016 and the villa was great. The rooms were all spacious even though there were 15 of us. The house keeper ensured our needs were fulfilled, and the villa was also cleaned regularl  …see more

from £218 / night

£1305 - £2279 / week

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from £218 / night

(31) Very Good 

19

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

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Broadbeach holiday apartment rental

Gold Coast / Broadbeach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £185 / night

£1160 - £2792 / week

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from £185 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday home in Belmont

Perth / Belmont

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“What I needed at the time not for everyoe” A clean small house that was what I needed for a break in a quiet area, reasonable well fitted out but the back verandah toilet was a cold place to be at night. No dishwasher which I found a pain the rest of  …see more

from £83 / night

£553 - £623 / week

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from £83 / night

53

Holiday apartment rental

Hong Kong

5 8 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £128 / night

£891 - £2627 / week

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from £128 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Home rental in Broadbeach with swimming pool

Gold Coast / Broadbeach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous house,perfect location lacked nothing. Wonderful stay.” The house was luxury and lacked nothing, we spent most of our time outside in the beautiful entertaining area and pool. The location was spot on a street away from a wonderful beach and  …see more

from £148 / night

£982 - £2577 / week

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from £148 / night

(27) Very Good 

20

Central Tavira holiday studio let

Tavira / Central Tavira

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location in the historic heart of Tavira, Portugal.” Studio 39 is exactly that, a studio apartment. When the Loft apartment in the same building was not available we decided to take the smaller space. It was wonderful. In a 300 year old buildi  …see more

from £35 / night

£218 - £431 / week

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from £35 / night

(12) Excellent 

46

Valletta holiday apartment rental

Valletta / Central Valletta

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Brilliant location” This is a large apartment with wonderful views over the harbour from the living area and one of the bedrooms. The rooms are comfortable. We were given a warm welcome and found wine and snacks had been left for us. There are  …see more

from £122 / night

£822 - £1670 / week

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from £122 / night

(3) Excellent 

13

Qala holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Qala

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £66 / night

£457 - £944 / week

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from £66 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Holiday home in Lajares

La Oliva / Lajares

3 4 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

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Villa rental in Sant Antoni de Portmany with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Antoni de Portmany

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £174 / night

£1218 / week

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from £174 / night

(26) Excellent 

13

Holiday apartment rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful apartment” sorry for the delay in writing this review this apartment has everything you could want and more for a great holiday. Even the bed was comfortable, spotlessly clean and well looked after. Elaine responded quickly and was a pleasur  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £482 / week

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from £36 / night

(2) Excellent 

35

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Caramujeira

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £261 / night

£1618 - £3566 / week

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from £261 / night

(14) Very Good 

18

Holiday apartment in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely Apartment” Great apartment in a nice location right next to the town. Booking was easy & Daniel was very professional with us to the lead up of our stay, during and also after our stay. The apartment was spotless & everything we needed for our  …see more

from £24 / night

£170 - £406 / week

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from £24 / night

(27) Excellent 

23

Apartment rental in Sliema with shared pool

Sliema / Tigne

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday and apartment” It is very difficult to find an apartment for rent so nicely decorated at such a good value for money! We were so impressed with the space it has a for a holiday accommodation. The bedrooms are very spacious and the livin  …see more

from £74 / night

£479 - £1087 / week

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from £74 / night

(10) Excellent 

25

Holiday apartment in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Granados

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“an amazing place to stay,right next to the beach” the appartment is luxurious, every thing you need is there,you can walk to the beach and to Marbella,which is a brilliant walk an you can stop and enjoy a drink on the way.  …see more

from £143 / night

£999 - £1399 / week

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from £143 / night

24

Tailem Bend holiday home rental

South Australia / Tailem Bend

4 12 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £181 / night

£1267 / week

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from £181 / night

(1) Excellent 

29

Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“Heaven on earth” This is heaven on earth to me. The location, view and cottage were all PERFECT. Clean cottage in the perfect location. It had everything you could possibly need there. Very comfortable for 3 adults. Full kitchen, easy to cook. Peacefu  …see more

from £154 / night

£1074 / week

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from £154 / night

(11) Excellent 

18

Home rental in Kingscote

Kangaroo Island / Kingscote

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly

from £129 / night

£1031 / week

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from £129 / night

(8) Very Good 

31

Apartment accommodation in Almeria with shared pool

Province of Almeria / Almeria

1 2 Min stay varies

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

from £50 / night

£200 - £299 / week

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from £50 / night

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Holiday studio in Vitoria-Gasteiz

Province of Alava / Vitoria-Gasteiz

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £66 / night

£427 - £548 / week

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from £66 / night

(16) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa in Javea

Costa Blanca / Javea

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely property” This property has everything one could want for a holiday. There are plenty of facilities in the property to allow one to live as one would at home. The property is located approximately 1.5 miles from the nearest beach which is bea  …see more

from £243 / night

£1695 - £2595 / week

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from £243 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa rental

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect spot for rest seekers” We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks. Great for relaxing and for a dive in your own good size swimmingpool (lighted in the evening). The house is clean and well cared for. The garden, with a wall around, gives you a lot of  …see more

from £73 / night

£405 / week

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from £73 / night

(8) Very Good 

23

Holiday home with swimming pool in Lagos

Faro District / Lagos

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £131 / night

£914 - £1766 / week

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from £131 / night

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Plaza Catalunya

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £414 / night

£2892 / week

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from £414 / night

(4) Very Good 

46

Subic holiday apartment rental

Zambales Province / Subic

2 9 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £67 / night

£375 - £627 / week

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from £67 / night

(22) Excellent 

35

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Holiday Ever!” Chose Villa Hera to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday with friends and family and had the best holiday ever. The Villa is stunning and beautifully presented and equipped both inside and out. Antonio was so helpful both when book  …see more

from £305 / night

£1792 - £4931 / week

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from £305 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Funchal

Funchal / Ajuda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Mrs” We have just stayed at Monumental Green Park for 5 weeks. The holiday has been perfect and the accomadation was more than we could have hoped for. Mr Macnab the owner and AYS the management company were always very helpful and always very respons  …see more

from £53 / night

£366 - £548 / week

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from £53 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday apartment in Cadiz

Cadiz / Cadiz Old City

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT WONDERFUL LOCATION!!!!” Enjoyed the space and the great location of this apartment everything within walking distance. Very quiet and tranquil place to come back to after a busy day exploring the ancient city. It was so nice to  …see more

from £68 / night

£474 - £670 / week

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from £68 / night

(15) Excellent 

25

Lisbon holiday apartment rental

Central Lisbon / Baixa

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £74 / night

£505 - £879 / week

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from £74 / night

(17) Excellent 

20

Fuengirola holiday penthouse rental

Fuengirola / Torreblanca

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Apartment in Central Location” We have stayed at Jardines many times over the past 15 years - all apartments here are spacious, nicely set out with big balconies but this is the best apartment we have stayed in in terms of cleanliness and tastef  …see more

from £46 / night

£314 - £427 / week

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from £46 / night

(15) Excellent 

50

Puerto Banus holiday villa rental

Puerto Banus / Vasari Resort

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous home and location” My 7 friends and I had a wonderful stay at Porto banus. We would recommend to anyone. I was not able to met with Nacho but he was contactable at all times to assist with Any questions about places to see or eat or golf c  …see more

from £170 / night

£1040 - £6076 / week

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from £170 / night

(65) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Dubai Marina

Dubai / Dubai Marina

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exellent conditions” Top service! Top Conditions! Everything as should be! Apartment very clean and specious. Lovely area with good restaurants and transport links. I would deficiently recommend it to everyone.  …see more

from £145 / night

£890 - £2400 / week

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from £145 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Vigo

Province of Pontevedra / Vigo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“We had a wonderful time” Great location; gracious host; comfortable accomodations made this a must return-to location. We were in town for a week and couldn't have had a better location. The apartment itself is well decorated and has everything you ne  …see more

from £74 / night

£518 - £740 / week

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from £74 / night

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