Winter sun breaks in hot destinations

Winter sun breaks (55120)

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!


View larger map

Also consider

Luxury Villas
2,684 properties
Coastal Cottages
222 properties
Pet Friendly Cottages
27,095 properties
Romantic Breaks
3,207 properties
Group Holidays
17,143 properties
Log Cabin Holidays
238 properties
Rural Retreats
12,438 properties
City Breaks
8,475 properties
Holiday Cottages
17,239 properties
Villas in Spain
11,248 properties
Villas in Tenerife
707 properties
Gites in France
8,131 properties
Holiday Cottages in Cornwall
2,983 properties
London Holiday Apartments
941 properties
Florida Villas
905 properties
Villas in Ibiza
349 properties
Villas in Portugal
4,126 properties
Villas in Turkey
2,202 properties
Villas in Malta
455 properties
Lake District Cottages
940 properties

No dates Enter dates for accurate prices -

Adults, Children

Enter dates for more accurate prices

Payment Protection
To book this holiday home you need to pay through the Holiday Lettings website. We can’t protect your payment if you don’t pay through us. Learn more

55,120 Holiday homes

(10) Excellent 

18

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mount Irvine

Tobago / Mount Irvine

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Mot Mot Lodge has an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, with double hight ceilings and full width sliding doors, opening out on to a large upper patio,with outdoor dining facilities. This dining area links the interior and the garden seamlessly.  …see more

from £230 / night

£1610 / week

Book View

from £230 / night

(30) Excellent 

57

Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Praia de Carveiro

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa, fantastic week” We have just returned from a week at this lovely luxury villa. Its so spacious and comfortable and is superbly located close to Carvoeiro. We chose not to hire a car and did not regret doing so. All amenities are with  …see more

from £60 / night

£450 - £1505 / week

Book View

from £60 / night

(12) Very Good 

16

Holiday studio in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Compact value for money accommodation in excellent position” This compact studio is an ideal base for a beach holiday.The small galley style kitchen does not encourage self catering but if all that is needed is simple clean accommodation with clean be  …see more

from £34 / night

£240 - £295 / week

Book View

from £34 / night

Featured properties

(4) Very Good 

10

Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £379 / night

£2522 - £3589 / week

Book View

from £379 / night

(18) Excellent 

17

Los Cristianos holiday apartment rental

Arona / Los Cristianos

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
BeachApartmentLos CristianosAronaModernSwimming PoolBaby Pool  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 / week

Book View

from £55 / night

(12) Excellent 

17

Leura holiday cottage rental

Blue Mountains / Leura

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden
Romantic GetawayPrivate gardensClose to Blue Mountains attractions  …see more

from £147 / night

£936 / week

Book View

from £147 / night

11

Holiday apartment in Mairangi Bay

Auckland Region / Mairangi Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Fully self contained 2 bedroom, 65sqm ground floor apartment, part of our home in beautiful Mairangi Bay village by the sea. Sleeps 5 very comfortably. 10 minutes walk to safe swimming beach, 20 minutes drive to Auckland city, 40 minutes drive to Auckland International  …see more

from £115 / night

£799 / week

Book View

from £115 / night

(1) Very Good 

19

Holiday bungalow in Dar es Salaam

Dar Es Salaam Region / Dar es Salaam

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
A spacious4 bedroom/ 2 bathrooms English type bungalow with a master bedroom en suite .The property is located on the North Beach Jangwani resort of Dar Es Salaam City . It is in a low density tranquil Africana beach Resort Hotels area.  …see more

from £63 / night

£378 - £1497 / week

Book View

from £63 / night

(11) Excellent 

23

Ghajnsielem holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Ghajnsielem

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What a beautiful farmhouse. Perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday” I have organised many holidays for a family group of 10 people over the last 12 years or so. I can honestly say this was one of the best Villas/ Farmhouses we have rented. The photos do  …see more

from £101 / night

£706 / week

Book View

from £101 / night

(22) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mutxamel

Costa Blanca / Mutxamel

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home” Bellavista is slightly off the beaten track, I would advise using the postcode 03110 instead of sat nav but once we arrived at the villa we were very happy with everything, Steve met us and after showing us around he explained he lived  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £1595 / week

Book View

from £143 / night

(15) Excellent 

31

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ovacik

Mugla Province / Ovacik

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place to stay in Turkey!” This is a very well furnished and looked after apartment in a great holiday resort. The owner is very responsive and helpful which makes booking and finding out things very easy. I'd definitely stay there again.  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

Book View

from £40 / night

(1) Excellent 

21

Florianopolis / Pantano do Sul

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £63 / night

£441 / week

Book View

from £63 / night

(18) Excellent 

37

Teguise holiday villa accommodation

Teguise / Oasis de Nazaret

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent villa with stunning views” 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 and comfortab  …see more

from £115 / night

£675 - £875 / week

Book View

from £115 / night

(3) Average 

7

Holiday home in Plettenberg Bay

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A local management agency manages the property on behalf of the owner. Housekeepers can be arranged.  …see more

from £24 / night

£402 - £1544 / week

Book View

from £24 / night

36

Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Orlando

Orlando / Encantada

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
Private screened pool, full kitchen amenities, microwave, playground area, DVD, fully furnished, self-catering, clubhouse,community pools, washer dryer, gated, arcade, cyber cafe, sundry shop, fishing,wine bar, gym and more, pool tables, wireless Internet, jacuzzi, secl  …see more

from £91 / night

£591 - £827 / week

Book View

from £91 / night

(6) Very Good 

23

Samana Province / Las Terrenas

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £26 / night

£169 - £311 / week

Book View

from £26 / night

(4) Excellent 

22

Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“quiet but well suited” fully equipped villa, clean with fresh linen and towels, very quiet area quiet pool near always empty , bit of a walk to shops or town but a walk down and taxi back (4euros) was our way of travel, overall good relaxing br  …see more

from £35 / night

£249 / week

Book View

from £35 / night

12

Aveiro District / Oliveira de Azemeis

5 6 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £85 / night

£589 - £883 / week

Book View

from £85 / night

(20) Excellent 

27

Colmenar holiday cottage rental

Province of Malaga / Colmenar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“A lovely relaxing retreat” We couldn't fault the Casita and it is exactly as described. A lovely rural retreat perfect for our honeymoon. You do need a car as the property is very isolated but once on the main roads it is easy to access Cordoba and th  …see more

from £30 / night

£190 - £244 / week

Book View

from £30 / night

(27) Very Good 

20

Bottom Bay holiday villa rental

Bottom Bay / Apple Hall

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A great place to stay in this Caribbean paradise” A lovingly maintained and managed villa that we enjoyed throughout our 2 week stay. The owners have clearly taken great care to create a comfortable, elegant home for their guests. Although we ar  …see more

from £90 / night

£595 - £1015 / week

Book View

from £90 / night

(1) Excellent 

9

Holiday home in Bathsheba

Saint Joseph Parish / Bathsheba

2 3 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
Beautiful sea views combined with a terrestrial landscape. The monkeys, mongooses and birds that live close to you..and in some cases in the house itself. The village environment, without actually being in a village. The cool breezes. The proximity to Bathsheba.  …see more

from £75 / night

£512 - £530 / week

Book View

from £75 / night

(16) Excellent 

23

Costa del Silencio holiday apartment rental

Costa del Silencio / Balcon del Mar

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment, great complex” This is a lovely apartment, fantastic view and the pool is great. Really well maintained and beautifully decorated. Would definitely recommend this apartment and would not hesitate to rent it in the future.  …see more

from £30 / night

£185 - £249 / week

Book View

from £30 / night

(27) 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
With a fabulous large, private courtyard garden in the heart of StKilda Wyndham Cottage is one of the most unique and eye catching properties in Melbourne! One look and you'll fall in love, one day and you'll never want to leave, one holiday and you'll ha  …see more

from £94 / night

£691 - £1059 / week

Book View

from £94 / night

(20) Excellent 

22

Holiday hotel apartment with shared pool in Marigot Bay

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant Apartment in Marigot” The moment we arrived in St Lucia it was an incredible adventure. We rented a Jeep at the airport and drove to Marigot Bay. Coming from the US, driving was a thrill from the very beginning. The people of St Lucia are  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 - £2400 / week

Book View

from £200 / night

(14) Very Good 

18

Holiday townhouse in Port de Soller

Soller / Port de Soller

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“what a view” lovely comfortable appartment . Excellent position near ton shops restaurants. view from balcony was wonderful  …see more

from £71 / night

£500 - £1176 / week

Book View

from £71 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Queluz holiday cottage rental

Sintra Municipality / Queluz

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful and cozy cottage in the countryside only 6 Km from Lisbon and 10 Km from Sintra. Peaceful view and countryside atmosphere. Family swimming pool available during spring and summer.  …see more

from £40 / night

£277 / week

Book View

from £40 / night

(13) Very Good 

8

Santa Maria Estate holiday apartment rental

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Rent 1 of 3 holiday apartments in malta sharing a fantastic swimming pool and with some fantastic exotic sea views (can book apartment ref 272910 to rent two apartments).  …see more

from £54 / night

£379 - £879 / week

Book View

from £54 / night

(3) Excellent 

38

Holiday penthouse with shared pool in El Albir

L'Alfas del Pi / El Albir

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment, great location, great resort!” The apartment is a great base for a family holiday. It's large, bright and tastefully decorated with nice views towards the sea and the hot tub on the roof terrace is a great place to relax. The kids lov  …see more

from £83 / night

£580 - £1000 / week

Enquire View

from £83 / night

(13) Very Good 

18

Holiday apartment with shared pool in The Three Cities

Island of Malta / The Three Cities

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The island of Malta is a lovely place to explore and the apartment is very close to historical Vittoriosa. The apartment on offer would suit all age couples or singles.  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 / week

Book View

from £55 / night

(13) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santa Maria Estate

Mellieha / Santa Maria Estate

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious, clean villa with excellent views and very friendly owners.” Our hosts were kind enough to collect our group of 6 from the airport which was a big help as we entered an unknown country (first time visitors). We were helped with our luggage, g  …see more

from £54 / night

£379 - £1068 / week

Book View

from £54 / night

(1) Very Good 

14

Outaouais Region / Cantley

3 10 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ski

 …see more

from £131 / night

£888 / week

Book View

from £131 / night

(13) Very Good 

14

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Los Claveles

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury 3 bed 2 bath villa in Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, only a short walk to the beach, shops, restaurants, near by water parks and more. Highlights include private heated pool and large community pool, games room with PS3, UK TV channels, DVDs, free Wifi. The two doubl  …see more

from £100 / night

£675 - £987 / week

Book View

from £100 / night

(9) Very Good 

40

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / Red Mountain, Playa Blanca

7 15 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful, spacious villa with fantastic pool and incredible views” We have just returned from a wonderful stay in this villa and we honestly could not fault it. It definitely has the "Wow Factor" and was spotless and very well presented. Super larg  …see more

from £464 / night

£3245 - £4645 / week

Book View

from £464 / night

(6) Excellent 

25

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marsascala

Island of Malta / Marsascala

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Fioremar is situated in the center of Marsascala directly on the promenade, with open sea-views, private pool, indoor heated Jacuzzi and private parking. It is a minute's walk from a great variety of bars and restaurants, and all amenities. The Villa sleeps a maxi  …see more

from £152 / night

£1059 / week

Book View

from £152 / night

(9) Excellent 

39

Holiday villa rental

Ciudad Quesada / Rojales Hills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“This place is a must!!” Second year in a row will be back next year to!! Great villa Five minutes walk to local restaurants and bars Perfect villa and area for families  …see more

from £130 / night

£799 - £1299 / week

Book View

from £130 / night

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday riad accommodation

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
Spacious, elegant, newly reburbished traditional riad on a quiet street in the heart of the medina. 10 minutes walk from the beach, sea view from upper terrace. Open log fire. Suitable for groups, couples and families. Very friendly and helpful English speaking staff wh  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £840 / week

Book View

from £80 / night

(1) Excellent 

10

Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Le Precheur

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £38 / night

£236 - £306 / week

Book View

from £38 / night

(6) Very Good 

15

Valletta holiday apartment rental

Valletta / Central Valletta

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Sleeps 2. 16th century charming house of character on three levels. Best central location in Malta in Valletta capital city .Just 5 minutes on foot from city center and only 4 doors down from the main high street [republic street] 1 minute from sea front.  …see more

from £36 / night

£248 - £306 / week

Book View

from £36 / night

(6) Excellent 

40

Holiday home letting

Ko Samui / Bang Po Beach

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
This large and luxurious house of 400 sqm has been designed to take full advantage of holidays : sea view, in a green area, 2 swimming pools, sandy beach at 700 m.The layout is ideal for 4 couples with their own living space.  …see more

from £243 / night

£1700 - £2600 / week

Book View

from £243 / night

(18) Very Good 

8

Holiday apartment in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Ideal apartment” Had a wonderful stay in this lovely apartment. It has modern decor, in good condition and is amazing value. Its a neat one bed apartment on a quiet little complex perfectly located walking distance to the beach, main strip, shopping c  …see more

from £33 / night

£230 - £300 / week

Book View

from £33 / night