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!
Beachfront Apartment is a cozy ground floor apartment located just in front of the beach. It welcomes up to 5 guests. There is a private garden and a terrace where you can enjoy the panoramic views of the Alcudia Bay. With direct access to the beach it is the best optio …see more
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
This semi-detached luxury townhouse is situated in one of the lovliest and unspoilt seaside villages in the Algarve. Tastefully decorated by an interior designer, the elegant open plan living and dining room lead on to a pretty shaded garden terrace and pool area surrou …see more
We stayed in Casa Linda for a week in October and loved it. The house is super; well equipped and comfortably furnished, with stylish decor. The rooms are large and spacious, and the outdoor space, … More
It has 3 double rooms, one convertible double sofa in the living room, two bathrooms ( one with shower and the other one with bath). Fully equipped, kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge and freezer, coffee machine, Dish washer..Washing machine and dryer. Iron and hairdr …see more
“Location and price and the setup of the apartment is perfect for 5 people”
Reviewed 29 May 2013
I was a little concerned about 5 of us being in an 800 sq' apt. But it turned out to be perfect. Tho 6 would have been a little tight. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen, living/dining. Each bedroom had… More
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
We really loved this apartment for our stay in Barcelona. The apartment was very clean, well furnished, and in a great location! It was close to the metro and many restaurants, but away from the rea… More
Great location, apartment perfectly furnished, fully equipped, clean. Owners friendly, helpful, excellent email contact. I sincerely recommend !
If I'm back in Barcelona will definitely be using this… 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
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
A lovely Villa with Heated Pool, in the sunny countryside close to the ocean.
Set in a small tranquil complex of contemporary houses, the three bedroomed, modern and very well appointed.
Casa de Sonho offers everything you could want from a tranquil holiday villa.Loca …see more
A few steps from the Marina, this elegant traditional apartment is in a prime location for exploring Porto. Discover a quiet corner with an spectacular view over Porto with country charm at Feel Porto Douro Marina. The three-bedroom apartment is close to the Marina of V …see more
We enjoyed our stay in Porto and the spacious apartment with its incredible views. Bruno was pleasant, courteous, and welcomed us with the keys and answered all our questions including late night cal… More
Hi dear Anita,
Thank you so much for your visit and feedback.
Your review will help us provide a better service and we will correct all those minor inconveniences as soon as we can.
I hope we can accommodate again when you come to Porto.
Lovely holiday home 30 mins away from Nadi Airport and 5 mins away from Natadola beach, InterContinental Hotel and InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa.
Onsite security 24/7.
This home offers amazing views of the river, cane fields and gravel roads offer a real co …see more
Located in the heart of Albufeira, this 4 bedroom brand new luxury villa is perfect as an ideal getaway with all the modern facilities to make your holiday as relaxing as possible. Outside it is ideal for families or large groups that are looking for a quiet setting wit …see more
We travelled to Albufeira with 3 other couples and my 6 month old baby in September 2012 and stayed 7 nights at Villa Forte. The villa is great, just what we wanted and very clean. It was walking dist… More
“AMAZING VILLA IN A GREAT LOCATION”
Reviewed 3 Oct 2011
I stayed in this villa with 6 of my friends and we had a great time. The villa was spotlessly clean on arrival and had everything we required during our stay. I would say that a long mirror was possib… More
This is a self-contained/self-catering spacious studio unit. It has a fully equipped kitchenette, with microwave, hot plates, fridge etc. The large conservatory and deck which get all the afternoon sun until it sets, are a pleasure to enjoy with a quiet glass of wine an …see more
Villa Firdaus is centrally situated on the hillside above Funchal, close to amenities, making it ideal for exploring the island be it shopping, swimming in the sea, walking in the mountains or just relaxing at the villa.Relax in this tastefully decorated and well-appoin …see more
Only two of us but would very well equipped & spacious for six. Very well maintained with high quality fittings. Outside the gardens are lovingly attended by Joao who is the owner's on-site very help… More
“Excellent place also for a young family to have relaxing vacations on Madeira”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2014
We had wonderful vacations with our 10 months baby and the villa was best placed to feel like being at home for us.
Firstly, the villa has an excellent location as it can very easily be accessed fro… More
“It is truly paradise!”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2014
What a perfect villa, beautiful garden, lovely location and the delightful Joao to give information.
We 3 ladies enjoyed every minute of our stay. Thank you so much!… More
You will feel on top of the world in this fantastic three bedroom penthouse unit in a prime East Ballina location. This property is certainly all about the views with panoramic ocean views of Shelly's Beach from the front and stunning river views from the back, eve …see more
Overlooking Spinola Bay, with a balcony just two floors up from the sea, you can enjoy the superb view from this modern and tastefully furnished one bedroom apartment. It is in a block of five in a prime location and is serviced with a lift. The apartment features a f …see more
We have just spent 2 comfortable and relaxing weeks at this spacious apartment overlooking Spinola Bay..
It is stylishly furnished with everything you need for a carefree self-catering holiday. The … More
Thank you so much for your fantastic review. It was indeed a great pleasure meeting you both and look forward to welcoming you back next year.
“As good as ever”
Reviewed 29 Feb 2016
Have just enjoyed an eight week stay in this lovely apartment. Very well equipped with quality furnishings and utensils as well as offering great views. Must be as good an apartment as you can rent, t… More
Thank you for your review. Look forward to seeing you in January. Jo An.
“Look no further book this apartment”
Reviewed 29 Jan 2014
My wife and I spent two weeks in this fantastic apartment which is in a very convenient location. It is so tastefully furnished with all the facilities needed to make your stay so comfortable. It has … More
Thank you for your comments . Looking forward to welcoming you once again next year
Jo Ann Camilleri
Casita de la Luna is a character detached villa situated in the countryside outside the hilltop village of Finestrat and set in a dramatic scenic area.
The house has stunning mountain views with a private solar heated swimming pool and spacious sun bathing areas.
From the start of the booking process to the end of the holiday was just faultless.
The Villa is just wonderful with the most stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
Also, the property is reall… More
Christian and his family were the ideal guests. They left the villa in perfect condition, even doing all the washing! We are very happy that this family enjoyed their holiday.
We would love to welcome them back here any time in the future.
Dugong Retreat is a spacious and comfortable canal side home in Banksia Beach, Bribie Island. With your own pontoon, large in ground heated swimming pool, and well equipped, airy outdoor entertaining area, you won't want to leave!
Other features include:
Lockup garag …see more
This is a well decorated apartment, set above Kalkara creek. The bedrooms are large with double beds. A big fully equipped kitchen area. A large lounge area with the usual TV and video. A pool on the roof offering fabulous views across the Grand harbor. Very quiet area, …see more
'Casa Maurice' is a beautifully appointed modern villa and has every facility you will need to enjoy a perfect stay in one of the Algarve's most attractive areas. With direct access to Meia Praia, an unspoilt beach with good restaurant facilities availabl …see more
“Fantastic villa with helpful owner and property manager.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
We booked Casa Maurice for our silver wedding anniversary in which we invited our family to stay with us. The youngest child was 10 years old and the oldest adults were pensioners.Despite the varying … More
“Fabulous villa in an excellent location”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
We have recently returned from a week in Casa Maurice. We were a party of twelve, aged from 1 to 60. My husband and I thought it would be a nice idea to celebrate our 60th birthdays with our family an… More
“Villa was spacious, well maintained and with a fabulous pool.”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
We were an extended family (12 of us) and Casa Maurice was more than adequate for such a large group. The Villa is furnished with quality furnishings and the kitchen has every amenity that you could w… More
The river-view apartment is sunny, airy, quiet, clean and tidy. It is located in the central business district of downtown Fuzhou city. The apartment have two rooms, living room, balcony, kitchen, bathroom, Siemens washing machine, Siemens refrigerator, Smart TV, Wi-Fi, …see more
Casa Naranjos guarantees its guests quality and boutique accommodation with a great experience and good value for money. This is ensured by its south facing aspect and the opportunity to relax whilst being very close to an exceptional range of holiday activities for fam …see more
We had a great holiday in Casa Naranjos. The holiday was over the Christmas week and we arrived to find a full hamper, flowers and bottles of cava. Very welcoming- we have stayed in lots of self cater… More
Dear Guest: thank you for sharing your recent Christmas experience at the Casa Naranjos. We wanted to make it feel like a special Christmas, hence the extra bottle of Spanish Cava. The Casa Naranjos team offers an annual free prize draw to all our guests, who provide ideas on how the holiday experience, could be even better. If you would like to know more, please feel free to email me. We would love to have you come stay with us again in 2015. Kind regards and very best of wishes, from Philip and the Casa Naranjos team.
This beautiful 2 bedroomed modern well equiped town house will sleep 6 people + cot has a patio and small private garden with its own lemon tree, outdoor shower, large bbq,loungers and patio table with chairs, so you can enjoy a cold glass of wine or dine al fresco.
“The apartment is beautiful and clean and everything is like the description”
Reviewed 4 May 2012
I went to Fuerteventura with my husband and my parents.
The apartment is in a good position as there is a market quite near the apartment.
The kitchen has all that you need.
The apartment is clean … More
The Hunter Valley Getaway provides Holiday Rental Accommodation and is located in The Vintage Golf and Spa Resort and Wedding Venue set in the world famous Hunter Valley Wine Counrty. Perfect for a Summer Holiday or that Winter Weekend getaway by the Burning Log Fire Pl …see 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
Sunnyside Lodge was built for our personal use and having really enjoyed spending our family vacations, we thought that it was best we share the joy of family with others! Hence, it is available for you to enjoy your family vacation!Hidden away from noise and traffic an …see more
What a treat to have a whole 3 bedroom house to ourselves with tennis court play ground and stunning views over hills and tea plantations. Best spot to stay in Ella. Our family loved it. … More
“Fantastic place to rewind”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2014
Very clean and comfortable homestay with serene surroundings. The food was great and the view from the dining room is spectacular. The tennis court is fantastic with a serene background and children e… More
Reviewed 16 Feb 2015
Very nice place, we were also there a year ago. Quiet, good view, comfortable, and helpful housekeeper. Recommended!… More
A large 1 bedroom bungalow with its own private parking space right outside the front door.. This secure complex is set in beautiful mature gardens and boast 4 pools, (so there will never be a shortage of sun beds) restaurant / bar and a launderette.The bedroom has a ce …see more
this comfortable bungalow is very close to all local amenities
including golf courses the complex has 4 pools
2 big 2 small for residents only
the pools and surrounding are spotless… More
“Perfect 1st family holiday”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2012
Bungalow was lovely. Was very clean. The bathroom was gorgeous! Was our 1st holiday away with the baby, and was perfect. There was easy access to many places. The bus stop was literally over the road.… More
We are delighted that you found everything to your taste and enjoyed your holiday. We try hard to ensure that out guest are as comfortable as possible, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank You.
“Excellent like home from home”
Reviewed 2 Mar 2012
Everything was spot on, well equiped, very clean, complex good too.Wi-Fi was available at the bar on the complex.… More
We are delighted that you found everything to your taste and enjoyed your holiday. We try hard to ensure that out guest are as comfortable as possible, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thank You.
Stunning, modern, spacious, air conditioned apartment in the heart of Carvoeiro. Well furnished with two bathrooms, all amenities, large balcony serving both bedrooms with beautiful views opposite. Close to beach, bars and a wide range of fabulous restaurants. Satelite …see more
Everything was as expected as advertised. Apartment was clean, very comfortably furnished and a pleasure to stay there. The bonus for us, as not very mobile, was it was only a short walk on a gentle s… More
Thank you so much for your fantastic review. I hope you are well. You are very welcome to stay again at any time, I look forward to hearing from you.
Chalet located in an exclusive residential area, very quiet and ideal for families. The house is bright, modern, welcoming, and spacious 150 m2 on one level, on a plot of 400 m2.There are three bedrooms, 2 master rooms with king bed, and a spacious bathroom included, …see more
We stayed here as a family of 2 children ( a baby one years old ). The property is extremely well equipped, safe, very luxurious and has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay, very… More
Reviewed 10 Dec 2013
Stayed in this three bed modern apartment in May 2013. It is a away from the main town of Puerto de la cruz, but if you want a quiet rental with a short taxi journey to the main bars of the town, the… More
“Charme et confort”
Reviewed 5 Feb 2015
Nous sommes restés 10 jours dans cette jolie villa. Moderne avec tout confort (literie idéale, linge de toilette +++, wifi, grande tv). La décoration est réalisée avec goût. L.exterieur est trè… More
Sit back, relax and enjoy the cool ocean breezes while you sip on your favourite drink on the back deck overlooking the spectacular ocean and mountain views, a natural wonderland of flora and birdlife.
Nestled up high above the tree tops, this family retreat is quiet, …see more
NO BOOKING FEES - Q1 Resorts, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 150 sqm, Ocean View, Free Wifi, Foxtel, Underground Secure Carpark
NOTE: WHAT YOU SEE IN THESE PICTURES ARE EXACTLY THE APARTMENT YOU WILL BE STAYED.
Guarantee Ocean view and actual photos taken from Apartment Q1 …see more
The Sanctuary, the perfect Noosa holiday destination. The Sanctuary is fringed by native bushland, beaches, the Noosa river and everglades and is situated at the gateway of the Cooloola-Great Sandy National Park. Take the opportunity to holiday in 5 star luxury accommod …see more
In Marbella's finest central location on the promenade linking the city with the world famous Port , PUERTO BANUS. Location surounded by nice shops, bars, restaurants, park with theatre and 10 min walk to the heart of the old town (typically Andalusian style).Over …see more
Fantastic views in the spacious 1 bed. Had everything we needed, right in the heart ofMarbella and on the seafront even though it was a quiet complex. Both adult pools were lovely to swim in. Hundreds… More
New, March 2014 Listing.Welcome to a unique Azorean 'holiday apartment' rental -- “The Penthouse, Ponta Delgada”. Recently refurbished to a high standard, it's extremely well-equipped and includes full Climate Control, Cable T.V and FREE, broadband W …see more
Apartment with 15 m2 terrace with spectacular mountain and seaviews. Nearby supermarkets, shops and beach. 1 bedroom apartment in Puerto Santiago, Los Gigantes, It is within walking distance of shopping area, restaurants and other entertainment facilities.Very nice co …see more
The house, registed as "1999/Alojamento Local", offers spacious accommodation and is excellently furnished to a contemporary standard. The 1st floor holds 3 bedrooms fully furnished and accommodates 6 people. There are 2 bathrooms. The master bedroom has an en …see more
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
Bougainvillea (1 double room, 1 twin room) is a spacious ground floor apartment for four with views to Morocco and a lovely cooling plunge pool shared with the upstairs apartment. The Moroccan influence in the décor makes this house colourful and vibrant. There is a te …see more
Zerniq (z sounding like z in zoo while q sounding like the q in queen) is a luxury 3 bedroom apartment in Misrah Simar Complex. This designer-finished modern accommodation is just a five minute walk from the main village square, a very popular venue full of popular rest …see more
“Excellent, tasteful and modern apartment in a good location.”
Reviewed 22 Mar 2013
Excellent, outstanding apartment. Price was slightly higher when compared to other rentals but it was well-worth every penny.
We found the apartment in a spotless condition. There was no need to br… More
Reviewed 9 Sep 2012
Konrad was an great host.Apartment was excellent & in a beautiful complex.We used the local bus service to get around the Island.Do not think car hire is a must.Prices on the Island are very reasonabl… More
“Fabulous property with all the extras.”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2011
We spent 4 days at this wonderful property and had a lovely time. The place is ideal for any time of the year. For summer a lovely communal pool, with kids section and jacuzzi set in the garden,as wel… 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
When you enter this architect designed villa, the breathtaking view of scattered islands dotting the turquoise-colored water of Chalong Bay immediately fills your senses. The lower level where the internal living space connects with the pool terrace and garden, is absol …see more