Top 10 winter sun holiday homes

Top 10 Winter Sun PropertiesAs the British autumn fades, the temptation to jet off for some winter sun kicks in and provides the perfect solution, listing thousands of holiday homes worldwide available to rent in hotter climes. The site has a huge variety of sunny destinations to choose from, some just a short hop from the UK, like Morocco or the Canary Islands, others more exotic, like Bali or Jamaica. So whatever your budget, your own private place in the winter sun is not out reach.

To provide some inspiration, on we have compiled a list of ten of the best winter sun homes, featuring some of the most gorgeous properties available to rent around the world. Take a dip in the cooling waters near your own beachside villa in Phuket, or sway in a hammock by the pool in Brazil. Sun lovers looking to escape grey skies of home will enjoy browsing through these high-end holiday homes, ranging from a gorgeous open-plan villa among the jungle tree-tops in Bali, to a modern townhouse villa in Marrakech. 

1. Bali

Bali Beautiful villa for a romantic honeymoon or family getaway in Ubud
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5. From £1,067 per week

The villa almost seems to hang suspended above a steep jungle filled gorge. In all directions there is nothing but trees, but 100m below there are beautiful rice paddies, and in the distance you can see all the way to the ocean. Furnished by Christopher Noto, the exclusive Singapore furniture designer, Villa Kalisha offers understated romantic luxury, with a strong taste of Asian flare.

Property 417517

2. Thailand

Thailand Luxury large beachside villa with private pool, terrace and amazing views, Phuket

4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10. From £3,293 per week
Featuring a state-of-the-art kitchen from Minotti, Italy, and other luxury features such as wine cellar, sauna, massage room and home cinema which add to a chill out area with a 15-meter marble pool, this amazing villa also offers a private stairwell from the cliff-edge pool to a natural, shallow swimming enclave in the sea below.

Property 433920  

3. Dubai

Dubai Luxury 4 bedroom villa, Palm Jumeirah
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. From £4,830 per week

This beautiful private villa situated near the end of the M frond with wonderful views of the Dubai skyline, has it own private pool & walk through the lounge down the steps to private beach.

Property 420340

4. Canary Islands

Canary Islands Luxury villa with private pool near a golf course, Gran Canaria
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £189 per night

This exclusive and beautiful villa offers ultimate tranquillity and privacy and has spectacular views of the mountains and the golf course. A wicker ceiling allows through partial light, protecting you from the sun's rays during the day, making this the perfect place for a relaxing read or chat over a couple of drinks.

Property 413635

5. Morocco

Morocco A beautiful luxury town villa in Marrakech
5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10. From £1,600 per week

Tastefully furnished and decorated in a modern Moroccan style including paintings and ornaments, the villa has two living rooms with a fully functional fireplace and an office, while also offering in house entertainment facilities (large plasma screen TV, DVD, satellite and hi-fi system with satellite TV in each bedroom). A large dinning room leads off to the private pool and caters for a party of 10.

Property 89318

6. Brazil

Brazil Large beautiful house overlooking Ferradura Beach
5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10. From £2,436 per week

This beautiful villa is situated within walking distance of shops and restaurants and features a private cinema room and a garden with swimming pool, heated Jacuzzi and decked barbeque area.

Property 423163  

7. Jamaica

Beautiful Private Villa with large pool & Jacuzzi, Ocho Rios
7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18. From £3,120 per week

Situated on the Mammee Bay Private Estate with private beach and only minutes from the town of Ocho Rios with its many craft markets, boutiques, duty free shops, restaurant, bars and vibrant night live, this amazing villa features a spacious panoramic lounge and a large private pool with Hot Tub Jacuzzi.

Property 69461

8. Mauritius

Mauritius Luxury villa with private pool in the chic area of Grand Bay
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. From £1,225 per week

The design and modern architecture of the villa contrasts with its local elements such as thatch and typical Mauritian 'chalis' floors. Bali furniture, wooden openings and marble in bathrooms also give an elegant touch to the villa.

Property 420872

9. Egypt

Egypt Luxury Detached Villa on The Red Sea
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. £900 per week

Designed by prominent Egyptian Architect Shehab Mazhar, this beachfront White Villa personifies the warm elegance of Mediterranean architecture and features 360 degree panoramic views of the Red Sea, golf course and surrounding mountains.

Property 81595

10. Cape Winelands, South Africa

Cape Winelands, South Africa Stylish comfortable holiday home
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4. From £108 per night

The charming, newly built estate is situated in a quiet neighbourhood of villas, only two km away from the world-famous Erinvale golf course. The house boasts a spacious living space with high gables and modern, high-quality leather furniture, open fireplace, Flat screen-TV, DVD and access to the terrace.

Property 504778

View the Flickr photo album of our top 10 winter sun holiday homes


MapCroatia Slovakia Russia Finland Greece Greece Cyprus Turkey Albania Bulgaria Montenegro Serbia Bosnia Hercegovina Slovenia Austria Czech Republic Hungary Romania Poland Belarus Lithuania Latvia Estonia Afrika Luxembourg Andorra Monaco Malta Italy Italy Sweden Norway Denmark Germany Netherlands Belgium France Portugal Spanien Gibraltar Switzerland Iceland UK Ireland Channel Islands World USA UK

Search for holiday rentals

Search for holiday ideas


Sign up to our newsletter

Our latest updates and special offers, direct to your inbox

Advertise with HomeAway

Related Articles

Other Categories

Popular Articles