Unique winter sun breaks from HomeAway.co.uk

Sunshine villas, cottages and apartments available to rent worldwide

Villa in Dubai 08/11/11 - For those looking for a winter pick-me-up, jetting away to a private holiday rental in a sunny destination is the ultimate antidote to the cold, dark skies of home. If you’re looking to escape the winter chill somewhere you can still soak up the sun and laze on the beach, there are plenty of destinations worldwide which are ideal to visit during the colder months. HomeAway.co.uk, the UK’s number one holiday rentals website, has thousands of holiday homes available to rent in winter sun bolt-holes around the world, from Africa to Asia, Australia, America and beyond.

There are properties to suit every taste and budget, from family villas in Florida and romantic retreats in St Lucia to high-end villas in Dubai and spacious houses in Australia. Whether you wish to take your family on a long awaited holiday or are just looking to escape for a few days with a partner or friend, a holiday rental provides the perfect backdrop to a relaxing getaway. Offering more space and facilities for families, as well as privacy for couples, holiday rentals are already a favourite choice for millions of holidaymakers worldwide.

So guarantee yourself some sunshine this winter and book one of the properties below, or browse www.HomeAway.co.uk for thousands more.

Prices quoted are per property for the winter season and correct at the time of publishing.

Florida, USA

Villa in Florida

Fantastic family villa with large pool, games room and internet access
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9. From £450 per week

palm tree lined boulevards, the villa features a lounge, dining area and well equipped kitchen, all formed into one large open plan area, as well as four spacious bedrooms, including a Disney-themed twin bedroom. There is also a games room equipped with pool table, ping pong and ice hockey, as well as a large pool with lights for night-time and an area for dining with electric barbecue. 

Property 851427

St Lucia, Caribbean

Tree house in St Lucia

A private tree house bungalow overlooking the Caribbean Sea
1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3. £998 per week

Enjoy a true Caribbean experience in a private hillside bungalow with views of the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea. The Tree House offers amazing views, colourful gardens and many natural sites nearby as well as a black sand beach with crystal clear water. The property has one bedroom with a queen size bed, living area, fully equipped kitchen and balcony running the length of the building. A private sparkling plunge pool sits among lush tropical gardens and is a great place to relax at the end of the day.

Property 307937

Dubai, UAE

Villa in Dubai

High-end villa with private pool on the Palm Jumeirah
5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10. £5,600 per week

This is a large detached villa located on the prestigious Palm Jumeriah complex in Dubai. The villa is fully furnished throughout and comprises of five en-suite bedrooms, two lounges, a large fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar table, double garage and spacious patio and garden area with private pool and lots of garden furniture. Car hire can be arranged on request with or without driver.

Property 819476


Villa in Australia

Modern villa by the beach in Queensland
5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13. From £1,584 per week

This is a fully renovated, spacious and modern home on the Canal in Broadbeach Waters providing perfect accommodation for a large group. There are two separate lounge areas with large flat screen TVs leading out to the outdoor entertaining area with fully fenced pool, BBQ, outdoor dining table and deck chairs. On the ground level there is a modern fully equipped kitchen with adjoining dining area including a new Stereo with Ipod dock. All the bedrooms are upstairs and the master bedroom has a private balcony overlooking the pool and canal. 

Property 916936

South Africa

Apartment in Cape Town

Beachfront apartment facing Table Mountain in Cape Town
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4. £85 per night

This stunning top floor apartment, located on the third floor, is situated in a secure complex, just 250m from one of the top beaches in the world for kite surfing. The balcony and master bedroom have panoramic views of Robbin Island, Table Mountain, Lions head, Robben Island, Devils Peak, stretches of white beaches and the spectacular Atlantic Ocean sunsets. There are stunning restaurants and cafes right on the beach as well as a multitude of shops. 

Property 16549