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15 of the Best CoolStays for Winter Sun

Published: 23rd October 2018

We want the endless summer of 2018 to stay, so we have put together a collection of our favourite properties for winter sun. So whether you fancy a quick hop over to the Canary Islands or somewhere more far flung like Thailand or Costa Rica we have the somewhere amazing for you to stay whilst you are there - From beach side villas in Sri Lanka to cool riads in Morocco...
Riad Farnatchi

Riad Farnatchi

Marrakech - Morocco

A luxurious Riad in the heart of Marrakech, with all the facilities and services of a world class, boutique hotel

Sleeps 2-4

From £151/night

Skinny Beach House

Skinny Beach House

Galle - Southern Province

Luxury Sri Lankan beach house - Relax poolside beneath the swaying palms then step off your terrace onto the sandy beach below.

Sleeps 6

From £254/night

Nam Bo

Nam Bo

Cape Panwa - Phuket

Huge sea views, a great location and a beautiful villa on the water's edge, this villa has it all...even a chef!

Sleeps 10

From £520/night

Cape Kata

Cape Kata

Kata - Phuket

Surrounded by the Andaman Sea is this stunning and spacious villa with huge sea views and plenty of wow.

Sleeps 8

From £385/night

The Blinkwater

The Blinkwater

Camps Bay - Western Cape

Enjoy luxurious and modern living nestled between Lion's Head and Table Mountain at the Blinkwater, located in Cape Town's trendiest suburb.

Sleeps 8

From £990/night

Che Che Vule

Che Che Vule

Kigomani - Tanzania

Che Che Vule Villa is a private escape on the beautiful island of Zanzibar. Located on the Indian Ocean, personal butlers and chefs will make your stay perfect.

Sleeps 11

From £568/night

Eco Suites Caves

Eco Suites Caves

San Cristóbal de La Laguna - Tenerife

A base for some spectacular island sights, your calm Eco Suite Cave keeps four guests cosy and supremely comfortable, plus there’s a pool and gardens

Sleeps 4

From £106/night

Villa Las Palmitas

Villa Las Palmitas

Puerto Calero - Lanzarote - Canary Islands

Spacious villa on Lanzarote's stunning rocky coastline. Panoramic views and chic accommodation for relaxing group retreats.

Sleeps 8

From £185/night

Eco Luxury Farmhouse

Eco Luxury Farmhouse

Arrieta - Las Palmas

An eco-friendly farmhouse in rural Lanzarote, with a private sea-view pool just moments from the beachfront. VIP airport shuttle and free use of hybrid car included too.

Sleeps 8

From £255/night

Casa Volcan

Casa Volcan

Tabayesco - Lanzarote

Stunning views, a quiet location, a swimming pool and the sea within strolling distance? This villa has it all, and even comes VIP airport chauffeur transfer and use of a free hybrid car.

Sleeps 13

From £286/night

Casa El Chante

Casa El Chante

Tamarindo - Guanacaste

A luxury, eco-retreat on Costa Rica’s stunning, tropical coastline, with boutique villas, an exclusive service and a Pura Vida lifestyle…

Sleeps 19

From £924/night

Tamarind House

Tamarind House

St Lucia - Caribbean

Swim in a pool under clear skies, admire the bright Bouganvillea climbing the walls, dine on rum cocktails and fresh fish cakes at sunset; Tamarind House is an experience you won't want to miss.

Sleeps 6-8

From £439/night

Mystic Ridge

Mystic Ridge

St John - US Virgin Islands

A luxury, sea-view villa on exclusive St John’s Island, overlooking Coral Bay and its stunning forest coastline…

Sleeps 8

From £440/night

Dar Kawa

Dar Kawa

Marrakech - Morocco

Channelling the history of Marrakech is Dar Kawa, a 17th Century former religious building of brotherhood in Medina old town.

Sleeps 8 people (11 with added beds)

From £88/night

Villa Maggona

Villa Maggona

Maggona - Sri Lanka

Tranquil haven in Sri Lanka’s Golden Triangle - Spend the day on the beach or relaxing by the pool in the tropical green garden.

Sleeps 8

From £385/night

Author:
Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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