Winter sun holidays to the Caribbean

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Oct 19, 2010 / 0 comments

Winter sun holidays to the Caribbean

Banish your winter blues with a stay in a Caribbean villa from

When the blue skies turn to grey and winter’s chill is in the air, there is no better time to jet off to your own slice of paradise and go on some sun holidays. Discover the white, sandy beaches of Aruba, dance away to electrifying soca beats in Trinidad and Tobago, or get romantic in St Lucia. From the Bahamas to Barbados, the Caribbean is one of the most popular winter sun destinations and HomeAway Holiday-Rentals, the UK’s largest holiday rentals website, lists more than 6,600 properties available to rent on the islands.

For those in search of a winter pick-me-up, booking a relaxing sunshine getaway is the ultimate antidote to the change in seasons. Whether lounging on a beachfront terrace, taking a dip in your own private pool or exploring sightseeing hotspots is your idea of the perfect break, on HomeAway Holiday-Rentals you’ll find plenty of choice, from romantic cottages for couples to high-end villas for groups. So chase the winter blues away this year and rent your own exotic home away from home on

Choose from the properties below which sleep between two and 12, or browse the site for more.

Prices quoted are per property per week unless otherwise stated and all properties had good availability at the time of going to press.

Romantic cottage in St Lucia

1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2. From £809 per week

Orchid Cottage has its own entry gate and is very private providing an ideal romantic hideaway. The property benefits from the cooling breezes of the trade winds so is very comfortable. The bedroom with queen size bed is air conditioned. The property has its own plunge pool and extensive sunny and covered outside spaces. Property 79248

Beachfront house in Barbados

2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4. From £139 per night

“House Sunrise” is perched at the water's edge on a rocky point at the end of the magnificent Silver Sands beach. French doors open onto two spacious terraces that offer commanding views over the beach, one of Barbados' most popular surfing and windsurfing spots. The property is fully equipped and amenities include satellite TV, CD stereo system private telephone and complementary high speed wireless internet access. A full time housekeeper, maid/cook can be arranged for a small extra charge. Property 411831

Beachfront villa near Atlantis, Bahamas

4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. £2,532 per week

Located in an enclave of townhouses situated on the beach, this property has brand new furniture and comes with daily maid service. Featuring gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, Whirlpools baths, Italian tiles, Plasma TVs and air conditioning, this is the ideal home away from home. Activities nearby include golf, tennis, parasailing and jet skiing. Property 221568

Stunning beachfront villa in St Vincent & Grenadines

5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12. From £3,500 per week

A brand new luxury beachfront villa furnished to a very high standard and situated just 120ft from Crescent Beach. With stunning panoramic ocean views and three sided infinity pool guests can enjoy views out over the ocean to the islands of Mustique, Balliceaux and Battowia. The villa is all finished in white render under a red tiled roof with mahogany windows, doors and balustrades. All kitchens, bathrooms, and wardrobes are hand finished in either solid mahogany or gloss white wood. Property 453320