1. Villa holidays in France for foodies
Southern France is home to lots of charming villas. They are authentically Gaelic and known for being spacious. Create the perfect setting for time away by booking a barn, chateaux, or historic wine estate! If you’d like a seaside setting stay in the beach resort of Hossegor. Here, you can try different water sports and try oysters. A delicacy farmed in Hossegor’s marine lake for centuries.
2. Beach villa holidays on The Balearic Islands
The Balearic Islands are great locations for beach villa holidays.
3. Choose a villa holiday in Italy with mountain views
Villa holidays in Italy can be enjoyed in the rolling hills of Tuscany. Here, you’ll discover hamlets, where you can enjoy a holiday off-the-beaten-track. Throughout your stay, visit vineyards and gardens. Or walk among the Pratomagno Mountains. You will be sure to have tired yourself out – back to your villa to relax in the pool.
To see the Alps mountain range head to northern Italy and admire them from a villa on the edge of Lake Como. Lake Como is a destination with its own microclimate – said to never be too hot or too cold. This makes it a unique location for a villa holiday. Pick your villa with panoramic lakeside views. Or, stay in an apartment within a historic mountain village, such as Varenna on the west shore.
The shores of western Sicily are another option for a holiday near the shores of a sandy beach. For a culinary adventure, you can try a blend of North African / Sicilian dishes made from fresh saffron, swordfish, and many other delicious local ingredients.
4. A villa holiday in Greece
There are more Greek islands to visit for a villa holiday than you can count. Rhodes, Crete, and Cyprus are three of the best known but there are many more, each with their own distinct character. Cyprus is a top place to pick a luxury holiday villa. A concierge team can organise the finer details to allow your perfect villa holiday to begin! One place to consider is the pretty town of Peyia (within the Paphos District). Peyia provides easy access to many interesting places, such as St Solomon’s Catacombs.
To escape to a quieter location there are many small villages in Crete that are perfect. There is a wide range of dwellings available including the famous whitewashed townhouses on steep winding streets. Perfect to capture panoramic sea views and even sunsets from your authentic Greek home.
5. Villa holidays along the Algarve
If you book a villa holiday package along the Algarve you can stay in a villa holiday resort, within your own villa. There, you’ll have the freedom to enjoy all the benefits of an all-inclusive hotel. The benefits can include swimming pools, entertainment, meals, and excursions.
If you prefer more privacy, the Algarve is full of luxury private villas with pools and Jacuzzis. Many on the coast come with direct beach access. Find one on Praia da Falesia beach, which is one of the Algarve’s longest beaches.
For a once in a lifetime opportunity to secure the feeling of elite luxury, pick a Portuguese luxury villa full of eye-catching art and gadgets. During your stay, you can play on the beach or go for a game of golf before cooling off in your own cinema room. With a selection of bespoke beverages from your own bar, you’re sure to end the day well.
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