Holiday Ideas & Travel Inspiration

Oliver’s Travel Blog features travel advice, tips and destination information to inspire you for your next great holiday. Written by Oliver’s team, plus guest travel journalists & bloggers.

17th September
Villa Franco - Croatia Villa Holidays - Oliver's Travels

How to Plan Your Stay in One of Our Luxury Villas in Croatia

With idyllic sandy beaches and fascinating historic cities dotted all along the sun-drenched Adriatic coast, it’s hardly surprising that Croatia is quickly becoming one of the most celebrated holiday destinations in Europe. If you’re staying in one of our luxury villas in Croatia, check out our Oliver’s Travels guide to making the most of your time there….

15th September
Chalet Mont Blanc, Rhone-Alps - luxury ski chalets to rent - Oliver's Travels

Oliver’s Travels Launches its Luxury Winter Ski Deals

The ski season is approaching fast so make sure you get the most out of the snow with luxury ski packages from as little as £30 per person per night, just a click of a button away. Not a fan of skiing? No problem, there’s plenty more on offer including spa treatments, in-chalet pools and…

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Off the Beaten Track: Four Luxury Villas in Spain

There’s far more to Spain than the crowded beaches of the Costas. Head inland and you’ll discover plenty to write home about: rugged countryside, world-famous wines and nature trails that go on for miles. If you want to get away from it all then these four luxury villas in Spain, all of which include the Oliver’s…

13th September
Baronial castle - Scotland - castles to rent - Oliver's Travels

Best UK regions for locavores

‘Locavore’ is one of the hottest buzzwords on the foodie scene at the moment – and despite what your schoolboy Spanish might lead you to believe, it does not refer to crazy eaters. The ‘loca’ derives from local, not la vida made famous by Ricky Martin, making this a term to describe people who eat locally sourced produce, either exclusively…

10th September
Coconut Grove - Barbados - caribbean vacation rentals - Oliver's Travels

Holidays in Barbados villas: beyond the beach

If you’re planning on staying in one of our stunning Barbados villas, you know you’ll never be more than a stone’s throw away from the beach. However, there’s a lot more to this island between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean than just relaxing, so we tore ourselves away from the sun loungers to find…