Beach Bucket List: Europe’s Best Beaches

Sun, sea, and sand...is there anything better than a beachside escape?  Holidaying by the coast is one of our favourite things to do here at Oliver's Travels, which is why so many of our properties are ...
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Top 10 UK Castles You Can Actually Rent

From ancient fortresses in the Scottish highlands to quintessentially British palaces, our out-of-this-world collection of UK castles to rent will make you feel as if you've stepped back in time. While some ...
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France’s Most Beautiful Towns And Villages

One word - variety. And France has heaps of it. This beguiling country is both sleepy and captivating with snippets to satisfy everyone. It's near impossible to imagine France without thinking of the Eiffel ...
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Top Things To Do in Provence & Côte d’Azur

Provence is a region bursting with unique possibilities. From the stunning beaches of the French Riviera and the challenging Alps to enchanting hidden wetlands and rolling lavender fields, this area of France h...

The 5 Best Cities For Mardi Gras in France

Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras... this beloved day goes by many names and is fabulously celebrated with local traditions all over the world. Here in the UK, we go wild for pancakes, which everyone at O...

Top 10 Villas in Portugal for Wine Lovers

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or just a fan of a Friday evening glass of plonk, it’s hard not to enjoy a good glass of wine from time to time. Curled up by the fire with a good red, toasting a celebration w...
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7 Best Beaches in Scotland

Yes, you read that right - beaches in Scotland. It's one of their best kept secrets - and it's worked out for the Scots, as their beaches are nowhere near as damaged by tourism than the likes of some in England...

Norfolk Travel Guide

Found in the east of England, Norfolk’s charms are as broad as the famous network of rivers that run through it. With an abundance of natural beauty and wildlife, this is one county where you can really kick ba...

Top Things to Do in the Algarve

As it's such a popular destination for many different types of holidaymakers, the Algarve is well suited for the kind of holiday that isn't just about lounging around the pool ( though there's nothing wrong wit...
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Best Beaches in Mallorca for Families

When we think of Mallorca, sparkling, turquoise waters and sandy beaches spring to mind - and there's good reason for that. One of the most sought after spots in the Balearic Islands, the beaches in Mallorca ad...

Villas Within Famous Filming Locations

We pride our luxury villas in their ability to give you a VIP holiday experience, from infinity pools and luxe décor to our extensive list of incredible extras. But did you know that some of our villas have als...

Best Foodie Experiences in Sussex

Though you might not expect Sussex to be a top pick when it comes to foodie destinations, Sussex has a surprising amount on offer for the discerning gourmand. Many restaurants will be serving high quality, seas...

Best Group Activities in Sussex

Are you and your friends looking for a great destination for your next break together? You might be surprised to learn how much Sussex has to offer thanks to its varied terrain and storied history - but don't t...
Mallorca - Travel Guide

Mallorca Travel Guide

Mallorca is quite possibly the ultimate holiday island! Fantastic for families and with a welcoming, laid back vibe that encapsulates everything that's great about Spain (and with a few surprises of its own) th...
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Top of the Props: Algarve

Alluring tourists since the 60s, the Algarve is famed for its cliffs, scalloped bays and sandy beaches. It's the perfect holiday destination to reconnect with families and friends, especially after a couple of ...
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Best Normandy Towns and Villages

Nestled in landscapes of rolling green fields, farmhouses and white chalk cliffs, Normandy is an absoute gem on the north coast of France. Historical cities, seaside towns and medieval villages are in abun...