Home to an array of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, rich culture, mouth-watering cuisine and stunning coastlines – it’s no wonder Italy is the 5th most visited country in the world! So, whether you want to explore historical monuments some days and catch a tan the next, there’s something for everyone here. And it gets better, our luxury villas in Italy can take your Italian escape to new heights. If you’re in need of sun in Sicily, a villa with a pool in Puglia or a tremendous Tuscan view; our top 10 bestselling villas in Italy won’t disappoint – bellisima!
1. Villa La Ganza, Sicily
You want the best of the best, right? Well, the uber-modern Villa La Ganza is just that. Perched on a quiet hill, you can soak up the panoramic views of Sicily’s coastline from the privacy of your pool. Of course, when you’ve had your fix of sun and scenery, it’s a must to take a cruise down to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ragusa, Modic and Scicli. Then when you’ve tired yourself out exploring, kick back in your hot tub and unwind – come on, you deserve it!
Price from: £33pppn
2. Casa Oliveto, Tuscany
Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, you’ll find Casa Oliveto, a home that offers traditional styling with modern luxury. The stonework walls, exposed wooden beams and antique decorations give this property its alluringly rustic character. It’s the perfect place to cosy up with a few of your nearest and dearest and enjoy a taste of rural life.
Besides, nothing says “utopia” like sun hazed days among lush pastures and vineyards then relaxed evenings admiring views of the Tuscan countryside under the yellow-hued sunset.
Price from: £32pppn
3. Trulli Di Olive, Puglia
The owners have paid attention to all the right details at Trulli Di Olive, from the traditional swing to the stone BBQ – this showstopper certainly won’t disappoint. An idyllic setting in the heart of a vibrant olive grove, this is the Italian escape you never want to end. The real centrepiece is the state-of-the-art glass cube room – cosy up with a novella in one hand, a glass of Primitivo in another and admire your surroundings; it really is heaven on earth.
Price from: £49pppn
4. Villa Livia, Tuscany
Located in the lovely residential village of Quercianella is Villa Livia, the ideal spot for a more authentic Italian experience. Sit back in style under the shade of palm trees or catch a tan in the Sicilian sun. There’s plenty more great hang out spots including the games room and bar, so you and your clan can come together and make some memories! Whether you want to crack open a bottle and share laughs until dawn or you fancy putting your feet up and chilling out – you’ll feel entirely at home here.
Price from: £38pppn
5. Petronella, Umbria
Anyone who appreciates a good view will adore gazing out at the lush patchwork landscape and rocky backdrops surrounding Petronella! This 17th-century farmhouse is full of charming traditional character yet still provides luxurious comfort. You can venture among the medieval stronghold of Gubbio; known as the ceramics centre of Italy (so don’t forget to pick up some souvenirs!). If that’s not your cup of tea, there’s plenty to explore nearby. The flourishing forests, rocky cliffs and scenic gorge of Cucco National Park are fab for those yearning for an alluring adventure.
Price from: £35pppn
6. Quercia di Manciano, Tuscany
With delicate pastel hues gracing the walls and elegant furnishings, there’s a sweet chicness at Quercia di Manciano! Set in 7 acres of land flourishing with olive trees, a stay at this property will bring your holiday a sense of enchantment. Explore the pretty grounds and even pick your own veggies fresh from the estate’s vegetable patch! There’s no risk of boredom here, with a swimming pool, tennis court and football pitch you can stay up and at ’em with plenty of fun activities on your doorstep.
Price from: £34pppn
7. Villa Geovana, Italian Lakes
Perched high over the valley, the views at Villa Goevana will remain in your mind for a long time. Explore crystal waters and sandy beaches and even hike through hidden coves at the nearby nature reserve. This is the ideal place to get away from the stress of daily life in perfect seclusion, the terracotta tiles and stone walls will have you spellbound by its Sicilian authenticity. So, when you’re done exploring don’t forget to chill out on your large lawn and private pool for some fine tranquillity.
Price from: £107pppn
8. Villa Bahia, Amalfi Coast
Villa Bahia is oozing utter Italian romance! Within the charming coastal town of Sorrento where cafe-lined streets and narrow alleys call for exploration. Take in the awe-inspiring views of the Amalfi coast from your pool or terrace with the scent of roses in the air and a bottle of wine – truly dreamy!
Price from: £18pppn
9. Trulli il Vigneto, Puglia
A traditional trulli with perfectly primed gardens, at Trulli il Veigneto you can enjoy the outdoor life. You’ll be greeted with a few chill bottles of wine lovingly produced by the owners using grapes from surrounding vineyards. Cool off in your private pool or drive down to the blue waters of the Adriatic and enjoy picture-perfect beaches. You’ll have the best of Puglia with acclaimed towns such as Alberobello and Cisternino just a drive away.
Price from: £19pppn
10. Villa Francis, Umbria
This is indeed a foodies paradise with local delicacies including truffles, freshwater fish, mountain cheeses and, of course, extra virgin olive oil in abundance. While your taste buds are sure to rejoice, you can also give your body and mind some much-needed R&R! Pause your daily routine to fall in love with the rural peace at this property among the beauty of Umbria.
Price from: £30pppn
If you’re heading off to Italy soon, be sure to check out our guide to gorgeous towns and villages in Tuscany, the best beaches to hit in Puglia and our local’s guides to Umbria and Sicily. Of course, these properties are just the tip of the iceberg, we’ve got loads more incredible villas in Italy to choose from! If you need some advice on choosing, give our concierge team a call to point you in the right direction.