Sometimes it feels as though summer is never going to arrive, then before you know it, it’s almost May and you still haven’t booked your summer holiday for 2016! Don’t worry, we’ve still got some last minute summer holiday availability in some truly spectacular villas throughout Europe. Here are our top choices for summer holidays for 2016, whether you’ve got golf on the mind, beach on the brain, or vineyards in your dreams.
Villa Regina Rossa, Corfu
Clean, modern styling graces the spacious and luxurious rooms in this sprawling villa. Breathtaking views over the Ionian Sea are visible from the beautiful deck and child-friendly pool, perfect for your 2016 summer holiday. If you can tear yourself away from the villa, a vast sandy beach is just a short walk away.
Prices from: £17 pppn
Villa Ciottolo, Puglia
The renovation of this traditional Puglian trulli-cum-farmhouse is truly spectacular. Beautiful curved ceilings and interior stonework provide a cool, calm oasis from the midday heat. Total seclusion and relaxation is the name of the game here, the pool, loungers and dining areas are all completely surrounded by nature.
Prices from: £26 pppn
Casa Poggio, Tuscany
A traditional farmhouse in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, this property has been tastefully renovated with antique furniture and has a cosy, welcoming air. The house is an easy stroll to the nearest village and is surrounded by the Chianti hills, olive groves and vineyards.
Prices from: £55 pppn
This whitewashed, hillside villa is perfect for kicking back and taking in the scenery. It has a light, airy feel inside and out and has many luxurious features like a sunken bath, several terraces and a pool – all with magnificent views.
Prices from: 13
Alto Forestana, Mallorca
Alto Forestana sits in the forest, high in the Tramuntana mountains. Gorgeous nature views from the terraces and balconies reach to the nearby town of Sa Pobla. The private swimming pool also has a splash pool, perfect for little kids to play in.
Prices from: 11 pppn
Villa Sal e Açucar, Algarve
This magnificent villa is set in the Algarvean hills, close to several top quality golf courses and the Algarve’s famous beaches. The 360 degree view from the villa encompasses the impressive mountain vistas and the surrounding cerulean sea.
Prices from: £77 pppn
Pinheiros Altos – Mata Rosada, Algarve
Surrounded by the incredible landscapes of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, the views from this typical Portuguese villa will take your breath away. The Algarve’s famous beaches are just a few kilometres away, and the extensive facilities of the Pinheiros Altos Golf Resort are on the doorstep – perfect for a last-minute summer holiday.
Prices from: £27 pppn
Maison de Hautefage, Dordogne
A stunning renovation awaits you at this luxury boutique farmhouse in the heart of the Dordogne. If you’re looking for a stylish last minute holiday, this could be the one for you. It’s even child-friendly, with a fully enclosed extensive garden and private pool, and for when the kids have gone to bed, the barn contains an immense tub, sunk into the stone.
Prices from: £45 pppn
Chateau D’alsace, Paris region
Originally the residence of the Duke of Noailles this refurbished 17th century mansion is a full of royal history. Set in the charming town of Saint Germain en Laye, this quaint property i s perfect to soak in the peace and quiet.
Prices from: £89 pppn
Villa Shambhala, Dordogne
This stylish villa sits on the banks of the Dordogne River, complete with a small boat for fishing. The relaxed surroundings are best enjoyed from the garden terrace, with a glass of wine in hand. The interior has had a modern and tasteful renovation, providing every convenience for your summer holiday in 2016.
Prices from: £17 pppn
If you’re eager to get your last minute summer holiday booked, check out our full selection of villas in Europe with last minute availabilityhttps://www.oliverstravels.com/special-offers/. Our concierge team are the real pros though, and will happily point you in the right direction, according to the needs of you and your group. Once you’re all booked, make sure to check out our travel guides to get the most from your summer holiday.