There’s so many places to see and so many luxury holiday rentals to choose from – but let’s face it, a holiday without fun on the water isn’t really a holiday! So why not choose a luxury villa with a boat mooring for your next break? Just make sure they are equipped with extra boat batteries just in case yours dies while you’re on the water.

Whether you’re taking a break with your partner, the whole family or a few close friends, having a boat mooring can really make a difference to your luxury villa holiday and provide loads of opportunities for new, fun things to do.

To help you out, we’ve selected our top 10 properties with moorings from our large range of holiday rentals across Europe and the Caribbean. These properties offer excellent swimming, snorkelling and sailing opportunities – so there’s a boatload of freedom!

1. Villa Le Ble

Villa le Ble – French Riviera – Oliver’s Travels

Location: French Riviera 

Sleeps: 21

Price from: £71pppn

Best for: Located in an idyllic coastal position and offering stunning views of the Mediterranean ocean, Villa Le Ble is the perfect spot to unwind. Whether seeking relaxation or some water fun, this villa never fails to impress. The rental of this amazing villa includes the use of the Jacuzzi, Hammam, 4CV motorboat and more!


 2. Villa Le Priotlet

Villa Le Priotlet - Aquitaine, France - Oliver's Travels

Villa Le Priotlet – Aquitaine, France – Oliver’s Travels

Location: Aquitaine

Sleeps: 10

Price: £44 pppn

Best for: Villa Le Priotlet overlooks the Dordogne River with its own jetty, boat and canoe. After a day on the river, you can put your feet up on the terrace and enjoy goat’s cheese from a local farm or wine from the renowned wine-making village of Saint Emilion.


3. Waterside House

Waterside House - Sussex, UK - Oliver' Travels

Waterside House – Sussex, UK – Oliver’ Travels

Location: Sussex

Sleeps:  16

Price from: £51pppn

Best for: An amazing waterfront property, found in a spacious area of outstanding natural beauty! You’ll have plenty of space to yourself and pretty much your own private lake to enjoy. This is the ideal choice for those who want to spend their days boating on the lake and enjoying the most stunning sunsets.


4. Villa Sempione

Villa Sempione - Lake Maggiore - Oliver's Travels

Villa Sempione – Lake Maggiore – Oliver’s Travels


Location: Lake Maggiore

Sleeps: 10

Price: £114 pppn

Best for: This grand villa screams luxury surrounded by parkland, and forests, with a stunning lakefront view. As a bonus, it has its own motorboat, dinghy sailing boat and canoes  – perfect for an action-packed holiday!


5Villa Xarbet

Villa Xarbet - Mallorca - Oliver's Travels

Villa Xarbet – Mallorca – Oliver’s Travels

Location: Mallorca

Sleeps: 16

Price from: £153pppn

Best for: The beautiful gardens and peaceful setting of this villa make it a truly relaxing retreat for those wanting a quiet place away from home.  It has a wonderful location just a 15 minute walk to the beach and has a private boat mooring at the harbour!


6. Villa Shambhala


Villa Shambhala - Dordogne - France - Oliver's Travels

Villa Shambhala – Dordogne – France – Oliver’s Travels

Location: Dordogne

Sleeps: 8

Prices from: £18 pppn

Best for: The Dordogne River is literally at the tip of your toes. With your own mooring, you can enjoy water activities, such as canoeing, fishing or just a quick dip. In the evening you can sit in the fountain garden with a glass of wine and look out to the sunset glittering upon the river, an ideal escape to a truly magical villa.


7. Lakeside House

Lakeside House - Lake District - Oliver's Travels

Lakeside House – Lake District – Oliver’s Travels

Location: Lake District

Sleeps: 12-20

Prices from: £54 pppn

Best for:  Set within 26 acres of private grounds and direct access to half a mile of lake shoreline,  this your exclusive experience of the Lake District. Enjoy breath-taking uninterrupted panoramic views from the privacy of your estate with your own boathouse and wellness sanctuary. Set off for a sail by day and then watch the stars from the hot tub on your infinity terrace by night – the perfect way to unwind.


8. Adriatic Beach House

Adriatic Beach House – Dubrovnik – Oliver’s Travels


Location: Dubrovnik

Sleeps: 10

Prices from: £210 pppn

Best for: Experience one of the most beautiful cities in the world in true luxury at this stunning modern villa. Overlooking the waterfront in a prestigious neighbourhood, the boat mooring is the perfect place to perch your yacht on the crystal waters. Explore the wonders of Croatia by water with UNESCO World Heritage site city of Dubrovnik is just ten minutes by boat.


9. Bantry Bay House

Bantry Bay House – Ireland – Oliver’s Travels

Location: Ireland

Sleeps:  12

Price from: £43pppn

Best for: On the shores of Bantry Bay in West Cork, Bantry Bay House is a fabulous fantastic place for a relaxing family get together. Whether you’re out on the water, chilling in gorgeous gardens or taking in the breathtaking panoramic views; everyone will enjoy the delights this property has to offer.


10. Georgian Mansion Estate

Georgian Mansion Estate – Ireland – Oliver’s Travels

Location: Ireland

Sleeps:  24

Price from: £168pppn

Best for: Georgian Mansion Estate is everything you could dream of. This 40-acre estate is simply grand with eclectic interiors and lush landscapes at your hands. This is the perfect place to gather a few dozen of your friends and family for a celebration like no other. Guests will sleep easily in one of three sunny houses, where each bedroom is custom decorated and has an en-suite bathroom. 

This is just a shortlist of our favourite properties with moorings, we’ve got plenty more to offer! Those of you who enjoy life out on the water can find your perfect holiday rental across Europe and the Caribbean easily as our concierge team handpick a property just for you.

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4 Responses

  1. Nicola Hinkley

    Good afternoon.
    Looking for villa with use of boat. Do you have any available. Italy of Greece.
    August 2017.
    Thank you
    Nicola Hinkley

  2. Stefanie Ebersbacher

    Villas are very cool. I love to go this place. I am looking for some holiday apartments and villas in Italy and your blog is so helpful and informative. Can you suggest some more places in Italy?

    • Felix Alcantara

      Hi Stefanie, we would love to help 🙂 How many people will join you on your villa holiday? and do you have any dates in mind?


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