We're not ones to toot our own horn, but we certainly love appearing in and out of the national and international press...which happens weekly might we add.

But in all seriousness, there's nothing better than being recognised for what we do best - villa holidays. Below are some of our most recent press mentions, all of which we're incredibly proud of. After all, there's no such thing as bad press.

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Conde Nast Traveller Readers' Choice Awards 2020

We can all agree that 2020 has been a challenging year. So, we were humbled and thrilled when we found out we were voted one of the best villa rental companies in the world at this year’s global Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards!


Forbes had a interview with our co-founder Oliver Bell to discuss everything about Oliver's Travels. From how we choose our properties to which locations are going to be big in 2021, we have all the answers in this article.

The Telegraph

Even during times of travel uncertainty, The Telegraph discussed the surge in demand for stays in fabulous homes in secluded spots both at home and abroad this summer, mentioning our 'Book with Confidence' campaign.


When Sheerluxe were on a mission to find the top 8 best houses for a party weekend in England, our splendid Colleton Hall & East Wing was a no-brainer! With 38 acres of private woodland, parkland and manicured garden, Sheerluxe explains why it's a seclude slice of paradise.

Lonely Planet

To celebrate the release of the 25th James Bond film, we launched a bespoke package that brings guests to Tuscany to live out their ultimate spy dream. As well as sleeping in Talamon Tower, an iconic landmark that was featured in 2008’s Quantum of Solace, travellers will take part in speedboat rides, cocktail classes and casino nights.

The Times

The Times has listed 25 incredible Italian villas and two of our beauties have made the summer holiday cut; Villa Alminera and Villa Castagna.

Fast Track

Every December the Sunday Times releases a Fast Track 100 detailing the top fastest-growing privately owned businesses over the last 3 years – this year we were ranked number 80 on their 2019 list.


The Independent answered the question where to holiday in April by recommending a host of fabulous locations, including Italy for July and the stunning Chiesa Amaro.

Mail Online - Holiday like a lord

The Mail on Sunday talk all things affordable luxury holidays in their article, including how to get the full royal treatment at our historical holiday home in Gascony, Chateau Noble

The Times

The Times know that beach holidays are nothing without great accommodations, so when they published their list of the 50 best hidden beaches in the Mediterranean, they made sure to include ‘rock-star party pad’ Villa Mer et Pierre in their blurb on Plage de Sylvabelle.

Mail Online -Travel: A different class of holiday rentals with Oliver’s Travels

Following on from her gorgeous fashion shoot at Inglethorpe Hall, Lucy Coghlan wrote a glowing review of the property for You Magazine and Mail on Sunday. We’re blown away!

Sunday Telegraph - How to book the perfect villa holiday

The Sunday Telegraph have treated their readers to a guide on how to book the ideal villa holiday just in time for the upcoming summer season, and Oliver’s Travels made the list of their recommended providers in Europe.

Mail Online - Why Croatia is the best family destination

The Mail Online has written up an excellent guide on why Croatia is one of the best destinations for a family getaway and not only one but two lovely Oliver’s Travels villas were featured in the article – the striking Hiza Histria and the gorgeous Villa Florinia

Ten of the best villas in Spain - The Times

In a fabulous article by The Times detailing the charms of the best villas in Spain, we spotted Villa BougainvilleaVilla Ander and Villa Rocio. We made sure to count and that’s one, two THREE of our favourite Spanish villas that made the list!

Villa Trullo featured in The Telegraph

The Telegraph has been on the hunt for the best family-friendly holidays with young kids and we're excited to see our Villa Trullo in Puglia has made the cut. Have a read to see what makes it the perfect Italian bolthole for little ones.

Mariella Frostrup - Telegraph - Oliver's Travels

On a mission to pinpoint what makes Spring the best time to visit the Amalfi Coast, The Telegraph stayed at our Villa Sirenusa and explored the rich local culture.

The Evening Standard

Our co-founders Oliver Bell and Ravi Sabharwal are interviewed by The Evening Standard to discuss where Oliver's Travels began and all the exciting places it's headed!