Villa Holidays

Whether you’re looking for a couple’s retreat, a family trip or a group getaway, a villa holiday is the perfect option. Unlike the regulations of hotels, a villa holiday allows you to relax at your own pace – you can do exactly what you want, whenever you fancy. You’ll have your own space, often a private pool and the ability to organise your days however you’d like. Choose from outstanding amenities and added extras to suit your plans or sit back and relax without any interruptions – it’s completely up to you.

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Benefits of a villa holiday

If waking up to a luxury villa every morning isn’t enough, there’s plenty of other benefits of a villa holiday, too. Choose a villa that ticks all your boxes and caters to all your holiday needs, including:

  • Family-friendly: We have a selection of child-friendly properties (and pools!) that will keep the whole family entertained. Whether it’s having your own privacy to spend time with the family or finding a villa suitable for a multi-generational family of little ones and elderly relatives, there’s something for everyone.
  • Great for groups: A large, private villa is a much easier option than renting multiple hotel rooms and it often works out cheaper too (yes, really!). Many of our villas also allow the option to host parties and events on the premises!
  • Flexibility: From rural locations and seaside escapes to city breaks and a whole range of amenities on offer, there’s so much choice when it comes to booking a villa holiday. Expect no interruptions and freedom to spend your holiday how you’d like – that’s what holidays were made for, right?
  • Make memories: Incredible memories go hand in hand with a villa holiday. Whether you pick a stunning chateau, opt for exquisite extras or just choose a location worth boasting about, you and your group are guaranteed to have an unforgettable time.

What to consider when booking a villa holiday

Where are our villas?

Our luxury villas are spread across some of the most beautiful spots in Europe, including a large amount in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal. Ranging from tranquil, rural locations to bustling cities, you’ll be able to explore as much or as little as you want. But we don’t stop there. If you’re looking for somewhere further afield, choose from the Caribbean, Thailand, Bali and Florida, to name a few. For a full list of our destinations, click here.

Why book a villa holiday with us?

With over 5000 villas to choose from, you’ll be sure to find a property that suits you down to the ground. All our villas are handpicked by our talented Destination Experts and we only select the top 2% of holiday homes to guarantee your holiday is exceptional. We’re not fans of ordinary which is why we look for quirky, lavish, extraordinary stays including villas, castles, stately homes, beach huts, cottages and chateaux.  

As a close-knit, hardworking team, we always go the extra mile to guarantee customer satisfaction. We offer a friendly concierge service so you can be in contact with us right from the get-go. Our bespoke concierge team can help find the perfect property for you, book in a range of in-villa services and direct you to our travel partners for additional queries, such as travel insurance and transportation - it couldn’t be easier!

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Villa Holiday: What to consider when booking?

When it comes to booking your villa holiday, it’s not unusual to have a lot of things on your checklist. That’s why we’ve gone the extra mile to make sure your luxury villa exceeds your expectations. Here are some things to consider before you book:

  • Villa location

    Location is one of the main factors for your villa holiday so it’s worth going through your options. We have a range of beautiful properties by the beach, in the countryside and near towns. If you want to be close to local amenities, you can choose a villa nearby activities such as golf, restaurants or wine tastings.

    Before booking, check the location of your villa, you may need a rental car to reach the property. If driving isn’t for you, opt for a villa near public transport for easy access to local attractions and activities. You can check all this information in the property pages of the villa or villas you are considering.

    We also offer villas with an airport nearby to ensure your holiday flows as smoothly as possible. If you have any doubts about your villa location, contact our lovely concierge team for a helping hand.

  • Villa size

    If you’re travelling in a large group, you will need to make sure your villa has enough beds, bathrooms and social spaces to suit your needs. We have a variety of large luxury villas perfect for big groups so prepare to be spoiled for choice!

  • Amenities

    Depending on your villa holiday type, you may require certain facilities (especially if you want to keep the kids happy!). Most of our properties have private pools, with some even offering heated pools so you don’t even have to worry about the weather! Other amenities on offer include home-cinemas, games rooms, DVDs, tennis courts, hot tubs and many more! Just check all the filters you'd like when you do a search in our website.

  • Safety

    Keeping your family safe during your villa holiday is always at the forefront of our minds, which is why we offer child-friendly facilities to give you some peace of mind. These include gated swimming pools, fenced grounds and even baby proofing!

  • Self-catered villas

    We understand the importance of your freedom during your villa holiday. That’s why we offer many of our villas on a self-catering basis, so you can make your own rules. Parents, you’ll be able to decide when dinner time is AND you’ll be able to cook up a meal that you can be certain those fussy little ones will like! With so many of our villas near local markets offering freshly grown produce, you can cook up a storm in the comfort of your own home. If this is not for you, you can also opt for a fully catered villa!

    As part of our sustainable efforts, some villas even have their own veggie patches and herb gardens – you don’t get much fresher than that!

    Cooking utensils and a fully equipped kitchen will be at your disposal, many of which have been recently refurbished to professional standards! But if you do fancy a night off, opt to book a private chef to cook you and your group a deliciously authentic meal!

  • Duration of your villa holiday

    Some villas have specific days of the week for checking in and checking out (this is often a Friday or Saturday), so it’s important to make sure these fit around your plans. During quieter periods, it may be possible to be a bit more flexible, if this suits the property owner. During busier periods, you should also be aware that there may be a 3-night or 7-night minimum stay. We are very happy to enquire about any possible changes, but it is important to note any changes are at the owner’s discretion.

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