Our “sunshine programme” has been extended to include a collection of outstanding villas across some of Europe’s most heavenly destinations. We’ve got a hand-picked selection of catered and self-catered properties across the Greek Islands, Portugal, Italy, France, Croatia, Spain and the Balearics. If you can’t wait to feel the sand beneath your feet or splash in your private pool, then we are sure to find your perfect place. What’s more, we are very excited to offer the opportunity of staying in some of our beautiful Alpine chalets in Méribel during the summer months. The mountains in spring and summer are truly beautiful, with so much space and fresh air along with a whole host of mountain activities to keep the family entertained.
We all agree that Méribel in winter is a magical destination. That is why it is part of the world’s largest, and in our opinion “the best” ski areas in the world. If you have never visited Méribel during the summer then you have really missed out. As the snow melts the blanket is lifted to reveal lush green meadows. It is really amazing to see the mountains that have been skied on in the winter covered in wildflowers rather than snow. There are plenty of activities on offer for all members of the family ranging from cycling and mountain biking to rafting, hiking, horse riding, tennis, golf and even parascending. Of course you can still relax on the terrace with a good book and glass of wine!
Villas In France
We believe France is best done at your own pace, with your own villa to kick back and unwind at leisure. Think long, leisurely lunches by the pool, a stroll to the local farmers market, perhaps a swim or a cycle through sunflower fields and gentle hills. Whether it’s the ancient châteaux of the Dordogne, the timeless beachside glamour on the Côte d’Azur, the glitzy International Film Festival of Cannes or the thought of sipping pale rosé in the vineyards of Provence that catches your attention, our luxury villas in France offers something for all tastes. For a different type of adventure, head to Méribel in summer for clean Alpine air, delicious gastronomy and wholesome outdoor pursuits.
Villas In Spain & The Balearics
For total-switch off, there’s nothing like heading to the Spanish coast or islands for a week or two for some serious R&R. Check out our luxurious holiday villas in Marbella, in the foothills of the Sierra Blanca, for endless golden sand, adventure sports and traditional beachside tapas. Prefer island living? Head to one of our villas in Northern Mallorca, close to the picturesque market town sitting of Pollença at the foot of the Tramuntana mountain range. On the island of Ibiza, balance the party scene with some serious luxury on the quieter northern side, or get away from it all on tiny Formentera.
Villas In Croatia
Interested in a luxury villa holiday in Croatia? The tiny cobbled streets and medieval marketplaces in Split and Dubrovnik make for a magical taste of the country, home to super yachts, rooftop cocktail bars and swimming coves, as well as an abundance of culture. To be immersed in nature, however, the islands are second to none. The islands of Hvar and Brač are ideally placed off Split, with unspoilt beaches, turquoise waters and seaside seafood restaurants galore. Our luxury villas to rent in Croatia are an ideal base from which to enjoy this wonderful destination at its very best, especially for large family groups and those who love sailing. Whatever you’re after in Croatia, our luxury villa holidays will put you in the right place to explore.
Villas In Greece
Greek island hopping is a sun-seekers paradise, and basing yourself in a luxurious villa to come home each night is the perfect way to do it. Whether you’re in search of white-sand beach retreats, romantic honeymoon holidays or child-friendly family properties, the Greek Islands have it all. The classic destinations include Crete, Corfu and Santorini, but what about delving deeper and discovering the wonder of islands like Meganissi, Lefkada and Peloponnese? Dreams of azure seas, whitewashed villages, olive groves, and long, leisurely al fresco dinners all come true with our villas.
Villas In Italy
Italy was only unified as a country in 1859, so each of the 20 regions offer something hugely different. For La Dolce Vita, head to the Amalfi Coast, where hidden coves and cliffside trattorias give way to steep mountain vineyards and lemon groves. Further south, sun-baked Puglia is relatively new on the tourist map, home to enchanting trulli houses, delicious natural produce and some of the best beaches in Italy. For countryside and culture, there’s the rolling hills of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio, home to the Renaissance cities of Florence and Siena, as well as Rome and Perugia. Finally, seek out some island life in Sardinia or Sicily, both rich in their own cultures and cuisines, where you’ll find a fascinating mix of Arab, Byzantine and Italian influences.
Villas In Portugal
Sun-baked Portugal goes far beyond the Algarve – glorious as this coastline is – with the Douro Valley in the north proving a fascinating destination for those looking to see the country through new eyes. Tick off the gorgeous weather and unwind by your villa pool, then head out to explore the famous beaches, see medieval cobblestone villages, and taste wine in a world-famous UNESCO-listed wine region. If you feel like leaving your villa for the day, you can hop on the train to explore the ceramic tiled walls of Portugal’s second city, Porto, or take a road trip north from the Algarve to Lisbon. Terracotta roofs, pastel-coloured streets and bakeries stacked with pasteis de natas await.