More and more, discerning travellers are looking for longer stays in safe environments. Private villas can offer seclusion, security and protection to those who do not want to give up on summer holidays.
There are plenty of activities that can be enjoyed in the open spaces of nature whilst respecting social distancing, from a yoga or Pilates class to a mountain hike, to a friendly game of tennis.
Here is a selection of some available villas in Italy, to help you find your perfect retreat.
Up to 12 guests
With picture perfect views and a wonderful location in the heart of Positano, the 6 bedrooms Villa Oliviero is a traditional built that would more then satisfy guests looking for the quintessential Amalfi Coast atmosphere.
Masseria Trapana is a splendid example of a traditional Apulian farmhouse. Lovingly restored to an extremely luxurious standard, it offers 9 bedrooms, a beautiful swimming pool and 6 gardens. With 60 hectares of citrus and olive groves, this is one of the finest examples of idyllic country retreat in the Salento area.
The hilltop position of this traditional seven bedroom villa allows guests to enjoy a magnificent landscape of rolling hills, and the cosy and romantic interiors match perfectly this picturesque setting. With a wonderful pool, a barbecue and access to a shared tennis court, this is the perfect property for a family or a group of friends to relax in the Umbrian Countryside.
Immersed in the countryside but only a few minutes' drive from the coast, Villa Zen offers the best of both worlds, allowing guest to enjoy both the peaceful natural settings or the bustling beach towns nearby. The villa has two pools, a gym and great outdoor and indoor living spaces that are perfect for quality family time.
Cortina d’Ampezzo remains one of Italy’s favourite resorts, offering plenty of activities both in winter and summer. Right in the heart of it, Chalet Dolce Vita offers six bedrooms and plenty of amenities, from a home cinema to a private wellness spa and a Jacuzzi with waterfall - the perfect luxury accommodation to enjoy the best of the Dolomites.