Renting a private villa could be the solution that combines great locations, a fantastic service, and plenty of entertaining activities. It also offers the privacy and seclusion we are not quite ready to give up yet. Here is our selection for some of the best villas away from the crowds.
Domaine de Canaille
Up to 24 guests
Perched on a clifftop, with a large terrace facing the vast, glorious expanse of the Mediterranean, this eleven -bedroom property is the ideal retreat for a large family or group of friends wanting to celebrate a return to the joy of life. The private path leads to a delightful cove, perfect for a swim, while the villa offers a heated swimming pool, a petanque pitch and even a cinema room for the more indoor types.
Private Island Tagomago
Up to 10 guests
A private island off the coast of Ibiza is the perfect embodiment of secluded luxury. Surrounded by 148 acres of Mediterranean vegetation, full of walking trails that are a true paradise for bird watchers, the only villa on the island is a five-bedroom contemporary property with private access to the sea, private mooring, helipad, infinity pool and a full staff. The villa is only 10 minutes away from the mainland – ideal for guests who do not want to give up the nightlife.
Guest up to 18
Located in the north of the Peloponnese, in mainland Greece, this estate offers extreme privacy, sweeping views over the Mediterranean and a never-ending list of activities. The guests of this contemporary nine-bedroom villa will have at their disposal a pool, a tennis and basketball court, horse-riding facilities, a gym and a hammam. With the beach only a few minutes’ away, and the archaeological site of Olympia nearby, this property really offers the best of Greece - without the crowds.
Villa Dar El Sadaka
Up to 20 guests
Quirky and creative, this luxurious nine-bedroom Villa just outside Marrakech will keep its guests entertained for days with its colourful art installations both indoors and in the sculpture park. But a lot more is available: a large pool, a spa and hammam, a tennis court, a private running track, swings for the children and plenty of shaded space to relax in. The unconventional décor and professional staff will create a magical atmosphere that will transform a stay in the villa into an unforgettable experience, worthy of Arabian Nights.
Up to 14 guests
Crystal clear waters lap the white sandy beaches of this beautiful Caribbean private island, exclusively open to only 14 people in its five fabulous beachfront villas. Privileged guests will be able to indulge in many water sports, from snorkelling to water skiing, relax in the spa, as well as enjoying a fantastic 5* service. A holiday in Royal Island can be customised to last detail, offering an incomparably luxurious experience.