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Where to go on holiday over February half term 2022

Wondering where to go for holidays in February 2022? Why not spend the half term in style with your family in a luxurious villa? ...

5 unmissable things you absolutely must do in Cyprus

Wondering what to do on holiday in Cyprus in 2021? Here’s our expert team’s handpicked selection of activities. ...

8 winning reasons to book a villa for your next holiday

When you’re choosing where to stay for your next holiday, you might think a hotel or cruise ship are your only options. But what about booking a private villa instead? Here are 8 reasons why a villa is the best accommodation choice you can make. ...

Best Places to Visit in Italy

Here's our guide to some of the best places to visit in Italy for couples and families looking for a relaxing villa holiday in the sunshine ...

The Best Time to Visit Crete

Thinking about when is the best time to visit Crete? Here's our season by season guide to holiday weather, calendar events and monthly temperatures ...

Things to do in Crete

Here's our guide to the best things to do in Crete, from inspiring historical attractions like the Malia Ruins to sun-drenched beaches ...

Things to do in Fuerteventura

Here are a few amazing things to do in Fuerteventura while on your next villa holiday. Explore epic sand dunes and relax on vast beaches ...

Things to do in Tenerife

Here's a guide to the best things to do in Tenerife. From stunning beaches and epic volcanos to buzzing resorts to sleepy hillside villages ...

Things to do in Zante

There are many things to do in Zante while on holiday, like visiting water parks, lazing on iconic beaches and spotting loggerhead turtles ...

Things to do in Rhodes

Here are some of the most amazing things to do in Rhodes, Greece while on holiday. From high-end beach clubs, to ancient cities and hiking trails. ...

Swap your home office for a villa with a view

Here's our guide to this summer's new trend – WFV (working from villa), and the benefits of working from your luxury villa while on holiday ...

Things to do in Lanzarote

Here's our guide to the best things to do in Lanzarote, from lush vineyards to secluded beaches, and majestic cave systems to day trips. ...

The Best Time To Visit Portugal

Planning your next holiday and wondering when is the best time to visit Portugal? Here's our month-by-month guide to weather and attractions ...

Best Beaches in the French Riviera

Are you dreaming of enjoying a sun-soaked getaway on one of the best beaches in the French Riviera? Here's our guide to where to book that sun lounger ...

The best time to visit Kefalonia?

Wondering when is the best time to visit Kefalonia on a villa holiday? Here's our guide to temperatures and things to do on the island. ...

Best Beaches in Zante

Dreaming of a holiday in the Greek sunshine? Here's our guide to the best beaches in Zante for relaxing and soaking up those rays! ...

Best Beaches in Rhodes

Dreaming of a sun-drenched holiday to Greece? Here's our guide to the best beaches in Rhodes for sunbathing, swimming and water sports ...

Things to do in Majorca

From exploring the historic capital of Palma to sipping on cocktails while relaxing at a beach club, here are some of the most fun things to do in Majorca ...

Things to do in Menorca

From the attractions of Ciutadella to beaches and waterparks, Menorca has something for all the family. Here's some of the best things to do in Menorca ...

The Best Time to Visit Spain

Thinking about when is the best time to visit Spain? Our guide to weather and things to do will make it easier to plan your holiday ...

The Best Time to Visit Italy

Thinking about when is the best time to visit Italy? Check out our guide to local events, weather and things to do ...

Food Guide: Spain

Spanish food contains all the character and flavour of this vibrant country. From delicious tapas to seafood-laden paella, here's our guide to some of the best food in Spain! ...

Food Guide: Italy

Wondering where you can try some of the best food in Italy while on holiday? From pizza to arancini, here's our guide to the most famous Italian food ...

Best Time to Visit French Riviera

Wondering when is the best time to visit the French Riviera? Month by month, here's our guide on things to do and weather for this popular holiday hotspot ...

Best Places to Visit in Spain

): Looking to relax on holiday in the glorious Spanish sunshine? Here are the some of the best places to visit in Spain and things to do while on your travels ...

Best Beaches in Spain

Dreaming of lazing on one of the best beaches in Spain? Here's our guide to the country's most beautiful shores on its mainland and islands ...

Best Beaches in Puglia

Heading to Italy for a villa holiday in the sunshine? Here's our round-up of the best beaches in Puglia for sunseekers, water babies and sports lovers ...

Best Beaches in Kefalonia

Here's our round-up of some of the best beaches in Kefalonia, Greece – where you'll find some of the Mediterranean's most stunning sandy shores ...

The Best Time to Visit Corfu

Wondering when is the best time of the year to visit Corfu? We've got you covered with our guide to monthly temperatures and local events ...

Where to visit in Croatia

From the Dalmatian Coast to the historical city of Pula, here's the ultimate guide to Croatia's best resorts, things to do and places to explore. ...

Things to do in Lagos

Here's our guide to some of the best things to do in Lagos, including must-visit beaches, historical fortresses and enjoying a coastal catamaran trip ...

Things to do in Paphos

From stunning mountain ranges and historical ruins to water and wildlife parks, here are some of the best things to do while holidaying in Paphos, Cyprus. ...

Best Beaches in Cyprus

Planning your next summer holiday to Cyprus? Here's our round-up of the best beaches in Cyprus for swimming, snorkelling, sunbathing and water sports. ...

Things to do in Cyprus

From the stunning beaches of Nissi and Fig Tree Bay to historical ruins, there are plenty of things to do in Cyprus to keep the whole family occupied ...

Things to do in Albufeira

Discover the best things to do in Albufeira for couples and the whole family while enjoying your quality villa holiday ...

Things to do in the Algarve

Wondering what are the best things to do in the Algarve on your next holiday? From beaches to day trips, our expert guide has got you covered! ...

Food Guide: Portugal

From Caldo Verde soup in winter to Bacalhau a bras with asparagus and olives in the summer – here's our round-up of the best Portuguese traditional food. ...

Best places to visit in Portugal

With its intriguing history, fascinating culture, delicious food and stunning coastline, here are some of the best places to visit in Portugal. ...

Best beaches in Portugal

Wondering where to sunbathe or enjoy a good snorkelling session on your holiday to Portugal? Here is our guide to the best sandy shores with azure waters. ...

Where to go in Portugal in 2021

If you're wondering where to go in Portugal in 2021, we've compiled the ultimate guide to the best resorts and things to do on your trip. ...

Best Places to Visit in Kefalonia

We've rounded up the some of the best places to visit in Kefalonia, Greece for both families and couples looking to relax on holiday in the sunshine. ...

Best Places to Visit in Crete

Discover the best places to visit in Crete for couples and families with our guide to must-see attractions and points of interest. ...

Best Beaches in Crete

Heading to Greece's largest island? Here's our guide to the best beaches in Crete for sunbathing, swimming, water sports and romantic sunsets. ...

Food Guide: Greek Islands

With dishes like pastitsada, taramasalata and Tzatziki on the menu, Greek island food is a pleasure when on holiday. Here's where you can sample it! ...

Where’s hot in December?

Wondering where's hot in December for a pre-Christmas holiday? Soak up the sunshine and enjoy the glorious temperatures of Tenerife and Fuerteventura. ...

Where’s hot in November?

Thinking of escaping the UK for some winter sun? Wondering where's hot in November? Bask in sunshine on the islands of Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. ...

Where’s hot in October?

Considering an autumn holiday and wondering where's hot in October? Relish the balmy temperatures of Croatia and Sicily. ...

Where’s hot in September?

Thinking of where's hot in September for a late summer holiday? Enjoy sizzling temperatures in the French Riviera and Puglia ...

Where’s hot in August?

Thinking about where's hot in August for your next family holiday? Sun worshippers will love the sizzling climates of the Algarve and Crete. ...

Where’s hot in July?

Wondering where is hot in July for your next summer getaway? Soak up sizzling sunshine in glorious Menorca and Rhodes. ...

Where’s hot in June?

Want to know where's hot in June for your next villa holiday? Enjoy warm and sunny days with temperatures of 27ºc in Kefalonia and Majorca. ...

Where’s hot in May?

Thinking about where's hot in May so that you can book your next getaway? Soak up warm spring sunshine in Corfu and on Spain's Costa Blanca. ...

Where’s hot in April?

Wondering where's hot in April for your next holiday? Soak up the warm climes, lush vegetation and relaxed pace of Cyprus and Lanzarote. ...

Where’s hot in March?

Want to start planning your next holiday and wondering where is hot in March? Here's a couple of warm and sunny destinations to try. ...

Where’s hot in February?

Thinking about where's hot in February for your next villa holiday? Tenerife and Lanzarote are our sunny destinations to visit on a winter sun trip ...

Where’s hot in January?

Where’s hot in January? Discover winter sun this January in the Canary Islands, which enjoy warm to hot temperatures year-round ...

Best Places to Visit in Corfu

Need some inspiration for your next Corfu villa holiday? Here's our guide to the best attractions and places to visit in Corfu. ...

3 reasons to book a holiday villa in the Canary Islands this year

The Canary Islands draw millions of visitors each year, and it’s not hard to see why. Here are 3 clear reasons to book a holiday to this Spanish archipelago. ...

Where to visit in Italy in 2021

Wondering where to go on holiday in Italy in 2021? See our guide to the most stunning and beautiful places to tick off your list on your family holiday. ...

Discover the best beaches in Corfu

Greece’s emerald isle boasts a fantastic and varied coastline. But what are the best beaches in Corfu? Here are just a few contenders. ...

Wondering where to go in the Balearic Islands in 2021?

Wondering where to go on holiday in the Balearics in 2021? Here’s our expert team’s handpicked selection of Majorca & Menorca's very best villas and resorts. ...

Wondering where to go in Greece in 2021?

Wondering where to go on holiday in Greece in 2021? Here’s our expert team’s handpicked selection of the very best villas and resorts in the Greek Islands. ...

Wondering where to go in Spain in 2021?

Wondering where to go on holiday in Spain in 2021? Let us inspire you with these tempting villas and resorts handpicked by our expert team. ...

Discover the Val di Noto

Cruising through Sicily’s stunning and lesser known south east corner, you might start to feel a little conflicted. On one hand, you may want to tell all your friends to stop what they’re doing and come immediately! However, the desire to keep this ...

What are the advantages of holiday villa rentals for groups of friends?

Has the winter series of Love Island got you glued to the TV watching them get up to their cheeky antics in the sun? If the show’s got you dreaming of a villa holiday with your group of friends, then now is the perfect time to start planning one! ...

Looking for stunning scenery, fascinating history and lip-licking cuisine? Look no more!

Corfu Greece’s “Emerald Isle”, ever-popular Corfu is blessed with lush green countryside, rugged mountains and idyllic views over the sparkling Ionian Sea. The North boasts endless golden beaches, and you’ll find unspoilt secluded coves all along ...

5 top tips for keeping fit and healthy on holiday

Ah, holiday time. A chance to leave the stressful everyday routine behind and spend a few weeks indulging in endless food, drink, sun and relaxation. But you don’t have to completely neglect your health and fitness while you’re away. Check out our ...

We’ve Got Wimbledon Fever

It’s time to pour the Pimms and bring out the strawberries – the nation’s favourite tennis tournament is here once more! If you’re feeling inspired to dust off your racket and perfect your backhand, here are some of our holiday villas with tennis ...

The 3 most Instagrammable destinations in Europe

Are you an Instagram lover deciding where to book your next villa holiday? Look no further than our top three most photogenic destinations in Europe. Rent a holiday villa at one of these Insta-worthy locations and you’ll get incredible #nofilter ...

Overpacking For Holidays

Do you travel light or tend to over-prepare? We reveal the packing habits of UK holidaymakers, revealing the most popular items we like to cram in.   How do you tackle packing for holidays? Some of us will get started weeks in advance, while ...

Healthy Happy Villas

Do you let your hair down on holiday or do you prefer to pace yourself? Villa Plus looks at how wild we go when we get away from it all. What do you look for in a holiday? Some of us are seeking sun-filled days and nights of bar hopping, while ...

Taking Children Out of School for a Holiday

Term Time Have you ever been tempted to take the kids out of school to take them on the trip of a lifetime? Perhaps work commitments get in the way, you’ve found an amazing mid-term deal on a holiday to Spain, or maybe there’s a package on a family ...

Baby-friendly villa holidays: everything you need to know

If you’re a parent going on a villa holiday with infant children, you’re in for a treat. Swimming pools, beaches and all the other attractions on offer make for treasured memories which you’ll always share. Before you book anything, though, it’s ...

Holiday safety tips for villas with toddlers

Few things top the freedom that a self-catered holiday gifts your family, especially if you’re travelling with toddlers. Not only can you come and go as you please, cook for yourself and indulge in true privacy, holiday villas tend to come complete ...

5 romantic nights in for the best ways to propose on holiday

The best ways to propose on holiday are personal and based on what your partner loves. Stick to those two all-important mantras and you shouldn’t go far wrong. To stay on the safe side, it’s a good plan to brainstorm a handful of proposal ideas. ...

Top 10 things to do in Zante for Families

A villa holiday to the Greek of Zante – also known as Zakynthos – is the perfect family choice. Combining culture and history with stunning landscapes, quaint villages and miles of sandy beaches, there’s something for everyone. ...

Villa honeymoon ideas: inspiration for cunning newlyweds

When many people imagine their perfect honeymoon, they envision nights in a hotel’s most luxurious suite, complete with a hot tub, rose petals and some bubbly. Yet this style of honeymoon can be both expensive and lacking in adventure. A villa ...

5 kids’ swimming pool games for your family villa holiday

 When you’ve got a villa complete with a private pool, you’re in for the family holiday of a lifetime. No small wonder there – it’ll be shared just with you and your loved ones! Not only that, it’s the perfect opportunity to learn and enjoy ...

Why you should choose a villa holiday let in Majorca

Majorca attracts families, couples and party-goers to its balmy shores. Many holidaymakers visit the Balearic island every year for a whole host of reasons. From simple beach relaxation to thrilling cycling routes, the island is loved by people who ...

Why a holiday rental is perfect for retired couples

Package holidays in hotels might be convenient, but that doesn’t mean they’re the most cost-effective, or even the most comfortable option. In a holiday rental, you can experience luxury accommodation at a much lower price, and this is only one of ...

Why you should take your baby on a self-catering holiday

With a new baby in the family, it can be tempting to take the easy route and postpone any holidays for a couple of years. And while there is no denying that traveling to a holiday rental with an infant has its challenges, it is one of the most ...

What are the advantages of holiday rentals for families?

Even if you love the convenience of staying in a hotel, it’s not always the best option for family holidays. Finding the right sized room can be a challenge, and with three or more people to pay for, prices soon start to skyrocket. Holiday rentals ...

Why a holiday rental is perfect for a romantic couple’s break

Everyone has their own picture of the perfect romantic getaway, and that can be a secluded retreat, a weekend of wining and dining, or an action-packed adventure. No matter what kind of holiday you and your partner prefer, renting a holiday home is ...

What are the advantages of holiday villa rentals for groups of friends?

Travelling with a group of friends promises plenty of fun, and you’re sure to return home with lots of lost-lasting memories. Self-catering villa rentals are one of the best ways to make the most of your trip. Group holiday villa accommodation ...

The three F’s for your holiday!

Villa Plus holidays tackle the three f’s – Families, Fun and Food At Villa Plus, every holiday detail is considered to make sure that the whole family loves it more.  From ensuring meal times go without a hitch to providing enough activities for ...

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