On the Gourmet Trail. Croatia: Truffle Pasta

This tasty and simple dish is from Croatia and is the ideal dinner for a night in at your villa. Ingredients 150g Fuži 30g butter 100g cream 40g Truffle sauce Pinch of salt & Pepper Garnish Drizzle of Truffle Olive Oil Grated Parmesan Cheese   Method 1. Put fuži into a pot of boiling salt water and cook until al […]

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year, New You? As we look ahead to 2019 we’ve asked some of the Villa Plus team what their 2019 resolutions are. Nick Cooper – Founder and Co-owner Don’t put off next year what you can do this year. Sandra – Area Manager Tenerife Get back to the gym and get my bikini body ready for summer 2019. I […]

Hilarious Villa Plus holiday complaints and requests

We’re dedicated to making sure our customers have a fantastic time on holiday, so it’s no surprise that some unusual requests and complaints are sent our way every now and again. From inflatable animal treatment practices to shop opening times, here are some of the most comical demands and gripes we’ve received to date. Funny holiday complaints Real complaints from […]

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 getaway to France that you just can’t pass up. As we […]

Best Mediterranean places to visit for cycling holidays

There’s something idyllic about cycling along a clifftop track while the sea gently crashes beneath you. Apart from that and the whizz of your hubs, the world seems mysteriously quiet. It’s moments like this that make cycling holidays in the Mediterranean region so appealing. Between Spain’s Costa del Sol and Cyprus’ eastern shores you’ll find some of the best Mediterranean […]

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 honeymoon, on the other hand, gifts newlyweds the ideal blend of comfort, convenience and affordable luxury, with some great […]

DIY European cycling holidays – your guide

After something a little different to lounging about by the swimming pool? Satisfy your inner adventurer and plan a cycling holiday in Europe instead! Kids will love the active aspect to it, and you’ll get to see some of your favourite destinations from a fresh perspective. When you pre-plan a little from your holiday rental, and put in some pedal […]