Mountain holidays aren't just restricted to skiing and snowboarding in winter - Summer bring plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Mountain biking, hiking, lake swimming and watersports are among the opportunities for the energetic. Or if you're after a more sedate break, then there are lakeside beaches to relax on, flora and fauna for nature lovers, or just enjoy the fresh mountain air and the stunning scenery.
Have a break from the coast this summer and head for the mountains...
OceanFront Villa w Infinity Pool on Gorgeous, UnSpoiled Phangan Island (Half Hour from Koh Samui)See Video of Property From Top Level on UTube!youtu.be/wkb8BOyPlrcwatch?v=DW9LQTnw0ls includes pool level too!(You know what to put first, send us message if not!)DAILY THA …see more
“The best location and vacation home you could possibly choose for your dream vacation”
Reviewed 4 May 2013
This vacation house(villa) is buildt in a very private beach location, which happens to be the perfect starting point for all your adventures around the island of Koh Phangan.
Choosing this accomo… More
Reviewed 2 May 2013
Lotus Paradise is a paradise in so many ways. We never leave there without feeling rejuvenated! The salt water pool is amazing and has sun in the morning and a little shade in the afternoon when the s… More
“Urlaub im Paradies”
Reviewed 6 May 2013
Die grosszuegigenund lichtdurchfluteten Raeumlicheiten eroeffnen einen herrlichen Blick auf einen farbenfrohen tropischen Garten und das herrliche Meer mit seinen vorgelagerten Inseln.Ein besonderes H… More
This is a traditional holiday villa in the South of France on a unique luxury marina development . The property includes its own spa pool and private mooring at the end of the garden so it is possible to hire a boat with direct access out onto the canals and the Medite …see more
This is a lovely villa on a marina. Air conditioned throughout and with a patio and hot tub. 20 minute walk into the delightful walled town of Aigues Mortes.
Well-equipped kitchen, Tv with English ch… More
“Location, Location, Location!”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2012
Just spent 2 wonderful weeks in this superb villa and didn't want to leave! The villa itself is extremely spacious and clean, with all mod cons and everything you could wish for and more! But for us, … More
“A luxurious villa in a convenient location within an interesting area.”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2012
We cannot praise this spacious villa enough. Luxuriously and tastefully appointed, extremely comfortable with all the home comforts one could want. The dual aspect roof terrace is fabulous and ensures… More
There are no hills to climb or car needed because Our Villa is one of only seven in a private, beautifully designed and perfectly located setting.very quite but only 2 minute stroll to the beach and 4 minute stroll to town You’ll be welcomed by sprawling mountain v …see more
Well positioned and well equiped villa. A very short walk to the beach and resturants. Loads of kit for us to use, bikes, stuff for the beach, even washing machine and dishwasher had the powder to use… More
thank you very much for your praise for our villa, Glad you had a good time, Makes us feel good to get nice feed back
Villa SARON is a family house 130 square meters located in peloponnese at corinth area,90km from athens and international airport.This villa is near the sea-800 meters-inside a beautiful pine forest and olive trees.There is plenty space for children and a privar …see more
Sunrise Villa is located at Bottom Bay, St Philip in a small development of 25 properties named Atlantic Rising. To keep the villa fresh and new the owners have upgraded the indoor and outdoor furniture, further adding to the accent on outdoor living and relaxation. Sun …see more
“A great place to stay in this Caribbean paradise”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2013
A lovingly maintained and managed villa that we enjoyed throughout our 2 week stay.
The owners have clearly taken great care to create a comfortable, elegant home for their guests.
Although we a… More
Thank you for a lovely review we are delighted you enjoyed your stay in Sunrise Villa look forward to your next visit
“Paradise at Sunrise Villa”
Reviewed 17 May 2013
Sunrise Villa is a tropical island paradise. Having an entire house for the 2 of us and our 7-month-old baby was perfect. We could swim in the pool while our baby was napping, or just sit back and r… More
It was a pleasure to have you stay at our villa we would very much like to welcome you and your family back again.
With best wishes
Des and Jill Carro
“Far better than expectations”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2013
On arrival we were very warmly greeted by the owners Des and Gill and got a quick tour of the villa.Its location is in a quiet and peaceful area only minutes stroll from the beautiful Bottom bay.The … More
It was a pleasure welcoming you to Sunrise Villa We hope to see you again.
Des and Jill
Bicheno Bella Vista is conveniently located in the heart of Bicheno on Tasmania's beautiful east Coast. The villa is close to all attractions and has some of the best views on the coast.If you like fishing, bush-walking, kayaking, golf, tennis, diving, pristine bea …see more
Completed two years ago the villa is a 75 sq. m. tile-roofed bungalow built to a very high standard. It is furnished in contemporary Mediterranean style and fully equipped for holiday visitors. All rooms have beautiful high ceilings in natural wood. They all open onto …see more
Salis villa is a 155 square meters stone built luxury cottage house, located in a quiet small road in the village of Gonia which is 10 km away from Rethymno city and the beach!
Our small cozy villa was originally an old traditional house built in 1955 and renovated in …see more
A beautiful villa with private swimming pool and garden set in a quiet and peaceful location, next to a mature olive grove, which we have been very lucky for the last 12 years to call our Turkish home. With spectacular views of both Kalkan and Kalamar bays.
Our returni …see more
What a lovely villa. Me & my partner had a really relaxing holiday in this villa. Kalkan is a really beautiful place, we would definantly recommend the villa to anyone, it had absolutely everything yo… More
“Just love the peace, the food, the Turkish people, the scenery..”
Reviewed 7 Mar 2012
This is an excellent property, very clean and very well looked after, located on the hills that surround Kalkan with views over the stunning bay. We have been several times before, on our own and wi… More
Thanks so much for the lovely review and we are delighted that you love Villa Tahta, Kalkan and Turkey as much as we do. We normally walk to the centre of Kalkan ourselves, it only being a 10 minute walk to the nearest restaurants and shops and a further 5 minutes into the heart of the village. We agree about the Turkish people they are so friendly and generous and really make the holiday special.
We too have spent many hours watching the sun go down and then the magnificent star lit sky, very special.
“Fantastic retreat in Fantastic Kalkan”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2012
Everything you could want in a holiday villa, great views, private, well kept, clean, modern and relaxed. Have stayed at Villa Tatha 7 times over the years and aithough we have stayed elsewhere in Kal… More
Thanks for the lovely review, we are so pleased you love our villa and we hope to hear from you again the next time you visit Kalkan.
SHARE THE MAGIC in fabulous Villa Alkionis...• Villa Alkionis lies at the end of a sloping driveway in splendid isolation between the picturesque villages of Skala and Poros in Southeast Kefalonia. From its large veranda - ideal for dining al fresco - you can en …see more
Villa La Caseta meets all the essential criteria required to become one of our most popular villas here in the sought after north east coast of Mallorca. Vast and colourful grounds, spacious and comfortable interiors and within walking distance of the illustrious Puerto …see more
This large detached villa is located in a quiet urbanisation just a few minutes drive from Nerja town and the beaches. It is constructed on a very large plot and benefits from magnificent sea and coastal views. There are a number of shops and restaurants within walking …see more
Villa Castella is a beautiful Spanish villa in the exclusive Balcon al Mar area of Javea.Sleeps 6 (possibly 8 by special request + surcharge) Benefits from Wi-fi, Part Air con, Games room, UK and European TV, Private pool and gardens.Villa Castella is within walking dis …see more
The villa is located in a prime residential area situated in an elevated position approximately 15 minutes walk from the Playa Flamingo beach, where there are a variety of shops and restaurants but there is also a supermarket nearby within a 5 minute walk. This is a uni …see more
My family and I have recently returned from a very relaxing two week holiday at Talessa. The Villa is located in a quiet area with total privacy and has stunning views across to Fuerteventura. The vi… More
Reviewed 27 Mar 2013
we stayed at Villa Uno for a week, but didn't want to come home, the views we fantastic, and the villa was so comfotable home from home, also the outside space was really good, we had breakkfast overl… More
“The perfect place to have a perfect holiday”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2012
Fabulous villa with a stunning view over playa Blanca and a great pool !!
Very quiet place to relax . Close to shops and restaurants for action !
Best self catering we ever had !!! Where else can yo… More
The house is in a safe and quiet residential area surrounded by lovely gardens. Close to the property you may find all sort of useful services such as Banks, Chemists, Car rent, Medical Centers, Taxis, bus stops, Post office, Restaurants, Amusement parks, Aqua Park at …see more
It was just great for our family to be at this wonderful place.The swimming pool,the bikes and the surroundings are perfect not only for children but also for the adults,the house makes you feel like… More
Thank you very much for your generous review. I was a pleasure to have you as guests. Thanks also for leaving the house so tidy and clean. I would be delighted to rent the house out to you any time in the future. Take care.
“The best holiday of our lives!”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2013
Evergreen is a wonderful Villa. Comfortable, homely and very well equipped. The house is beautifully furnished with lovely lawn garden and swimmingpool. We were treated exquisitely by the owner who wa… More
“Fantastic Family Villa in a great location.”
Reviewed 13 Apr 2013
This is a fantastic family home we were lucky enough to find for our holiday in Costa Teguise this April (2013). The standard of all aspects of this villa are excellent especially the personal touch … More
Dear family, Thanks a lot for your comments. We have been delighted to help you and make your holiday worthwhile. You will be very welcomed to come back in October.
Paloma & Maria
Villa Vinci is a stunning property built in 2005, situated 3 minutes drive from the medieval village of La Garde Freinet with it's eclectic choice of bars, restaurants, shops, art galleries and twice weekly markets. The villa has breathtaking views across the hills …see more
Wonderful holiday destination for exclusive travellers!
The villa has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate 10 people in beds and maximum 12 people.
Giakoumakis Villa is a highly aesthetic luxurious villa and is built on a round structure on the green hill of St. Mark in a 5, …see more
The villa is fantastic. It is set up on the hill with beautiful views down to the coast. The villa was kept very clean and tidy and there was lots of space for us. It caters well for all ages, the … More
A true executive home in the sun with every luxury. the villa is on a flat plot and just a few minutes walk to the beach and a selection of bars, restaurants and general store . The large entrance hall with dramatic staircase leads to a galleried landing furnished with …see more
Just returned from my third holiday at Villa Zaccori and as always I had an amazing time. with four friends, the beautiful villa was well equipped, spacious and immaculate. Set near the beach and wi… More
Just 2 minutes walk from the beach and located at the top of a stunning wooded valley of outstanding natural beauty Sea Wood is a beautiful contemporary holiday villa within a complex tastefully landscaped into the wooded slopes of a picturesque forgotten Cornish valley …see more
Casa Alexandra is located on the outskirts of one of Spain's hidden gems; the beautiful historic town of Xativa, once the capital of Valencia and the birthplace of the Borgias.
The town offers an excellent choice of restaurants and cafés complemented by a variety of …see more
“Well managed, well stocked and well located Villa”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2013
Our two families enjoyed a fantastic fortnight at this well-appointed villa. That pool is as nice as it looks in the photos and was perfect for the kids (11 & 9). Xativa came to life during the Fira d… More
“Exceeded our expectations”
Reviewed 30 May 2013
Everything about Casa Alexandra was wonderful and the amenities provided were as advertised. The owner and his contact in Xativa and gave us a tour of the Villa wee extremely helpful, friendly and pr… More
“Dream Holiday Villa and surroundings”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2012
6 of us spent an idyllic holiday in this lovely villa and beautiful surroundings.
The interior was very comfortable. A very nice dining area and a well equipped kitchen. The bathrooms consist of … More
Located within easy walking distance of the West Coast beach, supermarket, restaurants and duty free shopping, Villa Mango offers affordable holiday luxury on the Gold Coast of Barbados. This gracious property was recently renovated, and affords comfortable living with …see more
Villa Heleni, sited near the birthplace of the goddess of Love, Aphrodite, has some of the most spectacular views throughout Cyprus.
Its location on the prestigious Secret Valley Golf course and only a five minute drive from the Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort/Spa, offers …see more
This is a lovely villa with a very private garden. Some thought has gone into making the garden attractive but also to supply shade at different times of the day. Pool very good. Inside of villa is… More
Sleeps 6. Three bedroom 2 storey stone built villa in a secluded hamlet about 150m above sea level. It is surrounded by olive trees and has stunning sea and mountain views. Private pool and well maintained garden with a spacious patio and balcony. A short five minute d …see more
“We stepped off the spinning world and re-discovered ourselves”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2013
The Villa exceeded our expectations, the location and the views are to die for we spent many hours on the roof terrace just watching the world go buy. Rush hour consisted of 6 cars leaving the beach. … More
We are very pleased that you enjoyed the 'end of the world experience' when you stayed in Agia Paraskevi. It is also wonderful in springtime when it is not so hot and there is a wonderful variety of wild flowers.
Set in a third of an acre with extensively landscaped gardens and mature palm trees, this spacious (4.000 sq. ft.) luxury home has been professionally furnished and decorated to the highest of standards and enjoys many upgraded facilities including tiling throughout the …see more
We stayed in the Diamond Villa on our first trip to Disney World and we were blown away with how beautiful this villa was! It was beautifully decorated, spotlessly clean, extremely well equipped and m… More
Reviewed 22 Apr 2013
Our stay at Diamond Villa was excellent. The quality of the villa was superb with all of the equipment and amenities that you could possibly need. The communication from our initial interest through t… More
Reviewed 9 Sep 2016
Stayed 23.8.16 to 6.9.16. Great home for 9 people that stayed. Home was clean and well kept. A 10 minute drive to Disney and 20 minutes to Universal and Sea World. Great that there were plenty of … More
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Apologies for not informing you of the price increase at the final toll, an oversight on my part. I have now updated this, thank you!
This 17th century villa occupies a hillside on the old road to Bologna, just fifteen minutes north of the city centre. It has its own 4500 square foot garden, with a swimming pool that occupies one of the natural terraces where lemon trees used to be cultivated in a gr …see more
From the moment we walked through the gate of Villa Acacia, my family and I felt at home. The beauty and spaciousness of the home and grounds contributed to the best vacation we had ever had. Mario ki… More
“Beautiful tuscan villa with a view”
Reviewed 26 Mar 2014
The Villa Le Terazze is beautiful! It fit our purposes perfectly. We had 9 family members staying there and held a small wedding ceremony in the yard. The garden and views are fabulous and the space o… More
Our villa is in Davenport, about 20 minutes drive from the major theme parks – Disney, Universal, Sea World, etc – and backs on to the beautiful Florida nature reserve. The villa is modern and beautifully furnished, providing a spacious and luxurious base for your F …see more
Before our visit the photographs of the villa looked fantastic. When we arrived they didn't do the villa justice.
The location was fabulous, the facilities second to none. The villa and pool area… More
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
After visiting Florida and staying in this area several times,we found this villa by chance, but what a fantastic find it turned out to be. The outlook at the back of the villa is so good with lots of… More
“The perfect Orlando area villa! Don't hesitate to book this property.”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2012
Firstly, may I say, the pictures shown on Trip Advisor and the web are exactly what you'll find when you get to the house. No nasty hidden surprises here, so don't hesitate to book. This was our fir… More
Malta's best kept secret is the secluded countryside in the South and coast where you will find crystal clear sea and quiet nestled farmhouse dwellings. Villa Mediterranea is a private villa holiday situated in the hamlet of Bidni, 1 km from the centre of Marsascala, t …see more
This villa is ideal for fans of alfresco dining with its newly restored outdoor kitchen. It features a traditional ibizan bread oven, a large barbecue and an extensive area for preparing dishes. An old tree has been converted into a table and you can host a veritable po …see more
*Cyclists,Walkers we have the perfect base for your group including a locked garage for bikes*
A unique, private property including incredible gardens with 2 villas, a large pool and poolhouse including maid service.This is for 1 group and not shared with anyone else. …see more
Oh what a wonderful holiday we have just had in your beautiful house. As I said on trip advisor ' A little piece of heaven on earth!'
Thank you.........everything was wonderful, the houses, the gor… More
Reviewed 10 Aug 2016
Extended family group from 2-73! everyone had the most wonderful time. the accommodations are set in beautiful grounds kept in tip-top condition by the staff. the help from Consuelo on a daily basi… More
Hi Les and thanks for the lovely review and we are very blessed for Consuelo and Rafaels help. Hope you can visit again one day.
“Can Boyet must be one of our worlds Wonders”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
If you are a large group, don't worry. The property is so big and not crowded at all. You can easy relax by your own. The lawn was perfekt for my family of 13 persons for sports and games. Lovely sun… More
Our charming holiday villa in Barbados is just three minutes walk from the crystal clear Caribbean sea, with stunning views & coral beaches, opposite the Royal Fairmont Pavilion Hotel on the west coast in the parish of St James.
Porters Court Barbados
Porters Court is a …see more
5-bedroom, 2 stories detached villa 15 minutes from the airport, central to Ibiza's best attractions; so no need to hire a car! With front-line sea views this villa comfortably sleeps 10 people. Well equipped, the house has 5 double bedrooms (3 x double beds and two roo …see more
We are spending and amazing week in Casa sea view celebrating a 30th Birthday. There are 11 of us and the villa is stylish and quirky with plenty of space for all of us. Perfect location for Talamanc… More
Thanks so much for your review Michaela! It really means a lot to see that you are all enjoying your time at the villa. You are welcome back anytime! Many thanks, Zak.
BOOK NOW- 22/09/16 to 01/10/16 £950 !! This air-conditioned Villa is the perfect family get away.The Villa is South facing and supplies the garden and Pool with sunshine all day long,totally private and secluded you will have a little piece of heaven during your stay,e …see more
An amazing villa. Would not hesitate to stay here again. The villa is very well maintained and the owners are very accomodating. Paderne itself is a lovely traditional portuguese village. I might als… More
Hope to see you again soon.lovely meeting you and your family
Thanks for leaving the villa so clean .
“We truly loved this villa and its location”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2015
Just back from a wonderful holiday made possible by a villa which is not only beautiful and in a wonderful location, it is so well filled with everything you could possibly need you will not believe i… More
“Another great holiday at this beautiful Villa”
Reviewed 13 Jun 2015
This is our second years holiday at Villa Sol Vista and we have put our name down for next year as well. If you want a quiet holiday in a rural setting with some good restaurants within walking distan… More
This lovely villa is set in the middle of an acre of lawns, flowering shrubs and mature trees. Surrounded on two sides by high hedges and approached by a long, gated drive, guests enjoy both privacy and security. The views are beautiful with mountains to the south from …see more
Our 3 bedroom 3 bathroom villa is situated on a large plot with perimeter fencing. It is situated in a safe, peaceful cul de sac with private swimming pool close to the Obidos lagoon (4 mins walk) where you will find the beautiful lagoon and beaches. Satellite TV. Parki …see more
FABULOUS MOUNTAIN VIEWS: PRIVATE ANDALUCIAN VILLA WITH OWN POOL AND LARGE GROUNDS, IN TRANQUIL RURAL SETTING - SLEEPS 6InsideWith open-plan living, sitting and kitchen areas, high vaulted ceilings, pine doors and window shutters this villa has a fabulous spacious feel …see more
If you want to escape, this is a fantastic place. The villa is lovely and situated in hills with olive trees. There is no noise, a very quiet area. The pool is great (but no shallow end), the villa is… More
Thanks for your great review and I'm glad you enjoyed the villa and surroundings as much as we do!
I agree, it would be useful to have internet and we continue our search for a suitable provider. Having said that, the advantages are that you're forced to relax, and if you really need it, you can just drive 2 minutes to Maroma bar/restaurant in the village and take some light refreshment at the same time!
Please do come again, when you'll be able to take advantage of our returners' discount.
“scenery was amazing!”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2013
We loved your villa - the setting is beautiful and it was so relaxing to get away from it all. We thought we'd do lots of sight-seeing but in the end we didn't do much - we were happy to stay by the p… More
113 Manor Villas is a privately owned property on the Atlantic Reach Resort which is located 10 minutes from local beaches, in the grounds of a old manor house. As well as plenty of things to do on site (as your holiday includes access to the resort facilities), the vil …see more
The Rose Villa offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Indian Ocean that can be taken in upon stepping out from the private plunge pool located on the scenic ocean terrace.The chic open-plan living area is built on two levels where you get to enjoy Satellite TV, DVD …see more
Probably the best location in Playa Blanca
Casa Innismore is situated in the private gated development of Las Terracitas which is just one minute from the Spar Supermarket, Bars and Restaurants. Two minutes from the old harbour and only a five minute stroll down to Pla …see more
Recently stayed in this villa with 3 year old, 9 month old and 3 other adults. Villa was clean, comfortable, spacious and above all very secure. All essential equipment was provided along with some ex… More
Reviewed 29 Apr 2015
Visited Casa Innismore with my husband and two friends, we found the villa well equipped, spacious and very comfortable. The outdoor eating and sitting area by pool where nicely furnished, the heated… More
Sleeps 4/5. 2 bedroom villa, private kidney shaped pool. Located on a plot of 4 acres with mature garden with plenty of shade from pine trees, hedged and walled for total privacy.BBQ and garden furniture. Shops, bars and restaurants are within walking distance. The nea …see more
I stayed here for a week with my wife, two daughters, son in law and my eight month old granddaughter. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday rental. Location was superb, three beaches all within… More