Quality Villas in the Press

The 50 best Villas in the Mediterranean - Best for groups | The Sunday Times “With 11 bedrooms spread across three villas and large communal areas for socialising, this former rural hamlet near the beautiful walled town of Lucca is ideal for larger groups. When the weather is balmy, light the barbecue or rustle up a pizza in the wood-fired oven next to the mosaic-tiled pool. There’s also a large indoor dining area with fitted kitchen and fireplace plus a sauna, billiards and a gym with glass windows offering underwater views of the pool. Beautifully converted, the villas combine traditional cotto-tiled floors and oak-beamed ceilings with contemporary kitchens and bathrooms. Pisa, the closest airport, is 30 minutes’ drive. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/travel/article4308245.ece

Celebrity pads to rent for a holiday | AOL.com Holiday like an A-lister at these exclusive homes owned by celebrities. Whether you fancy a cosy weekend at Kirstie Allsopp's Devonshire cottage, a glamorous getaway at Wayne and Coleen Rooney's Barbados villa or a secluded stay at Mick Jagger's Mustique beach house, you can holiday like a star at these A-list holiday homes. Check out the celebrity pads you can rent from a night to a month...CELEBRITY HOLIDAY PADS FOR RENT: Linda Barker's secluded French villa Love interior designer Linda Barker's style? You can rent the TV personality's stunning hacienda-style villa, located 10 miles from St Tropez in the midst of the wooded hills of the Var. Villa Libelulle is a cool oasis, with oversized Moroccan lamps surrounding the riad-style courtyard swimming pool, crisp linens, a hint of stylish shabby chic mixed with influences from local antique markets and wow pieces like the enormous chandeliers, all picked by Linda. The five-bedroom villa, which sleeps 12, also has a sunset deck with stunning views of the valley below - ideal for an aperitif or yoga!https://www.aol.co.uk/travel/2013/08/27/celebrity-holiday-homes-to-rent/

 

September holidays in the sun | The Times We have found 25 trips that seek the late-summer heat, from the Med to Mauritius. Sicily — 27°C. Borgo San Vito, a three-bedroom villa on the island’s northwestern tip, isn’t a luxury property. No designer has been near the place, the gardens are wild and the pool lacks infinity. The unhip seaside town of San Vito lo Capo is a short cycle ride away, it’s three miles to an unfashionable beach — and you will adore every bit of it. Quality Villas (01442 870055, qualityvillasitaly.com) Fly to Palermo with Ryanair or easyJet.Flight time: 2½ hours http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/travel/Holidays/Beach/article1297936.ece

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