Places perfect for a villa holiday with the family

Posted by on February 2, 2014

Villa holidays for families are normally rewarding, you get to stay together, still enjoying your privacy as if you were still at home. What’s more, you enjoy private facilities such as pools and you can choose from self catering to being waited on. The best part of a villa holiday is staying in unique locations that offer something for every member of the family.


Italy is a great family holiday destination offering different kinds of villa experiences for different kinds of family holidays in 2014. If your family comes from a busy city street you can retreat to the luxury villas in Tuscany which mainly consist of rustic farm houses surrounded by verdant vineyards and lush rolling hills. Tuscany villa experiences give secluded privacy to families with private facilities such as pools and also a refreshing opportunity for your children to experience rural lifestyle and culture in an exceptional way.

Villas for Family

Villas for Family

If you are seeking coastal experiences in lavished areas the Amalfi coast is suitable and for scenic beauty villas in Umbria will provide tranquility and scenic beauty. If you want a touch of ancient glamour the villas in Venice are excellent and for an island experience you can try Sardinia or Sicily. Italy also enjoys a wide variety of architectural wonders from its capital Rome to the ancient cities of Florence where you can let your kids explore the ancient treasures.


Cyprus is an enchanting destination for families, it is full of glistening sandy beaches where you can sunbathe until you bake as kid’s splash in the water and build sandcastles fit for royalty. It has an intriguing history as depicted by the city of Paphos and is a center for Greek mythologies represented by the Aphrodite rock which suggests that the goddess of love and fertility was washed ashore here. If you’re looking for a true family escape then luxury holidays to Cyprus will be perfect for you.

Holiday Villas

Holiday Villas

The cities of Cyprus such as Limassol, Nicosia and Paphos are gorgeous: each with something special to offer from water packs to museums and shopping malls. There are also archeological sites awaiting discovery. Other places to visit include the ancient villages, the Troodos Mountains, the Baths of Aphrodite and the ancient churches.

There are numerous villas sprawled along the coastline resorts ranging from luxurious to self catering and you can definitely find one that suits your kind of family and fits in your budget.


Greece is just phenomenal; it is a destination of choice for families with its wide range of locations and activities for families. There are numerous islands of Greece to choose from, each loaded with beautiful attractions and activities for every family.

Crete is a fine family destination for a villa holiday at the sea front where kids can rush to the beach every morning to play in the sand or paddle all day. The Creataquarium in Chania offers Disneyland games and giant waterslides for everyone. Other family friendly destinations include Halkidiki, Zante, Alonissos which is serene and beautiful and also Rhodes with its wealth of medieval towns.

Villa photos: Sardegna con amore, Claudia Dieterle.

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