Holiday homes in breathtaking settings for special getaways
Fly away to some of the world’s most beautiful locations and rent a private home in a remarkable location to enjoy spectacular views of azure seas, famous landmarks and majestic mountains for an extra special getaway. HomeAway Holiday-Rentals, the UK’s largest holiday rentals website, has thousands of private holiday homes with fantastic views on its books, from luxury villas near seas and lakes, to apartments overlooking historic monuments and mountain chalets with stunning panoramas of surrounding peaks.
So why not surprise your loved one or family with a truly memorable break, where you can drink in spectacular views in complete seclusion from your own private terrace or pool? Combine city sophistication with beach chic in an apartment with views of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, admire the Renaissance architecture and Ponte Vecchio from your pad in Florence, or sip vino while looking out over one of Italy’s most picturesque lakes, Lake Como. Alternatively, for a more exotic experience, head to Bali and stay in a unique home set above a jungle-filled gorge.
Choose from one of the properties below that provide the ultimate romantic experience or browse www.HomeAway.co.uk for more.
Prices quoted are per property and correct at the time of publishing.
Best for lake & sea views
Romantic villa with breathtaking Lake Como views, Italy Villa Gabriella is a private villa located in the picturesque village of Pognana Lario, on the Bellagio side of the lake with private beach and gardens access on the waterfront. The property is on three levels and has been professionally designed and decorated with warm inviting colours, luxury furnishings and antiques throughout. The villa features two balconies with breathtaking views of the lake, ideal for al-fresco dining.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4. From £750 per week
Unique holiday villa overlooking Kalkan & Kalamar Bay, Turkey This is a stunning and unique detached holiday rental villa combining Turkish flair with Mediterranean style. Positioned along a quiet palm tree lined road, Villa Lavanta has huge circular walk around balconies plus a fabulous roof terrace offering amazing unbridled views over Kalamar Bay! Kalkan has long been considered the prettiest of the small coastal towns along Turkey's Lycian coast, nestling in the foothills of the Taurus Mountains with its maze of cobbled streets, white washed houses and flowered covered alleyways.
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. From £350 per week
Beautiful villa, ideal for a romantic honeymoon in Ubud, Bali The villa almost seems to hang suspended above a steep jungle filled gorge. In all directions there is nothing but trees, but 100m below there are beautiful rice paddies, and in the distance you can see all the way to the ocean. Furnished by Christopher Noto, the exclusive Singapore furniture designer, Villa Kalisha offers understated romantic luxury, with a strong taste of Asian flare.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5. From £1,108 per week
Best for city views
Chic apartment with Eiffel Tower views, Paris This is a large apartment overlooking a pretty and old church and the Eiffel Tower, located in the heart of the chic 7th arrondissement on Rue St Dominique. Set in a beautiful brick building, located on the third floor with elevator, the apartment features a spacious living room with sofa bed and antique furniture, a newly renovated kitchen with rustic wooden dining table and a cosy bedroom.
1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4. £1,012 per week
A range of apartments with the best views of Sagrada Familia, Barcelona The flats are spacious and filled with light and boast two bedrooms and two balconies overlooking the cathedral’s main façade. The private terrace (of 120 sqm) is a dream come true for sunbathers and admirers of great views.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £583 per week
Exclusive apartment overlooking Ponte Vecchio, Florence Located between two of the most renowned bridges in Florence, Ponte Vecchio and Santa Trinita Bridge, this apartment offers its guests the chance to enjoy a unique stay in the very heart of this beautiful city, and a wonderful view on the River Arno, the river banks, and Ponte Vecchio. Recently restored using high-quality materials, such as Vietri majolica tiles and parquet floor, the apartment is furnished with elegant and modern furniture, designed by reputable firms, and equipped with all conveniences.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £1,096 per week
Best for mountain views
A luxury chalet with four apartments in Engelburg, Switzerland
From £96 per night for a 1-bedroom apartment to £128 per night for a 2-bedroom apartment
Situated on the sunny side of the valley above the beautiful mountain paradise of Engelburgh, ‘Alphaven’ is a newly built chalet-style house with four individual luxury apartments. The chalet boasts 220 degree panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including the mighty Titlis and the apartments are organised to maximise guests’ enjoyment of these views, with floor-to-ceiling windows and large private balconies; one with private hot-tub. Each apartment also boasts a state-of-the-art kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, satellite TV, HiFi and DVD player.Property 16280