HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Top 5 Hotspots for 2011


Property 504567 With 2010 coming to an end, HomeAway Holiday-Rentals reveals its hottest properties in the markets that look set to soar in the New Year. According to the last HomeAway UK Marketplace Report, in 2010 there was a sharp rise in the popularity of destinations in the ‘MET’ area; Morocco, Egypt and Turkey, while countries in the Med only experienced a modest increase. Malta also shone out as a rising star, with a huge 108% increase in booking enquiries, while Brazil was a top emerging market in terms of growth in both supply and demand.

So for those looking to sample these new holiday favourites in 2011, HomeAway Holiday-Rentals has selected the top five most reviewed and most attractive holiday homes listed on HomeAway.co.uk so travellers can take their pick of the cream of the crop. Based on previous guests’ views as well as the properties’ photos and facilities, we’ve selected the five best rentals in Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Malta and Brazil; from a magnificent villa at foot of the Atlas Mountains, to a romantic holiday farmhouse on the Island of Gozo, and a tropical villa with breathtaking sea views on Boipeba Island.

Browse our pick of the Top 5 properties for 2011 below, or visit HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Top 10s for more stunning properties worldwide.

Prices quoted are per property per week unless otherwise stated and correct at the time of publishing.


Morocco


Property 400918

Stunning villa at foot hills of the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7. From £1,750 per week

Nestled amongst the olive groves of the magnificent Ourika Valley lies Dar Tamazerte, a two storey spacious villa situated on a development of eight luxury villas set in 20 acres of sub-tropical gardens, with flowering shrubs, palm and olive trees. There is a private swimming pool with sun loungers and the communal facilities include a tennis court, golf practice area, exercise room and a hamman; massage and beauty treatments are available at an extra charge. 

Property 400918



Egypt


Property 451445

Detached villa with private pool in El Gouna
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7. From £450 per week

Located in the South Marina area of El Gouna, a private walled residency close to the city centre, this is a lovely villa with windows overlooking the garden and the private pool. The property is furnished to a high standard to give you a home from home feel. A selection of DVDs, cards, Backgammon and dominoes are also provided.

Property 451445




Turkey


Property 504567

Natural stone villa with pool and garden right on the ocean, Kalkan
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £1,298 per week

The luxurious 300 square meter stone villa was built and tastefully furnished in June 2005. It is located on the picturesque Kas Peninsula and was built according to European standards and a high quality concept. The living room area with open-plan kitchen encompasses an area of 110 square meters. Each of the large bedrooms has its own bath and view of the sea. From the terrace with the 72 square meter pool, there is a unique view over the Mediterranean, the Greek island of Meis and other island groups.

Property 504567


Malta


Property 87082

Romantic holiday farmhouse on the Island of Gozo
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2. From £299 per week

A delightful 18th century self-catering farmhouse that is exclusively for couples wanting some quality time with one another. Walk in through the front door and you enter into a small outdoor courtyard with solid limestone balustrades along the stairs. Under the stairs there is a shower room equipped with a washing machine. Straight through there is a cool lounge, with sofa, arm-chairs, chairs and dining table. The property also features a private terrace with views of the Citadel and Lunzjata valley. 

Property 87082


Brazil


Property 470786

Luxury villa on a paradise island, Ilha de Boipeba
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. From £65 per person per night

Perched on the highest point of Boipeba Island, Villa Boypeba is one of its kinds. The breathtaking, unforgettable sea view of the bay and a picturesque local village to the left will stay in your memory forever. One of the finest and most unique private homes on the Brazilian coast combines modern luxury with an understated approach to hospitality. Its modern, simple design blends beautifully with the local landscape. 

Property 470786

Hot properties to rent in Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Malta & Brazil


Property 504567 With 2010 coming to an end, HomeAway Holiday-Rentals reveals its hottest properties in the markets that look set to soar in the New Year. According to the last HomeAway UK Marketplace Report, in 2010 there was a sharp rise in the popularity of destinations in the ‘MET’ area; Morocco, Egypt and Turkey, while countries in the Med only experienced a modest increase. Malta also shone out as a rising star, with a huge 108% increase in booking enquiries, while Brazil was a top emerging market in terms of growth in both supply and demand.

So for those looking to sample these new holiday favourites in 2011, HomeAway Holiday-Rentals has selected the top five most reviewed and most attractive holiday homes listed on HomeAway.co.uk so travellers can take their pick of the cream of the crop. Based on previous guests’ views as well as the properties’ photos and facilities, we’ve selected the five best rentals in Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, Malta and Brazil; from a magnificent villa at foot of the Atlas Mountains, to a romantic holiday farmhouse on the Island of Gozo, and a tropical villa with breathtaking sea views on Boipeba Island.

Browse our pick of the Top 5 properties for 2011 below, or visit HomeAway Holiday-Rentals Top 10s for more stunning properties worldwide.

Prices quoted are per property per week unless otherwise stated and correct at the time of publishing.




Morocco


Property 400918

Stunning villa at foot hills of the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7. From £1,750 per week

Nestled amongst the olive groves of the magnificent Ourika Valley lies Dar Tamazerte, a two storey spacious villa situated on a development of eight luxury villas set in 20 acres of sub-tropical gardens, with flowering shrubs, palm and olive trees. There is a private swimming pool with sun loungers and the communal facilities include a tennis court, golf practice area, exercise room and a hamman; massage and beauty treatments are available at an extra charge. 

Property 400918


 

Egypt


Property 451445

Detached villa with private pool in El Gouna
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7. From £450 per week

Located in the South Marina area of El Gouna, a private walled residency close to the city centre, this is a lovely villa with windows overlooking the garden and the private pool. The property is furnished to a high standard to give you a home from home feel. A selection of DVDs, cards, Backgammon and dominoes are also provided.

Property 451445

 



Turkey


Property 504567

Natural stone villa with pool and garden right on the ocean, Kalkan
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £1,298 per week

The luxurious 300 square meter stone villa was built and tastefully furnished in June 2005. It is located on the picturesque Kas Peninsula and was built according to European standards and a high quality concept. The living room area with open-plan kitchen encompasses an area of 110 square meters. Each of the large bedrooms has its own bath and view of the sea. From the terrace with the 72 square meter pool, there is a unique view over the Mediterranean, the Greek island of Meis and other island groups.

Property 504567

 

Malta


Property 87082

Romantic holiday farmhouse on the Island of Gozo
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2. From £299 per week

A delightful 18th century self-catering farmhouse that is exclusively for couples wanting some quality time with one another. Walk in through the front door and you enter into a small outdoor courtyard with solid limestone balustrades along the stairs. Under the stairs there is a shower room equipped with a washing machine. Straight through there is a cool lounge, with sofa, arm-chairs, chairs and dining table. The property also features a private terrace with views of the Citadel and Lunzjata valley. 

Property 87082

 

Brazil


Property 470786

Luxury villa on a paradise island, Ilha de Boipeba
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. From £65 per person per night

Perched on the highest point of Boipeba Island, Villa Boypeba is one of its kinds. The breathtaking, unforgettable sea view of the bay and a picturesque local village to the left will stay in your memory forever. One of the finest and most unique private homes on the Brazilian coast combines modern luxury with an understated approach to hospitality. Its modern, simple design blends beautifully with the local landscape. 

Property 470786