Top 10 destinations for villas

Renting the perfect villa

Nothing is more European than villa holidays, especially in old-world-style villas that feel like taking a trip back in time. While many villa rentals can be found close to popular European cities, a villa holiday can happen anywhere.

Villa holidays in Spain

Holidays in Spain are all about relaxing days and exciting nights, making villas in Spain the ideal choice. From private beachside villas with luxury amenities and views overlooking the azure waters to budget-friendly options found close to fascinating landmarks and attractions, villas in Spain come in many styles and options to suit your needs. Villas with practical amenities give you the flexibility and savings for day trips to a vibrant city like San Sebastian, while decadent villas with large pools and terraces allow you to take in the beautiful climate of Seville. You could also find villas near the electric nightlife and fast-paced environment of Barcelona or the stunning architecture and museums filled with work from the old masters in Bilbao. No matter which Spanish city you choose, a quick search of HomeAway villa rentals provides you with property options for any type of getaway.

Villa holidays in Portugal

Portugal offers something for everyone, including secluded, white-sand beaches, modern cityscapes and rural countryside, all sharing the idyllic climate and friendly atmosphere. Fortunately, villas in Portugal are just as diverse, ranging from value-driven options nestled in the hillside to luxury accommodation overlooking the picturesque beaches and charming towns, so you can find the ideal property to complement your holiday experience. A leisurely trip spent exploring the canals and historic sites of Aveiro, getting lost in the live music and trendy cafes of Porto or taking in the lush landscapes and flower gardens of Madeira is within reach of the perfect villa, and all it takes is browsing villa rental options for your destination.

Villa holidays in Ibiza

Ibiza is a versatile destination, offering everything from sun-worshipper beaches and colourful sunsets to bohemian shops and trendy cafes, as well as bumping clubs and raves for partygoers. On top of that, the other side of Ibiza has hidden gems like quiet historic churches, secluded beaches and coves, and lush pine forests, all offering a glimpse into the life of the locals on the island. No matter which version of Ibiza you want to experience, villas in Ibiza come in nearly every flavour. From practical options near the most popular attractions to luxurious, private properties with crystal-clear pools overlooking the shimmering sea, HomeAway has an array of different villa rental options for every budget and traveller.

Florida villa rentals

Florida is a diverse state with a variety of different traveller options, ranging from popular theme parks in Orlando to swamp cruises in Kissimmee. Florida villas come in just as many varieties, with some a stone’s throw from Disney and Universal and others situated in the heart of Miami’s colourful nightlife, all suited to different budgets and travellers. Whether you’re travelling alone, with friends, with family or as a couple, villa rentals can include such features as themed rooms, home theatres and private pools, so everyone is comfortable and entertained. After choosing whether you want to laze on the beach on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast, experience hip eccentric South Beach, or tee off in Destin, a golfer’s paradise, explore Florida villa rental properties near your destination and find the amenities that are most important to you.

Villa holidays in Majorca

Known for sparkling, breathtaking beaches with backdrops of rugged mountains and jagged cliffs, Majorca is a holiday gem of spectacular natural beauty. Villas in Majorca only enhance this beauty, with many offering views of the tranquil waters, mountain villages, secluded bays and enchanting olive groves. Many villa rentals are found in prime spots in the northeastern Pollensa region, a shoppers' paradise, or southeast along Cala d’Or, a golden beach area with pine-fringed coves and azure water, and they often include amenities like pools, sunbathing terraces or orange groves. Majorca can satisfy the needs of travellers looking for sun and surf or solitude and natural rhythms, and with a range of villas located in every size and budget, the HomeAway's extensive range of property rentals can help you create your perfect Majorca holiday.

Get special offers, travel inspiration, and more from

By continuing, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe at any time.