5 Reasons to Hire a Villa This Summer

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Summer is finally on its way, and if you haven’t already got something planned, you might be starting to think about your summer holiday. It’s a perfect time to get away with your family, taking a break from work and home stress, getting a chance to reconnect with those that you love away from distractions and commitments. It’s a wonderful chance to see a little more of the world, and it breaks the year up nicely, giving you something to look forward to in the middle of the year.

Our first thought is often a package deal. It can work out cheaper, it’s convenient, and there’s normally everything that you could need close at hand. But, hiring a villa can be the perfect alternative. Here are five reasons to consider hiring a villa this summer.


A villa from Elegant Address offers you complete and utter luxury. It’s like a home away from home, but with plenty of added extras, glamorous additions and all of the home luxuries that you could want.

To Get the Family Together

Have you ever considered going away with your whole family? Packing up the kids, your siblings and parents and spending a few weeks relaxing together? It’s something that many of us would love to do, but flights and hotel rooms for such a big group can be expensive, and you might not be able to stay close together. Some might even have to stay in different hotels.

When you hire a villa, you hire a whole villa no matter how many people are staying in it. So, if you want to stay with a bigger group, find one with more bedrooms and go for it. Your family will get to spend time relaxing and enjoying each other’s company, without worrying about other guests or constantly battling for tables next to each other at dinner.


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Perhaps one of the best things about staying in a villa is privacy. It’s exclusively yours. There’s no one else around. You don’t have to worry about who can see you or keeping your possessions safe around the poolside. This can be perfect for a couple on a romantic break, a large family get together or a family with kids, looking for safety and freedom. You might even be able to take a pet.


Hotels rooms are never as spacious as you’d like. You have a bed, a small bathroom and perhaps one cupboard and a set of drawers. If you are staying in self-catering accommodation, you may have a tiny kitchen area with minimal facilities, but that will be it. In a villa, you’ve got much more space. There might be a large family bathroom and kitchen, a lounge and dining room and large bedrooms. You’ll have plenty of storage space and room to chill out.

You’ll Feel Like a Local

When you are in a hotel, you are a tourist. In a villa, you’ve got a great base to explore and a home to return to. You’ll have a chance to really relax and make yourself at home. You’ll also be able to buy and cook local cuisine and fully immerse yourself in local life.

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