A luxury villla makes the perfect place to celebrate

Ten Great Reasons To Celebrate The Big Occasion On A Villa Holiday

Whatever the occasion, whether it is a wedding, engagement party, a significant birthday, anniversary, retirement or any other family celebration, organisation can be a huge and committing process. And one that can bring with it an equally large amount of complexity and anxiety. Increasing numbers of families, couples, groups of friends, and work colleagues are […]

2023 British Travel Awards – Vote for us

We’ve got some exciting news to share with you! Villa Retreats has been nominated for the prestigious title of “Best Travel Company for Villa Holidays” at the British Travel Awards 2023! We are in the business of making our customers’ holiday dreams come true, but this time we’re reaching out to you, our valued guest, […]

A luxury villla makes the perfect place to celebrate

Renting A Villa After Lockdown

As we navigate our way through the Covid-19 crisis, it’s widely understood that renting a villa provides a private space, protection and security that a hotel-based vacation simply cannot compare with. As a family or small group of friends who have been isolating together that makes it a positive and entirely appropriate way to enjoy […]

children at Marbella Clubs Kid's Club

The Ultimate Kids Club

Nothing makes children happier on holiday than having other children to play and laugh with. Whilst Kid’s Clubs are a familiar sight in most resorts, as parents we are often nervous about packing our children off to a facility we know little about. That’s why we felt we should highlight the incredible facility at Marbella […]

Football Coaching For Kids in The Algarve

Family Football Escapes

If, like so many, you have football mad children, here’s your chance to combine their dream holiday with one that is absolutely perfect for you too. This summer, young footballers can join legendary players like Rio Ferdinand, Jamie Redknapp, Joe Cole and Michael Owen on the pitch at Quinta do Lago’s new Campus facility. Boys […]

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Tips On Being An Environmentally Responsible Holidaymaker

As we move into 2020, it’s impossible to escape news about global warming and its effect on our planet. If cancelling your holiday plans and staying home simply isn’t an option but you still want to do ‘the right thing’ wherever possible to reduce your impact, what steps can you take? Here’ we’ve put together […]

villa holiday or hotel getaway

The Big Holiday Question: Hotel Or Villa?

One of the burning questions which has to be answered early in the holiday planning process is whether to opt for the lavish decadence of a hotel or the tranquil relaxation of luxury villa. Here, we look at the pros and cons of both options and see how they compare. Affordability Choosing to stay in […]

Learning a language for your villa holiday

Ten Tips For Learning A Language

Make The Effort Don’t just talk about it. Take action. You are unlikely to become fluent in any language before your holiday but every tiny bit you learn will help. You will find that almost every attempt to converse in the local language will be met with a better reception than simply launching into English. […]

Deia Mallorca

A Brief Guide To Deia, Mallorca

The small village of Deià, on the northwest coast of Mallorca, is one of the most beautiful villages on the island. Nestled at the foot of the Teix mountain, with views across the Mediterranean, Deià has attracted a long list of famous artists, writers and other creative luminaries through the years, including the writer Robert […]

Ibiza Beach Sunset

Top Activities For A Family Villa Holiday In Ibiza

Contrary to popular belief, Ibiza isn’t just a party destination. During the main season, thousands of families set sail for this beautiful island to relax and enjoy the sun. With a huge list of beaches to choose from, there is something for everyone and when you need a break from the beach, there is a […]