From the luscious north to the sun-drenched south, Portugal is land of contrasts, where many sights, flavours and sounds await the willing traveller. Our selection of Portugal villas is focussed on the coastal south; the iconic Algarve. With stunning beaches, many fun-filled attractions and an array of world-class golf-courses, it is no surprise that this region is so hugely popular holiday makers. Sumptuous seafood is often on the menu and always a particular highlight among the plentiful culinary experiences to be enjoyed on a Portugal villa holiday.View Villas
Located in Southern Europe, bordering France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia is the Country of Italy, recognized on a world map for its long boot-shaped peninsula, which coastline measures 7,600 kilometres and surrounded by Adriatic, Ionion, Tyrrhenian Seas.
Due to the position of Italy, the climate of Italy is highly diverse and enjoys a temperate climate with mild winters and dry hot summers. This in tow produces excellent crop from citrus fruits, wine and olives.
Italy’s history and architecture, dates far back and today we can see a multitude of different cultures and populations during this time, proof of this can be seen in its architecture with an influence from the Roman Empire, Arabs and Normans, all leaving a range of styles from Greek and Roman to the baroque and 19th and 20th century architecture.
The landscape of this country varies with Alpine conditions in the extreme north to rolling hills and countryside of central Italy. Picturesque hilltop Italian villages and bustling towns cater for all types of tourists, not forgetting the miles of beautiful scenic coastline Italy has to offer.
The cuisine and fine food of Italy is characterized by its simplicity, with dishes having just a few basic ingredients including cheese and fresh tomatoes. Not forgetting the locally produced wine. There are several types of restaurants which offer different types of cuisines and service. A Ristorante is formal dining where you can expect full-service with a variety of local dishes. Trattoria’s are usually family owned offering good Italian food. An Osteria is usually a smaller less formal establishment with good hearty local cuisine. Tavola Calda is more bistro style dining with a selection of cold Italian meats, Artichokes and other delicacies. Rosticceria are ideal for lunch with typical Rotisserie roasted meats and good for fast food on the go. A Pizzeria will vary from region to region with the style of pizza, all offer a good selection from a Margherita to your more elaborate sea food topped pizza.View Villas
At Villa Select, our collection of hand-picked Caribbean holidays villas offer perfect holiday settings for families, groups and couples alike. Currently our selection focusses on beautiful Barbados, but watch this space for our ever-extending Caribbean portfolio!
Browse our selection below or call one of our Travel Specialists, who can ensure you find the perfect spot.View Villas
Greece is a timeless land brimming with epic tales and dramatic landscapes alongside sun-soaked beaches that will captivate and enthral. Our range of Greece villas are located on some the country’s best loved islands, which in themselves offer holidaymakers a wide variety of destinations, cultures and experiences.
Greece’s largest and most southerly is Crete, with delightful marina towns, awe-inspiring natural sights and mysterious ancient ruins, not to mention many glorious sandy beaches. On the north-western coast you'll find distinctly European Ionian Islands, including Corfu and Kefalonia. Both these isles boast lush scenery, beautiful beaches and a warm, welcoming culture of hospitality.View Villas
Rich in variety, Spain is a diverse country with a fascinating history. A lively and cosmopolitan mix of cultures coexist here, and make for many unforgettable holiday experiences. Our range of Spain holiday villas are spread across the coastal mainland and her islands.
The much-adored beaches of the Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca on Spain’s southern coast are augmented by an array of delights including delicious seafood, glitzy marinas and charming, whitewashed villages.
On the Balearic Islands of Mallorca and Menorca you'll find glittering beaches and great nightlife, alongside quaint villages, unspoilt coves and rich greenery. Mallorcan resort towns such as Cala D'or, Pollensa and Alaro remain firm favourites and Villa Select are proud to offer a pleasing range of Spain villas in each of these locations.
Nature-lovers and sun-worshippers alike can't go wrong in the Canary Islands, with their year-round warmth and striking, volcanic landscapes. Visit gorgeous hidden coves in Lanzarote's south or immerse yourself in the bright and vibrant culture of Gran Canaria.View Villas
The third largest island in the Mediterranean and having the benefit of a much longer season, blue skies and warm climate, making it an ideal destination both in the winter as well as Throughout its long hot summer.
Being an island with such a varied and interesting history, there are many places to explore and a wealth of archaeological sites, museums, castles, monasteries and Cypriot churches.
Cyprus is the friendly island, the home of Aphrodite and whose history goes back to the birth of civilisation itself.
You will immediately feel at home amongst the smiling faces and they even drive on the left. We have chosen the Western corner of the island as being the prettiest and offering the quality villas that you have come to expect from Villa Select. So whether it is Paphos, Peyia, Coral Bay, or the pretty fishing village of Latchi, or the traditional unspoilt village of Polis, you will find a wide choice of inexpensive restaurants and tavernas to suit all tastes and pockets. There is fabulous shopping in Paphos together with a bustling nightlife to suit every age group.
We offer a truly stunning selection of villas across this unspoilt corner of Cyprus to suit all tastes and budgets. From traditional to modern they offer all the home luxuries but still allow you to sample the local culture.
There are also numerous activities to enjoy in this part of the island such as 4x4 Jeep Safaris in the Akamas National Park; watch or partake in the amazing Tuna Run in September / October; SCUBA diving; Golf; or following the wine routes. We can advise on and organise all of these, so please just ask.View Villas
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