European Vacations: 6 Top Summer Spots
Pick your summer escape to Italy, France, Greece, and more favorite places, and find the perfect villa to match.2017-02-21
It’s time to start thinking summer. Picture sparkling seas, exciting explorations, and evenings spent wining and dining outside. Now, make that vision come to life – find your perfect getaway, choosing from incredible luxury villas in Europe’s top summer spots. Get started here:
Domaine De St. Remy
Summering in Provence means slowing down… to lounge by the sea, take in the scent of the lavender fields, and stroll through the markets. Stay in style at Domaine De St. Remy, an estate consisting of two Provencal farmhouses surrounded by gardens. In the spirit of relaxation, lounge in the two pools and Jacuzzi. Want to make it a family affair? Perfect – bicycles, table tennis, and baby amenities are included.
Lake Como, Italy
Lake Como is one of the most beautiful places you could possibly spend your summer. Jeanneret offers the exclusive and incredible experience of staying right on the shore. Aside from stunning scenery all around – including from your al fresco dinner table – you’ll enjoy a private spa, generous patio, and heated pool. At the end of the summer, you’ll surely be the envy of everyone you know.
White House Villa
Come to Santorini for the nightlife, the historic explorations, and the breathtaking sunsets – which you can take in night after night at White House Villa. From here, you’ll also have an exceptional view of the sea, a volcano, and the village below. Uniquely built into the hillside, this villa is a cave house traditional to this cliff island. Enjoy Santorini’s iconic white-washed design, an infinity Jacuzzi, and an outdoor dining area.
Gran Villa San Pietro
The luxe life reigns in the coastal city of Marbella – and at Gran Villa San Pietro. Just a short drive from the area’s trendiest beaches, this hilltop home boasts stunning views of the tropical surroundings and an unbeatable setup for outdoor summer living: numerous terraces, swimming pool, and dining area. Plus, there’s the indoor spa complex, complete with a second pool, sauna, and bar/lounge.
Villa 3 at Golden Rays
For a more unique summer getaway, try Croatia – particularly the small town of Primošten, a former island. The waterfront Villa 3 at Golden Rays has private beach access, plus sunbeds and umbrellas. Gaze out at the sea from your spacious terrace, and swim in your partially-roofed pool. When you’re not in a deep state of well-deserved relaxation, head into the town to stroll the beautiful streets.
Picture Paris in the summer: sipping wine at outdoor cafes, having picnics in the park, attending art festivals. Sound dreamy? Then pick Pompidou, a gorgeous printing house-turned-luxury residence with modern furnishings, located in the center of the city. When you’re not out and about (top attractions like the Louvre are within walking distance!), enjoy your private sauna, gym, and movie screen.
There’s plenty more where these came from. See all Europe villas and find the perfect one for your summer getaway.