Sep 10, 2019 Albania Overboard: Swimming the Corfu - Albania channel for charity
Would you swim 3km for charity?
Last week marked the fourth Albania Overboard event that saw 62 swimmers from six countries cross the Albania - Corfu channel. The Villa Collective has proudly sponsored the last two events with our founder, Nick Cookson, having co-organised and competed in all four... Read More
Aug 27, 2019 Get ready for an Italian Adventure...
Italy in Autumn is simply magnificent, and a visit is highly recommended. To help you make the most out of the adventure we’ve curated the ultimate guide of where to eat, what to see and where to go.
We’re honing on key regions, Umbria, Tuscany and Puglia, where the cuisine, scenery and... Read More
Jul 01, 2019 Spotlight on the South of France
Visiting the South of France this summer? Make sure you read this insider guide first to get the very best tips for enjoying this romantic region.
Top tips for Provence
Provence is known for its food so when it comes to quality restaurants you’re spoilt for choice. Here are our top three pla... Read More
Mar 22, 2019 Why visit Puglia? We can think of at least 15 reasons…
Stretching down the ‘boot’ of Italy, Puglia boasts over 800 kilometres of idyllic sandy coastline and azure sea. In our ongoing quest to bring you the insider’s guide to our villa regions, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of places to go and things to see in Puglia. Enjoy.
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Aug 24, 2016 The best islands to holiday in the Mediterranean
White sandy beaches, perfect sunsets and crystal blue water. When picturing the ideal holiday destination, the island escape is usually what we imagine. But far from heading to the Caribbean or the Maldives, the mediterranean has some of the most stunning destinations in the world.
This list is not... Read More
Aug 16, 2016 Where to eat in Corfu
Get an insider’s guide to the best places to eat in Corfu, with an emphasis on secluded spots, stunning views and fresh local cuisine. These are our recommendations for sampling the local wine, fresh fish and seafood, and much-loved Greek taverna classics.
Cuisine on the island is simple, fre... Read More
Aug 01, 2016 Luxury villa holidays in Italy
Get an insight into what to expect when booking a luxury villa break in Italy and pick the region that’s right for you. Whether in Tuscany, Umbria, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria, Abruzzo, the Amalfi coast or Sardinia, we’ve got you covered.
Umbria and Tuscany are long-held favo... Read More
Aug 01, 2016 Booking a luxury villa in France
Looking to book a luxury villa in France? Making sense of where to holiday in the south of France can be a tall order. The region is huge, which just as many possibilities for villas and luxury retreats.
It’s easy to recommend Provence and the Cote d’Azur. True, the prices are... Read More
Aug 01, 2016 Rent Luxury villas in Greece
Luxury villas in Greece are some of the most stunning, and surrounded by some of the most picturesque scenery in the world. They’ve never been more popular, but luckily for you if you’re tempted, the options are plentiful.
When deciding where to book, even a rudimentary understanding of... Read More