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April 30, 2018

Reductions of up to £743 at Spring Bank Holiday on villas with private pools

Savings of up to £743 on seven-night holidays to a choice of villas with private pools at Spring Bank Holiday have been announced by Vintage Travel.

The above reduction applies to week-long holidays in Casa Laguna near the coastal town of Fuzeta on the Algarve.  This smart, quirky property is full of character and ideal for those wanting more than a standard villa.   It sleeps eight in four bedrooms and in its extensive grounds of palms and olives, there is a large 13 metre private swimming pool, assorted open and covered terraces and two outside summer kitchens – one with a covered dining area and a pizza oven, the other with a built-in barbeque, a dishwasher and a wine cooler.  Seven nights from 26 May now cost £1055.

On the tiny unspoilt Greek island of Ithaca – just 18 miles from top to tail – is Naias, a welcoming house with commanding views over countryside to the Ionian Sea beyond. The property sleeps six in three bedrooms, each leading onto a terrace or balcony, and in its spacious grounds there is a private swimming pool, sun and dining terraces and a built-in barbeque.  The pretty cove of Kaminia is just 1.5 kms away and a drive of less than 10 minutes leads to the island’s capital of Vathry with its small shops and family-run tavernas.  Seven nights from 27 May now cost £1025 – a reduction of £353 – inclusive of return taxi from Kefalonia airport to the ferry port and ferry crossing as foot passengers to/from Ithaca.

Or, situated on a country lane and a 400-metre stroll Cala Sa Nau Bay on Mallorca, is Naveta, a traditional villa (sleeping six in three bedrooms).  This single-storey house is fringed by mature pines and shrubs and in its established grounds there is a private swimming pool, a poolside shower, open and covered terraces, a built-in barbeque and ping pong.  Nearby is Cala d’Or (4.3ms), with its three cove beaches, a swish marina and a vast choice of restaurants.  A week from 26 May now costs £1189, saving £335.

Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

April 18, 2018

New for 2018: Idyllic Andalucía hideaway for couples from villa specialist Vintage

For couples seeking tranquillity, stunning views, a private swimming pool and no neighbours, villa specialist, Vintage Travel, reckons that Casa Rustica ticks all the boxes.

The property, new from the company in 2018, is an idyllic hideaway for two which enjoys panoramic views over olive trees to the inland lake of Embalse de Zahara backed by the Sierra de Grazalema Mountains.

Only at arriving at the cottage can the uniqueness of the setting be fully appreciated.  A series of country lanes lead from the typical Andalucía village of Algodonales from where a 1.5 km stretch of unmade road leads to the property’s entrance gates.

It is an ideal retreat in which to switch off, relax and soak up the views and this is echoed in the property itself with its rustic stone walls, a painted wood ceiling and terracotta flooring throughout.

In its extensive grounds of two and a half acres of olive trees, there is a private swimming pool with wooden decking and sun loungers, stone-clad open and covered terraces and a barbeque.

Places of interest to visit include historic Ronda (35 minutes by car), the lakeside castle-topped village of Zaharadela Sierra (seven kms) and picturesque Algodonales (two kms) with its local shops and restaurants.

A seven-night holiday leads in at £520, increasing to £1290 in peak season.  Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

April 18, 2018

Savings on villas with private pools with Vintage Travel at Spring Bank Holiday

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, is highlighting savings on selected properties at Spring Bank Holiday including Casa Laguna in the Eastern Algarve, a smart, quirky property full of character and ideal for those wanting more than a standard villa.

It sleeps eight in four bedrooms and is situated in a small hamlet near the fishing town of Fuzeta.  The interior showcases an eclectic and stylish mix of decor, antique furniture, cane ceilings and stone walls, with unconventional features including the original stone sink converted into an ice cooler and an open air shower created from a bucket.

It is set in extensive grounds of palms and olives, with a large 13 metre private swimming pool, assorted open and covered terraces and two outside summer kitchens – one with a covered dining area and a pizza oven, the other with a built-in barbeque, a dishwasher and a wine cooler.  Seven nights from 26 May now cost £1495, saving £303.

Or in Mallorca, Dues Illes is a spacious town house (sleeping eight in four bedrooms, three en suite) situated in a prime location in laid-back Porto Colom with its excellent promenade and picturesque natural harbour.  In the gardens there is a larger than average private swimming pool and from here an impressive stone staircase leads to a wide, raised terrace.

Shops and bars are all within walking distance, while slightly further afield is the harbour with its excellent sea food restaurants. All along this picturesque coastline are numerous sandy coves, many pring

March 28, 2018

More villas with private pools in Tuscany with Vintage Travel…

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, has expanded its collection of properties in Tuscany with II Mulino – an impressive stone mill dating back to the 18th century – making its debut

This carefully restored and welcoming home sleeps six in three en suite bedrooms and nestles in a hidden valley north of Lucca.  It is surrounded by woodland bordered by a babbling brook and in its grounds of terraced gardens and lawns there is a private swimming pool and a covered dining terrace.

A five-minute drive – or a 20-minute walk – leads to the bustling village of Fornoli with its bakery, banks, bars and couple of restaurants. There is a station in the village with regular trains to Lucca (30 minutes), Pisa (60 minutes) and Florence (approximately two hours). A seven-night holiday in June and early July costs from £2650, rising to £2688 in peak season.

Or, Casa Leopolda is a smart, contemporary villa situated in a small hamlet with views of the stunning Tuscan towns of Cortona and Castiglion Fiorentino.   It sleeps eight in four bedrooms (two en suite) and in its large lawned garden there is a private fenced swimming pool, a covered dining terrace and a barbeque.  Nearby is the village of Fratta (3.5 kms) with several restaurants and slightly further afield (11 kms)  is the elegant town of Cortona.  A seven-night holiday in May costs from £2786, rising to £4292 in peak season.

Flights and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

March 14, 2018

More villas with private pools on the Cote d’Azur with Vintage Travel

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, has expanded its portfolio of properties with private swimming pools on the Cote d’Azur with additions including La Villa en Rose, a magnificent house with situated just over two kms from the pretty hilltop village of Bagnols-en-Foret.

The villa sleeps up to nine in five en suite bedrooms and has an immense open-plan living area furnished in a vibrant and interesting mix of artwork and artefacts, with the centrepiece being a contemporary, suspended wood-burning stove.

In the landscaped gardens there is a private swimming pool, a large dining terrace with an electric awning and a gas barbeque.  The village is home to a selection of restaurants and artisan shops and the foothills of the Esterel make it an ideal location for walking, hiking and cycling.  A week in June is priced from £2966, increasing to £3296 in peak season.

Situated close to the village of Chateauneuf is Villa St Martin, an elegant stone-built property with spacious rooms which carefully blend original features such as beams and the original floors with comfy white sofas and light fabrics.  It sleeps eight in four bedrooms (two en suite) and in its large grounds there is a private swimming pool, a pool house – with a built-in barbeque and wood oven – a terrace and table tennis.

The villages of Chateauneuf and Opio are almost equidistant from the villa, both of which have small shops and restaurants.  For keen golfers the nearest 18-hole course is at Golf de la Grande Bastide (3.5km) and, for a day on the beach, Juan-les-Pins is 30-minutes away by car.   A week in June costs from £3340, rising to £4080 in peak season.

Flights, ferries and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431, www.vintagetravel.co.uk

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For further information please contact Stephen Ellison on 01954 261431. Release issued by Beacon PR 01572 748800

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