Choosing a Villa Vacation With Travel Impressions
PHOTO: Imagine staying in a villa like this? (Photo courtesy Travel Impressions)
It’s a travel myth that to have the comforts of home while on the road, a vacationer either needs to pack up the ol’ RV – not an option for going to the Caribbean, for instance – or shell out the big bucks for a villa vacation.
While a villa might sound like the home-away-from-home accommodations that are only reserved for the rich, the truth is that there are perfect villas for all tastes and all budgets.
For example, Travel Impressions offers a wide variety of villas in the U.S., Italy, the Caribbean, France, Ireland, Central America, Greece and other countries. Visitors simply click where they are headed and Travel Impressions provides a list of available locations as well as the amenities that are available.
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For instance, if vacationers are headed to Tuscany, they can find an Italian vacation home in a simple rural farmhouse or one in a modern luxury rental. An example is a one-bedroom apartment that is available in Syrah, which is part of the Borgo Le Vigne complex. The Borgo Le Vigne offers 360 degrees views over the surrounding vineyards and the countryside. The villa comes with a living/dining room with kitchen corner and double sofa bed, double bedroom and bathroom. Travelers can find deals for under €100 per night and up.
In Tuscany, some of the villas provide that authentic Tuscan feel, located right on working vineyards or olive groves. Here guests can enjoy Tuscan olive oil right after it’s been pressed. Most villas do not come with staff, but maids, cooks and even a private chef can come to the villa to prepare a meal.
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Another advantage of a villa stay is having room for an entire family to be under one roof. On the higher end of the scale, on the island Mykonos in Greece, visitors can stay in a three-bedroom, two-bath villa in Anemone, with views from Tinos to Delos islands. This villa comes with an infinity pool, a main house that accommodates six people, two hours of daily maid service and a complimentary concierge assistance for $670 per night.
While this cost is higher than the one in Italy, having an entire family or groups of friends under one roof allows the cost to be split, making it an even more affordable option. Guests can also prepare their own food in kitchens or opt to add a staff for a five-star feel. Travel Impressions helps guests find a villa for a simple getaway or for a special event, such as weddings, corporate events and honeymoons.
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