March 15, 2016 | Spain-holiday.com
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Here are some of the hottest holiday properties available with at least three weeks’ availability in the school summer holidays during July and August:
Designer chic in Catalonia’s countryside – from £283 pp
Parents won’t have to compromise on style at this stylish Catalonian stone house. With calm, muted interiors and a 16 metre infinity pool, Masia de las Vinas (property id: 22004 – sleeps six) in Montblanc has three bedrooms, a children’s playground, hydrotherapy pool, a courtyard for al fresco dining and oodles of open-plan living spaces. A week’s stay (valid 10 June – 19 September) costs from £1,696 total/£283 pp (six sharing) including WiFi. Flights (Barcelona) extra.
Ibizan beach house – from £307 pp
Santa Eularia on Ibiza’s east coast is a good bet for families. The classy resort boasts spotless sandy beaches and an interesting mix of art galleries, restaurants and boutiques. This three-bedroom villa (property id: 21747 – sleeps eight) is virtually fully booked but has three weeks’ availability from mid-August. The modern, open plan property has a private pool and is close to all local amenities. A week’s stay (valid 14 August – 3 September) costs from £2,455 total/£307 pp (eight sharing). Flights (Ibiza) extra.
Panoramic views on the Costa Tropical – from £402 pp
Casa Geniol (property id: 14877 – sleeps seven) sits on a spectacular plot in La Herradura on Southern Spain’s Costa Tropical. The panoramic views – visible from the villa’s seven terraces – stretch from the Punta de la Mona lighthouse to Cabo Sacratif in Montril. Each of the three bedrooms has a private terrace with sea views and there is also an air-conditioned library, a wellness area with steam bath, a state-of-the-art kitchen with outdoor eating areas and a beautiful decked pool area. A week’s stay (valid 23-30 July) costs from £2,811 total/ £402 pp (sleeps seven) including WiFi; August dates from £3,585 total. Flights (Malaga) extra.
Summer break in Gaudi’s Favourite City – from £186 pp
Barcelona is in the spotlight this year with the 90th anniversary of the death of Antoni Gaudí, whose work defines much of the city. The Gaudi Exhibition Center at the Museu Diocesà de Barcelona will continue to offer its “Walking with Gaudi” exhibition and, by the end of the year, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Casa Vicens – Gaudi’s first major work – will open as a public museum. Stay in a stunning five-bedroom designer apartment (property id: 20236) in the heart of Barcelona’s historic district. The property boasts a communal rooftop pool with panoramic views, exposed brick walls, several balconies and a designer kitchen. A three-night stay costs from £1,487 total/£186 pp (eight sharing) including WiFi. Available to families or over 30 year olds only. Flights (Barcelona) extra.
Costa de la Luz’s Blue Flag Beaches – from £151 pp
Surrounded by golden beaches including La Barrosa beach, with Blue Flag status, Villa Pazote (property id: 7082 – sleeps ten) in Chiclana de la Frontera on the Costa de la Luz ticks all of the boxes with four bedrooms, a private pool, a garden with a trampoline and golden beaches on the doorstep. The charming village centre has a daily food market and, nearby, there are marinas, oak woods and vineyards. Visit Baelo Claudia – the most complete Roman town yet uncovered in Spain – in the tiny village of Bolonia, or hop on a boat to Morocco for the day. A week’s stay (valid 23 July – 31 August) costs from £1,510 total/£151 pp (ten sharing). Flights (Jerez) extra.
Rustic Hilltop House in Andalusia – from £109 pp
Casa Martin (property id: 7839 – sleeps four) in Andalucia’s Canillas de Aceituno is a world away from neighbouring Costa del Sol. Set high up in the hills, this romantic two-bedroom white-washed cottage has its own hot tub where guests can sip local wine with just the local goats for company. Nearby, there are pristine freshwater lakes for swimming, authentic Andalusian villages to explore and an array of walking trails in Sierras de Tejeda National Park. A week’s stay (valid 1 July-31 August) costs from £434 total/£109 pp (four sharing). Flights (Malaga) extra.
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