Family villa holidays in Europe are better value than ever with Villa Plus. Because when Villa Plus say ‘plus’, they’re talking about private swimming pools, great outdoor space, fantastic locations, and masses of room for kids to be kids, all at no extra expense.

You can take your pick from charming countryside homes in Croatia, contemporary beach houses in the Canaries, huge family villas on the Costa del Sol or quaint heritage homes in pretty southern Italy. They even have villas where you don’t need to drive – massive savings on car hire and holiday stress.

So where would you like to stretch out and stretch your family budget in Europe this year? Take a look at 10 exciting European villas from Villa Plus, in all shapes and sizes, and ready to rent right now.

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1/10  Villa Zen, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote

Sleeps up to nine

Zen lives up to its name: combining cool, contemporary simplicity with elegant South East Asian design detail to create a unique, and lovely villa.

There are two swimming pools here, as well as several shaded, chill-out areas complete with luxurious seating, and even a couple of Bali beds. A wooden pergola shelters the dining terrace, and the brick-built BBQ is an ideal companion for long, relaxed lunches and family dinners on peaceful, summer evenings.

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Private heated pool, children’s pool, dining terrace, spacious outdoor area.
  • Short drive from Playa Blanca resort and Playa Flamingo beach.
  • South west Lanzarote.
  • 20 minutes from airport.

About the area

Playa Blanca, is just a short drive from Villa Zen. One of Lanzarote’s prettiest resorts, it’s famous for the lively Rubicon Marina, and fabulous, white sand beaches like Playa Flamingo, where safe, shallow waters are a favourite with younger kids.

Playa Dorada is a water sports’ great, not far from the villa. And legendary Papagayo Beach is only 30 minutes away by car, if you feel like complete escapism for a day.

Find out more about Villa Zen with Villa Plus