Family villa holidays have become more popular than ever. The choice of properties right across Europe seems to be growing by the minute and more villas means more competition, so families can look forward to plenty of extras like cool media, big gardens, heated pools, all at no extra cost.
We’ve managed to whittle down the bewildering variety of European villas, down to just 10. Every one is close to a beach, they all have pools, and they’re available to rent right now.
Sleeps up to nine. Entire villa from £1289 per week
Ideal for family holidays, four bedroom Villa Paradis sits on Menorca’s sunny south east coast. The villa is enclosed there's a small lawn which is gated, surrounded by exotic palms and flowers. There is also an outdoor table tennis table, pool table and a shaded dining terrace overlooking the private swimming pool, which is slightly raised to take advantage of sea views.
Binibeca is one of the best loved family resorts on Menorca’s south east coast, an area known for beautiful beaches and an authentic Spanish atmosphere. Lively Binibeca Beach is just opposite Villa Paradis and great for kids, with plenty of shade, shallow water for playing in, and a friendly beach bar. There’s also a nice choice of family cafés and restaurants in Binibeca village, an easy 15 minutes walk away from the villa.