Renting a Villa

If you are thinking of going on holiday and staying in a hotel, you may want to think again. If you are going to the Costa Brava, for example, you may want to take a look at costa brava villas to rent as opposed to the hotels in the area. This is because villa are so much better, but don’t just take my word for it, read on for more information!

The Price

When you compare the cost of renting a whole villa with staying in a hotel room, you may find there are quite a few differences in terms of cost. Villas can cost slightly more, but if you plan to go on holiday with a lot of people you could save some money. This is because if you’re paying $4,000 per week, for your villa that sleeps 6, for example, it would make sense to have 8 people staying there. This is because it would cost each person approximately $500 per week. You can’t stay in a good hotel for that money. So while paying for a villa may seem quite costly to begin with, when you work out how much it costs for each person to stay you’ll find the price is usually very reasonable.

A Villa Feels Like Home

Hotels aren’t always the most welcoming place to come home to at the end of the day unless you’re prepared to spend a lot of money. A hotel room may just consist of a bed, shower, and if you’re lucky, a balcony. The beauty of staying in a villa is that even the cheapest ones can feel like home. Villas can be very luxurious, and they really can add something special to your time in the Costa Brava, or wherever you happen to be. Don’t forget you’ll also get a lot more privacy too, which after a long day walking around shops, fighting your way through crowds could be exactly what you need.

Villas Often Come with Extras

If you rent out a hotel room you may be lucky enough to stay in a hotel that has a pool, but the downside to this is that you will have to share it with the rest of the hotel’s guests. If this sounds like something of a nightmare, you will be pleased to know that villas often come with their own pools. This means that you can use the pool as and when you please. There will be no strangers in the pool, and you won’t have to share it with anyone if you get up early on.

Another little extra which is well worth considering is the fact that you’re very likely to have a really good view. You may just get a good view if you stay in a hotel, but this isn’t always the case. Like me, you may end up staying in a room that has a view over a corrugated roof, and a building site. When you rent a villa the view is pretty much one of the most important things about staying there. So, if you love a good view, you need to seriously consider staying in a villa.

Ideal for Family Holidays

If you have little ones then you will know how hard it can be to travel with them. This is where renting a villa can make your life a lot easier. You’ll have access to that swimming pool that I mentioned earlier, and it’s likely there’ll be a bit of a garden for your children to play in. Villas are also pretty good at catering to young guests. High chairs, cots, and some games and toys are usually available if you mention you’re staying with your kids.

Bring your Pets with you

Many of us feel guilty about leaving their pets behind. Some people hate having to spend money to get someone else to look after their pets while they’re away. Here’s where staying in a villa can make you feel so much better. Many villas let you bring your pets with you, which means there’s no guilt and no additional expense on your behalf. If you are determined to bring your four-legged friend with you, please make sure that the villa owner allows pets.

A great Venue for a Celebration

Villas can be a great venue for a celebration as there’s usually a lot of room for a party, or there may be a good sized dining table that many people can sit around. Whether you are going on holiday to celebrate a birthday, or someone got engaged and you feel like having a party, your villa can be the ideal venue. This means you will not have to hire somewhere else to have your party or meal, and it’s likely that you can find almost everything you need in your villa.

Villas are Usually Very Relaxing

Villas can be very relaxing, especially as you know you won’t have to put up with hearing other people walk passed your room, in this respect, a villa can be very relaxing compared to many hotels. Villas are often found in rural locations, meaning they have a lovely view, and the whole villa can seem very calming thanks to the way it’s decorated.

As you can see, there are some really good reasons why you should rent a villa. From giving you all the privacy you need, to letting you swim in a pool all by yourself. They’re also great if you’re on vacation with your young family, or you simply want to go somewhere with your friends without paying too much money for it. Why not stay in a villa? Treat yourself, you know you want to.


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