When you choose to book a villa for your holiday, you will have to make sure that you make the right choice. There are many choices out there for relaxing villa holidays. You will need a villa that matches all of your needs and the needs of those travelling with you. It may be the first time you book a villa or it could be the tenth time, regardless of how many times you’ve booked one, our top tips will guarantee that you are fully prepared when making your choice.
Set a clear budget
You can choose a villa for any price range, from budget to luxury. Before you even look at a villa you should decide how much you are willing to spend – this means that you won’t get tempted to spend more than you initially wanted to. You need to also add to your budget the cost of car hire, flights, food and other travel you may need to take to reach your destination. The cost of the villa is usually per week and not per person staying there.
Choose your destination
You can find villas in nearly every country in the world. Some of the most popular destinations are in Portugal, Spain or Florida. When you have decided which place you’re going to visit, it is time to consider the location. Do you want a villa that is in the countryside, near the beach or in the city center?
Choose the right sized villa
You need to consider the number of bedrooms and bathrooms that your party requires. Some villas have sofa beds, so ask yourself if it makes sense for one or tow people to sleep in the lounge area?
Are you bringing the kids?
If you are bringing your family with you then you need to check that the villa has all of the necessary things for kids. You will need to make sure there is a tv with a dvd player, this will be perfect for those nights when everyone needs to relax watching their favourite movie. If you are travelling with a baby then you of course need to make sure there is a cot.
Length of stay
It is often the case that villas have a set number of days for stay or even a set day to check in and check out. So make sure that these dates fit in with your travel plans. If you want a ten day break, it might mean staying in a villa for 7 days and then a hotel for the rest of the duration.