For boating, taking full advantage of water sports, swimming or fishing, nothing replaces a house by the water… If you like dreamy blue holidays, you will love our selection of rentals chosen just for you among the most beautiful in Europe. Luxurious villas on the seafront with breathtaking views or rustic cottages on the edge of the lake, far from the crowds: families and groups will find what they are looking for “with their feet in the water” for a relaxing summer.
1) A Balcony On The Sea In Croatia
Perched a stone’s throw above the sparkling waters of the Adriatic, this white stone villa for 15 people looks out to sea, well set on the island of Brac. This is paradise for sea lovers! A private speedboat for rent is available to discover the nearby coves, admire the dolphins, go water skiing or bask in the sun. On site, you can use the kayaks to go for a walk and go swimming without forgetting the masks and snorkels to dive into the crystal clear waters.
After that, you will have the choice between the three terraces on the hillside to admire the view while letting yourself be intoxicated by the Mediterranean scents that perfume the garden. Deckchairs, hammock, jacuzzi and dining area under the trees, nothing is missing to live delicious moments.
The interior invites you to relax: three lounges with top entertainment equipment and six bedrooms converted into suites, one of which has a designer bathroom by Philippe Starck. If you have the courage to go out, stroll through the many authentic villages in the area.
2) Unforgettable sunsets in Sweden
They will surely be part of your best holiday memories! Every evening, you can contemplate splendid sunsets from the jacuzzi, the covered terrace overlooking the lake or the dining veranda of this chalet in the woods. An idyllic place surrounded by nature with two bedrooms to accommodate 4 people. From the small wooden pier, hop aboard the motorboat, rowboat or canoe and set off to explore this fascinating region of Kalmar County, south of Stockholm. When you get back, you can prepare delicious meals on the vertical hearth barbecue. Wonderfully cozy and warm, the interior is ultra-comfortable with a wood-burning stove and all the necessary equipment. To discover the surroundings, a tourist train leads to Västervik, on the coast. Do not miss the nature reserves,
3) Dream getaway in Devon
Romantic and so British, this cottage for eight people dates from the 1920s. From the terrace and most of the main rooms, you will be amazed with a 180 degree view of the bay and the port of Hope Cove. Built just above the West Coast Trail, its location is ideal for hikers. The elegant and comfortable interior is organized around an open Shaker style kitchen, equipped with an AGA cooker and a wood stove as well as a living room and a dining room. This is probably where you will taste lobsters and crabs caught in the bay, just below your windows. Every evening, you have an appointment with an Instagram-worthy sunset! But you can also go to the fishing village of Hope Cove a few minutes walk away. There, you will have the choice between the pub, teahouses and restaurants. A 10 minute drive away is the pretty town of Salcombe and in the immediate vicinity you have easy access to many activities including surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and golf.
4) Italian love at first sight
Steps leading down to the sea, a beautiful terrace with sun loungers and sofas, a dining area with a view of the bay and even a heated outdoor shower… We found paradise, it is in Campania, in this old house of fishermen all in limestone facing the Mediterranean. Easily accessible from Sorrento and Positano, this idyllic retreat off the beaten track is well hidden somewhere between the Amalfi Coast and the Sorrentine Peninsula. In the charming village, you will find a few cafes, restaurants and gelaterie. Nearby, Marina del Cantone boat rentals allow you to explore the coast at your own pace. You can also go hiking in the mountains. Courage, you will be amply rewarded for your efforts with breathtaking views.
5) Facing the sea in Spain
Nestled in a rocky bay, just 10 meters from the transparent blue waters of the Mediterranean, this villa for 13 people is one of the most sought-after spots on the Costa Brava. A magnificent shared swimming pool, a pretty sunny terrace, a barbecue and a shaded dining area are all good reasons not to go out… Inside, the party continues with a disco area equipped with a minibar, backlights and a Wurlitzer electric piano from the 1960s. However, it is absolutely necessary to discover the spectacular panoramas of the Cap de Creus natural park and the surrounding area. Not to mention the village of Colera, Dalí’s house in Cadaqués and the many beautiful beaches in the area.