As the borders remain closed and parents continue to tackle home-schooling, the travel industry also remains on pause for a little longer. While we wait for the vaccination rollout and for our freedom to return, we’ve put together a quiz to help pass the time and to help you choose the perfect holiday destination, once it is safe to travel again of course.
1. What’s your top travel resolution for 2021
A - Go on holiday asap!
B - More foodie holidays
C - I need to relax more
D - I would like a bit of adventure
2. You’re on the way to your villa, what are you most excited about?
A - The pool
B - The view
C - The cook
D - The beach
3. Imagine your first day on holiday, what’s the first thing you do?
A - Settle in at the villa, then find a taverna to sample the local cuisine
B - Get out in the countryside and explore hilltop towns and historic sites
C - It’s all about relaxing by your villa’s pool
D - Book a safari
4. What meal would you most enjoy out on your villa’s terrace?
A - A barbecue with grilled meats, halloumi and fresh salad
B - Homemade pizza from your pizza oven
C - Slow cooked lamb with couscous, packed with spices
D - Dhal curry and rice, with tasty sambal on the side
5. What is your favourite holiday tipple?
A - Whatever the locals are drinking
B - Wine from the region
C - Mint tea
D - Coconut water
6. What’s your favourite mode of transport on holiday?
A - Your feet, let’s walk
B - Your hire car, you love exploring
C - A car (with a driver)
D - A tuk tuk
7. Which activity would you most like to be doing right now?
A - Exploring the coastline on a private boat
B - A vineyard tour with wine tasting
C - Relaxing in a hammam
D - Following hiking trails through jungles and paddy fields
8. Your ideal villa is:
A - Near the heart of the action
B - In the picturesque countryside
C - Away from the hustle and bustle
D - On the beach
9. What makes a great destination in your eyes?
A - Hidden coves and secret bays for exploring at sea
B - Incredible architecture & historic sites
C - A feast for the senses, that's unique & vibrant
D - Somewhere exotic, ideally with a beach as a backdrop
10. Your perfect trip involves...
A - Sunshine and sea views
B - Food, food and more food
C - Pampering and relaxation
D - A cultural hotspot
The Greek Islands
A greek island getaway is ideal for you, for a sunny short-haul holiday with a private pool, a beautiful view and crystalline waters for sea swimming or exploring the coastline by boat. With over 200 properties on 10 different Greek islands, our portfolio contains a huge range of properties, many of which are in the heart of the action with lovely local tavernas and pretty pebble beaches within easy reach, while others are perfectly secluded if you’re looking to get away from it all. Get us to the Greek islands (as soon as possible please!)
There is a reason why the readers of Conde Nast Traveller voted for Italy as the best country in the world (for the second year in a row!) and you clearly agree. As a foodie you can feast on homemade pizza and pasta, which also happen to be some of the best in the world. Sample fine wines with al fresco meals out on your villa’s terrace or visit a vineyard for a tour and tasting. We have hundreds of properties in the breathtaking Italian countryside, whether you prefer rolling hill views in Tuscany and Umbria, a unique trulli stay in Puglia,or the infamous Amalfi Coast, our Italy collection does not disappoint.
Colourful and vibrant Morocco is a feast for your senses. A vila holiday here is for someone looking to stay a little outside of the hustle and bustle of the Medina in Marrakech, with a driver available for when you would like a taste of the action. Your villa’s cook will take care of all your delicious meals, so you can completely relax, making use of your villa’s pool and hammam. Sip on mint tea and watch the sunset over the Atlas Mountains.
Our newest and arguable most exotic long haul destination, Sri Lanka is the ideal destination if you’re looking to balance beach time with culture-fuelled adventure. All our Sri Lanka villas are located on the serene south coast, so expect superb sea views and blissful beaches within easy reach. Pair a week (or two) at your chosen villa for total relaxation with epic experiences like whale watching or a safari, or speak to one of our Sri Lanka specialists who can arrange a tailor-made tour package that’s entirely unique for you and your party.
If your answers were a mixture of A’s, B’s, C’s and D’s it probably means that you’d enjoy a holiday to more than one of our destinations. If you’d like a bit more guidance from one of our Villa Specialists simply send us an enquiry today.