Luxurious Waterside Retreats, Charming Farmhouses and Seaside Palaces. Oliver’s Travels is delighted to announce the top 10 brand new and exclusive villas joining its exceptional, quirky, lavish, and one-of-a-kind portfolio across the globe in 2024.
From incredible waterside retreats in both the UK and Croatia, to living the Emily In Paris dream in a breath-taking penthouse overlooking the Eiffel Tower, Oliver’s Travels has something which will capture the attention of everyone. Prepare to be blown away by Oliver’s Travels game-changing top 10 additions to the exclusive villas rental market.
Villa Delvina, Croatia
Located on the captivating shores of the Adriatic Sea, with breathtaking sea views, Villa Delvina has lush gardens housing a pool, and a private spa containing an indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna. Close to the historic Old Town of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, Villa Delvina’s open-plan design seamlessly connects the indoor and outdoor spaces, with six bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests.
2024 rates from £13,040 for a seven-night stay for 12 people.
Palace by the Sea, Marbella
Palace by the Sea is a luxurious, spacious beachfront retreat that sleeps 30 people in 15 bedrooms, with an additional house on site providing five rooms for staff. Guests will enjoy a full concierge service, well-stocked wine cellar, gym, sauna, home cinema and pool house. Perfect for special occasions, events and even weddings, the beautiful estate, built in traditional Moorish style, is the perfect choice for sun-soaked, luxurious celebrations.
2024 rates from £49,727 for a seven-night stay for 30 people.
Saint Pierre Penthouse, Paris
With unparalleled views of the iconic Eiffel Tower, Saint Pierre Penthouse is a luxurious Parisian retreat, a true gem in the city’s skyline. The rooftop terrace is the perfect setting to relax and enjoy the twinkling City of Lights after a day of shopping or sightseeing. Inside, the penthouse has exceptional spaces including a library, bar area, kitchen, dining room and five bedrooms that sleep up to nine people. From the rooftop guests can enjoy the breath-taking panoramic vistas, perfect to soak in at sunrise or sunset. The dining space also is the perfect location for a memorable evening complete with the stunning backdrop of this iconic landmark in Paris.
2024 rates from £22,951 for a seven-night stay for 9 people.
Villa Telheiro, Portugal
Quinta da Colina, a sprawling estate nestled in the heart of Portugal, houses eight charming cottages in lush, landscaped gardens. An orchard and herb and vegetable garden sit side by side with a 100m private pool and shimmering Koi carp pond. A Dojo provides the ideal space for yoga and meditation retreats. The estate also includes a two-storey treehouse with zipline. With room for up to 32 guests, Villa Telheiro is a haven of peace, yet close to Loule and just 30-minutes from Faro airport.
2024 rates from £6,428 for a seven-night stay for 32 people.
Don Ferrante, Puglia
Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Monopoli, Don Ferrante provides breathtaking views of the shimmering Adriatic Sea. Once a farmer’s house, this stunning home has been transformed into a spacious retreat which comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests. The outdoor estate speaks for itself, boasting ancient olive trees, a private forest and a dazzling swimming pool. Conveniently situated this villa provides an unparalleled location for a family or group of friends to relax, discover the limestone cliffs and nearby beaches and explore the cobblestone streets of Monopoli.
2024 rates from £5,461 for a seven-night stay for 8 people.
Villa Minotaur, Crete
Villa Minotaur is nestled in an exclusive, ultra-luxury beachfront resort on the north coast of Crete. The open plan living space features floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that open onto an impressive private pool deck, set in its own extensive walled grounds and Mediterranean gardens, and with sweeping panoramic views of the Aegean Sea. The resort itself has a private beach, two shared pools, six restaurants, a gym, sauna, spa, tennis and squash courts, Kid’s Club and activities. The concierge team can arrange everything from yacht charters to helicopter transfers, while a team of butlers and private chefs are on hand to cater to guests’ every need. Villa Minotaur accommodates six in three en-suite bedrooms.
2024 rates from £12,171 for a seven-night stay for 6 people.
Villa Keila, Dominican Republic
Villa Keila is part of a boutique collection of private villas in the grounds of the Eden Roc Cap Cana Resort. The luxurious four-bedroom property features its own infinity pool, jacuzzi, sauna, and four bedrooms that can accommodate up to 10 guests. The Resort itself offers an exclusive beach club, spa treatments, yoga and wellness sessions, a choice of excellent restaurants and private concierge service. Nearby Scape Park at Cap Cana is home to thrilling ziplining adventures and crystal-clear secret caverns.
2024 rates from £37,277 for a seven-night stay for 8 people.
La Grange Blanche, Dordogne
This charming farmhouse is set in a 2.5 acre garden with its own heated pool and surrounded by woodland and sunflower fields. Featuring a vast contemporary kitchen, open plan lounge, smaller snug, barn with full-sized pool table and six bedrooms (four en suite), La Grange Blanche is a perfect base for foodies to explore Périgord’s renowned gastronomy or enjoy canoeing, kayaking and riverside walks. Sleeping 12, the beautifully converted 400 year-old property is close to Périgueux with its historic old quarter, Roman ruins, the magnificent Cathédrale Saint-Front de Périgueux, restaurants and markets.
2024 rates from £2,559 for a seven-night stay for 12 people.
Sunrush House, Wales – Exclusive to Oliver’s Travels
Brand new to Oliver’s Travels collection, Sunrush House offers an unrivalled backdrop of Menai Strait waters and Menai Suspension Bridge and sleeps up to 16, perfect for large groups. The six-bedroom manor house is set in landscape gardens that extend down to the water’s edge, offering plenty of personal space, even for large gatherings.
2024 rates from £5,240 for a seven-night stay for 16 people.
Villa Olivera, Montenegro
Villa Olivera’s guests enjoy a sun-drenched swimming pool, summer kitchen, spa facilities, gym, wine room and private pier. Accommodation is arranged over two buildings, with five bedrooms in the main house and a separate two-bedroom guest house, sleeping 16 people in total. The villa is in the village of Ljuta, a short journey from the mediaeval town of Kotor and its charming cobblestone streets.
2024 rates from £13,054 for a seven-night stay for 16 people.
About Oliver’s Travels
Founded by Oliver Bell and Ravi Sabharwal in 2003, Oliver’s Travels is an exceptional holiday rental company. The focus is on quirky, lavish, one-of-a-kind places to stay in the UK, Europe and internationally including villas, châteaux, castles, stately homes, beach huts, hobbit houses, ski chalets and cottages. Oliver’s Travels specialises in personalised service and local knowledge. A concierge team is on hand to cater to all guests needs and chef services, food delivery, fridge stocking, childcare, spa treatments, airport transfers, maid service, local excursions and much more can all be arranged.
Oliver’s Travels was voted in the Top 10 Villa Rental Companies in the global Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.The company was also named the ‘Overall Winner’ in the ‘Best Villa Holiday Company’ category at the British Travel Awards in November 2019 and runner up in the ‘Best Villa Operator’ category at the The Telegraph Travel Awards 2023. The company has consistently received praise and accolades and was included in ‘Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100’ companies in December 2019 which ranks private companies with the fastest-growing sales. Oliver’s Travels is also a successful partner of Homes & Villas for Marriott International.