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10 of the best villas in Italy

Deciding which are the best villas in Italy is no mean feat but this weekend saw the Times publish what it considers to be 10 of the best. It was heartening then to see client Wish Sicily’s Casa del Gelso in fourth position, alongside equally fabulous properties in Tuscany, Umbria, Puglia and Le Marche. Read more here

France 2019 – 10 of the best

Great to see client Puy du Fou getting the credit it deserves in the weekend press. France’s award-winning attraction was featured in the Times newspaper’s Top 50 holidays in France and the Sun’s round-up of holiday ideas for 2019. Read more here

Which 2019 holidays should you book now?

It may seem overly efficient to book next summer’s holiday now but there are some trips which really do need to be planned well in advance. Whether you’re after the best cottage in St Ives or a 2019 permit for the Inca Trail, you need to be ahead of the crowd. Read more here

Half-term ideas from the Times

Great to see Puy du Fou included in the October half-term family activity holidays recommended by the Times.  A more affordable alternative to desert adventures and dolphin spotting holidays, this unique attraction in northern France is the ultimate family bonding experience and ideal for families with just a couple of days to spare. Read more here

Top slot for Wish Sicily

This weekend’s feature in the Times on 50 Summer Holiday Bargains kicked off with client Wish Sicily. With several new additions to the portfolio, you can still grab a week or two in school holidays at a gorgeous villa with private pool – and all for under £750pp, including flights.

Read The Times coverage here.

Wish Sicily in the press

Several of client Wish Sicily’s villas have been featured in the national press in recent weeks.

The Times’ collection of 50 best Mediterranean villas focussed on Italy, France, Spain, Croatia and Turkey with Wish Sicily’s Cupole Arabe leading the Italy selection online. The unusual dome-shaped villa is situated on the island’s west coast, just 200m from the beach and within easy reach of nature reserves, ancient Greek sites and the towns of Marsala and Trapani. Read more here

Bella Italia!

It can’t be easy to know where to start when pressed to find the 50 best holidays in Italy, as the Times did last weekend with its annual round-up of ideas.  We were delighted to see two of our clients featured amongst the collection of holidays which incorporated hiking, cycling, sailing, riding and a fair amount of wine-tasting and foodie-related suggestions.

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Where to find the best holiday ideas

We’re back at the top of the calendar which means the travel press are in full flow and anyone who knows what’s good for them will be checking the weekend travel supplements over the next few weeks for the best holiday ideas for 2018.

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The Times: Top 50 holidays in Italy 2017

Great to see client Wish Sicily’s new Villa Idda included in the best new places to stay section of the Times’ 50 Best Holidays in Italy for 2017. Set amongst the orange groves that surround the seaside town of Acireale, the recently restored villa comprises two separate buildings (perfect for two families), connected by a shaded dining terrace overlooking the garden and pool. Think cool, stone surfaces, sunken baths, double height ceilings and vast picture windows – this is definitely one for the bucket list!

Read The Times, 50 Best Holidays in Italy, January 2017 here.

Holiday dilemmas

Looking for a solution to your holiday problem? The Times Travel Doctor may have the answer. This week, in response to a reader’s query on where to find a villa for six with a private pool and within walking distance of a local town in Sicily, she turned to our client Wish Sicily for inspiration.

Read extract from the Times Travel Doctor here.