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The Hottest Destinations for Summer 2022

21st April 22

Travel is back with a bang, so it’s time to sate your wanderlust and go all out on that next luxury summer holiday. Picture summer how it should be – relaxing by the pool, dancing the days away and exploring new and wonderful places. And where better to spend it than under the warmth of the Mediterranean sun?

Europe comes alive in summer, with its stylish beach bars, home to the rich and famous, and city centres bursting with glamour and vibrant energy. But it’s often hard to pick the destination that ticks all the boxes. 

So take note of these ‘must-try’ Mediterranean destinations all tried and tested by The Villa Edit team. These really are the hottest destinations for Summer 2022.

 

Best for Socialising – MYKONOS


With jet-setters and the made in Chelsea crowd favouring this charming Greek island, Mykonos is tipped to be the hottest destination for Summer 2022. It’s out with exhausting clubbing in Ibiza and in with the contrast and character of this mesmerizing whitewashed island. Days are spent in the effortlessly cool boho beach clubs of Scorpios and Hippie Fish, sunbathing on golden sandy beaches and boutique shopping in Mykonos town.

The fun doesn’t stop after the sunsets. Mykonos has a chic and lively nightlife and a gourmet restaurant scene. Spend the days at fabulous beach restaurants and then dance the night away at elegant nightclubs and international parties.

Where to stay:
Villa Sahara, Mykonos (sleep 10)
Occupying a peaceful spot on the exclusive Aleomandra headland, Villa Sahara is designed to bring everyone together for a summer to remember. Outdoor living is at its finest here; with a pool bar and lounge, bbq, and outdoor jacuzzi, plus large terraces with comfortable seating areas.
Features: Outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, Outdoor bar
From €12,600 per week

 

Best for getting off the Beaten Track – CROATIA’S ISLAND

 

With beautiful coastlines, rich culture, pristine beaches and glimmering turquoise waters, the iconic Croatian islands promise a summer like no other, but don’t tell everyone, it’s still beautifully undiscovered. Each island has its own character and appeal, whilst all having a distinctly Mediterranean vibe blended with centuries of tradition. From dense woodland interiors, vineyards and olive groves to picturesque bays, secret coves and attractive fishing villages, these islands have so much to offer.

Where to stay:
Villa Soul Sisters, Korcula (sleeps 12)
Mixing traditional and modern features, Villa Soul Sister will be sure to impress you from the moment you arrive. Situated close to the crystal clear sea, you will benefit from sea views everywhere you look. And the best part, the nearby small pebble beach is just a few steps away.
Features: Two outdoor pools, Sauna, Hot tub
From €7,700 per week

Villa Soul Sister, Korcula, The Villa Edit

 

Best for Families – CORFU

 

Corfu is an island that charms quickly and impresses easily. The second largest of the idyllic Ionians, this Greek island boasts an impressive Roman and medieval history, unique culture, stunning natural beauty and a wonderfully slow pace of life. Corfu truly is a unique Mediterranean paradise. From the Venetian architecture of Corfu Town and the traditional tavernas in Agni Bay to the popular fishing village of Kassiopi in the North East of the Island, Corfu is a firm favourite for families and it’s clear to see why.  Renting a small boat to explore is a must!

Where to stay:
Villa Ulysses, Corfu (sleeps 12)
Perfectly combining privacy and ultra-luxury surroundings, Villa Ulysses is run like your own five-star deluxe hotel, where the only guests are your friends and family. This world-class luxury villa prides itself on being a cut above the rest.
Features: Outdoor pool, Private Dock, Cinema Room
From €136,000 per week

 

Best for Culture – MAJORCA

 

The older more sophisticated sister of Ibiza so to speak, Mallorca offers a more relaxed take on nightlife and the social scene, whilst not compromising on style. Picture endless beaches, delicious local tapas, a vibrant restaurant scene, lively beach clubs and dramatic sea views. Packed with historic towns awash with small boutiques and markets, Mallorca is the perfect blend of modern sophistication and rustic beauty.

For adventurous travellers, a luxury yacht charter or boat trip is a must-do, allowing you to dive in hidden coves or take lunch on board, surrounded by aqua blue vistas.

Where to stay:
Villa Llenaire, Mallorca
At the heart of the beautiful Mallorcan countryside, graceful Villa Llenaire is a wonderful family home. This is a luxury Finca style villa lying between the unspoilt town of Pollenca and the sandy beaches of Puerto Pollenca, making it the perfect peaceful retreat, whilst also being close to one of the best beaches in Mallorca.
Features: Outdoor pool, Cinema room, Gym
From €11,440 per week

Feeling inspired to rent a Luxury Villa this Summer? We have a whole variety of luxury villas close to the beach and waterfront in a number of locations across the Mediterranean.

Ready to start planning your next luxury villa holiday? Just ask our team for expert advice on the best beachfront villas. With over 20 years of experience, you are in safe hands. Give our team a call on +44 (0) 208 133 1130, we are always happy to chat with you.

Written by Annabel Hunter our Marketing & Sales Manager

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