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25 Best CoolStays for Your Next Family Holiday

Published: 26th December 2019

What makes the perfect family villa? An amazing pool, stylish interiors, a beautiful location - all three? Whatever it is, we've chosen 25 CoolStays properties around Europe which we think are pretty darn close to the dream family getaway. Choose your favourite from our list and start planning your 2020 holiday.
Ravenelle House

Ravenelle House

Penvenan - Brittany

Along the Brittany coastline is where you'll find this country farmhouse that blends the old with the new.

Sleeps 12

From 619/night

Chateau Lignol

Chateau Lignol

Lignol - Brittany

Take a trip to this 14th century hunting lodge - a miniature castle in the middle of the Brittany countryside.

Sleeps 10

From 357/night

Le Cordonnier

Le Cordonnier

Claviers - Provence

In the hilltops of Provence, with views that stretch as far as the eye can see, is where youll find boutique villa, Le Cordonnier.

Sleeps 10

From 229/night

Villa Cannelle

Villa Cannelle

Mougins - Alpes Maritimes

Luxurious holiday villa with a private pool and amazing views near Cannes

Sleeps 8 / 9

From 390/night

Orion Treehouses

Orion Treehouses

St. Paul de Vence - Alpes-Maritimes

Get back to nature in the south of France and relax with your loved ones in one of four comfy treehouses.

Sleeps 2 - 5 per treehouse

From 176/night

Chateau de Montoussel

Chateau de Montoussel

Beauville - Haute-Garonne

Three elegant gites, and a pretty private pool, situated in the grounds of a stunning 14th Century chateau - in the beautiful Haute-Garonne.

Sleeps 2-6 per gite

From 79/night

Villa i Pinoni

Villa i Pinoni

Lucca - Tuscany

Majestic hillside Tuscan Villa with pool, private gardens, incredible views and stunning original architectural features.

Sleeps 14

From 477/night

Poggio al Casone

Poggio al Casone

Crespina - Tuscany

Stunning boutique apartments in a breathtaking Tuscan vineyard setting with wonderful views.

Sleeps 2-6

From 106/night

Villa Collombroso

Villa Collombroso

Porano - Umbria

Escape to the Italian countryside in this stunning 400-year-old converted farmhouse perfect for large groups.

Sleeps 12

From 152/night

Trullo Fico

Trullo Fico

Ostuni - Puglia

Gorgeous triple-cone trullo in the heart of Puglia, Southern Italy - designer style, rustic character, true relaxation

Sleeps 9

From 161/night

Areti Camping & Bungalows

Areti Camping & Bungalows

Neos Marmaras - Chalkidiki

Delight in the simple things in life as this secret hideaway with two private beaches and beautiful natural surroundings.

Sleeps 4

From 44/night

Eco Luxury Farmhouse

Eco Luxury Farmhouse

Arrieta - Las Palmas

An eco-friendly farmhouse in rural Lanzarote, with a private sea-view pool just moments from the beachfront. VIP airport shuttle and free use of hybrid car included too.

Sleeps 8

From 255/night

Santorini Windmills

Santorini Windmills

Cyclades - Santorini

Utterly charming windmill properties sitting at the foot of a sleepy hill, perfect for dazzling sea views and guaranteed to leave you enchanted.

Sleeps 5

From 220/night

Finca Agustin

Finca Agustin

San Agustin - Ibiza

A traditional Spanish Finca hidden in rural Ibiza; where a stunning pool terrace overlooks the serene country vistas

Sleeps 11

From 692/night

Can Curassa

Can Curassa

Port de Pollena - Majorca

Tranquil countryside location and just a short drive to the beach, this is the perfect Mallorca holiday destination.

Sleeps 12

From 595/night

Moscari II

Moscari II

Moscari - Majorca

A luxury Mallorcan villa in beautiful, untouched countryside, just 30 minutes away from the Alcudia coastline.

Sleeps 10

From 522/night

Villa Nestor

Villa Nestor

Mykonos - Greece

Make merry in Mykonos, at this chic villa with a pool, generous outdoor space and sea views as far as the eye can see.

Sleeps 6

From 532/night

Villa Lemoni

Villa Lemoni

Old Skala - Kefalonia

The divine Villa Lemoni in Old Skala Kefalonia, with a stunning infinity pool, al fresco kitchen, and panoramic sea views.....

Sleeps 6

From 142/night

Villa CP

Villa CP

Girona - Costa Brava

Catalan farmhouse, now a stunning eco-villa, completely rebuilt by a Barcelona architect. Mountain bliss for up to 10 guests and just 20 minutes from Girona.

Sleeps 10

From 402/night

Ermita del Carmen

Ermita del Carmen

Carcabuey - Cordoba

Historical beauty meets modern luxury at Ermita del Carmen, a fully refurbished 15th Century chapel located in the heart of Andalusia and surrounded by a natural park.

Sleeps 8

From 376/night

Villa Genoveva

Villa Genoveva

Vila Nova da Cacela - Algarve

Get the best of both worlds, with luxury, self-catering accommodation and all the services of a 5 star hotel including golf, a spa and plenty to keep kids entertained.

Sleeps 8

From 469/night

Villa Grad Korcula

Villa Grad Korcula

Korcula - Croatia

A luxe villa, overlooking the Adriatic sea, with its own private beach on the exquisite Croatian Island of Korcula.

Sleeps 8

From 968/night

Hidden Bay Villa

Hidden Bay Villa

Milna - Brac

Charming coastal villa - Enjoy direct access to the sea and gorgeous views out to the island of Hvar.

Sleeps 8

From 148/night

Villa Malo Blue

Villa Malo Blue

Stanici - Omis

Situated on Croatias beautiful Dalmatian coastline is the wonderful Villa Malo Blue with truly breathtaking views

Sleeps 8

From 110/night

St. George Court

St. George Court

Hvar Island - Croatia

A remote, Croatian farmhouse on exclusive Hvar Island, with a sun-kissed infinity pool overlooking the sublime forest coastline and its own tennis court

Sleeps 8 + 5

From 378/night

Author:
Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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