The Best Luxury Vacation Rentals in Italy

Going on a trip to Italy? Why not take it to the next level and live the life that is only fitting to a European vacation, even for just a few days? From trying authentic Italian pizza and gelato to tasting wine and checking out the ruins of centuries past, your perfect holiday won’t be complete without staying at one of the top luxury vacation rentals in Italy.

Here are some of them to get you started.

Villa Marina, Costa Smeralda : Villa Marina, located along Costa Smeralda in Sardinia, is a haven for beach lovers out there. This beachfront villa has eight bedrooms, most of them with a king size bed and an en suite bathroom. You won’t just enjoy the view from the outside – the spacious interiors of this villa are as exceptional as the sea, as its contemporary design reflects the tranquility of the blue waters.

The villa features a gorgeous garden perfect for al fresco dining, and a huge outdoor patio for relaxing with your friends or family. The lounging areas inside are all equipped with TV and music system at your disposal. And just because you are on vacation doesn’t mean you have to skip your daily workout. Villa Marina has a gym and a sauna that will soothe your tired muscles after.

You won’t run out of beaches as Villa Marina is near the most beautiful ones in Sardinia such as Baia Salinedda, Cala Suaraccia, Salina Bamba, Cala Brandinchi, and Punta Est.

Scaletta, Amalfi : This luxury villa in the town of Amalfi is the vacation of your dreams if you happen to love the arts and antique sculptures. The Scaletta is a six-bedroom villa, and features stonework and ceramics from over 800 years ago.

Scaletta combines the atmosphere of ancient Italy and modernity in its interior. Swim in the infinity pool or sit back and admire the beauty of Amalfi on one of the outdoor terraces. It’s next to a restaurant (where you can call for food delivery) and surrounded by over 600 square meters of gardens that will lend you that fresh summer breeze.

La Belle Etoile, Cagliari : La Belle Etoile is the perfect holiday villa for groups of friends or family get-togethers. It’s located by the beach, has a large, private infinity pool that overlooks the Mediterranean Sea, surrounded by a rich garden and a few restaurants, and houses eight bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom, too. Renting the villa comes with your personal cook and exclusive maid service so you won’t even worry about cleaning up after yourself or what to eat.

You also get to enjoy its five terraces, pizza oven, al fresco dining area, grand piano, and children’s pool. Everything that you need for the perfect summer getaway with your loved ones is here.

Casa Porpora, Praiano : If you want to stay in a grand, stylish villa that sits almost right next to the beach and the best restaurants and bars in town, Casa Porpora is for you. Its interiors are something you would appreciate, as it has recently been renovated for a more modern design. The Casa has once been home to the noble Fusco family of Naples and was built in the 18th century.

Sit back and enjoy the panoramic sea views on one of its terraces, swim in ones of its private pools, and walk to the Praia beach if you feel like it, or socialize at night in the bars and clubs nearby. Casa Porpora is for both the beach bum and the city person in you.