Holidays in a Cottage with Pool - Top 12 Destinations

The Hot Spots for a Refreshing Stay

Holidays in a great home with an amazing pool could be just a click away. Break away from routine and enjoy a sunny time away in one of the destinations we selected. These places have all two things in common: sun & pools. Find out where to bask in the sun for your next holidays!

The Cote d'Azur has been a popular touristic destination since the XIX century. Wealthy people from England and France visited the resort to escape the winter cold. Today, this beautiful Mediterranean coastline attracts people from all the world.

  • Grasse is a must-see for anyone who loves perfume! This town is well known from the production of perfumes for renowned brands, such as Chanel or Dior.
  • Visit Cannes if you're a star or a cinephile. The annual Cannes Film Festival attracts tourists or celebrities who often luxurious villas with pools.
  • Head to Vence for a lovely day. In this beautiful town, you can follow the footsteps of some outstanding painters, such as Dubuffet or Thornely.

Malaga will impress you not only by its old buildings, but also thanks to its vast beaches, excellent cuisine and its restless nightlife. Let yourself be carried away in the hot Spanish coast!

  • Malaga’s most interesting spots are the historic castle built under the Arab influence, the bullfighting arena in the city centre and the Picasso Museum.
  • This Spanish city is also very lively during winter as various events and concerts are taking place every Sunday.
  • During summer, you can enjoy the perfect weather while laying on the sandy beach at the sea or sunbathing by the pool.

Sheltering splendid ancient ruins and breathtaking coastal landscapes, Cyprus is a gem to be discovered. Its Mediterreanean climate makes it an enjoyable place to visit any time of the year.

  • Try the Cypriot food. Typical dishes are a blend of Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern dishes. Besides you could accompany it with a delicious local wine.
  • Visit excavation sites, ancient monuments in Salamin and Kyrenia or The Tombs of the Kings for some staggering sightseeing.
  • If you're more into active holidays, Cyprus will also suit you just fine. You could try a wide range of water sports, such as surfing or parasailing.

Sicily is a place with strong character, which is mainly known as a birthplace of Vito Corleone aka “The Godfather”. This island in the Mediterranean Sea will delight you with its delicious cuisine, azure sea and stunning nature.

  • Volcanologist wannabe? Head to the east coast of Sicily, where is situated the mount Etna. It is Europe's largest active volcano.
  • Go to the Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro. This splendid reserve features a wide range of plants. It also offers lovely viewpoints and impressive cliffs.
  • In Sicily you can visit the stunning archaeological area of Agrigento. This site is one of the six breathtaking Unesco sites in Sicily.

Crete, which is the biggest Greek island, offers both the opportunity to rest by the pool of your holiday letting or to go for different activities. Its numerous historical sights make Crete great for both lazy and active holidays at the sea.

  • High mountain ranges, crystal-clear water and mysterious caves will encourage you to explore every nook of this beautiful island.
  • Have a look at the rentals with pool in the Cretan resorts of Heraklion or Chania. Both of them offer magnificent views of the White Mountains.
  • Bored of sunbathing by the pool? Visit the sandy beach in Matala vilage, which was once called the capital of the hippies as many lived in the adjacent cliff.

Tenerife is one of the Canary Islands. These Islands were nicknamed the Happy Islands by the Romans. It is known as a place where you can blissfully bask in the sun while bathing in the sea or in the pool.

  • Tenerife has got very varied landscapes: the South has dry ppanomramas while the North is greener. Both parts are separated by mountains and volcanic beaches
  • The island offers many additional attractions such as water parks, countless vineyards as well as surprising black volcanic beaches.
  • Tenerife also boasts numerous festivals including the second largest carnival in the world after Rio de Janeiro.

Do you picture your dream holidays in a villa by the pool with a drink in your hand? Or are you more into sightseeing and historical sites? You don't need to choose! Ibiza, “the city of two faces”, can offer you both.

  • Ibiza is considered a must-go for any electro music enthusiasts. The city hosts some of the best electro music clubs in Europe.
  • If you need a rest after a rough night, many spots will do perfectly fine. Sandy beaches and warm climate is all you need.
  • Nature lovers, don't miss the ancient ruins in Sa Caleta, the intriguing caves on the island, the Old Town in Ibiza Town or Es Vedrà.

No wonder that Corsica is called the “Pearl of the Mediterranean”. You can enjoy there crystal-clear waters as well as wonderful beaches. If you are looking for something different than Spanish or Greek islands, this is the place for you!

  • Corsica is the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte. Are you a history fan? Great! Check out the “Maison Bonaparte” museum, which is dedicated to his memory.
  • Thanks to the Corsican climate and the melting pot of soils, wine lovers will find exquisite wines in Corsica. Try it!
  • In Corsica, you can visit both snowy mountains and deserts. However, the small charming towns and beaches are usually the highlights of Corsica for visitors.

Colours in Lanzarote are everywhere. They blend beautifully together to offer some magical sceneries. From the white houses with a touch of green surrounded by black volcanic sand to the impressive lunar landscapes, a visit in Lanzarote will enchant you.

  • You can visit Lanzarote at any time of the year thanks to its great climate. The good weather in summer makes it still possible to chill on the beach or by the pool.
  • The Timanfaya National Park is a must-see. Created by volcanic eruptions in the 1730s, this park is named after the Timanfaya volcano, which is situated in the area.
  • Many other craters, such as Caldera Blanca, are well worth a visit on the Island. This volcano crater has a diametre of 1200m!

Sometimes referred as “the island of eternal spring” or “miniature continent”, Gran Canaria is a true paradise island where you can find magnificent gorges and traditional villages. The Spanish island is also a very popular holiday destination.

  • When arriving to Gran Canaria, it’s hard to resist laying around on the numerous beaches and trying different cuisine specialties.
  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a must-see during your trip. Old houses, restaurants and cafes make you fully enjoy the beauties of the town.
  • The island has many cliffs, volcanoes and sand dunes. However, if you don't want to do some sightseeing, you can relax on one of the beaches or by the pool.

Lloret de Mar is one of the most attractive resorts in Spain. Located only 70-km away from Barcelona, it offers a variety of activities and facilities which will make your well-earned holidays a perfect Spanish experience.

  • Lloret de Mar is mainly characterised by its excellent touristic infrastructures. Thanks to the multitude of bars, pubs and clubs, parties last until dawn!
  • Tired of partying? Try out other activities such as scooter ricing, pedal boating or bungee jumping.
  • More than 9km of all kinds of beaches with golden sand, warm climate and countless lettings with swimming pools. All of it will help you have an amazing time.

Corfu is mainly famous from being one of the greenest Greek islands. It also boasts mountainus landscapes and a rich history, as evidence of inhabitancy dates back to 1300 BC by the Phaecians.

  • The city of Corfu will amaze you with some extraordinary monuments including the amazing Old Town listed on the World Heritage List UNESCO.
  • You can also see breathtaking steep cliffs, impressive stones, picturesque mountains and fishing villages all around the island.
  • Did you know also that the Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elisabeth, was born in Corfu?