Feeling inspired by all the on-court action at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships? Or played your heart out and need a rest? Now you can keep on top of your game while you enjoy a super-luxe European retreat this summer. The villa experts Edge Retreats pick five of the finest holiday homes, fincas and party pads with private tennis courts – so why not round up the whole family and challenge them to a tournament at one of these show-stopping destination villas…
Where: Tuscany, Italy
Best for: secluded five-star escapes
Nestled in the glorious Tuscan countryside, surrounded by vineyards and set in the Florentine Hills, is the stunning and secluded villa San Donato.
Offering maximum tranquility and privacy, this luxury retreat has it all: acres of manicured grounds, a private pool, a Jacuzzi, and of course a private tennis court. Hosting up to 10 guests in its five spacious ensuite bedrooms, this villa is ideal for families travelling with children.
Where: Provence, France
Best for: Francophile family fun
A luxurious residence that retains its traditional French features, Bastide du Bonheur is a spacious Provençal estate hosting up to 34 guests across 15 sumptuous bedrooms and suites. This is the perfect place for conjuring up a spirit of joie de vivre among close friends and family, as the property is surrounded by 60 acres of private land and landscaped gardens.
This place of paradise is ideal for those looking for seclusion and total escapism, with two swimming pools, a spa, a hammam, and a tennis court to complete the picture. However you choose to unwind and recharge, Bastide du Bonheur will provide you with the ultimate post-Wimbledon getaway.
Best for: playing lord and lady of the manor
An exclusive mansion offering complete privacy and breathtaking panoramic views of Majorca’s Tramuntana mountains and Cape Formentor, Son Doblons is an historic and beautiful getaway.
A harmonious union between nature, art and architecture, this luxury property was originally constructed in the 16th century yet has recently been stunningly refurbished with an absolute and uncompromising aesthetic and architectural rigour. The property is organised over two levels, and includes an amazing tower that provides jaw-dropping unobstructed views of the whole island of Majorca.
Where: Côte d’Azur, France
Best for: laid-back luxury-seekers
Overlooking the beautiful bay of Cannes you will find this exceptional contemporary holiday property. Villa Bleu Cristal is spacious and surrounded by wonderful lush landscaped gardens – and the coastal views from this jet-set territory are to die for.
Hosting up to 30 guests in 15 luxurious bedrooms – each with amazing sea views – the villa also boasts a home cinema, fitness suite and billiards room, along with a private pool and eye-catching blue tennis court.
Where: Ibiza, Spain
Best for: party people
Can Punta is the perfect luxe party pad for those looking for a private and exclusive villa close to Ibiza Town. We think it’d be the ideal place to celebrate a Wimbledon win… Along with the main house, there are also a further three guest houses on the grounds, so in total the property can host up to 20 guests. Inside, there is an indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna – and even a disco room! Outside there is another private pool and a chill-out terrace with an amazing view of Cala Jondal.
Designed with families in mind, the villa’s playroom and artificial outdoor beach are bound to please younger guests. Grown-ups can challenge friends to a round of golf on the golf course, a football tournament on the football pitch, or, of course, a tennis match on the court…
It’s not too late to secure your preferred dates at one of these exquisite properties for summer 2019: get in touch with the expert team at Edge Retreats who can match you up with your perfect villa retreat.
Contributor: Edge Retreats
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