Embark on a culinary journey across Europe and beyond with a stay in one of our luxury villas and apartments. Whether you prefer a private chef at your villa or access to outstanding restaurants from your luxury apartment, our Concierge service can organise a variety of tours and experiences to take any stay to the next level.

Situated in the heart of gastronomic excellence, these six locations provide an unrivalled opportunity to savour the finest local cuisines. From Barcelona to Santorini, explore the very best in traditional food and wine at these selected stays…

Villa Colle Ramole, Tuscany – 44 guests, 20 bedrooms

Situated in the Chianti countryside a short distance south of Florence, this spectacular villa is set in a 14th century hamlet and benefits from its own on-site restaurant, La Locanda. With a private chef available, experience traditional cooking lessons, picnics and a chef’s table dinner, all while sampling the finest Tuscan wines.

Mas Ménerbes, Provence – 12 guests, 6 bedrooms

Nestled within the Provençal countryside, this traditional centuries-old mas has views across the Luberon region, and has been designed with al fresco dining in mind. With a large outdoor summer kitchen and barbecue area, enjoy breakfast and afternoon tea served in the villa, while discovering local delicacies at nearby markets.

Erosantorini, Santorini – 10 guests, 5 bedrooms

On the edge of the island’s caldera, this large villa has incredible views from all around. Fully-staffed, the villa’s head chef celebrates Greek gastronomy and prepares a range of meals using local ingredients. Additionally, guests can explore vineyard cruises, beach picnics, cooking classes and wine tasting, all while discovering this magical and romantic island. 

Vista Douro, Douro Valley – 18 guests, 8 bedrooms

Found high on a plateau overlooking Portugal’s Douro River, this 17th century villa is the ideal escape. With large vegetable gardens and a traditional wine cellar, guests can enjoy a range of locally grown and sourced products, including the villa’s own wine selection. For those wishing to explore the area, excursions to sample the region’s food and wine can also be arranged. 

Carrer Consell de Cent, Barcelona – 9 guests, 4 bedrooms

From traditional paella to Michelin star favourites, Barcelona is a food lover’s paradise. Set in the heart of the city, this modern luxury apartment is the ideal place to explore the many culinary highlights on offer. Benefitting from an outdoor terrace, this is also the ideal location to dine al fresco after a long day exploring the city.

Trulli Tirunno, Puglia – 10 guests, 5 bedrooms

Located close to Cisternino and Ostuni, stay in a traditional conical trullo house and indulge in the finest Puglian cuisine. With an optional local chef for both lunch and dinner, a gastronomic menu full of culinary delights can be created, while excursions to sample the region’s finest produce can also be arranged. 

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