Discover Pierre and Vacances’ recommendations for six sizzling summer sun destinations across, France, Spain and Italy

Head to France for woods and water…

Enjoy the beach and the forest at Premium Residence Les Villas d’Olonne

At Premium Residence Les Villas d’Olonne, guests can immerse themselves in luxury amidst the serene beauty of the ocean and forest. Nestled within a secure 2-hectare park, just 8 km from Les Sables-d’Olonne train station, this brand-new five-star premium residence offers the perfect retreat. Situated close to the enchanting forest of Sauveterre, spanning 1,000 hectares of pristine nature, and only 2.5 km from the renowned wild beach of Sauveterre, known for its excellent surfing and vast stretches of dunes, guests are spoilt for choice for outdoor adventures. Direct beach access from the residence ensures convenient enjoyment of the coastal paradise. The accommodation comprises 54 brand-new houses, ranging from 69 to 92 m², featuring 3 or 4 bedrooms. Each villa is equipped for maximum comfort, boasting a private heated swimming pool, air-conditioned living room, fully equipped kitchen, electric BBQ, washing machine, and a private parking space. To further enhance the experience, bike hire is available at the residence, allowing guests to explore the wonderful cycling tracks and trails that wind through the surrounding natural beauty. A seven-night stay at Premium Residence Les Villas d’Olonne, arriving 6 July 2024, is priced from £2,388 total or £398 pp based on six people sharing a self-catered villa. Flights and transfers extra.

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Experience tranquillity and adventure at Premium Residence Résidence de la Plage

At the Premium Residence Résidence de la Plage, holidaymakers are greeted with a breath-taking panorama of the Somme Bay. Situated alongside Le Crotoy beach, this charming residence seamlessly integrates into the picturesque Côte d’Opale landscape. Guests are welcomed into bright apartments that offer stunning views of the bay, creating a serene and restful atmosphere. Decorated with driftwood and pastel hues, each interior serves as a sanctuary, inviting relaxation and tranquillity. A wealth of activities awaits guests, catering to all preferences. Adventure enthusiasts can partake in kite surfing lessons or explore the bay on bikes, while those seeking leisure can unwind on sun deckchairs or indulge in a refreshing swim in the two swimming pools, including an outdoor pool available during July and August. Whether it’s a weekend retreat or an extended holiday, visitors can expect to leave the Premium de la Plage residence fully rejuvenated, thanks to the revitalizing air and stunning surroundings of this remarkable region. A seven-night stay at Premium Residence Résidence de la Plage, arriving 6 July 2024, is priced from £990 total or £247.50 pp based on four people sharing a self-catered studio apartment with a cabin. Flights and transfers extra.

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Visit Spain for sunny beaches…

Discover the charm of Andalusia at the Terrazas Costa del Sol holiday village 

Nestled just 50 km from Marbella on the Costa del Sol, the Terrazas Costa del Sol Holiday village offers a delightful blend of Andalusian ambience and laid-back coastal living. Guests will be captivated by the majestic vistas across the Strait of Gibraltar. The fully equipped and spacious apartments at Terrazas Costa del Sol boast cosy terraces overlooking the sea, lush gardens, or inviting swimming pools. Guests can unwind and bask in the Andalusian sunshine at one of the village’s two swimming pools, including a large 420 m² pool with a paddling area and soothing massage jets. For those eager to explore the wonders of Andalusia, Seville, and Granada, hiring a car is recommended to immerse oneself in the incredible regions of southern Spain fully. And when hunger strikes, guests can follow their noses to the enticing aromas of Andalusian cuisine wafting from one of the village’s charming restaurants, promising a culinary journey to remember. A seven-night stay at Holiday Village Terrazas Costa del Sol, arriving 6 July 2024 is priced from £664 total or £166 pp for a self-catered apartment sleeping up to four people. Flights and transfers extra. 

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Take a break in a nature reserve at Residence Almeria Roquetas de Mar

Escape to Residence Almeria Roquetas de Mar, nestled just 300m from a tranquil nature reserve. Visitors can trade the rush of everyday life for the serene pace of a seaside holiday in Spain. The residence, bordering the Playa Serena golf club, offers the ideal blend of beachside bliss, natural beauty, and golfing delights. Guests can step into air-conditioned apartments, adorned in soothing whites with accents of blue, and bask in the sunlight streaming through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. There’s a variety of leisurely pursuits to choose from – from the inviting outdoor pool, lounge in the solarium, or the paddling pool perfect for little ones to frolic in. Alternatively, venture just 450m to the beach for a refreshing swim or a leisurely stroll along Spain’s longest promenade. For the adventurous souls, stand-up paddle boarding beckons near the residence, while avid hikers can explore the nearby Puntas Entinas-Sabinar nature reserve. And when it’s time to unwind, fully equipped accommodations ensure utmost comfort. A seven-night stay at Residence Almeria Roquetas de Mar, arriving 6 July 2024 is priced from £890 total or £222.50 pp for a self-catered apartment sleeping up to four people. Flights and transfers extra. 

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Head to the Med for an island paradise..

Visit the new Residence Vignola Mar in Sardinia

Located in the picturesque enclave of Vignola Mare, nestled in the northern expanse of Sardinia, Residence Vignola Mare epitomises the essence of a perfect summer holiday destination. Offering an array of amenities, from spacious and functional studios to discreet architectural elegance that seamlessly melds with the Mediterranean backdrop, this Sardinian retreat invites guests to immerse themselves in the dolce vita. With a beautiful outdoor pool adorned with inviting deckchairs, a convenient snack bar, and a mini-market at hand, relaxation is effortless. And just 1.3 km away lies the pristine beach, where sun-drenched days and crystal-clear waters await. Comprising 50 studios and apartments accommodating between two and four people, Residence Vignola Mare provides a comfortable and welcoming haven for all guests. Beyond its immediate comforts, the residence serves as an ideal base for exploring the diverse landscapes of the region, characterised by dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches, and rugged granite hills. Moreover, just an hour and thirty minutes away lies the Maddalena Archipelago, a true Sardinian gem boasting heavenly beaches, crystalline waters, and majestic granite rocks. A seven-night stay at Residence Vignola Mar, arriving 6 July 2024 is priced from £679 total or £169.75 pp for a self-catered apartment sleeping up to four people. Flights and transfers extra. 

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Unwind at Premium Residence Les Terrasses d’Arsella in Corsica

Nestled in Corsica’s serene landscape, Premium Residence Les Terrasses d’Arsella offers an unparalleled summer retreat. With eco-designed accommodations boasting spacious terraces, private pools, and panoramic views of Saint-Cyprien Bay, guests are enveloped in tranquillity. Explore nearby Porto-Vecchio’s charming streets or venture to pristine beaches like San Ciprianu and Cala Rossa, just minutes away by car. For a dose of adventure, embark on boat trips to the enchanting Lavezzi Islands or the mesmerising cliffs of Bonifacio. A perfect escape for those seeking relaxation and exploration in Corsica’s idyllic setting. A seven-night stay at Premium Residence Les Terasses d’Arsella, arriving 6 July 2024 is priced from £2,124 total or £354 pp for a self-catered two-bedroom apartment sleeping up to six people. Flights and transfers extra. 

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