If you’re like many avid travelers, you may prefer to avoid hotels and, instead, look for rentals that allow you to truly immerse yourself in the community in which you’re staying. Truly, there are lots of advantages to renting villas and other types of properties, and many of them even come with the perks you’d expect in a luxury hotel…plus a few extras from which to choose.
Villa rentals in Italy have become increasingly popular over the last several years. You can find them just about anywhere in the most visited destinations in that country, and they’re especially popular in the small towns of Tuscany and other rural or suburban areas. Many are simply charming and everything that you’d picture when imagining an Italian villa. Others aren’t quite so nice. That’s why you need to abide by some rules and follow some tips when considering a villa rental instead of a hotel stay. (more…)