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About Us - Authentic Villa Holidays

Authentic Villa Holidays is an independent travel company founded by director Tara Hawkins after she successfully established Croatian Villas in 2002.

Authentic Villa Holidays was actually inspired by an overwhelming demand from you, our customer. You loved the exceptional villa holidays offered by Croatian Villas and simply wanted them in more destinations.

So, we extended our property portfolio to include countries from Portugal to Turkey and beyond – all meeting the same high standards already achieved by Croatian Villas. Our exacting checklist means we look for interesting and unexpected villas that are relaxing, chic and authentic.

We offer properties to accommodate couples, friends, families with children and multi-centre touring clients as well as offering a dedicated service for special occasions, celebrations and large group holidays (10+). We always ensure comfort, location and easy access to a beach or pool.
Since we know each villa and surrounding area intimately, we can ensure you get the best from your holiday. Our relationships with local partners mean we can also arrange any additional services required, including car hire, boat hire, insurance day tours and even a personal chef.

Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed

Feefo Gold Trusted Service Your experiences and opinions shape our company. From our very first holiday villa rental, back in 2002, customer feedback forms have been vital in shaping our service and continue to do so – for every property, in every location.

We have a Feefo certified 5* customer satisfaction rating – the highest in the industry.
You come back to us time and time again because of what we offer – a stress-free booking service so all you need to do is enjoy your holiday.

Why book with us

√ A proven track record of over 15 years of experience helping thousands of valued customers enjoy their perfect holiday villa

√ Expert sales team with a vast knowledge of each villa and destination

√ Inspiring villa choices

√ A stress-free booking service

√ Trusted relationships with locals for each villa and destination

√ Competitive pricing with no hidden extras

√ Multiple ways to pay

√ A certified 5* customer satisfaction rating – the highest in the industry.

√ Interact with guests to get top tips for your villa holiday on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

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