If you’re travelling with kids or extended family, you know that finding accommodation can be the trickiest part of planning your trip. You need to find something everyone is happy with, has enough space to accommodation your group, multiple bedrooms and of course a great price. The best way to do this? Start searching for vacation villas! When you’re travelling with multiple people family villa holidays are the best way to go.

We spent a month in a villa in Orlando and it was a great decision. We had all the comfort of home in a resort setting plus plenty of room for the kids and grandma. Here are the five reasons I think you should rent a villa on your next vacation. I’ve included some pictures of our place in Orlando to help convince you!

 

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Family Villa Holidays Are A Fantastic Idea! Here’s Why…

 

 

Spacious Living Area in Our Orlando Villa

Spacious Living Area in Our Orlando Villa

5. It’s Economical for Families

Choosing a holiday villa will save you money compared to hotels. Especially if you’ve got a large group of family travelling together. When you’re travelling as a family with one or two kids you might be able to squish into a hotel room but add in grandma & grandpa plus sisters or cousins and you’re looking at at least three to four hotel rooms. Renting a larger villa means spreading to cost of one property over everyone enjoying the vacation. If you calculate the rate per person, it almost always works out cheaper than hotels. You can find plenty of Orlando villas on Top Villas and they are a much better option than hotels at Disneyworld. You can spend more on enjoying the activities you want to do at the theme park and less on the hotel room! Huge Savings on Disney World Tickets, BUY NOW!

 

 

Space to Play and Work in our Orlando Villa

Space to Play and Work in our Orlando Villa

4. You’ll Get a Little Extra Privacy

Renting an entire villa means extra privacy. No housekeepers poking around. No noisy hotel guests coming home at 3am. No sharing the pool with a bunch of rowdy teenagers. By choosing your own villa you’ll have dedicated space to relax and be together as a family without distractions.

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Beautiful Outdoor Space in Our Orlando Villa

Beautiful Outdoor Space in Our Orlando Villa

3. Renting a Villa is Stress-Free

When you’ve got your own holiday villa you can totally go at your own pace. No rushing down for hotel breakfast before 10am. No parking in a car park miles from your hotel room. No pushy timeshare sales people trying to get you to sign up for something every time you pass them in the lobby.

 

 

Kitchen in Our Orlando Villa

Kitchen in Our Orlando Villa

2. You Can Prepare Meals at Home

When you’re travelling, eating out for three meals a day can get very expensive. With little kids, it’s also a lot of work to get them to sit still in a restaurant for meals. Having your own villa means you can prepare simple dishes at home. Eating breakfast while the kids potter around and play is much more relaxing than the stress of dealing with a restaurant first thing in the morning.

Our Villa in Orlando

1. You Can Spread Out in A Villa

Space to spread out is the best reason to rent a villa! When you’re travelling with extended family you want to enjoy each other’s company but you also want your own personal time to relax. You can spend your evenings drinking wine and playing board games together and then retire to your own room for a good night’s sleep. 0% chance of being woken up by grandpa’s snoring! Many villas also have outdoor space which is a fantastic bonus for families.

 

Are you convinced? Let me know if you plan on renting a villa next time you take a family holiday with your brood or with extended family.

Bethaney Davies
A traveller for over ten years, Bethaney started blogging here on Flashpacker Family in early 2012. She founded the site to encourage and inspire travel and travel with small children and to share her own stories from the road.
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