An increasing number of accessible holiday rentals are equipped with numerous wheelchair friendly facilities to ensure everybody can enjoy a much deserved break under the sun, whether it is in Croatia, France, Greece or Austria – or frankly anywhere! Wheelchair car access is widely available too, making it easier for those who are less able to enjoy the hidden gems Europe has to offer in comfort.
So, without further ado, here are the top luxury accessible villa holidays in Europe:
Villa Luz do Sol - 4 bedroom accessible villa for wheelchair users in the Algarve, Portugal with fantastic sea views and WAV
Villa Luz do Sol is situated in Vale Formoso (Beautiful Valley) in the hills above Almancil, south of Loulé, central Algarve, Portugal. Set in a private and peaceful location with a green and verdant garden, there is an abundance of bird life and a large pool with panoramic sea views. Ideal for family holidays with a family member with disabilities and wheelchair users, Luz do Sol is close to amenities and wheelchair accessible beaches, yet has rural appeal usually only found far inland. Ideally suited for families of all ages, the elderly, babies and teenagers, this unique property is for all the family to relax and enjoy a great holiday, amongst the Algarve’s amazing coastline and friendly culture. The comfort of Luz do Sol is just two and a half hour’s flight from UK airports, and only a 15 minute drive from Faro airport. We will organise airport transfers in a wheelchair-accessible van, so your journey is stress-free and as short as possible.
Accessible Villa, Costa Blanca
For those wishing to stay in a traditional Spanish villa surrounding by beautiful scenery, this accessible villa located in Costa Blanca on the southern eastern coast of Spain could be the perfect place for you. Complete with a wheel-in shower, level flat drive, grab rails and ground floor facilities, this wheelchair friendly villa has been built with every user in mind and ensures safety for everyone. The living room is equipped with comfortable sofas as well as access to the deluxe swimming pool located in the back garden. This villa is perfect for year-round use thanks to ceiling fans to use during the summer, and central heating and a wood burning stove in the winter, and adapted vehicle airport transfers or rentals are available on request.
South-Facing Countryside Villa, Algarve, Spain
This incredible south-facing countryside villa located in Algarve, Spain, is a new concept in holiday accommodation for disabled guests, family and friends to enjoy. Complete with an electric bed, show chair, ground floor facilities, wheel chair access and hoists available on request, this villa has been equipped with the best facilities for disabled access. With four ground floor bedrooms and two upstairs, catering for everyone’s needs is stress-free and the sliding doors are a fantastic addition to the villa.
Orange Grove House, Italy
Located in Italy, Orange Grove House is an incredible 4-bedroom stone house surrounded by – you guess it – an orange grove. For those seeking a holiday full of adventure, this house might not be for you. Despite being equipped with wheelchair ramps, grab rails and a wheel in shower, this charming house is located on the side of a mountain, and is approximately a 10-minute walk from the centre of Fondi. Despite this, you can still enjoy the stunning scenery surrounding and discover hidden gems of the local area.
Purpose Built Villas, Andalusia
Luxury purpose built villas are perfect for wheelchair users and those with other disabilities alike. Situated in the heart of Andalusia, this purpose built villa is located just 5 minutes from Iznajar town and only 10 minutes away from local medical facilities. Complete with a wheel in shower, level flat drive and ground floor facilities, this villa is an excellent choice for those who want to enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside, yet still want to be within walkable distance of local shops, bars and restaurants, all of which are wheelchair accessible.
Country House With Valley Views
Portugal is a fantastic place for guaranteed accessible accommodation, and the country house with valley views is no exception to that bold statement. Here, you can take advantage of adapted transfers and equipment hire, such as an electric bed, unavailable elsewhere. Properties here are equipped with a wheel in shower for ease, grab rails and luxury ground floor facilities for convenience, and with room for up to 4 guests, you really can make the most of the warm weather relaxing in the sun by the pool. Only a 5 minute drive way from the town of Ourique, you are sure to have a fun-filled time.
No matter where you decide to stay this summer, or if you are heading Europe for some much needed winter sun, finding luxury accessible villa holidays are easier than ever. In fact, an increasing number of villa holidays are catering for the needs of the less able, whether it is by boasting an array of wheelchair friendly facilities, such as a wheel in shower, or offering adapted transfers.