Traveling to unique destinations and booking insanely expensive luxury accommodations has always been a privilege of the wealthiest. According to recent surveys, the affluent traveler has spent between $45 – 50 billion in luxury travel in 2016 and 2017.

Italy, being a culture, history, architecture, nature haven and food paradise, is among the favourite destinations to a large number of celebrities, successful entrepreneurs and tycoons, royalties and the ultra-rich in general.

With jaw-dropping villas in Italy with private pools, astonishing beach clubs, rich nightlife, Michelin star restaurants, high quality services, privacy and unrivaled natural beauty, it is no wonder that everyone loves this country.

So, what luxury properties are the ultra-wealthy ready to spend $45 billion per year for? Take a look at these gorgeous villas in Italy with private pools that high-end travelers fall for:


Masseria La Residenza in Puglia – EUR 30,000 per week



Masseria La Residenza is sumptuous, high-end property in Puglia and one of the most sought after villas in Italy with private pools. With its 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and ample interiors, it is a true find.



The L-shaped swimming pool is the centre piece of this villa and has been perfectly decorated with luxurious sun loungers and umbrellas.



Palazzo Leonardo in Tuscany – EUR 11,200 per week



When we speak about luxury Italian villa holidays, it does not get more high-end than booking your own palace.



Palazzo Leonardo is magnificently restored 17thcentury aristocratic villa with 8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, private swimming pool and a chapel.

And how about these views?



Villa Vega on Lake Maggiore – EUR 10.720 per week

Located in Stresa, on the shores of Lake Maggiore, Villa Vega offers lake views from almost every part of its premises.



With its 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, this villa in Italy with private pool (and what a pool that is) is a property popping right out of one’s dreams.



The villa also features a beautifully landscaped lawn, an expansive terrace, a hot and cold outdoor shower and a 14×4.5 metre infinity pool surrounded by bench seats.



Chalet Raphael in San Cassiano – EUR 52,500 per week



In the Alps, chalets can be booked for up to EUR 150,000 per week and while San Cassiano grows in popularity, luxury travelers will adore having their Italian villas holiday in Chalet Raphael.



The property features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large Jacuzzi and is located just a stone throw from some of the best ski slopes in the Dolomites.



Chalet Nettuno in Alta Badia – EUR 22,400 per week



Skiing has always been a favourite activity of the rich and famous. And finding the most luxurious and expensive chalet there is available is a common practice among the wealthy.

Chalet Nettuno, with its 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, vicinity to the ski lifts and communal area perfectly set with customer’s comfort in mind, is a small gem in the Italian Alps.



In addition, the property features a small gym and spa with a dry sauna, massage room, steam bath and sauna beds.

Luxury villas are a way to enjoy your holiday and have the privacy that you need to relax from the hustle and bustle of the everyday activities. These magnificent villas that only the richest can reserve are a true dream come true for the wealthy travelers.



To discover further superb villas, and more down to Earth but still luxury Italian villas for rent, you can visit Aria Journeys.