Lower rental prices – rental prices in July and August are at their peak but off season they are lower so you can save money by spending less on your rental or even rent somewhere larger.
Flexible arrival and departure dates – our bookings in July and August run from Saturday to Saturday but off season, many owners are more flexible, giving you the option of extending your stay for a few more nights.
Cheaper flights – Flights are usually better value off season, especially if they are not on set arrival/departure days, saving you money to spend on other things.
Warm weather but not too hot – July and August in southern Italy can be too hot for many visitors whereas in May, June, September and October it still feels like summer, the temperature is more bearable, the pools are still open, you can swim in the sea, sunbathe and dine outside.
Less tourists – as there are less visitors off season, you may find that you have the beach, gallery or archaeological site to yourself which makes it a better experience.
Off season villa holiday suggestions:
Villa La Vista sleeps up to 10 people and the rental price in May is €2500.00 in May compared to €4050.00 in July and August. Just a short drive from a long sandy beach and the gorgeous medieval centre of historic Cefalu, the villa is a hit for those who like modern, family friendly interiors, a wide outside dining terrace and a barbecue. https://www.massimovillas.com/commodity/villa-la-vista/
Casa Giorgia is a 3 bedroom apartment in Taormina with a dining terrace, within strolling distance of the shops, restaurants and sites of this historic, coastal, hill top town. Just €650.00 per week in May compared to €1,930.00 in July to rent, it’s a good value off season rental price and a wonderful base for exploring the area. https://www.massimovillas.com/commodity/casa-giorgia/
Villa Serena is a 4 bedroom villa in rural Puglia with beautifully finished modern interiors, surrounded by olive trees. At the end of May, the weekly rental price is €1980.00 compared to €5720.00 in August. https://www.massimovillas.com/commodity/villa-serena/