Dreamy family villas are still available in the peak weeks in Europe

MAKE FOR MONTENEGRO  Fun in the sun: Pack the whole family off for a European villa holiday this summerThe Budva Riviera, two hours from Croatia's south, is Montenegro's most fawned-over tourist spot; where redroofed medieval architecture, blue-flag beaches and the Adriatic meld perfectly. THE DEAL: A family of four can stay at two bedroomed Villa Vita Adagio with its sea views and use of a shared pool for £376 pp, montenegroholidays.com, 0800 177 7460. Flybe jet to Dubrovnik in August from £257 return, flybe.comST TROPEZ, S'IL VOUS PLAIT   Ooh la la: La Pinede, which sleeps eight, is close to the beach  on the Bay of St Tropez RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Teaser video gives Disney fans a new sneak peek of the Pixar... The BOOT-SHAPED B&B! Quirky £160-a-night rental is the... To make flights safer overhead bins should be LOCKED and... Lavish beachfront villa with a Picasso in the SWIMMING POOL... Pack your Gucci swimwear — glitzy St Tropez is still up for grabs during peak season. After mingling with the yacht loving, champagne-quaffing beautiful people, retire to your own private idyll. THE DEAL: Sheltered by pine forest, La Pinede, which sleeps eight, lies on the Bay of St Tropez. This white-washed beauty is close to the beach, has its own pool and a personal cook service. One week in August is £900pp, cvvillas.com, 020 7261 5499. Fly to Nice from £150 return, ryanair.com.COSTA CHIC  Spanish chic: In Begur, not far from Barcelona, is the pretty two-bedroom Villa CarlitaTap into the Costa Brava's reinvention in the stylish little town of Begur, an hour north of Barcelona on Spain's 'wild coast'. Best family beaches include Sa Riera and Sa Tuna.THE DEAL: Two-bedroom Villa Carlita has a pool and garden, and pretty fishing village Aigua Blava is nearby. July price is £370 pp, based on four sharing, vintagetravel.co.uk, 01954 261 431. Fly to Barcelona from £250 return, easyjet.com.KEFALONIAN SOUL  Sea views: Villa Odysseus on the Greek island of Kefalonia is close to child-friendly beachesWith its infinite blue horizons, verdant interior, child-friendly beaches and Italianate architecture, Kefalonia is truly relaxing. THE DEAL: Villa Odysseus, on the southerly Liakis peninsula, has views of Zante, sleeps six and is available for a week from August 14 at a discounted rate of £535 pp, freelance-holidays.co.uk, 01789 297705. Fly to Kefalonia from £250 return, thomascookairlines.com.APHRODITE'S ISLE  Perfect perch: This cool holiday home in Argaka has views of the Akamas MountainsHead for Cyprus's north-west coast, where the Akamas mountains provide a backdrop to seaside villages such as Argaka. THE DEAL: Stay a week in a sugarcube-style villa with pool, garden and Jacuzzi in Argaka for £228pp, based on four sharing from August 26, novasol.co.uk, 0333 012 4926. Fly to Paphos from £330 return with jet2.com.COOL CANARIES  Chic retreat: Villa Guatiza is a a Moroccan-themed farmhouse with its own pool and saunaWith its slate-g
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