The Gastronomer's Guide

Our Top Mediterranean Food-Lover Homes: For Delicious Alfresco Dining

Food lovers, meet your newest obsession — alfresco dining! A trip to the Mediterranean always calls for delicious food shared with good company. So get ready to host your friends and family and enjoy the region’s flavourful ingredients in the comfort of your vacation home.

Here are some of our favourite Mediterranean vacation rentals for your next alfresco meal!



Table for two? Skip the kitchen for this view! Our Mediterranean Vista Suite is ideally situated in Sorrento’s Old Town, ready for your next take-out meal. Enjoy delicious Italian food in the comfort of your own suite, all while admiring Sorrento’s finest hillside sights. This home is equipped with a coffee maker, so you can wake up to the rising Mediterranean sun and smell a fresh brew everyday.


2. VILLA ENI (Dalmatia, Croatia)

Villa Eni is perfect for an alfresco brunch or candlelit dinner. Relax on the large terrace in the sun or shade, take a dip in the sparkling pool, or saunter to the beach, only minutes away. If you’ve built up an appetite, fry some freshly caught fish on the outdoor grill and serve it with a glass of local wine. Be sure to check out the modern indoor kitchen and spacious dining area as well. A food-lover certified home!


3. LA RESIDENZA (Puglia, Italy)

Sitting on twenty acres of olive groves, La Residenza produces some of the best olive oil in the region. The luxurious alfresco dining areas are sure to impress your guests. You can even hire a renowned private chef for a true taste of Southern Italy’s distinct cuisine. You’ll be left with an unforgettable culinary experience.


4. VILLA ENA (Dalmatia, Croatia)

Villa Ena is beautifully situated between the stunning sea and majestic mountains. It boasts its own private courtyard surrounded by gorgeous stonework, perfect for an intimate meal. You’ll enjoy alfresco dining fit for royalty beneath the Mediterranean sky. One recommendation — bring your lanterns and candles for an added touch.


5. VILLA LORENA (Istria, Croatia)

Villa Lorena is an impressive vacation home rental in the village of Opatija in Istria, Croatia. A spacious backyard with mountain views makes this home ideal for the whole family. Outside, you’ll enjoy access to a large swimming pool, spa, tennis court, children’s swing set, BBQ, and shaded dining area. There’s actually no need to go back inside, unless you want another cold one!


While these are just a few of our favorites, we invite you to browse THE STELLA’s entire collection of Mediterranean homes to find the perfect table for your next alfresco meal. Buon appetito!

Chafic LaRochelle

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