Prices given below are for rental (of the whole property) only and don’t include flights.
(0800 121 8992; mallorca.co.uk) A particularly good selection near Pollenca in the north and Santanyí and Cala d’Or in the south-east. Mansion Salou (below) is a modern villa that sleeps 12 and is close to Alcudia and the coast. A week in July starts at £7,620.
(01954 261431; vintagetravel. co.uk) Offers gorgeous traditional properties in Mallorca and Menorca, which tend to get snapped up quickly. There’s some availability at Torralba d’en Salort in the countryside in Alaior in Menorca, which has four bedrooms and a pool. A week at the end of July costs £3,190.
MI CASA TU CASA
(0034 680 564445; micasa tucasaibiza.com) The Ibiza specialist hand-picks contemporary and traditional villas in top locations. Can Torrent is a new five-bedroom villa surrounded by pine trees in Porroig on the south-west coast. A week in July starts at £8,000.
ABERCROMBIE & KENT
(01242 547705; akvillas.com) This is a good place to start looking for larger top-end villas in Mallorca and Ibiza. Residencia de Vall, near Sóller, Mallorca, is a 17th-century farmhouse with nine bedrooms. A week in July costs £23,026, but shoulderseason rates are not as steep.
(01242 787800; redsavannah. com) Has properties in the most soughtafter areas of Ibiza, such as Casa Sabena overlooking Portinatx, which comprises an 800-year-old house and a chic new building and has six bedrooms. The villa is available all year round from £12,090 per week, but in July rises to £29,727.