Sun-hat Villas Blog

By Boarding passes at the ready Holly and Phil

By ROSE | Villa Specialist | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Boarding passes at the ready Holly and Phil

Forget Love Island – it seems the ‘couple’ more Brits want to share a drink on the beach with are TV favourites Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.

The popular daytime duo topped our latest poll to find out the nation’s best-loved celebrity companions. According to our survey, over a third of participants think Phillip and Holly – known for fits of laughter live on air – would be the perfect companions for some fun in the sun, closely followed by newly-wed Prince Harry, taking just under 30 per cent of the vote.

When asked about the ‘safest pair of hands’ when it comes to planning a holiday, voters claimed they’d turn to popular house-hunting duo, Phil Spencer and Kirstie Allsopp. Travel veterans, Michael Palin followed up with a close 24 per cent and Judith Chalmers took 21 per cent of the vote.

Well-known British comedian and presenter, James Corden, topped the charts for the celebrity who would be the most fun at a pool party. Coming in first for best-dressed holiday companion was the ever-elegant Duchess of Cambridge, voted for by the nation’s fashion and Royal Family fanatics.

For a quarter of holidaymakers, going abroad is all about prosecco, palm trees and, surprisingly, politics, with many voting for former US first lady, Michelle Obama, as their first-choice travel buddy. Controversial political figures such as Jeremy Corbyn and Nigel Farage fared less well in the rankings, with over a third of us choosing to avoid the Labour leader in the departure lounge, followed closely by the ex-UKIP leader taking 28 per cent of the vote.

If you’re longing for a holiday of a lifetime, make it memorable by inviting along the nation’s most-loved ‘couple’, Holly and Phil. To complete your trip under the sun, view our selection of luxury villas.

RECENT POSTS

TV favourite
Read More

Portugal tops travel table, voted 2018 ‘World's Leading Destination

29 Jan 2018

This southern point of Europe, recognised for its charm, cuisine and cultural heritage, continues to draw in wanderlust travellers from across the globe that crave the allure of its turquoise waters, stunning fairways and idyllic coastlines.

Read More
TV favourite
Read More

A week to while away in Vilamoura

18 Dec 2018

If you’re looking to spend a week somewhere warm and full of character, then the resort of Vilamoura could be right up your street.

Read More
TV favourite
Read More

Five tips renting out perfect holiday villa

04 Dec 2018

Whether you’re looking for a home-away-from-home to escape the winter chill, or another income from holidaymakers, investing in a property abroad is a dream come true for many.

Read More
TV favourite
Read More

Four breathtaking beaches in the Algarve

24 Oct 2018

Dreaming of a beach getaway? Look no further than the the Algarve – a sun-drenched region scattered with some of the best beaches and coastlines in Europe.

Read More
TV favourite
Read More

Finding wellness in the Algarve

08 Sep 2018

When choosing a location for your next holiday, the Algarve is unique as it really does have a bit of something for everyone.

Read More