5 Tips To Make Your Holiday Home Stand Out From The Rest

Having a Holiday Home is a great investment and with the rising popularity of vacation rentals, it’s important to make sure your property stands out from the competition. By offering a unique and unforgettable experience, you can attract more guests and in turn increase your rental bookings. In this blog, we share five valuable tips to help achieve the best results from your vacation rental.


1. Create a captivating online listing

To make your holiday home stand out, you must identify and highlight its unique selling points. This could be a stunning view, a private pool, or a large backyard. The first impression of your holiday home is often made through online listings. At Harcourts Holiday Homes, we recommend that you invest in professional photography that showcases the property’s best features and highlights its unique charms. By clearly defining the properties unique selling points, you’ll capture the attention of potential guests who are seeking something special.


2. Prioritize comfort and amenities

To stand out, your holiday home should provide exceptional comfort and a wide range of amenities. Pay attention to the comfort and convenience of your guests by offering high-quality amenities, comfortable bedding, cosy furniture, and a well-equipped kitchen such as adding a Nespresso machine, which are simple to use but add a sense of luxury. Incorporating technology into your holiday home can greatly enhance the guest experience and set you apart from competition, by demonstrating your commitment to offer a modern and cutting-edge experience for your guests. Consider providing high-speed internet access, streaming services, and entertainment systems.



3. Add a personal touch

Beyond the physical attributes of your holiday home, it’s essential to create a memorable experience for your guests. Injecting a personal touch into your holiday home can leave a lasting impression on guests. Consider the little details that can make their stay exceptional. Small gestures like welcome baskets with local treats, guidebooks, champagne or cake for the birthday guest or a personalized guest book can also go a long way in creating a memorable experience. By going the extra mile, you will leave a lasting impression on your guests and encourage positive reviews and referrals.


4. Enhance outdoor spaces

If your holiday home has outdoor areas, take advantage of them to create inviting spaces for relaxation and enjoyment. Invest in comfortable outdoor furniture, provide barbecue facilities, outdoor entertainment activities or create a cosy firepit area. Well-maintained gardens or landscaping can also enhance the appeal of your property.



5. Exposure – Let us get your property seen by more people!

With Harcourts having the highest online maximum exposure, we have 5 main booking portals such as Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia, VRBO and our Holiday Homes website. This ensures your property is seen around the globe by as many potential visitors as possible, which in turn results in more bookings for you. At Harcourts Holiday Homes, we take away the extra hassle of having to manage the booking portals yourself.


In a holiday rental market, it is crucial to make your property stand out from the rest. By following these five tips you’ll attract more bookings, receive rave reviews, and ultimately establish your holiday home as a sought-after destination.