It is not uncommon to see groups of clerics enjoying the gorgeous views of ancient Roman ruins from the villa terrace.
When Clooney bought his fabulous 18th-century villa Oleandra here in 2001, it was part of the Heinz ketchup family estate.
A room at the Masia la Mota, a 300-year-old villa located within a national park can be had for €100/night.
1610s, from Italian villa "country house, villa, farm," from Latin villa "country house, farm," related to vicus "village, group of houses," from PIE *weik- "clan" (cf. Sanskrit vesah "house," vit "dwelling, house, settlement;" Avestan vis "house, village, clan;" Old Persian vitham "house, royal house;" Greek oikos "house;" Old Church Slavonic visi "village;" Gothic weihs "village;" Lithuanian viešpats "master of the house").