Limit yourself to 10 of the world’s most extravagant vacation rentals and these are certain to be in contention.
When you say you’re going to the South of France it means one thing. Well maybe two? Style & Class! Stay at Villa La Louisiana in Cannes and you’re certain to be the talk of the town. This is a stunning property filled with charm in a relaxing and elegant environment that is only a few minutes drive to the centre of Cannes and the beach.
More in the mood for a beach escape? Le Chateau des Palmiers is one of a kind beachfront rental that boasts a 5-bedroom ocean side villa and a 4-bedroom garden side villa. The picture says it all.
Looking for more of a Latin fling? Swing down to Los Cabos, Mexico and the elite community of Pedregal de Cabo San Lucas. This rental is perched high on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and “Land’s End” where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific. This villa is stunning and is designed to make dreams come true 🙂
Taste of London without the traffic. April Meadow is a magnificent vacation rental located 28 miles from London. A luxury country house that will cater to the most exclusive guests features an outdoor heated swimming pool, and a cinema room that provides an authentic big screen experience. This vacation rental is ideal for an escape to the countryside for a long weekend or a family vacation to London.
For when a house isn’t enough, there’s always an island rental. Four degrees south of the equator and a 20-minute flight away from Mahé, Frégate is a stunningly beautiful private island. It’s a uniquely peaceful setting of verdant, tropical interiors & abundant nature that is fringed by gorgeous beaches, each a sweep of powdery white sands.
The preservation and nurture of the island’s unique flora and fauna has always been and continues to be a fundamental raison d’être for this island. With only 16 villas and one Presidential Villa, guests are invited to experience the rare luxuries of space, security and seclusion within a tropical island setting of exuberant natural beauty.
This is the spot where nature comes alive. It’s sophisticated and wildly beautiful. Rough looking and welcoming.
Phillips Ridge lodge sits high atop a rocky ridge overlooking Jackson Hole. A long driveway, bordered by streams and shadowy forest, winds its way up to the magnificent Western lodge. The exterior of the lodge is a magical combination of wood, solid stone and ethereal glass.The interior is palatial, sumptuous, and filled with splendid works of art, Phillips Ridge invites you in with a two-story, light-filled entryway. Thick log walls and tree trunk supports contrast with fine antiques and soft, rich fabrics. Simply the best.
Few places touch the beauty of Lake Come and there is only one Villa Mosaico on the Lake. Ideally located, in the heart of the Lake Como district, close to many of the lake towns Villa Mosaico is one of Italy’s national monuments. It was built in the 1700’s by a famous Count who was granted the property by a Northern Papal family. Many famous residents have passed through including some of Italy’s most renowned opera writers.
The villa was designed by Felica Soave a famous Swiss architect to have a simple symmetrical façade with a richly elaborate interior. The ceilings in both the public rooms and the villa’s bedrooms are ornately decorated and painted. The floors are a beautiful mixture of Cotto from Lombardy, Seminato, and dark antique wood. The villa is filled with beautiful paintings, sculptures, rugs, tapestries, and Venetian chandeliers.
Le Bleu is a 10 bedroom villa with 10 en-suite bathrooms, located within approximately 2.5 acres of beautiful tropical gardens. With a fabulous open style living space in a superbly private location, the villa boasts two swimming pools as well as a small natural beach, beach pavilion, tennis court, gym, personal cinema and beautiful water garden. Home to celebs and royalty.
9) Ibiza Villa
Perhaps the most beautiful vacation rental in Europe. An estate that is a true haven for seclusion as it is perched on a wide hill overlooking a beautiful bay on the east coast of Ibiza. Tropical garden landscaped with palm trees, 1,000 year old olive trees & three lakes. This Ibiza villa rental boasts a main house that sits directly on the coast-line with infinity pool on the cliff’s edge.
Magnificent 18th century villa; whose heritage, assets and raw beauty, all set in the heart of Tuscany, will add the magical touch to your plans; whatever they may be. Located a stones throw from the city of Lucca, 25 mins from Pisa airport and an hour from the heart of the Renaissance, Florence, the experience doesn’t stop at the front door, but will go as far as you’re willing to venture. Start your adventure here and may you make the most of what the birthplace of western civilization has to offer.
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