Category: Vacation Rentals

Top 5 exclusive use properties in Scotland

Top 5 exclusive use properties in Scotland

Some people are happy with just a room in a B&B or a hotel for their holidays. Others, however, require something more private and intimate, such as a cottage or an apartment. But the ultimate, bespoke holiday accommodation is a luxury property which can be hired on an exclusive use basis. This guarantees the often […]

The 5 best UK cities to be an Airbnb host

The 5 best UK cities to be an Airbnb host

Analysis reveals that Bradford offers the best combination of low house prices and high Airbnb revenue. According to research by international payment experts RationalFX, it would take nine years of Airbnb income to pay off a property purchase in Bradford compared to 42 years in Luton. The study of just 27 major British cities analysed […]

The best private travel experiences in Asia

The best private travel experiences in Asia

When luxury travel to Asia soon returns, there are those of us with the budget and the desire for a private travel experience. Whether flying via private jet, chartering a private yacht, or renting a luxury private villa, the demand for seamless and exclusive travel is on the rise. Asia is well suited for this […]

Escaping to a luxury safari home in Kenya

Escaping to a luxury safari home in Kenya

If you were to leave civilisation behind, round up 10 of the best people in your life, and all retreat to the wilderness, where would you go? Most of us have thought something like this at some or several points in our life, and for many, a wonderfully wild spot in Africa is the answer […]

10 chartered vacation retreats in Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

10 chartered vacation retreats in Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands

Here, in the pint-sized South American nation of Ecuador, the massive re-opening of some of the most amazing — yet safe — nature vacations has begun. Whether in the stunning Galapagos Islands, deep in the Amazon, along the dazzling Pacific coast, or high in the Andes, a whole range of accommodations can be chartered for […]

5 top Mallorca wedding venues

5 top Mallorca wedding venues

In today’s secular times, when traditional religious ceremonies have fallen like dominoes, weddings have increasingly become ad hoc affairs. My brother married his betrothed on a beach in Koh Tao. They made their own vows and rituals to make it meaningful to themselves and the friends and relatives who attended. The ceremony ended in a […]

5 stunning Mallorcan villas with a pool

5 stunning Mallorcan villas with a pool

You may not know it but Mallorca has 262 beaches, so in theory you could book a luxury villa anywhere on the island and be within a short distance of a beach and the shimmering azure waters of the Mediterranean. But get real for a minute, why would you not want a pool with your […]

What would you choose: a hotel or a vacation home?

What would you choose: a hotel or a vacation home?

Travel patterns change all the time, but definitely in the past year during the pandemic travel patterns have changed extremely. For many they have been non-existent, and for some, domestic travel has been rediscovered. The means of travel and choice of accommodation has shifted as well, where many have travelled by car and train and […]

7 luxury South African villas to isolate in

7 luxury South African villas to isolate in

As exclusive-use properties become even more sought after in a post-pandemic landscape, these are my top seven villas in South Africa for a luxurious and scenic breakaway. Kubili House The Kruger National Park remains South Africa’s Mecca for wildlife visitors, and in a quiet corner of the reserve waits one of its best-kept secrets. Kubili […]

The luxury villa dining experience

The luxury villa dining experience

Food is an inseparable accompaniment to any travel or holiday experience. In luxury villa accommodations, dining is taken to a whole new level of exclusivity and personal touch. While some diners make reservations, drive themselves to 5-star restaurants, and wait for a table, villa vacationers instead have the restaurant experience brought right to the very […]

Wow! A £25 million luxury ski chalet for £700 per night!

Wow! A £25 million luxury ski chalet for £700 per night!

Sounds too good to be true? That’s because it is. But these are the type of listings you will now find frequently on well known globally trusted accommodation web sites. It’s a growing problem in our industry. Alongside these fake listings on authoritative booking sites there also a number of phoney websites sprouting up on […]

Villa Rafal Antic in Mallorca

Enjoy the freedom of a luxury villa holiday in Mallorca

Mallorca is the largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands. Due to its guaranteed summer weather, lovely sandy beaches, and stunning rural locations, it’s an ideal destination for the whole family. With an extensive range of villas in the best spots throughout Mallorca, take the plunge and opt for a luxury villa with a private pool. […]

The most luxurious rental ski chalets in Courchevel, France

The most luxurious rental ski chalets in Courchevel, France

Scattered around the snow-covered slopes and valleys of the French Alps lies a bounty of holiday homes, each with a remarkable story to tell. In the quaint skiing villages of Courchevel, one will delight in the multitude of pistes and the majestic beauty of the alpine wilderness. Michelin-starred restaurants offer stellar dining experiences and high-end […]

5 ways to add a little luxury to your holiday on home turf

5 ways to add a little luxury to your holiday on home turf

With the ‘staycation’ trend set to continue well into the New Year, those in desperate need of a little indulgence may at first glance feel that the ‘finer touches’ are sparsely found in self-catering holidays on British soil. Whilst the ‘Great British holiday’ was once synonymous with seaside capers and fairly-average accommodation, the past decade […]

And the winner is... the 2020 World Ski Awards

And the winner is… the 2020 World Ski Awards

Every year the ski industry get’s into a tizzy as the results of the 2020 World Ski Awards are eagerly awaited and announced. In an industry that has an absolute plethora of fabulous luxury ski chalets and hotels situated in even more fabulous locations the judges are spoiled for choice. But, make a decision they […]

6 luxury vacation ideas to quell your wanderlust right now

6 luxury vacation ideas to quell your wanderlust right now

If quarantine has you itching to leave your four walls, we can relate. The truth is, the only cure for wanderlust is travel, but that can feel like a daunting feat right now. The good news is, with approved vaccines being distributed and as borders, businesses, and accommodations begin to re-open, our options are broadening, […]