Category: Vacation Rentals

Top 10 most beautiful villa rental locations on the French Riviera

Top 10 most beautiful villa rental locations on the French Riviera

The French Riviera has long been one of the most sought after destinations for those seeking the warm sun and azure waters of the Mediterranean. Since the mid 19th Century the region, when the region was ‘discovered’ by the Victorians, the French Riviera has been a playground of the rich and famous. Cannes Cannes, with […]

Le Chardon Mountain Lodges - Val d'Isere

Le Chardon Mountain Lodges – Val d’Isere

Val d’Isère renowned as one of the most luxurious ski resorts in the Alps. Having just returned from the resort, I can see why it is so popular. I stayed at Le Chardon Mountain Lodges in Val d’Isère; a brilliant location set in a truly picture postcard setting high above the main town. The transfer is […]

Win a stay in a magnificent villa at Elounda, Crete!

Win a stay in a magnificent villa at Elounda, Crete!

Remember Elounda Solfez Villas which I reviewed just over a year ago?  Well, now’s your chance to stay there, too! Participate in the “Go Solfez” campaign and you could win a 7 night stay in an Elounda Solfez three bedroom villa, for 6 people. All you have to do is subscribe to their brand new […]

New luxury destination on the coast of Mauritius

New luxury destination on the coast of Mauritius

xDomaine de Bel Ombre on the southwest coast of Mauritius launches as a major new tourist destination, offering a diverse range of activities, facilities and accommodation options for visitors who want to experience the authentic and natural beauty of Mauritius. Starting at the foothills of the rugged mountains characteristic of the south coast and tapering […]

Soft curves, stunning penthouses and a new concept of Mexican Caribbean luxury architecture

Soft curves, stunning penthouses and a new concept of Mexican Caribbean luxury architecture

El Taj Oceanfront, the luxury condo hotel that opened its doors this spring in Playa del Carmen, right on the white sand of the Mexican Caribbean coast, is known for its smooth, soft curves and natural materials, as well as for spacious condos and penthouses with private rooftops. Sergio Segura, the celebrated Mexican architect designed […]

Savour the charms of a Tuscan country garden

Savour the charms of a Tuscan country garden

Italians are as passionate about their gardens as the English and that love is evident in Invitation to Tuscany‘s latest range of holiday homes where the outdoor space is every bit as special as the indoor. Lavender, oleander and roses provide colour and fragrance, stately holm oaks and silvery olive trees provide the accents, while […]

Top 5 luxury beachfront villa destinations

Top 5 luxury beachfront villa destinations

There is no better way than to spend your vacation in the lap of luxury and nature. In addition, you have the money to spend, and then splurging it on a luxury vacation in some of the best holiday destinations in the world is an ideal choice. Of all these luxury holiday destinations the one […]

That luxury villa has... WHAT?!

That luxury villa has… WHAT?!

If you’re looking for the ultimate vacation rental, look no further than these truly startling vacation homes. Taking luxury to the next level, these luxury vacation rentals each bring something new to the table that will fulfill even the most discerning tastes. Summer dreams and water fun Villa with Swim-Up Bar: The beachfront Villa Avalon in Turks and […]

Two of the finest examples of luxury ski chalets

Two of the finest examples of luxury ski chalets

There once was a time where skiing holidays were reserved for the very wealthy and adventurous, but as more ski resorts popped up and grew, skiing has become a far more accessible pastime, and now you can find a skiing holiday to suit any budget. But there are still some very luxurious, exclusive ways to […]

Down by the riverside in the UK

Down by the riverside in the UK

As many readers will already be aware, I run two travel businesses – one is involved with online marketing for the travel industry and the other is  a luxury self-catering / vacation rental business with accommodation between two of England’s most beautiful National Parks – the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.  This month, the […]

The world's top 10 over-the-top rentals

The world’s top 10 over-the-top rentals

I’ve lost track of trying to work out how Tripadvisor determine its top 10 lists. Suffice to say, they seem to generate plenty of interest and discussion so here’s the latest in their series. This time it’s the turn of the most over-the-top rentals in the world: 1. MIT PED, $112K/week* 2. BS GRE, $105K/week* […]

Luxury in Tuscany

Luxury in Tuscany

A trip to Tuscany in Italy is already a luxury experience per se. The splendid hotels and exquisite Tuscan villas add that special Old World style that is sought for all over the globe. Your holiday will inevitably be marked by the refined furnishing and architectural design, the attention to detail, and the classy homelike feel that […]

Special feature: The Lawrance, Harrogate, UK

Special feature: The Lawrance, Harrogate, UK

At the weekend, we stayed in a serviced apartment courtesy of The Lawrance. The Lawrance offers serviced apartments at three locations in the spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire: Kings House, Duchy House and York Road. We stayed at Duchy House D, a first floor, two-bedroomed apartment, on Duchy Road. Arriving on the Friday […]

Casa Kimball, Dominican Republic

Casa Kimball, Dominican Republic

Casa Kimball is a stunning Caribbean estate set on 3 acres of land with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounded by almond trees and coco palms.  Inspired by the dramatic natural elements of the island and the beautiful landscapes of the Caribbean this full service luxury villa offers guests vast views of the […]

A luxurious Cornish house by the sea

A luxurious Cornish house by the sea

Luxury is often seen as a grown-up pleasure, something we have to leave behind when we become parents. I have news. It’s not true! You can still enjoy an indulgent break, in relaxing surroundings, without leaving the kids behind. The Rosevine near Portscatho in Cornwall is a stylish country house right by the sea that […]

Cornish port offers the perfect base for a luxury holiday

Cornish port offers the perfect base for a luxury holiday

Situated in mid Cornwall, the Georgian port of Charlestown makes the perfect base for a Cornish holiday. Ideally place for visiting the whole county, whether you are looking for an activity filled break or relaxation and recuperation, everything you need is close at hand. For outdoors enthusiasts, there is access to The South Coast footpath […]