Most people when they read Homer’s The Odyssey, think that the hero of the story perseveres in his journey to return to his faithful wife. Once you consider, however that he was a king and probably lived in a place similar to the Delenia Villa in Ewia, you will probably see things differently. Forget Penelope, the reason Odysseus didn’t dawdle with a goddess divine or throw hours away in friendly conversation with a Cyclops was because his home probably looked a lot like this luxury villa.... Read More
If you are sick and tired of renting yourself a luxury villa, only to discover upon arrival that you don’t get the same royal treatment available at a five-star hotel, then Christian Jagodzinski knows your pain. The entrepreneur was so fed up with his being ignored during his supposedly luxury villa vacations, that he created the hotel operating company Villazzo, which allows clients all the amenities of a luxury hotel stay, but within the seclusion of their own private villa.... Read More
Skip the lines and avoid the crowds at typical vacation destinations and book an Alila Manggis villa for all the luxuries of a large resort, with the privacy and peacefulness you crave. Nestled in a coconut grove between clear blue ocean water and Mount Agung, Bali’s most sacred mountain, Alila Manggis is a secluded retreat of tranquility on the unspoiled Eastern coast.... Read More
Australia is a place of charming accents, beaches, famous opera houses and of course a vast outback full of exotic creatures. Whether you are visiting for the surf, opera or animals, your search for the right accommodations for your Australian vacation, will warrant a quick look at the luxury villas on Airbnb. That portion of your search will probably end with you discovering this stunning oceanfront retreat in New South Wales, that assures “Life is good...at the beach!” The Beach House captivates with promises of private decks, family-friendly amenities and "one of the best views of North Avoca Beach.”... Read More
Away from Siem Reap's paved streets lined with big luxurious hotels and packed with tour buses is a charming villa hidden deep within a sleepy village: The Amatao Tropical Residence. It is indeed a residence—a residence for those who visit Cambodia, the Kingdom of Wonder. On a recent trip to Cambodia, I was able to call Amatao my home, and I'd be delighted to return. Here are a few of my favorite reasons to stay at this exceptional property once more.... Read More
If you're looking for an exotic vacation that lets you get away from it all, but don't want to go without the luxury of modern conveniences, Alila Ubud in Bali is the perfect place. Overlooking the Ayung River valley in Bali’s central foothills, in the traditional Balinese village of Payangan, Alila Ubud Villas provide opulent accommodations far away from everyday life.... Read More
"Villa Marie" is rather a modest name. There’s something played down about it. Even its website stays the right side of ostentatious—unusual for a five-star hotel on the outskirts of arguably the glitziest place on the planet: St Tropez.... Read More
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