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See How East Collides With West at These Two Feng-Shui Designed Villas in Santorini

Dec 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In this two-minute video by Santorini Heritage Villas & Mansions, it’s hard not to picture ourselves resting poolside on a hammock while soaking up the warm Mediterranean sunshine. Santorini is, in itself, a tranquil island, but the property takes relaxation a step further by following the principles of Feng Shui in their two mansions.... Read More

Forget Winter Weather & Be Among the First to Stay at Paradise Beach Nevis This January

Dec 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

With the rainy season upon us and cold temperatures chilling our bones, it’s easy to daydream about trips to warm tropical islands this winter. Nevis in the Caribbean is one such destination luring us onto its shores with their newest property Paradise Beach opening January 2015.... Read More

Which of Your Friends & Family Will You Invite to the 24-Person Great Exuma Villa?

Oct 31, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sometimes it’s fun to go on a trip with a couple of your friends, explore everything about the destination, visit its top tourist sites, meet locals and devour the region’s best foods. Other times, having your own private 150-acre island to host 24 of your loved ones with nothing else around other than pristine ocean and green landscapes, seems like way more fun.... Read More

Segera Retreat in Kenya Takes Safari Lodging to a Whole New Level

Oct 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Laikipia, Africa, sitting east of the Great Rift Valley and west of Mount Kenya, is known for its conservation efforts and luxurious safari tourism. It has also long been a hotspot for wealthy travelers and is considered one of Kenya’s best safari regions. Hidden among the area’s woodlands, grasslands and riverbeds is Segera Retreat, a luxury lodge covering 50,000 acres of African wilderness.... Read More

When Vacationing in St. Barth, Stay in a Villa That Matches the Island's Glitz & Glamour

Oct 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

You don’t have to be wealthy to vacation in St. Barth; but if we’re honest, you won’t fully enjoy all it has to offer without that endless supply of Benjamins. A renowned destination for the super-rich, A-list celebs and royalty alike, this Caribbean paradise is all about beautiful men and women, Prada swimwear and partying on million-dollar megayachts.... Read More

10 Global Designers & One Beach House: A Mastery of Contemporary Design in Thailand

Sep 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Boasting an impressive resume of 10 esteemed designers including Chris Jones, Joseph Walsh, A-Cero, Graham Lamb and the Campana Brothers, the all-inclusive Iniala Beach House located on Natai beach in Thailand will probably make you cry tears of joy upon arrival. Seriously, we wouldn’t lie to you. As the brain child of philanthropist Mark Weingard, the property is made up of three villas and a penthouse suite with a combined total of 10 bedrooms.... Read More

Tuscany's Villa Le Barone Wants to Know if You'd be Into an Eroica Affair

Sep 1, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  2 Comments

The first thing that caught our eye about this event is its name: L'Eroica. Understandably, this had us imagining some kind of fetish affair that we most likely wouldn’t want to participate in. Luckily, we were wrong.... Read More

Awesome Eco-Friendly Villas in Bali Feature Glass Floor Panels, Authentic Dcor and Farm-Fresh Dining

Aug 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Originally meant to be 11 private homes in Bali for hosting their friends and family, Canadian-born jewelry designer John Hardy and his wife’s collection of antique Javanese houses are now used as an eco-friendly boutique hotel in Ubud. Bambu Indah, translated beautiful bamboo, celebrates Balinese culture and modern luxury through sustainable practices.... Read More

Punta Mita's Villa Lunada Promises to be The Ideal Destination for Affluent Surfers

Jul 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Villa Lunada is a surfer’s dream vacation home. Resting on Punta Mita’s southernmost tip, the estate sits directly above the area’s most famous right-point break. The villa is designed as a retreat for the affluent individual who truly enjoys an active surfer lifestyle.... Read More

Banyan Tree Announces New Venture Into Extended-Stay Properties With Cassia

Jul 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Recently, Banyan Tree announced their latest project, a new brand called Cassia which will move the award-winning brand into the serviced apartment sector. Utilizing its expertise in design and innovation, Banyan Tree will now have three brands under its umbrella. Cassia will include one- and two-bedroom units aimed at upper middle-class travelers looking for extended-stay rentals.... Read More

Throw the Ultimate House Party at Villa Aquamare for 30 of Your Closest Friends & Family

Jun 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

While house parties are fun in the moment, there's no denying that cleanup is a chore that may have hosts second guessing throwing another. Solution? Throw your party elsewhere and let someone else do the dirty work. Villa Aquamare in the British Virgin Islands invites you to have the Ultimate House Party for up to 30 people on their private semi compound estate composed of three of the resort's villas.... Read More

$2.9M Three-Bedroom Villa For Sale on the Big Island's Gold Coast

Jun 5, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

When you’re looking to buy a vacation home, location is generally one of the first things you’ll consider. If you’ve decided upon Hawaii, Hualalai Resort—an exquisite luxury community filled with multi-million dollar homes dotting its 40 miles of pristine oceanfront—has some options you may want to consider.... Read More

One Look at The Spa House in Cape Town Will Have You Pulling Out Your Credit Card

Jun 4, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

There’s renting a villa for your South African vacation, and then there’s really renting a villa. Let me be more clear. You could stay at any ‘ole private residence in Cape Town while visiting or you could book the kind of place that will make your friends jealous for years to come.... Read More

Straffan House Available for Exclusive Hire With Access to The Palmer Ryder Cup Course

May 12, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The five-star Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club (The K Club) has a very distinct old-Irish-wealth feel to it on its 550 acres of countryside property. Home to two championship golf courses, The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course, the hotel is among Ireland’s finest and hailed as one of Europe’s best golf destinations.... Read More

Exploring the Sumptuous New Signature Villas at the Viceroy Riviera Maya

Apr 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

There is quite simply no other luxury boutique property on Mexico’s captivating Playa del Carmen to compare to the Viceroy Riviera Maya. There are bigger hotels, flashier resorts and properties with crowded bars and longer swimming pools, but nothing can match the Viceroy’s sheer beauty, perfect harmony with its natural setting, privacy, romance and great design. ... Read More

Escape to the French Countryside & Stay in a Quintessential 17th Century Chateau

Apr 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

France is remarkable; a place known for its pastries, luxury shopping and storied past filled with artists such as Picasso, Monet, and Degas; and at one time was one of the most powerful countries in Europe. But there’s something to be said about the traveler who—instead of booking a hotel in the heart of Paris—looks to stay at a chateau hidden in the French countryside to really immerse themselves into the culture.... Read More

Mot Hennessy & Ani Villas Partner on $250K Ultimate Connoisseur Beach Escape Package

Mar 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s time to get together 14 of your closest friends and family members to plan your next getaway to Anguilla, because Àni Villas has unveiled its new $250K Ultimate Connoisseur Beach Escape package with partners Moët Hennessy. Comprised of two five-bedroom luxury villas, the property’s offer includes a week-long stay, round-trip private jet service from the continental U.S. or Canada, and a Moët Hennessy expert to create a curated collection for guests to enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences.... Read More

Resorts West and Powderbird Bring Together Luxury Villas & Heli-Skiing to Utah

Mar 3, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury ski home manager Resorts West® and Wasatch PowderbirdTM Guides have partnered on a new five-night package involving a heli-ski tour through the Wasatch backcountry. The offer includes accommodations at a slope-side ski home with five suites, which is perfect since the private heli-ski tour can seat up to five guests.... Read More

Costa Rica's Azul Ocean Club Hotel Blends Local Vibes + Tourist Sights

Feb 25, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Last year, in the first six months, over 1.32 million people visited the country of Costa Rica, which was an increase from the previous year. As tourism grows each year, it can be challenging to find your little piece of heaven that has both a local feel and just enough attractions to fulfill your touristy itch.... Read More

The 7-Bedroom Belmont Estate is a Modern Haven Atop Whistler's Mountains

Jan 10, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Perched atop the mountains of Whistler, Canada, Belmont Estate is anything but an ordinary ski lodge. Among its many amenities, one of its most impressive features is its private helipad for Heliski-in/Heliski-out adventures.... Read More

 
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