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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.

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Las Terrazas Resort Lingers In Your Memory Long After Your Belize Vacation Ends

Dec 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Kavita Daswani

The Mayan coffee that is served at a smattering of restaurants on Ambergris Caye in Belize is an aromatic blend of fresh, locally-grown coffee beans, cardamom, cinnamon and a swirl of agave syrup. It is more elixir than everyday beverage, the experience of it lingering long after it's over. This is the same sentiment you’re left with after visiting Belize, and one that was immortalized by Madonna in her 1987 song "La Isla Bonita.”

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Sir Richard Branson's Newest Estate is Giving Necker Island a Run for Its Money

Dec 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sir Richard Branson has a knack for knowing exactly how to create the kind of tropical-destination villas that wanderlust travelers dream about at night (we're looking at you, Necker Island). And with the opening of The Branson Estate on Moskito Island in 2016, it’s clear that our boy knows his audience.

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Live the Rockstar Life at Eden Rock St Barths' 16,000-Square-Foot Villa

Nov 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Sarah Gilbert

Our puddle-jumper flew over pool-blue water and red-tiled rooftops before threading its way through two jagged, green peaks, and as I gave a sharp intake of breath, landed perfectly on the second shortest runway in the Caribbean. An equally short drive later and we were being greeted by our personal butler at the door to Eden Rock’s Villa Rockstar.

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Jamaica's Sundown Villa Gets Us Back to What it Really Means to Vacation Well

Nov 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sometimes it feels as if we’ve forgotten how to vacation, lost the ability to truly relax and disconnect. Technology has essentially both made it easier and harder to find our Zen while away from home. Packed full of must-see attractions and hourly itineraries, our trips have us needing a holiday from our vacations when they’re all said and done.

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Ellerman House's Villa One Might be the Best Way to Vacation in Cape Town

Oct 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

With five bedrooms and two ground floor spa rooms, Ellerman House Villa One is one of those properties that immediately makes you reconsider the way you vacation. The 7,492-square-foot residence, situated in Cape Town, South Africa, offers 180-degree sea views from its hillside location. The villa has modern, minimalist décor and contemporary furnishings and amenities.

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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.

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4 More Fantastic Villas to Rent During Your Next Cabo Trip

Sep 30, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Even though the pumpkin spice latte has officially reared its basic head, the holiday season isn’t quite here yet. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be preparing your next vacation rental to Cabo San Lucas. We did some digging and found five villas that you can rent, each one right on the water with amazing views and amenities, from personal chefs to butlers. 

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8 Holiday Destination Villas Perfect For Extended Families

Oct 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

When autumn hits, homes begin to fill up with scents of pumpkin, cinnamon and evergreens. Slowly fall décor begins to take over stores and restaurants. Some go-getters even get their holiday decorations out so early that before Halloween hits, their yards pay colorful homage to the upcoming yuletide season. They are planners by nature; and if you’re like them, you’ve probably had your holiday vacations booked since last year. But if you’re more the live-in-the-moment type, your plans may not have crossed your mind yet. To get you in the holiday spirit, here’s a list of the best family (and extended family) villa options to make the planning process a little bit easier.

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5 Spacious, Private & Luxurious Villas to Rent for Your Cabo Family Getaway

Sep 5, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In the '80s Cabo San Lucas became known for being a popular party spot among Spring Breakers. But since then, the Mexican city has established itself as a hot spot for luxury travelers. The area is dotted with four- and five-star hotels gaining accolades each year for being some of the best in the world. 

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Is The Mulia the World’s Best Beach Resort?

Aug 28, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas in Bali are quite simply one of the world’s most elegant beachfront escapes. Encompassing three properties in one, the five star accommodations are situated along the gorgeous Nusa Dua's Bay, long a favorite of elite travelers. From alluring suites to chic lounges and oceanfront pools, the resort sets out to go beyond what guests expect in terms of elegance, amenities and service.

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Ellerman House is an Elegant Departure From Big Brand Hotels in Cape Town

Aug 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

South Africa is one of the world’s most sought-after destinations. Because of its beautiful landscapes, premier surf breaks, bustling nightlife and safari adventures available, Cape Town is undoubtedly the region’s golden child. While the area is dotted with its fair share of luxury accommodations, there's one boutique property that has all the amenities of a big-brand hotel, but with the size and feel of a homey residential abode.

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Pin & Pin Have Made it Extremely Hard to Pass Up a Trip to Croatia With Villa Ivy

Aug 7, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Shades of blue immediately fill the screen as a haunting and grungier version of Birdy’s People Help The People song plays over images of Dalmatia, one of the four historical regions of Croatia. This is the intro to Pin & Pin’s luxury lifestyle film which promotes the island and Villa Ivy, one of the firm’s lavish residences. The world-renowned designers build and sell luxury properties in the world’s most desired regions.

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5 Under-the-Radar Cities in South America Worth Skipping the Crowds For

Jul 31, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In 2014, all eyes were on Brazil for the World Cup and come 2016, it will again sit in the spotlight with the Summer Olympics taking place in Rio de Janiero. In any year, travelers heading to Peru typically plan on visiting Machu Picchu, while in Argentina, lovers seek out Buenos Aires for a romantic vacation. So what do these destinations have in common? They are some of South America’s most sought-after cities and are in turn, flooded with tourists from all over the world.

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Can BMT's Floating Villas Become a Reality or Will They Live Forever on Paper?

Jul 24, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If all goes as planned, soon you’ll be able to sleep with the fishes in whichever ocean you’d like. Developed by BMT Asia Pacific, SeaScape will be a new collection of floating villas available to travelers looking for a one-of-kind vacation experience. BMT’s concept was conceived to give hotel developers a flexible, readily-deployable offering for their guests.

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