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Luxury Villas

A French Villa So Grand it Could Make Napoleon Jealous

Located amongst some of the most prestigious vineyards in the French countryside, Ch‚teau de Varennes is a palatial, 17-bedroom luxury villa, oozing with 18th century elegance. That doesnít mean that it is antiquated, however. After 300 years of...
BY: Sally Farris | 2013

When in Tuscany Live as the Medici's Did at Villa Poggio Bartoli

Villa Poggio Bartoli, like many Italian buildings, is filled to the brim with centuries of torrid stories and intriguing historical elements. First built as a defensive outpost during the rule of the Medici's, the luxury villa later became an...
BY: Sally Farris | 2013

Where the Stars Will be Staying During the Sundance Film Festival

BY : Tina Stewart | 2013

Tons of incredible talent will be showcased at the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah come January 17, but the event also seems like an excuse for the rich and famous to take yet another vacation. With gorgeous vistas and white slopes...


Luxury Villa in St. Croix Will Make You Feel Like a Colonial Aristocrat

Designed like a nineteenth-century colonial plantation home, Mango Hill Greathouse is located behind private gates and set atop a hill overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Furnished in antique West Indian Furniture, sisal area rugs and impressive pieces...
BY: Sally Farris | 2012

Villa Brisa Caribe | Exclusive Luxury on the Mayan Riviera

Brisa Caribe, located on the Mayan Riviera, offers luxurious accommodations within nine unique bedrooms and ten baths, boasting breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. The fully air-conditioned villa provides guests with an entertainment room and...
BY: Nicolle Monico | 2012

Explore the Decadence of the Chalet Marco Polo in the French Alps

Nestled under an Alpine blanket of snow, the Chalet Marco Polo in Val díIsere, France welcomes explorers to experience the village, perched a little ways from the main road. Enjoy views of the stunning mountain landscape from the balcony while utilizing the outdoor kitchen and keeping warm on heated seats at the dining table. The luxurious property consists of six bedrooms with the capability of sleeping twelve adults and two children. The large living area contains an open floor plan with a fireplace at the center. The bottom floor includes a bar with a movie screen that drops down from the ceiling. Adjacent to the bar and fireplace is an area characterized by extreme luxury. The indoor pool is bathed in light from wall and ceiling windows and the gold leaf it is covered in. This area of the Chalet also includes a hammam and hot tub, as well as hydro and classic massage rooms for a more spa-like experience. Another area of the home is specifically for parties, complete with lasers, smoke machines, and an entertainment system. There is also a pool table, dart board and techno gym for side-by-side work-outs for those who want to exercise their competitive instincts.
BY: Sally Farris | 2012

What is a Villa?

The word villa gets thrown around quite a bit these days, but what exactly qualifies a certain dwelling to be called one? History Originally, villas were luxurious country estates that Roman noblemen would escape to from their day to day lives...
BY: Sally Farris | 2012

Luxury Villa Near Athens Could Have Changed the Course of History

BY : Sally Farris | 2012

Most people when they read Homerís 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...


Luxury Villa Rental in Miami Will Have You Living Like Bruce Wayne

If you are sick and tired of renting yourself a luxury villa, only to discover upon arrival that you donít get the same royal treatment available at a five-star hotel, then Christian Jagodzinski knows your pain. The entrepreneur was so fed up with...
BY: Sally Farris | 2012

Alila Manggis Villas | One of Bali's Best Kept Secrets

BY : Carly Zinderman | 2012

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...


Family-Friendly Luxury Villa Rental on the Australian Coast

BY : Sally Farris | 2012

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...


Cambodian Villa in the Heart of Siem Reap | Amatao Tropical Residence

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 residenceóa residence for those who visit Cambodia,...
BY: Katherine Bond | 2012
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