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

Nov 22, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

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

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

Nov 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Beck Bamberger

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

Azul Hotels by Karisma Unveils Azul Villa Esmeralda in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Azul Hotels by Karisma, a Gourmet Inclusive collection of properties, has just unveiled Azul Villa Esmeralda, an 11,000-square-foot oceanfront villa in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Azul Villa Esmeralda is a six-bedroom, six-bathroom secluded haven featuring two private pools, spa, fitness center, Bose equipped home theater, kids' club, and conference center that offers the privacy of a residence with the services and amenities of a luxury boutique resort.... Read More

Villa del Palmar Resort Collection Launches 'Your Story Starts Here' Campaign

Nov 2, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Villa Group Resorts recently launched the Your Story Starts Here branding campaign to further advance its Villa del Palmar Resort Collection of luxury hotel properties in Mexico's most desirable resort destinations. The hotelier reports that the new campaign represents its matchless ability to create vacations that are unique and personal to each guest. A newsletter will be sent out and social media will be used to broadcast details and launch a sweepstakes where a winner will receive a customized travel package.... Read More

Interview With Stephen J. Cloobeck on the Worth & Value of Vacation Ownership

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

As with many ideas that have stood the test of time, the original idea of timeshare is a good one. It is the basis for mid level and high-end fractionals, for private residence clubs, and, arguably, for many equity and non-equity based destination clubs.... Read More

Luxury Home Exchange Program Benefits Second Home Owners

Oct 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

3RD HOME provides second home owners with an opportunity to optimize the potential of their real estate asset through an innovative home exchange program. “A vacation home often represents a defining and compelling residential lifestyle experience for its owners. We created 3RD HOME to fill a need expressed by the most discerning individuals to find a desirable, safe and trustworthy way to expand the use of these residences,” said founder and CEO Wade Shealy. “Second homes are costly assets, requiring 12 months of expense without 12 months of use. Their owners will frequently journey to the same destination in order to justify their investment rather than exploring new places. The 3RD HOME community provides members with a safe and easy platform for anytime access to the world’s finest... Read More

Live Out the Fairy Tale at New Zealand's Mudcastle

Sep 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Joseph Vasquez

A whole castle built with mud—it doesn't exactly sound like something out of a fairy tale, but it's certainly attracting travelers looking for their happily ever after. This uniquely designed pile of organized dirt and water is New Zealand’s very own luxurious Mudcastle. It can house up to 15 people, whether it be a group of friends on vacation, a family reunion, or intimate nuptials.... Read More

Maldives Private Island Villas | Where Pillows, Soap and Danger Meet

Sep 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris  |  1 Comment

Located Southwest of Sri Lanka, the private island of Dhonakulhi is the site of some majorly luxurious villas. Dhonakulhi boasts the first marina in the chain of islands it is a part of. But of course, whoever is wealthy enough to afford their own island should by all means be able to purchase their own marina. In addition to the marina, the resort treats its guests like royalty, down to the smallest detail.... Read More

Swiss Ski Chalet a Part of Richard Branson's Virgin Limited Edition

Sep 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  2 Comments

Whether we are ready to accept it or not, the summer is quickly coming to a close. It will soon be time to break out the boots and scarves and start looking toward some cold weather travel locales. We decided to bypass fall destinations for a moment to mention a luxury ski resort that caught our eye—and for good reason.... Read More

Eclectic Pet-Friendly Vacation Rental in San Francisco

Sep 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Most savvy travelers are familiar with airbnb by now. It is a service that allows individuals to list their personal abodes when they are not otherwise in use, giving guests access to unique vacation rentals around the world. If you’re looking to bypass the San Francisco luxury hotel stay, and prefer to shack up in a truly unconventional home instead, you'll want to check out this place.... Read More

Luxury Villas That Cost Over $20,000 a Week

Aug 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  2 Comments

How much would you be willing to spend on a weeklong stay in a luxury villa? Keep in mind these properties are expansive (up to 12,000 square feet), completely private, fully staffed, located in top travel destinations around the world, and filled with the latest technology and comforts of home that you could expect from any five-star hotel.... Read More

Beachfront Villas in Costa Rica Added to Private Residence Club The Palms

Aug 15, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Private residence club The Palms at Playa Flamingo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, recently announced that two new 3,000-square-foot beachfront villas are available. The new properties, a ground floor and an upper unit, are also the largest accommodations that the exclusive club offers. Both residences feature dark-colored hardwood floors, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a powder room. The kitchens are spacious and feature Sub-Zero and Viking appliances. The upper and lower villas are for sale at $2.5 million and $2.25 million, respectively. The Palms Private Residence Club is located on the Pacific Coast’s Playa Flamingo. There are 32 luxury villas at the Palms. Potential owners can purchase a one-eighth interest at $149,000... Read More

Bali Villa Rental Near Seminyak Beach's Top Attractions | Villa Adasa

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Some of the world’s best luxury villas are located in Bali, Indonesia, and Villa Adasa in the fashionable and luxurious Seminyak Beach, is certainly holding its own against the competition. The ultra-exclusive Laksmana Villas Residential Estate is home to this quiet retreat, just steps from white sand beaches and the Indian Ocean, as well as many of the best restaurants, spas, hotels, and nightlife in the area.... Read More

The Quintess Collection Expands Destinations in U.S. & Internationally

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

The Quintess Collection, a luxury travel firm with more than 100 deluxe residences worldwide, announced that there are four new residences in Cannes, Scotland, Brussels, and Barcelona. This is the second major announcement regarding new residences this summer.... Read More

Luxury Villa Rental With a View in Santorini, Greece | Villa Fabrica

Aug 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Imagine polished white walls, arched ceilings and doorways, and minimalist furnishings highlighted by streaming natural sunlight and the bright blue waters of the Mediterranean. No, you’re not dreaming; you’re at Villa Fabrica, one of the most simplistically stunning luxury villas in Greece, located on the island of Santorini.... Read More

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