How to Make a Passive Income Through Your Luxury Home Rental

January 11th, 2021

As any property owner knows, your real estate is more than just a home – it’s an investment piece. So why not make your property work hard for you and reap the benefits?

As leaders in luxury villa rentals, our experienced team at Villazzo VillaHotels have 17 years’ experience in high-end property management. Hundreds of homeowners entrust their vacation homes with us, and in return make a sizeable return.

If you own a luxury rental property and want to make the most of your investment, here’s five reasons to join the Villazzo Realty programme, and start benefitting today.

1. Financial return
There’s nothing quite like a passive income. Sit back and enjoy the money roll in, as we take care of all the administration, while ensuring your property is well maintained at the same time. Many of our home owners earn tens of thousands every year, just by handing their keys to us. It’s that simple!

Don’t let your property sit unoccupied for months at a time, use it to generate revenue and start enjoying the financial perks that come with it.

2. We will take care of your property
Most of the time, property owners have a number of residences they spend time between. This means that homes can go for lengths of time without occupancy or care. The maintenance and upkeep this demands can be draining and costly. However, with your luxury villa under our management, we’ll ensure it’s well maintained all-year-round.

Our guests expect premium dwellings, so you can rest assured that we go to great lengths to meet their expectations. In short, we’ll take good care of your property, ensuring its always in pristine condition. That’s one less thing for you to worry about.

3. Distinguished guests only
Unlike some rental online marketplaces, Villazzo guests are high-end clients with high standards. This varies from business professionals, to families and couples. As such, you can take comfort knowing that our guests are likeminded professionals.

Reassuringly, we get to know all our customers personally, ensuring we match them with the right property. When you work with us, you can relax knowing that your home is always in good hands.

4. Security
Your luxury vacation home is likely to be furnished with first-class art, premium products, and expensive furniture. With your property fully occupied and managed by our team, you don’t have to worry about safeguarding your assets. Our team make regular visits to each property to ensure standards are maintained and assets secure.

5. Trusted experience
We are established in the real-estate and luxury property management sector. Not just here in USA, but in all corners of the globe, from France to Costa Rica. We have an award-winning team of professionals, who understand the market, our customers and your personal needs as a property owner.

Founded by eCommerce pioneer Christian Jagodzinski, we have curated a strong reputation in the industry. Hundreds of homeowners trust us with their properties, just take a look at our online collection. We think you’ll be impressed.

6. Build your portfolio
Let us help you grow your real estate, and take the administration off your hands. With your luxury villa under our care, you’re free to grow your property portfolio, invest in new homes and grow your business. While there are no shortcuts to growth, our team can give you the most valuable gift back – your time.

So, what are you waiting for?

To learn more about Villazzo Realty and to start optimizing your property, get in touch with our team today at villazzorealty.com

The Luxury Touch of Concierge

December 28th, 2020

High-end holidays deserve high-end service. If you subscribe to the view that vacations should be special and memorable, then Villazzo is the perfect match for you.

Getting away and staying in a luxury villa is the best way to press pause on life and
give yourself a much-needed reboot. It’s also the time for decadence and indulgence without compromise

As purveyors of some of the best luxury home rental properties around the world, we know exactly what it takes to deliver a first-class stay. We call it the villa-hotel experience.

Intrigued to know more? Here’s why Villazzo leads the way in stylish and luxury travel experiences.

It starts at hello…
Before your vacation even starts, our team of professionals are working hard behind the scenes to get your luxury villa ready. Whatever your request, preference or desire, we can make it happen. From displaying your favorite flowers, to hiring luxury yachts and ensuring your favourite wine and cheese is fully stocked. We take care of all the small details that make a big difference.

Our team of connoisseurs
When you stay in one of our luxury vacation homes, not only do you get the keys to a world-class property, but you also get access to our 5 star concierge service for the entire length of your stay.

We invite you to call upon our team of experts to assist you. It’s what sets us apart from anyone else in the industry.

From award-winning chefs, to experimental mixologists and interior designers. Our concierge team can connect you to the best talent, so you can sink into your setting in style.

Housekeeping
As well as our concierge team, all Villazzo guests benefit from our professional cleaners. This means you’ll enjoy fresh laundry, and your property will be fully stocked with hotel-like amenities. So you can enjoy the privacy of your luxury villa, with all the perks of five-star hotel.

At this current time, we are paying even greater attention to deep cleaning properties and ensuring they are fully sanitized, for your wellbeing and comfort.

Upgraded moments
If you have a special occasion to celebrate, you can call upon our team to organize a standout experience for you. From gourmet chefs providing in-villa catering, to private golf lessons in the local area, as well as VIP bespoke tours of the city. Nothing is ever too much trouble, and with our black book of contacts, we can make any request a reality.

Butler Service
Enjoy our award-winning service around the clock, with access to our team of professionals. One of our most popular requests is our butler service. With your very own butler at your disposal, it adds that special touch to your stay. Available around the clock, our experienced butlers are well connected, to ensure you’re every request is taken care of.

Child-friendly services
We want you to feel at home from the minute you walk through our doors. This means taking care of all the extra details, like childcare, or one-on-one swimming lessons, or access to the hottest event in town. We can organize a host of activities and access for your family to enjoy in advance, or at a moment’s notice.

Transfers
We want you to have a seamless experience from the moment you arrive. We can collect your party from airports, cruise ports, and even helipads to ensure a slick and smooth transfer.

The best of the best
And finally, as you’d expect, we hand-pick the finest residences in the world for our guests. Once you step into our luxury villas, you’ll be surrounded by luxury – from our customer service to our amenities.

All our properties have state-of-the-art facilities, from gourmet kitchens, to heated pools, and rooftop terraces to waterside views.

Ready to level-up your vacation? Check out our award-winning properties today at Villazzo.com

GET BACK TO NATURE IN THESE FIVE DESTINATONS

December 8th, 2020

As the saying goes, the best things in life are free. And recently we’ve all come to realise that the simple beauty of nature is one of the greatest gifts we have.

This has given rise to a growing demand in ‘great outdoors’ holidays and time out in quiet, secluded destinations. However, that doesn’t mean that you need to forgo all the luxuries of modern living. In fact, many of our luxury home rentals are positioned in and near beauty spots, from soothing waterfront villas to eco-lodges in the rainforest.

So, what are you waiting for? Here’s five destinations with nature firmly on the agenda.

Costa Rica
An oasis of charm and beauty, Villa Octavia is the perfect embodiment of eco-living in the great outdoors. This twin-villa estate boasts an open-air living room, outdoor pools and sweeping views to wake up to every day. The location of Mal Pais is known for its achingly beautiful beaches – recently voted one of the best in the world by Forbes.

Bordeaux
As you’d expect from a leading wine-growing region, Bordeaux is drenched in beauty. Its vineyards stretch for miles, offering the perfect playground for adults to get lost in. Come for a walk, come to sample the local produce, or simply come to mooch around its chateaux’s and cobbled roads. Of course, being France’s wine capital, there’s plenty of great wines to knock back, or sip slowly from your Bordeaux luxury home rental.

Aspen
Aspen isn’t just for ski lovers. The chic resort is also a haven for outdoorsy types of all kind. Visit in the summer and you might be pleasantly surprised by the complete change of scenery inviting you to be at one with the world. Hike, bike, trail or kayak – there’s so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to begin.

Tuscany
Where pink sunsets meet green and yellow fields, Tuscany is just as you imagined it would be. The Italian countryside retreat may be home to some of the most recognizable artworks, statues and architecture, but its landscape is equally as enticing.

The countryside is best enjoyed from a Tuscany  luxury villa rental with plenty of room to lounge in. Take your time to discover the sights and vistas at a leisurely pace.

Turks and Caicos
If your idea of reconnecting with the world involves sun, sea and plenty of coral reef, then add the Turks and Caicos islands to your bucket list. This A-list favourite destination is steeped in beauty at every turn. Endless white sand beaches, azure blue waters and luxury villa rentals that you’ll never want to leave.

The scuba here is great, allowing you to discover the peace and tranquillity of its still waters. Why not hire a yacht and make the most of your stay? It’s all about sea life in the Caicos.

Get back to nature and get booking your luxury villa at Global Luxury Villas today.

BEST SEAFOOD DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE

November 25th, 2020

The cuisine in Europe is as diverse as its landscape. From the delicious street food of Greece, to the gelato of Italy, and tapas of Spain. Yet, one common theme you’ll see in most Mediterranean countries is seafood – or ‘fruit de la mer’ as the French like to call it.

With great weather, a proud fishing heritage, and many cities on the coast, it’s a given that seafood would be such a popular choice. Whether you’re planning to sizzle up dishes from your luxury vacation rental, or if you prefer to dine out, be sure to cast your net to these fabulous destinations in Europe.

Those that Cannes

Down in Saint-Tropez, fresh seafood is always catch of the day, and it’s always washed down with champagne! Whether it’s a casual fish soup for lunch, or grilled seabass with frites in the evening, there’s plenty of mouth-watering dishes to sample.

Leave your luxury Cannes rental for an evening stroll to its famous promenade waterfront. Here you will find the great and good mixing, and in typical French style – often over food and wine.

There’s no shortage of restaurants serving up delightful treats either. This includes the newly opened BFire at the infamous Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic. For something more established on the Cannes scene – Le Caveau 30 is a must, as is its bestselling bouillabaisse dish . If the restaurants sounds familiar, that’s because it’s a hit with A-listers, such as George and Amal Clooney, to name but a few…

Marbella

If you’ve heard the saying ‘No carbs before Marbs’, you’d be forgiven for thinking that this was anything but a foodie haven. But, you’d be wrong, because Marbella has some of the best restaurants in Spain, including a number of high-end eateries, for its discerning visitors.

The Marbella Club Grill is one such spot, that attracts a well-heeled crowd. With a menu as electric as its atmosphere, it never disappoints. Choose from popular delights such as Slow Cooked Red Prawn to the local catch of the day cooked on the firewood grill.

And, if your Marbella rental is positioned close to the harbour, you’ve lucked out, because there’s endless restaurants in the vicinity. This includes beachside favourites, Soleo Marbella Beach Club and Restaurante La Barca, serving fresh seafood with equally as sizzling views.

Mykonos

Once a sleeping fishing village, Mykonos town still remains a draw to those seeking freshly caught and beautifully seasoned seafood dishes.

Greece is all about discovering family-run tavernas tucked away down cobblestoned alleys, and there’s no place better than the Old Port for it. Kounelas Fish Tavern is one such hangout, where traditional Greek dishes are served without the frills and fuss. Do as the locals and order your meal with a side of lemon, bottle of Keo, and you’ll fit right in!

Or, for a modern Asian-fusion twist, be sure to book ahead at Nobu at the Belvedere, one of the top spots for fine-dining and mixing with the A-list that flock here. The menu is sushi heavy, with a highly impressive cocktail list for all those selfies you’re sure to take.

Global Luxury Villas offer luxury villas in a selection of leading destinations around the world.

FIVE OF THE BEST MOUNTAIN TRIPS IN THE WORLD

November 10th, 2020

There’s something marvellously rejuvenating about getting back to nature. Whether a walk in the woods, scaling a mountain, or hiking in the countryside, the great outdoors always provides the perfect backdrop for pressing reset on life. And we’ve all needed that of late.

However, with so many mountain destination to visit and conqueror, it can be hard to know where to begin. So, to help with your travels, we’ve selected five of our favourite global destinations for navigating the mountain tops. Whether you choose to camp under the stars, or hire your very own luxury Aspen rental, there’s something for everyone.

The Alpine Air of Aspen
Aspen tops the list of mountain destinations with good reason. Every year some 7.4 million tourists visit the famous resort, known for its world-class runs, high-end restaurants, and luxury facilities. Come in the winter to ski, or visit in the summer for outdoor pursuits like kayaking, hiking and cycling its trails. This is the place to stay for snow-capped mountains, crisp alpine air and luxury properties like Villa Kelsey, waiting for you at the foot of the mountains!

Tantalising Tuscany
The Italian region of Tuscany is known for its romantic setting of pink skies, rolling hills and flowing food and wine. No wonder it’s a popular choice for couples and newlyweds. If your idea of mountain-life involves being surrounded by great cuisine and hospitality, look no further than Tuscany. It’s the ideal location for pitch up with a picnic and enjoy the view.

The Unmistakable French Alps
Europe’s answer to Aspen, the French Alps span over eight countries, attracting visitors the world over. Most popular in winter, tourists come for the unbeatable ski. However, with a bustling atmosphere and plenty of after-hours high-jinx, it attracts just as many for the après-ski. Cosy up in your French Alps rental and enjoy the view… there’s a lot to take in.

The Peaks of North Carolina
If the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina could sing, they would tell you stories of their proud past. Inspiring a generation of bluegrass and country music, as well as explorers, photographers, artists and adventure seekers, it’s easy to see why. Breathtaking beauty is found at every turn, inviting you to discover the mountainous range for yourself. Hire a tour guide and explore the Blue Ridge Mountain region and all it has to offer.

Balearic Bliss in Ibiza
The less-trodden side of Ibiza, is one you don’t always hear about. Which makes Ibiza’s hillside even more mysterious and appealing to visit. It’s highest known point – Sa Talaia mountain – offers sweeping views out to sea and over to the idyllic island of Formentera. Whether you choose to bliss out and catch the sun, reconnect with your spiritual side, or practice yoga with a view, in Ibiza you can have it all. Complete your stay with an Ibiza villa rental, and you’ll be able to discover the magic of the island at your leisure.

To book your luxury villa vacation in the most revered mountain retreats, visit Villazzo today.

MIAMI FESTIVALS ALL YEAR LONG

October 23rd, 2020

If you’re looking for a year-round destination where there’s always something fun going on, add Miami to your list.

With a subtropical climate, beautiful beaches, a buzzing nightlife and plenty of luxury Miami villas to choose from, it’s easy to see why it’s a crowd pleaser.

Sure, most who visit come for the charms of South Beach and all it has to offer. But time your travels well, and you might just coincide your visit with one of the big festivals taking place.

Here’s just a few of the most-loved events that hold a permanent fixture in the Miami calendar.

Rolling Loud (February)
Bringing music to the masses, Rolling Loud is a highlight in the Miami music calendar. Taking place over three days, the festival has recently gone global, but the Miami stage remains the highlight. Artists who have graced the stage range from Travis Scott to Post Malone. Oh, and did we mention, it’s the biggest hip-hop festival in the world!?

Miami International Boat Show (February)
Sailing into February, the Miami Boat Show is always a great way to start the year. Here, the sailing fraternity come together to ogle at superyachts in all their glory. It’s also great for networking, closing sales and corporate gatherings. As such the city can get quite busy at this time, so book your Miami villa rental in earnest.

South Beach Food and Wine Festival (February)
It’s no secret that Miami has some of the best chefs and first-class restaurants in the world. Fusing influences from Cuba to Cancun, New York to Tokyo, it’s a celebration of world cuisine at its best.

Bringing this all together, the SoBe Food and Wine Festival is a must for any self-respecting foodie. Attracting over 65,000 hungry mouths, the annual event showcases the gastronomic delights that come together to make South Beach so special. The festival is laid-back and fun… but be sure to arrive hungry!

Winter Music Festival (March)
Now in its 35th year, the Miami Winter Music Conference owns the title of top electronic dance gathering. Attracting the holy grail of DJs, everyone from Pete Tong to Roger Sanchez have attended. Industry schmoosing aside, the festival sets the tone for the summer ahead, previewing tracks and throwing parties for fellow music-aficionados.

Whether it’s a rooftop pop-up or superyacht soiree, events are held all over town. With luxury and decadence high on the menu, be sure to impress and book your luxury Miami vacation home in advance – check out Villa Kayla for inspiration.

Pride (March/April)
Miami’s cosmopolitan vibe makes it the perfect choice for Pride weekend come the end of winter. This is one of the largest party gatherings for the LGBTQ community, with an upbeat welcoming vibe and plenty of sass!

South Beach Seafood Festival (October)
With its privileged coastal position, Miami is the perfect setting for great seafood. The city celebrates this like no other at its annual Seafood Festival. Think giant stone crabs drenched in lime and chilli dressing, cocktail parties on yachts, and live music at Lummus Park. It’s a fun gathering that feeds the body and soul, all in one.

Art Basel (December)
For nearly twenty years now, Art Basel has been synonymous with Miami, as one of the foremost art events in the calendar. Bringing an international crowd of art lovers, Miami Beach plays host to over 70,000 visitors that come. Planning ahead is essential, especially if you want to scoop one of the top villas in Miami that get snapped up quickly. It’s never too early to reserve your pass, get on the VIP list, and start getting into the Basel vibe.

Villazzo has an exclusive collection of luxury villa rentals in Miami, in all the prime locations for its calendar of events.

TRENDING HONEYMOON DESTINATIONS FOR 2020/2021

October 14th, 2020

There’s no greater holiday of your life, than a honeymoon. So, when it comes to booking the ultimate get-away, you’ll want the ultimate in decadence.

From booking your luxury villa rental, to a chauffeur-driven carriage, there’s nothing too grand for such an important vacation.

There’s just the small matter of choosing where to go.

In the coming year, the emphasis will be on destinations that celebrate the great outdoors, sustainable living, and natural beauty with plenty of space. Inspired by this, here’s four of the top honeymoon destinations bang on trend.

Beautiful Saint Barth
Watch the sun go down over Pointe Milou and clink champagne glasses from the comfort of your St Barts Villas. There’s romance at every turn in St Barths, making it one of the leading destinations for honeymooners. As well as offering glamour and style, there’s plenty of secluded places for enjoying privacy.

You’ll never tire of its iconic beaches either, let alone the breathtaking views. Head to the world-famous Saint-Jean Beach, and the white sand of Colombier beach for some of them. And when you’re all beached-out, there’s plenty of private superyachts to watch the sunset go down from a different angle.

Good Times in the Turks and Caicos
Known for its postcard-perfect views, impossibly soft sand, and some of the finest restaurants in tranquil surroundings, take your honeymoon to the Turks and Caicos.

Here it’s all about coral life, as you soak in the aqua-blue seas and discover a new found love for suba diving! There’s some 40 islands to explore after all.

With some of the best luxury villas located in and around Grace Bay beach, and with world-class eateries such as The Shore Club and Pink Bar at Wymara, you won’t be stuck for entertainment either.

Costa Rica Vibes
If you’re looking for a far-flung honeymoon that delivers on beauty, beach and the great outdoors, consider Costa Rica. This beautiful country is raw and rugged, awaiting your discovery.

There’s also some outstanding eco-friendly Costa Rica rentals that set the standard in modern living. If you’re into sustainability, this is the perfect destination to start your married life.

Drench yourself in nature, and unwind in the natural beauty of its exotic rainforests, never too far from a beach. If you’re not one for sitting still, you can enjoy days out hiking, biking, and exploring ancient ruins, as well as taking to the waters to surf – a local favourite pastime. Then of course there’s the food, which is an entire chapter in itself!

If you like your vacations varied and exciting, Costa Rica ticks all the boxes.

The Romantic Riviera
When you think of romantic destinations, France almost always tops the list. There’s nowhere quite like it for glorious food, heavenly weather and stunning sea views. Top that with bijou touches at every turn, and it’s answer to all your honeymoon dreams. Whether you choose to tuck yourself away in your French Riviera luxury home rental, or venture out to explore this chic coastal destination, it’s a timeless classic for newlywed couples.

Visit Global Luxury Villas for a host of VIP villas, perfect for your special honeymoon!

CHILL OUT IN THESE LEADING WINTER DESTINATIONS

September 29th, 2020

There’s nothing quite like fresh alpine air, the chill and thrill of the slopes, and snow-capped mountains covered in powder. And snuggled up in your luxury home rental, watching the snow fall outside is a cosy place to be.

It’s no surprise therefore, that there’s a growing number of jet-set travellers flocking to the hills to get back to nature.

If you’re one of these, or if you’re even flirting with the idea, here’s three fabulous winter destinations for cold weather fans…

Ontario, Canada
Depending on the time of year you visit, there’s a varying landscape and terrain to enjoy in Ontario. Avoid summer when it’s at peak humidity, and visit in the winter months (December to March) to enjoy sparkling beauty and breathtaking scenery. From the comfort of your luxury villa rental, you can commute to the nearby ski and snow resorts, for excellent runs for adrenaline junkies. Head to Blue Mountain, where Collingwood is a popular choice being the highest ski resort in the region.

Closer to the ground, the still and often frozen lakes of Ontario, are a sight to behold. They also make a great place for hiking and amateur photographers.

Courchevel, France
There’s something undeniably magical about the French Alps. If you’re looking for winter fun with all the frills, it’s time to head to the slopes. Come in December for a winter wonderland and guaranteed white Christmas, and complete your trip with a top-notch villa rental. Or, for tranquil times, March and April tend to be quieter with it being low season.

One of the major attractions, world-class ski runs aside, is the after-hours party scene, set to a backdrop of mountain tops. Courchevel village and Courchevel 1850 are where it’s at, with plenty of apres-ski, karaoke bars, and top-quality restaurants to make your stay special.

Aspen, USA
Seducing all the senses, this year-round destination changes with the season. So, if you’re visiting for your winter fix of snow, be sure to come between December and February, when the powder is fresh and slopes are in full swing.

With it being a popular time to visit, be sure to book your Aspen villa rental in good time. You won’t be disappointed with this family-friendly destination, that brings a touch of style and glamour to slopestyle living.

If you want to reconnect with the world, head backcountry on a remote run for unapparelled snow. Or if you’re here for the action, hang out with friends in one of the many buoyant bars and restaurants dotted around the centre.

Snowmass, one of the favourite resorts, is a four-mountain destination for all levels of skier. But, even if you’re not a fan of the slopes, you’ll find plenty to do, including zip-lining in the Lost Forest and bike riding in Elk Camp nearby. Or, if you come early in the season (September) you might be in time for a refreshing gondola ride down the lake.

Book your next winter vacation with Global Luxury Villas, and choose from some of the best luxury vacation homes available.

BEST BRUNCH SPOTS IN MIAMI

September 18th, 2020

As a melting pot of cultures, Miami benefits from some of the best chefs in the world. Whether for private hire in your Miami villa, or the many cafés and restaurants in town, it’s often said that Miami is a haven for foodies.

But it’s not just all neon lights and late night-jinx, there’s a whole host of exciting brunch spots maximizing the daytime beauty of the city. If you’re wondering where to meet up with friends, or just enjoy a casual mid-day brunch, here’s five of the best dining spots.

Three

Miami does upscale dining particularly well, and Three at the Wynwood Hotel is one of the best weekend spots (11am-3pm). If you’re looking for a smart downtown restaurant, this eatery serves up inspired brunch options with a Miami-Mexican twist. Try out the Huevos Rancheros ‘Miami style’ or ‘Oysters on the half shelf’ for something truly memorable. This stylish joint is as perfect for romantic dates as it is for family visits. Be sure to come!

News Café

It’s easy to see why the News Café was Gianni Versace’s favorite brunch spot. Teetering over South Beach, it’s a natural sun trap, as well as hip hangout. There’s no place better to sip on a smoothie and watch the world go by Perfectly placed on Ocean Drive, it’s easy to step out of your villa rental Miami and find a cozy table for late breakfast or early lunch.

The menu is plentiful, including hearty salads, eggs benedict or fruit platters to get you in the sunshine mood!

Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply

Is it the morning after the night before? Then roll out of your pad and swing into Sweet Liberty for a calorific punch to keep you going! The epic ‘Big Breakfast Sandwich’ is a local favorite, or if you’re feeling a tad guilty, the ‘Cauliflower Nachos’ are a happy alternative. A cross between a daytime club and old fashioned American diner, this is a Sunday institution for those in the know. Open from 12 onwards, it keeps the fun vibes going with throwback tunes to drown out any emerging hangovers.

Le Zoo

For all the healthy brunch vibes, Le Zoo is designed for those who like pushing salad around their plate in style. Fresh seafood, creative egg dishes and variations of smashed avocado feature heavily on the menu, as well as of course a ton of salad choices. Popular with ladies that lunch, it’s conveniently close to Bal Harbor shops and many of the Miami villas the area has to offer. Watch out, this could become an expensive brunch!

The Deck at Island Gardens

Sweeping waterfront views to rival your Miami villa, and a jet-set crowd of well-heeled clientele – that’s what you can expect from The Deck. This is somewhat reminiscent of your favorite private yacht club, in no small part owing to its close proximity to the marina.

If you’re a seafood-lover then add this to your brunch bucket list. There’s also a decadent weekend three-course brunch offer, including seasonal soups and dim sum.

Villazzo leads the way in luxury villa rentals around the world, to learn more, get in touch now.

YOGA RETREATS AROUND THE WORLD

September 10th, 2020

With the recent turn in events, experts predict that we’ll all be seeking out wellness travel much more in the future. So, if getting back to nature, and learning to embrace a slower pace of life is high on your agenda, here’s some yoga destinations to consider, including our pick of Miami, Mykonos and Costa Rica villas.

Regardless of whether you’re an amateur or professional, yoga can be enjoyed just about anywhere. From the sandy shores of Greece, to hillside retreats of Costa Rica and glamour of Miami Beach. Here we delve into three of the best yoga destinations around the world.

Costa Rica
The practice of yoga is about body, spirit and mind, and no destination better embraces all three than Costa Rica. With luscious greenery, world-class beaches and a commitment to sustainable travel, the country is leading the way in progressive vacationing. Find any coastal get-away off the beaten track, and you’re sure to find a preserved part of the world for a spot of morning yoga.

For the ultimate in exclusivity, one of our favorite retreats is Villa Kamala. Not only is this eco-friendly Costa Rica villa hidden in the privacy of the rainforest, but it also comes with its own movement and yoga teacher. Designed around its natural habitat, Kamala offers a zen-like paradise for practicing all those ‘downward dog’ and ‘plank’ moves.

Miami
A city of two halves; one being its bright lights and after hours fun, the other is its wellbeing commitment. There’s endless locations for morning, lunch, or sunset yoga. The golden stretch of Miami Beach is a popular choice, although may enjoy the privacy of their own luxury Miami villa tuning in to remote yoga classes from the comfort of their App. With its own waterfront and dock, Villa Valentina is the perfect choice.

There’s also no end of free yoga classes to enjoy, including Bayfront Park, Coconut Grove and sunrise and sunset classes on Third Street of South Beach. Or, if you prefer inside workouts, then try one of the many world-class yoga studios in the city, including holistic studios – I Am Equilibrium and the Miami Life Center to name a few.

Greece
When it comes to getting back to nature, Greece is most definitely the word! Fresh mountain air, mixed with the sweet scent of orange groves, and pine leaf trees, combine to create a natural oasis for rest and relaxation. Couple this with the gentle lapping of the Aegean Sea, and it’s the perfect formula for a mindful break.

With as many as 227 inhabited Greek islands, you’re spoilt for choice. However, Mykonos is certainly worthy of a visit. Known for its high-end luxury, vibrant beaches and exclusive luxury villas for rent Mykonos, you’ll find yourself right at home.

Do like the A-listers, and tuck yourself away in a luxury villa with a private instructor to come to your door for personal workouts. In the quiet area of Ftelia beach, Villa Calypso is the perfect choice, offering a mesmerizing backdrop for all those yoga moves you’ll be trying out.

Global Luxury Villas offer luxury villas in a selection of leading destinations around the world.