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ESCAPE THE CITY AND HIT THE BEACH THIS SUMMER!

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
Beach

Summer is officially here in all its glory and it’s time to book that much deserved get-away! For those of us that work in the city, an escape to the beach with a luxury villa rental may be just the tonic you need from overload burnout. Research has found that taking a vacation is good for your performance at work. That’s not all, there’s many health benefits associated with going to the beach, from the minerals in sea water to the calmness of the environment.

As if you needed an excuse to hit the beach, we’ve made it even easier, picking out our favorite global gateways for the ultimate relaxation. Just add a luxury villa rental in to the mix and you’ve got the perfect recipe for a five-star break!

Shell in a Caribbean Sea

St Barths – for Nothing but Beaches!

Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, St Barths takes pride of price with 14 picture postcard perfect beaches to discover. Amongst its most famous is Shell Beach in Gustavia – a great location for cliff jumping, snorkeling and cave diving. For a polar opposite experience, Flamands is not just the largest beach on the island, but one of the most pristine with stretches of glorious white sand. This is the go-to beach for sunbathing and romantic walks. It’s also within easy reach of Villa Liliana in nearby Anse des Cayes, providing all the trappings of a St Barths luxury vacation home with your own private pool to plunge in to.

Grace Bay

Turks & Caicos – for Beach Life at its Best

Swap the hustle and bustle of city living for the ultimate chill in the Turks & Caicos. Home to 40 coral islands, leading luxury villas, shops, restaurants and beaches for days, this is luxury living at its best! Grace Bay is probably the most known beach, boasting 12 miles of unadulterated bliss. While Long Beach Bay has all the right ingredients for the perfect beach – privacy, turquoise waters and impossibly white sand. For a great escape with complete tranquility offering some of the most decadent yet exclusive luxury villa rentals on the island, look no further.

Palm trees on the beach

Palm Beach – for Beach Within City Limits

Known for its glitzy upscale settings, providing the bliss of beach within city limits, South Florida seduces with its luxurious surroundings. Palm Beach is popular with holidaymakers seeking the refuge of the beach, but with boutique shops, restaurants and all the benefits of city life within reach. Like something out of Baywatch, Oceanfront Park Beach is one of the closest beach settings, complete with its own lifeguards, as well as beach chair rental. With so much space to enjoy, this is a great destination if you’re looking for a large luxury vacation house too.

So, there you have it, three of the most seductive, exclusive and charming beaches for when you want to escape the city.

For luxury villa rentals within reach of the best beaches in the world, book your get-away now with Global Luxury Villas.

FOUR SPOTS FOR REST, RELAXTION AND TOTAL LUXURY

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

It’s that time of year again when thoughts turn to a vacation for some much-needed time out. More than just topping up your tan, rest and relaxation is imperative for productivity and rejuvenation. As such, wellbeing travel has come to the fore in recent years, with stunning spas, tranquil luxury villa rentals and revitalising settings to help aid the ‘R&R’ process.

However, the ultimate break requires the ultimate retreat, and to help inspire, we’ve compiled our top four luxury destinations for those seeking chic chill.

Tuscany

Tuscany, Italy

Picture postcard views of rolling hills, vast vineyards and sun-kissed skies make Tuscany one of the most idyllic settings for a relaxing break. For those that enjoy unwinding through art, there’s plenty of landscape to paint, while those who enjoy cultural walks or love Italian cuisine are spoilt for choice. If seclusion is what you’re after, then its remoteness makes it highly desirable. Luxury villa rentals in Tuscany are often nestled in rugged mountains and charming countryside retreats.

Ibiza

Ibiza, Spain

Where party and peace come together in natural harmony. The spectacular island of Ibiza is home to some of the most luxurious villa rentals offering elegance, beauty and the ultimate in chill. Without having to leave your property you can soak up the sun, lounge by a salt water pool and enjoy sundowners with the best view in the house. The island also has its fair share of secluded coves, fitness retreat and detox camps, as well as the blissful island of Formentera awaiting your discovery.

Ontario

Ontario, Canada

When it comes to getting away from it all, Ontario offers an exciting alternative from the daily grind. By night, luxurious lodges provide the perfect setting to unwind, while the great outdoors await discovery by day. Spanning 400 acres, High Park is a great starting point to explore with nature all around. Of course, most tourists come for the Great Lakes – some 250,000 in total, offering undeniable tranquility while getting back to nature at the same time.

St Barth’s, Caribbean

When only five-star pampering will do, bathe in the complete luxury and transformative settings of St Barth’s. Alcove beaches with pristine white sand and calm aqua waters offer unrivalled views for beach lovers, or you may prefer to sip cocktails from the privacy of your own pool. St Barth’s, after all, is known for its high-end heavenliness, with luxury vacation homes, daytime yoga sessions and divine eateries awaiting your visit.

If you’re in search of sun, sea and luxury, then Global Luxury Villas to discover your dream vacation today!

STAR-STUDDED HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS FOR 2018

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

The world may be your oyster, but when it comes to booking the luxury vacation rental of your dreams, it can be hard to know where to start.

Which is why we’ve compiled a list of exquisite locations for the year ahead, picked by those who know luxury better than anyone else – celebrities! From the fresh air of Colorado, to the sun kissed shores of St Barth’s, here’s some of the hottest destinations on the A-list map.

luxury vacation rental

St. Barths

Known as “the St Tropez of the Caribbean”, this French-speaking island is known for its picture-postcard beaches, designer shops and celebrity clientele.

Thinking of paying a visit? You’re in good company. Beyonce and Jay-Z, Orlando Bloom, Rihanna, and most recently Cindy Crawford, are just some of the stars that have been spotted “chez” Barths.

With lavish luxury villas to rent and hillside pools to unwind it, this is the perfect island for relaxation and seclusion. Be sure to do as A-listers and visit La Langouste in Flamands Bay for extraordinary seafood, followed by a walk around Gustavia harbor to ogle at the jaw-dropping yachts.

Aspen luxury vacation rental

Aspen

What do Bella Hadid, Stella McCartney and Elton John all have in common? Their love of Aspen, of course!

The fresh mountain air, alluring après ski and plenty of outdoor adventure, make it a popular haven for the jet set, with luxury chalet rentals a prerequisite.

With award-winning runs for ski, sledge and snowboarding by day, and warm cozy nights in by the fire at night, it makes a particular favorite during the holidays. With any luck, you may even bump in to Mariah Carey on the slopes.

Ibiza luxury vacation rental

Ibiza

From Kim and Kanye, to Kate Moss and friends, Ibiza’s the place to see and be seen. If you can’t afford to take a private jet like Cristiano Ronaldo, you may prefer to moor up alongside the other superyachts in town, like Simon Cowell.

Always attracting an A-list crowd and superstar DJs like Calvin Harris, Ibiza Town is the place for a pre-party drink and bite to eat. However, this island is all about the beach and there’s plenty to pick from, including Cala Salada, Las Salinas and the nearby idyllic island of Formentera – a favorite with Noel Gallagher.

For the true Ibiza experience though, only a luxury rental villa perching off a hillside cliff will do!

Mallorca luxury vacation rental

Mallorca

A haven for the glitterati since the 50s, Mallorca has welcomed legends such as Fred Astaire and Ava Gardner, along with Tom Cruise and Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones to its golden shores.

Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, excellent golf courses, secluded bays and top-notch restaurants, this beautiful Balearic island is a timeless destination. Santa Catalina is a popular spot for five-star dining, while Bar Abaco is the place to star-gaze, in more ways than one!

Finally, no trip is complete without a trip to Puerto Portals, where you might even bump in to Bill Gates on his mega yacht.

St. Tropez luxury vacation rental

St. Tropez

This chilled out get-away has long been a favorite with the jet set community, since it offers tranquility and hillside retreats to escape to. Made famous by Brigitte Bardot in the film ‘And God Created Women’, a string of celebrities has been known to visit this beautiful coastal resort, including the Kardashians, Leonardo DiCaprio and supermodel Naomi Campbell. This is one place where lounging on your super-yacht is the best way to blend in!

To book your luxury holiday villa, visit Global Luxury Villas to discover your dream escape today.

This Just In: Villazzo launches St Barth Collection

Sunday, February 19th, 2017
Stay tuned for more news about our expanding luxury villa portfolio,
we promise blue skies ahead with Villazzo!