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LUXURY MIAMI – WHERE TO STAY, EAT AND PLAY THIS FEBRUARY

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

February is the perfect time to visit Miami. Not just for the weather, it’s the time of year the well-heeled descend to South Beach for two of the most decadent events in the calendar; the Miami International Boat Show and SoBe Wine & Food Festival.

With all the soirees to attend, you’ll want to ensure that you’re staying in the best luxury rental Miami has to offer. Top of the list is Villazzo – a private collection of luxury Miami villas offering unrivalled five-star treatment.

Villazzo offers a premium service, providing the complete luxury of a five-star hotel in the privacy of your own space. From fresh linen and fruit baskets to a fully stocked mini bar and a selection of exclusive wines and cigars, making it a home-from-home with an added touch of sparkle.

Impressive Miami

Christian Jagodzinski, President & Founder of Villazzo, said: “Miami is the place to impress and be impressed and we have a selection of the very finest Miami luxury house rentals in the heart of the action this February. We transform each villa to meet the needs of our individual guests, going even further than the best hotels in the world. It’s the only way to experience Miami in style.”

For discerning readers, we have handpicked two of the most high-profile events in the Miami calendar for the month of February. The Boat Show never fails to impress with its elite collection of boats and yachts from around the world, while the Sobe Wine & Food Festival celebrates the greatest local and international chefs, tantalizing taste buds with the finest food and wine pairings.

Wonders of the Water

Decadence is the word when it comes to the International Boat Show, taking place (February 15-19) at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin. Here’s three super yachts you won’t want to miss…

Grace E Perini Navi

One of the greatest boats on show, the Grace E Perini Navi, is also one of the eco-friendliest. Standing proud at 240 feet tall she features a full spa, wellness deck and state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Showcased by Fraser Yachts, it’s an architectural delight not to be missed (Visit IG, Slip 26).

Mine Games

Crafted by Italian builder Benetti, Mine Games is one of the finest designs. Accommodating up to 12 guests, it’s the ultimate ‘boys toy’ offering a touch and go helipad, baby grand piano and Quantum at Rest Zero Speed Stabilizers to boot. (Visit IG; Slip 1).

Skyfall

At 190 feet tall, Skyfall packs a powerful punch with its sleek sophisticated exterior, finished with an equally elegant interior. With its very own helipad and accommodation for up to 17 guests, it’s no surprise it’s valued at nearly $29 million dollars. (Entrance 2; Brokerage 277-288, 291-299A)

Wine & Dine

Showcasing the greatest culinary delights and masterful dishes from celebrity chefs, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival descends on Miami (February 21-25). From private tastings to late night parties, it’s hard to know where it begins and ends. Which is why we’ve handpicked three of the best events to attend below.

Miami Exclusive Chef – Michael Schwartz

Celebrated local Chef Michael Schwartz teams up with Hawaiian-born and West Coast trained, Chef Ravi Kapur and Chef Derek Dammann from Maison Publique in Montréal, to create a cross-country dining experience, complete with Champagne Henriot. (February 22 at Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink)

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Harking back to the golden days of a bygone era, the ‘Wine Spectator’s Best of the Best’ event is hosted at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Widely considered to be one of the finest wine tasting events of the festival, there are more than 100 wines paired with exquisite dishes from 60 national chefs. From aperitif to dessert, it’s a true celebration of the grape! (February 23 at Fontainebleau Miami Beach)

Exclusive Kosher Dining

Four of the most coveted names in dining come together to host an exclusive evening of modern middle-eastern cuisine. From Tel Aviv chef Jonathan Borowitz along with local Michael Solomonov, Chef Justin Smillie and Chef Jenn Louis from Portland present a modern family-style feast inspired by local traditions. This event is Glatt Kosher under the strict supervision of Rabbi Chaim Lipskar of The Shul of Downtown Miami. (February 22, Rok Family Shul, Chabad Downtown Jewish Center).

Secure your place

Enjoy Miami as it’s meant – in true style, staying at a Villazzo luxury villa, and let our exclusive concierge book your ticket to these unmissable events. Find out more at Villazzo or Global Luxury Villas.

Complimentary Chauffeur Service with your 5-star Stay!

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Top 5 Things to Do In St Tropez this July

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

 

School is out, temperatures are soaring and the glamorous vacation destination of St Tropez is buzzing with energy. Known as a playground for the rich and famous, there is much to choose from, so we have selected our Top 5 cultural events we think should be on your radar this July. Whether you are inspired by art, sports or music, St Tropez promises to delight. Enjoy the small town-feel and soak in the ambiance of this gem of a town on the French Riviera.

Top 5 Things to Do In St Tropez this July

  1. July 14-16 Classic Tennis Tour St Tropez 

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Head to the Port and enjoy two days of exhibition matches. This year’s program features Mats Wilander, Sergui Bruguera, Marat Safin, Ilie Nastase, Michael Llodra and Mansour Bahrami.

  1. July 14 Vernissage Pablo Picasso Exhibition St Tropez at Salle Jean Despas

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Photographers Edward Quinn, Jean-Jacques Lartigue and André Villers create an amazing exhibition about the talented artist. During this exhibition, you will also be able to discover a unique collection of original ceramics created by Picasso himself.

  1. July 7-17 International Polo Cup St Tropez 

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This annual polo competition is held in Gassin, a small town just outside of St Tropez. Spectators flock to the tournament not only to watch the best international matches in this high-end venue , but also to enjoy the club’s exceptionally breath-taking location on the peninsula of Saint-Tropez.

  1. Fête nationale du 14 juillet   

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Come out to celebrate this national holiday with all the family. Enjoy activities all throughout the night and end the evening with fireworks over the sea.

  1. July 15-July 30: Tom Jones and other evening concerts at the Citadelle 

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From July 15 to 30, nine major artists will take the stage in a magical setting on the top of St Tropez. Enjoy a variety of music, ranging from electro to rap to world music.

 

Make Mom’s day with a Complimentary Day Cruise!

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Treat mom to the day out that she deserves! Bring the whole family to a day cruise on board a luxury yacht charter and toast to the occasion while cruising across the smooth waters of Biscayne Bay.

Don’t miss your opportunity to indulge all the moms in your family and celebrate in style. VIP treatment that the whole family can enjoy as well sounds dreamy!

Come aboard and enjoy a 8 hour cruise on the Legend & Soul Power Cat, complimentary when you book a minimum three night stay, 5 star VillaHotel booking at any Miami villa during the month of May.

Built by Italian yard Rodriquez, this 62 ft Legend & Soul Power Cat has plenty to offer for a relaxing day at sea:

  • 13 passengers maximum
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 master bedroom with a queen size bed
  • 2 vip bedrooms with a queen size bed
  • 3 bathrooms
Your VillaHotel experience includes a lifestyle organized by your own private Hotel Manager and his expert team of hand-picked and uniformed staff whom we train in-house to pamper you. Don’t miss your opportunity to indulge all the moms in your family and celebrate in style! Contact us at villas@villazzo.com to book now and assure availability, and let Villazzo take care of the details.

Availability:
May 1 – May 15
Villa Only Rate:
$7,100 / night (only available for extended stays)
with 3 star VillaHotel Service:
$8,300 / night
with 4 star VillaHotel Service:
$9,300 / night
with 5 star VillaHotel Service:
$11,400 / night