Tips for Planning Your Summer Villa Vacation

We're rounding out our top insider travel tips and advice for planning and creating the perfect summer villa vacation that will elevate and exceed your expecations.

Ready, set, summer starts…now! At Villas of Distinction, we’re thrilled to offer an incredible portfolio of world-class escapes designed to transform ordinary summer vacations into something truly extraordinary. Whether you want to stay stateside for an all-American getaway (with no passport required!), or you’d prefer for something tropical – or even overseas – we have your summer villa vacation ready and waiting for you. The only thing left to do is pick the perfect location and villa.

Bonavista - Gibbes Beach, Barbados // 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms

Choosing the Right Location 

From the beaches of Turks & Caicos to the rolling hills of Tuscany, pink sands of Barbados, and beyond, our villas span over 50 destinations across the globe. That means there’s something for everyone and for every preference. If you’re hoping for bright lights and the big city, New York or Paris might be for you. If you’re thinking more along the lines of a world-class golf getaway like that of the pros, Jamaica might be the right fit. Whatever your preferences, we have you covered.

Finding the Right Villa

The art of the villa vacation is that it’s always the right fit. Whether you’re enjoying a family reunion abroad with multiple generations, taking a trip with little ones to the beach, or you’re looking for a secluded luxury getaway, we have everything you need and more. Need cribs? Check. Hoping for mobility options for those less able? Check. Full staffs able to bear with dietary restrictions? We can take care of that, too. The sky (or the sea) is the limit.

And when we say that no request is too big or too small, we mean it. Your wish is our demand.

Planning the Perfect Escape

Villa vacations – or any great vacations, for that matter – take careful planning, and our dedicated Villa Specialists and award-winning Concierge Team are standing by to help you craft the ultimate escape. Of course, however, there are things to consider on your end, as well. Here are a few of our favorite tips of villa vacation planning:

  • Are you heading out of the country? Make sure that your passport isn’t too close to expiration and, if it is, renew it early to ensure the smoothest travels.
  • If you hope to dive into local culture in earnest, excursions and getaways can be planned well in advance. Be sure to reach out to your personal Villa Concierge, and they’ll be happy to help you arrange the perfect experiences.
  • Take care of car rentals and expedited transfers before you travel. Again, your Villa Concierge will be happy to assist you in creating a smooth and memorable escape from start to finish.

So, if a summer villa vacation is in the cards for you, get ready for the most memorable adventure of your life. Take advantage of incredible villa values, and be sure to book soon because our popular summer escapes are booking out fast.