Unique Villa Rentals for Your Next Vacation
Looking for something a little different for your next vacation? Take a peek at these unique villa rentals, featuring interesting back-stories, one-of-a-kind amenities, and exceptional locations.2015-12-28
Maybe you’re tired of going to the same spot every single year, or perhaps you’re planning a special getaway that needs something…extra. If you’re looking for that special vacation spark, take a peek at these unique villa rentals, featuring interesting back-stories, one-of-a-kind amenities, and exceptional locations. When you stay in these extra-special homes, your next vacation will be anything but ordinary.
Vacation in James Bond’s Birthplace
Escape to the birthplace of the one and only James Bond! Author Ian Fleming penned his famous 007 novels in this 15-acre retreat located directly on a private soft-sand beach. Fleming delighted in “the blazing sunshine, natural beauty and the most healthy life I could live.” Discover your own inspiration in the breathtaking scenery, or simply relax and recharge in your private paradise.
The estate consists of the original 3-bedroom Ian Fleming Villa, complete with a bar and spacious entertainment room, and two 1-bedroom poolside cottages, each with their own private patio and outdoor shower. Each bedroom even has its own signature GoldenEye clawfoot outdoor tub. With secluded caves and intimate beach coves, the atmosphere is perfect for a couples retreat, but families and friends will be equally delighted in this Jamaican gem.
Stay in an Art & Antique Masterpiece
Villa Carlota was constructed by a family whose dream was to create a home filled with art and antiques collected during their travels around the world. The home itself is an architectural masterpiece, with a French terracotta tile roof, mahogany doors and windows, and Italian rojo alicante marble bathtubs. You’ll find Raffles East India fans hanging from the ceiling, local artist-made light fixtures in the bedrooms, and handcrafted cabinetry in the kitchen.
The villa complex consists of 5 bedrooms in 3 separate pavilions perched on a hilltop over Peter Bay, offering a unique open-air atmosphere that takes full advantage of St. John’s breathtaking scenery. A sublime infinity pool blends into the 180-degree view, and a marble wet bar offers poolside libations. Relax in the hot tub pavilion or sunbathe on the expansive main terrace, where colorful sunsets greet you at each day’s end.
Hide Away in Your Own Private Provo
The island of Providenciales, a.k.a Provo, in Turks and Caicos is a beloved tourist destination for its gorgeous beaches and clear turquoise water. Stay away from the crowds in your own private piece of Provo: Villa Prima, a gorgeous retreat just feet from Taylor Bay Beach.
Villa Pima offers 4 bedrooms, a private infinity pool, private spa, and fitness room. Expansive outdoor lounging areas – including multiple porches, terraces, and a sunbathing platform located directly on the water – allow you to relax in utmost luxury and seclusion. If you do decide to venture outside of your villa, Grace Bay Beach, widely regarded the best beach in the world, is just a short 15-minute drive away.
Rent a Florentine Loft
Escape with your loved one to this charming 1-bedroom apartment ideally located in the Florence, just steps from Piazza Santa Croce. The unique space combines the luxury of a newly renovated building with the traditional atmosphere of Florence’s historical center.
The Loft includes a comfortable queen size sofa bed, so you can bring family or double up for a romantic couples retreat. The apartment’s large windows provide gorgeous views of the piazza, and the city’s many restaurants, museums, cafes and shops are right outside your door. Rent a car to explore the nearby cities of Siena or Rome, or explore the vineyards and rolling hills of the surrounding Tuscan countryside.