Taste the Hidden Secrets of Burgundy

For those staying at villas in France, wine tastings are as common as croissants, but some regions are picking up their production and bottling impeccable libations.

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Hidden Swimming Spot in Cancun

2015-12-28

Anyone who's ever stayed in Mexican villas can tell you about the white sand beaches, lush rainforests and unbelievable underwater world - but little did they know about a small, hidden sinkhole just a few miles inland that mystified the Mayans thousands of years ago.

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It’s a Free-for-Fall! Luxury Last-Minute Villas Offering Free Nights

2015-12-28

There’s still time to escape to a villa this fall – and with free nights added to your stay, why wouldn’t you?

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Spa Tips: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

2015-12-28

Spas at luxury rentals provide lasting skin enhancing treatments and are a great way for you to unwind after a long day of sightseeing.

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The Beach at Its Best: Villas in the Caribbean’s Top Beach Destinations

2015-12-28

The best beach locales in the Caribbean – Anguilla, Barbados, St. Martin – are (not surprisingly) home to some of our top villas.

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Eat Akamai in Hawaiian Villas

2015-12-28

If you're staying in Hawaiian villas, here's an insider's scoop on how the locals have eaten "akamai" (smart) for decades.

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Adventure Time: Villas & Destinations for Active Travelers

2015-12-28

Relaxing? Yes – but these villas also add options for activity, adventure and exploration.

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The Best Golf Courses in Italy

2015-12-28

Golfers renting Italian villas this summer will be pleased to know that some of the best links in Europe are located just around the corner from their luxury accommodations.

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Resort Villas: Your Ticket to the Paradise – Your Way

2015-12-28

If you’re searching for a stunning villa getaway that offers the best of both worlds – the luxury and amenities of a five-star hotel with the privacy of a villa rental – a Resort Villa might just be the perfect pick for you.

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Get Your Couture Fix at Paris' Fashion Exhibits

2015-12-28

If you can't imagine wearing the more eccentric Parisian fashions while staying at villas in France, you may want to stop in at one of these museum exhibits that display the most superb examples of decadent clothes.

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Inside a Tuscan Kitchen: A Conversation with Chef Francesco Lagi

2015-12-28

The Villas of Distinction team had the pleasure of speaking (and dining!) with Villa Machiavelli's Chef Francesco Lagi. Read on for his tips and insight on Tuscan cuisine!

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Discover Mexico's Hidden World While Staying in Luxury Rentals

2015-12-28

Guests staying at villas in Mexico have countless opportunities to explore natural wonders from ancient Mayan ruins to endless sandy beaches.

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La Dolce far Niente: An Italian Villa Tour

2015-12-28

Within a few hours of arriving in Tuscany on our latest team trip, we learned a new phrase to add to our repertoire: la dolce far niente, or “the sweetness of doing nothing.”

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Retreat to Torcello Island, Italy

2015-12-28

If you're thinking about renting luxury villas as a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, consider going to Torcello Island in Italy, where locals escape for impromptu vacations throughout the year.

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Top Villa Rentals for an Unforgettable Family Vacation

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When you stay in one of these family villas, lifelong memories are a guarantee.

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Take a Bike Ride Through Napa Valley

2015-12-28

If you're staying at the Tin Cross Winery House in Napa Valley, you should rent a bike and explore California's wine country without having to worry about picking a designated driver.

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It’s Island Time: Top 5 Summer Retreats

2015-12-28

Summertime means island time: blue sea, white sand, and watercolor sunsets. Discover our tried-and-true traveler favorites for a foolproof island getaway.

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Book a Wedding at Luxury Rentals in Costa Rica

2015-12-28

With more than 300 acres of farmland hidden in the midst of the Tres Rios Mountains of Costa Rica, Hacienda Santa Ines is a perfect villa to book a destination wedding.

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Free Car Rental with These Stunning BVI Villas

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We’ll add a complimentary car rental to any villa reservation in Tortola or Virgin Gorda of 5 nights or longer.

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Mexico Increasingly Safe for Luxury Travelers

2015-12-28

After several years of recession and questions regarding the safety of Mexico, travelers are feeling increasingly comfortable about visiting the country.

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Villa Spotlight: The Latest & Greatest

2015-12-28

We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite just-added villas and traveler favorites in some of the world’s most sought-after vacation spots