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Your villa getaway not only offers a luxurious escape from reality – it also gets you up close to top sights around the world, from natural wonders to historic cities. And if you book by February 15, we’ll add a free car rental to your stay, so you don’t have to think twice about accessing these sights and more. Here are the top things to see at seven incredible destinations, along with a villa suggestion for each:

If you’re going to: Tuscany, Italy 
You’ll want to see: the vineyard-lined countryside, the world-renowned wineries, the cultural hub of Florence, and the medieval city of Siena 

Machiavelli

Villa Machiavelli, a restored 15th-century estate with 10 bedrooms, onsite spa, and free wine tasting

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If you’re going to: Riviera Maya, Mexico
You’ll want to see: the remarkable Mayan ruins, including villages and seaside caves, plus Xel-Há, a giant aquarium park, and endless palm-fringed beaches

Beach House

Beach House, a contemporary oceanfront home with full staff and freshwater pool

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If you’re going to: St. Lucia
You’ll want to see: the volcanic wonders, including the majestic Piton peaks, rising out of the sea, and the hot springs at the base of the Soufriere Volcano   

Saline Reef

Saline Reef, a breezy island villa in the exclusive Cap Estate, with stunning views and two pools

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If you’re going to: Provence, France 
You’ll want to see (and smell): the striking lavender fields, which bloom in the early summer, as well as Marseille, France’s oldest city  

Chateau Ventoux

Chateau Ventoux, a 17-acre estate with a courtyard, outdoor dining, vineyards, and wine cellar

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If you’re going to: St. John, USVI
You’ll want to see: Virgin Islands National Park, which takes up 60% of the island and includes lush forests, coral reefs, and beaches 

Mare Blu

Mare Blu, an extra-private six-bedroom villa overlooking Rendezvous Bay

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If you’re going to: Virgin Gorda, BVI
You’ll want to see: the Baths, a series of sandy beaches lined with giant boulders that form caves, hidden pools, and grottos – great for snorkeling

On the Rocks

On the Rocks, a unique luxury home including pool with fiber optic lighting; just a short drive to the famous Baths

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