Luxury living is a way of life, and it doesn’t end in our residential homes. Explore the world in comfort, style and, more importantly, extravagance. Discover luxurious living worldwide in mind-blowing villas with housekeepers, private pools, chefs and more when staying in villas that give you that once-in-a-lifetime feeling.
Spend your holidays overlooking the sea, lounging in the sun and ending each evening feeling utterly content with life.
Explore 8 of Our Favourite Luxury Villas
1 – The Great House Villa – Barbados
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The perfect representation of luxury – The Great Villa. This beachfront villa, located in St. Peter, Barbados, is an island home spanning two and a half acres of tropical gardens. The contemporary interior architecture provides an outstanding balance between Barbados’ traditional and modern looks.
This unique complex can host up to 30 guests, so there is enough space for everyone to enjoy, whether you’re bringing the whole family or just a select few. The Great Villa also has an entire team of staff who run the upkeep of this Villa all year round and will be of assistance on your trip.
2 – Villa la Bergerie – South of France
La Bergerie embodies the richness of the south of France, already known for its beautiful towns like Cannes, Nice, Monaco and Saint-Tropez. Its stunning contemporary interior and classic architecture are breathtaking. It is filled with antique pieces sought from chateaux by artists including Bella Pieroni, Bernard Saint and Arina Gordienko; the house is just as beautiful inside as it is out! The location spans 1.4 hectares of landscaped gardens, making this eight-bedroom residence the perfect place, offering privacy whilst allowing you to explore the Cote’Azur and Provence regions easily.
Equipped with an entire team of essential household staff such as; a chef, house manager, 3 x host/hostess and housekeeping. Your stay will be blissful at the La Bergerie, a luxury villa that’ll have you saying – “I’m never going home.”
3 – Seaclusion Oasis Private Villa – Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos
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Combining the privacy of two homes in one, Seaclusion Oasis Villa is a modernised paradise that gives the word ‘exclusivity’ meaning. Located along the northern shore of Providenciales at the Grace Bay resort in Turks & Caicos, the Seaclusion Villa is sure to fulfil all your holiday needs. Start your mornings to the sound of waves; with a private beachfront, you can walk straight onto the sandy shores whilst you wait for your breakfast to be served by your chef each day.
The Villa’s long list of necessities will keep your holidays running smoothly whilst enjoying your time in the sun.
4 – Villa Maaliyadda – Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is rich in biodiversity, ancient ruins, idyllic palm-edged beaches and stunning natural wonders.
Villa Maliyadda is a residence of dreams, located in Sri Lanka just off the central south coast, midway between Tangalla and Matara. Renowned architect Reda Amalou masterminded its traditional tropical architecture with a stylish modern twist. Take in this dreamy landscape of extravagance when waking up to sugar-white sands and the crystal waters of the Indian ocean – what better way to start your day?
Giving luxurious living a new name, Villa Maliyadda sleeps up to 30 guests with 15 bedrooms, all featuring en-suite bathrooms and private ocean-view terraces. Spend the day in the spa, visit the yoga pavilion, play tennis on the astroturf court or relax by the beachfront infinity pool. You can enjoy a sunset stroll along the beach whilst your in-house chef prepares an authentic gourmet menu for dinner. You can also expect to taste the traditional flavours of Sri Lanka for breakfast and lunch. Equipped with a team of experienced household staff, you will have 24/7 assistance throughout your stay.
5 – Villa Amarapura – Phuket Thailand
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Long-haul stays made comfortable, stylish and chic. Villa Amarpura in Phuket, Thailand, is a southeast Asian haven. Overlooking the Andaman sea, this Villa is a 7-bed contemporary utopia away from home. Offering you a luxurious stay, the Amarpura villa is the perfect private residence for large groups of family or friends.
Take a dip in the infinity pools, each located on different levels, to allow you to experience multiple views of your surroundings. The avant-garde interior landscaping will exceed your expectations of how beautiful you envision the grounds to look. This glamorous, chic and comfortable retreat is everything you could want from a luxury trip. All rooms promise either a pool, garden or sea view. You and your guests can begin your mornings or unwind in the evening to the serenity that you can’t find anywhere else.
6 – Villa Feronia – Tuscany, Florence
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Once known as the residence of one of the most renowned Renaissance painters in Italy, the Feronia Villa in Tuscany, Florence, is a historical masterpiece. Dating back to the 14th century, the Feronia is still a beautiful design and upholds its traditional Italian style.
The grounds have been carefully curated and well kept over the years. You will find oak and cypress trees, bountiful olive groves, vineyards, and not to mention its scenic views reaching the Renaissance city and the outstanding cathedral.
Accommodating up to 38 guests, composed of five buildings on the same estate, this Villa could be the perfect place to hold a large ceremony. Your housekeepers on your stay will keep on top of the madness (if any). Whilst you enjoy the luxuries of this historical complex in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
7 – Four Seasons the Ocean Club – Bahamas
The most lavish hideaway in the Bahamas – The Four Seasons Ocean Club. This luxury villa is the pinnacle of glorious island living. It’s a quiet retreat that evokes serenity and peace—located in a country known to have those of the upper-class visit regularly for their holidays.
The Ocean Club has a modern look that excellently represents the Bahamas’ traditional style. You will soon feel at home in this exclusive retreat, taking in all the four-bedroom villa’s beauty. You will have a dedicated Butler who will attend to your wishes at any time of day or night, supported by a team of essential household staff. When abroad, we’re sure you would want to try the traditional flavours of the country you’re visiting. The villa chef will take care of all your dietary needs whilst preparing you meals on-demand with their culinary craftsmanship.
Explore pristine white sand beaches, turquoise waters, and many more wonders of the Bahamas.
8 – The Dacha – New Zealand
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The Dacha in New Zealand is known for its spectacular views and wake up to craggy peaks and glaciated valleys of the southern alps. Witness scenic views so beautiful that it almost seems impossible that one place can be so otherworldly.
Its contemporary and modern attributes keep the Dacha feeling warm and welcoming. This spacious residence is excellent for longer holidays (better to make the most of the long-haul flight!). Take in panoramic lake and mountain views whilst sitting in the outdoor hot tub or swimming pool, and witness nature like you’ve never seen it before.
Immerse yourself in luxury worldwide, extravagant living doesn’t need to stop at your doorstep. For instance, hiring a personal assistant to help with your day-to-day while you’re away. Forget about dairy management, ad hoc requests and the bore of dealing with life admin, your personal assistant will have everything under control while you enjoy a well-deserved break. Spend your holidays relaxing in gorgeous complexes, in stunning destinations.