Want to stay in nothing but the best luxury villas during your upcoming travels? Look no further. Here are five of the best in the world.
Ocean View Grand Luxury Villas, Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, St. Lucia
St. Lucia is known for providing luxurious accommodations, as it’s one of the pricier Caribbean islands, and Sugar Beach is one of the most renowned properties in the destination. The Ocean View Grand Luxury Villas offer gorgeous views, as they’re situated right between the island’s recognizable Pitons; the suites give you one bedroom, multiple living spaces and then your own private patio with an infinity plunge pool with views of the Caribbean. Amenities include personalized butler service.
For European luxury, try Belmond Villa Margherita, a newly opened summer home-style villa that gives you your own hideaway on the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy gorgeous views of the Tyrrhenian Sea from the suite’s two levels. Amenities include private butler service, a personal chef and spectacular interior design. The furnishings and decor include hand-painted murals, antique terracotta and 1800s Neapolitan pieces.
Grand Riad at Royal Mansour, Morocco
If you’re traveling with a crew, give everyone their own space in the four-bedroom Grand Riad villa at the Royal Mansour hotel in Morocco. Called a hotel within a hotel, the villa gives you nearly 20,000 square feet of your own space, including a private library, two pools, a cinema, hammam, a fitness room and multiple dining and living rooms. There’s also a retractable roof over the terrace. Among your personal staff, count a chef, watchman, housekeeper and butlers.
For a safari experience, try the newly renovated andBeyond Phinda Homestead in KwaZulu-Natal. The sole-use safari lodge is all yours, giving you a completely private safari experience, without another guest even in sight. Beyond the gorgeous lodge design, which channels the land’s history as a pineapple farm, you’ll enjoy your own gym, massage room, outdoor bar, outdoor kitchen, garden and library.
Fleming Villa, GoldenEye, Jamaica
Tune in to your inner Bond, James Bond, when you stay at the Fleming Villa at GoldenEye in Jamaica. The villa is where Ian Fleming wrote all 14 of his James Bond novels. Beyond the five bedrooms, enjoy your own private beach, pool and screening room.
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