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Amazing and Luxurious Villas Around the World

There are so many world class private holiday villa rentals to choose from, we decided to come up with what we think is the best of the bunch from around the world including one of our own for good measure. We hope you like our choices.

Villa Casa Kios, The Algarve, Portugal

Located in the beautiful Algarve in Southern Portugal, Casa Kios is one of the most luxurious and magnificent private residential villa's in the area. The property was extensively renovated in 2015 with utmost attention to detail whilst retaining local heritage features. The luxurious villa boasts architectural design and features quality modern furnishings, up-to-date fittings and eco-friendly touches. Casa Kios villa also comes with a very spacious interior, an outdoor living area that includes shaded terraces, dining area, fabulous outdoor chef kitchen, two swimming pools, tennis court, table football, table tennis, snooker and games room. Whether you wish to relax, take a swim or enjoy an activity, there is a pastime for everybody.

Hollywood Grand Estate, Los Angeles

With the Mediterranean inspired Hollywood Grand Estate Villa, you will experience the city of Los Angeles in Hollywood style. There is no better location if Hollywood is where you want to be as the property is situated very near to the famous Boulevard and Sunset Strip. Accommodating up to 12 guests the property covers 7,000 square feet and features five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a 3,000 square foot rooftop and separate guest house. The villa also boasts a magnificent Pacific Ocean view, luxurious marble entryway, a three storey spiral staircase, a saltwater pool and spa controllable with a remote, private sauna, indoor and outdoor bar and panoramic views of Los Angeles and the LA canyons. There are large outdoor areas in the grounds including a wet bar and grill to enjoy. Should you decide to spend the night relaxing or perhaps partying in the villa you will experience spectacular sunsets and the city lights in the distance. 

Sayang D’Amour Villa, Bali, Indonesia

Featuring a Moorish-styled contemporary architecture, lavish furnishings, Moroccan artifacts, exquisitely ornate interiors and the hospitality of the Bali people, Sayang D'Amour provides a feeling of luxury and pleasure. Catering for 12 guests, the villa includes 4 king size bedrooms and 2 double bedrooms. There is an array of indoor and outdoor living areas including an attractive air conditioned rooftop lounge, balconies and terraces. The villa also boasts 14 staff including a 5 star chef. Other facilities include a luxurious living room, dining room, a gourmet kitchen, a cobalt blue swimming pool which is surrounded by Frangipani trees. For the children there is custom made cubby house and splash pool for entertainment. 

The Heinz Julen loft, Zermatt, Switzerland

The Heinz Julen Loft is one of the most striking self catering rental properties in the famous Swiss ski resort of Zermatt which is a common destination for many celebrities. This Manhattan style loft set was developed by a local architect Heinz Julen who is also well known for hosting parties for rock stars and the rich and famous. What most enjoy about this ski chalet is the sense of space and light. On two sides of the lodge the actual walls consist of glass which bring a sense of the outside into the home. There is baby grand Steinway Piano in the living area along with an obligatory fireplace set into the glass wall. In terms of rental, it is available either catered or self catered and sleeps up to 6 guests. Finally, the views over the village are spectacular. 

Cayo Espanto Villa, Belize, The Caribbean

Cayo Espanto is an amazing island located off the coast of Belize in the calm and clear waters of the Western Caribbean. For many this qualifies as the holiday of a life time not least because of the resort's total privacy and 5 star service. Cayo Ezpanto villa comprises of six prestigious waterfront apartments with a staff-to-guest ratio of two to one to meet your every need. There is a mixture of one and two bedroom beach front villas plus an overwater bungalow called the "Casa Ventanas". This unique 1000 square feet villa is situated at the end of dock that is 150 feet long and provides unparalleled access to marine life swimming by.

Villa Sanyanga, Phuket, Thailand

The beautiful Villa Sanyanga is located above the picturesque Surin beach in Phuket, Thailand and is surrounded by palm trees and stunning sea views. Thai architecture is prominent as you would expect whilst it's large outdoor terrace features a very big pool which can cater for children. There is also a water bar for adults, large BBQ, several outdoor dining tables and sun loungers. Surprisingly, this luxurious private property can sleep up to 20 guests in seven luxury air conditioned bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and has an in-house chef who is always available to prepare delicious local and international delicacies. 

Baronial Enchanted Castle, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Located near Paris the Baronial Castle in Neuilly-sur-Seine is a fabulous Chateau where you will find total privacy in it's fifteen hectares of stunning greenery. This stunning Chateau can accommodate up to 25 guests in its ten luxurious suites that some regard as the ultimate glamour. There is a full compliment of staff including concierge and maid service to cater for your every need. 

Villa Teman, St Barts, The Caribbean

The Villa Teman in the Caribbean island of St. Barts is made up of four different buildings, each built on separate levels along the rising slopes of the property’s compound. The luxurious villa sits across a large terrace offering amazing and some would say unrivaled views of neighboring islands. These spectacular views are also afforded to each of the three bedrooms which also have their own private terraces. If style is what you require, this villa meets the criteria with its contemporary theme and modern technology and is a sanctuary. The main building is situated next to a 19 meter long swimming pool, There is also a living room, dining room, television room and open kitchen. 

Villa Blanca, Miami, Florida

Situated on South Beach in Miami, Florida, Villa Blanca is an amazing 10 bedroom residential property designed in a Mediterranean style that even boats it's own water fountain.  With over 12,000 square feet of living space the villa has 13 bathrooms and can accommodate up to 20 people. The private property also comes with an outdoor kitchen, al fresco dining area and cascading multi-level pools surrounded by a tropical trees and planting. The master living room of Villa Blanca comes with direct bay views via its floor-to-ceiling windows. For those who like to take to open water, there is a private boat dock available should you wish to arrive in style by yacht or pleasure craft.

Kings & Queens Villa, Mykonos, Greece

Located on the Fanari area in the highest part of the Greek Mykonos island, Kings & Queens Villa is a perfect place for those seeking both privacy and relaxation during their vacation. The rental property includes 4 ensuite and 1 double ensuite air conditioned bedrooms and maid service. For the active, there is the fabulous infinity swimming pool and a tennis court. This luxurious villa also provides guests with panoramic sea views of the neighboring islands which are truly breathtaking. Venturing further afield during your stay? Wh not take advantage of the private helicopter or yacht, both of which are available to rent. 

Villa Miragalli, Sorrento, Italy

Sleeping 10, the Villa Miragalli is located on the scenic Italian Amalfi Coast. Accessible to all, the villa has two floors which are notable because the flooring is a beautiful Ipe hardwood, just one of the many glamorous features of the property. In addition, the sea front infinity pool provides incredible views of the sea and adjacent islands. There is also a newly installed hot tub which can sit 5 people to relax in and even a hydro massage bench. Other residence features include an outside kitchen, gazebo, barbecue and a hammock for those afternoon naps.