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Villa in Thira, Greece
Olia Villa
Tucked away on a hillside in beautiful Imerovigli, far away from the tourist crowds, Villa Estelle offers contemporary clean and compact living with sensational views. Ideal for families and small groups, this lovely home from home can also host intimate weddings and social occasions (event fee applies). Fill your lungs with fresh ozone as you gaze across the deep blue of the Aegean Sea to the mysterious Santorini volcano and magical island of Thirasia. A villa manager and concierge will make sure your vacation lives up to your dreams and a daily housekeeper will keep everything neat and tidy. There is not a sharp angle within curvaceous Villa Estelle. The building - and even one of the nightstands - has been crafted from snow-white stone and the kitchen fits snugly into a rounded alcove. Its splendid waterfront location is mirrored by the softly lit heated plunge pool and you can enjoy fabulous views from the roof garden, day or evening. Lavender sunsets are a Santorini spectacle and an alfresco poolside dining table enhanced by candles means you can gather with friends or family and talk long into the night. Indoors, a homely living room opens out onto the sun terrace. Cushion-stacked sofas invite you to put your feet up and enjoy all the entertainments on offer. Pick a movie from the collection and play it on your DVD player. There’s a satellite television and games console. Staying connected with the outside world is also an option with Wi-Fi. Prepare yourself a fresh juice or strong coffee in the compact kitchen and enjoy it from your lounger as you soak up the morning sun. Later, you might fancy cooking up a feast on the gas grill.  Drowsy from all the sea air and sunshine, you’ll be looking forward to a sound night’s sleep and Villa Estelle’s three air-conditioned king-size bedrooms can offer just that. All the home comforts are here, from LCD televisions and the finest linen to modern en-suite bathrooms with showers. There are also two sofa beds, ideal for teens and one of the rooms boasts a writing desk, perfect for penning postcards home. If you feel like exploring the area, a five minute walk will take you to a church, restaurant and grocery store in the nearby town. It’s a 8.2 km drive to the airport and nearest beach. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved. BEDROOM & BATHROOM • Bedroom 1: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, Safe, LCD television • Bedroom 2: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, LCD television • Bedroom 3: King size bed, En-suite bathroom with shower, Air conditioning, LCD television • Additional Bedding: 2 Sofa beds ideal for teens FEATURES & AMENITIES • More under “What this place offers” below Included: • Concierge service • More under “What this place offers” below At Extra Cost – advance notice may be required: • Activities and excursions • Event fee • Baby equipment • More under “Add-on services” below
21–28 Jun, Professional Host
€ 1,250 per night
€ 8,750 total
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Villa in Marbella, Spain
Casa Montana
With a fantastic view of the La Concha mountain, which towers over the sun-kissed town of Marbella and the golden beaches below, Casa Montana is the last word when it comes to Malaga’s country villas. As sea breezes cool the home, sunlight filters through the bright interior - furnished elegantly in traditional Spanish style. Groups will love the refreshing pool and day-trips to white sand playas. Casa Montana has been constructed with genuine respect for the heritage and history of the Spanish residential tradition. Ubiquitously Iberian touches fill out the interior, including a welcoming, summer-inspired colour scheme, passageway arches with decorative flourishes and beautifully crafted hardwood furniture. Above, red colonial style roof tiles reflect the heat of the Spanish sun, keeping the interior cool, with the modern interior AC system doing the rest. With a separate guest house, guests will find all the space that they need here, with an expansive and privacy-focussed sun-catcher balcony looking down onto the poolside social space. Shaded from the sun, the cloistered dining and barbecue area is the perfect group gathering spot.  Leafy palm and cypress trees abound in the well-maintained garden, which is perfect for a post-breakfast stroll and for enjoying the soft Mediterranean breeze that flows through the property. Beyond the villa, even more options await, including visiting nearby bustling organic markets and excellent golf clubs, or taking on the sun and sand of the well-known Playa Peurto Banos. Guests can easily visit the historic sights and restaurants of humming Malaga, enjoying the zing of a fresh paella in the sunlit squares of the town, where Roman, Moorish and Castiliian layer over each other. Guests can also opt to escape to the interior, venturing to the wild scenery and cool respite of the nearby Parque Natural Sierra de las Nieves, where crystalline waterfalls and echoing natural caves await. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved. BEDROOM & BATHROOM • Bedroom 1 - Primary: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with bathtub & stand-alone shower, Dual vanity, Walk-in closet, Television, Desk, Air conditioning, Private balcony, Outdoor furniture, Mountain view • Bedroom 2: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king size bed), Access to hallway bathroom with stand-alone shower, Dual vanity, Air conditioning • Bedroom 3: Double size bed, Access to hallway bathroom with stand-alone shower, Dual vanity, Air conditioning, Terrace, Garden view Guest House • Bedroom 4: 2 Twin size beds (can be converted to a king size bed), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Sauna, Air conditioning FEATURES & AMENITIES • Mountain view • More under “What this place offers” below Included: • Gardener • Pool cleaner • More under “What this place offers” below Extra cost (advance notice may be required): • Laundry service • Activities and excursions • More under “Add-on services” below
9–16 Dec, Professional Host
€ 1,203 per night
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Villa in Panormos, Greece
Thalassa Residence
Think about the warmth of the sun and the cool of the sea breeze—and nothing else—at Thalassa Residence. This newly built Crete vacation rental is designed for relaxation, whether that means napping in the sun, making memories with friends and family, or a little bit of both. Its six bedrooms can accommodate groups of up to twelve, while a location near the town of Panormos is convenient to shopping and dining. You’ll want to spend most of your holiday on the villa’s stunning terrace, which features a swimming pool, hot tub, tempting row of loungers, sitting area, barbecue and pergola-covered dining area, all with views of the sea. Inside, however, you’ll also find luxury amenities from a games room and sauna to a private exercise room and elevator. Sliding glass doors that run nearly from wall to wall make the villa’s L-shaped great room feel like an extension of the terrace. Understated furniture and stone floors look chic (and feel cool underfoot) in the living and dining areas, while a sleek corner fireplace will add warmth if you want it. The kitchen, on the other side of the L, is fully equipped and has an inviting breakfast bar. Each of the six bedrooms at Thalassa Residence has a king bed, en-suite bathroom and TV, and several of the suites open to a balcony or terrace as well. Like the main living areas, the bedrooms are bright and stylish, with refined details like tufted headboards or graceful side chairs, plus spa-worthy bathrooms splashed with stone tile. The villa’s location in the Rethymno area is a 10-minute walk from Panormos Beach—a quieter stretch of sand perfect for a honeymoon-style stroll or splashing with the kids—and an 11-minute walk from the town of Panormos, where you can take care of shopping, explore the cobbled streets or sample the local tavernas. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved. BEDROOM & BATHROOM • Bedroom 1: King size bed (or 2 Twin size beds), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Terrace, Safe • Bedroom 2: King size bed (or 2 Twin size beds), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Terrace, Safe • Bedroom 3: King size bed (or 2 Twin size beds), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Balcony, Safe • Bedroom 4: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Balcony, Safe • Bedroom 5: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Balcony, Safe • Bedroom 6: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television FEATURES & AMENITIES • More under “What this place offers” below OUTDOOR FEATURES • View of the sea • More under “What this place offers” below STAFF & SERVICES Included: • Daily housekeeping • More under “What this place offers” below Extra cost (advance notice may be required): • Activities and excursions • Boat trips • Babysitting service  • More under “Add-on services” below
29 Oct – 5 Nov, Professional Host
€ 936 per night

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