private accommodation in stunning locations
If you have tired of waking up early to bag a sun-lounger by the hotel pool, a villa holiday could be the perfect alternative… Enjoy stunning views from your own private pool with exclusivity, privacy and space that just aren’t achievable at a hotel. Kids can be kids – run around, make noise and have fun.
There are many considerations when deciding on a villa – whether you are happy to self-cater or dine out, would prefer a private chef and butler – or would like a combination of the two. Whatever you choose, contact us to help. Along with a fantastic selection of villas in stunning locations, we can take care of all the other incidentals – drivers waiting on arrival at the airport, car-hire delivery to your villa, fridge-stocking, chefs, housekeeping, childcare, yacht trips, tours & activities and so on.
Many clients have discovered the delights of a ‘hotel villa’ – offering all the perks of a luxury hotel, with the privacy and independence of your own property – a perfect combination.
Son Bunyola – Sir Richard Branson’s Mallorcan Retreat
Son Bunyola is located on the north-west coast of the picturesque island of Mallorca. Covering 680 acres, the property offers three stunning villas, each with its own unique style and character, guaranteed to provide a relaxing and special stay. The villas can be rented exclusively and each offers 4 or 5 en-suites bedrooms and its own pool. Each can be offered with staff on an all-inclusive basis, or two can also be offered as self-catering.
Son Bunyola has a small pebble beach and is enjoyed by hikers walking the famous coastal track from Banyalbufar to Port des Canonge (the little fishing village just beyond the estate). The walk to the beach will take 20 – 40 minutes depending on which villa you are staying in.
The villas are perfect for families with children. Along with fun times in the pool, there is a full list of kid’s activities. Babysitting can also be arranged in advance (charges apply). Highchairs, baby monitors, some toys, a play rug and sterilisers can be provided and the chef will happily prepare tasty, well-balanced children’s meals (dietary requirements can also be provided for).
Fly by private jet to Majorca, have a chauffeur collect you from the airport and have your meals prepared for you poolside while you relax in your own home-away-from-home for the week. Commercial flights can be arranged if preferred.
- Villa price includes:
- Your accommodation for 7 nights
- All drinks including wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks and Spanish sparkling wine
- Daily continental breakfast (chefs will prepare a selection of cold items so you can help yourself)
- Lunch and dinner for 6 days tailored to your tastes
- A concierge service to help arrange activities and restaurant bookings
- Daily housekeeping and pool servicing
- Wireless internet
- Includes VAT
Porto Zante Villas
One of the most private and luxurious holiday destinations in Europe, the award-winning Porto Zante Villas combines gracious Greek service and exceptional cuisine. Located on a private sandy beach on the stunning Greek island of Zakynthos, the resort boasts panoramic views of the nearby island of Kefalonia, the Peloponnese peninsula and the endless crystal blue Ionian Sea.
Ideal for couples and families, the resort is a boutique luxury ‘hotel’, however the accommodations comprise of 9 world-class luxury villas on the beach – all elegantly appointed with large bedrooms, private pools and 24hr five-star hotel services.
Fly by private jet to Zakynthos, have a chauffeur collect you from the airport and have everything taken care of for the week while you relax in your beach-side home-away-from-home. Please contact us for further information and prices. Commercial flights can be arranged if preferred.
The beautifully appointed villas all have direct beach access, private pools and range from 1 – 4 bedrooms. The larger villas have two private pools and private areas of beach. Each villa is decorated and furnished with selected pieces of Armani Casa, walls are lined with paintings by prominent Greek artists, there are Bang & Olufsen Entertainment systems, Christofle Paris cutlery & glasses, Bernardaud design porcelain & BVLGARI guest amenities.
Guests can be completely self-contained and independent or take advantage of the resort’s restaurants. At Club House Restaurant, you can enjoy sensational Greek and Mediterranean cuisine in a relaxing beachfront setting. Maya Restaurant offers contemporary Asian Cuisine with a Japanese and Thai flair. 24-hour in-villa dining is also available providing guests with freshly prepared breakfast, light snacks and a la carte dinner. Private chefs and butlers can also be arranged.
Experience deep rejuvenation with over 20 spa treatments from all over the world performed in the unique Waterfront Spa, including a series of holistic, natural and effective therapies that combine natural products with innovative techniques. The resort also offers a gym and a personal trainer.
There is a Kids’ Club and an outdoor playground. Babysitting services and baby equipment are also provided.
- Concierge: The concierge service is always on hand to organize private yacht or speedboat excursions, make restaurant reservations, organise car rental, advise on local attractions and arrange any water sports, tennis or horse-riding that guests would like to do.
Luxury Family Villa, Umbria, Italy
Il Convento del Viandante del Cielo is the perfect venue for a large family or group who enjoy seclusion and privacy. Perched on a hill in Umbria, commanding magnificent views of Lake Trasimeno, this former Capuchin convent has been carefully and skilfully restored by the filmmaker George Lucas, to keep the historical feel of the building, whilst offering luxury furnishings and amenities.
In the vast, immaculate gardens, there is a huge outdoor pool, a croquet lawn, tennis court and numerous opportunities for outdoor dining. Inside, there is individually controlled heating and air conditioning in the bedrooms, a games room, a state-of-the-art intimate 16-seat cinema and a galleried multi-lingual library. For wine lovers there is a secret wine cellar and tasting room with Italian and Californian bins. The convent also has its own spa, hammam and gym. The beautiful Chapel on site provides a place for quiet contemplation, or for a special ceremony.
Please contact us for the Guide Price
Villa Management Couple who live on the estate, Head Chef, Sous Chef, kitchen staff and a sommelier. The housekeeping team provide a maid and laundry service twice daily. Garden staff and Spa Therapist (a la carte).
Large outdoor pool, 13 acres of enclosed formal gardens, WiFi throughout, entertainments centre in each bedroom, galleried library, billiards, pool, games room, American shuffleboard, grand piano, 16-seat cinema with vast movie library, secret wine cellar with tasting room, conservatory with wood burning fireplace, fire pit overlooking Lake Trasimeno. Helicopter pad.
There are so many options that can be organised: Private winery visits, truffle hunting (in season), hot air ballooning, croquet on the lawns, tennis, basketball hoop, shoe-golf, Bocce court, guided tours of local towns, boat trips on the lake, personal shopping in Florence, as much or as little as you would like to do!
Meals are served throughout the grounds from lake-view terraces, tables set up in the gardens, patios or cozy living areas. There is also a large, formal dining hall or the intimate chefs table in the kitchen. Food and beverages are not included in the cost. There is a daily per person supplement
Spa (two treatment rooms), sauna, steam room, traditional Hammam. Gym
- Website: www.skywalkerretreats.com/viandante-del-cielo