If you’re in need of one last ray of sunshine and you quiver at the fact of enduring the winter months, Tripadvisor have selected the top private villas that will see you sipping your cosmopolitian and building your tan in no time!

Villa Captiva

Six bedroom villa in Los Cabos, Mexico

Villa Captiva commands an enviable location directly on a swimmable beach.  The hacienda-style villa has a scenic ocean-front terrace with a curved infinity pool and jacuzzi. Inside, the villa features teak flooring, marble and tile counters, arched and wood-beamed ceilings and vibrant artwork. All six bedrooms have private entrances, en-suite bathrooms and sea-view bathtubs.   

One TripAdvisor reviewer commented: “Perfect all around vacation thanks to the staff and the venue”.

Villa One and Only

Seven bedroom villa in Mykonos, Greece

Villa One and Only is in Fanari, the most elevated area on Mykonos. The beautiful infinity pool is the focal point of the villa’s spacious terrace, where guests can relax amongst palm trees in hammocks, sun loungers or a plush daybed. The villa is equally beautiful inside, with bright white décor, canopy beds, stone floors and beamed ceilings. Residents of the villa enjoy panoramic sea views over the neighbouring islands of Syros, Paros, Naxos and Tinos.

Sea View

Four bedroom villa in Mykonos, Greece

This large villa is located in a particularly scenic part of Mykonos, offering beautiful sunset views over the Aegean sea and a spectacular infininity pool.  The villa is decorated in clean and crisp island style and the luxurious bathrooms, with fibre-optic lighting and stone tiles, are a stand-out feature. The property is surrounded by palm trees and gardens where can guests can dine al fresco.

Villa Voyage

Five bedroom villa in Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

Located along a curve of pure white sand on Nusa Lembongan, a small tropical island just half an hour’s boat ride from Sanur in Bali, is Villa Voyage. This completely private slice of paradise has a rustic beach vibe with its thatched roof, coconut-wood floors and driftwood lamps that sit alongside the property’s stunning infinity pool.

As one TripAdvisor traveller said: “paradise has officially been found”.

Bayuh Sabbha

Five bedroom villa in Bali, Indonesia

Spread over one-and-a-half hectares of land and perched on a cliff 50 meters above the sea, Villa Bayuh Sabbha commands beautiful views over Bali’s coastline from the private infinity pool. Guests can also enjoy the expansive tropical gardens, gym, tennis court and media room.

Lomani Cottage

One bedroom cottage in Fiji

Luxurious Lomani Cottage is nestled on two acres of tropical gardens with a single bedroom featuring a king-sized four poster bed. Both the bedroom and living area lead to a spacious deck which extends along the front of the cottage with lovely views. The outside area features an infinity pool and natural stone shower.

As one TripAdvisor reviewer said: “If you are looking for a very private, secluded place with amazing views Lomani is the place for you.”

Villa Turquesa

Nine bedroom villa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Situated on a cliff overlooking the Pacific, this villa has 15,000 square feet of elegant indoor space, and another 10,000 square feet of private outdoor space. The main terrace area includes a large infinity pool with swim-up bar, shade structure, lounge chairs, and outdoor dining space ideal for hosting dinners, special events or just simple relaxation. Enjoy gorgeous blue-water views, fresh breezes and stunning skies from every vantage point.

Culloden Cove

Five bedroom villa in Jamaica

This authentic Jamaican country house is located on the south coast of Jamaica, approximately 75 minutes from Montego Bay. The newly reburbished property includes a main house, cottage, tropical gardens, direct beach access and small infinity pool overlooking the turquoise waters. 

One TripAdvisor traveller called their experience at Culloden Cove “a weekend in Paradise”.

Cap Estate

Four bedroom villa in St. Lucia

This Miami-style villa is home to more than 9,000 square feet in space.  Each of the four bedrooms has its own ensuite and the spacious living areas open up onto an expansive terrace with sea views. The bedrooms all feature beautiful views, while the 4,000 square foot outdoor living area has an infinity pool, hot tub and dining and relaxation areas. 

Villa Destiny

Four bedroom villa in Kalkan on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast

Villa Destiny is a luxurious, modern villa with beautiful outdoor living spaces, perfect for sunbathing and enjoying Mediterranean views from the infinity pool and Jacuzzi. The bedrooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows. Dinner, cooked by your very own private chef, can be enjoyed al fresco or in the beautiful indoor dining room. 

Villa Paradiso Perduto

Eight bedroom villa in Los Cabos, Mexico

Villa Paradiso Perduto is a modern, Mediterranean-style villa perched 180 metres above sea level in Los Cabos. The large, wrap-around infinity pool with floating hot tub is the focal point of the property, which also features an outdoor steam room, large terrace, gourmet kitchen, double-height fireplace and more. 

The Priory

Six bedroom holiday home in Provence, France

This fabulous 16th Century property is set in 40 acres of fenced gardens, meadows and parkland of Provençal countryside. There are fabulous views across the Luberon hills, a tree house for the kids and even a floodlit tennis court. Guests can also relax around the beautiful heated infinity pool or enjoy an idyllic meal in the outdoor dining area.

Hualalai Estate

Five bedroom villa on the Kohala Coast, Hawaii

This island-inspired custom home features four large bedrooms, each complete with its own lanai, as well as a fifth bedroom in an intimate guest house. Picturesquely located on lot above the second fairway of the renowned Hualalai Ke’olu golf course, the property enjoys unobstructed golf course, ocean and island views.  The large, lush terrace comes complete with an infinity pool.

Belle Etoile

Five bedroom villa in St Martin

Belle Etoile is classic St. Martin retreat with a coveted position on the shores of Terres Basses. The villa enjoys unobstructed views of the Caribbean and the entire northern shore of St. Martin. A large, sea-facing pool terrace is the most spectacular feature of Belle Etoile. The pool is shallow-entry – perfect for families with children – and rings around a spectacular rock island. There are lounge chairs and decking for sunbathing.

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