Top Food & Wine Experiences in Europe

Make your European villa escape even more exceptional with mouthwatering cuisine and dining experiences. From in-villa cooking classes to wine tastings and more, bring home a piece of your European adventure that you can recreate long after your vacation is over.

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Spotlight on Utah: Mountain-Side Luxury

2015-12-28

An introduction to the villa experience in Utah, just in time for ski season. Or any season.

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Can't Part With Your Pooch? Bring Them to Pet-Friendly Luxury Vacation Rentals

2015-12-28

If you can't spend a minute away from your pampered pooch, you may be pleased to know that there are a number of luxury rentals that allow you to bring your pets along.

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A Winter in the Sand or the Snow? Make a Choice & Pick a Villa

2015-12-28

Toes in the sand or skis in the snow, find your ultimate winter escape.

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Get a Taste of Sicily

2015-12-28

No matter how many times you've been to Europe, you can still find unique and decadent foods to sample when you stay at villas in Italy.

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As Lux as it Gets: 5 Villas Offering the Ultimate in Luxury

2015-12-28

Helipads, wineries, full staff, private beaches – these villas take luxury to the next level.

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Cocktails Around the World: A Sip of Heaven in Luxury Rentals

2015-12-28

After spending all day touring, beaching and shopping, guests staying at luxury rentals may have a craving for an ice-cold beverage.

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From Chill to Thrill, 5 Things To Do at Your Jamaican Villa

2015-12-28

Thinking of escaping to Jamaica? Find the villa vacation of your dreams.

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Get Adventurous at Villas in France

2015-12-28

Known for sweeping vineyards, historical architecture and posh society, France is a luxury traveler's dream destination.

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Colorado’s Calling: See New Villas in Steamboat Springs

2015-12-28

If your mind is in winter fun mode, you’re in luck. We’ve got a slew of new villas at this top resort.

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Hidden Swimming Spot in Cancun

2015-12-28

Anyone who's ever stayed in Mexican villas can tell you about the white sand beaches, lush rainforests and unbelievable underwater world - but little did they know about a small, hidden sinkhole just a few miles inland that mystified the Mayans thousands of years ago.

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It’s a Free-for-Fall! Luxury Last-Minute Villas Offering Free Nights

2015-12-28

There’s still time to escape to a villa this fall – and with free nights added to your stay, why wouldn’t you?

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Spa Tips: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

2015-12-28

Spas at luxury rentals provide lasting skin enhancing treatments and are a great way for you to unwind after a long day of sightseeing.

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The Beach at Its Best: Villas in the Caribbean’s Top Beach Destinations

2015-12-28

The best beach locales in the Caribbean – Anguilla, Barbados, St. Martin – are (not surprisingly) home to some of our top villas.

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Eat Akamai in Hawaiian Villas

2015-12-28

If you're staying in Hawaiian villas, here's an insider's scoop on how the locals have eaten "akamai" (smart) for decades.

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Adventure Time: Villas & Destinations for Active Travelers

2015-12-28

Relaxing? Yes – but these villas also add options for activity, adventure and exploration.

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The Best Golf Courses in Italy

2015-12-28

Golfers renting Italian villas this summer will be pleased to know that some of the best links in Europe are located just around the corner from their luxury accommodations.

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Resort Villas: Your Ticket to the Paradise – Your Way

2015-12-28

If you’re searching for a stunning villa getaway that offers the best of both worlds – the luxury and amenities of a five-star hotel with the privacy of a villa rental – a Resort Villa might just be the perfect pick for you.

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Get Your Couture Fix at Paris' Fashion Exhibits

2015-12-28

If you can't imagine wearing the more eccentric Parisian fashions while staying at villas in France, you may want to stop in at one of these museum exhibits that display the most superb examples of decadent clothes.

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Inside a Tuscan Kitchen: A Conversation with Chef Francesco Lagi

2015-12-28

The Villas of Distinction team had the pleasure of speaking (and dining!) with Villa Machiavelli's Chef Francesco Lagi. Read on for his tips and insight on Tuscan cuisine!

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Discover Mexico's Hidden World While Staying in Luxury Rentals

2015-12-28

Guests staying at villas in Mexico have countless opportunities to explore natural wonders from ancient Mayan ruins to endless sandy beaches.