Luxury Retreats is a full-service villa rental company, focused on creating the ultimate in authentic travel experiences. Not only do they offer an incredible selection of beautiful luxury properties in some of the most sought-after locations in the world, they also offer a complimentary guest support team of villa specialists who are dedicated to helping find you the perfect home from home. Their 24/7 personal concierge service also means you don’t have to worry about anything – all details, big or small, are sorted out for you. They currently boast over 4000 luxury properties in over 100 different destinations, meaning there is something for all tastes. Whether you fancy staying in a vibrant Mexican condo or going the whole hog and hiring your own private island for a week, Luxury Retreats is a must visit to find your perfect luxury break.
If sun, sea, sand and a touch of luxury are all part of your holiday check-list then take a look at the amazing collection of beach side villas Luxury Retreats has to offer. We have picked out some of the best for total ocean-side relaxation. We can already feel the fresh sea breeze through our hair and the sunshine on our faces……..
The property: This massive villa sat right on the beach in Punta Mita, offers unparalleled living space – both indoors and out. All nine bedrooms boast en-suite bathrooms and there are so many beautiful social lounging areas for the whole gang including some smaller intimate spaces for some privacy if needed. It may sleep 22 but you won’t feel on top of each other in this villa! Casa Koko enjoys ocean, mountain and golf course views. The design of the villa is so that guests can move seamlessly from inside to out, always enjoying the ocean breeze and natural sunlight. The décor is rustic-chic using lots of natural materials and a luxe neutral colour palette, peppered with stylish designer furniture and subtle mod cons. The villa enjoys the services of many staff including housekeepers, drives, a concierge and personal chefs all on the resort site, all included in stays at Casa Koko.
Where: La Punta Estates, Punta Mita, Mexico
Sleeps: 22 (9 bedrooms)
Who is it best for: Big parties, a special occasion, celebrations, weddings in the sun. golf trips!
What to do: The villa has shared access to Kupuri Beach Club, Punte Mita’s Residents Beach Club, and Punta Mita’s Fitness Centre for those gym bunnies (if the villa’s own fitness room doesn’t satisfy). For those who just want to relax, access to the beach couldn’t be easier and it’s something this area of Mexico is known for. It is just a 40 minute drive to Sayulita town which boasts some great restaurants and shops. For an extra cost private tours, spa services, a personal trainer and babysitting services can be arranged.
The property: This slick villa is sat right on Alleynes Bay Beach and takes full of advantage of the ocean views of the Platinum Coast. The five-bedroom villa sleeps up to 10 people in comfort and style. The villa itself is boxy minimalism at its best, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows that open to the water, and several stories of balconies and terraces, perfect for watching the sunsets or barbequing some great local seafood! The villa even has its own fitness and media rooms, which are air conditioned for your comfort, and the services of a chef, butler and housekeeper are included in your stay. The villa’s décor is completely fitted out in a neutral palette of white and tan which adds to the feeling of calm you get when staying here. Minimalists will love the interior of this property and truly appreciate that the designers have allowed the natural beauty of the outside take centre stage.
Where: The Garden, Barbados, Caribbean
Who is it best for: Big family getaways, Groups of friends.
What to do: Direct access to Alleynes Bay Beach couldn’t be easier for those morning walks in the sea breeze. The villa is also close to the popular Ju Ju’s Beach bar for those looking for something a bit livelier. Golfers may want to book a tee time on the local Royal Westmoreland Golf Course, just 2 miles from the villa or the Sandy Lane Country Club just 3.5 miles away. Want to explore the local towns? Holetown and Speighstown are within walking distance, perfect for an afternoon or evening away.
The property: Lying along the tranquil Laem Noi Beach on Koh Samui, Villa Malouna is the ultimate Thai island retreat. The villa boasts instant access to this quiet beach and is surrounded by verdant vegetation and stunning ocean views. The architecture of the villa is quite amazing. Inspired by mid-century architecture and the local surroundings, everything is open plan, slick and contemporary, and the huge living space has sliding doors opening onto the garden and infinity pool with sunken sitting area. The wide wooden deck created using sustainable wood from the Netherlands is perfect for alfresco dining or relaxing on a sun lounger. Nothing characterizes the peace of this place as watching the local fishermen lay their nets for the day as the sun comes up. All of the six bedrooms boast ensuite bathrooms and are located in separate bedroom pavilions. Expect the modern minimalism to continue here but with dashes of warming local wood and rustic touches. The villa manager will handle your special requests for candle lit dinners, yoga sessions and excursions.
Where: Bang Por, Koh Samui, Thailand
Who is it best for: Families, Anniversary or Wedding celebrations.
What to do: The villa has its own sea kayaks for guests to use and there are options to go snorkeling in the reef nearby. Not only do guests have instant access to Laem Noi Beach, but the villa is also 6km from both Coconut Beach and Nathon Beach too. Koh Samui is an island with plenty of sight-seeing opportunities: the Fisherman’s village is 12.3km away, the big Buddha Temple 17.1km, and Na Muang Safari Park 17.8km.
The Property: This luxury townhouse is part of the exclusive Palm Cay community and offers guests a stunning beachfront setting and beautiful ocean views. The living space of the villa opens out onto a terrace facing the water with dining areas and a grill, perfect for al fresco dining! The villa itself is 2000 square feet of open plan living space in a homely but clean and contemporary style – we particularly love the sea inspired design details running throughout. This property is perfect for a family escapes with two ensuite master bedrooms, plus two other bedrooms with a queen bed and two twin beds which share a marble bathroom. If you fancy a more refreshing way of getting clean, the villa boasts an Alfresco shower for a truly unique way to start your day!
Where: Nassau, Bahamas
Who is it best for: Families.
What to do: This luxury townhouse is part of the exclusive Palm Cay gated community and offers guests access to a wealth of amenities, from oceanfront pools and cabanas to a full-service marina and children’s playground. For an additional cost, guests can access the share Palm Cay Resort amenities which include a member’s lounge, beach, pool and bar as well as spa services. The villa is also only a 15-minute drive to the closest shopping and dining district where you can also sample the buzzing Nassau nightlife.
La Costa Beach House
The Property: La Costa Beach house promises just a glass railing between you and the sun, sea and sand of La Costa beach. There’s nowhere more luxurious than this celebrity favorite enclave, just a short distance for Los Angeles itself. The most spectacular aspect of the property is the beachfront deck with loungers and space for dining, plus it’s just six steps down onto the sand. The property boasts lots of floor to ceiling glass to bring the ocean and sunset into the building and it’s fitted out with all the mod cons you could need (including a wine fridge for those California vintages of course). The décor is classic California, laid-back chic with luxe details and plenty of sophistication. Three of the bedrooms are ensuite, the master which enjoys breathtaking views from a balcony facing onto the ocean – the best view to wake up to in the morning?
Where: Malibu, California
Who is it best for: Honeymoons, Groups of friends, A sophisticated family holiday.
What to do: Southern California has loads to do and the La Costa beach house is a great place from which to explore it! In addition to La Costa Beach it’s easy to explore three other Malibu beaches from here. The villa is also a short drive to the masterpieces at the Getty Villa, the hiking trails in Topanga State Park and the thrills of Universal Studios.
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