Summer shouldn’t mean sweating in your house while daydreaming about beautiful, far-off places. What it should be filled with are unforgettable adventures set in wonderful places. And we’re not talking about crowded resorts or overrated beaches. Think more along the lines of luxurious vacation houses, nestled in the most gorgeous corners of the world.
Well, a girl can dream, right? Feed your wanderlust with these—beautiful vacation houses and villas that someday, somehow, you’ll definitely be able to call home.
Tuscany, Italy: Pieve A Pava
PHP61,261 | 12 guests | Book here
Discover the quiet, underrated side of Tuscany by staying at the Pieve A Pava. This luxurious villa is located in the Crete Senesi area near Siena. Aside from stunning Tuscany, you can also look forward to exploring Pieve A Pava’s in-house library. And after, you can go horseback riding, hiking, biking and even play tennis—all under five miles away from the house.
Pieve A Pava perfectly combines history with comfort. You won’t have to part with good Wi-Fi access as you appreciate the villa’s original stone walls, small chapel and fireplace. The villa features six bedrooms, six ensuite bathrooms and a pool. The booking includes snacks and a continental breakfast buffet, too.
Hawaii: Collessie by the Sea
PHP 36,700 | 6 guests | Book here
It’s easy to feel like you’re in paradise at Collessie by the Sea. The house is nestled in an exclusive community in Kona. Its prime location provides a majestic view of the ocean. Enjoy three bedrooms, three ensuite bathrooms and a pool. The villa also comes with fully-equipped entertainment and kitchen areas.
Two of its suites, the Aloha and Makai, lead directly to the infinity pool and soaker tubs. It’ll be hard to leave the villa, but when you do—premier beach access, shopping and golfing are just minutes away.
Bali, Indonesia: Mahatma House
PHP36,700 | 10 guests | Book here
Experience Bali in the most stylish way possible—a lavish stay at Mahatma House. This beachfront villa is situated in a traditional Balinese village called Seseh. It has five bedrooms, five ensuite bathrooms and a pool. The modern and sleek house is just steps away from Bali’s volcanic sand beaches.
Call dibs on the Sunrise or Sunset master suites, depending on what view you’d like to see the most. But whichever suite you choose, an unforgettable stay is guaranteed.
Interested in hosting a party while you’re vacationing? The villa’s 60-foot river stone pool and poolside lounge for 12 is perfect for that. Once you’ve taken full advantage of the villa, head out to explore Seminyak. Its wonderful attractions are only 20 minutes away.
Akumal, Mexico: Laguna Encantanda
PHP23,802 | 8 guests | Book here
Laguna Encantanda sits on the beautiful shores of Yalku Lagoon. It’s near a tranquil jungle and at night, the sky above it is saturated with stars. Laguna Encantanda has four bedrooms, four ensuite bathrooms and a pool.
The villa’s huge, blue-tiled swimming pool is irresistible. It’s surrounded by plenty of padded sun loungers, so there’s definitely enough for the whole gang. Tan all morning, but don’t forget to experience swimming with fish and turtles at the Yalku Lagoon. The villa’s garden leads directly to it.
Drios, Greece: Agnanti Villa
PHP36,747 | 8 guests | Book here
The Agnanti Villa is perched on a hill above the Eastern coast of picturesque Paros. This vacation house has everything you need for a refreshing retreat. Lounge inside its infinity pool or relax on a hammock at its terrace—all the while enjoying a Grecian view like no other.
Agnanti Villa features four bedrooms, two ensuite bathrooms, two separate bathrooms and an infinity pool. It’s also near the beautiful beach and fishing village of Drios. If you’re looking to sample the local culinary scene, bars and restaurants are also accessible from Agnanti Villa.
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