12 Incredible Villas Around the World

by Christina Garofalo

12 Incredible Villas Around the World

by Christina Garofalo

Whether you're looking to travel to Mexico or Australia, these luxury villas are definitely worth the splurge.

Whether you're looking to travel to Mexico or Australia, these luxury villas are definitely worth the splurge.

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Villa One at One&Only Palmilla
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One&Only Palmilla, Mexico

At the highest point of One&Only Palmilla, you'll find Villa One, which is complete with four bedrooms and two outdoor terraces that overlook the Sea of Cortez and the Baja California coast. An infinity pool with loungers and a daybed are ideal for spending the afternoon in; or, after a day of diving and surfing, soak in the hot tub, then retire by the fire pit or in the cinema with 2,000 movies. Stay includes a private butler. Rates from $9,000 per night. 

At the highest point of One&Only Palmilla, you'll find Villa One, which is complete with four bedrooms and two outdoor terraces that overlook the Sea of Cortez and the Baja California coast. An infinity pool with loungers and a daybed are ideal for spending the afternoon in; or, after a day of diving and surfing, soak in the hot tub, then retire by the fire pit or in the cinema with 2,000 movies. Stay includes a private butler. Rates from $9,000 per night. 

The Boathouse at The Point Resort
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The Point Resort, New York

Set on 75 lakefront acres, The Point Resort in Upstate New York is the perfect place to get away from it all. The property's Boathouse — which was built by William Avery Rockefeller a century ago — offers guests a private luxury cabin, along with use of resort facilities. The wood-burning stone fireplace, soaking tub for two, fully stocked bar, and heated floors make it easy to hole up in the colder months. Wide windows look across Upper Saranac Lake, which is framed by the Adirondack mountains. Rates from $3,700 per night. 

Set on 75 lakefront acres, The Point Resort in Upstate New York is the perfect place to get away from it all.  The property's Boathouse — which was built by William Avery Rockefeller a century ago — offers guests a private luxury cabin, along with use of resort facilities. The wood-burning stone fireplace, soaking tub for two, fully stocked bar, and heated floors make it easy to hole up in the colder months. Wide windows look across Upper Saranac Lake, which is framed by the Adirondack mountains. Rates from $3,700 per night.

 John Jacob Astor Estate at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
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The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, Maldives

The two-story, 16,000-square-foot John Jacob Astor Estate at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is the largest overwater villa in the Maldives. A private infinity pool, Jacuzzi, two plunge pools, a gym, a yoga studio, and cinema are yours for private use. Each bedroom has an attached steam room and panoramic views of the ocean. A private staff tends to your every need. Rates from $20,000 per night.

The two-story, 16,000-square-foot John Jacob Astor Estate at the St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is the largest overwater villa in the Maldives. A private infinity pool, Jacuzzi, two plunge pools, a gym, a yoga studio, and cinema are yours for private use. Each bedroom has an attached steam room and panoramic views of the ocean. A private staff tends to your every need. Rates from $20,000 per night.

Villa at Zuri Zanzibar
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Zuri Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar is dream to begin with, but, when you stay in an oceanfront villa complete with a private beach, the bucket-list-worthy destination becomes all the more dreamier. Each of the three bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom and living-dining area. A Jacuzzi, pond, and palm-fringed terrace offer ample space to unwind. End the day with a sunset swim in the infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. Rates from $3,500 per night. 

Zanzibar is dreamy to begin with, but, when you stay in an oceanfront villa complete with a private beach, this bucket-list-worthy destination becomes all the more dreamier. Each of the three bedrooms has an en-suite bathroom and living-dining area. A Jacuzzi, pond, and palm-fringed terrace offer ample space to unwind. End the day with a sunset swim in the infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. Rates from $3,500 per night. 

Grand Villa at Cavas Wine Lodge
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Cavas Wine Lodge, Argentina

Set on a 22-hectare estate in Mendoza, Cavas Wine Lodge features picture-perfect views, luxury accommodations, and tons to see and do. Here, you'll also find the Spanish-style Grand Villa, which has two suites (each with private bath) and a shared living room with a fireplace and pullout. The main appeal is the outdoor living area, which features a private garden, Jacuzzi, and plunge pool. From the second-story terrace, guests can sip Malbec while watching the sunset beyond the Andes. Rates from $3,200 per night. 

Set on a 22-hectare estate in Mendoza, Cavas Wine Lodge features picture-perfect views, luxury accommodations, and tons to see and do. Here, you'll also find the Spanish-style Grand Villa, which has two suites (each with private bath) and a shared living room with a fireplace and pullout. The main appeal is the outdoor living area, which features a private garden, Jacuzzi, and plunge pool. From the second-story terrace, guests can sip Malbec while watching the sunset beyond the Andes. Rates from $3,200 per night. 

The Estate House at The Broadmoor
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The Broadmoor, Colorado

The 12,000-square-foot Estate House at The Broadmoor dates back to the 1920s and features both a grand parlor (which seats up to 60) and an opulent dining room, which makes it the ideal spot for a destination wedding or family reunion. Five bedrooms accommodate your closest guests, and a private backyard — surrounded by mountains — includes a croquet lawn and landscaped gardens to wander as the sun goes down. Rates from $6,000 per night. 

The 12,000-square-foot Estate House at The Broadmoor dates back to the 1920s and features both a grand parlor (which seats up to 60) and an opulent dining room, which makes it the ideal spot for a destination wedding or family reunion. Five bedrooms accommodate your closest guests, and a private backyard — surrounded by mountains — includes a croquet lawn and landscaped gardens to wander as the sun goes down. Rates from $6,000 per night. 

Presidential Villa at Banyan Tree Samui
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Banyan Tree Samui, Thailand

The waterfront Presidential Villa at Banyan Tree Samui is comprised of two one-bedroom villas — each with an infinity pool — linked by a common living area. Rooms have panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand, where guests can help rebuild the coral reef. Bonus: For its 25th anniversary, the resort is offering 25% off stays (plus food, drinks, and spa treatments) until December 18, 2019. Rates from $3,700 per night. 

The waterfront Presidential Villa at Banyan Tree Samui is comprised of two one-bedroom villas — each with an infinity pool — linked by a common living area. Rooms have panoramic views of the Gulf of Thailand, where guests can help rebuild the coral reef. Bonus: For its 25th anniversary, the resort is offering 25% off stays (plus food, drinks, and spa treatments) until December 18, 2019. Rates from $3,700 per night. 

Ix Chel Villas at Chaa Creek
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Chaa Creek Resort, Belize

Guests of Chaa Creek’s wallet-friendly Ix Chel Villas, which opened in 2017, can fall asleep to the sounds of the Belizean jungle. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer 180-degree views of lush forest overlooking the Macal River Valley. Accommodations — which can sleep two to six — include an expansive veranda, an outdoor shower, a private pool, a Jacuzzi, and a private butler. Rates from $799 per night. 

Guests of Chaa Creek’s wallet-friendly Ix Chel Villas, which opened in 2017, can fall asleep to the sounds of the Belizean jungle. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer 180-degree views of lush forest overlooking the Macal River Valley. Accommodations — which can sleep two to six — include an expansive veranda, an outdoor shower, a private pool, a Jacuzzi, and a private butler. Rates from $799 per night. 

Acacia Villa at Verdura Resort
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Verdura Resort , Italy

On Sicily’s southern coast, you'll find the picture-perfect Verdura Resort. The property's Acacia Villa sleeps up to nine guests, and features a private pool and Jacuzzi in a courtyard concealed by citrus trees. Enjoy meals prepared by a private chef on one of three large terraces overlooking the Mediterranean. Villa guests also have access to a private guide, who can arrange tours to nearby vineyards and UNESCO sites. Rates from $2,370 per night. 

On Sicily’s southern coast, you'll find the picture-perfect Verdura Resort. The property's Acacia Villa sleeps up to nine guests, and features a private pool and Jacuzzi in a courtyard concealed by citrus trees. Enjoy meals prepared by a private chef on one of three large terraces overlooking the Mediterranean. Villa guests also have access to a private guide, who can arrange tours to nearby vineyards and UNESCO sites. Rates from $2,370 per night. 

 Poipu villa at The Lodge at Kukui’ula
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The Lodge at Kukui’ula , Hawaii

The new four-bedroom Poipu villas at The Lodge at Kukui’ula are well-suited for large groups of family and friends. The best feature are the lava rock outdoor showers, the private pool, and the endless ocean views. The kitchen and great room open to an outdoor patio where you can dine under the stars. Villa guests have access to the resort’s golf course, spa, organic farm, restaurants, and beach. Rates from $1,700 per night. 

The new four-bedroom Poipu villas at The Lodge at Kukui’ula are well-suited for large groups of family and friends. The best features here are the lava rock outdoor showers, the private pool, and the endless ocean views. The kitchen and great room open to an outdoor patio where you can dine under the stars. Villa guests have access to the resort’s golf course, spa, organic farm, restaurants, and beach. Rates from $1,700 per night. 

Wolgan Villa at One&Only Wolgan Valley
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One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia

The Wolgan Villas at One&Only Wolgan Valley sleeps up to seven guests amid a sprawling 7,000-acre wildlife preserve. Two of the three bedrooms have their own bathrooms. The villas also feature a private heated swimming pool and a picturesque garden. All in all, these villas are ideal for long relaxing days with loved ones amid Australia’s Greater Blue Mountains. Rates from $1,500 per night. 

The Wolgan Villas at One&Only Wolgan Valley sleeps up to seven guests amid a sprawling 7,000-acre wildlife preserve. Two of the three bedrooms have their own bathrooms. The villas also feature a private heated swimming pool and a picturesque garden. All in all, these villas are ideal for long relaxing days with loved ones amid Australia’s Greater Blue Mountains. Rates from $1,500 per night. 

Haystack Villa at The Tryall Club
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The Tryall Club, Jamaica

The 10-bedroom, three-story Haystack Villa in Montego Bay offers striking sea views. There’s also formal dining room indoors, a bar and an outdoor balcony, plus four master suites with their own private balconies. Villa guests have their own seven-person staff to care for all cooking and cleaning. Rates from $23,000 per night. 

The 10-bedroom, three-story Haystack Villa in Montego Bay offers striking sea views. There’s a formal dining room indoors, a bar and an outdoor balcony, plus four master suites with their own private balconies. Villa guests have their own seven-person staff to care for all cooking and cleaning. Rates from $23,000 per night. 

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