Homes & Villas around the world at

Homes and Villas offer a unique brand of warmth and comfort when on holidays and provide great benefits, especially when travelling in groups. Booking a home instead of a hotel allows you to experience a destination from a resident’s perspective, no matter the location. offers a diverse range of holiday homes and villas from all over the globe and here are five of the best.

Bayview Villa, Jan Thiel, Curaçao

Bayview Villa offers everything that you could want in a home away from home.

Featuring four bedrooms and four bathrooms this pet-friendly accommodation with an oh-so-chic tropical interior design aesthetic is perfect for a group stay.

Curaçao is one of the Caribbean’s best-kept secrets and is home to many captivating beaches.


Calistoga Ranch, California, USA

Nestled on a 157-acre site in Napa Valley, Calistoga offers a feeling of intimacy with the environment.

Its accommodations feature expansive cedar decks, rich polished woods and floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the tall pines beyond.


Villa Silia, Capri, Italy

Set on the island of Capri, Villa Silia oozes elegance and style.

If you are looking for an unforgettable Italian getaway, Villa Silia is the place for you.


Villa Sangkachai, Koh Samui, Thailand

Boasting luxury and privacy, Villa Sangachai offers a private outdoor pool with stunning tropical views paired with terraces that look out to the glorious sea and striking vistas.

The villa contains a gym, billiards room and open lounge where you can enjoy some much deserved down time with friends.


Blue Views Villas and Apartments, Cape Town, South Africa

Situated just 50m from the secluded Bakoven Beach, Blue Views in Camps Bay offers modern accommodations with style.

Some of the highlight facilities and services include private pools, laundry services and grocery shopping provided before arrival.


Whitsunday Oasis, QLD, Australia

This beautiful detached holiday home in Airlie Beach is just 300 metres from Abell Point Marina.

Sleeping eight, it has stunning views of the water from vantage points all over the home, while the balcony, pool and outdoor dining area create a relaxing and decadent experience.


Great Ocean Road Cottages, VIC, Australia

This cosy retreat has eight cottages accommodating two adults in each.

You will feel at one with nature here, but it’s also within easy reach of restaurants and the many wonderful places to discover in Lorne, including Erskine Falls.

Of course, beaches abound along the Great Ocean Road, should you feel like driving to the pretty seaside towns nearby.


Acacia Chalets, Margaret River, WA, Australia

Set on eight hectares of native gardens and accommodating six adults, Acacia Chalets feature balconies or patios, garden views, and in-room massages.

A 10-minute drive takes you to Lake Cave and closer still is Prevelly Beach, while whale watching can also be organised.


Noosa Home, QLD, Australia

This spacious property is located right on the water in close proximity to Noosa’s Yacht and Rowing Club, Botanic Gardens and the beach.

It sleeps up to 10 people and has a pool, barbecue area, gym and stunning river views.

Vantage Over Byron, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia

Situated 10 minutes from the centre, this luxury homestay has all the home essentials.

Features include an infinity pool, five bedrooms, fireplace, and a large wrap-around balcony.

Within walking distance to the beach and several popular music venues, it’s the perfect friends’ getaway.


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