Enjoying a view from a hotel room is nice, but having your own panoramic view from a private villa is an experience all its own.
Villas are the perfect way to experience a private and luxurious vacation. You’ll feel like you’re staying in your own private resort complete with secluded beaches, infinity pools, spacious en suites, and views that extend for miles.
Speaking of views… imagine waking up in a luxurious setting overlooking beautiful beaches and crystal blue waters. Picture yourself enjoying top shelf amenities with professional service waiting on your every request. Now, add the beauty of the sunset over your private pool or beach and it’s easy to see why staying in a luxury villa is an unforgettable and unique experience. Rental Escapes has an unbeatable collection of luxury villas with incredibly breathtaking views – here are 10 of our favorites:
Petite Plage 5 – Saint Martin
On a small private road at the far end of Grand Case is Petite Plage 5, an oasis of tranquility overlaid with contemporary style.
Covered and open terraces span the length of this estate villa. The large horseshoe-shaped heated pool sits at sea’s edge. In the center of the horseshoe is a covered loggia for a relaxing poolside. A hot tub sits nearby for ultimate relaxation. Additionally, the villa also has an onsite manager skilled in taking care of your needs and easy access down the beach to Grand Case Beach Club restaurant and bar.
Five of the six-bedroom suites have sea views. All bedrooms have refrigerators, Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs. The master suite, with a large private terrace overlooking the sea, sits in a private oasis at the top of a marble staircase. Every bedroom has a stylish and unique décor plus stunning spa style bathrooms in a mix of luxury surfaces and object d’art. Several bathrooms have fantastic tubs and outdoor showers. One has wheelchair access. The sixth bedroom is in a private casita off the courtyard.
Although very secluded you are steps from the fantastic culinary scene of Grand Case and their boutique shopping.
Fleur de Cactus – St. Bart’s
Fleur De Cactus is a stunning home located in Lurin, a few minutes from Gustavia, the beach and shops. This villa is one of the area’s most spectacular properties, offering 3 luxury bedrooms, an infinity pool with a built in bar and 360 ocean views.
The decor includes interesting works of art and high-end furniture that you can’t help but admire. In the large open living space is the comfortably furnished living room, a bar and a dining table that can accommodate 10 people.
Each bedroom has a king-size bed, ensuite bathroom with shower and sliding doors that open onto a terrace with breathtaking views of the sea and beautiful sunsets. The ocean can be admired from all points of the villa, making this the perfect rental for a tranquil getaway.
On The Wild Side – BVI
Only accessible by water or helicopter, Oil Nut Bay is an ideal haven for those seeking the comfort, safety and seclusion of their own private island with indulgent resort amenities and services.
With unique views of both sides of the island, On The Wild Side perfectly balances atop the Atlantic Ridge Neighbourhood. This exquisite villa, part of the Oil Nut Bay Resort, is a luxurious 3 bedroom oasis in which to unwind completely. Guests receive the benefit of every amenity – from the full-service beach club with pool and bar to a children’s club offering a wide range of activities, this idyllic island retreat provides pure relaxation throughout the day and into the night.
Kandara – Anguilla
Kandara is 8,000 square feet of exquisite modern living – overlooking Anguilla’s mesmerizing blue Caribbean Sea. Pull back the floor-to-ceiling doors and let the sea breezes take you to a place of total relaxation.
With multiple balconies, an expansive pool deck featuring covered living spaces, and an outdoor living room perched cliff side over the sea, Kandara immerses you in the luxury island experience. Breathtaking views of St Martin from nearly every room makes the most of the world-renowned location on Anguilla’s stylish West End.
With six-bedroom suites, a beach cove area, exceptional privacy and a complete staff, this dream villa accommodates 12 guests. Seize the day and choose Kandara for the ultimate Caribbean villa vacation on Anguilla.
Villa Penasco – Los Cabos
An exclusive property situated atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Sea of Cortez and Land’s End, Villa Penasco is justified in boasting that it has one of the greatest views possible in Los Cabos and is one of the most stunning homes in the area. This 14,000 square foot luxury villa combines natural elements, color and contemporary style to create a richness and sophistication that speaks of impeccable taste and quality.
With six lavish bedrooms and seven and a half spa-like bathrooms, Villa Penasco has more than enough room for you and your friends and family. Each spacious bedroom includes its own ensuite bathroom, as well as a scenic view of the Sea of Cortez. Don’t forget to enjoy spending a portion of your morning taking in the sunrise from your very own private terrace.
Outdoors, you’ll find a stunning heated infinity pool that seamlessly extends out towards the Pacific. Easily entertain your guests on the terrace with everything from grilling on the gas barbecue, dining under the spacious Mexican palapa, to gathering on plush seating around the large fire pit.
Oceanus – Cayman Islands
Introducing Oceanus, where luxury, elegance and seclusion converge. This oceanfront mansion boasts four levels and includes its own elevator so less mobile loved ones can easily access all of the action. During your stay, you will enjoy your own private, seaside pool and white sandy beach where the calming sapphire-blue and emerald green waters gently advance and retreat from the pristine shoreline.
Escape to this oasis where the surrounding fruit trees and local flowering shrubs form an impenetrable canopy of seclusion and breathtaking, natural beauty. Oceanus is extremely well-built with an open plan accented by magnificent cathedral ceilings and encapsulated by floor-to-ceiling glass for spectacular views. Experience even more amazing views and fresh island breezes from the roof-top party deck, where, on a clear night you can see most of Grand Cayman’s illuminated shoreline dancing in the distance.
Los Tilos Mansion – California
A modernist masterpiece in Hollywood’s historic Outpost Estates. Pass through the private gate revealing a bridge to rooftop parking and a truly breathtaking, unobstructed view from the Hollywood sign to the Pacific Ocean.
Take the main entrance stairway or elevator down to the first level boasting an entertainer’s dream open floorplan living room/kitchen with custom LEICHT-Designed cabinetry, MIELE appliances, Italian Porcelain floors, all opening to one of three terraces and zen garden that total 5,000 additional square feet of outdoor living space.
The middle level offers a second living room/study as well as three of the home’s five bedrooms, including a luxurious “floating glass box” master suite, all with proximity to the infinity pool. The well appointed lower level features a theater, wine room, gym, remaining bedrooms, as well as a serene garden patio. The view remaining equally stunning on all three levels is the magical thread that binds it all together.
Vista Hermosa Estate – Costa Rica
Vista Hermosa Estate is a breathtaking, contemporary structure that celebrates the lush landscape of Costa Rica. Architecture enthusiasts will appreciate the home’s clean lines, while nature lovers will be enchanted by its proximity to local wildlife and cascading waterfalls.
This classy four-story estate boasts spacious interiors, soaring ceilings, and a unique design. From every floor you’ll have unobstructed views of a stunning oceanfront without neighbors in sight.
Vista Hermosa has beautiful original art throughout, and the owner has carved out little relaxation nooks in the home. You can lounge on the Bali bed on the master suite terrace, or stay under the air conditioning looking out toward the sea from the Haitian bed inside.
Silent Waters Villa – Jamaica
Silent Waters Villa is one of the most glamorous luxury rental villas in Jamaica. This award winning Jamaican holiday home is distinguished by world class architecture, design and decor, breathtaking location, and exquisite accommodations and service.
This 8 bedroom luxury villa rental includes the gracious staff of 14 who will cater to your every need. Silent Waters Villa is selected, perhaps more than any other private villa in Jamaica by brides for a destination villa wedding.
Silent Waters is located on one of the highest hilltops overlooking Montego Bay and the Caribbean Sea. The site consists of 16 and a half acres, secured with a sophisticated electronic security and video system, twelve buildings, helicopter pad, private tennis court and two swimming pools occupy five acres.
Each suite has its own patio with chaise lounges for sunning and relaxation, all sleeping rooms have their own air conditioner and ceiling fans, wet bar, telephone, stereo system, high speed wireless Internet service, LED high definition television with DVD player and iPod docking station. The entire property is rented to only one party of guests at any given time, thereby providing complete seclusion and privacy for the guests.
Baan Paa Talee Estate – Thailand
This exquisite oceanfront property is spectacularly situated high on a headland overlooking the Andaman Sea on the picturesque Cape Amarin between Kamala and Patong on Phuket’s scenic west coast.
Baan Paa Talee has an abundance of indoor and outdoor living and dining areas – all with sweeping panoramic views – and a gorgeous 25m infinity pool and jacuzzi overlooking the ocean. With living and sleeping pavilions distributed generously over four levels of beautifully designed gardens that merge into the natural landscape, interspersed with soothing water features, Baan Paa Talee Estate’s accommodation and facilities rival those of the most lavish resorts in the world.
The main villa comprises seven spacious ocean-view bedrooms, arranged in flexible configurations to suit families, couples and independent groups. A large team of dedicated staff, including a guest relations manager, housekeepers, service staff and a villa manager are on hand to ensure that guests want for nothing and a gourmet chef prepares superb Thai meals on a par with the best restaurants in Phuket, but within the comfort and convenience of your own villa.
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