Some travellers take vacationing to a whole other level.
We’re talking yachts, jets, and private islands galore. It’s go big or go home, right? In these cases, more is actually a whole lot MORE. But no over the top vacation would be complete without an extravagant place to call home. Spread across private islands, decked out to the nines, and complete with full-service staff, these lush pads offer the ultimate privacy and comfort.
With over a million properties to choose from, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the best places to stay, has hand-picked six of the most stunning holiday homes to help inspire your travel planning…
Rumrunner Resort – Australia
Featuring panoramic views of Rumrunner Lake in a coveted Gold Coast location, this stylish holiday home is pimped out to the max. From a super-sized outdoor kitchen with a BBQ and bar, to a private pool, sauna and hot tub, this luxe house has everything you need to live large.
Ashling Villa – Bali
This oasis of calm on the northeast coast of Bali offers stunning views of the ocean and the impressive Mount Agung. Wake up to the sound of waves crashing on the beach at this beachfront villa or simply lounge away the hours sipping cocktails in the gazebo by the pool.
Bay Bees Sea View Suites & Homes – Mykonos
Less than 4 kilometres away from the iconic windmills on the island, this sparkling white, cliff-side property looks over the Aegean Sea with striking, traditional stone features throughout. Only steps away from the tantalizing turquoise waters, your cares will simply melt away as you settle in to watch the ships pass by and feel the sand between your toes…
Villa Solenzana – Sardinia (cover photo)
Featuring seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, this massive sea-side villa is a holiday retreat truly fit for a king! While your every wish is being catered to by the property’s private chef, waiter and housekeeper, you can spend your time savouring the sublime sunset views of the Mediterranean from practically every room.
The Lotus Terraces – Koh Samui
You’ll enjoy a healthy dose of sun and sand as you recharge your batteries at one of these gorgeous beachside villas on the beloved Thai island of Koh Samui. If the crystal-clear waters aren’t indulgent enough, pamper yourself further with the services of a private chef or splurge on a relaxing poolside massage.
An Lam Ninh Van Bay Villas – Vietnam
These blissfully beautiful villas promise a peaceful stay in the midst of a lush, rolling green landscape overlooking the pristine waters of Ninh Van Bay. Laze about in the infinity pool or indulge yourself with a treatment from the full-service spa, all while enjoying breathtaking views of the stunning white sand and impossibly clear, turquoise water—a real holiday dream come true!