Villas in Costa Rica are known for their incredible rainforest views, and our latest addition is no exception. Perched in the mountains near Nosara, you can see the Pacific Ocean from the infinity pools at the Casa and Villa at Finca Nosara. What sets this 2-villa estate apart is its exceptional on-site amenities. Designed for active… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Central America
What sets Belize apart from other vacation destinations? Where to begin—not only does this paradise devote expansive portions of its rainforest and coastline to nature reserves, it also harbors an important presence of Mayan ruins dating as far back as 2000 BC. If you’re thinking of staying at one of our vacation rentals in Belize,… Read more »
Let’s face it, when you’re day-to-day is luxury villas it’s easy to get a little blasé about even the slickest amenities. Every so often, a villa comes along that seriously grabs our attention. Here are 10 Extreme villas you won’t want to miss.
As a VIP Concierge, Kelly Pearson specializes in planning personalized vacations for Luxury Retreats guests. When Kelly selected Costa Rica for her own villa stay last month, she set to work finding the perfect activities for her group of friends. We talked to Kelly about her Costa Rican adventure and stay at Villa Diecinueve. My… Read more »
Have you always wanted to learn to surf? The sport itself is physically demanding and takes patience to master, but there’s no greater rush than catching a wave for the very first time. Keep in mind that all beaches have different levels of difficulty and many can be dangerous for novice surfers… So next… Read more »
“The Top 10 List” is a new feature dedicated to top ten lists from a variety of categories – the most popular of which are spectacular vacation rentals, luxury activities in various destinations, and unimaginable experiences we’ve arranged. This week we’re featuring green villa rentals! Since villas are privately-owned homes, there is a wide variety… Read more »
The perfect villa vacation mixes the best home for your group with a mix of activities that are true to the region, and true to your group's loves. These once-in-a-lifetime experiences, plus villas recommended by our specialists, check every box. If you'd like to try something new, something memorable, or just return to an activity… Read more »
We know you love the beaches, and the restaurants, the shopping and the views. But for those guests who still want to get in touch with their animal side on vacation, we recommend these five destinations, which crisscross the globe. Explore the best that nature has to offer without sacrificing luxury… South Africa Villas Need… Read more »
One major trend stuck out in our midyear review. Central America! Belize and Costa Rica have burst onto the scene with our guests, who love the mix of our luxury villas and the adventure surrounding them. From ziplining to scuba, this region is activity central, and offers amazing accommodations to rejuvenate at the end of… Read more »
Luxury Retreats’ top travel trends for families in 2009. Featuring the best vacation rental destinations, eco-travel countries and cultural hot spots.