These private hotel villas from around the world make for the perfect inspiration while dreaming of your next escape. Secluded luxury accommodations with extra room and outdoor space are desired more now than ever before. We put together a list of some favorite destinations that include a variety of stand-alone Leading Hotel villas. Ranging from one-bedroom layouts equipped with an outdoor shower and hot tub, to much larger options with swimming pools and plentiful patio space for you and your travel companions — we invite you to explore some of the world’s most remarkable must-see hotel villas.
Villa Las Retamas is a two-story, 2,800 sqft/ 256 sqm residence that sleeps 3 adults. Decorated by interior designer, Pascua Ortega, the villa has been designed with open spaces featuring elegant and modern elements. The ensuite bathroom on the second floor lets in the island's natural light and includes a beautiful bathtub embedded in volcanic stone. The spacious living area on the ground floor has been dressed with Moroccan rugs, exclusive furnishings and gives access to the solarium terrace with a private pool - the perfect spot for guests to admire spectacular sunset views of the island.
Immersed in the quiet of Amalfi's lemon groves, Villa La Marchesa includes two Junior Suites and a Front Sea Double Room, and sleeps up to 13. The spacious villa proposes one large living and dining room, and a modern kitchen with wine cellar. Several patios are located in the large gardens surrounding the complex along with a one lap swimming pool. Available for exclusive use to guests, the pool is 36 meters long and overlooks the magnificent Mediterranean sea. The perfect base in the Amalfi coast to discover natural gems such as the islands of Capri, Ischia and the Gulf of Naples.
With a surface area of 2,300 sqft/ 210 sqm, the Pool Suite Villa sleeps 9, perfect for a family getaway or a relaxing trip with friends. It includes a large dining room, two fully glazed bedrooms with their own shower rooms and a master bedroom that opens onto a luxurious terrace with views onto the Mediterranean sea. The perfect choice for those seeking privacy, the Pool Suite Villa sits in the center of a large private garden with a refreshing pool, just steps away from the fine sands of the Plage de Gigaro and immediately next to Lily of the Valley's private beach.
Combining opulence and elegance, the two-bedroom villas sleep 4 and offer views of the magnificent Sardinian sea. The villa's spacious green garden features a private pool and whirlpool. Sophisticated Italian design can be found in the interiors of this 2,150 sqft/ 200 sqm residence, where guests can also enjoy dedicated butler service for an ultimate luxury getaway.
Alcyone is a two-bedroom, 1,900 sqft/ 178 sqm villa that sleeps 4. A mix of modern luxury and traditional Cypriot style, the Alcyone Villa consists of a living room, dining room, study and fully equipped kitchenette. With stunning views of the romantic Mediterranean sea, the villa also features a large terrace with an outdoor fireplace, and a private infinity pool overlooking crystal waters.
The three-level Casa Stupenda includes three bedrooms, four bathrooms and is ideal for up to 6 guests. Accommodations include a fully equipped kitchen, living-room, family-room, terrace, garden, patio, and private pool. The family room which is located on the bottom level, opens up to a private courtyard and citrus garden through French doors. The resort is a tribute to the traditional architecture and the great beauty of Puglia, with surrounding olive groves and blue sea.
The Lavender Cottage boasts a plush four poster king canopy bed and sleeps 3 with the addition of one rollaway bed or crib upon request. Set along the creek side of the property surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, the villa-like cottage includes a fireplace with adjacent sitting area, and a private patio with sunken hot tub and outdoor rain shower. The 1,100 sqft/102 sqm accommodations are decorated with hand selected antiques and Persian rugs, with polished oak floors in the living space and radiant heated floors in the bathroom.
The open plan Bill & Coo One-Bedroom Villa sleeps 3 and features a master suite with king size bed, plus a sofa bed included in the living room area. The sea-view luxury accommodations include an indoor and outdoor dining and lounging area sundeck, and private heated pool. Guests can arrange for on-call personalized butler service, a personal chef, and in-villa spa treatments or private yoga sessions. Larger parties may book connecting villas which can be accessed via an outdoor lockable door located in the garden.
The Three-Bedroom Presidential Villa at this resort is 5,813 sqft/540 sqm in size and sleeps 6. Dressed in contemporary design and décor, this duplex features a private pool, plus an outdoor dining and living room area that merge with its surrounding turquoise waters and rain forest. Guests can expect to experience Mayan culture, history, and gastronomy during their visit.
The Grand Riad is a palace within the palace, with the true feel of a private residence that sleeps 8. An exclusive entrance leads to the three-floor riad of 19,375 sqft/1,800 sqm, which consists of four bedrooms — each equipped with its own luxurious bathroom and dressing room. Some of the accommodation’s highlights include a patio courtyard, Moroccan lounge, a bar, a pool table room, private spa with gymnasium, a home cinema, and a private roof terrace and pool with views over the Medina, the Atlas Mountains, and the famous Koutoubia. A full-time personal butler is also provided.
The Le Sereno Villa sleeps 8 and includes three master bedrooms plus a private library that can convert into a fourth private bedroom if needed. The 6,500 sqft/600 sqm accommodations are on a half-acre of land and include landscaped gardens, a fully equipped kitchen, expansive terraces, private parking, and an oversized pool overlooking the magnificent views of the Grand Cul-de-Sac bay. Inspired by the unique style and energy of St. Barth's, renowned designer Christian Liaigre transformed Le Sereno into the stylish and private sanctuary it is today.
If you ever wanted to know what it was like to have your own private island, here is your chance. Thanda’s exclusive five-suite private villa sleeps 19 and is the island’s only accommodations. The grounds also include two rustic Tanzanian bandas, a swimming pool, villa gym, tennis court, and lots of outdoor living space. Set in Tanzania’s Shungimbili Island Marine Reserve and surrounded by its own coral reef, Thanda Island is truly one of the world’s most exclusive tropic islands.
Within a hotel located on a private peninsula surrounded by rainforests and sea, stands a special villa actually named the Special Villa. A perfect name for the perfect 2-person accommodations. The open sea-view 1,900 sqft/180 sqm space comes with a king-sized bedroom and adjacent living room with glass doors that lead to a private balcony, plunge pool, jacuzzi, and hammock. The double bathroom has lots of natural light and includes a sauna and bathtub enclosed by glass ceiling and doors.
The Presidential Water Villa sleeps up to 6 and is located at the end of the resort’s overwater bungalow pier. The picture-perfect accommodations are 6,800 sqf/640 sqm in size with two large bedrooms, a bar and kitchen, lounge area, indoor/outdoor showers, and a patio with swimming pool overlooking the reef and surrounding clear blue sea.
Take in all the views of the Andes Mountains rising above 1,500 acres of lush vineyards from your 1,979 sqf/183 sqm One-Bedroom Deluxe Villa. The sights can also be enjoyed from the spa-inspired bathroom which includes an outdoor soaking tub and shower. Other highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows, state-of-the-art technology, an open concept kitchen and lounge area, and a terrace firepit — adding the perfect touches to the sleek accommodations.