Citadels of luxury

by | Apr 14, 2017

We long for magnificence, seeking it out in all we do and wherever we travel. Shared memories are among the greatest of these treasures–brushstrokes we cherish for a lifetime.

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We long for magnificence, seeking it out in all we do and wherever we travel. Shared memories are among the greatest of these treasures–brushstrokes we cherish for a lifetime. What better backdrop for these moments than extraordinary villas? Sacred spaces we fill with experiences, moments we’ll undoubtedly weave into the fabric of our lives, at once legend and myth. Are you a king in search of a castle? Is a queen searching for her lair? Look no further. Find your sense of splendour here, be it an intimate celebration, family reunion or turning the page to a magnificent chapter in your story.

Fern Close

Breathe in the exotic, Cape Town

Ease into luxury with adoring staff Ephraim and Catherine, a couple who reflect the villa’s unique personality and charm. Their warm welcome provides a perfect place to begin your vacation in storied Cape Town. Located at the end of a cul-de-sac and equipped with an ADT security system, Ephraim will drive you anywhere you wish to go. A stunning mountain view, poolside terrace and barbeque sit steps away from a veranda with an outdoor fireplace. The space feels like a living room and will not only help you unwind upon arrival but will undoubtedly be a touchstone for charting Cape Town fun as well as your future hopes and dreams. Guests will find the luxury accommodations equally breathtaking. A touch of the colonial and tribal flavour the appointments and furnishings throughout the estate. Light and airy, the villa is an invitation to expand the senses and awareness. It invites you to breathe in the exotic. Extravagant appointments include exquisite chandeliers, China and luxurious bedding will make anyone feel like a king or queen.

Admiral’s View

Hideaway with stunning views of False Bay

Admiral’s View villa will entice you back to the days of years-long voyages and widow walks. Welcome to your hideaway on False Bay, South Africa, in the shadow of Hottentots-Holland Mountain floating precariously close to the Cape of Good Hope. Romance and adventure await where two great oceans meet and within two acres of Italian-inspired gardens. Settle into the dreamy among exquisitely furnished rooms with many original 1920s architectural details, including a Venetian chandelier. A small library in the master bedroom beckons you to relax in the comfort of days gone by. Acres of terraces and a large pool invite you outdoors to explore grottos and lush landscapes. Curl up on a lounge, have lunch under the collonaded verandah, or simply throw a picnic blanket on the lawn. After a day spent in the charming coastal hamlet of Simonstown or surfing at Muizenberg, you’ll enjoy cooking up a storm in the kitchen or coming home to an in-house catered dinner. Guests will enjoy retiring to three luxurious bedrooms some of which include a fireplace, balcony and en suite bathrooms.

Villa 120

Panoramic Peace in Uruguay

Only a bike ride from the quaint town of José Ignacio, your oasis feels a world away on the shores of the Atlantic, appointed with all the luxury you’d expect from a getaway designed by Uruguayan architect Mario Connio. Light, bright construction of Villa 120 invites you to cast real word cares at the door and become a specialist at living. Views of the ocean and sounds of the sea ease your transition and beckon you to explore the hideaway your way. Utmost privacy assures you and your guests the freedom to play unfettered. An open floor plan with six bedrooms provides a breezy backdrop for fun and family. Kick back at the lunch pavilion where an outdoor kitchen and professional barbeque grill is sure to become a family favourite after an afternoon spent around the pool. Parklike grounds have plenty of space for running around and playing games with the kids. Afterwards, hit the roomy wooden deck to sloth out on one of the lounges, or take a swing in a hammock. You may never want to leave.

Villa Biru

Barefoot Bali, let the outside in

Welcome to your perch at Jungut Batu Bay on the small, tropical island of Nusa Lembongan where cars do not exist and lavish oceanfront seats to jaw-dropping sunsets are required. Traditional Balinese architectural details like its pitched, thatched (Alang Alang) roof set the tone for relaxed elegance. Plenty of ceiling-to-floor sliding glass doors in four ocean-view bedrooms guaranteeing an open-air lifestyle that calms your mind. The yoga hut provides a sanctuary to soothe the body. With two housekeepers, a cook, staff to take care of the grounds and all the modern conveniences of European appliances, you’ll be living in style on this out-of-the-way island adventure. World-class snorkelling is only a few steps away from Villa Biru with surf breaks and shipwrecks within paddling distance. Fishing charters find you sailing the bluest waters you have or will ever see. Enjoy the bounty of your catch in the villa prepared by staff ready to meet your every need, culinary or otherwise. A short ferry ride back to Sangur, Bali will find you longing for your time in tropical paradise.

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