Lazy poolside days and warm, fun-filled nights — this is summer! And spending these lingering hours in a luxurious villa all to yourself — now that’s bliss. The Villa Edit knows this and takes it one step further, adding five-star services to their already burgeoning register of high-quality vacation rentals.
Prestigious design, a full suite of amenities and endless opportunities for enjoyment define The Villa Edit’s collection of properties. Whether it’s a sumptuous seaside villa on a Greek island, an exclusive retreat tucked away in the French Riviera’s rolling hills or a country house on Mallorca’s coast, there’s a property for every preference in The Villa Edit’s portfolio. And naturally, the finer things come standard here.
It’s not only the properties themselves that possess the ‘wow’ factor, though; the company prides itself on offering the idyllic home away from home complemented with unmatched high-end service. So if you’re looking to live like a star this summer, here’s our pick of The Villa Edit’s most outstanding villas for the dazzling Mediterranean vacation of your dreams.
1. VILLA ULYSSES – Corfu, Greece
Perfectly combining privacy with ultra-luxury surroundings, Villa Ulysses is run like its very own five-star deluxe hotel, where the only guests are friends and family. This world-class luxury villa prides itself on being a cut above the rest, with around 95 percent of guests arriving by private jet.
With its own private boat to take you to the villa on Corfu island, you’ll be sure to arrive in style. The staff here ensure that you never have to lift a finger and make you feel pampered to perfection from the moment you step onto the private jetty. The villa sleeps ten guests and consists of the main house, which boasts four en-suite bedrooms, as well as a separate guest house with two more en-suite bedrooms connected by a private living room and kitchen. Plus, every inch of this spellbinding property is bathed in 180-degree views of the sea.
With so much on offer, the only problem you’ll have is that you may never want to leave Villa Ulysses. Each level of the house has an infinity pool, plus there is a tower with a warm and bubbling jacuzzi shaded by olive trees and a gazebo. What’s more, there is a private movie room with tiered seating plus a sauna and a gym on the property too.
Prices start from €136,000 per week
2. VILLA BAYVIEW – Côte d’Azur, France
Arguably one of the most luxurious villas on the French Riviera, Villa Bayview is located in the exclusive Domaine du Castellet area, just moments from the centre of Villefranche and Beaulieu. With breathtaking views from its secluded hillside location, this property is an architectural masterpiece just waiting to be discovered.
Over the years, Villa Bayview has attracted world-famous pop stars and a-list celebrities; it’s clear why this luxury villa has earned its place as one of the most extraordinary homes in the French Riviera.
Ultra-modern and furnished to the highest standards, this elegant and stylish getaway can accommodate ten guests. Special features include a roof garden, swimming pool and pool house and a private chef. All of this while you’re only 15 minutes away from Monaco — what a treat! There’s no doubt that Villa Bayview provides everything one could possibly need for an extravagant and luxurious lifestyle.
Prices start from €30,000 per week
3. CASA SAN LORENZA – Ibiza, Spain
Escape to the country, but keep it luxurious. Set within Ibiza’s beautiful countryside, Casa San Lorenza is one of Ibiza’s most iconic properties and is perfectly situated in the tranquil area of San Lorenzo between two of the island’s largest towns – Santa Eulalia and Ibiza Town.
As soon as you arrive, you are welcomed into the beautiful Mediterranean garden and you will get a sense of the ‘back to nature’ vibe that this luxury Ibiza villa provides.
Lovers of modern design will find their bliss at this property. Matching bohemian Ibiza with industrial design, Casa San Lorenza is a truly unique villa, setting itself apart from the more traditional Fincas or the ultra-modern beach houses found on the White Island.
The house sleeps 10 guests and boasts extensive grounds, fabulous views and a private chef, as well as attentive staff, to ensure guests never have to lift a finger. Casa San Lorenza is a hidden gem in Ibiza, known only by insider connoisseurs of life’s finer things.
Prices start from €38,750 per week
4. VILLA BENITA – Lake Como, Italy
Recently featured in the 2021 film House of Gucci, Villa Benita stood in as Aldo Gucci’s home, and it makes complete sense why this awe-inspiring lakefront villa was chosen. Offering the unparalleled height of style and elegant luxury, Villa Benita is truly one of a kind.
Thought to be the largest private residence on Lake Como, Villa Benita boasts six bedrooms and six bathrooms, as well as an outdoor swimming pool, boathouse, private pier, and extensive two-hectare gardens, which were designed by the British Society of Garden Designers.
Villa Benita is full of history and character, transporting you to the height of nineties Italian opulence. Built by Cardinal Tolomeo Gallio at the end of the sixteenth century, this luxury Italian villa was recently restored whilst maintaining its distinctive character and timeless beauty. The property’s grand entrance halls and reception areas are decorated with original floor-to-ceiling Baroque frescoes, and throughout the villa, you’ll discover beautiful antiques, paintings, silks and exotic velvets.
This sumptuous palazzo forms part of a large estate comprising the main house, the villino and a dependency and is perfect for a group of up to 12.
Prices start from €147,00 per week
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