Beachfront villas perfect for winter vacations, country estates that host summer family reunions, historic homes ideally located for sophisticated city excursions…onefinestay offers an unrivaled range of luxury rental homes suitable for every season of the year. The luxury hotel brand’s 5,000 homes in 50 of the world’s most desirable destinations are handpicked for their unrivaled location, character and comfort. The discerning traveler will find the entire experience effortless and enjoyable, from the personal welcome to the 24/7 assistance and dedicated concierge service.
The only decisions are when to go and which superlative house, villa or chalet appeals to you the most.
Best for winter getaways in the sun: the Caribbean is irresistible with its turquoise waters, sandy beaches and homes that reflect the islands’ varied personalities.
Antares, St Barts: This secluded colonial-style four-bedroom villa in a gated community in Mont Jean overlooks the Caribbean, whose brilliant azure hues contrast with the neutral palette retained inside. Two open-air dining pavilions and an infinity pool embody the tropical lifestyle of this island known for its elegant cuisine and lively activities.
Capacity for 8 people; from $5,000/night
Seaclusion, Barbados: St. James, on the west side of historic and majestic Barbados is the perfect location for opulent villas like this. Set on a cliff above a private stretch of white sand beach, the villa offers several spaces for formal or informal entertaining, including a gazebo with stunning sunset views. The master suite with a private terrace is accessible by a spectacular spiral staircase; there is also a separate gite for guests.
Sleeps 12 people; from $8,500/night
The Beach House, Anguilla: Renowned architect Ian “Sugar George” Edwards designed this contemporary architectural masterpiece with panoramic sea views and 17,000 square feet of living space, including a private theater and games room, to provide an idyllic setting for families and groups of friends. Just steps away is the island’s famous sandy beach on Mead’s Bay. Sleeps 16 people; from $10,763/night
Best for Romantic Spring Breaks: Mexico offers a vibrant culture that spans centuries, historical sites to explore, fine regional cuisines and villas on the Pacific and Caribbean coasts.
Sierra Estate, Punta Mita: The traditional style of Mexico’s coastal towns inspired the architecture of this five-bedroom villa, with views of Litibu Bay and decor enhanced with local colors. Golf, tennis, surfing, restaurants and shopping are close at hand, but it may be more tempting to relax by the pool and enjoy the cool Pacific breeze.
Sleeps 12 people; from $3,500/night
Hacienda 21, Tulum: This U-shaped two-story villa is a contemporary take on a Mexican hacienda, designed for peace and privacy in the heart of Tulum. Natural materials like stone and wood set the tone for a rejuvenating stay on the Riviera Maya, with its silky sands and turquoise Caribbean sea.
Sleeps 20 people; from $2,100/night
Ideal for marveling at the architecture in the spring: Lake Como– with its A-list cachet, spectacular scenery and numerous waterfront palaces – is the perfect place to enjoy the laid-back celebrity lifestyle.
Villa Ano, Lake Como: Built in the 16th century, this gem of a villa has been restored to its baroque splendour, worthy of the largest private home on the lake, with state-of-the-art amenities for comfort and ease. Period furniture and museum-quality artwork adorn the three-story interior; large gardens with tree-lined paths border the lake.
Sleeps 12 people; from $28,235/night
Ideal for mid-summer relaxation: The Mediterranean is the ultimate warm-weather escape, whether you prefer a trendy island with vibrant nightlife or a bustling beach town where you can lounge on the beach and enjoy exquisite cuisine.
Can idle, Ibiza: The minimalist exterior of this six-bedroom villa packs a host of high-tech features and luxury appointments, while its hillside location offers magnificent views of the sea and island landscape. Ibiza Town’s dance clubs are nearby, but why leave home? The villa is designed for entertaining with a free-form pool and lounge area, al fresco dining and a dedicated sound system.
Sleeps 12 people; from $8,575/night
Villa Olarc, French Riviera: The blue and aquamarine decor of this stunningly contemporary hillside villa in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat complements the Mediterranean azure below. Designed for indoor-outdoor living with floor-to-ceiling windows, gracious patios, terraces, gardens and two swimming pools – one on the rooftop – it’s a chic getaway in an area renowned for its beautiful beaches, historic buildings and superb restaurants.
Sleeps 10 people; from $12,554/night
Ideal for culture lovers in the fall: London comes alive in the fall, with opportunities for shopping, theater and concerts, and fine dining. Historic and heritage neighborhoods provide the perfect backdrop for an exhilarating urban vacation.
Cockspur Street, Covent Garden: Once a gentleman’s club within the Norwegian Embassy, this house retains the elegance of an earlier era with paneled walls, wooden beams and a stone fireplace, and with all the comforts of living modern at your fingertips. Nearby Trafalgar Square provides a base from which to explore the bustling city.
Capacity for 4 people; from $697/night
Groom’s Location, Belgravia: This stylish three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, spanning three floors, is appointed with a mix of antique and modern furnishings, artwork and fine finishes. With access to the Belgravia Communal Garden and close to atmospheric pubs and a Michelin-starred restaurant, the house epitomizes the attractions of London today.
Sleeps 5-6 people; from $1,375/night
Best for Fall Adventurers: Costa Rica is the perfect place to combine lazy days overlooking the Pacific (or surfing its waves) with waterfall hikes and visits to wildlife sanctuaries.
Villa de Agua: Inspired by the spirit and style of Bali, this mansion on a private estate near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica features three floors with master bedroom suites and separate terraces as well as romantic pavilions for dining and lounging. Surrounded by lush gardens, the property includes several pools and koi ponds, all in all a great place for a sybaritic getaway.
Sleeps 12 people; from $2,857/night
Ideal for a wine tasting with a group of friends: Tuscany is the definition of the Italian countryside of wine and villas. Imagine staying in a meticulously restored property in Chianti, surrounded by vineyards and close to the historic city of Siena, sipping the estate’s own vintage or sampling produce from nearby vineyards.
Cipresso, Tuscany: Set on over 60 verdant acres in the heart of Tuscany’s famous wine region, this villa boasts impressive stone walls, terracotta floors and wood-beamed ceilings; a cozy annex offers additional space for a multi-generational family or a group of friends. Dine al fresco on the veranda while sipping the estate’s wine or relax by the pool as the scents of cypress and herbs waft through the air.
Sleeps 16 people; from $1,275/night
Ideal for serious winter skiers: the American Rockies bring you the best mountain experiences, from snow-capped peaks to stunning forests and sparkling streams. Aspen, Colorado is a chic destination with exclusive shopping, world-class restaurants, and surrounding slopes that challenge skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels, from beginners to double-diamond aficionados.
Cloud Mansion, Aspen: This contemporary six-bedroom hillside chalet in a private, gated enclave invites skiers to the slopes with stunning views of Red Mountain. Enjoy après-ski in the hot tub next to an outdoor fire pit or relax in the lavish living rooms, which feature a sleek kitchen, formal living and dining room, a wine cellar, a state-of-the-art fitness room and plenty of space to store snow equipment.
Sleeps 12 people; from $10,625/night
A mass of snow, Aspen:Walk to the Elk Camp Gondola – which will take you to the trails of Elk Camp Meadows – from this beautifully appointed contemporary three bedroom home in the base village of Snowmass. The open-concept layout features a contemporary gourmet kitchen, dramatic fireplace, and generous windows that showcase mountain vistas, while two sets of bunk beds in the third bedroom beckon families with kids in tow.
Sleeps 10 people; from $4,375/night
Travelers who demand the best know that onefinestay has set the standard for luxury vacation rentals since its inception in 2010. The personal touch applies to all aspects of hospitality, from the care with which properties are chosen to the professional and personal attention throughout a stay. . As one guest put it, “It was like checking into a fancy hotel, but just for us.
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