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Villa in Panormos, Greece
Thalassa Residence
Think about the warmth of the sun and the cool of the sea breeze—and nothing else—at Thalassa Residence. This newly built Crete vacation rental is designed for relaxation, whether that means napping in the sun, making memories with friends and family, or a little bit of both. Its six bedrooms can accommodate groups of up to twelve, while a location near the town of Panormos is convenient to shopping and dining. You’ll want to spend most of your holiday on the villa’s stunning terrace, which features a swimming pool, hot tub, tempting row of loungers, sitting area, barbecue and pergola-covered dining area, all with views of the sea. Inside, however, you’ll also find luxury amenities from a games room and sauna to a private exercise room and elevator. Sliding glass doors that run nearly from wall to wall make the villa’s L-shaped great room feel like an extension of the terrace. Understated furniture and stone floors look chic (and feel cool underfoot) in the living and dining areas, while a sleek corner fireplace will add warmth if you want it. The kitchen, on the other side of the L, is fully equipped and has an inviting breakfast bar. Each of the six bedrooms at Thalassa Residence has a king bed, en-suite bathroom and TV, and several of the suites open to a balcony or terrace as well. Like the main living areas, the bedrooms are bright and stylish, with refined details like tufted headboards or graceful side chairs, plus spa-worthy bathrooms splashed with stone tile. The villa’s location in the Rethymno area is a 10-minute walk from Panormos Beach—a quieter stretch of sand perfect for a honeymoon-style stroll or splashing with the kids—and an 11-minute walk from the town of Panormos, where you can take care of shopping, explore the cobbled streets or sample the local tavernas. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved. BEDROOM & BATHROOM • Bedroom 1: King size bed (or 2 Twin size beds), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Terrace, Safe • Bedroom 2: King size bed (or 2 Twin size beds), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Terrace, Safe • Bedroom 3: King size bed (or 2 Twin size beds), Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Balcony, Safe • Bedroom 4: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Balcony, Safe • Bedroom 5: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television, Balcony, Safe • Bedroom 6: King size bed, Ensuite bathroom with stand-alone shower, Television FEATURES & AMENITIES • More under “What this place offers” below OUTDOOR FEATURES • View of the sea • More under “What this place offers” below STAFF & SERVICES Included: • Daily housekeeping • More under “What this place offers” below Extra cost (advance notice may be required): • Activities and excursions • Boat trips • Babysitting service  • More under “Add-on services” below
$930 per night
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Villa in Hout Bay, South Africa
The Spa House
Tranquil tropical modernism above fishing village Walls of glass look over the pool and lush hillside at this sleek retreat above Hout Bay. Designed by an award-winning architect, loungers appear to float on a blue lagoon, a mini deck is an adventurous hop across stepping stones, and the marble underwater spa includes a sauna, steam room, and salt bath. Float in the indoor or outdoor pool, grill lunch, and play tennis just over a mile away. Copyright © Luxury Retreats. All rights reserved.
$1,270 per night
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Villa in Cape Town, South Africa
Beach House
Enjoy sun-kissed days from the hot tub and pool deck. Beach House is a beautifully finished, luxurious, fully-serviced 5 bedroom villa with superb sea and mountain views from the living and dining areas and from most of its spacious bedrooms. With the constant sound of the waves, the villa is ideal for beach lovers with Camps Bay's long sandy beach being just a short walk across the road via the private steps from the pool deck in front of the property.
$1,339 per night

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