LUXURY PROPERTY RENTALS

ARIJIJU

‘The most beautiful house in Africa,’ an Arijiju fan declares. The company describes it as ‘partly sculpted into the rock-bed of a Kenyan hillside, its subtle entrance [opening] into a fragrant, greened space with generous Swahili curves and an air… Read More

AVENUE

Originally launched as Petersham Properties, this luxury propertyrentals company was founded in 2010 by Annabel Brooks and Gael Boglione (who has now left). They began with 50 properties on their books, including a Gloucestershire palace, some villas in Mustique and… Read More

BLEU RAMA

Bleu Rama is one of the chicest villas in the St Tropez area. Nestled in the discreet neighbourhood of Ramatuelle in the Quesine district, it overlooks the Bay of Pampelonne, one of the most beautiful bays of the Côte d’Azur…. Read More

CARPE DIEM LUXURY TRAVEL

There’s maybe half a dozen people who do what I do at the level I do it,’ says Carpe Diem founder Marina Gratsos. ‘Because of my personal and professional context, people who would never usually rent their houses out are… Read More

ELEGANT RESORTS

Many are tired of the usual beach or chalet retreats: the alternative is an ‘elegant journey’, where you’d assess the quality of Dom Pérignon over a dinner with Marek Reichman, head of design at Aston Martin, join a private boat… Read More

FINCA CA’ NABLAYA

Ca’ Nablaya is defi ned by total privacy, which is why it appeals to VIPs who need time out of the spotlight. If a tranquil rural family house is what you want, you need to look no further. This large… Read More

FIREFLY COLLECTION

Founding Firefly in 2011, Tim Latimer aimed to create a shortlist of properties that was essentially a shortlist of the best. ‘Our collection is only the very top end of the market,’ he says. ‘High-end clients looking for something spectacular… Read More

FIVE STAR GREECE

‘It was a pure gap in the market,’ says founder of Five Star Greece Ileana von Hirsch, who noticed the absence of Greek property rentals after inheriting the family’s house on the island of Skinos, Ithaca. She started the company,… Read More

HELENA BAY LODGE

Helena Bay Lodge lies among North Island’s stunning landscapes, steeped in Maori culture. This luxury lodge is a gem waiting to be discovered, with miles of pristine coastline, private beaches and intimate bays. The 800 acre property offers many activities… Read More

IN VILLAS VERITAS

Laura Blair, an American raised in Europe, serves an ‘extremely discerning’ clientele with ‘sophisticated tastes’: from CEOs and celebrities, to designers and titans of finance and industry, mostly from the US and the UK. She is protective of her clients,… Read More

LA BOMBA

Popular with ambassadors and diplomats on holiday, La Bomba is a fabulous, classic rustic-chic French farmhouse in the heart of Languedoc countryside, about an hour from Toulouse airport. The fi rst thing you’ll notice is how enormous the property really… Read More

LA MAISON BLANCHE

A beautifully renovated luxurious Provençal villa near Opio, La Maison Blanche sits on a hilltop with views across the Mediterranean. This chic property sleeps 18, and has fantastic views of surrounding countryside. There is an infi nity pool, a choice… Read More

LUXURY RETREATS

Whether you’re seeking a relaxing seaside getaway, rejuvenating mountain escape or fast-paced city break, you can rest assured Luxury Retreats’ team of seasoned travel experts will curate the most extraordinary holiday experience for you. From ski-in, ski-out chalets in the… Read More

PALAZZO SANTI TERZI

Dubbed the ‘Italian Hogwarts’, a stay at this period palazzo opens your eyes to the picturesque hills and valleys of Umbria, one of Italy’s hidden gems. Nestled in the medieval hamlet of San Gemini, once a Roman settlement, the setting… Read More

PRIVATE ISLANDS ONLINE

Private Islands Online International Chris Krolow founded Private Islands Online when he realised that many people share his childhood love for the simple pleasures of island life. ‘Even the most die-hard urban dwellers sometimes feel the need to reconnect with… Read More

SON BUNYOLA

The Son Bunyola estate, about a 40-minute drive from the airport in Palma, covers 680 acres of stunning landscape on Mallorca’s north-west coast. Central to the estate is a large manor house providing a historic centrepiece to the dramatic scenery…. Read More

THIRDHOME

Founded in 2010 by American real estate expert Wade Shealy, private property and travel club THIRDHOME allows HNWs to travel the world ‘by simply using empty time in their own second homes’. The idea came when Shealy realised clients were… Read More

TOP VILLAS

‘Our passion for luxury travel has only blossomed through our dedication to make Top Villas the best villa rental company out there — and over the past few years we believe we’ve really set ourselves apart,’ a Top Villas representative… Read More

ULTRAVILLA

UltraVilla, the Airbnb of the HNW universe, features villas, lodges, islands, boats, boutiques and chalets: every single one of which has been carefully selected by top professionals. The venture’s only income is the annual subscription paid by its exhibiting members…. Read More

UNIQUE PROPERTIES & EVENTS

Unique Properties & Events was founded 15 years ago by Cédric Reversade, previously the director of the fi rst private concierge club in Europe. ‘The concept was to offer a very high-end type of client the same type of property… Read More

VILLA AMMENDE

Villa Ammende, an historic grand mansion, was built in 1905 in the classically decadent Art Nouveau style. The stately ambience of the Great Hall is breathtaking, with its carefully restored decor, antique chandeliers and grand fi replaces. Staircases lead up… Read More

VILLA CETINALE

Originally a farmhouse built in 1680 on the ruins of an Etruscan settlement, Villa Cetinale was transformed into a Roman Baroque villa for Pope Alexander VII. The villa and gardens, said to be the most beautiful in Italy, were extensively… Read More

VILLA SOLA CABIATI

‘Stepping into Villa Sola Cabiati means stepping into a story fi lled with art, architecture and the aristocratic art de vivre,’ says Grand Hotel Tremezzo, which recently acquired one of Lake Como’s most beautiful villas from the nobles of Lombardy…. Read More

VILLA YERAKI

The English owners of Villa Yeraki were among the fi rst to fall under the spell of the beauty of northeast Corfu, more than 40 years ago. Nicholas Cookson and his father, who lives in Corfu yearround, own and manage… Read More

VILLA ZEUS

Recommended by author Nicholas Coleridge for the ideal Greek family summer holiday, this fl agship property of Unique Villas overlooks Lourdas Bay, on the south coast of Kefalonia. Villa Zeus is a spacious, secluded residence with spectacular views of the… Read More

WORLDWIDE DREAM VILLAS & HOLIDAYS 

If you’re searching for a location special enough to celebrate a wedding or anniversary, big enough to accommodate a large family or host a corporate party, or simply quiet enough to calm the nerves, there is something just right for… Read More