Advent Calendar Day 8: 21-Year Old Whisky and Cuban Cigars
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With the winter gone and the ski season very quickly coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking towards summer. Bright skies, clear water and burning sunshine should be high on your agenda, as should the exclusivity and beauty of some of these, the summer’s most impressive villas. Get ready, gentlemen, to have one of your best holidays yet.
If you’re looking for the privacy of your own villa but the luxury of a hotel, look no further. As one of the most exclusive – and beautiful – villas in the whole of this stunning and fashionable island, you’ll be welcomed with your own chef at your demand, a pristine housekeeping service and the bliss of complete privacy – all an easy 10 minute walk from the centre of the island. Complete with classic Grecian white-wash walls and the iconic blue roofs seen all over Mykonos, the villa is guaranteed to up the ante for you this summer. Villa Hurmuses sleeps up to 10 people. For more information, see here.
If you’re looking for something that’s guaranteed to offer you some of the calmest and most pristine views in the world, look no further. Villa Penio comes complete with incredible and vast sliding doors that bring the sea to the sky and welcome you with glistening sunshine throughout the entire place, no matter what time of day it is. The double-height living area is one of the villas most impressive features, as are the pool-facing downstairs bedrooms and the two panoramic roof terraces. Villa Penio sleeps 8 people. For more information, visit here.
After something that’s going to instantly impress your friends, family or parents in law? Look no further that Villa Mirador, one of the most exclusive and beautiful villas on this list. The second you set foot in here, you’ll be instantly transported to a zen-like state, thanks to the huge outdoor baths, the riad-style courtyard and neighbouring Cala Bassa beach. Everything about this villa screams luxury, and a good time is guaranteed from the get-go. Villa Mirador sleeps 14 people. For more information, visit here.
If you’re looking to throw at Gatsby-esque party in one of the most beautiful areas in France, look no further. This 18th century hilltop mansion comes complete with incredible views set within 165 private acres of land. It’s just undergone a three-year refurbishment and as a result is even more pristine and well-conditioned than before. Villa Domaine de Bagatelle sleeps 16 people. For more information, see here.
If you’re looking for the hustle and bustle of a world-famous summer destination such as St Tropez but also crave a quiet, calm escape, look no further than Villa La Rose Blanche in St Tropez. Complete with luxurious and homely interiors, a stunning swimming pool and a garden big enough to host some of the summer’s most prestigious parties, it really doesn’t get much better than this. Villa La Rose Blanche sleeps 14 people. For more information, see here.
Looking for an incredible view that’s guaranteed to go above and beyond anything you’re used to? Check out the brand new and exclusive Villa Sfioro, which has absolutely stunning views across the Tyrrhenian Sea from the horizon pool. An al-fresco dining area, hanging hammock chairs with insane views and modern decor are all guaranteed to want you come back for more. Villa Sfioro sleeps up to 10 people. For more information, visit here.