Amazing Yet Affordable Luxury Vacation Villas From Rental Escapes

Luxury rental villa on the beach in Tulum, Mexico

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Mid-Priced Vacation Villas from Rental Escapes, Like this Amalfi Gem

Luxury villa near Positano on the Amalfi coast of Italy
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The Exotic Villa Vacation of Your Dreams

Renting a vacation villa is incredibly easy on the Web, thanks to online villa rental companies like Rental Escapes.

Why Rent a Villa Instead of a Hotel Suite?

Villas are bigger and more private than even a hotel presidential suite.
• And better value, especially off-season
See how else a villa rental can beat a luxury hotel vacation

And now for Some Vacation Fantasies Courtesy of Rental Escapes..

18th-Century Villa in the Amalfi's Society Playground, Positano

Villa name: La Ceramica (above)

• Setting: On the ancient hillside cliffs outside Naples, with mesmerizing views of the green Amalfi hills and the azure Tyrrhenian Sea 

• Size: Two bedrooms, two full baths

• Look: Classic Italian villa restored to its original beauty

• Vibe: A paradise for art and architecture lovers alike

• Wow factors: Knockout Amalfi coast views, 15+ foot ceilings, handmade ceramic tile floors (hence the name)

• You won't believe this: Restored original frescoes throughout the villa

• Rate: from $490 per night

• Sold? More info and pics here

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A Villa Amidst English Billionaires' Estates in the British Virgin Islands

Vacation villa on Tortola in the British West Indies of the Caribbean
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Dramatic Hillside Perch on Chic Tortola in the British Virgin Islands

Villa name: Alfresco

• Secluded setting: Overlooking Long Bay Beach on the stylish West End of Tortola 

Size: Three bedrooms, three full baths, one half bath

Look: Airy, modern, refreshing

Vibe: You found the quintessential Caribbean hideaway

Wow factors: OMG views, private pool, outdoor beach shower

Unique feature: The villa is divided into two pavilions for privacy

Rate: from $520 per night

In love? More info, pictures here

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The Aloha Vibe You Hoped for, on Hawaii's Big Island

Fabulous beafront vacation villa in Hawaii
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Paradise Regained at the Upscale Waikoloa Resort in Hawaii

Villa name: Villa Hali'i Kai ("spreading out to the sea" in Hawaiian)

• Setting: Spectacular oceanfront on the Big Island. along the same beach as five-star resorts

• Size: Three bedrooms, two full bathrooms

• Style: Classic Hawaiian luxury: natural and relaxed

• Mood: A low-key Aloha State Eden you won’t want to leave

• Wow factors: Outdoor adventures: an oceanfront fitness cabana, Pacific reefs to snorkel, waves to surf, living volcanoes to hike

• Selfie moment: Luscious views from the lanai (porch/balcony) and living room

• Rate: from $325 per night

• Dyin' to go Hawaiian? More details and pics here

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Classic Caribbean Beach Cottage on Jamaica's Loveliest Shore

Dreamy vacation villa on the beach in Jamaica
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Perfect Colonial Cottage Set on Discovery Bay in Jamaica

Villa name: Sea Haven

Setting: A private waterfront acre situated on Jamaica's posh, green north coast

• Size: Four bedrooms, four full baths

• Look: West Indian cottage: porches galore, pastel walls, rattan ceiing fans

• Vibe: Traditional, romantic Caribbean

• Wow factors: Seaside gazebo, Jacuzzi plunge pool, snorkeling gear waiting for you

• Bragworthy: Full staff including private chef, housekeeper, laundress, gardener

 Rate: from $429 per night

• Jamaican you jeaous? Additional info and images here

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Bali Villa that's Both Serene and Social

Luxury rental villa on Bali
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Lush Tropical Retreat Near Everything Fun on Bali

• Setting: A jungle-y hideaway in Seminyak. just outside Bali's lively Denpasar town

• Size: Three bedrooms, three full baths

• Look: Indoor-outdoor villa finished with distinctively Balinese touches

• Vibe: As serene as meditation, yet transforms into an ideal party space

• Wow factors: Deck surrounded by coconut trees, private tropical garden

• Is-this-for-real feature: Two pavilions built temple-like around a mosaic-tiled swimming pool

 Rate: from $555 per night

Must, or bust? More info, images here

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View-tiful Perch Facing the Caribbean Dawn on St. Martin

Luxury villa on St. Martin in the Caribbean
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Endless Views High Above St. Martin's Most Tranquil Bay

Villa name: Sunrise

 Setting: A private escape minutes from the beaches and shops of Orient Bay, a quiet corner of a busy island

• Size: Three bedrooms, three full baths

• Look: Ultramodern French-Caribbean villa with tons of outdoor lounging space

• Feeling: Uncluttered, open living that makes you feel reborn

 Wow factors: Infinity lap pool, balconies and decks galore, lush tropical greenery

• Pinch-me feature: Sipping your French coffee on the deck, watching the sun come up

• Rate: from $400 per night

• Gotta have it? Further facts and photos here

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Family Safari Lodge in South Africa

Safari lodge, Tuningi Game Reserve, South Africa
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Q.: How Good Can a Family Vacation Get?

A.: Safari Lodge on South Africa's Madikwe Game Reserve

• Name: Tuningi Game Reserve 

• Setting: A perfect safari destination on a Big Five game reserve

• Size: Two bedrooms, two full baths

 Look: Super-safari: wildlife-themed family lodge 

• Vibe: Luxury in the wild heart of South African bush country

• Wow factors: Animal encounters in daily game drives; amazing African massages

 This is not a dream: The lodge's viewing deck is beside a critter-laden watering hole; you will witness the "Big Five" African animals

• Rate: from $1,500 per night

• Safari, so good? More info, pictures here

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Seclusion and Bay Views on the Caribbean's Trendy Turks and Caicos Islands

Caribbean luxury rental villas on Turks and Caicos
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A Serene, Secluded Retreat in Posh Providenciales

Villa name: Angelfish Reef

• Setting: Picture-perfect hideaway minutes from Taylor Bay's beaches, clubs, yoga classes

• Size: Three bedrooms, two full baths

• Look: Perfectly pastel on the outside, bright and airy on the inside

• Vibe: Secluded and relaxing, yet close to in-town restaurants and nightlife

• Wow factor: Separate downstairs apartment for added privacy

• Photo op: Wraparound deck with 360º panoramas and thrilling sunsets

• Rate: from $450 per night

• Inspired? More info, photos here

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Sweet Farmhouse with a View of Spain's Mediterranean Beach

Luxury villa on the Mediterranean in Spain
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250-Year-Old Farmhouse in Southern Spain's Flavorful Andalucia

• Name: Cortijo Los Almendros ("Farmhouse of Almond Trees")

• Setting: Charming Spanish village two miles from the Mediterranean beach

• Size: Four bedrooms, three full baths

• Look: Restored 18th-century farmhouse (with a nice, modern pool)

• Overall vibe: Take your watch off for a country farm-to-table experience

• Wow factors: Stirring Mediterranean vistas, horseback riding, hiking directly from the house

• Unique feature: Walking distance to Frigiliana, called Spain's most beautiful "white town"

• Rate: from $395 per night

• Sold on Spain? More info, pictures here

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French Flair + Fabulous Views on Fashionable St. Barths in the Caribbean

Luxury rental villa on St. Barths, Caribbean
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The Perfect Perch on Stylish St. Barths in the French West Indies

Villa name: Paradise View

• Setting: A way-upscale residence high atop Saint-Jean Bay  

• Size: One bedroom, one full bath

• Look: Best of both worlds: a contemporary condo with antique furnishings

• Vibe: Romance and rediscovery for lovebirds

• Wow factors: Bull's-eye location a short walk to Saint-Jean beach, five minutes to airport, 10 to the island capital of Gustavia

• Unique feature: A sensational view from every window

• Rate: from $286 per night

• Amour? Info and images here

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Six Bedrooms on Thailand's Happening Koh Samui Island

A rental luxury villa in Koh Samui, Thailand
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Indoor-Outdoor Living Steps from Koh Samui's Gorgeous Thai Beaches

Villa name: Piña Colada 

• Setting: Secluded yet a quick walk to stunning Thai beaches and Koh Samui's social life 

 Size: Six bedrooms, six full baths

• Look: Modern villa opening onto a pool, like a Thai pavilion

• Vibe: Private and luxurious, yet practical and comfortable

• Wow factors: Modern Thai artwork, outdoor dining area, serene beaches and ocean views

• Above-and-beyond perk: Private Thai chef and maid on-site

• Cost: from $650 per night

• Sold? More info, pictures here

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Seductive Four-Bedroom Villa in Trendy Tulum on Mexico's Riviera Maya

Luxury rental villa on the beach in Tulum, Mexico

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Dreamy Beachfront Villa Near Majestic Mayan Ruins in Tulum, Mexico

Name: Villa Almaviva

• Setting: Where the Caribbean Sea meets the Yucatan jungle, near Tulum's yoga scene and landmark Mayan temple on the beach

Size: Four bedrooms, two full baths

• Look: The model for Mexican beach villas: white adobe, terraces, gardens

 Vibe: It’s all about two things: the beach and the romance

• Wow factors: The balcony Jacuzzi, the Tiffany-blue hue of the Mexican Caribbean waters lapping your private beach

• Unique feature: An on-site housekeeper and private chef

• Rate: from $900 per night

• Sold? More info, pictures here

Tempted by Tulum? Read more about its enchanting Riviera Maya region

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