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World's Best Hotels » The Best Luxury Villa Resorts
The Best Luxury Villa Resorts

The Best Luxury Villa Resorts

You've seen the pictures, now take the time to see these over-water and spectacular private villas for yourself. Instead of renting a whole house or villa through a private owner - try visiting one of the luxury resorts below which provide the best private villas while still offering all of the ammenities of a resort.


Amanjena | Marrakech, Morocco

Amanjena's 18 Pavilions, six Pavilions Bassin, eight Pavilions Piscine, six two-story Maisons and the two-bedroom Al-Hamra Maison, all radiate from the ancient bassin at the heart of the property. The spa features two Turkish-style hammams and a glassed-in whirlpool. Amanjena has two clay tennis courts, and mountain bikes are available. The 27-hole Amelkis Championship Golf Course lies immediately alongside Amanjena, with a second course nearby.


Amanpuri | Phuket, Thailand

There is a "place of peace", situated in a coconut grove between sea and sky on the jade green island of Phuket. Overlooking the turquoise waters of the Andaman and fringed by a white smile of private beach, this place is Amanpuri. Designed to reflect Thailand’s graceful architectural style in harmony with the idyllic natural setting, the resort is imbued with a sense of timeless elegance – a gracious retreat set apart from the outside world. Opened...


Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort | Sir Bani Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort's sustainable design features perfectly complement the island’s delicate ecosystem. Inspired by traditional Arabic fishing and pearl diving villages and their barasti lodging, these villas offer luxury amenities in a private setting with unmatched comforts. Find tranquility at Anantara Spa; relish Italian-inspired dining, and experience a wide array of activities, all set against a backdrop of an island paradise.


Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa | Bazaruto Island, Mozambique

Fulfill your escapist dreams on the private island of Bazaruto, in a jewel-like archipelago off the coast of Mozambique. With few distractions to interrupt your stay at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa, you can completely lose yourself in dazzling natural beauty, peaceful island life and unforgettable experiences. Relish a host of luxury comforts in the boutique collection of 44 beach, sea view, and pool villas, which have been designed in natural harmony...


Anantara Dubai The Palm | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Imagine a unique destination set on a man-made marvel on the Dubai coastline that entices one and all with a distinct blend of serenity and splendor. Offering an urban escape, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa is a wondrous place where a decadent experience awaits at a luxury beach resort unlike any other. Perched on the eastern crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, an archipelago of islands connected to the mainland, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort &...



Anantara Phuket Layan Resort & Spa is a charming tropical sanctuary in a tranquil bay setting on Phuket's stunning western coast. One of the most breathtaking luxury hotels Phuket has to offer, it opens onto a private stretch of beautiful Layan Beach, where soft white sands are gently lapped by the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea are just steps away. Combining an escape of pure indulgence with Anantara's renowned hospitality, couples, families and friends...


Angsana Resort and Spa Ihuru | Ihuru, Maldives

"Surrounded by the unspoiled natural beauty of the Maldives, Angsana Resort & Spa Maldives Ihuru seduces with the hedonistic pleasures of a spa retreat and the promise of halcyon days in the sumptuous comfort of your own villa. Encircled by a shallow lagoon, Ihuru, with its pristine reef teeming with Technicolor corals and diverse marine life, palm-fringed beach and crystalline waters, is one of the most photographed Maldivian islands. Dotting the circumference...


Banana Island Resort | Doha, Qatar

20 minutes from the heart of Qatar's vibrant capital, a luxury yacht ferry crosses crystal clear water to reach a breathtaking island that feels a world away, while a private helicopter pad offers an exclusive arrival with a bird's eye coastal view. Welcome to Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara - a paradise sanctuary of world class facilities and limitless activities, both above and below the water, providing relaxation and adventure, wellness and pure...


Blue Diamond Riviera Maya | Playa Del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Welcome to the luxurious Blue Diamond Riviera Maya, formerly the Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya, a 36-acre adults-only paradise along Mexico’s Caribbean Coast. Surrounded by lush rainforest, pure white sand beaches and pristine turquoise waters, this destination beckons you to a haven of serenity. Tailor your escape from among 128 generously sized suites, each with a unique trait, affording the latest luxuries and personal touches. From dramatic beachfront...


Canouan Resort | Canouan Island, West Indies, St. Vincent and The Grenadines

The luxurious five star retreat Canouan Resort encompasses 200 glorious, rolling acres of natures very best with facilities and services to the very highest of international standards of excellence, gracefully boarded by breathtaking views of turquoise seas and the coral reef beyond. The resort showcases 30 one and two bedroom luxuriously appointed pool or beachfront locations suites, hidden coves and beautiful white sand beaches, tennis, water sports, signature...


Danai Beach Resort And Villas | Chalkidiki, Greece

Cool spacious villas, some with private deep pools and butler service on request are set amongst the lush gardens. The deluxe rooms offer a variety of amenities for the indulgence and comfort of guests. There is a choice of 3 a la carte restaurants with Greek, Mediterranean and French gastronomic cuisine, all of them with great sea views, a seaside bar for drinks during the day and night, a boutique, a jewelry shop and a newsstand. Leisure facilities...


Dar Ayniwen Villa Hotel | Marrakech, Gueliz, Morocco

Dar Ayniwen Villa Hotel, a sanctuary of peace and tranquillity in its 5 acres park, is at last revealed in all its splendour. Built as the owner's family home, after 20 years a house with seven bedrooms became too big and the year of the millennium, it was turn into a luxury guest house, all of the very highest quality, now run by father and son. The majestic old residence with its charming and peaceful garden stands proudly in the heart of the Marrakech palm...


Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa | Gateway, CO, United States

Visit Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa and you are comfortably placed in the heart of this retreat paradise. With a variety of accommodations, several dining choices, abundant amenities including spa services, adventure activities, special programs and events, you will find something for every occasion and whim. Featuring outdoor showers, private decks with fire pits, and five fixture bathrooms with free standing tubs, a Casita retreat is the ultimate indulgence....


Hotel Bora Bora | Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Hotel Bora Bora remains closed for reconstruction and is not accepting reservations. We will update our site when we have more information. In the meantime, please see the right of the page for alternate hotel properties. Hotel Bora Bora's 54 Polynesian Style Bungalows And Fares Offer Varied Accommodation With Beachfront Views Or Tropical Garden Settings. Built Like An Old Traders House They Offer Oak Flooring Rattan Furniture Cedar Walls And The Old Fashioned...


Hyatt Zilara Cancun | Cancun, Mexico

Welcome to Hyatt Zilara Cancun, an adults-only, all-inclusive resort (min. age 16), formerly The Royal Cancun. Prominently located on the widest stretch of beach in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone, Hyatt Zilara Cancun is an adults-only, all-suite, all-inclusive resort where guests experience traditional Mexican warmth in an intimate yet casual setting. The resort features spacious suites with breathtaking views of the Caribbean and offers world-class...


Las Casitas Village | Fajardo, Puerto Rico

Escape to your own private Caribbean hideaway at Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Enjoy the comforts of home in one of the 155 spacious casitas ("cottages" in Spanish), complete with personal 24-hour butler service. Get your adrenaline pumping with phenomenal wave running, horseback riding, wind surfing, diving, and fishing. Test your swing on our majestic Arthur Hills Caribbean golf course. As part of the elegant El Conquistador Resort...


Laucala Island Resort | Laucala Island, Fiji

A private island refuge in the South Pacific, Laucala unites dramatic rain forest-laced landscapes and white sandy beaches with unparalleled levels of luxury and privacy. No expense has been spared at the exclusive tropical hideaway, where 25 Fijian-styled villas are set amid coconut plantations, beside deserted beaches and atop the island’s volcanic mountains, overlooking fertile coral reefs and endless jungle. Style and sustainability go hand in hand throughout,...


Le Meridien Bora Bora | Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Le Meridien Bora Bora is located on a Polynesian islet, surrounded by a turquoise lagoon. It offers guests luxurious over-water bungalows with glass-bottom floors or beach bungalows under coconut trees. Activities include water sports, swimming with turtles, deep-sea fishing and shark feeding! The small island of Bora Bora is filled with coconut forests and colourful villages and surrounded by miles of fine, white sandy beaches and crystal clear, turquoise...


Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows | Kohala Coast, Kona, United States

Amidst mountains and the sea on the sunny Kohala Coast on the tropical Island of Hawaii, the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows offers an exceptional experience with unparalleled value. Discover why Travel +Leisure consistently rates us one of the "Top Hotels in the World." Whether enjoying a morning tee time between ink-jet black lava and lush greens, getting pampered at the uniquely Hawaiian inspired Mauna Lani Spa or dining ocean-front at our legendary...


Point Yamu | Phuket, Paklok Sub-District, Thailand

This luxury resort anticipates your every need, from accurate service to cutting-edge wellness facilities, from sunrise yoga to sophisticated Italian and Thai cuisine. Point Yamu features 79 rooms and suites and 27 private pool villas, all with views of the sparkling waters of Phang Nga Bay. COMO's welcoming staff provide seamless access to Point Yamu's many cultural and marine-based riches, from beach picnics to diving in Phang Nga Bay.


Porto Zante Villas and Spa | Zakynthos, Greece

Porto Zante Villas and Spa is the leading luxury villas hotel in Greece where guests enjoy the ultimate privacy of a home away from home and exceptional 24-hour five-star hotel amenities & services. One of the top Luxury Greek Resorts by Conde Nast Traveller and Europe's Leading Villas Resort by World Travel Awards for years now, Porto Zante has been the choice of famous clientele, including political leaders, important businessmen and artists. Dining...


Princess D'An Nam Resort and Spa | Ke Ga Bay, Vietnam

Princess D'An Nam Resort and Spa is an all-villa boutique resort & spa, designed in Vietnamese New Tropical Style. Here, where chic French luxury meets traditional Vietnamese hospitality, a fascinating eco-system of mountains and rivers is just waiting to be discovered. Designed by award-winning architect Tan Hock Beng, the resort style mixes modernist sensibility and post colonial ambiance. With its 48 exclusive villas, four swimming pools, two restaurants,...


Provident Luxury Suites Fisher Island | Fisher Island, FL, United States

Nestled in the waters of Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, Provident Luxury Suites on Fisher Island features Mediterranean-style residences showcasing spectacular vistas, spacious interiors with elegant décor, advanced comfort and communications. Suites range in size from 800 square feet up to 3,500 square feet and contain one to three bedrooms. Each suite offers wonderful ocean views, estate quality furnishings, marble bathrooms with oversized tub, separate...


Samabe Bali Resort and Villas | Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

Samabe Bali Suites and Villas is an exclusive oceanfront resort that occupies 8 hectares of landscaped tropical gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean, along with kilometer of famous white sand stretching along the coast. The resort features 39 gorgeous full Ocean View Suites, 13 of which come with their own private pool. The 42 pool villas range from one to three bedrooms, and each of those comes with its own luxurious private pool.


Six Senses Samui | Koh Samui, Suratthani, Thailand

Six Senses Samui is located on a headland on the northern tip of Samui Island, approximately six kilometres from Samui International Airport and a 45-minute flight south of Bangkok. The resort is an easy and scenic 10-minute drive from Samui International Airport. Just 66 villas create an atmosphere of space and light whilst maintaining views from almost every location in the villa. 52 of the villas have private infinity-edged swimming pools that blend into...


Six Senses Zighy Bay | Musandam Peninsula, Oman

Six Senses Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman. The setting of these beautiful indigenous village-style accommodations and private marina is spectacular, with the dramatic mountains on one side and the sandy beach of Zighy Bay on the other. Tantalize your senses: feel the sand beneath your toes; listen as your sunset dhow cruise glides through waves; taste culinary delights of the region.


St Regis Resort Bora Bora | Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Reaching out across 44 acres of lush landscaping edged by powdery white sands and a crystalline lagoon, The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort represents the epitome of carefree elegance. Its 100 exquisitely designed accommodations feature the largest over-water villas in the South Seas as well as stunning beach villas, showcases for the warm glow of exotic woods, handwoven fabrics and regional art. Rising in the distance, the towering majesty of Mount Otemanu is...



Tengchong Hot Spring Spa Villas Resort is located next to the entrance of the National Geological Park. It is set in a scenic area known as "Hot Sea." It offers a variety of three and four bedroom spa villas. Each of the spa villas has an open kitchenette and a spacious living area that leads onto a terrace with a private, natural geothermal hot spring pool, as well as day beds and a dining area. Available activities and amenities include hot spring...


The Meridian Club | Pine Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands

Imagine your own private island hideaway resort with two miles of white-sand beach. Located in the Turks and Caicos Islands, this Caribbean retreat is unparalleled. Pine Cay is a secluded 800-acre island, conveniently located just 560 miles southeast of Miami. The only resort on the island, the Meridian Club is beautifully positioned on a two-mile stretch of talcum-powder beach, considered one of the finest in the Caribbean. Soothing trade winds ensure comfortable...


Trident Port Antonio | Portland, Jamaica

Set on the lip of the Caribbean Sea, The Trident Hotel in Port Antonio offers a sensuous vision of contemporary luxury ­­- an instant classic for the 21st century. With its spectacular views, modernist design and five star amenities, this flagship retreat is easily one of Jamaica’s foremost properties, and one of its most coveted. The newly refurbished historic hotel is reminiscent of Port Antonio’s 1960s jet-setting prime while blending an extended take...