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When children are babies and up to, let’s say, twelve years old, they will follow you everywhere. Or rather, they must follow you unless they want to stay home alone or stay with grandma (also a great option, lots of the times!). But then…then camps and school trips start (no school visits their local historic sites anymore. They all fly your kids to faraway and exotic destinations? What’s wrong with a day trip to Stonehenge?). Then friends come along and you are no longer cool. For parents with teenage kids

What makes the perfect sea front property? Direct access to a beautiful beach must surely be at the top of the list. With these nine ultra-luxe villas enjoying such a feature, there are the added benefits of a globally renowned setting, a balmy climate, and a stunning range of attractions, land and sea, right outside the door. Thailand makes the most of its gorgeous coastal scenery. Seven bedroom Villa Riva in the classic resort of Koh Samui is a palatial residence with its own Clubhouse, 12 seater cinema and infinity

There is no bigger party night than New Year’s Eve, and no better place to celebrate than a perfect private villa. Five exceptional villas worldwide have the festive edge, but are also ideally suited for any special gathering in the new year of 2016. Perhaps the most stylish and luxurious way to see in any new year is on a private tropical island, and this is precisely what L’ile Paradis in Mauritius can offer. Rising on volcanic rock from an azure lagoon, a causeway leads from the mainland to a

Choosing your honeymoon destination is an important decision – you’ll hopefully only ever have one honeymoon! Many couples are now using this opportunity to fulfil dreams by visiting places they have always longed to, or head on an incredible adventure together before settling down to married life. Whether you’re looking for an adventure-moon, a mini-moon or downright traditional romance, we have plenty of luxury destination ideas right here for you. Italy Highly regarded as one of the most – no, THE most – romantic country in the world, Italy is

Passepartout Homes’ property portfolio showcases a very exclusive collection of unique luxury holiday retreats located in 18 countries on four continents across the globe. What’s unique about each of our exclusive holiday villas is that every one is a home which has been lovingly built, rebuilt or renovated by its proprietors who invested their hearts and souls into creating a unique and special atmosphere for their guests. In this interview series, we meet the property owners who tell us the stories behind their exclusive holiday homes. The Thai island of

The recipe for a great holiday calls for a big dose of rest and relaxation. What better way to get your R&R fix than to indulge in a luxurious spa treatment or treat yourself to some serious pampering with a massage or a lazy soak in a Jacuzzi? Many of the luxury holiday homes in Passepartout Homes’ exclusive property portfolio have spa facilities which offer guests the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in comfort and style. Here are a few of our luxury villas which offer the most tempting and

With its luxury, comfort and picture-perfect setting, Villa Riva is an ideal choice for a bride, groom and their closest family and friends to relax over the period of their wedding. Comfortably sleeping 14 in total, it is ideally sized and fully equipped to ensure that you need never leave; the on-site entertainment and activities and the opulent communal spaces mean that the villa makes fun and socialising a natural part of the stay. We can also help to arrange additional accommodation for your wedding guests from the great selection

Koh Samui’s laid back tropical charm has placed it on the travellers’ map since it became a hippy trail favourite fifty years ago. It is Thailand’s third largest island and easily reached by air from the capital, Bangkok. The secret is out nowadays, as the island has fantastic transport connections and a wide range of dining options and attractions, but there are still pockets of unspoiled tropical greenery around almost every corner. It also benefits from a near-perfect climate. Any visitor to Koh Samui will never forget the uniquely gentle,

Many of our exclusive luxury properties located in 15 countries on four continents across the globe offer the perfect setting for a family holiday to remember. These child-friendly luxury holiday villas welcome children of all ages and some have even been designed with kids in mind. Need a few ideas for the next family holiday escape? Here we feature some of the exclusive Passepartout Homes holiday properties which are favourites with kids. 1. Masseria La Raganella Celeste, Carpignano Salentino, Puglia, Italy The beautiful region of Puglia, located in Italy’s deep