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Beach Enclave Grace Bay luxury home rental

Beach Enclave Grace Bay

With more jobs and businesses going remote, travelers are turning it into an opportunity for an extended, secluded vacation at villas worldwide—luxury vacation homes rentals—with a little distance…no extra charge.

The global pandemic has upended travel. While challenges abound, one silver lining is that remote work means many people can work from anywhere, spurring a trend for longer, slower and more secluded travel. For luxury travelers, the time to rent a villa has never been better. Here are our favorite private, luxury vacation home rentals located in exotic locations with borders open to Americans.

one silver lining is that remote work means many people can work from anywhere, spurring a trend for longer, slower and more secluded travel.


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CIELO MAR | Costa Rica
Perched on Peninsula Papgayo in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica, Cielo Mar is an architectural gem that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

The multi-level, modern six bedrooms, eight bathrooms home boasts a minimalistic esthetic with bursts of color befitting the tropical location. While the stunning scenery will make it hard to concentrate, there are two offices ready for homeschooling or working remote.


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All work and no play make for a poor vacation, so thankfully Cielo Mar provides plenty of options on property. Kids will enjoy the movie theater or taking one of the bikes out and exploring the area, while the adults will revel relaxing in the Olympic size infinity pool that looks directly onto the ocean below.

The deck in this luxury vacation home rental that juts out above the pool is the place to enjoy an aperitif and drink in the sunset, while a large, covered loggia acts as an outdoor living room for the family to gather throughout the day.


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The master suite is a true oasis featuring a sunken Zen garden and outdoor shower. For families bringing domestic help or security there is a one-bedroom caretaker apartment on property.

Guests of Cielo Mar enjoy complimentary access to the Prieta Beach Club, which is just a few minutes drive from the property.

Cielo Mar comes with an onsite housekeeper, caretaker and chef. Two golf carts and numerous bikes are provided to get around the nearby area. Tennis, golf and spa are available at the Four Seasons resort near the villa.


luxury home rental from Villas of Distinction

Villas of Distinction

Located in La Jolla with the Pacific Ocean lapping below, this 9,000 sq. ft. luxury vacation home rental might look familiar, being featured on MTVs Real World San Diego.

The home is ready for you to play, with a movie theater, billiards, ping-pong, arcade games and even a pickleball court on the roof. Take out the street legal golf cart to zoom down to Tourmaline Beach, or get a workout in the home gym followed by relaxation in the pool, hot tub, steam shower and sauna.

Villas of Distinction luxury home rental

Villas of Distinction

The eight bedrooms, 7.5 baths home has high speed WiFi throughout and a dedicated office perfect for work or school. The mansion boasts two living rooms and two kitchens outfitted with professional Viking appliances, and a private chef who knows how to use them. There are three pianos for those who like to tickle the ivories and an elevator that makes the mansion accessible for all.

For Americans looking for an exotic vacation without leaving the country, Hawaii is the bucket list destination.

luxury vacation home rental Hualalai Estate Hawaii

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HUALALAI ESTATE | The Big Island, Hawaii
For Americans looking for an exotic vacation without leaving the country, Hawaii is the bucket list destination and packed with luxury vacation home rentals. With near perfect weather it’s an ideal year-round getaway and Hualalai Estate on the Big Island affords an ideal base for exploring all of the Hawaiian Islands during an extended stay.

Hualalai Estate luxury Hawaii vacation rental

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The five-bedroom, 5.5 bath villa serves up the best of indoor-outdoor living with doors that slide into walls to open up the great room and master suite to the outside. Take a dip in the infinity pool or relax in the outdoor shower or oversize Jacuzzi.

The home is part of the Four Seasons Residences and guests have access to all the amenities of the Four Seasons Hualalai Resort, including the spa, sports club and tennis club.


vacation home rental Beach Enclave Grace Bay

Beach Enclave Grace Bay

Beach Enclave | Turks & Caicos
The five-bedroom Ocean View Villa is one of nine exclusive homes that is part of the brand new Beach Enclave Grace Bay, the first build on the famous beach in over a decade. Be one of the first to stay in this stunning 6,320-sq.-ft. oceanfront property where space and privacy are at the forefront of this luxury vacation home rentals. Each villa sits on an acre, and this one offers up 200 feet of private beach for its lucky residents.

Beach Enclave Grace Bay luxury house rental

Beach Enclave Grace Bay

The villa was designed with an eye to blending inside and out with sliding glass doors that open up rooms to the warm, tropical breezes. Outside, a private infinity pool, outdoor showers and multiple terraces to relax and soak up the sun await. Inside the décor is open, modern, light and tranquil.

Guests of the villa enjoy private butler service and have access to resort amenities like a fitness center, kids club, basketball, tennis and bocce courts. Equipment for snorkeling, kayaking, kiteboarding and paddleboardng are available. Wellness lovers can enjoy in-villa spa services and yoga classes.

Beach Enclave Grace Bay vacation home rental

Beach Enclave Grace Bay

For guests arriving by private plane, your private butler will meet you on the tarmac and handle all customs and immigration documentation and clearance.

While the world and travel in it remain disrupted, all we can do is embrace what is and take advantage of the times to travel slower, quieter and for an extended time. Securing a luxury vacation home rental is the opportunity to experience a place not as a tourist, but as a local.


Boutique villa company Log Gables offers personalized attention to travelers looking to book ocean side getaways on Marco Island in Florida or woodland escapes in the Wisconsin Dells.

The curated collection of private homes offers discerning travelers the perfect base for an extended holiday, short getaway or even a small destination wedding. In Wisconsin, the Deer Run estate is an 8,000-sq.-ft. estate that is the epitome of privacy bordering state forest land. Overlooking Fredrick’s Bay in Florida, the Piano Pool House’s centerpiece is a massive pool and spa with waterfall

Log Gables offers five-star service, assisting with everything from setting up reservations and itineraries to shopping for groceries prior to your arrival in your luxury vacation home rental.

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