With the autumnal winds blowing in and temperatures changing, escape on a sunshine getaway at a luxury villa with large, luxurious swimming pools. From Tuscany to Cape Town, spend time swimming laps or just float with stunning views and clear waters in abundance.

With infinity pools that look out towards stunning seascapes and set within lush environments, guests can grab their goggles and dive into these watery wonders…

Paros Anatoli V, Paros, Greece – 13 bedrooms, 26 guests

Paros Anatoli V is a luxurious 13 bedroom property spread over two villas that share a large outdoor space on the same property in Ampelas, with glorious views of the Aegean Sea and the island of Naxos. This villa perfectly fuses traditional Greek architecture with luxury modern finishes, giving way to bright lounge spaces, while elegantly weaving in white and turquoise island tones through every room. Brimming with meticulous design and airy interiors, while featuring modern cutting-edge facilities, this luxury property has sea views from every corner. Villa IV located to the left consists of six spacious bedrooms, while Villa V has seven bedrooms, as well as a large suite complete with its own indoor kitchen.

The well-equipped outdoor kitchen is complete with a high-end grill and BBQ – the ideal space to entertain while on vacation in Paros. Guests can dine al fresco at the outdoor dining table situated on the expansive terrace, with views of the exquisite Mediterranean garden. Guests can also relax by the large infinity pool, with stunning Mediterranean views, or at the outdoor bar which comes with sunbathing loungers. 

Villa Vigneto, Tuscany, Italy – 10 bedrooms, 19 guests

Villa Vigneto is a luxury villa set amidst rolling Italian Tuscan hills, on a hilltop between cypress trees and olive groves overlooking the stunning Chianti landscape. Beautifully designed and newly renovated, it is the perfect destination for an exclusive escape for up to 19 guests. With effortlessly stylish and luxurious interiors that create an airy atmosphere, the contemporary design is carried through the decor, which is made up of natural materials and offers abundant space. A luxury 10 bedroom villa that has been crafted to the highest standard in the heart of Tuscany. 

End the day with a glass of wine and panoramic views from the comfortably seated amphitheatre, or recline at the open air cinema under the cooling night skies. Start the morning at the villa’s spa, which features a sauna as well as a Turkish bath. Mealtimes can be enjoyed al fresco, from the shaded sun kissed outdoor dining area, before cooling off in the tempting indoor/outdoor swimming pool.

Clifton Beyond Villa, Cape Town, South Africa – 6 bedrooms, 12 guests

Clifton Beyond Villa in Cape Town is absolutely stunning both inside and out. It sits in a unique location, on the highest point in Clifton, with breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean. Clifton Beach is just a 6-minute drive away, and Camps Bay is only 7 minutes. The stunning pool looks out across the amazing cape views.

Surrounded by a secluded garden, and offering the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living, the villa features a heated infinity swimming pool, a gym, sauna, steam room and table tennis. The outdoor dining area has a barbecue and pizza oven.

Inside, there are multiple open-plan entertaining areas, including a bar with a glass floor. The luxury villa has six bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, four of which have balconies, and one with an outdoor bath. There is also a home cinema.

Villa Bonaire, Mallorca, Spain – 4 bedrooms, 8 guests

This beautiful newly built villa in Mallorca is located in Alcudia, an upscale residential area, where guests can enjoy a fantastic sea view over the bay of Pollensa and Alcudia.

This villa allows access to a large terrace boasting a fully equipped outdoor kitchen and one of the two pools on offer. Upstairs is an open-plan kitchen/living room with panoramic windows, a cosy living area with a gas fireplace, and another terrace with a jacuzzi. The property also boasts a lift and an in-house sauna. With nothing left to be desired, guests can enjoy the view on one of the terraces with a glass of wine, surrounded by nature.

Palma de Mallorca airport is less than an hour away by car and the nearest beach is only a stone’s throw away. In the beautiful historic old town of Alcudia, guests will find numerous restaurants and shopping facilities.

Mas Arcoules, Provence, France – 4 bedrooms, 8 guests

This beautiful 8-bed rental villa is situated high on top of a hill in the heart of authentic Provence. Once an old farmhouse, this large property has been transformed by large glass arches and clay coated walls, while the spacious terraces and vast art pieces that decorate the property give it both modern and traditional touches.

A stunning century-old olive tree welcomes guests at the main entrance, while the surrounding garden connects guests to hiking and biking trails around the villa. For sports enthusiasts, there is a volleyball court, pétanque ground, and gym. The outdoor terrace hosts a lounge with a breakfast bar as well as an outdoor BBQ, and a fire pit. The heated infinity pool offers splendid views of the mountains, forests, and valleys of Provence. Before guests leave this luxurious space, they must make sure they don’t miss out on trying the local wines and liquors from the wine cellar. 

Villa Pigra, Lake Como, Italy – 8 bedrooms, 14 guests

Villa Pigra offers breathtaking views of Lake Como, the surrounding mountains and sunsets. Newly restored, this luxurious villa boasts 8 double bedrooms which all have their own balconies to take in the beautiful sights. 

There is a lift to assist guests in accessing all three floors, and outside off the main terrace is the heated infinity pool, with a jacuzzi attached. The pool house has a kitchen, bar, and a comfortable seating area, as well as a changing room and bathroom, plus a stunning yoga/wellness facility. Adults can relax by the pool area, whilst children can entertain themselves in the playground which features a treehouse, trampoline, and more. 

Perfectly located, the property is just moments away from the mountain village of Pigra, which hosts a couple of restaurants. In addition, the lakeside village of Argegno can be reached by cable car, close to the villa gates. It offers a wider variety of restaurants plus lakeside activities. Villa Pigra also has its very own boat moored at the bottom of the funicular in Argegno, ideal for guests wanting to explore further along the lakeside. 

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