Article Archive for December 2013

Exclusive Movie Nights

December 26, 2013 - 11:19 am | 9625 views

  Private villas provide the perfect place to relax and unwind with a good movie or two during your holiday, either after a long afternoon exploring the sights, or just because you can. Travellers that choose one of Southeast Asia’s private villas enjoy additional exclusive benefits they would not expect to find in most resorts. One such luxury is a state-of-the-art entertainment system, which are often installed in top vacation properties. Some villas include their own dedicated en …
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Bali & Lombok set high tourism targets

December 23, 2013 - 5:10 pm | 1799 views

With a growth in visitor arrivals and an increase in the number of busy convention days on the island, things are looking positive for Bali’s tourism industry for... …
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Home and Away in a Holiday Villa

December 23, 2013 - 10:38 am | 2398 views

Most rental properties in Southeast Asia were originally built as second homes with professional management and staff employed to look after the owners and their rental guests. This means the best villa holidays feel like staying at a friend’s or relative’s house, but with the added benefits of hotel style service. Our villa expert, Max Vee offers 5 tips for families, groups of friends and individuals that want to enjoy the best of both worlds. If, like me, you have a public and a private …
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Newsletter April 2014

December 23, 2013 - 10:29 am | 1810 views

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Three New Years at a Villa in Thailand

December 19, 2013 - 10:43 am | 2507 views

If you are someone who can’t get enough of the exhilarating festivities surrounding New Year, then Thailand – which celebrates three – is the perfect holiday destination for you. Renting a private villa as a base gives you the freedom to enjoy the festivities at your leisure. If you are heading to Thailand this holiday season be sure to indulge in the spectacular New Year’s celebrations on offer throughout the Kingdom. Northern provinces like Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are becoming inc …
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Family Holiday Fun in Thailand

December 16, 2013 - 10:42 am | 9660 views

Children love to get wet on holiday, which is one reason why private villas with swimming pools have become such a popular vacation choice for families visiting Thailand. When the pool is not enough, a a trip to one of the Kingdom’s many Waterparks will keep those smiles on the young ones’ faces. Having your own private pool to dip in and out of whenever you feel the urge is undoubtedly one of the key attractions of a private villa stay, especially in a property that is also by the sea, w …
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Drinking in Sugar & Spice in Thailand

December 12, 2013 - 11:47 am | 3023 views

A sweet local drink poured over ice is the perfect complement to a classically spicy Thai meal, as well as being a thirst-quenching delight when served on a hot afternoon by the pool of your luxury villa. Even long days doing nothing on holiday in Thailand can take their toll on your body, particularly when the sun is blazing down on you from dawn until dusk. Consuming plenty of fluid is therefore essential for anyone that wants to avoid feeling drained by dehydration. Luckily, Thailand is ho …
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Tropical Christmas in a Private Villa

December 11, 2013 - 10:59 am | 3148 views

Spending your Christmas holiday in a private villa on Phuket, Koh Samui or Bali offers the unique chance to blend traditions from home with a range of tropical activities and indulgences. Families or groups of friends can enjoy a festive break  with the added pleasures of warm weather and island attractions. For European travellers in particular, Phuket, Samui and Bali are three top choices for a Christmas holiday in the sun. With large expatriate populations living permanently on all th …
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Fabulous holiday footwear

December 06, 2013 - 11:30 am | 3772 views

Whether you are spending the afternoon lounging on a blissful Thai beach or exploring the shopping malls on Phuket or beach strip on Koh Samui, the right footwear is always a major part of your holiday fashion choices. Rebecca Foster looks at some of the options. For fashion conscious female travellers, one of the highlights of a holiday is that you have the extra time to plan each and every one of your outfits to look fabulous wherever you go, whatever you are doing. People who visit Thailan …
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King of Asian Sailing Events

December 02, 2013 - 10:15 am | 9294 views

Established in 1987 to celebrate the 60th birthday of His Majesty the King of Thailand, The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is the most famous gathering of competitive sailors and spectators on the Asian yachting calendar. The annual week-long event is known globally for fun and excitement both on and off the water. The 27th Phuket King's Cup regatta takes place this year from from 1- 6 December with skippers and their crew from around the world competing in what are always tight races out in …
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