Article Archive for February 2015

Radio Ga Ga

February 26, 2015 - 11:27 am | 831 views

If you didn’t have time to put together a playlist for your holiday then online radio stations provide a ready made selection of great music to play through your private villa's top-end music system. If you decide to spend your holidays in a luxurious private villa, then the chances are you are also going to want to make the most of your villas top of the range sound system, whether you are blasting a pool party playlist or simply listening to the news form home as you eat your breakfast. …
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Ask the Villa Expert: Shanti at Jivana Villas

February 23, 2015 - 10:38 am | 952 views

Our Villa Expert visits a 6-bedroom tropical oceanside retreat on Natai Beach that offers guests an appealing blend of inspiring natural beauty and contemporary style. Natai beach is considered Phuket's luxury enclave thanks mainly to the exclusive collection of private beachfront residences that now line its tranquil shores just 20 minutes' drive from the island's international airport. The residences within the Jivana Villa Estate were among the first luxury holiday properties to be made …
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Getting Better with Age

February 19, 2015 - 10:31 am | 800 views

For many people, age is nothing more than a number, which means advancing years should never put a dampener on anyone's travel plans. If you choose to stay at a private villa, the elder members of the family will have the perfect base to enjoy a relaxing, comfortable and inspiring holiday, especially with a bit of vacation preparation. They took care of you when you were growing up, and now it’s your turn to take care of Mum and Dad, or even Grandma and Granddad. Perhaps you’re organizing …
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Crafting a Holiday in Thailand

February 17, 2015 - 11:05 am | 1419 views

If you love your arts and crafts, the Land of Smiles is a great place to learn a new skill to take back home with you as a lasting souvenir of the trip. A holiday in Thailand opens up a wealth of leisure time that is perfect if you want to learn a new skill. With its rich cultural heritage, the Kingdom has inspired a vast array of traditional crafts and skills, from towel origami to intricate soap carving. If you feel like escaping the sun for a while and putting busy hands to work, you wi …
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Best TV on a Villa Vacation

February 05, 2015 - 10:29 am | 787 views

Between trips to local markets and scuba diving excursions, a relaxing vacation spent in a private rental villa provides the perfect opportunity for some downtime catching up on those TV series you have heard so many people talking about. Sit back and enjoy the show. With a hectic day-to-day schedule, it’s highly likely that you don’t have the time to sit and put your feet up in front of a good television show nearly as much as you would like. That's why a favourite holiday activity for m …
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Fresh Shrimp Specials in Thailand

February 02, 2015 - 10:48 am | 824 views

Whether you like your shrimp grilled on a skewer or bobbing in a bowl of spicy tom yam soup; there is no doubt that Thailand is the perfect place to enjoy the juicy seafood delicacy. Chefs form around the nation pride themselves on their shrimp cooking techniques, and if you rent a private villa you can try a variety delicious of recipes during your stay. One of the reasons that shrimp tastes so good in the Land of Smiles is because of they are generally served fresh, especially in popular is …
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