Welcome to the LVH Blog

Welcome to the LVH Blog

Welcome to the Luxury Villas and Homes blog. As resident villa expert and your personal destination guide, I am charged with informing and enlightening our online community on everything from travel and lifestyle tips to in-depth descriptions of the facilities and services on offer to guests in our extensive collection of private holiday villas. With hundreds of top class properties now available …

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Chinese New Year in Thailand

January 16, 2017 - 12:24 pm | 267 views

Seasonal Home to a large Chinese community, Thailand is a magical place to kick start the Lunar New Year and take in a wealth of traditional celebrations. Bangkok, Phuket and Koh Samui all boast Chinese influences, plus warm weather to help welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster. As the turbulent Year of the Monkey draws to a close, people are looking forward to a more positive Year of the Fire Rooster, and Thailand’s sizeable population of ethnic Chinese citizens is already preparing to cele …
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Lounging in Style at your Private Villa

January 10, 2017 - 12:59 pm | 297 views

Guests staying in a private villa on their holiday can look forward to lounging in chic and stylish surroundings with every modern luxury at their fingertips. To make the experience even more comfortable there’s a choice of designer sleepwear to pack for an indulgent break in paradise. If you’re staying in one of Thailand’s lavish holiday villa rentals, the relaxation options extend well beyond lounging at the poolside or on the beach. Many of the stunning holiday properties on islan …
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5 Tasty & Healthy Thai Specials

January 04, 2017 - 11:55 am | 303 views

If your new year’s resolution for 2017 is to cleanse your body and start eating more nutritious food, the Thai cuisine is a great place to start. If you’re celebrating the holidays in Thailand, you can also look forward to beginning your healthy new year’s eating regime as well. In addition to the mouth-watering culinary repertoire that encompasses exotic treats such as steaming pad Thai noodles and curries with lashings of coconut milk, plenty of Thailand’s vegetable-based dishes …
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Thailand To Do List 2017

December 26, 2016 - 11:41 am | 295 views

If you’re planning to visit Thailand in the new year, there is an action-packed calendar of events already confirmed to keep you entertained. As well as sunbathing, scuba diving and exploring all of Thailand’s intriguing cultural landmarks, visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to the array of festivals, concerts and events taking place across the Kingdom every year and 2017 is no exception. From traditional celebrations to huge arena concerts with world-class performers, the La …
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Wake Up Call

December 19, 2016 - 11:50 am | 267 views

If you’re enjoying a relaxing vacation in one of Thailand’s villas, the mornings are a fantastic time to make the most of the excellent facilities and beautiful surroundings. Whether you’re the kind of person who jumps straight out of bed for a morning swim, or someone who prefers hitting the snooze button a few times before you chow down on a lazy breakfast; Thailand’s finest private villas give you have the luxury to start the day your way. Mornings are a magical time when you’ …
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Active Island Vacation

December 13, 2016 - 11:47 am | 290 views

Thailand’s island’s are far more than beach destinations and the end of the year brings weather that suits visitors who like to get out and about and explore some of the country’s natural wonders and divers cultural attractions. As well as major celebrations like Christmas and New Year, December in Thailand brings another treat – a drop in temperatures that’s accompanied by a light, fresh breeze. If you’re on vacation in Phuket or Koh Samui, the weather is still blissfully warm …
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Must Watch Christmas Movies

December 05, 2016 - 11:13 am | 317 views

If you’re celebrating the festive period at a private rental villa  in Thailand, let our selection of Christmas films inspire family movie nights in your home away from  home. After an inspiring day of tropical sightseeing around Phuket or Koh Samui, there’s nothing quite like putting your feet up, kicking back with some snacks and settling in to watch a movie with the family. Many of Thailand’s top private villas come with their own large screen TVs and some even boast  mini movi …
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Five New Game Releases for the Holidays

November 29, 2016 - 11:15 am | 324 views

Whether you need to entertain yourself on a long-haul flight or enjoy some light distraction by the pool of your private villa, it’s always handy to have a good selection of games at your fingertips. If you’re used to a hectic day-to-day schedule, then a relaxing holiday is the perfect time to catch up on some much-needed game time on your phone or tablet. For some people, mobile games offer a chance to immerse themselves in another world and disconnect from the stresses daily life: af …
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Thailand’s Ocean Scene

November 14, 2016 - 11:22 am | 337 views

With is countless miles of stunning palm and sand-fringed coastline, Thailand’s island destinations provide the perfect base from which to explore the beauty of the ocean – above and below the shimmering surface of the water. Thailand’s sparkling, turquoise oceans definitely rate high among its natural assets and the welcoming waters keep international visitors coming back to the Kingdom year after year. Whether you fancy trying an exhilarating sport such as jet skiing or something a …
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Thai Retail Extravaganza

November 07, 2016 - 11:12 am | 328 views

Thailand is widely-renowned as a top-notch shopper’s paradise and the diverse retail experiences are not limited to Bangkok. The capital is undoubtedly the top spot to shop, but the retail options on the islands are also impressive and appealing. Thailand enjoys a global reputation for its diverse shopping options thanks to the plethora of floating markets, boutique outlets and gleaming shopping malls, which together attract thousands of visitors each year. Whether you’re on the lookou …
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