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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What about the kids?

October 08, 2012 - 1:19 pm | 5435 views

When it comes to the top three categories on most people's holiday wish-list — relaxation, indulgence and fun —holiday destinations like Bali, Phuket or Samui now offer visitors an impressive array of fabulous choices to fill their days in paradise. On a family vacation, however, the requirements are often a touch more centred around keeping the little ones amused. Renting a private villa is the first step to communal holiday happiness, as it allows families to set their own schedule with …
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Legends of the fall

October 04, 2012 - 11:42 am | 2131 views

Those of you that took advantage of our mid-autumn festival villa promotion may still be enjoying a peaceful private retreat in blissful tropical surroundings on Phuket or Koh Samui. In sharp contrast to such tranquil escapism, cities like Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City and Taipei are still nursing their headaches and cleaning up after a long weekend of overindulgence, bright lights, packed processions, fireworks and boisterous celebrations. Even in your island escape, you may have observed …
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Phuket's Meatless Marvel

October 01, 2012 - 10:16 am | 3727 views

Phuket is known more for its beaches and nightlife than its ancient cultural attractions, but every year in the 9th Lunar month, the island hosts one of Asia's most fascinating religious festivals. From 15-23 October, the Phuket Vegetarian festival will transform Phuket Old Town into a sacred place bursting with spiritual fervour, which takes over from the daily business of tourism for 10 days. Local people abstain from meat, alcohol and other body pollutants in a show of faith in a tradi …
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Jazz up your life

September 27, 2012 - 11:16 am | 3204 views

If you're planning a trip to Thailand in October, you should definitely schedule in a trip to Koh Samui for the third week long Samui International Jazz Music Festival 2012. The island wide extravaganza brings together musicians and music lovers from around the planet in a series of relaxed performances at various venues especially identified to match the "Tropical Jazz" theme of the festival. A rich combination of jazz styles will blend more upbeat tunes with laid-back genres that cov …
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Fashion Brands in Thailand

September 24, 2012 - 1:44 pm | 4546 views

Fashion Brands in Thailand A trip to Thailand has always appealed to those with a penchant for a little retail reconnaissance. In the past, this was mainly thanks to the country's global reputation for affordability, not only with regard to the famed copy goods purveyed in the main tourist areas, but also for authentic global fashion brands, many of which were produced in or close to Thailand and could therefore be bought for less than you would pay in Europe or the USA. Today, of course, Th …
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Bali, Thailand Top the Destination List

September 20, 2012 - 11:06 am | 968 views

Bali, Thailand Top the Destination List Bali, Phuket and Koh Samui all featured in the Top 10 list of the recently released 2012 Best in Travel Poll, ... …
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Thailand Tennis Open draws big hitters

September 20, 2012 - 10:59 am | 939 views

Thailand Tennis Open draws big hitters Since local Thai star Paradorn Srichaphan reached the quarter finals back in 2003, ... …
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Google Soi View in Thailand

September 20, 2012 - 10:54 am | 1154 views

Google Soi View in Thailand Google's fascinating and at times controversial Street View online map service was launched Thailand recently ... …
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Newsletter September

September 20, 2012 - 9:51 am | 1045 views

Newsletter September …
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Living the high life

September 19, 2012 - 1:28 pm | 43974 views

Living the high life When you visualize a tropical island getaway, the first image that springs to mind is usually a soft white sandy beach, but if you focus a little harder on the fantasy you may discover that said perfect beach is likely to be busy for most of the year, which means that if you stay right next to it, you could easily be disturbed by wandering shell seekers or kids accidentally flinging their frisbee into your bedroom while you take and afternoon nap. Fortunately, on bount …
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