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Mot Mot Lodge has an open plan living, dining and kitchen area, with double hight ceilings and full width sliding doors, opening out on to a large upper patio,with outdoor dining facilities. This dining area links the interior and the garden seamlessly. …see more
“Nice place” We stayed here for a week - the apartment is in a lovely complex with a fantastic swimming pool - very quiet, you practically had the resort to yourself.
You definitely need a car (renting at airport would be best as it was a little chal
I stayed to Ocean Breeze with my wife over Xmas 2012 and New Year 2013, we had planned a quite relaxful holiday and that is exactly what we got. Apartment 3H is excellent, the equipment, beds, furnitu… More
“Great find, great location!”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2012
We booked this apartment for a week starting the 4th April 2012.
The owner, Jaap, made the booking process friendly, efficient and stress free. The apartment itself is of good quality and well reso… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. It was a pleasure having you as a guest and I am looking forward to welcome you back again.
“Comfortable place to stay during your Phuket visit”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2011
I've been staying at Jaap's apartments for over a week in August together with my friends. The place is very comfortable, has a large pool, nice surroundings, and is very calm. The beach is nearby (ar… More
Thank you very much, I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the place as much as I do!
Come experience cloud mist and rainforests, wildlife including rare toucans and ocelots, hikes to secluded beaches and pristine waterfalls, hidden caves and a barefoot, eco-friendly experience at La Vapeur Estate. Enjoy local organic fruits, wine and home cooking.Runner …see more
“Great House - Perfect Location for Exploring Cape Town” My family stayed at David and Lyn's place in Fish Hoek, South Africa for a week in July. The house was perfect. The view out onto False Bay was magnificent. The home was well equipped and spaciou
This is a beautiful home, that offers everything thing that you could want on holiday... It is very clean, very well appointed and spacious, excellent for large or small groups or as we were just the … More
Reviewed 10 May 2012
Second visit. Fell in love with the oustanding views each day, which reminded me of Mount's Bay in West Cornwall. Great arrangement of accommodation that afforded privacy as needed. lots to do within … More
“Spacious House with magnificent views”
Reviewed 2 May 2012
Magnificent views over the ocean to the majestic mountains in the distance is the sight that greets you from just about every aspect of this lovely home. The accommodation is very spacious and comfort… More
Looking for a SEAFRONT apartment with breathtaking views of the sunset? LOOK NO FURTHER! Royal Breeze 1 in the Al Hamra Village Resort. Beach, Marina bar and restaurants close. Golf, water sports, paragliding all available - or just chill and listen to the sea. …see more
“A very relaxing home from home.....” A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed advice on touris
“Perfect house in the perfect place” We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, although being
“Fabulous up market villa close to beachfront ideal for a holiday stay”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2016
We stayed in this beautiful villa, it's so convenient for the local beach front, restaurants, bars and shops!
Rob and Claire are so helpful always around locally to help with any queries. The house… More
Wilderness House is walking distance to Wilderness Village restaurants, beach and lagoon. We are en route from Eastern Cape to Cape Town, with the N2 being the main freeway feeding Wilderness and George.Wilderness House ideal holiday home to relax and enjoy beautiful se …see more
“Very peaceful and spacious home in a great location.” Everything was well prepared when we arrived. Jango (the master gardener and our greeter when we arrived) was very patient and waited for 4 hours as our flight was delayed. The house was well equi
Perfect for a romantic getaway. Our spacious, elegant one bedroom suites have a stylish living room, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable bedroom and refurbished bathrooms provides the perfect resting place …see more
“Excellent location and very welcoming stay” We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights during the month of December. We arrived in the middle of the night but someone was on hand to help us in and orient us to the apartment. The "starter kit" (milk, e
We really cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. It has everything you need to enjoy your stay, including a cot and highchair, which was great for us. You can walk straight out of the building… More
“Great apartment in superb Dubai location”
Reviewed 9 Feb 2014
Very much enjoyed our stay at the Torch. The location of the apartment is ideal - right in the Dubai Marina area and within easy walking distance to restaurants, supermarkets, the public beach and the… More
Reviewed 3 Feb 2014
"Wow!" That's what we all said when we walked in and saw the view. This apartment has the most amazing view of Dubai Marina from almost every room. At night it is just spectacular. Very well positione… More
Thank you for your great Review. The Entertainer Voucher Books (Family & Fine Dining) are a great bonus - they can really help your budget stretch and afford for some extra luxury. The books contain hundreds of buy one get one free discount vouchers for casual dining restaurants, cafes and nightspots, informal dining and take-away, sports and pleasure and leisure activities plus Dubai’s best restaurants (including many restaurants in top 5 Star Hotels). Hope to see you again.
“Perfect getaway” If you are happy to do your own thing - relax and unwind in privacy and drive to local sites, bars, shops and restaurants (the rental includes a pick up truck) then Baan Yai could be the place for you. If you cannot cope with the int
I stayed at this villa last year with my wife and I could not of asked for more. The Villa was very clean and modern. The pool was a real treat after a day out in the sun. Alan and his wife were very … More
BOOK 6 nights GET 7th FREE! A deluxe experience in the comfort and privacy of a villa overlooking the sea, minutes from exotic sandy beaches, the best restaurants and spas. Three air-conditioned bedrooms (sleeping up to 8), two panoramic terraces & private pool.Smok …see more
“Luxurious villa withstunning ocean views” It was the nicest accommodation we have ever stayed at. It is decorated very tastefully. The manager was only a phone call away if we needed her. She was very helpful. We will return one day. Thank you Nat (ow
FABulous Villa with all the Mod cons and superb views and real pleasure to stay in this beautiful 7 Star Villa.
The views were fantastic and the decor of the all the rooms in the Villa is Exquisite w… More
Thank you for your great review Rick. Hope to see you back again.
Best Wishes from all of us..SeaPearl Samui Seaview Villa owner and staff.
Reviewed 19 Jun 2016
Stayed in this villa with 4 other friends for 4 nights, and it was a very pleasant experience. The staffs are very nice, though they have mistaken car pick up time twice, no big deals. The whole villa… More
“When dreams come true.”
Reviewed 7 May 2013
We had a great time in this beautiful villa. We will come for sure again. The view over the sea is amazing. The huge pool is very good and we enjoyed a lot.… More
“Exceeded our expectations” The staff is very friendly to us and the children. Always smiling and creating a good atmosphere. The service is excellent. It is nice that we can decide the menu together with the chef. After a few days we just let the che
“Relaxing, wonderful stay with all the trimmings :-)”
Reviewed 18 May 2013
We stayed at Ratnakara for only 3 nights and wished it could have been longer! The villa is wonderful and charming on a grand scale. It sleeps 10 with enough space for privacy if you are travelling wi… More
“most luxurious stay in Sri Lanka”
Reviewed 10 May 2013
My girlfriend and I only spend a couple of nights in this amazing villa and had the entire place to ourselfs. This had defnitiely been the most luxurious stay in Sri Lanka and we couldn't help ourself… More
“An amazing place to stay!”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2013
We were fortunate to be the first guests to stay in this amazing property, which is spacious, well laid out with an great pool too.
The staff are very attentive to your every need and nothing is to… More
“Perfect spot for rest seekers” We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks. Great for relaxing and for a dive in your own good size swimmingpool (lighted in the evening). The house is clean and well cared for. The garden, with a wall around, gives you a lot of
“absolutely stunning. Couldn't have had a better stay here”
Reviewed 1 Mar 2012
First, I have to say that this is the most stunning villa in all respects. As someone who has a rentals business in Portugal offering top end villas, I am an extremely fussy customer (and our seven w… More
“A wonderful and memorable stay” The Villa Barbara experience was fantastic. As expected, the views of Caps Bay and Table Mountain were stunning. What was not as expected was the generous hospitality of the Reynolds. All in all, our stay at Villa Barba
“Beyond Spectacular accommodations in stunning Camps Bay!”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2015
The pictures don't even do justice to this absolutely SPECTACULAR property!!! Helen and her husband are the most gracious hosts and the apartment is so comfortable yet truly over the top!! The views… More
The lovely cottage is set on the grounds of a Cape Georgian home at the foot of Table Mountain. It is freestanding with a separate entrance and was fully refurbished in 2015.
The cottage has 55 m² with two main rooms and a bathroom. The bedroom sleeps 2 persons comfor …see more
“Top drawer accommodation - amazing location” This is an excellent place to use a base for your Cape Town adventure. A beautiful apartment in an excellent and very secure location, just a few minutes walk from the bustling V&A waterfront. Secure on-sit
My girlfriend and I were lucky enough to stay at this wonderful Waterfront apartment for 2 weeks over Easter. The rooms are light and spacious and every possible convenience is provided. Not only was … More
“Beautiful apartment in fantastic location”
Reviewed 8 Nov 2014
We stayed at Altmore 104 with our two children (9 & 14), the owner Richard was great to deal with and he has equipped the apartment out really well. The apt is in an excellent location on the V&A wat… More
“Lovely apartment in great location and perfect for sightseeing”
Reviewed 11 May 2014
A very centrally located and beautifully furnished apartment on the Waterfront overlooking the canal. The apartment is very well fitted out and in a secure complex. There are also swimming pools … More
“Wonderful stay in a Wonderful Villa” We (group of 4 friends) stayed at the Moonstone Villa for a week in mid February and we could not have had a more wonderful stay. The property was well maintained and the staff could not have been more helpful and
The Kayola boasts of a quiet, peaceful location with magnificent view of both mountains and seas in a comfortably relaxing setting.We are merely, 8 mins drive from the Seychelles International Airport, 5 mins drive from the closest beach. …see more
“STUNNING HOUSE IN A FABULOUS LOCATION” We stayed at Indlwana on arrival in South Africa and again after travelling north to Phinda Rock Game Lodge, Rhino Ridge and Kwalucia Safari Retreat in St. Lucia, all within easy reach. It was a wonderful place
“I want to return to this beautiful, luxurious, home, tastefully furnished, in an idyllic setting.”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2015
What's not to like about this place? - with its spacious, very well appointed interior and masses of outside space, perfect swimming pool and garden with wildlife outside the bedroom window. Its locat… More
Thank you Christine for your lovely comments. We hope you will visit us again soon.
“An African Jewel”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2015
Firstly, our stay here was part of a larger itinerary spanning a 2 week adventure in South Africa. A bespoke itinerary had been created a year ago with Paul and Terry of South African secrets, the own… More
What a great review CasperUk. I hope you will come and visit again soon.
“A PIECE OF HEAVEN IN THAILAND” I spent two months in this magnificent home and could not have wanted for more. The property is huge and spread out comfortably where one can actually " live" inside or outside depending on your wish. The outside area i
Villa Eden is located three kilometer away from the beaches of Nai Thon and Nai Yang and has 300 m2 of living area. Because of the slope, the villa offers a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains.
You can reach both the beaches in just five minutes by scooter or …see more
“It was a magical experience and we were reluctant to return home” We had a wonderful five night stay at this impressive newly built villa in a stunning location overlooking the Caribbean Sea, with the sandy beach of La Toc a short stroll away.
“Fantastic villa, fantastic holiday.” This was myself and friends first visit to Thailand. The villa was first class and went a long way to making this holiday one of the best i've had over many years. It was also ideally based for access to all ameni
“Great place and Location” Great place to stay in an idyllic spot. Watching the sun go down from the verandah and lovely walks on the beach are just some of the highlights. Maiselle and Jo are very efficient and wonderful to deal with. Mist Mornings
Wonderful house with very high quality equipment and furnishings. 2 minute walk from lovely wild beach. Amazing sunsets over the Altantic Ocean. Vet peaceful, yet only 45 minutes from the centre of Ca… More
Hi Colin Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to having you as our guest again. Kind regards Jo"
Reviewed 21 Mar 2012
Stayed at Misty Mornings for our second time. And it was wonderful again! Great Estate, great House. Very friendly and helpful owner. The house is decorated very nice and you will find everything you … More
Hi Hilde Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to having you as our guest again. Kind regards Jo"
“We had an exceptional stay and was perfect for the family”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2012
The access to the beach was great with small kids. The overall quality of the property and attention to detail was suberb. We will definately go back again.… More
Hi Nathan Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to welcoming you and your family again in the future. Kind regards Jo"
“Incredible house, views, gardens, rooms” The house itself was lovely- bright and airy, lovely furnishings and art work, kitchen well appointed, breathtaking views, all of the bedrooms lovely and en-suite bathrooms very nice. The island was mellow- no
Beautiful home with incredible views of the Atlantic and Caribbean off the back deck. Very comfortable for multiple guests and close to restaurants, the beach, the Marriott resort and casino and the … More
“Devine House, Island and Vacation”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2013
A fantastic house and superb location that simply adds to the beauty of the island and the whole vacation experience. Very conveniently located to all local amenities, restaurants and beaches. Further… More
“The most relaxing time in a very special setting”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2013
From the moment you open the front door, you feel the stresses and strains of day to day life simply disappear. The house has the most enviable views over two oceans accompanied by luxuriously tastefu… More
“LET'S DO IT AGAIN !!!” What a nice experience !!!
Beautiful house, superbe swimmingpool ( the cleanest ever seen) , nice garden that gives straight access to the beach.
Friendly Staf always ready to help ; Pushpa the housecook makes delicious local
If i have to discribe my stay in villa golden in one word i would say "heaven". The premises are excellent, charming villa and superb gardens. Very nice pool and with a garden that gives into the sea … More
“Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2015
Still dreaming of this exotic Paradise !
Only a short while since our return home and already longing to go back.
It is hard to describe in a few sentences the overwhelming impressions during our s… More
“Beautiful villa, people and setting”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2014
I have just stayed here with my family and its been amazing. Its a beautiful villa, very tastefully done with lots of space and different seating areas so it feels so relaxing. The setting is gorgeous… More
“When a pearl is a diamond in which tranquillity sparkles” We treated ourselves to a luxurious week in the Boathouse set apart from the villa, perfect privacy and our own little balcony overlooking the Atlantic with views to Table Mountain, Robben Isla
My husband and I took some time off and spent 3 fabulous days at Pearl Bay. It was relaxing, romantic and exactly what we were hoping for. The service we received from Peter and Tinashe were AMAZING. … More
“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2013
Not too far from Cape Town, this gorgeous house has everything you need for a relaxing day or weekend away. Pool was perfect and the view is incredible. amazingly friendly staff.… More
“As good as it gets!”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2013
Dear Denise, Peter and Tinashe
Many thanks for a splendid weekend away. The pictures don't actually do the Beach House justice as the peace,charm and tranquility is not possible to record! Definite… More
Anyone who wants to visit Vigan, Ilocos Sur. We have a place for you to stay. Nitelife Transient House in Vigan is a 3 Units Brand New Bed and Breakfast Inn located a few minutes away from Vigan City Center.Only 500 Pesos per night including breakfast.
All bedrooms are …see more
A luxurious Beach Front Villa with stunning views of the Ocean and a private plunge pool. Exclusive interior that is equipped with 5 star amenities and come with 3 plush bedrooms, tasteful living area and a well appointed kitchenette with all modern amenities.High end O …see more
“We loved this appartment” We stayed a week in this appartment and loved it. It is light and airy , well furnished and is exactly as the owners described it. Views were fantastic and there was a real buzz of Colombo. The position is ideal, next to Cinn
We arrived in SL after a long journey late in the evening. The care taker took the time to be there to welcome us. The apartment is tastefully furnished and had all the amenities needed. I love the lo… More
“Excellent location and modern, well equipped apartment”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2014
This 2 bed, 2 bathroom apartment is located in the popular Crescat residences grounds, next to the Cinnamon Grand Hotel and Crescat shopping mall.The apartment itself was very well equipped, with ever… More
“Spacious Modern Apartment - Close to everything you need”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2013
This is our second stay at the Emperor Apartments and once again we had a wonderful time. The owners are great to deal with and nothing is a problem to them. The apartment itself is just great. Mod… More
“Great condo with all the room and amenities expected” Clean, spacious and fantastic balcony where you literally can dip your toes right into pool. So nice just to sit on a chair there with your favourite beverage and listen to music or relax. Has its
Kamala beach is a beautiful spot with some friendly bars and nice restaurants giving it a really friendly character. If a wild night is wanted Patong is only ten minutes away in a tuk tuk. The prope… More
“Excellent location, quiet, but next-door to everything you could want”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2015
The apartment is well kept in a quiet spot. You are staying within inches of a pool. And 20 feet away is a tree where the birds sing in the morning. It is in the heart of the (biggish) village of Kama… More
“Clean Tidy, Great location and comfy”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2016
Kamala Beach is a great spot and this apatment only made it better. The apartment is clean, well fitted out and in a great spot. We are a family of 6 (2 adults 4 kids) and we all fitted comfortably, … More