03/28/2018

Top Spots: 5 Incredible Beaches & Where to Stay


Incredible beaches? Check. Incredible villas? Check.

Find your place in the sun at one of our top beach destinations. Stunning stretches of sand, gorgeous blue waters, lush vegetation – all the hallmarks of paradise are at these locales, along with some of our most incredible villas.

 

Grace Bay in the Turks and Caicos, is the kind of beach dreams are made of.

 

Turks & Caicos – Grace Bay

With its breathtaking surf and proximity to shopping, restaurants, and a golf course, Grace Bay leaves little to be desired. It’s the kind of beach your dreams are made of – glistening white sand that’s fringed by palm trees, and rushes out to meet the clearest turquoise waters you could ever imagine.

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Located on the most enviable stretch of the world-renowned Grace Bay Beach, it’s easy to see why Coral Pavilion is one of our most coveted villas. It was recently completed and boasts plenty of indoor and outdoor living spaces, as well as 120 feet of beach frontage.

Undobtedly one of the most popular spots on the coast, Polignano a Mare is a must-visit beach.

 

Italy – Polignano a Mare

Awarded in 2008 and 2009 the Blue Flag, an honor awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education within the parameters of quality, cleanliness, and facilities, the beach of Polignano a Mare is undoubtedly one of the most popular on the coast. It shows some rock sections "on cliff" alternated with stretches of golden sand.

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Though it’s a mere 10-minute drive from the Adriatic Sea, Villa Tria is surrounded by endless olive groves and manicured vegetation. The grounds also feature a magnificent swimming pool – which is perfect for a dip after a day spent sunbathing on the beach.

 
 

 

Jamaica – Doctor’s Cave

The key to feeling better? A healthy dose of vitamin sea… and there’s nowhere better to get it than Doctor’s Cave. One of the most famous beaches in all of Jamaica, this tranquil stretch of sand has been loved for nearly a century, thanks to its crystal-clear waters and white sand.

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Snorkel, swim, kayak, and sunbathe – all just steps from your door. At Calypso Shores, you’ll enjoy being right (and we mean right) on the beach of a calm lagoon. Plus, with a full staff, you can enjoy sipping cocktails and dining on chef-prepared meals without letting the stunning view out of your sight.

With fine white sand and Mediterranean waters, it's no mystery why Pampelonne Beach is a go-to spot for many.

 

France – Pampelonne Beach

The crown jewel of St. Tropez’s beaches (even though it’s technically in Ramatuelle), Plage de Pampelonne (Pampelonne Beach) has long since been a go-to spot for jet-setters. It fine white sand that stretches down to meet the sparkling Mediterranean Sea in a setting that’s free of high-rises, snack stands, and boardwalks.

Recommended villa: 

Mere minutes from Pameplonne Beach, you’ll find Blue Jasmine, a luxurious home with direct access to the sea. The front room on the ground level opens onto gorgeous sea vistas, and there’s a covered terrace, which is perfect for dining al fresco.

A stay at Nikki Beach guarantees a star-studded escape, as well as a post-card perfect beach.

 

Barbados – Nikki Beach

A hotspot for celebrities (think Mick Jagger, Hugh Grant, and the Beckhams), Nikki Beach is a 16-acre luxury marina on the West Coast of Barbados. Dubbed the Platinum Coast due to its association with lavish accommodations, the area is also home to a jaw-dropping, postcard-perfect beach.

Recommended villa:

Five-star service, on-site amenities, unobstructed views – the Port Ferdinand Marina and Luxury Residences have all you could want (and more). Built with the finest craftsmanship by some of Barbados’ top designers, the resort features 46 highly coveted properties.

 

 

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