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Villa La Percha Is the Best Way to Enjoy Taylor Bay Beach

For those looking for a spacious villa that will accommodate the entire family, look no further than Villa La Percha. It’s a fantastic rental property for the family to get away on beautiful Taylor Bay Beach. It’s a one-of-a-kind escape that you don’t want to pass up. The rental has unique and luxurious features that you can’t find anywhere else in Elite Destination Homes’ catalog of vacation getaways. Take a look at what the Villa La Percha and Taylor Bay Beach can provide for you. Bring the Entire Family or All of Your Close Friends One of the standout features of this property is the patio. It’s spacious for everyone to sit outside and enjoy some fantastic views. The patio includes a unique pool and hot tub, expansive lounging space, a large fire pit, multiple sheltered areas, and a built-in grill. Further down on the beach, you will find a unique swimming platform with kayaks and paddleboards. Entertain Your Guests Inside Villa La Percha is large and spacious. You’ll need the room when you prepare a feast for your guests in the gourmet kitchen. The villa includes four incredible bedrooms, each featuring an en suite bathroom and a private balcony [...]

Villas in Providenciales: Villa Calypso

At Elite Destinations Homes, we offer some of the best-kept rental secrets. There’s a rental property with a unique and unforgettable view that will exceed your expectations. That’s the case with the Villa Calypso. It’s not one of the ordinary villas in Providenciales. It’s a place designed for friends and family to escape for a moment in the turquoise blue water that’s steps away from the front door. Let us figuratively walk you through one of the best villas in Providenciales. Find Yourself on the Beach We want to skip the home tour for now and jump straight to talking about the beachfront because it’s where you will spend most of your time. Pictures can’t capture the pristine beauty of this beach. You’ll be standing on Ocean Point, and you are only minutes away from Taylor Bay Beach. Near the sealine, you’ll have an ocean swim platform and two double-kayaks available.  When you pull yourself away from the crystal clear water, the Villa Calypso has a gazebo and BBQ ready for you. Wave to your friends and family from the upper level screened porch furnished with comfortable lounge furniture. If you are looking for a late-night dip in the water, [...]

Oceanfront Luxury Is Only Found at the Beach House

At Elite Destination Homes, we have numerous luxury properties that are set on a beach. One of the best that we have to offer is simply called the Beach House based in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. While the name is straightforward, the house, the property, the beachside, and the amenities are not. To find out why you’ll have to read more.  What You’ll Find Inside Inside the 5,400 square foot beach house, you will find four bedrooms that overlook a Turks and Caicos gem, the Taylor Bay Beach. The home is big enough to accommodate 12 people. In addition, there are six bathrooms. The main building has a kitchen, dining room, living room, den, master bedroom, second bedroom, and bunk room. There is a guest home on the property too, which has a kitchen and living area.  Stepping Outside Stretch your legs outside in the white sand along the beach, and you will only begin to see what this property has to offer. The beach is the star here. You have your own private beachside lounge chairs, sun canopy, and outdoor daybeds. If you want to stay active outside, there is a volleyball court, kayaks, pool, and fruit groves to [...]

A Magnificent East Cape Baja Experience: Casa de la Playa

If you want a vacation home that truly highlights the best features of the East Cape Baja region, then look no further than the Casa de la Playa from Elite Home Destinations. This is a vacation property that is phenomenal for large parties with enough rooms to accommodate privacy when needed. It is without a doubt the best East Cape Baja vacation getaway, and here are some reasons why. The Endless Beach One of the first things you will notice when you step into the Casa de la Playa is the seemingly endless beachfront. The white sand beaches on the Sea of Cortez come right up to the vacation home. You can walk out the back of your rental to the beach, where you’ll find two fire pits, hot tub, and if you go up on top of your rental, you can enjoy the rooftop deck.  A Spacious Home Spending time inside the Casa de la Playa is the perfect place for you to unwind and recharge. The open floor layout will allow you to lounge and still feel a bit of that ocean breeze. The living/dining/kitchen area is open to the Sea of Cortez. The Casa de la Playa [...]

A Turks And Caicos Vacation Rentals Masterpiece: Villa Sol Y Luna

There are many architectural masterpieces on the beaches of the Turks and Caicos. But, we want to bring attention to one of our favorites. That’s Villa Sol Y Luna, one of the best Turks and Caicos vacation rentals. Pictures of this destination do more than words can, but it’s without a doubt one of the most beautiful Turks and Caicos vacation rentals Elite Destination Homes has to offer. Don’t wait too long on booking your Caribbean beach vacation. This once-in-a-lifetime destination is waiting for you. Explore the Caribbean Beach Villa Sol Y Luna has one of the best oceanfronts for a Turks and Caicos vacation rental. You will be just steps away from your kitchen to white, soft sand pressing up against the pure blue ocean. If you walk a little bit further, you can find a footpath that will bring you to Taylor Bay, one of the Turks and Caicos Islands’ best-kept secrets. A Luxury Caribbean Vacation Rental Villa Sol Y Luna is a contemporary, three-bedroom oceanfront Turks and Caicos Islands getaway for anyone. There are almost 25 feet of sliding glass doors along the ocean side of the villa that opens to the infinity pool, deck, natural landscape, [...]

A Lavish Vacation Rental in Marietta, GA: Lion’s Gate Estate

Just a half-hour away from the bustling city of Atlanta, GA, lies a quiet, luxurious vacation rental: Lion’s Gate Estate, in Marietta, GA. Lion’s Gate Estate is one of the most luxurious rentals Elite Destination Homes has to offer in the area, and it could be the perfect place for your next relaxing getaway. Start planning your Georgia escape today with Elite Destination Homes. A Luxury Vacation Rental in Marietta, GA Everything about Lion’s Gate Estate is luxurious. This nine-bedroom, 18,000-square-foot mansion can sleep up to 20 guests and has so much to offer vacationers, including many unique features. The floor plan is open and spacious, perfect for entertaining and hosting large gatherings.  And, if gatherings are in your plans, enter the great room to be in the center of any occasion. This room is comfortably furnished and features a stunning fireplace and a grand piano. Gatherings tend to gravitate towards this magnificent room.  An Incredible Pool Area Lion’s Gate Estate also features a marvelous pool area, which features a 45,000-gallon swimming pool and a hot tub. Whether you’re entertaining, swimming, or soaking up some rays, the pool area is a massive hit with guests. There’s also a spacious pool [...]

A Luxurious Caribbean Escape: Bahia Mar

Get an authentic Caribbean experience while enjoying the comforts and service of staying in a 5-star hotel when you book a property with Elite Destination Homes. One of our most luxurious Caribbean properties is Bahia Mar. Bahia Mar is one of the few elite homes located on one of Providenciales’ most coveted beaches, Taylor Bay Beach in Chalk Sound. Start planning your Caribbean escape today with Elite Destination Homes! Luxury Chalk Sound Vacation Rental This two-story, 3,000 square foot villa has many unique features, including hardwood floors, customized cabinetry, and colonial Caribbean furnishings. Bahia Mar offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms, accommodating up to eight guests. The villa has floor-to-ceiling glass panels that run the length of the house, opening onto a large 50-foot enclosed porch, offering additional leisure from the private pool and 60-foot deck area. Some other highlights of Bahia Mar include the outdoor pool, well-appointed chef’s kitchen, ocean-facing patio, complimentary wireless internet, and much more! A Truly Exceptional Location Perfectly perched on the Southwest coast of Providenciales (Provo), this luxury vacation home places all of the wonders of the Caribbean at your feet. From strolling along the exclusive white sand beach of Taylor Bay to slipping beneath [...]

5 Can’t-Miss NYC Attractions

With the plethora of attractions in New York City, it can be hard to decide what’s the most essential to visit. Take a walk in Central Park, gaze upon gorgeous art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and witness the city from up high. You can do all of that and more when you plan a vacation in NYC. The team at Elite Destinations has compiled a list of the best NYC attractions for your convenience. Check it out and start planning your trip to “The City That Never Sleeps” today!  1. Statue of Liberty America's most iconic sight, the Statue of Liberty should be at the top of every first-time visitor's list of things to do in New York. You can see the statue from land, with particularly good views from Battery Park, on the southern tip of Manhattan. If you want to truly appreciate the Statue of Liberty, the best thing to do is to take a short boat trip to Liberty Island and see it up close. 2. Central Park This attraction is meant to be enjoyed on a nice day.   Take a stroll through The Ramble, pay tribute at Strawberry Fields, and picnic in Sheep’s [...]

An Idyllic, Adventurous Lake Nantahala Escape

Forge Lake Lodge is an idyllic Lake Nantahala Escape surrounded by the Smoky Mountains. There are many ways to appreciate the beauty of the area, including hiking, fishing, and kayaking. The surrounding area has unique opportunities for the adventurer in you. Spend the day mountain biking, ziplining, or mining for rubies! At the end of the day, return to the breathtaking Forge Lake Lodge to unwind and enjoy the unbeatable views.  Boating Lakes End Marina offers rentals and services to enjoy the water however you like. They offer rentals for pontoons, ski boats, sailboats, kayaks, paddleboards, and more!  Fishing The Nantahala River offers elite trout fishing. The Nantahala is divided into three sections, which all have different fishing regulations to check out before you start. For tips and the best locations for fly fishing in the area, please visit their website. Rafting Enjoy the scenery of the Nantahala National Forest and the Smoky Mountains on a whitewater raft via Carolina Outfitters. They provide both guided and unguided trips, depending on what you’re interested in.  Horseback Riding Carolina Outfitters offers another exciting way to explore the mountain paths by horseback. Enjoy the plants, flowers, wildlife, and trees that surround the mountains. [...]

Spend a Day in Beautiful Jackson, Wyoming

If you’ve been searching for a luxurious wilderness getaway, look no further than the spectacular beauty of Jackson, Wyoming. Breathe in the crisp, fresh alpine air, and exhale the stresses of daily life as you immerse yourself in the stunning scenery of this world-class, four-season destination. The main town of Jackson sits at the southern end of Jackson Hole—a 50-mile-long valley where the rich and famous seek serenity and solitude. The valley is bordered by the Teton and Gros Ventre mountain ranges, which attract wealthy ski bunnies in the colder months with their promise of powdery white perfection. Teton Village is nestled at the foot of the Teton Mountains and has an eclectic range of Jackson Hole vacation rentals to choose from. But, for a taste of pure indulgence, one of the best places to stay in Teton Village is the luxurious Garnet Lodge, one of our most popular vacation rentals. The Best Things to Do in Jackson, Wyoming This all-season vacation destination offers guests so much to see and do no matter the weather. Our team at Elite Destination Homes has compiled a list of some of our favorite experiences in Jackson, Wyoming. Start your day in Teton Village [...]