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 [...]

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 [...]

A La Jolla Area Beach Guide

There are over a dozen pristine beaches within 20 minutes of La Jolla, one of Southern California’s chicest neighborhoods. This picturesque San Diego County community features some of the prettiest semi-rugged coastlines in California. And there’s no better place to start and finish each day of SoCal exploration and relaxation than the Celebrity Oceanfront Estate, a lavish, seven-bedroom marvel perched above breathtaking Bird Rock. This opulent La Jolla vacation home is a common respite for celebrities, musicians, and executives alike, primarily because of its on-site magnificence and proximity to a handful of San Diego’s finest beaches. In hopes of enhancing an already-stellar escape to San Diego County, the Elite Destination team has pieced together a brief La Jolla area beach guide, complete with stops in Pacific Beach, Torrey Pines, and La Jolla Shores. Typical San Diego beach activities include surfing, bodyboarding, kayaking, sunbathing, and people-watching. Pacific Beach San Diego’s bustling Pacific Beach Pier allures every type of traveler: bicyclists, surfers, anglers, and families alike. Pacific Beach is known for its head-turning sunsets, well-groomed sand, and oceanfront eateries. It’s approximately two miles south of Bird Rock—just a 10-minute drive from SeaWorld. Thus, beachgoers are right in the heart of San Diego’s [...]

The Ultimate Corporate Retreat: Atlanta’s Villa Vidi Vici

Planning and executing an off-site corporate retreat over the last 10 months has been incontestably challenging, primarily because of varying degrees of coronavirus restrictions, safety requirements, and group size regulations. Heading into 2021, many teams, departments, and boards are shifting gears by replacing a grand company gathering at an overcrowded hotel with a small-scale corporate retreat to a private albeit luxurious space. Thankfully, for Atlanta businesses, a head-turning Italian villa paradise patiently awaits your arrival. Treat your team to a multi-day, off-site corporate retreat at Elite Destination Homes’ Villa Vidi Vici, an eight-acre, five-story estate tailor-made to entertain, boost morale, and foster team development. Villa Vidi Vici, an Italian Inspired Corporate Retreat Venue Villa Vidi Vici, carefully and flawlessly designed by famed architect Henri Jova, is tucked away in the north Atlanta hills on a private, wooded estate that features lush gardens, an opulent outdoor pool, and a lengthy driveway. The interior, where your team will spend most of its time strategizing, deliberating, and, eventually, reveling in the home’s hand-crafted mastery, is a visual and sensory triumph. The pearly dining room will act as your corporate retreat’s home base. It features marble floors, a dazzling chandelier, Italian artworks, and a [...]

The Top 3 Taos Hiking Trails: Explore New Mexico’s High Desert

Elite Destination Homes’ head-turning Adobe Zen House is a shining example of sophisticated simplicity and tranquility. This open-concept, 4,600-square-foot marvel features three private acres, entirely surrounded by natural beauty, including the Rio Grande to the west, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the north, and the Carson National Forest to the south. As a result, the quaint village of Taos, New Mexico, acts as a basecamp for observant outdoor enthusiasts. Regardless of the season, backpackers flock to the prettiest Taos hiking trails, many of which lie within minutes of the grand Adobe Zen House, including a steep climb up neighboring Ojitos Canyon. A 3-Stop Taos Hiking Guide: Discover the Rio Grande The alluring Adobe Zen House is within 30 minutes of nearly 100 well-marked Taos hiking trails, whether that’s a stroll near the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge or a full-day trek into Carson National Forest’s densely-thicketed hearth. In hopes of enhancing an already-stellar escape into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the Elite Destination Homes team has compiled three pathways that are equally scenic, exigent, and pristine. Let’s start with Devisadero Peak, a trailhead that rests less than 1.5 miles from the Adobe Zen House. Devisadero Peak Trail Very few Taos [...]

Garnet Lodge, an Exemplary Jackson Hole Luxury Rental

Teton Village, Wyoming, remains one of North America’s most beloved ski destinations, as this quaint, undeniably gorgeous mountain town offers 2,500 acres of glorious terrain, lending itself to over 130 distinct runs. The Jackson Hole Mountain ski area is a visual and recreational masterpiece, but winter enthusiasts will also be a short drive from Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park. After each marvelous day on the slopes, return to Garnet Lodge, an opulent, conveniently-located Jackson Hole luxury rental. Garnet Lodge’s private, eight-home community is a five-to-seven-minute walk from the nearest ski lift, as well as a bevy of steakhouses, spas, and cocktail bars. Garnet Lodge, a Lavish Jackson Hole Luxury Rental Over the years, Garnet Lodge has blossomed into the premier Jackson Hole luxury rental, mainly because of its spacious, head-turning great room, which features a floor-to-ceiling fireplace, oversized bay windows, a dazzling chandelier, an expressive Oriental rug, and a walk-out deck. Both the deck and the windows peer toward a rugged, eastbound mountain range. The interior’s 1970s lodge-style architecture, including repurposed hardwood floors, tall beams, and cathedral ceilings, creates an idyllic ambiance for skiers, hunters, and snowshoers alike. After several hours on the mountain, guests can soak [...]

The Seaside San Diego Golf Scene: La Jolla’s a Hole-in-One

San Diego’s golf scene is undeniably prestigious, thanks in large part to Torrey Pines, home to the instant classic 2008 U.S. Open. Tiger Woods’ iconic 12-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole remains one of the most recognizable moments in the sport’s history. To this day, the hair-raising roar of the crowd still echoes through La Jolla Cove. The San Diego golf community plays host to various PGA Tour events, “Golf Fest,” and well-attended annual conventions, including the Golf Industry Show. Golf matters here in San Diego, and that extends to La Jolla, a peaceful, seaside community along the Pacific Ocean’s edge. La Jolla is also home to one of the most beloved vacation homes in the region: the Celebrity Oceanfront Estate, just minutes from Torrey Pines and the distinguished La Jolla Country Club. The Crown Jewel: Torrey Pines Golf Course Very few rounds of golf rival the magic of Torrey Pines, arguably the best public course in the nation. Despite its grandeur, anyone can reserve a tee time at this dazzling, oceanside marvel, designed masterfully by William F. Bell (a member of California’s “first family of golf design”). Bell’s two 18-hole layouts hug La Jolla’s coastline on a former [...]