Stunning Private Villas For Summer

March 16, 2023 by Perrie Hartz

Photography Courtesy of The Hive, Costa Rica

If you’re planning a summer trip for the whole family, or maybe thinking about getting some friends together for a fun group escape in the sun and sand, then why not choose a gorgeous private villa? Hidden Doorways has rounded up some of the most stunning villas in destinations all over the world, from Costa Rica’s Peninsula Papagayo, the exotic Greek Isles to the sunny coast of Spain, the peaceful French countryside, and the sandy white beaches of Mexico and the Caribbean.

Photography Courtesy of The Hive, Costa Rica


Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica

Perched on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica’s famed Peninsula Papagayo, THE HIVE is the most luxurious secluded villa on the north coast. This private residence seems to be floating between the sea and sky, with indoor and outdoor dining areas bathed in vibrant turquoises, and a stunning infinity pool that overlooks the lush forest canopy and the ocean below. THE HIVE can accommodate 16 guests and has 6 bedrooms and a total area of 17,500 sq. ft. The property also has a cocktail lounge/area, screening room, fitness area, games area, spa treatment room and hammam, chef’s kitchen, and exclusive beach access.

Eden Villa Photography Courtesy of Andronis Arcadia

Eden Villa at Andronis Arcadia

Santorini, Greece

A Grecian island escape awaits on Santorini at Andronis Arcadia’s private Eden Villa. This gorgeous 600 square meter luxury villa can sleep 12 people and is nestled in a secluded, peaceful area with sublime views of the famous Santorini sunset. The interiors mix sandy-white with bursts of turquoise, reminding you that the sea is never far away. Furnished with six bedrooms, two private pools, a fitness center, a spa room and a fully-equipped modern kitchen, Eden Villa is the perfect destination for a luxurious getaway with friends or family in Santorini.

Executive Villa. Photography Courtesy of Andronis Concept

Executive Villa at Andronis Concept

Santorini, Greece

Andronis Concept set in the village of Imerovigli offers an outstanding 80 sqm Executive Villa with a superior feeling of comfort and luxury for two couples or groups of four friends. Arranged over two levels, it consists of two beautifully decorated master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, king sized beds, a modern living room and a private heated infinity pool. Designed to offer stunning sunset and cliff side views, this villa also comes with a beautiful infinity pool, ensuring an unforgettable stay beyond all expectations.

Photography Courtesy of Lesante Cape

Lesante Cape

Zakynthos, Greece

Another stunning island paradise awaits on the Greek isle of Zakynthos at Lesante Cape, where the One-, Two-, and Three-Bedroom Sea View Villas offer superb views over the sparkling waters in light-filled spaces made with exposed stone and gorgeous minimalist Grecian decor. These sun-soaked sanctuaries all have private pools, furnished terraces, and ample living spaces, combining a traditional aesthetic with top-of-the-range amenities. Guaranteed to please families, friends and couples, these villas lend themselves to perfectly laid-back island living in the most luxurious of settings.

Photography Courtesy of Kālesma Mykonos

One Bedroom Sea View Villas at Kālesma

Mykonos, Greece

Situated on the Greek isle of Mykonos, Kālesma resort offers 8 luxurious one-bedroom Sea View Villas, the perfect minimalistic sanctuary for a peaceful Cycladic escape. Comfortable, dynamic and intuitive, they are designed to provide the ultimate hospitality experience. Each villa can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years old). The villas feature Grecian design, natural materials and bold forms, all paying homage to the rugged aesthetics of Mykonian tradition. Outside, there is an expansive private terrace and garden, along with a lovely private heated infinity pool, an outdoor kitchen ideal for private BBQs, two separate dining areas, and a double sun lounger, providing the perfect space for enjoying unbridled sea views and stunning sunsets.

Bastide Les Vallats. Photography Courtesy of Coquillade Provence and Spa

Bastide Les Vallats at Coquillade Provence

Gargas, France (Provence)

Situated in the dreamy French countryside, Coquillade’s stunning Bastide les Vallats villa offers the unparalleled glamour of a Provençal country house with all the comforts of a luxury villa, including a private pool. Your very own secret key to unlocking picture-perfect Provence, this villa is a waking dream deep in the Provencal hills, where time slips by with nothing to do but lounge under the olive trees, contemplate a swim in the private pool, and let the outside world fade away. Exceptionally attentive service and complete discretion are the standard here. The villa has 6 rooms with 6 king beds and can accommodate up to 14 guests. There is also a cozy fireplace, a spa area, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a large dining room.

Green 10 Villas. Photography Courtesy of Finca Cortesin

Green 10 Villas at Finca Cortesin

Casares, Spain

Situated on the gorgeous and sunny Costa del Sol in Spain, the iconic Finca Cortesin hotel has introduced 16 incredible private Green 10 villas, all with magnificent views of the Sierra Bermeja mountain range and the peaceful azure sea. Built on individual plots measuring up to 2,200 m2, the villas all come with 5 en-suite bedrooms (two kings sized beds, three twin-bedded doubles), sprawling living rooms with 5.5 m high ceilings, modern kitchens equipped with the most up-to-date domestic appliances, generous domestic staff quarters, parking for 2 cars, and lush private gardens and pools.

La Scuderia Villa. Photography Courtesy of L’Andana

La Scuderia Villa at L’Andana

Castiglione della Pescaia, Italy (Maremma, Tuscan Coast)

Those looking for a little ‘dolce vita’ should look no further than L’Andana, a gorgeous boutique hideaway in Tuscany’s Maremma countryside. The property’s exclusive private villa, La Scuderia, is a 300 m² two-story residence with a private pool, sprawling garden, four guest rooms, a bright kitchen and living area, and a shaded porch that offers superb views over the Tuscan landscape. This historic home was once the former stable of the Grand Duke’s hunting reserve, and it has been lovingly transformed into a delightful hideaway filled with comfortable furnishings and beautifully preserved original features from the eighteenth century.

Photography Courtesy of Silversands Grenada

Beachfront and Ocean View Villas at Silversands


Located directly on Grand Anse Beach in Granada, Silversands’ gorgeous beachfront and ocean view private villas offer four bedrooms, five bathrooms, three private pools and staff quarters. Large windows, outdoor decks and al fresco dining salas invite the beautiful outdoors in, allowing villa guests to be immersed in Grenada’s intoxicating natural beauty. The one-level open floor plan offers indoor and outdoor living and dining areas spanning more than 6,000 sq. ft., a fully equipped kitchen, pantry and powder room. The outdoor space features a swimming pool, lounging areas and direct access to the Caribbean Sea. Each of the four master bedrooms has a king size bed, a full ensuite bathroom, and an expansive terrace with day beds and access to the main pool or a private plunge pool.

Photography Courtesy of Little Palm Island

Private Bungalows at Little Palm Island

Florida Keys, USA

Under thatched roofs and framed by swaying palms, the intimate and luxurious bungalow suites on Little Palm Island off the Florida Keys await your arrival. Each private bungalow is luxuriously appointed with elegant materials and impeccable West Indies design, vaulted ceilings, and breathtaking ocean views.

The Mansion. Photography Courtesy of Daios Cove

The Mansion at Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas

Crete, Greece

Daios Cove’s stunning private villa The Mansion is the ultimate choice for worldly travelers seeking a true home away from home, with all the comforts and stellar service of a luxury resort on Crete. The Mansion evokes a sense of understated Grecian luxury, embodying a true Mediterranean feel and offering superb views over the deep blue Aegean Sea. The 600 sqm interior on three separate levels includes a spacious open-plan living area, kitchen, three generously sized bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, staff quarters, a private heated indoor swimming pool, and a sauna and spa with views to the infinite Mediterranean. The sprawling terrace and deck area has ample space for sunbathing, lounging, and dining, while the gorgeous infinity swimming pool offers panoramic views of the stunning Cretan landscape.

Photography Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Ocean View Villas at Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal

Los Cabos, Mexico

Desert meets the sea at Mexico’s Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal, where the gorgeous private ocean-view villas have incredible panoramic views over the sea, sprawling terraces, refined design details and amenities, and private plunge pools. Other features include fully-equipped kitchens, unique woodwork, and bathrooms with walk-in rainfall showers. With two-and three-bedroom options, guests will find the perfect private escape for their family or friend group getaway.


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