Why not combine a private bush home with an exclusive coastal property to create the perfect beach and bush experience or consider a beautiful townhouse for the ultimate house party?
The recent emergence of private safari houses, beach houses, town houses and country retreats offers travellers the ultimate, secluded getaway.
Whether travelling as a family, a small group of friends or even celebrating a special occasion, staying in a private home gives you full flexibility and privacy to spread out and plan each day as you please.
Always taken on an exclusive basis, be it for a long weekend or a couple of weeks, guests staying will have a full compliment of staff from butlers to chefs to look after their every need so that they can concentrate on enjoying their surroundings.
Find the perfect house
Here is a selection of the private houses we can personally recommend. Please get in touch to hear more about our full portfolio and we will be delighted to find the perfect home-away-from-home for you and your friends or family.
Casa Cairuçu takes its name from its spectacular location near to the coastal town of Paraty. A few steps from the calm, protected waters of Paraty Bay, this pretty, three bedroom house is located inside the Environmental Protection Area (APA) of Cairuçu surrounded by pristine beaches, uninterrupted swathes of rainforest and traditional fishing communities.
Villa Alma Rosa
Designed for a French artist and her family, Villa Alma Rosa is one of the best value villa rentals on along Mexico’s Riviera Maya coast. This beautiful home is located on Jade Beach in Akumal with powdery white sand and the turquoise Caribbean Sea steps from your door.
Annandale is a historic homestead anchored to the rugged edges of the South Island’s, Banks Peninsula. Amble in private farmland, along kilometers of open coastline, or through the luxurious grounds surrounding the stunning property to get a real feel for countryside escapism. Switch off and log out for an authentic New Zealand experience.
Casa Galavanta is a private wooden lodge nestled between dense rainforest and lush coffee fields in the heart of the Sierra Nevada.
Chongwe River House
Zambia’s Lower Zambezi is renowned throughout Africa for its magnificent herds of wild elephant, exceptional predator viewing and of course the Zambezi River. It’s also home to one of the continent’s most spectacular and unique private homes.
Cottar’s Bush Villa
Cottar’s Bush Villa is an exclusive Mara homestead, based at the award-winning Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp in Kenya, East Africa. The homestead borders the latest addition to the 7 Wonders of the World,The Maasai Mara National Reserve and, is also one kilometre from the Tanzania Serengeti game reserve.
This multi-award winning 75-acre estate offers five private luxury villas. Each of these villas, offer inspirational views across private heated infinity edged lap pools to the Bay of Islands. Eagles Nest is a world class retreat over-looking the spectacular Bay of Islands, designed and furnished in an eclectic international contemporary style.
Habaraduwa House is a beautiful 4-bedroom villa with panoramic sea views in the small village of Habaraduwa, close to Koggala. Perfect for families and friends, the stylish villa comes fully staffed with its very own chef. Habaraduwa House is the perfect Galle getaway.
Heron House is a beautiful French colonial styled villa set in a tranquil location in Hoi An, on the coast in central Vietnam. A home away from home, the relaxed atmosphere and rural setting make it the perfect escape.
Leobo Private Reserve
Leobo Private Reserve is situated in the Waterberg region of South Africa, a 12,000-acre malaria-free reserve overlooking the Palala Valley. It is home to two spectacular private houses, The Observatory & the Lodge, which are both booked on an exclusive use basis. Guests can enjoy an remarkable array of activities, all arranged for them at the drop of a hat.
Newly constructed and superbly equipped, Sisindu C is a flexible, stylish, relaxed and beautiful villa situated on the picturesque coast, 10 kms from Galle.
Vamizi Island Private Villas
Vamizi Island defines castaway chic, with five impossibly romantic timber villas strung loosely along one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Vamizi isn’t about the usual five star luxury and all mod cons, it’s about the more rarefied pleasures of exclusive island life.
Located on one of the world’s most private beaches, the breath-taking Wazi Dubu is the southern-most property on Kizingoni Beach, part of the Lamu Archipelago just off the Kenya Coast.