For those seeking a villa with a view, look no further than Six Senses Con Dao. The resort is located on one of the Con Dao archipelago islands, which boast acres of marine and national park. From your bedroom and swimming pool you will have your own totally undisturbed views of the East Vietnam Sea. However it isn’t just the villa’s surroundings that have earned its place in our top ten; the Vietnamese food served in its own village-style Vietnamese kitchen is simply delicious.
Completely enclosed in a walled garden with a raised ‘sala’ style gazebo for outdoor dining and French windows opening up from the spacious bedroom and bathroom with sunken bath, the Luxury Villas with Private Pools are perfect for honeymooners and couples seeking romance.
With its idyllic location high on the cliffs of the southern Penisula in Bali - and near the famous Uluwatu Temple - it is no surprise that the Banyan Tree Ungasan made it into our top ten. The range of villas all offer panoramic Indian Ocean views, and residents can indulge at the Banyan Tree Spa Ungasan, part of the world renowned Banyan Tree Spa group.
Set amongst a tropical canopy of trees and shrubs, the Tree House Villas with Private Pools allow guests a true sense of tree house living and privacy, with a spacious bedroom area, large open deck and infinity swimming pool. The villas are set three metres above ground, providing sweeping views of the lagoon and surf of the Indian Ocean.
Already regarded as one of the best resorts by many leading travel publications and experts, The Datai Langkawi One and Two Bedroom Villas, are a delight. The Beach Villas are located right by the beach backing on to tropical rainforest, and each has its own butler service. The Datai is one of the most sought after places for sun-seekers during winter.
High on the slopes of the valley of the Pitons, you'll find Jalousie Plantation’s exclusive and exquisite Superior Luxury Villas, offering stunning ocean views. But the splendour doesn’t stop with the scenery; the villas are just as beautiful on the inside with white-washed colonial interiors, four-poster beds, roll top baths and Egyptian cotton linen. A personal butler come as standard, securing Jalousie’s Pool Villa's place in our top ten.
The only European villa to feature in our top ten, Daios Cove’s stunning One Bedroom Villas with Private Pools provide exclusive accommodation closer to home. Guests can enjoy front row seats of the ocean with floor to ceiling windows, giving a real sense of space and surroundings. The two floors provide fresh, contemporary interiors and luxurious furnishings, whilst outside enjoy your own heated seawater pool and sundeck.
Renowned as the ultimate luxury resort in the southern region of Krabi, the Beach and Royal Villas at Phulay Bay come with incredible views of the iconic limestone islets that make Thailand’s coast so famously beautiful. Guests staying at the villas can enjoy a private butler service, as well as their own private speedboat shuttle to avoid all the tourist rush common at other island hotels.
True Caribbean charm is order of the day at the lovely Jamaica Inn. It’s all about location – so head for the White Suite, perched on its own peninsula and showing off its stunning view of the Caribbean Sea. Relax in the shade of your verandah or on a sun bed on the large terrace – home to your own private pool.
Perched right on the top of a hillside looking across the Indian Ocean, the Hillside Pool Villas at Constance Ephelia are designed with romance in mind. You can enjoy jaw-dropping views of the resort’s stunning beach and ocean right from your bed. The massive bath tubs, private pool, complimentary water sports and wine selection complete the luxury package.