Whether you're planning a birthday, anniversary, wedding or family celebration, from decadent desert hideaways to far-flung Caribbean islands, these dazzling villas around the world are just the fit for a swanky, sun-soaked celebration. Whether it's procuring a top DJ for a private beach set, flying in a master mixologist, or arranging an intimate Michelin-starred chef for a Moroccan dinner in your own Berber tent - our travel tastemakers are on-hand to organise every last luxurious detail. Here's our party-planners top picks for the ultimate party pads...
Majestic mountains and spice-infused Souks provide the perfect antidote to a rather grey UK and it’s only a quick and easy flight away. Marrakech has long been a favourite for a sun-soaked celebration, from David Beckham’s 40th birthday to Poppy Delevigne’s riotous wedding. Designed in the style of a traditional Moroccan riad, eight-bedroom Villa Ezzahra is set in sweetly scented gardens with a stunning pool, surrounded by Indian day beds. Guests can enjoy intimate evening meals in their private Berber tent, a spa, hammam and hairdressing salon, as well as a games room and two cinema screening rooms, while young and old alike can enjoy horse and camel riding, go-karting and golf.
The Eagle Villa, Cape Town
For safari, surfing and sunshine, Cape Town is a top destination for a winter escape and Camps Bay has long been the place to stay for royalty and the well-heeled. Sitting in prime position below Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles, The Eagle Villa boasts jaw-dropping views over the crashing Atlantic. Long pool-side lunches with local wines are best enjoyed on the spectacular terrace, whilst inside, guests will find three ocean-view bedrooms adorned with modern African art and floor-to-ceiling windows drinking in glorious ocean views.
Can Zama, Ibiza
With a Sonos sound system to rival the best of Ibiza’s evening hot-spots, the biggest problem for guests staying at Can Zama is finding a reason to leave the villa’s extraordinary enclave. Interior designer Rosarinho Gabriel has created an environment which lends itself to lazy, sun-soaked days spent by the pool, relaxing on the rooftop or spending evening’s dining al fresco. Inside, guests will find contemporary cool at every turn with effortlessly stylish interiors enlivened with pops of colour.
Villa Triton, Turks & Caicos
Get away from it all in this idyllic island archipelago. Tucked behind the pristine sands of Long Bay, Villa Triton’s impressive two-acre estate offers luxurious living alongside minimalist interiors in the ultimate beachfront setting. Ideally equipped for a celebration, the villa has seven bedrooms, outdoor cinema screen, fire pit, hot tub, glass fronted swimming pool, tennis and bocce ball courts, as well as a butler on hand to cater to your every whim.Search Villas