Publié le 01/07/2021

10 Palatial Villas
for a Group Getaway

Whether you choose the countryside, seaside or mountains, the large villas from Relais & Châteaux can be shared by your family and friends to fully enjoy the best moments of life: escapes, vacations, long weekends and celebrations.

10 Palatial Villas |for a Group Getaway

© Villa One, Ellerman House, South Africa

Whether you choose the countryside, seaside or mountains, the large villas from Relais & Châteaux can be shared by your family and friends to fully enjoy the best moments of life: escapes, vacations, long weekends and celebrations.

No stress, Gilpin Hotel & Lake House (UK)


« Gilpin Lake House »
Size: 600 sq. m. / 6,458 sq. ft.
Capacity: 12 people

Set on a private lake in England, this charming country house has six beautiful bedrooms, a gorgeous lounge with a Cumbrian stone fireplace, a magnificent dining room overlooking the lake, and many nooks and crannies. Take a leisurely walk around the grounds to enjoy the sanctuary of the Lake House, a dip in the private swimming pool, or relax in the sauna and outdoor hot tub. 

Extra benefits: an estate with complete privacy in the heart of the Lake District National Park, surrounded by lakes, mountains and vibrant country villages and towns.


Head in the clouds, Le Phébus & Spa (France)


« Villa des Anges »
Size: 650 sq. m. / 6,996 sq. ft. 
Capacity : 14 people

Overlooking the village of Joucas, this rustic villa with its sturdy stone walls offers all the splendors of the Luberon region. Once you enter the front gate, you will feel right at home, between the private grounds stretching over 7,000 sq. m. / 75,347 sq. ft., with cicadas thrumming in the background, and the tastefully luxurious rooms. The seven suites, mainly white, soothe body and soul.

Extra benefits: admire the landscape while relaxing in the pool. Spend a day with chef Xavier Mathieu, between the vegetable garden, kitchen and market.


Baroque episcopal palace, Il San Pietro di Positano (Italy)


« Palazzo Santa Croce »
Size: 687 sq. m. / 7,394 sq. ft.
Capacity: 9 people

On the Amalfi Coast, perched above the fishing village of Positano, the former 17th-century episcopal palace with its red façade writes a new chapter of its saga, complete with five bedrooms, a row of rooms with many works of art, a pool and steam baths.

Extra benefits: boat excursion, welcome dinner at the Villa or at the Carlino restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Alois Vanlangenaeker.


A hotel vineyard all to yourself, Villa Korta Katarina & Winery (Croatia)


« Exclusive Use of Villa Korta Katarina & Winery »
Size: 1,672 sq. m. / 18,000 sq. ft.  
Capacity : 20 people

Perched above the Adriatic Sea and nestled amongst the vines, the terrace and suites of the Villa Korta Katarina overlook the water. 10 bedrooms with a soothing design in pastel shades, personalized with antiques mainly found in the area.

Extra benefits: the entirely privatized 1,672 sq. m. / 18,000 sq. ft. property includes personalized services, a chef, babysitting, private tours and wine tastings of the region’s vintages hosted by winemakers.


Quality beach time, Myconian Ambassador Thalasso (Greece)


« 8-bedroom Villa with Pool and Jacuzzi »
Size: 290 sq. m. / 3,121 sq. ft.
Capacity: 18 people

Mykonos, the festive trendy island, in a setting of calm serenity for the happy few. A dream come true… Connected to the five-star hotel, yet completely independent, this 8-bedroom villa on two levels is reflected in the mirror of the private infinity pool. Relax inside or outside, between the beach, the outdoor jacuzzi and the spacious terrace.

Extra benefits: total privacy in a pristine natural environment, a personalized catering service with healthy menus.


A secret duo, Landgoed Hotel Het Roode Koper (Netherlands)


«  Villa Struyckenbergen »
Size: 500 sq. m. / 5,380 sq. ft.
Capacity: 14 people

At the edge of the forest, just 10 minutes from the hotel by bike and 30 minutes by foot, a spacious villa shares its one-hectare garden with an annex transformed into a wellness spa space. Guests of the six suites, each with its own private bathroom, will have the heathland all to themselves, not to mention the outdoor whirlpool to enjoy at any time and the pool. On misty evenings, family or friends can snuggle up by the fire of the circular chimney.

Extra benefits: a stunning landscape free of all olfactory and visual pollution. For kids, a wide choice of activities, from pony rides in the forest to treehouse constructions by way of marshmallow roasting…


For an ultimate getaway, Eden Roc Cap Cana (Dominican Republic)


« Four Bedroom Imperial Villa »
Size: 578 sq. m. / 6,180 sq. ft.
Capacity: 10 people

A spacious and superbly decorated villa, from the dining room to the four suites, from the waterfall fountains to the extensive garden with its infinity pool. A setting that showcases local craftsmanship and art, both chic and exotic, for a fantastic stay.

Extra benefits: Butler service included in your stay plus an opportunity to indulge into our culinary journey with chef service once per stay. Other areas within the community are Los Establos, an equestrian center with an enclosed arena and polo fields, and Koko Kid’s Club for children 4 to 12, with inventive activities supervised by a devoted and creative staff.


Floating on the Atlantic, Ellerman House (South Africa)


« Villa One »
Size: 696 sq. m. / 7,492 sq. ft.
Capacity: 10 people

Like a schooner deck, the terrace deck of this contemporary design villa juts out into the sea, giving the guests of the five suites the sensation that the endless view of sea and horizon exists for them alone. An absolute luxury in Bantry Bay, sheltered from the Southeaster wind. No breeze ripples the surface of the pool, making it possible to dive in at any hour of day or night.

Extra benefits: the contemporary art collection, one of the most beautiful in South Africa, and the private tour of Cape Town museums and galleries, ensured by the privileged relationships between the owners and the curators.


Rustic chic, El Colibri (Argentina)


« La Maison »
Size: 600 sq. m. / 6,458 sq. ft.
Capacity: 12 people

This spacious villa was once the family home of the owners of L’Estancia El Colibri. Built by a local architect using materials from the region, it overlooks the Río Santa Catalina, which gushes below. The many paintings on the walls by Argentinian artists firmly anchor it in the rich history of this land of gauchos.

Extra benefits: A countryside getaway with its farm surrounded by 170 hectares and its essential Asador barbecue to live in harmony with the pampa and its inhabitants.


A land of contrasts, La Villa Calvi (France)


« Villa Prestige »
Size: 500 sq. m. / 5,382 sq. ft.
Capacity: 10 people

You will never get tired of admiring the view of the Bay of Calvi, which enlivens every room like a painting come to life. Guests quickly feel at home in this bright and spacious villa with its ultra-contemporary furniture.  

Extra benefits: only 500 meters (1,640 ft.) from the hotel, it remains private, while allowing guests to attend wonderful concerts organized every summer at La Villa, in collaboration with the cultural services of the region, and to savor locavore cuisine by the chef who sources ingredients from small local producers.

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