On your next vacation, why stay in a hotel when you can stay in a larger, more comfortable, house? For that matter, why stay in a house when you can book an entire luxury property? When you’re traveling with your private charter jet, there’s no better way to travel the world in style than by staying in an opulent vacation rental.
Private Island – Ibiza
Ibiza (http://www.ibiza.travel/en/) is a small Mediterranean country off the coast of Spain that’s known for its historic sites and wild nightlife. When visiting the area, consider renting out your own private island. The island managed by Exquisite Voyage (http://www.exquisite-voyage.com/the-ibiza-villas.html) has a single luxury villa on it with five bedrooms, a large pool, helipad and a separate staff house. The turquoise sea-surrounded island is 1,540 meters long and 870 meters wide (about 16 street blocks by 9 street blocks), and has mooring for a yacht. The private island is only a 10-minute cruise to the coast of Ibiza, which is less than 1 kilometer away, and slightly longer 30-minute cruise to the beautiful beaches of Formentrera. Weekly rental rates vary between €100,000 and €200,000 (about $131,290 and $262,580) in 2013, depending on the season.
Villa Palmasola – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Villa Palmasola at Punta de Mita in Puerto Vallarta is like your own private resort. The property is over 22,000 square feet and offers 11 bedroom accommodations in a village-like setting. There are two garden apartments, a four-bedroom “Guest Residence” and a more private three-bedroom “Master Residence.” The property is managed by Five Star Luxury Villas (http://www.fivestarluxuryvillas.com/Villa-Palmasola-Puerto-Vallarta.asp) and the Villa Manager oversees a staff of 15 that’s comprised of a butler, a concierge, a waiter, a houseman, private security, a night watchman, housekeepers and landscapers. During your stay, you will also have access to two private chefs, one trained in Europe and one trained in Mexico, and a physician if needed. At the time of publication, daily rates for Villa Palmasola are between $13,000 and $15,000.
La Maison de Jade – Marigot, Saint-Barthélemy
Take your private charter jet to St. Barts and enjoy the laidback Caribbean lifestyle in the Premium Island Vacations’ rental La Maison de Jade (http://www.premiumislandvacations.com/villa/247/st-barts-villa-jlh-la-maison-de-jade/). The Zen-inspired luxury villa and its guest cottages have a Far East flair that accents the clear waters of the sea in the Bay of Marigot. When you arrive at the villa, you’re greeted by a wooden bridge that spans a peaceful koi pond, two Buddha statues, orchids and the armor of two 17th century samurai soldiers. La Maison de Jade has a warm, artistic feng shui feel and offers the services of a housekeeper, a theater room and a magnificent pool with a perfect view of the coast. The weekly rates for this private island vary between $75,000 and $85,000 at the time of publication, depending on the season.
Villa Nerina – Thirasia, Santorini, Greece
Located on the undeveloped island of Thirasia in the Greek Cyclades, just opposite the main island of Santorini, is Villa Nerina, managed by Carlsson Portfolio (http://www.carlssonportfolio.com/index.php?cat=4&scat=26&prid=77). The 6,458 square foot villa sits directly on the water and is only accessible via a private boat from the Port of Amoudi. The magnificence of the vacation rental is that its exterior is made from natural rocks that blend seamlessly with the cliffs behind it. The interior décor is simplistic and brings the white, curved elements that are popular in Greek architecture indoors, as to not take attention away from the view of the glittering sea and the island of Santorini. Villa Nerina has four bedrooms and five bathrooms, a dive center, water vessels, a steam room, a private chef and an indoor Jacuzzi. If you prefer to take a dip in the ocean, simply walk out the front door. At the time of publication, the weekly rate is €56,000 (about $73,522).
About Solairus Aviation:
Solairus is a US-based private aviation services company whose core business is assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Our services are customized to meet the client’s individual travel and financial requirements, and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service, regardless of the location of the aircraft.
Solairus was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Solairus has over twenty-five base locations across the United States, Europe and Asia, employing more than two hundred flight crew and support personnel to operate a fleet currently numbering over fifty aircraft. Solairus is an Aviation Research Group/US Platinum-Rated and Wyvern Wingman certified charter operator. Solairus has also received the NBAA Commercial Business Flying Safety Award and is an IS-BAO stage two certified company. Solairus offers a full range of services in addition to aircraft management, which includes aircraft charter sales, aviation support services, and consulting. For more information about Solairus Aviation, visit www.solairus.aero or call 800-359-7861.