Staying in your very own private villa can add so much romance to a couples' getaway. We give you five of the many added benefits of having your own gorgeous private villa plus, where to find them.
1. Absolute Privacy
Staying in a private villa means unparalleled privacy (the name says it all).
Top picks for privacy in Bali:
Ayana Resort and Spa Bali affords holidaying couples a unique cliff-top location offering dramatic views of Jimbaran Bay. Their Oceanfront Pool Villas are perched on the cliff edge, surrounded by expansive gardens. Or, trust the The Royal Purnama Art Suites & Villas, Bali to deliver canopied king-size beds, semi-open-air monsoon showers and decadent soaking tubs as well as pool-side cabanas – bliss!
2. Your Own Plunge Pool
While many hotels and resorts have luxurious pools for everyone to enjoy, why share? After all, a romantic getaway is all about spending time together. With your own private plunge pool, couples can enjoy taking a dip in complete seclusion.
Top picks for plunge pools in Thailand and Vanuatu:
The Tongsai Bay has a wide range of accommodation options that are a couple's delight. Their very special Nang Gong Villa has a large private pool with comfortable sun-loungers for couples to perfect the art of relaxation. The Havannah's private pools are between the villas and the ocean so couples can swim overlooking the sea – a truly incredible experience for couples in Vanuatu.
3. A Home Away From Home
With most villas seemingly designed like mini-homes, you may never need to leave the comfort and privacy!
Top picks for having it all in Thailand:
The spacious and well appointed Grand Pool Villa at Pavilion Samui is complete with everything you could possibly need for romantic bliss. With a gorgeous outdoor private pool, spacious relaxing area with sundeck, a king-size double bed and daybed, jacuzzi spa and separate standing shower – what more could you want?
4. Private Butler
Nothing quite says luxury like a private butler. Taking care of your every whim and fancy, couples will love being doted upon and having all of their needs seen to with a smile.
Top picks for private butlers in Bali:
At Ametis Villas, Bali, every guest is assigned a personal butler who excels in anticipating your every need and exceeding expectations. As well as offering services at the resort, your personal butler will arrange local adventures and day trips for you to enjoy such as trekking and cycling through the coastal villages or a beach picnic. L Hotel Seminyak offers a 24 hour butler service which also plans itineraries as well as meeting your every desire at the hotel.
5. A Recipe for Romance
A private villa is uniquely romantic and luxurious, giving couples some much-needed time together away from busy schedules and the pressures of everyday life. In a private villa, couples can be completely alone together in gorgeous surroundings with great amenities – the perfect recipe for romance.
Top picks for romance in The Philippines:
The Mandala Spa & Villas Boracay is utterly romantic due to its dreamy canopied beds, earthy and neutral-toned styling with glass walls which overlook a lush, green landscape.