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Chiang Mai makes for the perfect holiday destination for families with kids. This beautiful walled city in the north of Thailand has endless family activities and is filled with friendly locals who are always happy to help with directions or recommendations. The city is clean and safe, with plenty of things to see and do. You may want to consider ticking some (or all!) of the following family things to do in Chiang Mai for an amazing family getaway in Thailand. 1. Temple hopping Under the gold, glittering sun, the giant Buddha statues, serpent stairs and high rooftops of colourful buildings appear as if out of a fairy tale or an ancient saga; the kids and you will marvel at the attractions because let’s be honest, it’s not every day you see unique temples.  There’s only so much walking you can do in a day though, so choose your temples…

Are you planning a trip to Thailand and looking for the best villas in Phuket? Then make sure you check out this list of amazing Phuket properties for rent! We have found and reviewed the most outstanding villas in Phuket for you to choose from. 1. Villa Napalai Villa Napalai is a tranquil Phuket rental property, located in the beautiful beach-side town of Surin beach. This amazing private Phuket villa consists of four furnished bedrooms and a stunning infinity-edge swimming pool overlooking the ocean. The villa also has a number of other convenient in-house amenities, including a fully-equipped kitchen, gym, spa, games room and luxurious living spaces. Each of the four bedrooms has their own en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, stylish interior furnishings and plush linen. The master bedroom is located on the upper floor and has a luxurious spa bath with magnificent views out towards the ocean. We are deeply in…

Happy wife = happy life right? Well, is there anything that makes the mama happier than a bunch of content and exhausted kids at the day’s end? Plan a stay at one of the best Seminyak family villas and ensure that the little ones stay entertained the entire length of your holiday in Bali. Villa Tiga Puluh With seven bedroom suites, Villa Tiga Puluh is large enough to accommodate two or three families travelling together. A room with twin beds is connected to a larger, queen-size bedroom, particularly nice for younger kids who need to be within easy reach to their parents. A 10-minute walk to Jalan Oberoi, aka ‘Eat Street’, this tucked-away villa is great for hosting BBQ cookouts, yoga retreats or other special events. Prices start at US$1,328 (low season), US$1,732 (high season) and US$2,079 (peak season) Book now Villa Arte Minimalist and airy in design, Villa Arte…

So, you want to stay right in the action of buzzing trending and fashionable Seminyak and you want to be as close to the beach as possible, living the good life in a gorgeous private pool luxury villa? We don’t blame you! How to track down the perfect Seminyak beach villa? Don’t sweat, we’ve already done the hard work for you and made an awesome list of the best Seminyak villas near the beach. Check them out below and make your inquiry directly or contact our talented team of villa experts to get even more amazing beach villa options. Let’s go! Villa Zenitude Villa Zenitude is a really tropical and utmost charming stay in the heart of Seminyak. Housing 2 deluxe villa suites, this private pool vacation home is perfect for couples and small families. The villa features a traditional Balinese open-plan living room and a lovely private tropical garden with…

Though it is necessary to splurge on a luxe accommodation sometimes, it is also nice to travel to an exotic destination and not break the bank. As the litany of Seminyak villas grows and grows, so do the number of affordable homes available for short-term rental. Some of our favourite villas to stay in are the ones intimate in size, great value for the price and located smack dab in the middle of Seminyak’s lovable madness. Check out our best affordable villas in Seminyak below! 1. Villa Tara Tropical, happy and peaceful is what Villa Tara is. Featuring an airy open-plan living room adorned in vivid colours of pink, orange, yellow and blue, Villa Tara is charming yet stylish and truly one of a kind. Another great thing is that all 3 bedrooms enjoy direct access to the sparkling private swimming pool of the peaceful tropical garden. Such bliss! Around…

Looking for that perfect family villa for your upcoming Bali holiday? Look no further, here is our selection of 8 amazing Bali family villas that both you and your kids will love to bits. How we select our best Bali family villas: Depending on how old the kids are, a villa can be child-friendly to one family but not to another one. So for this article, we list down the strictest criteria possible for a family vila: They have to be safe for babies and toddlers: safety features such as pool fence, stair gates must be available when needed. They are in a convenient location. Child-friendly facilities such as baby cots, high chairs are available. There is entertainment for kids at the villa such as swimming pool, toys, big garden. Parents will be able to pamper themselves, too! Something extra is a plus (as you will see below). 1. Villa…

Seminyak is the perfect destination for a party holiday. The lively and colourful streets of central Seminyak are home to lots of bars and clubs to explore at nighttime. In the daytime, you can shop around at hip fashion boutiques, pamper yourself with traditional Balinese spa treatments and soak up the sun on the beach, followed by sunset drinks at charming beach bars and world-famous beach clubs. What’s the first thing you need for this party holiday to Seminyak? That’s right: you need a private party villa – a solid luxury base where you can relax, sleep ’till noon, swim, lounge, chill and do whatever you feel like. Nothing beats having your own private villa, just for you and your travel party to enjoy. Here is our pick of the 11 best party villas in Seminyak (in no specific order): 1. Villa Summer Villa Summer makes the perfect party hub, located…

Seminyak is probably the most popular and certainly the most fashionable beach town in all of Bali. The golden sandy coastline of Seminyak is famed for its stunning sunsets, great surfing waves and happening beach clubs. The town itself is home to endless lively and colourful streets full of boutique shops, exclusive spas, trendy cafés and excellent dining venues. It is no wonder that this buzzing town is a highly-sought tourist destination all year round. There are no villas located directly by the beach in Seminyak, but here is our selection of the best Seminyak villas near to the beach. They are all within walking distance to the beach. Check them out! 1. Villa Senang Villa Senang is a beautiful Balinese-style 4-bedroom villa, featuring hand-carved wooden furniture, antiques as well as modern comforts. The airy open-plan living room overlooks the gorgeous, private tropical garden where not just 1 but 2…

A romantic getaway to the hottest town on Bali Island deserves an amazing stay! A gorgeous private pool villa exuding intimacy, luxury, and blissfulness if what you need! No worries, you won’t have to build the love nest yourselves. Seminyak has got some pretty awesome 1-bedroom villas where you two can float away in a bubble of love and romance while the fashionable and always buzzing town of Seminyak awaits just outside. Explore our entire collection of 1-bedroom villas in Seminyak or have a look at our pick of the 10 most romantic villas in Seminyak: 1. Villa Infinity Villa Infinity is a peaceful luxury oasis hidden away in Petitenget – the chicest neighbourhood of Seminyak. Most of the living is done outdoors at Villa Infinity where the garden and living areas are idyllically infused into one. The crystal clear swimming pool is the centrepiece. By the poolside, you can…

Vacation rentals are aplenty in Koh Samui. But to earn a spot on our list, a villa has to check off all the right boxes: jaw-dropping amenities, postcard-pretty setting and impeccable service. And the ones below won’t disappoint – these are holiday homes that offer direct beach access, swim-up pool bars, ocean view terraces, multiple private pools and more. Before you dive into our article, here’s a heads-up: reading about these gorgeous villas might just bring on a serious case of holiday envy. Check out the best villas in Koh Samui below! 1. Villa Akatsuki We can’t say enough about the setting and amenities at Villa Akatsuki. It occupies an excellent location right by the beach, so you’ll enjoy uninterrupted views out to the ocean and offshore islands. And the amenities are fantastic – from the three-tier infinity pool to the fully-equipped gym, gorgeous spa room, opulent bathrooms, a Japanese shaved…