Ker & Downey’s most notable villa vacation spots are ideal for the entire family. If you’re considering getting away, consider these villa vacations.
Take in the dramatic views from the private villa Beit Musandam, set on a stretch of beach that looks out onto the Gulf of Oman. A wine cellar, private gym, yoga studio, swimming pool and live-in butler round are exclusively yours, with activities on the tranquil Musandam Peninsula or in the comfort and privacy of the villa possible during your stay.
Nestled in the indigenous Fynbos landscape of the Grootbos Nature Reserve, 180-degree views look out over the rolling waves of expansive Walker Bay. Available for exclusive use only, modern architecture draws guests in to relax in one of the six suites, a private guide accompanies you on excursions, while a personal butler and chef attend to guests every need.
The first and only private resort in the country, Song Saa is as stunningly luxurious as it is environmentally responsible. The waters of the Koh Rong Archipelago are a playground for snorkeling and boating, and the established Marine Protected Area ensures the vibrant coral reef will be enjoyed for generations of visitors.
Unobstructed sea views, unspoiled white sandy beaches and total privacy characterize the Infinity Beach Villas at Azura Retreat on Benguerra Island. Designed to reflect the traditional Mozambican style, the villas have white walls and pitched thatched jekka roofs. Interior rooms open onto outdoor terraces, maximizing space and bringing in the outdoors, creating a tropical sanctuary of peace.
Azura Quilalea sits in quiet solitude on the pristine white beaches of the uninhabited Quilalea Private Island, surrounded by lush bush and the clear blue waters of the Quirimbas Archipelago marine sanctuary. The African-chic villas draw their inspiration from their surroundings, utilizing local materials of natural coral stone, makuti thatch roofs, and local wood for decks and beams. Private decks and spacious en suite bathrooms with baobab tiled showers and double vanities look out onto the sea. For ultimate privacy, consider the Villa Quilalea, the resort’s exclusive cliff top villa, complete with a private plunge pool and breathtaking views of the ocean.