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Best Summer Travel Destinations for Luxury Villa Rentals

The five most popular summer travel destinations based on luxury villa rentals from Rental Escapes, the full-service luxury villa company, have been revealed in the company’s summer travel forecast, with the warm weather tropical destinations in mind.

The demand for luxury villa rentals is increasing for this summer, as is the demand for group bookings.


Luxury villa rentals can be a perfect choice for large families or groups looking to reconnect. With more privacy but the same or even better service than you’d find at a resort, a Rental Escapes villa rental offers personalized experiences and a dedicated personal luxury concierge to help you plan everything as easily as possible.

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“Summer travel bookings have increased by more than 30% across the board, and as temperatures warm, demand for luxury close-to-home vacations that feel a world apart is also increasing,” said Willie Fernandez, Marketing Director of Rental Escapes. “In addition to seeing an increase in bookings for domestic villa rentals and Caribbean island destinations, we are seeing an increase in large group bookings.”

Three of the top destinations for luxury summer villas are in the Caribbean; the others are Mexico and Florida, two hot destinations.


Jamaica is an ideal destination for travelers to the Caribbean due to its wide variety of offerings. From great entertainment (think Reggae music), to amazing food and beautiful natural scenery and outdoor experiences that range from the beach to island waterfalls, a fully equipped luxury villa rental in Jamaica could be surrounded by a tropical forest or located along a cliff, a bay or even on the beach!

Dominican Republic

The second Caribbean island on this list is the Dominican Republic. Although primarily known for its sprawling resorts, the Dominican Republic offers plenty of luxury villa rentals across the island’s geographically diverse landscape, from historic La Romana to beachfront getaways or desert hideaways. or the mountain which offer a different facet of the half-island.


It’s no surprise that Florida is such a popular destination for luxury villa rentals. Home to Walt Disney World and many other attractions, including Miami, the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, and plenty of experiences to enjoy both on the beach and in the cities, travelers booking luxury villas can choose from beachfront condos and private waterfront mansions. to accommodate any type of Florida vacation.

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Park Place Mansion in Florida, one of Rental Escapes villa rentals. (photo via Rental Escapes)


Mexico remains a top destination for North American travelers due to its location and warm climate. From the Caribbean coast to the Pacific, destinations in Mexico offer adventurous opportunities to explore cloud forests, ancient Mayan ruins, verdant coral reefs and more. The country’s luxury villa rentals range from colorful, secluded rainforest escapes to sprawling beachfront resorts, as well as some located directly at well-known beach resorts.

Turks and Caicos Islands

The final most popular destination for luxury villas in the summer is another Caribbean gem: the Turks and Caicos Islands. Beach lovers will love renting one of the stunning luxury villas that dot the beaches of the islands. From snorkeling and diving to catching some much-needed rays and relaxing on the beach, the Turks and Caicos is the perfect place to do it.

For more information on luxury villa rentals, please visit Rental Escapes.