1. Ko Yao Noi, Phang-nga
Located on the island of Koh Yao Noi and overlooking the bay’s limestone islands, deep coral-rich turquoise waters and surrounding jungle. 4 suites with balconies, open-plan kitchen/dining/living room, terrace, pool.
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2. Khao Yai, Nakhon Ratchasima province
A Mediterranean-style villa set in tranquil grounds with views over the mountains close to Khao Yai National Park. 3 beds, 4 baths, open-plan kitchen/dining/living room, annexe, veranda.
3. Brigand Hill, Anse Galet, Anse La Raye
Nestled in 5 acres of tropical gardens by the sea. 5 beds, 4 baths, kitchen/dining room, recep, pool.
4. Esterillos Parrita, Puntarenas
Designed by the architect Javier Salinas, the villa has 180° views of the jungle and the ocean, and a 2-bed guest house. 3 suites, kitchen, dining room, 2 further receps, terraces, pool.
5. Tambor, Puntarenas
A secluded villa situated directly on Tango Mar beach, surrounded by lush tropical forest and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, with a golf club nearby. 6 beds, 4 baths, kitchen, 3 receps, terrace, pool.
6. Crashing Waves, Dolphin Beach Estates, Guana Cay
Boasting direct access to the beach and panoramic sea views. 4 beds, 4 baths, open-plan kitchen/dining/living room.
7. Montana, Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire
Villa with spectacular mountain views close to the sea. Main suite, 1 further bed, family bath, kitchen, recep, terrace, pool.
8. Endymion, Hodges Creek, Tortola
British Virgin Islands
A villa with views of the Drake Channel and its islands. 3 beds, 3 baths, kitchen, 3 receps, pool, guesthouse.
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