The property sits on a peninsula with direct access to the beach in Porto Rotondo. The villa is gated and located in Punta Volpe, one of the most exclusive spots of Porto Rotondo always highly patrolled due to the importance of its residents. It has generous spaces both inside and outside, perfect for families.
Its five comfortable rooms are distributed around the house, providing lots of privacy for the guests. The house has a beautifully kept garden, a terrace on the rocks with 270° view on the Mediterranean and a private access to white sandy beach. A new swimming pool and a guest house have been recently added.
Enjoy the relaxed lifestyle at Hale Haena on the North Shore of Kauai. With quaint one-lane bridges and just steps across the deeded beach access to the crystal blue South Pacific ocean, life slows down here. This meticulously maintained home offers wonderful floor plan with living area and primary bedroom upstairs, private from two guest suites downstairs.
Hanalei is a small town on the north shore of Kauai, in Hawaii. Its crescent-shaped beach on Hanalei Bay features the Pine Trees surf area at Waioli Beach Park. Forested hills back nearby Lumahai Beach, a location in the movie “South Pacific.” East of town, the Hanalei Valley Lookout offers views of mountains and taro fields. Within the valley, Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge is a haven for rare water birds.
Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats.
Ortygia is a small island which is the historical centre of the city of Syracuse, Sicily. The island, also known as the Città Vecchia, contains many historical landmarks. The name originates from the ancient Greek ortyx, which means “Quail”.
Video timeline: 0:00 Drone intro and Map 1:59 Walk begins at Ponte Umbertino 3:41 Archimedes Statue 6:59 Temple of Apollo 8:26 Outdoor Market 15:42 Temple of Apollo 18:24 Via Cavour 22:58 Piazza Duomo 23:43 Cathedral of Syracuse 31:24 Piazza Minerva 33:21 Via Roma 34:56 Piazza Archimede 36:53 Fish House Art Gallery 41:06 Porta Marina 42:07 Foro Vittorio Emanuele II 48:43 Giardino Aretusa 50:54 Lungomare and Arethusa Spring 57:30 Ortigia Promenade 1:07:35 Forte Vigliena 1:15:40 Jewish Quarter 1:20:24 Piazza Minerva 1:24:58 Largo Aretusa 1:26:59 Lungomare and Arethusa Spring
Spain is one of my all time favorite countries! From cliff jumping in Ibiza to hiking the mountains of Picos de Europa, Spain offers so much variety to experience and explore!
Spain, a country on Europe’s Iberian Peninsula, includes 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and cultures. Capital city Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and Prado museum, housing works by European masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (the Alcázar) and an intact Roman aqueduct. Catalonia’s capital, Barcelona, is defined by Antoni Gaudí’s whimsical modernist landmarks like the Sagrada Família church.
The Hawaiian Islands are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, extending some 1,500 miles from the island of Hawaiʻi in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll.
Video timeline: The five largest and most scenic Hawaii islands: Kauai (0:00), Maui (4:21), Big Island (8:50), Molokai (13:18) and Oahu (15:55).
Hawaii is a U.S. state located in the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state outside North America, the only island state, and the only state in the tropics. Hawaii is also one of a handful of U.S. states to have once been an independent nation.
Ko Tao is an island in Thailand. Restaurants, nightspots and dive shops cluster in Mae Haad Beach and near Sai Ri Beach. Villas dot palm-fringed beaches such as Chalok Baan Kao Bay, on the south coast. In the northwest, Koh Nang Yuan is a group of islets with hilltop views. Ko Tao is known for its tropical coral reefs, with species including whale sharks and rays. Hawksbill and green turtles gather here to breed.
Koh Tao – “island of turtles”, the smallest (of the “inhabited”) island of the archipelago. It is a favorite destination for beginners and experienced divers in this part of the world.
Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.
Ko Samui, Thailand’s second largest island, lies in the Gulf of Thailand off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus. It’s known for its palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves and dense, mountainous rainforest, plus luxury resorts and posh spas. The landmark 12m-tall golden Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai Temple is located on a tiny island connected to Ko Samui by a causeway.