New York, NY (PRWEB) July 2, 2009
Whether nestled on an olive grove in Tuscany, or cliffside in the Caribbean, who hasn't dreamt of whisking their family or a group of friends off for an authentic villa holiday? In light of an increased desire to be surrounded amongst friends and family, and the demand for enticing deals, The Leading Hotels of the World launches Leading Villas, a special package that brings everyone closer together, miles from home. From now until December 31, 2010, Leading Villas (http://www.lhw.com/villas) is offering groups of travelers of four or more, 20% off when they stay a minimum of three nights at a number of participating hotels. In addition, guests who reserve Leading Villas will receive a complimentary, VIP, "in villa" welcome party, inclusive of food and beverage reflecting the destination's local flavor and culture.
A sampling of hotels with villa accommodations participating in the program follows:
Villa D'Este, Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy - A former 16th century residence of European aristocrats, Villa d'Este has welcomed the most discerning guests with its gracious brand of hospitality since 1873. Two, majestic three-story, four-bedroom villas reside on the 25-acre lakeside estate. By providing privacy and discretion, as well as all the amenities and creature comforts offered by the world-class Villa d'Este Group, these villas truly capture the best of both worlds. Rates start at 2400.00 EUR per night.
Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque Resort, Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain - The beautiful beachfront resort blends harmoniously with the lush tropical landscape of the idyllic island of Tenerife. Recently, Grand Hotel Bahia Del Duque Resort unveiled 40 deluxe villas, each with a private garden, swimming pool, butler service and other amenities. Rates start at 798.00 EUR per night.
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, Crete, Greece - Wrapped by Crete's coastline and immersed in the glistening waters of the Aegean Sea, Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas offers a variety of uniquely designed accommodations, all ensuring the utmost in privacy, service and pampering. The newly-launched, sumptuous Yachting Club Villas boast exceptional views and private pools with counter-current and hydro-massage devices, as well as special optical-fiber lights. Rates start at 753.00 EUR per night.
Marbella Club, Marbella, Spain - Situated alongside the shores of the Mediterranean, Marbella Club is located in the heart of the Golden Mile, between Marbella and Puerto Banús. Featuring private gardens and heated pool, the Andalusian-style two-, three- and five bedroom villas are ideal for families or guests seeking space and privacy. Rates start at 1290.00 EUR per night.
Bristol Buenaventura, Buenaventura, Panamá - Opened in February 2009 and located in an exclusive resort community on Lake Buenaventura, the Bristol Buenaventura is a charming hotel, offering a wide range of luxurious accommodations while retaining the intimate atmosphere of a private residence. The spacious four- and five-bedroom, two-story villas boast modern, open-concept kitchens, massive terraces and private plunge pools. Rates start at 1350.00 USD.
Tortuga Bay, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Tortuga Bay's private, luxurious villas serve as the discriminating traveler's quintessential home away from home. From the moment one touches down at Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), the resort's VIP Service is there to whisk guests straight through customs to an awaiting private car. Each of the two- to four-bedroom villa accommodations is elegantly decorated by co-owner and legendary designer Oscar de la Renta. With views of La Cana Golf Course and/or the ocean, the spacious villas come with a fully equipped kitchen, daily maid service, and access to two golf carts to navigate the lush grounds. Rates start at 1436 USD.
As a thank you to Leaders Club members who reserve the package, Leading Hotels is offering a $100 per day resort credit (or equivalent in local currency) for the duration of the stay. For more information on how to become a Leaders Club member, or to reserve "Leading Villas," please visit http://www.lhw.com/villas or call 800.223.6800. Refer to booking code LVP when making a voice reservation.
Please note: All programs are subject to availability. Rates subject to change without notice. Discounts and special offers cannot be combined. Local taxes and service charges are additional. Certain restrictions may apply.
About The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.
The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. is the prestigious luxury hospitality organization representing more than 450 of the world's finest hotels, resorts and spas, and is the operator of http://www.lhw.com and http://www.lhwspas.com - the online sources for your luxury lifestyle. As the largest international luxury hotel brand, the firm maintains offices in 24 major markets across the globe.
Since 1928, the company's reputation for excellence derives from the exacting levels of quality it demands of its members, each of which must pass a rigorous, anonymous inspection covering hundreds of meticulous criteria spanning from product to behavioral standards. This set of standards is the most stringent in the industry.
For reservations and information, visit http://www.lhw.com or telephone toll-free from the USA, Canada, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, (800) 223-6800.