Villa Aata, Bora Bora, Tahiti: Located on the distant South Pacific island, stunning views from the villa include the peaks of neighboring Tahaa and Raiata islands.
Cheval Blanc Flemands Villa, St Barts: Known as the the Caribbean's swankiest island, the villas here have direct access to the beach as well as infinity pools and home cinemas.
Valley Trunk, British Virgin Islands:
Named after the Trunk Back turtles which nest on this Caribbean island, the resort has a 68-foot yacht available 24 hours a day and plus access to a personal yoga teacher.
Villa Solaro, Capri, Italy: Capri's style makes it one of Europe's premium winter sun spots, and this villa has its own boat deck and private access to the sea.
Rawnsley Park Station, Australia: North of Adelaide in the atmospheric Flinders Range, Rawnsley Park's luxury eco villas sit within a sheep station.
Amilla Villa Estate, Maldives: With bikes for exploring the island, 6 bedrooms and a beachside pool, this villa comes fully equipped.
Villa Armonia, Puente Romano, Marbella, Spain: Just feet away from the Mediterranean is the high-end resort on Spain's Costa del Sol. It features a two-star Michelin restaurant and a spa on site.
Koro Lodge, Bushman's Kloof, South Africa: This renovated farmhouse comes with its own infinity pool, library and wraparound terrace for taking in the stunning landscape and zebras nearby.
Samujana, Koh Samui: With a private beach and a yacht for exploring nearby Ang Thong Marine Park, the Sumajana villa estate is a long way from the party scene usually associated with this slice of Thailand.
Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus: Cyprus's eastern Mediterranean location makes it the perfect place to find sun all year round.
Twin Palms Estate, Palm Springs, USA: The former home to Frank Sinatra features a piano-shaped pool and 350 days of sunshine a year.