They are great for family vacations as they can house a lot of people but also provide the entire group privacy and a feeling of being home together which hotel rooms just cannot provide.

There are many types of villas and chalets built all over the world, all with their different style and vibe. However, there are some villas that are really unique and they significantly stand apart from all the other villas in the world.

In this article, we take a look at five really unique villas from all over the world, which would be great for providing a comfortable and luxurious stay for your next vacation.


Villa Mediteran

Croatia, Dubrovnik Riviera

Meditera Croatia

Located in the private and elite residential neighborhood of Dubrovnik, this villa is only meters away from the Old Town, the historic core and main attraction of Dubrovnik.

The 1930s villa is designed in a style that screams aristocratic luxury and almost provides a portal into how the upper-class citizens of the town used to live almost a century ago. It is surrounded by majestic views of Dubrovnik and it offers a unique form of luxury accommodation.

The fortified city of Dubrovnik lies in the southern region of Croatia and is one of the most significant parts of the country. The villa is situated in an area known as Dubrovnik’s gardens and the terrace provides beautiful views of 19th and 20th-century architecture.

This villa is great for family and friends who are looking for a serene retreat after the hustle and bustle of Dubrovnik. Enjoy the beauty of the UNESCO protected World Heritage Site from this modern, unique, and comfortable villa.

Rates: 1.000€/nt - 1.500€/nt

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Overwater Bungalow at Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort

Cook Islands, Aitutaki


The Aitutaki Private Island Resort is one of the most special resorts in the world as it has the benefit of being located directly on the world’s most beautiful lagoon and it truly captures the South Pacific’s heart.

This villa is the only overwater bungalow in all of Cook Islands and offers the best views of the earth’s most beautiful lagoon. It comes with air conditioning, a thatched roof, pandanus-lined walls, a refreshing open-air shower, and direct access to the inviting lagoon waters.

No other villa in the world can provide such a beautiful view of the lagoon other than this specific one. It also features sliding doors that open right onto the lagoon-front verandah, super king-size bed, Wi-Fi, satellite TV, radio alarm clock and in-room safe.

Rates: 1.163€/nt - 1.163€/nt

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Ishq Villa

Sri Lanka, Unawatuna, Talpe


Located in the quiet village of Talpe in Sri Lanka’s south coast, this luxury villa is unique in its lovely architecture and vibe, designed by the great architect Bruce Fell-Smith. The villa is a combination of a love for clean design and a love for nature.

It is set on a beautiful shore of the Indian Ocean, with palm trees fringing it on both ends, the villa is a beautiful example of coming airy spaces with beautiful modern interiors.

The property exudes a vibe of Dutch colonialism with large king size beds, low slung lazy chairs by the courtyard. It also comes with a professional staff to take care of all your needs without infringing on your privacy.

With four bedrooms, this villa is a beautiful and unique place to enjoy the views of the Indian Ocean and the shore with your friends and family.

Rates: 1.095€/nt - 1.930€/nt

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Villa Piazzetta

Italy, Liguria, Portofino


This villa is located five minutes away from the Piazza, the square of Portofino, it overlooks the coast and provides wonderful views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and the night-lights of Portofino’s famous port. This villa provides a beautiful combination of private luxury accommodation while still being close to the bustling life of the square.

In addition, this villa also comes equipped with a bar carved out of the rock of its natural surroundings. The property is also a great vantage point to marvel at the majestic views of the sea of Portofino.

The entrance of the villa is also very unique in the sense that guests have to walk 200 meters into a tunnel bored into the sea rock of Portofino and then a lift brings the guests up to the entrance gate, which is situated 80 meters above. Because of this unique nature of entrance, guests with walking problems are not advised to visit this villa. However, there is a porter service for carrying the luggage on arrival and departure.

Rates: 4.285€/nt - 5.000€/nt

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Alfajiri Garden Villa

Kenya, Diani Beach


The Alfajiri Garden Villa is located on Diani beach, which is considered the best beach in Kenya. The coral reef provides amazing snorkeling and diving opportunities and also keeps water inside that barrier calm, making paddling and swimming a great pleasure.

The creator of the villa, Marica Molinaro is an interior designer and she made sure that only the best materials have been used in building the property and most of the furniture is made on the property by a team of carpenters and carvers giving form to Marcia’s vision.

The villa has four large luxury bedrooms, each with its own large bathroom. All the rooms also overlook the beautiful Indian Ocean. All the rooms have different interior decoration, but the same size making this villa ideal for four couples traveling together.

There are many things in the villa that add to the already beautiful natural environment it is situated in like a pool in front of the veranda that merges into the ocean and horizon and an amazing in-villa dining experience.

Rates: 1.401€/nt - 1.576€/nt

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