This 1940s mansion, now a boutique hotel and private rental, where RIO’S COPACABANA meets IPANEMA, has a stunning rooftop pool and a lovely courtyard. Come evening, it transforms from peaceful oasis to the home of an exotic carnival-style party, pulsing to Samba beats; book with Cazenoe+Loyd
For the most luxurious rental on CALIFORNIA’s dramatic BIG SUR coastline, Ventana’s Cottage House comes with its own private pool and deck, where you can take private yoga and meditation classes. The house has a 1970s free spirited feel and huge picture windows looking out onto the Pacific and forest canyon.
This Balinese-style villa in THE CARIBBEAN was built for David Bowie by architect Arne Hasselqvist. Two koi ponds wrap around the property, alongside an infinity pool and recording studio.