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Traditionally, vacations have been a time to let go, do nothing and indulge in treats you usually deny yourself. These days, however, luxury is not necessarily about pampering and excess, but about time, space, and wellbeing – a chance to relax and reset, cleanse and energize. Getting away from it all means escaping not just your everyday hectic existence but having the opportunity to detox too. What better setting than a luxury villa rental in a gorgeous location? Southeast Asia is gifted with retreat destinations that boast incredible private properties promising magnificent features and views. Browse some of the finest collection of private villa rentals here. Moving forward, here are six types of detox you can do during a villa holiday:   1. Tech Detox If being without your smartphone for a whole vacation leaves you in a cold sweat then this could be a sign you need to cut …

We live in a world of 24/7 connectivity. At home, work and even during leisure time, staying connected, while convenient, can create a build-up of stress. With demands on your time and energy, is it time you take a break from technology and go off-grid on a luxury retreat in the sun? Checking emails by the pool, browsing online as the sun goes down, and waking in a paradise destination to instant messages each morning is hardly relaxation-inducing. As you open the door of your luxury accommodation, think about the benefits of closing your devices down and taking a well-earned digital detox vacation. Now breathe in some good old-fashioned fresh air, download your stress levels, and enjoy the freedom of a holiday by the sea or in the green glory of a stunning vacation destination such as Phuket, Koh Samui or Bali. Why do you need a digital detox vacation? …

Why You Should Take a Holiday Now -- The Luxury Signature

Vacations are something to look forward to, however, most employees, entrepreneurs, and even CEO’s of major corporations rarely take advantage of their opportunities to relax and unwind. The ill effects of not taking a holiday have been well documented. Among these include fatigue, mental block, burn-out, poor morale, low productivity, and even heart problems. So why should you take a holiday? Here are the specific reasons why: The Benefits of Taking a Vacation for Employees A lifestyle of stress leads to chronic diseases such as coronary artery disease and diabetes. When employees take a vacation, their bodies are replenished, which leads to lower blood pressure levels and can improve positive emotional levels. The human body is not made for continuous stress and the longer it is exposed to a heightened sense of mental and physical pressure, the more prone it is to health problems. Most employees do not take vacations …

Just because you’re on vacation at a beautiful tropical island, it doesn’t mean you should forget about your health and fitness. Even while on a holiday in a private luxury villa in Thailand, you can still take care of your body with what’s available to you. Here are 10 ways to stay fit while vacationing at a private villa in Thailand: Swim on the Beach or in your Private Infinity Pool Swimming is one of the most effective ways to exercise while you’re on vacation. Under the hot and humid weather of Thailand, there’s nothing more refreshing than taking a dip in the warm ocean or in your cool and private infinity pool. Swimming makes you use all the muscles of your body, which makes it the most satisfying, refreshing, and most beneficial way to stay fit. Workout at your Private Gym Most luxury private villas in Thailand feature their …

Traveling to a tropical destination is incredibly exciting – it can melt all of your stresses away, and just bring to you a world of rest and relaxation. However, the hot and humid climate can wreak havoc on your skin, making dry skin even drier, and oily skin even oilier. Here are 5 basic skin care that we recommend you should have when traveling to a sunny destination like Phuket, Koh Samui, and Bali: 1. Gentle Facial Wash Tropical weather will make you sweat – a lot. And when you do, your pores are more susceptible to bacteria, dirt, and dust, which increases the risk of clogged pores and breakouts. Remove surface skin cells and dirt by using a gentle facial wash. Now you might be asking, why gentle? “If my skin is going to be exposed to so many environmental elements, shouldn’t I use something that’s stronger?” Well, gentle …