StayOne, the community of owners and renters of the world’s finest homes, has numerous impeccable properties that are teeming with facilities and experiences that offer a revitalizing break for both body and mind. What better way to kickstart a new year than a getaway to one of the following homes, where guests can rest, recharge, and reset for 2023
Olhao, Algarve, Portugal
Start the day with a private early morning yoga class on the rooftop terrace to the sound of church bells and bask in the glow of the rising warm Mediterranean sun at this historic Portuguese townhouse in the heart of Olhao, Algarve. A former classical gentleman’s residence that has been thoughtfully restored, this townhouse boasts space for a restful retreat for large families, friends, or groups. In addition to the on-site private yoga classes, this Portuguese retreat features a peaceful meditation sanctuary and library – with wine tasting and cooking courses available on request.
Sleeps: 24 (12 bedrooms)
Cassis Area, French Riviera, France
Welcome 2023 with like-minded friends or family at this stunning former hotel in the French Riviera owned by wellness expert, Marie Treppoz, who also hosts boutique wellness retreats throughout the year. The transformative detox retreats incorporate outdoor activities such as mountain biking, hiking, paddle boarding and kayaking through the local National Park – activities which can be enjoyed by all guests, as part of the retreat or not. Those seeking a more restful approach to wellness can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views as they relax on sun loungers by the pool or partake in yoga on the terrace. As food is a crucial part of a holistic wellness experience, this exceptional home also has a private chef on request, to provide delectable meals that can be enjoyed al fresco as the cool Mediterranean breeze whistles through the trees.
Sleeps: 24 (11 bedrooms)
Private Island, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Unplug and reconnect with nature with an all-inclusive above-and-beyond private island experience in the British Virgin Islands. This outstanding residence offers guests the opportunity to reset their focusses and enhance every aspect of their well-being. With numerous sporting activities for guests that would like to stay active, including a beachside gym and beach Olympic games, as well as a sunrise hiking trail perfect for quiet contemplation. This 45-acre private paradise boasts uninterrupted views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea, accelerating positive transformation through creative experiences, moments of reflections – including spending time with therapy ponies and rescue animals on the island – and nourishing cuisine prepared by the on-site private chef.
Sleeps: 26 (13 bedrooms)
Itacare, Bahia, Brazil
Embrace nature at its fullest in 2023 with an immersive stay in the Brazilian rainforest. Surrounded by tropical flora, this unique tree top home brings new meaning to the term ‘open plan’, championing natural flow throughout the property for a true sense of freedom. This jungle villa provides the utmost peace and serenity that wellness adept guests long for in a holiday including a private yoga deck, open air rainforest shower. It’s the perfect setting to escape the distractions of modern life and practise mindfulness using Forest Bathing, allowing the natural elements to soothe and create harmonious inner peace from within.
Sleeps: 2 (1 bedroom)
Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
Relax to the ambient rainforest sounds in this one-of-a-kind, contemporary home in Costa Rica, nestled within a royal canopy with an expansive swimming pool and unrivalled views of the Pacific Ocean. Guests looking to immerse themselves in nature and leave their devices at home will find complete serenity and peaceful solitude. The mansion is specially designed to effortlessly blend modern luxury and the natural environment that surrounds it, including unique features that allow the imagining mind to seamlessly blend into the natural world, with no clear indoor/outdoor boundaries. Complete with a state-of-the-art fitness studio, expansive outdoor pool, and an ancient Mayan sauna, guests have total freedom in this stylish and spacious home.
Sleeps: 10 (5 bedrooms)