Thursday, May 7, 2015

Most Exotic Vacation Destinations

In the mood for a little adventure, something off the beaten path, exotic even?  Don't worry, we have you covered!  From private islands, to camping in the mountains, to clothing-optional beaches, we have some of the most exotic vacations options right here at Perfect Places!

Placencia Village, Belize
What is more private, than your own private island?  We kid you not.  You can rent your own private island in Belize!  Feel like you own a little piece of the ocean while you are on vacation at this 3 bedroom vacation home situated on a coral reef!  The water is perfectly shallow for snorkeling and wading, or take the paddle boat out and cruise around.   Such a unique experience; this will be a vacation destination you will never forget!
Vacation rental in Belize: Rent your own private island!
Fort Portal, Uganda, Africa
If living on the wild side interests you, we have the perfect place for your vacation!  Imagine going on a camping safari, with your own tour guides included!  See all the spectacular scenery and get up close with the wildlife.  If you love to climb mountains, they can even take you on a hike to the "Top of the World" at 5 Craters Lake.  Truly a place for adventure, nature, and seclusion!
Camping safari in Uganda, Africa
Cupecoy, Saint Maarten
This incredible vacation villa in Cupecoy, Saint Maarten is located on the famous Gold Coast, with expansive ocean views, private pool and hot tub, and direct access to the Cupecoy Beach! This area of the beach is also clothing-optional, making it a good option for those who prefer to leave the swimsuits at home.  Take a swim, and feel so close to nature, in the clear Caribbean waters! Another bonus: this villa is located within walking distance of the marina, shopping, great restaurants, and night life!
Clothing optional beach vacation villa in Cupecoy Beach, Saint Maarten

These are just a few of our fantastic selection of exotic, secluded, and unique vacation properties!  We have more than 70,000 vacation rental properties worldwide, so check out our listings for even more vacation ideas!  If you aren't sure where to travel, contact our Travel Specialist!  We love to help our customers find the perfect place for their vacation! 

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Top Summer Vacation Hot Spots Part 2

Summer is right around the corner, so it's time to get planning your summer vacation!  Pick one of these top summer vacation destinations, or search over 70,000 other vacation properties, worldwide!  Wherever you may want to go, we have the perfect place for you. 

Rocky Mountain National Park

Vacation home near Rocky Mountain National Park
One of the top National parks in the United States, the Rocky Mountain National Park is a destination of its own kind!  Geared more towards those who love the outdoors, this park has adventure and nature abound.  The main road reaches an elevation of over 12,000 feet, so be ready for altitude change!  Take a long guided hike, horseback ride, fish, rock climb, and so much more.  This area of Colorado is absolutely a nature lovers dream!

View from a Cannon Beach vacation rental home
Cannon Beach
Not just a filming location for movies like the Goonies and the Twilight series, Cannon Beach is a destination of it's own!  It's a very popular beach side summer destination for many reasons!  Check out the famous Haystack Rock which is accessible during low tides in the summers.  Stroll along the coast to see many large rock formations scattered throughout the shoreline, hike, bike, and beachcomb.  This quaint town is a place to kick back and relax, while taking in all the beauty!  Bonus: chain stores are limited due to the strict regulations put in place to maintain its small, beach town charm! 

Kiawah Island, SC
Vacation Rentals in Kiawah Island, SC
Voted the Happiest Seaside Town, by Coastal Living, and voted Best Island in America by Conde Nast Travelers Readers Choice Awards, this island has a lot to be proud of! This charming island is located just 15 minutes south of Charleston, allowing you the small beach town feeling, with the easy access of a larger historic city!  Kiawah island is also known as being one the premier golf destinations on the East Coast, making it a great place for those who like to hit the links.  Spend your days at the beach, go fishing, kayaking, take a stroll around the miles of nature trails and so much more.

These are just a few of the top summer hot spots!  There are plenty more top destinations for summer vacation.  If you aren't sure where to travel this summer, contact our Travel Specialist!  We love to help our customers find the perfect place for summer vacation! 

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Summer Vacation in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is one of the most visited destinations in the Spring and the Summer! With sixty miles of white sand beaches, world-class golf courses, and endless dining and attractions,  it's no wonder families and couples head to Myrtle Beach for their summer vacation! Here are some of the best things to do while on vacation in Myrtle Beach.
Photo Courtesy of the Dunes Golf Club
Golf
Over 100 Championship golf courses are found within the Myrtle Beach area.  You could say that it's a golf lovers paradise! Some of the courses have even won top awards from Golf Digest and Golfweek!  Keep your eye out for celebrities out on the courses; it is a favorite among them too!  Besides, what is better than golfing in beautiful weather, right along the coast?
  

Photo courtesy of Skywheel Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Skywheel
This eye catching 167 foot tall ferris wheel was the first of it's kind in the United States!  Take a ride on a little bit of history while viewing the entire area from this awesome Skywheel!  Kids and adults alike will love this!



Family Kingdom Amusement Park & Splashes Oceanfront Waterpark
Hit up over 35 amusement park rides one day, and the next day have some good old water park fun! These two attractions are great for the entire family!  For the brave at heart, there is even a 110 foot sling shot drop.  What a great way to see the entire Myrtle Beach area than soaring above it all.  For the more faint at heart, there are go carts, trail rides, and a lazy river at the water park.  There is something for everyone at both of the attractions.

Along with these great attractions, there are endless activities for you to do on your vacation to Myrtle Beach.  Lounge on the beautiful beaches, take stroll down the boardwalk, shop at the Market Common, take a boat charter, go deep sea fishing, and so much more!  We promise you will have a fun filled summer vacation in Myrtle Beach!

If you are looking for Myrtle Beach lodging, contact our travel specialist!  Myrtle Beach vacation rentals are one of the best choices for your summer vacation.  We have nearly 900 vacation properties in the Myrtle Beach area and we will be sure to find the perfect place for you! 

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Top Summer Vacation Hot Spots

Spring has sprung!  And now is the best time to plan your summer vacation.  With so many options for summer vacations, we have decided to help you out a little bit and highlight some of the top destinations for summer vacation.  Whether you are taking the whole family, going as a couple, or taking a nice solo vacation, we have the top summer hot spots for you!

Lake Tahoe Vacation Rentals
Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America, making it a top attraction for those who love water sports, fishing, and beautiful scenery.  Located on the border of California and Nevada, it is also an ideally situated in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains.  During the summer, enjoy parasailing, boating, fishing, kayaking, and so much more.  Take a day and hike or bike one of the trails around the lake, or head up to hike the mountain.  Enjoy your vacation in Lake Tahoe from your own cabin, home, or condo and enjoy all the pure beauty that Lake Tahoe has to offer!

Vacation Rentals in Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
This quaint island is known for being one of the oldest summer destinations on the East Coast.  If you are looking for a laid back, relaxing, and fun vacation, look no further than Pawleys Island!  Enjoy your time fishing, crabbing, relaxing on the beach, or climbing the sand dunes.  With numerous options for lodging in Pawleys Island, such as oceanfront homes, condos, and cabins, you will have a little piece of heaven on Pawleys Island.  This is a fantastic destination for a good old fashioned relaxing vacation! 

Florida Vacation Rentals
Florida
We can't just pick one destination in Florida as a top summer vacation hot spot!  Florida is number one for fun in the sun when it comes to summer vacation!  You can find families and couples alike flocking to the beaches of the Gulf Coast, the Florida Keys, Marco Island, the Atlantic Coast, and the Orlando-Disney area.  All of these hot spots offer an array of activities for all ages, like deep sea fishing, amusement park rides, biking, bird watching tours, dolphin watching cruises, beachcombing, golfing and so much more!  Explore Florida!

These are just a few of the top summer hot spots!  There are plenty more top destinations for summer vacation.  Stay tuned for more top summer vacation destinations!  If you aren't sure where to travel this summer, contact our Travel Specialist!  We love to help our customers find the perfect place for summer vacation!

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Top Spring Break Vacation Destinations 2015

Spring break is almost here!  For many people, spring break starts in the first week or two of March and that means that vacation season is just about here.  If you haven't booked your spring break vacation yet, don't worry, there are still plenty of places to stay for a memorable spring break!

Here are a few of the top spring break destinations for 2015! 

Panama City Beach, Florida
Known for it's emerald green waters and it's lively atmosphere, Panama City Beach is for those seeking a fun time! With great restaurants, beach parties, and shopping, your spring break will be complete.  This property is absolutely perfect for someone still looking for a beachfront condo in Panama City Beach for this year's spring break. With 3 beach side pools, and its own private beach, you will have your own piece of the water!
Panama City Beach 1 bedroom vacation condo
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Take the entire family to Steamboat Springs!  With fun activities like skiing, snowshoeing, horse drawn sleigh rides, and natural hot springs, you can easily fill up your spring break with some wonderful activities for all ages! If you are still searching for a great place to stay in Steamboat Springs, this resort has 5 star ratings! With heated indoor/outdoor pools, spa tubs, free shuttle service to the gondolas, and its location is also within walking distance to restaurants and ski lifts, you have all you need right in one spot!

4 bedroom at Trappeurs Crossing Emerald Lodge in Steamboat Springs
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
What a fantastic place to take your family on spring break!  A family oriented island that offers beautiful beaches, world class golf, and endless restaurants to satisfy everyone's taste buds, Hilton Head Island will not disappoint!  If you are looking for a great vacation rental on Hilton Head Island we have many to choose from!  This awesome 4 bedroom condo sleeps 10 people, has ocean views, wonderful beachfront pool and is within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants!
4 bedroom vacation condo on Hilton Head Island
Wherever you decide to spend your spring break, we hope you have a fantastic time!  If you need some help planning your vacation, contact our travel specialist!  We love helping our customers find the perfect place for spring break vacation!



Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Top Florida Vacation Destinations

Dreaming of a little Florida sunshine?  You are not alone!  Nearly 94 million visitors flock to Florida each year.  Florida offers some of the best beaches in the United States, world class golf courses, deep sea fishing, boating and water sports, and of course Disney!  There is something for everyone in Florida, which makes it such a great vacation destination.

If you are planning a vacation to Florida, check out these top Florida vacation destinations!

Vacation rental in Destin, Florida
Destin 
Destin is located on the Panhandle of Northwest Florida, and is famous for its emerald green waters and sugar white sand beaches!  Destin is also well known for its world-class fishing, so get your poles ready.  If you wish to visit, book your vacation rental accommodations in Destin as soon as you can!  While there is a huge selection of vacation properties in Destin, the best go fast.


Key West Vacation Rental
Key West
Famous for being the furthest-most point in the United States, Key West is located on the southernmost tip of Florida.  Known for its laid back Caribbean-style, fishing, crystal clear waters, and fresh sea food, it's truly a wonderful vacation destination.



St. George Island vacation rental home

 St. George Island 
If you want to take it back to the olden days, check out St. George Island!  Most famous for its old-style Florida charm, where biking is just as popular as driving, and strict building codes do not allow high rise buildings or are chain stores.  This town is so unique that there is a high demand for accommodations on St. George Island, so this is another destinations you must book quickly! 
Vacation home in Reunion, Florida


Orlando
The Orlando-area is widely known for hosting the magic kingdom... Disney World!  Though, there is more to Orlando than Disney.  It is also known as one of the world's largest golf destinations, has award winning spas, and is a short drive to area beaches.  What more could you want? 


Pensacola Beach
Award winning white sand beaches are the top attraction in Pensacola Beach!  Pensacola is a laid back beach town with a very family friendly atmosphere that attracts families from all around.  Fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and sailing are some of the top activities, however you may choose to spend your day basking in the sun on the beautiful beaches of Pensacola Beach!


Marco Island vacation condo
Marco Island
This small island on the southern tip of Florida is full of possibilities!  From laid back beach days to visiting the numerous art galleries and unique shops, you can fill every day of your vacation.  If you are feeling more adventurous, explore the Everglades where the nature will never disappoint!

These are just a few of the many wonderful destinations to visit in Florida!  If you are looking for another destination, or need some help planning your travel, contact our Travel Specialist.  We love to help find our guests the perfect place for their vacation!

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Top Vacation Rental Destinations for 2015

Welcome 2015, we're glad you are here!  As we welcome a new year, we also want to welcome more amazing vacation destinations!  Perfect Places can take you to the mountains, to the beach, or to the city.  Wherever this year may lead you, let us help you find your perfect place for vacation in 2015!  Here is a sneak peak of the top vacation destinations of 2015:

Orlando, Florida
Where the fun amusement park days turn into magical nights viewing fireworks, Orlando is all around one of the most popular destinations!  Whether you enjoy a round of golf and kayaking on one of the many Orlando-area lakes, or if Disney is top on your agenda, Orlando can show anyone a great time.
Orlando vacation rental with private pool
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
If you prefer a little laid back bliss, where walking and biking are the main ways of transportation and vehicles are more scarce, Hilton Head might top your 2015 vacation list!  While all the normal conveniences are available, such as cars, beautiful beaches, upscale shopping, and over 40 golf courses, it still remains a more relaxed island.  In fact, it was once only accessible by boat!  Let your adventure begin on Hilton Head Island.
Hilton Head Island beachfront vacation rental
Port Aransas, Texas
One of the top destinations in the South, Port Aransas is located on the Gulf of Mexico, offering world class fishing, beach bumming, and numerous festivals throughout the year.  Another bonus is the huge number of beachfront vacation rentals!  This is the most popular type of booking as guests are free to walk right out to the beach from the front door of the vacation property!
Oceanfront vacation rental in Port Aransas, Texas
Big Island, Hawaii
Possibly the most diverse of the Hawaiian Islands, the Big Island allow travelers to explore active volcanoes, snow capped mountains, crystal clear waters and white (or black) sand beaches!  Big Island is truly full of natural beauty and the best part is you can visit every attraction all in one vacation!
3 bedroom oceanfront vacation home on Big Island, HI
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Want a little peace and quiet with amazing mountain views?  Gatlinburg is one of the top destinations for those seeking mountain living, outdoor adventure, and the serenity of nature.  Cozy up by the fireplace in your Gatlinburg log cabin accommodations for the serene retreat you are looking for. 
4 bedroom log cabin vacation home in Gatlinburg, TN
Don't worry, we still have more of the top vacation destinations for 2015 coming your way!  We will be taking you on an adventure to more fantastic vacations; we have somewhere for everyone.  Stay tuned for more!

PerfectPlaces.com has over 70,000  vacation rental properties in over 103 countries and 6,600 cities.  Perfect Places is dedicated to helping travelers find and rent vacation rental properties worldwide. Vacation Rental properties offer a compelling alternative to Hotels for travelers seeking additional space, amenities and value that Hotels are often unable to match. Perfect Places is a privately owned company headquartered in Mountain View, California.