Villa

By Tempus | 01 Apr 2021

The most luxurious villas in Europe

If you've spent any time online recently, you might have noticed the growing trend of travel articles carving out niche holiday ideas for a post-pandemic world. Whether it's recommending the b... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 22 Mar 2021

Lost at sea: the best private islands available for hire or purchase

Endless stretches of white sand. Palm trees swaying in the tropical breeze. Cotton hammocks casting freckled shadows on the surface of an infinity pool. And an entire island to yourself.If it seems li... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 02 Mar 2021

European Detour: Italy

With international travel now a very real possibility in 2021 after a lengthy delay, holidaymakers are already gearing up to take to the European mainland for the post-pandemic trip of a lifetime. But... Read More

By Rachel Roberts | 19 Feb 2021

Warning: a stay here may seriously benefit your wellbeing

Who hasn’t dreamt about running giddily through the marshmallow-soft carpeted corridors of a luxury hotel wearing just their underwear? In my defence, there are some grounds for this particular ... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Feb 2021

Preferred Hotels & Resorts welcomes 18 new additions to its collection for 2021

Independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels & Resorts has announced that it added 18 new member hotels to its global portfolio between 1 September 20... Read More

By Tempus | 11 Feb 2021

Silent Island: saving the planet in style with Silent Yachts

One oft-cited criticism that has consistently followed the rich and famous around for decades is the claim that their holidaying, which can include private jet and yacht ... Read More

By Tempus | 09 Feb 2021

Compare energy plans to find the best fit for your home

Whether you live in a city centre apartment, a country pile or an urban oasis, you’ll need gas and electricity to power your home. The larger your property is, the more gas and electricity you&r... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 03 Feb 2021

Global Drink Wine Day pt. I: the best red wines you may not have heard of

Say, for the sake of argument, that you want something to celebrate. The last year has been a tumultuous and occasionally nightmarish deviation from anything that resembles the normal world and it'... Read More

By Tempus | 07 Jan 2021

Heartfelt minimalism: Tempus takes an exclusive look inside Amman Villa

For Staffan Tollgård, former filmmaker turned designer, "heartfelt minimalism" became the tagline for Amman Villa, the home recently completed in collaboration with award-winning Leban... Read More

By Tempus | 02 Jan 2021

Sail like a super spy: step aboard the luxurious superyachts with gadgets straight out of a Bond film

007 is known for his super-fast modes of transport, from supercars to superyachts – all with the best gadgets at hand. And as holidaymakers turn to superyacht charter to avoid ove... Read More

By Alberto Reina | 13 Dec 2020

Lowering the maintenance costs of your luxury villa

Lower the Maintenance Cost of Your Luxury Villa In order to be wealthy and successful, it’s not enough simply to make money. One also needs to be able to sustain and grow that money. Which, in a... Read More

By Polly Jean Harrison | 06 Nov 2020

Discover the allure of the GoldenEye Resort, James Bond author Ian Fleming’s Jamaican bolt hole-turned-luxury Caribbean idyll

In a stunning oasis on the north coast of Jamaica, the GoldenEye estate is an extraordinary island getaway. Originally owned by Ian Fleming, the estate is now known as a private retreat for the likes ... Read More

By Rebecca Hopkins | 13 Oct 2020

The route to heaven: a weekend spent in southern Tuscany

Having lived in Tuscany until the age of seven and visited frequently ever since, I am lucky to be familiar with the region. Even so, the natural beauty and bounty of the land was still a surprise and... Read More

By Sophie Ball | 24 Apr 2020

Tempus takes a look inside the former Morocco home of the legendary Yves Saint Laurent

"Marrakech taught me colour,” Yves Saint Laurent once said. The late, great couturier would go on to purchase a private residence in the medina and eventually have his ashes scattered there... Read More

By Lysanne Currie | 11 Mar 2020

These amazing private members' homes are almost impossible to source

There are certain holiday properties that are only rented out to specially vetted guests, by some equally select individuals. People like Alexander Kraft, chairman and CEO of luxury real estate organi... Read More

By Freddy Clode | 08 Oct 2019

A tale of two islands: Tempus explores the Greek islands still inspiring the Epics

It surely can’t be put down to pure coincidence that, thousands of years ago, it was sitting on Mt Kynthos and overlooking the captivating landscape of Mykonos that Apollo first decided to enrol... Read More

By Lauren O'Neill | 07 Oct 2019

Head back to school with a charming weekend in Cambridge

A city steeped in formidable history, both the impressive heritage and picturesque 16th century architecture of Cambridge has long attracted both scholars and tourists alike.  Famous for the grea... Read More

22 Aug 2019

Choosing the perfect villa for your private holiday

Even the most luxurious of five-star resorts can often come with a few mild irritations, whether needed to grab a spot at the pool or waiting extra time for your bar service. But a private villa is th... Read More