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Home / Tailor Made Experiences / Culinary

Culinary Adventures

Tell us your culinary fantasy and we will help you make it real!

Celebrate local cuisine and delight in a region’s cornucopia of artisanal breads, handcrafted cheeses, olive oils, home-cured meats, organic and locally grown fruits and vegetables, wine-infused chocolates, and fresh seafood and shellfish.

Revel in the harvests, seasons and festivals that honor regional bounty.

BeautifulPlaces’ insider knowledge and local connections allow us to create an unforgettable customized culinary experience with memories to last a lifetime.

There are many tempting possibilities:
  • Enhance your skills with an in-villa cooking class led by a celebrated local chef
  • Gather tips during a “cook along with the chef” gourmet dinner
  • Experience unique private dining events at a region’s top restaurants
  • Learn about food-and-wine pairing sessions at a vineyard, culinary school or in your villa
  • Explore the variety of handcrafted local cheeses with a cheesemonger
  • Tour farmer’s markets, local farms and artisanal food producers with a chef
  • Harvest olives and produce your own olive oil
  • Learn the secrets of 25-year-old vinegars from a master producer.
  • Tour the produce gardens of local wineries and chefs
  • Dine with winemakers al fresco in the vineyard or by candlelight in a wine cave

View our properties below offering gourmet kitchens to plan your culinary adventure!

 

100 Pond Bay - Virgin Gorda, BVI

Easy access to superb beaches, and the custom features in this villa promise luxurious, relaxation and beauty for the discerning traveler.

Property Information
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
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Rating:  

Easy access to superb beaches, and the custom features in this villa promise luxurious, relaxation and beauty for the discerning traveler.

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100 Pond Bay - Virgin Gorda, BVI

Property Information
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Virgin Gorda County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
  • Game System
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • BBQ
 
Rating:  

Easy access to superb beaches, and the custom features in this villa promise luxurious, relaxation and beauty for the discerning traveler.

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100 Pond Bay - Virgin Gorda, BVI

Property Information
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Virgin Gorda County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
  • Game System
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • BBQ

2B at Peter Bay - St John, USVI

This waterfront villa is beautifully sited along a secluded hillside directly on prestigious Peter Bay, just 50 feet above the ocean.

Property Information
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 8
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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Rating:  

This waterfront villa is beautifully sited along a secluded hillside directly on prestigious Peter Bay, just 50 feet above the ocean.

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2B at Peter Bay - St John, USVI

Property Information
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 8
  • St John County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
 
Rating:  

This waterfront villa is beautifully sited along a secluded hillside directly on prestigious Peter Bay, just 50 feet above the ocean.

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2B at Peter Bay - St John, USVI

Property Information
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 8
  • St John County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub

A La Mer - St John, USVI

This magnificent new estate holds court within an oasis of stately palm trees, boasting probably what is the largest private pool on St. John.

Property Information
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 22
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Firepit
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Rating:  

This magnificent new estate holds court within an oasis of stately palm trees, boasting probably what is the largest private pool on St. John.

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A La Mer - St John, USVI

Property Information
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 22
  • St John County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Bocce Court
  • Basketball
  • Firepit
 
Rating:  

This magnificent new estate holds court within an oasis of stately palm trees, boasting probably what is the largest private pool on St. John.

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A La Mer - St John, USVI

Property Information
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 22
  • St John County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Bocce Court
  • Basketball
  • Firepit

Afterglow - Snowmass Village

Experience the ultimate luxury at Afterglow and discover one of our most exclusive Snowmass luxury properties.

Property Information
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 11
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Fireplace (gas)
Outdoor
  • Hot Tub
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Rating:  

Experience the ultimate luxury at Afterglow and discover one of our most exclusive Snowmass luxury properties.

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Afterglow - Snowmass Village

Property Information
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Nearest Town: Snowmass
  • Pitkin County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Heat (Central)
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Fireplace (gas)
  • Fireplace (wood)
  • VCR
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
Outdoor
  • Hot Tub
  • BBQ
 
Rating:  

Experience the ultimate luxury at Afterglow and discover one of our most exclusive Snowmass luxury properties.

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Afterglow - Snowmass Village

Property Information
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Nearest Town: Snowmass
  • Pitkin County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Heat (Central)
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • Fireplace (gas)
  • Fireplace (wood)
  • VCR
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD
Outdoor
  • Hot Tub
  • BBQ

Albergo Villa Casanova - Classic Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • 5 miles to Lucca
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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Rating:  

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

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Albergo Villa Casanova - Classic Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Nearest Town: Lucca
  • 5 miles to Lucca
  • Tuscany County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
 
Rating:  

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

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Albergo Villa Casanova - Classic Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Nearest Town: Lucca
  • 5 miles to Lucca
  • Tuscany County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court

Albergo Villa Casanova - Deluxe Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
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Rating:  

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

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Albergo Villa Casanova - Deluxe Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Nearest Town: Lucca
  • Tuscany County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
 
Rating:  

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

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Albergo Villa Casanova - Deluxe Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Nearest Town: Lucca
  • Tuscany County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court

Albergo Villa Casanova - Supreme Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
View Details    
Rating:  

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

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Albergo Villa Casanova - Supreme Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Nearest Town: Lucca
  • Tuscany County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
 
Rating:  

Albergo Villa Casanova is the result of a complete renovation of an 18th century Tuscan farmhouse set on 360 acres.

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Albergo Villa Casanova - Supreme Suites - Tuscany, Italy

Property Information
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2-4
  • Nearest Town: Lucca
  • Tuscany County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court

Alexander Valley Ranch - Sonoma County

Alexander Valley Ranch located in Healdsburg is surrounded by vineyards and sweeping views of Alexander Valley.

Property Information
  • 3+ Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 6 miles to Healdsburg
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
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Rating:  

Alexander Valley Ranch located in Healdsburg is surrounded by vineyards and sweeping views of Alexander Valley.

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Alexander Valley Ranch - Sonoma County

Property Information
  • 3+ Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Nearest Town: Healdsburg
  • 6 miles to Healdsburg
  • Alexander Valley Appellation
  • Sonoma County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Heat (Central)
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • BBQ
 
Rating:  

Alexander Valley Ranch located in Healdsburg is surrounded by vineyards and sweeping views of Alexander Valley.

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Alexander Valley Ranch - Sonoma County

Property Information
  • 3+ Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Nearest Town: Healdsburg
  • 6 miles to Healdsburg
  • Alexander Valley Appellation
  • Sonoma County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Heat (Central)
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • BBQ

Alfresco - Tortola, BVI

Alfresco is situated on a private hillside above breathtaking Long Bay Beach, built as two pavilions separated by the swimming pool.

Property Information
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 6
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
Outdoor
  • Pool
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Rating:  

Alfresco is situated on a private hillside above breathtaking Long Bay Beach, built as two pavilions separated by the swimming pool.

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Alfresco - Tortola, BVI

Property Information
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 6
  • Tortola County
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • BBQ
 
Rating:  

Alfresco is situated on a private hillside above breathtaking Long Bay Beach, built as two pavilions separated by the swimming pool.

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Alfresco - Tortola, BVI

Property Information
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Sleeps 6
  • Tortola County
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet Access (WiFi)
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
  • BBQ

Alila - Barbados

Alila incorporates an open living space and extensive use of hardwoods to give a natural, organic feel.

Property Information
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
Features
  • Cable/Satellite TV
Outdoor
  • Pool
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Rating:  

Alila incorporates an open living space and extensive use of hardwoods to give a natural, organic feel.

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Alila - Barbados

Property Information
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Barbados County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool
 
Rating:  

Alila incorporates an open living space and extensive use of hardwoods to give a natural, organic feel.

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Alila - Barbados

Property Information
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Barbados County
Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • iPod/MP3 Player hookup for stereo
Outdoor
  • Pool