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Caribbean Vacation Rentals

St. Thomas, USVI. Luxury fully renovated 2-story private villa. Breathtaking views. Serene, steps away from exclusive beach, 2 level private decks, fully equipped. 1 king bed, 2 baths, 2 Queen sleep sofas. Sleeps 6. Non-smokers. http://www.vrbo.com/568525.
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Hillcrest Guest House, St. John, US Virgin Islands, www.HillcrestStJohn.com, 340-776-6774.
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Central America Vacation Rentals

COSTA RICA Luxury Villas/Condos. Ocean Views, Beach Club, Concierge, Golf, Spa, Adventures! Jane@PapagayoLuxury.com. 305-600-0766.
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France Vacation Rentals

Paris, Elegant, 1 bedroom, fully equipped, wireless, sleeps 4. St. Germain des Pres. Monique.stern@umb.edu.

Let au Château help you find the perfect accommodation for your next visit to France. We provide personal service and offer over 85 luxurious historic châteaux and country manors from which to choose. Visit http://www.au-chateau.com.
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Paris vacation rentals in great locations. Rated Excellent by Trip Advisor. Use promo code: HARVARD14 when booking. Cobblestay.com, 800-608-6958.
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Normandy. Restored pressoir on sixteen tranquil hilltop acres. Five bedrooms, 3 baths, pool. 1.75 hours from Paris. Photos at: www.chateautivoli.com. Available June-October; $2,900/week or $8,000/month. 415-922-3070, geraldinam35@gmail.com.

Paris—13th: Bibliotheque, 2 bedroom apartment near Seine: www.frenchconnections.co.uk/en/accommodation/property/158162. 603-924-9535, glnward@gmail.com.

Charming cottage and studio on beautiful 14 acre grounds of 18th Century French country chateau. Heated pool, tennis, bicycles, garden, much more. www.chatvau.com.

Paris Vacation Rentals. Great prices, large selection, excellent locations, personalized service. www.VacationInParis.com, 800-403-4304.
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France, Paris-Marais: Exquisite, sunny one bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer. Weekly maid service. WiFi. $1350 weekly. max@gwu.edu.

Paris. Luxurious, large, sun-filled belle epoque apartment just off Place St. Michel on Left Bank. 4th floor. Lovely details, fully equipped, cleaning 2x/wk. Sleeps 5. Minimum week, $4,450. Call 617-491-0006.

Paris 7th. Fifth floor, quiet, studio sleeps 3. Balcony. View Eiffel Tower. www.parisgrenelle.com. 207-752-0285.

Paris-Marais: Renovated 17th-century, tri-level, top-floor, courtyard apartment. Central, quiet, exposed beams, hardwood floors, fireplace, fully equipped. Non-smokers. Week/Month. 206-723-6538; www.acrossthewater.net.

Poet’s house, Dordogne River Valley. Two-bedroom stone farmhouse, ancient barns, rose garden, views, tranquility. http://www.vrbo.com/632234.

Burgundy. Harvard alumni-owned 18th-century village house overlooking historic chateau in the Burgundian countryside. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, gourmet kitchen, cable, WiFi. 30 mins to Beaune. Bicycles available. Discover the best food, wine & historic sites. $1,500/week year round. www.franceburgundycottage.com.

Paris 6th: Elegant Left Bank apartment by the Seine. Walk to Notre Dame, Louvre and Luxembourg Garden. gam1@comcast.net, 609-924-7520.

Provence: Stunning updated farmhouse, Mediterranean/mountain views. Antiques. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. 609-924-7520. gam1@comcast.net.

COTE D’AZUR: 3 bedroom apartment, Toulon. Roof terrace, spectacular Mediterranean views. Parking, pool, tennis, beach. 1.5 baths; 2 additional shower rooms; sleeps 8. January-June 2015, weekly/monthly; 2 week minimum. Details & photos: cmessud@comcast.net.

Paris vacation apartments, hotel reservations, things to do, destination guide & more. Visit the new www.parisnet.com.

Paris—7th. Metro Vaneau. Elegant 900 sq ft 3rd floor 1BR apartment with open view, washer/dryer, elevator, renovated kitchen and bathroom. Sleeps 4 w/ sleeper sofa. Weekly maid service. Located on quiet street, near Rue de Sevres and St. Germain. 1,100/week. 2 week minimum. kentbrittan@yahoo.com.

France, Provence: Charming hilltop village of Venasque near Avignon. Restored medieval house with apartments owned by H ’65 alumnus. Rooftop terraces, sensational views. $850-$1,500 per week period. Website: www.chezkubik.com. Padraic Spence, 413-274-6839, lilypadinc@aol.com.

Languedoc. Stunning views from rooftop terrace of beautifully restored medieval village house. Sleeps 4-7, WiFi, walled garden. Mediterranean, Carcassonne, hiking, vineyards. See www.caussi.com. 646-552-8661.

FRENCH RIVIERA. Beautiful townhouse in authentic village in the backcountry, near Gorges du Loup, St Paul de Vence, Tourrettes sur Loup, etc. Incredible views from all windows, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, well appointed. Sleeps 4. $1400/wk. greatfrenchrentals@comcast.net.

Great Britain & Ireland Vacation Rentals

LONDON, COVENT GARDEN. Walk to Theatre, Opera, Galleries. 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath flat in modern building with Porter. 7 night minimum. 202-338-8973; MareeW@post.harvard.edu.

London, Regent’s Park— Modern 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath apartment full kitchen in private courtyard. Very centrally located. regentpark@charter.net, 314-517-6420.

Italy Vacation Rentals

Tuscan Villa [sleeps 4] & Fienile [sleeps 6]. Private gardens, stunning views. Equidistant from Florence, Siena, Arezzo (30-45 min. by car/train). Photos/Book online VRBO.com #207356 + #157259.

Going to Italy? Let a Stanford alum who lives there guide and drive you. He’ll follow your lead if you wish or he’ll surprise you with discoveries he’s made over the years. Your wishes are his commands. Check out: www.follow-your-nose.com.

Tuscany, Casole d’Elsa. Vibrant village life, complete privacy. 2BR, 1 bath apartment, free WiFi, garden/patio. All amenities. $650-$750/week. http://tinyurl.com/tuscanyapt. info@imagesoftuscany.com.
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Montepulciano, Tuscany: Spacious terrace/garden apartment in town center; 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. Wine, culture & thermal baths. Day trips: Siena, Florence, Arrezzo, Cortona. $3,400/wk. Owner: 617-536-8560 skim@kotterkim.com. http://montepulcianorental.tumblr.com/. Harvard GSD ’77.

TUSCANY: Private luxury villa for 8, beautiful pool and gardens, www.LuxuryVillaTuscany.com.

Beautifully restored 18th century Tuscan farmhouse between Lucca and the sea. Convenient to Florence, Pietrasanta, Cinque Terre. Private, 4+ acres of olive groves and gardens. 65’ pool. Perfect for vacation or sabbatical. Go to: www.vrbo.com/458345.
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Villas in Tuscany: Luxury self-catering & full staff villas with A/C in Tuscany for rent, www.tuscandream.com, 310-859-3494.

Riviera: Italy/France border. Romantic, spacious, 3 bedroom flat with large garden and breathtaking Mediterranean views. www.ilvalico.eu.

Tuscan Sabbatical Retreat in the heart of Chianti; Long-term rental. For information and images, visit: sabbaticalhomes.com/84113.

Charming Tuscan Farmhouse for Two. In the heart of the Chianti Classico region. For information and photographs, please visit: VRBO.com/168839.

Tuscany, near Siena. Charming 1700’s farmhouse. Totally redone. Magnificent views over Ombrone valley towards Montalcino. Beautiful courtyard. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. Large shared pool, tennis court. For photos and further information, e-mail: Frank_Hartmann@Harvard.edu.

Beautiful holiday villas. Enjoy the country, city, beach. Tuscany: www.vrbo.com/170993. Rome: www.vrbo.com/239418. Calabria: www.vrbo.com/6673. Havenlink.Alessandra@gmail.com.

Tuscany: Ancestral Villa Sweeping views, olive groves, vineyards. Antiques. Updated kitchen, baths. Pool. 609-683-3813, jetas5@comcast.net.

Rome—Bright Elegant Apartment. Beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, jetas5@comcast.net.

Rome: Bright, quiet, spacious apartment of former Harvard staff. WiFi. Elevator. Walk to major tourist sites, Metro San Giovanni. 2 double bedrooms, 2 baths. $850/week. www.casacleme.com. lm603@columbia.edu. 212-867-0489.

Tuscany: Just south of Siena, beautifully restored 11th C. Abbey set on 40 hillside acres of vineyards and rose gardens. 8 double bedrooms with 7 ensuite bathrooms, 3 kitchens, large marble pool, excellent staff—perfect for anniversaries and reunions. See photos at FineVillas.com, Abbadia listing, and call 917-287-1966.

Other Europe Vacation Rentals

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. Beautiful, classic, 2 bedroom apartment in the historic heart of Budapest. Sunny, many amenities, balcony, perfect for family vacations or business trips. pbalogh@pacificalawyer.com, or www.budapestbestapartment.com.