Beachfront Villa, Silver Sands Resort, Jamaica. 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, garden & sea patios, screened sun porch. Renowned beach, snorkeling, golf, sightseeing, tennis. Fully staffed. Van/driver. $255-$495/night. www.jamahome.com; email@example.com; 860-233-6821.
Bahamas, Eleuthera. Beachfront villa or apartment with swimming pool. 301-320-2809. http://www.heronhill.net.
St. Maarten, The Plateau House: Private 4 bedroom family home. Stunning view of St. Barth’s. Gorgeous beaches. Shopping. Gourmet dining. Harvard discount. www.villaplateau.com.
Hillcrest Guest House, St. John, US Virgin Islands, www.HillcrestStJohn.com, 340-776-6774.
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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. 1,000/week. 2 week minimum. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burgundy, France. Luxurious 18th-century village house, overlooking historic chateau in Burgundian countryside 25 km from Beaune. Three bedrooms, two baths, gourmet kitchen, cable, WiFi. Ideal for biking, hiking, visiting vineyards and historic sites. $1,500/week year round. 802-453-7855, www.franceburgundycottage.com. Owners Harvard ’61.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, Cours Mirabeau, heart of town. Well appointed, 2 bedroom apartment, remarkably quiet, steps to shops & restaurants, garage. Perfect for exploring Provence. $1400/week. email@example.com.
PARIS 16TH. Experience le vrai Paris. Large, sunny one bedroom apartment, 6th floor, elevator, near shops, metro Mirabeau. Beautifully equipped for long stay. $2700 two week minimum. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Provence: Stunning updated farmhouse, magnificent Mediterranean/mountain views. Antiques. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. 609-924-7520. email@example.com.
Paris, France. Elegant Left Bank apartment by the Seine, 6th arrondissement. Walk to Notre Dame, the Louvre and the Luxembourg Garden. Short- and long-term. firstname.lastname@example.org, 609-924-7520.
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. email@example.com.
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.
Harvard alumni: Never stay in a hotel again. Paris vacation rentals in great locations. Dedicated US customer service. Rated Excellent by TripAdvisor. www.cobblestay.com, 800-608-6958.
Paris—1st. Heart of Paris, 5 min from Louvre, Seine, Marais. Published American author’s 1 bedroom fully-renovated, bright, fully-equipped, quiet apartment w/ elevator: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paris—13th: Bibliotheque, 2 bedroom apartment near Seine: www.frenchconnections.co.uk/en/accommodation/property/158162. 603-924-9535, email@example.com.
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, $4,200. Call 617-491-0006.
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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Provence Properties— offering vacation villas and small group tours in the South of France since 2003. www.provenceproperties.net.
Paris 5th. Blue State Special. Elegant ground floor studio in 17th century building half block from Seine opposite Notre Dame. Free internet, phone, TV. Full kitchen. Sleeps three. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paris vacation apartments, hotel reservations, things to do, destination guide & more. Visit the new www.parisnet.com.
Tuscan Sabbatical Retreat in the heart of Chianti; Long-term rental. For information and images, visit: sabbaticalhomes.com/84113.
Rome—Bright, Elegant Apartment. Marvelous beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, email@example.com.
Italy/Tuscany—Ancestral Villa with sweeping views. Olive groves, vineyards, gardens. Antiques. Updated kitchen, baths. Pool. 609-683-3813, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Luxury apartments located in the heart of Rome, two minutes from Spanish Steps. For information and photographs, please visit www.romeluxuryapartment.com.
Rome: Attractive, spacious, renovated apartment. Living room, 2 generous double bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen/breakfast room. Convenient location near Metro SanGiovanni. $850 weekly. www.casacleme.com
Rome Guide. Harvard Graduate. Long-time resident, friendly, expert guide. PLEASE see updated links: americaneyesonrome.com.
TUSCANY: Private luxury villa for 8, beautiful pool and gardens, www.LuxuryVillaTuscany.com.
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.
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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Charming Tuscan Farmhouse for Two. In the heart of the Chianti Classico region. For information and photographs, please visit: VRBO.com/168839.