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Caribbean Vacation Rentals

Tortola, BVI: Three-bedroom house 50 yards from beautiful Long Bay Beach. Ewinghouse[at]gmail [dot] com or 646-526-7111.

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.; jamahome[at]hotmail [dot] com; 860-233-6821.

Rated #1 St. John Villa on Trip Advisor. Pools, hot tubs, tennis/basketball court, beaches nearby, spectacular views., 1-800-553-0109.
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Bahamas, Eleuthera. Beachfront villa or apartment with swimming pool. 301-320-2809.

St. John, US Virgin Islands, Hillcrest Guest House,, 340 776-6774, hillcrestguesthouse[at]yahoo [dot] com.
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France Vacation Rentals

Paris Vacation Rentals. Great prices, large selection, excellent locations, personalized service., 800-403-4304.
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Paris Apartments: Short term rentals in Arrondissements 1-8 (Saint Germain, Latin Quarter, Marais)., 1-800-256-3981, inquiries[at]ParisByHeart [dot] com.

Paris, Harvard grads’ apartment, renovated, fully equipped, sleeps 4, wireless, balconies, Eiffel Tower views, brian [dot] thompson[at]umb [dot] edu.

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. kentbrittan[at]yahoo [dot] com.

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, 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. greatfrenchrentals[at]comcast [dot] net.

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. valsutter[at]gmail [dot] com.

COTE D’AZUR, NICE, GRASSE. Looking for authenticity? Townhouse pristine village near Gorges du Loup, breathtaking views, 2 bedroom, 2 bath $1400/wk. 941-544-6777.

Provence: Stunning updated farmhouse, magnificent Mediterranean/mountain views. Antiques. Lovely kitchen, gardens, pool. 609-924-7520. gam1[at]comcast [dot] net.

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. gam1[at]comcast [dot] net, 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. 301-654-7145, max[at]gwu [dot] edu.

Paris 7th. Fifth floor, quiet, studio sleeps 3. Balcony. View Eiffel Tower. 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;

Reserve your next vacation home rental in France! contact[at]athomeinfrance [dot] com, 786-401-7303, Get Discount. Code: Harvard.
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Luxury Bed and Breakfast (Harvard alumnus): Maybe not Downton Abbey, but a superb Belle Epoque ambience nestled between five regions of Eastern France. Come explore!

Harvard alumni: Never stay in a hotel again. Paris vacation rentals in great locations. Dedicated US customer service. Rated Excellent by TripAdvisor., 800-608-6958.

Provence Properties— your source for vacation villas and small group tours in Provence since 2003.

Normandy. Restored pressoir on sixteen tranquil hilltop acres. Five bedrooms, 3 baths, pool. 1.75 hours from Paris. Photos at: Available June-October; $2,900/week or $8,000/month. 415-922-3070, geraldinam35[at]gmail [dot] com.

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

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: harvard [dot] paris [dot] home[at]gmail [dot] com.

Paris—13th: Bibliotheque, 2 bedroom apartment near Seine: 603-924-9535, glnward[at]gmail [dot] com.

PIEDS-A-TERRE, PARIS: QUAI DES CELESTINS 4th: Duplex/private terrace and/or next door sunny duplex. 617-909-3628 Lsdlite[at]gmail [dot] com.

Paris, Elegant, 1 bedroom, fully equipped, wireless, sleeps 4. St. Germain des Pres. Monique [dot] stern[at]umb [dot] edu.

Mayenne region, western France. Holiday cottage, in Wonderful Cistercian Tower XIIe. Restored with interior contemporary design. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, living room with large fireplace, all amenities. Sleeps 4., claudine [dot] dison[at]gmail [dot] 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: Padraic Spence, 413-274-6839, lilypadinc[at]aol [dot] com.

Italy Vacation Rentals

Rome Guide. Harvard Graduate. Long-time resident, friendly, expert guide.

VACATION RENTALS IN ITALY, your apartments in Rome! Save up to 50% on a Hotel fee! (+39) 06 99329392;

VILLAS IN SORRENTO— Rent a private villa with pool for your next vacation in Italy., +39-81-878-43-58

ACCOMMODATION IN ITALY. Instant Booking for Apartments in Rome, Florence and Venice (+39) 06 32650922;

Beautifully restored 18th century Tuscan farmhouse between Lucca and the sea. Convenient to Lucca, Florence, Pietrasanta, Cinque Terre. Private, 4+ acres of olive groves and gardens. 65’ pool. Perfect for vacation or sabbatical.
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Rome—Bright, Elegant Apartment. Marvelous beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, jetas5[at]comcast [dot] net.

Italy/Tuscany — Ancestral Villa with sweeping views. Olive groves, vineyards, gardens. Antiques. Updated kitchen, baths. Pool. 609-683-3813, jetas5[at]comcast [dot] net.

Beautiful holiday villas. Enjoy the country, city, beach. Tuscany: Rome: Calabria: Havenlink [dot] Alessandra[at]gmail [dot] com.

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, Abbadia listing, and call 917-287-1966.

Villas in Tuscany: Luxury self-catering & full staff villas with A/C in Tuscany for rent,, 310-859-3494.

Historic Tuscan Villa (6 rooms, sleeps 4 to 5). Garden with stunning view. Equidistant from Florence, Siena and Arezzo (35-45 minutes by car/train). See: #207356.

Luxury apartments located in the heart of Rome, two minutes from Spanish Steps. For information and photographs, please visit

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

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:

Old Rome Navona Campo Fiori historic palace, wonderful 4BR 3BA terraced apartment overlooking Turtle Fountain, amazing decor, high floor, views, elevator
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Tuscany —near Siena. Charming 1700s farmhouse totally redone. Beautiful courtyard. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths. Spectacular setting. Terrace views of Montalcino. Shared pool, tennis court. Frank_Hartmann[at]Harvard [dot] edu.

Tuscany, Casole d’Elsa. Vibrant village life, complete privacy. 2 bed, 1 bath apt, free WiFi, garden/patio. All amenities. Restaurants, cultural activities & more outside your door. Close to Siena. Harvard alumni owner. 404-371-8287,, info[at]imagesoftuscany [dot] com.
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Rome: Attractive, spacious, renovated apartment. Living room, 2 generous double bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen/breakfast room. Convenient location near Metro SanGiovanni. $850 weekly.

Mexico Vacation Rentals

Puerto Vallarta, oceanfront resort apartment, 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, living room, kitchen, pool, available May-September, $1,400/week, 770-365-1328, Tom.