Traveling on vacation with a large family or group of friends can be a little tricky. After all, booking a block of hotel rooms tends to be on the expensive side while also detracting from spontaneous social interaction. As such, people who travel in larger groups often look for accommodations that have multi bedrooms, full kitchens and lots of space to gather together. The following lavish lodging options are ideal for family reunions, weddings and other special occasions that bring together large gatherings.
Enjoy the best Solitude Village has to offer in this six bedroom, six and one-half bath, multi-level vacation home. One of Okemo’s signature lodging properties, Solitude Village is located mid-mountain at the base of the Solitude Peak. You can walk out the door and onto the Sidewinder trail then return home to a game of basketball on your own indoor court or unwind in one of two Jacuzzi tubs. The residence easily accommodates 18 guests in more than 4,000 square feet of space. Features include playroom with TV, billiard table; Half-sized basketball court; Large eat-in kitchen; Living Room with stone fireplace; Dining Room; Family room with TV; Wrap-around deck with five-person Jacuzzi; Master suite with fireplace and soaking tub. Due to the mid-mountain elevation, Solitude accommodations boast wonderful views, convenient lift access and a bit of seclusion.
JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa, Sonora, Texas
Archer’s Nest Villa is a stunning and secluded villa on The JL Bar Ranch, Resort & Spa property. Located where the original homestead headquarters were established in 1906, the area features sweeping views of the ranch. Archer’s Villa accommodates 14 people, with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms, an elegant indoor dining room, an expansive living area with a fireplace, a spacious back porch, pool house, gourmet kitchen with a private chef, an outdoor BBQ pavilion, a large outdoor swimming pool and swim-up table and a full home theater.
Ojai Valley Inn, Ojai, California
The Inn’s exclusive luxury vacation rental, Casa Elar, is a 10,000 square-foot Tuscan style private villa that is a popular escape for celebrities, family reunions and weddings. Casa Elar boasts five bedrooms, two master suites upstairs with his and hers bathrooms and an outdoor porch with a fireplace per suite, two large bedrooms downstairs with in-room fireplaces, and a guest/staff apartment over the garage with its own amenities. The upstairs suites can be accessed by elevator. The villa’s Great Room is perfect for entertaining and includes large seating areas, a large dining table, buffet area, wood-burning fireplace and more. The residence also features spacious grounds with a secluded entrance and private pathway directly to the golf course, a swimming pool, private spa and a massage room, facilities for a hair salon and a rooftop garden.
Chileno Bay Resort & Residences, Auberge Resorts Collection, Los Cabos, Mexico
Brisa Del Mar’s Six-Bedroom Oceanfront Villa offers an incredible 24,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space. This modern villa blends the comforts of Baja with bespoke luxury. Perfect for multi-generational families, or friends traveling together, entertain in your private media room or on the outdoor terrace with a custom crafted bar and outdoor pool table, or enjoy the large outdoor pool with private outdoor shower and private beach access, ideal for relaxing and soaking in the surroundings. The two-story villa features a stunning spiral staircase, private elevator, rooftop terrace for the best stargazing, unobstructed beach front views, indoor-outdoor kitchens and personal butler service.
Mauna Kea Villas, Waimea, Hawaii
This grand, single-level oceanfront estate offers a sunken living room with sliding glass pocket doors, a chef’s kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, wine refrigerator, a dining area with adjoining wet bar and dual master suites, each with a king size bed (one has an outdoor shower). The two twin beds in the fourth bedroom can also be converted into a king. Additional features include a laundry room, air conditioning and ceiling fans, a private, heated swimming pool and furnished lanai with BBQ plus a two-car garage. This residence is a five-minute walk from the beach, golf and Mauna Kea Beach Hotel.
Massanutten Resort, Massanutten, Virginia
The resort offers a variety of different style condos to meet the needs of every type of gathering. Regal Vistas, the resort’s newest condos, feel like a home away from home. Families can choose from a two bed, two bath or four bed, four bath condo with features including a full kitchen, an outdoor living space and deck with furniture, bathrooms with whirlpool tubs and separate showers, a garage and a fireplace. The Summit Condos are four-bedroom condos that can sleep up to a dozen guests. These condos were built in townhouse style and offer scenic mountain views, close proximity to the Massanutten Fitness & Rec Club, Campfire Grill and Mountain Greens Golf Course. These condos also include a kitchen, free parking, whirlpool tubs a washer and dryer and a fireplace. Woodstone Meadows are four-bedroom condos with the option to be separated into two two-bedroom condos with similar accommodations to Regal Vistas and The Summit Condos.
Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, Missouri
This luxury wilderness resort in the Ozark Mountain region boasts a number of standalone accommodations, including The Villa at Integrity Hills. The 7,000-square-foot private villa accommodates up to 14 people and is complete with a private infinity pool and spa with waterfalls, six bedrooms with four private balconies, five bathrooms and two half bathrooms, two gourmet kitchens and two dining rooms, two indoor and one outdoor fireplace, a home theater, billiards room with a bar, washer-dryer and fully furnished patio with a propane grill. The luxurious villa provides unencumbered views of Table Rock Lake and access to the resort’s activities and amenities.
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