We’ve selected some of our favourite properties that are guaranteed to provide envy-inducing Zoom backgrounds; here, guests can work from a well-equipped home office with a view, breaking up their day with a swim at their own private beach or carving it up on the slopes.
Cap Ferrat, France
Bedrooms: 5, Guests: 10
The stunning Villa O boasts panoramic views from its 100 metre vantage point on Cap Ferrat. Within the modern interiors there is a mezzanine study ideal for remote working, fully-equipped with a work desk, printer, copy/fax machine, and the all-important high-speed Wi-Fi.
When winding down after a day of work, guests can take a dip in one of the two swimming pools, enjoy a surround sound film in the cinema room, or soak up the spectacular views from extensive gardens and terraces.
Villa WhiteDiaporos, Greece
Bedrooms: 10, Guests: 20
Ideal for groups of colleagues working remotely together, Villa White sleeps up to 20 guests in 10 bedrooms. It not only has a spacious home office and meeting room but also a second office space in the master suite, as well as a library.
The expansive gardens lead right down to the water where there’s a private beach and jetty, plus the villa boasts a swimming pool, an outdoor bar, and a roof terrace for enjoying post-work drinks as a sunset paints the sky.
Villa NatureMarbella Area, Spain
Bedrooms: 5, Guests: 10
For those looking for a remote working location surrounded by lush greenery, Villa Nature is not to be missed. With a separate guest house featuring a fully-equipped office with a kitchenette for those endless cups of coffee, it’s ideal for remote working.
The property sits on a large plot facing the spectacular mountains and valley of Serrania de Ronda. The villa features a bar and cinema room, a fully-equipped gym, a sauna, and a swimming pool for winding down after a day of work. Moreover, it’s just 30 minutes’ drive from the vibrant resort area of Marbella for those looking to blow off a little steam.
Bedrooms: 7, Guests: 12 adults + 4 children
Prefer a white backdrop? Chalet Quezac in Tignes les Brévières beckons… This vibrant chalet boasts a spacious home office with a Mac computer for guest use, as well as private offices in five of the suites.
When taking a break from the screen, guests can relax in the indoor swimming pool, cosy up around the fireplace, or enjoy a game of pool with a view over the snow-covered village. Outdoors there’s a large terrace with a Jacuzzi, a sauna cabin, and a private bar for the ultimate après ski - or après work - drinks.
Villa BajacuTurks & Caicos
Bedrooms: 6, Guests: 12
With 270° ocean views and its own private beach with a jet ski dock, Villa Bajacu is a remote worker’s dream location. With high-speed Wi-Fi throughout, guests can work from anywhere in the property - including the spacious indoor lounge or the poolside pavilion - though there is also a dedicated home office with a PC.
During breaks from work, guests can make use of the villa’s amazing features and amenities including its wraparound swimming pool, private spa, fully-equipped gym, and cinema room.
Villa Sea LionCape Town, South Africa
Bedrooms: 4, Guests: 8
With magazine-worthy interiors and stunning views over the Atlantic, Villa Sea Lion in Cape Town is a remote working paradise. There’s a large home office with a computer desk, a TV and space for meetings, complete with ocean views.
Away from the office guests can relax at the bar, enjoy a film in the home cinema room, cook up a “braai” on the terrace, or explore the vibrant city and the renowned Lion’s Head Nature Reserve.