Hi there! We are personal villas
We are a group of travel enthusiasts with a passion for planning incredible luxury vacations. Travellers often spend an enormous amount of time and energy sifting through websites for the perfect luxury villa experience. We aim to remove all that hassle by offering a streamlined and personalized approach to travel planning. Founded in 2015, Personal Villas has grown to over 1,000+ properties, hand-selected by our team to ensure the best quality and amenities. We strongly believe in the power of relationships and have built a great network of concierges and travel partners in over 25 destinations. Whether it’s pre-stocking a special item in the fridge before your arrival, or arranging a pool party fit for a hollywood film, we’ve got you covered! We’re excited to get to know you, and help curate for you the ultimate villa experience!
About Our Founder
Robert Cracknell Founder and CEO
An avid beach bum, adventurer, and sunset seeker – Robert leads the team as Chief Villa Tester. Over the past 10 years he’s scoured the globe in search of the best luxury villas and resorts. By personally visiting locations and developing relationships with property owners and managers, he has curated one of the finest collections of luxury villas for a discerning clientele. His favourite beach haunts include St. Barths, Puerto Vallarta, Casa de Campo (Dominican Republic), Tel Aviv, and his hometown of Victoria on beautiful Vancouver Island, Canada.