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Dream Vacation Destination

by habituallychic

06 . 03 . 11
I just realized that it’s June and I don’t have a vacation planned yet!  I do have some work trips on the agenda but that’s different.  I long for a week where I can really relax and recharge my batteries.  I saw grand hotel Villa Feltrinelli on Luxury Culture yesterday and felt relaxed just looking at the photos.  As their website states, Villa Feltrinelli has been painted by Winston Churchill, written about by D.H. Lawrence, and even visited by James Bond.  The hotel is located on Lake Garda in Italy and apparently there isn’t much to do but swim, play tennis and explore the surrounding towns.  Sounds perfect to me! 

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  1. Luciane at HomeBunch.com June 3, 2011 | 1:55 pm

    Wow! You made me dream with this post. A vacation is all I need, soon!!! 🙂

    Enjoy your weekend.


    Luciane at HomeBunch.com

  2. Diane James Home June 3, 2011 | 2:16 pm

    What a fabulous place! Although not nearly as luxurious, I am looking forward to being at my mom’s in Easthampton for 10 days in July where I don’t have to cook and clean the whole time!

  3. Joseph the Butler June 3, 2011 | 2:26 pm

    dreamy. a lake, a late lunch, a stroll back home, a nap, lulling in the room, a late dinner. dreamy.

  4. Karena June 3, 2011 | 3:49 pm

    Oh how sumptuous. I will dream of this tonight! A perfect getaway Heather!

    Art by Karena

  5. Heather June 3, 2011 | 4:00 pm

    I think I do remember this as a setting in one of the James Bond movies. I think you should go! It would be a business expense, right?

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  7. Brillante Interiors June 3, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    Go for it Heather!Lake Garda and the region are beautiful.
    Buone vacanze!

  8. Claire M. June 4, 2011 | 3:08 am

    Beautiful place I wish I can go there someday 😉

  9. Ulla June 4, 2011 | 7:01 am

    I have stayed there and it’s magical.
    The rooms, the restaurant, the bar where you can boardgames, the terrace, the view….. out of this world.
    My perfect place for a honeymoon.

    P.S. Mussolini stayed there as well.

  10. Allison Egan June 4, 2011 | 9:18 am

    So beautiful! that outdoor white and red terrace dining area is fantastic!!!!
    xo Allison

    Spicer + Bank

  11. Francine Gardner June 4, 2011 | 10:53 am

    This is simply divine…I stayed once at a friend’s villa on this lake.A life I had never experienced before with servants at the ready, beauty, old aristocratic class, conversation, swimming, hiking, picnics, dressing for dinner…Book your ticket and go…feel every moment, take time to smell the flowers, we too often forget to do so.

  12. ROX June 5, 2011 | 2:30 am

    That is definitely a dream vacation… gotta love Italy!! and the italians too of course. love your blog, please stop by mine when you have a chance.


  13. Splenderosa June 6, 2011 | 3:39 pm

    This is beautiful! Just evokes the spirit of the lake country so well.
    Beautiful post, Heather. xx’s