How To Turn Your Home Into A 5-Star Retreat 

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Have you ever experienced the most sensational vacation: luxuriating in some comfy bathrobe after floating in the infinity pool, with room service bringing to you an umbrellaed cocktail? If so, then you have also thought to yourself, “I’m never going home again.” But these days, you can bring all your vacation luxuriousness home with you, straight through your front door whereby R&R will be a daily event. Here are some tips as to how to bring home your vacation-spa-time, and to keep feeling as if you’ve never left your vacation 5-star retreat.

1. Create A Personal Nook For Experiencing Joy

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Get the most out of your R&R by carving out a space that is all yours, and yours alone. Personalize the space that reflect your personality. E.g., Extend that ottoman from your plush recliner, keep your side table at arms length with a coaster for your peppermint tea or evening cocktail, The Riverside Shakespeare in your lap, and that cashmere throw blanket over your feet to keep you warm and toasty as you escape into your favorite Shakespearean play.

2. Have On Hand Sensory Stimulating Items

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Whether it’s Godiva truffles on your pillow as you pull back your linen sheets, or a pair of UGG slippers and comfy cozy bathrobe to slip into upon awakening, scattered luxuries are what contribute to an authentic resort experience.

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Invest in the most luxurious white bathrobe, white slippers and white pajamas to create that at-home spa experience. Perhaps even monogrammed plush robes for you and your significant other? Some lofty, thick and absorbent, spa-quality towels are certainly must-have items.

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Fine wine is also a must-have items to bring the resort experience into your home.

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Get the most out of your R&R and cozy with a down comforter and oversized pillows for that Netflix marathon or a sleep that brings upon the sweetest of dreams.

3. Fragrances Elevate The Home-Spa Experience

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You can bring the atmosphere of a retreat into your bedroom or master bath with simple items that create the perfect ambiance: a delicate potted white orchid, scented candles, fresh eucalyptus spray or an essential oil diffuser that will transport you to your favorite escape without leaving the comforts of your bed or bubble bath.

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Waking up to an amazing view enhances all your senses, which of course, includes your sense of smell. Can you not smell the fresh aroma of salty ocean air?

 

All images courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate

 

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