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Winter at Disney World

Watch the fireworks over Disney World from one of our luxury vacation homes while enjoying the winter bliss that Orlando, Florida has to offer.

Our second Disney World property is this Dream Villa just two miles away from Disney World. Three master suites and two junior suites offer families the chance to vacation together in a very magical location. Open living areas, comfortable bedrooms and a private enclosed pool and spa will make it easy to extend your stay.

Our third Disney World luxury property is this brand new villa, The Idyll Mouse Three, just south of Disney. Located at The Villas at Reunion Square (within the gated Reunion resort community), you will enjoy 1,655 square feet of living space and 114 square feet of balcony (the villa is on the second floor).

If you need to accommodate up to eight guests in a quiet setting with outdoor recreation right at your fingertips, our fourth Disney property comes with everything you need: cathedral ceilings, air conditioning, 2 queen beds, 2 sets of bunk beds, cable, hi-speed internet and PC, free long distance, DVD and VCR, games, books, 2 pools, BBQ area, fitness and games room, volleyball and tennis.

All of this, and more, is waiting for you in Florida. Sign up with and check out our Facebook page today to take advantage of special vacation deals just for you.

Warm Yourself in Sunny Arizona

There is no better time to warm yourself in sunny Arizona than right now.

This Scottsdale home with a private heated salt water swimming pool is waiting for your stay. Not only will you be within 15 minutes of five of America's top rated golf courses, but you can hike Pinnacle Peak and Camelback Mountain, dine at Roy's, Ruth's Chris, Flemings, PF Chang's, Morton's and Cowboy Ciao. Scottsdale ArtWalks are held every Thursday evening, Major League Baseball spring trainings take place and the Desert Botanical Gardens offer jazz, rhythm and blues concerts and Las Noches Luminarias during the holiday season. And that's just the beginning of the special events and festivals awaiting your arrival.

If Sedona is the place you've been waiting to experience, this 4000sf home is nestled into protected national forest land with wildlife, hiking trails and multiple decks positioned to enjoy the delectable fun that Sedona has to offer. Photograph and hike throughout the Red Rock Country, by the stunningly beautiful Oak Creek Canyon. The mild, four-season climate allows perfect enjoyment of red rock trails, touring the local Native American sacred sites and ruins, perusing more than 40 art galleries, restaurants, wine tastings, seasonal festivals and more.

Come on over to to learn more and check out our Facebook page for discounts!

Magic Winter in Maui, Hawaii

It's magic in Maui, Hawaii this winter, when you enjoy luxury accommodations like this: A private home on five acres.

Just five minutes from Lahaina town, this cozy hideaway has unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean while supplying sustainable Papaya, Passion Fruit, Bananas and Citrus for you to enjoy at your leisure.

Covered patios on all sides of this home frame both sunset and mountain views - just up the hill from Launiupoko Beach Park, where whale watching, surfing, snorkeling and kayaking abound.

In addition, you will be only minutes from fine dining, theatre, grocery, shopping, parasailing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, championship golf courses, resort hotels, Hawaiian Luaus, and dozens of white sand beaches.

Join IVHE today to join in the fun! And check out our Facebook page for pricing specials.

Warm and Lush Winter Escape to Big Island, Hawaii

It's time to plan winter fun in the sun...and the Big Island of Hawaii is calling. Filled with endless adventure, four of our properties are conveniently located there:

Just 30 minutes north of Keahole-Kona International Airport is a completely renovated and furnished 2 bedroom second floor condominium in Waikoloa Village, including views of the beautiful Pacific Ocean and sunsets from a large lanai. Enjoy cool nights, pool, hot tub and barbecues, along with community tennis and golf. Sightseeing includes Kilauea Volcano National Park, Mauna Kea Observatory and world-class beaches.

And at the wonderful Mauna Lani Resort on the Kohala Coast, you'll find this 2004 townhouse with top-rate furnishings and an ocean view from the master bedroom lanai. Right below is the pool, spa, and fitness center. There is a full-size laundry room, internet ready for your laptop and surround-sound system. Mauna Kea can be seen from the upstairs bedroom and you're only a ten minute walk from the beach at the Mauna Lani and Orchid Hotels, Mauna Lani's world class spa, 2 champion golf courses, a private beach club, and the Waikoloa Hilton (where the swimming with the dolphins program is held).

We also offer a beautiful and very private acre home in the town of Volcano, HI, a tropical rain forest of sunshine and misty morning rain. Mango wood floors, granite counter tops and marble and glass-block double shower provide a great family vacation or a romantic getaway. You'll be adjacent to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where one can enjoy everything from the visitors center (displays, programs, short films, hike arrangements), an art gallery, dining (at the Volcano House, you can sit overlooking the caldera) to museums. And remember: The lava is flowing and can be seen up close!

But if you've always wanted to stay in a rural, cozy, romantic getaway surrounded by 4 acres of privacy, tropical flowers, fruits and trees, a beautiful outdoor shower and indoor bath...welcome to this paradise on earth. Walk to steam vents and have a sauna in the naturally heated caves. Drive through the mango groves to the warm pond and have a jacuzzi swim in the natural warm water. Go to the Sunday market, drum circle/dance at The Black sand beach and the Ecstatic Dance on Sundays. See the turtles and dolphins. Go slow and enjoy the tropical air! Minutes to historic Pahoa Village with authentic Mexican, Italian, Malaysian and Thai cuisines, plus organic market. This is a custom fantasy cabin off the grid...experience unspoiled Hawaii!

The Big Island is filled with exotic sights and experiences...lush rain forest, plunging waterfalls, spectacular cliffs, beaches of many colors, fields of exotic orchids, active volcanoes and snow-capped peaks...all waiting to be discovered. Join today, for easy and affordable vacations like these. And view our Facebook page for special offers, just for you.

Ski Park City, Utah

Ski, hike or hold a family reunion at this 5,000 sqft luxury home with delightful views of the surrounding wildlife, mountains and the valley below. Just minutes away from all of the commercial necessities you could need, including Sundance, where the Sundance Film Festival takes place, Park City is fabulous for restaurants, shops and'll be just 20 to 45 minutes away from Sundance, Snow Bird, Deer Valley, Park City, Alta and Brighton ski slopes.

And this beautiful 5 bedroom, 6 bath resort view family home is just minutes from The Canyons, Park City, and Deer Valley resorts...with quick access to all that Park City has to offer.

Or wake up to a panoramic view of snowy Olympic Park in this luxurious and spacious loft condo. Spend your days on the slopes, just minutes away, or enjoy the relaxed lifestyle of Park City - both are right outside your door.

Luxury vacations like these are are made easy when you join Be sure to see our Facebook page, where we post current vacation specials just for you.

Breckenridge, Colorado USA

Whether you're visiting the town or the mountain, Breckenridge, Colorado is known as the perfect winter destination and this mountain town condominium is the perfect place to stay in downtown historic Breckenridge. Just a five minute walk to skiing at Peak 9 and near the hundreds of fine shops and restaurants on its authentic Victorian Main Street, this luxury condo is also located across the street from the new Breckenridge Ice Rink - near where the free town shuttle stops by.

If you're looking to be tucked up against a National Forest, yet just three miles away from historic downtown Breckenridge, this exclusive (8500sf!) home is available. The three-bay heated garage with parking has room for eight autos and the grand piano, billiard room, theatre room, Native American artwork, granite counters, outdoor grill and hot tub, along with mature landscaping and five acres of private wooded lot make this an exclusive retreat to remember.

Or enjoy this Frisco/Breckenridge home, which backs to Ten Mile Creek right in the town of Frisco. With a new master suite, rain head shower and body sprays in the master bath, cozy eat-in kitchen nook looking right out onto the creek, you can walk to fine dining and shopping as well as to the free ski bus. You're just ten miles from skiing Breckenridge/Keystone, Copper Mountain and only fifteen minutes from Vail. Book now and get deals on your season ski passes, now cheaper than week-long passes, plus friends are discounted...great values. Grab your gear and go!

Join today to enjoy easy and affordable vacations just like these. Visit our Facebook page to see our latest specials!

Vail, Colorado Winter Fun

Located in the Colorado Rockies, beautiful Vail Valley and Vail Mountain await your winter visit. This spacious (6,200sf!) luxury home also awaits your stay, nestled next to a wonderful hiking trail only 10 minutes from Vail and 5 minutes from Beaver Creek cultural activities and within walking distance to the mountain community swimming pool, tennis court, hiking trails, mountain biking and more. In addition, mini-van, babysitting and dog-friendly amenities can be arranged for your stay.

Or head on over to this panoramic mountaintop retreat, located across from the Beaver Creek Ski Resort. Stunning Beaver Creek and New York mountain range views offer sunsets like no other. The copper and granite kitchen make this a special gathering spot to enjoy with all, when not in the beautiful outdoors or enjoying the wonderful Vail restaurants.

And check out this cozy Vail Village 2 bedroom, with loft, condo. Mountain views and Gore Creek create this sweet spot that is just minutes to Golden Peak chair lift and the center of Vail Village.

All this, and more, can be enjoyed via a membership at And you won't want to miss our specials, advertised on our Facebook page.

Winter Vacation at Lake Tahoe, California USA

There's nothing better than winter vacation at Lake Tahoe. And this prime slope side Kirkwood ski resort luxury home - which sleeps 14! - enjoys the highest base elevation and deepest powder in the Lake Tahoe area. Simply cross the street, walk to lift 5 and ski back virtually to your doorstep. Park your car and ski. Walk to dining and shopping, during your entire stay. Excellent downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snow shoeing and cross country skiing await your reservation.

If it's Squaw Valley, Northstar, Alpine and Sugar Bowl you want to ski - with a family ski area right at Tahoe Donner - this large (2700 Sq. Ft.) homey mountain chalet will also allow you to be near the casinos. With four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a loft, the whole gang can join in the fun!

And then there's this Carnelian Bay LAKEFRONT home, the perfect getaway. A three bedroom, three bath, two story home to enjoy the shores of the most beautiful lake in the world - Lake Tahoe - and the mighty Sierra Nevada Mountain range. The outstanding panoramic lake views are seen from all rooms, with many activities available year-round. This secluded residence in the woods is just 1/2 hour from Squaw Valley and 45 minutes from 5 star casinos, entertainment and nightlife.

Simply join today to choose from an exquisite selection of luxury holiday villas, boutique hotels, city condos, ski chalets (like these!), safari lodges, log cabins and even yachts, all in prime travel destinations or historic and interesting cities in over 50 countries. We look forward to seeing you.

Ski Alaska, USA

Fairbanks, Alaska
Fairbanks, Alaska - located in the interior of Alaska - has year round international airport services, ski slopes at Mt. Aurora and Moose Mountain, along with University of Alaska Fairbanks cultural events waiting for you to enjoy during your winter stay.

And this modern home - located less than five miles from the airport and university - on 1.6 acres of birch forest, has three bedrooms, three baths, and a large study, living room and kitchen/dining area to serve you. The neighbors' homes are barely in view and an extensive system of walking trails beckons along the edge of this property.

Alyeska Resort, Alaska
Or head on up to Girdwood, Alaska, a small town of about 2000 year-round residents and home to Alyeska Resort, Alaska's biggest and best ski resort. Alyeska is unique in that its base is at sea level, so getting there is easy - a 40-minute drive southeast along the beautiful Turnagain Arm from the Anchorage International Airport. Bald eagles, dall sheep and moose roam along the way.

This 1000 square-foot condo is in a friendly 4-unit complex off the beaten path - and slopeside of Alyeska Mountain. It's a short walk to town and resort amenities, a two-minute ski to the closest chairlift and a 20-minute walk to the year-round tram that takes spectators 2300' vertical in 7 minutes. No other buildings are positioned between this condo and the ski resort. The living room and master bedrooms offer spectacular views of Alyeska Resort and of several hanging glaciers in the Girdwood Valley.

Simply Join today, to enjoy dream holiday fun at locations like these, without the high cost.

Ski Alberta, Canada

The stunning vast wilderness of Alberta, Canada - where you will witness the world famous Canadian Rocky Mountains - is a sight to behold. Skiing it only makes it better. This new vacation property, built by award-winning Alpine Homes, is nestled into the Three Sister's Mountain area, just five minutes from the charming Town of Canmore and only twenty minutes from the spectacular Banff National Park. From this location, you will be able to enjoy Sunshine Village, Mount Norquay and Lake Louise, which delightfully accommodate all levels of skiing.

Or stay at this nearby Grand Canadian Resort luxury condominium, which overlooks the Town of Canmore and the downtown galleries, boutiques, museums, pubs and restaurants waiting to serve you. And if skiing is not your thing, ice fishing, ice climbing, dog sledding, cross country skiing and heli-skiing expeditions also await.

In addition, The Banff Centre, located in the resort town of Banff just 20 minutes away, hosts performances and boasts more than a half dozen theatres, recital halls and music studios along with some 5000 artists who spend their time each year nurturing their craft.

As always, when you join, exciting expeditions like this are awaiting you.

Ski British Columbia, Canada

Fernie, British Columbia
The historic mining town of Fernie, British Columbia is located in the Elk River Valley in the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the south-east corner of beautiful British Columbia. And on a large bluff overlooking the town, you will find the Fernie Alpine Ski Hill.

Nestled within a five minute drive to both Fernie and the Fernie Alpine Ski Hill, you will find this new ski chalet ready for your stay, with mountain views from every window. Soak in the hot tub or relax on the patio and watch the sunset over the Lizard Range. Light a fire, watch the big screen cable TV, enjoy high-speed internet access and easily entertain a party of ten. Or map out the hiking trails and witness the wild surroundings.  The enclosed heated garage with ski storage, slate floors in common areas, in-floor radiant heat and a full size washer/dryer will make your ski vacation a comfort to enjoy.

To book this Fernie, BC chalet, join and let the skiing begin!

Silver Star Mountain, British Columbia
Or you might want to hold your ski vacation at this home in the B.C. Provincial Parkland over at Silver Star Mountain, which is 12 miles up the hill from Vernon, British Columbia.

You can walk to the small and quaint Silver Star Victorian-style village, which is trimmed and decorated to look like a turn of the 20th century "gingerbread" town, where Christmas lights shine year-round.  In addition, the village and resort are known for their incredible friendly sensation, with the most energetic staff and high altitude training center.

A recent New York Times article describes Silver Star as "fabulous western snow without the celebrity scene."

Join us at International Vacation Home Exchange to belong to this community of property owners who adventure around the world, staying in beautiful properties, just like these.

Whidbey Island, Washington USA

Whidbey Island, a delightfully sleepy community filled with simple historic character, is known for its quiet village strolls, gentle nature hikes and sprawling island views.  With the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges in sight, one can indulge in whale watching, driving to Greenbank and Coupeville, hiking atop Ebey's Landing, exploring old military forts, delighting in Deception Pass, and much more.

And one can conduct all of this beautiful Whidbey Island exploration while based at the The Barn at Langley, right in the village of Langley, on Whidbey Island.  The Barn is located within walking distance of all village amenities - including free public transportation! - and just a ten minute drive from the ferryJoin IVHE - International Vacation Home Exchange - now to become part of a growing community of property owners experiencing wonderful places like Whidbey Island and The Barn at Langley.


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