3 Tips for Enjoying a Stress-Free Vacation with a Luxury Villa Rental

June 25, 2018

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Opting for luxury villa rentals in Barbados (or anywhere else for that matter) is always a great idea when you want to enjoy a stress-free vacation. After all, private villas offer privacy, and you don’t need to deal with noisy guests and tourists. You have a measure of freedom to roam all over the property, and at scheduled times you have cleaners taking care of everything.

Private villas are fantastic if you really want to relax, especially if the villa you are renting has a good home security system. However, renting one isn’t the only thing you need to do so that you don’t end up needing a vacation from your vacation. With a little bit of planning and discipline, you can make sure that you can really relax on your next holiday trip.

Here are a few tips to consider:

  1. Time your vacation properly. A stress-free vacation is by definition a holiday trip that gets you away from work. This means that the best time to leave is when there’s nothing really urgent on your plate when you make your getaway. The best time is when you’ve just completed a big work project, and the vacation can be considered as a reward for yourself for a job well done.

What you don’t want to do is to leave right in the middle of a crucial project or right before an important launch. These times may get you to worry all the time and you may not be able to resists checking in with the office for the latest workplace developments. It is best if the timing is right and you don’t need to turn your break into a working vacation.

  1. Inform your boss well in advance. This gives your boss enough time to factor in your absence for a specific period of time. They can also then plan their own vacation accordingly. Some bosses prefer to take turns going on holiday with a key employee, so the work can continue. Others may also plan to go on vacation at the same time, if they think that not much work can be done anyway when you’re not around.

You may want to tell your boss a few details about your upcoming vacation, with emphasis on the planning you’ve done and the money you’ve spent. Sharing these details can keep your boss from ruining your vacation by insisting that there’s an emergency that requires you to stay.

  1. Get your right-hand man (or woman) prepared for your absence. As a manager or supervisor, you will then have a team in which you’re in charge. Part of your responsibility is to train a member of your team to take over for you if you’re not available. You should have a second-in-command you can trust, so you won’t get anxious when the work continues in your company while you’re off sunbathing at a beach somewhere.

Inform other people and clients about your planned vacation so that they will know you’re incommunicado. You can also inform your boss and other members of your team about who’s in charge when you’re gone. Let the clients and other coworkers bother your temporary holiday replacement, so that they don’t call you instead.

All these tips emphasize the fact that you need a vacation from your work at regular intervals. Stress-free vacations are necessary, and you can really impair your health if you don’t make full use of your vacation leave. So pick places like Barbados, Mexico, or Hawaii, rent a private villa, bring a special friend along or your tight circle of friends and family, and relax.