From the soft, white sandy Beaches of Barbados to the best of rural France, Country Life International Spring 2016 is jammed full of amazing ideas for your next holiday home.

From the soft, white sandy Beaches of Barbados to the best of rural France, Country Life International Spring 2016 is jammed full of amazing ideas for your next holiday home

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Barbados: The British choice
Holly Kirkwood visits Barbados as it celebrates 50 years of independence, and reports on its enduring appeal from beachside stand-alone properties to resorts up in the hills, with all their bells and whistles

Which Costa are you?
Spain’s two most prestigious costas attract a very different sort of holiday-home buyer. Cathy Hawker balances the pros and cons

Fly private
Liz Rowlinson explains how to make the most of a private jet from ramp presence to empty legs

How to renovate in France
Renovating a dilapidated château in the French countryside is a dream for many. Martha Terry speaks to the experts who can make it a reality

City escapes: the holiday home tribes
Where do the elite head off to when they need to relax? Cathy Hawker identifies the local tribes

Jetiquette: the art of the private plane
Liz Rowlinson explains how to make the most of a private jet from ramp presence to empty legs

Interiors
Achieve the timeless elegance worthy of an Old World hacienda

An oenophile’s dilemma
Bordeaux or Tuscany? We compare these two most famous wine-growing regions to help you decide where to buy

Luxury news
Hetty Chidwick sips wine in a Provençal vineyard, pots a pool table, ensures her locks are glossy and has stylish accessories

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