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CALIFORNIA BEACH VACATION. Beautifully furnished 2-BR, 2-BTH townhome w/ all amenities in Dana Point (midway LA and San Diego). Beautiful sunsets; ocean views. For details visit: or contact Email: [email protected].

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10 92nd Street, Stone Harbor, NJ, on beach. 570-287-0595.

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DOWNEAST MAINE, newly renovated cottage on Cathance Lake. Sleeps 8, gourmet kitchen, large lot with pier, pristine water, ideal for family fun, fishing and water sports. Available weekly. Check us out

Lovely, stylish cottage overlooking beautiful Turkey Cove on the St George estuary minutes from Port Clyde,
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LUBEC PHOTO WORKSHOPS—Low-key, week-long photo workshops or intense 3-day Master Classes in Maine's easternmost town. Glorious days, cool nights and wonderful photo ops way off the beaten path. Harvard Alumni Business Network Advertiser.
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NANTUCKET. Charming in town house. 8 minute walk to town or beach. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large updated kitchen, deck, fenced-in backyard. May through November. July and August weekly at $5,300. 781-237-8710, [email protected].

Visiting Harvard? 1 bedroom apartment with parking, Arlington. Quick bus ride to Harvard Sq. On Minuteman Bike Path. Couples, solo adventurers, business travelers welcome. $165/night. [email protected].
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Prime South Water Street, Edgartown. Beautifully located, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, built about 1825, shingled, fully renovated home. Nice yard, 2 parking spaces, available last week June-July 12, 2019. Usually rented full summer @ $12,000/wk. Contact owner, Bonni: [email protected] or Emily, Landvest, 508-627-3757. Children? Absolutely. Pets? Sorry.

CAPE COD—Truro & Wellfleet. Large selection of vacation rentals. 508-349-2700.

WELLFLEET. Quiet two bedroom house, local art, walk to town and ponds, the perfect retreat, August $1750/week, Sept. $1200 with booking before June 15,, [email protected].

Nantucket: Beautiful, tranquil home. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8. Pool, tennis, close to beach. 3 acres, private. Perfect for weddings. Call/email for availability. 609-731-2401. [email protected].
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Martha's Vineyard: Waterfront, private beach, perfect for a family. Central AC. Adult dogs OK. 1 mile from Vineyard Haven. Four bedrooms. [email protected]. 416-931-5000. Significant discount for 3 or more weeks.

MARTHA'S VINEYARD. Idiosyncratic, charming, comfortable, fully equipped summer home on Lagoon beachfront overlooking Vineyard Haven harbor, a spectacular site. 3 bedrooms (one a sky-light loft), 1 1/2 baths plus outdoor shower, laundry and cable/WiFi. Mooring for small boat. Photographs available. Very reasonable rates for a lovely waterfront property. Michael Crampton, 860-558-4664, [email protected] or Jennifer Reed, [email protected].

NANTUCKET: DIONIS. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 4 decks, beach, views. 530-574-7731, [email protected],

TRURO PROPERTIES. Beautiful waterfront and water view vacation rentals. 508-487-0370.

Cape Cod, East Sandwich. 4BR/2BA on .4 acre, .3 miles from private community beach. Deck, open floor plan, large windows and skylight. Sleeps 8. Toys, beach furniture. $1,950/week, less for 2-4 weeks. No smoking/pets. HSPH alum, former HMS faculty. Email at: [email protected].
Harvard Alumni Business Network Advertiser.
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OSTERVILLE, CAPE COD MA: Ideal vacation home for families in convenient neighborhood with pond and ocean beach pass; comfortable 4 bedrooms (2Ks, 1Q, 2Ts) and 2 bathrooms for max of 8 renters. Central AC, outside shower, back patio with barbecue and picnic table. Weekly rent: $2,450-$3250; 2 week max. HLS ’74. For more info, email: [email protected].
Harvard Alumni Business Network Advertiser.
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IDYLLIC LAKESIDE RENTAL. White Mountain region, near Stark. 2 hrs. from Hanover, NH/Dartmouth College. Pristine lake. Private lodge; dock, boats. Sleeps 8; families welcome. No pets/no smoking. [email protected], 202-320-8268.

LAKEFRONT LODGE near Mt Sunapee. 5 bedrooms, 4 baths. Screened-in porch. Entertainment center. Dock, canoe, kayaks, paddle boards. Walking distance to Farmer's Market and General Store. Summer or Winter! Contact: Joan Wallen at Better Homes & Gardens 603-526-4116, [email protected]. Price: $5000/week. Photos Available.

Serene NH Lake: swimming, fishing, canoes, rowboats, kayaks, tennis. Weekly: 2 bedroom boathouse overhanging lake; secluded 2+ bedroom cabin. Private cove. Spring/summer/fall: $900-$1,300. [email protected] or 603-835-2683.
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Franconia Notch Vacations. Offering Professionally Managed Vacation Rentals nearest to NH's Franconia Notch State Park & Cannon Mtn. or call 800-247-5536.
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Private Lakeside Cottage in Barnard, VT. Large stone fireplace, 40-foot sunroom overlooking lake. Unwind and unplug. Five bedrooms. Wooded trails, kayaking, swimming all right out the back door.
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Misc International Vacation Rentals is the academic’s premier resource for finding or offering a home to rent, exchange, sit or share worldwide. Discover trustworthy tenants and comfortable housing while on research, sabbatical or vacation. We’ve been proudly helping minds on the move since 2000—come see for yourself what a countless number of your peers have already been enjoying:
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Caribbean Vacation Rentals

Tortola, BVI: 3 bedrooms, steps to Long Bay Beach. Snorkeling, sailing, tennis, more! 646-526-7111. [email protected].

NEVIS RENTALS Unique holiday villas on tiny NEVIS, WEST INDIES, for wonderful year-round weather. Historic charm and quiet surroundings. SUGAR MILL REAL ESTATE. or [email protected].

France Vacation Rentals

Paris 5th. Blue State Special. Elegant ground floor studio in 17th-century building half block from Seine opposite Notre Dame. Free internet, phone, TV. Full kitchen. Sleeps 2+. [email protected].

Paris—7th. Métro Vaneau. Elegant 900 sq ft 3rd floor 1BR apartment with open view, washer/dryer, elevator, renovated kitchen and bathroom. Sleeps 4 w/ sleeper sofa. Weekly maid service. Located on quiet street, near Rue de Sèvres and St. Germain. US $1,600/week. 1 week minimum. [email protected].

South of France. Hilltop village above Nice near Vence and Grasse; two-bed two-bath house with spectacular views of Gorge du Loup; sleeps four. $1400 per week. [email protected].
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Paris—Marais. Historic 17th-century, 500 sq. ft. apt on first floor, renovated, 1 bedroom, sleeps 4, brand new kitchen & bath, 2 private courtyards, high-speed internet access. 978-505-8300, [email protected].

PARIS—MARAIS. Renovated 17th-century, tri-level, top-floor, courtyard apartment. Central, quiet, exposed beams, hardwood floors, fireplace, fully equipped. Nonsmokers. Week/Month. 206-723-6538;

PROVENCE warm happy farmhouse surrounded by Côtes du Rhône Vineyards. 6 bedrooms.

Southwest France: Large secluded farmhouse set in 25 acres. Sleeps 10, air conditioning, heated pool, resident guardians for domestic and catering as required. 4/5 bedrooms and bathrooms, in main house + self contained studio with bathroom. Close River Lot and historic towns.

Languedoc. Stunning mountain views from charmingly renovated house in medieval village. Fully equipped. Sleeps 4 to 6. Visit wineries, Carcassonne, beaches, hiking. [email protected].

AIX EN PROVENCE, sabbatical year, heart of town. Two BR, bath, kitchen, patio, quiet, near university & language schools. Perfect for 2 people. 6-mo minimum. [email protected].

Midi-Pyrénées: St-Cirq-Lapopie. Charming stone house perched far above the Lot River in beautiful medieval village. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps up to 6. Fully equipped kitchen, dining on stone terrace, tranquil garden. Spectacular views. Secluded, private, WiFi. Hiking, biking, river sports, vineyards, markets, cuisine, caves with Paleolithic art. U.S. $1,700/week. Available April-October. [email protected].

Glorious Southern France (Alumni rates—please call to book early) Beautiful, spacious home in lively, enchanting village—voted France’s "most beautiful village"— restaurants, markets, vineyards, bicycling, swimming., 617-608-1404.

PARIS: MARAIS/BASTILLE. Enchanting one-bedroom apartment on cobblestone pedestrian, gated passage. Parisian decor, full kitchen, 3rd floor. Sunny, central, quiet. Sleeps 2-3. Photos: 703-973-7976.

Paris-Marais: Exquisite, sunny one-bedroom apartment behind Place des Vosges. King-size bed, living/dining room, six chairs, full kitchen, washer, dryer. Weekly maid service. WiFi. $1350 weekly. [email protected].

Paris. Right Bank near Louvre, Place Vendôme, Opéra. Sleeps 2. Family owned & run. Six night minimum $175/night. Brochure available. [email protected], [email protected].

Stunning, spacious and sunny house in a historical village in Provence, fully equipped and full of amenities for a group (indoor pool, sauna, games).

Paris 6th: Elegant Left Bank apartment by the Seine. Walk to Notre Dame, Louvre, and Luxembourg Garden. [email protected], 609-924-7520.

Provence Holiday Villas. 3 modernized, family-owned properties for rent. [email protected].

Paris 7th. Fifth floor, quiet, studio sleeps 3. Balcony. View Eiffel Tower. 207-752-0285.

PARIS. Marais—Louvre—St. Germain. Boutique vacation apartments. Professionally managed & privately owned by Pad à Terre (est. ’99). [email protected] +33-1-42-77-92-10.
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Small Château Perigord, beautifully renovated 15th century, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, enchanted garden, walk to Dordogne beaches.

Great Britain & Ireland Vacation Rentals

LONDON, COVENT GARDEN. Walk to Theatre, Opera, Galleries. 1 Bedroom, 2 Bath flat in modern building with Porter. 7 night minimum. 307-733-8195; [email protected].

Greece Vacation Rentals

KEA ISLAND. Legendary seaside HOUSE OF THE ARCHAEOLOGIST with panoramic view, English-speaking personal concierge, 4 suites each with private bathroom, large garden, nearby restaurants. Easy access from Athens airport. April through September rentals by suite or entire house. Harvard ’61. [email protected]. Harvard Alumni Business Network Advertiser.
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Italy Vacation Rentals

Heart of Tuscany: Montepulciano. Elegant architect designed home with garden and terrace overlooking countryside in town center: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, spacious entry, large living room w/ fireplace, kitchen & separate kitchenette washer/dryer, Jacuzzi, WiFi. Easy day trips to Florence, Siena, Arezzo vineyards, thermal baths. Great place for entertainment. $2950/week. [email protected].

Rome. Breathtakingly beautiful art-filled apartment on via Gregoriana near Spanish steps. 2 bedrooms in a 17th-century palazzo. Not suitable for small children. [email protected], 212-360-6321.

Rome—Bright Elegant Apartment. Beamed ceilings. Antiques. Walk to Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain. 609-683-3813, [email protected].

Tuscany, Casole d'Elsa. Vibrant village life, complete privacy. 2 BR, 1 BA apartment, free Wi-Fi, garden/patio. All amenities. Restaurants, cultural activities and more outside your door. Close to Siena. HMS ’86 alumni owner. 404-274-8287, $650-$750/wk., [email protected]. Harvard Alumni Business Network Advertiser.
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Going to Italy? Let a Stanford alum who lives there guide and drive you. He’ll follow your lead if you wish or he’ll surprise you with discoveries he’s made over the years. Your wishes are his commands. Check out:

Beautifully restored 18th-century Tuscan home between Lucca and the sea. Private, gated, 4+ terraced acres. Manicured gardens. 65’ pool. Convenient to beaches, Florence, Pietrasanta, Cinque Terre. Perfect for vacation or sabbatical.
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TUSCANY: Luxury private villa for 8, beautiful pool and gardens,


Red Savannah Villas—A stunning portfolio of luxury vacation rentals. Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Caribbean. 855-468-5555,
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Visiting Britain? Oxford graduate and qualified lawyer offers tours of Oxford and Legal London.

Expert-led archaeological tours, food tours, walking tours and gulet cruises. Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and UK. Peter Sommer Travels,
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Newfoundland and Labrador. Icebergs, puffins and whales. World Heritage sites, huge wildlife gatherings, award-winning local hosts. Escorted week-long, gentle adventures featuring people of the sea, wild days and comfortable hotels. Wildland Tours, 1-888-615-8279.


Yacht Charters

Crewed Yacht Charters, Virgin Islands, Greece, Croatia, Newport & Bahamas. Call Chris or Karin. 800-649-5701 or 321-777-1707.

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