Jaw-Dropping Rentals

With big-time bucks comes big-time luxury. Check out these high-end rentals from Colorado to Tuscany -- they're not called jaw-dropping for nothing.

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Relax in a chaise lounge or take a dip in this hot tub, right in the middle of a room on an estate on Calivigny Island, a completely private Caribbean island off the coast of Grenada.

The opulent property features 25 suites and multiple swimming pools, and guests can rent the entire private island for $140,000 per night.

Even the bathroom in the pristine Villa Lilly has an unparalleled view of the Mediterranean Sea and the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast. The property, located in Praiano, Italy, features a pool, a garden and a clifftop hot tub that had to be brought in by helicopter. This property can be rented for $35,000 per week.

Entertain by the pool at Chateau St. Tropez in Cap Ferrat, France. The glamorous chateau and guesthouse, which have a combined total of 8 bedroom suites, can be rented for $172,000 per week.

For a more informal dining experience, pull up a chair on one of the chateau’s many terraces.

It may look like your average townhouse from the street, but this SoHo townhouse is anything but. For 50,000 a week, you can go for a swim in the full-size indoor heated pool, cook a meal in the industrial chef’s kitchen, soak up the sun on the outdoor terrace, or get lost on one of the home’s 5 floors.

Lounge by one of the 2 infinity pools overlooking the ocean at The Istana, a clifftop estate in Bali, Indonesia.

Unwind in the bathtub -- filled with scented frangipani flowers -- at The Istana in Bali.

Eat at the wooden dining table at Siani Estate in Kenya, a 13-acre plantation retreat that’s also a working farm, hotel and art gallery. The entire property can be rented for only $300 per night.

Take a dip in the infinity pool overlooking the Seregeti desert at the Sasakwa Lodge in Tanzania.

Watch the sun set and the animals roam over the lodge’s 350,000 acres of untouched private land.

Relax in the living room and look out at the Serengeti desert after a private safari tour with the lodge’s personal guide.

Stay at the majestic Aldourie Castle, the only inhabited castle on Loch Ness in Scotland. After a $15 million, 3-year renovation, the castle won the 2011 Sotheby’s Restoration of the Year award.

The castle has 15 regal bedrooms, beautifully appointed with rich fabrics and historic paintings. For $39,000, you could be the king or queen of this castle for a week.

Wander around the 4 acres of lush lawns and walled gardens at Dar Liqama, an 11-bedroom villa just outside Marrakesh in Morocco.

Relax in the traditional sunlit courtyard in the center of the house and listen to the gentle sound of the water flowing from the marble fountain. For $19,500, the whole house can be yours for a week.

Lounge by the pool at Villa O in Monaco. With 15,600 square feet of terraced gardens, the house is available for rent at $160,000 per week.

Unwind in the sun-drenched living room at Villa O before relaxing in the infinity hot tub on the top deck.

Walk up the 4 flights of spiral stairs with custom-made hand rails that connect Villa O’s 5 different levels, or just hop on the glass elevator for a spectacular view of the Mediterranean.

Le Mas Des Olivier, a Provencal-style chateau on the Cote d’Azur in France, sits on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean and is available for rent at $12,000 a week.

Each of the 4 different levels of Las Mas Des Olivier opens to a large terrace. Take in the view and dine on the food prepared by the villa’s personal French chef.

Welcome to the Villa Del Lago estate, a privately-owned property on Lake Como in Italy.

The high-end rental is made up of 2 romantic villas. Together they have 13 bedrooms, spread across 7 acres of land -- with stunning lake views like this.

Spacious windows provide a panoramic view of Lake Como.

Welcome to the Hamptons, NY. This 6-bedroom, 8-bathroom Hamptons estate can be rented to anyone with deep pockets. It also comes with neighbors like Kelly Ripa, Christie Brinkley and Matt Lauer.

The kitchen of this Hamptons estate includes French limestone floors and Italian limestone on the counter tops and kitchen islands.

With serene views, the Hamptons is a chic uptown retreat from NYC's concrete jungle.

Get comfy at Castlewood, a luxury ski resort in Telluride, CO. The resort has accommodated Kid Rock, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and hockey and NFL players.

In low season, Castlewood rents for $4,000 a night; in high season, $10,500 a night. Here, a view of the Colorado mountains from the comfort of a hot tub.

The Roughland Estate in Norfolk, CT, is a 250-year-old barn converted into a home. It includes 10 rooms, a brand new kitchen, an outdoor chapel and indoor pool -- all yours for $13,000 a week.

Owned by Ty Warner of the Beanie Baby empire, this penthouse suite in NYC includes this grand Bosendorfer piano. Suite's rental price tag: $35,000 a night. Non-negotiable. Oh, well.

To offer a sweeping 360-degree view of NYC, the suite comes with 4 bronze bay windows at the corners of the penthouse.

Enjoy a game of chess at Ty Warner's NYC penthouse suite.

Villa Lucia in Tuscany is a 19th-century estate with 9 bedrooms covering 18,000 square feet.

The Tuscany estate sits on 4 acres of gardens and vineyards.

After soaking up the Tuscan sun, here's your crash pad for the night.

Hacienda Santa Ines, in Costa Rica, includes riding stables. In all, 16 stalls, 12 horses, a full-time trainer and an assistant.

With 10 beds and 12.5 baths, Hacienda Santa Ines attracts high-end guests like the president of Costa Rica. Price tag: $12,000 to $27,000 a night, depending on the season.

Just 20 minutes east of San Jose, Costa Rica, Hacienda Santa Ines is tucked high in the Tres Rios Mountains.

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