barefoot luxury

n.
Comfort and elegance in a relaxed setting.
barefoot-luxury adj.
Example Citations:
Ideal for the couple wanting a taste of the high life for their post-nuptial break with boutique holidays in India, Morocco and Sri Lanka on offer. Couples can stay in first-class hotels, secluded beach hideaways or experience barefoot luxury in their own seafront villa. Newlyweds can relax in the knowledge that everything is taken care of and all they have to consider is when to open the next bottle of champagne.
—"Pick the perfect honeymoon," Aberdeen Press and Journal, April 16, 2007
Grenada remains a work in progress, still rebuilding after back-to-back hurricanes in 2004 and 2005, even amid plans to reinvent the island as a haven for barefoot luxury, thanks to a British billionaire.
—Jacqueline Charles, "Rebuilding boom puts Grenada back on map," The Miami Herald, April 24, 2007
Earliest Citation:
A larger, beachfront barefoot-luxury property near Soufriere is Anse Chastenet, with 48 rooms spilling down a mountain, some with views of the Pitons.
—Joan Iaconetti, "St. Lucia Experiences 10 Percent Tourism Growth," Tour & Travel News, March 7, 1994
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