Classic Villas

The Company


Classic Villas – a part of the Nox Group – is a luxury accommodation agency whose property portfolio consists of vacation rental accommodation throughout the Western Cape.

The Challenge


Classic Villas already had a website but they were looking to improve how it looked and how it functioned.

The Solution


We created full resolution designs and feedback from the client was provided via inVision, our preferred platform for design phase reviews. We also custom designed a set of icons that can be seen used throughout the site. A child theme was created from Storefront.

The information on the villas themselves, such as their location, number of bedrooms, bathrooms, etc, is stored on the Nitro API (a Property Management System), and is pulled from there to generate the content, which the client managed themselves, creating each of the accommodation singles.

Accommodation’s can be filtered by categories like size, area and style thanks to FacetWP, we created accommodation “styles” to group certain villas together with descriptions like “Family Fun” and “Romantic Getaway”.

Every accommodation single landing page has its own modal enquiry form and confirmation page. Google Tag Manager was used for managing tracking and conversion tags.

We used Zopim Chat to enable live chat functionality to allow prospective guests to live chat with Classic Villas consultants via an unintrusive messenger feature in the bottom right corner of each page on the site.

The Results


Charlotte Metelerkamp
Role & Company: Head of Sales & Distribution | Classic Villas

I was approached by LightSpeed as we were looking to vastly improve on a website which was not performing at all. Ashley and his team at LightSpeed assisted me effortlessly; understood our needs quickly and offered us intelligent solutions which made complete business sense.

The result is not only a site which is performing better than expected, but is beautiful, simple and unique. Everything we were hoping for an more.

I would recommend LightSpeed to any company, big or small, looking to improve on the user experience and look of their website.

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