About us

Roland Smeets is Dutch and owns and runs Villa Paraiso since 2013, and since 2017 together with Ina his girlfriend. Roland had and still has a interesting life, he practiced martial arts, like wushu, tai chi and wing chun since he was 5 years old, at the age of 35 he stopped. Through its relationship with Asia and working for a boss was not his thing, he started in 1996 a company called Asian Gardens where he sold oriental sculptures and exotic plants, after four years, the range was extended with Mexican yuccas and Yucca's from the USA and in 2001 the name was changed to Tropical Centre, in a few years time he settled a globally known name as a well known plants men because he introduced new plants and made the Mexican Yucca’s popular in whole Europe, this was the reason the company grew to become the largest import-exporter of Mexican and USA yucca plants and they export worldwide till Japan. Roland made ​​many trips through the world and did spent many months a year in Africa, his wildlife photographs are exhibited worldwide and his Photo eBooks are sold worldwide by Amazon. Also in Villa Paraiso you can admire many sepia printed photos. In recent years, articles of Roland and his work where several times published in Newspapers and Magazines such as Panorama and Playboy. After all those years of Wushu and Tai Chi it was time to slow down and sinds 2010 he uses his movements in Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and Tantra massages only to women. In his showgardens at Topical Centre came for many years wellknown Playboy and Panorama photographers for photoshoots, this is the reason Roland is also very familiar and good in nude and erotic photography and offered in the past photoshoots at the beach. Sometimes he plays a selfmade guitar song on a lovely night at Villa Paraiso, and a new project is coming soon.

Be surprised by this relaxing host, I look forward to your visit!