Casa Sol De Oriente, located in Costa Careyes, Mexico, is a luxury retreat built in a pool. Founded in 1968 by Italian artist Gian Franco Brignone, the 26,400 sq-ft exotic villa surrounded by a 11,000 sq-ft infinity pool has an exotic minimalist design. It offers six bedrooms, three of which have direct access to the pool with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
The Tangga House designed by Guz Architects is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional courtyard house in Singapore. A central green courtyard with double height stair and entry area form the focal point of the house. The open L-shaped plan with open spaces allows natural ventilation. The house is surrounded by lushly planted roof gardens. The swimming pool, which wraps around two sides of the house, is transparent both from the outside and from the inside. This inspiring design creates an environment in harmony with nature in the hot tropical climate.
Jewel of Maui is a stunning beachfront estate situated on a white sand beach in Kapalua on the island of Maui, Hawaii. This opulent property has been featured on the TV show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Interior designer Steven Cordrey created a contemporary tropical paradise with art treasures and handcrafted furnishing around the world.
Villa Stella in Miami Beach, Florida is a exquisitely designed private sanctuary. The dramatic Moroccan architecture with Southwestern, African and Balinese influences has a warm and intimate atmosphere while offering spacious interior spaces and expansive exterior areas.
Located on the beach in the Grand Cayman in Cayman Islands, this luxury home is the ultimate tropical retreat. The contemporary interior design is the epitome of tropical elegance. A basement cave spa with grotto pools and waterslides by the beach offer exotic relaxation with all the privacy and luxury.
Situated high on a peninsula in Saint Barthélemy in the Caribbean, this luxury residence has spectacular 270 degree views of the ocean. Designed by Barnes Coy Architects, the house has a contemporary design with a Caribbean flair. Each bedroom opens to a private outdoor shower. The use of limestone wall and glass panels in the living area allows for seamless connection between the interior and the exterior spaces.
This modern home located in the fishing village of Chowara near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India sits on a cliff with panoramic view of the Arabian Sea. Designed by Khosla Associates, the house has a large infinity-edge swimming pool which draws the focus to its natural environment. The open plan allows the sea breeze to ventilate the house, and the bathrooms have open courts to provide a complete tropical experience.
The integration between inside and outside is a key theme and function of this tropical house on Sentosa Island, Singapore. Designed by Guz Architects, the Fish House embraces Singapore’s tropical climate by creating an open space that allows interaction between the ocean, the garden, the swimming pool and the house. The natural sea breeze ventilates the tropical home, while the curved wavy roofs with solar panels supply energy to the house. This modern home promotes living in harmony with the natural environment.