Sweeping ocean views, the soothing sound of the waves, and easy access to sun and sand are just a few perks of having a home by the sea. These beach estates take the experience to a whole new level with incredible amenities designed for unforgettable all-season entertaining. From a home with a dance-ready, glass-covered pool in Pacific Palisades to a Caribbean estate with a private floating sun deck, read on for an up-close look inside seven homes made for exceptional oceanside entertaining on the market now.
A unique glass pool cover, which turns the backyard’s swimming pool into a dance floor, complete with a disco light, sets the tone for this rare oceanfront property in the Huntington Palisades—one of West L.A.’s most coveted residential enclaves. This 6-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home represented by Santiago Arana and Zac Mostame offers unobstructed views of the Pacific that stretch from Palos Verdes to Malibu, plus modern indoor elements like a theater, gym and chef’s kitchen and ample outdoor entertaining spaces, including a poolside lounge area with spa, lush lawn and fire pit.
Known as the “Island House,” this grand 7-bedroom, 10-bathroom, 7,168-square-foot estate is designed for high-level entertaining. Represented by Mauricio Umansky, Michael Caruso, Phillip Caruso and Roxy Gonzalez, the one-of-a-kind retreat encompasses three homesites and offers far-reaching views of Newport Harbor, the Balboa Peninsula, Catalina Island and Palos Verdes from nearly every room. Outside, find a custom three-hole putting green and several spacious open-air living areas including a covered patio with a dual-sided wood-burning fireplace that connects to a raised backyard and pool terrace with lounges, a heated spa, an open-air shower and a gourmet barbecue kitchen and bar with countertop seating for 10. All told, the estate’s ocean-view outdoor area can host up to 100 guests. Back inside, a 15-seat home theater with a 120-inch screen provides the ideal setting for movie nights and a 650-bottle wine room is the perfect place for a private tasting party.
An immaculately crafted Caribbean-chic villa, this open concept 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom residence spans 8,260 square feet and features countless resort-caliber amenities, including a private staircase that leads down to your very own floating paradise—an incredible above-water sun deck, made for daylong sunning sessions with friends or evening star-gazing. Represented by Brendan O’Neill, Sean O’Neill and Ian Hurdle, floor-to-ceiling windows frame unfettered views of the Caicos Banks and lead out to an infinity-edge pool, sunken fire pit and lounge, which overlooks the ocean. Set within an exclusive private community, this home accesses all facilities at the Wymara Turks + Caicos Hotel on Grace Bay, including an on-site gym and private catering team, making hosting top-tier gatherings a breeze.
Wrapped in walls of windows and boasting thoughtfully amenitized indoor-outdoor living spaces, this gated home in Malibu’s ultra-private Point Dume enclave is suited for gatherings of all sizes. Represented by Mauricio Umansky, Farrah Brittany, Cooper Mount, and Sandro Dazzan, this 7-bedroom, 9-bathroom, 10,180-square-foot estate features an exquisite open-plan kitchen with chef-grade appliances, a full bar, gym and an expansive central great room that opens fully via glass pocket doors to the backyard’s 50-foot pool, spa and two wood decks designed for hosting dinner parties al fresco. After a day amidst the sand and surf at the nearby beach, the home’s onsite outdoor shower makes après ocean rinse-offs easy breezy.
In addition to its breathtaking blufftop location—which provides sweeping views of the white sand beach below and sparkling Sea of Cortes beyond—this 6-bedroom, 7.5-bathroom Ritz-Carlton Reserve Residence enjoys legendary resort services that make hosting a dream, including concierge, in-home food and beverage service and access to Ritz-Carlton’s state-of-the-art wellness and fitness center, all set a short walk or golf cart ride away.
West Enclave Villa 5 accommodates up to 16 people and includes various tranquil lounging spaces. A private outdoor living space offers a range of resort-level amenities—among them, a firepit with seating, a heated swimming pool, jetted spa, a grill station, dining space, and an outdoor living room with a fireplace. Represented by Fabian Bouffier and Janet Jensen, this villa is one of just 27 single-family estates within the exclusive golf and marina resort community of Puerto Los Cabos.
This 5-bedroom, 5-bathroom, East Coast Hampton-style Malibu home spans 4,724 square feet, sits on 2.8 acres and boasts 180-degree vistas of the Santa Monica coastline, Malibu Pier, Point Dume, Palos Verdes and Catalina Island beyond. Its gorgeous, inviting interiors are complemented by a fabulous outdoor entertaining area with a barbeque and gazebo—the perfect place to enjoy sunrise coffee, sunset cocktails, or starlit dinners. Represented by Irene Dazzan-Palmer and Tessa Johnson, this home comes with deeded rights to La Costa Beach and Tennis Club so owners can enjoy—and share—the best of Malibu living.
Brimming with high-fashion details and luxurious amenities, this penthouse within the ultra-sophisticated oceanfront highrise, the Residences by Armani Casa, is primed for red-carpet-level get-togethers. Represented by Daniel Tzinker and designed by renowned Miami-based design firm BA-HAUS / KNF, this 5-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home features 2,566 square feet of outdoor space that encompasses its own rooftop pool and barbeque area plus access to Armani/Casa’s resort-style amenities, including its onsite gym, spa, movie theater, wine room and dedicated beach cabana with concierge service.
Ready to claim your very own amenity-rich beach home? Get in touch with the agents above or head to The Agency website to browse more available homes.