From the Maldives to Costa Rica to Hawai’i, these are a few of our favorite new oceanfront residences around the world. Each comes with lux amenities like private pools, spas, outdoor living, and, of course, gorgeous ocean views. Keep reading to start dreaming about your perfect getaway.
Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s 1,400-acre resort and private club community, has released two new luxury residential ownership opportunities: Bahías Peninsula Papagayo and Andaz Costa Rica Residences. Each of Bahías’ 13 bluff-side residences is designed by architect Antoine Predock with 8,500 to 10,500 square feet of combined indoor and outdoor living. The homes feature private infinity-edge pools, spas, and private garages, with prices starting in the low six-million-dollar range. The 25 wholly owned two- and three-bedroom Andaz Costa Rica Residences range from 2,400 to 3,400 square feet of indoor and outdoor living with pricing starting in the $1 millions. All owners have membership in the Club at Peninsula Papagayo. peninsulapapagayo.com
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas
Anantara Kihavah Maldives Villas has launched its collection of the largest private pool residences in the world with the renovation completion of the resort’s two-bedroom over-water pool residences. This collection of seven Maldivian accommodation experiences is the pinnacle of seclusion, ideally suited for multigenerational vacations and larger group travel. Perched over a calm lagoon and offering views of the Indian Ocean, both units of Anantara Kihavah’s two-bedroom over-water pool residences were completed in early 2021. They feature infinity pools, couples’ spa treatment room, and fully equipped gym. The property also redesigned its four-, three-, and two-bedroom beach pool residences in early 2020. Rates start at $9,000 per night. anantara.com/en/kihavah-maldives
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sunny Isles Beach
Comprising 209 residences and eight guest suites, reserved exclusively for residents, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sunny Isles Beach, opened in 2020 and is almost sold out. The luxury Ritz-Carlton–managed property was developed by Fortune International Group and Château Group, designed by Bernardo Fort-Brescia of Arquitectonica, with interiors by Michele Bönan. The Residences, which have no hotel on the premises, are situated on 250 feet of beachfront. Each home has a private entrance, living and master bedrooms with direct oceanfront views, and walk-in closets. Amenities include a private club level on the 33rd floor, beach restaurant, pool deck, kids club, full-service spa, and wellness centers. Pricing starts at $2.25 million. theresidencessunnyislesbeach.com
Hapuna Beach Residences, Waimea, Hawai’i
Unveiled in December 2020, Hapuna Beach Residences are the latest addition to Mauna Kea Residences, a portfolio of homes, condos, and luxury vacation rentals that welcome guests for extended stays. Featuring 68 island-infused oceanfront residences, crafted by architecture firm deReus and design firm Philpotts Interiors, each offers modern living spaces and a seamless indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Situated within The Westin Hapuna Beach Resort, these one- to four-bedroom residences range from 670 to 3,500 square feet. Owner and guest amenities include exclusive access to two pools, seaside tennis club, fitness centers, two golf courses, and several restaurants, as well as The Mauna Kea Spa by Mandara. Prices start at $1,000 per night. maunakearesidences.com