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Home Sweet Home

Life is sweet at Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, nestled between the breathtaking Pitons on St. Lucia in the West Indies. The luxury retreat is offering five hillside and beachfront private residences – priced from $3.9 million to $15 million – all with terraces and spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea.


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Modern Family

This fabulous coastal residence in Malibu, Calif., is a contemporary masterwork by top architect Richard Landry, who designed the home for his young daughter and himself. The stylish rooftop terrace has a bar, fire pit, lounge seating and mood lighting, and is currently on the market for $11.995 million.


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Far Horizon

Perched atop rugged coastline on Spain’s Costa Blanca, Casa Sardinera is the vision of renowned Spanish design house Ramón Esteve Estudio. The uber contemporary pool terrace offers panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and is the perfect setting for languid entertaining with family and friends.


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The White Stuff

Leading interior designer Susanna Cots opted for pure white, with just a few splashes of verdant green, on the terrace of this stunning ocean home in Almuñécar, near the historic Spanish city of Granada. Set on top of a cliff, the terrace is bathed in natural light and sunshine.


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Out of Africa

Set on a dune overlooking Robberg Beach in Plettenberg Bay, this cutting-edge home in South Africa by Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects (SAOTA) features multiple decks that frame the expansive water views. The upper and lower entertaining spaces blend seamlessly with the home’s sculptural design.