Tour Designer Donna Karan's Caribbean Sanctuary

The ubiquitous clothing designer has listed a large portion of her beautiful beachside family retreat in Turks and Caicos. See where ultra luxury meets calm tranquility.
By: Lisa Johnson Mandell

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Photo By: Paradise Photography

Exotic Family Compound

The property up for sale includes two four-bedroom villa estates, each featuring a second-floor master bedroom with ocean views, three en-suite bedrooms and an infinity pool on Turks and Caicos.

Exotic Furnishings Included

The resort estate, offered at $39 million, includes teak furniture and eclectic works of art from exotic locals like Bali and Africa, many collected by Karan on her worldwide travels.

Living Room

The majority of the rooms in the two villas included in the offering have European walnut floors, floor-to-ceiling windows and vast views of white, sandy beaches and the turquoise Caribbean.

Coral Stone Interiors

The flowers and maintenance of Donna Karan's home can be tended by the staff of the nearby five-star Parrot Cay COMO Shambhala Resort and wellness retreat.

Dining Pavilion

A screened-in guest pavilion can serve as a gathering place for family and friends, with an indoor formal dining area that has seating for up to 20 people. This building also has its own pool.

Kitchen

This kitchen, with its state-of-the-art appliances and wine coolers, is one of several on the compound which also includes two villas, a yoga pavilion, an entertaining pavilion and staff and storage quarters.

Prominent Design

The villas were designed by Cheong Yew Kuan, a world-renowned Singapore architect, with interiors by New York’s Bonetti/Kozerski Studio, and by Karan herself.

Master Bedroom

Each of the two villas features a second-floor master bedroom with European walnut floors, teak walls and grand ocean views, plus three en-suite bedrooms and an infinity pool.

Bathroom

Even the light-filled bathrooms have views and terraces, as well as both indoor and outdoor showers. Note the raw travertine tub, sinks and floors.

Infinity Pool

Even though the property sits right on the beach of Parrot Cay in the Turks and Caicos islands, there are still three pools on Donna Karan's luxurious estate, this grand infinity among them.

Donna Karan's Sanctuary: Beautiful Beaches

The setting for Karan's estate features seven acres of beachfront property on Parrot Cay of the Turks and Caicos Islands -- considered one of the most secluded and exclusive resort islands of the Caribbean. These white, powdery-sand beaches, warm turquoise waters and tropical foliage are practically unparalleled anywhere else in the world.