60 Beachfront Properties You Need to See Today

Close your eyes and listen to the waves. It's time to get your beach fix. From breathtaking views to show-stopping features, get coastal inspiration from these luxurious beachfront homes.

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Clifftop Retreat

This boomerang-shaped beach house is located in the Virgin Islands. The design allows each room to have walls of windows facing the ocean, giving island views from just about every vantage point in the house.

Living Room With a View

Large windows and sliding doors open into the expansive outdoor spaces this beach home has to offer. The vaulted ceilings and the luxuriously large openings keep the room flooded with beach air.

From: Smiths Gore Limited and Luxury Portfolio International®

Black + White Balconies

Dark shutters make a handsome contrast to this home's white exterior. On the upper level, a small balcony oversees the main entrance that's lined in palms. Nothing says welcome to the beach like a palm-lined drive.

Beachfront Breakfast

A quaint breakfast nook overlooks the bright oceanfront, making it possible to enjoy the views even while you eat. It's the perfect balance of beach, relaxation, peace and quiet. What more could you want?

Canary Yellow Beachfront Home

This four-story Florida home sits directly on the surf and sand with lovely panoramas of the Gulf. It includes five bedrooms, his-and-her offices, a gym and a wet bar on the top floor with primo sunset viewing. The bright yellow exterior gives us major beach vibes.

Private Lounge

The outdoor lounge, complete with a pair of water-bound chaises, an umbrella and lanterns, brings a resort-like feel to this residence. With stunning beach and ocean views, it's the ultimate place to relax and unwind.

From: Premier Estate Properties, Inc. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Pool That Meets the Sea

It's easy to imagine whiling away an afternoon—or a weekend! —on this oceanfront patio. Whether swimming or lounging poolside, the backdrop of the nearby waves is all you need for an afternoon filled with relaxation.

From: Sea Island Properties and Luxury Portfolio International®

Backyard Oasis

Talk about an oasis! Serene and stunning, this large pool and hot tub are nestled in amongst palm trees and tropical landscaping. This home is giving off some strong private resort vibes.

From: EWM Realty International and Luxury Portfolio International®

Jungle Resort

Sleep among the trees in this jungle-inspired suite. The lofty ceilings and canopy-style bed create the quintessential vacation sleep spot. Open the windows to hear the waves and there will be no reason to move.

Gulf-Front Guest House

A feeling of tranquility prevails at this private sanctuary of a home. Resting on two sprawling, beachfront acres, this residence is comprised of a main house and a two-story guest house buffered by a lush Japanese garden.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Wake Up to a View

Imagine waking up to this view. Bright and sunny, this beachfront bedroom combines everything we want in a vacation home in one room. From the wall of windows to the glass balcony, one thing is certain — these views are unlimited.

Glass House by the Sea

Forget the walls, glass beach houses are the way to go. This stunning structure has all the tenets of an ultra-contemporary home and yet there's not an ounce of hominess missing.

From: Luxury Portfolio International® and Michael Saunders & Company

Modern Beachfront Bedroom

The hazy blue of the oceanfront complements the sleek blue-gray closet doors with shocking accuracy. With burnt orange pendants and expansive Pacific Ocean views, this neutral Malibu bedroom looks like it would host the perfect beachfront stay.

Waterfront Retreat

Majestically poised along the shimmering Gulf of Mexico waters, this masterfully designed retreat invokes distinctive Asian-inspired aesthetics to achieve a unique harmony with nature.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Infinite Beauty

Sunsets on the patio of this waterfront Florida house seem to go on forever. The infinity pool and open patio are there to make sure that you don't miss a minute of it.

From: Michael Saunders & Company and Luxury Portfolio International®

Shotgun Home on the Beach

In three compact floors, this cute beach house packs in everything you need for a posh getaway: three bedrooms, three bathrooms, patios directly on the beach and amazing ocean views.

From: First Team Estates and Luxury Portfolio International®

Tropical Getaway

This home's infinity pool seems to empty directly into the ocean. Lounge the day away in a chaise and when the sun heats up, retreat to the nearby palapa for an umbrella-topped cocktail.

From: P.V. Realty, S.A. de C.V. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Blue + White Escape

A circular lounge sits in the middle of pools and walkways, an ideal chill-out spot when guests need a break from...chilling out. Now that's vacation living at its finest.

Lounge in the Tropics

Ocean view? Check. Dappled shade? Check. (Thanks, pergola.) Shipshape blue-and-white palette? That too. Add a good read and a chilled cocktail and you'll be set for hours.

Expansive Resort

Lush tropical gardens surround this resort-like home. An oversized pool and spa are tucked into this sprawling estate and lie just steps from a private beach.

From: EWM Realty International and Luxury Portfolio International®

Bird's Eye View

The setting is impossible to beat. With mountains on one side and the ocean on the other, this estate seems like the perfect place to be. A beautifully landscaped yard is filled with terraced gardens that are tucked in amongst palm trees leading the way down to the water.

From: Village Properties and Luxury Portfolio International®

Coastal Outdoor Bar

Imagine yourself relaxing by the pool in this outdoor lounge. Complete with a bar and plenty of cushioned seating, you'll never want to leave this tropical spot.

Multileveled Villa

Although this villa is set on a narrow lot, it makes the most of its square footage by creatively carving out multiple outdoor spaces on several different levels. A pool, deck and lush, shade-providing plant life provide the perfect relaxation station every beach house needs.

Under the Sea

At night, this spectacular swimming pool comes to life. The underwater mosaic is illuminated in its full glory, with vibrant colors and aquatic animals bursting to life. Set against the oceanfront, this pool is the show-stopping feature of this home.

From: John R. Wood Properties and Luxury Portfolio International®

Mediterranean Sitting Room

Prefer the air conditioning? Not a problem in this home. This glass-encased sitting room offers all the beachfront views without foregoing any comfort.

From: John R. Wood Properties and Luxury Portfolio International®

Coastal Rooftop Pool

A modern beachfront home features a rooftop deck and swimming pool. A bright blue pool and expansive ocean views? What more could you want?

Pool + Ocean Views

Off the back of this beachfront home is a sweeping patio that seems to end right at the ocean. With an outdoor kitchen on one side and a pool on the other, this room is a beach home necessity.

White Sand Villa

This Turks and Caicos villa sits on over two acres of prime beachfront property backing up to Long Bay beach. White and blue have never looked so good.

Hammock and a View

Complete with a hammock and lounge chair, an open-air sitting area is the perfect transition space for any beach house. Gorgeous stone walls frame the drool-worthy view, which includes palm trees, sand and the crystal blue water as far as the eye can see.

From: Smiths Gore Limited and Luxury Portfolio International®

Rustic Coastal

The first floor of this lovely beachfront home is an open-concept space. Iron doors swing out from the living area, connecting it seamlessly with a loggia, and beyond to the sand. The rustic decor gives this home the feel that nature was brought indoors.

Guest Casita

This sprawling property stretches over almost an acre of beachfront land. It includes a charming guest casita with barn doors that slide back to seamlessly connect the space with its picture-perfect surroundings. Can we get invited?

From: Village Properties and Luxury Portfolio International®

Clean Lines + Lush Landscaping

Crisp and clean lines are what this modern beach home is all about. Landscape speckled with shrubs and trees make this home's white exterior pop.

Jaw-Dropping Views

Guests staying in this luxurious home can enjoy a dip in the pool while taking in the incredible surrounding views. The delicate patio railing and the fine-line chaise lounge make sure nothing is taking away from the natural beauty the surrounds the home.

Gray Beach Bungalow

Recenter and relax in this gray beach bungalow. Although set back from the shore, this home provides the perfect place for the beach lovers that also want peace and quiet. Surrounded by towering palms, this home is giving off major wellness retreat vibes.

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Ethereal Oceanside Space

Warm accents add depth and dimension to this bright and ethereal oceanside bedroom. A wall of glass offers sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, while tile floors provide beach house functionality.

Dual Homes + Shared Pool

The primary residence on the right shares the pool and entertainment area with the guest house seen on the left. To soften the harsh architectural lines, existing birds of paradise were preserved to create yin and yang-inspired scenery.

Covered Terrace

Covered terraces and sunny decks give guests the ability to take in the setting in the shade or the open air. The easy flow between the indoor and outdoor areas is a feature that we think every beach house needs.

From: Smiths Gore Limited and Luxury Portfolio International®

Coastal Contemporary

Contemporary design comes together with a coastal ambiance at this vacation home. With a large wooden front gate, the exclusivity of this home gives it a sense of undeniable luxury.

Flawless Oceanfront Home

This flawless oceanfront residence encompasses 8,400-square-feet of living space with five bedrooms, seven full and two half baths, extensive loggias and covered balconies. With a mansion like this, would you ever need to leave?

From: Premier Estate Properties, Inc. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Relaxing Retreat

Designers of this space mixed rustic, industrial and modern pieces to help create this unique beach house design. They also brought in Scandinavian elements to create an even more relaxing getaway. The vaulted ceilings and simplistic walls make sure your eyes are always drifting towards the ocean.

Poolside Dream

Lighting is key at this beachfront home. Brightening features were placed throughout this outdoor space to create a backyard and swimming pool patio that is filled with ambiance and a tropical warmth.

Perched on the Dunes

Sleek lines and an unassuming design make this home feel like it's one with nature. The unique home sails like a sleek glass ship above the sand and dunes.

Beachfront Balcony

The views of the Gulf go on forever at this home. The wire railing allows for endless waves and a clear look below to the clear, blue pool and hot tub.

Tradition in the Tropics

Designers kept the exterior of this vacation beach home simple and traditional. Tropical landscaping gives it the oceanic feel of a home along the coast.

Transitional Patio

Large-scale sliding doors immediately connect this master suite to a small private patio. With sweeping views and beautiful landscaping, this space is drop-dead gorgeous.

Point to the Ocean

Wood beams overhead cast dramatic shadows on the patio of this contemporary beach home. With the beams pointing towards the ocean overhead and an intimate lounge area underneath, this outdoor patio is the ultimate relaxation station.

Double Staircase

An impressive residence in the Whitaker Bayou area features a spacious balcony and dueling staircases. The spectacular ocean views complement the sleek pool and spa, both of which virtually blend into the surrounding landscape.

Uninterrupted Views

A peppy chaise longue takes advantage of a narrow corner of this house's ample patio space creating a tiny reading nook. Glass walls offer uninterrupted views of the Pacific, while the modern furnishings complement the sleek and neutral vibe of the home.

Modern Tropics

Palm trees, green foliage and colorful flowers create a welcoming entry to this modern beach home. Grass is planted between long rectangular pavers for a contemporary walkway, leading to the sleek, dark wood front door. With large front-facing windows, this house looks like a work of art reflecting the surrounding landscape.

Ensuite Porch

A calm, oasis-like bedroom and ensuite porch overlook the beautiful views of Martha's Vineyard. The exposed beams are painted white along with the rest of the room giving it a bright, clean look. A jute area rug grounds the space with tactile appeal and adds just the touch of warmth it needs.

Under-the-House Water Feature

Now this is unique. The under-the-house water element makes the house appear to be floating weightlessly above the water. Designed to connect the front guest motor court with the home, spa and beach, this water feature makes this home one-of-a-kind.

Island Divider

A pair of stone columns flank a woven wood island, which serves as a room divider in this oceanfront beach house. Despite dividing up the main living areas, the island has a low profile that maintains the flow of the main floor.

Built-In Lounge Chairs

The swimming pool at this luxury estate features multiple levels for swimming or lounging underwater, as well as a hot tub and a custom-designed tile mosaic. Lush foliage surrounds the pool area, giving the space much-desired privacy. Meanwhile, the home's Mediterranean Revival architecture provides a nice view from the water.

Overlooking the Waterfront

The large, open living room is full of windows that allows natural light to pour into the space. Contemporary chairs are paired with a plush neutral sectional and chic white coffee table, with a striped ottoman underneath for extra seating. A jute rug is the perfect finishing touch to this breezy, bright room.

Open-Air Pool Access

The home's large great room flows seamlessly into the outdoor living area. With a pool area that leads the way to the beach beyond, this home demonstrates indoor-outdoor living at its finest.

Waterfront Sanctuary

Imagine a hot summer day and a refreshing dip in this pool. The incredible waterfront views and a pool this luxurious are certain to make you stay for a while.

Walkway to Paradise

Flanked by palm trees and water features, this walkway points the way to the waterfront. With a gate at the end of the walkway, this residence has a quiet luxury that sets this property apart.

Lush Landscaping

This multileveled villa has an expansive beachfront presence. With multiple terraces, an infinity edge swimming pool and lush landscaping surround the home, this large estate has a true beachy feel.

From: Smiths Gore Limited and Luxury Portfolio International®

Breezy Covered Porch

This relaxing covered porch boasts blue and neutral accents. Nestled under a wood paneled ceiling and between arched pillars, this space gives way directly to the tropical waterfront view.

From: Bea Pila

Vine-Covered Pool Porch

Neutral hued stones create the floor for this swimming pool patio. The bright blue pool, green grass and trees add instant color to the space creating a patchwork-like atmosphere. Vine-wrapped pillars tie the house into nature and the patio perfectly.

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