5 outdoor spaces for entertaining day and night

Published Date: May 11, 2023

Poolhouse exterior with outdoor seating
When warmer temperatures arrive and the days grow longer, an outdoor space becomes a prime destination. These five second homes have inviting outdoor living areas where you can enjoy natural environments, modern amenities and relaxed vibes — no matter the time of day.

Patio paradise

Accessible via a window wall, Sunset Bay’s dreamy patio offers a fire pit, an outdoor grill and a spectacular vantage point of Mission Bay. It’s an enchanting place for sharing intimate conversations, savoring home-cooked meals and watching coastal sunsets.Views of San Diego water at sunset

Pacaso listing: Sunset Bay — San Diego, CA

Desert on demand

If you think the desert isn’t a good gathering space, it may be time to experience Amber’s relaxed and expansive outdoor space. There's a striking pool and water feature, but things don’t stop there. Lounge chairs, a covered patio and views of the San Jacinto Mountains make the outdoor space alluring at any hour of the day.Outdoor space in Palm Springs

Pacaso listing: Amber — Palm Springs, CA

Timeless retreat

Balboa Promenade’s multiple outdoor living areas are made for gathering and mingling. Mature olive trees, canal views, cozy furniture and an outdoor fireplace provide everything you need to savor the outdoors after a day of exploring Balboa Island. Plus, the home’s European-style architecture offers the perfect setting.Front patio of a Balboa Island second home

Pacaso listing: Balboa Promenade — Newport Beach, CA | $967,000 for 1/8 ownership

Canal centerpiece

It’s hard to choose a favorite part of Coconut Isle’s outdoor terrace — one of the two fire pits, the outdoor bar, or the stunning pool? The canal-facing space is the ideal spot for you and your loved ones to gather during the day and unwind at night.Outdoor seating in Fort Lauderdale

Pacaso listing: Coconut Isle — Fort Lauderdale, FL | From $699,999 for 1/8 ownership

Picture-perfect hosting

Hang out with your favorite people on The Poolhouse’s enchanting outdoor terrace. The tranquil pool, outdoor gourmet kitchen, lounging area and neighboring vineyard views ensure your entertaining plans are always set.St. Helena second home with an outdoor entertaining space

Pacaso listing: The Poolhouse — St. Helena, CA

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