Island life is all about simple luxuries and leaving stress behind — much like the second home lifestyle. Ocean views and sandy shores are just two of the draws of beachside living. Dreaming of an island escape of your own? Let us know. Pacaso’s modern approach to second home ownership could be just the ticket.
Glass pocket walls open up to postcard perfect sunsets in this St. John’s home. Located in one of the U.S. Virgin Islands’ most idyllic spots, this bayside perch is made for stretching out and watching the boats sail by. Photo credit: Seaglass Properties
Log home lookout
If the tropics aren’t your style, this custom Bainbridge Island log home offers rustic charm and sweeping Puget Sound views. Whale watch from the stone patio or sip some bubbly as the Seattle ferry comes in. Photo credit: Zillow
What’s better than a private pool? A private pool on a private island. Let your worries float away in this Sunset Key oasis, just offshore from Old Town Key West. This secluded Florida retreat is perfect for getting away from it all. Photo credit: Zillow
Enjoy panoramic views of the San Francisco skyline from this Italian Riviera-inspired estate. Situated on the southernmost tip of Corinthian Island, the home’s gorgeous views are matched only by the grandeur inside. Photo credit: Zillow
Stairway to heaven
Step down the custom mahogany and glass staircase to relax oceanside in this Lahaina, Hawaii, stunner. Whether inside the grand hall or outdoors on the expansive patio, this is island luxury at its finest. Photo credit: Zillow