Five Ultimate Vacation Homes to Escape Winter


For the Aloha Vibes

$18 Million Listing – 4421 Malolo Road

Location: Hanalei | Kauai, Hawaii

Listed by leading luxury brokerage Hawaii Life, this brand-new, premium residence in the heart of Hanalei Bay, designed by renowned architect Kevin A. Clark, was completed in late 2022 and is a two-minute stroll from both the ocean and the vibrant shops and dining of Hanalei Town. Nestled on an expansive double corner lot spanning half an acre, this classic Hawaiian home boasts approximately 5,800 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space, four spacious bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and the guest and primary suites both feature outdoor shower gardens with dual showerheads. Step outside to find an inviting custom pool and spa, where you can bask in the sun or entertain on the lanai, enveloped by tropical gardens and views of waterfalls and mountains.

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Inside the kitchen of 4421 Malolo Road, reflecting a modern design take on the traditional Hawaiian plantation style home. 

Costa Elena

For a Conservation-Minded Pura Vida

$2.95 Million Lising – Sunset Villa

Location: Costa Elena | Northern Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Featuring panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean entry into Salinas Bay, Orosi Volcano, and Bolaños Island and Nicaragua, this five-bed, five-bath estate in the treetops features sustainable, eco-friendly living among the unspoiled acres in Costa Elena. With an infinity-edge pool, private balcony or terrace off every bedroom, and dining complete for eight, this home provides the ultimate relaxation for a multi-generational experience. The Sunset Villas are designed by a dream team that specializes in organic, minimalist design including EDSA and Hart Howerton for land planning, Eva Hinds of Eva Hinds Architecture and The Design Agency for interiors. Just over an hour from Guanacaste Airport, the home lies in the luxury master planned community and ocean club of Costa Elena, which lies bordered by a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Customizable blufftop-to-beach adventures include snorkeling in clear blue water, ziplining over the rainforest canopy, hiking to stunning viewpoints, world-renowned kite surfing and even swimming with sharks. *Perk of buying a home in Costa Rica: foreigners have the same ownership rights as locals; as a foreigner, you can purchase property on a tourist visa without the need for residency or citizenship.

Costa Elena

Inside a Sunset Villa at Costa Elena, which can be purchased for $2.95 million USD. The tropical modern villa features unobstructed views of the Gulf of Santa Elena and the neighboring UNESO Heritage Site, the Guanacaste Conservation Area. 

CRTKL and Four Seasons Private Residences Los Angeles

For the California Lifestyle

$37 Million Listing—One LA Penthouse

Location: Four Seasons Private Residences LA | Los Angeles, California

Spanning nearly 13,000 square feet of indoor living space and a nearly 6,000 square foot roof deck, this ultimate penthouse boasts staggering 360-degree views through the floor-to-ceiling glass which envelops all four sides of the Residence. The two-story penthouse features customizable interiors, a spectacular wraparound roof deck sporting a private lap pool, two reflecting pools and much more space for lounging, dining and entertaining. One LA additionally features private elevator access and a private six-car garage. Towering above its neighbors and set in a coveted central location, the Four Seasons Private Residences Los Angeles is a limited collection of 59 new residences offering living spaces steeped in California Modern style with custom interiors by Martyn Lawrence Bullard. Residents enjoy an unrivaled, service-rich lifestyle with five-star onsite services, including world-class concierge, in-residence dining and housekeeping, private saltwater pool with cabanas, a 19-seat IMAX Private Theatre Palais and lounge, a Harley Pasternak-designed Fitness Center, and more.

CRTKL and Four Seasons Private Residences Los Angeles

A rendering of inside the living room of the customizable, two-story penthouse known as One LA at Four Seasons Private Residences Los Angeles. 

Oil Nut Bay

For a Sustainably Minded Caribbean Paradise

$27.5 Million Listing – “Halo” 

Location: Oil Nut Bay | Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

Rising organically from the cliffs and sitting on 2.41 acres, “Halo” is 8,021 square feet and includes five bedrooms with six and a half bathrooms. Halo’s elevated cliffside position offers unrivaled 270-degree panoramic views of the sea, resort and neighboring islands as well as sweeping views of the entire coastline of Virgin Gorda. The seamless integration of native stone, steel, glass, green roof, and infinity pool with a custom native stone, remote-controlled waterfall showcases developer David V. Johnson’s and legendary architect Ken Kao’s dedication to cutting-edge design, quality craftsmanship and exceptional attention to detail. An expansive great room features palatial 18-foot ceilings and custom furniture designed by Roche Bobois, while an open-concept chef’s kitchen boasts custom Italian cabinetry and a backlit, onyx custom-counter facade. The home lies within the eco-luxury resort of Oil Nut Bay, and resort amenities include a beach club with three pools and a swim-up bar; Nova overwater restaurant and bar; wellness center with gym, pickleball and tennis courts; two helipads; Deep Bay Watersports Center; 101-slip marina; Nut House Kids Club; and world-class dining options.

Oil Nut Bay

Inside the view-adorned bathroom of Halo, a stunning sustainably-built villa atop Virgin Gorda. 


For the High Seas Global Traveler

$8.2 Million Listing—Penthouse on Storylines’ MV Narrative

Location: Around the World!

At $8,211,721, the RU5 Global #1706 is a premier two-level penthouse residence spanning 1,485 sq. ft. Future owners can enjoy a “global backyard” as the residence lies aboard the first-of-its-kind residential community at sea called Storylines, with the ship set to circumnavigate the globe every three years. The open floor plan features a spacious living room with spectacular oceanfront views, a private workspace, roomy master bedroom with a lavish bathroom suite, and a full-sized guest or second bedroom area. RU5 residences feature private access to the 18th deck lounge, spas, bar and rooftop garden area. Located aboard Storylines’ MV Narrative residential cruise ship, set to sail in 2026, owners will enjoy a complete all-inclusive experience with world-class dining, cultural enrichment programming, and state-of-the-art wellness and fitness facilities available 24-hours a day. 


Aboard Storylines’ MV Narrative, a luxury residential cruise, this two-story penthouse features a chandelier that cascades through the ceiling and into the spacious dining room. 


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