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29th May, 2019

Making waves: top 10 coastal gems from around the world

Making waves: top 10 coastal gems from around the world

Homes with spectacular sea views, chic coastal locations and beautiful beaches are highly coveted around the world. We have scoured the globe for our top 10 seaside properties.

1. Moraira, Spain

Located just a few metres from the gorgeous Moraira beach, this magnificent six bedroom villa is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious properties on the Costa Blanca, enjoying a commanding position with captivating views over the bay of Moraira and the Mediterranean Sea.

The property also benefits from an existing spa and spa facilities, a full-size tennis court, a magnificent infinity pool, private luxury boat hire from the various nearby marinas and vast external areas for sunbathing, lounging and alfresco dining.

2. Knysna, South Africa

This unique coastal boutique hotel property in Knysna, South Africa boasts 17 bedrooms and incredible views of Knysna Lagoon and The Heads. The beautiful home is situated on an elevated plot, demanding admiration from those that get to wander around the extensive grounds. The tranquil outdoor area is complete with a delightful swimming pool and lounge areas.

3. Jávea, Spain

This magnificent six bedroom villa overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and the expansive bay of Javea. The property benefits from the picturesque yachting marina on its doorstep, and is framed by a wooded nature conservation area, providing an idyllic setting. The home also boasts glorious terraces, an exotic pool area and panoramic sea views.

4. Herolds Bay, South Africa

This vibrant three bedroom property is situated in an exclusive nature reserve. As you drive down to the house, you can hear the sea from a distance and smell the fynbos. The home offers private views of the Indian Ocean from multiple rooms including the dining room, living room, kitchen and the outdoor braai area, with the heated pool and glass panels to protect you from the wind.

5. Puerto Andratx, Mallorca

Located just a short drive from the famous Port Andratx, this impressive villa offers dazzling views over Cala Moragues, La Mola and the sunset over the Balearic Sea.

The property comprises four spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, an impressive living room with an open designer kitchen, a spa-wellness area and a guest apartment. All three levels of the villa are accessible via two separate elevators.

6. Grouville, Jersey

This fabulous three bedroom beachfront property is beautifully presented with magnificent Celtic Sea views encompassing Mont Orgueil Castle and the Seymour Tower. The spacious kitchen opens up to the hexagonal shaped dining room, especially designed to maximise the magnificent sea and coastal views. The sitting room features full-length windows and doors opening onto the decked terrace. The property also features a secure gate, allowing easy access to the beach.

7. Cascais, Portugal

Built in 1873 and classified in 2012 as a monument of public interest, this historic 17 bedroom manor house is a one-of-a-kind investment. The Palmela Palace is an icon of Cascais Bay, dominating the coastline with a swimming pool that “sails” over the Atlantic Ocean with unbeatable panoramic views and over 40 rooms.

8. Knysna, South Africa

This spacious three bedroom house enjoys magnificent views and sun; a magical combination. The coastal property benefits from three bathrooms, a study, a triple garage, a wine cellar and a separate apartment on the ground floor. The private terrace is a main attraction due to the captivating views, making it the perfect setting to entertain friends and family.

9. Puerto Andratx, Mallorca

This fantastic four bedroom villa is situated in the prime location of Port Andratx, featuring huge terrace spaces and incredible coastal views. The Mediterranean-style home boasts an impressive infinity pool, offering enough space to spend many beautiful moments with loved ones, enjoying breath-taking views of the sunset each evening.

10. Fish Hoek, South Africa

A modern, chic exterior blends beautifully with the African-themed interior of this multi-level property, set in an elevated position with panoramic ocean and mountain views. The versatile property features an outdoor terrace, garden and swimming pool, all with spectacular views of the False Bay.

Are you searching for your dream coastal home? Contact Fine & Country today.

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