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coastal home

7 breathtaking luxury coastal stays

Whether nestling into overgrown rainforest or jutting out along a craggy shoreline – these are the most exquisite luxury coastal accommodations from around the Indo Pacific. Each one embraces its coastal context, offering a source of inspiration for how to bring tranquillity and leisure into the every day.

Where sky, earth and ocean meet

Designing in the tradition of Australian sub-tropical vernacular, Hogg & Lamb has cleverly tied together an unusual set of parts in this Queensland project. J&M House is at once a private residence, art gallery and holiday home that makes full use of its coastal location.

A treasure trove of material textures

Terra Casa Byron Bay has all the clean, modern lines to make a stunning shot in the round, but there’s more than meets the eye in terms of sustainable materials and climatically informed design in this house by Davis Architects.

A Noosa home inspired by Geoffrey Bawa

This coastal home in Queensland by CLO Studios serves as an artful homage to its history, the natural environment, and the famed Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa.

The dark and the delightful

Raw materials, black on black, warm and sophisticated, the Onyx House is a modern twist on the coastal home. With bold and emotive choices, Story Design Collective brings together a house of design marvels.