Winter is in full force for many of us, and while there’s plenty of joy to be had on the ski slopes or cozying up in front of the fireplace on a chilly winter night, it certainly has us dreaming of sunny destinations far away.
Why not make an escape? We’ve rounded up seven of our favorite homes in tropical locales that still have some winter availability—and Americans can visit them all right now, too.
Arbor — Florida Keys, Florida
This three-story villa within the upscale Islands of Islamorada resort is just steps from the property’s private beach and pool. Surrounded by lush greenery, Arbor’s open and airy layout invites the Florida breeze right inside. Relax outside among the foliage in the homes three outdoor lounge areas.
Panorama – St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
This waterfront estate in a gated community boasts abundant al fresco space, including a kitchen, ocean-facing balconies, and furnished terraces. Bright, sunny days on St. Croix allow for ample opportunity to cool off in Panorama‘s swimming pool, while the hot tub—perched atop a cliff—is the perfect spot to stargaze at night. Inside, highlights include a home gym and five spacious bedrooms.
Villa Helios — Turks and Caicos
This three-story oceanfront villa makes forgetting winter easy with ample indoor-outdoor living space. Take in beautiful ocean views from Villa Helios’ heated, infinity-edge pool or get a sun-soaked workout with the home’s complimentary paddleboards and kayak.
Maluhia — Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Unwind amid the lush tropical foliage of Maui’s prestigious Wailea coast with a stay at garden-level Maluhia, a three-bedroom poolside villa. Enjoy the outdoors from the private lanai and enjoy a quick walk to infinity-edge pools and other amenities of Andaz Maui.
Casa Piscina — Los Cabos, Mexico
A private heated pool and hot tub amid the expansive outdoor space of Casa Piscina are our favorite features of this four-bedroom villa in sunny Los Cabos, but its separate guest casita and proximity to resort amenities—and the beach—are a close second.
Villa Caona — Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Let in the sea breeze with the open-air floor plan of this expansive waterfront home within a private enclave exclusive to Inspirato. Take in dramatic Caribbean Sea views Villa Caona spacious back patio and private pool.
Coverley — Montego Bay, Jamaica
A stunning home nestled within the award-winning Round Hill Resort, Coverley boasts beautiful, sweeping views of the ocean and its own private on-site staff, ensuring your every need is met. Lounge poolside or enjoy an al fresco dinner with a stunning backdrop in its sprawling backyard.