There are so many wonderful reasons to love being around water, and in the Fall/Winter 2022 issue of Inspirato Magazine, “On the Water’s Edge,” we explore them all. From a look at serene homes and destinations along the water to our favorite water activities, these five stories below highlight why vacationing near the ocean, a lake, or along a river feels so good.
Get Out on—or in—the Water
From kayaking in Puerto Rico’s famed bioluminescent bay to scuba diving through an underwater sculpture museum in Cyprus, ride the wave with us through six once-in-a-lifetime adventures to explore the world’s bays, oceans, rivers—and even swamps—from atop and within their waters.
Add a Touch of Midcentury Caribbean Glam to Your Home
The boutique hotel seems tailor-made for social media, awash in yellow, celadon, and coral hues with wide cabana stripes and decorated with a mix of chinoiserie, British colonial, rattan, and art deco pieces. Regional artwork crafted by local artists hangs on the walls. Infuse your favorite outdoor space with the breezy, midcentury vibe of Malliouhana with these home décor picks from around the web.
Explore These Off-the-Beaten Path Islands
From the translucent waters of the Caribbean to the rugged whitecaps of Alaska, there’s an ideal island retreat for everyone. Whether you run on laid-back island time naturally or just appreciate the unique type of solitude that an island represents, these eight lesser-traveled islands all have something special to offer.
Learn the Inspiration Behind this Oceanside Inspirato Home
Casa de las Cartas is a gorgeous four-bedroom villa in a gated Los Cabos community, just a five-minute walk to a private beach. The high ceilings and breezy open- concept living room are among Inspirato members’ favorite features—though the panoramic ocean views throughout the home may be the best part.
Escape to these Lesser-Traveled Waterfront Destinations
Sometimes we really need to get away from it all—including the crowds. While popular waterfront cities and well-known beach destinations have so many amenities to offer, there are times when we crave a quieter escape that still provides the sand and surf, just not the hustle and bustle. Discover eight of our picks for a low-key beachside vacation.