Deep Blue Yonder: Waterside Homes

Practice stillness at these waterside homes…

waterside homes

AZUL NOMEOLVIDES, BACALAR, QUINTANA ROO

A true immersion into nature, these eco-conscious cabin rentals sit along the shores of the ethereal Bacalar Lake, dubbed the “Lake of Seven Colors.” Find serenity upon its floating platforms, a quick and fragrant amble down from the property’s lush gardens.

EL COYOL, LAS ISLETAS DE GRANADA, NICARAGUA

Can you hear the gentle lapping of the waves at the shore’s edge? You might need to get a little closer to this boutique villa in Nicaragua, and sit in the shade of the Masaya and Mombacho volcanoes. Ah, there it is.

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MODERN LAKE HOUSE, GUATAPE, COLOMBIA

This raw and creative space designed by Federico Restrepo is like living inside a Slim Aarons photograph. Mosey on down to the dock and soak in views of “La Piedra,” a 1,263 ft tall monolith, a striking contrast among the green mountains.

VILLA CASTELLETTO, VENETO, ITALY

Kinship to the great outdoors is at its fullest here, perched above stunning lake views. On 21 acres, there is a fragrant herb garden, Finnish sauna, and a natural swimming pool (in addition to the massive one, just 280 meters below).

VERDAD NICARAGUA, SAN JUAN DEL SUR, NICARAGUA

We love a small luxury hotel that’s all about the details. This one shares the hillside with howler monkeys and exotic birds, and gives you a privileged perch above the water: poolside, with thousands of tiny squares of sapphire, just one design decision that has made all the difference.

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ANZAN LOFT, LAKE ATITLAN, GUATEMALA

This home that is situated on the shores of Lake Atitlan was designed and built with a primary focus on individual attention and wellness, drawing from Ayurvedic practices. Tip: Swimming is a great practice for the Pitta life force.

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PESCALLO LAKE COMO, BELLAGIO, ITALY

One of the most captivating and coveted lakes in the world, there are many reasons why the A-list flocks here. As if a sweeping view of it from your window at Pescallo Lake Como weren’t enough, this trio of apartments has a shared garden with privileged access to the marvelous, marvelous water.

ISLETA EL ESPINO, GRANADA, NICARAGUA

We’re all for glamping, especially when you have your own little compound for family and friends, and a restaurant, bar, pool and yoga deck. This lovely property also has views of Lake Nicaragua and the Mombacho volcano. It makes you one with the wild, without really roughing it at all.

VILLA G, UMBRIA, ITALY

Gorgeous views of the Umbrian countryside are complimentary with your stay at this luxury villa that is situated in the middle of an oak forest overlooking Lake Trasimeno. May we suggest taking them in, in the saltwater pool, reminiscent itself of a forest lake itself?

For more waterside homes, explore BoutiqueHomes’ collection here.

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