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Houses with a wide view over the sea.

Locanda al Colle

Locanda al Colle sits on a hillside behind the seaside resort of Viareggio with panoramic views across the Tyrrhenian Sea. The old farmhouse has been renovated and converted into an extraordinary Maison d’hôtes. The intimate size, …

Region/Town: IT – Italy, Tuscany, Lucca, Camaiore

Scenery: hillside with sea views

Accommodation: Hotel, B&B


Merdivenli Ev (Manzara Ayvalik)

Manzara beside the sea! The architects couple Gabi Kern-Altindis and Erdoğan Altindis have brought their successful Manzara concept from Istanbul to the idyllic port town of Ayvalik. Manzara style means living among locals in extraordinary apartments that have a homely feel. …

Region/Town: TR – Turkey, Balıkesir, Ayvalik

Scenery: small coastal town on the Aegean coast.

Accommodation: House, Apartment


Villa Vendicari

With the glittering sea in sight and a pool in the Mediterranean garden Villa Vendicari is located in the nature reserve Vendicari in south-eastern Sicily. The building looks like it has been shaped by the wind and with its organic form it blends in well with the original landscape. …

Region/Town: IT – Italy, Sicily, Noto

Scenery: secluded in the Mediterranean countryside with views to the sea

Accommodation: House


Smucke Steed

SMUCKE STEED means pretty place – and this small hotel is indeed a nice location for relaxed holidays! Situated on a park-like ground the historic villa is a stylish gem with 16 guest rooms and a meeting room for up to 6 people. …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Glücksburg

Scenery: Slightly elevated position on the outskirts with sea view

Accommodation: B&B


Strandwood House

The Strandwood House at the marina of the fishing village Gager was inspired by the traditional boat houses on the Baltic coast used for the storage and maintenance of ships. With its simple structure and the larch façade turned grey by weather and wind this newly built wooden house fits in perfectly with the backdrop of the harbour. …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Baltic island of Rügen, Gager

Scenery: small harbor village on a Baltic island

Accommodation: House


Ty Gwenn

Ty Gwenn offers stunning views of the sea and the Granite Rose Coast from every room. It almost feels like being on a ship; portholes windows, skylights and the railing-like balustrades contribute to the maritime flair. …

Region/Town: FR – France, Brittany, Trebeurden

Scenery: Waterfront, with breathtaking views of the Granit Rose coastline

Accommodation: House


Villa Due Pini

Surrounded by an olive grove and overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea as well as the Aurunci mountains Villa Due Pini is situated on a hill in the small town of Itri. The house is also known as “White Pumpkin” and as unusual as its name is its story of origin: The villa is based on the redesign of an unfinished reinforced concrete skeleton. …

Region/Town: IT – Italy, Lazio, Itri

Scenery: situated on a hill overlooking the mountains and the sea

Accommodation: House


The Ruefugium

The landscape of the peninsula Mönchgut is characterised by rolling hills and the Bodden of Greifswald with its numerous bays. The Rüfugium, an ecologically built wooden house, is situated right in the middle of this idyllic Biosphere Reserve. …

Region/Town: DE – Germany, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Rügen, Middelhagen

Scenery: Island Rügen, overlooking the sea

Accommodation: House


Fogo Island Inn

At the very edge of the North American continent the Fogo Island Inn is located on the rugged cliffs of Fogo, a small island off the northeast coast of Newfoundland. All of the 29 hotel rooms face the North Atlantic and offer spectacular views of the raging sea through panoramic windows. …

Region/Town: CA – Canada, Newfoundland, Fogo Island

Scenery: rugged, barren landscape, facing the North Atlantic

Accommodation: Hotel


Big Bay Beach House

The house behind the dunes of Big Bay, one of South Africa´s best known surfing beaches, combines clear, straight-lined architecture with the South African beach house style. The house opens out towards the sea with large windows and wooden decks, …

Region/Town: ZA – South Africa, Cape Town

Scenery: between the dunes overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain

Accommodation: House


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