We’ve jetted around the globe to uncover some of the most insane and extravagant tropical cribs on the planet. So, whether you have a spare $100 million in the vault or you just love to browse through lottery-winning real estate, then we have some idyllic hideaways and exotic treats in store for you. In all honesty, we love the pace, energy and electric vibes of the big city, but nothing really beats the the sun-infused air or the fragrant smell of the ocean. In truth, who wouldn’t want to wake up every day in paradise…especially if you do happen to win the lottery, or become a superstar DJ. The destination homes on our list are truly mind-blowing…and have to be seen to be believed. So sit back and get ready to take a luxurious stroll through three of the most insane tropical cribs on the market.
Tropical Paradise: Mandalay
Nestled along Mandalay near Grace Bay in Providenciales, this idyllic resort lies in an at the heart and soul of the Caribbean. The rich, picturesque ocean view is actually mesmerizing and we can’t stop staring at this blue slice of paradise. The waterfront villa is immaculate and offers a seasoned blend of local Caribbean architecture with a modern face-lift. So, if you’re lucky enough to stay here, then it comes equipped with nine bathrooms, seven bedrooms and an elaborate, multi-layered pool. This pool is also encircled by a central spa and multiple waterfalls that cascade into the central area. If you’re not already sold, then the villa is also surrounded by crystal clear ocean water. In case you’re thinking of packing up your life and jetting to Mandalay, just so you know, the villa costs a cool $15 million. If you don’t have this kind of cash laying around or you can’t find a rich relative to help you out, then you can also rent out the villa for your vacation. The rent only costs around $50K if you want to spend a luxurious week in paradise. So you better start saving now or buying lottery tickets so you can break the bank here!
Caribbean Hideaway: Villa Katsura
If you’re searching for the ultimate exotic hideaway, then the Villa Katsura is one of the Caribbeans best kept secrets. Well some secrets are too magnificent not to share. In fact the tropical hideaway is tucked away in a secluded part of the Virgin Gorda, which is part of the British Virgin Islands. The enchanting resort was designed by the world-renowned landscape architect Hoichi Kurisu. The designer is most well-known for his legendary rock landscape creations and healing gardens and as you can imagine, he would only use the most premium materials from around the globe to construct the villa. Some of these include Tiger Wood, European Larch and Western Cedar Woods. Surrounding the villa, you will find around three acres of immaculately manicured rock gardens. That’s not all, as the gardens are equipped with ambient lighting, exquisite waterfalls, stone walkways, scenic koi ponds and exotic bamboo groves. If you’re looking for a secluded exotic retreat for you and your loved ones, then this will be paradise. If you’re craving something a bit more social, you can also get the best of both worlds as you can also access the more popular Little Dix Bay Resort nearby.
If you’re looking for a little slice of heaven on earth then Hale ‘Ae Kai in Hawaii is the ultimate tropical dream. The magnificent retreat will only cost a cool $70 million and is listed as one of the most expensive waterfront homes on earth. It’s probably not surprising to hear that the estate was constructed by a Morgan Stanley gazillionaire couple, William H Strong and his wife Sandi. The gated property comes complete with four indulgent Balinese-inspired pavilions, wooden architecture and cascading waterfalls. You can also expect a gourmet kitchen, cutting-edge gym and multiple bedroom suites. If that’s not all you can take a dip in the luxurious an infinity pool, soak up the magnificent outdoor area or walk along a private passageway to the crystal clear ocean. The property is also surrounded by fifteen exotic acres of land, which includes a farm and exotic palm, coconut, grapefruit, lemon, lime, banana and trees. The extravagant estate also has a breathtaking view of the island’s magnificently high mountains and deepest reefs. So, if you start saving or playing the lottery now, this can be yours for just $10K per night!