Own A Piece Of Paradise: 6 Of The Caribbean’s Most Expensive Properties
- December 8th, 2015
- in PROPERTY
These unbelievable Caribbean properties will have you dreaming of planting your roots in the sand.
Who doesn’t envision purchasing a dream home on an island in a tropical paradise? The Caribbean is a playground for real estate developers and architects wanting to build passion projects, and there is no shortage of stunning locales to choose from. While these mansions and villas may not be economically feasible for all, it’s always fun to window shop! Escape to some of the Caribbean’s most expensive pieces of real estate on the market today.
Los Pastores, Lyford Cay, Bahamas
With a staggering 12 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms and its own beachfront tiki bar, Los Pastores is one of the most luxurious homes in the Bahamas. Coming in at a cool $43 million USD, you and LOTS of your friends could enjoy a game room, gym, tennis court and nearly 3 acres of privately landscaped tropical paradise. Located just steps from the beach, you’ll never vacation the same way again.
Villa Katsura, Virgin Gorda, BVI
Nestled in nearly three acres of manicured gardens, this peaceful and secluded hideaway offers luxurious island living coupled with full access to the amenities of Little Dix Bay Resort. Only the highest quality materials were used in the construction of the villa, including an impressive array of woods from around the world including Tiger Wood, European Larch and Western Cedar. Personally designed by landscape architect Hoichi Kurisu, world-renowned for his rock landscapes and healing gardens, the landscape is immaculately manicured and adorned with waterfalls, koi ponds, stone walkways and bamboo groves to create a truly peaceful place to call home.
Castillo Caribe, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
When you set foot in this 48,000 square-foot property, you may think you’ve entered the hottest new five-star resort. Located steps from the turquoise water in Grand Cayman, Castillo Caribe boasts eight bedrooms and 14 baths, not to mention its own tennis court, 5,000 square-foot great room, a Spanish-inspired courtyard and unbelievable spa tucked into the castle’s own “underground” grotto. Every detail has been taken care of, and this home is fit for royalty at $35 million USD.
Steele Point Estate, Tortola, BVI
Steele Point is an iconic property of the British Virgin Islands and one of the most recognisable estates in the Caribbean. The main house offers luxurious amenities and is full of island charm, while the surrounding buildings of the estate serve as elegant private quarters for guests. Hop on the water from the private 90-foot dock, or enjoy the unique indoor/outdoor shower, complete with an open skylight for a towering palm tree! One of the most photographed homes in the world, it has been featured in publications such as Architectural Digest, Island Life, Millionaire Magazine, Steinway & Sons, Caribbean Travel + Life.
Saint Jean, St. Barths
A villa so private, its name isn’t even listed on real estate sites, is located on the ultra-posh island of St. Barths. With stunning views of St. Jean Bay, this luxury home is nestled on a cliff atop one of the highest peaks on the island. The master bedroom has a private pool and terrace, while an elegant outdoor bathtub carved out of the island’s rockface waits for a relaxing soak after a hard day of Caribbean life. At just under $16 million USD, your celebrity life awaits on St. Barths.
Mandalay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
With more than 12,000 square feet of living space and the perfect blend of Caribbean architecture and modern style, Mandalay is a breathtaking place to call home. Located near Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, this villa can be yours for $15 million USD, or rented as a vacation villa during high season for $50,000 USD per week. As if the seven bedrooms and nine baths weren’t enough, the entire home encircles a massive multi-level pool with multiple cascading waterfalls and central spa.