Around the exterior of the house, porches and patios allow the family and their guests to relax and take in the home's beautiful ocean views. A pergola was built above each of these spaces to help block the sun so these spaces can be enjoyed during any time of day.
This modern space allows easy entertaining with a flat-screen TV concealed in the island. A retreat for guests of all ages, the indoor-outdoor patio is the ultimate place for basking in the sun or relaxing in the shade.
Sometimes the best spot for your outdoor retreat is a sun-splashed area. If you’ll be enjoying your retreat during the day, even if it’s only on weekends, it’s worth investing in some kind of shade. A simple patio umbrella can cast enough shade for a table and chairs, or consider adding an awning to your home to shade a greater area. Other options for creating a cooling pool of shade include a permanent structure, like a pergola (add vines for color) or gazebo. For a portable shade option, check out pop-up canopy designs. You can also use a temporary canopy to help you determine where you might want to add a more permanent structure in future.
Low-growing plants, an infinity pool and a sunken banquette don't obstruct the spectacular view from this patio. The fire pit and vibrant bench cushions make this space a cozy spot for watching the sun set.
This handsome bedroom, one of 10 in the home, features two sets of double doors open ing onto a large private patio. The patio itself shows off the glorious waterfront setting, with views of the ocean and setting sun.
The rear loggia creates a comfortable, shady sitting area under the extended roof. The home's stucco exterior is enhanced with colorful, sun-loving plants just beyond the patio space for an authentic Southwest-style look.
This luxurious oceanfront home features a sprawling patio where you can dine with the sound of crashing waves as a soothing backdrop. Overhead, a glass and wood pergola provides respite from the sun without completely dulling its rays.