If paradise was a backyard, this would be it. A beautiful pool and shaded lounge chairs overlook St. Thomas' Water Island with ocean views for miles. This breathtaking view is why so many people dream of calling this island home.
The Dominican Republic
Nothing like lounging with a rooftop view. The Dominican Republic is the Caribbean's top tourist location, and it's easy to see why with white sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, monkey encounters, zip-lining, surf lessons and new adventures everyday.
Fort Myers, Florida
The blue waters and white sand go on for miles on Fort Myers's Estero Island. A sunny day on this Florida beach is the reason many make a vacation home a forever home.
Surrounded by a lagoon and the Caribbean Sea, this beach home is the perfect spot to relish everything seaside living offers: paradise in your backyard, relaxing on the beach and morning coffee with no agenda.
Part of the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean, this oasis is home to deep blue waters, busy resorts, underwater hidden treasures and secluded coves, including this private beach at the bottom of an amazing spiral staircase.
Cocoa Beach, Florida
In the picturesque town of Cocoa Beach, just south of Cape Canaveral, the beach can be your backyard. You have no choice but to relax when you sit out on the balcony to take in the view.
This quaint New England town has vistas that rival any other beach town. This large wraparound deck has ample seating and dining areas to enjoy the view of sailboats on Block Island Sound.
Everywhere you look, St. Thomas has gorgeous views. The sailboats, turquoise waters, palm trees and islands in the distance create an idyllic landscape you'd see in a painting. Or, in this case, your backyard.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
This high-rise balcony overlooks beachgoers enjoying the sand and surf of Myrtle Beach. Waking up to sunrises over this expansive view would never get old.
Surfside Beach, Texas
It's easy to see why this town is known for its laid-back vibe and outdoor activities. It doesn't get more beachfront living than this home's gateway to the Gulf.
'99 Steps' is one of St. Thomas' many beautiful landmarks with breathtaking views of the crystal-clear water beyond. We'd take this walk to the beach any day.
Panama City Beach, Florida
This is what beachfront living is all about: stunning views, ocean waves and salt in the air. This dream condo overlooks the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, a popular spot in Florida's Panhandle.
Pleasure Island, North Carolina
This condo with an inlet view is located on a popular barrier island off the coast of North Carolina. This lively beach town is home to a state park with the Flytrap Trail (named for the carnivorous plants along its path), a boardwalk full of shopping and dining, and Freeman Park, where you can camp on the beach.
The sparkling turquoise waters of the U.S. Virgin Islands are perfect for snorkeling, swimming and fishing. Even your dog won't be able to resist frolicking in the waves.
A wraparound deck shaded by a thatched roof with a perfect view of the ocean has us ready to move to Belize ASAP. And as soon as we get there, we'll order a tropical drink topped with a little umbrella. This is paradise!
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
Imagine the slow-paced life of seaside living in Surfside Beach. If a sunrise and morning coffee are calling, this balcony is the answer.
You can't beat the gorgeous view of the Gulf of Mexico from this balcony in Galveston. It's the perfect spot for seafood and happy hour.