With winter around the corner, you may already be planning your escape from the cold. If your hot chocolate isn’t enough to keep you warm this winter, here are some luxurious spots that are guaranteed to bring you plenty of sun and warmth:

1 Hotel & Homes Cabo


This 22-acre, private residential community has unveiled 1 Hotel & Homes Cabo, a limited offering of 55 luxury homes. With floorplans ranging from 1 to 7 bedrooms — including a collection of beach-front villas, the property will offer a serene retreat amidst the bustling energy of Cabo.

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La Amada


HAMAK and PowerPlay Destinations recently announced the sales launch of this private collection of luxury residences. It is the only residential offering on the market in Playa Mujeres. The 140 for-sale residences embody a sophisticated and contemporary habitat, but they have not forgotten the vibrant spirit of Mexico’s legendary past. Owners have exclusive access to amenities including a Beach Club, swim up bar, two rooftop pools, tennis courts, an Owners Lounge, world-class gym and more.

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Timbers Kauai


This private residence club features fractional and whole ownership opportunities, ranging from $300,000 – $9,500,000. Owners will have access to the amenities and services within the 450-acre resort of Hōkūala, including the Jack Nicklaus designed Ocean Course, a future retail shopping village, destination spa, several wedding venues, and more. Timbers Kauai will debut its residences in spring 2018, and a boutique hotel will open in 2021. 

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This 450-acre, private residential community is located on the Kona Coast of Hawaii, the first new development of its kind on the Big Island in nearly a decade. The relaxed, yet exclusive community currently includes a Rees Jones-designed golf course, members beach, adventure team and dining facilities. A new 67,000-square-foot clubhouse was recently completed in January 2017 with a brewery, wine tasting room, spa, movie theater, bowling alley and Hawaiian art gallery. Kohanaiki real estate options include estate home lots, custom single family homes, and paired townhome-style residences.

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Timbers Kiawah


Timbers Kiawah Ocean Club & Residences will be the first Private Residence Club on Kiawah Island. It will offer 21 residences across 3 oceanfront buildings, along with a collection of dedicated amenities on the island. The residence will be located in the West Beach area of Kiawah Island on Southern Pines Lane, conveniently located minutes from Freshfields Village, the community’s boutique shopping and dining center, 30 minutes to downtown Charleston and 45 minutes to Charleston International Airport.

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Ward Village


Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, this 60-acre coastal community is in the heart of Honolulu. Ward Village is at the forefront of sustainable community development, integrating significant architecture, local culture, and public space. Ward Village includes mixed-use residential towers — Waiea®, Anaha®, Ae`o®, Ke Kilohana, and Gateway Towers — that are transforming the popular shopping and dining district into a vibrant neighborhood.

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Guacalito de la Isla


This $250 million, 1,670-acre private beach community is situated on a 4-mile sweep of the southern Pacific “Emerald Coast” of Nicaragua. The luxurious resort development fronts two spectacular white-sand beaches, a 2-hour drive from Managua International Airport. Guacalito is home to the award-winning Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa and a 37-room boutique hotel. Guacalito residential owners have access to the Tres Ceibas members beach club, restaurant and bar, 12 miles of hiking biking trails and water sports from surfing to deep-sea fishing.

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