6 Beach houses for the world traveler

If you’ve started planning your summer vacation, it’s good to know that finding rentals with Elite Lux Life is as easy as key lime pie, with exclusive properties available worldwide in all different shapes, sizes, and prices. Benefit from a full kitchen for cooking meals, and a pool or private outdoor area—overlooking the ocean, perhaps?

Choosing the perfect beach house isn’t only about the accommodations. You want to visit the right destination. Maybe you go to the same tried-and-true shores every year (hello, Myrtle Beach), or maybe you’re considering somewhere new this season (the Malibu Coast gets our vote). Either way, staying in an Elite rental can mean getting the most out of your experience. You can sleep easy that your booking is in safe hands with our 24/7 Client Ambassadors.

To celebrate summer beach house season, we’ve rounded up 6 stellar destinations—some warm-weather staples, others less obvious—with great rentals available with Elite Lux Life and tons of VIP experiences that will ensure your one-of-a-kind summer vacation is everything you ever dreamed of.

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Malibu

Malibu is a city west of Los Angeles, California. It's known for its celebrity homes and beaches, including wide and sandy Zuma Beach. To the east is Malibu Lagoon State Beach, known as Surfrider Beach for its waves. Nearby is the Spanish Revival-style Adamson House, with local history dis[lays in its Malibu Lagoon Museum. Inland, trails weave through canyons, waterfalls and grasslands in the Santa Monica Mountains.

One of the most stunning homes on the widest beach in Malibu, Broad Beach delivers an exceptional experience of relaxed Los Angeles living. Watch the sunsets over the Pacific from the three oceanfront decks of this luxury vacation rental and take advantage of its location close to downtown to sample the world-class restaurants nearby. The indoor/outdoor entertaining areas and five suite-style bedrooms are ideal for a family holiday or surf getaway with friends.

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Miami

Miami is an international city at Florida's southeastern tip. Its Cuban influence is reflected in the cafes and cigar shops that line Calle Ocho in Little Havana. On barrier islands across the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay is Miami Beach, home to South Beach. This glamorous neighborhood is famed for its colorful Art Deco buildings, white sand, Surfside homes and trendsetting nightclubs.

There is something about the sun and sandy beaches of Miami that inspire luxury and contemporary to come together in perfect harmony. No luxury villa in Miami Beach personifies this more than Villazzo Valentina Elite.This spectacular 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom waterfront villa boasts a commanding bayside view of Miami, which pours in from almost every vantage point of its large, panoramic windows and multi-level terraces. A stunning vanishing-edge pool subtly blends into the bayline horizon for days of outdoor relaxation under the warm Miami sun.

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La Jolla

La Jolla is a smart seaside area, known for its rugged coastline. Trails wind past pine trees and sandstone canyons in Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, while the 2 courses at world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course sit atop sea cliffs. La Jolla Cove has sweeping ocean views, and the Shell Beach Tire Pools are home to anemones and crabs. Posh boutiques and waterfront restaurants dot walkable La Jolla Village.

This spectacular Oceanfront Celebrity Estate has been featured on one of Hollywood’s longest-running Reality TV shows & is the perfect example of a California beach house!  An ocean inspired 7 bedroom, 7.5 bath 9,100 square foot 5-story home is just like a private resort! 

The house includes; a fun, street-legal golf cart is included with the home for easy village & beach access for sunset picnics. A billiard room with ping table was just added. This property is a resort within a private home; tennis court on the roof, over-looking the Pacific Ocean, movie theater, Gym with sauna and steam shower, BBQ deck, heated pool and spa, 3 pianos, an in-home elevator and so much more!

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Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas, a resort city on the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula, is known for its beaches, water-based activities and nightlife. Playa El Medano is Cabo's main beach, with outdoor restaurants and numerous bars. Past the marina is Land's End promontory, site of Playa del Amor (Lovers Beach) and El Arco, a natural archway in the sea cliffs.

Elite Casa Laguna is an ocean front estate that you have to see to believe.  With 10,000 sq ft of living space, a Gym, Media Room, Fully equipped kitchen and 2 pools connected by a 15-ft slide; this villa is a beachfront enclave.  Known for weddings, family gatherings and corporate retreats; most guests appreciate the private serenity that Casa Laguna provides so they can focus on the people that matter most.  Complete with full-staff–Chef, Butler, Maids and Concierge–it’s time to let the pampering begin!

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Honolulu

Honolulu, on the island of Oahu's south shore, is capital of Hawaii and getaway to the U.S. island chain. The Waikiki neighborhood is center for dining, nightlife and shopping, famed for its iconic present beach backed by palms and high-rise hotels, with volcanic Diamond Head crater looming in the distance. Sites relating to the World War II attack on Pearl Harbor include the USS Arizona Memorial.

The Blue Wave Elite has a state-of-the-art electronic home automation system, which allows guests to control various features of each room from a remote. Staying here promotes both mental relaxation and physical fitness as the property boasts an infinity swimming pool, spa, basketball court and an advanced home gym. After a workout, a little muscle relaxation is in order, which can be achieved in the massage chair or reclining in the home theater room. The lanai features comfortable seating, delightful tiki torches and a gas barbecue.

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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is a city on Florida's southeastern coast, known for its beaches and boating canals. The Strip is a promenade running along oceanside highway A1A. It's lined with upscale outdoor restaurants, bars, boutiques and luxury villas. Other attractions include the International Swimming Hall of Fame, with pools and a museum of memorabilia, and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, featuring trails and a lagoon.

This ultra luxurious home was built in 2009. It is a Mediterranean style vacation home with 8,300 square feet of living space that overlooks the tranquil waterways of the intra-coastal and is situated off the Las Olas Isles. Sit back and enjoy watching yachts pass by in the back yard or have your own. This property is equipped with a 100ft dock which includes shore power, deep water and no fixed bridges. This private gated resort-like mansion features has many features including a gym and office. Each bedroom has its own flat screen television as well as full cable and wireless internet. This palatial home is fitting for the most discriminating guest who demands luxury and refinement as well as privacy. The property is entirely gated and has security alarm. Previous guests have included celebrities and high profile individuals.