Wake up to the sound of the waves crashing outside your window and sunshine streaming in. Yes, summer is near and for many renters it couldn’t have come at a better time. Each of these five luxury rental properties near the beach offers premier summer living in incomparable style.
1 of 5 | Malibu Broad Beach Rental
Prestigious Broad Beach Road plays host to this beautifully appointed beach front property in Malibu. Couples will find the elegant master suite particularly inviting, with its wide deck, spa tub and steam room, and intimate sitting area with fireplace for those cool summer nights when a breeze rolls in with the tide. And if the incredible ocean views aren't enough, take the home's private steps down to what must be one of the sandiest beaches in California.
$78,000/month | Malibu, CA | View Listing
2 of 5 | Montecito Oceanfront Luxury Rental
As far as rentals go, few can top this one offering supreme luxury in the heart of Montecito. Sitting on three flat acres - 240 feet of which runs directly along the ocean front - this beach estate offers guests their very own swimming pool, tennis court and beach cabana just a few sandy steps away from the gently lapping surf.
$65,000/month | Montecito, CA | View Listing
3 of 5 | Hamptons Modern Beach House Rental
Located in one of the Hamptons' most desirable neighborhoods, this spectacular modern beach house in Water Mill gives guests a waterfront experience from essentially every room. Glass windows and doors fill the house with warm, natural night. Wherever you turn, unparalleled ocean views await. With generous space for entertaining, four bedrooms and a heated infinitiy-edge pool, you see why this home begins to feel so miraculous.
Memorial Day - Labor Day: $650,000/season | Water Mill, NY | View Listing
4 of 5 | Montauk Peter Blake Beach Rental
Classic style, timeless fun. This beach house perched above the shoreline in Montauk was designed by Peter Blake in the 1960s, and still carries an aura of that decade's cool modernism. It may take a moment to get used to - the home is upside down, meaning the four bedrooms are on the first floor - but once you've settled in, you'll realize you're surrounded by truly breathtaking ocean views.
Memorial Day - Labor Day: $250,000/season | Montauk, NY | View Listing
5 of 5 | Cape Cod Waterfront Rental
For those who prefer to stay in a private paradise off the beaten path, it doesn't get better than this magnificent waterfront property. Simply follow the long driveway off Eel River Road in Osterville and you will discover a quintessential Cape Cod home awaiting you. Inside you'll find five spacious bedrooms and an expansive kitchen perfect for entertaining. Make yourself a drink and wait for sunset - there's nothing quite like watching the sun sink beyond West Bay.