Where to Buy Your Next Vacation Home

New developments launching around the world.

Puerto Los Cabos

Location: Directly south of the San Jose del Cabo airport, near the marina and the low-key town of San Jose.

About: The 2,000-acre development includes four separate residential neighborhoods, as well as 18 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature golf and nine holes of Greg Norman Signature golf. The property is also adjacent to the Marina Puerto Los Cabos.

Timeline: The development first debuted in 2004. Last November, Zadún A Ritz-Carlton Reserve debuted with a hotel and range of residences, the first phase of which included 27 West Enclave homes with architecture by Abax and interiors from uribeKrayer, both based in Mexico City.

Pricing: Lots from $325,000; Zadún residences from $6.5M.


Spanish Peaks

Location: Encompassing 3,350 mountainous acres in Big Sky, Montana, and less than an hour south of Bozeman airport.

About: More than a destination, living in Big Sky is a lifestyle. No crowds, no traffic, and proudly underdeveloped. The Spanish Peaks community features all anyone needs to be entertained in the town: an 18-hole Tom Weiskopf Signature golf course; a private “Fishcamp” on four miles of river for fly-fishing; a 32,000-square-foot clubhouse with spa and fitness center, swimming pool, and ski storage; miles of hiking and biking trails; and direct access to Big Sky Resort’s 5,850 acres of skiing and snowboarding.

Timeline: The club was founded in 2004 and 300 properties have been sold with 600 developable units remaining. Ground broke on the Montage Big Sky in 2018, and completion of the $400M resort’s 150 guestrooms and 39 Montage Residences is slated for late 2021.

Pricing: Homesites from $395,000; homes from $2.575M; and Montage Residences from $5.76M.


The Residences Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu

Location: In Honolulu, overlooking the city and Ala Moana Coastline.

About: This 37-story tower will rise 418 feet, offering 125 hotel rooms and 99 residences on its upper floors. The striking design is thanks to architects auWorkshop and interior designer Dianna Wong. Custom kitchens created exclusively for the project by Molteni&C Dada and a stunning water and light installation by Fluidity Design (whose other projects include 50 United Nations Plaza and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan and the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles). All residences will feature a private lanai. Homeowners will also have access to residents-only amenity level with pool, spa, Peloton room, chef’s kitchen and dining room, golf stimulation room, outdoor lounge, and home theater.

Timeline: Sales started last fall, and completion is set for mid-2022.

Pricing: From $3.5M to $35M.


Mr. C Residences Coconut Grove

Location: In Miami’s chic and sprawling Coconut Grove neighborhood, just south of Downtown Miami.

About: Developer David Martin of Terra has partnered with Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani to develop the Mr. C Residences, a collection of 118 residences located across the street from Regatta Harbour. Arquitectonica and Meyer Davis have teamed up to create the nautically inspired project, which is a contemporary take on classic European living.

Timeline: Sales launched in February 2020, with completion slated for 2021.

Pricing: From $600,000.


Oil Nut Bay

Location: On 400 dynamic acres on the northeastern edge of Virgin Gorda, in the British Virgin Islands.

About: This community of just 117 options for ownership is for ocean lovers. Amenities include a private beach club that features three pools and a swim-up bar; a wellness center with gym and two tennis courts; equipment for kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling; a Nut House for kids with games and scavenger hunts; and a Marina Village with restaurant and bar, a games room, a boutique, and 93 berths with accommodations for a yacht of up to 130 feet.

Timeline: Ground broke in 2008. Post hurricane Irma, which directly hit the community for 4-5 hours with 200mph winds, there was minimal structural damage due to the high quality of construction and engineering. The property continues to grow, with 40 properties sold and 37 homes set for completion in the next 18 months. The Marina Village will also expand with a green space park, watersports deck, art gallery, and additional retail.

Pricing: Lots from $2.95M