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With an alfresco lounge and an infinity pool overlooking the ocean, this Zen holiday home was designed to invite the majestic and wild landscape inside.

This Modern Beach House in Costa Rica Is Full of Design Ideas for Indoor-Outdoor Living

Sometimes trauma is the trigger for a new chapter: Following the sale of their main residence and the sudden loss of their cherished summer home to California wildfires, this young family embarked on a life-changing journey. “It was a pivotal moment that led us to the lush landscapes of Costa Rica, where we envisioned creating a home that would symbolise new beginnings and the resilience of the human spirit,” remember the owners of this 400-square-metre house in Playa Grande, Guanacaste, Costa Rica – a serene place well-known by nature lovers and surfers. “Studio Saxe captivated us with their philosophy of design that not only blends seamlessly with its surroundings but also encapsulates the personal journey of its inhabitants.”

Organised on one floor, this modern beach house was envisioned with a series of common areas and outdoor spaces covered by eaves and pergolas that provide shade and natural ventilation, favouring a tropical aesthetic that resonates with the natural beauty of Costa Rica. “These elegant pergolas were crafted not only to unify the garden with the living spaces but to extend the outdoor experience, inviting the gentle caress of coastal breezes and the symphony of mountain and ocean vistas into the heart of the home,” says Benjamin G. Saxe, founder of Studio Saxe…. Full article

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