Some build love nests and others build love islands. All love boat jokes aside married couple Wayne Adams and Catherine King began constructing Freedom Cove their incredible oasis on the water back in 1992 and they’ve been adding to it ever since. Now the couple-made island off of the coast of Vancouver Island comprises a whopping 12 mini platforms with all sorts of amenities from an art gallery to a greenhouse and even a dance floor!
Another interesting feature is the 10-meter-long floating that connects the two living areas and offers an enhanced interaction zone for family members. With dark black walls in the backdrop fabulous contemporary decor in contrasting lighter hues and sculptural wall art in bronze every little detail comes together to create a truly exquisite interior.
A former barge dating back to 1909 this buoyant Stockholm abode makes the most of its industrial past with decor that complements its seafaring features. The easy breezy interiors are filled with light thanks to a skylight and some original porthole windows while navy and aqua accents contrast nicely against crisp white walls.
Décor is kept simple and unassuming and color is kept to a minimum since the existing brick walls and dark framed glass windows add plenty of character to the setting. Set in the heart of Fitzroy this warehouse conversion showcases interiors that are bold classy and a fusion of several fascinating design elements – a unique retreat for the modern urban family.
There are only a handful of accommodations in the world where you can see fishes swimming past your window and Tanzania’s Manta Resort is one of these rare treasures. This remote getaway is almost like its own waterborne island with the chance to indulge in three separate experiences of the ocean: an underwater suite a sea-level deck and an elevated roof terrace that will make you feel like you’re on top of the world.