8 Awe-Inspiring Gardens & Landscapes

Daydream worthy. Here are eight idyllic seaside gardens: simple, minimalist spaces perfect for lounging in the sun and finishing the final chapters of a summer beach read.

Above: A beach cabin on the island of Gotland, via Sandell Sandberg.

Above: Barbara Bestor designed this Venice Beach surf shack; photograph via Ye Rin Mok.

Above: The Bay Residence in Bridgehampton, New York, via Stelle Architects.

Above: The outdoor dining area of a beach house, designed by Heliotrope Architects, on Orcas Island.

Above: A single-story coastal house in Argentina via Martin Gomez Arquitectos.

Above: Landscape Architect Eric Blasen collaborated with SF-based architect Peter Pfau to renovate a 1968 beach house just footsteps away from Stinson Beach. Plants include the ornamental grass Jarava ichu and the mounded Muhlenbergia rigens. Photograph via Marion Brenner.

Above: Hotel Fasano Las Piedras in La Barra, Uruguay is located 15 minutes from the “Hamptons of South America.” Photograph via FG + SG Fotografia de Arquitectura.

Above: An outdoor terrace at the eco-resort Onar on the coast of Andros. Photograph via Onar.

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Christine Jones
Christine Jones7 months ago

Gorgeous. A lot flasher than I was expecting.

Dale Foster
Past Member 8 months ago

Wow... Thanks for sharing

Dale Foster
Past Member 8 months ago


Jin Karten
Past Member 10 months ago

amazing work

Muslim Astrowazifa
Muslim Astrowazifaabout a year ago

nice pic so lovely..............

Ingrid Hahn
Past Member about a year ago

Very good. Thanks.

Mozer Matt
Mozer Mattabout a year ago

i love your job

Marcas Tiny
Marcas Tinyabout a year ago


Dave Ryans
Dave Ryansabout a year ago


Shamur Grey
Shamur Greyabout a year ago

great work