Turks & Caicos Islands, $25 million
Seven bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, 4½ acres, private peninsula Turtle Tail Estate, Providenciales Sotheby’s (00 1 649 231 0707) This new estate encompasses 1,400ft of water frontage with a 90ft private dock for yacht mooring. There’s a five-bedroom house and a two-bedroom guest cottage, plus a gym, garage, wine cellar and tennis court.
Nicaragua, $1.15 million
Five bedrooms, infinity-edge pool Casa Hamacas, San Juan Del Sur Sotheby’s (00 505 8770 0778) This contemporary five-bedroom house, built just two years ago, is in the private, gated, mountainside community of Pacific Marlin and boasts panoramic ocean views. Although technically in Central America, Nicaragua has a Caribbean coast and enjoys a tropical climate.