When creating sanctuary in the bathroom, waterfront views are worth their weight in gold. Discover some of our favourite ocean outlooks in this space – from Miami to Palm Beach, Sydney.
Just like an ever-changing artwork, ocean views create a transporting escape in the bathroom. They are an invitation into the world outside while simultaneously drawing light and a sense of space indoors. In this edit, we seek out our favourite bathrooms with an ocean view from around the globe, all awash with the serenity we seek from the sea.
Ocean Drive Apartment by mwworks
Mwworks‘ intuitive approach to this family beach retreat takes full advantage of Miami’s sweeping ocean panorama. The use of earthy tones and textures, including dark hardwood, allows the beachfront to take centre stage. Floor-to-ceiling glass panels in the ensuite bathroom maximise the uninterrupted ocean outlook.
Bluff Reach by Butler Armsden Architects
Bluff Reach home is perched atop a jagged cliff in Sonoma County, California, facing the Pacific Ocean. Originally designed by Ralph Matheson, then later updated by Butler Armsden Architects, this northern Californian retreat offers an ideal vantage point to soak up the dramatic coastline views and rugged splendour.
Bay House by Milieu Creative
Complete with a rooftop garden and infinity pool, Bay House by Milieu Creative offers an abundance of vantage points to appreciate Sydney’s Gordon Bay. A contemporary update combines an open ensuite within the master bedroom, including a spoon-shaped bath to soak up the enticing view.
Vaucluse Residence Bathroom by Pollak Design
Elegant dark joinery paired with textured marble presents the ideal contrast in this light and bright master ensuite by Pollak Design. Double, white timber windows frame the iconic view overlooking Sydney Harbour.
Palm Beach Home by CM Studio
CM Studio’s update to a Palm Beach abode pays homage to its coastal context. For example, in the bathroom, clean lines, soft marble and mirrors emphasise light and space while providing picturesque beach views from the shower.
Queensland Penthouse by CJH Studio
CJH Studio elevate the perception of living on the sunny Queensland coast with their Penthouse M project. An inviting deep oval-shaped bath with a slimline floor-mounted gooseneck mixer provides the ideal sanctuary to observe the all-blue views beyond.
Vaucluse Residence by Nina Maya Interiors
Nina Maya Interiors reimagines this three-storey home with a contemporary, open-plan layout. A refined and elegant master bathroom comprises natural tones with large glazed windows to ensure the sweeping Sydney harbour views remain a firm focal point.