Ride the Luxury Real Estate Wave With Equity Residences!

Published September 5th, 2023

Sit back, close your eyes, and imagine your perfect vacation. Relax to the peaceful sounds of waves lapping the beach. Or feel the excitement of your favorite water sport. At the end of your dream day, watch the sun set as you enjoy the tranquil, balmy evening on the patio of your luxury vacation home.

Open your eyes. It’s time to make your dream a reality with Equity Residences!

Invest in a portfolio of elegant homes in prime locations – each selected for its superior vacation environment and high potential for appreciation. As an Equity Residences investor, you have privileged access to luxury vacation residences homes around the world. While your investment is making money, you and your family make memories traveling the world on unforgettable luxury vacations. Enrich your life while improving your balance sheet!

Below you will find a guide to four of our most popular destinations for the ultimate aquatic adventures.

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Costa Rica

Reserve your stay at the Luxury Home on the Sand in Potrero, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Located in a secure, gated community nestled on a small peninsula, your Potrero residence is just a few feet from one of the most stunning volcanic beaches in Guanacaste. Due to its orientation, the beach is protected from large waves, making it the perfect place for children and adults to enjoy swimming and paddleboarding in the calm, warm water.

The Potrero home boasts 4,600 square feet of living space with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, a dramatic private pool, stunning beach views, and the ideal location for sunset celebrations.

Costa Rica is rightfully renowned for its ecotourism with hiking, ziplining and rafting, but also for the quantity and quality of its surf breaks. Surfing is arguably the most popular water sport in Costa Rica. However, there are so many other ways to enjoy the water, making it a superb destination for everyone. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Paddleboarding & Jetskiing
If you’re up for the challenge, paddleboarding and jetskiing in the beautiful Potrero Bay is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon with friends and family exploring the islands right off of Playa Potrero. To enjoy these and many more water adventures that will make your heart race with excitement, contact Tour Guanacaste and get more information about available events, bookings, and rentals.

Choose from a half-day or full-day private sailing charter with Sailing Guanacaste and see the beauty of Costa Rica from the water. Each charter includes an open bar, food, and a Bluetooth music system, so you can enjoy your favorite tunes while indulging in spectacular ocean views. The full-day trip also includes a full lunch served near a secluded beach that offers an authentic Costa Rican experience.

We also recommend Costa Rica Sailing Center. You can walk to it from the Equity Residences home, as it is located straight down the beach from the residence and shares a venue with Hemingway’s.

Costa Rica offers plenty of opportunities for magnificent snorkeling experiences. Explore rocky reefs and observe tropical marine wildlife in their natural habitats. Sailing Guanacaste professional guides know the best spots to find coral and witness firsthand the mystical wonders of the ocean. Your Equity Residences concierge will book a private tour that leaves from Flamingo Marina, just 5 minutes from Potrero Beach.

Scuba Diving
Scuba diving is also widely available in Guanacaste. One of the most popular providers is Scuba Dive Costa Rica, a 2022 Travel & Hospitality Award winner, which offers diving tours and lessons for beginners and experienced divers. Located at the Sailing Center right down the beach from your residence, Scuba Dive Costa Rica is the most convenient location to book a diving tour.

Turks & Caicos

With crystalline waters just steps from your door and blue skies overhead, there is no question that the Villa Capri luxury residence in Turks and Caicos is one you don’t want to miss. Set on Chalk Sound National Marine Park, Villa Capri offers unobstructed, spectacular water views. The expansive outdoor living area is the perfect place to nap with the trade winds whispering by you in the heat of the day. Cool off in the inviting infinity pool and gaze at the beautiful waters of Chalk Sound. As if that is not enough, you can snorkel or swim from your private deck. This luxury home offers 4,670 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths and is conveniently located near an abundance of water sports opportunities. Let’s take a look at a few.


Turks & Caicos is a renowned kiteboarding destination because the winds are consistent and the water is relatively calm. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or want to try it for the first time, you are in the right place. Turks & Caicos Kiteboarding School is rated number one and is in proximity to our Villa Capri. Most lessons are held on nearby Long Bay Beach next to the Shore Club Resort.

In operation since 2005, Kite Provo Kiteboarding School is the longest-running kiteboarding school in the Turks and Caicos. They offer fast-track lessons, packages, and camps on the Long Bay Beach.

Ready to try a new water sport? Enter E-foil surfing! Soar high above the water with a jet-powered pack during an adrenaline-pumping flyboarding session. Whether you are traveling with a group, looking for a family-friendly activity, or a solo traveler looking for a new adventure, Fly TCI offers guests an unparalleled experience as you fly over the water.

Jet Ski Adventures
Experience Turks and Caicos on a jet ski! Visit breathtaking beaches, clear water, mangrove wetlands, shipwrecks, and more. There are several places to rent jet skis and explore the island in a whole new way. Nearby Mako Watersports offers jet skiing packages in the form of guided tours, or you can create your own personalized tour. They also offer wakeboarding and paddleboarding.

Five Cays Watersports is another option that is based in nearby Five Cays. They specialize in guided jet ski tours to the most fascinating locations on the south coast of Providenciales.

St. John

Welcome to Beach Garden Villa in St. John’s highly-sought-after Chocolate Hole neighborhood. Its 5,666 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths offer first-class amenities, including a private pool and chef’s kitchen with a breakfast bar. Enjoy some of the best and most expansive water views of the Caribbean Sea and St. Croix. Best of all, beside the fact that two-thirds of the island of St. John is a national park with amazing hiking trails, you are also just minutes away from the best water sports that St. John has to offer.

St. John is known around the world as being one of the best destinations for sailing. There are many nearby options to choose from when booking your experience. Morningstar Sail & Power Charters offers all-inclusive private party day sails and private sunset sails. Both options provide breathtaking views of Virgin Islands National Park and the surrounding islands and cays.

Kekua, which received the 2020 Traveler’s Choice Award, offers patrons the option of full-day, half-day, and sunset sails. Both the half-day and the full-day sailing adventures include snorkeling and swimming. There is no doubt it will be an unforgettable experience with lifetime memories.

Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
Dreaming of a snorkeling excursion? Look no further! Cruz Bay Watersports offers four incredible snorkel adventures exploring different areas of St. John.

If diving is one of your all-time favorites, or you want to try it, this is the perfect place. Low Key Water Sports offers certified, student, and first-time divers diving opportunities. Explore the Virgin Islands in a whole new way.

Paddleboarding and Kayaking
From paddleboarding and kayaking, Cinnamon Bay offers opportunities to get up close and personal with the waters of St. John. Peacefully cruise along the shoreline taking in the sights and beauties that St. John has to offer.


Aloha and welcome to Hawaii, home to five Equity Residences luxury vacation homes located in the Mauna Lani Resort and in Kona on the Big Island, the Poipu Kai and Princeville Resorts on the island of Kauai, and the Kapalua Resort on Maui.

The Mauna Lani Resort Villa is located in the gated Laule’a community. It is a spacious 2,270 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. It features a personalized activity concierge service, a golf cart, a private heated pool and spa, access to private Mauna Lani Beach Club, and access to all Mauna Lani Golf Courses.

The Villas at Poipu Kai Penthouse is located in Poipu, Kauai. An elevator takes you to your 4- bedroom, 3.5 bath luxury penthouse spanning 2,770 square feet. During your stay, you will enjoy stunning sunset views, nearby beaches and golf clubs, the resort pool, and gym.

The Kapalua Golf Villa is located in Maui. It is a 2,300-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence with access to the golf course. Lounging by one of the four pools or snorkeling with sea turtles are just a few of the options immediately available during your stay.

The Kona Coast Villa is located in Kona on Big Island. The luxury home is 3,500 square feet with 5 bedrooms. Four of the bedrooms offer beautiful ocean views. Enjoy countless activities during your stay, including golf, scuba diving, surfing, fishing, volcano exploring, and much more. Also, our Big Island home is in close proximity to the manta ray night dives.

The Princeville Resort is located in Kauai, also known as the Garden Isle. Enjoy staying on the oldest Hawaiian island where legendary movies such as Jurassic Park and Pirates of the Caribbean were filmed. This is also the film spot for the popular TV show Lost. The home features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms and is 3,060 square feet.

It is no surprise that Hawaii is known for its epic surfing opportunities. Each luxury residence is perfectly positioned for you to enjoy the world-renowned surfing that Hawaii is famous for.

As an Equity Residences investor, you will have the opportunity to surf on some of Hawaii’s most famous surfing spots, such as Kuhio Shores by the Poipu villa and Hanalei Bay by the Princeville Resort villa. Hang with the locals, polish up your surfing skills, or give it a try if you’ve always wanted to. It’s a dream come true for any surfer to ride a Hawaiian wave!

Kona Surf Company is in convenient proximity to Kona Coast Villa and Mauna Lani Resort Villa luxury residences. They offer surf lessons and adventures for surfers of every age and experience level. Choose from group or private surf lessons and guided tours.

Poipu Beach Surf School offers surfing lessons year-round in Poipu on the South Side of Kauai. They offer group and private lessons for beginner, intermediate, and expert surfers. Their lessons are safe, with only four people per instructor. Instructors also stay with the surfers for the full lesson, never leaving them alone in the ocean.

Keep It Simple Hawaii and Local Pros Maui are conveniently located within a walking distance from our Hawaiian residences, and offer authentic Hawaiian surf lessons. For those who are already comfortable surfing, you can also book a full or half-day tour of the island, looking for waterfalls and other amazing island experiences.

Snorkeling, Diving, and Paddlesports
Our Mauna Lani home features a snorkeling trail that starts from the resort’s private beach club. Also, Kainalu in Mauna Lani offers timeless ocean adventures. Choose from paddlesports, snorkel expeditions, or dives. On your adventures, witness incredible volcanic ledges, beautiful reef formations, and native marine life. It’s truly a once-in-a-lifetime way to experience Mauna Lani.

Sailing and Jet Skiing
Luxury doesn’t end when you step out of your vacation residence. Big Island Water Sports is ready to show you Kona as you’ve never seen it before. Book a sailing catamaran, jet boat, or luxury snorkeling charter. Better yet, do all three!

Enjoying Your Favorite Water Sports and Making Epic Memories

Our portfolio of luxury residences guarantees unforgettable experiences. We have strategically located tropical vacation homes with world-class amenities and the best water sports opportunities available. Each home has stunning views and is close to some of the world’s best beaches. Ready for an unforgettable vacation? Hit the waves with Equity Residences and book the experience of a lifetime!

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