Whether you prefer the preppy traditionalism of Cape Cod or the vibrant tropics of the Caribbean, seaside living—either for the season or for the whole year—will never go out of style. So if you’re looking for inspiration for your next great escape or real-estate venture, we’ve collected some of the most stunning oceanfront properties from the pages of Architectural Digest. From an oceanfront pied-à-terre in Hollywood, Florida, to a simple seaside retreat in the Bahamas, these getaways are sure to inspire wanderlust in beachgoers of every variety.