Amazing Caribbean Homes

Steal some style cues from some of our favorite tropical homes.

Home on the Rocks

On the remote island of Bequia, in a community hand-sculpted out of stones and shells, John and Lusan Corbett live deeply connected to the sun, wind, and sea.

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They also recycle gray water from the sinks and showers to irrigate the garden.
Photographer Bruce Hemming, Stylist Elizabeth Raines Beeler, 

Following the Leader

John and Lusan have embraced the Moonhole founders’ principles of sustainability. For water, they collect rain in tanks stored beneath the house. Supply is limited to what falls during the rainy season (typically 60 inches from June to November), so the Corbetts don’t waste a drop on long showers or a dishwasher. They also recycle gray water from the sinks and showers to irrigate the garden.

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