When visiting the Island for the first time, prospective homeowners are often impressed by the unique architecture of their hotels, restaurants, and other local establishments. This impression can be used as inspiration when designing their custom home. Whether that home is built on Roatan or back in the US/Canada. So how can you incorporate Roatan’s atmosphere into your home?
Remember What Island Living Is All About
Everything about tropical home style revolves around relaxed living and being far more connected to one’s local environment. Think windows for air flow, comfortable furniture for lazing, and warm, soft lighting. The accessories and overall style of your home should evoke a feeling of casual luxury; whisking you away to an island in a warm climate.
Install Exposed Beams
Many tropical homes and buildings feature tall vaulted ceilings – often showcasing wooden beams beneath their palm ladden roofs. This aesthetic can be assimilated into your own custom home, with a contemporary twist. Maintain the high ceiling, but opt for a flat surface featuring exposed wooden beams built with Roatan Mahogany. You can even use Roatan’s Mahogany or Teak to fully Not only will this add depth and detail to your home, but will cause the interior to appear both spacious and serene.
Hard Flooring Is Essential
Whether you enjoy marble, tile, or hardwood – solid flooring is essential to the tropical home style. Accent or area rugs can be incorporated to add both design and comfort, while the flooring itself brings the surrounding nature inside. This integration of the indoor-outdoor environment is a pillar in tropical homes.
Other Details To Consider
If you are fully committed to enjoying Island vibes at home, there are plenty of other details you can include in your custom home. Enhance your backyard with a natural pool. Opt for a more open floor plan by removing barriers between the kitchen and living room. You can also take advantage of the natural light by using large windows and doorways. And the best part? All of these details not only benefit your home, but benefit you!
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