Award-winning designer John Van Dyke’s dream creation, a seaside casa, is surprising and unexpected in a remote, yet easily accessible, location on the enchanting Pacific Coast of Mexico. Contemporary and minimalist, with extraordinary ocean views, the hideaway sits above a remote stretch of sandy beach on six acres of land called Chachalaka. It started with a dream, a love of beaches, and a quest to find a paradise undiscovered. The estate nestles amid a diversity of flora and fauna that includes birds of many varieties, whales, and sea turtles. Open in its design, the house seamlessly incorporates its setting and the mesmerizing views; the architecture and colors compliment the surroundings in all seasons—It has been said that this beach front architecture reflects a meeting of Frank Lloyd Wright and Luis Barragán. Designed for low impact on the environment, the hot water comes from a thermal solar system. Rainwater is captured, while gray water is recycled and used for irrigation. A leading solar technology system generates more power than is used and is connected to the power grid.