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We follow families as they leave the mainland behind and head to the Caribbean to live on island time. Join their search for an affordable slice of heaven, touring gorgeous homes on white sandy beaches. You don't have be rich to live in paradise!
Season 1, Episode 4

A couple is looking to settle down by buying their first house together in St. Croix.

Corinne Farinola and Patrick Kralik found their own separate ways to the Caribbean from Pennsylvania and South Carolina respectively, but they fell in love with St. Croix and fell in love with each other. After renting a tiny apartment, the couple is now ready for the next step in their relationship and in their life together in St. Croix - buying a home together.

Friday
Nov 28
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

From freezing Canada to the dream of a lifetime in Turks and Caicos

David and Jayne Wolliscrofts dreamt they could keep their day jobs, and move to their ideal beach life, all at the same time. When David, who is a doctor, got hired at a new hospital in Turks and Caicos, their dream had turned into a reality. Waving a fond farewell to Canada, they are watching their dreams come true.

Friday
Dec 12
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Husband and wife leave the land locked life for island paradise of St. Lucia

Doris Jolicouer and Don Sommers fell in love in the military . They have been together ever since and are leaving the land locked life of Alberta, Canada for sand, sun and water of Island paradise that is St. Lucia.

Thursday
Dec 25
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

A family from St. Louis looks for their dream home on St. Croix.

Dave and Julie Sommer have moved from St. Louis to St. Croix way back in 2006, but their cramped apartment rental isn't cutting it anymore now that their family has grown by 3! They're working with a local real estate agent, Chris Hanley to help them find a home with a large yard for their kids that's also close to the beach so that they can continue enjoying sailing and jet skiing in the Caribbean.

Friday
Jan 23
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Husband and wife leave the land locked life for island paradise of St. Lucia

Doris Jolicouer and Don Sommers fell in love in the military . They have been together ever since and are leaving the land locked life of Alberta, Canada for sand, sun and water of Island paradise that is St. Lucia.

Friday
Jan 23
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

A Texas family moves to the Dominican Republic, lured by a dad's love of the island from years ago.

Houston natives Chuck, Alicia and their boys have always had the Dominican Republic in their lives. Alicia's father was stationed there during Vietnam, fell in love with the island, and their lives have been filled with countless stories of the beautiful island and people. The family has decided life is too short not to live their dreams. Dominican Republic here they come!

Sunday
Mar 15
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 7

Newlyweds leave their Ohio home to move to a place they have only seen in photos, St. Croix

Matt and Kristy are about to get married. Raised in Ohio, they went to high school together, and twelve years after graduation, they started dating and are now engaged. They work long hours, have long commutes, and are tired of the daily grind and brutal winters. After a lot of Internet research, they decided that a place so beautiful and still part of the Unites States was perfect , so they're making a leap and starting their new life in a place they've only read about- St. Croix. First order of business- find a Caribbean home!

Tuesday
Jun 23
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 14

A family says so long to Illinois winters and hello to a life of sand and sun in Turks and Caicos

Jason Hanold and Neela Seenandan and their four sons have reached their limit with the cold, hard winters of Kenilworth, Illinois. Married on a beach, they finally decided to bring their kids back to where it all began and are moving to the island life of Turks and Caicos.

Saturday
Aug 15
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 2

A family leaves the freezing cold of Vermont, for the tropical climate of Vieques, Puerto Rico.

Margi and Jessi La Porte have been living off the grid in cold Vermont winters for the majority of their lives. On a recent vacation to Vieques the couple completely fell in love with the island and decided to make their stay permanent. With the flexibility of Margi's work in internet technology and Jessi's work as a writer and artist, the two of them can live anywhere. So, why not live in Vieques? The La Portes turn to Rainbow Realty's Lin Wetherby and Gustavo Marin to help them find their own little piece of paradise on the beautiful island of Vieques, Puerto Rico.

Saturday
Aug 15
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 9

A Los Angeles family of four trades in their cars for boats and move to Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Scott, Lauren, and their two kids are tired of the daily grind of traffic and long commutes in Los Angeles. Lauren, a freelance photographer and Scott, a freelance software engineer, recently visited friends living in Bocas Del Toro, Panama and fell in love with the place. With the promise of a life of perfect weather, dreamy surfing and commutes in boats instead of cars, they were sold! Eager to settle into their new life before the children start school full time, the family hunt for their perfect home.

Thursday
Dec 31
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 13

Successful New Mexico entrepreneurs follow their dream and move to Cozumel to open a new business.

New Mexico entrepreneurs Tim and Lauren were hooked on Cozumel the first time they visited ten years ago. Now with a successful business in the States, they are moving down to their dream island to open a seaside grill and live the Caribbean life.

Thursday
Dec 31
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 13

Canadian Couple Seek Great Diving in Utila

Mark and Jen are tired of winters that last way too long in Canada. Their love of scuba diving has brought them to Utila before, and they enjoyed it so much they chose to get married on the island. Five years later, they've decided to make it their permanent home. They're looking forward to escaping crowds of people in favor of a laid-back environment where they can dive every day and relax at night. Realtor Brad Ryon will guide the couple as they search for their dream beach cottage with lots of privacy and great reef access.

Sunday
Feb 7
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Boston Couple Leaves the Mainland for the Dominican Republic

Eunice met Carlos in the Dominican Republic on a vacation and the two fell in love. Carlos followed Eunice back to Boston and after 20 years of living in the cold, it's time to bring Eunice back to his Caribbean homeland. The move is an exciting one since Carlos is a chef and is planning on opening a restaurant. With the help of agent Alma Arellano, Carlos and Eunice hope to find their tropical home.

Sunday
Mar 20
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 12

A Denver couple are about to get married and move to Playa Del Carmen.

Denver couple Brad and Meredith are about to get married in Playa Del Carmen. The more time they spend in the Yucatan planning their wedding, the more they feel they want to stay forever. First on the to-do list: find a home!

Friday
Aug 5
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 11

Ditching the Hustle and Bustle of LA for a New Life in Bocas del Toro

Rolf and Beverly have always wanted to move to a tropical climate, and after a recent health scare, the California couple realized that there's no time like the present to live your dream. They've enlisted real estate consultant Anne Michelle Wand to find the perfect home in Bocas del Toro: one with a view and great dock access for the large boat they plan on buying.

Friday
Aug 5
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

A couple leaves Canada to open a catamaran business in Roatan, Honduras

JC and Felicia have grown tired of cold Canada. Felicia's always busy working in an office and JC is often gone with his job running dinner cruises. It feels like their professional lives have taken over their personal ones, and they need a change.

Friday
Aug 5
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

From the desert of Flagstaff, Arizona to the tropics of Isabella, Puerto Rico

On their first date, Martin told Ivy that he wanted to move to Puerto Rico one day. The two eventually married, settling in Flagstaff, Arizona and honeymooning in Puerto Rico.

Friday
Aug 5
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 5, Episode 12

New Yorker Dances Her Way Into a Fresh Start in the Dominican Republic

Karin is a native New Yorker and a successful writer who can work from anywhere in the world. So when she came to Las Terrenas for a dance festival, she knew she wanted to leave the rat race behind for the most beautiful spot in the Dominican Republic. Her son Dylan has made the trip south to help her choose the perfect condo with open living, a pool, and an extra bedroom for guests. With the help of broker Jesus Iturralde, Karin knows she'll find the perfect place to dance the night away.

Friday
Aug 5
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 14

Oklahoma Couple Needs a Large House for the Whole Family on St. Thomas

When they first visited St. Thomas on a cruise many years ago, Kenny and Sheila noticed the U.S. courthouse on the island and Kenny, a public defender, realized he could move his family to a tropical paradise and keep his job. With a large blended family of four kids, plus Sheila's parents, the couple needs to find a house big enough for everyone, plus room for a pool and a gorgeous view. St. Thomas native Kerstin McConnell is up to the challenge of finding them the perfect home within their budget.

Friday
Aug 5
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

A Canadian couple moves themselves and their retiring parents to the bliss of Barbados.

Ontario natives Paul and Julie just got engaged in Barbados, and fell so in love with the island that they are moving there and taking their retiring parents with them.

Friday
Aug 5
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 1

An Atlanta couple decides to leave their busy life behind for clean living in Belize

Atlanta-based Nicole and Michael are tired of spending their life sitting in traffic and want more time together in the sun and sand. Luckily, they have the flexibility to move their two home-run businesses to Placencia, Belize and fulfill their dream of a healthier outdoor lifestyle. With real estate broker Charmaine Voss, Michael and Nicole search for a home where they can find the perfect work-life balance.

Friday
Aug 5
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 13

New Jersey Couple Looks For a Fixer Upper on St. John

Andrew and Kelly are constantly busy making over the homes of clients in their New Jersey-based business. Now, they want to escape to St. John and find their dream home, a fixer-upper they can make their very own. Eric Bauman of USVI Sotheby's International Realty helps the couple search the lush green hillsides of St. John to find a home with enough land to expand, enough room for guests, and beautiful views.

Friday
Aug 5
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 10

Soon-To-Be Empty Nesters Find Paradise on St. Maarten

Maruf and Sonal's three kids are off to college and they're contemplating a move to St. Maarten. Both have worked very hard and are finally ready to buy a piece of property on the beach with room for their entire extended family to visit and enjoy. Arun Jagtiani of Island Real Estate is there to help them every step of the way as they criss-cross the Dutch side of the island in search of their dream home.

Friday
Aug 5
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 5

Florida Couple Hunts for a Seaside Condo on St. Croix

Lovers of all things ocean, Georgiann and Steph are excited to leave the mainland for a new life on St. Croix. But these ladies don't want to break the bank. They want a furnished, Caribbean-style condo for under $250,000, close enough to the sea to be lulled to sleep by the sound of waves. Since the couple is only making one visit to the island before their big move, all-star broker Chris Hanley has his work cut out for him.

Friday
Aug 5
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 8

A Los Angeles TV executive returns to his roots in the Cayman Islands.

A successful Los Angeles television executive, Sean works hard and has very little down time. His father, who recently passed away, grew up in the Cayman Islands. Sean spent his childhood visiting and is missing his island life and family. Taking the plunge, Sean has decided to start his own production company with an office in the islands and is buying a home to go with it!

Friday
Aug 5
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 14

Lawyer Trades City Life for Relaxing Beaches in Utila

Sandra's life as a corporate attorney has given her great professional success, but it doesn't feed her soul. She feels like she's constantly on a hamster wheel, never able to get out of the rat race of city living. Her scuba diving hobby brought her to the island of Utila off the coast of Honduras, and she instantly fell in love. After working hard for a few decades, she's saved enough money to pursue her passions in life -- scuba diving and writing. Realtor Brad Ryon will help her find the perfect home that can accommodate guests and give her the direct reef access that she craves.

Friday
Aug 5
7pm | 6c

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