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Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

HGTV loves this bright, breezy coastal home with fun pops of color from designer Liz Carroll.

Stunning Coastal Home on Puget Sound 12 Photos

HGTV: This coastal home was designed both inside and out to take full advantage of its spectacular views of Puget Sound. Designer Eric Gedney used lots of windows as well as patios and an infinity-edge pool to help make the most of living in such a stunning location.

Paradise Found: Chic Coastal Hotels 17 Photos

The decorating experts at HGTV.com share 17 sophisticated coastal hotel interiors and exteriors in Miami and Key West, Fla., and Southern California.

A New House With Old Charm 15 Photos

It was built in 2007, but this New Jersey home has the look of a century-old beach cottage, thanks to some good old-fashioned design moves. HGTV Magazine shows you around.

Waterfront Homes: Oceanfront Mansion in Gulf Stream, Fla. 18 Photos

HGTV takes you inside a gorgeous walled and gated coastal home tucked away in the tranquil seaside hamlet of Gulf Stream.

Waterfront Homes: Island Retreat in Wilmington, N.C. 16 Photos

HGTV takes you inside a beautiful coastal home on Figure Eight Island, featuring a 60-foot pier and panoramic water views.

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About the Show

Most people only fantasize about living on an island, but we'll prove that an Island Life is possible for anyone. Tropical dreamers will be shown island properties that fit into any budget, from ultra-affordable to totally outrageous. We'll follow everyday families is search of their own slice of paradise, and prove that fantasy can be reality.
Season 1, Episode 13

A family longing to raise their children with four seasons moves from Hawaii to Kodiak Island.

Nesward and his wife Jackie lived in Alaska years ago for his job as a rescue swimmer with the Coast Guard. Now, three daughters later, the family has been living in Nesward's native Hawaii with his parents. Life is good, but they never stopped missing Alaska.

Sunday
Jan 18
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

Their own piece of paradise in Islamorada.

Pablo and Michelle are a newly engaged couple with a romantic story. On their first date Pablo took Michelle on a romantic helicopter ride around Los Angeles and it was love at first flight! The couple now resides in vibrant town of Homestead, FL, near South Beach. Although Pablo has enjoyed the Keys since he was a child, they became even more special to him with Michelle in his life. The Keys are a part of their love story. What started as a yearly romantic getaway blossomed into island visits that they'd plan as much as possible.

Sunday
Jan 18
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

A couple leaves an urban life in Virginia for a home on Mt. Desert Island

John and Megan married on Mount Desert Island seven years ago and Megan grew up going to the island with her family. They met in Richmond, VA, where they have both lived for most of their lives. In Richmond, they live on a very hip, urban street with a vibrant social atmosphere. Even though they've enjoyed living there, they're ready and looking forward to finding a home in a quieter, quaint, more scenic and natural location close to parks and the ocean. Mount Desert Island was a clear choice for them since it's their favorite vacation spot. While tourism is huge on the Island, it still maintains a small town feel, almost indicative of another era entirely.

Sunday
Jan 25
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A family longing to raise their children with four seasons moves from Hawaii to Kodiak Island.

Nesward and his wife Jackie lived in Alaska years ago for his job as a rescue swimmer with the Coast Guard. Now, three daughters later, the family has been living in Nesward's native Hawaii with his parents. Life is good, but they never stopped missing Alaska.

Sunday
Feb 8
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

A young family makes the move of a lifetime from the Midwest to the San Juan Islands.

Chris and Laura both grew up in the Midwest and met in Iowa. Chris does consulting work for dental offices and travels a lot--up to 38 times a year-- while Laura is a writer who works from home while they raise their 5-year-old daughter and 3 year-old son. When the opportunity arose for Chris to relocate for work and not travel as much, they were given the choice of New York City, Salt Lake City, or the San Juan Islands. The Pacific Northwest island location was their pick right off the bat. They immediately fell in love with it and everything it had to offer.

Monday
Mar 2
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 10

A family leaves the Midwest for Key West.

Stephen and Beth lead a hectic lifestyle in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stephen is CFO of a company and Beth is a busy stay-at-home mom raising their 14 year-old daughter, Maya. They live in a sub-division where every house looks the same, 600 miles from the sea, surrounded by fast food chains, and have to drive four miles if they want to buy a pint of milk. Beth first visited Key West when she was growing up and immediately fell in love with it. She went back a few years ago with her husband who also quickly felt at home on the island. Now, with Stephen able to work remotely, they're ready to make their favorite vacation destination their permanent home…they just need to find the perfect house.

Sunday
Apr 5
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 7

An engaged couple move from Ohio to Nantucket to open their dream restaurant.

Nantucket is special for Jason and Courtney: it's where they first met, and now they're getting married on the island this summer. While Jason has lived on Nantucket for the past 10 years, Courtney has only visited--but after meeting him she quickly fell in love with both Jason and the island and decided to join him there.

Friday
Apr 10
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Newlyweds move from Tacoma, Washington to live on the water in the San Juan Islands.

Josh Goffin and Stephanie Clabaugh are two peas in a pod. They refer to themselves as water babies, having been born and raised within a 5-minute drive of the Puget Sound. They could never live anywhere far away from water.

Thursday
Jul 9
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Wine Enthusiasts Make the Move from the Windy City to Hilton Head Island

Vince and Laurie are sick of the bitter cold winters in Chicago and have been searching for their dream home on beautiful Hilton Head Island. They've already looked at over 100 homes, but have yet to find the place that fits all of their criteria. With the help of Charter One broker Brad Wilson, their hope to find the perfect island home that has the space to fit their massive wine collection.

Friday
Dec 11
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 11

Couple Moves From Washington, DC to Florida's Barrier Island

Chris and Emily are looking for their first home together as a couple and have decided it's the perfect time to leave behind the craziness of Washington, DC for the more relaxed atmosphere on Barrier Island, Florida. They're looking forward to taking advantage of living closer to the water and spending more time outdoors. With the help of Carolyn Smith of Coastal Estate Team, Chris and Emily hope to find a home that's close to the water with an outdoor oasis where they can feel like they're on vacation every day.

Monday
Jan 18
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 10

Family Leaves Florida for Alabama's Ono Island

After serving 28 years in the Army, Jim and Donna are looking to change jobs, lifestyles, and homes. They felt like Florida had run its course, and since Jim grew up in Alabama, he wanted to call it home again. Donna insists that their new house have a separate room for Jim's drum set, since his drums currently live in their dining room! Lawanna Sharpless from Bellator Real Estate is hoping to help Jim and Donna find that hidden gem to call home.

Monday
Apr 4
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 14

Newly Married Couple Moves From Boston to Martha's Vineyard

Newly married Michael and Kelly are looking to make the move from Boston to Martha's Vineyard. Kelly always had a deep connection with the island and Michael fell in love with the place when the two first started dating. They're looking forward to leaving behind their hectic lives in Boston for the peace and relaxation that comes with being on this unique isle. With the help of Rose Courcier of Sandpiper Realty, Inc., Michael and Kelly hope to find a home with special character where they can begin this new chapter of their lives together.

Monday
May 2
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 6

Long Live Long Beach Island

Noel, Deirdre and their four children have been spending every summer on Long Beach Island for over 14 years. Now, with their kids getting older, it is the right time for the family to find their permanent home on the Jersey shore. With the help of their agent, Noel and Deirdre are hoping to find a large home within walking distance to the beach.

Sunday
Mar 19
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

A couple move from the Midwest to the place of their childhood vacations, Mt. Desert Island, Maine.

Tracey grew up in Maine and visited Mount Desert Island all through her childhood. She introduced JC, her husband, to the island and he immediately loved it. JC and Tracey moved to Bethel, Maine a few years ago before getting married. Now parents to a three-year-old son, they've decided to fulfill a lifelong dream and make Mt. Desert Island their home permanently.

Friday
Sep 22
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 8

Family Relocates From Sweltering Scottsdale to Cool Coronado Island

Kelly and Russ are going to be empty nesters soon when their boys head off to college, so it's the perfect time for them to make their dream of moving to Coronado Island, California a reality. The family is tired of the heat and the hustle and bustle of Scottsdale, Arizona and wants to take advantage of the miles of beaches and laid-back lifestyle that Coronado offers. With the help of Scott Aurich of Sun Isle Realty, Kelly and Russ hope to find a beach-style home close to the water, so they can enjoy everything about living the island life.

Friday
Sep 22
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 4

Married Couple Makes Move From Houston to Galveston Island

David and Debbie have known each other since they were kids. They went to college together, got married, and then raised three children of their own in Houston. They always loved vacationing on Galveston Island and now they want to live on the water year-round. With the assistance of Chevon Eaton from Eaton Realty, David and Debbie hope to find a home where they can be outside all the time and entertain plenty of family and friends who come to visit.

Friday
Sep 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 9, Episode 7

Splash Down on North Padre

A military couple has a dream to settle down on North Padre Island with their two children. They hope their agent can find them a home with easy beach access and a boat slip.

Sunday
Sep 24
9pm | 8c
Season 9, Episode 14

Heading South to Hilton Head

Matt and Kyle have been living between Philadelphia and New York for years, and the constant traffic and chaos has left them wanting a fresh start. After visiting Kyle's aunt in Hilton Head, SC, they knew they had found a place where they can enjoy a simpler life by the beach. They've decided to make the move south and are looking for the beach home of their dreams.

Sunday
Sep 24
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 9, Episode 7

Splash Down on North Padre

A military couple has a dream to settle down on North Padre Island with their two children. They hope their agent can find them a home with easy beach access and a boat slip.

Monday
Sep 25
12am | 11c
Season 9, Episode 14

Heading South to Hilton Head

Matt and Kyle have been living between Philadelphia and New York for years, and the constant traffic and chaos has left them wanting a fresh start. After visiting Kyle's aunt in Hilton Head, SC, they knew they had found a place where they can enjoy a simpler life by the beach. They've decided to make the move south and are looking for the beach home of their dreams.

Monday
Sep 25
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

A family of four escapes the city life of Atlanta for the island life of St. Simons

Eric proposed to Shontae only two weeks into their relationship sixteen years ago..

Friday
Sep 29
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

A Seattle Couple Looks for a Home on Orcas Island, Off the Coast of Washington

After falling in love with Orcas Island on their first vacation there, Matt Chaney and Sara Lewis are ready to leave the city noise of Seattle for a quieter island life. Along with Island Group Realty's Kathryn Bowes, Matt and Sara check out several different homes and a lot with gorgeous views. Ultimately, they'll have to decide which Orcas Island location will best suit their needs.

Friday
Sep 29
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 4

Kentucky Family Moves to Marco Island, Florida

Both Kevin and Amanda are teachers from Kentucky who spent their summer vacations researching the perfect place to move. Now, Kevin, Amanda, and their daughter are ready to make that move–to the warm waters of Marco Island, Florida. With the help of Scott Needles from the Needles Group, this young family is ready to turn their dream of owning an island home into a reality.

Friday
Sep 29
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 9, Episode 9

Settling Down in Cocoa Beach

A globe-trotting couple is looking to find a place to settle down and raise their daughters. Wanting to stay close to the ocean, they enlist an agent to help find their permanent paradise in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Sunday
Oct 1
9pm | 8c
Season 9, Episode 6

From City Life to Tiki Island Life

A busy Houston couple wants to leave the concrete jungle behind and live closer to the water. They set off to find the perfect home on Tiki Island, Texas.

Sunday
Oct 1
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 9, Episode 9

Settling Down in Cocoa Beach

A globe-trotting couple is looking to find a place to settle down and raise their daughters. Wanting to stay close to the ocean, they enlist an agent to help find their permanent paradise in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Monday
Oct 2
12am | 11c

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