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

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Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

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Stunning Coastal Home on Puget Sound 12 Photos

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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 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
Mar 8
10pm | 9c
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 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 1, Episode 14

A young Coast Guard family chooses to move from Hawaii to Kodiak Island, Alaska.

David, a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer, and his wife Ashley, a stay-at-home mom of a 5- and 2- year old, have lived in Hawaii since they married in 2007. Now, the Coast Guard is transferring them from Hawaii to David's first choice assignment: Kodiak Island, Alaska.

Sunday
Sep 20
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Outdoor Adventurers Search for a Home on St. Simons Island, GA

Outdoor adventurers Matt and Jessie are tired of cold winters and being landlocked in Athens, GA. This couple is ready for biking and beaches. Along with their dog Moe, Matt, a professor, and Jessie, a librarian, hunt for a home on St. Simons Island, GA. They are looking for a small space to lay their heads with plenty of room to house equipment for their various hobbies. With the help of Sea Palms Coastal agent Anthony Quickle, Matt and Jessie hope to find a place to call home.

Sunday
Oct 11
9:30pm | 8:30c
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..

Sunday
Nov 8
3:30pm | 2:30c
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 2

Family of Four Moves From Massachussets to Beautiful Daniel Island

John, Michelle, and their two children are from the Boston area. Tired of the winters, they're looking for a positive change in lifestyle. After a visit to South Carolina, they fell in love with Daniel Island and thought it was the perfect place to spend time outdoors with the family, right on the water. With the expertise of Maggie Rodenberg from Matt O'Neill Real Estate, they hope to find an ideal place to call home.

Sunday
Mar 13
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

New Job Motivates a Move From Fort Mill to Daniel Island

Mike, Kendra and their two children, Makayla and Nicholas find their lifestyle in Fort Mill, SC too fast and chaotic. They fell in love with Daniel Island after Mike was offered a new job in nearby Charleston and Kendra secured a teaching position in the area. With sandy beaches, less traffic and more time for the family, they're excited for their quality of life to change for the better. All they need now is a little help from Renee Reinert-Pote from Iron Gate Realty to find them a happy home.

Monday
Apr 11
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

Family Makes Move From Tacoma to Vashon Island, Washington

Paige, Adam, and their two children are looking to make the move from Tacoma to Vashon Island, Washington. They're drawn to Vashon because of its quirky and eccentric reputation. It's also away from the city in a pure, seemingly untouched setting. With the help of Katie Fraser from Trident Realty Group Northwest, the Wells family hopes to find their perfect island home– even if they have to build it themselves.

Monday
May 9
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 8, Episode 2

Trading Cold Winters For Easy Living in Key Largo

A Pittsburgh couple decides on a life in the Florida Keys after their honeymoon in Key West. They're dreaming of raising their 3-year old daughter where year-round sunshine is a way of life. Will they find a home with the right amount of Key West charm for their new life?

Sunday
Apr 9
10pm | 9c
Season 8, Episode 9

Relaxing on Topsail Island, NC

Hunt and Julie lead a hectic life in Trenton, NC, where they run a veterinary clinic, shuttle their two kids around and tend to their very own farm. Looking to finally pause and relax, this family of four is hoping to make their favorite vacation spot on Topsail Island, NC, their new permanent home.

Sunday
Apr 30
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 13

Fresh Start in Gulf Shores, AL

After eight years in the Army, Amy is ready to trade in her combat boots for flip flops and the beach. On the recommendation of a lieutenant, she checked out Gulf Shores, AL, and immediately fell in love with the small-town charm and stunning beaches. Now, with the help of an agent, Amy is looking for a two-bedroom condo with a pool as close to the beach as possible.

Sunday
Apr 30
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 8, Episode 9

Relaxing on Topsail Island, NC

Hunt and Julie lead a hectic life in Trenton, NC, where they run a veterinary clinic, shuttle their two kids around and tend to their very own farm. Looking to finally pause and relax, this family of four is hoping to make their favorite vacation spot on Topsail Island, NC, their new permanent home.

Monday
May 1
12am | 11c
Season 8, Episode 13

Fresh Start in Gulf Shores, AL

After eight years in the Army, Amy is ready to trade in her combat boots for flip flops and the beach. On the recommendation of a lieutenant, she checked out Gulf Shores, AL, and immediately fell in love with the small-town charm and stunning beaches. Now, with the help of an agent, Amy is looking for a two-bedroom condo with a pool as close to the beach as possible.

Monday
May 1
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 8, Episode 10

From Utah to Merritt Island

A couple decides to live the life they've always wanted by trading the mountains of Utah for the beaches of Merritt Island, Florida. With the help of a local broker, the couple tours the small island to find the best home where they and their four kids can enjoy miles of beach and nature.

Sunday
May 7
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 5

Family Fun on Isle of Palms

Alex and Jen lead a hectic life in St. Louis with their four children and have always dreamed of living at the beach. When Alex's job offered him a chance to relocate to Charleston, the couple jumped at the chance to raise their kids in nearby Isle of Palms. They're looking for a house with at least four bedrooms, a large backyard and a pool -- all close to the beach.

Sunday
May 7
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 8, Episode 10

From Utah to Merritt Island

A couple decides to live the life they've always wanted by trading the mountains of Utah for the beaches of Merritt Island, Florida. With the help of a local broker, the couple tours the small island to find the best home where they and their four kids can enjoy miles of beach and nature.

Monday
May 8
12am | 11c
Season 8, Episode 5

Family Fun on Isle of Palms

Alex and Jen lead a hectic life in St. Louis with their four children and have always dreamed of living at the beach. When Alex's job offered him a chance to relocate to Charleston, the couple jumped at the chance to raise their kids in nearby Isle of Palms. They're looking for a house with at least four bedrooms, a large backyard and a pool -- all close to the beach.

Monday
May 8
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 8, Episode 11

Ditching DC for Merritt Island

A Washington, DC, couple is tired of the city's congestion and rat race. After watching a TV show about Merritt Island, FL, they decided to check it out and fell in love immediately. They enlist an agent to help them find a waterfront home with a dock, a large yard for privacy and at least three bedrooms.

Sunday
May 14
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 1

Entertaining Guests on Isle of Palms

After vacationing and hosting their wedding reception there, a Charlotte, NC, couple decides to move to the South Carolina low-country barrier island Isle of Palms. The couple is hoping to find the perfect home with enough room to entertain guests and a fenced-in yard for their dog. Will they find their dream home in their favorite vacation spot?

Sunday
May 14
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 8, Episode 11

Ditching DC for Merritt Island

A Washington, DC, couple is tired of the city's congestion and rat race. After watching a TV show about Merritt Island, FL, they decided to check it out and fell in love immediately. They enlist an agent to help them find a waterfront home with a dock, a large yard for privacy and at least three bedrooms.

Monday
May 15
12am | 11c
Season 8, Episode 1

Entertaining Guests on Isle of Palms

After vacationing and hosting their wedding reception there, a Charlotte, NC, couple decides to move to the South Carolina low-country barrier island Isle of Palms. The couple is hoping to find the perfect home with enough room to entertain guests and a fenced-in yard for their dog. Will they find their dream home in their favorite vacation spot?

Monday
May 15
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 8, Episode 12

A View From Hutchinson Island

A couple and their daughters have an active life in Port St. Lucie, FL, but after years of trips to nearby Hutchinson Island, the family is ready to make the beach part of their daily life. With the help of a local broker, the couple hopes to find the perfect home for their beach-loving family.

Sunday
May 21
9pm | 8c

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