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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

See How This Elevated Coastal Cottage Takes Home Design to a Whole New Level Nov 19, 2015

Architect Darryl Cobb thought beyond the stilts to give this elevated coastal home in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry all the charm and curb appeal of its inland counterparts.

This Waterfront Home on St. Simons Island Could Be Yours Dec 8, 2016

Tour HGTV Dream Home 2017 and enter for your chance to win this lakefront escape.

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 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
Apr 10
2:30pm | 1:30c
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
Apr 10
3:30pm | 2:30c
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..

Monday
May 25
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 1

Escape from Snomageddon to Key West heaven.

Matt and Tom are an adventurous young couple hailing from Chicago, Illinois.

Tuesday
Sep 29
2pm | 1c
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.

Monday
Oct 19
12:30am | 11:30c
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
Nov 8
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Family of Four Leaves Nashville for Island Living on St. Simons

Justin, Sarah and their two sons have outgrown their current space in Nashville and are looking for a change of pace. Since Justin grew up on St. Simons Island and Sarah is from a small town in New Jersey, they're looking to get back to a similar community to raise their family. Since they've always talked about starting a business together, Justin and Sarah decided to open their very own bagel shop on the island. Amanda Duffey from Chapman Hall Realtors hopes to find Justin and Sarah a place quickly so the family of four can enjoy taking the boys to the beach, riding bikes along the marsh, and being a part of the island community.

Monday
Mar 7
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 8

Married Couple From Louisiana Makes Move to Dauphin Island, Alabama

Lynn and Vanessa grew up in Louisiana most of their lives and that's also where they raised their four children. Once they visited Alabama's Dauphin Island they immediately fell in love with beach life and its small town feel. With Lynn a pastor, the family loves to keep active in the community and they hope to find an island home that will have that neighborhood feel. They've enlisted help from Dot Small at Alabama Realty to assist them in their search.

Monday
Mar 28
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Engaged Couple Moves from Mainland to Mustang Island

Tyler and Julie vacationed together on Mustang Island. Sparks flew and shortly afterwards they became a couple. They loved the island so much they even got engaged there. Now that they're busy planning their wedding, they want to be able to call the island home too. They're hoping that Ashleigh Robertson from Port Aransas Realty can help find them a home with enough bedrooms so their friends and Julie's family can come visit and enjoy all that Mustang Island has to offer.

Tuesday
May 10
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Sunday
Jun 19
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 8

Slowing Down on Carolina Beach

Holly and Chuck are living a hectic lifestyle in Raleigh, North Carolina, keeping up with their busy careers and their 5-year-old ball of energy, Hailey. They want to slow things down and give Hailey a backyard of endless beaches to play on. After visiting Carolina Beach, a classic beach town on a barrier island, they know it's just the a place to get more out of life and keep their daughter smiling.

Monday
Feb 13
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 3

From Landlocked to Island Life

A thrill-seeking couple who currently live in landlocked Davis, CA, are sick of being stuck in a small college town and are looking to start a new adventure. After discovering Alameda Island, CA, on a recent bungee jumping trip, they are finally ready to take the leap and live the island life. With the help of their real estate agent, they're hoping to find the perfect home in this dream location.

Monday
Feb 20
1:30am | 12:30c
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
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 14

Manhattan to East Hampton

Seth and Kristen are busy New York City parents that want to raise their son around nature, and they're drawn to the renowned beaches and serene country vibes of East Hampton, NY. The proximity to Manhattan is ideal for Seth's job, while the island's beauty inspires Kristen's artwork. With the help of a local realtor, they look for the perfect blend of country and beach to fulfill their home dreams.

Sunday
May 28
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 2

Rocking Out on Camano Island

Michael and Elizabeth aren't your average couple --– they're a rock band and they're also grandparents! They've been rocking for 30 years in southern California, but they've decided to take the show on the road from the dry heat to the lush greenery of Washington's Camano Island. Elizabeth still wants access to the beach, while Michael wants to be surrounded by trees. They agree that the show must go on, so their new island home will need studio space to play and record music.

Sunday
May 28
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 14

Manhattan to East Hampton

Seth and Kristen are busy New York City parents that want to raise their son around nature, and they're drawn to the renowned beaches and serene country vibes of East Hampton, NY. The proximity to Manhattan is ideal for Seth's job, while the island's beauty inspires Kristen's artwork. With the help of a local realtor, they look for the perfect blend of country and beach to fulfill their home dreams.

Monday
May 29
1am | 12c
Season 6, Episode 2

Rocking Out on Camano Island

Michael and Elizabeth aren't your average couple --– they're a rock band and they're also grandparents! They've been rocking for 30 years in southern California, but they've decided to take the show on the road from the dry heat to the lush greenery of Washington's Camano Island. Elizabeth still wants access to the beach, while Michael wants to be surrounded by trees. They agree that the show must go on, so their new island home will need studio space to play and record music.

Monday
May 29
1:30am | 12:30c

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