Coastal-Inspired Spaces

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: 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.

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 share 17 sophisticated coastal hotel interiors and exteriors in Miami and Key West, Fla., and Southern California.

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.

Before Pictures of HGTV Dream Home 2016 33 Photos

See floor plans and browse photos of this coastal vacation retreat in Merritt Island, Florida, before its much needed makeover.

Coastal Home Has Modern, Contemporary Style 5 Photos

HGTV: A light neutral palette helps open up this spacious coastal home designed by Martin Kobus. The living room, kitchen and breakfast nook are defined by a streamlined style that complements the home's open layout while taking advantage of the prime waterfront views.

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 4

A Georgia family heads home to their parents' roots on St. Simons Island

Katie is a Georgia gal through and through, having lived in Atlanta for most of

Feb 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.

Feb 13
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 8

A couple fulfill a lifelong dream and move from busy Boston to Martha's Vineyard

Rob and Suzanne live right outside Boston and lead very busy lives. Being busy professionals with demanding jobs doesn't leave much time for relaxation. They've been going to Martha's Vineyard for over ten years and each year they have fallen in love with the island more and more. Now, they've decided to make the island their permanent home and are hunting for a house with historic charm where they can leave the stress of their former lives behind.

Mar 22
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.

Apr 12
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.

Sep 13
9:30pm | 8:30c
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.

Sep 28
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Single Mom and Twin Daughters Move From Lakeland to Little Gasparilla Island

Mom Paris and her twin daughters Dallas and Phoenix are making the move from landlocked Lakeland, Florida to the remote island of Little Gasparilla, Florida. Paris manages rental properties on Little Gasparilla and her two-hour commute to the island is starting to take its toll. With the help of Sue Paskert from Palermo Real Estate Professionals, Paris wants to take her girls away from the urban, strip mall feel of Lakeland to live a calmer and more tranquil life on Little Gasparilla Island where they don't even have cars.

Jan 1
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 14

Couple Longs for Permanent Vacation on South Padre Island

Jim and Helen both grew up near South Padre Island and have spent many vacations there–even spring break during college. While living in San Antonio, they've traveled around the world but ultimately SPI, with its warm waters and sandy beaches, is where they want to settle down. Jules Wilk from Padre Elite Team will help them find that island home.

Apr 10
10:30pm | 9:30c
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.

May 27
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

May 27
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

A Couple Expecting Their First Child Search for a New Home in the Savannah Isles

David and Lauren Purvis are both Georgia lawyers living in Atlanta. They're expecting a child and are ready for a change of pace, so they're looking for a home in the Savannah Isles. They want to be able to get to the downtown area of Savannah but also work from the beach. With the help of their real estate agent Jenny Rutherford, from Coastal Area Partners, they'll see a bunch of different homes spanning the Isles east of Savannah.

May 30
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 14

Couple Longs for Permanent Vacation on South Padre Island

Jim and Helen both grew up near South Padre Island and have spent many vacations there–even spring break during college. While living in San Antonio, they've traveled around the world but ultimately SPI, with its warm waters and sandy beaches, is where they want to settle down. Jules Wilk from Padre Elite Team will help them find that island home.

Dec 26
1:30am | 12:30c
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.

May 1
12:30am | 11:30c

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