Coastal-Inspired Spaces

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.

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.

Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

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

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.

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.

Waterfront Outdoor Living At Its Finest 5 Photos

The outdoor room decorating experts at HGTV.com share photos of a gorgeous waterfront home that features designated areas for outdoor dining, gathering with friends and lounging by a firepit.

Coastal-Inspired Design 14 Photos

Get ideas for creating the coastal-style look in your home at HGTV.com.

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
Feb 8
1pm | 12c
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.

Sunday
Apr 19
10:30pm | 9:30c
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.

Thursday
Jul 9
2pm | 1c
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.

Sunday
Sep 27
9:30pm | 8:30c
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

Tuesday
Sep 29
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Couple Moves From Phoenix to Fidalgo Island, Washington

Molly and Elliot have a baby on the way and want to escape the desert heat of Phoenix, AZ for the more temperate weather of Fidalgo Island, WA. They look forward to raising their child in the vibrant and close-knit community of Anacortes. With the help of CB Bain's agent Kelli Lang, Molly and Elliot hope to find a home with amazing views of the surrounding San Juan Islands.

Friday
Jan 1
7pm | 6c
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.

Monday
Feb 8
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 5

Texas Couple Look for Less Stress on Galveston Island

Don and Kendra met while working in an emergency room in Texas. Kendra is an registered nurse and Don is a physician. In this high-energy, fast-paced environment they realized they wanted more from life when they weren't taking care of people. The summers in Amarillo have Don and Kendra hiding from the brutal heat and in the winter they're fighting to keep the ice and snow off their windshields. So this move to Galveston Island is about slowing down and making more time for an outdoor, relaxed lifestyle. They have four children, all in their 20s, who live in Texas so moving to a nearby Island means the family will come and visit more often. Stephon Eaton from Eaton Realty will be helping Don and Kendra find the perfect island home.

Monday
Mar 7
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Dallas Couple Ditches City Life for Orange Beach Living

Mike and Jen have decided to leave Dallas behind for the beautiful beaches on the gulf of Alabama. They look forward to a simpler lifestyle with less traffic, less stress, more beach time and gorgeous views. Since Mike just obtain his real estate license, he is looking forward to buying his dream home and learning more about the market here. Mike and Jen have Lynn Cook from Gulf Shores Life Team to help them trade in their backyard and pool for a beautiful ocean view!

Monday
Mar 21
1am | 12c
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
May 27
7pm | 6c
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.

Monday
Jun 27
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 8

Colorado Cold to Coronado Sun

Brian and Christina and their two teenage kids are a military family that has been stationed in over a dozen places around the world. When Brian got stationed at the historic Naval Base Coronado, the family decided that putting down roots in this exquisite southern California peninsula would be a worthwhile investment. They're trading the cold winters of Colorado for the endless beaches and consistent weather of southern California - not to mention breathtaking views of both San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Now they just need to find the perfect property to call their forever island home.

Monday
Nov 21
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

A Nantucket For All Seasons

Mike and Meg fell in love with Nantucket during their first summer there 25 years ago. Since then, they've spent every summer on the sandy beaches and cobblestone roads of the idyllic Massachusetts getaway. Now that their two girls are out of college, they are ready to make their Nantucket dream come true, so a local realtor gives the lively couple a tour of the island's distinct homes to help them turn their summer break into a permanent vacation.

Sunday
Jan 1
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Colorado Cold to Coronado Sun

Brian and Christina and their two teenage kids are a military family that has been stationed in over a dozen places around the world. When Brian got stationed at the historic Naval Base Coronado, the family decided that putting down roots in this exquisite southern California peninsula would be a worthwhile investment. They're trading the cold winters of Colorado for the endless beaches and consistent weather of southern California - not to mention breathtaking views of both San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Now they just need to find the perfect property to call their forever island home.

Sunday
Feb 26
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 4

Michigan to Hilton Head Island, SC

Michelle and Steve are done with shoveling snow in Michigan, so they're trading their snow boots for sandals and moving to Hilton Head, South Carolina. Looking to spend more quality time with their daughters, they have decided to make their vacation spot their permanent home. While the kids love the outdoor life and water sports on the island, Michelle and Steve are using their large wish list to find the right house that makes the island feel like home.

Sunday
Feb 26
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Colorado Cold to Coronado Sun

Brian and Christina and their two teenage kids are a military family that has been stationed in over a dozen places around the world. When Brian got stationed at the historic Naval Base Coronado, the family decided that putting down roots in this exquisite southern California peninsula would be a worthwhile investment. They're trading the cold winters of Colorado for the endless beaches and consistent weather of southern California - not to mention breathtaking views of both San Diego Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Now they just need to find the perfect property to call their forever island home.

Monday
Feb 27
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 4

Michigan to Hilton Head Island, SC

Michelle and Steve are done with shoveling snow in Michigan, so they're trading their snow boots for sandals and moving to Hilton Head, South Carolina. Looking to spend more quality time with their daughters, they have decided to make their vacation spot their permanent home. While the kids love the outdoor life and water sports on the island, Michelle and Steve are using their large wish list to find the right house that makes the island feel like home.

Monday
Feb 27
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 2

Room to Grow on Vinalhaven, Maine

Josh and Angel grew up on the island of Vinalhaven, one of Maine's top fishing communities. After moving away, Angel was drawn back to the slow pace and small-town charm, and she married Josh, a commercial lobsterman. Vinalhaven hasn't changed much since their childhood, and they want to raise their three boys in the same family-friendly town, but they need a larger house to do so.

Sunday
Mar 5
10pm | 9c
Season 7, Episode 11

Texas Family Finds Fishing Oasis in Islamorada, Florida

A family of four avid fishermen look for the perfect forever home in their favorite vacation destination, Islamorada, FL. After being stuck in landlocked Flower Mound, TX, for the last 20 years, they're ready to make the move to a place where they can indulge their passion year-round.

Sunday
Mar 5
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 2

Room to Grow on Vinalhaven, Maine

Josh and Angel grew up on the island of Vinalhaven, one of Maine's top fishing communities. After moving away, Angel was drawn back to the slow pace and small-town charm, and she married Josh, a commercial lobsterman. Vinalhaven hasn't changed much since their childhood, and they want to raise their three boys in the same family-friendly town, but they need a larger house to do so.

Monday
Mar 6
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 11

Texas Family Finds Fishing Oasis in Islamorada, Florida

A family of four avid fishermen look for the perfect forever home in their favorite vacation destination, Islamorada, FL. After being stuck in landlocked Flower Mound, TX, for the last 20 years, they're ready to make the move to a place where they can indulge their passion year-round.

Monday
Mar 6
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 4

Honeymooning for Life

Having lived near New York City all their lives, this young couple is looking to move away from the hustle and bustle of the big-city. With future children in mind, the couple have fallen in love with Martha's Vineyard, the family-friendly island where they honeymooned. With the help of a local real estate agent, can they find the perfect island home where they can start their family?

Sunday
Mar 12
11pm | 10c
Season 7, Episode 10

Coming Back Home to Sunny Key West, Florida

A New York real estate broker takes a job offer on his hometown island of Key West, FL. His friend and fellow broker is there to help him find the perfect home on the island so he can trade in the fast-paced and cold city life for year-round warm weather, sun-drenched beaches and the community from his childhood.

Sunday
Mar 12
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 7, Episode 4

Honeymooning for Life

Having lived near New York City all their lives, this young couple is looking to move away from the hustle and bustle of the big-city. With future children in mind, the couple have fallen in love with Martha's Vineyard, the family-friendly island where they honeymooned. With the help of a local real estate agent, can they find the perfect island home where they can start their family?

Monday
Mar 13
2am | 1c
Season 7, Episode 10

Coming Back Home to Sunny Key West, Florida

A New York real estate broker takes a job offer on his hometown island of Key West, FL. His friend and fellow broker is there to help him find the perfect home on the island so he can trade in the fast-paced and cold city life for year-round warm weather, sun-drenched beaches and the community from his childhood.

Monday
Mar 13
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 7, Episode 6

Long Live Long Beach Island

Sunday
Mar 19
10pm | 9c

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