Coastal-Inspired Spaces

Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

Light walls pair with pops of color and ample natural light to create a bright, airy atmosphere in this lovely beach home.

A New House With Old Charm 15 Photos

By: Jessica Dodell-Feder

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 desi …

10 Coastal-Cool Spaces From Our Best Beach Shows 10 Photos

Love beach style? Get design inspiration from How Close Can I Beach?, Island Life and Caribbean Life.

Paradise Found: Chic Coastal Hotels 17 Photos

From sunny Southern California to uber-hip Miami and tropical Key West, the design world's brightest stars are giving high-end hot …

Stunning Coastal Home on Puget Sound 12 Photos

This coastal home was designed both inside and out to take full advantage of its spectacular views of Puget Sound. Designer Eric G …

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

Located on Figure Eight Island, this home offers charming coastal style, a 60-foot pier and panoramic water views.

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

One of South Florida's most prized spans of coastline gives sublime allure to this stunning walled and gated oceanfront estate.

Terrapins, Tortoises and Turtles: The New Twist on Coastal Style Dec 11, 2019

See how this season's star is blowing coral clusters and driftwood displays out of the water.

10 Top Bloggers Get a First-Person Look at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Sep 18, 2018

HGTV invited bloggers and influencers from across the country to tour HGTV Dream Home 2017 on St. Simons Island, Ga.

How to Make a Sea Glass Shadowbox Sep 20, 2018

Bring home the beauty of the seashore with a fun, inexpensive sea glass DIY project that's perfect for bringing in some coastal st …

Cool Coastal Interiors From HGTV Dream Home 2020 22 Photos

Discover charming interior design at HGTV Dream Home 2020 and shop your favorite products from Wayfair.com.

This Waterfront Home on St. Simons Island Could Be Yours Sep 16, 2018

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

What It's Like to Live in a Waterfront Home Sep 17, 2018

Homeowners share their insights on living by oceans, rivers and lakes.

Beachy Keen: 15 Ways to Add Coastal Charm to Any Space 15 Photos

By: Amanda Lecky

It's easy to give your house an oceanfront feeling, even if you live miles from the water. Here's how top interior designers creat …

Wow-Worthy Exteriors From HGTV Dream Home 2020 23 Photos

Explore charming exteriors from HGTV Dream Home 2020 and shop your favorite products from Wayfair.com.

20 Coastal Designs That Will Have You Ready for Summer 20 Photos

Dreamy coastal designs may ignite an unwavering need for travel, relocation or home renovations. Proceed with caution.

Coastal-Inspired Design 14 Photos

By: Jen Jafarzadeh L'Italien

From cozy beach cottages to landlocked homes that can only dream of the sea, here's a peek inside some coastal-style homes that wi …

How to Make a Driftwood Family Tree Sep 20, 2018

Take your display of family photos up a notch by creating a one of a kind coastal family tree with a gorgeous piece of driftwood. 

Take a Virtual Spring Break With These Beachside Bedrooms Dec 17, 2019

Not taking a vacation anytime soon? Make a virtual getaway by getting lost in these incredible coastal bedrooms.

Shell Wreath Jul 13, 2015

Bring a little of the White House to your house by creating this seashell beauty.

Coastal Kitchens Jan 16, 2020

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

Bring the relaxed, laid-back feel of the beach into your cooking space with these ideas for coastal kitchen designs.

18 Ways to Use the Color Blue 11 Photos

By: A.J. Hanley

From aquamarine to indigo, this versatile color weaves its way through every room of a California house. Take the tour with HGTV M …

A Coastal Kitchen Springs With Ideas 4 Photos

A designer brings a breathtaking view of coastal wetlands into a waterside retreat.

Colorful Coastal Design 15 Photos

By: Jen Jafarzadeh L'Italien

You probably expect to see white and ocean blues as the dominant colors in a house by the water. Here's a look at how to capture a …

HGTV Dream Home 2003 18 Photos

Located in Mexico Beach, Fla., HGTV Dream Home 2003 is a cozy bayside home surrounded by tropical foliage and perfect for entertai …

See How This Elevated Coastal Cottage Takes Home Design to a Whole New Level Sep 23, 2018

Architect Darryl Cobb thought beyond the stilts to give this elevated coastal home in the heart of South Carolina's Lowcountry all …

12 Bold Coastal Color Palettes You Haven't Considered Jan 29, 2020

By: Liz Gray

Beach house style doesn't have to be all about neutrals. 

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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 18, Episode 3

Making New Memories in Gulf Shores

A fun-loving couple is relocating to Gulf Shores, Alabama, to escape the traffic around their Atlanta home. They want a home that's as close to the beach as possible with plenty of covered deck space outdoors. With five daughters in their blended family, they need at least three bedrooms and a relaxing space to spend quality time in as a family.

Wednesday
Feb 5
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

Brews and Views on San Juan Island, WA

Newlyweds are ready to leave Spokane, WA, and return to his hometown on San Juan Island, WA, to be near family and close to work. She wants to put his contractor skills to the test with a fixer-upper property that has water views and space for their dogs.

Thursday
Feb 6
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 12, Episode 14

A New Life on James Island

A newly engaged couple wants to start a new life for themselves on peaceful James Island. Originally from South Carolina, the two used to come to the island many times as college students. They now feel the place where they once enjoyed the nearby marina and endless outdoor activities will be the perfect place to get married, buy a house and start a family.

Friday
Feb 7
6am | 5c
Season 19, Episode 3

Coming in for a Smooth Landing on Aquidneck Island

After spending two years stationed in Japan, a Navy pilot and his family are settling down on beautiful Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island. She wants a house with New England charm and isn't afraid of a fixer-upper, but he thinks new construction would be easier to manage.

Tuesday
Feb 11
11pm | 10c
Season 19, Episode 6

Navy No More, Fidalgo Island Is the Future

After years in the Navy, a couple and their dog are making Fidalgo Island, Washington, their home. Their dream house would ideally encompass everything they love about the area: something surrounded by nature with great water views and not too far from all the town has to offer.

Tuesday
Feb 11
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 19, Episode 3

Coming in for a Smooth Landing on Aquidneck Island

After spending two years stationed in Japan, a Navy pilot and his family are settling down on beautiful Aquidneck Island, Rhode Island. She wants a house with New England charm and isn't afraid of a fixer-upper, but he thinks new construction would be easier to manage.

Wednesday
Feb 12
2am | 1c
Season 19, Episode 6

Navy No More, Fidalgo Island Is the Future

After years in the Navy, a couple and their dog are making Fidalgo Island, Washington, their home. Their dream house would ideally encompass everything they love about the area: something surrounded by nature with great water views and not too far from all the town has to offer.

Wednesday
Feb 12
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 13, Episode 5

Backyard Boating on Merritt Island

After meeting at a regatta and getting married at a yacht club, water and boating has been a common theme for a Rockledge, Florida couple. They're eager to move across the Indian River to a Merritt Island property with a pool, a large living space and a dock for their boat right in their own backyard.

Thursday
Feb 13
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 12, Episode 9

East Hampton House Search

A Brooklyn-born woman loves New York City but has grown tired of the chaos of urban life. After many summers of vacationing in East Hampton with her friends, she's now ready to purchase her own island retreat. She's hoping to find a stylish modern home where she can relax with her dog after a long day at work.

Friday
Feb 14
6am | 5c
Season 19, Episode 4

A Long Beach Home Away From Home

A family of four has outgrown their small Long Beach, New York, bungalow and is ready to put down roots in their forever home. They're hoping to find a house near town that has a big yard and a home office but doesn't have the price tag of the big city.

Wednesday
Feb 19
12pm | 11c
Season 19, Episode 10

First-Time Home Buyer on Mount Desert Island

A warehouse manager from Virginia is ready to finally make her dreams come true with a move to Mount Desert Island, Maine, where she vacationed with family when she was younger. Now, she's looking for a home close to nearby Bar Harbor with a backyard and enough space so she can host family herself.

Wednesday
Feb 19
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 12, Episode 7

Boarding the Ferry to Fidalgo

A couple that grew up on Fidalgo Island in Washington now wants their children to have the same experiences they had hiking the mountains, camping in the forest and fishing in the Pacific. They decide to board a ferry to the island to hopefully find the house of their dreams.

Thursday
Feb 20
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 12, Episode 2

Looking for a Shore Thing on Absecon Island

Michael grew up on the Jersey shore's Absecon Island and has always hoped to one day buy a home near the ocean. His wife, Kathy, grew up spending summers at the beach and they've shared their love of the island with their daughters. After years of visiting every summer, the family is ready to own their own piece of paradise.

Friday
Feb 21
6am | 5c
Season 13, Episode 11

Planting Roots on North Carolina's Outer Banks

A family of five is excited to leave Virginia Beach and plant roots on North Carolina's Outer Banks. After being the family's go-to vacation spot for years, they hope to find a large home with coastal charm and water views.

Thursday
Feb 27
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 8, Episode 14

New Beginnings on Orange Beach

A young, single woman is tired of her quiet life in Troy, Alabama, and decides to look for a new career, home and excitement in her favorite childhood vacation spot of Orange Beach, Alabama. She enlists the help of a local agent to not only find her dream home, but to also be her inside guide to everything Orange Beach has to offer.

Friday
Feb 28
6am | 5c
Season 19, Episode 1

Outdoor Adventures for the Family on Camano Island

A family of five is ready to make the move to Camano Island, Washington. They want a home with a view and enough land so they can live outdoors more often, letting the kids and dog roam free in nature. While she dreams of a modern farmhouse big enough to hold the whole family, he is more focused on getting some shop space.

Wednesday
Mar 4
11pm | 10c
Season 19, Episode 8

Small Town Charm on Islesboro Island, Maine

A Massachusetts couple is fulfilling a lifelong dream of living by the ocean on Islesboro Island, Maine. They love the quiet, small town atmosphere, and they hope to find a place with a water view and space for the boat he's been saving his pennies to buy one day.

Wednesday
Mar 4
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 19, Episode 1

Outdoor Adventures for the Family on Camano Island

A family of five is ready to make the move to Camano Island, Washington. They want a home with a view and enough land so they can live outdoors more often, letting the kids and dog roam free in nature. While she dreams of a modern farmhouse big enough to hold the whole family, he is more focused on getting some shop space.

Thursday
Mar 5
2am | 1c
Season 19, Episode 8

Small Town Charm on Islesboro Island, Maine

A Massachusetts couple is fulfilling a lifelong dream of living by the ocean on Islesboro Island, Maine. They love the quiet, small town atmosphere, and they hope to find a place with a water view and space for the boat he's been saving his pennies to buy one day.

Thursday
Mar 5
2:30am | 1:30c
Season 14, Episode 5

Perfect House and Boat on Fenwick Island

A Pennsylvania couple is looking for their dream home on Fenwick Island, Delaware, and they hope to buy a boat to take full advantage of all that Fenwick has to offer. They want to find a house in a community with a resort feel, and they want to be close to the water so they can set sail as often as possible.

Thursday
Mar 5
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 9, Episode 1

Moving Back to Merritt Island

After several years in Orlando, Florida, a couple with two young sons is eager to move back to her hometown of Merritt Island, Florida, where they can be surrounded by family. They task their agent with finding a home that includes a large backyard and a pool where the entire extended family can spend time together.

Friday
Mar 6
6am | 5c
Season 15, Episode 3

Slower Pace on Indian Lake

A couple from Powell, OH, wants to slow down and enjoy life on the water by finding a dream home on Indian Lake. They hope to find a house with open views of the water, a dock for their future boat and space for their dogs to play.

Thursday
Mar 12
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 10, Episode 6

From Childhood Vacations to Permanent Paradise on Mustang Island

A couple that has been vacationing on Mustang Island in Corpus Christi, TX, since they both were kids is ready to buy a home on the island. With their three kids in tow, they're hoping to find a home as close to the beach as possible.

Friday
Mar 13
6am | 5c
Season 17, Episode 10

Growing Roots on St. Simons Island

A hair stylist and barber are fulfilling a lifelong dream by moving close to the beach on St. Simons Island, Georgia. They love the island's history and want to raise their two kids in a tight-knit community. She hopes to find a fixer-upper with vintage charm, but he's scared of a big renovation project and would prefer a new construction home.

Thursday
Mar 19
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 10, Episode 10

Slower Pace on Camano Island

A couple living in a busy Seattle suburb wants to slow down and focus on each other. He sold her on Camano Island, WA, with an easy commute to work, and now they hope to find an open-concept home where they can entertain family.

Friday
Mar 20
6am | 5c
Season 14, Episode 1

Paying for Paradise in Key West

A Milwaukee couple is fed up with winter weather, and after a recent trip to Key West, Florida, they decided they're ready to make the move to the Conch Republic. With a lengthy list of requirements that includes historic charm, off-street parking and a pool, they're open to a property with rental income to make it easier to afford living in paradise.

Thursday
Mar 26
6:30am | 5:30c

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