Coastal-Inspired Spaces

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 …

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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.

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

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

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.

Terrapins, Tortoises and Turtles: The New Twist on Coastal Style Oct 1, 2018

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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

Three Products to (Virtually) Take You Back to the Beach Sep 17, 2018

Summer’s not quite over yet – make the most of the lazy, hazy days with these coastal-inspired finds. Published: September 4, 2017

How to Make a Beach-Themed Shadow Box Jul 23, 2014

Use clever scrapbooking techniques to create a beachy, photo-inspired layout for a shadow box.

Your Guide to a Dreamy Nautical Bedroom Oct 1, 2018

Create a soothing sanctuary with these beach-inspired decorating ideas.

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 Dutch Colonial Is Full of Personality 15 Photos

With an interest in preserving their Colonial home while still making it their own, the homeowners trusted Chango & Co. to infuse …

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 …

A Coastal Kitchen Springs With Ideas 4 Photos

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

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 …

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 …

12 Bold Coastal Color Palettes You Haven't Considered Sep 23, 2018

By: Liz Gray

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

Coastal-Inspired Kitchens and Dining Rooms 18 Photos

Bringing coastal design into your kitchen and dining space will add a relaxed, laid-back feel to your home. Get inspired by these …

Coastal Home Has Modern, Contemporary Style 5 Photos

A light neutral palette helps open up this spacious coastal home designed by Martin Kobus. The living room, kitchen and breakfast …

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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 16, Episode 2

The Best of Both Worlds on Long Beach

Young newlyweds are ready to buy their first home together in Long Beach, New York. Just an hour from the city, Long Beach feels like the best of both worlds with beautiful beaches, great surfing and tons of nightlife. They hope to find a condo near the beach that has views of the water.

Monday
Apr 29
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 16, Episode 3

A Washington Island Homecoming

After growing up on Washington Island, Wisconsin, an entrepreneur is ready to make the quaint island home again. She's missed the small town feel, scenery and her family. In addition to opening a restaurant, she has plans to find a beachfront house with rental potential.

Sunday
May 5
10pm | 9c
Season 16, Episode 8

Going Boating in Gulf Shores, AL

An engaged couple searches for a home in beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama, where they can be closer to the water and spend more time on their boat. They're open to fixing up a home or building one, but being waterfront is a must.

Sunday
May 5
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 16, Episode 3

A Washington Island Homecoming

After growing up on Washington Island, Wisconsin, an entrepreneur is ready to make the quaint island home again. She's missed the small town feel, scenery and her family. In addition to opening a restaurant, she has plans to find a beachfront house with rental potential.

Monday
May 6
1am | 12c
Season 16, Episode 8

Going Boating in Gulf Shores, AL

An engaged couple searches for a home in beautiful Gulf Shores, Alabama, where they can be closer to the water and spend more time on their boat. They're open to fixing up a home or building one, but being waterfront is a must.

Monday
May 6
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 16, Episode 12

Across the Bridge to Merritt Island, FL

An active family of five is tired of driving over the bridge to Merritt Island, Florida, and decides to make a permanent move. They want to spend more time together enjoying the island's outdoor activities and hope to find a home on the water with an open floor plan and a pool.

Sunday
May 12
10pm | 9c
Season 16, Episode 6

Boats, Brews, and Bay Views in Ocean City, MD

After years of spending summer vacations in Ocean City, a Maryland couple is ready to fulfill their dream of living by the ocean. They love the calmer, bay side of the island and hope to find a waterfront home with gorgeous views and room for their jet ski.

Sunday
May 12
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 16, Episode 12

Across the Bridge to Merritt Island, FL

An active family of five is tired of driving over the bridge to Merritt Island, Florida, and decides to make a permanent move. They want to spend more time together enjoying the island's outdoor activities and hope to find a home on the water with an open floor plan and a pool.

Monday
May 13
1am | 12c
Season 16, Episode 6

Boats, Brews, and Bay Views in Ocean City, MD

After years of spending summer vacations in Ocean City, a Maryland couple is ready to fulfill their dream of living by the ocean. They love the calmer, bay side of the island and hope to find a waterfront home with gorgeous views and room for their jet ski.

Monday
May 13
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 16, Episode 14

A Vacation for Life on Hilton Head Island

A college admissions counselor living in Geneva, Switzerland, recently fell in love with the low-country charm of Hilton Head Island, SC, during a vacation. Now, she's looking for a home close to the beach with rental potential, an updated kitchen and a spacious deck.

Sunday
May 19
10pm | 9c
Season 16, Episode 5

Searching for a New Home in Historic Key West, Florida

A successful business owner is ready to plant roots in sunny Key West, Florida. With the help of her daughter, she hopes to find a spacious house for entertaining that's also near the Old Town district so she can walk to work.

Sunday
May 19
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 16, Episode 14

A Vacation for Life on Hilton Head Island

A college admissions counselor living in Geneva, Switzerland, recently fell in love with the low-country charm of Hilton Head Island, SC, during a vacation. Now, she's looking for a home close to the beach with rental potential, an updated kitchen and a spacious deck.

Monday
May 20
1am | 12c
Season 16, Episode 5

Searching for a New Home in Historic Key West, Florida

A successful business owner is ready to plant roots in sunny Key West, Florida. With the help of her daughter, she hopes to find a spacious house for entertaining that's also near the Old Town district so she can walk to work.

Monday
May 20
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 16, Episode 10

Seeing Double on Long Beach

A couple follows a job opportunity to Long Beach, New York, a family-friendly area that offers the island lifestyle they're looking for with an easy commute to Manhattan. They want their twins to grow up by the ocean and spend as much time outdoors as possible, so they hunt for a home near the water with a backyard.

Sunday
May 26
10pm | 9c
Season 16, Episode 13

Stepping Off the Ferry in Nantucket

A Cincinnati couple that loves the outdoor lifestyle of Nantucket, MA, is ready to fulfill their dream of living near the beach. They hunt for a home with easy access to the water and town center, a backyard for their dogs and a separate space for renting.

Sunday
May 26
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 16, Episode 10

Seeing Double on Long Beach

A couple follows a job opportunity to Long Beach, New York, a family-friendly area that offers the island lifestyle they're looking for with an easy commute to Manhattan. They want their twins to grow up by the ocean and spend as much time outdoors as possible, so they hunt for a home near the water with a backyard.

Monday
May 27
1am | 12c
Season 16, Episode 13

Stepping Off the Ferry in Nantucket

A Cincinnati couple that loves the outdoor lifestyle of Nantucket, MA, is ready to fulfill their dream of living near the beach. They hunt for a home with easy access to the water and town center, a backyard for their dogs and a separate space for renting.

Monday
May 27
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 13, Episode 3

Seeking Southern Sun in Orange Beach

A Colorado couple is moving their blended family from the Rocky Mountains to the quiet town of Orange Beach, Alabama. Having vacationed there for years and seeking a taste of the island life, they agree Orange Beach will be the perfect place to lay down roots in a two-bedroom, two-bathroom island dream home.

Monday
May 27
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 9, Episode 6

From City Life to Tiki Island Life

A busy Houston couple wants to leave the concrete jungle behind and live closer to the water. They set off to find the perfect home on Tiki Island, Texas.

Monday
Jun 3
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 11, Episode 8

Trading the Desert for the Beach

North Carolina natives Danny and Alana want to move from Phoenix back east to Topsail Island. Their desert city is just too big, too busy and, most importantly, too far from the beach. They're looking for a dream home right on the beach so that they can enjoy the water, white sands and relaxing pace of Topsail with their four young children.

Monday
Jun 3
7am | 6c
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.

Monday
Jun 3
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 11

Waking Up in a No-Wake Zone

Tired of their boring lifestyle in rural Ohio, a couple is ready to liven things up at their favorite childhood vacation spot of Indian Lake. They're looking for a large turnkey home for their extended family as well as a dock on the open water for the boat he's always wanted.

Monday
Jun 10
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.

Monday
Jun 10
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 9

Living the Dream On Orcas Island

A Washington couple has been saving their entire lives for their dream home on Orcas Island. They cannot wait to escape the busy, crowded Kirkland area for a private haven in the trees they can call their own.

Monday
Jun 10
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 9

New Beginnings on Camano Island, WA

A Seattle couple wants to start their life together in a more peaceful setting and feel like Camano Island in Washington is the perfect spot. They hope to find a home with water views where they can enjoy the island's laid-back vibe and an easy commute to work.

Monday
Jun 17
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.

Monday
Jun 17
7am | 6c

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