Coastal-Inspired Spaces

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 …

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.

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 …

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: 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.

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.

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

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

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 …

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.

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 …

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.

Waterfront Homes: Clifftop Contemporary in Santa Barbara, Calif. 15 Photos

Perched above the Santa Barbara coastline, this island-style contemporary home comes with a tennis court, a swimming pool and excl …

Beachside Home Featuring Color Inspired by Water, Surf and Sun 7 Photos

This beachside oasis designed by Musso Design Group draws color inspiration of the ocean and Florida sunshine with calming blues, …

NKBA 2013 Kitchen: Island in the Sun 4 Photos

This kitchen with a coastal feel offers a contemporary twist on a classic beach-cottage motif. It was designed for easy navigation …

Coastal Kitchen Makeover 6 Photos

By: Jen Jafarzadeh L'Italien

Designer Lisa Sherry transforms a dated first floor in a vacation home into an open, coastal kitchen and dining area.

Coastal Charleston Home 11 Photos

Cobb Architects created this beautiful coastal home with a focus on its Charleston, S.C., setting, including using low-country lan …

California Coastal Home with Craftsman Inspiration 10 Photos

This renovated home has taken on an artful interpretation of California Coastal aesthetics, combined with contemporary notes and s …

Waterfront Outdoor Living At Its Finest 5 Photos

Overlooking the Puget Sound, this waterfront home features multiple areas for outdoor entertaining, dining or just kicking back by …

HGTV Dream Home 2013: Side Yard Pictures 10 Photos

The ground-level gathering area accommodates both outdoor dining and relaxation.

A Master Bedroom With a Modern Nautical Touch 13 Photos

A classic master bedroom features a soft gray-green color scheme with a modern nautical feel.

15 Sea-Inspired Decorating Ideas for Bathrooms 15 Photos

There's nothing quite like the sound of crashing waves at a nearby coastline. Bring that tranquil feeling into your bathroom retre …

Coastal, Contemporary Beach House Brings Landscape Indoors 5 Photos

This beach house blends coastal and contemporary styles and incorporates elements from the surrounding landscape into the decor.

Elevated Coastal Home 7 Photos

Daryl Cobb created this beautiful coastal home with a focus on its Charleston, S.C., setting, including using low-country landscap …

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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 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
Jul 8
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 9, Episode 13

Hilton Head Island Hole in One

An active couple is ready to ditch the cold weather of Lake Placid, New York, for the year-round sunshine on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. After spending summers on the island with their family they fell in love with the community, the culture and most importantly, the golf. The search is on for the perfect place to call home.

Monday
Jul 8
7am | 6c
Season 10, Episode 3

Bachelor Pad in Newport, Rhode Island

A Boston accountant wants to escape the hectic city life by finding a beach getaway. He grew up visiting Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay, and now he wants to find a bachelor pad near the water and downtown Newport where he can relax.

Monday
Jul 8
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 171, Episode 2

Growing Roots on St. Simons Island and Getting Closer on Palm Island

A hair stylist and barber are fulfilling a lifelong dream by moving close to the beach on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Then, an outdoorsy couple is ready to leave the cold of Colorado behind for the warm sunshine on Palm Island, Florida.

Sunday
Jul 14
10pm | 9c
Season 171, Episode 2

Growing Roots on St. Simons Island and Getting Closer on Palm Island

A hair stylist and barber are fulfilling a lifelong dream by moving close to the beach on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Then, an outdoorsy couple is ready to leave the cold of Colorado behind for the warm sunshine on Palm Island, Florida.

Monday
Jul 15
1am | 12c
Season 8, Episode 7

Change of Pace on James Island

Amanda and Gary want a change of pace from their busy hometown of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. They've decided to relocate to James Island, South Carolina, a small island just minutes from downtown Charleston. It's the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the outdoors, and Amanda and Gary hope to find a spacious home there with a large backyard.

Monday
Jul 15
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 11, Episode 6

Adventure on Anderson Island

Bruce and Agnes are looking to trade their lifestyle in Tacoma, Washington, for one that's more fun and adventurous on Anderson Island. They love the seclusion of the peaceful Washington island and the outdoor activities it has to offer. The couple would like a home near the beach, but most important to them is views of the water.

Monday
Jul 15
7am | 6c
Season 11, Episode 7

Absolutely Amelia Island

Pediatric doctor Kerry is ready to escape the sprawl of Los Angeles and find the perfect beach home on Amelia Island, Florida. An East Coast native who moved west for medical school, she wants to be closer to her family and has enlisted her sister to help her hunt for the perfect island home.

Monday
Jul 15
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 171, Episode 3

Cramped Quarters and Discovering Charm

A family of four has outgrown their starter home and is looking for some breathing room on Merritt Island, Florida. Then, South Carolina newlyweds look to escape busy Charleston with a move to James Island.

Sunday
Jul 21
10pm | 9c
Season 171, Episode 3

Cramped Quarters and Discovering Charm

A family of four has outgrown their starter home and is looking for some breathing room on Merritt Island, Florida. Then, South Carolina newlyweds look to escape busy Charleston with a move to James Island.

Monday
Jul 22
1am | 12c
Season 9, Episode 3

Reminiscing on Oak Island

A North Carolina couple wants to start a new chapter in their lives by returning to their roots on Oak Island. They enlist the help of a local broker to help them find their dream beach home where they can make new memories on the laid-back barrier island.

Monday
Jul 22
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 10, Episode 8

From the City to the Vineyard

After years of visiting the island to relax and decompress, a Boston couple is ready to find their dream home on Martha's Vineyard. They're looking for a home where they can enjoy the Vineyard lifestyle and host family that once vacationed on the island with them.

Monday
Jul 22
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 6

Bringing Old Friends Together in Ocean City, Maryland

Old friends from suburban Maryland have decided to buy a home together on the coast in Ocean City. They both live busy lives and dream of owning a property they can escape to and relax. Ocean City's pristine beaches and historic boardwalk make it the perfect getaway spot, so they're looking for a spacious home close to the water so they can walk to the beach.

Monday
Jul 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 171, Episode 4

Close to Port and Closer to Family

A young newlywed from New Hampshire seeks a home on John's Island, South Carolina, to be near her husband, who works out of the nearby Charleston Port. Then, an active couple relocates from Georgia to Melbourne Beach, Florida, to be close to their kids and grandchildren.

Sunday
Jul 28
10pm | 9c
Season 171, Episode 4

Close to Port and Closer to Family

A young newlywed from New Hampshire seeks a home on John's Island, South Carolina, to be near her husband, who works out of the nearby Charleston Port. Then, an active couple relocates from Georgia to Melbourne Beach, Florida, to be close to their kids and grandchildren.

Monday
Jul 29
1am | 12c
Season 9, Episode 12

Horsing Around on Amelia Island

A couple living and working in South Florida dreams of returning to Amelia Island for its small-town feel and Southern charm. This time they look for a large house with a pool that would be perfect for hosting their extended family.

Monday
Jul 29
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 10, Episode 1

Working Hard for the Hamptons

A career-driven couple is looking to make the leap from Greenwich, Connecticut, to their island fantasy destination of East Hampton, New York, where they can finally enjoy the fruits of their labor and live their island life.

Monday
Jul 29
7am | 6c
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.

Monday
Jul 29
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 17, Episode 13

Galloping into the Sunset on St. Simons Island

A young-at-heart couple is leaving behind their busy, traffic-filled life in Atlanta for the beaches of St. Simons Island, Georgia. With seven grown children and 12 grandchildren, they're searching for a large property with Southern character and a pool where they can host a lot of family visitors.

Sunday
Aug 4
10pm | 9c
Season 17, Episode 14

Moving Back to St. Simons Island

A couple is moving from the flatlands of Nebraska to the beaches of St. Simons Island, Georgia. He grew up on the island and is ready to come home. Her only request is a pool, but he has a very specific idea of what their Southern house should look like. They both agree that they need a yard for their beloved dog, Jim.

Sunday
Aug 4
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 17, Episode 13

Galloping into the Sunset on St. Simons Island

A young-at-heart couple is leaving behind their busy, traffic-filled life in Atlanta for the beaches of St. Simons Island, Georgia. With seven grown children and 12 grandchildren, they're searching for a large property with Southern character and a pool where they can host a lot of family visitors.

Monday
Aug 5
1am | 12c
Season 17, Episode 14

Moving Back to St. Simons Island

A couple is moving from the flatlands of Nebraska to the beaches of St. Simons Island, Georgia. He grew up on the island and is ready to come home. Her only request is a pool, but he has a very specific idea of what their Southern house should look like. They both agree that they need a yard for their beloved dog, Jim.

Monday
Aug 5
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 10, Episode 4

Set Sail for Aquidneck Island

A couple that has spent most of their lives teaching on boats is ready to put down roots on dry land with their two kids. They hope to find a turnkey home on Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay that has a large yard close to the beach.

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

Ocean Breeze on Topsail Island

Tim and Amanda have been vacationing on Topsail Island, North Carolina, for five years and have fallen completely in love with the island. Coming from New York City, the calm and relaxing beaches are a breath of fresh air for them and their daughters. With flexible careers, they're ready to stop vacationing and start living the island life.

Monday
Aug 5
7am | 6c
Season 12, Episode 8

San Diego to Whidbey Island, WA

After a career in the Navy, an officer is looking to move with his family one last time. They want to find a place with unrivaled natural beauty on the West Coast and decide to look for a home with plenty of land on Whidbey Island, Washington.

Monday
Aug 5
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 11, Episode 9

Alabama Couple Trades Farming for Boating on Ono Island

A couple leaves the cattle farm behind for a laidback life on Alabama's Ono Island. They love the quiet neighborhood feel of the island as well as its proximity to the action of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, but the challenge will be finding a house that fits their very particular wish list.

Monday
Aug 12
6:30am | 5:30c

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