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: 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.

Bright, Breezy Coastal Living 8 Photos

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

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.

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

The coastal design experts at HGTV.com share 15 ways to add beachy style to any room in your home.

Coastal-Inspired Design 14 Photos

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

Terrapins, Tortoises and Turtles: The New Twist on Coastal Style Apr 6, 2017

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

This Waterfront Home on St. Simons Island Could Be Yours Dec 8, 2016

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 Jun 10, 2015

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

10 Top Bloggers Get a First-Person Look at HGTV Dream Home 2017 Jan 23, 2017

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 Jul 12, 2016

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

Colorful Coastal Design 15 Photos

Going beyond blue and white: See pictures of colorful coastal-style rooms at HGTV.com.

Coastal Dutch Colonial Is Full of Personality 15 Photos

HGTV shows how homeowners preserved their Colonial home while still personalizing it enough to make it their own to create a warm space full of texture and color reminiscent of the tropics.

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, sandy neutrals and small bursts of warm color.

Coastal Charleston Home 11 Photos

HGTV: Cobb Architects created this beautiful coastal home with a focus on its Charleston, S.C., setting, including using low-country landscaping and an elevated foundation.

A Coastal Kitchen Springs With Ideas 4 Photos

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

A Rhode Island Home That's Made for Visitors 12 Photos

The more the merrier at this Rhode Island home that’s built for guests and good times. HGTV Magazine takes you on a tour.

California Coastal Home with Craftsman Inspiration 10 Photos

HGTV presents a renovated home with an artful interpretation of California Coastal aesthetics, combined with contemporary notes and Craftsman elements.

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.

HGTV Dream Home 2013: Side Yard Pictures 10 Photos

HGTV.com showcases the coastal HGTV Dream Home 2013 side yard where dining and relaxation are the focus.

A Master Bedroom With a Modern Nautical Touch 13 Photos

HGTV.com shows fun ways to decorate a master bedroom with classic yet modern nautical touches.

HGTV Dream Home 2003 18 Photos

HGTV.com shares gorgeous pictures from HGTV Dream Home 2003, a stunning coastal home with tropical foliage and a lovely bay view.

18 Ways to Use the Color Blue 11 Photos

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

Neutral Coastal Home With Contemporary Flair 4 Photos

HGTV shows how indoor and outdoor living are seamlessly blended in this neutral ocean-front home by way of floor-to-ceiling windows that offer great views and allow natural light flood the space.

Coastal-Inspired Kitchens and Dining Rooms 18 Photos

Get inspired by these coastal-inspired kitchens and dining rooms from HGTV.com.

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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 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, 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
Mar 1
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 11

Newlyweds move from Tacoma, Washington to live on the water in the San Juan Islands

Josh and Stephanie are two peas in a pod. They refer to themselves as water babies, having been born and raised within a five-minute drive of the Puget Sound. They could never live anywhere far away from water. Now that they are getting married, moving to be near water only makes good sense, and the beautiful views of Washington State's San Juan Islands are calling them home.

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

A family of four escapes the city life of Atlanta for the island life of St. Simons

Eric proposed to Shontae only two weeks into their relationship 16 years ago. Now they're jumping at the chance to leave the hectic life of San Francisco to work and live on the laid back island of St. Simons, Georgia. Remembering her childhood there, Shontae is eager for her girls to grow up there, too.

Sunday
May 24
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 3

Long Island Family Wants a Quieter Life on Amelia Island

New York couple Robert and Michelle are sick of the traffic and noise on Long Island and want a house and property that will provide a quiet, unhurried life for them and their family of four. Motivated by their daughter Christina's choice to attend the University of Florida and wanting to give their 14-year-old son, Luke, the opportunity to play sports all winter, the couple looks for a home on picturesque Amelia Island.

Sunday
May 22
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 7

Couple Moves From Tacoma, Washington to Vashon Island

After living in California and now Tacoma, Samuel and Christina want to leave the city behind and return to the outdoor living that Vashon Island offers them and their two children. Luckily, Sam can work remotely so he won't face a daily commute. Since Christina will be busy with the kids, she can take advantage of time spent at the beach, on the trails, or out in nature. With this new island life, they are excited to slow things down and enjoy the moments as they come.

Sunday
Jun 12
10:30pm | 9:30c
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 8, Episode 8

Surf's Up on Topsail Island

Terry and Sandy have been bringing their three kids from Cincinnati to Topsail Island, North Carolina, for more than 20 years. Now, with the youngest out of the house, the couple is ready to make a permanent move to the quaint, laidback island they love. They're on the hunt for the perfect move-in ready beachfront home that will accommodate the whole family when they come to visit.

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

Boating Paradise on Roanoke

Ian and Aaron are tired of their work, eat, sleep, repeat lifestyle in Raleigh, North Carolina, and have spent over a decade dreaming of a move to Roanoke Island. As avid boaters, the couple can't wait to live steps from their very own dock. A local realtor hunts for a large house that has a magnificent view, a yard close to the sound and plenty of room for the couple's beagle, Bella.

Friday
Aug 18
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Wine Enthusiasts Make the Move from the Windy City to Hilton Head Island

Vince and Laurie are sick of the bitter cold winters in Chicago and have been searching for their dream home on beautiful Hilton Head Island. They've already looked at over 100 homes but have yet to find the place that fits all of their criteria. With the help of a broker, they hope to find the perfect island home that has enough room for their massive wine collection.

Friday
Sep 15
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 4

Married Couple Makes Move From Houston to Galveston Island

David and Debbie have known each other since they were kids. They went to college together, got married, and then raised three children of their own in Houston. They always loved vacationing on Galveston Island and now they want to live on the water year-round. With the assistance of a real estate agent, David and Debbie hope to find a home where they can be outside all the time and entertain plenty of family and friends who come to visit.

Friday
Sep 22
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Sunday
Jan 28
10pm | 9c
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
Jan 29
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 12

Mainland to Catalina Island

A family of six from Long Beach, CA, hopes to find an island home with great architectural style and an ocean view in the Catalina Island town of Avalon. The family discovered the charm of the town and its gorgeous beaches after taking a job there and is confident this is the perfect place to move away from the busy city.

Sunday
Apr 1
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

A Family Searches for a New Home on Whidbey Island, Off the Coast of Washington State

After receiving some exciting job offers, Oscar, Elena and their 8-month-old son Mateo have decided to relocate from traffic-ridden Edmonds, WA, to the outdoor wonderland of Whidbey Island, WA. They look at several different homes and explore the island. Unsure which will work best for their family, they must decide between a waterfront view, a spacious town home and a backyard filled with fancy fruit trees.

Thursday
Jun 28
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Thursday
Jun 28
7am | 6c
Season 7, Episode 6

Long Live Long Beach Island

Noel, Deirdre and their four children have been spending every summer on Long Beach Island for over 14 years. Now, with their kids getting older, it is the right time for the family to find their permanent home on the Jersey shore. With the help of their agent, Noel and Deirdre are hoping to find a large home within walking distance to the beach.

Thursday
Jun 28
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 4

Married Couple Makes Move From Houston to Galveston Island

David and Debbie have known each other since they were kids. They went to college together, got married, and then raised three children of their own in Houston. They always loved vacationing on Galveston Island and now they want to live on the water year-round. With the assistance of a real estate agent, David and Debbie hope to find a home where they can be outside all the time and entertain plenty of family and friends who come to visit.

Thursday
Jul 5
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 7, Episode 12

Paradise on St. Simons Island

An Atlanta couple trades in their fast-paced and stressful life in the big city for the relaxation and great outdoor lifestyle of St. Simons Island, GA. After visiting the island on a recent work trip, the couple fell in love with the area and are excited to find the perfect beach cottage they can make their own.

Thursday
Jul 5
7am | 6c
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.

Thursday
Jul 5
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Family Makes Move From Tacoma to Vashon Island, Washington

Paige, Adam and their two children are looking to make the move from Tacoma to Vashon Island, Washington. They're drawn to Vashon because of its quirky and eccentric reputation. It's also away from the city in a pure, seemingly untouched setting. The family hopes to find their perfect island home -- even if they have to build it themselves.

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

From SoCal to Kill Devil Hills

California natives Todd and Deanna live in California with their three teenagers. When Todd was stationed with the military reserves in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the family took weekend trips to the Outer Banks and fell in love with the island lifestyle. Now they want to find a permanent home with a waterfront view in their favorite vacation spot, Kill Devil Hills.

Thursday
Jul 12
7am | 6c
Season 8, Episode 4

Couple Raised on Marco Island, FL, Leaves the Mainland and Returns to Island Living

A recently married Florida couple moves to their hometown on Marco Island. Having lived on the mainland in Naples for some time, the couple is ready to return to the natural beauty and slow pace the island offers. They hope to find the perfect home to start the next chapter of their life together in familiar territory.

Thursday
Jul 12
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 14

Planting Roots on Ono Island

Lance and Elizabeth are a young couple ready to grow their family and put down roots on the Alabama coast. At their current home in Orange Beach, they deal with too many beach-goers flocking to the vacation destination, so they've set their sights just five minutes over the bridge in the private community of Ono Island. Ono's small town vibes and quaint beach community fit Lance and Elizabeth's vision of Southern family living, so they're hoping to find a dream home where they can build their future.

Thursday
Jul 19
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Thursday
Jul 19
7am | 6c
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.

Thursday
Jul 19
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

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

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