Coastal-Inspired Spaces

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

Colorful Coastal Design 15 Photos

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

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.

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.

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.

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 Home Has Modern, Contemporary Style 5 Photos

HGTV: A light neutral palette helps open up this spacious coastal home designed by Martin Kobus. The living room, kitchen and breakfast nook are defined by a streamlined style that complements the home's open layout while taking advantage of the prime waterfront views.

15 Sea-Inspired Decorating Ideas for Bathrooms 15 Photos

The decorating experts at HGTV.com share their favorite coastal- and beach-inspired decorating ideas for bathrooms.

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 the easy navigation and to accommodate a large number of guests.

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.

Coastal, Contemporary Beach House Brings Landscape Indoors 5 Photos

HGTV presents a beach house that combines coastal and contemporary styles and incorporates elements from the surrounding landscape into the decor.

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.

Coastal-Inspired Design 14 Photos

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

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.

How to Make a Driftwood Family Tree Jul 12, 2016

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 Mar 11, 2016

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

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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 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
Jan 18
10:30pm | 9:30c
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
Mar 8
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 10

A family leaves the Midwest for Key West

Stephen and Beth lead a hectic lifestyle in Cincinnati, Ohio. Stephen is CFO of a company and Beth is a busy stay-at-home mom raising their 14-year-old daughter, Maya. They live in a subdivision where every house looks the same, 600 miles from the sea, surrounded by fast food chains, and have to drive four miles if they want to buy a pint of milk. Beth first visited Key West when she was growing up and immediately fell in love with it. She went back a few years ago with her husband who also quickly felt at home on the island. Now, with Stephen able to work remotely, they're ready to make their favorite vacation destination their permanent home -- they just need to find the perfect house.

Sunday
Apr 5
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.

Thursday
Jul 9
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Outdoor Adventurers Search for a Home on St. Simons Island, GA

Outdoor adventurers Matt and Jessie are tired of cold winters and being landlocked in Athens, GA. This couple is ready for biking and beaches. Along with their dog Moe, Matt, a professor, and Jessie, a librarian, hunt for a home on St. Simons Island, GA. They are looking for a small space to lay their heads with plenty of room to house equipment for their various hobbies.

Sunday
Oct 11
9:30pm | 8:30c
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
Dec 11
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Family of Four Moves From Massachussets to Beautiful Daniel Island

John, Michelle and their two children are from the Boston area. Tired of the winters, they're looking for a positive change in lifestyle. After a visit to South Carolina, they fell in love with Daniel Island and thought it was the perfect place to spend time outdoors with the family, right on the water. With the expertise of a real estate agent, they hope to find an ideal place to call home.

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

New Job Motivates a Move From Fort Mill to Daniel Island

Mike, Kendra and their two children, Makayla and Nicholas, find their lifestyle in Fort Mill, SC, too fast and chaotic. They fell in love with Daniel Island after Mike was offered a new job in nearby Charleston and Kendra secured a teaching position in the area. With sandy beaches, less traffic and more time for the family, they're excited for their quality of life to change for the better.

Monday
Apr 11
1am | 12c
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.

Monday
May 9
1:30am | 12:30c
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.

Sunday
Mar 19
10pm | 9c
Season 10, Episode 14

Family Home on Hilton Head

As their three daughters get older, Georgia residents Lisa and Kevin are looking for a change of pace from their busy lives. They want to move to a place their kids will always want to return to, and they've set their sights on Hilton Head, South Carolina. It has always been a special place for their family, so Lisa and Kevin are searching for a home there that offers the beach, amenities and quality of life that the whole family is looking for.

Monday
Dec 4
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 11

Returning to Coronado Island

A couple living in Florida with their two children is ready to move to her native San Diego area to share the experiences she had growing up. After his recent business trip to Coronado Island, they decide to look for an oceanfront property that has everything their family needs.

Monday
Apr 9
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 6, Episode 13

Trading Skyline for Shoreline

Danielle is a high school art teacher living in hectic Manhattan. Several years ago, Danielle came to a party on Long Beach and fell in love with the relaxed island atmosphere. While she loves the hustle and bustle of the city, Danielle decided to trade in the skyline for the shoreline. With the help of a local realtor, Danielle hopes to find her perfect slice of paradise with stunning water views.

Thursday
Apr 19
7am | 6c
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.

Thursday
Apr 26
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Kentucky Family Moves to Marco Island, Florida

Both Kevin and Amanda are teachers from Kentucky who spent their summer vacations researching the perfect place to move. Now, Kevin, Amanda and their daughter are ready to make that moveto the warm waters of Marco Island, Florida. This young family is ready to turn their dream of owning an island home into a reality.

Thursday
Apr 26
7am | 6c
Season 6, Episode 11

A Forever Home in Duck, NC

Jeannine and Glenn have been visiting the small town of Duck, North Carolina, for the past 20 years. They decided long ago that the charming seaside village was their happy place, and now that their daughters are out of the house, they are ready to call the Outer Banks home. The family enlists the help of a local realtor to find a four-bedroom house with beautiful ocean views so they can live the permanent vacation.

Thursday
Apr 26
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

A Family of Five Move from Chilly Pennsylvania to the Sunny Florida Keys

Jason and Keli are ready to stop shoveling snow in chilly Pennsylvania and start searching for a new dream home in the Florida Keys. They want their three sons to grow up in the sun and sand, so with new job prospects and a little help from their realtor, they're ready to make a move to paradise.

Thursday
May 3
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Family of Four Moves From Massachussets to Beautiful Daniel Island

John, Michelle and their two children are from the Boston area. Tired of the winters, they're looking for a positive change in lifestyle. After a visit to South Carolina, they fell in love with Daniel Island and thought it was the perfect place to spend time outdoors with the family, right on the water. With the expertise of a real estate agent, they hope to find an ideal place to call home.

Thursday
May 3
7am | 6c
Season 6, Episode 8

A New Life in Scenic Newport

Will and Lauren have been dating long distance for two years and are ready to finally move in together in Newport, Rhode Island. Lauren is constantly stressed from her demanding job as a physician's assistant, and Newport's peaceful atmosphere is just what the doctor ordered. A local broker is on the hunt to find the couple a home with a large backyard for their beloved dog, Jack.

Thursday
May 3
7:30am | 6:30c
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 Mount Desert Island their home permanently.

Thursday
May 10
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Family Relocates From the Desert to the Coastal Breezes of Coronado Island

Jim and Kelly live in Arizona and have been vacationing on Coronado Island with their son, Sean, for years. They never thought they could move there until Sean asked them what was holding them back from pursuing their dream. With their son growing up quickly, they wanted to give him an opportunity to be on the island without ever having to leave. Jim and Kelly look for a home with a water view so they can take advantage of the gorgeous Coronado scenery.

Thursday
May 10
7am | 6c
Season 5, Episode 12

Family Time on St. Simons

Joy and Brett have a busy life in Atlanta, running their own business and running around with their five active, young kids. They're looking for a slower pace of life so they can enjoy their family, and they've both always considered St. Simons Island a little paradise off Georgia's Golden Coast. Now Joy and Brett are looking for the right island home to fit their large family.

Thursday
May 10
7:30am | 6:30c
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. Molly and Elliot hope to find a home with amazing views of the surrounding San Juan Islands.

Thursday
May 17
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

North Texas to South Padre Island

Kari and Ryan have decided to get away from inland Texas, where they live with their three children, and head south where they can focus on an outdoor lifestyle and family time. South Padre Island is less than an hour commute to Houston for pilot Ryan, and it has everything an active family could hope for -- most importantly, beaches! Ryan and Kari want their growing kids to get away from the tablets and technology and start enjoying fun in the sun, and they hope to find the right condo where they can build the perfect sandcastle any time they want.

Thursday
May 17
7am | 6c
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?

Thursday
May 17
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A family longing to raise their children with four seasons moves from Hawaii to Kodiak Island

Nesward and his wife, Jackie, lived in Alaska years ago for his job as a rescue swimmer with the Coast Guard. Now, three daughters later, the family has been living in Nesward's native Hawaii with his parents. Life is good, but they never stopped missing Alaska. They want to return to live on Kodiak Island, Alaska, with its distinct seasons and wildlife.

Thursday
May 24
6:30am | 5:30c

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