Coastal-Inspired Spaces

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

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

Coastal-Inspired Design 14 Photos

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

How to Make a Sea Glass Shadowbox Jul 12, 2016

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

What It's Like to Live in a Waterfront Home Jun 10, 2015

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

A New Take on Nautical: Go Coastal-Chic With These Unexpected Color Palettes Jun 15, 2016

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

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

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.

Colorful Coastal Design 15 Photos

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Seaside Chic 31 Photos

Love seaside style? Visit HGTV.com to check out 31 examples of coastal-chic design.

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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 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 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 14

Newly Married Couple Moves From Boston to Martha's Vineyard

Newly married Michael and Kelly are looking to make the move from Boston to Martha's Vineyard. Kelly always had a deep connection with the island and Michael fell in love with the place when the two first started dating. They're looking forward to leaving behind their hectic lives in Boston for the peace and relaxation that comes with being on this unique isle. With the help of Rose Courcier of Sandpiper Realty, Inc., Michael and Kelly hope to find a home with special character where they can begin this new chapter of their lives together.

Monday
May 2
1:30am | 12:30c
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.

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 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.

Thursday
May 31
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 7

Family of Four Moves From the Mainland to Aquidneck Island

Mark and Danielle live in a small apartment on the mainland of Rhode Island and are running out of space for their two kids. After searching for a home for over a year, they decided to look near Danielle's hometown on Aquidneck Island. The island's wide open space and family-friendly vibe is exactly what they've been hoping for, and with help from a local real estate agent, they hope to find a beach style home with a large yard.

Thursday
May 31
7am | 6c
Season 9, Episode 7

Splash Down on North Padre

A military couple has a dream to settle down on North Padre Island, Texas, with their two children. They hope their agent can find them a home with easy beach access and a boat slip.

Thursday
May 31
7:30am | 6:30c
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.

Thursday
Jun 7
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Family of Four Leaves Nashville for Island Living on St. Simons

Justin, Sarah and their two sons have outgrown their current space in Nashville and are looking for a change of pace. Since Justin grew up on St. Simons Island and Sarah is from a small town in New Jersey, they're looking to get back to a similar community to raise their family. Since they've always talked about starting a business together, Justin and Sarah decided to open their very own bagel shop on the island. Amanda Duffey from Chapman Hall Realtors hopes to find Justin and Sarah a place quickly so the family of four can enjoy taking the boys to the beach, riding bikes along the marsh, and being a part of the island community.

Thursday
Jun 7
7am | 6c
Season 6, Episode 9

Moving to Martha's Vineyard

Dan and Jeannette have been longtime visitors to Martha's Vineyard and have always dreamed of owning a home on the island that they can pass on to their two young daughters. The family is finally in a place where they can make their dream a reality and with the help of a local realtor, they hope to find the perfect home where they can spend the rest of their lives.

Thursday
Jun 7
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

A Couple Sells a Business to Move to a Secluded Home on Little Gasparilla Island

Mike and Carina are ready to leave the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas for the secluded serenity of Little Gasparilla Island off Florida's west coast. They're looking for a more environmentally-friendly home away from cities and pollution, close to a natural barrier island.

Thursday
Jun 14
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Thursday
Jun 14
7am | 6c
Season 7, Episode 1

Dropping Anchor on Vinalhaven, Maine

Jonathan and Lily, along with their four children, have been sailing up and down the East Coast for the past several years on their boat. While visiting Vinalhaven, Maine, the family fell in love with the quiet, pristine island and the potential to finally set down roots there. They're looking for a house with lots of outdoor space as well as boat access, giving them the freedom to explore the island both on land and by water.

Thursday
Jun 14
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

A couple fulfill a lifelong dream and move from busy Boston to Martha's Vineyard

Rob and Suzanne live right outside Boston and lead very busy lives. Being busy professionals with demanding jobs doesn't leave much time for relaxation. They've been going to Martha's Vineyard for over ten years, and each year they have fallen in love with the island more and more. Now, they've decided to make the island their permanent home and are hunting for a house with historic charm where they can leave the stress of their former lives behind.

Thursday
Jun 21
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Baby on Board on Duck Island

Ryan and Julia have just found out they are expecting their first child, and they're eager to move from Raleigh, North Carolina, to the quaint town of Duck on the Outer Banks. The couple loves the family-friendly atmosphere of Duck as well as the many water activities associated with living on an island. Ryan and Julia hope to find a large home with a pool that's close to the beach and town so they can enjoy all their favorite activities with their new baby.

Thursday
Jun 21
7am | 6c
Season 7, Episode 11

Texas Family Finds Fishing Oasis in Islamorada, Florida

A family of four avid fishermen look for the perfect forever home in their favorite vacation destination, Islamorada, FL. After being stuck in landlocked Flower Mound, TX, for the last 20 years, they're ready to make the move to a place where they can indulge their passion year-round.

Thursday
Jun 21
7:30am | 6:30c
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

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