Beach House Style Guide

Get the coastal look wherever you live with our expert tips on beach house style for every room of your home.

Fresh Ideas for Porches and Decks

From tropical lanais to open-air living rooms, these balmy outdoor spaces all say “coastal” with a capital SEA. Looking to upgrade your personal retreat? Check out these stylish ideas.

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teak porch with low benches and white cushions keep this deck simple with amazing views of the ocean
Colleen Duffley

Pretty as a Picture

Don’t lose sight of the real goal: maximizing the view. Keep furniture low and stick with clean lines and simple materials.

Idea Spotlight
Quality, low-maintenance materials don’t have to break the bank. Îpe decking offers the weather-resistant properties of teak at a lower price.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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20 Beautiful Beach Cottages

From polished and sophisticated to rustic and casual, browse through this roundup of beach cottages to find your favorite coastal style.

Room to Breathe