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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natural stone fireplace with large oversized deck chairs in an outdoor deck space
Roger Davies

Weatherproof Room

Create an outdoor space that you can use year-round. A large fireplace and an outdoor rug fight the chill in cooler months. Roll-down, clear isinglass panels keep warm air in and drafts out while still allowing you to enjoy the view.

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Dress up your fireplace facade by using stones in a variety of sizes and shapes. Lay some flat and others on their sides.

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