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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oversized brown wicker chairs with white cushions arranged around an outdoor fireplace with a sink area and grill to the right
Lisa Romerein

Cook Under the Stars

Bring the party outside with a fully functional outdoor kitchen. A grill, refrigerator, and sink are all you need.

Idea Spotlight
To limit trips indoors, install a dishwasher and keep cabinets stocked with dishware and utensils. For countertops, we recommend concrete or solid-surface materials, such as Corian.

More Ways To Get Coastal Living



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Contemporary New York Beach Cottage

An entertainment-loving homeowner converts a modern rental property into a veritable summer playground.

Fire Island Deck