What better way to enjoy gorgeous beach views than from a comfortable porch or deck? Find your own outdoor inspiration from our favorite relaxing retreats.
Photo: Jonny Valiant
Contrasting building materials, like knotty wood beams and unfinished flooring are offset by Ionic fluted columns and classic railings for plenty of architectural interest on this porch. The décor leans toward neutral, letting the eye be drawn to the turquoise and blue water beyond.