Life on the coast means spending more time outside than in. Create the perfect hangout with ideas from these gorgeous spaces.
Photo by Jean Allsopp
All-wood design schemes ground outdoor living areas in the setting. Exotic hardwoods such as teak and mahogany naturally resist pests and stand up to harsh coastal climates.
Use louvered shutters to promote circulation and provide privacy. Shutters also serve as a decorative touch, imparting a Caribbean feel.