9 Waterside Cottages That Will Have You Planning Your Next Beach Trip

This list is overflowing with sunny summer style!

Break out the beach towels and get ready for some fun in the sun because summer is on its way! We couldn’t wait to start appreciating the ocean views, so we’ve put together a collection of our favorite waterside spaces for you to enjoy. From getaways on the coast and riverside abodes to lake houses packed with rustic charm, every cottage on this list is overflowing with sunny summer style!

A Warm Welcome

Photography by Scot Zimmerman

This sunny cottage on the coast of New Jersey could not be more charming! From the robin’s-egg blue on the board-and-batten siding to the front door window reminiscent of a porthole, we couldn’t love it more!

Open-Air Dining

Photography by Michael J. Lee, Styling by Charlotte Safavi

French doors thrown wide invite warm breezes from the waterfront into this simply classic dining room. Cane-back chairs gather around a custom-made table built from reclaimed chestnut wood atop what was once an industrial lathe. See the rest of this cottage in our Summer 2019 issue, available now!

Blue and Beautiful

Photography by Jim Bathie

When the view simply can’t be beat, it’s a great idea to make your design complement its surroundings. The cool blue shade of this patio furniture pairs perfectly with the landscape and creates a dreamy outdoor space! See more images of this getaway here.

Coastal Color

Photography by Scot Zimmerman

Vibrant greens and calming blues make this beachside cottage pop. Plenty of outdoor seating is a must when you’re designing a space meant for enjoying the sun!

Perfect Pagoda

Photography by Robert Radifera

The ideal setup for relaxing waterside with a cold drink! Outdoor dining is always better with bursting floral arrangements. See the pool house that goes with this gorgeous space here.