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

This list is overflowing with sunny summer style!

Coastal Kitchen

Photography by William Dickey

This family’s summer cottage in the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland is overflowing with local charm and inspired by the enchanting surroundings.

Riverside Relaxation

Photography by Helen Norman, Styling by Charlotte Safavi

This riverfront abode in Virginia boasts charmingly rustic style paired with a vibrant color palette, and the deck overlooking the water is no exception! Adirondack chairs in a pale yellow tone are perfect for sitting back and relaxing while enjoying the sounds of the river.

Southern Getaway

Photography by Richard Leo Johnson, Styling by Sunday Hendrickson

The arched entry, the spiral staircase, the blue shutters . . . This 1930s cottage on St. Simons Island in Georgia has all the charm you could want from a vacation home. And with a balcony that big, everyone can enjoy the view!

Bright and Breezy

Photography by Mac Jamieson

Hosting a brunch in this space would be a breeze, with plenty of island space and some truly incredible views! Folding patio doors were the perfect choice for opening the space up to the coast beyond. See more of this harbor cottage here.