Beautiful Vacation Homes and Their Colors

Sometimes you just need a dose of color inspiration — and where better to draw it from than some of the country’s most beautiful vacation homes? Bring the “ahhhhh” of a weekend getaway to your space year-round with these stylish, refreshing paint colors.

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Lake Front White Caps

Front Porch with Bench and Window with White Ceiling and Gray Floors
Photo: Sunset

What better place to start than the front porch? The couple who owns this house added a window to create a charming outdoor window seat. They painted the floors a weathered gray — a traditional option for waterside homes because it hides dirt and sand.

Aqua by the Sea

Pale Blue Walls in a Bedroom With an Ocean View
Photo: Architectural Digest

This large bedroom draws its color palette from the ocean views. The walls use a paint color like PPG’s Embellishment to draw in the color of the ocean. A symphony of blues is broken up only by the mermaid-like green chandelier.

Cottage Chairs and Table on Porch Overlooking the Ocean
Photo: BHG

Don’t limit your paint ideas to walls or floors. Remake mismatched chairs with coordinated paint colors to capture the charm of a seaside cottage.

Traditional Southern Home with Pale Blue-Green Walls
Photo: Country Living

In one of South Carolina’s oldest homes, located on Edisto Island, the paint colors echo the river and ocean right outside its doors. A color like Jack Frost can help you get the green hues of the water.

Sky and Ocean Blue

Beach House Staircase Painted with Blue Treads
Photo: Style by Emily Henderson

Give any home a vacation aesthetic by painting stair treads nautical blue, like PPG’s Royal Plume. Aren’t they crisp and lively against the white walls?

Cozy Blue Sleeping Porch with Swinging Bed
Photo: Coastal Living

Create a vacation getaway for every day with a cozy sleeping porch. Even if you’re not near your favorite beach or mountain getaway, the sky-blue paint will make you feel as if you are. Get this look with Sleep Baby Sleep paint.

Tropical Turquoise

Bold Aqua Bedroom in Seaside Cottage
Photo: HGTV

Oh, this stunning aqua shade! It envelops you, from ceiling to floor, yet — even though it’s bold — your eyes are still on the even-more-stunning view. If you’re feeling adventurous, try using Tint of Turquoise┬áin your bedroom.

Love these paint colors inspired by vacation homes? Get more ideas for your dream getaway in our samples portal.

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