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The series Island Life shows what life is like on different islands for the native people. The viewer will get to see how they really live, make money, and get food. This show goes to some of the most exotic islands in the world.

Sundays 10:00 PM et/pt on HGTV
12 Seasons, 171 Episodes
January 1, 2015
Reality, Travel
6.2/10
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Island Life Full Episode Guide

  • A Brooklyn-born woman loves New York City but has grown tired of the chaos of urban life. After many summers of vacationing in East Hampton with her friends, she's now ready to purchase her own island retreat. She's hoping to find a stylish modern home where she can relax with her dog after a long day at work.

  • A newly engaged couple wants to start a new life for themselves on peaceful James Island. Originally from South Carolina, the two used to come to the island many times as college students. They now feel the place where they once enjoyed the nearby marina and endless outdoor activities will be the perfect place to get married, buy a house and start a family.

  • A couple living in Florida with their two children is ready to move to her native San Diego area to share the experiences she had growing up. After his recent business trip to Coronado Island, they decide to look for an oceanfront property that has everything their family needs.

  • A couple of world travelers look for the perfect tropical location to call home. After a recent visit to St. Helena, SC, they realized they could get all the palm trees and beautiful beaches they want just three hours away from their family. They're hoping to downsize to a house with a large backyard, a water view and plenty of St. Helena's signature Low Country charm.

  • A family of six from Long Beach, CA, hopes to find an island home with great architectural style and an ocean view in the Catalina Island town of Avalon. The family discovered the charm of the town and its gorgeous beaches after taking a job there and is confident this is the perfect place to move away from the busy city.

  • A couple recently fell in love with the quiet town of Brigantine, NJ, and wants to find a home there. They'd like a house with enough space for their teenage twins and their dog, but their biggest dilemma is choosing between living bayside or beachside.

  • High school sweethearts are ready to move their waffle business to their favorite vacation spot and the location of their first kiss -- Emerald Isle, NC. They're looking for a four-bedroom house close to the beach, while their two kids are hoping to find a skate park and waterslide in their new backyard.

  • After a career in the Navy, an officer is looking to move with his family one last time. They want to find a place with unrivaled natural beauty on the West Coast and decide to look for a home with plenty of land on Whidbey Island, Washington.

  • After doing his apprenticeship in the Pacific Northwest, a chef and his wife are moving their family to San Juan Island, WA, to raise their kids near the water and wildlife.

  • A charter-boat captain from Connecticut who has been visiting Block Island in Rhode Island since he was young is ready to make his childhood dreams come true and move to the island full-time. With the help of his girlfriend, he hopes to find a home with water views and all the charm the island has to offer.

  • A couple that grew up on Fidalgo Island in Washington now wants their children to have the same experiences they had hiking the mountains, camping in the forest and fishing in the Pacific. They decide to board a ferry to the island to hopefully find the house of their dreams.

  • Michael grew up on the Jersey shore's Absecon Island and has always hoped to one day buy a home near the ocean. His wife, Kathy, grew up spending summers at the beach and they've shared their love of the island with their daughters. After years of visiting every summer, the family is ready to own their own piece of paradise.

  • Newlyweds search for a fixer-upper with water views on San Juan Island, WA.

  • Married lawyers escape city life by finding a home in Long Beach, NY.

  • College sweethearts who have always dreamed of having a home on the beach are in love with Topsail Island, NC, and want to find the perfect property there. They hope to find a large, move-in ready house that offers plenty of space for family gatherings with their adult sons.

  • A Florida family of three looks to return to the restful Bass Islands of Ohio's Lake Erie, a destination her family has frequented since the 1920s. But together they'll have to decide how much their privacy and desire for water views are really worth.

  • After visiting Emerald Isle on vacation and bonding with their kids, a couple is ready to leave Wake Forest, NC, and move to the beach full-time. They are determined to find a place of their own where every day feels like a holiday.

  • An Iowa family is ready to enjoy year-long outdoor activities and bring their restaurant business to Gulf Shores, Alabama. They hope to find a house close to the beach with bedrooms for everyone and room in the backyard for a pool.

  • A MI couple looks for a new home on the OH island where they got married.

  • North Carolina natives want to move from Phoenix back east to Topsail Island, NC. Their desert city is just too big, too busy and, most importantly, too far from the beach, so they're looking for an oceanfront dream home.

  • A couple leaves the cattle farm behind for life on Alabama's Ono Island.

  • Empty nesters want an oceanfront condo on Topsail Island, NC.

  • Two sisters look for a quirky property on Amelia Island.

  • A Washington couple desires a fun, outdoor lifestyle on Anderson Island.

  • An NYC family wants to trade the train to the city for a bike to the beach.

  • A single mom wants a big backyard for her son on Key West.

  • A North Carolina couple wants a home with character in Key West.

  • A couple with construction experience seeks a fixer upper in Washington.

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