Made In Virginia Beach: 6 Unique Products to Bring Home

In addition to its many natural gifts (like 35 miles of beautiful coastline), Virginia Beach is home to artisans who make one-of-a-kind products—from coffee to bespoke furniture to handmade soaps—perfect for visitors to bring home. Here, six of the city’s best. Furniture: Benevolent Design Co. Searching for a statement piece to spruce up your digs? The team at Benevolent Designs […]

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Our Lemonade, Iced Tea, Bourbon, and Peach Cocktail Needs a Name! Enter Your Best Idea!

What’s better than cooling off with an ice-cold Arnold Palmer? When said sipper is spiked with bourbon and peach liqueur—and garnished with fresh mint! This perfect-for-summer cocktail has everything you need for a breezy day at the beach, except a name! Enter your best name idea for bragging rights and a chance to win our new book, Beach Cocktails. Need […]

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Need a Gift for Mom for Mother’s Day? Enter for a Chance to Win Jewelry from Wendy Mignot!

We have five pieces of jewelry from Florida designer Wendy Mignot to give away—keep reading to find out how you can enter for a chance to win.   Based in Seaside, Florida, jewelry designer Wendy Mignot creates boho-chic pieces that are just right for your mother’s next vacation at the beach. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’re partnering […]

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3 Fun Ways to Soak up Cool Culture in Virginia Beach This Spring

Virginia Beach is famous for its beautiful coastline, but the city has many more natural gifts for visitors to explore. From a vibrant farmers market selling one-of-a-kind local goods and food, an excellent art museum (with an exhibit focusing on the American South), and delicious farm-to-table restaurants, here are three ways to take advantage of the city’s home-grown gifts. Exploration: […]

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Our Rum and Mango Cocktail Needs a Name! Enter Your Best Idea Today!

Our latest cocktail of the month is reminiscent of a fiery sunset, and it’s the perfect way to celebrate the spring-to-summer season and our 20th anniversary, which we’re ringing with our new May issue. Enter your best name idea for the drink for a chance to be featured in an upcoming issue of Coastal Living! (See all of our past […]

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Top Outdoor Spring Adventures in Virginia Beach

As temperatures climb heading into spring, chances are, you’ll be hankering to get outdoors—and Virginia Beach is the perfect place to do so. The vibrant coastal city is home to multiple state parks, plus dozens of miles of pristine coastline. Here, four of its best al-fresco excursions. Hike in First Landing State Park What better way is there to bond […]

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Our Blue Cocktail Needs a Name! Enter Your Best Idea Today!

We are flat-out in love with our latest (electric blue!) libation. But there’s only one problem: It doesn’t have a name! Our latest Cocktail of the Month is the ideal drink to sip while flipping through our April issue (out on newsstands now!), a celebration of all things blue, from bungalows atop turquoise seas to a Lowcountry beach house decked […]

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You Could Win These Colorful Shoes from Trina Turk and SeaVees!

Congratulations to our winner, Joe Ann Fossland! — Scroll down to learn how you can enter for a chance to win some groovy slip-ons from a collaboration between Trina Turk and SeaVees.   Talk about the perfect shoes for spring! Inspired by designer Trina Turk’s visit to the Coppelia ice cream parlor in Havana, Cuba, and launching today on seavees.com, […]

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Early Spring Escapes: 3 Virginia Beach Excursions

Chances are, when you think of Virginia Beach, you think sun, sand, and summer. But, unbeknownst to many, there’s loads of fun to be had in the in the winter and spring: The charming coastal city boasts a temperate climate and a diverse array of places to eat, stay, and play year-round. Here, three itineraries for three different types of […]

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You Could Win a 4-Night Stay in a Beach Condo Designed by Coastal Living!

UPDATE: Thank you to all who entered our beach condo vacation contest! We loved reading your entries and so appreciate your time. We are pleased to announce that we’ve named Crystie Ewing as our winner. Congratulations, Crystie! Thank you all again, and please stay tuned for more fun contests from Coastal Living! We started with a bare-bones beach condo on […]

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