Need some inspiration for your bathroom decor? Here are 20 different ideas to help you transform your bathroom into a relaxing beach feel retreat.
If you're considering a coastal bathroom refresh, take inspiration from these beach bathroom ideas. You can easily add designer touches to make even the smallest bathroom a cozy retreat.
Here, you'll find design concepts from classic blue and white color schemes to mosaic tiles and even beachy wallpaper. Budget ideas can be as simple as a paint refresh with beach bathroom decor added to pull together the theme. Complete renovation efforts require thoughtful planning, so let these ideas be guides for how to tackle your dreamy coastal space.
Coastal bathroom ideas
Browse these designs and decorating ideas to inspire you as you plan your beautiful new beach bathroom.
Coastal Style Goes Clean And Minimal
Simple, relaxed and verging on minimalism, this bathroom makeover says coastal without being overdone. The semi-custom wood vanity is pai nted a muted blue-toned shade and holds deep double sinks which are set in a white Carerra quartz countertop. Light gray walls and touches of white and blue in the towels and shower curtain keep the theme anchored. The shower sports a marble mosaic tile in grays and whites. Decor is minimal and a harbor painting brings in a splash of color to keep it interesting.
Inspiration by Clean And Scentsible
Bold nautical stripes can quickly transform a predominately white bathroom into a coastal theme. Here, a navy blue and white shower curtain sets the tone. The geometric navy and white rug carries through with the theme as do the navy towels. Water scene wall artwork with complimentary shades of blue as well as splashes of faux greenery complete the look.
Inspiration by Confessions Of A Serial DIYer
DIY Mosaic Tile Bathroom Mirror
One major accent piece can set the tone for your bathroom and a large mosaic tile mirror mounted over your existing vanity may be just the piece you're looking for. Here, a square mirror is framed with sheets of blue, gray, beige and white tile for an inexpensive project. It's a transformational piece that can be further enhanced with your wall color and other accent pieces.
Inspiration by Centsational Style
Nautical Bathroom Makeover
Calming shades of light blue on the walls and distressed white mirror frames offer the perfect backdrop for a beach-inspired bathroom. A large anchor hung on the wall defines the room along with blue and white sea life wall art. Vanity accessories include turquoise sea coral, driftwood and a collection of jarred seashells to complete this look.
Inspiration by Dawn Nicole
Driftwood-Inspired Vanity In A Serene Coastal Makeover
This designer-inspired master bathroom utilizes serene shades of white and pale blue coupled with natural element shades of gray and brown. The occasional pop of turquoise and blues appears on wall art. The driftwood-inspired vanity is topped in white and is enhanced with rope mirrors over the dual sinks. A small jute stool carries through with the coastal theme.
Inspiration by The Lily Pad Cottage
Mosaic Tiles Add A Touch Of The Sea
Even if your budget is small, you can add coastal elements through splashes of saturated shades of blue, turquoise, green and aqua. Here, even just a small blue tiles as a backsplash above your vanity can set the beach theme for your bathroom. You can also add accent drawer and door pulls with colors or themes of the seashore. Don't forget an accent piece or two, such as a colorful vase on your vanity that will blend with the beach theme.
Inspiration by Rachel M Interiors
DIY Oyster Shell Trinket Dishes
When you're looking for one-of-a-kind accessory decor for your beach bathroom, consider these DIY trinket dishes made from oyster shells. Use collected or craft oyster shells and add a decoupaged design to them or leave them sealed in their natural shade. Tip them with gold acrylic paint for a little sparkle. Place on your bathroom vanity or shelves for that extra little decorative touch.
Inspiration by A Piece Of Rainbow
Makeover In Teal And White
If you love color, consider this teal and white makeover. Painting a vanity is inexpensive and can transform your bathroom in merely minutes. Here, they also added a seashore-inspired peel and stick tile in the shower in a scalloped ocean wave pattern. Touches of blue, turquoise and green accessories round out the cheery beach bathroom theme.
Inspiration by Sweet Teal
Beachy Small Bathroom Makeover
The beach vibe is evident in this small bathroom renovation that adds tile part of the way up the wall to be met with a sea glass backsplash border. A sky blue shade of paint transforms the upper walls. A DIY rope mirror over the existing pedestal vanity and a rope towel bar adds to the beachy charm of this space.
Inspiration by H2 Bungalow
Designer touches for this coastal bathroom are on display with this renovation. Keeping the colors minimal in this white and gray bathroom lends itself to casual elegance with touches of brushed gold that blend seamlessly with the rattan framed mirror and bamboo window shades. Add a touch of large leaf greenery for a tropical feel in your coastal retreat.
Inspiration by The Leslie Style
Repurposed Decor For A Beach-Themed Bathroom
From fresh paint and salvaged boards to create a large focal mirror, this bathroom re-do is a wonderful example of using decor to achieve a themed bathroom idea. A sea glass chandelier hangs from a shiplap ceiling while a collection of sea glass bottles and vases adds even more coastal decorative elements to the space. A DIY whale tail hook board holds towels in this beach-inspired bathroom that checks all the boxes for a cozy remodel.
Inspiration by Sand Dollar Lane
Beach Theme On A Budget
Small budget for a complete bathroom re-do? No problem! Keep your walls a neutral shade and add touches of the seashore on the vanity, on open shelves that you attach above your toilet or on any small blank wall space. Add starfish, driftwood, or a collection of shells or sea glass to instantly transform your bathroom into a beach theme with minimal time and effort.
Inspiration by The Country Chic Cottage
Coastal Bathroom With Wallpaper Accent Walls
A complete renovation of an outdated bathroom leads to a designer oasis with a new shower that incorporates sage green border tiles with Calacutta marble for an understated coastal feel. An antique bathtub was given new life with re-sprayed enamel for a clean look. A breezy green and white palm print wallpaper in the toilet closet and behind the vanity mirror echoes the palms that peek through the bathroom window.
Inspiration by The Interiors Addict
Navy Blue And White Bathroom
Flip the script with this bathroom color scheme of blue and white by adding the dark color to the walls and keeping the vanity and all other furniture and trim in white. It's a dramatic look that works for this coastal theme that adds a navy patterned rug to the white floor and picks up a splash of blue in the shower curtain. Accessories such as a white starfish pop against the navy wall color.
Inspiration by Saw Nail And Paint
Coastal Wallpaper Makeover
A quick way to achieve a coastal theme is to include a bold wallpaper motif. This bathroom makeover sports a designer touch that includes a navy and white wallpaper pattern design that works well with the modern white vanity and sink combo. A dark wood flooring and an octagon wooden mirror add visual and natural element interest. A pop of green foliage is the perfect complimentary piece to offer relief from the blue and white theme with this dramatic makeover.
Inspiration by Refined Rooms
Dated Pink Bathroom Makeover
From the dated pink tile walls to wooden wall planks painted a soft palladian blue shade, this bathroom is now a sweet oasis that belongs in this century. White subway tile replaced the old shower tile and new white marble floor tiles were installed. Bamboo window blinds and a wicker basket add natural touches. Pops of sea glass blue in vases and jars hold trinkets and seashells to complete the beach vibe.
Inspiration by 12 Oaks Blog
Coastal Farmhouse Bathroom Renovation
Bathroom renovation ideas for a farmhouse feel with a coastal vibe is on display with this white shiplap wall installation that works seamlessly with the muted blue vanity. Colors of the sea are replicated with the scalloped shower tile pattern in blue, white and gray. There's even a natural-like element in the "wood" style ceramic flooring. It's a clean and beachy look for a small bathroom space.
Inspiration by Nestorations
DIY Jute Basket
Accessorize your beach bathroom with jute baskets that can hold towels, magazines, plants or even hide a waste basket. This DIY project will let you choose the size of your basket so you get just the right fit for your space. Jute cord, a glue gun, and a basket are all you need to get started on this inexpensive project.
Inspiration by Blue Sky At Home
Budget Bathroom Makeover With Stencil
Go from dated to coastal with paint and stencil work in this inexpensive re-do. The brown wooden vanity was painted a navy blue shade while the dark tiled floor was a DIY stenciled effort in a white and blue pattern. Switching out the mirror and updating the shower curtain pulls together this blue and white look.
Inspiration by Lemons Lavender And Laundry
Tile And Shiplap White And Blue Bathroom Renovation
Marble tiles line the shower and vanity backsplash wall while shiplap covers the remaining walls and ceiling in this coastal bathroom remodel. A blue and white vanity anchors the beach theme while touches of rattan surrounding the mirror and in accessories adds a natural element.
Inspiration by The DIY Mommy
More coastal design ideas
- 21 Elegant Coastal Decor Ideas For Your Home
- Beach Themed Bedroom Ideas For Beautiful Coastal Style
- How to Create A Beach Themed Living Room On A Budget
- 20 Simple Beach Kitchen Ideas for Stunning Coastal Style
- 20 Beach Bedding Ideas For a Cozy Coastal Retreat
I hope these design ideas inspire you to bring seaside decor to your own coastal bathroom design! Which one will you try first?