Coastal Bathroom Vanity

Regardless of whether you live in a maritime area or a bustling city, is your bathroom inspired by the charming, carefree idea of a life by the beach? Then you should totally complement it with a coastal bathroom vanity.

There are several different takes on this sea-loving style, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to be creative and make it your own, from colors to design and accessories.

Before you fall in love with any of them, though, take some time to consider these points:

Figure out if a single sink is enough for you (in most cases it is), or if you should invest in a double vanityMeasure the exact space that you’ve got available for itRun a quick inventory of everything you’ll need to fit in its drawers and cupboards to have a good idea of how much storage you should look for

Coastal bathroom vanity in a maritime hue

Coastal bathroom vanity in a maritime hue

The typical coastal palette is peaceful and relaxing, inspired by the actual sea and its landscapes.

As well as light wood finishes (often in a slightly distressed style), you can consider maritime hues like cream, sandy brown, light gray, living coral, orange… or the color of the sea, of course.

Always consider the other hues in your palette to ensure a harmonious result, and try creating a pleasant contrast against your wall (e.g. avoiding a cream vanity by a white wall, unless you’re consciously opting for a more ethereal feel).

Beach bathroom vanity for small rooms

Beach bathroom vanity for small rooms

We’re used to thinking of beach house bathroom vanities as these bulky fixtures that’ll take over your entire room, but that doesn’t automatically need to be the case.

If you have a fairly small bathroom and are already worried about space, don’t be.

Instead of a vanity-style piece, you can simply scout for a narrower model that’s more similar to traditional sinks but still includes some much-needed storage space.

Go big with a double coastal bathroom vanity

Go big with a double coastal bathroom vanity

In most cases, one sink is enough, especially in fairly small or even average-sized bathrooms.

However, there are a few instances in which it’d make sense to double up, as long as your bathroom is wide enough to fit such a large beachy bathroom vanity without feeling cramped; for example, if your partner tends to get ready at the same time as you do in the morning, if you share your house with some roommates, or if you have a particularly large family.

Coastal bathroom vanity with sink and additional storage

Coastal bathroom vanity with sink and additional storage

While a large coastal bathroom vanity is usually that wide because it includes two sinks, it doesn’t have to be the case if you don’t think you’ll actually make the most of them.

But maybe what you’re after is plenty of additional storage?

Then maintain your original large vanity idea but with only one sink so that you don’t have to miss out on yet another top part of your cabinets.

How about a varied combination of drawers, cupboards, and open shelves?

Add beachy elements to a modern coastal bathroom vanity

Add beachy elements to a modern coastal bathroom vanity

Some bathrooms are unmistakably coastal, whereas some others are more of a gentle nod to this style.

If you’re striving for the second idea, you could choose a bathroom vanity in a modern or more traditional style and then add coastal elements to it.

For example, this could involve some woven baskets used for storage.

Use woven baskets as drawers

Use woven baskets as drawers

We hinted at it, so we might as well show you the potential of woven baskets in coastal decor.

A popular feature in both living rooms and bathrooms alike, they can also be used as actual drawers as well as standalone storage elements.

This trick will allow you to add a casual beachy element to more traditional vanities, and you can even reinforce it by adding another basket or two in other parts of your bathroom.


Choose a beach house vanity with slatted doors

Choose a beach house vanity with slatted doors

Slatted doors immediately remind us of beach huts, shacks, and the kind of breezy accents that you find in buildings by the sea, so they’re a key feature to include in your coastal vanity.

We also mentioned the popularity of distressed wood finishes in this style, but you can be even bolder than that. A rusty twist is especially recommended if your coastal style is mainly inspired by humbler beach shacks and bazaars. 

$699.99 $1095

Coastal bathroom vanities with a nautical touch

Coastal bathroom vanities with a nautical touch

While coastal and nautical are different decor styles, they both draw inspiration from the sea and the maritime world, so it’s not rare to see coastal rooms that homage the other style through selected elements.

If that sounds like you, the easiest way to do so through your coastal bathroom vanity is to choose the iconic navy blue for your finish.

$439.99 $580

Coastal style bathroom vanity in a rustic design

Coastal style bathroom vanity in a rustic design

Barn doors are a staple in farmhouse interiors, but you might have noticed that they sometimes pop up in coastal homes and Pinterest boards, too.

If you were striving for a cozier type of beach-inspired interiors, incorporate the more rustic barn door design in a couple of places, whether through an actual door or cupboards.

A beach house vanity with barn cupboard doors will allow you to maintain this dual inspiration consistent in your bathroom.

$579.99 $1110

Add more beachy accessories and items

Add more beachy accessories and items

While the design itself plays a massive role in your coastal bathroom, details are what makes the difference.

That’s why, regardless of which model you choose, we recommend personalizing it with a few maritime touches like a rug in a striped design, some towels in a coastal color, elements with beachy patterns, or decorative items.

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If you’re in love with the coast, then a great way to bring the coast home is with a coastal bathroom vanity. When it comes to coastal interior design, there is no better way to bring that ocean feel than in the comfort of your bathroom. Think soft whites and colors, reflective surfaces, natural materials (stone and wood), and baskets. There’s just something so comforting about the coast and it comes down to our instinctual desire.

When choosing the right coastal bathroom vanity, you want to make sure you get it right. To really create the atmosphere of being close to the sea is an art that needs several factors taken into consideration. Your vanity is an essential part of this since it is one of the main features your bathroom has on display. Check out our tips on how to pick the perfect bathroom vanity for your coastal themed bathroom or home.

What are the most common colors for coastal bathroom vanities?

The most common colors for a coastal vanity are white, grey, khaki, cream colors, sea foam blue, navy, granite, sea green, and sometimes even coral pink. Usually, a combination of a neutral color and blue or green does well to bring a sea-side feel. Bathroom vanities are best with a white or grey color. This allows for the rest of the bathroom to incorporate other colors, whether it be with decoration, wallpaper/paint, etc.

What are the best materials for coastal bathroom vanities?

Since the beach is a location full of nature, the best material to aim for with a coastal bathroom vanity is wood. A stone countertop also goes great with the ocean theme letting us remember the beautiful stones we find on the beach. The vanity wood can either be a plain solid color for a clean look or textured for a rugged, more natural look. Wooden textures are a nice way to incorporate the beauty of nature while adding authentic style.

What design features to look for in coastal vanities?

There are a few signature designs that help emulate the feel of being at the beach. One of the most common features to look out for are horizontal wooden slats on the cabinet doors. A vanity with some open shelves is great for decoration. A great tip is to place woven baskets on these shelves as the perfect addition to a coastal themed bathroom.

Another common feature coastal bathroom vanities have is drawer storage stacked vertically, one on top of the other. These drawers can border the cabinets, be in between two cabinets, or even be on one side. Not only are these vertically stacked drawers great for their look, but they also give your vanity a lot of functionality and storage for personal items.

The desire to live close to the coast is something most people have. Help alleviate this desire until your next vacation with the right coastal bathroom vanity. Not only will you feel close to the water, but your guests will have a refreshing experience in your bathroom as well.


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Spice up your bathroom using this weathered vanity bench with simplistic design and durable wood craftsmanship. You can use its bottom shelf for bathroom necessities, while the top is perfect for accommodating a small sink.

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Furnish your bathroom with the bathroom vanity and mosaic back splash. The cabinet has many drawers and shelves for bathroom accessories and cosmetics, and glass sink brings the chic.

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If you love the coastal climate, this coastal bathroom vanity will appeal to you. Beautiful, bright colors, functional cabinets and a different mirror over the sink create a beautiful whole. Ideal for contemporary interiors.

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An elegant white-finished bathroom set looking great against bluish walls. A floor unit has 2 cabinets, a few drawers, a rectangular top with 2 inbuilt oval sinks and a backsplash. Two wall-mounted cabinets feature crown tops and mirrored doors.

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This bathroom vanity constitutes a perfect example of the coastal design, ideal for the those, who want a fresh touch in their bathrooms. Bright finishing creates a spacious appeal.

Beach house bathroom

With this coastal bathroom vanity you will finally have more than enough space for you and your family to enjoy and will ensure a perfect boost of functional use with its two spacious drawers, bottom shelf and marble top.

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This neatly arranged bathroom corner is a combination of a stylish shelf for washbasins, mirrors and beautiful decorative details. The large cabinet has two shelves and a drawer, and the entire construction is made of wood.

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This coastal bathroom vanity enchants with its stylish combination of grey body with a bright wooden countertop. It features a considerable space, concealed in the multiple drawers and behind the louvred doors.

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A chic cottage style bathroom vanity unit of white-finished wooden materials. It has turned legs, a 2-door cabinet, 1 big and 4 small drawers with ball knobs. A rectangular top (with a built-in oval white washbasin), a backsplash and taps are black.

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It’s easy to fall in love with this bathroom. Great millwork, timeless marble tiles and countertop and curved cabinet.

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Coastal bathroom designs

Finished in gorgeous navy blue, smoothly combined with a white marble countertop, this bathroom vanity can be a proposition for all, who like the coastal design. A traditional, yet fresh touch into the space.

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Nautical bathroom vanity

Coastal bathroom vanity with two basins. Six drawers provide enough place to hide all the cosmetic treasures and there is also three additional baskets for towels. The sandy countertop is a perfect finish.

Beachy bathroom

An elegant vanity set for contemporary bathrooms, with gray-painted, sturdy wood construction. The set has 1 square sink with decorative fauveet, 2 door cabinets on the sides, 2 small side drawers, and 1 stylishly lifted up two-door cabinet in the center, with an open compartment underneath.

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Imagine that many couples prefer to have a separate sink to feel comfortable in the bathroom. If the vanity sinks have their place in the marble countertop, on double vanity base- then you can feel good too!

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Cottage style vanity

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Try this durable vanity and transform your bathroom into a country cottage beauty. Made of salvaged wood, the vanity features 2 large open shelves, and 1 sturdy top - perfect for accommodating 2 glossy white vessel sinks with 2 polished nickel wall-mount faucets.

Cottage style bathroom vanity

A beautiful vanity set for your bathroom, with a stylish sink, a rectangle mirror, and a nice dresser with storage drawers. Wood construction is covered in a white finish with a nice polish for extra appearance.

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Coastal style rugs are just gorgeous! Nothing brings the memories of the sea as well as a properly designed bathroom. This one here is minimalistic and subtle, which allows the beautiful coastal style rug to truly shine.

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