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We follow families as they leave the mainland behind and head to the Caribbean to live on island time. Join their search for an affordable slice of heaven, touring gorgeous homes on white sandy beaches. You don't have be rich to live in paradise!
Season 1, Episode 14

A family says so long to Illinois winters and hello to a life of sand and sun in Turks and Caicos

Jason Hanold and Neela Seenandan and their four sons have reached their limit with the cold, hard winters of Kenilworth, Illinois. Married on a beach, they finally decided to bring their kids back to where it all began and are moving to the island life of Turks and Caicos.

Thursday
Apr 2
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

A couple leaves Canada to open a catamaran business in Roatan, Honduras

JC and Felicia have grown tired of cold Canada. Felicia's always busy working in an office and JC is often gone with his job running dinner cruises. It feels like their professional lives have taken over their personal ones, and they need a change.

Sunday
May 3
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 11

A Colorado family leaves snowy Fort Collins for the Caribbean life in Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Six years ago, when still single, Riley's older sister landed a nursing job in Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Riley was all set to join her sister, but love got in the way when she met Matt. Six years, two tiny tots and a successful real estate business later, Riley is ready for her real move to Bocas Del Toro, this time with her whole family.

Monday
May 4
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

A couple leaves the hustle of NYC to be their own bosses of a restaurant on St. John

New Yorkers Joe and Karena are about to trade their successful 9-5 corporate lives for a dream of running their own restaurant on the island of St. John. Join them as they find their island home and start their Caribbean lives.

Tuesday
Sep 22
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

A couple leaves the hustle of NYC to be their own bosses of a restaurant on St. John

New Yorkers Joe and Karena are about to trade their successful 9-5 corporate lives for a dream of running their own restaurant on the island of St. John. Join them as they find their island home and start their Caribbean lives.

Thursday
Dec 31
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Moving out of Nebraska, for island life of Turks and Caicos

Steve and Heidi Nolan are ready to turn in their motorcycles for hobie cats and are heading to the coral colored waters of Turks and Caicos.

Friday
Jan 1
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Ditching the Hustle and Bustle of LA for a New Life in Bocas del Toro

Rolf and Beverly have always wanted to move to a tropical climate, and after a recent health scare, the California couple realized that there's no time like the present to live your dream. They've enlisted real estate consultant Anne Michelle Wand to find the perfect home in Bocas del Toro: one with a view and great dock access for the large boat they plan on buying.

Sunday
Jan 3
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Ditching the Hustle and Bustle of LA for a New Life in Bocas del Toro

Rolf and Beverly have always wanted to move to a tropical climate, and after a recent health scare, the California couple realized that there's no time like the present to live your dream. They've enlisted real estate consultant Anne Michelle Wand to find the perfect home in Bocas del Toro: one with a view and great dock access for the large boat they plan on buying.

Monday
Jan 4
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

Michigan Couple Seeks Seafront Home in the Bahamas

Matt and Cathy have grown tired of battling the brutal Michigan winters year in and year out. With Matt looking to put his contractor skills to work, the couple wants to find the perfect seafront fixer upper in the Bahamas. Agent Lydia Ruth-Hill is up to the challenge of finding a home with awesome water access for Matt to get a boat and Cathy to go swimming right out her front door.

Monday
Jun 20
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Making St. Maarten Dreams a Reality

St. Louis natives Beth and Steve have vacationed on St. Maarten for over 20 years, and are finally ready to make the destination their full-time home. Beth wants to learn as much as possible about local cuisine, while Steve is ready to set up his office near the pool where he can take in the beautiful views. They are both looking for an island oasis where they can find new adventures in the sun.

Sunday
Dec 25
1pm | 12c
Season 8, Episode 14

Family Time on St. Croix

Stephanie and Rich have been raising their two daughters in a busy college town in Georgia. Rich, a doctor with a hectic schedule, feels that he is missing out on quality family time, and he dreams of a slower-paced life. With the kids growing up, now is the time to make the family dream a reality and move to a condo with an amazing view of sunny St. Croix.

Monday
Apr 17
12am | 11c
Season 8, Episode 8

Beginning a New Adventure in Bocas del Toro

Debbie and Jim have spent the last 40 years working and raising their two children and are now ready to start a new chapter in their lives. After visiting Bocas del Toro, Panama, they fell in love with the island and the lifestyle. With the help of a broker they hope to find their dream property in paradise and begin a new adventure together.

Monday
Apr 17
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

Bringing the Best of Texas to the Virgin Islands

After touring the U.S. Virgin Islands, Liz and Steve knew they wanted to leave Amarillo, Texas, behind for a new life in the Caribbean. The couple recently purchased a BBQ restaurant on St. John and are ready to bring the best of Texas to the U.S.V.I. With the help of a local broker, Liz and Steve are looking for a condo on St. Thomas that's close to the ferry for their daily commute to St. John.

Friday
Jun 23
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

A Couple Moves from Cold Connecticut to Sunny Sint Maarten.

Cliff and Janine Peek decided that the New England winters were no longer for them, so they packed up and headed for the Caribbean. The Peeks, who are avid boaters, were drawn to the huge yachting population in Sint Maarten and are hoping to find something on the Dutch side of the island. They particularly like this side of the island because of the blowing trade winds and the lack of property taxes on the Dutch side. They hope to find a place that's close to their boating activities as well as a quick drive to the French side where they like to shop and dine. The Peeks will have the expertise of broker Jonathan Schaede from Sunshine Properties to help them find their new island escape.

Friday
Oct 6
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 13

From freezing Canada to the dream of a lifetime in Turks and Caicos

David and Jayne Wolliscrofts dreamt they could keep their day jobs, and move to their ideal beach life, all at the same time. When David, who is a doctor, got hired at a new hospital in Turks and Caicos, their dream had turned into a reality. Waving a fond farewell to Canada, they are watching their dreams come true.

Friday
Oct 6
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

A couple moves from cold New England to the island tropics of Vieques, Puerto Rico

David is a New England schoolteacher and Arturo is a physician whose family is from Puerto Rico. Life in Massachusetts is very busy for these two, who, and each time they vacationed in Puerto Rico, they dreamed of one day turning the destination into their full-time home.

Friday
Oct 6
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 11

A Colorado family leaves snowy Fort Collins for the Caribbean life in Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Six years ago, when still single, Riley's older sister landed a nursing job in Bocas Del Toro, Panama. Riley was all set to join her sister, but love got in the way when she met Matt. Six years, two tiny tots and a successful real estate business later, Riley is ready for her real move to Bocas Del Toro, this time with her whole family.

Friday
Oct 6
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

A couple leaves landlocked Austin, Texas for a dream life in Roatan, Honduras

Jay and Lavina are tired of landlocked Texas. They love scuba diving more than anything, and the state's shallow pools, murky waters and long drives to bodies of water have become too much of a compromise.

Friday
Oct 6
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 5

A New England family moves to St. John to make their vacation spot a permanent home.

New Englanders Erik and Samantha honeymooned on St. John in 2005. They kept returning to the island for vacations and always dreaded the last day when they would have to leave. Ready for a warmer chapter in their lives, they are moving to the island to start their own business and find their forever home.

Friday
Oct 6
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

A Minnesota Couple Moves Their Family to Belize

With three daughters on the verge of adulthood, Minnesota parents Norm and Tami are finding it difficult to keep their family together. They and the girls have a love for the water and sunshine and hate long winters, so Norm and Tami know that a move to Placencia, Belize is just what the family needs. With the help of their oldest daughter, Mackenzie, and broker Boris Mannsfeld, they hope to find an oceanfront home that the girls will come back to for years to come.

Friday
Oct 6
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 4

Goodbye Kansas, Hello St. Thomas

Jerry and Michael have spent the majority of their lives in the Midwest and have had it with the brutal winters. The distance to the ocean and limited months of warm weather have been a struggle since they love to sail. They've dreamed of pursuing this passion on St. Thomas by opening up a charter sailing business. Now ready to start a new life in the Caribbean, they're working with real estate agent Kerstin McConnell to find their oceanfront condo.

Friday
Oct 6
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 6, Episode 9

Childhood Dreams Come True in Jamaica

Marie visited Jamaica as a child and instantly fell in love with the island. After battling Canadian winters with three small children for far too long, she's eager to make her childhood dream come true. Marie hopes to find a house with a large backyard for playtime, as well as a rental unit to help pay bills while she runs her online business from paradise.

Friday
Oct 6
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 10

New Adventures in Curacao

Sick of the crowded streets of New York City, Ron and Sharon are ready for a slower pace of life in the Caribbean. The couple and their son Aaron are passionate about SCUBA diving, and love the crystal clear water surrounding the island of Curacao. They hope to find a home by the water, so they can dive during the day and fall asleep to the sound of waves at night.

Friday
Oct 6
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 8, Episode 3

From the Farm to Nevis

Jay is a fourth-generation farmer in Massachusetts, and his eight-day work week keeps him away from his wife and three kids far too often. When the family discovered Nevis, they also discovered a new, laid-back Jay. Now the family wants to find a three-bedroom house with a pool and a large plot of land to escape the demands of farm life and spend more time together as a family.

Friday
Oct 6
6pm | 5c
Season 8, Episode 7

A New Business on Roatan

After spending childhood summers at his grandparents' resort in Wisconsin, hospitality is in Brian's blood. Now he and his wife Jessica are leaving Colorado to open a water skiing business on the island of Roatan in Honduras. The couple has entrusted an agent to find them a rustic home on the beach with enough buildable land to create their own resort in paradise.

Friday
Oct 6
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 8, Episode 10

Peace in Las Terrenas

Mauray has a busy life buying and flipping houses in California. Now that her two kids are grown and starting their own careers, it's time for Mauray to start her own adventure in the Dominican Republic. She fell in the love with the serenity and diverse culture of the city of Las Terrenas, and she has a friend along to help her find the perfect home with space to practice yoga.

Friday
Oct 6
7pm | 6c

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