29 Coastal Christmas Mantel Ideas | Beach & Sea Inspired Holiday Mantels

Merry coastal Christmas Holiday mantel ideas to inspire your own display.  

Coastal Christmas Mantel with Stockings

There is lots you can do with a fire place mantel. But if you don't have one, no problem. You can use these coastal Christmas mantel ideas to create a gorgeous & festive console table, side table, or ledge shelf.

Shop Evergreen Coastal Christmas Tree with Starfish
Everygreen wreath with faux starfish & choice of lit or non-lit.

Coastal Christmas Mantel Decor Idea with Art

Non-Working Fireplaces Allow for Great Coastal Theme Displays, all year round and, of course, during the Christmas holiday season. A Christmas Decorated Clam Shell with Candles warms up the space in a festive way.

Nautical Christmas Mantel Ideas

This Fireplace Opening is filled with a stunning Shell Collection. An Evergreen Garland and Wreath with ribbons is all this Coastal Summer Mantel needed in order to become a festive display for a coastal Christmas.

Coastal Christmas Mantel Ideas
Coastal Christmas mantel by Our Blessed Nest on Instagram features beachy aqua blues and whites. A Simple Natural Green Garland is draped over the fireplace mantel, and a Beach Christmas Sign is placed in the center. 

Mantels, Trees, Decor Accents & More 

Add large shells to an evergreen garland, as well as some Coastal Mini Trees, such as a faux stacked starfish tree. Or use Coastal Cone Christmas Trees to add height to your coastal Christmas mantel.

Coastal Christmas lantern mantle decor idea
Christmas lanterns and faux shell trees are part of this frosty winter white and shimmery silver coastal Christmas mantel at the Coastal Charm House on Instagram.

Sea Inspired Nautical Christmas Mantel
JM Interiors has created a nautical theme Christmas living room, using Decorative Lighthouses, Fish Netting and Resin Starfish Ornaments on the mantel. 


Nautical Christmas Room Fireplace Mantel Decor Inspiration Life Saver Wreath
Gone out to sea with this nautical seafaring theme mantel that features a Christmas Life Preserver Ring Wreath above the fireplace.

nautical green Christmas mantel
A rope garland with buoys gives this coastal Christmas mantel a nod to nautical. Via My Home Ideas. For more easy nautical ideas, click here.

Southern Style Christmas Mantel Decor Idea
This all southern coastal Christmas fireplace uses classic Palm Fronds and other leafy greenery. A Stylish Wicker Basket fills the Non Used Fireplace Opening and a large DemiJohn Bottle Vase is decked out too. And a set of 3 Oyster Shell Cone Christmas Trees completes this southern look. Via Southern Living on Instagram.

coastal Christmas mantels
A wall driftwood tree is the focal point on this coastal Christmas mantel by Sense and Simplicity, featured on Top 25 Driftwood Christmas Trees.


seashell Christmas mantel
Add the beach theme to your Christmas mantel with amazing fireplace stocking holders. Via Horchow. Unfortunately, no longer available.

coastal Christmas garland on mantel
A collection of shells and starfish sprinkled amid a garland of greenery. Via BHG.

coastal Christmas shelf
An example of a shelf display by Anna K. Originals, featured on A Very Merry Burlap Christmas.

clam bowl on Christmas mantel
A Christmas Clam Bowl as the centerpiece. Original source no longer available.

Wisteria coastal christmas mantel
Christmas mantel decor idea from Wisteria.

Instead of using Christmas Stocking Holders you can use weights in form of heavy shells or beach rocks, depending on the weight of your stockings. 

nautical Christmas living room
This nautical living room, seen at Wayfair sports Fireplace Anchor Andirons

decorative rope for Christmas mantel
A simple Rope Christmas Garland is draped along a Shell Embellished Fireplace. This idea is from Coastal Living Magazine, original source is no longer available.

Oyster Shell Christmas Garland Mantel Decor Idea
An Oyster Shell Bead Garland with Beads (Etsy USA) makes for an elegant coastal Christmas mantel.

Christmas ball ornaments mantel
A sea of ocean blue Christmas Balls, and a gorgeous White Coral Sculptures give this mantel a beach vibe with a hint to winter snow. Via Armonia Decors.

colorful Christmas mantel decor
Colorful Starfish Ornaments are tucked into a green garland. Via BHG.

DIY Christmas Holiday star for mantel
A fabulous Driftwood Star shines brighty on this coastal Christmas mantel. Seen at the DIY Network.

red Christmas mantel
A coastal beach Christmas mantel with a red theme by Cyndie Jerome Design. Featured here.

beachy Christmas mantel
And a favorite Beach Quotes is center stage on this Christmas fireplace mantel. Seen at This That And Life.

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