36 Coastal Christmas Tree Ideas from Tall to Small

All the inspiration you will need to create a stunning coastal Christmas tree! 

This post features the best coastal Christmas tree ideas, from tall coastal trees to small trees, to alternative coastal Christmas tree ideas. You will get a great range of decorating ideas for your own coastal Christmas tree, or Christmas trees. Some tree ideas are elaborate while others are very simple. So take a look!

Best Coastal Christmas Trees

This beautiful coastal Christmas tree is decked out very simply, using Resin Starfish Ornaments and a silvery aqua tinsel garland.

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Starfish Resin Ornaments

Wayfair has lit Christmas trees that can be specified by color and type of lights. You can also narrow down your search by the size and shape of the Christmas tree you want, and other criteria.

Blue & Sparkly Coastal Christmas Tree Decorations
Pottery Barn's Sparkly Coastal Christmas Tree

Fully decked out coastal Christmas tree with all kinds of coastal ornaments. The color scheme is blue and silver -a sure winner. 

Coastal Christmas Tree with Basket Collar

This Pottery Barn coastal Christmas tree is slim and tall and anchored with their Beachcomber Collar Basket. It is decorated with generously sized glass ornaments featuring all kinds a sea creatures. 

Tall Beach Christmas Tree
Kirkland's, Kohl's, Wayfair & others.

Coastal Christmas Tree with DIY glittered Ornaments by Martha Stewart

This coastal beach Christmas tree is filled with adorable glittered DIY ornaments. From painted and glittered shells to sailboats.

Awesome Coastal Christmas Tree with Red
The classic Holiday color red is part of this awesome coastal Christmas tree seen at Grace Cottage on Instagram.  The tree is also featured on Ideas for Coastal Tree Toppers

Tall Slim Coastal Christmas Tree
An example of a great slim and tall coastal beach theme Christmas tree, decked out with a variety of cool beachy ornaments. Submitted by a reader. 

Neutral Beige Coastal Christmas Tree

Gorgeous coastal Christmas tree in neutral colors. The tree is also surrounded with lots of Christmas gifts which creates a great base.

Coastal Christmas Tree with Starfish Ornaments

Stylish coastal Christmas tree with the perfect backdrop of a distant ocean view. There is an abundance of great coastal ornaments on this tree too.

Beach Theme Christmas Tree with Mini Signs

This awesome coastal beach Christmas tree seen in a Florida Home on Instagram includes a bunch of beach signs.

Unique Nautical Christmas Tree

The large Life Preserver Rings make this awesome nautical Christmas tree truly unique. Other stand out features are Driftwood Sailboat Ornaments and a Unique Tree Topper.

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Another awesome Christmas tree topper that you don't see very often. This Christmas tree also includes Netted Glass Float Ornaments.

Coastal Christmas Tree Ideas
A Rope Garland and/or Burlap Garland is a great choice for a coastal Christmas tree with a simple touch of nautical flair. Featured on Coastal Christmas with Wayfair.

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White Flocked Christmas Tree with Blue Ball Ornaments

A white flocked coastal Christmas tree with shimmery blue ball ornaments and white starfish stands tall at The Coastal Charm House on Instagram.

White Flocked Coastal Christmas Tree Ideas

Another awesome white flocked coastal Christmas trees, also with blue shiny ornaments and starfish. This combo is wintery and beachy.

This dreamy white coastal Christmas tree is a Facebook submission by a reader.

White Nautical Christmas Tree

A unique white nautical Christmas tree that is packed with chunky nautical ornaments and a Thick Rope makes for the perfect garland.

Unique Christmas Tree Ideas

A unique coastal Christmas tree in a store that includes Shorebird Statues. You can go as bold as you like when it comes to decking out your Christmas tree with a coastal theme.

Adorable white Christmas tree with colorful ornaments, including Starfish Ornaments and whimsical flamingo ornaments.

White Christmas Tree with Flamingo Tree Topper

Tall white Christmas tree with fun pink flamingo Tree Topper seen at Craft-O-Maniac

Christmas tree with seaglass ornaments
The branches of this coastal Christmas tree hang heavy with Seaglass Ornaments. Beneath the tree, beach rocks take the place of presents, and a Faux Starfish is used as a Tree Topper. Original source no longer available

Oversized Nautical Ornaments Christmas Tree

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season with a small coastal Christmas tree. To make your small tree stand out, or stand taller, give it an eye catching base such as a basket or a tree collar (see below). 

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Best Small Coastal Christmas Tree Ideas

Just because you have a small coastal Christmas tree doesn't mean you can't go big size with Coastal Ornaments. Plus the wicker tree collar gives a small tree a great visual anchor. 

Small Coastal Christmas Tree Ideas
A small coastal Christmas tree can be your main tree if you want to keep it simple, or it can be a second tree that you can place on a accent table. Via Simple Nature Decor

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Outdoor Coastal Mini Christmas Tree
Take your coastal Christmas tree outside to create a Festive Coastal Christmas Curb Appeal. Look for a potted mini tree for that purpose. Featured on Coastal Mini Trees in Pots & Baskets. Original source no longer available.

Trees that are around 2 feet tall.


Palm Christmas Trees Lit

Use a stunning Clam Shell Bowl as the base for a mini Christmas tree.

Pre Lit Palm Trees Christmas Trees
And if you live in a warm climate, you might be Decking the Palms instead of a traditional Christmas tree! Original source unknown.

Coastal Driftwood Christmas Trees
Small Trees, Tabletop Trees, Wall Trees & more.

This Driftwood Christmas Tree by Maine Salty Girl on Etsy is a wonderful alternative coastal Christmas tree that will last for many years to come.

Driftwood Christmas Trees
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How to make an outdoor driftwood Christmas tree

Cone Christmas Trees | Miniature Trees
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These adorable cone miniature trees can be on display year round. Add a little something for the Christmas holiday season, such as a topper or tiny String Lights. Or leave natural and include cone trees in a Coastal Christmas Vignette.

A variety of coastal mini Christmas trees that are fun to have around. Some can be on display year round. And you can compose interesting Coastal Christmas Vignettes with these mini Christmas trees too as you can see in the picture above.

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