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What Are Good Tropical Paint Colors?
November 30, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Florida Artist RhondaK paintbrushes drying. She uses colorful paint in her works on mermaids, manatees, crabs, palm trees, and more.

Florida reminds most of us of sunshine, swaying palm trees, and crystal-clear water. And if you’re looking to paint your home, why not consider the tropical colors associated with the Sunshine State? You can paint your home the colors of a gorgeous sunset or bring beach vibes into your home with beautiful blue hues.

This article will look into the tropical paint colors that can invoke stylish vacation vibes into your home every day.

Bright white

One of the most enduring paint colors with homeowners is bright white, and it’s not hard to imagine why. White paint is known to bring a tremendous amount of light into a room, make a small space feel larger, and provide a blank canvas for any design style.

Antique white

If you don’t want a bright white, you can paint your space a softer, warmer antique white that’s similar to the color of parchment paper or frothy cafe au lait. This color can be the perfect backdrop for a colorful or neutral room with accents or art displays.


Going a step further than white paint, classic beige is a warm color with yellow undertones, making it a perfect option for those looking to bring a splash of color into their home. Beige paint pops when it’s trimmed with bright white. It can also be combined with browns, rust reds, and blues.


Painting a room with blue can remind us of relaxing ocean waves and set a tranquil space. The calming quality of the color is undeniable, whether you opt for a dark navy, sea blue, or gray blue that evokes the feeling of misty mornings. This versatile color is perfect for cozy bedrooms or spacious living rooms.

Pale gray

Gray has become a go-to neutral in any home because it lets a room’s decor shine and makes a style statement all on its own. Plus, the perfect pale gray color gives off tropical beach vibes, reminding you of stormy skies and calm water.

Charcoal gray

As more and more Americans have developed an affinity for gray paint, companies have worked on creating deeper shades like charcoals that sometimes border on black. A warm charcoal gray can work as a background for your tropical home or a stand-alone accent.


Green has always been a popular interior paint color because of its association with the natural world. Soft garden greens are one of the best-selling paint colors, as it complements a range of materials, fabrics, and furnishings.


Yellow is the perfect color if you’re looking to elevate the mood of a room or want to create a playful, happy atmosphere in your home. You can choose a muted, pale yellow to brighten up your space and make it a lively, welcoming place for your friends and family.

Contact us for your interior paint project in South Florida.

At UCI Paints, we offer a wide range of exterior painting services throughout Fort Lauderdale and South Florida. As a family-owned paint company with more than 50 years of experience in the state, we know how to provide paint specifically formulated for the Florida climate, along with hands-on service, quality products, and long-term warranties you can count on.

Contact us at 954-581-6060 or reach us through our contact form to get a free quote for your painting project and receive a contractor referral for a color consultation. You can also email us at, and we’ll get back to you promptly.