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At 110 miles long, Long Island Sound is the Grand Canyon of American sounds, and the sheltered beach fun at Hawk's Nest Beach is endless. Swimming, crabbing, beachcombing and kayaking are everyday activities, and organized family events bring the beach resort community to life. And with their waterfront cottages, you're literally just steps away...
This isn't a spring break beach; here you'll find true Gulf-side rest and relaxation. You can walk almost 100 yards into the water and snorkel right off the inn's beach. Or just sit in the sand and soak up the sun and maybe catch a dolphin sighting. End the day watching the sun set below the ocean. Anna Maria Island Inn is the perfect Florida beach...
Treasure Island is known for its pristine white sand beaches and easy access to a bevy of amazing activities on the water. You'll have easy access to these sandy shores, sitting just a short stroll from your all-suite accommodations. Spend a day soaking up the sun's powerful rays, or take a swim in the warm gulf waters!
The Beach House is close to many lakeshore parks including Holland State Park, which offers an expansive sandy beach along Lake Michigan and Lake Macatawa. Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, beach volleyball and more. Also nearby is Mt. Pisgah Dune Boardwalk & Trails where you can view Big Red.
Just outside your door awaits the powdery sands of the onsite beach! Overlooking the shimmering shores of Bay Lake, there's a wealth of water-fueled activities at your fingertips. Dive in for a refreshing swim, canoe or kayak the crystal blue shores, and explore the lake on a pontoon. If you'd prefer to stay dry, catch a tan on the beach, build...
Staying at Harbor Lights Resort, puts you at the edge of great beach activities. Whether you simply want to throw down your towel and work on your tan, or jump right in and splash in the waves, you can! Because no trip to Harbor Lights Resort is complete with a stop at the beach!
The beautiful beach awaits just outside your door at many of these rentals. Construct sand castles with the kids, enjoy a peaceful tan, or stroll the sandy shores with that special someone. Cool off with a dip in the lake or set off for some aquatic activities. Laurie and Sunrise Beach are never too far away in the West Area!
The Hyatt Regency features its own private stretch of beach against the North Shore of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy complimentary chairs and umbrellas, a beach concierge, cabana rentals and more! Take in spectacular Lake Tahoe views at the Pier 111 Bar suspended over the lake at the end of the pier.
The Osthoff Resort offers the finest lakeshore setting in southeastern Wisconsin with 500 ft. of sand beach on beautiful Elkhart Lake. Formed by retreating glaciers, Elkhart Lake has a natural sand bottom that keeps water clear year-round. The lakefront features picnic areas complete with watersports, grills, bonfire area, a playground, volleyball...
Spend your days soaking up the sun on the sandy shores of White Birch Lake during your stay at White Birch Village Resort. Kids will enjoy the close proximity between the beach area and the outdoor playground, and parents will enjoy being easily able to keep an eye on both places at once. Start planning your sand-filled Wisconsin getaway today!
Fistral Beach is perhaps the best surf beach in the UK and ideally located to enjoy all what Newquay has to offer. Situated on the North Cornwall coast, with numerous beaches, towering cliffs and plenty of unmatched surfing locations, Newquay evolved into a thriving holiday destination for thrill seekers and families alike.
Most of these condo and townhouse stays provide private beach access, meaning sand seekers have found their sanctuary in Islamorada! Sip a cold drink beneath the palms, build sand castles with the kids, or cool off with a dip in the Atlantic Ocean. Some of the rentals even offer private fishing docks!
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North Carolina’s southern coast truly is an ocean away from ordinary. Sun-soaked beaches meet with the Atlantic Ocean, charming towns showcase their local flavor, and almost endless attractions... more
The Gulf of Mexico contains a water volume of roughly 660 quadrillion gallons. That’s a lot of roaming aquamarine waves, a lot of sugar-white beaches, and a lot of unforgettable vacations.... more
Hawaii conjures up images of dancing palm trees, sugar-white beach sands, and roaming ocean waves. Great Vacation Retreats features a selection of high quality, well-maintained vacation condos and... more
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Avoid the lines and ascend the path to skier's paradise at these Michigan ski resorts! Uncrowded ski and snowboard sanctuaries like Boyne Mountain and Nub's Nob Ski Area are always within reach,... more