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Beach - Resorts and Lodges in California
California has almost become synonymous with beaches, as 840 miles of coastline - paired with temperate weather year round - make the Golden State the perfect place to catch a tan. San Diego’s Coronado Beach, Los Angeles’ El Matador Beach, and Santa Barbara’s Rincon Beach showcase some of the most scenic sands, exciting entertainment options, and ocean activities. Come sink your feet in the sand at Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, Aston Lakeland Village, Tradewinds Carmel, and other beach stays. Whether you came to get crazy or get lazy, California has the beach for you!
California is filled with beach opportunities, and a stay at Cambria Pines Lodge is no exception! Pack the sunscreen as you take a drive along Big Sur and enjoy beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. You'll have your pick of beaches when you stay in Cambria Villages. You can visit a new one everyday if that's what you decide to do!
Explore California's Central Coast at Sea Otter Inn! Located on Moonstone Beach, this is your ultimate beach getaway. Soak up the sun as you sunbathe, hit the waves, or simply enjoy a picnic on the sand. With stunning views and endless activities, it's all you need for a great beach vacation!
Oceanside's Harbor Beach is a magnificent place for you and the family to kick back and relax. This sprawling quarter mile beach has everything you need to spend the day basking in the sun, surfing, body boarding, and swimming. Dive right in for a fun and unforgettable day at the beach during your stay at Pala Mesa Resort!
The Glorietta Bay Inn is located only one block from Coronado's beautiful beach, once voted the 'Best Beach in America' by the Travel Channel! The inn offers beach towels, boogie boards, umbrellas, and other toys to help you enjoy this sandy oasis. Spend the day walking along the shore, swimming and surfing in the crystal blue waters of Glorietta...
Redwood Coast Vacation Rentals offer a variety of luxury rentals in Trinidad, Eureka, and Arcata, California. Each location offers its own special charm and attractions, but they all rest along the beautiful shores of the Redwood Coast. With the beaches just minutes away from your accommodation, it's easy to get out and enjoy a relaxing waterfront...
The Sofia Hotel is conveniently located close to the beautiful sands of Mission Beach so make the short drive to the Pacific coastline at least once during your stay. Bask under the sun with a good book and cool drink, play with the kids in the sand, or rent a board and head into the surf. A beach day with your family has never been so much fun!
Enjoy a beachfront lodge during your next vacation when you stay at Meeks Bay Resort & Marina in California. Wake up each morning to views of the lake and spend your days building sand castles and splashing in the water. Take out a boat or try your luck at fishing. Remember to pack your sunscreen, the beach fun never stops in Lake Tahoe!
The beach is always within reach on San Diego's sunny shores! Many of these lodgings are just a few steps away from the powdery white sand and the mighty Pacific Ocean. Kids can construct sand castles while adults catch a tan and sip a cold drink. Choose from a lineup of beach communities that includes Mission Beach, Carlsbad, Del Mar, La Jolla,...
Beautiful Monterey rests along the rugged coastal shoreline of sunny California, offering up a laid-back yet eventful destination for a beach retreat. Old Monterey Inn is located minutes away from the beaches and plenty of outdoor fun. Head to Pacific Grove to explore the tide pools, or to the Carmel Beach City Park for some of the best ocean views...
The beaches of San Diego are world-renown for their natural beauty and wealth of incredibly fun activities. Bring along a bucket and shovel and try your hand at constructing an over-sized sand castle, or take out a kayak from any of the nearby rental companies and explore the area at your own leisure. Of course, on a hot day it's popular to go for...
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