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If vast beaches and the open waters of the ocean are what you're craving this summer, then consider running away to one of these sun-soaked coastal destinations! From the stunning Central California Coast in the world-famous Carmel Valley, the ruggedly beautiful Oregon Coast, to the white sandy shores of the Carolinas, the perfect summer coastal vacation awaits! With top-notch luxury, world-class golf, seemingly endless ways for fun in in the sun, and plenty of dining, attractions, and entertainment to keep everybody from never wanting to leave, children and adults alike. So, whether you prefer the beach landscape coupled by nearby mountains of the west coast or the fine white sands and warm ocean waters of the east coast, the destinations of the 'Top Summer Coastal Vacations' will fit the bill!
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While it doesn't have the glitz or glamour of Miami or Orlando, Naples is a luxury destination that forgoes the crowd!

The properties of Naples Florida Vacation Homes are numerous and diverse. Whether you've got the extended family in tow, or are simply looking for some leg room on a romantic getaway, there's a NFVH property that will fit you to a "t". Around the properties you'll find an astounding amount of things to do, from renowned restaurants to the dozens of world class beaches just a short drive away. Do you like to golf? Naples is often referred to as the golf capital of the world, and you'll find plenty of courses within spitting distance. Put all this together, and don't be surprised if you extend your stay indefinitely!


The population of Naples as of 2013 was 20,537.

Average temperature

The average temperature of Naples is 75 degrees.


Rentals can house anywhere from two to more than twelve occupants!

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Driftwood Shores Resort and Conference Center is Oregon coast lodging at its finest. It’s the only oceanfront hotel in the Florence area for miles. All rooms are oceanfront, boasting spectacular views of the ever-changing Pacific Ocean. You'll find ten miles of un-interrupted beach to explore, a newly remodeled indoor, heated pool with a Jacuzzi spa and a fantastic kid's aquatic area and exceptional dining at the Surfside restaurant and Classic Cocktail Lounge. Nearby Driftwood Shores is the famous Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Sand Master Park, the Sea Lion Caves, Heceta Head Lighthouse, golfing, horseback riding, boutique shopping in historic Old Town, fishing, biking, hiking, Devils Elbow State Park and Cape Perpetua, the highest point on the Oregon coast and incredible tide pools.


88416 1st Avenue, Florence, OR 97439


If you are planning a trip to the central Oregon coast and the Florence area, plan to stay at Driftwood Shores Resort and Conference Center, the only oceanfront hotel in Florence for miles … north or south. Spacious rooms, suites and condos, many with full kitchens are perfect for family fun, a romantic getaway for two or relaxing time by yourself. And remember, all rooms are oceanfront with a private balcony or patio/deck. And there's a a myriad of things to explore and discover in the area!

Getting there

From Florence, drive 3 miles north on Highway 101. Turn left on Heceta Beach Road, go 2 miles, turn right on 1st Ave. Follow the signs.


The Winds Resort Beach Club

Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina

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The Winds Resort Beach Club is completely unique -- a relaxed, upscale beach getaway on scenic the North Carolina Coast. Complete with its own white-sand island beach and spectacular oceanside pools, it's the island getaway you've dreamed about in the East Coast's northernmost subtropical region. This family-owned property has been inspired by generations of careful development and artistic vision, including winding wooded trails and breathtaking, expertly-kept gardens. Two restaurants, a variety of outdoor games and plenty of hammocks and Whirlpools make this a relaxed, yet upscale family retreat or a peaceful romantic escape. The renowned Myrtle Beach is just a half hour away, perfect for golfing, shopping and much more! Make your coastal vacation to The Winds one to remember!


310 East 1st Street, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469


Lose your shoes and get out your flops for a walk down the beach and you’ll see why visitors keep coming back to Ocean Isle Beach year after year. Ocean Isle Beach is one of the southernmost of North Carolina’s unique barrier islands. Miles and miles of powder white-sand, sun-danced waves, and windswept marshlands make the community one of the loveliest places on the earth.

Related activities

This Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina beach resort is convenient for traveling golfers to play on close to 100+ nearby golf courses. An escape to the coast doesn't mean sacrificing time on the course!


North Beach Plantation

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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The 60-acre North Beach Plantation is a tremendous, stately presence on North Myrtle Beach. Stay at this exclusive resort community and enjoy a 2.5-acre waterpark, featuring outdoor fountains, swimming pools, a lazy river and swim-up pool bar. Cinzia, the resort spa, offers 17,000 square feet of relaxation, including treatments like Lomi Lomi massages and facials. North Plantation's regal accommodations are custom-designed with granite countertops, handcrafted wood furniture, nine-foot ceilings and massive oceanfront balconies. Visit The Exchange for onsite boutique shopping and delicious dining. This is a luxurious destination like you've next experienced before.


719 North Beach Blvd, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582


Myrtle Beach is the golf capital of the world, and there is no better place to stay than the exclusive North Beach Plantation. From spacious four- and five-bedroom villas to condos with amazing ocean views, the lodging options at North Beach Plantation are tailor-made for golfers. Onsite expert golf directors can assit you in booking your next golf outing.

Getting there

From Myrtle Beach International Airport: Get on US-17 N from Jetport Rd and Harrelson Blvd and continue to North Myrtle Beach (12.6 miles). Then continue on 48th Ave S. Drive to S Ocean Blvd/State Rd S-26-709 and turn right on 48th and, near the ocean, hook a right on right onto S Ocean Blvd/State Rd S-26-709.


Shady Shores Beach Resort

Bowser, British Columbia

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The beach is always within reach at Shady Shores Beach Resort! This secluded British Columbia beach stay offers all coastal Canada has to offer. Dive in for a swim, explore the waters on a boating adventure, or try kayaking. Stay on land for beach combing, bonfires, and even oyster picking. Wander off-site for a round of golf amongst the ruggedly beautiful coast, trek through the lush nature trails, or sample spirits on a winery tour. You'll find an ocean of options here! The options continue with the accommodations. Shack up in any of the seven one- or two-bedroom vacation suites, perfect for families or couples. The enchanting beachfront suites feature one and two bedrooms, fully equipped kitchenettes, fireplaces, oceanfront patios, hot tubs, barbecues, and kayaks. Watch the wandering marine life or majestic cruise ships from your private patio. Your oceanfront oasis awaits!


6695 Island Highway West, Bowser, British Columbia, Canada V0R 1G0


Stay in the beach log home vacation rental, which features more than 3,000 square feet of West Coast living overlooking the Strait of Georgia. It accommodates up to 14 guests in a four-bedroom, three-bathroom oceanfront home. Combined with the adjacent resort, this stay showcases more than 300 feet of secluded beachfront.

Fun facts

The region including Parksville, Qualicum, and Bowser, is known as "Vancouver Island's Jewel". Throughout the year, the area boasts the warmest temperatures and greatest number of sunny days.


Tradewinds Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

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Start planning your trip to Carmel's premier boutique Central Coast hotel, Tradewinds Carmel. Offering a unique fusion of Asian and tropical design, Tradewinds redefines luxury with a relaxing meditation garden, exquisite accommodations and exceptional service. Each of the 28 guest rooms at the hotel features Egyptian cotton linens, down pillows and feather beds, ensuring a great night's sleep throughout your stay! Looking for fun-filled activities to fill your days? The hotel concierge will be happy to suggest great options including a trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Point Lobos State Park or Pebble Beach. With so many things to do along the California coast, you may have to extend your stay in order to get everything checked off! Start planning your coastal vacation to Tradewinds Carmel, and experience this elegant oasis of calm!


Mission Street at Third Avenue, P.O. Box 3403, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Related activities

California's famed Central Coast offers a wealth of activities, with world-class golf, tennis, ocean sports, biking, hiking, shopping, dining, sightseeing, and more. There is truly something for everyone, whether you’re a thrill-seeker or prefer just to take it easy. Carmel-by-the-Sea is centrally located on the Monterey Peninsula. Tradewinds is the ideal home base and enjoy the entire Peninsula. All of these great areas to visit are just minutes away: - Pebble Beach - Monterey - Cannery Row - The Monterey Bay Aquarium - Point Lobos State Park - Pacific Grove - Carmel Valley

Getting there

Tradewinds Carmel is accessible off the state's world-famous Highway 1. Follow Highway 1 into Carmel and turn (going west) on Ocean Avenue. Follow Ocean Avenue for about 9 blocks and turn right on Junipero Street (going north). Then go left on 3rd Avenue and it should be right on the left.