So much more than a city, this modern coastal paradise has something to offer any beach bum. Lay out in sunny Malibu coves before exploring the beachside bustle of Venice Beach Boardwalk. Oceanfront galleries? Great tacos? It’s all in a day when you stay in LA.
Los Cabos (San Jose del Cabo)
Escape the all-hour revelry and head to this quieter cousin of Cabo. Los Cabos promises laid back stays complete with a clear aqua-blue water that will whet any SCUBA diver’s appetite. The food is fresh and the birdwatching is fantastic. Fall in love with one of Mexico’s best beaches.
It’s called America’s Riviera for a reason. Enjoy the white sands of South Beach and explore the Art Deco streets of downtown Miami. Head north for wide open boardwalks, perfect for beachside jogs or sunset bike rides. Spend a day deep sea fishing, or just relax in a resort spa, it’s all fine in Miami.
Take a tour of tropical islands and decide for yourself which white sand beach is best. Archipelago exploring is just one way to spend a day in Cartagena. Walk through sandy streets at sunset and admire gorgeous colonial architecture before you hit up the buzzing seaside nightlife.
The beauty of Puerto Rico is almost eclipsed by the fact that it has both a vibrant city life and uncrowded, stunning beaches. Trek up oceanside bluffs or stretch out on Caribbean white sands that are largely empty on weekdays. Diving and surfing enthusiasts will also find much to celebrate here.
To say the beaches of San Diego are picturesque would be an understatement. The wide white sands of Coronado are the perfect place for a beach read, sunbathing, and a swim in tranquil waters. Head north for fresh food in Pacific Beach, or discover meditation and surf breaks in sunny Encinitas.
Florida Panhandle (Pensacola Beach)
So much more than theme parks, the Florida Panhandle promises beautiful white sand swimming beaches on peaceful Gulf shores. Fishing here is a must, as is exploring the beautiful mangrove forests where dolphins and manatees abound. You don’t have to travel far for this tropical adventure.
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