Beaches Seem To Have Some of the Worlds Best Places to Stay

Now that the worst of the pandemic is presumably behind us, restrictions are being eased and lifted in areas all across the world. This positive "turning of the corner" is particularly good news for the travel industry, which took a considerably big hit, but with resiliency and guideline adherence survived the hit businesses took in the crippling dropoff in business.

The travel industry is now seeing considerable increases in regional travel and bookings, both via airline travel as well as lodging accommodations. Travelers, anxious to get back out in the public again, are looking to get back out to their favored locales, with domestic U.S. travel being the easiest to negotiate at this point in time. International travel is still a bit unpredictable, as restrictions and the banning of certain travel and activities is primarily looked at on a region-by-region, country-by-country basis.

One very popular travel destination that is seeing high interest and site bookings is beach resort travel. Travelers, heretofore "cooped up" for upwards of one year or longer, are thrilled to be getting back out to the beauty and splendor of the wide expanses and beautiful surroundings they so cherish in their favorite beach destinations. The best beach resorts can be incredibly impressive and fun experiences. 

1 - Hawks Cay Resort- Florida Keys

This family-friendly resort is amid 60 acres of amazing cool reefs and gorgeous green gardens, right along the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Here there are multi-room villas and a variety of guest rooms, with activities such as kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, and sunset cruises (through Sundance Watersports) out of their on-site marina popular favorites.

2 - Hotel Del Coronado- Coronado Island, CA

The stunning Victorian-style hotel is the big hit here, located on a private portion of Coronado Beach. The second-largest wooden structure in the U.S., it was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977 and has hosted celebrities, presidents, and royalty through the years. This is a family-friendly resort, with activities like water skiing, surf lessons, biking, beach bonfires, mermaid classes, and others popular here. This resort also features a gorgeous swimming pool as well as a number of onsite shops to stroll through. Several fun activities are provided for kids ages 4-12 at Kidtopia here, the children's center at the resort.

3 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa- Koloa, HI

This family-friendly luxury oasis features acres of pools and lush gardens. Championship golf and the Anara Spa are hotel features here. Popular accommodations here include the Presidential Suite, the Resort's premium suite featuring 2,254 square feet of living area with a king bed in the separate bedroom; also, a private lanai, sitting area, walk-in shower, marble bathroom, and double sink in Hawaiian decor. There is also the Alii Suite, at 1,640 square feet or 2,480 square feet with two bedrooms.

4 - Kiawah Island Resort- Kiawah Island, SC

Located near Charleston, this resort features 5-star accommodations, award-winning recreational activities, and championship golf on five different courses. Kiawah's award-winning beaches stretch 10-miles along the shoreline, ranked among the best in the world. Featured beach activities include skimboarding, surf lessons, boogie boarding, and paddling tours and rentals. Here there are available certified home and villa rentals, as well as great access to a number of Resort amenities, including two pool complexes.

5 - Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina- Hawaii

This beautiful resort on the rugged west coast of Oahu features gorgeous pools and lagoons, as well as Ko Olina Golf Club and Naupaka Spa & Wellness Centre. The Penthouse Suite here features two bedrooms with an expansive private terrace up on the 17th floor. Here there are guest rooms, suites, and specialty suites. The deluxe room averages 640 square feet, with a lanai and outdoor spa tub. Guests can choose from prime corner oceanfront rooms, oceanfront rooms, and ocean-view rooms.