Beach vacation guide

From all-to-yourself islands to hidden beach towns to iconic coastal experiences, the West has the beach vacation of a lifetime in store for you

Top 20 beach hotels

Don't end summer without sneaking off to the coast — even if it's just for the weekend. Here are our favorite hotels by the sea

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More Coastal Getaways
Photo by Thomas J. Story

Coastal getaways: 5 more great hotels by the sea

Laguna Beach, CA: Pacific Edge Hotel 

Pacific City, OR: Cottages at Cap Kiwanda

Gold Beach, OR: Tu Tu' Tun

Westport, CA: Westport Hotel

Ilwaco, WA: China Beach Retreat


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