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

Acapulco, Mexico

Coastal getaways: Acapulco, Mexico

Dreamy hideaway

Sleek new architectural stunner Hotel Encanto is becoming known for its sexy nighttime lounge scene. But, really, it’s at its best when sunlight streaks across chalk white walls.

Lounge poolside beneath a sail-like awning to take in the view from the hotel’s covetable blufftop perch, well above the city’s more chaotic quarters. From $375 U.S. –Maribeth Mellin


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