Beachfront getaways are in high demand with more travelers looking to book relaxing, all-inclusive vacations.

Timber Cove
The Nomadic People

The salty sea air and rugged cliffs of the coast are calling. With many travelers looking to book relaxing vacations at places they never have to leave, we predict a massive return to beachfront escapes. Here are some of our favorite coastal hot spots.  

Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Paul Dyer

Throw it back to the ’60s at a surf-chic hotel near the Santa Cruz boardwalk, where you can rent complimentary beach cruisers. The whole family is invited for drinks at the onsite beach shack—and to take part in culinary competition.

Inn at Moonlight Beach

Tomoko H. Matsubayashi

This Encinitas getaway is WELL-certified, meaning it was built according to standards aimed at improving your well-being through lighting, air quality, and more. Visit the biodynamic urban farm or indulge in a moonlight massage.

The Lodge at Bodega Bay

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Just in time for its 50th anniversary, this rebranded escape offers the best of the Sonoma Coast: award-winning seafood, a hand-picked wine list, ocean-inspired spa treatments, and a rugged coastline teeming with wildlife.

SCP Depoe Bay

SCP Depoe Bay

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The Oregon coast is at your fingertips with a stay in one of these rooms, which are imbued with Scandinavian-bohemian vibes, sound machines, essential oils, teas, and more. 

Timber Cove Resort

Timber Cove

The Nomadic People

Redwoods and the ocean converge on this 25-acre, pet-friendly historic getaway in Jenner, where you can sip fireside drinks in the great room while local artists play jazz, blues, and folk music.

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