Savor our warm Southern hospitality, fresh coastal cuisine, and our unique flavor of fun. If you're looking for something a little out of the ordinary, stop at Honokalani Beach — best known for its black shoreline — or Kaihalulu Beach, which offers an equally unique photo op thanks to its crimson-tinged sands. Tour legendary Hearst Castle, dig for clams in Pismo Beach, or soak in mineral springs in the town of Avila Beach. At the end of the trail, you can see the from a distance; schedule a tour for a closer look. Or dial up the activity level by biking or walking the , which follows San Luis Obispo Creek. If you feel uncomfortable at first, give yourself some time to start enjoying the experience. If it doesn't specifically say that in the site's promotional materials, feel free to inquire.
No one expects you to have a perfect body, so just feel good about what you have. If you're planning a laid-back sandy retreat with your dog, set your sights on Palm Beach County. Keep an eye out for the gorgeous murals that now adorn them. If you have heard about a particular beach where nudity is an often, ask people from the area if they have ever been. Nature enthusiasts will love traveling through a wildlife refuge to reach Playalinda Beach, located along the Cape Canaveral National Seashore. In springtime, take leisurely hike along the flower-filled coastal terrace of , in low-key Cambria, or stroll along the boardwalk at lovely Moonstone Beach.
Explore diverse cities, picturesque hamlets, family-friendly beaches, coastal parklands, and wine country, including Napa and Sonoma wine country, 1½ hours north of San Francisco. This fertile stretch of the California coast, roughly halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, has undeniable appeal, with buzz-worthy farm-to-table restaurants, celebrated wine country, historic sites, and welcoming, low-key communities, each with distinctive charms—not to mention drop-dead gorgeous settings. Its reef-protected waters are typically calm and its long shoreline is perfect for sunbathing. Getty Images Plage Caravelle and La Grande-Anse: Guadeloupe You won't have to go far to find brilliant turquoise waves and blindingly white sand on. About En Route Practical advice on the art of traveling smarter with tips, tricks and intel from En Route's panel of experts. One of the major components of nudist resorts and beaches is that the people who frequent them are generally very open-minded people.
New experiences also require to you grow mentally. Getty Images Natadola Beach: Fiji Your Fijian resort will likely boast its own stretch of pristine ivory sand, but if you're willing to venture from your overwater bungalow and explore the archipelago's 333 islands, you'll find stunning beaches at every turn. . At other sites, full nudity is the norm. Beyond the beach, the city is home to more than 20,000 beautiful acres of protected wilderness, making it an optimal location for adventurous exploration.
The largest city, Eureka, is roughly a 5-hour drive north of San Francisco—but what a drive: see lush wine country, charming hamlets, spouting whales, and breathtaking sunsets. Together, they cited information from. Join a guided kayak trip to paddle across the bay with a knowledgeable guide to see diving cormorants and basking harbour seals as well as sea otters, and to learn about local oyster farming. Getty Images Kamari and Red beaches: Santorini, Greece Aside from its ancient archaeological sites, 's greatest asset may be its colorful beaches. Take a walk around the beautiful gardens and massive sculptures at or catch a concert at. But if you only partake of one art-related foray on your visit, aim to be in town on the first Friday night of the month so you can check out the downtown Art After Dark program. You don't want to be completely naked on the sand all day--it's not comfortable.
But before you hit the beach, know that reigns supreme. At the pet-friendly , open up the balcony door of your airy, contemporary room and fall asleep to the sound of the waves. After a stroll on the beach, get your art and culture fix by visiting Santa Rosa's Gulf Place Town Center, home to the area's upscale artists. With its red-brick Carnegie Library anchoring a grassy town square, lies just off U. Trying something new is beneficial for your mind. Take youngsters to the nearby Gulf Breeze Zoo.
As the gateway to the nearby and wine regions, the culinary scene in Pismo Beach also has a sophisticated side. Longing to visit a this winter? Case in point: Polihua Beach on the island's northern coast. Paradise Beach is equally popular; it even boasts its own pool, should you tire of the sand. If you're looking for a quieter beach and don't mind hiking to get there, you'll want to add Myrtiotissa to your itinerary. Ingredients are sourced locally when possible, even the lobster and shellfish, making for a fresh finish to a magical day on the California coast.
Vai Beach is home to the largest palm grove in Europe, boasting 4,500 palm trees that are more than 2,000 years old. If you want to feel like a local, make the trek to the Punta Carena Lighthouse at the western edge of the island. And nearby, at the 437-acre , an extensive trail network follows the coastline and climbs into serene pine forests 400 feet above the ocean. Obviously you will be required to look at your fellow sunbathers at some point, whether greeting them or fetching their from your. If you're looking for a stretch of sand with plenty of amenities, including bars, restaurants and water sports rentals, Reduit Beach is calling your name.
Biking has come on very strong in the region, and local bike shops and the can recommend a to match your ability and interests. You don't want to be judged by others, so make sure to practice that same mindset. With an average high of 57° in the coldest month of January, and an average high of 90° in the hottest month of July , it is rarely too cold, or too hot to enjoy everything Myrtle Beach offers. Along with its serene waves, the beach touts stunning mountain scenery. Look for otters on a guided kayak tour of Morro Bay.