Monday Morning Ahhhh

This week's moment of Zen comes from South Yarmouth in Cape Cod, Mass. Now while its still a bit chilly up there, a few of us here are planning on visiting the area this summer and chomping at the bit for warmer weather to arrive. But until it does, we can just gaze out at the Atlantic Ocean at the Rivieria Beach Resort, take a deep breath, and soak in the Monday morning goodness.

Riviera Beach Resort; Cape Cod, MA

Riviera Beach Resort; Cape Cod, MA

Monday Morning Ahhhh

This week's morning goodness comes from the shores of the Dominican Republic -- anything with that type of white-picket fence and we're sold. The Gran Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, though, has its very own shores -- the resort is actually its own private island. With skies that blue and foliage so green, we can only help but stare into the horizon, take a deep breath, and soak in what the DR has to offer.

A private balcony at the Gran Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado; Dominican Republic

A private balcony at the Gran Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado; Dominican Republic

Monday Morning Ahhhh

This morning's virtual deep breath comes from one of our favorite beach spots in the world -- Aruba, of course. Despite the oft-crowded resort scene, the island has fantastic weather and an inviting culture that always makes visitors feel right at home. Right now, we're pretty jealous we're not curling our toes beneath that incredibly soft sand. So as we say every Monday morning, sit down, take a deep breath, and soak in the goodness that is the Radisson Aruba's soft strip of beach.

Beach at the Radisson Aruba Resort Casino Spa

Beach at the Radisson Aruba Resort Casino Spa

Monday Morning Ahhhh…

We'll kick off the impending start of spring with another amazing, relaxing Oyster Shot -- this time from the picturesque shores of Key Biscayne, just south of Miami, Florida. Like its sister hotels, the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne offers travelers impeccable service -- and since it's not in South Beach, expect a quieter, more tranquil crowd around, ideal for our Monday morning. So as we always say, sit back, take a deep breath, and soak in the goodness that is Key Biscayne.

Beach at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne -- Florida Keys

Beach at Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne — Florida Keys

Monday Morning Ahhhh…

We can't focus on getting our work done this morning, but for some reason we can't stop focusing on the horizon in this amazing Oyster Shot. Taken at luxury spot One & Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico, the rocky shoreline and impossibly blue sky make us yearn for summer -- or at least spring, which is only 15 days away. (Not that we're counting.) So as we always say, sit down, take a deep breath, and relax -- or pretend your personal butler at the One & Only is waiting at your beckon call.

Beach at One & Only Palmilla Resort; Los Cabos, Mexico

Beach at One & Only Palmilla Resort; Los Cabos, Mexico

Monday Morning Ahhhh…

This week's mini-vacation comes courtesy of Fowl Cay Resort in the Bahamas. This incredibly luxe hotel has sandy strips of private beach ripe for chilling. And just look at that sweetie's face -- who wouldn't wanna lay a towel down and snuggle up with him? So, as we say on Mondays, sit down, take a deep breath, and Zen out with this amazing Oyster Shot.

The Beach at Fowl Cay Resort; Bahamas

The Beach at Fowl Cay Resort; Bahamas