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Top 7 Punta Cana All-Inclusive Resorts With Water Parks

Family-friendly fun is never hard to find in Punta Cana, where no less than 75 all-inclusive resorts (by Oyster’s count) promise easy access to awesome beaches for swimming and snorkeling and pools that seem to go on forever. These seven Punta Cana all-inclusive resorts with water parks take their kid-friendliness to the next level, offering…

The Cutest Beach Towns in California

With an 840-mile-long coastline, California is packed with beautiful beaches. And while we love big metropolises like Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco, we have a soft spot for charming, smaller towns. If you’re looking for the most adorable destinations to get your California beach fix, look no further. Here are the nine cutest…

The 10 Best Beaches in Hawaii

The beaches in Hawaii are world-renowned, and include calm stretches of white sand in Kauai, surfer-friendly spots in Oahu, and striking lava-created black sand in Maui. No matter which Hawaiian island you choose, there are plenty of stellar beaches available, whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly bay or secluded cove. Even better, all beaches in…

The Best New England Beach Towns

Steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty, the New England coastline stretches for hundreds of miles from Connecticut to the Canadian border. Outside major cities like Boston and Providence, much of New England’s shores are dotted with quaint villages, complete with vibrant art communities, kitschy clam shacks, and an impressive selection of unspoiled beaches. Given…

9 Remote Thailand Resorts for When You Want to Get Lost

Overflowing inbox? Hectic rush-hour commute? Never-ending to do list? Sometimes, we just have to abandon our humdrum routines and disappear far, far away. Sure, some vacations are designed for socializing in constantly clamoring cities, but others are all about luxuriating in a secluded, peaceful landscape. Far from Phuket’s frenetic nightlife and Bangkok’s bustling streets, these…

A Cheat Sheet to the Best Sicilian Islands

Beach at Hotel i Dammusi di Borgo Cala Creta, Sicily The three seas surrounding Sicily are dotted with volcanic islands and minor isles — many of which are major attractions for tourists visiting the region. But as any seasoned traveler to Sicily can tell you, getting around this part of the world is no easy…

The 6 Best Secret Beach Towns in Croatia

Once you give in and book a trip to beautiful Croatia, knowing exactly where to go is vital for curating the perfect beach vacation. Croatia’s popularity has skyrocketed over the years, pushing travelers farther from crowded Dubrovnik and toward surrounding areas and even to the coast of Istria, the country’s northern peninsula. We recommend breaking…

Sicily or Sardinia: Which Is a Better Vacation Spot for You?

Centro Vacanze Isuledda in Sardinia Sicily and Sardinia are the two largest islands in the Mediterranean, in that order. Both are part of Italy, and both are popular vacation destinations for mainland Italians and international travelers wanting beautiful beaches, delicious food and wine, charming small towns, archeological sites, and warm sunshine. However, for all their…