The Border Field State Park beach is wildly beautiful and mostly deserted on the US side. The water is polluted, and there is a barrier wall jutting out into the Pacific. This beach spot is surreal and not terribly pleasant to visit.
Browsing: Pacific Ocean Beaches
Thinking of a beach vacation to Australia? Byron Bay is billed as the best surf town in the world. The beaches here are tremendous. This small community of hippies, dropouts and misfits is a perfect example of what has made Australia great. No matter where you are from, this is a long way from there.
Costa Rica’s Playa Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast lives up to its reputation as one of the best beach spots in the world. Expertly maintained by the National Park system, there are fun activities that range from bird watching to surfing or scuba diving and sport fishing. Whatever it is that makes you tick, can be done at this tropical paradise.
The popularity of this tropical paradise is increasing exponentially. White Sand Beach on Boracay Island is frequently winning awards for the best beach. This is a great exotic destination in the tropics to have some fun. Well worth the investment in travel time.
Fringed by white sands with mountain views, Bora Bora and its beaches live up to its reputation as paradise on earth. From the first sailors to honeymooners, the verdict is always the same: the most beautiful island in the world.
Del Mar is an elegant little beach city, slightly north of San Diego. With a few miles of beautiful beaches, mesmerizing surf spots, and a healthy atmosphere, Del Mar is pleasing to all of the senses.
Waialea beach or Beach 69 is one of the best beaches on the Big Island of Hawaii. It certainly is one of the more popular white sand beaches. The sun, snorkeling and available shade make this great beach spot particularly popular during the summer.
What is it about Puerto Vallarta? There is something about this Mexican beach town that captivates most people. Does it come from Elizabeth Taylor and the Night of the Iguana?
Descanso Beach and all of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island is pleasing for a short stay. It manages to feel a lot more remote than it really is with Los Angeles being only 22 miles away.
The Law Street beach in PB is great. I feel blessed to see this every day. A gentle surf spot, spectacular sunsets, people watching with yoga at dawn. This San Diego beach covers all the bases.
Cannon Beach is an affluent little place on the coast of Oregon, that has everything going for it. It was “discovered” by Lewis & Clark and Sacagawea in 1805. It’s been featured in the Goonies, Point Blank and Twilight. Haystack Rock is well known, but most importantly – chain stores are not welcome. How cool!
Black’s beach is a world class surf spot that doubles as a nude beach. Access to the beach is difficult, due to the adjacent 300 ft. cliffs. It is rugged, remote and fringed by some of the most expensive residential real estate in the world.