Caleb Jones Associated Press Published 10:08 PM EDT May 24, 2019 Kailua, Hawaii – In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands. Those are among the reasons Oahu’s Kailua Beach Park has been selected as the best stretch of sand for an annual list of top U.S. beaches. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal scientist and professor at Florida International University, has been drafting the list under the alias “Dr. Beach” since 1991. Leatherman uses 50 criteria to evaluate beaches, with the most important categories being water cleanliness, safety and management of the beach environment and its facilities. Leatherman uses data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to grade the beaches on water quality and has been to all the beaches on his list. Beaches in Hawaii are consistently ranked high, sometimes at the top of his list. “I love Waikiki Beach. … [Read more...] about ‘Dr. Beach’ reveals top 10 best beaches in the U.S.
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For the second year in a row, TripAdvisor reviewers have reaffirmed their love of Clearwater Beach in Florida for its fine white sands and dolphin spottings. (Getty Images) Beautiful sunsets, whale watching and cleanliness are among the positive reviews for TripAdvisor’s No. 2 beach — Kaananapali in Maui — in this year’s Travelers’ Choice Awards (Getty Images) Crystal blue waters and white sand beaches make Panama City Beach one of several Florida beaches to make TripAdvisor’s 2019 list. (Getty Images) “The sand is soft, silky and warm for strolls along the beach and shell collecting,” wrote one TripAdvisor user regarding the site’s No. 4 best beach, Saint Pete, in Florida. (Getty Images) Pensacola Beach in Florida made TripAdvisor’s list for its well-behaved crowds and beautiful fishing pier. (Getty Images) Dr. Beach’s famous beach rankings are out for 2017, with the pristine white sands and … [Read more...] about Travel: TripAdvisor’s top 25 best beaches in America 2019
BOURNEMOUTH Beach has been voted the best beach in the UK in 2019's TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards. The famous beach in Dorset also came sixth in Europe and is among the top 20 in the world. It beat a number of other popular beaches thanks to its rave reviews on TripAdvisor over the last 12 months. It's the best beach in the UK for the second year running and 20th in the world this year. Other top beaches around the country include Luskentyre in Scotland and St. Brelade’s Bay Beach in Jersey. Wales' beaches are featured in the top ten three times, with Barafundle Beach, Rhossili Bay and Newborough Beach all included. TripAdvisor also revealed some of the best beaches around the world. Read on to find out more about the top ten UK beaches and the top global performers... 1. Bournemouth Beach, Dorset, England With seven miles of sandy shores, this iconic stretch of coastline is popular with tourists flocking to the area for its beautiful beach huts and view of the Isle of … [Read more...] about Bournemouth Beach in Dorset is voted UK’s best in 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards
It’s not too late to plan an escape in March, ahead of the Easter rush. Below are 10 sultry shortcuts to the sun, but there are many more great destinations for March, or other months of the year, on The Heatseeker, our interactive tool that helps readers plan their holidays. 19C-24C 1. Gran Canaria Forever in the enormous shadow of its neighbour to the west, Tenerife, Gran Canaria is nonetheless never so eclipsed that it cannot provide temperatures around the 20C mark as March makes the rest of Europe shiver. In truth, the third-largest Canary Island is a fabulous destination. The capital Las Palmas offers elegant culture at its Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno – but saves its best for the beach in the shape of Playa de las Canteras. The best hotels on Gran Canaria View our best luxury holidays in the Canary Islands 2. Essaouira Where once, Morocco only really gleamed on the map – for British tourists at least – via the (admittedly alluring) souks of … [Read more...] about The 10 best destinations for March sun
Florida is known as the Sunshine State, and for good reason. Vacationers love the state’s sunny climate and many exciting destinations and attractions. Whether you want a beachside retreat, a city escape, or a fun-filled theme park trip, Florida has it all. timeshares in Florida give travellers the chance to enjoy a luxurious, sunny getaway with a price that doesn’t break the bank. You’ll find accommodations at top name brands like Marriott Vacation Club, Hilton Grand Vacations, and of course, Disney Vacation Club. While there are many timeshares for sale in Florida, you can also find a number of cheap timeshare rentals in Florida. Florida timeshare rentals by owner allow you to enjoy a low-cost, one-time retreat without the commitment of ownership. Renting a timeshare is also a fantastic way to see if ownership is right for you! Here are some of the top timeshare resorts in Florida (listed in no particular order) that offer high-end amenities and fabulous … [Read more...] about Top 10 beautiful timeshares in Florida, USA