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iStock InternationalScenic lighthouses dot the shores of idyllic Prince Edward Island

By: Lesley Riva Shaped like a croissant with a few bites missing, Prince Edward Island floats peacefully off the coast of New Brunswick. The smallest of Canada’s maritime provinces at just under 2,200 square miles, the island defies any preconceptions about harsh northern climates. The rocky Nova Scotian peninsula, solid... Read More

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Doug BrucePunta Caracol’s cabanas hover over the crystal waters of the Caribbean in Bocas del Toro

By: Victoria De Silverio One recent afternoon in Boquete, Panama, at the Panamonte Inn & Spa, the country’s oldest hotel, an iguana was on the loose. Word reached the kitchen, and from behind the swinging doors emerged a silver-haired maître d’, a young chef, and three cooks in aprons and... Read More

By: Laurel Delp The islands make up our very own tropical paradise, a startlingly beautiful mix of lush tropical forest, velvety sand beaches, and serrate volcanic peaks. The rich, distinctive culture blends customs of the Polynesians who arrived about 1,500 years ago, the American and European missionaries and whalers of... Read More

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By: Sherman’s Travel Editorial Staff For one glorious season each year, America’s beaches come into full bloom. To help you pick a great destination for a bit of summery respite – and to enlighten you to the country’s great diversity of sun and sand – Sherman’s Travel spoke to experts... Read More

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Best Beaches in the U.S. for Remote, Secluded Escapes
iStock InternationalSeashells may be all you share the sand with at these secluded U.S. beaches

Seeking out sun, surf, and sand is an easy enough task, but is it possible to stir seclusion into the mix, too? Our editors say “shore”! We’ve dug deep into our arsenal of secret sands to present our top picks for secluded U.S. beaches, where quiet coasts invite in-the-know... Read More

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iStock InternationalHead back in time to old Florida around Pine Island Sound

By: Sam Sifton It takes about an hour to drive from the Fort Myers airport up into the scrub pine and woozy humidity of Pine Island, off Cape Coral, and by the time I get to the bridge at Matlacha, about halfway along in the journey on Route 78, I... Read More

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By: Jane Foster Knossos. Elafonissi. Delos. Oia. Vlychada. Psarou. Symi. We’ve organized a potent array of Grecian wonders into three easy itineraries that include some superstars of the ancient world, little-trod beach gems, well-known-but-worth-it cliffside havens, and entire islands just under the radar. On Crete, the seat of the ancient... Read More

Courtesy of Gansevoort SouthThis glittering incarnation of the NYC hot spot boasts the most stunning rooftop pool in town

Sprawling, sexy, sometimes unruly, and occasionally outrageous, Miami has morphed into an urban mix unlike any other in America. It’s little wonder that vacationers have demanded the same magic recipe for the city’s manically developing hotel scene, which has seen a glut of lavish new (or splendidly refurbished) lodging... Read More

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Courtesy of the Hermitage Plantation InnA hillside cottage at Hermitage Plantation Inn, in Nevis

By: Victoria De Silverio and Anja Mutic Even on well-known islands, there are still spots far from the madding crowd. Our roundup includes the untouched glories of Nevis, the Bahamas, and Jamaica. ... Read More

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Hopkins, Belize is one of the best beaches in Central America
Francis Ford Coppola PresentsThe Turtle Inn welcomes guests to powder-soft sands in Hopkins, Belize, one of our favorite picks for Central American beaches

By: Carolyn McCarthy Central America has always attracted intrepid visitors in search of unfiltered natural beauty. Now, a set of top-tier, and often eco-friendly resorts is reinventing the region as a world-class beach destination, complete with unspoiled coastlines, coral reefs, and corduroy waves. ... Read More

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iStock InternationalLeave the automobile behind at these top spots

Americans have undoubtedly held a long love affair with the automobile, but sometimes a good thing can just turn sour. Whether it’s soaring gas prices or traffic congestion that have you ready to put the brakes on a car-centric vacation, or the prospect of dealing with a chorus of... Read More

By: Timothy Jacob Nothing signifies getting away from it all quite like an island visit. Whether it requires a five-hour ferry ride or a quick trip over a causeway, the very act of separating from the mainland is also a separation from the everyday and an invitation to explore. We’ve... Read More

By: Becca Bergman More than half a century ago, a former Belgian water-polo champion named Gerard Blitz constructed a small village of canvas army tents on a quiet beach in Mallorca, Spain. Dubbing it “Club Méditerranée,” he invited like-minded vacationers to share in his egalitarian vision while they washed dishes... Read More

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By: Laurel Delp Geographically, Mexico encompasses tropical forests, volcanoes, formidable mountain ranges, and high desert plains, with an almost staggering array of gorgeous coastlines and a size equal to California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas combined. Mystical ruins, robust indigenous cultures, and renowned regional cuisines all contribute to a... Read More

By: Elissa Richard Situated on the southeastern coast of France, the fabled French Riviera has long enticed sun worshipers with its seaside charm, vibrant vegetation, beautiful people, and mild Mediterranean climate promising some 300 cloudless days a year. And while laid-back Nice, the region’s long-reigning queen and capital, has continued... Read More