3-Ingredient Cocktails in a Breeze

Crafting a resort-worthy cocktail at home can seem like an art form: a splash of this, a twist of that; before you know it, you’ve rounded up enough booze, bitters, and other bottles to leave half the beach population in a cocktail haze (hey, maybe that’s your plan). Sometimes, all you want is a quick cocktail for lazy beach days […]

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Beach Music: Vacation

View of the Day: Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii

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From the Beauty Closet: An Amazing Face Oil and a Multi-tasking Heat Shield

Everywhere you turn, there’s a new beauty product, a new trend, a new line. It’s hard to know which products are actually worthy of your time and money. Here are two I’ve been using that are worth the commitment. As someone who has always had an oily complexion, I was skeptical of using a face oil when they emerged on the market. But, finally, I […]

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Coastal Living is Doubling the Design in 2015!

It’s an exciting year for Coastal Living: we are set to introduce two showhouses this summer and fall! We’ll be bringing you a dynamite pair of beach homes, packed with coastal design ideas and inspiration.   The first—set to open in mid-August—is a new home in Cinnamon Shore, Texas. Nestled behind 300 feet of protective dunes and located on Mustang Island, the “new urbanism” community […]

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Suitcase Crush: The Quartermaster from Ebby Rane

by Travel Editor Tracey Minkin I’ve owned a small gray carry-on suitcase that has spun through airports with me from Beijing to the Baja, and I’ve always been faithful. But I’m ready not only to cheat on that suitcase… I’m ready to break up with it forever. Because I’ve fallen in love with The Quartermaster by Ebby Rane, a sexy […]

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Beach Music: Stir It Up

View of the Day: St. Petersburg, Florida

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Nautical Details at a Nantucket Golf Club Wedding

Today, we bring you a seaside celebration that incorporates elegant nautical elements in unique and interesting ways. Kelley Swain and David Sullivan tied the knot at the Nantucket Golf Club surrounded by friends and family.   “Our bride was drawn to all things historical and vintage, so she wanted to incorporate those aspects into the wedding while still keeping the overall […]

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Beach Music: Summer Nights

See which song we picked to go with our View of the Day: Southport, North Carolina. Which track do you think of when you see this beautiful scene?

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7 Beach Towels You Need This Summer

Beach towels are a colorful way to express your personality while you catch some rays on the shore. We love the colors, patterns, and extra touches that make these beach towels stand out in a crowd. Reserved Beach Towel, $36.50; cafepress.com Edie Parker Aloha Beach Towel, $29; onekingslane.com Langille Watermelon Beach Towel, $29; onekingslane.com Palm Feathers Beach Towel, $35; verabradley.com Anchors Beach Towel, […]

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First Look: One and Only Palmilla Resort Reopens in High Style in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

By Travel Editor Tracey Minkin The hashtag of choice at One&Only Palmilla, the esteemed luxury resort and spa on the tawny-colored, tiny-pebbled beach of Cabo San Lucas in Baja California, Mexico, is #thelegendreturns. And I am just returned from three days at One&Only to say that the hashtag fits. What was already great prior to Hurricane Odile’s flattening attack on the beloved hideaway last […]

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