5 Best Beach Hotels to Celebrate National Tequila Day

By Travel Editor Tracey Minkin Isn’t every day National Tequila Day? I tend to think so, but the official date is Friday, July 24th, and I’m in the mood to celebrate right now. Here are some of my favorite beach hotel bars (cinco, to be precise) that honor that remarkable spirit from the soul of Mexico. Sip and savor, friends. One&Only […]

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Beauty Splurge: An Awesome Styling Iron and Deep Cleansing Mask

If you’re like me, sometimes you look at a price tag on a beauty product, and think to yourself, “Really? That’s really how much I need to spend to have perfect skin, hair, et cetera?” And, sometimes, no, it’s not. BUT—sometimes, products are totally worth that pretty penny.   This flat-iron features one tourmaline plate and one fabric-covered plate for less damage, […]

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View of the Day: Maui, Hawaii

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” —Maya Angelou For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. Plus, More Hawaii Inspiration:  At Home with Jack Johnson Haleiwa, Oahu’s Dream Town

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It’s National Hammock Day!

We’ve officially deemed National Hammock Day the best little-known holiday, and we’re celebrating with a roundup of our favorite snooze-worthy hammocks! Kick back, relax, and add these heavenly hammocks to your summertime wish list. Wherever you are, this colorful, striped hammock will take you straight to the tropics. We can already feel the warm breeze!   You can’t go wrong with this classic […]

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Dreamy Beachfront Bridgehampton Rehearsal Dinner and Wedding

Taking wedding celebrations to the sand elevates the event to an experience that all guests will remember for a lifetime. We love this Bridgehampton wedding by Rafanelli Events, which kicked off with a rehearsal dinner at long dining tables right on the beach. While some couples may limit rehearsal dinners to just family and the wedding party, at a destination […]

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8 Soothing Salts for the Most Relaxing Bath Ever

Give your soak a boost with these beautiful, editor-approved bath salts. With beautiful packaging, they also make fabulous gifts. 1. ELUCX {RELAX} Dead Sea Salt Bath Soak, $24 2. L:A Bruket No. 001 Salt Bath, $34 3. Le Marche Sel de Mer, $15 4. San Francisco Salt Company California Breeze Bath Salts, $15 5. Mer-Sea & Co. Sirène Salt Soak, $15 6. Evy Jo & Co. Romance […]

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View of the Day: Alys Beach, Florida

“It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream.” —Bern Williams   For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on Instagram at @Coastal_Living and tag the image with #CLPicks. Listen to more beach music all day with Coastal Living Radio. Plus, More Gulf Coast Inspiration:  Gulf Coast Weekend Getaways Tour […]

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Top Bucket List Destinations for 2016: What’s Leading the Pack?

By Travel Editor Tracey Minkin Bucket list, bucket list, what’s on your bucket list? I’m getting ready to name the hottest destinations for our readers for 2016, and I’ve been scanning the globe (and talking to experts) for inspiration. As part of the research I came across a recent consumer travel survey from Travel Leaders Group, a travel agency company with more […]

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View of the Day: Turtle Bay, Oahu

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” —John Kabat-Zinn Working the sunset swell at Turtle Bay. #sup #surf #oahu #hawaii #beach #travel #playturtlebay A video posted by Tracey Minkin (@tminkin) on Jul 19, 2015 at 11:30pm PDT     For a chance to have your photo featured as our View of the Day, follow us on […]

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Recap of Miami Swim Week 2015: It Was Fabulous

This weekend, I was in Miami at Swim Week taking in all the great new swimwear collections by designers from around the world. There were so many good things to see, and my head is spinning with all the ways to showcase these amazing pieces throughout our issues, but for now, below are highlights from the shows.   “Aloha”, Mikoh’s 2016 collection, pays […]

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