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Waterfront Wonders – A Guide to Beachfront Escapes

Published on June 1, 2024

Calling all beach lovers! Benchmark Resorts & Hotels presents the ultimate guide to the best waterfront escapes that’ll have you dreaming of cool waves and warm sand.

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Bermudian Bliss at Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa

Steeped in tradition and history, Cambridge Beaches offers a century-long legacy of oceanfront leisure. Whether your ideal vacation means relaxing on the beach of a private island, exploring Bermuda on a scooter or sailboat, or swimming with turtles, there’s no shortage of experiences to consider. Don’t miss the opportunity to snorkel among the island’s historic shipwrecks—over 300 of them lie in Bermuda’s waters, easily visible without scuba diving. Don’t forget to bring the family – with water views from every room, the resort offers multi-room cottages and adjoining suites for seamless multigenerational travel.

Dive into Adventure at Hawks Cay Resort

Discover the ultimate aquatic adventure at Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. Whether you’re snorkeling in crystal-clear waters, exploring vibrant coral reefs on SCUBA excursions, embarking on sunset cruises, or reeling in the catch of a lifetime on a fishing charter, this resort is perfect for families. The Coral Cay Activities & Adventure Club caters to kids and teens with a range of activities and amenities for ages 5-12, including a game room, a Pirate Ship Pool, a putting course and sports courts.

Create Maine-made Memories at Spruce Point Inn

Nestled in Boothbay Harbor, Spruce Point Inn is a quintessential Maine retreat, inviting travelers to embrace coastal charm and serene beauty. Surrounded by both woodlands and the ocean, it offers an escape where each moment feels like a cherished memory. From lazy days by the pools to thrilling water adventures like sailing and whale watching, there’s something for every taste. Explore nearby Monhegan Island, a hidden gem boasting art galleries, lighthouses and scenic trails.

Discover Paradise at Naples Grande Beach Resort

Whether you’re planning a romantic escape, a family retreat or a getaway with friends, Naples Grande Beach Resort awaits in the heart of Naples, Florida. Sink into relaxation on the beach overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or unwind by one of the three pools with a cocktail, surrounded by waterfalls and lush greenery. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, try one of the resort’s award-winning restaurants, showcasing a fusion of flavors. Indulge in pampering spa treatments or tee off at the championship golf course.

Island Time on Oahu’s North Shore at Turtle Bay Resort

On the legendary North Shore of Oahu, Turtle Bay Resort stands as an iconic Hawaiian escape, inviting travelers to bask in the sun and surrender to the island’s charm. Whether your goal is to learn how to surf or simply achieve the perfect sun-kissed glow, Turtle Bay Resort promises an eclectic blend of relaxation and adventure with surfing lessons, spa treatments, horseback riding and, of course, plenty of pool and beach time. Venture beyond the resort to uncover hidden gems, from hiking trails to authentic local flavors such as Hawaiian shaved ice and cultural encounters.

Fun in the Florida Sun at The Shores Resort & Spa

For the easygoing traveler seeking laid-back luxury, The Shores Resort & Spa extends a warm invitation to Florida’s tranquil Atlantic coast. Sink your feet into the sand, indulge in spa treatments and savor delicious coastal cuisine at the resort’s waterfront restaurants. Dive into Daytona Beach’s vibrant culture with leisurely boardwalk strolls or coastal bike rides. Begin each day with beachside yoga and end with nightly seaside s’mores.

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