SummerBeachDestinations (1)Do you want to ride the waves this summer in an entirely different part of the US−at a silver sands beach with emerald green waters? Here are 6 beaches where you will surely have a blast.

1. Destin, Florida

Wouldn’t you like to be in the midst of stunning white beaches, silver sands and sea green water, and enjoy amazing water sports? Well, that’s Destin for you! Nestled in the Gulf of Mexico in northwestern Florida, Destin is famed for its international class beaches.

While in Destin, don’t stay on the beach all the time as you could miss out on golf, world-famous fishing, guided nature walks, beach yoga, kayaking, biking and surfboarding. And you can always take a walk on the beach with a heron, pelican or dolphin for company.

You can choose to stay at any of the world class resorts, condos, hotels, vacation homes, bed and breakfasts and private rentals.

2. Coopers Beach, Southampton, New York

If you want to rub shoulders with the rich and famous, here’s where you should be. This unspoiled beach is a true treasure! Stroll along seven miles of Coopers Beach that make up its oceanfront to catch the Atlantic Sea, vast and unending on one side and historic old mansions on the other. Its serenity is the perfect place to unwind while its waves hit you, inviting you into the waters.

This picture postcard beauty is ideal for you if you want to enjoy some quiet time. At Coopers Beach, you can stay at any of the luxury hotels here or bed and breakfasts.

3. Hanalei Bay Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

Here’s one dramatic crescent-shaped beach that allows you to soak up the sun amid emerald mountains and glistening waterfalls. The picturesque Hanalei Bay, situated on Kauai’s north shore in the heart of Hawaii, is three kilometers long but it’s perfect for you if you love swimming, surfing, kayaking, boating, scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, dolphin and whale watching, windsurfing and horseback riding. If you’re not outdoorsy, you can enjoy a pleasant evening at a concert.

 There are parks, lookouts, piers and churches that you can sightsee. While here, check in at any of the beach cottages, luxury or family hotels, and vacation or house rentals and have a great time.

4. Kiawah Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, South Carolina

Barely 32 km from the south of Charleston is this nature lovers’ spot− Kiawah Beachwalker Park. It’s the only public beach on this island, the rest is a golf resort. You’ll be impressed by the gentle wafting of the waves, the wildlife, the mangrove forests and the lagoons. It’s very different from any other beach you may have visited.

Stay at the inns, hotels, resorts, vacation rentals or bed and breakfast places and enjoy every moment.

5. Santa Cruz Beach, Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz is the final address of all seaside amusement parks situated on the West Coast. It’s a great amusement beach, particularly for kids and has live music shows right through the summer. Just north of this beach is Cowell’s Beach, where you can surf all you want. Enjoy your holiday at this beach right from staying comfortably at the hotels, motels or bed or breakfast places here.

6. Gulf Shores, Alabama

Gulf Shores is the State’s best beach that goes all the way from Gulf Shores Parkway to Dolphin Drive. As you go west, you enjoy pristine weather, beach and the sun. What is really noteworthy here is the soft white sand. Gentle waves and peace and quiet make this one a safe beach! There are numerous hotels, resorts and vacation rentals for you to choose from to have an enjoyable stay here.