At Beach Bride, we are always excited about post-wedding trips. We know how you have been after planning every detail in your wedding day and yes, you deserve a relaxing and sexy beach vacay. Check out below some sandy and sunny destinations that are worth pinning. We absolutely adore each destination and take note, these spots are within the United States.
1. Big River Beach, Mendocino Coast, Northern Carolina
Top left: MacCallum House | Top right: Meet Mendocino | Bottom left: Spotlight Mendocino via Visit California | Bottom right: Spotlight Mendocino via Visit California
At the edge of Mendocino Bay is a large sandy beach which is now becoming the number one choice for couples who just want to have a romantic time walking around or sunbathing. An access for launching canoes and kayaks onto the protected waters of the Big River Estuary means a lovely way to getaway together. That’s one great reason to include Big River Beach in your list!
Where to stay: The MacCallum House Inn & Restaurant is at the heart of the Mendocino town. It is nestled in a Victorian mansion and is jam-packed with panoramic ocean views. A majestic view of grey whales, cheap mountain bike package and a wellness treat are all in store for you.
2. Siesta Beach – Siesta Key, Florida
Top: Brooke's Photos | Bottom left: Vacation Rentals Siesta Key | Bottom right: The Capri at Siesta
What’s special about this particular beach is the sand – it’s 99% pure white quartz. So even if summer is at peak, the sand is cool and feels very soft. Siesta Beach is like a tropical island here you’ll surely cherish the moments when you are holding hands while walking on beachside with sunset above.
Where to stay: The Capri is the most famous boutique hotel at Siesta. It is private – a quality that you need for a laid-back and awesome honeymoon. For an evening chill, the hotel allows their guests to use their barbecue grills.
3. Cannon Beach, Oregon
Top: Forrest Ray via Fine Art America | Bottom: Cannon Beach Hotel
The sunset is what you don’t want to miss in Canon Beach. When the sun drops toward the Pacific Ocean, an endless backdrop of colors is visible– yellow and orange to pink and purple. Isn’t that such a wonderful experience to share with the person very special to you? No doubt! The Haystack Rock and other foreground formations are also becoming the picture-perfect subject for photographers.
Where to stay: Canon Beach Hotel is awesome for romantic couples. Indulge a massage for two, slip into a steamy hot tub and candlelit dinners along the water. Just the perfect place to get away!
4. Barefoot Beach – North Naples, Florida
Photos: LaPlaya Beach Resort & Golf Club
More than a romantic setting of pristine sand and blue waters, the Barefoot Beach is a sanctuary for sea turtles. Palm trees and lagoons add up to the area’s spectacular view.
Where to stay: LaPlaya Beach Resort & Golf Club has earned a good reputation from honeymoon-ers. The resort boasts of its four cascading pools and a world-class spa. In case you feel sporty and active, the golf course is worth sneaking.