This is my first post by a guest blogger. I want to welcome Alexandra Jacobs to my blog and I hope you enjoy her contributions.
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The Hamptons has long been considered one of the most romantic vacation destinations within the United States. While many couples come to the area looking for quiet, romantic walks on the beach and the occasional celebrity spotting in one of the fabulous restaurants, Hampton Rental Homes, resorts and hotels open their door to singles and families as well. Singles enjoy the live night life and high-class clubs, while families can take in the beauty of the Montauk Lighthouse or enjoy the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Elliman Vacation homes are the way to go when you are traveling with a big family. The Windward Shores Ocean Resort is one of the most popular luxury accommodations in the area. When it comes to dining, one should not miss the delicious steaks and seafood offered at The Palm restaurant in East Hampton. Another great choice is the Modern French Mediterranean cuisine at the Stone Creek Inn.
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Oahu’s North Shore is particularly lovely and the perfect place to get away and enjoy nature. Young couples and singles find this area special because it is known to have some of the best surfing waves anywhere. Surfers come from all over to experience the legendary waves. Turtle Bay Resort is perfectly situated on almost five miles of gorgeous oceanfront. The resort is also not far from the city of Honolulu so families can certainly hop over for some culture and exploration. Couples will enjoy the romance that’s always in the air on this island paradise. Many even come here to get married or renew their vows. Make sure not to miss out on the grub at Duke’s Wakiki for a true taste of island cuisine. You also won’t want to miss Leonard’s Bakery in Honolulu for some yummy breads and pastries.
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The celebrities love to come to the resort at Ravello because it is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Couples retreat to this secluded paradise to take in the breathtaking views whilst sipping a perfectly-aged glass of wine. Musicians are particularly drawn to the area for the famous Wagner tours and musical festivals that are held. The Villa Cimbrone Gardens are a delight for singles and families alike. There is no question that the Palazzo Sasso is the ideal place to stay. For a tasty homemade pizza or pastry visit La Cucina di Sofi or for some real authentic and flavorful Italian cuisine stop at Figli di Papa.
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The warm weather, beautiful beaches and friendly atmosphere brings in thousands of people every year to enjoy Captiva, Florida. The South Seas Island Resort (http://www.southseas.com/) is the perfect place to take the family on vacation for fishing, sailing or even kayaking. Couples and singles also find plenty to do, exploring the natural beauty of the island, shopping, golfing or engaging in exciting water sports. Dining is a pleasure in Captiva. Enjoy the view and a tasty burger at The Pointe Restaurant or some delicious Mexican cuisine at Cantina Captiva.
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Considered one of the most beautiful islands in Europe, Santorini is home of the fabulous Vedema Resort. The resort offers rest, relaxation and luxurious pampering. Guests feel like royalty. Families often visit to explore the rich history such as is found in the ancient Minoan city of Akrotiri not far from Santorini. Others enjoy day trips out to Thirasia to view the intense volcanic structures or enjoy the hot springs. Taste the best in traditional Greek food at Athermi Restaurant or some incredible seafood at the Selene Restaurant.
Alexandra is a travel enthusiast who loves to write about tourism, beaches, food, and the wonderful things in the world. She provides her own insights on vacationing to the blogosphere. If you would like to learn more about her, follow her @alexsjourneys or visit her blog https://alexsjourneys.wordpress.com