If you're looking for sun-soaked relaxation, head for Atlantic Beach, where you can sink your feet into its white, sugary sands or catch some waves in the warm surf. You can even rejuvenate with some prime pampering at the One Ocean resort's spa. Hotel guests and those wandering in from the beach can both use this luxurious oceanfront hotel's beach rental services, which offer umbrellas, lounge chairs, Boogie boards, kayaks, and surfboards for a fee. Beachgoers with canine
companions are welcome at Atlantic Beach during the day and evening as long as the dog is leashed. Atlantic Beach and next-door Neptune Beach share the trendy Town Center, which has lots of tempting dining and shopping within a block of the beach. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards (seasonal); showers; water sports. Best for: sunrise; surfing; swimming; walking.
Beach Ave., between 18th and 20th sts.; Dewees Ave., between 1st and 16th sts.; Ahern St. and Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach, Florida, 32233, USA