Some of the top-rated beach resorts in the United States include the Four Seasons Maui at Wailea in Hawaii; the Acqualina Resort and Spa between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; and the Ritz-Carlton Laugna Niguel in Dana Point, California. China's Mandarin Oriental Sanya in Hainan, the Viceroy Anguilla and The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort are also popular international resort destinations.
The Four Seasons Maui at Wailea offers guests stunning beach views complete with beachside service and opportunities for surfing, snorkeling and diving. Amenities at this resort include an on-site concierge, access to the Wailea Golf Club's championship courses, a full-service spa and numerous complimentary activities, including scuba lessons and outrigger canoe programs.
The Acqualina Resort and Spa offers gorgeous views of the Atlantic from a charming Mediterranean-style hotel, with all rooms featuring Jacuzzi tubs, walk-in showers and full-size sitting rooms. Outdoor mineral pools, a crystal steam room and experience showers allow guests to relax in complete luxury, while the resort's dining options at AQ at Acqualina receive rave reviews as well.
Located in China's Hainan province, the Mandarian Oriental Sanya provides guests with a variety of contemporary room options with specific themes from luxurious to exotic. Options for everything from spa-centric to family-focused stays allow guests to tailor their experiences at this resort. The resort also caters to meetings and events, drawing in corporate guests and those seeking weddings in an exotic locale.