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Breathing holes from a giant undersea Cthulhu

What is this thing that we found on the beach? [more inside]
posted by shammack on Nov 7, 2009 - 6 answers

Vacation Destination!

Topical Resortfilter! We're planning a vacation for sometime in 2010, and I have in my mind's eye the image of a every particular kind of resort in a tropical paradise. You've probably seen it before.... [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Nov 4, 2009 - 18 answers

quiet beachy birthday romance

Awesome, romantic getaway in proximity to nyc? Secluded, autumn beach spot preferred... [more inside]
posted by pearl228 on Nov 2, 2009 - 5 answers

Florida coast rental homes?

looking for an upscale vacation-home in Florida for a long weekend next march (or week if required) - gulf coast - directly on the beach, somewhat isolated/ somewhat near a "town" - with multiple bedrooms (4 to 7?) - know of anything -or good agencies? where to start? (not looking for the Panama City "party scene" -- something more "adult" less-college.)
posted by mrmarley on Oct 29, 2009 - 16 answers

Help me locate some pictures and their artist.

[ArtFilter]: Help me locate some pictures and their artist. [more inside]
posted by AAAAAThatsFiveAs on Oct 26, 2009 - 2 answers

Help me relax, hivemind!

I am in Chapel Hill, NC and want to rent a house/cabin somewhere this weekend? Where should I go? [more inside]
posted by sickinthehead on Oct 22, 2009 - 7 answers

Cumberland Island for 14

Any tips/suggestions for Cumberland Island trip this weekend. [more inside]
posted by Classic Diner on Sep 29, 2009 - 4 answers

Maldives on a budget?

Maldives on a budget? Say, late June or July 2010? [more inside]
posted by abdulf on Sep 24, 2009 - 6 answers

What to do on a rainy beach vacation?

My wife and I are visiting Wildwood, NJ this weekend for our anniversary, but the weather forecast looks like rain the whole time. My wife loves the beach so she's pretty bummed out about it. What are some great ideas to salvage several rainy days at the beach?
posted by RobotNinja on Sep 15, 2009 - 11 answers

I need a beach!

I need an accessible, non-nasty beach in nyc this weekend! [more inside]
posted by silverstatue on Sep 3, 2009 - 17 answers

Best snorkeling in Puerto Rico?

What are the best beaches for snorkeling in Puerto Rico and Vieques? I visited this amazing beach in PR two years ago and am looking for something similar... [more inside]
posted by exhilaration on Aug 31, 2009 - 11 answers

Lavos spawn ten years later?

What is this spiky fish carcass? [more inside]
posted by jalexc on Aug 31, 2009 - 8 answers

Good beach vacation for early October?

Good beach vacation for early October? [more inside]
posted by blueplasticfish on Aug 26, 2009 - 4 answers

Want to lie in a tent at night and hear nothing but the waves.

Where are the best places in New South Wales to camp in close proximity to a beach? But wait, here's the catch... [more inside]
posted by lottie on Aug 18, 2009 - 7 answers

Winter beach vacations in the USA

Closer USA beach destinations for a winter getaway. Desires: nature, water, good food, kid friendly. [more inside]
posted by nanojath on Aug 14, 2009 - 15 answers

Are NH lakes public beaches open to ALL?

Does anyone know if the "Public Beaches" at Lake Winnisquam and Opechee are actually public or are they only open to residents? [more inside]
posted by Thrillhouse on Aug 1, 2009 - 1 answer

California beach camping?

Beach camping in Southern California? [more inside]
posted by jnnla on Jul 21, 2009 - 16 answers

How do I grow rosa rugosa indoors?

Oh hive mind: wield your mighty collective horticulture-fu to help me bring the seashore to my apartment! Help me figure out how to grow Rosa Rugosa inside and make my sweetheart happy! [more inside]
posted by Salvor Hardin on Jul 8, 2009 - 4 answers

Am I supposed to just avoid the beach in between waxes? That doesn't seem right.

It takes weeks for bikini line hair to grow long enough to wax, so what do you do if you frequently are going to the beach or pool during the summer? What do you do between waxes? Also, how do you manage unsightly bumps? [more inside]
posted by metamush on Jul 7, 2009 - 22 answers

Fun games or pastimes for a family reunion?

What game should I bring to my family reunion? [more inside]
posted by futility closet on Jul 7, 2009 - 42 answers

Where Can I Find These Vocal Harmonies?

Is it possible to find sheet music for background vocals of a 40 yo cover of a classic tune? [more inside]
posted by goalyeehah on Jun 23, 2009 - 2 answers

Is a DIY Florida beach wedding feasible?

I'm asking this for my sister, who is engaged and would like to have a beach wedding in Florida. Here's the catch: she'd like to keep it as DIY as possible. (Assuming this is feasible) can anyone share experiences or advice in how to go about this? [more inside]
posted by DingoMutt on Jun 18, 2009 - 9 answers

48 Hours in Malibu, CA

I've got 48 hours in Malibu and want to make the most of it. Please share your absolute must sees and must dos. Thanks! [more inside]
posted by SoftSummerBreeze on Jun 17, 2009 - 9 answers

Before A Rush and A Push, Where Is the Land Ours?

Where can we go for a relaxing, four-day vacation involving warm water, not heavily touristed beaches and decent food before the baby arrives? [more inside]
posted by thenewbrunette on Jun 17, 2009 - 13 answers

Beach Comfort

How can I be comfortable sitting on the beach for a few hours, without my back and arms seizing up? [more inside]
posted by trashcan on Jun 14, 2009 - 5 answers

Looking for a comfortable, family-friendly hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Anyone have a recommendation for a nice, family-friendly hotel on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale? [more inside]
posted by crunchtopmuffin on Jun 12, 2009 - 2 answers

Already too far from Lake Itasca?

There are a couple of gorgeous beaches on the west side of the Mississippi river near Lake Street in south Minneapolis. Is it safe to swim or wade at them? [more inside]
posted by vytae on Jun 11, 2009 - 7 answers

How can we most enjoyably spend 1.5 months this summer [in spanish]?

Please help me decide whether to spend the summer in south america or in central america. [more inside]
posted by Acari on Jun 4, 2009 - 7 answers

Pasadena? Huh?

I'm vaguely thinking of applying for a job in Pasadena, CA, and never having been to southern California I have no idea what it's like, culturally OR geographically. [more inside]
posted by supercoollady on May 29, 2009 - 18 answers

Someplace warm

What warm, relaxing, beach destination (probably in Europe) do you recommend that will be easily accessible from Dublin via RyanAir (or other low-cost carrier) this coming September? [more inside]
posted by wordsmith on May 28, 2009 - 10 answers

Help me enjoy the beach on my own...

Help me enjoy the beach on my own... [more inside]
posted by GraceCathedral on May 23, 2009 - 13 answers

Rustic relaxtion ...

Looking for some U.S. rustic beach / hiking options for mid-July. [more inside]
posted by ryanshepard on May 21, 2009 - 6 answers

Where to rent a skimboard in or around Malibu, CA?

Where can I rent a skimboard for the day in Malibu, California? Where is the best beach to do it? [more inside]
posted by jnnla on May 20, 2009 - 5 answers

How to not get kicked off the beach for camping?

Where can I find public access beach camping in Washington State? [more inside]
posted by pontouf on May 19, 2009 - 6 answers

We can't stop here - this is jellyfish country!

Have you ever been to the beaches in the Charleston, SC, area in May? Is the water warm enough to swim in, and how clear is it (jellyfish? seaweed? etc)? Should we instead go further down the Atlantic coast to Tybee Island? Is our attempt to find a new beach hopeless? Should we just go back to the Redneck Riviera (read: Gulf Coast)?
posted by TheNewWazoo on May 18, 2009 - 14 answers

surfer-filter: First timer looking for noob advice and tips

surfer-filter: First timer looking for noob advice and tips. My complete surfing history: Two years ago, a friend took me surfing and on the first try I rode a wave until it ended. Then I got out of the water. [more inside]
posted by brenton on May 14, 2009 - 5 answers

Can I be chubby and still have a good time at the beach?

What should a less-than-skinny woman know about vacationing in a beach area? How can I deal with my self-consciousness? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 4, 2009 - 60 answers

Beach Bonfire

Where's the best beach in the Victoria area to have a bonfire? [more inside]
posted by ageispolis on Apr 29, 2009 - 9 answers

Living near surf and snow

Where in the world can I live where I can go down the beach and surf one day, and head up into the mountains to ski/snowboard the next? [more inside]
posted by lilyflower on Apr 28, 2009 - 35 answers

Deserted beach camping in the DC-area

I'm looking for extremely primitive beach camping sites (preferably on the Chesapeake) in the DC/MD/VA area. I'm talking about places with no running water, no bathrooms, nothing but nature for miles around. Assateague Island's backcountry camping sites are a perfect example of what I'm looking for. Any suggestions? Thanks!
posted by charmston on Apr 25, 2009 - 4 answers

Where is an uncrowded beach on Memorial Day?

This Memorial Day weekend, my girlfriend and I would like to go on a US vacation to an ocean/gulf beach. The challenge: (1) I hate crowds, and especially crowded beaches. (2) I want to be able to swim in the water, so it can't be freezing. (3) It must be a sandy beach, not some crazy cliff-side or rocky beach. (4) I am not looking to camp, or drive an RV or in any other way 'rough it', so a hotel / b&b / cottage of some sort is necessary. Within reason, money is not a major issue, nor is flying time, or need for other scenery/attractions. [more inside]
posted by davebug on Apr 22, 2009 - 29 answers

Things To Do In Virginia Beach

I'm heading down to Virginia Beach with some friends for a low-key bachelorette party this weekend. We have a beach house rented but no other plans. Help us find fun things to do! [more inside]
posted by fancypants on Apr 19, 2009 - 3 answers

Cheap beach near Tampa?

Decent (cough *CHEAP*) beach accommodations within a few hours' drive of Tampa, FL? [more inside]
posted by alleycat01 on Apr 18, 2009 - 10 answers

where is the best snorkeling in Baja?

Best snorkeling in a non-touristy area in Baja? [more inside]
posted by roxie110 on Apr 17, 2009 - 3 answers

China is really big! Where do I go?

After many other ideas have fallen through, I think I'll be going to China about 7 days in May. But it's so big! Inner Mongolia sounds cool; is it worth traveling around Hohhot? I could go surfing in Hainan, but how is the beach compared to Ha Long Bay, or Copacabana, or Playas del Este...? [more inside]
posted by whatzit on Apr 10, 2009 - 15 answers

Best cheap weekend beach trip from NYC in May?

What's the best (cheap, clean, warm) beach to go to in mid-May, accessible by car from NYC? [more inside]
posted by alleycat01 on Apr 9, 2009 - 9 answers

How can I find a job and place to live on a beautiful island?

Me and my girlfriend were thinking about moving to an island. Does anyone have any tips? Perhaps a website that lists available jobs and places to live? Thanks! [more inside]
posted by austinlee on Apr 6, 2009 - 24 answers

NYC/SC Beach houseswap?

I would like to visit and immerse myself and my young family in NYC culture. To this end, I would like to find an arrangement this summer whereby I could arrange a houseswap. [more inside]
posted by toastchee on Apr 2, 2009 - 6 answers

What are these weird things?

Weird stuff I found in Canada: what kind of mushrooms are these? What kind of sea creatures are these? [more inside]
posted by Beautiful Screaming Lady on Mar 26, 2009 - 3 answers

A hotel in Provincetown, MA?

Can anyone recommend a hotel or inn in Provincetown MA (or vicinity)? [more inside]
posted by cymru_j on Mar 13, 2009 - 5 answers

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