Hotel of the Week: Portofino Hotel & Marina

Sea lions sunning themselves and chatting on the piers of neighboring King Harbor make for all-day entertainment. In the lounge, huge windows with long white drapes and white panes frame the Pacific with views of the sunset and sailboats coming home.

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Bold Beaches: 10 Oceanfront Hotels that Break the (Sandcastle) Mold

It’s the bleak midwinter—technically almost spring, but since most of the country is weathering an historic cold front/drought/insert-unpleasant-weather-system-here, this is the perfect time to cash in your Stash points for a beach vacation. These 10 beach hotels break the traditional beach-hotel mold—each offers ocean, sand, and a slice of culture unique to their particular stretch […]

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