Weekend Beach Getaways

Written by Liza Hartung
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Weekend beach getaways are the perfect way to relax and revive before beginning another long week. They usually are not too expensive because you are only going for two or three nights, but these getaways can be the best thing to help calm and restore your mind and body. The dull roar of the ocean, feel of the sand and occasional cry of a seagull have almost magical abilities to bring someone to a state of peacefulness.

Renew Yourself with Weekend Beach Getaways

For many people who have very busy lives, it can be hard to relax instantly. However, if you only have a few days' vacation, this is very necessary. It can take some people up to two whole days to fully relax, but by then you have to go back to the grind, as they say. In order to help with this dilemma, I suggest staying at a bed and breakfast, a villa or a unique little inn. Chain hotels are not the best place to breathe that first breath of relaxation.

A bed and breakfast in such a place as South Carolina will allow for an almost immediate sense of calm and peace. You will be greeted with the utmost in Southern hospitality and everything will be taken care of for you. Get up in the morning, eat a nice breakfast either in your room or out on a big porch, then hit the beach for some fun in the sun. Don't plan too much on your weekend beach getaways. The last thing you want to do is feel rushed.

Put on your suntan lotion and soak up the rays. When you get hot, jump in the ocean for a quick cool down. During one of your weekend beach getaways, try a sailing tour where all you have to do is feel the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. You can get out of the sun for a bit in the afternoon and have a delicious lunch overlooking the ocean followed by leisurely shopping. Take full advantage of your weekend getaways because they are short, but they are the best medicine for a stressful life.

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