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Tourists have to pay to visit beaches in popular holiday destination and new towel ban

However, this year tourists will have to follow some new strict rules including charges to visit some of the island’s most popular beaches. Sardinia’s popularity has caused the island some issues due to overtourism, litter and sand theft. Known for its gorgeous white beaches, the island has struggled with tourists illegally taking sand as a […]

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10 Best Florida Beaches for Families

Florida beaches are happy places filled with sun-drenched sandy coastlines and gently lapping waves, people picnicking, flying kites, shelling and bodyboarding. In a state known for its flashy theme parks and glitzy cities, a Florida beach is a simple and perfect place to slow down a little and reconnect with your family.  Those of us […]

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Check Your Meningococcal Immunization Before Visiting Florida’s Beaches

(Vax Before Travel) In response to the ongoing meningococcal outbreak in Florida, the Florida Department of Okaloosa County recently announced it is now providing meningococcal vaccinations at no-cost to adults. As of June 24, 2022, the activity in 2022 surpasses Florida’s 5-year average of meningococcal disease cases. This is a serious disease caused by bacteria called Neisseria […]

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St. George Island beachgoers react to new Florida law allowing smoking ban

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) – A new law in Florida aims to cut down on cigarette butts in the sand by allowing local governments to restrict or ban smoking on public beaches. According to data from the ocean conservancy, cigarette butts are the most common piece of trash volunteers pick up on Florida beaches. WCTV […]

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Britain’s ‘lovely’ sunniest beach named – Full list of UK beaches with the least rainfall

Unfortunately there are no guarantees when it comes to the British weather. However, there are a few beaches where Britons are least likely to experience a rainy day. New research from Parkdean Resorts analysed the rainfall patterns at Britain’s most Googled beaches over one year. Britain’s beaches with least rainfall Botany Bay, Kent Severn Beach, […]

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Check Your Meningococcal Immunization Status Before Visiting Florida’s Beaches

(Vax Before Travel) In response to the ongoing meningococcal outbreak in Florida, the Florida Department of Okaloosa County recently announced it is now providing meningococcal vaccinations at no-cost to adults. As of June 24, 2022, the activity in 2022 surpasses Florida’s 5-year average of meningococcal disease cases. This is a serious disease caused by bacteria called Neisseria […]

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California, Florida or Hawaii – Which State Has the Best Beaches?

When you think of picturesque beaches complemented by inviting salty seas and endless sunshine, odds are you probably think of three states—California, Florida and Hawaii. But which is the best for beach lovers? All three destinations boast a plethora of worthwhile shorelines, several of which have been recognized by Dr. Stephen Leatherman, better known as […]

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Massachusetts increases lifeguards on duty at state beaches, swimming areas

BOSTON – Massachusetts will be increasing lifeguard hours in nearly 30 swimming areas across the state beginning Saturday. After last summer’s spike in drownings and lifeguard hiring incentives offered earlier this year, the state said lifeguards will be on duty from 10:15 a.m. to 5:45 a.m. either five or seven days a week, depending on […]

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British expat life in Portugal is ‘more than just beaches’ as Princess Eugenie makes move

The Princess and her family will reportedly be moving to the CostaTerra Golf and Ocean Club where Jack is working to manage a housing development. But where are the best areas for British expats? Express.co.uk spoke to the expert team at Chestertons Portugal to get their advice for new British expats. A spokesperson said: “Portugal is […]

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20 low-key springs and beaches within driving distance of Tampa Bay

Nokomis Beach Estimated drive time from Tampa: 1 hours and 30 minutes Enjoy a day of swimming, sunbathing or fishing in southern Sarasota at Sarasota’s oldest public beach: Nokomis Beach. Often described as a hidden gem for its relatively low traffic, the beach offers public parking, a boat and canoe ramp, restrooms, picnic facilities and […]