10 Beach Destinations Perfect for a Mother-daughter Vacation

Visit one of these stunning beach destinations for your next mother-daughter getaway.

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Looking to spend more quality time with your mom (or daughter) while making lifelong memories? If the answer’s yes, consider embarking on an epic mother-daughter beach getaway for some much-needed bonding. Whether you choose to stay close to home in the US or hop on a long-haul flight, options abound. From the blue waters of the Caribbean to the towering dunes out in the Hamptons, here are 10 of our favorite mother-daughter beach vacation ideas to inspire your future travels.

Palm Beach, Florida

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With its pristine beaches, chic boutiques, and a seemingly endless amount of haute eateries, swanky Palm Beach is sure to please even the fussiest of mother-daughter duos. This iconic South Florida locale has attracted well-heeled travelers for decades with its picturesque beaches and seen-and-be-seen atmosphere. What’s more, some of the best spots are just steps from Worth Avenue, where shopping and dining options abound. Conversely, true beach bums will appreciate a stay at the uber-luxe Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, which boasts its own private stretch of sand.

Nassau, Bahamas

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For a fun-filled beach vacation, head straight to The Bahamas. A quick three-hour flight from New York (and just an hour from Miami), the Bahamian capital of Nassau is best known for its postcard-worthy turquoise waters and soft, sandy shoreline. Should the two of you need a break from the sun, spend some time wandering through downtown Nassau, which is chock-full of colorful architecture — plus plenty of shops, murals, and historic monuments.

Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

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Carmel-by-the-Sea is easily among America’s most charming beach towns. Aside from the fairy-tale downtown area that’s dotted with quaint shops, eateries, and galleries, Carmel-by-the-Sea

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