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The best beach hotels in Portugal for some summer sun this year

Pine Cliffs Resort - one of the best beach hotels in Portugal

Pine Cliffs Resort – one of the best beach hotels in Portugal

These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Our writers visited these hotels pre-pandemic.

Beaches are what Portugal does best, closely followed by whitewashed medieval villages and the country’s wine. Fine golden sands run all along the Algarve coastline, in long stretches or tiny coves, framed by mellow limestone rocks. On the west coast, in Comporta, that changes to a tropical, sugar-cube white, whilst north of Lisbon wildflowers poke through the dunes. Even Lisbon

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People flock to Fort Myers Beach as season continues into summer months


FORT MYERS BEACH

After more than a year of staying in, people are flocking to Florida for vacation.

It’s expected tourism will pick up even more during the summer months, traditionally the slower season.

Right now, Fort Myers Beach is packed, leaving restaurants slammed and hotels booked.

Many businesses in Fort Myers Beach are hiring additional staff because they’re busier than they could have predicted.

It’s a Wednesday, but a look at the beach would leave you thinking it was the peak of season.

“I think this is a wonderful thing for local businesses,” said Melissa Schneider, marketing director

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Seacoast Science Center offers vacation, summer program

RYE – Seacoast Science Center has a long track record of offering safe Environmental Day Camp programs that cultivate marine and environmental education through first-hand interactions, leveraging its beautiful location in Odiorne Point State Park. With 135 seaside acres as their outdoor classroom, and seven distinctly different habitats to explore, campers gain a deep understanding of the world around them.

“We’ve taken every measure to continue to offer a safe camp experience during the pandemic because we not only understand how much families depend on us for their child care needs, but also because we understand the need for children

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Airline outlook dims again as new travel curbs threaten summer

LONDON (Reuters) – Recovery prospects for Europe’s coronavirus-stricken airlines are slipping from bad to worse, as a British minister warned on Tuesday against booking summer holidays and Germany mulled a drastic new clampdown on travel even within the EU.

FILE PHOTO: People queue for COVID-19 tests at a testing centre, as tighter rules for international travellers start, at terminal 2 of the Heathrow Airport, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, London, Britain, January 18, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

UK consumers should “absolutely” hold off from booking holidays, said Nadhim Zahawi, the minister responsible

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