Posts Tagged ‘california’

Halloween on the Beach – parties planned from Florida to California

Halloween at Miami Beach

From Ocean City to Miami Beach, Americans are gearing up to celebrate Halloween, where else but at the beach. Beachfront clubs and bars are popular party destinations for those dressed as everything from Lady Gaga and pirates to naughty nuns and zombies. In Ocean city, for example, party-goers will be gathering at Seacrets, which draws

Surfing goes to the dogs at the annual Surf City Surf Dog competition

"Traffic jam on the water"

Surfing at Huntington Beach over the weekend went to the dogs as canines of all shapes and sizes took to the water to participate in the city’s much-loved Surf City Surf Dog competition. More than 20 dogs were entered in the competition, which made for hundreds of priceless photos. Here’s a sampling:

Gordon Ramsay & David Beckham: Surfin’ in the USA

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay surfing in Malibu

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay was recently spotted spending some time in Malibu with the Beckham family. Ramsay, a good friend of the Beckhams and the Godfather of their newest baby girl Harper Seven, tried his hand at some surfing, along with his kids and David Beckham. Ramsay was accompanied by his children Megan, Jack, Holly

Shirtless Zac Efron shows off his muscles at Malibu beach

Zac efron at the beach-crop

A muscular Zac Efron was spotted with friends celebrating Independence Day on a Malibu Beach. Efron plays a marine in his latest film The Lucky One, which would explain his bulky physique. The 23-year-old former High School Musical star was seen lounging about with friends and spent a lot of time speaking to a lucky

Paris Hilton’s stalker arrested outside her Malibu Beach home

Paris hilton stalker arrested

Paris Hilton’s stalker was arrested once again, this time while peering inside her Malibu Beach home. Celebrity gossip web site TMZ reported that Paris Hilton watched from the balcony as 36-year-old James Rainford was put into handcuffs and arrested for violating a 200-yard stayaway order. Rainford was first arrested last year when he was caught

Tripadvisor’s Top 25 Beach Destinations in the U.S.

myrtle-beach-state park

In Tripadvisor’s inaugural Travelers’ Choice Awards, Myrtle Beach in South Carolina was named the best beach in the U.S. Here’s the complete list of the top 25 U.S. beach destinations: #25. Santa Barbara, California Beach: Shoreline Park #24. Chatham, Massachusetts Beach: Ridgevale Beach #23. Nags Head, North Carolina Beach: Jockey’s Ridge State Park #22. Nantucket,

Dr. Beach unveils 2011 list of best beaches

Siesta Beach, Sarasota, Fla., named the best beach in 2011 by 'Dr. Beach'

The notorious ‘Dr. Beach’ has unveiled his list of the top 10 beaches of 2011. Otherwise known as Stephen Leatherman, director of Florida International University’s Laboratory for Coastal Research in Miami, he has been publishing his Best Beaches List for 21 years now. This year’s winner is Siesta Beach in Sarasota, Florida, known for its

Beckhams rent Malibu beach home for $160k

The Beckhams' $27-million rental

Like the Beckhams, with summer on the doorstep you may be considering renting a summer getaway. But unlike the Beckhams, you probably don’t plan on spending $158,753 for the pleasure. That’s how much David Beckham and wife Victoria will be shelling out for the privilege of staying in a $27 million ocean-front home this summer.

Shirtless David Beckham hits the beach in Malibu

David-Beckham-beach feature

Soccer stud David Beckham was spotted recently enjoying a day at the beach in Malibu with sons Romeo in Cruz.

Tripadvisor names 25 best beaches in the world

tripadvisor best 25

Tripadvisor has released its inaugural Travelers’ Choice Awards, which gives the Turks and Caicos island of Providenciales bragging rights for the world’s best beach. The list is a little too U.S.-centric for our liking, but that’s not to take away from the quality of the beaches listed. Here’s the complete list: 25. Ko Phangan, Thailand