Summer wanderlust: Beach guide

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Sanibel and Captiva, Florida 

"I spent the first week in June in my old hometown of Fort Myers, FL and Sanibel/Captiva. I really loved going back as a tourist and actually experiencing the town in a new way. " - Lush To Blush

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Sandos Mexico Resorts 

"At both resorts, the pools were awesome. Some of the best temperatures I've ever been in! The water was refreshing but didn't ever feel too cold. It was perfect." - Covering The Bases 

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Miami Beach

"The sunshine state of mind is still with me, even after being home for several days. Or perhaps I’ve found myself settling into the summertime state of mind a little early?" - 26 And Not Counting 

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Kauai, Hawaii 

"Aloha! If you've been following along on Instagram, you'll know that I am enjoying the sunshine and beaches of Kauai. I'll be sharing my daily adventures here on the blog, including beautiful sights, must-stop hidden beaches and delectable food." - Birdie Shoots 

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Playa Grande Beach Club, Dominican Republic 

"Located in the Dominican Republic, Playa Grande Beach Club is designer Celerie Kemble‘s resort that she opened with her husband, Boykin Curry. Is it not the most beautiful place you’ve ever seen?" - Luella and June  

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Has Monday got you feeling tired, cranky and dreaming of being any other place but the office? You are not alone, friends. Being stuck indoors on a beautiful summer day is not really what any of us would think of as ideal right now.

Which is exactly why we here at the Lifestyle Collective thought we'd help out your Monday woes and send you all on a trip to the perfect beachy destination. And as much as we'd wish that meant you were all receiving boarding passes in the mail, it sadly does not. Instead, we thought we'd give you a bit of wanderlust and travel inspiration with our roundup of summer wanderlust spots: beach edition. Take a look and start planning your next summer adventure! You've got to use those sick days somehow right?

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