Shutters on the Beach is more than just a spectacular place to stay, it’s the epitome of Southern California’s breezy lifestyle. This captivating hotel is located directly on the sand and within walking distance of the area’s biggest attractions including the Santa Monica Pier.
The receding tide of the ocean creates nature’s design on a beach utilizing sand and stones, almost like an abstract painting
Another simple design of nature – ripples in the sand under the waters of a lake
A striking panorama of the beach, sand, sky, clouds, reflections, and ocean at Isle of Palms, South Carolina
A natural landscape with sky, clouds, ocean, rocks, sand and greenery
Green growth on sand dunes against a cloud-filled sky create a dune-scape!
Designs in the beach sand created by ocean waves
Driftwood on the beach forms nature’s sculpture against sand dunes and a cloudy sky
On a secluded stretch of beach (Sunset Beach, North Carolina) far from the nearest public access point and nestled between sand dunes is an unlikely sight – a mailbox…with a bench next to it. The bench is where you sit to pen your innermost thoughts; the mailbox is where you place the journal when you are done. More than just a receptacle for pieces of paper, the Kindred Spirit Mailbox on Bird Island holds the wishes, thoughts, prayers and dreams of those who walk the 30 minutes to share and bare their soul and draw comfort from the act of doing so while enjoying the soothing sounds and sights of undeveloped beach, ocean and horizon.
Bubbles in the water, but ripples in the sand ….
The wind is no match for sand fences on Corolla Beach, Outer Banks, North Carolina
Sand fences against a wonderful backdrop of dramatic clouds on Corolla Beach, Outer Banks, North Carolina
Water and sand might be undesirable for golfers but provide beautiful images of a golf course
A low tide creates natural ripples in the sand …..
A frozen pond by the golf green with the sand bunker rake left on the ice
The simplicity of the Japanese garden reveals its deep beauty
The winds and water create interesting sand designs on the beach