This seven-room boutique hotel was pretty much created with surfers in mind. Staffers will actually show you where all the best surf spots are, and you can book different surf packages with your room that can include board and wetsuit rentals, guided sessions, lessons, and training camps depending on your level. Rooms are funky and colorful with tropical accents and pretty reasonably priced.
What to do: Um, surf of course. But if you'd prefer to stay on dry land you can live vicariously through the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center.
Where to eat and drink: This trip's all about keeping it low-key, so skip the small-plates places and head for the local outpost of Pizza Port, known for its pie, wings, and own craft beer label. Afterwards, head back to the hotel and make the short journey upstairs to Canteen, which has nearly three dozen beers on tap, is decked out with vintage surfboards, and is always playing (what else?) surf flicks on a loop.