Jamez Valley New Mexico
I have two favorites. The beach is one, the best beaches I have been to by far is Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Its has become a real hot spot in the past 5 yrs. We discovered this place by accident. We were in a resort in Cozamel that was suppose to be a 5 star which was maybe a 2 and extremely disappointing and expensive. So, instead of hanging out at the resort we went exploring. We took a ferry ride that lasted about 45 minutes and got off of it and I saw the most gorgeous white beach and turquoise water that I had ever seen in my life. The sand looked like powdered sugar. We decided right then and there that we had to come back to this place and stay a week. I think we rode over on the ferry twice during this trip. We returned back there in 6 months and stayed for a week at a great resort called the IberoStar. We also celebrated my brother's 50th birthday there, a group of 20 of us went. We got comfortable enough on the second trip to rent scooters and we rode all over that place exploring new beaches and drinks, lol. Total relaxation in my opinion. We went there many times.
My other favorite place is a lake we use to go camping at. We called it camping although we were like Chutzie, she has a trailer and we had an rv. I did my time many years roughing it in a tent. Nothing like a cool breeze on a lake at night, camp fire going and I am in heaven and I am relaxed. The only true time I can say I was relaxed was camped out. I have camped at many lakes in different states and really never had a favorite one, I loved them all. Wake in the mornings to the sounds of fishermen starting their boats and the smell of coffee and bacon frying.So, I am with Jim on the camping out, nothing like it.