Voting Now Live! What's the Best Tropical Getaway for Californians?

Design Democracy: Tropical Getaway

From Hawaii to Costa Rica to Nicaragua, you nominated 11 tropical resorts that are just a hop away from California. Vote on which one you most want to escape to. The polls close March 11, and you can vote once a day.

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, The Big Island

1. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, The Big Island

Hual'lai Resort, The Big Island

2. Hual'lai Resort, The Big Island

La Mision, Loreto, Mexico

3. La Mision, Loreto, Mexico

Hacienda Beach Club & Residences, Cabo, Mexico

4. Hacienda Beach Club & Residences, Cabo, Mexico

El Dorado Maroma by Karisma, Riviera Maya, Mexico

5. El Dorado Maroma by Karisma, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Boca Chica, Acapulco, Mexico

6. Boca Chica, Acapulco, Mexico

Hotel Renew, Honolulu, Hawaii

7. Hotel Renew, Honolulu, Hawaii

The Playa Escondida, Sayulita, Mexico

8. The Playa Escondida, Sayulita, Mexico

The Tides,  Zihuatanejo, Mexico

9. The Tides, Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Four Seasons Resort, Papagayo, Costa Rica

10. Four Seasons Resort, Papagayo, Costa Rica

Casa Iguana, Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

11. Casa Iguana, Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

Casa Iguana, Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

12. Seven Stars Resort, Turks & Caicos Islands, British West Indies

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