• Top Ten Sunny Affordable Escapes for Winter - Yahoo Travel, 2013
• Top Ten Places in the World to Swim - Reader's Digest .Ca 2013
• #3 St. Andrews State Park "Top 10 Visited State Parks" - Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 2012
• "20 Amazing American Beaches" - USA Today, 2012
• President's Award "Best of the Best Restored Beaches" - ASBPA, 2012
• #5 "10 Best U.S. Beaches" - 10Best, 2012
• #12 "25 Best Beaches in the World" - Canadian Living, 2012
• Travelers' Choice Awards 2011: #3 "Top 10 Beach Destinations in the USA" - TripAdvisor, 2011
• Top 10 Budget Destinations for 2011 - AOL Travel, 2011
• Top 5 Value Destinations for Winter Travel - CNN.com, 2010
• Top 5 Bargain Destinations for Spring 2010 - USA Today, 2010
• #3 "Top 10 Vacation Rental Hot Spots in the U.S." - TripAdvisor, 2010
• #2 "Top 10 Destination to Visit in 2010" - Frommer's Travel Guides, 2009
• America's Top 10 Beaches - TripAdvisor, 2008, 2009
• America's Top 5 Beaches for Families - Travel Channel, 2009
• America's 20 Most Beautiful Beaches - Condé Nast Traveler, 2006
• Top Ten Family Beach Destination - USA Today, 2005
• Blue Wave Beach - The Clean Beaches Council, 2002, 2003, 2004
• #10 Beach in America - The Travel Channel, 2001
• Top Five "Best Beaches" - Southern Living, 2000, 2008
• #3 Beach in America - The Surfrider Foundation, 2000
• #1 Beach - Dr. Beach (Stephen Leatherman), 1995