Let the last two years of frustration and complications drift away at these beachy island getaways.

March marks two years since COVID crashed into our lives — two years of Zoom meetings and remote school and, for many of us, outright languishing. You deserve a break — and what better place to take one than on an island, surrounded by sun-soaked beaches and umbrella-topped cocktails? Whether you’re after romance, adventure, or simple seaside tranquility, these nine island trips are guaranteed to get you flourishing again.

Make Family Memories in the Dominican Republic

It was our first night at Eden Roc Cap Cana, the beachfront resort in the Dominican Republic, and before I could pull out my phone to capture a ridiculous foaming bathtub surprise arranged by the housekeeper while we were eating dinner, my three daughters were frantically peeling off socks and sweaters to dive into the warm cloud. Keep reading here.