Check out this year's winners hand-picked by our beach experts.
We know there's no better way to end a day in the sun than with a cold one in your hand. So don't miss these great spots for relaxing and partying.
Paradise lies just off the coast of mainland Florida.
9 Miami Beach Lifeguard Stations 9 Photos
Divinely Diverse Brazil 02:21
2012 Best Beach Winners 11 Photos
Extreme Beach Adventures 14 Photos