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Best Barbados Beaches

Discover the best beaches of Barbados -- where there really is something for everyone.

Duck, North Carolina

Stretching for 130 miles along the Atlantic coast, North Carolina's Outer Banks are a skinny strip of barrier islands with sandy dunes and frothy surf on one side and a gentle sound on the other.

Cancun, Mexico

Miles of beaches, endless luxury accommodations and a nonstop party atmosphere have transformed this once sleepy village on the Yucatan coast into one of Mexico's most popular tourist attractions.

Bora Bora, Tahiti

There are a number of reasons why Bora Bora boasts the nickname "the Romantic Island," including the secluded beaches, intimate hotels and quiet atmosphere that embraces visitors.

Larvotto Beach and Monte Carlo

Perhaps the single most glamorous beach in the world is Monte Carlo's Larvotto Beach, where women may go without their bikini tops, but wouldn't dare to be seen without their jewels.

Europe's Beaches

Some of the world's most gleaming sands, sparkling waters and glamorous coastal getaways line the edges of Europe.

Trunk Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands

Trunk Bay's beach and coral reefs remain among St. John's most breathtaking and well-preserved attractions.

Matira Beach, Bora Bora

Bora Bora is just 18 miles long, a lush little slipper of land that lies in a protected lagoon edged by fine white sandy shores -- the best located at Matira Point.

Ofu Beach, American Samoa

The islands of American Samoa, Tutuila and Manua'a are stars of the South Pacific, a region renowned for perfect beaches and dreamy hideaways.

Pernambuco, Brazil

Known for its beautiful beaches, Pernambuco is exotic and remote, providing the ultimate escape from reality.

Siesta Key, Florida

Relaxing is easy on Siesta Key: soft white sand, brilliant sunshine and azure waters abound.

South Padre Island, Texas

South Padre has always been a spring break party animal's paradise.

Beach House Rentals

We've sourced some of the best domestic destinations for booking a beach house on your own sandy slice of paradise.

Vieques, Puerto Rico

Vieques maintains a laid-back island atmosphere that can be hard to find on more developed Caribbean getaways.

Clifton Beach, South Africa

At the northwest tip of South Africa's Cape Peninsula lies the swanky coastal gem Clifton Beach, a haven for international hipsters and jet-setters.

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