Your Guide to Kiawah Island, South Carolina

You don't have to be a golfer to vacation on pristine Kiawah Island, located just off the South Carolina coast near Charleston -- but it's an added bonus if you are.

The Best of Vieques, Puerto Rico

There’s a beach for everyone on Vieques. In fact, you could choose one of 40 beaches to suit any mood, from solitary to social, on this 21-mile-long island east of mainland Puerto Rico. The island has made a total transformation, from its history as a US Navy training ground to a protected wildlife reserve and a quaint, increasingly cosmopolitan getaway. Here, wild horses and roosters roam freely, along with discerning vacationers.

Best Beach Awards 2015 Advisors

Get to know the beach experts who hand-picked this year's best beach destinations around the world.

Best Beach Awards 2015

Check out this year's winners hand-picked by our beach experts.

Culebra Island, Puerto Rico

If you are looking for an unpretentious, Wi-Fi-free zone to completely unplug and embrace a slower pace, there are few places better than Culebra. The charming archipelago 18 miles east of Puerto Rico’s mainland has no major hotel chains or stores — and likes it that way. It prefers to own one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, a Calypso vibe and waters teeming with sea turtles and tropical fish. So trade that smartphone for snorkel gear when you arrive.

Charleston Beaches

A Day Tripper's Guide to Charleston's Beaches and Islands

World's Top 8 Beach Adventures

These water activities take beach days to the next level.

Secrets of Carolina Beaches

We uncover the secrets of some of best Carolina beaches.

Best Coastal Towns for Surfing

Where to go for the best coastal surfing in the US.

The Hot List

Explore America’s most stunning scenery.
Join the conversation on Social Media!
Stay updated on the latest travel tips and trends.
Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss Travel Channel in your favorite social media feeds.