A visit to Panama City Beach is about the best way to stimulate all 5 senses at once.
The beaches along the Eastern Mediterranean range from glitzy and glamorous to perfectly secluded hamlets. Here's our selection of the best beaches in Croatia, Greece, Turkey and Montenegro.
Nestled between the Sierra Madre mountains and the Mexican Riviera lies Troncones, a seaside village where visitors find the easy pace and welcoming spirit of a classic Mexican hideaway.
Amidst South Africa's natural wonders are a series of beaches with striking turquoise waters and sparkling white sandy shores. The beaches span 4 distinct areas, each with its own personality.
After exploring North Africa's desert landscape and culture, there's plenty of relaxing, scuba-diving and windsurfing to be experienced at the area's lovely beaches.
Vietnam's idyllic beaches have luxurious resorts and even some unassuming beach towns with turquoise waters and unique scuba diving along the country's central and south coast.
France's beach towns spoil visitors with endless days of sunshine, welcoming stretches of beach and stunning women in teeny bikinis along the Côte D'Azur.
Culebra Island, off Puerto Rico's northeast coast, has beautiful beaches and plenty of sun, but it's also an old pirate hideout loaded with virtually undisturbed treasures.
The black-sand beach at Punalu'u, one of nature's rarest wonders and the largest black-sand beach on the Big Island, strikes visitors with its serene beauty.
As other islands in the Caribbean become overdeveloped with super-size resorts and tourist attractions, St. John remains remarkably untouched -- a trait that only increases its lure.
Trendsetters, jetsetters, and beach lovers in the know have been taking advantage of Newport Beach's Southern California coastal charms -- both vintage and nouveau riche -- for decades.
As summer commences, crowds swarm Martha's Vineyard in droves, but respite can be found in the Vineyard's far eastern reaches -- up-island, as it's known locally.
Long before Nantucket became known as a vacation destination, it was primarily a quiet whaling community off the coast of Massachusetts.
Thailand's hottest spot for the young set is Ko Phangan, a small island near the larger Koh Samui.
Pink Sands Beach is the place to go for natural beauty, elegant resorts and most importantly, 3 miles of perfectly pink sand and gentle waters.