About the Show

Travel Channel is counting down the 101 Sand N' Surf Hotspots across the globe. But it's much more than a day at the beach! With each sumptuous destination, we share expert insights, tips and accredited awards, while giving viewers an immersive travel experience. We'll let you in on where to find top rated eats, unique new resorts, family fun activities, jungle adventures, ancient ruins to explore, and unusual cultural happenings. All right next to the water! In this sun drenched five-hour series, we're highlighting what makes these top vacation locations Paradise on Earth. From the black sand beaches in Hawaii, to kitesurfing in Australia, to an underwater spa in the Maldives. We're tasting all the mouthwatering delights, having breath taking adventures, and taking in a planet of one-of-kind scenery that will make you want to pack your bags and head to the airport. So get out a lounge chair and sunscreen, and dive into 101 Sand N' Surf Hotspots.

Season 1, Episode 3

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 60 to 41

Join us as we dive off cliffs in Australia, lie out on the black-sand beaches in Iceland, and dip our fork into the best Key lime pie in Key West, FL. The countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world continues with this batch of tropical paradises.

Monday
Mar 6
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 40 to 21

We're reaching the homestretch of our countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world. From butterfly-filled beaches in Turkey to authentic luaus in Maui, HI, we’re visiting some of the most popular destinations on the planet.

Monday
Mar 6
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 6

Seductive Solitudes

Kick back, relax and take it all in, these beaches are a bunch of lookers! If you're in the market for luxury, trek down to the Rosewood Mayakoba resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, where guests are lavishly escorted to their suites on their own private boats. Speaking of water, treat yourself to a relaxing massage in a spa completely submerged under the ocean in the Maldives. Back on land in Punta Mona, go off the grid and learn how to live off the land.

Wednesday
Apr 12
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 5

Outlandish Oases

Sunscreen anyone? These next 10 beach getaways are too hot to handle! We've got one-of-a-kind franks on Coney Island as an appetizer, followed by the world's largest swimming pool in San Alfonso del Mar to cool off. As the final course, chill out with a couple cool penguins on the sands of Boulders Beach in South Africa. Betcha' didn't see that one comin'!

Wednesday
Apr 12
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 0, Episode 1

Spicy Sanctuaries

Surfs up, we're getting waist-deep in 101 of the best beach destinations on the planet! Grab your round trip ticket to Jamaica to get "jerked" around by mouthwatering cuisine and some of the world's best surf. Just a short plane ride away, indulge in a tasty cocktail right near the runway at Maho Beach in St. Maarten. Feeling jet-lagged? Then head back to the States to soak up some rays on the Big Apple's best beach, Montauk.

Thursday
Apr 13
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 7

Trektastic Escapades

Grab these beaches by the horns! Getaway to Tanzania to lounge with the lions, play with the elephants, and chill with the monkeys. Not enough of an escape? Secret Beach in Dominica will definitely deliver. Rightfully known as "nature island," it'd filled with beautiful rainforest, a hiker's haven. Then head over to Hawaii to hang ten on surf that won't disappoint.

Thursday
Apr 13
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 0, Episode 10

Paradise Found

Roll out your beach towels, we found paradise! Jet off to the beaches of the Dead Sea in Israel and slather on the therapeutic mud that's drawn beach-goers for thousands, yes thousands, of years. Grab your snorkel if you're heading to Isla Mujeres off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula to wade in an underwater sculpture garden. Ready for a quick trip to Tahiti? Of course we couldn't forget the home of the most romantic places on the planet!

Friday
Apr 14
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 4

Never Never Lands

100 days of summer is just enough time to relish in these next 10 beaches sprinkled across the globe! The annual horse swim is a "must see" Assateague Island attraction as you countdown your summer days. Want to get immersed in some serious action? Whip around in a blo-kart on the sandy beaches of the Island of Jersey in the English Channel or paraglide over the blue lagoon in Oludeniz, Turkey. We've got beach bliss in a...seashell!

Friday
Apr 14
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 101 to 81

Pack your bags, because we're diving into the hottest, tastiest sun-drenched spots on the planet. From Coney Island hot dogs in New York to Cyprus sea caves and monasteries, it's beach or bust. The countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot starts here.

Wednesday
Aug 23
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 80 to 61

We're visiting 20 more of the most amazing and exotic destinations on our countdown to No. 1. From scuba diving off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico, to kite-surfing in Tarifa, Spain, it's time to set sail and let loose with the next batch of Sand n’ Surf Hotspots.

Wednesday
Aug 23
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 3

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 60 to 41

Join us as we dive off cliffs in Australia, lie out on the black-sand beaches in Iceland, and dip our fork into the best Key lime pie in Key West, FL. The countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world continues with this batch of tropical paradises.

Wednesday
Aug 23
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 40 to 21

We're reaching the homestretch of our countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world. From butterfly-filled beaches in Turkey to authentic luaus in Maui, HI, we’re visiting some of the most popular destinations on the planet.

Wednesday
Aug 23
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 20 to 1

We've reached the final hour of the best 101 Sand n’ Surf Hotspots across the globe, and the top 20 are out of this world. Swim with hungry sharks in South Africa, island-hop through the Palm Islands in Dubai, and feast your eyes on our No. 1 spot.

Wednesday
Aug 23
12pm | 11c