Brazilian and Bondi Beauties

We’re at the golden Bondi Beach in Australia, where bikini beauties and adrenaline junkies find their paradise. Then, it's off to gorgeous Florianopolis, Brazil, for sand boarding down dunes and feasting on traditional barbecue.

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Boracay, Philippines
Boracay, Philippines

Boracay, Philippines

The island of Boracay is located off the coast of Panay and a 1-hour airplane ride from Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Relax on the island?s beautiful beaches, go cliff jumping at Ariel?s Point and get a taste of authentic cuisine at Smoke Resto. 960 1280

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Boracay, Philippines

Boracay, Philippines

Experience the beauty of Boracay at the famous and picturesque White Beach, where you can relax and bask in the sun, or participate in various water activities like kitesurfing, paddleboarding or an adrenaline-pumping ?Flying Fish? ride. The 3-mile-long beach also has a strip of bars, restaurants and hotels, which make it easily accessible for the island?s millions of visitors each year. 960 1280

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Waikiki Beach, HI

Waikiki Beach, HI

Hang loose at Waikiki Beach on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Soak up some sunrays and catch some waves on the famous beach. Taste fresh, locally caught fish at Tamashiro Market, or hike iconic Diamond Head for picturesque views of the island. After sunset, immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture at a luau, or experience the nightlife along Waikiki?s main strip. 960 1280

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Miami

Miami

Head to Miami Beach for beautiful weather, tanned beach beauties and some of the best Latin fusion cuisine. 960 1280

  

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Take in the beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro from Ipanema Beach -- one of Brazil's most popular -- and sexiest -- beaches. 960 1280

  

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Venture off the beaten path to Rio de Janeiro, where you’ll find world-class beaches and amazing sites. Take in 360-degree views of the city from Corcovado and the Christ the Redeemer statue, take a walk down the action-packed Copacabana Promenade or enjoy live Samba music -- with a Caipirinha in hand, of course. 960 1280

  

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Tucked away in Bahia de Banderas (Banderas Bay), the coastal resort town of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is a secluded piece of paradise with a laidback Mexican lifestyle. 960 1280

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Experience Puerto Vallarta like the locals -- catch some waves in Sayulita, stroll along the Malecon -- a 1-mile boardwalk in downtown Puerto Vallarta -- and dine on authentic cuisine in the small fishing village of Boca de Tomatlan. 960 1280

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Gulf Shores, AL

Gulf Shores, AL

Just an hour’s drive from Mobile, AL, Gulf Shores, AL, is a Southern paradise where you’ll find white sand beaches and mouthwatering Southern cuisine. Charter a boat for a day of shrimping, soak up the sun along the shore, go zip-lining at the Gulf Adventure Center and dig into some Alabama steak at The Hangout. 960 1280

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Railay Beach, Thailand

Railay Beach, Thailand

Venture off the beaten path to Railay Beach, Thailand. With no roads or trails, this hidden gem on the west coast of Thailand, is only accessible by a long-tail boat ride. Travelers willing to make the trek will be greeted by breathtakingly beautiful shores, craggy limestone cliffs and lush, green scenery. 960 1280

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Railay Beach, Thailand

Railay Beach, Thailand

Get a taste of traditional, handground Thai coffee at the Chillout Bar on Railay Beach before spending the day relaxing on the beach, exploring the caves or, if you’re feeling adventurous enough, B.A.S.E. jumping from the beachside cliffs. After the sun sets, dine on authentic Southern Thai cuisine at Mangrove Restaurant and experience a Muay Thai kickboxing match. 960 1280

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Orange County, CA

Orange County, CA

From surfboarding in Huntington Beach to paddle boarding in Dana Point and skim boarding in Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA, is a mecca for beach boarding activities. Spanning more than 40 miles on the Pacific Coast, Orange County is known for its beautiful sunsets, great surf and suntanned beach bodies. After spending a day at the beach, chow down on a 50/50 burger -- a patty made with 50% ground beef and 50% ground bacon topped with pepper jack cheese, chipotle mayo, avocado, bacon and a fried egg on a brioche bun -- from Slater’s 50/50 in Huntington Beach. 960 1280

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Bondi Beach, Syndey

Bondi Beach, Syndey

Bondi Beach is one of the iconic destinations in Syndey. This is the place to be seen, catch some sun, surf, and off the beach activities include the Bondi Openair Cinema and Flickerfest Short Film Festival.  960 1280

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Bondi Beach, Sydney

Bondi Beach, Sydney

Spend the day on Bondi Beach. At night, visit popular venues like Sean's Panaroma and Icebergs for great drinks and music. 960 1280

  

Florianópolis, Brazil

Florianópolis, Brazil

Head to Florianópolis, Brazil, to experience the sleepy beach town’s breathtaking views of the ocean from a local business or its white sand beaches.in. 960 1280

  

North Shore, Oahu, HI

North Shore, Oahu, HI

On the North Shore of Oahu, HI, Waimea Bay is a legendary surf spot and was influential in the birth of big wave surfing. It’s also a great place for cliff diving. 960 1280

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Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico, is a popular pit stop along the Caribbean Cruise line route. 960 1280

  

Cozumel, Mexico

Cozumel, Mexico

The beautiful clear waters along the coast of Cozumel make it an ideal place for snorkeling. 960 1280

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Cabo San Lucas, Baja California

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California

The beautiful city of Cabo San Lucas is located on the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and also located in the Mexican state, Baja California Sur. 960 1280

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Clearwater Beach, Tampa Bay, FL

Clearwater Beach, Tampa Bay, FL

Spending a day at Clearwater Beach in Tampa Bay, FL, is easy when you have great weather, surf and sand for a good  beach volleyball game. Visit beautiful Shephard Beach Resort, a perfect place to kick back and lay your head at night. Make sure you check out the annual Clearwater Super Boat Nationals. This event draws close to 150,000 tourists each year! 960 1280

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Clearwater Beach, Tampa Bay, FL

Clearwater Beach, Tampa Bay, FL

Located along Clearwater Beach, the Hyatt Regency offers a countless number of family-friendly amenities and activities, including Camp Hyatt, poolside cabanas and the opportunity to interact with dolphins. 960 1280

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Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Surfers Paradise in Queensland, Australia, is popular for the winds that create perfect 1 to 2 foot swells, once a week. 960 1280

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Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Tugun racing boats rest on Surfers Paradise in Queensland for the annual Australian Surf Rowers League surf boat competition.  960 1280

  

Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An, Vietnam

One of the many beautiful and quiet beaches of Hoi An, Vietnam. Vietnam's most popular beaches are An Bang Beach and Cua Dai Beach. 960 1280

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