Best Beach Awards 2015 Advisors

Get to know our beach experts — including Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Nina Agdal, luxury travel writer Tamala Prickett and Travel Channel's resident beach host, Marianela Pereyra — who hand-picked this year's best beach destinations around the world.

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This year, we've enlisted trusted beach experts to determine our fourth annual Best Beach Award winners. Our advisors have traveled around the globe to bring you the very best beaches in 10 categories, from Best Family Beach to the Best Beach You Haven't Heard of ... Yet.

Get to know our beach experts — including Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Nina Agdal, luxury travel writer Tamala Prickett and Travel Channel's resident beach host, Marianela Pereyra — who hand-picked this year's best beach destinations around the world.

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

Basque Beaches

If you're looking for a European beach getaway that's less well-known than Côte d'Azur and Costa del Sol, this rugged coastal region fringing the Atlantic is full of surprises.

Charleston Beaches

The surrounding barrier islands and beaches of Charleston have their own Southern charm, and give adventuresome travelers a chance to escape the city.

Beyond South Beach: Best Miami Beaches

Explore the sun-soaked shores outside of Miami's South Beach for a sparkling turquoise water and a mellower vibe.

Natadola Beach, Fiji

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Belize's Best Beaches

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Hermosa Beach, California

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South Beach, Florida

Miami's South Beach is a year-round hot spot.

Rio's Best Beaches

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Thailand's Hidden Beaches

Explore some of Thailand's more secluded spots.

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