Kuta, the most accessible, lively and commercialized of Bali's southern beaches, is noted more for surf than for swimming and more for parties than for sunbathing.
After gaining popularity as a resort town favored by French royalty, Biarritz grew more cosmopolitan, attracting jet setters and gaining a reputation as "the queen of beaches and beach of kings."
Going down the Shore is a popular summer tradition with pleasant towns, festive boardwalks, cozy beach houses and miles of family-friendly beaches.
Travel experts share their favorites.
Cannon Beach offers visitors an abundance of activities to enjoy.
Trendsetters, jetsetters and beach lovers flock to Newport Beach.
Croatia's main tourist attraction is, and has been, its beaches.
Puerto Rico is dotted with hidden beaches that offer great snorkeling, gorgeous seascapes and few fellow sunbathers to disturb your getaway.
Once a secret hideaway, Anguilla has come into its own as a Caribbean hot spot for Hollywood starlets and honeymooners alike.
Read on to discover our picks for the best Gulf Coast beaches.
Explore Southampton's fabulous beaches, shopping and dining.
There are a number of reasons why Bora Bora boasts the nickname "the Romantic Island," including the secluded beaches, intimate hotels and quiet atmosphere that embraces visitors.
From private coves perfect for sunbathing to family-friendly public sands complete with concessions, the Golden State has a beach that fits the bill for all its visitors.
Our favorite US and Caribbean watering holes.
Find out more about what you can things do while visiting Key Biscayne, FL, including biking in Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, kite-boarding near Crandon Park, dining at Costa Med and staying at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne.