Travel Channel's Best Beach Awards 2012

See the full list of Travel Channel's 2012 Best Beach Award Nominees.
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Just when you're daydreaming of getting away to somewhere warm, we give you 10 times the beach inspiration. We sifted through the sexiest beaches and island vacations to find your very best bets in 10 hot categories.

The wait is over and the winners have been unveiled. After over 1,200 votes, the Viewers' Choice: Best Overall Beach has been named and it's Lahaina Beach, Maui.
Best Party Beach
Best Family Beach
Best Romantic Beach
Sexiest Beach
Best Beach Bars
Best Beach You Haven't Heard of ... Yet
Best Beach for Adventure
Best Exotic Beach
Best Scenic Beach
Best Beach Boardwalks
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