Trendsetting Ipanema has a long tradition of dictating beach chic to the rest of the world.
The surrounding barrier islands and beaches of Charleston have their own Southern charm, and give adventuresome travelers a chance to escape the city.
The beaches along the Eastern Mediterranean range from glitzy and glamorous to perfectly secluded hamlets. Here's our selection of the best beaches in Croatia, Greece, Turkey and Montenegro.
Bora Bora is just 18 miles long, a lush little slipper of land that lies in a protected lagoon edged by fine white sandy shores -- the best located at Matira Point.
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.
Shhh ... we're letting the cat out of the bag on a few of our favorite global destinations for untracked sand and surf.
South Carolina is the perfect destination for beach lovers.
Have fun and stay safe with these tips and hacks.
Where do you spend your vacation?
The crown jewel of Palm Beach County, Florida is exclusive Palm Beach.
Miami's South Beach is a year-round hot spot.
Kauai is home to Poipu, one of the world's best beaches.
Thailand's hottest spot for the young set is Ko Phangan, a small island near the larger Koh Samui.
From east to west, we've selected the Panhandle's most alluring and lesser-known locales.
With almost 600 miles of coastline, Cape Cod has a beach for everyone.