About the Show

Travel Channel is counting down the 101 Sand N' Surf Hotspots across the globe. But it's much more than a day at the beach! With each sumptuous destination, we share expert insights, tips and accredited awards, while giving viewers an immersive travel experience. We'll let you in on where to find top rated eats, unique new resorts, family fun activities, jungle adventures, ancient ruins to explore, and unusual cultural happenings. All right next to the water! In this sun drenched five-hour series, we're highlighting what makes these top vacation locations Paradise on Earth. From the black sand beaches in Hawaii, to kitesurfing in Australia, to an underwater spa in the Maldives. We're tasting all the mouthwatering delights, having breath taking adventures, and taking in a planet of one-of-kind scenery that will make you want to pack your bags and head to the airport. So get out a lounge chair and sunscreen, and dive into 101 Sand N' Surf Hotspots.

Season 1, Episode 3

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 60 to 41

Join us as we dive off cliffs in Australia, lie out on the black-sand beaches in Iceland, and dip our fork into the best Key lime pie in Key West, FL. The countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world continues with this batch of tropical paradises.

Wednesday
Aug 23
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 40 to 21

We're reaching the homestretch of our countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world. From butterfly-filled beaches in Turkey to authentic luaus in Maui, HI, we’re visiting some of the most popular destinations on the planet.

Wednesday
Aug 23
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 20 to 1

We've reached the final hour of the best 101 Sand n’ Surf Hotspots across the globe, and the top 20 are out of this world. Swim with hungry sharks in South Africa, island-hop through the Palm Islands in Dubai, and feast your eyes on our No. 1 spot.

Wednesday
Aug 23
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 9

Hidden Havens

Pssst! Best-kept beach hideaways straight ahead. Tucked away deep in the Caribbean lays the island of Carriacou; perfect for sighting underwater wonders found no other place in the world. Doe Bay in Orcas Island is no stranger to natural beauty, and try not to get tempted to stay forever in Playa los Cerritos, a surfer's paradise. Secrets out and surfs up!

Thursday
Dec 21
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 2

Daring Destinations

Hold on to your swimsuits! These oceanfront oases will catapult your beach-going experience into seashore heaven! We've got kite-boarding in Tarifa, Spain, and a beach where you can surf and ski during the Oregon summer. Round out the trip at the world-renowned Atlantic City boardwalk for fun up to your ears.

Thursday
Dec 21
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 80 to 61

We're visiting 20 more of the most amazing and exotic destinations on our countdown to No. 1. From scuba diving off the coast of Isla Mujeres, Mexico, to kite-surfing in Tarifa, Spain, it's time to set sail and let loose with the next batch of Sand n’ Surf Hotspots.

Thursday
Mar 1
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 60 to 41

Join us as we dive off cliffs in Australia, lie out on the black-sand beaches in Iceland, and dip our fork into the best Key lime pie in Key West, FL. The countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world continues with this batch of tropical paradises.

Thursday
Mar 1
9am | 8c
Season 0, Episode 5

Outlandish Oases

Sunscreen anyone? These next 10 beach getaways are too hot to handle! We've got one-of-a-kind franks on Coney Island as an appetizer, followed by the world's largest swimming pool in San Alfonso del Mar to cool off. As the final course, chill out with a couple cool penguins on the sands of Boulders Beach in South Africa. Betcha' didn't see that one comin'!

Tuesday
Jul 17
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 7

Trektastic Escapades

Grab these beaches by the horns! Getaway to Tanzania to lounge with the lions, play with the elephants, and chill with the monkeys. Not enough of an escape? Secret Beach in Dominica will definitely deliver. Rightfully known as "nature island," it'd filled with beautiful rainforest, a hiker's haven. Then head over to Hawaii to hang ten on surf that won't disappoint.

Tuesday
Jul 17
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 0, Episode 3

Wild Escapes

Eat, surf, party...repeat! Kick off your sandals on the beautiful island of Ibiza and turn it up at some of the world's most jammin' party spots. Then delve into the greatest shrimp you'll ever get your hands on off the Gulf Shores in Alabama. Are you ready to head down under? Visit Bondi Beach and try out your Aussie slang.

Tuesday
Jul 17
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 1

Spicy Sanctuaries

Surfs up, we're getting waist-deep in 101 of the best beach destinations on the planet! Grab your round trip ticket to Jamaica to get "jerked" around by mouthwatering cuisine and some of the world's best surf. Just a short plane ride away, indulge in a tasty cocktail right near the runway at Maho Beach in St. Maarten. Feeling jet-lagged? Then head back to the States to soak up some rays on the Big Apple's best beach, Montauk.

Tuesday
Jul 17
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 40 to 21

We're reaching the homestretch of our countdown to the No. 1 Sand n’ Surf Hotspot in the world. From butterfly-filled beaches in Turkey to authentic luaus in Maui, HI, we’re visiting some of the most popular destinations on the planet.

Monday
Sep 17
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 5

101 Sand n' Surf Hotspots: 20 to 1

We've reached the final hour of the best 101 Sand n’ Surf Hotspots across the globe, and the top 20 are out of this world. Swim with hungry sharks in South Africa, island-hop through the Palm Islands in Dubai, and feast your eyes on our No. 1 spot.

Monday
Sep 17
9am | 8c