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.
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.
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.
100 days of summer is just enough time to relish in these next 10 beaches sprinkled across the globe! The annual horse swim is a "must see" Assateague Island attraction as you countdown your summer days. Want to get immersed in some serious action? Whip around in a blo-kart on the sandy beaches of the Island of Jersey in the English Channel or paraglide over the blue lagoon in Oludeniz, Turkey. We've got beach bliss in a...seashell!
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'!
Kick back, relax and take it all in, these beaches are a bunch of lookers! If you're in the market for luxury, trek down to the Rosewood Mayakoba resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, where guests are lavishly escorted to their suites on their own private boats. Speaking of water, treat yourself to a relaxing massage in a spa completely submerged under the ocean in the Maldives. Back on land in Punta Mona, go off the grid and learn how to live off the land.
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.
Seeking paradise? Cuddle up to a candlelit dinner and a tranquil spa retreat in Ischia, Italy, or go base-jumping off the picturesque cliffs of Railay Beach in Thailand. Then fall in love with nature all over again at Ruby Beach in Washington State, fully-equipped with rainforests, beautiful sand, and snowcapped peaks. Talk about a scenery sample platter!
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!
Roll out your beach towels, we found paradise! Jet off to the beaches of the Dead Sea in Israel and slather on the therapeutic mud that's drawn beach-goers for thousands, yes thousands, of years. Grab your snorkel if you're heading to Isla Mujeres off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula to wade in an underwater sculpture garden. Ready for a quick trip to Tahiti? Of course we couldn't forget the home of the most romantic places on the planet!