Endless sun, warm waters, white sands. The world's best beaches have it all.
While nearly any sun-soaked stretch of sand sounds perfect just now, some beaches clearly take the sand and surf prerequisites to a higher level. Here are the world's best beaches of 2014, according to TripAdvisor users (whose comments are in quotes after each entry).
Photo Courtesy: Mike Eliason / Santa Barbara Co. Fire Dept.
John Palminteri photo
Oscar Flores photo
Scott Olson/Getty Images
Milos Bicanski/Getty Images
iStock / rocksunderwater
Jason Merritt/Getty Images
Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Higashiyama Zoo Botanical Garden
Sign up to get Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more delivered straight to your e-mail inbox
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.