A collage of pictures, including a path of wooden stairs going to a beach, one of a surfboard sitting in the sand with the sun setting, and another of a surfer walking along the beach

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Best for Beach Bums

Ah, sun, sand, and waves—is there anything better? From beachfront bars to hotels set along some of the most stunning sandy expanses in the world, our team has traveled far and wide to find the top spots for beach bums around the world. And they're not all in Hawaii or the Caribbean. (Yes, even Berlin has an entry on this list.) Grab your Mai Tai and your sunnies—all that's left to do now is book your flight.

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