Beaches

Dr. Beach names top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015

Dr. Beach names top 10 U.S. beaches for 2015

Coastal expert and professor Stephen P. Leatherman, AKA Dr. Beach, issues his annual list of the country's best sands and waters
Best coast: How to live the California beach dream

Best coast: How to live the California beach dream

From swanky oceanfront resorts to redwood-lined camping shores, the Golden State's 840 miles of coastline offer beaches for everyone
30 of the world's best island escapes

30 of the world's best island escapes

Bora Bora. Thailand. Belize. You'll want to pack a bag after seeing these photos shared by CNN iReporters
Belize: 7 of its most stunning islands

Belize: 7 of its most stunning islands

Can’t decide which Belizean caye to visit? After checking out these beauties, the decision won’t get any easier
Island paradise: Boracay’s best beaches

Island paradise: Boracay’s best beaches

Sunsets, stunning scenery and swinging parties. It may be tiny but Boracay’s shorelines are a big attraction
Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

How Vietnam hopes to boost tourist numbers to 2 million with the help of a rustic, no-frills island
20 stunning cliffside beaches

20 stunning cliffside beaches

These precipitous spots take shoreline relaxing to the edge
Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

The military coup in Thailand has led to a massive change in Phuket, weeding out decades of misuse and abuse at one of the world's most popular holiday destinations
9 of the world's best city beaches

9 of the world's best city beaches

In these cities, worker drones can strip off the suit and tie, jump into shorts or a bikini and enjoy the beach without leaving the urban perimeter
10 secret beaches worth discovering

10 secret beaches worth discovering

From Cali to Kenya, hidden spots where you can have miles of sand to yourself
Anchovy swarm on So Cal beach 'wonderful' for snorkelers

Anchovy swarm on So Cal beach 'wonderful' for snorkelers

"It's rare to see so many anchovy in surf zone," says expert. "Usually, schools are seen hundreds of yards to many miles offshore."
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