Beaches

Hawaii beaches shut after 500,000-gallon sewage spill

Hawaii beaches shut after 500,000-gallon sewage spill

Wastewater escaped from manholes in Waikiki and entered storm drains leading to the ocean
Anger as French Riviera beach closed for Saudi King

Anger as French Riviera beach closed for Saudi King

Local authorities say entourage of 500 people will accompany royal families during their stay at Vallauris
Trang: Thailand's next big island-hopping destination

Trang: Thailand's next big island-hopping destination

Removed from the crowds of Phi Phi and Phuket, the islands of Trang offer everything from secret beaches to unspoiled forests
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
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
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

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