Beaches

Wish you were here? 29 postcard-like beach photos

Wish you were here? 29 postcard-like beach photos

Impossible blues, electric greens, depths as clear as glass -- the best beach photos submitted by CNN iReporters
And the world's best island is?

And the world's best island is?

Top island wins second year in row but there's a surprise new contender at no. 5
The Philippines' best beaches and islands

The Philippines' best beaches and islands

As the Philippines launches a campaign to thank the world for its help following last year's deadly typhoon, we review 7,000 of its best assets
Israel's party city, Tel Aviv, turns its beachfront to gold

Israel's party city, Tel Aviv, turns its beachfront to gold

Bustling neighborhood has been dubbed the "Golden Kilometer" for its popularity and soaring prices
More camels than koalas-- and 19 other Australia discoveries

More camels than koalas-- and 19 other Australia discoveries

Stereotypes begone! Here's the genuine Australia, beetroot on the burgers included
South Korea's first nude beach announced

South Korea's first nude beach announced

Gangwon Province eyes clothes-free options in attempt to attract tourists
World's 50 best surf spots

World's 50 best surf spots

Even if you don't surf, these are the beaches and waves you've been dreaming about
World's 50 best beach bars

World's 50 best beach bars

There's no magic formula that guarantees a place in a list of the world's best beach bars. But these places will have you planning to go back the minute you leave
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
World's 100 best beaches

World's 100 best beaches

The greatest list of beaches ever produced -- all that’s left for you to do is read, relax and respond
Sand, sun, seclusion: 17 secret beaches

Sand, sun, seclusion: 17 secret beaches

We asked iReporters for photos of their favorite beaches and got back a year's worth of vacation envy
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
Report names world's top skinny dippers, Speedo enthusiasts
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Report names world's top skinny dippers, Speedo enthusiasts

Expedia's annual Flip Flop Report examines beach attitudes worldwide and reveals our biggest seaside fears
More than 50 British beaches 'not safe' under new EU rules
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More than 50 British beaches 'not safe' under new EU rules

Beaches that don't improve will have to display signs warning against swimming
More women-only days announced for Dubai beach parks
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More women-only days announced for Dubai beach parks

But dress code regarding bikinis remains in place
4 super swell surf towns (even if you don't surf)
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4 super swell surf towns (even if you don't surf)

Big waves, lots of sun, fresh fish, chill beach bars. This is what we want in our surf towns and this is where we get it
25 of Africa’s best beaches
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25 of Africa’s best beaches

Too often overshadowed by the wildlife of its interior, Africa's perimeter is a worthy reason to travel too