World's best beaches

Portugal's Algarve: Not just for golf-mad pensioners

Portugal's Algarve: Not just for golf-mad pensioners

It's known for golf, sun and British retirees, but it should be famous for more. Here's why
World’s best beach is …

World’s best beach is …

Another TripAdvisor list, this one for the best combination of sea and sand. What's your take?
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
TripAdvisor awards: What's the world’s best destination?

TripAdvisor awards: What's the world’s best destination?

TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 pick out the world’s best hotels and destinations, with beaches a strong point for the United States
Reader's picks: 20 can't-miss U.S. beaches

Reader's picks: 20 can't-miss U.S. beaches

Last week we picked the best U.S. beaches. Now it's your turn
22 U.S. beach beauties

22 U.S. beach beauties

With more than 12,000 miles of U.S. coastline, it's tough to call out the best beaches. We gave it a try, anyway
World's best beaches named and shamed

World's best beaches named and shamed

Australian beaches didn't make Tripadvisor.com's Top 25 list. Don't despair, you wouldn't really want to go to the best beaches, anyway
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
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EXPERT'S GUIDE

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

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