World's Sexiest Beaches
21 Beaches with Sex Appeal
Matira Beach, Bora Bora
We circled the globe to find the world's best stretches of sand. These sun-drenched locales offer dramatic landscape, romantic appeal, world-class sports action and, for some, a great place to party. They all have one thing in common - their unique sex appeal. So grab a towel and your sense of adventure as we list the 21 sexiest beaches.
Sex Appeal: Easy access from downtown Los Angeles and hours of funky entertainment.
No. 20: Maundays Bay, Anguilla
Sex Appeal: Intimate destination with soft sand and luxury accommodations.
Sex Appeal: One of South America's trendiest spots. Draws a big beach crowd that likes to party!
No. 18: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Sex Appeal: Cosmopolitan vibe yet family-friendly. Close to Cancun and the Mayan ruins of Tulum.
No. 17: Crane Beach, Barbados
Sex Appeal: Dramatic cliffs, active surf and cooling trade winds.
Sex Appeal: Calm and warm waters, where swimwear is optional!
No. 15: Matira Beach, Bora Bora
Sex Appeal: Crystal-clear water and the famous Mount Otemanu.
Sex Appeal: A beautiful beach encompassing only 1,400 acres. Located a quick flight from St. Vincent.
No. 13: Clifton Beach, South Africa
Sex Appeal: Diverse and friendly crowds, plus amazing views of the Twelve Apostles mountain range. Clifton is also recognized for being a "green" beach.
No. 12: Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
Sex Appeal: The epicenter for big surfing and jaw-dropping action.
Sex Appeal: An ultra-sexy beach that stretches for 3.5 miles. Tiny shelled creatures called Foraminifera give the sand its pink color.
Sex Appeal: A sought-after location for surfers, kite-boarders and windsurfers.
Sex Appeal: Home to beach volleyball, great waves, watersports, and toned and tan bodies.
No. 8: St. Jean Beach, St. Barths
Sex Appeal: It's wealthy inhabitants and celebrity visitors. It's a place to show off your yacht and let loose.
No. 7: Ko Phi Phi Islands, Thailand
Sex Appeal: A nature lover's paradise, with limestone cliffs and clear waters.
Sex Appeal: Thirty minutes from Sydney. An international hot spot known for clear blue waters and active surf.
Sex Appeal: A serene location and perhaps the Caribbean's best-kept secret.
Sex Appeal: Its notorious night club scene.
No. 3: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Sex Appeal: Great surf and a stunning landscape made famous by Hollywood films.
No. 2: South Beach, Miami, Fla.
Sex Appeal: Constant energy and a hot nightlife.
Sex Appeal: Beautiful people, tiny swimsuits and mountain views.