The 25 Best Beaches in the World

Want to hit the beach this summer? Here are 25 of the world’s finest beaches for your perusal. Choose your beach and buy your tickets. Sun and surf await.

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach. You can put this one on your winter break beach list if you live in the Northern Hemisphere. Located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this Southern Hemisphere jewel is a standout among the world’s best beaches. Gorgeous sun-kissed rocky hills rise up to meet the rolling surf while you bask in the warmth or take a plunge in the blue-gray waters.