The 25 Best Beaches in the World

Paklinski Islands. Twenty-one islands form a chain off the Croatian coast that features turquoise waters, white sands, and plenty of remote beaches. Plan to hire a private yacht to get there, though. There are no roads providing access.

Paklinski Islands

East Beach. Breathtaking cliffs hanging over clear blue-green waters make this Southern California beach a beach lover’s paradise. Love the Beach Boys’ tributes to surfing culture? This Santa Barbara is where it all began.