From secluded stretches of pristine white sand to tropical sun tanning hot spots, these beaches will have you reaching for your bathing suit and your checkbook.
La Jolla Shores, California It’s hard to imagine a more quintessential California beach experience than La Jolla Shores. Bookended by golden-hued cliffs, this one-mile stretch of sand has it all.

Sunset Beach, North Carolina
If the idea of getting away from it all is appealing, then so will be Ocean Ridge Plantation, located on the barrier island of Sunset Beach in North Carolina.

Palm Beach, Florida
On a map, it’s but a sliver of land between Lake Worth and the Atlantic, but when it comes to luxurious coastal living, there are few places more iconic than Palm Beach.

Main Beach, East Hampton
Windswept dunes and grasses meet seemingly endless stretches of sand at East Hampton, New York’s Main Beach.

Alys Beach, Florida
The planned seaside community of Alys Beach, located in Walton County along the Gulf Coast of Florida, is equal parts old-world Mediterranean charm and trend-setting, eco-friendly design.

Hualalai Beach, Hawaii
The Kohala Coast, on the Big Island of Hawaii, gets 340 days of sunshine per year. So the odds are in your favor, whether you wish to work on your tan or practice your short game.

Poipu Beach, Hawaii
Poipu Beach consistently gets top billing on many “best beaches” lists with good reason. It’s on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but that’s really just the beginning.

Kiawah Island Beach, South Carolina
Twenty-one miles south of Charleston, South Carolina is the barrier island of Kiawah, which lays claim to a beautiful 10-mile stretch of undisturbed natural beach and dunes.

South Beach, California
Ruggedly beautiful and a mere 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles is Santa Catalina Island, a popular destination for boaters in southern California.