Top Destinations for Beach Vacations

Sun and Fun: Riverdale Travel’s Ultimate List of Best Beaches Around the World

It doesn’t get much better than kicking back on a sunny, sandy beach. The tricky part is deciding which one to hit. That’s why we’ve made a list of the best beaches around the world!

Hang ten in the Maldives or maybe stride into the sparkling Caribbean for a snorkel. No matter what kind of beach vacation you envision, Riverdale Travel has an escape for you.

We are constantly updating this list to add new destinations and additional details, so bookmark this page and come back when you need some sun and fun!

Caribbean Beach Destinations

  • Aruba
  • Barbados
  • Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • St. Kitts, St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Maarten (St. Martin)
  • Jamaica
  • Dominican Republic
  • The Bahamas
  • U.S. Virgin Islands

Mexico Beach Destinations

  • Acapulco, Pacific Coast
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Playa del Carmen, Yucatan Peninsula
  • Cancun, Yucatan Peninsula
  • Cozumel, Yucatan Peninsula
  • Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Baja California
  • Manzanillo, Pacific Coast
  • Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula
  • San Jose del Cabo, Los Cabos, Baja California

Brazil Beach Destinations

  • Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro

Greece Beach Destinations

  • Crete
  • Corfu, Ionian Islands
  • Mykonos, Cyclades
  • Santorini, Cyclades

Spain Beach Destinations

  • Ibiza, Balearic Islands
  • Malaga, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
  • Marbella, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
  • Nerja, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia
  • Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Balearic Islands
  • Tenerife, Canary Islands

Venezuela Beach Destinations

  • Margarita Island, Coastal Islands, Insular Region

South Africa Beach Destinations

  • Camps Bay, Western Cape
  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Kenya Beach Destinations

  • Lamu Island, Coast Province
  • Malindi, Coast Province

Indonesia Beach Destinations

  • Bali

Morocco Beach Destinations

  • Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region

Philippines Beach Destinations

  • Boracay, Aklan Province, Panay Island, Visayas

Thailand Beach Destinations

  • Phuket
  • Ko Samui, Surat Thani Province

French Polynesia Beach Destinations

  • Bora Bora, Society Islands
  • Moorea, Society Islands

Australia Beach Destinations

  • Byron Bay, New South Wales
  • Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
  • Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland
  • Sydney, New South Wales

The Seychelles Islands

  • Archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean off East Africa

France Beach Destinations

  • Nice, French Riviera – Cote d’Azur, Provence


  • Country in Asia’s Indian Ocean

Chile Beach Destinations

  • Vina del Mar, Valparaiso Region

Egypt Beach Destinations

  • Sharm El Sheikh, South Sinai, Red Sea and Sinai

United States Beach Destinations

  • Kauai, Hawaii
  • Maui, Hawaii
  • Miami Beach, Florida
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Saint Pete Beach, Florida
  • San Diego, California
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia

Central & South America Beach Destinations

  • Belize
  • Liberia & Guanacaste, Costa RIca
  • San Jose & Pacifica Coast, Costa Rica
  • Roatan, Honduras
  • Panama City, Panama
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Lima, Peru


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