The Best Beaches in the World—and How Much It Costs to Visit | Money
No matter how you define a beach or how high your waterfront standards may be, MONEY has found a perfect destination for you.
The following 14 beaches, both in the U.S. and overseas, range widely. They include quiet sandy retreats, breaks surfers will love, lush foliage-hidden escapes, and kid-friendly options with boardwalk games. The one thing they share: All offer that ideal mix of waterfront amenities and affordability.
MONEY weighed thousands of data points about more than 250 popular beach spots across the world to narrow the list, picking seven domestic and seven international destinations. Only one international winner was chosen per country; domestically, we limited winners to one city in each state.