Endless sun, warm waters, white sands. The world's best beaches have it all.
While nearly any sun-soaked stretch of sand sounds perfect just now, some beaches clearly take the sand and surf prerequisites to a higher level. Here are the world's best beaches of 2014, according to TripAdvisor users (whose comments are in quotes after each entry).
National Archives and Records Administration
Department of Defense
From Scott Gries/Comedy Central
Rob Carr/Getty Images
Sony Pictures Television
Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Severe Weather Alerts & more!