World's Sexiest Beaches:
Zuma Beach, Malibu,
Calif.1 of 12The world’s sexiest beaches come in all shapes and sizes, colors and types, from remote palm-tree-fringed paradises, to white-sand surf meccas, trendy social scenes and hedonistic hot spots for partiers. We’ve scanned the globe, on the hunt for stretches of sand that inspire romance, passion and a playful seductive spirit. Here are our picks for the world's 12 sexiest beach escapes.Text by Julia Dimon; photo editing by Connie Ricca.If you’re looking for some California lovin', head to one of Tinseltown's sexiest beaches along the famous Pacific Coast Highway. This is where the voluptuous Santa Monica Mountains meet the ocean; where you can sip chilled chardonnay overlooking a vista of dolphins and migrating gray whales. One of the largest and most popular escapes near Los Angeles, Zuma Beach in Malibu boasts long, wide sand, great surf and a celebrity clientele. Adjacent to million-dollar mansions and over-the-top holiday homes, this stretch has been known to attract such celebrities as Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Lopez, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. So if you’d like a side of stargazing with your sand, Zuma is for you.