Best Beaches on Earth

Travel + Leisure’s first-ever best beaches survey reveals where to plant your umbrella in the sand, whether you’re looking for seclusion or wildlife viewing.

Hapuna Beach, The Big Island, HI

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Best for Families: At 200 feet, Hapuna is the widest beach on the Big Island. It’s also ranked No. 3 for groups, thanks to well-paved parking lots, picnic pavilions, and plenty of concession stands.

Best Beaches on Earth

Hapuna Beach, The Big Island, HI

Best for Families: At 200 feet, Hapuna is the widest beach on the Big Island. It’s also ranked No. 3 for groups, thanks to well-paved parking lots, picnic pavilions, and plenty of concession stands.

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