by Jonathan Vatner | June 01, 2004

Ipanema BeachThe Travel Channel’s 2004 picks for the world’s best:

Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue, Seychelles

Biarritz Beach, France

Clifton Beach, Cape Town, South Africa

Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (right)

Maroma Beach, Maya Riviera, Mexico

Matira Beach, Bora Bora

Pink Sands Beach, Harbour Island, The Bahamas

Poipu Beach, Kauai, Hawaii

St. Tropez, France

South Beach, Fla.