Tamarama beach is a small stretch of sand tucked in the headland south of Bondi. Nicknamed “glamarama” by the locals, expect to see plenty of toned and tanned bodies lying out in the sun.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
The stretch of sand in front of Playa del Carmen, in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, is notorious for beach bars, fire shows and impressive beach bodies. Attracting the glitzy locals and visiting American cougars, this is a beach where you can sit back with a margarita and people watch all day and night.
Inpanema Beach, Brazil
A beach famous for its girls – thanks to the song The Girl from Inpanema by Antonio Carlon Jobim and Vincius de Moraes – this long stretch of sand in Rio de Janeiro is the place to see and be seen. Now there’s even a Boy from Inpanema song.
Surfers Paradise Beach, Gold Coast
If you’re looking to see bikinis, November was the month when 2000 women descended on this stretch of sand. December is good too … and so is January. Any month is good at Surfers.
Mount Maunganui Beach, New Zealand
This Bay of Plenty beach sees plenty of beach babes during summer – especially when the Miss Mount Maunganui pageant takes place. The pageant’s claim to fame is producing a Miss Universe contestant back in 1987. Camping sites right by the beach are hot property but you’d better get in quick as they book our years in advance.
Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
The white, white sand of Waikiki is well known for bikini babes. The string of resorts along the shore have stunning pools but everyone’s out on the beach in the sun. Since the days of surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku, the waves of Waikiki are always busy too.