We combed the sands from coast to coast to seek out the beaches with hot lifeguards, killer waves, and sexy sunbathers—the trifecta of summer! Check out our list and start planning your fun in the sun.
Paddleboards, kayaks, Hobie Cats, snorkeling, and water skiing are just some of the numerous water toys you can play with on this beach. Parasailing, however, is probably the most popular. "You'll pretty much see the entire island of Key West, and other smaller Keys while in mid-air," says Beth Ranson of Sunset Watersports, a rental company that has called Smathers Beach home for the last 20 years. "There's a good chance you'll also spot dolphins, sea turtles, and even sharks. The water is that clear."