Wind in your hair, sea breeze kissing your skin, your worries and cares slipping further away with each shift of sand between your toes... There's a reason that "beachy" is so often synonymous with "sexy." Beaches bring out the best in us; the relaxed, fun-loving versions of ourselves. So, of course, mixing your shore session with a little romance makes all the sense in the world. To that end, we've gathered some of the sweetest, sultriest, most romantic beach getaways on the planet to bring a little more love into your life.
4. St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Though they have sustained some damage in the current hurricane season, the smallest of the US Virgin Islands is still tailor made for a relaxed couples’ retreat. Trunk Bay, with its powdery white sand and snorkeling reef just yards off-shore, regularly tops lists of the best beaches in the world, but the island is dotted with more than a dozen superb sunning and swimming spots for every taste. It’s also just a short boat ride away from tourist hot spots like Jost Van Dyke and The Baths at Virgin Gorda, without actually being overrun.