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29 beach photos that'll make you drool

By Marnie Hunter and Daphne Sashin, CNN
updated 2:09 PM EST, Sat February 22, 2014
<a href='http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1082913'>Troy L. Snyder</a> and his new bride soaked up this scene at Trunk Bay Beach in Virgin Islands National Park on their honeymoon last summer. Imagine yourself on the beach ... Troy L. Snyder and his new bride soaked up this scene at Trunk Bay Beach in Virgin Islands National Park on their honeymoon last summer. Imagine yourself on the beach ...
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St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Roatan, Honduras
Oahu, Hawaii
Sapi Island, Malaysia
Destin, Florida
La Jolla, California
Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Harbour Island, Bahamas
Heron Island, Australia
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Frenchman's Cove, Jamaica
Tortola, British Virgin Islands
Pensacola Beach, Florida
Sanibel Island, Florida
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Cancun, Mexico
Ko Phi Phi Le, Thailand
Krabi, Thailand
Tulum, Mexico
Lombok, Indonesia
Bora Bora
Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe
Anclote Key, Florida
One Foot Island, Aitutaki
Isabela Island, Galapagos
Dana Point, California
Praslin, Seychelles
La Jolla, California
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(CNN) -- They're almost unbelievable. Impossible blues, electric greens, depths as clear as glass -- all bathed in blinding sunshine.

But that's why we like snapshots of beaches: someone lived that saturated fantasy, giving cubicle dwellers hope.

Most of these locales are sizzling right now, and a few may need a little more time to heat up, but they're all primed for a daydream visit.

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