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What is sexy? Well, when it comes to beaches, determining the sexiest in the world is a difficult, albeit stimulating, task. What we looked for was dramatic landscapes like mountainous lush landfalls formed by volcanic eruption, an accretion of crushed coral the color and consistency of confectioner's sugar, and surroundings carved by receding glaciers clawing the earth in their wake. The most obvious candidates augment their scenic natural beauty with sensuous clientele, sybaritic resorts, and sassy sultry nightlife. You've seen their (in)famous celeb scenes regularly depicted in People and InStyle.