The World's Best Beaches, from Australia to the Seychelles

By Ben Steverman - 2012-05-30T12:46:33Z

Photograph by David Reece/Getty Images

Company Symbol % Change
12 of 19

Best Beach for a Romantic Get-Away

Wedding web site The Knot picks the Cook Islands as a top honeymoon destination. It does seem perfect for a couple that wants to get as far away as possible from the stress of wedding-planning. The South Pacific nation's capital of Rarotonga is a 34-hour journey from New York and a four-hour flight from New Zealand, so you may want to ask for an upgrade -- as a wedding present, of course.