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April 5, 2013 12:00 AM

Sand, sea, serenity: Avoid the crowds at these great beaches

Some destinations always come to mind when people think of beach getaways: Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, Miami’s South Beach and the crowded sands in Cancun. Some spots, however, are often overlooked and it makes them that much better. Fewer people, untouched nature, you name it; underrated beach destinations are hidden gems that can be just what you’re looking for. Check out our list of underrated beach destinations – and make a trip before the secret is out.

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