Where: Cancún Beach, Cancún, Mexico.
Why: Snorkeling, diving, fishing, jet-skiing, parasailing, and countless other activities can be found in, on, or around the waves.
Added Bonus: Cancún is also known for its nightlife.
Where: Isla Verde Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Why: Parasailing, banana boat rides, jet skis and wave runners, sailing, parasailing, and much more can be found at Isla Verde Beach.
Added Bonus: Puerto Rico is a unique destination, combining the history and culture of Europe; the eco-tourism of Central America; the beaches and resorts of the Caribbean; and the nightlife, restaurants, and glamour of Miami Beach.
Best Beaches For Fishing And Whale Watching
Where: Cabo San Lucas, Los Cabos, Mexico.
Why: Of the world's approximately 21,000 gray whales, about half migrate over 10,000 miles to bear their calves and frolic in Mexico's Pacific Coast lagoons.
Added Bonus: Los Cabos is known as a natural "fish trap" and perfect for sportfishing adventures.
Where: Nuevo Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Why: Whale watching is terrific from December to March in Banderas Bay, and sportfishing off the Pacific Coast of Mexico is unmatched.
Added Bonus: Puerto Vallarta retains the timeless, laid-back feeling of "Old Mexico."