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12/27/2013 12:36 pm ET Updated Dec 30, 2013

Some Lifeguard Towers Are As Attractive As The Lifeguards Themselves

Miami's lifeguard towers are known for their blazing Art Deco colors and quirky geometric designs-- we've gotta hand it to local Instagrammers for capturing their kitsch oh-so well in filtered photos.

They got us wondering, what do lifeguard stands look like around the world? America seems to be the place where you'll find the most fanciful lifesaving huts... but we'll let you be the judge of that.

Miami, Florida

Los Angeles, California
148594264

Copacabana, Brazil
186752679

Sochi, Russia
157762427

Hellshire Beach, Jamaica
149762820

Bunmahon, Ireland
103822135

Hurghada, Egypt
181218397

Repulse Bay, Hong Kong
114258939

Queensland, Australia
167328872

Benidorm, Spain
118844997

Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
142015041

Marathonisi Island, Greece
161803687

Buenos Aires, Argentina
140000524

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