07/31/2010 09:02 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Best Beaches In The World To Swing A Hammock

Dreaming of a beach getaway but dreading the crowds on popular beaches? Getting off the beaten path doesn't have to mean leaving beauty behind.

In fact, with just a little planning you can snag your own little slice of paradise complete with the solitude you've been seeking.

Check out Lonely Planet's list of 10 of the world's sweetest, most sublime beaches, with more than enough room to hang your hammock and relax under the palms...all you need to do is pack the sunscreen.

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