Fine, we'll admit it: If we looked like the stars who rule Hollywood, we'd have no problem walking the beaches leaving little (ok, nothing) to the imagination.
From Maria Menounos and Lea Michele to Rachel Bilson and Julianne Hough, many celebs spent 2012 soaking up the rays in style.
So which stars flaunted their bikini bods best? Decide for youself! Check out a roundup of contenders in the slideshow below: