This is the famous beach from the motion picture THE BEACH starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But the Beach named MAYA BAY located on the Island Koh Pee Pee Lae in Thailand, isn't completly surrounded by rocks like in the movie. The illusion was created by adding on giant rock with CGI. But: The Beach is really amazing!
The Island of Barra is located near the southern tip of the Western Isles. The Airport lies on the north east coast of the island. Washed by the tide twice a day it is the only beach airport in the world to handle scheduled airline services. See http://www.hial.co.uk/barra-airport.html for more details
Since 1919, the exquisite beauty and unique challenge of Pebble Beach Golf Links has thrilled golfers and spectators alike. Pebble Beach has been the site of golf's most prestigious tournaments, including the annual AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, the 1972, '82, '92 and 2000 U.S. Open Championships.
An aerial reconnaissance picture of Omaha Beach made during D-Day (position uncertain).
Omaha Beach was the Allied codename for one of the principal landing points during the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944. The beach is about 3.5 miles long, from Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to Vierville-sur-Mer.
Orchard Beach, located in the Bronx, NY. Beach was opened in the 1920's and provides relief from summer heat to residents of the Bronx. Fireworks are fired in thew water off the beach during the 4th of July.
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