BEACH BUM: 13 Movie Beaches for Your Spring Breaking Pleasure

Clooney. Keira Knightley. Leo.

They have one thing in common, great tans.

Also, they’ve been in some movies that have stunning beaches. So, for your sun-bathing pleasure, here are 13 breathtaking sandy spots from film to visit this Spring Break.

Sunscreen butler not included.

The Talented Mr. Ripley Italy

The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Where’s the Beach: Private Beach Club of Bagno Antonio in Ischia Ponte, Italy
What Scene to Reenact: That one where Dickie (Jude Law) takes a small row boat on the Mediterranean Sea with his new (and trustworthy) friend, Tom (Matt Damon).  Be careful with the oar stunts.

Adore Australia

Adore (2013)
Where’s the Beach: Seal Rocks in South Wales, Australia
What Scene to Reenact: Take some sun-bathing notes from Roz (Robin Wright) and nap under the sun like a seasoned thespian.  Tip: Avoid eye contact with your best friend’s mom.

The Beach Thailand

The Beach (2000)
Where’s the Beach: Hat Maya, Phi Phi Leh, Thailand
What Scene to Reenact: Any of the scenes that don’t involve you killing your new beach buddies. (Tour guides frown upon fake blood.)

Mamma Mia Greek island of Skopelos

Mamma Mia (2008)
Where’s the Beach: Kastani Beach on the Greek island of Skopelos
What Scene to Reenact: You wearing white linen pants and saying “Mamma Mia” really fast. That’s it.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall Turtle Bay Resort

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Where’s the Beach: Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii
What Scene to Reenact: Let’s avoid the scene of you crying in your beach cottage because your ex is dating a rock star.

The Pirates of the Caribbean Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Where’s the Beach: St. Vincent and the Grenadines
What Scene to Reenact: Channel your inner Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) by sipping Rum and starting a massive beach bonfire. (Bring your pirate sword for good measure.)

Casino Royale Ocean Club Bahamas

Casino Royale (2006)
Where’s the Beach: Ocean Club on the Bahamas’ Paradise Island
What Scene to Reenact: Walking out of water with your new six pack.  (Stunt double optional.)

The Other Woman WestHampton

The Other Woman (2014)
Where’s the Beach: Westhampton Beach, Suffolk County, New York
What Scene to Reenact: The one where Cameron Diaz tackles Leslie Mann as Kate Upton skips down the coastline.  Warning: it’s cold in the Northeast right now so bring a wetsuit for your model.

From Here to Eternity Hawaii

From Here to Eternity (1953)
Where’s the Beach: Halona Cove in Oahu, Hawaii
What Scene to Reenact: You know the scene.  Just make sure your “co-star” doesn’t mind getting a little sandy.

22 Jump Street La Concha Resort

22 Jump Street (2014)
Where’s the Beach: La Concha Resort in Puerto Rico
What Scene to Reenact: You in an ironically funny tank top sipping exotic libations and practicing your Miranda rights. (And don’t forget your neon sunglasses.)

Oceans Twelve Lake Como

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)
Where’s the Beach: Villa Erba on Lake Como in Milan, Italy (Okay, technically it’s not a beach but look at this view.)
What Scene to Reenact: We’re talking Clooney here. Lets pass on this one. He is not to be imitated.

The Blue Lagoon Turtle Island Fiji

The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Where’s the Beach: Devil’s Beach on the island of Nanuya Levu in Fiji.
What Scene to Reenact: Beach cuddling in a loin cloth. (It’ll be great for getting rid of tan lines.)

Cast Away Fiji

Cast Away (2000)
Where’s the Beach: Monuriki island in Fiji
What Scene to Reenact: Grow a beard. Build a fire with sticks. And scream at a volleyball. (The local boogie boarders will be impressed.)

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