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PHOTOS: The World’s 10 Best Gay Beaches 2013

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It’s been an especially long winter this year, but those screams of “Keep those carbs away from me!” heard echoing from gay haunts across the northern hemisphere can mean only one thing: Summer 2013 is finally on its way.

Just in time, we’ve compiled our annual spring list of the world’s top gay beaches, complete with visuals sure to put you in your best sunny seaside mood.

It’s a big world, so if your favorite gay beach didn’t make the cut, we’d love to hear about it in the comments.

We’ll be back next week with our naked picks for the world’s best nude beaches.

Meanwhile, enjoy the view.

Photo by Ernesto Sarezale.

Click through to our sister site Gay Cities to see our 2013 picks for the world’s best gay beaches.

First up: Rio’s Ipanema