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Here are 15 of the most awesome beach picnics you have to try at least once in your life. Have a breakfast on a remote sandbar surrounded by the ocean, a romantic lunch on a sandy shore with views of a calm blue lagoon, or a dinner under the stars on the water's edge.

All of these destinations are private and secluded, giving you a chance to enjoy the perfect stretch of a white sandy beach. Next Read: 15 Breathtaking Overwater Pools.

»Gourmet Lunch on Orpheus Island

Gourmet Lunch on Orpheus Island

Orpheus Island is a stunning private island getaway on the Great Barrier Reef, offering the "Island Dinghy Adventure" which is perfect for couples on a honeymoon. You will get a chance to explore pristine bays and reefs, followed by a chef-prepared gourmet picnic lunch.

Weekend Getaways: From NYC, Ohio, TX, PA, CA, From SF, Seattle, Atlanta, Chicago

»Dining By Design at Anantara Kihavah Villas

Dining By Design at Anantara Kihavah Villas

Creative lighting sets a romantic mood at Anantara Kihavah Villas. Plan a once in a lifetime marriage proposal on this secluded sandy shore in the Maldives.

Points of interest in: Sanibel Island, Newport Beach, Orlando, Boston, Houston

»Champagne Breakfast on Yasawa Island

Champagne Breakfast on Yasawa Island

Start you relaxing vacation with a champagne lunch on a secluded stretch of sand on Yasawa Island in Fiji. Bring a hat, sunscreen and a book and you are set for the day.

Fun places to visit & what to do last minute: Great Attractions & Free Activities

»Island Hideaway at Dhonakuli Maldives

Island Hideaway at Dhonakuli Maldives

The resort will set you up with an umbrella and a lounge chair in the middle of the ocean. Swim in the calm waters of the blue lagoon to work up and appetite and have lunch with some of the most unbelievable views of the ocean.

Best things to do in: Seattle, Miami, Atlanta, Myrtle Beach, Denver, Dallas, San Diego

»A Plush Daybed Under a Cabana at Shangri-La Villingili Maldives

A Plush Daybed Under a Cabana at Shangri-La Villingili Maldives

Have a romantic meal followed by a nap on this private daybed at Shangri-La Villingili Maldives.

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Vacation ideas: Pigeon Forge, Columbus, Southwest vacations, From Dallas, Jacksonville, Last Minute, Spa

»Nooki Nooki at Vatulele

Nooki Nooki at Vatulele

When you stay on Vatulele, you get access to Nooki Nooki for unbelievable picnics and romantic dinners.

Vacations for Couples, Packages & Date Night Ideas: Best Romantic Getaways

»Sandbank Dining at Angsana Velavaru

Sandbank Dining at Angsana Velavaru

A colorful red and yellow cabana is part of the setup at Angsana Velavaru in the Maldives.

Get away with kids: Best Family Vacations, Best Beaches, NC, MI, UT, MD, GA, Hawaii

»Hayman Island Resort

Hayman Island Resort

A thin stretch of sand with blue water on both sides on Langford Island is the perfect spot for a castaway picnic. Stay at Hayman Island Resort in Australia and the hotel can arrange this unique meal.

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»Banyan Tree Seychelles Beach Picnic

Banyan Tree Seychelles Beach Picnic


Enjoy a private lunch with ocean views at Banyan Tree Seychelles, followed by a dip in the ocean.

Best attractions & points of interest in: Destin, Sacramento, Louisville, Raleigh, Norfolk

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»Flame-lit Beach at Anantara Hua Hin in Thailand

Flame-lit Beach at Anantara Hua Hin in Thailand

Watch the sun set in the ocean while romantic torches are lit at Anantara Hua Hin in Thailand.

Holiday ideas: Birthday, Anniversary Ideas, Secluded, Girlfriend Getaways, Valentine's Day, Easter

»Hammock on the Sandbar at Constance Moofushi Maldives

Hammock on the Sandbar at Constance Moofushi Maldives

Relax in the hammock on the Sandbar after your private lunch at Constance Moofushi Maldives.

Top points of interest in: Nashville, San Juan, Austin, Boulder, Indianapolis

»Gourmet Experience on Fregate Island

Gourmet Experience on Fregate Island

Secluded gourmet experience on Fregate Island in the Seychelles is relaxing for the senses.

Best attractions in: Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, Chapel Hill, Minneapolis, Mesa, Fort Collins, Erie, Santa Fe

»Surrounded by a Coral Reef at Soneva Gili

Surrounded by a Coral Reef at Soneva Gili

Enjoy views of the blue lagoon and the coral reef while lounging under an umbrella at Soneva Gili.

Best attractions in: Williamsburg, Mesa, Albuquerque, Greensboro, Detroit, Little Rock, Des Moines, St Augustine, Philadelphia

»Elegant Lunch at Qualia Resort on the Great Barrier Reef

Elegant Lunch at Qualia Resort on the Great Barrier Reef

An elegant lunch is served for couples at Qualia Resort on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

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»St. Regis Bora Bora

St. Regis Bora Bora

The St. Regis Bora Bora will set up a picnic in a completely private spot where you can spend your day undisturbed.

Things to do with kids in: Portland, Maui, San Francisco, DC, Taos, Houston, Family Weekend



15 Most Awesome Beach Picnics