8 glorious beach locations made famous by Hollywood

Soak up the glamor on Paradise Island in Bahamas where Daniel Craig took his first turn as Bond in Casino Royale (2006). Photo: Dolphin Encounters - CC by 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons_____________New Providence, Bahamas was as much eye-candy as Jessica Alba in Into the Blue (2005). Photo: Bryce Edwards-CC by 2.0 via Wikimedia CommonsThe treasure hunting in McConaughey’s Fool’s Gold (2008) was not near as exciting as the gorgeous backdrop of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Photo: Underwater-EarthCatlin-CC by SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons____________________________You’ll swoon over Mamangua Bay featured as Edward and Bella’s honeymoon destination in Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn (2011). Photo: Pedrogabrielmaciel-CC by 3.0 via Wikimedia_____________________________The Beach (2000), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, put Thailand on the map for many travelers. Ko Phi Phi Leh Island is still as stunning, if a little more crowded. Photo: Roberto Faccenda - CC 2.0 via Flickr ____________________________The only thing more memorable than the Abba soundtrack of Mamma Mia (2008) is the breathtaking Kastani beach on Skopelos, Greece. Photo: Titanas-CC by 2.0 via Flickr____________________________Bora Bora - Featured as a marriage fixer, the location of Vince Vaughn’s Couples Retreat (2009) will square all your troubles away. Photo: Arnie Papp - CC by-2.0 via FlickrWorthy of your deserted island fantasy, the Modriki Island in Fiji, the locale for Tom Hanks’s Castaway (2000), will make you want to never get back. Photo: Dis Motion Pictures-CC-2.0 via Flickr _________________________