A total of 21 beaches across Tayside and Fife have been selected as winners in the Keep Scotland Beautiful awards.
Fife retained the top spot as the region with the most award winning locations as 15 beaches were named, including Aberdour Silver Sands and St Andrews West Sands.
Broughty Ferry in Dundee was also listed alongside East Haven and Lunan Bay in Angus.
This map shows all the Courier Country beaches hailed by Keep Scotland Beautiful. Click on the icons for more information.
The Scottish Beach Awards celebrate the best managed beaches in the country.
Sixty-one locations will now fly the Scottish Beach Awards flag as the traditional bathing season begins on June 1.
Derek Robertson, Chief Executive of Keep Scotland Beautiful, said: “Now in their 26th year, the Scottish Beach Awards help to set the standard for our stunning coastlines and inland shores – making sure that they provide visitors with litter free sand, excellent amenities and helpful information about water quality.
“Organisations from all across Scotland have been working hard to ensure that the beach continues to provide a great day out for all the family alongside benefitting people’s health, wellbeing and local economies.”