Summer is just around the corner and, if you are looking around the world for that perfect beach to relax and unwind this season, well, Tripadvisor has narrowed down your search.
Whether you are a lover of the sun-kissed, clear blue water beaches of the Caribbean or the black sand beaches of Iceland, there is a beach to suit every need.
Tripadvisor, a renowned travel advice platform, recently released its list of the Top 25 Beaches in the World which was generated based on millions of reviews from travellers around the world. Here are the top 10 beaches that made the cut.
1. Baia do Sancho
The golden sand Baho do Sancho beach which is washed by the Atlantic Ocean is one of Brazil’s most prized beaches located on the Fernando de Noronha Island.
The secluded beach nestled between rocks, another unique feature, which requires descending ladders and stone steps to access the sun-kissed beach has been ranked as the best beach in the world.
2. Eagle Beach
Eagle Beach is another all-time favourite on TripAdvisor’s list which stood at the number two spot for world’s best beaches.
The white sand beach washed by the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea is the largest beach in Aruba. The beach has been praised by reviewers for its “tranquil and pristine” water and its white sand beach which stretches as far as the eyes can see.
3. Cable Beach
Cable Beach is one of the most beautiful white sand beaches located in Western Australia. The white sand beach stretches’ 22 kilometres and is surrounded by the Indian Ocean.
Cable Beach also provides great scenery for visitors to overlook the sunset or take a stroll along the white sand beach during a cool summer evening. This is a great place to enjoy a romantic getaway or spend some quality time with the family.
4. Reynisfjara Beach
If you are planning to visit Iceland anytime soon, a great place to visit is the Reynisfjara beach. Reynisfjara beach has one of the most beautiful black sand beaches in the world formed from the volcanic activity.
The black sand beach creates a calm and serene mood that makes it an ideal place to let your hair down and relax. The black sand beach is also washed by powerful waves which makes it a great place for surfing.
5. Grace Bay Beach
The Grace Bay beach is a white sand beach located on the northern coast of the island of Providenciales. The highly acclaimed Grace Bay beach is one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in Turks and Caicos.
The clean and clear water is one of the favourite things about the beach for visitors. It is also ideal location for diving and parasailing.
6. Praia da Falesia
The Praia da Falesia beach is known for its golden sands and great rushing waves washing the shores, which makes it ideal for water activities. The beach is six kilometers long and stretches from Vilamoura in the East to Olhos de Agua in the West.
A distinctive feature of the beach is the spectacular red cliffs that surround the beach from which the name of the beach was derived. The Praia da Falesia beach is an ideal location to visit in Portugal for exciting beach activities and site seeing.
7. Radhanagar Beach
Rhadanagar beach is one of the most famous beaches in Havelock Island located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India.
The clear blue waters washing the soft white sand beach make the Rhadanagar beach an ideal location for beach lovers. The beach is also surrounded by lush green mangroves that create a cool and relaxing atmosphere for nature lovers.
8. Spiaggia dei Conigli
The Spiaggia dei Conigli beach is one of the world’s most beautiful beaches located in the Italian territory of Lampedusa. The Spiaggia dei Conigli beach otherwise known as the rabbit beach is a soft white sand beach surrounded by clear blue waters.
The hilly terrain surrounding the beach also makes it a great location for site seeing for visitors.
9. Varadero Beach
A golden sand beach washed by the warm turquoise water of the Caribbean Sea makes the Varadero beach in Cuba an ideal location for beach lovers. Varadero beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean.
10. Ka’anapali Beach
Ka’anapali beach has been named the most beautiful beach in America and houses some of the most luxurious hotels in the country.
Ka’anapali beach stretches a mile and is made up of beautiful white sand. The white sand beach stretches three miles across the islands north coast and is surrounded by tall tropical palm trees that gives the beach a ‘tropical islandic vibe’. The beach is also washed by a clear and serene water which is a great spot for swimmers.