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Travellers' Choice

Top 25 Beaches — World

Golden sands, rugged coastlines, clear blue waters—this year’s winning beaches are traveller faves for everything from lazy beach days to underwater adventures.
  • A beautiful remote beach that can only be reached by descending ladders and stone steps. The majestic bluffs will take your breath away.
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  • Tranquil and pristine, the water is beautifully clear with no rocks or seaweed. The beach stretches as far as you can see.
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  • Great to sight see, walk, swim, rock pool and watch the sunset. We did all these and enjoyed every moment.
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  • Black beach, bright memories. Felt like we were trapped inside a dream. This place makes you forget time.
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  • Unbelievably clear, clean water with hundreds of shades of blues and greens and white sugar sand beaches—ahhhhh!
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  • Gorgeous red sand cliffs lead to the green-blue ocean and a white sand beach that seemingly stretches forever.
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  • Amazing clear turquoise water, mangrove forests in the background, pristine white sand and not too deep... what's not to like!
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  • One of the marvels of the world. White sand beach, turquoise water, cooling sea breeze. Prepare for a 20-minute walk to get to the beach, but once you are there you feel like you're not on Earth.
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  • Postcard perfect. The water was the bluest I’ve ever seen and the sand was powdery white.
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  • Always beautiful. Beautiful ocean, beach, and plenty of walking and snorkelling room. Always our place to find our peace!
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  • Pristine beach that never seems to end. Photographer's dream. A place in the sun that warrants returning again and again.
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  • WOW. This area is peaceful, breathtaking, and haunting, all wrapped up in one don't-miss beach.
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  • A long, wide, sandy beach that sits right on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. There are walking and cycle paths, some green lawn areas, as well as the sandy beach.
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  • Perfect turquoise water that can be seen for miles, clean soft sifted sand. If you haven't been to Seven Mile Beach, then you are truly missing out.
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  • Clean, big, shallow clear water, gorgeous architecture and green mountains surrounding it… superb!
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  • Framed by towering, steep cliffs, deep turquoise blue waters embraced by powdery white sand with the most amazing view. Like heaven on earth.
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  • A wonderful beach with deep golden sand, clear light blue sea like a warm bath and very shallow for quite a way out!
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  • Beautiful beach with patches of sparkly black sand and very few waves, idyllic to float and bask.
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  • We all know the song! What trip to Rio is complete without this beach? A beautiful beach with a more laidback vibe.
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  • Amazing combination of white, velvet-like sands and water changing colours throughout the day, from light blue to emerald green.
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  • Crystal clear waters, pink sand, sun beds for rent. Travel down the beach a bit to the hidden cove and experience blue waters and sand dunes. Stunning!
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  • Longish sweeping beach with lovely clear warm water with various tavernas along the way. Loads of sunbeds with umbrellas.
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  • The water is clear and every beautiful shade of blue you can imagine. It’s the very essence of true paradise.
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  • Beautiful Beach! Gorgeous colours! Great snorkelling right off the beach. Bring flippers if you want to get out a bit further to see some turtles.
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  • Feels like another planet. A breathtaking place with a lagoon on one side and a beach on the other.
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