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Published: Monday March 24, 2014 MYT 6:00:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday March 19, 2014 MYT 1:25:09 PM

Top beach destinations

Baia do Sancho beach in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil took the top stop in best beaches of the world list. - Photo from TripAdvisor

Baia do Sancho beach in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil took the top stop in best beaches of the world list. - Photo from TripAdvisor

A travel site recently revealed the world’s best beaches.

TRIPADVISOR has announced the winner of its Travellers’ Choice awards for beach destinations. The awards recognise over 322 beaches in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, South American, the South Pacific and the United States.

“For those planning their next holiday destination by the sand and sea, these award-winning beaches serve as inspiration,” said Tripadvisor chief marketing officer Barbara Messing.

Travellers’ Choice Beaches winners were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings for beaches gathered on the travel sit over a period of 12 months.

Below are the lists of winning beaches within the categories of Asia and World. For the complete list of winners, go to www.tripadvisor.com.my/TravellersChoice-Beaches.

Top 10 Beaches in Asia:

White Beach in Boracay, Philippines took the top spot in the best Asian beaches list.- Photo from TripAdvisor
White Beach in Boracay, Philippines took the top spot in the best Asian beaches list.- Photo from TripAdvisor

1. White Beach, Boracay, Philippines

2. Radhanagar Beach, Havelock Island, India

3. Agonda Beach, Agonda, India

4. Secret Lagoon Beach, El Nido, Philippines

5. Nai Harn Beach, Karon, Thailand

6. Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), Boracay, Philippines

7. Railay Beach, Thailand

8. Yalong Bay, Sanya, China

9. Cavelossim Beach, Cavelossim, India

10. Phra Nang Beach, Krabi, Thailand

Top 10 Beaches in the World:

1. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

2. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

3. Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico

4. Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Italy

5. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Australia

6. Playa de ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain

7. Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles

8. Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Hawaii

9. Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales

10. Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Tags / Keywords: Travel, Lifestyle, travel, Travellers' Choice Awards, beach, destination, TripAdvisor

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