25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Whitehaven Beach, Photo credit: Wicker Paradise

TripAdvisor has released the world’s Best Beaches with their 2016 Travelers’ Choice Awards, as awarded by millions of real travelers over a year-long period. There is no better time to plan for Spring Break than right now and be sure to enjoy great fun in the sun in some of these top Spring Break destinations.

25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

1. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
Grace Bay Beach, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Grace Bay Beach, Photo credit: Turks and Caicos Tourism Official Website

What someone said:Unbelievably clear, clean water with hundreds of shades of blues and greens and white sugar sand beaches—ahhhhh!

Best time to go: Year-round
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43 Hotels, and 6 B&B and Inns
480 Vacation Rentals

2. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Baia do Sancho, Photo credit: Nayara Felipe, Wikipedia

What someone said:As you walk through a small trail, you can’t imagine what awaits you. The heavenly view seems like a mirage.

Best time to go: Year-round
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5 Hotels, and 105 B&B and Inns
2 Vacation Rentals

3. Playa Paraiso, Cayo Largo, Cuba
Playa Paraiso, Cayo Largo, Cuba, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Playa Paraiso, Photo credit: Marie Brizard

What someone said:Picture perfect in every way. Gorgeous beach and the bluest water ever!

Best time to go: Year-round
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7 Hotels, and 2 B&B and Inns

4. Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles
Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Anse Lazio, Photo credit: Seychelles Official Tourism Site

What someone said:Picture perfect, with crystal clear, warm waters, shade, sun and powder white sand.

Best time to go: Year-round
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33 Hotels, and 38 B&B and Inns
28 Vacation Rentals

5. Cayo de Agua, Los Roques National Park, Venezuela
Cayo de Agua, Los Roques National Park, Venezuela, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Cayo de Agua, Photo credit: Tucanrecords, Wikipedia

What someone said:An incredible beach of soft white sand surrounded on two sides by the Caribbean sparkling in all shades of blue.

Best time to go: Year-round
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19 Hotels, and 35 B&B and Inns
1 Vacation Rental

6. Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico
Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Flamenco Beach, Photo credit: Christopher Zapf, Wikipedia

What someone said:The water was so clear and blue and gorgeous against the backdrop of the mountains. You can’t take a bad picture here.

Best time to go: Year-round
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6 Hotels, and 18 B&B and Inns
33 Vacation Rentals

7. Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Balearic Islands
Playa de Ses Illetes, Formentera, Balearic Islands, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Playa de Ses Illetes, Photo credit: Ismail Mia

What someone said:Endless sea, fine sand, spectacular views, yachts, fancy stalls, Ibiza on the horizon.

Best time to go: Year-round
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27 Hotels, and 33 B&B and Inns
201 Vacation Rentals

8. Ngapali Beach, Ngapali, Myanmar
Ngapali Beach, Ngapali, Myanmar, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Ngapali Beach at sunset, Photo credit: Tom Godber

What someone said:Three kilometers of beach without a soul to be seen. No seashells, no rocks, no vendors!

Best time to go: November-March
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16 Hotels, and 4 B&B and Inns

9. West Bay Beach, West Bay, Honduras
West Bay Beach, West Bay, Honduras, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Snorkeling, West Bay Beach, Photo credit: SNORKELINGDIVES.COM

What someone said:Gorgeous beach. Just walk out a few steps to some of the best snorkeling on earth.

Best time to go: February-August
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14 Hotels, and 6 B&B and Inns
77 Vacation Rentals

10. Nacpan Beach, El Nido, Philippines
Nacpan Beach, El Nido, Philippines, 25 Best Beaches in the world 2016

Nacpan Beach, Photo credit: Allan Ascaño

What someone said:A long coastline, golden sand, beautiful crystal waters and a completely virgin landscape make a visit to this place unforgettable!

Best time to go: December-March
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12 Hotels, and 76 B&B and Inns
31 Vacation Rentals

11. Maho Beach, Cruz Bay, St. John
Maho Beach, Cruz Bay, St. John, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the world

Maho Beach, Photo credit: Matt Wade

What someone said:Beautiful beach with clear water. Swam with a sea turtle and came ashore to sunbathe with an iguana.

Best time to go: Year-round
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5 Hotels, and 5 B&B and Inns
141 Vacation Rentals

12. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Whitsunday Islands
Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World

Whitehaven Beach, Photo credit: Petra Bensted

What someone said:The whole beach is untouched. No stores, no restaurants, just the beauty of nature at its best.

Best time to go: Year-round
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138 Hotels

13. Sharm El Luli, Marsa Alam, Egypt
Sharm El Luli, Marsa Alam, Egypt, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Sharm El Luli, Photo credit: gian luca bucci

What someone said:Paradise. Pristine, beautiful beach and a tropical aquarium under water.

Best time to go: May-October
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71 Hotels, and 2 B&B and Inns
13 Vacation Rentals

14. Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi, Greece
Elafonissi Beach, Elafonissi, Greece, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Elafonissi Beach, Photo credit: Daniel PERRIES

What someone said:The sea was calm and beautiful. The colors are intense—light blue water, pink sand. Paradise.

Best time to go: May-October
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1 Hotel, and 2 B&B and Inns
25 Vacation Rentals

15. Playa Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Playa Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Playa Manuel Antonio, Photo credit: Peter Hook

What someone said:Gorgeous beach, gentle tide, warm water. A swimmer’s paradise.

Best time to go: December-May
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50 Hotel, and 15 B&B and Inns
216 Vacation Rentals

16. The Baths, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
The Baths, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

The Baths, Virgin Gorda, Photo credit: David Fulmer

What someone said:I’ve been all over the Caribbean, and this is the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen. We lost count of the beautiful, bold-colored fish that swam near us.

Best time to go: Year-round
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7 Hotel, and 5 B&B and Inns
211 Vacation Rentals

17. Camp’s Bay Beach, Camps Bay, South Africa
Camp's Bay Beach, Camps Bay, South Africa, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Camp’s Bay Beach, Photo credit: Loren Kerns

What someone said:The sandy beach and massive, cold waves are just what’s needed on a hot, sunny summer Cape Town day.

Best time to go: November-April
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13 Hotel, and 62 B&B and Inns
282 Vacation Rentals

18. Praia da Marinha, Carvoeiro, Portugal
Praia da Marinha, Carvoeiro, Portugal, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Praia da Marinha, Photo credit: Klugschnacker, Wikipedia

What someone said:Classic Algarve beach with sand, cliffs, rocks, caves, arches—it’s got it all. Plus crystal clear water and an abundance of marine life on show.

Best time to go: May-October
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19 Hotel, and 6 B&B and Inns
372 Vacation Rentals

19. Kata Noi Beach, Phuket
Kata Noi Beach, Phuket, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Kata Noi Beach, Photo credit: The Shore At Katathani

What someone said:Waves and water like baby bear’s porridge: not too hot or cold, not too big or small. Simply perfect in every way. Really.

Best time to go: November-April
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128 Hotel, and 140 B&B and Inns
506 Vacation Rentals

20. Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, Florida
Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, Florida, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Clearwater Beach, Photo credit: Ran Allen

What someone said:The sugar fine white sand is a trademark of this fabulous beach. Perfect for a day in the sun. You might even spot a dolphin or two playing on the horizon.

Best time to go: Year-round
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96 Hotel, and 11 B&B and Inns
288 Vacation Rentals

21. Playa Paraiso, Tulum, Mexico
Playa Paraiso, Tulum, Mexico, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Playa Paraiso, Photo credit: Alistair Edmondson

What someone said:One of the most beautiful beaches I’ve ever seen. Swim, take a nap, read a book. You’ll be happy to just be here.

Best time to go: Year-round
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87 Hotel, and 73 B&B and Inns
508 Vacation Rentals

22. Agonda Beach, Agonda, India
Agonda Beach, Agonda, India, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Agonda Beach, Photo credit: Judith Scharnowski

What someone said:Serene, tranquil beach, far from the madding crowd. Ideal place for meditation, sun worshiping or reading.

Best time to go: November-April
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4 Hotel, and 31 B&B and Inns
18 Vacation Rentals

23. Horseshoe Bay Beach, Southampton Parish, Bermuda
Horseshoe Bay Beach, Southampton Parish, Bermuda, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Horseshoe Bay Beach, Photo credit: Johnny Peacock

What someone said:The perfect beach? Picturesque, with pink sand and gentle waves rolling in. Lovely at any time of the day.

Best time to go: April-September
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3 Hotel, and 3 B&B and Inns
20 Vacation Rentals

24. Tumon Beach, Tumon, Mariana Islands
Tumon Beach, Tumon, Mariana Islands, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Tumon Beach, Photo credit: Abasaa, Wikipedia

What someone said:The sand is white, the water a gorgeous blue. Swimming, snorkeling, paddle boarding or small water crafts—you can do it all here.

Best time to go: Year-round
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20 Hotel
5 Vacation Rentals

25. Praia de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Cape Verde
Praia de Santa Maria, Cape Verde, TripAdvisor's 25 Best Beaches in the World 2016

Praia de Santa Maria, Photo credit: IDS.photos

What someone said:The weather, the amazing sandy beach and crashing waves, the fresh fish on the pier—all great memories!

Best time to go: Year-round
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17 Hotel, and 10 B&B and Inns
221 Vacation Rentals

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