The 10 Best Beaches in the World According to Millions of Travelers

A former fishing town, Varadero Beach on the Hicacos Peninsula features six beaches, including Varadero, Rinco n France s, and La Alameda, offering vibrant waters for snorkeling and watersports.

Varadero Beach Varadero, Cuba

Ranked second-best in the U.S. by Tripadvisor, Siesta Beach on Siesta Key is famous for its soft white quartz sand, with a free trolley service making access easy for visitors.

Siesta Beach Siesta Key, Florida

Eagle Beach in Aruba, ranked the second-best beach in the world, is known for its calm waters, summer nesting turtles, and serene environment ideal for sunbathing and snorkeling.

Eagle Beach Aruba, Caribbean

Manly Beach, the birthplace of surfing in Australia, offers activities like swimming, diving, sailing, and snorkeling at Shelly Beach, along with a tree-lined promenade for food and shopping.

Manly Beach Sydney, Australia

Anse Lazio on Praslin Island is a secluded beach with pristine shorelines, lush greenery, and large boulders, where visitors can enjoy the waves and beach bar.

Anse Lazio Praslin Island, Seychelles

Grace Bay Beach in the Caribbean, part of Princess Alexandra National Park, is known for its tranquil turquoise waters and pristine conditions, protected by an offshore reef.

Grace Bay Beach Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos

Kaanapali Beach, often called the best in the U.S., offers warm water, white sand, cliff-jumping, paddleboarding, and stunning sunsets on its 1-mile-long stretch.

Kaanapali Beach Lahaina, Hawaii

La Concha Beach in San Sebastian boasts a 4,200-foot coastline framed by rolling hills and an uninhabited island, with a charming promenade featuring restaurants and amusements.

La Concha Beach San Sebastian, Spain

Spiaggia dei Conigli, or Rabbit Beach, on Lampedusa island is accessible by boat or a 15-minute walk and is a summer nesting site for loggerhead sea turtles.

Spiaggia dei Conigli Lampedusa, Italy

Praia da Falésia in Portugal is known for its vast golden sands, bright blue water, and dramatic ombre cliffs, offering a beautiful and uncrowded beach experience.

Praia da Falésia Olhos de Agua, Portugal