Travelers Choose the World's Top 10 Beaches

Tripadvisor has the scoop on which beaches vacationers love most
By Gina Carey,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 24, 2024 11:30 AM CST
These Are the World's 10 Best Beaches
Praia da Fal?sia near Albufeira as one of the longest beaches in the Algarve.   (Getty / Ralf Geithe)

It's about that point in winter when dreams of sandy beaches start kicking in. To help illustrate those fantasies, Tripadvisor has released its "Best of the Best Beaches" list for 2024, which ranks the very top tier of its users' ratings and reviews. Topping the list is Praia da Falesia in Portugal, which stuns visitors with its "dramatic cliffs, golden sands, and sparkling blue waters." Here are the top 10 beaches that made the cut:

  1. Praia da Falesia (Olhos de Agua, Portugal)
  2. Spiaggia dei Conigli (Lampedusa, Italy)
  3. La Concha Beach (San Sebastian-Donostia, Spain)
  4. Ka'anapali Beach (Maui, Hawaii)
  5. Grace Bay Beach (Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos)
  6. Anse Lazio (Praslin Island, Seychelles)
  7. Manly Beach (Sydney)
  8. Eagle Beach (Aruba)
  9. Siesta Beach (Siesta Key, Florida)
  10. Varadero Beach (Varadero, Cuba)
Dr. Beach picks his top choices in the US. (More beaches stories.)

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