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TripAdvisor Reveals the Best Beach in the World

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If you’re looking for sun, sand and coastline, the latest Traveler’s Choice awards from TripAdvisor proves there’s no shortage of spectacular beaches around the world. This year, TripAdvisor, the travel planning, and booking site, honors 343 beaches including the top 25 in the world and lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K., and the U.S.

“We know travelers around the globe love sun and sand vacations, so we’ve tapped the TripAdvisor community to help us identify the world’s best beaches,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “The 2016 Travelers’ Choice Beaches award-winners will inspire many to book their next getaway, knowing that these beautiful spots are the very best from the TripAdvisor global community!”

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According to a statement released by TripAdvisor, Travelers’ Choice award-winning beaches were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor gathered over a 12-month period. And for those planning a getaway to a Travelers’ Choice award-winning beach, TripAdvisor compiled nearby value hotels and vacation rentals that will help travelers plan and book their fun in the sun. Check out a snapshot of the “Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Beaches in the World:”

1. Grace Bay – Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Highly-rated value hotel nearby: Caribbean Paradise Inn — bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $256/night (61% less than the city average).

2. Baia do Sancho – Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Highly-rated value property nearby: Pousada Do Vale – bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $201/night (49% less than the city average).

3. Playa Paraiso – Cayo Largo, Cuba

TripAdvisor is unable to offer information about accommodations in Cuba at this time, due to U.S. government restrictions on travel to Cuba.

4. Anse Lazio – Praslin Island, Seychelles

Highly-rated value property nearby: Beach Villa Seychelles – bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $123/night (56% less than the city average).

5. Cayo de Agua – Los Roques National Park, Venezuela

Highly-rated value property nearby: Villa Caracol – bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $222/night (59% less than the city average).

6. Flamenco Beach – Culebra, Puerto Rico

Highly-rated value property nearby: Palmetto Guesthouse – bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $117/night (33% less than the city average).

7. Playa de Ses Illetes – Formentera, Spain

Highly-rated value hotel nearby: Hotel Voramar bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $133/night (13% less than the city average).

8. Ngapali Beach – Ngapali, Myanmar

Highly-rated value hotel nearby: Bayview – the beach resort – bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $138/night (22% less than the city average).

9. West Bay Beach – Bay Islands, Honduras

Highly-rated value hotel nearby: Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort – bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $110/night (53% less than the city average).

10. Nacpan Beach – El Nido, Philippines

Highly-rated value hotel nearby: Cadlao Resort – bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of $209/night (26% less than the city average).