Baia do Sancho in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil is the #1 beach in the world

Even if you can’t go to one of these stunning beaches soon, just looking at the photos will take you away for a moment. The World’s Best Beaches – Travelers’ Choice Awards, 2014.


These are the best beaches in the world this year, according to millions of Tripadvisor’s traveler reviews and opinions. There’s really no better cure than an escape to one of these award-winning beaches. Brazil’s Baia do Sancho tops list of world’s best beaches, while Lanikai Beach in Kailua, Hawaii is the top beach in the U.S. TripAdvisor compiled also lists of the best beaches in the US, the UK and Europe.

Baia do Sancho in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago tempts the travellers with crystal clear water, exotic fish and sea turtles. Grace Bay in the Turks and Caicos Islands and Flamenco Beach in Puerto Rico are the top 3 best beaches on the planet.

Top 10 Beaches in the World:
Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico
Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Italy
Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Island, Australia
Playa de ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain
Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles
Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales
Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Top 10 Beaches in the U.S.:

Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii
Ka’anapali Beach, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
Siesta Key Public Beach, Siesta Key, Florida
Hanalei Beach, Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii
Wai’anapanapa State Park, Hana, Maui, Hawaii
Wailea Beach, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Hunting Island State Park, Beaufort, South Carolina
Manini’owali Beach (Kua Bay), Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Saint Pete Beach, Saint Pete Beach, Florida
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
Travelers’ Choice Beaches Award-winners were determined based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor gathered over a 12-month period.