Where are the best beaches?

With spring break fast approaching, TripAdvisor has announced the top beaches in the U.S. and the world.

As many Americans are beginning to plan their spring break and summer beach getaways, and these beaches have been recommended by actual travelers.

Based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers around the world, the list of top beaches includes:

Top 10 Beaches in the U.S.:

  1. Ka'anapali Beach, Lahaina, Hawaii
  2. Siesta Key Public Beach, Sarasota, Florida
  3. Gulf Islands National Seashore, Pensacola, Florida
  4. Fort De Soto Park, Tierra Verde, Florida
  5. Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Hawaii
  6. Wailea Beach, Wailea, Hawaii
  7. Assateague Beach, Assateague Island, Virginia
  8. La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, California
  9. Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach, California
    10.  Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, Honolulu, Hawaii

     Top 10 Beaches in the World:

  1. Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Italy
  2. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
  3. Whitehaven Beach, Airlie Beach, Australia
  4. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
  5. Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico
  6. Playa de las Catedrales, Ribadeo, Spain
  7. Lopes Mendes Beach, Ilha Grande, Brazil
  8. Horseshoe Bay Beach, Southampton Parish, Bermuda
  9. Eagle Beach, Aruba
    10.  Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales

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