10 of the best beaches in the world in 2017

Best beaches

Every year rankings are made again to establish which are the best destinations, the cheapest ones, or the best beaches in the world. In this 2017 we have another list of the 10 best beaches in the world. Some repeat again, and it is that they are authentic paradises, and others appear as new destinations.

If you are one of those who adore beaches and cannot think of vacations in any other way, enjoy this ranking in which we show you the best sandy beaches in the world. Sure there are many more that you may like, with other destinations, but this is the list made by TripAdvisor according to the opinions and votes of its users.

Baia do Sancho in Brazil

Baia do Sancho

This beach is located in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago. It is a true paradise, and that is why it has been chosen for several years as best beach in the world on TripAdvisor's list by its users. This archipelago has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its turquoise waters, the clear sand and the thick vegetation that surrounds it make it a true paradise for many.

Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos Islands

Grace bay

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British overseas territory close to Tahiti. This has been considered one of the best diving destinations in the area, and its clear waters are ideal for sports. Among the many and very beautiful beaches that we can find on the island, the one that usually stands out is Grace Bay, with its turquoise waters and fine white sand.

Eagle Beach in Aruba

Eagle beach

This place once belonged to the Netherlands Antilles and today is an autonomous island country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It currently belongs to the Lesser Antilles, and in it we can find another of those incredible beaches, Eagle Beach, one of the most popular. Bordered by the road, it is an easily accessible beach, which is usually very crowded and in which there are also all kinds of services and many water sports can be practiced. It shares with the other beaches the fine and very clear sand and the turquoise waters.

Paradise Beach in Cuba

Playa Paraíso

In Cuba we find another impressive beach that, as its name says, is a true paradise. Playa Paraíso is a sandy area in Cayo largo del sur. It is about five kilometers from the hotel zone, which ensures greater tranquility, since these tourist places tend to stop being a paradise due to the excess of hotels and people. In any case, on this beach we do not give up palapas, those straw umbrellas, or sun loungers.

Siesta Beach in Florida

Siesta beach

La Siesta Key Beach It is located in Sarasota County, in western Florida. In this beautiful and huge beach we can see the great lifeguard huts, so typical in the United States, painted with bright colors. In addition, it is a perfect place to enjoy an entertaining environment and all kinds of activities and leisure.

La Concha beach in Spain

Concha beach

We find among this list one of the beaches in Spain. Although there are sandy areas where the weather tends to accompany much more during the year, in Santander we find a beautiful and famous beach, the Playa de la Concha, which has joined this ranking. This sandy area has beautiful white sand, and it is an urban beach. In addition to finding many activities in season, and nearby places, we have the beautiful Paseo de la Concha, ideal to enjoy the beach from another perspective.

North Beach in Mexico

North Beach

Playa Norte is located on the Isla Mujeres area, in Mexico, one of the most touristic places. It is an area where there are also the best hotels and resorts, so it can be a great choice. This beach is lined with palm trees, with white sand and turquoise waters.

Radhanagar Beach in India

Radha Nagar

This beach is in India, in the Havelock island. It can be easily reached by road, and has long been considered one of the best beaches in all of Asia. It is a beach surrounded by vegetation, calm and with beautiful soft white sand and transparent waters where you can do diving and other sports.

Elafonisi beach in Greece


Elafonisi is one of the best beaches in Crete, well known for its pink sand, which makes it very peculiar. In addition, this beach is located in a national park, a protected nature area surrounded by dunes. It has warm and calm waters, which makes it perfect to go with the family.

Galapagos Beach Tortuga Bay in Ecuador

Galapagos Beach

This is the last beach on the list, that of Galapagos Beach, in Ecuador. A place of wild nature where it is common to see iguanas walking on the beach or pelicans.

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