We polled our very own vacation experts—who have travelled the world—to find out once and for all where the most beautiful beaches of all time are hidden. The results are in! These are the top 6 best beaches according to tripcentral.ca vacation experts:
#6 Fraser Island, Australia
Stretching more than 100 kms along the southern coast of Queensland, Australia are the breath-taking beaches of Fraser Island. Measuring 23 kms at t its widest point, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the entire world. Here you’ll enjoy over 100 fresh water lakes wrapped by white sandy beaches, ancient rain forests and stunning sand cliffs.
#5 Punta Cana, DR
No shortage of white sands and turquoise water here! Take your pick of six different beaches stretching along 63 kms of Punta Cana’s coast. From North to South, they are: Macao Beach, Areno Gordo Beach, El Cortecito, Bavaro Beach, Cabeza de Toro and Cabo Engano Beach.
#4 Varadero, Cuba
Often hyped as the best beach in Cuba, Varadero’s sand has been called, “smooth, silky, and soft.” Some even say, “it looks and feels like white powered sugar!: The 20 km long peninsula runs along the north coast of Cuba, and is one of the only beaches where you’ll find calm waters, warm as a bath all year round.
#3 Shoal Bay, Anguilla
Several of our agents tell us that the sand at Shoal Bay is so soft and powdery it’s like walking on a cloud! On the smaller side, this Caribbean beach stretches just a mile or so in either direction from its main point, where you’ll find lots of beautiful reefs. Plenty of great bars and restaurants here, too!
#2 Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica
If adventure by day and relaxing sunsets by night appeal, then Negril, Jamaica is the place to be. This tropical paradise boasts the famous Seven Mile Beach, which offers easy access to water attractions such as snorkeling, diving and jumping-off points as high as 40′! Frequently found in top 10 lists, Seven Mile Beach is simply breathtaking.
#1 Turks & Caicos
Last but not least, winning by a majority vote and claiming the top position by our tripcentral.ca travel experts, Turks and Caicos! The Turks and Caicos Islands are surrounded by the world’s third-largest coral reef and have some of the finest white-powdered beaches of anywhere in the world. The only thing more exquisite is the heavenly turquoise waters that gently caress the soft sands. Hands down, the best beaches of all time!
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