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Top 10 best beaches in the world
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Beaches of the world come in all colors, be it white, gold or black. Loved for their natural beauty, beachside activities or just for their crystal clear water; beaches indeed have been the most proffered destination when it comes to traveling. Whether it is the Caribbean beaches famous for their white sand or the Seychelles beaches known for their stunning beauty, a great sun-washed beach vacation is a "great escape" from all the hustle-bustle. Listed below are the top ten beaches in the world, which we think are the most sort after beach destinations of the world.

List of top Ten Beaches

Poipu Beach:
Known as the best family beach Poipu beach offers kids friendly activities, which can be enjoyed by the entire family. Located on the South Shore of Kauai, Hawaii, the beach is also known as the "America's Best Beach" as it offers golden sand, ideal swimming conditions and great snorkeling spots.

Maroma Beach:
Best Romantic Beach. The most exquisite secret of Mexico, Maroma Beach is located on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The beach is a famous honeymoon destination absorbed in quiet milieu of blue waters with pure white sands.

South Sands:
Best Body Beach. Flooded by tourists round the year, the South Sands is popularly known as the South Beach. Located in Miami, Florida South Sands is the place for hanging out and partying.

Pink Sands:
Known for its private beaches, calmness and the pink colored sands, the Pink Sands beaches are located in Harbor Island, Bahamas. Considered as the best beach of Bahamas, Pink Sands gets its beautiful pink sheen from shells of the foraminifera.

Matira Beach:
Known as the most beautiful lagoon in the world, Matira Beach is one of the few accessible beaches in Bora Bora. Ideal for activities like swimming and snorkeling the beach has warm, glistering and calm water to offer its visitors. Activities like gazing at the dolphins and shark feeding are some of the most interesting activities to be indulged in here.

Ipanema Beach:
The place where summer happens in Rio, Ipanema Beach is famous as the best biking beach of the world. It is the same beach where the famous song "The Girl from Ipanema" was written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes. Posto 9, Garcia, Country, Teixeira, Farme Gay, and Cap Ferrat are several favorite spots of Ipanema Beach.

Clifton Beach:
One of Hobarts most popular beaches, Clifton Beach comprises of a series of 4 beaches which are inter-linked by giant granite boulders. Though all the 4 Clifton beaches are popular amongst tourists but it is the 4th beach that is the busiest beaches of all.

Biarritz Beach:
Known as the favorite beach resort of the French royalty, Biarritz Beach, France in last few decades is known as the "Queen of Beaches". Lying along the Basque coast, Biarritz is home to internationally renowned Biarritz Surf Festival.

St. tropez:
One of the best beach destinations of the world, St. tropez nestles around the French Riveria. Plage de la Bouillabaisse, Plage des Graniers and Plage des Jumeaux are three of the most famous family beaches of St. tropez.

Anse Source d'Argent:
Voted many a times as the best beach in the entire world, Anse Source d'Argent is an archipelago of Seychelles. Consisting of more than 100 islands dotted with palms trees, the beaches here have the most paradisiacal shores in the world.

  World Top 10: Beaches  
Name of BeachCountry / StateSea/Ocean Name When to Visit
Poipu BeachKauai island in HawaiiPacific OceanSeptember and November or from April to June
Maroma BeachMexicoGulf of MexicoAnytime during the year
South SandsNANANA
Pink SandsHarbor Island, BahamasNorth Atlantic OceanDecember to May
Matira BeachBora Bora, French PolynesiaPacific Ocean 
Ipanema BeachRio de Janeiro, BrazilAtlantic OceanEnd of August going into September
Clifton BeachCape Town, South AfricaAtlantic OceanMarch to May and from September to November
Biarritz BeachFranceNorth Atlantic Ocean 
Saint-Tropez beachesFranceMediterranean SeaJune and September
Anse Source d'ArgentSeychellesIndian OceanMay to September

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Last Updated on: March 4, 2016