Looking for a bit of holiday inspiration? Well, I might have something for you. TripAdvisor have just revealed their Traveller’s Choice Top 25 Beaches in the World. There are some absolute beauties on there, of course. But guess what? A number of the beaches that have made the list are ones that we can take you to. So why not make it your mission to visit at least one of them this year? Here are seven of the 25 best beaches in the world, which are just a click away.
1) Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Take a boat trip from Cancun over to this stunning island and dip your toes in the warm waters of the secluded Playa Norte.
2) Elafonissi Beach, Crete, Greece
Located on Crete’s south western coast, the golden sand banks of Elafonissi make the perfect spot to soak up the warm, Greek sun.
3) Bavaro Beach, Bavaro, Dominican Republic
The more peaceful alternative to its livelier neighbour, Punta Cana; Bavaro Beach is a pristine, Caribbean dream.
4) Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica
This popular beach is bursting with Jamaican character. You’ll find a handful of charming bars and restaurants lining the sand, plus plenty of water sports too.
5) Fig Tree Bay, Protaras, Cyprus
This award-winning, Blue Flag beach is the ideal spot for the whole family to enjoy some quality time together while on holiday.
6) Camps Bay Beach, Cape Town, South Africa
Another with Blue Flag status; it’s the largest sandy beach in Camps Bay and boasts a stunning, mountainous backdrop.
7) Praia de Santa Maria, Sal, Cape Verde
Basking in year round sunshine, this place is heaven for water sports enthusiasts (and those of you who just want to work on your tan).
How many of these top beaches have you been to? Which one would you most like to visit? Let me know in the comments below.