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These are the best beaches in 2023 and one of them is Portuguese

Know the ten best beaches in the world for TripAdvisor users

The global travel advisory platform announced this year's best beaches for 2023, and they range from the popular beaches of Hawaii and the Caribbean to our stunning cliffs in the Algarve, as well as the more remote coastlines of Brazil and India.

"As a big beach fan, I know the irresistible lure of sunshine and turquoise waters - and there's certainly plenty of that on this year's list," said Sarah Firshein, editor-in-chief of Tripadvisor. "But there are also some good surprises."

Sancho Bay in Brazil, known for its diverse ecosystem and rugged coastline, earned the coveted top spot after tens of millions of reviews from travelers around the world over the past 12 months were analyzed. Sancho Bay is off the beaten track, accessible only by boat or by stairs leading down steep cliffs, as one traveler describes it: "A beautiful remote beach only accessible by stairs and stone steps. Breathtaking imposing reefs."

Praia da Falésia, in the Algarve, came in 6th place. It stood out for its "dramatic landscape. Flanked by stunning, colorful cliffs in shades of red, orange and white, the golden sand stretches for several miles and is an ideal spot for a long stroll.

"This is a stunning beach," wrote one traveler. "Beautiful red sand cliffs show us the blue-green ocean and a white sandy beach that stretches as far as the eye can see," summarizes another user of the platform.

The ten best beaches in the world in 2023:

  • 1. Sancho Bay - Brazil

  • 2. Eagle Beach - Aruba

  • 3. Cable Beach - Australia

  • 4. Reynisfjara - Iceland

  • 5. Grace Bay - Turks and Caicos Islands

  • 6. Falésia Beach - Algarve, Portugal

  • 7. Radhanagar - Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  • 8. Spiaggia dei Conigli - Sicily Island, Italy

  • 9. Varadero - Cuba

  • 10. Ka'anapali - Hawaii


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