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TripAdvisor surfaces the world's best beaches with 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards


Brazil's Baia do Sancho is #1 in the World.

NEEDHAM, MASS. - TripAdvisor announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice awards for Beaches. This year, Baia do Sancho, in Brazil, was ranked by TripAdvisor reviewers as the global winner and Florida's Siesta Beach is #1 in the U.S. TripAdvisor has honored 343 beaches including the top 25 in the world and local lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S. Award winners were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor, gathered over a 12-month period.

"To inspire those planning a beach getaway, we've surfaced the world's best beaches from the millions of our traveler reviews," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "Traveling to a popular beach doesn't have to be expensive; TripAdvisor can help find the best prices for highly-rated hotels and has a variety of value options for those looking to get the most out of their money while visiting one of these amazing beach destinations."

"Winning a TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Beaches award is very important for Baia do Sancho and Fernando de Noronha Island, where the beach is located. The award recognition is an opportunity for us to communicate all that this incredible place has to offer to global travelers," said Luis Eduardo Antunes, general administrator of Fernando de Noronha.

To help travelers planning their next beach trip, TripAdvisor has also identified the least expensive month for a hotel stay nearby the award-winning beaches and highlighted a variety of top-rated hotels to accommodate a range of budgets that travelers can shop on TripAdvisor.

Top 10 Travelers' Choice Beaches in the World


Average nightly rate for
nearby hotels

Least expensive month
to go (price per night)

1.       Baia do Sancho 
          Fernando de Noronha, Brazil



2.       Grace Bay 
          Providenciales, Turks and Caicos



3.       Eagle Beach 
          Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba



4.       Playa Paraiso 
          Cayo Largo, Cuba



5.       Siesta Beach 
          Siesta Key, United States



6.       La Concha Beach 
          San Sebastian, Spain



7.       Playa Norte 
          Isla Mujeres, Mexico



8.       Radhanagar Beach 
          Havelock Island, India



9.       Elafonissi Beach 
          Crete, Greece



10.    Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay 
         Galapagos Islands, Ecuador 






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