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Best of the Best Beaches 2023
Travellers' Choice
Travellers' Choice

Best of the Best Beaches

Top 10 - Europe

We award Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best to beaches with a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from our community over a 12-month period. Each winner has passed our rigorous trust and safety standards. Fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor’s 8 million listings are awarded Best of the Best, signifying the highest level of excellence in travel.

Congrats to all of the 2023 winners and a big thanks to the travellers who made it possible.

Golden sands, rugged coastlines, clear blue waters—this year’s winning beaches are traveller faves for everything from lazy beach days to underwater adventures.

This stunning black sand beach along the South Coast of Iceland is located beside the small fishing village of Vik i Myrdal. It's known for its dramatic natural landscapes: hexagonal basalt columns, the... Show more
This 3.7-mile-long beach has calm and shallow waters (great for kids to swim in) and plenty of water sports available like parasailing and jet skiing. The beach is divided into four sections and is packed... Show more
This public beach on the Western coast of Crete is known for its powdery white and pink sand, stunning sunset views, and tranquil atmosphere. Just a short drive from Kissamos, Falassarna Beach is also... Show more
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This lagoon is one of the most photographed spots on the island of Crete, with hypnotizing turquoise waters and a panoramic landscape. There are sunbeds and umbrellas for rent and snacks for sale, but... Show more
Iztuzu Beach, also known as Turtle Beach, is a must-visit spot for wildlife and nature lovers. The beach is a nesting area for loggerhead turtles, so during the nesting season, it's closed to visitors... Show more
A stunning bay with a huge, wide curving, sandy beach with ramp access plus model yacht pond and children's splashpad. With adjoining shops, cafes, amusements and amenity area, everything you need is close... Show more
This stretch of beach on the eastern end of Laganas Bay is famous for its fine white sand and mountainous views. It's part of the Zakynthos Marine Park and is a nesting ground for the endangered Caretta... Show more
Idle the day away on the golden sands of this busy beach in southeast Cyprus. Families will enjoy swimming or snorkeling in the warm and calm waters, while those looking for a thrill can paraglide or kayak... Show more
This splendid beach offers excellent water for surfing and body boarding.
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