DREAMING of golden sands and blue skies?
Today TripAdvisor reveals the top ten beaches in the world – as voted by real holidaymakers.
So if you want the best view from your sun lounger – look no further that this dazzling list.
Unsurprisingly, the world’s best mainly comprise of exotic long-haul destinations – but Spain flew the flag for Europe.
San Sebastian’s La Concha Beach made it into the top ten at a respectable No.6 – read on to find out who else made the cut…
1. Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
In at number one, is Grace Bay in Providenciales, the main island of Turks and Caicos in the Caribbean.
Seven miles in length, this beach has all the marks of a world class beach – turquoise water, powdery snow-white sand and glorious sunshine year-round.
Beachfront hotel nearby: Ports of Call Resort, from £192 per night on TripAdvisor
2. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
The second best rated beach in the world is Baia do Sancho in Brazil’s Fernando de Noronha, an archipelago with UNESCO world heritage status.