The numbers are in and the results are out. TripAdvisors top 25 beaches in the world have been named. You’ll be surprised at which beaches topped the list.

The Travellers’ Choice Awards are determined based on the quantity and quality of traveller reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor, gathered over a 12-month period. And here are the winners, according to you.

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1. Baia do Sancho, Brazil
1. Baia do Sancho, Brazil
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Baia do Sancho is a protected turquoise beach in the volcanic archipelago of Fernando de Noronha in Brazil. It is the best beach in the world.