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By Travel at 60In Inspiration, Latest, inspiration, latestOn Tuesday 17th Jul, 2018

A new list of the world's best beaches has just been released, and these are the top 50

The best beach in the world? Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos. Source: Getty

The world’s 50 best beaches have been ranked by some of the world's top travel professionals.

The list was compiled by Canadian travel agency, FlightNetwork, which consulted more than 600 travel journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies from around the world.

Their opinions and expertise had led to this comprehensive list that features postcard-worthy – and not always super-famous – shores in Africa, Europe, Asia, North, Central and South America, the Caribbean and beyond. Australia is also well-represented, with two entries in the top 10, and two other beaches (both in Western Australia) in the top 50.

So whether you fancy an Aussie beach holiday or

1. Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos

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2. Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia

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3. Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles

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4. Pink Sands Beach, Bahamas

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5. Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

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6. Baia Dos Porcos, Brazil

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7. Playa Paraíso, Mexico

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8. Hyams Beach, NSW, Australia 

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9. Hidden Beach, Mexico

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10. Trunk Bay, US Virgin Islands

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Numbers 11-50:

11. Maya Bay, Thailand

12. Pig Beach, Bahamas

13. Blue Lagoon, Fiji

14. El Nido, Philippines

15. Muri Beach, Cook Islands

16. Saltwhistle Bay, St. Vincent & Grenadines

17. Half Moon Bay, Antigua

18. Lucky Bay, WA, Australia

19. Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico

20. Reynisfjara Beach, Iceland

21. Ile aux Cerfs, Mauritius

22. Fulhadhoo Beach, Maldives

23. Vaeroy, Norway

24. Cayo Coco, Cuba

25. Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands

26. Anse Source d’Argent, Seychelles

27. Horsehoe Bay, Bermuda

28. Honokalani Beach, Hawaii, USA

29. Turquoise Bay, WA, Australia

30. Elafonissi Beach, Greece

31. Champagne Beach, Vanuatu

32. Tunnels Beach, Hawaii, USA

33. Kaputas Beach, Turkey

34. Dhigurah Island, Maldives

35. Ile aux Nattes, Madagascar

36. Cala Goloroitze, Sardinia, Italy

37. Los Roques, Venezuela 

38. Long Beach, Vancouver Island, Canada

39. Grand Anse, Grenada

40. Boulders Beach, South Africa

41. Lanikai Beach, Hawaii, USA

42. Cala Mitjana, Menorca, Spain

43. Shoal Bay, Anguilla

44. One Foot Island, Cook Islands

45. Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand

46. Radhanagar Beach, Andaman Islands, India

47. Eagle Beach, Aruba

48. Agiba Beach, Egypt

49. Diani Beach, Kenya

50. Cannon Beach, Oregon, USA

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