White sandy beaches, waves lapping at the shore and the sunshine beating down - taking a trip to one of the world’s best beaches is nothing less than idyllic. Yet, whilst we may all want to take a trip to the coast many of us will be after a different experience to the next person. Whether you’re after a beach with plenty of bars for a sunset cocktail, want your day to be filled with adventure and riding the waves or want to make sure that there are plenty of highly rated hotels in the area, we’ve looked into a range of key metrics to help find the best beach for everyone.
Take a look below to find out where each beach came overall and click on the images or the maps to see the breakdown of scores. Use the filters below to sort the data high to low.