If you were looking for a sign to go on a beach holiday - here it is! Trip Advisor's list of the top 10 beaches in the world.
10 / 10
Located in Isla Mujeres in Mexico, Playa Norte is lined with palm trees, considered quiet and serene and close to Cancun! Enough said really. Also, if you're the diving type then this beach is for you.
9 / 10
Located in the Dominion Republic, Bavaro beach stretches wide and is perfect for a romantic walk. This beach is well-known for its golden sand and golf club near by.
8 / 10
Seven Mile Beach
This beautiful beach is situated in Negril, Jamaica. Once upon a time it was riddled with pirates, however nowadays you're more likely to see sun seekers with a cocktail or two.
7 / 10
Clearly known for it's stunning clear water, this slice of heaven is located in Florida, USA. This beach is most popular for parasailing, jet skiing and boat excursions where the public can spot dolphins!
6 / 10
La Concha Beach
This beauty is located in Spain, and is widely regarded as one of the best beaches in Europe. Located between Urgull Igueldo Mountains, La Concha beach is best known for its golden sand and is a popular spot for kayaking.
5 / 10
Seven Mile Beach
Ironically only 6.3 miles long, this small paradise is situated in the Cayman islands and is a popular choice for the public due to its easy length to walk. Seven Mile beach is lined with restaurants, hotels and bars and is a popular snorkeling spot!
4 / 10
A stunning spot located in Oranjestad, Aruba. If the photo hasn't won you over already, this beach has soft white sand, sea turtle nests and fofoti trees. It is common for locals to camp on the beach over Easter also.
3 / 10
Located in Cuba's Matanzas resort, Varadero beach is famous for its natural beauties. Small islands above coral reefs and caves, there's always something to see! This stunning beach is located on a 13-mile long peninsula.
2 / 10
Baio do Sancho
Baio do Sancho is located on Fernando de Noronha, a collection of islands 220 miles off the Brazilian coast. This beautiful spot is famous for its crazy clear water and phenomenal snorkeling opportunities.
1 / 10
Located off the northeast coast of Providenciales island, Grace Bay takes first place for the best beach in the world. This breath taking beach is best known for its white sand, barrier reef, water sports and clear water with no rocks or seaweed. Wow - a girl can dream!
Because our beaches didn't made the cut, listed below are the top ten beaches in New Zealand.
1.) Mount Maunganui
2.) Piha Beach
3.) Hot Water Beach
4.) Papamoa Beach
5.) Kaiteriteri Beach
6.) Ninety Mile Beach
7.) Ohope Beach
8.) Whangamata Beach
9.) Aramoana Beach
10.) Sumner Beach (Cave Rock).