Two Australian Beaches Named in Top 10 Beaches in the World for 2023

  • Mums & Bubs

Stunning beaches are part and parcel of Australian culture, and we're always pretty dang chuffed when we get recognition for the jaw-dropping beauty our country offers. 

Big 7 Travel has been busy compiling its guide to the 50 Best Beaches in the World—generated by analysing Blue Flag locations, the social media popularity of beaches, and the thoughts of its editorial team. Two Aussie beaches have made the inimitable top 10, and it's safe to say they're in esteemed company. 

Brace for some serious wanderlust to set in, folks! Without further ado...

Two Australian Beaches Named in the Top 10 Beaches in the World for 2023

1. White Beach, Port Barton, Philippines

White Beach Port Barton. Top 10 beaches in the world.
White Beach, Port Barton sure is a ripper! Image: The Coastal Campaign.

2. Cabo San Juan Beach, Colombia

Cabo San Juan
Cabo San Juan Beach, Colombia. Image: We Seek Travel.

3. Jalousie Beach, St Lucia

Jalousie Beach
Jalousie Beach, St Lucia. Image: Expedia

4. Kendwa Beach, Zanzibar

Kendwa Beach Zanzibar—Top 10 beaches in the world.
Kendwa Beach in Zanzibar looks like utter bliss in our book! Image:

5. Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday Islands, Australia

Whitehaven Beach
It's no surprise that Queensland's Whitehaven Beach is considered one of the top beaches in the world. Image: Hamilton Island.

6. Source d’Argent, Seychelles

Source d'Argent, Seychelles—Top 10 beaches in the world.
Source d’Argent, Seychelles. Image: This Island Life.

7. Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Cove), Zakynthos, Greece

Navagio Beach (Shipwreck Cove), Zakynthos
Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove is a stunning spectacle! Image: Zakynthos Travel Guide.

8.  Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos

Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos—Top 10 beaches in the world.
Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos. Image: Beaches Resorts

9. Lang Co Beach, Vietnam

Lang Co Beach, Vietnam
Lang Co Beach in Hue, Vietnam sure is a beauty. Image: Culture Pham Travel.

10. Hyams Beach, New South Wales, Australia

Hyams Beach, NSW
Sands this white have to be seen to be believed! Hyams Beach, NSW. Image: Travel Insider.

The Aussie Winners

The beautiful Whitehaven Beach is a national treasure, complete with incredibly white sand. Situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and protected by the Whitsunday Islands National Park, it's a beach that is certainly no stranger to awards, stretching for seven kilometres and surrounded by swirls of turquoise, blue, and green water. Easily accessible from Hamilton Island in 30 minutes on a high-speed catamaran, Whitehaven Beach is an absolute Aussie must-visit. 

Hyams Beach, ensconced in the Jervis Bay region of the South Coast of NSW is home to similarly picturesque turquoise waters juxtaposed against soft bright white sands. This idyllic holiday destination is home to plenty of native wildlife, a small-town community vibe, and of course, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

*Books holiday immediately.*

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