See the best beaches in the United States, world, according to TripAdvisor

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Some 355 beaches made the big list in destinations as far flung as Brazil, Indonesia and Spain.

Overall, Florida dominates the list with six of the top 10, and eight of the 25.

The travel planning and booking site announced its Travelers' Choice awards, which also included the following Hawaiʻi locations (along with their respective rankings): Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve on Oʻahu (#5), Lanikai Beach in Kailua (#10), Waikīkī Beach in Honolulu (#12), Kailua Beach Park (#13), Hāpuna Beach in Puakō, Hawaiʻi (#17) and Poʻipū Beach Park on Kauaʻi. Clearwater Beach (No. 7) was the only US entry on the world list this year.

It boasts traditional seaside attractions, beach huts for hire, water sports and stunning views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks.

Bournemouth's seven-mile stretch of sandy beach was named the fifth best in Europe.

When it came to the best in the world, however, the Caribbean came out top, with the idyllic Grace Bay, Providenciales on the Turks and Caicos - fabled for its white sands and crystal clear water - taking top spot. Siesta ranked No. 1 on the TripAdvisor list a year ago while Clearwater Beach was No. 4. Brighton Beach, Brighton, East Sussex Brighton Beach might be pebbly - but its location in the middle of Brighton makes it extremely popular5. Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth, Dorset Hengistbury Head is home to over 500 plant species and 300 types of birds8. Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall Fistral Beach in Newquay is hugely popular with British surfers10.

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