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It's official: these are the 10 best beaches in the world

Long stretches of white sand, sparkling sea and an obligatory cocktail or five – what’s not to love about beach holidays?

If you’re seeking inspiration for your next overseas jaunt, look no further than TripAdvisor’s pick of the 10 best beaches in the world to visit in 2017.

The annual list is a definitive guide to the most highly rated beaches in the world, and features everything from tranquil coves in the Caribbean to beautiful pink sands in Crete.

So what are you waiting for? Scroll through to find your perfect beach retreat (or at least a few minutes escapism from work).

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