Booking and travel review site TripAdvisor recently named White Beach in Boracay and Nacpan Beach in El Nido as two of the ten best beaches in Asia in its 2018 Travellers’ Choice Awards. White Beach in Boracay took the second spot while Nacpan Beach in El Nido was at number eight. The winners were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor, gathered over a course of 12 months.

White Beach in Boracay
Azure waters of Boracay

According to TripAdvisor, White Beach lies along powdery sands and azure waters. TripAdvisor further said that in Boracay, travelers will find a host of water activities like parasailing, helmet diving, and paddle boarding. It is also one of the best spots for sunsets.

Nacpan Beach in El Nido, meanwhile, is a four kilometer strip of powdery paradise and clear waters. Quaint and pristine, Nacpan Beach is also famous for its incredible sunset view. Nacpan Beach is one-half of El Nido’s “twin beaches” and is separated only by a small hill.

Palawan sunset

Other beaches included in the list are Agonda Beach in India, which took the top spot; Ngapali Beach in Myanmar, Radhanagar Beach in India, PhraNang Cave Beach in Thailand, Bentota Beach in Sri Lanka, Nai Harn Beach in Thailand, Nusa Dua Beach in Indonesia, and Veligandu Island Beach in Maldives.

TripAdvisor also released the top ten beaches in the world. These are: Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos, Baia do Sancho in Brazil, Varadero Beach in Cuba, Eagle Beach in Aruba, Seven Mile Beach in the Cayman Islands, La Concha Beach in Spain, Clearwater Beach in Florida, Seven Mile Beach in Jamaica, Bavaro Beach in the Dominican Republic, and Playa Norte in Mexico.

White sands

All in all, TripAdvisor has awarded 355 beaches all over the globe, this includes the top 25 in the world and local awards for Asia, Europe, Africa, South Pacific, South America, Middle East, Caribbean, Central America, Australia, Brazil, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, the U.K., and the U.S.

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