TripAdvisor® 2012 Travellers’ Choice® Beach Destinations Awards
TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, last month announced the winners of its annual Travellers’ Choice® Beach Destinations awards. This year, 181 topbeach locations were named around the world, covering 21 regions including lists for Africa, Asia, Australia, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, France, Greece, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Middle East, South America, South Pacific, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, U.K. and the U.S.
Award winners were determined based on the most highly rated beach destinations by travellers in TripAdvisor reviews.Unlike any other honours, TripAdvisorTravellers’Choicewinners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travellers around the world.
Palm-filled Boracay in the Philippines laid claim to the best beach destination in the whole of Asia. Nusa Duawith its long stretches of white beaches took the top spot in Indonesia while Koh Phi Phi Don known for itsclassic beaches and rock formations took the top spot in Thailand.
“These beach destinations provide inspiration for travellerswho are looking for a quick weekend getawaynearby or planning that perfect tropical retreat in a different country, as identified by TripAdvisor’s community of travellers,” said Jean Ow-Yeong, TripAdvisor spokesperson.
*Travellers’ Choice award-winning beach destinations in Asia:
1. Boracay, Philippines
2. Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
3. KoLanta, Thailand
4. KoPhangan, Thailand
5. Koh Tao, Thailand
6. Kata, Thailand
7. Candolim, India
8. Chaweng, Thailand
9. Nusa Dua, Indonesia
10. Bophut, Thailand
*Travellers’ Choice award-winning beach destinations in Indonesia:
1. Nusa Dua,
3. Nusa Lembongan
Read also: Sunset at Jimbaran Beach, Bali
*Travellers’ Choice award-winning beach destinations in Thailand:
1. Ko Phi Phi Don
4. Koh Tao
9. Krabi Town
For the complete list of 2012 Traveller’s Choice Beach Destinations in the world and more reviews, opinions and candid holiday photographs, go to http://www.tripadvisor.com.my/TravelersChoice-Beaches.