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TripAdvisor crowns Bournemouth beach as the UK's best

Bournemouth beach in Dorset takes the top spot - and it also came fifth in Europe and 14 in the world.

This time, the topic is beaches in all their sun-kissed, wave-lapped glory - in the US and around the globe.

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TripAdvisor has named its top beaches that travellers should visit in 2018, with Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks and Caico, coming out as this year's must-visit location.

And an idyllic beach in Scotland came in second place - just behind Bournemouth beach in Dorset.

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TripAdvisor has awarded a total of 355 beaches, including the top 25 in the world as well as local lists 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 United Kingdom and the US.

Travel site TripAdvisor's annual list of traveler's choices for best beaches features on beach in South Georgia and eight beaches in Florida in the top 25.

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And California's beaches got four shout-outs, including Santa Monica, chosen by travelers for its soft sand, gorgeous views and iconic seaside Pacific Park amusement park. Find out more - and explore TripAdvisor's recommendations for where to stay and what to do - at

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