Travelers’ Choice Beach Destinations Awards

TripAdvisor, a leading travel site, has announced the winners of its annual 2012 Travelers’ Choice Beach Destinations awards. One hundred eighty-one top beach 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 travelers in TripAdvisor reviews. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice winners are based on reviews and opinions from travelers around the world, says the company.

“Travelers seeking a brief beach respite from the cold or planning their grand summer getaways will quickly warm up to the thought of trips to these award-winning beach destinations, as identified by TripAdvisor’s community of millions of travelers,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.

Travelers’ Choice Award-winning World Beach Destinations:

  • Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
  • Palm/Eagle Beach, Aruba
  • Tulum, Mexico
  • Negril, Jamaica
  • Saint Pete Beach, Florida
  • Boracay, Philippines
  • Cancun, Mexico
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Miami/Miami Beach, Florida
  • Varadero, Cuba
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Oludeniz, Turkey
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Lahaina, Hawaii
  • Cayo Coco, Cuba
  • Marsa Alam, Egypt
  • Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Icmeler, Turkey
  • Puerto Alcudia, Spain

Travelers’ Choice Award-winning U.S. Beach Destinations:

  • Saint Pete Beach, Florida
  • Miami/Miami Beach, Florida
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Lahaina, Hawaii
  • San Diego, California
  • Key West, Florida

The announcement was made today, March 7.

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Rakesh Raman