Anse Lazio beach, Seychelles, ranked best in Africa

Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles, ranked best beach in Africa in 2017 by TripAdvisor

Anse Lazio beach from Praslin island, Seychelles, has been ranked the best beach in Africa in 2017 by TripAdvisor.

A traveller made these comments about Anse Lazio beach: “Picture perfect, with crystal clear warm waters, shade, sun and powder white sand.”

Camp’s Bay Beach from South Africa took second position with a traveller remarking: “The sandy beach and massive cold waves are just what’s needed on a hot, sunny Summer Cape Town day.”

Praia de Santa Maria from Cape Verde was voted third, with beach enthusiasts describing it: “The weather, the amazing sandy beach and crashing waves, the fresh fish on the pier – all great memories!” Another beach from Seychelles, Anse Source D’Argent was ranked fourth,Clifton Beaches from South Africa was placed fifth, Nungwi beach from Tanzania was sixth while Diani beach in Kwale County was rated seventh overall.

Nakupenda beach from Tanzania was eighth, Praia de Chaves from Cape Verde took ninth position while Bloubergstrand beach from Cape Town Central, South Africa, completed the list of the top 10.

Seychelles had six beaches rated among the top 25 in Africa while South Africa and Mauritius had five beaches each in the list.

Globally, Baia do Sancho beach from Brazil was voted the best beach in the world, Grace Bay beach from Turks and Caicos took second position, Eagle Beach from Aruba was third, Playa Paraiso from Cuba was fourth while Siesta Beach, Florida, US, was fifth overall.

La Concha Beach from Spain was rated sixth, Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres was seventh, Ramadhanagar Beach from Andaman and Nicobar Islands was eighth, Elafonissi Beach from Greece was ninth while Galapagos Beach from Ecuador took 10th position.

The Travellers’ Choice award winning beaches 2017 were voted based on millions of reviews from travellers across the world.

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