Elafonissi Beach

Elafonissi Beach

TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its 2013 Travellers’ Choice® Beaches Awards, based entirely on feedback from millions of TripAdvisor travellers.

Emma Shaw, TripAdvisor spokesperson, said: “These awards recognise the best beaches in the UK and beyond, according to those that really matter – travellers that have visited these beaches and given them the highest levels of praise.

“Huge congratulations to Swansea’s Rhossili Bay for beating many of the most exotic beaches across the globe.” 

10 Best Beaches in Europe

1. Rabbit Beach, Sicily - Italy

2. Playa de las Catedrales, Ribadeo - Spain

3. Rhossili Bay, Rhossili, Swansea - Wales, UK

4. Playa de ses Illetes, Formentera - Spain

5. Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe, Devon - England, UK

6. Elafonissi  Beach, Elafonissi, Crete - Greece

7. Iztuzu Beach, Dalyan - Turkey

8. La Pelosa Beach, Stintino, Sardinia - Italy

9. Porthminster Beach, St Ives, Cornwall - England, UK

10. St Pauls Bay, Lindos, Rhodes - Greece

Have you visited any of these beaches? Tell us what you think of them in the comments below or tweet us @FemaleFirst_UK

For cheap 2013 holiday deals click here now!