50 best beaches in the world
Wednesday 13 June 2001
If life isn't exactly a beach at the moment, why not improve matters? Pack up your bucket and spade and head for some of the world's finest shores.
Charlotte Packer and her panel of experts will help you get the sand between your toes
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Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand.
Mackenzie's Bay, Australia.
Fraser Island, Australia.
Bondi Beach, Australia.
Marovo, Solomon Islands.
Wineglass Bay, Tasmania
Dead Sea, Israel
Durdle Door, Dorset.
Alum Bay, Isle of Wight.
Holkham Bay, Norfolk.
Rhossili Bay, Wales.
Portrush, Co Antrim.
West Sands, Scotland.
Reighton Sands, Yorkshire.
Bossiney Haven, nr Tintagel
Traigh Stir, Scotland.
Woolacombe Sands, Devon
Fistral Bay, Newquay
Sandalwood Bay, Scotland.
Porthcurno Bay, Cornwall
NB: Details were checked at the time of going to press but are liable to change.
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