What makes a golden stretch one of the best beaches in the world? Pristine sand and clean water, for starters. The rest depends on your fondness for wildlife, water sports, creature comforts and G-strings, or your threshold for doing absolutely nothing at all. Ours is not an exhaustive list, but we think it has something for every kind of bum – from a textbook tropical paradise in the Seychelles to a surprisingly empty strip of sand in France. So start checking for flights (check travel restrictons first, of course), then, get ready to feel the best sand in the world between your toes this summer.
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