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The world's #2 best beach is in Australia

By Sangeeta Kocharekar November 30, 2017
BEACH

Because of course it is.

FlightNetwork released their annual list of top 50 best beaches around the world, and to no one's surprise, the #2 slot went to Whitsunday Islands' Whitehaven Beach. According to the company who surveyed more than 600 travel journalists editors, bloggers and agencies to formulate the list, the Queensland beach is a "paradise to remember" with its "baby-power-like sand". 

"Visitors can only access this 7 kilometers of coastline along the warm, clear waters of the Coral Sea by helicopter or seaplane to experience this spectacular island.

"Seeing all of that untouched natural beauty from above will make you believe in a tropical utopia with glowing sands and crystalline beaches."

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Other Aussie beaches who made the list were Australia's Hyams Beach at #8 and Shoal Bay at #43, both on NSW's South Coast. 

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The #1 slot went to Grace Bay in the Atlantic Ocean's Turks and Caicos for being an ideal place for swimmers to enjoy consistent plush sands.