Best Beaches on Earth

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Travel + Leisure’s first-ever best beaches survey reveals where to plant your umbrella in the sand, whether you’re looking for seclusion or wildlife viewing.

Playa Kalki, Curaçao

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Best for Activities: Curaçao has seen an influx of visitors thanks to its appearance on NBC’s Bachelorette. But Playa Kalki, No. 3 for activities, has long been prized by expert divers for its reefs and limestone coves, home to eagle rays and damselfish.

Best Beaches on Earth

Playa Kalki, Curaçao

Best for Activities: Curaçao has seen an influx of visitors thanks to its appearance on NBC’s Bachelorette. But Playa Kalki, No. 3 for activities, has long been prized by expert divers for its reefs and limestone coves, home to eagle rays and damselfish.

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