Best beach in the world 2012: Providenciales beach Turks and CaicosAlamy

Tripadvisor has just released its list of the world's best beaches 2012, culled together from millions of readers' reviews. The winner is a little-known paradise to Brits, despite having also won awards from Conde Nast Traveller and the World Travel Awards for several years running. Check out this delectable picture gallery of the world's top 15 beaches according to Tripadvisor. How many do you think deserve to be on the list?

The best beaches in the world (according to Tripadvisor)

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