Croatian Beach Recognized as One of 2023’s Top 30 Beaches Worldwide

One Croatian beach has been named on the list of the 31 Best Beaches in the World for 2023 by international magazine Time Out.

Time Out complied a list of the world’s most exceptional beaches.

Despite the shared elements of sun, sea, and sand, no two beaches are identical due to the uniqueness of nature. Whether it’s volcanic black sand expanses or vibrant urban shorelines, each is extraordinary, the popular magazine says in its introduction. 

Coming in at No. 1 on the list was Railay Beach in Thailand, followed by Hyams Beach in New South Wales, Australia and Shipwreck Beach in Zakynthos, Greece. 

Croatian Gem Shines Among the 30 Best Beaches in the World for 2023

Railay Beach in Thailand

Whilst no Croatian beach featured among the top ten, Zlatni Rat on the island of Brač, which is arguably Croatia’s most famous beach, came in at No. 27 on the list. 

“Croatia’s most famous beach? Zlatni Rat might just take the crown. Found on the gorgeous island of Brač (a 50-minute ferry from Split), this shapeshifter changes size and length depending on the tide. That is amazing enough in itself, but all thoughts of natural curiosity tend to subside when faced with the sheer beauty of it. Get in the shade of the pine trees and enjoy a lazy afternoon of watching the kite-surfers do their thing,” Time Out writes. 

Croatia's famous Zlatni rat beach has a doppelganger

Zlatni rat beach (Photo credit:Boris Kačan)

Best Beaches in the World by Time Out

1. Railay Beach -Thailand
2. Hyams Beach – Australia
3. Shipwreck Beach – Greece
4. Anse Source d’Argent – Seychelles
5. Arco Magna – Italy
6. Barafundle Bay – Wales
7. North Bay Beach – Turks and Caicos
8. Cala Llombards – Spain
9. El Matador State Beach – USA
10. Stokksnes – Iceland

27. Zlatni Rat – Croatia 

You can check the full list out here. 

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