Beach Inspector has spent more than three years evaluating more than 1,500 stretches of sand in 52 holiday destinations to find the best in five categories. You can view all of the winning beaches on Beach Inspector’s website. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the WOW Beach winners.Manda Bay, KenyaManda Bay, Kenya Located on Manda Island, within the Lamu archipelago close to the northern coast of Kenya.Whitehaven Beach, Whitsunday IslandWhitehaven Beach Whitsunday Island, Australia No hotels, houses, water sports or gastronomy on the beach considered to be Australia’s finest.Praia de Joao de Arens, AlgarvePraia de João de Arens, Portugal  Small beach in the western Algarve, set between cliffs named after the shepherd who once lived here.Canto de la Playa, Dominican RepublicCanto de la Playa, Dominican Republic Tropical paradise on the island of Isla Saona, off the southeastern tip of the Dominican Republic.Pai Plong Beach, ThailandPai Plong Beach, Ruffian, Thailand Set between Ao Nang Beach and Ton Sai beaches, Pai Plong is completely enclosed by limestone rocks and lush vegetation.