Travel experts say Africa has some of the world's best beaches in 2018

They can be found in South Africa, Kenya and Seychelles.

Anse Source d'Argent, La Digue Island in Seychelles is the best beach in Africa (Cornelia Doerr Getty)

These travel-obsessed journalists, editors, bloggers, and agencies have decided that Africa has four of the most beautiful seashores the world has to offer.

These beaches were ranked according to their beauty, remoteness, sand and water quality, average days of sunshine, and average annual temperature.

They are:

First on the continent and eighth across the globe is this spectacular seashore in Seychelles, . It is so astounding, it has been rated as the world's most photographed beach, according to Flight Network.

This picture perfect beach has a lovely mixture of vivid aquamarine water, boulders, and golden sand that shimmers at sunset. The result is an absolutely magnificent scenery.

This is the second best beach in Africa and 11th globally. It is home to monkeys, the world's largest fish, and the whale shark.

Voted Africa's leading beach destination for the third time running since 2015, according to Wikipedia, it is a popular spot for kitesurfing, skydiving, jet skiing, and snorkelling.

It is also known as the softest beach in the world.

This beach boasts of beautiful white sand and clear turquoise water. It also has soft, golden sands, coconut palm trees, and a sheltered cove, ideal for snorkelling.

It has a 4.5 rating and has been ranked as the #1 of 24 things to do in Praslin Island on TripAdvisor, a popular travel site.

Anse Lazio is the third best beach in Africa and the 13th globally.

This is one of the most beautiful and secluded beaches you will ever see. Here, you get the quiet and peace you could ever want as well as a breathtaking view of the surrounding forest and majestic hillside castles.

This piece of natural paradise is the perfect spot to read a good book, picnic, sunbathe and simply relax. It is reached via a gravel road and a stairway on a cliff.

It is the fourth on the continent and the 16th globally.

See the 2018 list of the world's best beaches here.

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