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Epic beach fails: the brochure vs reality

Love Exploring Logo By Lottie Gross of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 41: We've all gazed longingly at images of white-sand beaches, swaying palms and crystalline oceans. But not everything is always as it seems in those holiday brochures. From clever photography angles to over-zealous editing, there are plenty of tricks that will make you believe you're going to paradise, when in reality it's all a little bit disappointing. Here are some of the world's beaches where the pictures don't quite match real life...

Disappointing beaches

We've all gazed longingly at images of white-sand beaches, swaying palms and crystalline oceans. But not everything is always as it seems in those holiday brochures. From clever photography angles to over-zealous editing, there are plenty of tricks that will make you believe you're going to paradise, when in reality it's all a little bit disappointing. Here are some of the world's beaches where the pictures don't quite match real life...
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