Three beaches in Malaysia have recently made it to the top 50 beaches of the World’s 100 best beaches survey conducted by international news network CNN.

Making the list are Perhentian Kecil Island in Terengganu at 13th place, Juara Beach (photo) in Pahang’s Tioman Island (21) and Tanjung Rhu in Langkawi (49).

The list, which is compiled from various sources, takes into account feedback from travellers, colleagues and readers as well as on-site visits and research, CNN said on its website.