Watch Malcolm Robertson's report.
Two beaches in North Norfolk have been awarded Blue Flags for the very first time - but there has been disappointment for some of the region's other seaside resorts.
A total of 12 areas have been recognised by the Keep Britain Tidy group - which looks at safety and water quality.
Six of those are in north Norfolk, one is Suffolk and five are in Essex.
Lowestoft and Frinton both lost their flags.
- East Runton
- West Runton
- Sea Palling
- Thorpe Bay
- East Beach
- Shoebury Common