If you're a beach lover, you know that nothing beats the feeling of sand between your toes and the sound of waves crashing against the shore. From crystal-clear waters to stunning landscapes, beaches offer a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Here are ten of the best beaches in the world, each with its unique charm and beauty.
1. WHITEHAVEN BEACH WHITSUNDAYS AUSTRALIA
Whitehaven Beach, Australia: With its white silica sand and turquoise waters, Whitehaven Beach is a true paradise. Located on Whitsunday Island, this beach is a must-visit for those who want to enjoy the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Discover this beach in more detail on the area website - https://www.hamiltonisland.com.au/things-to-do/whitehaven-beach
Whitehaven beach photo by Zhimai Zhang
2. Maya Bay Koh Phi Phi Lei Thailand
Maya Bay, Thailand: The stunning Maya Bay was made famous by the movie "The Beach" and for good reason. With its crystal-clear waters and lush jungle surroundings, it's no wonder why this beach is a popular destination for travelers. too popular. If ever there was a beach which is just ruined by the visitors then this is it! We may have to relegate this beach to a top 50.. See this short
Thailand is one of the worlds top spots to travel in generally being a wonder in itself, easy to get around friendly and exotic. So many go to Thailand and at some point head for the islands (Koh).
Image credit (for getting a shot without people) - Photo by Silent Sightseer: https://www.pexels.com/photo/beautiful-rock-formations-on-body-of-water-11720472/
3. Anse Source d'Argent, Seychelles
This iconic beach is located on the island of La Digue and is known for its stunning rock formations, turquoise waters, and powdery white sand. Anse Source d'Argent is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or a peaceful escape from the world.
4. Bondi Beach, Australia
This iconic beach is located in Sydney and is a popular destination for both locals and tourists. With its wide stretch of sand, surfing opportunities, and bustling atmosphere, Bondi Beach is the perfect place to soak up the sun and enjoy the Australian lifestyle.
5. El Nido, Philippines
The stunning El Nido is a true tropical paradise, with its crystal-clear waters, towering limestone cliffs, and abundant marine life. This beach is a popular destination for snorkeling and scuba diving, making it a must-visit for those who love the ocean.
6. Zlatni Rat, Croatia
This iconic beach is located on the island of Brač and is known for its distinctive shape and turquoise waters. With its stunning scenery and lively atmosphere, Zlatni Rat is the perfect place to soak up the sun and enjoy the Croatian way of life. It does get busy with people keen to instagram themselves on the beach. The direction of the 'tail' is not consistent and moves with the effects of weather and tide. Zlatni Rat translated to 'Golden War' we are left confused by the name.
7. Maui, Hawaii
With its stunning sunsets, turquoise waters, and lush landscapes, Maui is a true tropical paradise. This Hawaiian island is a popular destination for surfing, snorkeling, and beach-hopping, making it a must-visit for those who love the ocean.
8. Ipanema Beach, Brazil
This iconic beach is located in Rio de Janeiro and is known for its stunning scenery, lively atmosphere, and fashionable beachgoers. Whether you want to relax on the sand or join in the festivities, Ipanema Beach is the perfect place to soak up the sun and enjoy the Brazilian way of life. Brazil is a popular country to trave in and you may well find flights direct to Rio De Janiero so this beach is one of moderate difficulty to reach.
9. Koukounaries Beach, Skiathos Greece
A kilometer long beach with golden sand and crystal clear waters synonemous with the Greek islands. You might be fooled into thinking it is real gold such is the colour and specular nature.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
This fab beach is located in the heart of the Riviera Maya and is known for its turquoise waters, lush jungle surroundings, and vibrant nightlife. Whether you want to relax on the sand or party the night away, Playa del Carmen is the perfect place to soak up the sun and enjoy Mexican culture.
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In conclusion, these ten beaches offer a diverse range of experiences, from the white sands of Whitehaven Beach to the golden sand of Koukounaries Beach. You should not try to visit all of these beaches! It would take too long and some of them are in countries that are simply not worth visiting just for a beach.
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