To say that I like beaches, would be understating it. Nothing in the world can aptly describe my love for the rolling waves that wash up onto the beautiful beach sand and then recede back like a graceful ballerina. Maybe it’s the surreal beauty or perhaps the rhythmic flow of seawater that is so calming and upsetting at the same time. Well, to tell the truth, it attracts me like a moth to a night lamp. Beaches are indeed beautiful. One can never disagree with this, happen what may! Here’s listing the most beautiful of beaches from around the world. Speaking truly, there are hundreds of them, and to name just a few is an abomination, but nevertheless, let’s dive in!
- Matira Beach, Bora-Bora, French Polynesia
Stretching about a mile on the Southern end of the Bora-Bora Island, Matira Beach is a white sand beach and along with the lagoon is one of the most beautiful beaches in the entire world! The floor of the sea is flat and owing to its coral free sandy nature can be walked on quite easily, which makes it perfect for children to swim safely. The beach faces west and thus provides one of the most amazing sites in the world, of a sun setting into the waves.
- Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia
Fraser Island was referred to as ‘K’gari’ in the past by the Butchulla people. It literally means the Paradise. Fraser Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to many beautiful lakes and beaches. A beach highway by the name of Seventy-Five Mile Beach is a unique beach highway. But the most beautiful of all the lake and saltwater beaches of the Fraser Island is that of Lake Mckenzie. The water in the lake is so pure, that it is considered to be unusable for many water-borne species.
- Woolacombe Beach, United Kingdom
A popular surfing and family holiday spot, Woolacombe Beach is situated on the shores of North Devon, England. It is about 4.8 km or 3 miles long and the turquoise color water of Atlantic Ocean washes on its sandy beach. It won the award for the Britain’s Most Beautiful Beach in 2012 and 2014 and is also extremely popular among the European travellers as well. Enclosed by low cliffs on the either end of the beach, it provides a scenic view of the Lundy Island across from it.
- Anse Lazio, Seychelles
Anse Lazio is an extremely beautiful but remote island beach. It stretches on the northwestern shores of the Praslin Islands which can be located on the Map in the middle of the Indian Ocean, where it is present to the south of Socotra, and northeast of Madagascar. The celebrated travel guidebook, Lonely Planet has ranked Anse Lazio as the most beautiful beach on the Praslin Island.
- Camp’s Bay Beach, South Africa
One of the most magical of all the beaches in the world, the Camp’s Bay Beach is a beauty to behold. One of the biggest tourist spot in South Africa, the Camp’s Bay is located in Cape Town. The Beach is sandy and flat and provides a perfect view of the turquoise green ocean. It is hugely popular for its magnificent sunsets this beach’s beauty is hard to illustrate.
- Radhanagar Beach, Andaman & Nicobar Island
The beaches on the Havelock island on which Radhanagar Beach is situated are numerically numbered. Radhanagar or Beach number 6 is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and has been ranked the most beautiful beach in Asia in 2004 by the Time.The beach is huge in size and white sand is spread across it for miles. Connected by two boat ferries from Port Blair, this beach is one of the most important names on this list.
- Playa Paraiso, Cuba
This Cuban beach is breathtakingly beautiful. Formed more like a lagoon, Playa Paraiso is hardly affected by the waves or tides of the beach. The water is warm and the sand is one of the whitest and softest in the entire world. It is probably the most printed beach in travel brochure and movies. Paraiso literally means Paradise.
- El Castillo, Tulum, Mexico
Tulum is an ancient Mayan structure in Mexico which opens up to a seashore on its one side. One of the most beautiful places in Mexico, El Castillo Beach is so much more than a beach. It is a heritage and an air of mystical beauty looms around it. Backed by the fort foot limestones ruins of the El Castillo, one can sit and admire the beauty of it for hours and hours.
- White Beach, Aklan Province
Located on the Boracay island in the Philippines, the White Beach is situated on the Aklan Province. Along with other beaches in the region, the White beach has been awarded numerous awards and title for its breathtaking beauty. It is regarded as the best centre for relaxation, tranquility and nightlife. Boracay has been named as the Best Island Beach in the entire world by numerous travel magazines and guides.
- Flamenco Beach, Puerto Rico
Known for sports fishing, diving spots and beautiful swimming locations, the Flamenco Beach on the island of Puerto Rico is a wonderful place to be in. It is a widely agreed upon notion that Flamenco is the best beach of the Puerto Rico and even the Caribbean. The seafloor is covered with beautiful reefs and the sand is white in color. The entire beach is in the shape of a horseshoe.
- Platja Ses Illetes, Balearic Islands
Located about five kilometres from la Savina, the Platja Ses illetes is immensely popular for its crystal clear water. It has been named as a Human heritage by UNESCO and the beach and sea lovers from all over the world come here for the exceptional experience. It faces west and has fine-grained white sand is relatively quite small in size. If you are a true lover of the beaches, do not miss this one out!
- Baia do Sancho, Brazil
The most important and beautiful feature of this Brazilian beach is the amazing emerald sparkling water. Along with that, it offers great solitude for the ones who like to travel alone or hate crowded beaches. This may be due to the inaccessibility of this beach and the challenging path one has to take to reach it. Beautiful coral reefs are spread across the sea floor. This is one of a kind beach, silent and beautiful.
- Rabbit Beach, Island of Sicily
A remote beach on an island of Lampedusa off the coast of Sicily is the most beautiful island in Europe. Known by the name of Rabbit Beach, this beautiful beach is a reserve of unspoiled nature and can only be accessed by boats. Its aquamarine colored clear water is absolute favorite among the travellers. Rabbit Beach was also named the most beautiful beach in the world by popular votes on TripAdvisor.
- Elafonissi Beach, Greece
Located on the western coast of Crete, Elafonissi Beach is a beautiful sandy beach. Famous for its clean sparkling water of blue and green shade, it is one of the most amazing beaches of Greece. The sand is of pink tint which gives the whole beach a magical hue. This is indeed one of the most exotic beaches for one to visit.
- El Nido, Philippines
One of the most beautiful and enigmatic of all the beaches in the world, El Nido is what dreams are made of. Nicknamed as Heaven on Earth, El Nido is by far the most beautiful beach on this list. Its ecosystem and the natural splendor surpasses the beauty of every other beach on this list. Unlike other beautiful beaches in The Philippines, the most beautiful of all the feature of El Nido is the lagoon which indeed looks something out of Paradise.
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