It is time to hit the beach this time of the year and if you are on the lookout for the perfect summer beach destination, here is a list of the top ten most beautiful in the world. Scan through the list and pick out a beach that you think would be perfect for the summer plans you have in mind.
1. Playa Norte Beach, Mexico
The Playa Norte Beach has very clean turquoise waters that everyone can enjoy. The water flows from the open sea making it a bit shallow. The beach can also be enjoyed by doing various activities like snorkeling and swimming.
The sunsets in Playa Norte are worth looking forward to, including its relaxing atmosphere that is perfect for those who really want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
2. Pink Sands, Bahamas
The Pink Sands is, of course, famous for its uniquely pink sand, and is considered the best pink sand beach in the world. The sand is a composition of broken shells, corals, small rocks, and calcium carbonate.
The pink color comes from microscopic shelled animals called Foraminifera. Various water activities such as swimming and snorkeling can also be done on this breathtaking beach.
3. Platjia de ses Illetes, Formentera
It is a beautiful virgin beach known for its white-grained sand and clear waters. It is one of the most frequented beaches in Formentera.
Its underwater posidonia meadow has been considered Human Heritage by Unesco. The beach is also popular among divers who enjoy its crystal clear waters.
4. Grace Bay, Turks and Caicos
Grace Bay has breathtaking surf and sand that tourists enjoy. The beach is about 12 miles of soft ashen sand and crystal clear waters. The beach is also great for snorkeling enthusiasts.
It is also near a golf course, shops and a lot of restaurants that tourists would be pleased to know about.
5. Rabbit Beach Lampedusa, Italy
Rabbit Beach is located between the coasts of Sicily and Tunisia in the island of Lampedusa in Italy. It is considered one of the best beaches in the country for its white sand and blue waters. It has become a tourist destination for its sheer beauty.
Its warm Mediterranean waters coupled with Italy’s rich history and culture have made this place special in the hearts of its visitors.
6. Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Whitehaven was awarded Queensland’s Cleanest Beach in 2008 by Keep Australia Beautiful in its Clean Beach Challenge and as the Eco-Friendly Beach in 2010 by CNN.com. It is famous for its white sand which is 98% silica.
The sand does not retain heat so it’s nice and comfortable to walk around the beach any time of the day. Smoking is strictly prohibited on this particular beach.
7. Anse Lazio in Praslin Island, Seychelles
The Anse Lazio is considered to be the best beach in Praslin. It is beautiful with clear turquoise waters and picturesque sceneries making it a tourist destination, especially for the people of Praslin.
It is also known as a romantic destination in Seychelles with spectacular sunsets to be enjoyed by lovers. You won’t believe that a beautiful place such as the Anse Lazio exists.
8. Hanalei Bay Beach Kauai, Hawaii
The Hanalei Bay is the largest bay on the island of Kauai. It is shaped like a half-moon, thus the name Hanalei which means “crescent moon”. The coral reefs grow at both ends of the bay.
A Japanese author named Haruki Murukami was so enraptured with the beauty of this bay that he once wrote a short story about it entitled Hanalei Bay. Tourists can enjoy kayaking, swimming, or yachting on its blue waters.
9. Flamenco Beach Culebra, Puerto Rico
This beach is located on the northern shore of Culebra, where the oldest wildlife preserves in the United States called Culebra National Wildlife Refuge, can be found.
It is famous for its white sand beach and the various activities that can be enjoyed by tourists like swimming, sport fishing, and diving. It is considered the second most beautiful beach in the world.
10. Baia do Sancho, Brazil
This beach is considered one of the best all in the world. It is famous for its emerald green waters and coral reefs. It is a secluded beach where you can enjoy solitude in its peaceful atmosphere.
It is very challenging to get to this beach, making it the reason for its seclusion. It is considered a paradise by many tourists who have seen and experienced its raw beauty.
Beaches are one of those destinations where you can just sit back and relax and enjoy the solitude, the sunsets, the people, and, for some, the bars. The beach is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy the sun when you have been spending indoors all winter. It is time to get a tan on the beach of your choice.