Time spent at the beach is time well spent. A holiday to a beach is the perfect excuse to get away from the daily routine into a relaxing zone, it not only calms and soothes the mind but also provides a feeling of serenity, offers breathtaking scenery, and a chance to unwind and experience natural wonders of the world.
So, Here is a list of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world:
1. Elafonissi beach, Greece
Elafonissi Beach, also known as ‘pink beach’ is a beach located close to the southwestern corner of the southwestern coast of the Mediterranean island of Crete. The sand of this beach has turned pink due to the crushing of tons of seashells which offers a spectacular view of the coastline of this beach.
2. Anse Source D’ Argent, Seychelles
Anse Source D’ Argent beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world located in the south-western part of La Digue in Seychelles and is known to be one of the most photographed beaches in the world. This beach offers a perfect mix of blue-turquoise waters along with the golden sand, with great granite boulders by the shore, making it a perfect destination for taking a break from the daily activities of your life.
3. Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Whitehaven beach is a part of the largest coral reef in the world, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. It is located in Whitsunday Island off the coast of Queensland, Australia and is well known for its white sand which consists of 98% pure silica that reflects sand because of which, even on blazing summer heat days, it does not get too hot.
4. Navagio Beach, Greece
Navagio Beach, also known as the ‘shipwreck beach’ is one of the most photographed beaches in the world. It is called ‘shipwreck beach’ because of the shipwreck of a boat that washed down here that used to transport illegal cigarettes. This mesmerizing beach is framed with limestone cliffs and the turquoise colour of the sea makes it one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
5. Camps Bay Beach, South Africa
Camps Bay Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world that is located in the suburb of Cape Town, South America. This beach is very well known for its white sand beach which when mixed with the blue waters offers a great sight. It has the Azure Atlantic mountain range on one side and Twelve Apostles mountain range on the other which makes it an interesting tourist destination for people all over the world.
6. Blue Lagoon Turkey
Blue Lagoon Beach is a secluded place in east Bali which is also known as an underwater paradise. This place offers a huge variety of marine life including reef sharks, stonefish and much more. You can even go snorkelling and diving around this beach.
7. Bingin beach, Indonesia
Located in the southern part of Bali, this place serves as a great spot for sunset lovers. You must take a decent view of the white sand and mesmerizing blue waters from the top cliffs before going towards the beach. This place is a great spot for people who love surfing as it offers great waves for surfing.
8. McWay Beach, California
McWay Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. This beach has an 80-foot-tall waterfall that flows directly onto the sandy shore of McWay beach. This beach offers a spectacular view of the waterfalls as well as the sea from its shore.
9. Bamburgh beach, England
Bamburgh Beach is one of the best beaches in England. It is located in Northumberland, UK. The castle, which is believed to be constructed in the 6th century, located on one shore of the beach makes this place even more attractive. This beach is a good choice if you want to go on long walks any time of the day.
10. Punalu’u Black sand beach, Hawaii
Punalu’u Beach is a black sand beach located on the southeastern Ka’u coast on the island of Hawaii. It is said that ancient Hawaiians used to dive into Punaluu’s ocean water for freshwater during the time of droughts. This a very good place to just lay down and enjoy the sun and also to perform any of the sports activities on the beach.