Everyone loves a good beach. I mean, why wouldn’t you? It’s the perfect place to have fun, relax and spend some quality time with friends and family. There are literally hundreds of beaches all around the world. Every one of them is beautiful on their own way. However, we have decided to compile a list of the 10 best beaches in the world. It’s not easy to choose the best one but listed below are our 10 versions of the best beaches.
10. Navagio Beach
Navagio Beach is the beach that you often see on the postcards coming from Greece. It is located in an isolated cove in Zakynthos Island and you can only go there via boats.
It is a beautiful beach that has lots of limestone cliffs, white sandy beaches, and clear blue water. It’s a tourist attraction for thousands of people each year.
9. The Baths
The Baths are located on the southern tip of Virgin Gorda which is the third-largest island of the British Virgin Islands. The beach contains huge boulders all over the place that form some sort of amazing tunnels and grottoes. These are open to the sea and flood during high tide. For a more dramatic view, the sandy beaches are lined with palm trees giving a complete picture from the books.
Tapuaetai, which means One Foot Island, is a small islet in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands. This beach won the Australia’s Leading Beach award back in 2008. You can get a stunning view of the Aitutaki lagoon. You can also walk on a sandbank to a decent distance when the tide is low.
7. Zlatni Rat
Also known as the Golden Beach, this is one of the most famous beaches in the world and a top tourism place in Croatia. Zlatni Rat is a narrow white pebble beach which changes its shape depending on the tide, wind, and the currents. It is located in the city of Bol.
If you are looking for a beautiful beach where the photos come out amazing, then move to Turkey. Oludeniz is a small village on the southwest coast of Turkey on the Aegean Sea. It has a sandy beach on a blue lagoon. The best part about this beach is the turquoise shade it is colored in. The beach is considered as the best place to paraglide due to its amazing panoramic view.
5. Anse Source D’Argent
You will probably recognize this beach as it has been featured a number of times on various magazines. Anse Source D’Argent is located on La Digue, on the smaller island of Seychelles. This particular beach contains a perfect combination of large granite boulders holding their ground on the coastline with pink sand beaches and coconut palms complimenting it.
Tulum is one of the most visited sites in Mexico. It used to serve as the port for the Mayan City of Coba at one point. The beach was created back in the early days of 1200 AD. Even though the beach is spectacular on its own, there is a Mayan ruin nearby so that makes the place even special.
3. Trunk Bay
Trunk Bay is a National Park beach located in St. John in the United States, Virgin Islands. This beach attracts a host of ship cruise passengers. The beach has lots of facilities including a snack bar, showers, restrooms, and even lifeguards. But the best feature is the underwater trail for snorkeling along the coral reefs.
2. Maya Bay
Maya Bay is located on the hills of Koh Phi Phi Leh, the second largest Island of the Phi Islands. The bay has an array of marine lives and provides a great place for divers. It is surrounded by a ring of steep limestones hills. It is a great place for a tourist to visit and have a good time.
1. Whitehaven Beach
Located on the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven is a 6 km long beach that consists of sand which is 98% pure silica. The sand there is so pure that it has been used to build the lens of the Hubble Telescope. Located near the beach is a cove where the tide shifts the sand to form beautiful colors.