10 Most Beautiful Beaches in the World

Most beautiful beaches in the world

Beach holiday is a perfect way to escape the daily obligations and noises. And whether you’re in the mood for a stroll on a windswept beach leading up to an ancient castle, relaxing on a white sandy paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean or taking a breather after catching a few early morning waves.

This list features some of the most beautiful beaches in the world that you can check out!

Anse Source D’Argent, La Digue Island, Seychelles

The beach, located along La Digue island, provides prime photo ops thanks to its pure white sands and other-worldly looking boulders. Also it is one of the most beautiful and blue beaches that you will ever see.

Anse Source D Argent Beach in Seychelles

Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia

The beach features blue and green waters, a number of covers, lagoons and inlets, and sands consisting of mostly white silica, which gives it that bright white color.

Aerial view of Whitehaven beach in Australia

Its remote location means it’s rarely ever crowded and makes it an ideal spot to indulge in a bit of “you” time, be it sunbathing or cracking open that book you’ve been meaning to read.

Le Morne, Mauritius

Le Morne is noteworthy for its two-and-a-half miles of sugar-soft sand densely lined with palm and pine-like filao trees.

Aerial view of Island of Mauritius

The sheltered lagoon waters stretch to the horizon and the kitesurfing conditions are perhaps the best in the world. For dramatic effect, the nearby Le Morne Mountain looms large.

Bai Sao, Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Thinking of idyllic beaches? There is a high chance that Bai Sao’s landscape will come to mind. White sands, crystal-clear waters, low-hanging palm trees and beach bars. It’s an ideal location for anyone looking to escape the stress of daily life for a while.

Boats at Bai Sao in Vietnam

Saud Beach, Luzon, Philippines

Its white sand pitches gradually into the clear-as-glass water, like a real-world example of a zero-entry swimming pool. Swim in the peaceful waves, lunch under a thatch-roof cabana under the palms.

Saud beach in Philippines

Clearwater Beach, Florida

A 1,350 miles of coastline grant Florida some of the most beautiful beaches in the U.S. Clearwater Beach is popular for its headlining virtue, but powdery white sands, flame-colored sunsets, and great weather year-round are other big perks.

Bridge next to Clearwater beach in Florida

It’s not out of the ordinary to spot dolphins leaping over the water and pelicans hanging out with the fishermen on Pier 60. If a break from all that Florida sunshine is in order, visit the sea turtles, stingrays, and penguins at Clearwater Marine Aquarium.

La Pelosa Beach, Sardinia, Italy

Beachgoers must pay an entry fee online and, once there, use beach mats under their towels, refrain from smoking, and wear a bracelet signaling payment. Of course, these things prevent overcrowding so everyone can enjoy La Pelosa’s sands, baked bone-white by the Mediterranean sun.

Boats in water next to coast of Sardinia

An Aragonese stone watchtower on neighboring Asinara island completes the scene. Other must-see Sardinian beaches include Porto Giunco, Spiaggia La Cinta, Cala Mariolu, and Spiaggia di Cala Coticcio.

Matira Beach, Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Matira Beach gets a mention for its size, cleanliness, easy access, and incredible beauty. Picture fluffy white sand, calm turquoise water as far as the eye can see, and lush volcanic hills peaking in the distance.

Houses in water in Bora Bora

Matira is Bora Bora’s biggest public beach, yet its scene is mellow and subdued. Beachgoers are usually napping on towels, wading in the knee-deep water, or visiting the beach’s boutiques and affordable cafes.

Horseshoe Bay Beach, Bermuda

Situated on Bermuda’s South Shore, this pink sand beach, which is made of a blend of crushed coral, is one of the island’s most popular stretches of sand. Families come here to splash in its turquoise water and build blush-colored sandcastles.

Coast of Horseshoe bay in Bermuda
Sheraton Huzhou ©

Meanwhile, active travelers love exploring its hidden caves, trekking its trails to Warwick Long Bay and enjoying water sports like snorkeling and paddleboarding.

Navagio Beach, Zakynthos, Greece

Nicknamed Shipwreck Beach because of the shipwrecked vessel that washed up onto its shore in the 1980s, Navagio Beach boasts a breathtaking setting on the northwestern coast of Zakynthos. What’s left of the boat, which sits in the middle of the pebbly beach, is surrounded by vertical cliffs overlooking the turquoise Ionian Sea.

Boats on the coast of Navagio beach in Greece

Beach activities are limited to swimming and sunbathing. However, Navagio Beach’s isolated location, which is only accessible by boat from Porto Vromi, means you’ll likely see other noteworthy sights, such as the Blue Caves and Bohali Castle, on your way to and from the shore.

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Hello! I’m Sara, a Croatian native. I’ve traveled all over the world and have knocked out some amazing cities and countries off my bucket list.




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