1. Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Located on the Whitsunday Island, this beach is only accessible by boat and there are no human constructions. Its sand is some of the purest on earth, made up of 98% pure silica. If you were thinking of taking some of this rare sand home, think again, because penalties can reach up to $5000!
2. Punalu’u Beach Park,Hawaii
Even if you’re not be the only tourists there, it is worth the trip! This black sand was created when hot erupting lava met cold ocean water, exploding into tiny, black bits of sand. Human are not the only ones attracted by this unique phenomenon; sea turtles also visit all year long!
3. Nungwi, Zanzibar
When you walk on this beach, the sand actually squeaks under your feet, and that is the unmistakable sign that you are in a very special place! If you ever find yourself in this part of the world, make the detour!
4. Trunk Bay, Virgin Islands
Sometimes you don’t even have to leave your country to see amazing, breathtaking places. Trunk beach is located in the United States Virgin Islands and its beauty attracts thousands of tourists every year. Next year, be one of them!
5. Santa Monica, California
Even closer to some, Santa Monica beach is, by its simple beauty, one of the most beautiful beaches in the US. The sea is crystal clear, the sun is present for 300 days a year, and the beautiful white sand makes this beach a small paradise.
6. Maya Bay, Thailand
Surrounded and protected by a ring of steep lime-stones, this beach attracts many tourists that want to admire the beautiful beach…and breathtaking marine life underneath!
7.Navagio Beach, Greece
Legend has it that a smugglers ship wrecked onto this beach in the 1980s to escape from the Greek authorities…So if you are dreaming of crystal clear waters and treasure islands, dash off to Navagio Beach, also called Smugglers Cove. Who knows, you might encounter the ghost of a smuggler wondering around…
8. Kadmat Island, India
In the Lakshadweep archipelago, Kadmat is not an easy destination to get to and has only one hotel, with a maximum capacity of 50 guests! So if you are willing to make the trip, you will be rewarded with the luxury of finding white-sanded beaches and turquoise waters all to yourself!
9. Playa Medina, Venezuela
With its exuberant vegetation, its palm trees, its green waters and its fine sand, this is the ideal destination for those seeking to relax and be surrounded by nature.
10. Anse Source d’Argent, Seychelles
There is a reason this is one of the most publicized beaches in the world: the scenery makes you automatically say “WOW”. It is the exact beach of heaven that you’ve imagined: palm trees, whitish-pink sand, calm and clear waters…
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