At the beach, you can hear the sound of the waves crashing against the shore, smell the pungent seawater in the air, and feel the gritty sand between your toes. Going to the beach means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. For me, I find that I’m very relaxed and calm when I’m at the beach. For some people, going to the beach means that they can get to show off their beach body and enjoy their summer vacation.
Well, you don’t really have to wait for summer to go to the beach. You can definitely visit the beach at any time of the year. Here are some of the amazing beaches you should visit today.
Ora Beach, Indonesia
Ora Beach can be found at the northwest shore of the island of Seram in Indonesia. Among a lot of amazing beaches that Indonesia has to offer, Ora Beach stands at the top of the list. It is notable for its almost untouched natural environment and the privacy that it offers to its guests. It is even called the Maldives of Indonesia because of the little rentable tiki huts.
Unlike Bali that gets a ton of Indonesian beach hype, Ora Beach doesn’t get that much of hype, which actually works to the advantage of Ora Beach because guests can enjoy the beauty of the beach without the hassle of bumping into so many people. It creates this picture of having a private beach of your own.
Blue Lagoon, Ölüdeniz, Turkey
The Blue Lagoon can be found in the town of Ölüdeniz, which is located on the Turquoise Coast of southwestern Turkey. The name Ölüdeniz literally translates to “dead sea” because of its calm waters. Moreover, the Blue Lagoon is one of the things that Ölüdeniz is famous for because of the color of its water, which is a mix of a perfect turquoise and aquamarine.
Guests can enjoy a lot of fun activities such as paragliding and diving. There are a lot of amazing caves and a lot of marine life to be discovered. Additionally, guests can totally relax and enjoy because the place is a national marine sanctuary. It means that there aren’t any resorts to pollute the place.
Navagio, Zakynthos Island, Greece
Navagio, also popularly called the Shipwreck Beach, is a stunning crescent beach that can only be accessed by boat. It is also the home of the famous shipwreck Panagiotis. This is the cause why the beach is also named the “Smuggler’s Cove”.
Navagio is surrounded by strikingly sheer cliffs, which is part of the beach’s charm along with the white sands and the azure waters.
Anse Source d’Argent, La Digue, Republic of Seychelles
Anse Source d’Argent is probably the most popular beach in Seychelles. It features towering cliffs and incredibly fine sand that makes it a certified must-see tourist destination and one of the most photographed beaches that the world has to offer.
Anse Source d’Argent is located on the La Digue Island where you can find the rare black paradise flycatcher bird.
Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Tofino is one of the two gems that is located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. It offers guests with crystal clear water, white sand, and a chance to have the best surfing experience.
Incidentally, it is not uncommon to see bears enjoying the beach as well. So, be sure to have your camera handy as well as an air horn.
Pink Sands Beach, Bahamas
Pink Sands Beach can be found along the eastern Atlantic Ocean side of Harbour Island. Its pink sand stretches for about three-something miles and is estimated to be around 50 to 100 feet wide.
The pink sands on Pink Sands Beach got its color from a single-celled organism called foraminifera that has a bright pink shell and from the surrounding red corals. This pink sandy beach is, without a doubt, Instagram worthy.
Whitehaven Beach, Australia
Whitehaven Beach is found on Whitsunday Island, which is right at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. The beach is famous for its perfect white sand and brilliant turquoise waters. It is being protected by Whitsunday Islands National Park and boasts miles of untouched coastline.
You can also see a number of coves, lagoons, and inlets on the beach. The beach is quite secluded and so it is the perfect place to have your “me” time and do whatever you want to do.
Now those are 7 of the best beaches in the world. There are a lot of other amazing beaches to be discovered. So, go get your things ready and start to plan your next beach getaway.