The World’s Best Beaches!

Here are some of the finest beaches in the world as preferred by most travelers and recommended by most travel sites. Standings were based from what the beaches have to offer to its visitors like the hotel accommodations, amenities, ambiance, activities, accessibility, food, hospitality and it’s natural beach. But mainly for their natural beauty! Enjoy!

Myrtos Beach, Greece

Myrtos Beach is situated in the region of Pylaros, in the north-west of Kefalonia, Greece. The beach is situated between the feet of two mountains, Agia Dynati and Kalon Oros. Myrtos is world-famous for the magical colors of the water (from sky-blue to dark blue, green-blue and turquoise) contrasting with the bright white of the smooth marble pebbles from which it is formed. In the evening when the sun is on the horizon, the water is tinted by magnificent colors, (red, yellow, purple, orange), as the sun disappears. The location of the beach, with steep mountains and tall cliffs behind, is imposing and magical.

Mahé Island, Seychelles

Mahé is the largest island of the Seychelles, lying in the north east of the nation. The most remote beaches are on the south and west coasts of Mahe, while the east coast is more developed. The north coast has the best of both worlds: beautiful beaches plus great restaurants and lodging establishments. There is a main highway that follows the coastal contours of the island, hugging the coast around almost the entire island. Mahé has 3 main beaches, Beau Vallon, Victoria and North Mahé.

Beau Vallon have gorgeous white sands, and is found on the Northwest part of Mahé. Beau Vallon is a very quiet beach, and the water is deeper here than most beaches. Snorkelling and diving are good off Beau Vallon, and swimming is great.

Negril Beach, Jamaica

Negril is a small but widely dispersed beach resort town located across parts of two Jamaican parishes of Westmoreland and Hanover. Westmoreland is the westernmost parish in Jamaica, located on the south side of the island. Downtown Negril, the West End cliff resorts to the south of downtown, and the southern portion of the so-called “seven mile beach” are in Westmoreland. The beach’s length is the stuff of legends–it’s actually little more than four miles in length, but tourists and travel writers insist on the “seven-mile” label. The northernmost resorts on the beach are in Hanover Parish.

It’s almost impossible to describe the Natural beauty of Negril. Its powdery white sand beaches fringed by lush tropical trees and vegetation. The amazing luminosity of the blue water, the green foliage, the sky, the sand…and even the air which palpitates around you!

Bondi Beach, Australia

Bondi Beach  is a popular beach and the name of the surrounding suburb in Sydney, Australia.

Bondi Beach is the end point of the City to Surf Fun Run which is held each year in August. The race attracts over 63,000 entrants who complete the 14 km run from the central business district of Sydney to Bondi Beach. Other annual activities at Bondi Beach include Flickerfest, Australia’s premier international short film festival in January, World Environment Day in June, and Sculpture By The Sea in November. In addition to many activities, the Bondi Beach Markets is open every Sunday. Many Irish and British tourists spend Christmas Day at the beach. An Oceanway connects Bondi to South Head to the north and other beaches to the south up to Coogee.

Bali Island, Indonesia

Bali is an Indonesian island located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. From palm fringed white sand on the east coast to the wilder black sand beaches on the west coast, with sleepy undisturbed coves in-between. Kuta beach, Seminyak, Nusa Dua or Jimbaran just to mention the most famous. Bali is currently one of the world’s most popular touristic destinations and offers a great number of fabulous beaches. Kuta Beach is one of them. Kilometers of white sand and breathtaking sunsets, Kuta beach is one of Indonesia’s major tourist destinations that also features an animated and vibrant nightlife.

 Phucket, Thailand

The most beautiful beaches are found on the west coast, separated by rocky coves and headlands.
Whereas the east coast comprises mainly limestone shoals, a few sandy beaches, and spectacular limestone islands that adorn the horizon. Coral gardens full of exotic marine life are plentiful in the emerald waters surrounding the island.

The most popular areas are Patong, Kata and Karon, however nearly all the beaches along the west coast are frequented by locals and tourists alike with the northern beaches on the west coast remaining quieter and less developed.

El Nido Islands, Philippines

El Nido Islands Philippines is a first class municipality and managed resource protected area in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. It is about 420 kilometers southwest of Manila, and about 238 kilometers northeast of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital.

El Nido Islands Philippines has over 50 beaches to discover, also find enchanting lagoons with tranquil turquoise-green water, caves that can take you to hidden beaches, and a very diverse variety of wildlife.

El Nido Islands Philippines is a top destination for island hopping and marine and wildlife reserve. Scuba diving is also a popular activity here with over 30 dive sites for varying levels and skills, from taking the plunge and learning to dive for the first time, to perfecting your expertise and advancing your qualifications.

Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

The Waikīkī skyline is now dotted with an abundance of both high-rises and resort hotels. The beach is actually fairly short, with half of it marked off for surfers. For some distance into the ocean the water is quite shallow, although there are numerous rocks on the bottom. As with most ocean beaches the waves can have some force, particularly on windy days. The surf at Waikīkī is known for its long rolling break, making it ideal for long boarding, tandem surfing and beginners.

Fiji Islands

Fiji is the perfect tropical paradise. The island nation is made up of an archipelago of over 330 islands spread in the South Pacific. Fiji boasts miles of extreme pristine beauty where the turquoise water contrasts with the white sand and the green lush vegetation. Thick tropical forests, stunning beaches, breathtaking scenery and a rich underwater environment offer an array of ways to entertain yourself.

Maldives

Maldives has deep blue seas, turquoise reefs, white sandy beaches and palm trees. It is also a place full of character, where its people have long spent their days languishing in the very essence of idyll living. While it is the perfect place to sit on a beach and watch a sunset with a cocktail balanced on your hand, it is also a geographical marvel, knowing that there are thousands of fish swimming around the vivid corals just a few feet away from where you sit.

Cancun, Mexico

The city of Cancun is young, as are most of its permanent and temporary inhabitants. It was just a small sand barrier some 35 years ago when the plan began to develop it into the vacation haven of the 21st century. Today, Cancun consists of a medium-sized coastal city and a long, thin island connected to the mainland through bridges at its north and south ends. It features world-class resorts, hotels, clubs, and malls. It offers something for everyone, from an all-day fun party beach to an isolated, tranquil island.

The new, great, and gorgeous beaches of white sand caressed by warm, turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea stand out as the hottest spots in town, both literally and figuratively. It’s impossible to resist to the fabulous white sand beaches. Put on your bikini or swimsuit, it’s time for fun under the sun!

Boracay, Philippines

Boracay is an island of the Philippines located approximately 315 km south of Manila and 2 km off the northwest tip of Panay Island in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines. Boracay Island and its beaches have received awards numerous times. Boracay was awarded in the “Travelers’ Choice 2011” by TripAdvisor as the second best beach (out of 25) in the world. Boracay made a debut appearance on the Top 10 Islands list in the Travel + Leisure travel magazine World’s Best Awards 2011.

Harbor Point, Bahamas

Everywhere you look in Harbour Island, there’s something to bathe your eyeballs: pastel cottages dappled by crimson bougainvillea, sensuous palms, a turquoise bay studded by yachts and working boats, and of course, that gorgeous three-mile beach. The Bahamas is made up of over 700 isles scattered between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Blessed with delightful weather 365 days, the coast features a number of quiet coves, sheltered bays and empty beaches, offering visitors the intimacy of a secluded retreat. The archipelago’s clear turquoise waters are home to ancient shipwrecks and an incredible diversity of coral reefs and fish species.

Phi Phi Island, Thailand

Phi Phi Island is Thailand’s most famous island and maybe the worlds. It’s the topic of conversation for travelers all over the world. For some, it’s the only reason to touchdown in Phuket. Even with all such high expectation, it doesn’t disappoint the visitor.

Phi Phi’s beauty is a large chunk of the allure. The islands, when approached by boat, rise from the sea like a fortress. Sheer cliffs tower overhead, then give way to beach-fronted jungle. It’s love at first sight.

Bora Bora, Tahiti

Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous for its aqua-centric luxury resorts. The island is served by Bora Bora Airport on Motu Mete in the north, with Air Tahiti providing daily flights to and from Papeete on Tahiti. The major settlement, Vaitape is on the western side of the main island, opposite the main channel into the lagoon. Produce of the island is mostly limited to what can be obtained from the sea and the plentiful coconut trees, which were historically of economic importance for copra.

And this is it, the best Beaches in the World, what do you think? Do you know one that deserves to be here? Just let us know, share or leave a comment! Thanks

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