Beaches of the world come in all colors, be it white, gold or black. Loved for their natural beauty, beachside activities, or just for their crystal clear water; beaches indeed have been the most proffered destination when it comes to traveling. Whether it is the Caribbean beaches famous for their white sand or the Seychelles beaches are known for their stunning beauty, a great sun-washed beach vacation is a “great escape” from all the hustle-bustle. Listed below are the top ten beaches of the world, which we think are the most sort after beach destinations of the world.
Cox’s Bazar Beach:
known to be the world’s longest sea beach, stretching up to 121 kilometres long. The beach is located in the south part of Bangladesh, known as the Cox’s Bazar district. The name Cox’s Bazar was derived from the man who founded the beach in 1798, the great Captain Cox. Cox’s Bazar beach is a very beautiful extended white sand beach which is the favorite of most travelers for a place to spend their vacations and leisure breaks. The beach is most favored for its quietness and peacefulness because it is often less crowded unlike the other stunning beaches in the world. Here, visitors can fully enjoy the tranquillity and stillness of the beach.
Known as the best family beach Poipu beach offers kid-friendly activities, which can be enjoyed by the entire family. Located on the South Shore of Kauai, Hawaii, the beach is also known as the “America’s Best Beach” as it offers golden sand, ideal swimming conditions, and great snorkeling spots.
Best Romantic Beach. The most exquisite secret of Mexico, Maroma Beach is located on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The beach is a famous honeymoon destination absorbed in the quiet milieu of blue waters with pure white sands.
Best Body Beach. Flooded by tourists round the year, the South Sands is popularly known as the South Beach. Located in Miami, Florida South Sands is the place for hanging out and partying.
Known for its private beaches, calmness, and pink-colored sands, the Pink Sands beaches are located in Harbor Island, Bahamas. Considered the best beach of the Bahamas, Pink Sands gets its beautiful pink sheen from shells of the foraminifera.
Known as the most beautiful lagoon in the world, Matira Beach is one of the few accessible beaches in Bora Bora. Ideal for activities like swimming and snorkeling the beach has warm, glistering, and calm water to offer its visitors. Activities like gazing at the dolphins and shark feeding are some of the most interesting activities to be indulged in here.
The place where summer happens in Rio, Ipanema Beach is famous as the best biking beach of the world. It is the same beach where the famous song “The Girl from Ipanema” was written by Antonio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes. Posto 9, Garcia, Country, Teixeira, Farme Gay, and Cap Ferrat are several favourite spots of Ipanema Beach.
One of Hobart’s most popular beaches, Clifton Beach comprises a series of 4 beaches that are inter-linked by giant granite boulders. Though all the 4 Clifton beaches are popular amongst tourists it is the 4th beach that is the busiest beach of all.
Known as the favorite beach resort of the French royalty, Biarritz Beach, France in the last few decades is known as the “Queen of Beaches”. Lying along the Basque coast, Biarritz is home to internationally renowned Biarritz Surf Festival.
One of the best beach destinations of the world, St. Tropez nestles around the French Riveria. Plage de la Bouillabaisse, Plage des Graniers and Plage des Jumeaux are three of the most famous family beaches of St. Tropez.
Anse Source d’Argent:
Voted many times as the best beach in the entire world, Anse Source d’Argent is an archipelago of Seychelles. Consisting of more than 100 islands dotted with palm trees, the beaches here have the most paradisiacal shores in the world.