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There are exotic beaches scattered all over the world. Like in other categories it is difficult to choose the world’s beaches. I am using a few characteristics to define this type of beach. The tropical part of the world between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn is the area where most of them are found due to the mild weather of the area year round.

The beaches have in common white sands crystal clear waters and lush vegetation. These beaches are sometimes near big population and some are far away but and secluded. One thing is sure people will travel any distances just to spend a few days on the warm sands and turquoise waters of these beaches.


Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Caribbean

Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Caribbean


Playa del Carmen Mayan Riviera Mexico

If you travel one hour south of the area of Cancun with all its huge hotels and hassle, you will arrive to what used to be a small fishing town and is developing into a great Beach resort area.

Located in the Mayan Riviera Mexico, Playa del Carmen offers everything for a great Mexican Vacation. The beaches in town and nearby are white as baby powder, the waters couldn’t be clearer and you’ll find many hotels and resorts to suit your taste and budget on the Best Beaches in Mexico

In the evenings Playa del Carmen is heaven for people who like the nightlife it offers with many pubs, restaurants, shops and action along Fifth Avenue and the crossing streets.

One of the extras for this town is the proximity of Eco parks like Xcaret and Xel Ha and the many Mayan Ruins like Tulum which are all not so distant.

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Turtle Beach Bay in Kenya, East Africa

Turtle Beach Bay in Kenya, East Africa


Turtle Bay, Kenya

Turtle Bay is located in Watamu near Mombasa, Kenya on the shores of the Indian Ocean. Watamu is one more beach village south of Malindi with some hotels and a resort-like atmosphere.

Turtle Bay beach is powder white exotic beaches. This one is a spectacular four mile stretch, surrounded by coral reefs magnificent for snorkeling and Scuba Diving. Fishing is also great and you’ll find facilities for this sport also.

Offshore are the southern part of the Malindi Marine Reserve, and the unspoiled forests of Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve and the Swahili ruins of Gede are both a short distance away.

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Pinney's Beach on the tiny Island of Nevis in the Caribbean

Pinney's Beach on the tiny Island of Nevis in the Caribbean


Pinney’s Beach, Nevis

The Island of Nevis is part of a small Caribbean nation of two Islands, St Kitts and Nevis.  The Islands are located east of Puerto Rico and near Antigua and St Maarten.

Nevis Beaches are made of golden sand and unpolluted. It is a dream come true to be in this cookie shaped volcanic island. The ambiance is laid back and the population so friendly that you will feel like floating somewhere in the Garden of Eden. Pinney’s Beach a three mile strip with enough shade from palm trees, is the choice for this tiny island. Be surrounded by colored hand painted fishing boats while you sip your favorite drink and watch the pelicans plummet into the sea their food on the best exotic beaches.

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Kubu Beach in the Island of Bali, Indonesia

Kubu Beach in the Island of Bali, Indonesia


Kubu Beach, Bali

Located on the Indonesian Island of Bali, Kubu Beach is not far from the airport, but it is a private beach and you have to go down 180 steps to get there. You may stay at the Ayana Resort to have better access or if you stay at any of the budget accommodations nearby, you may go for lunch to the resort. This is a small price to get into this superb beach.

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One of the most Exotic Beaches, Anse Lazio in Seychelles

One of the most Exotic Beaches, Anse Lazio in Seychelles

Anse Lazio, Seychelles

The Seychelles are a group of Islands east of Africa on the Indian Ocean. Praslin is the second largest island and the most sought out by tourists.

Here you’ll find Anse Lazio Beach on the northwest corner of Praslin.

The sands are soft white and the waters crystal clear with turquoise tones. Here you’ll feel secluded due to the crescent shape of this beach.

Many Tamaka trees provide the necessary shade for a great holiday near the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.

This half mile beach is hidden behind a crook of the coast of Praslin and has to be discovered by large crowds.

These exotic beaches have been voted many times as one of the “Most Beautiful Beaches of the World” by many travel magazines and newspapers.

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La Sagesse Beach on the Island of Grenada in the Caribbean

La Sagesse Beach on the Island of Grenada in the Caribbean


La Sagesse Beach, Grenada

The Island of Grenada is located almost at the southern end of the archipelago of the Windward Islands reaching the northern coast of South America. Grenada lies near St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Lucia, Barbados and Trinidad Tobago. Grenada is also called the Spice Island because of being one of the big world producers of spices. When you land in Grenada you’ll notice a smell of nutmeg from the first moment.

The beach is so pretty that attracts many tourists from places as far as Europe and North America. The beach is hidden behind a rocky track in the southeast of the island. The beach is not so crowded and ideal for great swimming day and lots of sun tan.

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Le Morne Beach in Mauritius on the Indian Ocean

Le Morne Beach in Mauritius on the Indian Ocean


Le Morne Beach, Mauritius

Mauritius is an island east of the coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean. It is well known that the beaches anywhere on the warm Indian Ocean are some of the best in the world. Le Morne Brabant is a peninsula located on the southwest of Mauritius.

The most important touristic site of the island is an enormous single standing basaltic rock, 560 meters tall above sea level.

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Halaveli in the Maldives on the Indian Ocean

Halaveli in the Maldives on the Indian Ocean


Halaveli, Maldives

The Maldives is a group of islands on the Indian Ocean southwest of India. Halaveli is in the north Ari Atoll. The amazingly white sand, the turquoise clear waters makes this one of the most beautiful beaches ever seen. It is by far one of the most beautiful of Maldives Beaches.  It is actually a lagoon within an atoll. I once heard somebody saying that picking the best beach in the Maldives is like picking the best star in the Milky Way. They are all out of this world.

Ari Atoll is close to Male Airport, your arrival gate to the Maldives. You get there by a 20 minute ride by seaplane.

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One of the best beaches in Thailand Ba Kan Tieng

One of the best beaches in Thailand Ba Kan Tieng


Ba Kan Tieng Beach, Thailand

Ba Kan Tiang or Kan Tiang Bay Beach is a dazzling stretch of white sands and crystal blue waters. It is one of the beaches of Koh Lanta coast near the Mu Kol anta national Park.

The swimming conditions are great surrounded by the high mountains of the National Park. It is just one Km long and is covered by lush vegetation giving the impression of being on an isolate island. This one is the liveliest of all Kol anta beaches.

There is plenty to do here. Some like to seat and read a good book protected by plenty of shades while others want to do some water sports. There are shack bars and some food besides the drinks.

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Bora Bora the paradisaical Island of French Tahiti

Bora Bora the paradisaical Island of French Tahiti


Bora Bora

Bora Bora is one of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France located in the South Pacific Ocean. Unless you have your private yacht, in order to get there you have to fly to the capital city of Papeete in Tahiti. From there it is easy to get to any of the islands including Bora Bora.

Bora Bora has been the most famous island in the world for many years and it is still a dream island on all counts. The colors of this Eden are awe inspiring. The shades of turquoise and blue are mindboggling.

The lagoon is the centerpiece and you can swim, scuba, Jet Ski, windsurf or just relax and absorb the beauty of this place that you will never forget.

When we write about exotic beaches it is obvious by this list that we are talking about the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific. This is the strip of the Planet earth most blessed by tropical exotic beaches.

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