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Gay Beaches of the World
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Here are the top friendly Gay Beaches around the world. We have chosen beaches in certain cities and spots where the Gay Lifestyle is accepted and even welcome for touristic advantages.

Besides the beaches they come with many attractions like restaurants, bars and cafes and above all a lot of fun for you and your friends.

Clifton 3rd Beach in Cape Town, South Africa

Clifton 3rd Beach in Cape Town, South Africa

Clifton 3rd is one of the 4 beaches of this affluent Cape Town neighborhood of Clifton.

The 3rd beach is a favorite with gay people. This beach is protected from the winds by large granite boulders that also provide a nice background.

Around 8pm in summer you may catch one of the most stunning sunsets on the Earth.

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Super Paradise Beach in Mykonos, Greece

Super Paradise Beach in Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, one of the most popular of the Greek Islands has been for decades a meeting point for Gay people. In Mykonos everybody is welcome regardless of their life style. The island has amazing beaches and a lot of action during the day and during the evenings.

Super Paradise is located on the south central coast of the island, set in a deep bay with sandy white sands and crystal clear waters.

Elia Beach is another great beach on the island catering to gay men mainly.

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Hilton Beach in Tel Aviv, Israel

Hilton Beach in Tel Aviv, Israel

Tel Aviv, Israel was awarded the title of Best Gay City in 2011. Tjis is a city that never sleeps and one of the friendliest destinations for gay people.

The beach behind the Hilton hotel in Tel Aviv is considered the # 1 gay beach in Tel Aviv being a famous gay spot since the 1950s. People usually congregate on the north side of the hotel, opposite the eagle statue on the park Gan Haatzmaut on top of the hill.

The beach offers many gay parties during the evenings.

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Playa Delfines in Cancun, Mexico

Playa Delfines in Cancun, Mexico

As we all know Cancun has become in a little more than 40 years, a playground for everybody in the Mexican Caribbean. So it is not a surprise that one of the Best Gay Beaches is located near Cancun.

The sand as in all the Mayan Riviera are powdery white and the waters a clear turquoise that invite for a good swim.

Cancun offers a great nightlife with many gay bars and nightclubs all of them near Playa Delfines.

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North Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia

North Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia

There are many gay beaches in Sydney, but the most popular is this one just outside Sydney, great for swimming and surfing.

Sydney is one of the world’s top gay destinations, featuring the annual Pride Festival, one of the biggest and amazing festivals in Australia.

Bondi Beach is a popular large beach for families and couples; the north side has become popular with gay people for decades. The actual location is in front of the North Bondi Surf Club.

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Little Beach in Maui Hawaii, USA

Little Beach in Maui Hawaii, USA

There are gay beaches all over the islands, but Maui is known for its welcome to this type of bathers and makes all efforts to make them feel wonderful.

Located in Makena State Park it is not so easy to reach, but once there, the golden sands and gorgeous waters are worth the effort. Little Beach can only be reaches via a cliff trail and hiking through dark lava rocks.

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Cherry Grove in Fire Island New York, USA

Cherry Grove in Fire Island New York, USA

For years Fire Island in New York has been synonymous with Gay Life, and Cherry Grove is the ultimate example of a Gay Beach in Fire Island. Nudity is allowed in this particular beach.

The beach is located near the Bohemian Gay enclave which is considered one of the best Gay destinations in the USA.

The Pines is another one of the popular beaches for gays separated from Cherry Grove by a no-man’s land called Meat Rack.

Fire Island offers gay-friendly accommodation, shopping, events and nightlife.

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Playa Des Cavallet in Ibiza, Spain

Playa Des Cavallet in Ibiza, Spain

Besides being one of the trendiest islands in Europe, welcoming families and couples, Ibiza one of the Balearic Islands, is also renowned for being one of the friendliest Gay destinations in Europe.

Playa Des Cavallet is by far the top gay beach in Ibiza, mainly to to its proximity to the capital of Ibiza Town with many attractions and nightlife.

Es Cavallet beach is located on the south of the island, where the gays go for some nude sunbathing.

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South Beach Miami in Florida, USA

South Beach Miami in Florida, USA

South Beach has become the Mecca for nightlife in the South of Florida with many restaurants, bars and nightclubs attracting people from all over the world

On 12th Street and Ocean Boulevard is this portion of the beach, where gays gather to suntan and even the lifeguard stations have rainbow flags.

Since the creationof the Winter Music Conference in the 1980s, SoBe (short for South Beach) has become the “in” place for music, men and fun.

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Main Beach in Brighton, England

Main Beach in Brighton, England

This is a flat sandy beach with very clean waters with a European Blue Flag for quality. It has a huge gay crowd, but the official nude section is the most popular

This is the most popular London weekend getaway for gay people, called the # 1 favorite gay beach in the UK.

The city itself features many shops, restaurants and bars and has a lot of lighting for the safety of visitors during day or night.

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