Making a list of the Top 10 beaches is not an easy task, because there are so many beautiful beaches in this planet. But I mention many more hundreds of beaches in this website to compensate.
This list was made with the help of National Geographic. I have been reading national Geographic magazine since I was a child many years ago. Nobody sees the world like they do.
Going once in a lifetime to the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean is a dream shared by many. These islands look like if paradise was brought to us and planted on the waters of the ocean. This is a 115 islands archipelago not far from the eastern coasts of Africa.
The most known beach on the islands is Anse Source d’Argent across the island of La Digge. The white sands sparkle against the towering granite boulders created by the force of weather and time. A reef protects the shallow crystal turquoise waters.
The Hamptons, New York
Located on Long Island, New York the Hampton is one of the most beautiful beaches on the east Coast of the United States. The shoreline is unspoiled and runs east to the end of the island at Montauk. The Atlantic Ocean is bordered by sand dunes and vegetation providing the most needed shade. This is for sure one of the Top 10 Beaches.
Fraser Island, Australia
This beach is located on the Queensland coast more than 250 km northeast of Brisbane, Australia. Since everything in Australia is big, Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island providing a spectacular beach.
This is a World Heritage Site, designated by UNESCO. It is an unspoiled paradise, and ecologist’s dream with 1,700 square km. There is a rainforest that emerges from the sands featuring 1000 year old trees. On this beach you may find accommodation for all kind of budgets, from the backpackers to the most luxurious resorts.
The Maldives Islands of the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka, on the Indian Ocean are an archipelago of 1,100 islands. The beaches of the Maldives are ideal for swimming and sunbathing and at the same time the marine world surrounding the islands sometimes as deep as 24 meters will take your breath away with tropical fish. The beaches are fringed with beautiful palms.
Bora Bora Tahiti
Bora Bora Beaches are part of the French Polynesia in the South Pacific. The island of Bora Bora is just 29 km long and has a protected lagoon edged by white sandy shores.
The best beach is Matira Beach located at Matira Point. This island has been called the “Romantic Island” because if features many secluded coves, isolated beaches and intimate hotels on a quiet atmosphere.
Lanikai Beach, Hawaii
The endless sunshine of Hawaii accompanied by sparkling white sands and swaying palm trees has made Lanikai Beach one of Hawaii’s best beaches. A coral reef protects the shores from the surf, making it relatively calm. The ever green waters provide postcard perfect ambience to spend hours sunbathing and swimming.
The tiny island of St Barthélemy is one of the French Caribbean Islands that stands out for its French chic and relaxed atmosphere. It has beautiful secluded beaches, the best French cuisine in the area, that is as good the one of neighboring St Martin, that is my favorite. This island is a playground for jet-setter that come here to disappear from the reach of Paparazzi. The island is just 13 km long and has about 20 beaches and secluded coves for swimmers and sunbathers.
The name Langkawi means “The land of one’s wishes” in English. Just from this translation you can imagine what to expect when you visit this beach. This is where you’ll find your perfect escape from all in Malaysia. The white sands are not crowded and the waters are clear and the lush forests around the beach are the perfect companions for great beach day. This is for sure one of the Top 10 Beaches.
Kaunaoa Bay, Hawaii
Kaunaoa Bay is located on the Kohala coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. This is what you mean when you say this is a real Hawaiian spot. It is a half km long crescent shaped beach with palm trees, white sand and cal crystal blue waters. This is a complete beach since you may sunbath or swim and later do some snorkeling or other kinds of water sports. This is a public beach with no lifeguards, so be careful when swimming.
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
This one has no dispute of being the most beautiful of all Brazilian Beaches. It is located on a tropical island more than 500 Km off the coast of the State of Pernambuco. It has been named as one of the Best Beaches in the World. The islands were formed during the years from sediments of Brazil’s largest rivers.
I want to end this article about the Top 10 Beaches mentioning a few more that are as beautiful as those mentioned here. I talk about them in this website. They are:
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