Beaches are one of the most loved travel destinations, enjoyed by all vacationers. People looking for a spell of relaxation from their busy schedules often tend to turn to beaches to spend their weekends or holidays. Beaches have proven to be therapeutic, and provide just the right amount of relaxation, that your exhausted mind and body needs and deserves.
The world is full of beautiful beaches and it is a difficult job to pick just 10 out of them. All kinds of beaches are present in the world, right from the ones providing water sports to the ones with the cleanest of waters, white sand and the most picturesque ones.
Here are 10 of the most beautiful beaches around the world:
1. Camps bay beach, Cape Town, South Africa
This beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world because of its scenic beauty. It is surrounded by white sand on the shores and Twelve Apostles Mountains in the background. It is a perfect beach to swim or surf or just shop. It attracts a large number of tourists since it is located very close to Cape Town.
2. Horseshoe bay- Bermuda
This island gets its name from the shape the shore makes with the sea. It has clear blue waters and is backed by beautiful cliffs and hence is a must visit. This beach attracts most tourists during cooler months due to its photographically beautiful sceneries.
3. Makena Beach, Hawaii
Makena is a beach which demands a bit of exploration but is worth every hour of travel. There are not many developed resorts around it making it a comparatively cleaner beach. Even though it is not one of the safest beaches, due to sudden shore breaks, but on a calm day, you can easily plan a summery picnic there.
4. Ipanema Beach, Brazil
Brazil has the most beautiful beaches but Ipanema beach takes the prize. It is paired with Copacabana beach and hence is a must visit for every beach-loving tourist for holidaying and exploration.
5. Pampelonne beach, France
If you are looking for a weekend retreat, then this is the perfect beach. From beach clubs to water sports to fancy yachts, you will find everything to get you going during your holidays.
6. Trunk bay beach, Virgin Islands
This beach is popular for its warm water and snorkeling sports. It is must visit if you are a snorkeling fan.
7. Whitehaven Beach, Queensland, Australia
It is one of the high end beaches but if you can afford a helicopter or a boat or a seaplane then this beach is a must visit for its serene scenes and huge mountains.
8. Maya Bay Beach- Phi PhiLeh, Thailand
It is a beach that every tourist wants to visit because of the scenic beauty, which gets especially picturesque during mornings. It is also famous for swimming, diving and other water sports.
9. South Beach, Miami, Florida
Talking about beaches and not including this one would be an injustice. Miami Beach witnesses a daily parade of successful and aspiring models for photography shoots because of the beautiful background that it provides.
10. Elafonissi Beach, Greece
Greece is a hub for scenic beauties and its beaches are nothing less. Elafonissi beach is Crete’s most beautiful beach with pink tinted sands and turquoise lagoons. It is must visit if you are visiting Greece.